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Choosing the right architect to design your home

By |2019-04-28T14:39:49+01:00April 28th, 2019|Checked & Vetted, Householder|

Before you choose an architectural specialist, there are some key issues you need to think about. So let’s take a look at how you go about selecting the right one. Firstly, you want to write down some key facts about your project. Figure out which kind of architectural [...]

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Is anyone listening to small businesses?

By |2019-04-28T14:34:32+01:00April 28th, 2019|Checked & Vetted, Householder|

Brexit is a never-ending spiral of surprises and the national conversation is ongoing. However, the discussion regarding businesses is mostly heard from large firms such Dyson, Airbus and Jaguar Land Rover. Needless to say, many of the 5.7 million smaller businesses are feeling a little neglected. Which isn’t [...]

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Coloured Radiators, and why they’re growing in popularity

By |2019-04-13T10:05:43+01:00April 13th, 2019|Checked & Vetted, Householder|

Coloured radiators are growing in popularity and becoming a trend in the vast world of interior design. Given it’s niche style, a jump start for some inspiration may be a little difficult for some. So, here’s a quick look into the trend, and how it can be applicable to [...]

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Gardening Blogs – For the green thumb in all of us…

By |2018-04-16T14:04:18+01:00April 5th, 2018|Business, Checked & Vetted, Householder, Membership, Trades|

It’s getting to that time of year again where our minds will be turning to our garden and allotments - the air is clear and the sun is beginning to peek out… With that in mind, here is our choice of Checked and Vetted’s favourite top 5 gardening [...]

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Supporting local food banks – How you can help!

By |2018-02-12T18:17:29+01:00February 20th, 2018|Business, Checked & Vetted, Householder|

If you’ll forgive the indulgence, today’s article will be a bit of a personal one. Recently, I visited the Trussel Trust Food Bank on Heaton Road. Beyond being a simply humbling experience, it was a real eye opener today and a testament to the Volunteers from Elim Church [...]

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Bitcoin and the emergence of a New Age Scam Industry

By |2018-04-05T14:53:51+01:00February 12th, 2018|Business, Checked & Vetted, Householder|

If you haven't met me before, my name is Millie Warham, Co-founder of Checked and Vetted. Recently I received a surprising message on Facebook from someone called Nick Kwek, who was a journalist/presenter for the BBC. Given that I don’t tune in to daytime TV, I had never [...]

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Win a Christmas Hamper!

By |2017-12-11T16:23:55+01:00December 11th, 2017|Business, Checked & Vetted, Householder|

Great News! - Checked and Vetted have got four fabulous festive hampers to give away before Christmas! Yes, Christmas has come early for FOUR lucky people in our FREE giveaway... With over 7,000 people using us to find tradespeople every week, we are on the lookout for new Tradespeople [...]

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Staying Safe This Christmas

By |2017-12-11T15:56:28+01:00December 5th, 2017|Checked & Vetted, Householder|

With the winter winds howling and the chill clinging to our fingers and noses, another form of seasonal trouble arrives - dishonest tradesmen with fake smiles, and conniving thieves taking advantage of the merry atmosphere. Here are some reminders to help you avoid a Doorstep Cowboy. A door [...]

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Phone Verified Reviews

By |2017-12-11T16:23:00+01:00November 24th, 2017|Checked & Vetted, Householder|

Proud to be different! We try to phone verify ALL our customer reviews! At Checked and Vetted we pride ourselves on our rigorous vetting procedures. We want to ensure that you only see genuine trades and professionals on our site and that you can rely on the information [...]

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