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Tips to Hire a Handyman Tips to Hire a Handyman
 Being a landlord, you might think that you are adept in handyman works and can accomplish all handyman jobs to fix your property. However, the fact is, there are some maintenance and refurbishment jobs you simply cannot do. Only a qualified and dexterous handyman can execute such tasks with special equipment that you don’t have and that aren't worthwhile buying because you wouldn’t be using them again or not so frequently. So when you approach a professional handyman, a few tips will help you to make sure you get it right.
 
  1. Make sure the handyman can do the activity that you want to be accomplished. Not all professional handymen do all jobs, or they'll not be certified for all work, which includes electrical works and plumbing.
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  3. Ensure that they have their liability coverage and the required professional qualifications to perform the tasks.
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  5. Instead of hiring a distant handyman, ask a local handyman to execute the maintenance and renovation tasks. This will save a lot of time and will be convenient for both the parties. Alongside, you’ll pay less for travelling time.
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  7. If you are hiring a professional handyman service, these guys surely have a website where you can see the before and after photographs of the tasks they have accomplished in past. Otherwise, they certainly have the hard copies of the photographed clicked of their previously completed tasks. Ask them to show you their work before you hire them.
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  9. Discuss the cost of the job and understand if it includes the required materials. There are two ways to pay; per hour and per job basis. Per hour is an uncertain method as the cost may fluctuate according to the working hours and the supplies involved. On the contrary, in per job basis, you know in advance how much to pay for the complete work. Per job basis considered to be the best way as you don’t get bluffed by devious workers.
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  11. Read the contract carefully before signing it and make sure you understand and agree with the clauses entirely. Ask the service provider if they are accountable for council permits when essential.
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  13. Never pay earlier. However, with an extended task, it could be okay to pay it in instalments for the high priced job.
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  15. Ask for an assurance in black and white to avoid unsatisfactory workmanship.
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Most professional handymen are proficient and can be trusted to do a great task. However, through being attentive to these tips you'll guard yourself against the fraudsters who supply the handyman trade a bad call. And you may have peace of thoughts that your upkeep is efficaciously completed. One last thing which will help you to select the right handyman services is to check their ongoing projects. If handymen are continual in working then they have the polished skills that are considered to do a better job than any other handyman who occasionally gets a job.

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