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How can I find a building company near me in Wakefield?
We know it makes sense to use a builder near you in Wakefield; it’s quicker and easier for them to come out and take measurements and photographs before giving you a quote than someone based far away. Once your job’s been completed, it’s also reassuring to know your builder’s nearby in case you need any follow-up work.
MyBuilder’s matchmaking service identifies and alerts relevant builders who are local to you in Wakefield. Over 90% of jobs posted receive interest, often within a few minutes, so you’ve got a great chance of hearing from someone quickly. You can also search our listings for local Wakefield builders and get in touch with any who look suitable.
How much do builders in Wakefield charge?
The cost of building work in Wakefield varies depending on the nature of your project. If you’re planning an extension, you’ll be looking at paying between £1,300 and £1,600 per square metre. Bear in mind that this doesn’t include finishing work like decoration or kitchen installation.
If your job involves scaffolding, you may need to pay an extra £400 to £900 on top, while skip hire is usually around £200. And if your job requires permission from Building Regulations, that’s an additional cost too (between £300 and £500).
Our pricing guide for extensions gives you an idea of what to budget for a builder in Wakefield.
How do I know if a building contractor in Wakefield is reliable?
Building work covers lots of different skills and specialisms, so the main thing to look for is someone with plenty of experience in the work you need doing.
With MyBuilder, you can check out tradespeople’s profiles and portfolios to see if they’ve got the right kind of expertise. You can also look at reviews from other homeowners for extra peace of mind.
Here are some other ways to do your due diligence before hiring a builder in Wakefield:
- Request references from previous clients
- Find out if they are members of any trade associations or accreditation schemes such as the Federation of Master Builders or the Guild of Builders and Contractors
- Check whether you’ll need to source any materials
- Ask for a detailed quote with a breakdown of materials and labour costs
- Ask for a timeline of the work involved
For more advice on finding a recommended builder in Wakefield, have a read of our customers’ guide for hiring builders.
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