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Six Things To Look Out For When You're Looking At Handyman Business Listings

Diego Rojas

Handyman business listings are a great place to look for a handyman service to handle your building, remodeling, repair, or maintenance needs. 

You need to know what factors to look out for in particular to find the right handyman service for your needs. The following are six things to look out for when you're looking at handyman business listings. 

Close proximity to where you're located 

When evaluating a listing, focus in particular on the location of the service in question. You want to work with a handyman service that is conveniently located to you. This way, your service can come out to your site quickly. 

A location that's close by makes service more convenient. Working with a handyman who is close by means you can more easily schedule work so that your project gets taken care of as quickly and conveniently as possible. 

Expertise in your particular service need

Some handyman services are focused on particular areas like electric work or plumbing service. You need to work with a handyman that has adequate experience in the exact type of work you need to have done at your property. 

Insurance coverage

In business listings, handyman services will often mention that they are insured. You want to work with a service that carries insurance. This will ensure that you will be compensated for any unexpected damage or issues that come up as the result of the work you're having carried out. 

Easy and fast contact methods

It's important to hire a handyman that is easy to get a hold of when you need assistance. Therefore, check to see if you get a fast response when you call in for assistance. Fast and reliable communication prevents delays and ensures that your project will proceed as smoothly as possible. 

Convenient hours of operation

Listings might provide the hours of operation for handyman businesses. It's a good idea to pay attention to this information. Flexible hours of operation ensure that you'll be able to fit the work in around your busy schedule. Discuss hours with your handyman service to set a schedule for when work will take place. 

Extensive experience

You want to work with a handyman service that offers a lot of experience. Try to find a service that has been in business long enough to build up a reputation in the community for expertise and reliability. This gives you peace of mind and allows you to feel confident that your project will be handled professionally. 


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By the time I finally finished saving money for my new home, I knew that I wanted something special. I didn't want to buy a starter home, and I really didn't want to deal with fixing up an older place. Instead of scouring the market and dealing with real estate agents, I decided to work with a general contractor to start building a place of my own. However, I didn't choose my contractor willy nilly either. I spend hours interviewing and researching various construction firms until I found the business I wanted to work with. This blog is all about working with contractors, so that you can make better construction decisions.