Odd Job Man Swindon Wiltshire

Odd Job Man Swindon Wiltshire: For the majority of property owners there'll certainly be times when there will be odd jobs that want working on in their home in Swindon, which are beyond the skills of the regular do-it-yourself person. Even if you're one of those exceptional people that does have the required skills, perhaps you do not have the required tools and equipment, you might not have the inclination or maybe you don't have the spare time to successfully complete it. When you're in this situation it will be necessary to track down a nearby odd job man in Swindon to take care of the work on your behalf. While you will find there are a number of Swindon odd job men/women available, you should employ an individual that you can trust to do a decent job and who you will be able to hire again in the future for other projects.

The number of diverse projects that a friendly odd job man in Swindon can assist you with, might actually surprise you. It will not just be the standard odd jobs like putting together some flat packed furniture, fixing up some shelving or doing some garden clearance, he may also be able to undertake more complex projects such as erecting some garden decking, upgrading your kitchen unit doors or building some cupboards underneath your staircase.

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Some odd job men, will obviously focus on certain kinds of work (for example garden related) and will stay clear of more complicated tasks (for instance bricklaying), so you must pair your specific task to the ideal odd job man/woman. And also bear in mind that once you've found the right odd job man in Swindon, you will likely be calling on him for even more jobs in the future.

1. Exactly what is your project? First of all, make a comprehensive list of the jobs that need doing. Remember that repairing a fence, putting up shelves, assembling flat pack furniture or hanging pictures are the types of jobs best suited to an odd job man. You should hire a skilled Swindon tradesman if you have more complex jobs such as electrical work, gas fitting or plumbing.

2. Have a good check around. Talk to at least three Swindon odd job men and check online reviews where possible. Enquire about how long they have been in business and where do their specialities lie. Ask for and study references that they have obtained from previous customers. Establish that each odd job man has the necessary experience and skills to do the job.

3. Study their portfolio. Everyone takes photos of their work these days, ask to see a portfolio. Looking at some images of their work should give you a good idea of the quality of their work, after all a picture is worth a thousand words. If they have a website or Facebook page, check it out for pictures and customer comments.

4. Look out for con-men. Stay shy of any odd job man who calls at your home in Swindon uninvited or contacts you by phone out of the blue. You should also give a wide berth to any Swindon odd job man/woman who requests payment in advance. No self-respecting odd job man would expect you to pay him/her until the job was complete.

5. Get everything written down. It is important to get a payment schedule, itemized costs and full details of the project all down in a written agreement. Starting and completion times for the work should be set out clearly in the agreement. Make sure that you get everything you have agreed in writing.

6. Get a guarantee. Asking for a one year guarantee for the work is not unreasonable. Always try to get a guarantee for the work that is being done, and insist that the guarantee is in writing.

7. Inspect before paying. Inspect everything meticulously when the work has been completed, and don't pay the odd job man until you have done this. Be sure that all the work outlined in the agreement has been done and that you are satisfied with it. Generally speaking your average odd job man will happily run through everything with you to ensure you are satisfied with the job.

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Some Odd Jobs: Outlined here are merely a small taste of the odd jobs that your local Swindon handyman might be able to help you with: build timber decking in Swindon, general plastering projects in Swindon, tidy your garden in Swindon, garden maintenance in Swindon, garden clearances in Swindon, put up pictures and paintings in Swindon, brickwork repairs in Swindon, general painting work in Swindon Wiltshire, general electrical jobs in Swindon, install light fittings in Swindon and more can be done by an odd job man in Swindon, Wiltshire.

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