Find out how to spot a cowboy builder from a genuine one with some tell-tale signs to help you spot the difference.
Reporting a problem to Trading Standards
Trading Standards deal with complex consumer problems and potential criminal activities.
If you want to report a problem to Trading Standards, you should contact the Citizens Advice consumer service, who share information reported to them with Trading Standards.
Tips on how to spot a builder who is likely to be unreliable, or do poor quality work, even if you can’t tell straight away.