Safe Local Trades
safelocaltrades.com is an independent and impartial local company that has been formed to help protect consumers from cowboys and rogue traders by only promoting highly recommended, reliable and trustworthy tradespeople across the PE Postcode district.
The core principles of the company are based on creating a foundation of trust, integrity, professionalism and quality customer service.
Based on extensive research, safelocaltrades.com's service will address the following homeowners' statistical issues: -
98% prefer a personal recommendation when sourcing a tradesman.
98% believe that sourcing a tradesman from a directory / advert is a lottery.
80% would rather leave their home improvement jobs to a professional.
50% have difficulty in finding someone to recommend a tradesman.
85% worry about the quality of work prior to commissioning a tradesman.
50% of women and 35% of men admit they worry about their safety with a stranger in their house.
84% of consumers would prefer to do business with vetted and approved tradesmen.
71% prefer the convenience of Internet pages for finding services and suppliers.
To promote a community network of quality tradesmen who have been recommended and vetted and who will be monitored on an ongoing basis. This in turn will protect the consumer from any unscrupulous people who persistently give the trade industry a bad reputation.
We believe that consumers deserve a quality service from the repair, maintenance and improvement industries and they should have total confidence and trust in the people they commission.
Through our Mission, safelocaltrades.com will:
Bridge the gap between the consumer and those trustworthy tradesmen who do a quality job.
Build community confidence and trust by promoting a service that endorses all that is virtuous and professional in the repair, maintenance and improvement industry.
Ensure that consistent standards of quality and customer service are upheld.
To build a trusted brand name that everyone in the PE postcode district will recognise and use.