When to call in a handyman

When to call in a handyman
Maintaining a home is important to ensure that small problems don’t become large problems when left unaddressed for long periods of time. Our home is probably our biggest investment and we should keep it in good shape.

Let’s face it – not everyone is a home handyman.

You may not be handy or you may be too busy to get those little jobs done around the home and that’s when you should call in a handyman.

A handyman is a person who is knows how to repair, replace or update just about anything around the home. Although when it comes to plumbing and electrical work, with the exception of small jobs such as changing a light bulb or replacing a tap washer you will need the services of a licensed professional.

The services of a handyman can be endless both inside and outside your home including the following:

Handyman jobs inside the home include:

- Move furniture

- Painting and wallpapering

- Plastering and plaster repair

- Hang doors, paintings, curtains, blinds, mirrors

- Repair minor leaks

- Change tap washers

- Assemble flat packed furniture

- Install locks

- Replace smoke alarms

- Repair old grouting

- Seal gaps

- Install shelving and hang towel rails

Handyman jobs outside the home include:

- Lawn mowing and garden maintenance

- Fence and gate repair

- Gutter cleaning

- Installation of pet doors

- Repairs to brick and stone work

- Paving and concreting

- Repairs to windows, decking, patios

- High pressure cleaning

A handyman is a knowledgeable and versatile jack of all trades. It’s great to be able to have that one go to person to repair and complete all those odd jobs around the home. Search our Homeimprovement2day listings for an insured and reliable handyman in your local area.

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