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Handyman Odd Jobs

Handyman and Odd Jobs Services can be an excellent solution for those small jobs around the house that you never seem to start or finish. For example, maybe it’s time to fix that leaking faucet, or perhaps it’s time to change the battery in that annoying beeping smoke detector. Handymen are a great solution to get little things done for your peace of mind and well-being. Below, we show you how we can help and provide answers to questions such as, what exactly is an Odd Job?

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Handyman Services We Provide

So, you have a list of Odd Jobs that need to get done, but you can’t decide where to start? Perhaps you don’t have time to do them or are unsure if you can bring your project to a successful finish. Well, a Handyman from Handyman And Designs can help you with many projects at home and at work. Whether you’re trying to hang a picture frame, paint the spare room or make a few simple repairs, we always can and would love to help!

The following are a few examples of Odd Jobs that we can help you with:

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Clean drains

In need of professional help with a drainage issue? If you’ve ever tried to unclog a drain, yes, it’s quite disgusting. We can help clean, clear, and resolve any issues with your drainage system.

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Hang things up

Hanging a new picture, mural, mirror, tapestry, or other wall decors? If you don’t have the proper tools or experience, let us help you. We’ve got the expertise and tools needed to get anything up on a wall.

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Move/Reorganize Furniture

Whether rearranging your living room or getting your office ready for a new employee, our team can help you move everything where it needs to go. Additionally, if you need help putting any disassembled items back together again, our handymen can help with that too.

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Clear out house

Whether you are moving house, decluttering, minimizing everything, or needing extra storage space, our handymen can help. Let us take care of the hard work so you can meet your personal goal or important deadline or just feel less stressed.

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Take, list, and sell or dispose of old unwanted belongings

We understand that letting go of old belongings can be tough, but sometimes you just need to make some space. Our team can help you sort through everything, take photos of objects you’d like to sell, and help dispose of any unwanted items. Having an extra hand always ensures the job will get done and done right.

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Organize the garage

Getting your garage organized can be a daunting task. There are so many things to take care of, and knowing where to start can be challenging. However, with a Handyman present, you will have someone who knows how to organize the garage for you. This way, you don’t have to waste time trying to figure out what needs to get done and how best to do it.

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After-party clean up

After a big party, the last thing you want to do is spend hours cleaning up. So let our team of handymen take care of it for you. We’ll take care of all the big and small jobs, from washing dishes to repairing broken furniture, so you can get some well-deserved rest after throwing your great party.

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Organize the shed

Is your shed a mess? Our handymen can help you get it back in order. We’ll clear out all the clutter, so you can always find what you’re looking for when you need it. And if you need help putting up shelves or organizing everything, we can do that too.

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Yard sale set up

Setting up a yard sale can be a lot of work. Not only do you need to clean the house and put things in order, but you also need to set up the tables and many other items. That’s why it’s always good to have an extra hand, especially if it’s a Handyman who can help you build temporary structures for your special day. Once your yard sale is complete, we can help take everything down and put everything neatly away.

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Clean out the attic/basement

We all know that cleaning your attic or basement can be a real pain. It’s a dirty, dusty, and sometimes scary project. But with the use of a Handyman to help, it is no longer such a daunting task. Additionally, once cleaning is complete, a Handyman can help fix damaged floor boards, walls, and more. And if you previously had pests inhabit the area, a Handyman can secure the site from future visits.

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Set up your electronics

We’re talking about all those electronic devices like video doorbells, custom security systems, CCTVs and cameras, and so on. There’s no need to spend hours trying to set up your new electronic devices. Instead, let our handymen do it for you. We’ll have you up and running in no time.

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Interior decorating

Need help sprucing up your place? Our handymen can help you with that too. We’ll hang pictures, put up shelves, and even help you rearrange the furniture. When finished, you’ll have a home or office that looks and feels like the one you always wanted – without putting in the hard labor from doing it alone.

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Fix a wooden fence

Is your fence looking a little worse for wear? There’s nothing worse than a holey, rotting, damp, or problematic fence that begins to look like it belongs in a horror or apocalypse movie. Even a tiny bit of damage can ruin the whole feel of a garden in seconds. So, if you need a wooden fence repair, our handymen can help.

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Set up slides, trampolines and yard toys

Do you have kids who love to play outside? Our handymen can help you set up their favorite yard toys. We’ll assemble slides, trampolines, and anything else they need so that they can enjoy hours of fun all summer long. And if you need help putting away the toys when summer is over, we can do that too.

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House care and maintenance

Going on vacation and need someone to take care of your house? Our handymen can do that for you. We’ll water your plants, take out the trash, and ensure everything is in order for when you return. So you can relax and enjoy your trip while we care for everything back at home.

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Pest-proof your home

Mice, rats, ants, spiders, and other pests can ruin your home – not to mention give you the creeps. Our handymen can help you pest-proof your place. We’ll seal up all holes and cracks where pests can get in. So you can rest easy knowing your home is safe from critters.

As noted above, we can provide many Handyman services, but we’re never limited to just this list. That’s what makes Handyman services so great. They’re never limited to just what the website or business card says. So if you have any Odd Jobs that need to get done, give us a call or email us via our Handyman Contact Form, and let’s see how a Handyman from Handyman And Designs can help.

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General Handyman Information

Above, we’ve gone over some of our most popular Handyman services. Below, we discuss what else you can expect from a Handyman and provide answers to some questions that might be on your mind.

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What Exactly Is An ‘Odd Job’?

As listed on Collins Dictionary“Odd jobs are various small jobs that have to be done in someone’s home, such as cleaning or repairing things.”Essentially, if it’s something you wouldn’t normally do (or hire someone else to do), then it’s likely an Odd Job.

In a Handyman’s perspective, an Odd Job is generally a task or chore that is outside the realm of everyday routines. Essentially, if it’s something you wouldn’t normally do (or hire someone else to do), then it’s likely an Odd Job. Examples are setting up electronics, decorating your home, packing/unpacking for a move, hanging photos on your walls, or even pest-proofing your house.

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Why Choose a Handyman Over a General Contractor?

You might choose a Handyman over a general contractor for a few reasons. The first is that handymen are usually more affordable than contractors. Handymen are more affordable because they don’t have the overhead costs that contractors do, like insurance, marketing, and office space. Handymen also tend to be more flexible in terms of their services. So for any jobs contractors don’t usually perform, it might be a good idea to hire a Handyman.

For additional in-depth info, view: What is a Handyman And Why Homeowners Prefer Them Over Contractors.Small Dream Home Line Drawing

Why Hiring a Handyman For a Job Is a Lasting Investment

When you hire a Handyman, you’re not just paying for their services – you’re investing in the longevity of your home. This is because a Handyman can help you with preventative maintenance, saving you money in the long run. For example, if they help you pest-proof your house, you’re less likely to have to deal with costly repairs down the road. So hiring a Handyman is not only convenient, but it’s also a wise investment.

When you hire a Handyman, you’re not just paying for their services – you’re investing in the longevity of your home.

“Handymen are superheroes in the home improvement world. Whether you have a big renovation project that you need assistance with, a few small repairs, or a pre-planned task, they can do it all!” As listed on Home Stars, in their article about “Why you should hire a Handyman.”

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5 Reasons To Hire a Handyman For Your Odd Jobs

Now that we’ve gone over what a handyman is and what they can do, let’s talk about why you should hire one for your next Odd Job.

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They are more affordable than contractors

As mentioned before, handymen are usually more affordable than contractors. Again, this is because they don’t have extra overhead costs such as insurance, licenses, office costs, marketing expenses, team salaries, etc.

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They are more flexible

Handymen are also more flexible than contractors. They are more flexible because they can usually do things outside the scope of a contractor. “No Job is too small” is generally what handymen everywhere say on their websites – and they mean it.

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They have a wealth of knowledge

Another reason to hire a handyman is that they have a wealth of knowledge. This means they can usually help you with things like preventative maintenance, which will save you money in the long run.

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They are convenient

Let’s face it – life is busy. So hiring a handyman to take care of your odd jobs is a huge convenience. This way, you can focus on more important things and know that your to-do list of home projects is getting done by a pro at the same time.

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They are trustworthy

When you hire a handyman, you can rest assured knowing they’re trustworthy. Unlike a contractor who performs a single job, a handyman, on the other hand, is there for the long haul. A handyperson can help with every issue that occurs in a home, so it’s in a handyperson’s best interest to build a lasting relationship with you.

To complete Odd Jobs around your home, you need the right tools. However, purchasing tools required for a single job can be expensive and totally unnecessary. For the price of some tools, it’s cheaper to hire a handyman to complete the project instead. But there are still some essentials you should always have at home. These are the following:

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NoCry Stubby Ratcheting Screwdriver

We like this small, lightweight ratcheting screwdriver because it has many features that are ideal for tight spaces and small objects. This ratcheting screwdriver is perfect for DIY enthusiasts and professional mechanics alike.

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Dewalt Impact Driver and Hammer Drill

With these professional drills, you can drill into anything – wood, concrete, tile, and steel. For something delicate like IKEA furniture, set your torque dial to 5 or 6, and this will prevent the screw from tearing into your panel!

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Dekopro 150 Piece Tool Set

The toolset has various tools to help you with household jobs, including minor repairs, furniture assembly, and basic DIY projects. In addition, it comes in a rugged case for easy transportation, making it a perfect kit for emergencies and a thoughtful gift for a DIY enthusiast.

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Black and Decker Home Tool Kit

This kit comes with robust drill bits, screwdriver bits, and tools. It’s great for furniture assembly, fixing bikes, and simple repairs, making it a perfect starting package for any DIY Enthusiast.

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Aluminum 24-inch Magnetic Spirit Level Tool

We like this leveler tool because it has magnets, which lets us attach it to the inside roof of our tool van. This way, it is easy to find and transport. In addition, it is built primarily with aluminum and has robust end caps that prevent damage when dropped.

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Ratcheting Screwdriver Set

This small set includes everything you’ll need for a furniture assembly project. It sports a ratcheting system, so you don’t have to reposition your grip after each twist, it has a magnetic tip to keep screws from dropping, and finally, it has a storage compartment for your bits in the handle.

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FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

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How Much Does a Handyman Cost On Average For Odd Jobs?

Handymen typically charge by the hour, with the average rate being between $18 and $75CDN per hour ($50 – $150US). However, this rate will vary depending on factors like your location, the Handyman’s experience, and the job’s difficulty.

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Where Do You Find An Excellent Local Handyman?

There are a few ways to find an excellent local Handyman. You can ask friends and family for recommendations, search online directories like Trustpros, Angie’s List, and HomeAdvisor, perform a search on google for “Handyman Your city,” or even check out websites like TaskRabbit.

For additional help selecting a fabulous Handyman, view Find The Best Handyman Near Me – An Ultimate Guide For Homeowners. Herein, we discuss the best methods to find an excellent handyperson for your needs.


We also discuss why Handymen are better than hiring a Contractor in the following article: What is a Handyman And Why Homeowners Prefer Them Over Contractors.

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What Are a Few Of The Most Common Handyman Repairs?

Some common Handyman repairs include fixing leaky faucets, repairing broken door handles, and unclogging drains. However, Handymen can pretty much do anything that is not a form of major construction. Major work includes brickwork, concrete repairs, foundation work, roofing, window installations, etc.

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How Much Do You Tip a Handyman?

Generally, tips are accepted and appreciated by Handymen everywhere. However, our policy at Handyman And Designs is as follows: All tips will be declined and not accepted. We are happy to perform our services and prefer that customers are not left with troubling thoughts, like a bad after-taste of “How much should I tip? Is this amount enough? And what about next time?”

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Which Professional Will Come To My Place?

When you request a handyman job through our website, we assign a qualified professional with experience in the job(s) you require. However, if you prefer a specific handyman, we will try our best to accommodate your choice.

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How do I Know If The Handyman Is Qualified?

All our Handymen are experienced, qualified, and have the necessary tools to complete each job. Additionally, we only send our best for the specific job(s) you require. Therefore, feel at peace knowing that you are in good hands.

Conclusion – Final Thoughts

Odd Jobs can be a pain, but luckily there’s a solution – Handymen! Handymen are skilled professionals who can take care of all your Odd Jobs quickly and efficiently. Plus, they’re convenient, trustworthy, and have a wealth of knowledge.

Remember, we’re here to help and ensure you get stuff done. That’s what we love to do!

So, whatever Odd Job(s) you need around your home – big or small – don’t hesitate to give us a call or get in touch with us via our Handyman Contact Form. Remember, we’re here to help and ensure you get stuff done. That’s what we love to do!

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Maybe you’re fed up of jobs where you’re not valued or respected. Maybe you’re sick of working hard and being overlooked for it? Maybe you are looking for work that is more centered around a passion?

You deserve to work at a company that values you. You deserve to be recognized for working hard and doing your job well. You deserve to go home feeling fulfilled and happy at the end of every day!

We at Handyman And Designs are always looking for exceptional people who thoroughly enjoy Handyman work. Students, professionals, or retirees, we need people who are passionate about this trade and who also enjoy helping others.

Professional experience is not required, but we will ask to see personal projects that you have worked on for friends, family, or yourself. Show us your love for your craft! To view additional info, visit our Handyman employment page and contact us via our Handyman Contact Form today to get the train rolling!

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