Hiring a Handyman: How to Get the Job Done Right the First Time

hiring a handymaYour patience and ingenuity with that funky self-assembly bookcase was, by all accounts, astonishing. People were talking about it for days afterward, and the bookcase in question is still standing.

But now you have another major project — one that doesn’t come flat-packed and requires tools you didn’t even know existed. You need a handyman…or handyperson.

Unfortunately, hiring a handyman to attack your walls with a power drill is pretty risky. You don’t want to spend half your life trying to explain why the door should open the other way or invest a small fortune correcting the mistake.

To avoid beginning a long and painful relationship with a second-rate handyman, use this guide to help you find the perfect person Read More


Hiring a Handyman 101

Hiring a Handyman

That small side table you bought and put together was one great victory. Now you want to redo the bathroom, but you have no idea where to start. We should all know how to put up drywall and fix plumbing, right?

Hiring a handyman can be one of the best decisions of your life. But the search for that perfect handyman can create a whole other set of concerns. The last thing you want is to hire someone and then have to spend more money fixing their mistakes. Read More