RACV Trades

Find a trusted, local tradie to help with emergencies and everyday household repairs and maintenance

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Whether you’re an RACV Member or not, we have expert plumbers, electricians and locksmiths here to help. Trades are available 24/7 for common home emergencies, plus, you can easily get quotes for everyday jobs around the home.

If you have questions, call us on 1300 481 462 from Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm.

There are COVID-Safe guidelines in place that meet government requirements to help keep everyone safe and well.

Plumbing

Blocked toilet? Leaking tap? Broken heater? Qualified plumbers are here to help.

Electrical

Licensed electricians can help with problems big and small – from power faults to changing light fittings.

Locksmith

Locked yourself out? Need to replace your keys? Local locksmiths will come to your door.

Other trades

Get help with jobs around the home, like installing smoke alarms, garage door servicing, gutter cleaning, gas services and heating/cooling.

Qualified experts

You can be confident that all tradies with RACV Trades are accredited, licensed and committed to meeting high-quality industry standards.

Fast and reliable

A tradie will arrive at your door fast, whether it's an emergency or not. We’re always here to help.

Transparency

RACV Trades will make it quick and easy for you to get a quote upfront and find the right person for the job. We'll communicate with you every step of the way and follow through on what we say.

What is RACV Trades and how does it work?

RACV Trades make it quick and easy for you to find a local tradie to help you deal with emergency or everyday jobs around the home. Whether you need an electrician, plumber, or general repair, we’ll help you find the right tradie for the job. 

For everyday maintenance jobs, you can get a quote online. Tell us what you need done online or over the phone and we’ll send a trusted tradie based on your job type, when you need it done and your location. It couldn’t be easier!

If your home repair is urgent or an emergency, call RACV Emergency Home Assist on 13 46 63. A rapid response plumber, electrician or locksmith will be at your home, usually within the hour. You can either pay a single price per emergency, or subscribe and get access to up to 8 emergency callouts annually.

What if my home repair is urgent or an emergency?

If it’s affecting the safety or security of your home, it’s likely to be an emergency. Our rapid-response plumbers, electricians and locksmiths are ready to help 24/7 and can attend home emergencies 365 days a year. Whether you have a blocked toilet, power outage, or you’ve locked yourself out of your home a qualified expert will arrive on your doorstep, usually within an hour. 

Call RACV Emergency Home Assist on 13 46 63 and we’ll send you the right tradie for the job.

What qualifications, licenses or certifications do your tradies have?

Every tradie with RACV Trades is onboarded and vetted each year by experienced industry specialists to make sure they are accredited, licensed and insured. We also check that all tradies backed by RACV Trades can meet our high service standards and only complete work that they’re proud to stand by.

Are RACV Trades quotes free?

Yes, getting a quote through RACV Trades is completely cost free and obligation free.

For all quotes above $1,000 a deposit is generally required, usually 20% of the total cost. This needs to be paid before work can begin.

Is a tradie available in my area?

Tradies are available for home emergencies in metropolitan Melbourne and most regional areas in Victoria.

For everyday home maintenance and repairs, we can only quote on jobs in metropolitan Melbourne. RACV Trades do plan to expand our Trades services across regional Victoria in the future to include non-urgent repairs. To find out what tradies are available in your area, tell us a bit about your job and request a quote.