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Handyman Dover Kent: When your home in Dover is in need of a bit of a facelift and those annoying odd jobs are building up to the point where you can't face doing them anymore, it is time to call in your neighbourhood handyman. You wouldn't be the first person to keep procrastinating over getting these small jobs done. Though you fully intend to get around to doing them eventually, that happy day sometimes never arrives. There may be a reason why you keep putting off these jobs, is it that you are not confident enough to tackle them? If this is the case, then you would be wise to hire the services of a dependable local Dover handyman, who will finish the work in no time at all.

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A lack of ability could be just one of your reasons for postponing those odd jobs, there may be other considerations. It could be that you simply haven't got the time or don't possess the necessary tools. Completing these jobs shouldn't be a problem for your local Dover handyman and not having the tools or time will not be a factor. So, your next task will be to find someone who you can trust to do a good job.

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Now, I don't mean to say that every job you have around your home in Dover will be a suitable one for a handyman type person. Handymen (and women) do have their limitations regarding the kind of jobs that they can competently tackle. Where the work requires messing with gas or electricity it is better to not involve a handyman and instead contact an appropriately qualified tradesman. But putting together a flat packed wardrobe, fixing up a curtain rail, mending your garden fencing or installing some bookshelves are the ideal types of job to give to a handyman.

Dilemmas may arise may there is plumbing type work involved. Everyday plumbing type work is certainly not beyond the capabilities of your average handyman or handylady. You will have to make a decision whether to call in a plumber or use a handyman. The cost may of course be a consideration and obviously a handyman will generally work out cheaper than a plumber. The specific job concerned may make your choice for you, handymen are usually quite able to do things like repairing toilet cisterns, changing tap washers and unclogging sinks, while plumbers are able to do more complex tasks.

So, at this juncture I will list just a few jobs that any professional handyman in Dover will gladly attempt: cutting and laying laminate flooring, general shelving jobs, putting up window blinds, furniture repairs, hanging pictures and paintings, hanging mirrors, fitting smoke and fire alarms, small kitchen projects, replacing wood flooring, replacing skirting boards, installing curtain poles, fitting a burglar alarm, the fitting of shelving, fitting coat hangers, house maintenance, basic household repairs, do TV wall mounting, take flat pack furniture apart, put together flat-pack wardrobes, brick repointing, basic tiling jobs, boxing in water pipes, small painting jobs, replacing leaking taps, fixing squeaky doors, general painting and decorating work, installing light fittings, general maintenance, repairing locks, small cleaning projects, basic decorating tasks, gutter maintenance, repairing kitchen unit doors, small woodworking jobs, give you maintenance quotes, basic brickwork, general plastering jobs, general clearance tasks, cutting and laying vinyl and linoleum flooring, odd building maintenance jobs, general flooring projects, small bathroom projects, general bricklaying tasks, fitting doors, office maintenance, flat pack furniture repair, window cleaning, general carpentry tasks to name but a few.

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It is great when you have a good handyman on hand to do all those jobs in Dover, but if you don't already know of someone you'll need to start doing a bit of research. A quick visit to the Rated People website is always a good start, enabling you to check reviews and get trusted tradesmen. Recommendations or endorsements from people you know is one of the best ways to find a decent tradesman, so why not quiz your family, your neighbours and trusted acquaintances. If a potential handyman in Dover has his/her own website, make sure you take a look and view photographs of their work and comments about their abilities.

Most handymen are just as capable when working in the garden as they are with jobs around the house. It is very likely that you will be able to find the handyman plenty of work out in the garden as well. A mere sample of the jobs that your handyman could tackle include: garden tidying, putting up a greenhouse, installing timber decking, hedge trimming, building gazebos and pergolas, garden clearances, general jobs in the garden, treating or creosoting your fences, do repairs to fences, restoring timber decking, clearing and removing builders waste, mowing your lawn, general paving jobs, clearing up dead leaves, repairing garden walls, regular garden maintenance, building fencing and patio and driveway jet washing.

Generally concentrating on those small niggly jobs, most Dover handymen work alone. This does not mean that they do not have other people they can call for assistance when needed. So, if you have a job that you think may be too large for your handyman, speak to him/her first to discuss your needs. For jobs like fitting a kitchen where a lot of the work is two-handed, it would be helpful if your handyman has someone he can call in when needed.

Guidelines for Hiring a Handyman: Obtain three or four quotes before hiring. Prior to work beginning, ask your handyman for a quotation in writing. Apart from a bit of cash for purchasing materials, never pay anything in advance. When everything is finished, go through it all with your handyman and get him to correct any errors. Before forking out the balance of the bill, double check that the work is all complete and that you are happy with what has been done.

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