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Rated People – find good quality tradesmen

Rated People is the UK’s No.1 Trade Recommendation Service. Their mission is to connect homeowners with the very best local tradesmen, saving them time and money. Homeowners who are in need of a tradesman can post jobs for free on and receive quotes from up to 3 interested tradesmen.

Every month connects over 45,000 homeowners with local tradesmen. With over 250,000 ratings, and over 30,000 tradesmen, it’s like word-of-mouth, only better. If you’re a tradesman, it’s worth considering signing up with Rated People and being put in touch with all these customers who are looking to buy your services.

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New Screwfix catalogue – Issue 110 out now!

The Summer 2012 Screwfix catalogue (Issue 110) came out on Monday 14 May. Watch out for thousands of great deals at terrific prices!

As ever, you can order all Screwfix’s great deals from the web, with free next-day delivery on orders over £50. This is why Screwfix is recognised as the UK’s leading multi-channel supplier of thousands of high-quality screws, fixings, hand tools, power tools, plumbing and electrical supplies… in fact, almost anything you can think of when it comes to DIY. No wonder it’s where the trade buys!

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