Have you ever been told by an electrician that you "must" fix something and wondered - Do I REALLY have to? Maybe, or maybe not... But here's what you need to think of.
I often tell my clients that they require other works done at their premises in order to make simple additions. Why is that? Am I just ripping my customers off, asking them to do things they don't need?
Notes for home owners considering trade work A downloadable and printable PDF version of this document is available. In this article I cover: Licensing Trades people and Contractors – what is the difference? Insurance Receipts Australian Standards Electrical Licensing Australian Standards Compliance Certificates Licensing Most trades people are required to have a contractors license that … Continue reading Legal Requirements of Trades People
I was challenged by a friend this morning, who didn't agree with the main point of my argument presented in: "cheaper is ok right" The reason he challenged me was that, in his mind the amount of money that someone is paid, doesn't determine whether the job is a good job, or a bad job. He … Continue reading Cheaper or just more risky – part 2
I had an interesting discussion with someone yesterday who asked me about my work. When indicated that I was an electrician, the first thing I got asked was "what is your hourly rate". There is now a part 2 to this article. It can be found at Cheaper or just more risky – part 2 … Continue reading Cheaper is OK… right?
Many people get ripped off by tradespeople, because they don't know their rights, or the legal responsibilities of their employed tradespeople. Don't be the next victim.