How to Choose a Handyman

How to Choose a Handyman

Qualities of a Good Handyman

Handymans come from many different backgrounds and have varied life experiences. A good Handyman has the right mix of acquired skills, training, education, experience and natural abilities to resolve repair and installation situations. An experienced Handyman will probably have many of the following qualities:

• Overall "people" skills.
• Good verbal and listening skills.
• Thinks "outside the box."
• Helps people work together as a team.
• Impartial and neutral.
• Respect and politeness.
• The ability to gain confidence.
• Knowledge of the repair and installation process.
• Balanced approach to control of the process.
• Initiative.
• Trustworthy.
• Keeps information confidential.
• Ability to remain calm under pressure.

The most important skills and abilities include impartiality, the abilities to communicate, and ability to define and clarify repair and installation issues. It is advisable to interview several Handymans before selecting the best expert for your situation.