It’s exciting renovating a kitchen, particularly if you’ve been living with an outdated one for so long. But, as with all renovations, there are also challenges. There are the hidden surprises you might find when you pull out the old kitchen, particularly in some of Sydney’s older homes, there’s the issue of trying to stick to budget and the most frustrating of all, trying to find a reliable tradie who turns up and is interested in delivering quality work instead of chasing the dollar sign. It’s no secret, kitchen renovations in Sydney can be exceptionally challenging.
Why finding good tradies for kitchen renovations in Sydney is tough
Thanks to renovation shows on television, renovations are very popular in Sydney. Renovation hotspots are also popping up in the suburbs close to Gladesville such as Glebe, Chippendale, Leichhardt and Lilyfield, particularly for knockdowns and rebuilds. This increase in popularity means an surge in demand and good tradies get snapped up quickly. The other problem is that some tradies like to depending on where you live and end up chasing the money instead of providing a comprehensive and reliable service to their clients like we do at Gladesville Plumbing, no matter the postcode.
Unfortunately too, where some projects are too small, some tradies will not take on your job. Whether you’re planning on doing a complete rearrangement of your plumbing work for your new kitchen, or utilising the current plumbing layout and simply need a sink, tap, mixer and dishwasher installed, there is no project too big or too small for Gladesville Plumbing; quality workmanship is our first priority.
Why reliable tradies are vital for a kitchen renovation
The Housing Industry Association (HIA) reported that the average value of a kitchen renovation was $21,840 in 2017/2018, a huge investment for many. When spending this kind of money on a kitchen renovation, it’s a smart move to invest in the best tradespeople. Investing in the best tradespeople you can afford will help you avoid cost blowouts due to dodgy quoting practices and it will help you avoid below par workmanship and materials. Hiring a reliable tradie means you’ll have a kitchen that will last the next 20+ years with few problems.
Quality tradespeople will give you recommendations and answer your questions; they will not hesitate to show you prior work if you request it, they will be experienced, qualified and dedicated to quality workmanship using only quality fixtures and fittings. Avoid simply hiring a tradie for your kitchen renovations in Sydney because they are the cheapest.