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PostPosted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:34 am 
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As a builder, does anyone think a phone app, which you can turn to 'available to work' and 'unavailable to work' at any time, would be a good idea?

The customer uses the app to send in their emergency request, and their location. Any builders in the area that are available would show up on an app and could click accept.


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Sorry, but I think your idea is a non starter, most decent trades are booked up weeks or even months in advance.

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Such an app also assumes that the customer isn't really bothered about who works on the most expensive thing they'll ever own and is just looking for "a builder".

There aren't many genuine emergencies which a builder is called in for, and those that do occur are often weather damage related affecting a whole area - meaning that all local builders are likely to be flat out anyway.

As a customer it's always far better to find someone you trust, either from personal experience or from friends and neighbour recommendations, and just wait until they are available. If they're booked up for a bit then that's just a sign that lots of other people trust them as well, and if they really can't fit you in at all they'll usually recommend someone else who they in turn trust.


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