Handyman Gateshead

Finding a Handyman in Gateshead: There are always a few niggly jobs to be done around the house that are crying out for the expertise of the local handyman, however you need one you can depend on. It appears to be a common scenario in Gateshead nowadays, to get tradespeople promising to turn up to view a job but never putting in an appearance. Unreliable behaviour such as this can be found among all sorts of tradesmen, handymen included. There seems to be such an exceptional demand for odd job men at the present time that they all appear to be booked up for months ahead. If they really are too tied up to do the job, why can't they inform us of that straight away, rather than stringing us along? This shouldn't discourage you however, since it's still possible to find bona fide Gateshead odd job men.

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Now, at the top of your agenda is the task of locating a skilled and punctual Gateshead odd job man, willing to carry out your project. Some methods for uncovering tradesmen are more powerful than others. Friends and relations are frequently a good source of information whenever you are looking for for a good handyman. The most powerful recommendation you can get, even in these technological times, is word of mouth. If a particular handyman has been effectively employed by somebody you know personally, he/she will likely be a good possibility for your own odd jobs.

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While not as reliable as asking friends and neighbours, websites like Rated People are definately worth a try. When trying to track down a trusted tradesman this is one of the most widely known online websites. Of course it is not only handymen and odd job men which you'll find on Rated People, most building trades are represented there. It's very simple to complete the online form provided and wait a few hours for the quotes to arrive. Making the best choice of handyman should be easy once you've studied the relevant customer feedback and reviews. If for some reason you've got something against using Rated People, you could perhaps try Local Heroes or Trustatrader.

It's important to make sure that any handyman you choose has the expertise for the work you have planned. Challenging household tasks might be beyond the capabilities of some Gateshead odd job men, while others are able to take it all in their stride. Electrical or plumbing work in particular is something that a lot of handymen steer clear of. For electrics, gas or plumbing, bringing in a specialist tradesman is undeniably the recommended approach. That being said, you should not hesitate to ask a handyman to change a faulty tap washer or fit a new plug, since most can handle such simple chores.

Odd Job Men in Gateshead, UK

You'll want to always let other people know when you've eventually found a good handyman in Gateshead. By giving them some free advertising you are rewarding them for being reliable. Leave favourable feedback online when possible, and tell friends and family about your great experience.

Gateshead handymen will likely help with clothes pulleys, gutter cleaning in Gateshead, garden decking, plasterboarding, sink unblocking, appliance installation, loft ladders, tile replacement Gateshead, laminate flooring in Gateshead, house maintenance, pest control, loft clearances, floorboard sanding, garage doors, painting/decorating in Gateshead, mirror hanging, lock changing, cat flaps, gate repairs, blind installation, door closers in Gateshead, lawn mowing in Gateshead, kitchen repairs, re-grouting, garden clearance Gateshead, window repairs in Gateshead, key safes in Gateshead, extractor installations, window cleaning, flooring repairs, wallpapering, ceiling fans Gateshead, fencing installation, door replacement and other handyman tasks in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. Always check before booking in a handyman to do any of these jobs, some might be outside their comfort zone.

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Odd Jobs in the Garden

Remember to look for odd jobs that require attention in the garden. Maintenance of the garden is just as crucial as work indoors and tends to be more prevalent. Plenty of odd job men will help with genuine gardening tasks like mowing lawns and cutting hedges. Though things like patio laying or shed assembly are the kind of projects which are more to their taste.

Age UK Handyman Service

For elderly people who require assistance, Age UK offer a handyman service. Seeing that odd job men working with Age UK have to be vetted and police (DBS) checked, you should be safe welcoming them into your house. This service is not free even though Age UK is a charitable organization, you'll be charged an affordable £20 per hour. Age UK gets a portion of this fee to help pay for all its charitable services.

Putting up Shelves Gateshead

Shelf Installation Gateshead

When I asked a handyman in Gateshead recently what was the most commonplace job that he was requested to do, he answered "installing shelving". I suppose it isn't surprising really, since every house in Gateshead most likely has shelves in numerous locations. Installing a shelf is certainly a chore that your run-of-the-mill householder ought to be able to do at a push. But, there are still plenty of people who don't have a clue about how to do this, or just don't have the time, and would rather call on an odd job man. Another bonus of calling on a specialist is that you know the work will be done correctly, and the shelves won't fall off the wall after a few days. Obviously, it's not only houses in Gateshead which need shelving, shops and business premises also need different kinds of racking and shelving for both storing and displaying their merchandise.

Painting & Decorating Gateshead

Painting and Decorating Gateshead

The vast majority of Gateshead odd job men will offer general painting and decorating services for your smaller one-off jobs. If you need your entire house decorating in Gateshead you may be more comfortable contacting an established painter & decorator, but for simple decorating work it should be less expensive to use a handyman service. Such things as door painting (varnishing or glossing), painting woodwork (skirting boards, architraves and cornices), minor wallpapering projects, the filling of blemishes and cracks and patching plaster, are among the decorating tasks that you can reasonably expect a handyman in Gateshead to successfully do.

When all is said and done, although you're looking for a cheaper service, the work must still be completed correctly - so you should ask if you can see samples of work they have done previously, to put your mind at rest. The majority of Gateshead handymen will carry a portfolio of their work on their mobile phone or have photos uploaded to social media such as Instagram or Facebook.

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Gateshead Handyman Services

  • Gateshead Household Repairs
  • Gateshead Key Safes
  • Gateshead Garden Maintenance
  • Gateshead Fence Painting
  • Gateshead Door Shaving
  • Gateshead Shelf Installation
  • Gateshead Picture Hanging
  • Gateshead Garden Clearance
  • Gateshead Fan Installations
  • Gateshead Pipework Boxing
  • Gateshead Window Cleaning
  • Gateshead Tiling Repairs
  • Gateshead House Maintenance
  • Gateshead Sink Unblocking

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