It can be very difficult for consumers to select an honest trader who will provide a good reliable service for a reasonable price. Can you be sure they will do a good job? Can you be sure there's an effective independent complaints resolution procedure if you do end up in dispute? We hear so much about rogue traders that making a good selection in the first place is absolutely vital.
There are two excellent schemes which operate, either of which Richmond Trading Standards recommend you use when selecting traders.
Updated: 7 February 2020