Do you have a small job or task at home you want done but just don’t have the time to get it done? Is there something that needs fixing or installing inside or out, but you don’t have the tools? Or, perhaps you don’t have the expertise, knowledge, patience or even interest to start, let alone complete the task?
For small tasks, installations, assembly, mounting, indoor or outdoor building or repair jobs, a vetted local handyman services pro is just a few taps away through the Fast Task app. They can help you with a wide range of odd jobs around the home on a very reasonable budget.
Hiring a handyman to do small tasks around the house can be much more efficient and affordable than specialized tradespeople or contractors because you will:
- Save time since it will likely take you DIYers longer
- Save money by not having to buy special tools and equipment
- Avoid the frustration of not doing it good enough to be satisfied
- Get several tasks done at once rather than hiring multiple people
Hire a handyman for the following types of projects:
General carpentry and home repairs
Bookcases, shelving, cabinets, countertops, mantels, baseboards, trim, moulding, framing, doors, staircases and bannisters.
Mounting or hanging
Flat screen televisions, book shelves, and pictures.
Minor electrical repairs or installations
Lighting fixtures, ceiling fans, and ventilation units. For more complicated electrical work Fast Task has licensed Electricians as well.
Minor plumbing tasks
Faucets, sinks, toilets, and shower heads. For more complicated plumbing work Fast Task has licensed Plumbers too.
Indoor / outdoor furniture assembly
Bedroom suites, Ikea furniture, shelving units, wall units, desks, and patio furniture.
Property and patio work
Fencing, gates, decks, awnings, landscaping, lawn maintenance and cutting, arbours, power washing, gutters, downspouts, and walkways.
Flooring installation or repairs
Tile, vinyl, laminate, hardwood, and carpeting.
Installing doors knobs, hinges, locks, and handles.
Walls, trim, bedrooms, bathrooms, living rooms, exterior, and interior.
Smart Home services
Whether it’s installing and setting up your new security cams, smart door lock, smart thermostat, smoke detector or doorbell, our smart home installation services experts will get the job done right.
Questions to ask your Handyman
When booking a handyman through Fast Task you can feel confident knowing they have already been vetted, verified, interviewed, and background checked.
Once your handyman accepts your task, use the apps messaging feature to ask questions and clarify your task details…
- Years of handyman experience or training?
- Photos of their handyman work?
- Any handyman speciality that they are particularly good at?
- Do they guarantee their work and for how long?
Affordable Handyman pricing
Handymen do a lot of small jobs but don’t charge the higher rates that a contractor or might. Contractors generally need to charge more because they are often hiring independent tradespeople such as framers, plumbers, electricians and therefore charge a premium to make a profit on their rates.
Prepare and prioritize your To Do list
When you’ve decided that a handyman is exactly what you need, get organized by taking a walk around every room in your home and make a list of things that need to be done. With that To Do list, organize the odd jobs into groupings, for example, drywall repairs, door knob replacements, painting, furniture assembly, TV mounting, or window and door weatherstripping.
For each task, jot down the type of materials you think the handyman will need so you can get an idea of how much each task might cost. Discuss the cost of materials with your handyman and decide whether it’s more efficient for you to buy it and keep the excess on hand for the future, or for him to buy it. Fortunately you won’t need to buy any tools which will save you a lot of money.
Prioritize the tasks. Decide what’s most important to do. Or, have the handyman do some small jobs first so you can judge how long he might take to do other tasks. This also gives you a chance to study his workmanship to see if it’s up to your expectations.
Free up your day by hiring a Fast Task Handyman to do the small tasks you need done well at very affordable prices.
And if you consider yourself a handyman capable of performing any of the tasks mentioned above, apply to become a Fast Task Approved Expert here and start earning extra money, on your own schedule, doing what you’re good at!