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What do handyman services include?

Handymen can tackle a wide range of indoor and outdoor home DIY tasks. Here are some tasks you might ask a local handyman near you to pop round and help with:

General handyman services

Got a list as long as your arm of odd jobs that need a handyman to complete? Hire general labour handymen to get several things done at once. They can help with pulling up carpet, hanging doors, fixing broken appliances, garden work, and more. 

Indoor installations and repairs 

A local handyman can help install newly bought homewares or fix broken possessions (so you can hopefully save some money). For example, they can help with DIY blind installation and repairs, fitting and repairing the kitchen sink, fitting pet doors, hanging shower screens, and even wallpapering. They’ll get it done using their own specialist tools and will let you know if you need to provide or pay for any additional materials.

Outdoor installations and repairs 

Your outdoor area and belongings have to deal with a lot. So help them withstand whatever nature (or your family) throws at them for longer by getting them professionally installed or repaired. Find a handyman who can help with garden shed installation, BBQ repair, fitting outdoor blinds, window repairs, fixing your mower, putting up your clothesline, and even repairing your kids’ trampoline.    

Bricklaying and building work

You can hire a handyman near you with bricklaying and building experience to help build garden walls, repair loose brickwork, install MDF, or even construct a chicken coop. When getting quotes from tradesmen, mention if you’ve got the building materials already, or if you’d like them to supply the materials as part of the job.   

Wall hanging

From pictures and TVs to bike racks and mirrors - if you need help with wall mounting, get a DIY handyman to fit your furnishings securely and make sure they’re level. Most handymen will bring their own tools, but you may need to supply extra materials such as screws, picture wire, or mounts for heavier electrical items like TVs and driers. 

Furniture repair

When booking a handyman for furniture repair, you’ll need to be specific about the furniture that needs fixing. For example, handymen with carpentry experience may better if it’s your wooden coffee table, wardrobe, or sofa bed that need repairing. Meanwhile, a handyman with electrical experience may be right for any ceiling fan or digital fitness equipment fixes. That’ll ensure you get the best handyman near you for the job, plus the right tools to get it done.

Recent Local Handyman tasks in Durham City

I need door hanging

£35

Sherburn Hill, Durham

13th Apr 2021

Need an internal bedroom door hanging, handle and hinges swapped from current door to new one which is being delivered

Help with roof on chicken run

£200

Durham, Durham

4th Feb 2021

I have a chicken run in the garden but the roof is letting the water come in and I've tried a few things but the ground underneath is getting ridiculously muddy and I need some help to waterproof the run

Repair to sliding wardrobe door

£50

Durham, Durham

15th Nov 2020

Piece of fabric stuck under the roller

Repair blind bracket

£50

Gilesgate Moor, Durham

18th Aug 2020

The bracket holding the blind up in our lounge has fallen out of the ceiling. We'd like help in reinstalling the bracket and possibly repairing the hole in the ceiling. One of the brackets holding another blind in our house is also close to falling out of the ceiling so if you can help with that too, would be much appreciated.

Handyperson needed

£50

Durham, Durham

17th Jan 2019

Hey there, my name is Magdalena ٿ. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Durham, UK. What do you need done? Repairs What is the type of property? House Which areas of the property need work? A door which is hanging on a single (top) hinge and a hole in a wall What would you like the handyperson to work on? the door which is in the living room and is about to fall, a hole in a wall and (if possible) a hole in another door

Very happy with the completed task, great communication and reliable service

Storage built for scooter and wheelchair indoors

£50

Durham, Durham

13th Apr 2021

I need a small storage cupboard to put my fold flat scooter and wheelchair under in kitchen

Handyperson needed

£80

Durham, Durham

17th Jan 2021

Hey there, my name is Ben. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Durham, UK. What do you need done? Installation What is the type of property? House Which areas of the property need work? Hang door What would you like the handyperson to work on? Hang door and install handle

I need home gym assembly help.

£40

High Shincliffe, Durham

17th Sep 2020

Marcy Eclipse HG3000 Compact Home Gym with Weight Stack, 68 kg I have assembled it, but the lines / pullies are too slack - so not an assembly job, more of a trouble shoot and correct. I can send pictures. I have put in the next section 30th Sept. Can be done anytime

Repair sliding door wardrobes mirrored

£100

Durham, Durham

14th Jun 2019

The top runners of my bedroom sliding wardrobe doors are broken Glass wardrobe doors okay. Require new top runner to be fitted to existing 3 doors bottom track appears okay. 3 doors each height 220 x 77

I need appliances services

£30

Rainton Gate, Durham

4th Oct 2018

Need my TV repairing as I have sound but no picture

Chandelier installation

£90

Durham, Durham

13th Sep 2021

ceiling victorian chandelier to be installed

Handyperson needed

£80

Ushaw Moor, Durham

5th Feb 2021

Hey there, my name is Sew. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Ushaw Moor, Durham DH7, UK. What do you need done? Repairs What is the type of property? Townhouse Which areas of the property need work? DH7 What would you like the handyperson to work on? Repair the massage chair, it has power on but it does not work after moving home from overseas

Repair / replace kitchen drawers

£150

Gilesgate Moor, Durham

16th Nov 2020

3 of my Kitchen drawers are either off or loosened from runner tracks. I need new fixings to make the drawers run and close correctly

I need chandelier installation

£50

Durham, Durham

3rd Sep 2020

i need 3 chandeliers installed in my home

Garden shed

£50

Langley Moor, Durham

1st May 2019

Put up new shed 6 x4 comes with all fittings