Find the “right” Contractor with The Australasian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA)


Building, renovating or upgrading can be a daunting process, and many people don’t know where to begin when finding the right contractor for the job. The most common avenues is referral from a friend, recommendation from a builder, architect, designer or even from an ad in the local paper. But who are you hiring, how professional are they and what is the quality of their workmanship?

The Australasian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA) is the best option to find the perfect professional for your project. Recently the ATFA launched a fantastic new website geared to help consumers with all aspects of timber flooring. This great new initiative found at will take away all the guesswork and help alleviate the stress of finding the right contractor for the right job! can help out with not only finding the correct contractor but give you some great ideas for flooring inspiration and direct you as to how to get the correct advice and who to speak to.

photo-2The ATFA also has these great tips when looking for the perfect professional. Look for an indoor or outdoor specialist depending on the job, if it’s an intricate job find someone who specialises in that area or has worked with that type of product before.

Make sure they are ATFA accredited, this means you will be hiring one of the best in the business and it gives you the peace of mind that you have a fall back for queries if any problems arise.

Get multiple quotes but remember the cheapest isn’t always the best option, and always compare fairly by checking what is and isn’t included. You don’t want to be hit with another bill later or having to find another professional to finish off the job.

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