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How To Hire a Handyman Service

If you need to hire a handyman to help you with some small tasks around your home, you may just be wondering how you can go about finding the best one. You got to remember that some handyman services may not be experienced enough to handle all of the tasks you want to be done. Here is what you need to know about handyman services before you begin to hire.

Hiring a handyman Service

No two handymen are alike; they will provide different services and their costs are most likely going to differ. This is why it?s important to compare quotes before signing on the dotted line.?

To find quotes, simply use our free  Get Quotes service. We'll contact handymen on your behalf and have them get back to you with quotes.

Here are 4 important things to consider when comparing quotes:?

1. References from past customers

2. Do they offer a guarantee for their work?

3. What services are included in the quote, and are there any additional?

4. Are materials and labour included in the quote?

Now that you've compared your quotes you can choose the right handyman who is best suited to meet your needs and budget.

If you're not particularly handy sooner or later you'll need the services of a handyman. From painting to plastering, pressure cleaning and even installing cubby houses, a handyman can do all those odd jobs around the home that you don't have the time, patience, desire, or skill to do.

Handyman fixing a door lock with a cordless drill

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The cost of Hiring a handyman

Unlike many other home services like electricians, plumbers, and carpenters, handyman services can be affordable. Most handymen charge by the hour, with costs ranging from $50 to $100 per hour. These charges can increase if you need the handyman to paint walls or carry out more extensive repairs. Handyman services have 2 different ways of charging, per project or by the hour. 
Help full tip to save money, you could bundle a few tasks together. This will save a call-out fee and allow the handyman to complete several projects in one go.


How it works

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Tips to Hire a Contractor

  • Ensure contractor is properly licensed
  • Check references and ratings
  • Always get more than 1 Quote
  • Be clear on what you want done
  • Do your homework on your budget
  • Be clear on the time frame for the job
  • All costs must be included in the estimate
  • Get an invoice for a deposit payment

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