How To Hire The Perfect Handyman
Read the tips below on hiring the perfect handyman for your job! Homes need maintenance. Not all maintenance work requires a general contractor. Often time with many small home repair projects, all you need is a handyman. When you Google handyman, many listings show up with many options of cheaper pricing. Pricing is just one option to look at, but before you hire a handyman. Take this advice into account.
Look for an experienced handyman.
Learning a skill takes time. Experience is a good determining factor as to how well a handyman will do his work. Ask how long they have been in the business for.
Ask for references
Happy customers are often happy to give a reference for a job well done. Ask for references. Friends and family are good too.
Look for Reviews
With the internet being so popular, the Handyman should have an online listing on Google, Yelp, Angie's list that shows a history of reviews. Google says that 88% of customers read reviews for experience with the handyman's work and trust.
Get average pricing in your area for local handyman work.
Often people make the mistake of hiring the cheapest handyman they can find. This might fail as many times this leads to bad work being done and having to pay another handyman to repair the bad work. Hiring someone with not only experience, good reviews and good references, but also an average price for the handyman work you are looking to get done. Remember to ask for the pricing on labor and materials. Once you have an agreement on pricing, ask for an estimate in writing.
Look for a website with picture gallery
A gallery is a good way to see the work a handyman has done in the past. Pictures help you see the work the handyman is crabapple of doing. You can also ask the handyman to see similar work for your project they have completed.
This is a good start on your journey to finding the perfect handyman for your job.