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John did an excellent job and completed the task perfectly.
Handyman - Maintenance Tasks
Great job all done thanks
Repairs & maintenance
Great, efficient, tidy and clean got the job done quickly with no fuss. Would rehire for sure!
General home maintenance
I am very satisfied with the job done. All repairs were completed without any problem. Colin is very knowledgeable, polite and friendly. He also gave me good advice on future home improvements. I will definitely hire him again soon. Many thanks!
Tenant is happy with the job. Well done and quick. Thank you.
Need a builder to do maintenance task
Keeron is friendly, professional, and efficient. He explained very clearly what needed to be done, and completed the task in a careful manner. Thank you!
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Why book general maintenance through Airtasker?
Nobody likes being behind on general maintenance tasks around the house or business, but it's easy to neglect. When your home or garden is starting to look shabby but you don't have the time or energy to deal with it, allow a general maintenance expert on Airtasker to get things done.
An expert can provide you with general maintenance services that range from simple tasks like sweeping your porch and other property maintenance, to more demanding jobs like priming and painting your walls. While the professionals get on with the seemingly menial tasks, you can focus your attention to more important matters.
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Top General Maintenance related questions
General maintenance services refer to the broad range of tasks that are involved in maintaining, cleaning, and repairing a space. Usually, these tasks won’t require high skill levels, but they will require a general knowledge of how things work and what tools are best for the job.
Maintenance workers’ duties usually involve taking care of a set area. They’re responsible for cleaning and minor repairs, ensuring the space is well maintained.
Common projects for general maintenance workers are fixing wall/ceiling damage around a home or business, replacing tiles, replacing tap washers, cleaning and replacing filters on appliances, and removing built-up leaves and debris from roofing and gutters.
General maintenance requires a broad range of general skills and tools. They should be able to confidently handle a pressure washer, drill, hammer, screwdriver, paintbrush, sander, and saw.
While most maintenance technicians bring their own toolkit and general supplies, it’s best to check what equipment is needed for your job ahead of time. Consumables like paint, detergents, and nails may need to be supplied.
General maintenance costs between £60 - £188 for most jobs booked on Airtasker. But the price will depend on what you need to be done and how many hours it’ll take your maintenance technician.
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What does a general maintenance service include?
General maintenance covers a broad range of tasks and services. You might engage your handyman to work on a specific task or tick off a long list of maintenance tasks around your home, yard, or workplace. Here are some of the most common general maintenance tasks and what you can expect:
Your maintenance worker can help do minor repairs and deep cleaning jobs around your home. This includes replacing filters and other small parts that wear out over time, repairing tiles, patching up holes, filling cracks, touching up paint, unclogging drains, washing windows, pressure washing walls, cleaning vents, and so much more. Your maintenance technician will bring their own equipment or use what’s available at your home, working through tasks in order of priority.
Commercial building maintenance
Site maintenance workers are often employed temporarily or on an ongoing basis to keep commercial buildings in good repair. Their duties and responsibilities can include maintaining car parking areas, cleaning roofing and gutters, retouching paint, cleaning internal glass walls and doors, and keeping the garden area neat and tidy.
Outdoor and garden maintenance
Most maintenance jobs include a mixture of landscaping, gardening, and handyman work around the yard. If you have a deck or patio, your maintenance technician can re-seal it, along with other wooden fixtures like fences and railings. They can clear pathways, mulch garden beds, remove weeds, and compost garden waste. They’ll even wash bins using water, soap, and a scrubbing brush.
Car and bike maintenance
While it’s not a typical maintenance worker duty, many are skilled in maintaining specific equipment. This includes cars, bikes, and even mowers. Unless they’re a qualified mechanic, maintenance tasks will generally be limited to cleaning, pumping tires, bike hanging, plus changing the oil and other minor parts.
Recent General Maintenance tasks
Maintenance of Volkswagen Polo 2010
Tower Hill, Surrey
29th Nov 2023
The car was working well for only 3 weeks. I did not use it, and when I turned it on to drive it, the rear wheels stopped moving as if I was using the handbrake. I think the problem is only in the handbrake. - Due date: Flexible
Espresso machine maintenance and setting
Hampstead, Greater London, NW3
26th Nov 2023
Ascaso Steel Duo PID needs adjustments on water pressure to be able to make Good espressos. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 28 November 2023
Washing machine maintenance (drainage fix)
Wandsworth, Greater London, SW18
19th Nov 2023
My washing isnt draining correctly, so I'm looking for someone to take a look and try and repair. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 20 November 2023
Faisal was very helpful in identifying the issue with my washing machine, investigating, and advising on next steps
Some bathroom maintenance
Holders Hill, Greater London
17th Nov 2023
Hello I have a few small tasks - Id like to change the shower door/curtain/divider OR just clean up and change adhesive on shower divider - freshen up the panelling as its a bit mouldy/damanged - change the panelling of the sink mirror (possible to find replacement?) - fix a leak in the kitchen tap - also a bedroom blind needs a part or replacement - also a shower bit needs removing from wall - make good, paint bits Then also - discuss future work like bathroom tap reinstall using a system with more flexibility (hot cold variation) and also room decorations and shelve/cupboard installation In order to complete this task you may have to take a closer look then help me advise where to purchase bits / panels / door frame thing . So can you let me know if you'd charge for an initial visit to assess and arrange purchase of materials then the job itself Many thanks Daniel - Due date: Flexible
16th Nov 2023
Rice trailer check over and repair to get it road worthy. - Due date: Flexible
General house maintenance
Wimbledon, Greater London, SW19
13th Nov 2023
I need to: - Replace a plaster. - Put filler on some wall holes. - Glue some tiles. - Sand and paint a small wall, painting touches in required areas. - Repair a gutter. - Remove climber plants from roof.
Extension Flat Roof needs Maintenance (refelting and gutter clean)
Waltham Abbey, Essex
13th Nov 2023
When we have heavy rain, we have water leaking from the ceiling and window frames To do: Roof needs refelting and then maybe the gutter should be cleaned to help water flow. Note: Roof is a flat roof part of a kitchen extension. - Flexible but ideally Before Friday, 24 November 2023 - Due date: Flexible
Decorating and maintenance jobs
Largs, Ayrshire and Arran
8th Nov 2023
Painting, decorating, number of rooms, repairs including reseal shower, fill cracks, sand and paint throughout house - Due date: Flexible
Maintenance person / Handyman
St Giles, Greater London, WC2H
8th Nov 2023
Hi, We are a retail store and we are looking for handyman that could offer their services for a daily rate. We need someone with a knowledge and tools. A bit of plumbing, electricity, general handyman services, like drilling, fixing up, sorting things out and general upkeep of store whatever is needed fixed/built/patched up. We need a person who can come whenever agreed and could offer their service for a daily rate. So please let us know your daily rate and experience. Thanks! Kami - Due date: Before Sunday, 12 November 2023
Setting up a flat, maintenance, furniture, etc.
Fulwell, Greater London
8th Nov 2023
I have a flat in Teddington, which I'm now refreshing for a short-time Airbnb lettings. I am seeking a person who is in the area and is handy for some maintenance, setting up furniture, removal of furniture, fitting lights, etc. - Due date: Before Sunday, 12 November 2023
7th Nov 2023
Bicycle repair and maintenance - Due date: Flexible
Maintenance work on treadmill
Aberdare / Aberdâr, Mid Glamorgan
26th Oct 2023
There is an error code on my device that says requires an electrician. - Due date: Flexible
Maintenance on washing machine
Peckham, Greater London, SE15
20th Oct 2023
UPDATE it now looks like a broken seal. I'm ordering a spare. At the Burgess Park SE15 6NP a tenant reports the washing machine needs maintenance. I`m sourcing more information and a video but it sounds like the filter needs clearing is all. The tenant works night shifts and prefers appointments after midday. We would be in a whatsapp group together to coordinate the appointment. Their message is Just to inform you that the washing machine is leaving a lot of water is coming out of it. Is any chance you can send someone to have a look plz. The manual is https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/manuals/renlig-integrated-washing-machine__AA-1609380-2.pdf - Due date: Flexible
Boiler maintenance and fix Nest
Battersea, Greater London, SW11
19th Oct 2023
Two jobs in one visit 1) Annual maintenance for a Vaillant EcoTEC plus 825 combi boiler, almost 8 years old but had no issues so far, and radiator balancing (4 downstairs, 2 upstairs). 2) We have 2 Nests (1 downstairs and 1 upstairs) installed. Both were working fine but the upstairs Nest has stopped controlling the radiators. The thermostat and the heat link have been restarted and reset back to factory settings. It is connected to the wifi and the green light is on but it's not controlling the Nest. We have a Nest Third Generation Smart Thermostat & Hot Water Control. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 31 October 2023
Great communication throughout, arrived on time and got the job done while updating me on various little issues he found along the way.
Handyman/Maintenance guy on retainer
St Giles, Greater London, WC2H
11th Oct 2023
Hi, We are a retail store and we are looking for handyman that could offer their services for a daily rate. We need someone with a knowledge and tools. A bit of plumbing, electricity, general handyman services, like drilling, fixing up, sorting things out and general upkeep of store whatever is needed fixed/built/patched up. We need a person who can come whenever agreed and could offer their service for a daily rate. With your offer, please let us know your daily rate, how many hours does your rate cover and list your specialties. Please also mention if you are certified electrician. Thanks! Kami - Due date: Before Sunday, 15 October 2023
Windows and doors maintenance
Cubitt Town, Greater London
8th Oct 2023
Repair and maintain windows - Due date: Flexible
Charing Cross, Greater London
8th Oct 2023
Windows maintenance repair - Due date: Flexible
Painting and other maintenance
Clapham Junction, Greater London, SW11
5th Oct 2023
Painting living room, repair ceiling leak, repair garage roof, regrout two windows and paint sills, fix rotted outside door frame - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 5 October 2023
Liam is punctual, communicates well, checks that he understands the requirements and gets it done efficiently. He and his crew really went out of their way to help
Handyman for general maintenance
3rd Oct 2023
We have a house in L4 that requires a handyman for the jobs below: Exterior and interior: re-silicon Install curtains Fix closure of living room first door Kitchen: Fill 1 large and small hole Fill gap in door to garden frame Kitchen: easyfill socket gap underneath staircase Install pipe for extractor fan and fill hole Toilet: loose door handle Small bed door unable to close Large bed install handle Install door stop Light switch screw in Fill flooring gaps with silicon We also have a house in L20 that needs the same work done. Looking for an experienced fitter with great attention to detail, honesty and professionalism. Quality over speed. If this is done well, there would be continuous jobs like this, as we are a property investment company with 30+ houses and expanding, so we are looking for long term partnerships with trusted people. Way - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 3 October 2023
Hammersmith, Greater London, W6
24th Sep 2023
We need a 5 or 6m high apple tree to be trimmed - Due date: Before Thursday, 28 September 2023