The Federation of Master Builders

Consumer Protection

The building industry is largely unregulated. Therefore, the FMB has an important role to play when it comes to driving up standards of workmanship and customer service in the industry. The FMB works closely with Trading Standards to advise the general public on how to protect themselves against rogue traders door-to-door maintenance traders.

Consumer protection house

Choosing and working with your builder

The FMB provides practical advice and support to the general public on choosing and working with the right builder. There are a number of simple steps that can be taken to help ensure a successful project.

Visit the Find A Builder section of our website to read more.

The FMB also works closely with TrustMark, the government backed scheme for builders and tradespeople, to provide information and advice to consumers in the home repair, maintenance and improvement market.

Visit the TrustMark website

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