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You know you’re a tradie when…

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Are you a tradie? Whatever your trade, you’d be familiar with the highs and lows that come with running your own business. It’s not easy, but there are some serious perks to being a tradie. Here are 8 things that tradies know all too well.

You know you’re a tradie when…

1 You see the sun rise every day

Even on weekends, your alarm goes off hours before anyone else.

portrait of architect silhouette wear a helmet at construction site with crane background and sunset

2 You always miss peak hour traffic

Your work day starts early and finishes early, which means you always get to travel off-peak.

Empty city street

3 The only clothes you own are high vis

A large percentage of your wardrobe is bright orange and yellow.

Manual worker in blue helmet with digital tablet

4 You do way more laundry than most

In fact, you need to wash some of your clothes more than once to get the stains out.

Man in a mess of laundry

5 You maintain a tan all year long

You don’t need to lie on the beach to get a sun-kissed tan, your work does it for you.

carpenter on roof trusses backlit with sunflare

6 You admire the walls more than the furniture

It doesn’t matter where you are, you can always admire a good structure.

Leather craft workshop owner at his work place7 You don’t pay for a gym membership

But you’re still buff because work allows you to do all the heavy lifting you need.

Builder with blocks indoors

8 You spend your free time working for friends and family

Unfortunately, your skills are in high demand no matter where you go. 

handsome young man installing bay window in a new house construction site

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