Odd Job Man Kettering Northamptonshire

Odd Job Man Kettering Northamptonshire: Though a lot of do-it-yourselfers in Kettering are capable of carrying out work around their homes, there will always be odd jobs that need dealing with that are going to be more challenging. Even if you are one of those elusive people who does possess the necessary skills, perhaps you do not have the time to spare, perhaps you simply can't be bothered or you may not have the necessary equipment and tools to successfully accomplish it. This is where locating a local Kettering odd job man will be a good idea if you are to get the work completed correctly and promptly. It goes without saying, you're not going to want to let any Tom, Dick or Harriet loose on your Kettering home without knowing that they are reputable and capable of doing a decent job.

You may be surprised at how many different jobs your local Kettering odd job man can assist you with. It won't simply be the basic odd jobs for example building flat pack furniture, fitting a shelf or clearing your garden, he/she may also be perfectly able to handle much more tricky work for instance building some decking for your garden, constructing some cupboards underneath your stairs or replacing your kitchen unit doors.

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Not all odd job men or women will tackle every type of job that is required, so it's vital that you dovetail your odd job man with the specific job that you need doing in your home. And also keep in mind that once you have located the perfect odd job man in Kettering, you'll be calling on him for more jobs later on.

1. Define just what your project is. First of all, write down a short list of all your most essential home repairs. Those smaller assignments such as repairing a fence, hanging a picture, putting up shelves or assembling flat pack furniture, are the ones that are best suited to an odd job man. You should really use a skilled Kettering tradesman if you have more complex jobs such as electrical work, plumbing or gas fitting.

2. Shop around. Where possible read online odd job man reviews and chat to a minimum of 3 Kettering odd job men. Identify their areas of expertise and exactly how long they have been working in the Kettering area. Make certain you study any references that they have from people they have previously done jobs for. Confirm that he or she has the confidence, experience and skills to finish the work successfully.

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3. See some photographs. The third step is to have a look through a portfolio of their work, or at least look at some photos. A picture is worth a thousand words, therefore use this tip to find out more about their working standards. Find out if they're participating in social media marketing and look over their Twitter or Facebook page or website.

4. Beware of con-men. Do not even contemplate employing anyone who comes to your door out of the blue. Also keep away from any odd job person who will not give a fixed price for the project or demands upfront payment. No dependable Kettering odd job man/woman would expect payment until after the work has been completed to your satisfaction.

5. Get them to put it in writing. Get full details of the work, itemized costs and a payment schedule in a written agreement and insist that he/she signs it. Starting and completion times for the work should be set out clearly in the agreement. Everything discussed between you and your odd job man should be put into writing.

6. Ask for guarantees. Giving a guarantee for one year is something that certain Kettering odd job men will be happy to do. Having or not having a guarantee in writing, may affect your decision when hiring an odd job man in Kettering.

7. Carry out an inspection. Prior to paying the odd job man for the project, inspect everything he/she has done. Satisfy yourself that everything has been done correctly and that you are happy with the result. Get the odd job man to explain everything that has been done, they will want to make sure you are happy with the work.

Odd Jobs List: Following are only a taste of the odd jobs that your local Kettering handyman may be willing to help you with: general bathroom jobs, odd cleaning projects, fitting laminate flooring, odd shelving tasks in Kettering Northamptonshire, small bricklaying tasks, restoring wood decking in Kettering, small kitchen projects, gutter maintenance in Kettering, garden maintenance, fitting new locks, general garden maintenance, minor electrics (extra sockets, switches etc) in Kettering, odd paving projects, the re-grouting of tiles in Kettering, furniture repairs, hanging doors, putting up mirrors in Kettering, fixing together flat pack furniture, putting up coat pegs, repairing timber flooring in Kettering, TV wall mounting in Kettering, the installation of roller blinds, putting up curtain rails, flat pack furniture repairs in Kettering, simple brickwork projects, brickwork re-pointing in Kettering Northamptonshire, maintenance estimates in Kettering, assembling wardrobes, tidy the garden, fixing garden sheds and fencing, mending leaking taps, odd tiling projects, the installation of cat flaps, putting up window blinds in Kettering, installing burglar alarms and more can be done by an odd job man in Kettering, Northamptonshire.

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