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QHow does Costit work?
It’s simple! Customers post a job and Tradesmen will send customers an estimate of what they think it will cost. Customers choose which one to approve based on cost, location or experience. Tradesmen submit estimates based on the same criteria using the simple estimate method within the Costit Tradesman profile.
QIs there a joining fee?
There is no Joining fee. Sign up is free for both Tradesmen and Customers.
QIs there a free trial?
Customers sign up for free. Tradesmen have a choice of plans to choose from on our features page.
QHow do I get tradesmen to send me an estimate?
When posting your job ensure that you include as much detail as possible regarding Depth, Length, height, materials required, current state and what you want done to ensure that builders have enough information to confidently send you an estimate. Pictures are important too, so think “What would the Tradesmen need to see or know?”
QHow does Costit benefit me as a Tradesmen?
You can search and filter for jobs by Start date and Location. Costit also makes it easy for Tradesmen to submit estimates to customers using our unique tender system. When logged in as a Tradesmen, you will see how simple it is to manage estimates you have submitted. If your business doesn't have a website you can use your Costit profile to promote your business.
QHow does Costit benefit me as a Customer?
By posting your job on Costit, multiple tradesmen will have visibility of your job to estimate. This gives you many estimates to choose from and you can base your decision on either: Experience, workmanship, Licence, Location of the tradesman or Cost. No more meetings or taking time off work when it can all be done from a computer or phone here at Costit.
QHow do I know if Tradesmen are credited?
Tradesmen have the option of displaying their licences for you to view on their profile. You have the power to choose.
QHow do I pay the Tradesman?
Costit is a place where Customers are connected to Tradesmen. Once an estimate is successfully accepted by the customer, the contact details are exchanged between both parties to make contact outside of Costit.
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