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Do I need a structural steelworker for my building project?

Steel is an essential part of the foundations of any building. Also, thanks to the current trend for minimalist design, steel has also become somewhat fashionable, with steel staircases, railings, gates, window bars, balustrades and balconies all growing in popularity.

However, if you’re interested in embarking upon a home improvement project that requires steelwork, you need the expertise of a structural steelworker.

Steelworking requires physical strength and technical know-how, meaning DIY is out of the question. It’s important to find an experienced tradesman to handle any structural steelwork job you may have. Here at HaMuch, we can help.

Want to find more specialist craftsmen in your local area? Check the extensive list of tradesmen on HaMuch.com. You can find an extensive list of local building contractors and refurbishment experts on our site.

What do steelwork contractors do?

A professional steelworker knows how to cut and weld steel to create a host of different structures. Here are a few things a steelworker can do for you:

  • Building a structural framework: One of the primary responsibilities of a steelworker is the erection of the structural steel framework needed to erect a building.
  • Assembling steel components: Steelworkers assemble steel components to create frames, joining the steel components together by welding or bolting them and taking care to ensure that they are correctly aligned.
  • Connecting steel structures: A steelworker uses tape measures, arc welders, oxy-acetylene torches and connecting bars to connect beams, girders, and columns.
  • Reinforcing concrete: Steelworkers use different types of steel to reinforce concrete structures and foundations.
  • Lifting steel pieces: A steelworker may also need to lift pieces of steel to where they are required, e.g. for upper floor constructions. This is a specialist task that requires expertise and care.
  • Interpreting blueprints: Steelworkers work with architects, and are tasked with aligning all structures to fit a blueprint’s requirement.
  • Building steel girders: Steelworkers are expert welders. They can make and weld any steel piece or material, including girders and columns.
  • Repairing infrastructure: Steelworkers can repair any faulty steel infrastructure.

How to find a steelworker near you

HaMuch makes it super easy to find structural steelwork contractors in your local area. To find a specialist 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 steelworkers 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.

Looking for other local fitting services?  At Hamuch.com, we have the right tradesman for you. Browse through our extensive list of local doors and windows fitting services and floor fitting services.

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£221
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£191
Builder near Bristol£26£193

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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
East Hertfordshire£35£224
Wychavon£26£193
North Hertfordshire£34£217
Powys£20£190
Horsham£27£206
Exeter£20£170
Calderdale£23£170
Windsor & Maidenhead£38£242
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£27£196
Scarborough£23£182

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
South Cambridgeshire£27£236
Preston£28£155
Swansea£20£156
Glasgow£34£181
London£36£219
North Lincolnshire£19£158
Tameside£31£188
Reading£33£214
Oxford£30£219
Bradford£23£170

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Rochester-upon-Medway£46£360
Maidstone£40£248
Bradford£31£219
North Tyneside£28£201
Waveney£25£240
Eastleigh£38£240
Harrogate£29£220
Bolton£30£213
Exeter£28£217
London£47£263

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Isle of Wight£26£180
Cherwell£25£200
Glasgow£26£219
Stoke-on-Trent£32£251
Wolverhampton£19£141
Bradford£45£177
Rotherham£21£168
East Dunbartonshire£26£219
Newcastle-under-Lyme£32£251
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff£18£150

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Charnwood£22£160
Thurrock£57£240
South Lanarkshire£20£150
Crewe & Nantwich£70£160
Portsmouth£39£250
Plymouth£18£105
Dudley£62£338
South Tyneside£41£258
Lancaster£23£233
Leeds£41£293

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bradford£17£100
Knowsley£13£111
Falkirk£13£113
East Ayrshire£20£140
Horsham£16£109
Highland£18£150
Wycombe£16£131
Nuneaton & Bedworth£15£186
Lisburn£12£150
Cheltenham£35£277

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
Conway£30£150
South Ayrshire£37£200
Stoke-on-Trent£35£232
Barnsley£32£221
Aberdeen£40£280
North Hertfordshire£42£254
Southend-on-Sea£42£135
Thamesdown£35£200
Havant & Waterloo£50£400
Blackpool£60£150

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
Erewash£39£244
South Gloucestershire£38£250
Thanet£41£242
East Lindsey£33£217
Flintshire£36£222
Wychavon£43£264
Teignbridge£37£254
Mid Bedfordshire£46£267
Southend-on-Sea£44£251
South Oxfordshire£47£259

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Leeds£35£215
Newcastle-under-Lyme£36£224
Blackpool£31£222
East Hertfordshire£49£266
New Forest£43£260
Coventry£37£231
Nottingham£37£235
Amber Valley£38£244
Rochdale£38£234
Doncaster£32£216

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
Conway£18£142
Knowsley£22£155
Milton Keynes£28£184
Stoke-on-Trent£19£153
Bournemouth£22£166
Exeter£20£168
Charnwood£19£162
Crewe & Nantwich£19£151
East Dunbartonshire£21£162
Basildon£26£177

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