Approved traders


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1. Businesses approved by Checkatrade

Find approved traders

You can find local businesses you can trust and rely upon by using the Checkatrade website.

Look out for the ‘East Sussex Trading Standards Approved’ logo to choose local businesses that have been checked by both Trading Standards and Checkatrade.

How to join Checkatrade

Any business can apply to join this scheme. Checkatrade visit each trader and carry out background checks to make sure you’re a legitimate trader. This includes asking for ID, references, insurance, qualifications and information about your business.

In return you will get the following benefits:

  • Your own profile page on the Checkatrade website, including details of the work you do, the area you cover, and option to display photos of completed work
  • Well managed and regular online feedback from your customers
  • Checkatrade advertising, including vehicle, radio and television advertising.

Read about how to join Checkatrade.

Rate a business

Give feedback about the work done so that other customers can see your recommendations.

Trading Standards Approved with Checkatrade logo

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