Bricklaying Services in Aylesbury

Bricklayers Aylesbury - All sorts of home improvement work calls for the skills of a bricklayer. While in essence bricklaying looks fairly simple, it is actually a very skilled occupation, so when you have bricklaying work that needs doing you are better to use a trained bricklayer than to try to do it yourself.

The types of jobs that might require the skills of a bricklayer include brick garden walls, chimney repairs, block paved driveways, brickwork porches, home extensions, retaining walls, fence pillars, brick foundations. There are of course lots of other jobs that can be accomplished by a bricklayer and if you are in any doubt, phone a bricklayer and ask.

Qualified bricklayers will have done all the necessary training which will include both theoretical and practical examinations. They will probably have also done an apprenticeship in bricklaying, which will have given them experience in a working environment. They would obviously have also learned all the health and safety measures that go hand in hand with building work, which can be dangerous if not done in the correct manner. If a bricklayer is working on your home make sure that they have appropriate public liability insurance in case of damage or accidents.

Before hiring a bricklayer always ask to see some examples of their work. If they are good craftsmen they will be happy to show you photos of projects that they have completed recently. In these days of mobile phones and technology there is no excuse for any tradesman not to have photos of work accomplished. If possible, also try to read reviews by former customers so that you can get a feel for the type of person you are employing.

When hunting for an expert bricklayer there are a number of things that you can try, including looking in local newspapers, searching online or heading to one of the trade portals like Rated People, Local Heroes or Checkatrade, but I reckon the easiest way to get a superb craftsman is to ask neighbours, family and friends if there is a person they can recommend, who has helped them and done a good job.

Bricklaying is a skilled occupation, and you don't need any Dick, Harry or Tom, laying bricks on your property if they don't have the required knowledge. In British towns like Leeds, Liverpool, Glasgow and Birmingham, there are oodles of rogue traders who pretend to be tradespeople, but are just doing it for a quick buck, and will pocket your money and leave you in the lurch. So, if you are patient and hire a good bricklayer you'll end up with a fantastic standard of work and an area of brickwork that you can take pride in.

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