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Three things you should tell your trader ahead of a home improvement project

Which? reveals the three most important pieces of information your trader needs to know to help you get the best result for your home improvement project or repairs.

Which? launches CO alarm give-away

Does your home have a Best Buy carbon monoxide alarm?

Trader cold-calling at an old lady's door

52% of people have been cold called by someone claiming to be a trader

More than half of the 1,645 people we spoke to have been cold called by a trader. Discover what common tactics rogue traders use to reel you in, and read our advice on how to find a reliable trader in your area.

Which? reveals the best and worst boiler brands

Which? research has revealed the best gas and oil boiler brands. There are only three gas boiler brands and two oil boiler brands that are reliable enough to get our Best...

Nearly four in ten British households don’t have a CO alarm – is your family at risk?

There are between 25 and 50 carbon monoxide (CO) deaths in the UK every year, and countless more incidents of low level poisonings that go unrecorded. Yet Which? research reveals...

Broken dishwasher

When your broken washing machine isn’t worth fixing

Our investigation reveals when it's worth repairing your washing machine, vacuum cleaner or other appliance and when it's better to replace it.

Builders and roofers the most mistrusted tradespeople, say Which? members

More than a third of people do not feel that they can trust roofers and builders when employing them for the first time, according to our most recent survey of...

New MOT rule changes: what you need to know

Changes to the MOT test from 20 May 2018 introduce stricter emissions rules for certain diesel cars, a new categorisation system for vehicle faults found, and some vehicles more than...

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The five DIY jobs you’re most likely to abandon

Which? Trusted Traders reveal the most commonly abandoned DIY jobs. Plumbing topped our list, followed by electrical work. Find out from the experts what jobs you should and shouldn't tackle yourself.

The top five home improvement mistakes and how to avoid them

The most common mistakes made by Britain's home improvers, as revealed by Which? Trusted traders, and top tips for how to avoid them

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