A handyman invoice is a document used for establishing a payment obligation on behalf of an individual that requested the work of a handyman. The document is similar to a standard bill, with the exception that it is official in nature, and often contains a comprehensive breakdown of exactly what was charged to the customer and why. Typically, a handyman will charge their customers on an hourly basis plus any incurred material or part costs.
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A handyman is a loose term for describing a male or female that has a working knowledge of many home-repair related tasks and services. A handyman can be a licensed contractor that is professionally trained in one (1) or more home repair services, such as carpentry, roof repair, plumbing, or electrical work, or the term can refer to an individual that is simply proficient in working with their hands, allowing them to complete surface lying tasks and jobs.
The types of services a handyman may have the ability to complete are solely up to the handyman themself. However, for those looking to market themselves as a handyman-for-hire (or are looking to create a handyman company), at the very least, they should have an understanding of how to complete the most commonly-requested home repairs. A few of the most common home-repair tasks include:
- Painting / drywall repair
- Appliance installation
- Sink, faucet, toilet, bathtub installation + repair
- Molding & trimming
- Pressure washing
- Home exterior repairs
- Decks + porches
- Non-complicated plumbing work
To find a local handyman, it’s all about asking the right questions and searching the right marketplaces. Reputable handymen can be found through online postings, friends and family, bulletin boards, and repair/hardware stores. For browsing for a handyman online, the following work platforms are recommended:
When a potential handyman has been found, it’s important that he or she have several positive reviews (if found online), be able to be contacted beforehand, and be upfront about pricing and similar topics.