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Do I need a door and window contractor?

Having a well-constructed and sturdy front door, as well as secure locks on your windows, is vitally important for your happiness and peace of mind, not to mention your home insurance. If the doors or windows in your house are not safe or secure enough, it’s time to call a local door and window contractor. A door and window contractor will ensure that any unsecured doors are made safe and sound, and refit any single-glazed windows with well-insulated double glazing, helping you to save on heating while enjoying a safe, warm living space.

What does a window and door specialist do?

A reputable local window and door specialist will be trained in finding the perfect units to fit your property. Whether you are looking for a Victorian front door to suit your period home, or state-of-the-art triple glazed windows with super secure locks, or folding/sliding doors that lead onto the garden terrace you always dreamed of, a window and door specialist will help ensure that the right units are fitted for you, in a cost-effective and timely manner.

A window and door specialist will oversee:

  • Installation of new doors and windows: This is especially important for new buildings.
  • Servicing and upkeep of doors and windows: Door and window contractors also carry out servicing of doors and windows to ensure longevity and ease of use. They’ll make sure the locks on your door and window fittings are up to scratch, allowing you to sleep easily at night.
  • Repair and replacement of worn doors and windows: Window and door contractors will replace or repair faulty units. This includes not only typical window varieties like sash or velux windows, but also more specialist units like roof lights.

How to find local window and door companies near you

HaMuch makes it super easy to find qualified window and door specialists in your local area. To find a contractor near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to builders in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

When looking for window installation and door fitting services, check out our list of tradesmen on HaMuch.com. You can find an extensive list of local building contractors and refurbishment experts on our site.

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Builder near London£35£220
Builder near Birmingham£26£205
Builder near Leeds£25£189
Builder near Glasgow£34£261
Builder near Sheffield£30£250
Builder near Bradford£25£186
Builder near Liverpool£26£180
Builder near Edinburgh£30£218
Builder near Manchester£30£190
Builder near Bristol£26£193

Find more hourly & daily rates for Builders in the UK

Recent jobs posted for doors & windows

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Fitting external doors

Fit 2 external doors - front and back

Fit new windows.

I can supply or you can.I am a portfolio landlord looking from someone who can fit a houseful of new upvc windows.6 frames plus one door.clad one dormer ( scaffold required)plus short section of new guttering

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Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bedford£35£216
Exeter£20£170
Charnwood£24£181
Solihull£25£191
East Hampshire£31£207
Flintshire£24£184
Bury£31£197
Sheffield£30£250
Aberdeen£25£250
Manchester£30£190

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Scarborough£25£193
Caerphilly£23£180
Wealden£28£209
Amber Valley£27£188
South Cambridgeshire£27£236
Wycombe£31£224
Epping Forest£36£221
Wigan£24£176
Macclesfield£36£196
Exeter£20£157

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Poole£30£226
Wrexham Maelor£26£196
Solihull£31£215
Havant & Waterloo£33£236
Falkirk£32£240
Barnsley£30£218
The Wrekin£26£201
Bassetlaw£28£234
North Lincolnshire£27£222
North Wiltshire£37£249

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Stratford-on-Avon£18£150
Newbury£22£168
Chester£36£277
Kirklees£22£130
Poole£25£160
Swansea£29£196
Wolverhampton£19£141
South Somerset£25£150
Leicester£17£191
Vale of White Horse£21£132

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Cheltenham£75£588
Milton Keynes£90£160
Swale£34£232
Sheffield£37£175
York£40£300
Bassetlaw£32£183
Kingston-upon-Hull£18£145
Torbay£40£300
Stroud£50£175
East Hampshire£58£288

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Barnsley£17£108
Newbury£19£152
Macclesfield£16£134
Caerphilly£25£175
Maidstone£18£143
North Somerset£20£207
South Cambridgeshire£57£187
Ipswich£15£122
Northampton£21£172
Bedford£32£200

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Solihull£33£243
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£48£225
Knowsley£35£258
Thanet£38£240
West Wiltshire£42£362
Dudley£24£169
Flintshire£35£175
Tendring£35£200
Elmbridge£43£269
South Oxfordshire£52£275

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bolton£45£237
Newport£35£227
Blackburn£48£230
Scottish Borders£48£370
Gedling£40£235
Doncaster£34£227
Calderdale£33£217
Vale of Glamorgan£38£225
North Somerset£38£244
Redcar & Cleveland£35£217

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Dacorum£50£265
Dundee£40£270
Gloucester£73£316
Mid Sussex£46£265
Lancaster£37£248
Elmbridge£55£283
Bournemouth£43£276
Rotherham£32£219
South Bedfordshire£47£259
Rochdale£38£234

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Liverpool£23£157
Sefton£23£154
South Cambridgeshire£26£176
Bolton£23£166
Lisburn£19£147
East Hampshire£24£181
Preston£21£151
Stratford-on-Avon£19£166
North Tyneside£21£151
Newbury£25£190

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