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March 9, 2018

Call in a Handyman

Call in a Handyman – We all have lots of outstanding odd jobs to do around the house and most of us put them off until “tomorrow”. If you have a build up of these kinds of jobs it might be a good time to call in your local handyman to finally get these jobs completed. Generally a handyman type person will be cheaper than a tradesman and in many instances will be just as skilled and capable of a tradesman who charges double the rates. make sure that your chosen handyman is capable of carrying out the work you need doing though, you don’t want to finish up with a bodged job that will require a craftsman to put it right – pay cheap pay twice as they say. If you are in any doubt head over to the Rated People website and check out the reviews for local handymen in your area, this should put your mind at rest regarding any potential handyman that you have in mind.

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June 28, 2017

Handyman Services

Filed under: England,Gardens,Scotland,Services,United Kingdom — Tags: , , , — needahand @ 10:15 am

Handyman Services – If you have lots of those annoying odd jobs that need doing around the house and you don’t have the time or the inclination to do them yourself, you might need to look for a local handyman to do those jobs for you. A decent handyman can do a wide range of jobs around the home and will cost a lot less than a tradesman. Plenty of those odd little jobs do not need a great deal of skill and there are plenty of building, carpentry and plumbing type jobs which do not really require the services of a proper tradesman, so hiring a handyman could be the perfect solution. It is not only in the house itself that a handyman will be in his element, he will also do most of the jobs that you need doing in the garden, such as lawn mowing, fixing fences, laying decking, clearing rubbish and jet washing the patio. And he may also be able to do some simple jobs on your car, like changing the oil, putting on new brake pads, changing tyres and fitting new windscreen wipers. So you can see that having a good handyman in your contacts list is a great idea, enabling you to contact him whenever you need stuff doing. Why not look around right now and find a suitable handyman in your local area.

May 14, 2017

Get an Odd Job Man

Filed under: DIY,Services,Uncategorized,United Kingdom — Tags: , , — needahand @ 10:27 am

Get an Odd Job Man – I am sure that all of us at some time or another have odd jobs around the house that we need to tackle. Now while some of us are able to do the majority of these jobs ourselves, there are many people out there who are just useless at DIY, who don’t have the correct tools, or simply never have enough time to tackle these kinds of job. So what are we to do? Well the answer is quite simple, do a search for a local odd job man or woman who can do the work for you at a much cheaper rate than your average tradesman. These days there are thousands of odd job men out there, ready and willing to complete your odd jobs around the home and garden. Try looking in your local newspaper, have a quick search on the internet, browse through the Yellow Pages, or head along to a website like Rated People where you can get quotes and contacts for free. So if you have been putting off those odd jobs for months or even years, get off your backside and contact a local odd job man. You will be pleasantly surprised at just how many jobs a decent odd job man/woman will be able to help you with and it is not just the small odd jobs like hanging a picture or sticking up a shelf, he/she might also be able to build you some garden decking or add a new partition to your house. Make sure they are confident at doing the job before giving the go ahead.

March 30, 2017

Handyman Services Are Useful

Filed under: DIY,Services,United Kingdom — Tags: , — needahand @ 3:42 pm

Handyman Services Are Useful – If I had a pound for every time my wife asked me to do odd jobs around the house I would have enough cash to hire a handyman to do the jobs for me. Don’t you find that the more you are asked, the less likely you are to actually do the job. I guess its stubborness (is there such a word?), but being constantly pestered really gets my goat up. It isn’t always for this reason the jobs get ignored or postponed though, sometimes I really don’t have the time, and sometimes there is a specific tool that would make the job so much easier and I don’t happen to have that tool. This is when calling in your local handyman might actually work out cheaper than going and buying the tools that you need. A handyman ….. well, comes in handy at times and they can generally do quite a wide range of jobs and have all the necessary tools and equipment to carry out the work. Next time you are calling in your local handyman (or handywoman) make a list of all those odd jobs the wife has been pestering you about, and you can get them all done in one hit.

January 5, 2016

What Does a Handyman Do

Filed under: Facts,United Kingdom — Tags: , , — needahand @ 5:01 pm

What Does a Handyman Do? Well that is a good question and there is no definitive answer because there are so many jobs that a handyman can do and each one will have his own particular skills and specialities. Just a few of the jobs that a handyman might do are: odd carpentry jobs, odd cleaning jobs, general building jobs, gutter cleaning, building flat pack furniture, general woodworking projects, door hanging, waste removal, tidying gardens, general maintenance, garden clearances, curtain rails put up, pipework boxed in, flat pack furniture repair, small electrical jobs, odd jobs around the home, coving and cornices, laminate flooring laid, brick re-pointing, window blinds fitted, timber flooring repairs, building maintenance, odd shelving projects, brickwork repaired, squeaky doors fixed, small plumbing jobs, odd tiling projects, general electrical jobs, general painting around the house, leaky taps replaced, general garden maintenance, maintenance quotations, office maintenance, vinyl flooring cut and laid, small carpentry jobs, odd jobs in the home, fencing put up, shelving fixed, general kitchen projects, general flooring projects, repairs to furniture, general painting and decorating work, general bricklaying projects, wooden decking mended, skirting boards replaced, internal doors fitted, timber decking built, handyman garden services, small decorating jobs, general plastering projects, linoleum flooring laid, odd job quotations and much much more.

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