|This article was written and distributed by the Federation of Master Builders, the building industry's largest trade organisation, representing over 13,000 small and medium-sized companies throughout the UK. If you'd like to know more about the FMB, or would like to find a reputable builder, try the Find a Builder web site at: https://www.findabuilder.co.uk.
Spotting and avoiding cowboy builders
Cowboy builders are very much in the minority, but they are out there, so how can you protect yourself? Treat them with suspicion if they:
One sure-fire way to avoid cowboys is to use the FMB’s Find A Builder service at www.findabuilder.co.uk or telephone 08000 152 522, or to look for the FMB logo – the sign of building quality – on builders’ vans, stationery or advertising.
Whatever you do, follow our simple guidelines for choosing and working with a builder,
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