What is a handyman and when is the right time to choose a handyman for a home project? In this segment of Ask The Expert, Leslie Green of Fix It All gives viewers the inside scoop, via an informative Q & A.
Q: What are the types of jobs a handyman does?
A: Handymen do small home repairs, as well as small home improvements. This could involve anything from fixing drywall to repairing caulking to putting up shelves to painting an accent wall. Though these repairs are small, oftentimes, homeowners contract these jobs out to ensure quality.
Q: What should you consider before hiring a handyman?
A: First things first, you want to make sure your handyman is insured, experience, and can prove that experience by providing references. Particularly when dealing with older homes, you never know what you’re going to find when you open up a wall, so you want to ensure the handyman you’re working with is knowledgeable, skilled, and effective.
Q: Why is the construction industry booming right now?
A: As we enter an age when customization is the norm, the need for handymen increases. Many homeowners are attracted to the idea of having timely renovation projects handled by a professional for obvious reasons, which can be attributed to the booming construction industry.