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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 Handyman tasks in City of Edinburgh

Bumper scratch repair

£50

Morningside, City of Edinburgh

12th Jan 2022

scratch to front bumper thin line - Due date: Flexible

Trampoline repair

£50

Slateford, City of Edinburgh

15th Dec 2021

Stitching is loose at the edge - Due date: Flexible

Metallic garden shed doors repair

£70

Blackford, City of Edinburgh

29th Nov 2021

Metallic shed doors need fixing/replaced - Due date: Flexible

Change from single glazing to double glazing in a big window

£5

Orchard Brae, City of Edinburgh

19th Nov 2021

We have a big window 940 x 2280. It is a single glazing and would like to change it as a double glazing. Also we have two small windows on top 260 x 1060 to change to double glazing. I don't know how much it could cost so put £5 on the budget box. - Due date: Flexible

Fix the rope of a Roman blind at my house

£50

Colinton Mains, City of Edinburgh

9th Nov 2021

Some ropes are pulled off and uneven when I bring the blinds up - Due date: Flexible

Blinds altered to fit new windows

£100

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1

1st Nov 2021

Blinds need shortened to fit new windows - Due date: Flexible

Sliding mirrored wardrobe doors - replace top rollers (broken)

£80

Brunstane, City of Edinburgh

13th Oct 2021

Hi, 3 x sliding mirrored wardrobe doors the top rollers have broken off and need replaced please - Due date: Flexible

Help lifting heavy boards and also plasterboard up stairs

£100

Dean, City of Edinburgh

10th Jan 2022

I need heavy plasterboard and some other heavy boards to the top 3rd floor - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 12th Jan 2022

Door came off

£50

Liberton, City of Edinburgh

12th Dec 2021

The door came off. Sliding mirror door. - Due date: Flexible

Roman blind spool needs replacing

£25

Gorgie, City of Edinburgh

28th Nov 2021

The spool of my roman blind needs to be replaced - Due date: Before Friday, 10th Dec 2021

Supply and fit internal doors

£1,500

Silverknowes, City of Edinburgh

19th Nov 2021

I am looking for supply and fitting of 9 internal doors. - Due date: Flexible

Two roller blinds repaired

£100

Cammo, City of Edinburgh

8th Nov 2021

Brake is broken on one bedroom roller blind and the chain and clutch broken on a second . - Due date: Flexible

Repair IKEA wardrobe- back has come apart and makes unit unstable.

£100

Broughton, City of Edinburgh

17th Oct 2021

IKEA wardrobe has become unstable as back has disconnected. Require repair to back of wardrobe to make it secure and then fit unit to be fixed to wall. Require change in internal fixings to change from drawer to rail. - Due date: Flexible

Replace gas lift mechanism on my office chair.

£80

Slateford, City of Edinburgh

20th Jan 2022

TASK ON HOLD, CURRENTLY COMPARING QUOTES, THANKS The gas lift for the rise / fall component of my office chair has failed. I need a replacement part fitted. Flexible if I source the part myself or you do. Flexibility to increase budget for experienced professional. - Due date: Flexible

Lounge wooden framed glass sliding doors not running smoothly

£150

Dean, City of Edinburgh

15th Dec 2021

Lounge wooden framed glass sliding doors keep jamming and are not running smoothly. - Due date: Flexible

Joiner to remove wood on bottom of door

£23

Abbeyhill, City of Edinburgh

11th Dec 2021

I need about 1cm cut off the bottom of a garden door. The door cannot be removed so you'd probably need an electric saw to remove in situ. - Due date: Flexible

Blinds cut

£80

Danderhall, Midlothian

22nd Nov 2021

Ordered customised blinds which have been customised incorrectly. I need the blinds cut to fit the window. - Due date: Flexible

Maintenance for a treadmill

£100

Queensferry, City of Edinburgh

10th Nov 2021

Treadmill is noisy when running. What can be described as squeaking noises when running on it. - Due date: Flexible

I need treadmill repair

£60

Dalmeny, City of Edinburgh

3rd Nov 2021

Home treadmill is wobbling to left. Had for 3 years so needs general service to fix & maintain. - Due date: Flexible

Need blinds cut as now too wide after getting new windows

£100

West Craigs, City of Edinburgh

14th Oct 2021

New windows fitted so blinds are too wide so need them cut - Due date: Flexible