One in 10 home jobs botched by rogue tradersReport details scale of cowboy misery
08 May 2009
One in ten people are having to repair home improvement jobs carried out by rogue traders, says a new report.
The average cost to the repair the botched work was £460, according to research by Lloyds TSB.
In some cases the cost was even higher - one home owner spent more that £1200 fixing a conservatory and another £700 to repair roof work.
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A third of those who were victims admitted they hadn't checked workers qualifications or considered the cost of having to pay for repairs.
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