Sometimes, regularly maintaining our home becomes a challenge task. There may be minor repairs, but you do not have the time or tools to get the task done. Problems that arise from flooded basement to mould infestations, structural issues like floor joist, doors & windows replacement or wall reconstruction are some of the home interior repairs that can be done with the help of an experienced handyman.
A few of the home repairs are simple like installing the electronic garage doors, waterproofing the outdoor patios and decks, installing new sink or toilet, replacing broken floor tile or window glass. Handyman services in Dubai provide a wide range of solutions to get the tasks done in the quickest possible time at affordable rates.
You can hire these services for larger projects like kitchen and bathroom renovations. In some areas, they are not permitted to do a certain type of job like plumbing and electrical. They subcontract these tasks, but plumbing or electrical works will have to be performed by the licensed professionals.
Tips to select a good handyman
Referrals from neighbours, friends and family are good because they are trusted sources
You can even prepare a list from online research, after looking through their website
Select 3 to 4 reputed contractors and call them
Before you call them, prepare a list of questions regarding the project, material cost, rates, payment policy, timeline, how they handle the task, insurance, how they employ staff, employee skills, experience and even request for reference of their previous work
Call the company’s references to get an idea of the quality of services, and if they are satisfied with the completed task
Check BBB to see if the handyman’s work has any complaints filed
Compare the quotes, referrals, reviews and make an informed decision
Get bids in the contract forms. It highlights the projects scope, anticipated hours, rates and materials
Never agree to pay full upfront payment
When you go hunting for handyman services, their charges will always be the main deciding factor, but do not compromise on the quality of the materials. Low quality materials can lead to excessive repairs or replacements in the near future.
No one wants to get renovations done every a couple of years, and thus make sure you choose the handyman services wisely. Double check the quality of materials used in the contract form, and make sure that the same ones are used.
For a home renovation tasks, you will need two kinds of permits from the state and local agency. Both agencies include different rules & regulations. There will be a need of thorough inspections before you get a certificate. Handyman companies are aware of all the permits need and the process involved, which makes it easy for you to do the paperwork in the right manner.