13 Things a Handyman Won’t Tell You (But Every Homeowner Should Know)
How to find the most trustworthy handyman for the job, the household things you can fix yourself, and your handyman’s biggest pet peeve.
It’s a red flag if we ask to be paid in cash
If a handyman asks to be paid in cash, he probably doesn’t have a business bank account, or he might not be claiming all his income on his taxes. If I don’t have the integrity to pay my taxes, do you think I’ll have the integrity to do good work when you’re not looking?
Control your pets
Please. Do. Something. With. The. Dog. And I don’t mean lock him in the bedroom, where he’ll bark all day while you’re gone. See if someone can keep him for the day. There’s a learning curve with owning a home for the first time, get ahead of it with these 35 things every homeowner needs to know ASAP.