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How Aaron grew his plastering business in just 5 years

Anyone starting their own plastering business knows how tricky early growth can be. It was no different for Aaron. But after speaking to a friend running their own business, he successfully grew his company in just 5 years. Find out how, below.

How Aaron grew Smooth Touch Plastering Ltd

Starting his own plastering business from scratch, Aaron originally found it tricky to grow his customer base. But after a conversation with a close friend and some trial and error, his business took off.

Listen to Aaron’s tips to find out exactly how he did this!

Just one job pays for the Checkatrade membership

As you can see, just by joining Checkatrade, Aaron was able to catapult his business to success. Paying for Checkatrade is such a small investment.

Your first job of any month can pay for your membership. And after that, your good reviews and work pictures will do the rest.

All tradespeople know just how important it is to stay busy to keep your business afloat. And that’s exactly where Checkatrade can help.

We’ll guide you through setting up your profile to represent your business properly. And once you’re ready, we’ll start sending customers your way, for free.

Our flexible membership options

At Checkatrade, we have different membership options. Ranging from Approved to Pro, there are options to consider based on the volume of work you want to receive.

Flexible membership tiers on Checkatrade

And no matter your membership level, we’ll never remove any aspects of your member profile. This means you can keep the awesome reputation you’ve built as a Checkatrade member.

Take a look at what our four different membership options can offer below:


As an Approved Checkatrade member, you get access to the following:

  • An endorsement by the UK’s most trusted network
  • Access to great discounts and savings on tools and materials
  • Free marketing materials and van vinyls


As a Lite Checkatrade member, you get access to the following:

  • All the benefits of our Approved membership
  • Regular leads to fill gaps in your diary
  • A profile page for your business that makes it easier for new customers to find you


Our most popular option, as a Standard Checkatrade member, you get access to the following:

  • All the benefits of our Lite membership
  • Twice as many leads as our Lite membership


Our premier option, and the one chosen by Aaron, as a Pro Checkatrade member, you get access to the following:

  • All of the benefits of our Standard membership
  • Double the leads of our standard membership

Grow your business and keep busy like Aaron

So, now you know the benefits you can get by joining Checkatrade. Get in touch with our team today to learn more about our rigorous 12-point vetting process. And don’t forget to check out our blog to browse our full article selection.

We have pieces on the best plastering trowels, plasterer salaries, plastering courses, and starting a plastering business of your own.

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