TrustMark approved tradesmen : key benefits
What is TrustMark
TrustMark is a quality
mark which operates a framework under which 30 plus scheme operators work in the RMI (repair, maintenance and improvement)
sector, including trade associations, local government trading standards teams, and independent scheme operators. These schemes
are approved to carry the TrustMark logo and recruit reputable and trustworthy tradesmen. This enables the TrustMark scheme
operators to promote improved RMI sector standards, and tackle related issues such as better enforcement. All of these scheme
operators are audited annually by TrustMark, to ensure processes, standards and complaint procedures are being maintained.
makes selecting TrustMark tradesmen so worthwhile?
1. A firm's technical skills have been independently
checked through regular on-site inspections, as well as checks on their trading
record and financial status;
2. Firms have signed up to a code of practice
that includes insurance, good health and safety practices and customer care;
The approved scheme operator has checked and will continue to monitor the firm's quality of work,
trading practices and customer satisfaction;
4. Firms are able to offer
an Insurance Backed Warranty;
5. Deposit Protection Insurance is available for
consumers in the event a firm should cease trading;
6. Firms will be able to tell you about any building regulations
you must comply with and may also be able to provide appropriate certificates;
7. If you have a problem
or disagreement with the firm, there will be a clear and user-friendly complaints procedure to help resolve the
8. The scheme is fully supported by Government, the building industry
and consumer protection groups.
9. All of these checks will give you - Peace of Mind
a firm displays our TrustMark logo you know that we have approved and inspected the firm through one of our scheme
operators and found that the firm meets the required Government endorsed criteria as described
Important Note: When employing a TrustMark
tradesman always check they are 'licensed' for all the trades
/ work you are asking them to carry out. This can be done by looking on our website by searching under the 'trade'
then 'their company name' and finally 'more information' - you will then see a list of the 'only'
trades that the firm is licensed for under the protection and standards offered by TrustMark..