Larry the handyman
South Africa - Johannesburg
Larry the handyman - Larry the handyman specializes in a range of services including plumbing, painting, tiling, ceiling, roofing, electrical work,paving, vinyl and laminated flooring, building, window cleaning, general cleaning, renovations, roofing, etc
Any adivce about selecting a good Handyman?
A good handyman is proud of his work and does not hide his references. Call the references provided for confirmation. Full payment before project commences is a NOO NO.
Select someone that you can trust and is reliable in cases of emergency. is not scared of a job.
What tools and skills do you have?
all electrical and manual tools. we are also trained to use these tools. Our electrical tools consists of grinders, drilling machines, stampers, high pressure cleaners, etc. Also the handy/ manual tools are those ones for the toolboxes and sort eg pliers, nozzles, etc
Did you study or have you become self-tought?
i became a self tought handyman and Im proud of myself because I really know my job and Im also training others in this feild. It was a thing of passion. I love this type of job because everyday I learn new things and new tricks. It pays well too.......
Is DIY a good idea for certain jobs?
yes, i would recommend it., but as you know we all need a specialist in everything. every type of job has got its own trick, you know llike the secret recipe from KFC.
One cant drill strongly than a handyman but in cases of emergency if you have to do it yourself then go ahead, you also learning there
How do you know you need a handyman?
when things get out of hand. if you cant fix a geyser then when it burst call a handyman, Im sure one cant renovate their home on their own so call a handyman and also some of us have very hectic schedule to do a diy so call a handyman. do not let things fall out of place.