Graham Butcher – Handyman Services
What does it take to be a good handyman?
A good handyman fills the gap between more specialised trades people. A specialist gets very good at one thing and concentrates on one particular skill. However, even a small job often requires a range of skills in order to be completed. A handyman should therefore have a broad range of skills helping him complete a job to a high standard without the expense and inconvenience of bringing in more than one tradesperson.
A good handyman will have a versatile range of skills and appropriate tools to efficiently complete any task he undertakes. He will also have a good knowledge of materials and products so that the best resources can be used to finish a job to the customer's satisfaction.
It also helps if the handyman is capable of thinking through a problem, coming up with ingenious and effective solutions and then executing the plan or design into a sound repair, renovation, improvement or construction.
On the other hand, a handyman also needs to know his limits in terms of skill, knowledge and available tools. When an aspect of a job, or indeed a whole project, is beyond his abilities and available equipment the handyman will say so and recommend bringing in a specialist.
This is the approach I take to my work as a handyman. My skills cover the following areas:
If you think I might be able to help you then have a look at the pictures of my work. Then drop me a line. Also, if the project requires the services of a skilled decorator I can always bring in my partner, Venetia, who is an experienced City and Guilds qualified painter and decorator.
I am based in Beverley, East Yorkshire.
Just a few examples of work
|Work in progress in solving a persistant leak|