Odd Job Man Livingston Scotland

Odd Job Man Livingston Scotland: Whilst lots of do-it-yourself enthusiasts in Livingston are more than competent at doing work around their houses, there will always be odd jobs which need dealing with that will be too complicated. Alternatively, maybe you do not own the essential equipment and tools, maybe you can't be bothered or you may not have the time to tackle this sort of work. If you find yourself in this situation you will have to get hold of a nearby odd job man in Livingston to get the work done on your behalf. Naturally, you're not going to want to let any ol' odd job man loose on your Livingston home without being certain that they're reputable and capable of doing a quality job.

There may be an element of surprise when you realise exactly how many different projects your neighbourhood Livingston odd job man/woman help you with. It won't just be the most obvious odd jobs for example flat pack furniture assembly, tidying up the garden or fitting some shelving, he or she might also have the ability to undertake much more advanced jobs for example upgrading your kitchen units, putting together some decking for your garden or building some cupboards under the stairs.

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Some odd job men, will of course focus on certain sorts of jobs (for instance garden related) and will stay away from more advanced activities (for example bricklaying), consequently you must dovetail your specific task to the right odd job man. And remember that when you've located the perfect odd job man in Livingston, you will be calling him in for more jobs as time goes on.

1. Precisely what is your project? For starters, compile a list of all the jobs that need carrying out around your property. Remember that putting up shelves, hanging a mirror, repairing a fence or assembling flat pack furniture, are the best kinds of job to give to an odd job man. If you have electrical work, gas fitting or plumbing to be done, it would be wise for your to call in a professional Livingston tradesman.

2. Check around. If there are any online reviews available for Livingston odd job men, read them and interview at least three tradespeople. Quiz them regarding their practical experience and whether they have particular fields of expertise. If they have any references from previous clients, ask if you can see them. Ascertain that any prospective odd job man has got the skills, confidence and experience to do the work.

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3. See pictures of their work. Most odd job men will have a portfolio of their work, ask if you can see it. A picture is worth a thousand words, so use this tip to find out more about their working capabilities. Find out if they're taking part in social media marketing and have a look at their Facebook page or website.

4. Beware of con-men. Stay clear of odd job men who offer you their handyman services without prior arrangement. Also keep away from any odd job man/woman who doesn't give a fixed price for the work or asks for upfront payment. Trustworthy odd job men never expect to get paid until the project is completed.

5. Get it written down. Make sure they give you a written agreement including itemised costs, a payment schedule and full details of the project. Starting and finishing times for the project should be included in the agreement and should be clear and unambiguous. Make sure that you get everything you have agreed in writing.

6. Seek a guarantee. Giving a guarantee for one year is something that certain Livingston odd job men will be happy to do. You decision to hire or not may be influenced by whether any specific an odd job man or woman is prepared to give you a written guarantee.

7. Do an inspection. When the time comes to pay your odd job man/woman, check the work over thoroughly. Make certain that everything listed in the agreement has been carried out to your satisfaction. Most odd job men will gladly go through the finished work with you and make sure that you are happy with it.

Odd Jobs List: Here are just a taste of the odd jobs that your local Livingston handyman should be willing to help you with: dismantling of flat pack furniture, fitting coat hangers, repairing timber flooring, garden maintenance, garden waste removal and disposal, household maintenance, mounting mirrors in Livingston, soffit and fascia repairs, taking apart flat pack furniture, the boxing in of pipework, fence and shed creosoting in Livingston Scotland, basic brickwork, installing window blinds, the installation of extractor fans, mending garden sheds and fencing in Livingston, small electrical projects in Livingston, installing curtain poles, general kitchen projects, garden maintenance in Livingston, brick re-pointing in Livingston, general paving jobs, office maintenance in Livingston Scotland, odd flooring tasks in Livingston, general painting projects, small carpentry tasks, repairing garden decking in Livingston, repairing leaky taps, odd woodworking projects, odd decorating tasks, fitting locks, putting down linoleum and vinyl flooring, installing burglar alarms, gutter cleaning in Livingston, hanging pictures, minor electrics (additional sockets, switches etc) in Livingston and more can be done by an odd job man in Livingston, Scotland.

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