Hiring a Home Contractor
What Do I want in a contractor? What type of references & Reviews can I see? Is the contractor qualified?
Adding a room, renovating a basement, or doing some much-needed repairs? Finding a good contractor is important — a home improvement project gone wrong can cost you. A good ad isn’t proof a contractor does quality work. Onekliq can help!
What is a Handyman?
A handyman or handywoman is a skilled individual who can complete a vast array of repairs or home improvement jobs.
A handyman, or handyman service, usually charges clients an hourly rate, plus material costs, regardless of the task. Many homeowners compile a list of repairs and hire a handyman to complete the list in a single visit.
The term “handyman” is loosely defined. Some are self-trained, while others have formal training in various aspects of construction and home repair. A home handyman might specialize in a few types of home maintenance.
There is no national standard or regulation for handymen. Licensing and regulation vary by state.
When should I hire a handyman?
Consider the scope of the project you are trying to complete before hiring a handyman. If it’s something that you could probably do yourself but don’t have time to hiring a handyman is probably the way to go.
Why hire a handyman?
Hiring a handyman allows you to get more projects completed by one person at an hourly rate versus hiring multiple people to do the odd jobs that you need done. Since most handymen charge hourly rates, a homeowner can save time and money by hiring just one
What if my home repair project is complicated?
Use a contractor or specialist for remodeling work, room additions and projects that require heavy-duty equipment or licensed professionals like electricians.