How to hire for a self-build project

Is it better to get multiple quotes or put out a tender for a self-build project?

Asked by Beverley on 9th Sep 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"I would get 3 quotes that’s all you need preflaby someone that could do the whole job thereselves or have all trades at hand"
Answered on 9th Sep 2022 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
"Multiple quotes would give you a good opportunity to see what methods different builders offer aswell as materials and timescales"
Answered on 13th Sep 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"Get recommendations and look at reviews. Only pay for materials to begin with"
Answered on 9th Sep 2022 - Member since Dec 2016 - report
"I recommend employ a good project manager whom knows many contractors which he can manage to see it through"
Answered on 12th Sep 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"You need to ask 2 to 3 companies for defence price"
Answered on 9th Sep 2022 - Member since May 2020 - report
"Good morning.. Both ways have advantages and disadvantages
Personally myself I would keep it all. Under 1 roof or 1 project manager.
Just what ever you do make sure you get 3 quotes for comparison..

Hope this helps you a little..
Ds Building Services Chatham"
Answered on 10th Sep 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"I would hire a builder to do the whole project, this way all the trades are working under him and he will know them personally"
Answered on 8th Mar 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"yes you can get some quote and see their work quality before give them work"
Answered on 10th Sep 2022 - Member since Jul 2022 - report
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