Posted 6th Dec 2019

Kitchen fitters deemed ‘most unprofessional’ tradespeople in recent survey

6th December 2019 - 08:00am
Kitchen fitter, kbb, kbb daily, kbb industry news, kbb research

Kitchen fitters have been named as the most unprofessional tradespeople in a recent survey conducted by bathroom and shower specialists Showers To You. The survey took place in response to statistics from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) which concluded that the UK economy misses out on over £6 billion a year because the British public fear they might hire ‘shoddy’ tradespeople. The survey found that 73% of the 1664 Brits surveyed deemed kitchen fitters as the most unprofessional tradespeople, whilst 69% felt tilers are unprofessional and 65% thought the same about builders.

The Managing Director of Showers To You commented on the survey results, saying: “For many, the home is one of the most important aspects of their life. So naturally it takes a lot of faith for them to allow tradespeople to come into their living environment and carry out desired improvements/changes.

“This research certainly shows that this trust is not always being reciprocated, with certain tradespeople more culpable than others. It certainly shows that Brits are very perceptive of the way tradespeople hold themselves as well as their work ethic. Consequently, it’s very important for a tradesperson to maintain professionalism at all times and deliver the highest possible level of customer service” he concluded.

Header image: Getty Images stock photo

Related articles

Virtual Worlds discusses future of the high street live on BBC radio

Posted yesterday - 10:30am |

Maclean spoke about how 4D technology is giving kitchen and bathroom retailers on the high street a competitive edge

Searle & Taylor Wins ‘Greatest Green Showroom’ Award

Posted yesterday - 08:00am |

The showroom recycled more of its ex-display kitchens than any other of TUKC’s partners

Used Kitchen Exchange receives Platinum Trusted Service Award

Posted yesterday - 07:00am |

The accolade recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers

Unidrain appoints Kim Maretti as Marketing Manager

Posted Friday |

Maretti was previously responsible for marketing the brand to 16 different markets at Nilfisk

in the spotlight

2020 Fusion

popular articles

Kohler and West One Bathrooms part in Clerkenwell

Moores appoints new Business Development Director