FAQ

Frequently Asked Handyman Questions

If you have questions about hiring a handyman for all your home improvement projects, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and call us today. We’d be happy to discuss your project and can assure you we are experienced and capable to be able to handle it. DL Handyman Augusta has a frequently asked questions section below. If you don’t see your question below, feel free to give us a call.

Can a handyman do plumbing work?

A qualified handyman can often tackle in one visit several smaller projects that don’t require licensing, such as replacing a toilet, installing a sink or faucet, and replacing a garbage disposal. Most of the small electrical and plumbing jobs that homeowners need done, we can do without licensing. For plumbing, a license is required if you’re changing lines, but we can install a toilet among other items. Give us a call if you have a question.

Can a handyman change a faucet?

Faucet Replacement for Kitchen or Bath. … Most faucet replacements can be done by a handyman and don’t require the journeyman plumber. If you have a leaky faucet, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We can usually work in emergency plumbing situations.

Do I need a plumber to install a toilet?

Before hiring a plumber to install a toilet or do any work in your home, give us a call as we can do most small jobs, including installing toilets. Regardless of whether you choose a plumber or a handyman, it’s always a good idea to ensure that a handyman plumber carries adequate liability insurance.

What is the difference between a carpenter and a handyman?

A carpenter and handyman are usually the go-to people in order to get things built, fixed or installed around the home. We can handle most all your carpenter needs, including fence and deck repair, cabinet installation, building shelves, pergolas, and more. If you have a project in mind, give us a call today te.

What do you call a handyman?

A handyman, also known as a fixer, handyperson or handyworker, is a person skilled at a wide range of repairs, typically around the home. These tasks include trade skills, repair work, maintenance work, are both interior and exterior, and are sometimes described as “side work”, “odd jobs” or “fix-up tasks”.

What makes a good handyman?

Reliable – Your handyman should be someone you can rely on. They should be someone you can trust inside your home. Signs that your handyman is reliable include being punctual, meeting all the set deadlines, listening to your needs and being honest with you. Handymen are also usually a much more economical option for homeowners and commerical properties.

Is a handyman cheaper than a contractor?

Handymen often charge by the day or hour and can be cheaper than a contractor because many small projects do not require multiple workers, and they usually do not have a lot of overhead costs. However, some states have limits on how much work a contractor can do. 

Can a handyman get a contractors license?

A handyman does not need a contractor license if they plan to do any work worth less than $2,500 in the state of Georgia or work that requires a building license. The handyman exemption applies to work worth less than this amount.

Should a Handyman be licensed and insured?

Yes, any handyman services you need in Augusta should be licensed and insured. If someone working on your property should become injured, unless they have their own liability insurance you will be fully liable. Reputable handymen carry insurance for this purpose and to cover them if they should cause damage to your property.

How soon can you work on my property?

One of the benefits of handymen is that we perform smaller jobs and can typically schedule your job fairly quickly. Give us a call today so we can discuss your project, give you a free quote, and let you know when we may be able to schedule your job. Call now (706) 471-0119.

Contact Us

We take pride in being the top handyman contractor in Augusta, with a myriad of services to offer. We are trusted experts you can come to at any time, and we promise to take care of your home or business. Contact us and we will give you a free estimate for the services that you are looking for. Talk to us today and get the best handyman services in Augusta, GA.

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Augusta, GA

Service Area:
Augusta, North Augusta, Martinez, Evans, Blythe, Hephzibah, Grovetown, Columbia County, Richmond County

Phone

706-471-0119
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Monday to Saturday 8am-5pm