How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Handyman in Alexandria?

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Typically, paying a skilled Alexandria handyman can either be in flat-rate arrangement or charge by the hour. Since most handymen are not licensed and can only do basic and simple jobs, they are cheaper to hire than professional or licensed workers. Flat-rate charges can be applied to tasks that are pretty forthright. Examples are installation of furniture, fixing or changing faucet heads and installing lights, fans, and simple home electronics. A handyman in Alexandria can immediately estimate how long these sort of jobs can take them and what tools to use.

When is it advisable to hire a skilled Alexandria handyman for my house rather than a contractor?

If you know the complexity or simplicity of your house problem, you can determine if you need to hire a professional service contractor or just a plain handyman. A handyman in Alexandria can work on different aspects of home improvement. They can carry out small jobs like simple electric installations, fixing or building furniture, cleaning your pathway or driveway and even gardening. Whereas professional contractors are needed when you have major issues like plumbing problems, roof cleaning or installation of sidings.

Can I get an estimate or price quote for my job in Alexandria?

Normally, a handyman has a fixed hourly rate. Regardless of what job you have for them, if they can do it, you will need to pay them based on their hourly rate. However, jobs that may take days to finish can be negotiated and turn into a flat-rate charge. Estimates and quotations can be requested if there are materials needed in the project that the handyman will provide.

Are there any payment options when hiring the services of a handyman in Alexandria?

Yes. You may pay a handyman in cash or check. This will depend on your agreement with the handyman.

If materials are needed to be purchased for my project, can the hired handyman in Alexandria buy them?

Mostly, handymen come into homes with only their tools with them. It is rare that they provide the materials needed in the construction of the project. However, if you do not have the time to purchase the materials, or it is an emergency, you can ask the Alexandria handyman to do it for you at an additional charge. It is advisable though, that you prepare the materials before hiring the services of a handyman to avoid hassles.

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However, to compensate the handyman for small jobs that are done in minimum charge, a homeowner may opt for an hourly rate basis. If the roof of your dog’s house needs a bit of fixing and you decided to hire a handyman (with an hourly rate of $70), and the work can be finished in just 10 minutes, it would be a bit unfair if you pay him a prorated charge of $11.70. Normally, it is highly advisable for homeowners to maximize the services of the handyman. Consolidate a list of small tasks that can keep him occupied for at least 1 hour.

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    ACT Inc

    Rating: 69
    4936 Eisenhower Ave. 
    AlexandriaVA  22304
  • 2

    Alexandria Sanitation Authority

    Rating: 58
    1500 Eisenhower Ave. 
    AlexandriaVA  22314
  • 3

    Alexandria Granite & Marble LLC

    Rating: 57
    2758 Duke St. 
    AlexandriaVA  22314
  • 4

    Ahl Development

    Rating: 57
    6469 Little River Tpke. 
    AlexandriaVA  22312
  • 5

    1st United Contractors Corp

    Rating: 59
    5703 General Washington Dr. 
    AlexandriaVA  22312
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    Action Home Construction Inc

    Rating: 59
    4909 Lincoln Ave. 
    AlexandriaVA  22312