This section lists organisations that can assist when you have building work done. Look here for trade associations to help you find a trader or deal with a dispute.
Building guarantee schemes for new homes, insurance for bad building work or if the builder goes out of business and a payment protection scheme.
Organisations to help you find builders and deal with disputes.
Electrical installer organisations to help you find contractors and deal with disputes.
Glass and Glazing Federation which has a list of their members and can help resolve disputes when a glazier is a member of their organisation.
Ombudsman to help deal with disputes concerning home improvements and property issues.
Organisations to help you find reputable painters and decorators.
Plumbing and heating organisations to help find registered plumbers and heating engineers and to help with complaints against them.
Roofing organisations to help with disputes about roofing work.
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors to help deal with disputes about surveyors.
National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers to help find out about electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation contractors and if you have a dispute about the quality of work of one of their members.