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BENEFITS

  • We are a centralized multiple project management team you can reach with just one phone call.
  • No middle man. While many apps and websites (such as handy.com) offer handyman services by random folks that do not work for Handy.com, our company does not have a middle man – we do the actual work.
  • Dedicated Handy Giant team will ensure work is performed professionally, timely, accurately and to your satisfaction — guaranteed
  • Customized service to fit your budget.
  • Save you time and money
  • Quality control managers monitor and inspect work ensuring consistency and performance
  • Screened and trained handymen to ensure you receive the best service by highly skilled and trusted professionals
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Handy Giant handyman services

Handy Giant is a fast growing service for residential and commercial repairs, remodeling, handyman, installs, carpentry, painting and renovations. We are  based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Residential

Handy Giant team is on call for repairs, scheduled maintenance, painting, carpentry, handyman projects and installations.

Handy Giant team is on call for repairs, scheduled maintenance, painting, carpentry, handyman projects and installations. Smooth workflow, high standards and excellent customer service are guaranteed. Commercial Handyman Services by Handy Giant: building maintenance and repair tailored for your business and evolving alongside your changing commercial needs. Learn more about handyman services by Handy Giant.

Commercial

We have earned a recognition for making a difference for our clients as a repair and maintenance services provider to individual residences, businesses and multi unit properties.

National retail repairs and facilities maintenance services. On-demand response for emergency repairs. Skilled and local self-performing technicians.

Handy Giant’s vision: to become the highest value provider of commercial repair services and retail maintenance. Above: a partial list of companies we are extremely honored to work for.

Handy Giant operates as a self-performing subcontractor locally and for national facility management companies.

Handy Giant Commercial Handyman Services Building Maintenance and Repair Tailored for Your Business

Commercial Handyman Services Building Maintenance and Repair Tailored for Your Business

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Summer 2016!

These projects will enhance your yard, beautify your exterior, and give everyone in the family something easy, but exciting to do on summer weekends!

1) Make a Herb Planter From a Wagon

How to Make an Herb Planter From a Wagon

How to Make an Herb Planter From a Wagon

Looking to spice up your container garden? Dig out Junior’s rusty old Radio Flyer and turn it into a mobile planter that can go from a sun-steeped corner right to your kitchen door.

2) Build a Tree Bench

Easy Summer Weekend House Projects

Easy Summer Weekend House Project: Tree Bench

This comfy, stay-cool spot has room for the entire family and practically looks like it’s a part of the tree itself. Put your bench together, and you’ll enjoy lounging on it with a favorite book all summer long.

3)  Give the Garden a Pretty Arbor

Garden a Pretty Arbor

Garden a Pretty Arbor

A well-placed arbor is your garden’s ultimate multi-tasker: It can serve as an entryway to an outdoor spot; frame a focal point, like a flowering shrub or garden shed; and, of course, take your beloved climbers to new heights.

4) Add a Sitting Wall

Add a little taste of New England to your landscape by marking off your patios and flower beds

Add a little taste of New England to your landscape!

Add a little taste of New England to your landscape by marking off your patios and flower beds with a border that doubles as a place to sit down and relax. Using cast concrete blocks made to look like stone is makes this landscape feature much easier to build.

5) Gather Around a Fire Pit

how to build a Fire Pit

Build a Fire Pit

Outdoor fires are so hot right now. Seriously. Mankind has called the hearth home for the centuries, it’s true, but these days people are going ultra-retro and getting their heat from stone-walled pits set into the earth. If you really want to light up right, do it in style.

 

Residential and Commercial Handyman Services

Handy Giant team is on call for repairs, scheduled maintenance, painting, carpentry, handyman projects and installations.

Handy Giant team is on call for repairs, scheduled maintenance, painting, carpentry, handyman projects and installations. Smooth workflow, high standards and excellent customer service are guaranteed. Commercial Handyman Services by Handy Giant: building maintenance and repair tailored for your business and evolving alongside your changing commercial needs. Learn more about handyman services by Handy Giant.

Handy Giant is a Boston-based company servicing residential, commercial customers and national business accounts.

Commercial Handyman Services by Handy Giant Building Maintenance and Repairs Tailored for Your Business

We have earned a recognition for making a difference for our clients as a repair and maintenance services provider to individual residences, businesses and multi unit properties.

National retail repairs and facilities maintenance services. On-demand response for emergency repairs. Skilled and local self-performing technicians.

Handy Giant’s vision: to become the highest value provider of commercial repair services and retail maintenance. Above: a partial list of companies we are extremely honored to work for.

Handy Giant operates as a self-performing subcontractor locally and for national facility management companies.

Our technicians are on call for repairs, scheduled maintenance, painting, carpentry and installations. Smooth workflow, high standards and excellent customer service are guaranteed. Commercial Handyman Services by Handy Giant: building maintenance and repair tailored for your business and evolving alongside your changing commercial needs.

Handy Giant facility services for Rhode Island Vermont New Hampshire Connecticut Maine businesses offices properties

Commercial Handyman Services by Handy Giant holds expertise in a broad range of industries including: retail locations, malls, condo and apartment buildings, hotels and hospitality, property management companies, office buildings, banks and financial institutions, manufacturing and industrial facilities assisted & senior living communities, healthcare, retirement communities, restaurants, salons, gated communities and private estates in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine and soon New York.

Why our Clients choose us?

Because dealing with several vendors to accomplish multiple repair, maintenance or installation tasks at one location is more than time-consuming – it can be cost-consuming. As a proven single-source solution, Commercial Handyman Services company can streamline the entire repair, renovations and maintenance management process into a well-planned and consolidated model.

Repair & Maintenance

Commercial Handyman Services by Handy Giant have a long track record of on-call repairs and scheduled maintenance programs. Weather it’s a retail storefront display set up or a full floor refresh at the historical hotel – we keep buildings functioning at their best.

With Commercial Handyman Services company on your team we can help:

  • Eliminate the task of managing multiple contractors and save time
  • Enable you to find an all-in-one solution for wide variety of repairs, painting, installations, renovations and scheduled maintenance
  • Streamline your billing and minimize documentation

Handy Giant has been ranked at the top of the “Best Operators” among the handyman repair, renovations and maintenance service companies in the Greater Boston, Massachusetts region.

Tips for Increasing Your Home’s Value from $100

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Home Improvements: Under $100

Tip 1: Spend an hour with a pro.
Invite a realtor or interior designer over to check out your home. Many realtors will do this as a courtesy, but you will probably have to pay a consultation fee to a designer. Check with several designers in your area and in an hour they can give you lots of ideas for needed improvements. Even small suggested improvements, such as paint colors or furniture placement, can go a long way toward improving the look and feel of your home.

Tip 2: Inspect it.
Not every home improvement is cosmetic. Deteriorating roofs, termite infestation or outdated electrical systems — you can’t fix it if you don’t know it’s broken. Hire an inspector to check out the areas of your home that you don’t normally see. They may discover hidden problems that could negatively impact your home’s value. Small problems (such as a hidden water leak) can become big, expensive problems quickly; the longer you put off repairs, the more expensive those repairs will be.

Tip 3: Paint, paint, paint.
One of the simplest, most cost-effective improvements of all is paint! Freshly painted rooms look clean and updated — and that spells value. When selecting paint colors, keep in mind that neutrals appeal to the greatest number of people, therefore making your home more desirable. On average, a gallon of paint costs around $25, leaving you plenty of money to buy rollers, painter’s tape, drop cloths and brushes. So buy a few gallons and get busy!

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Tip 4: Find inspiration.
An alternative to hiring a designer is to search for remodeling and decorating inspiration in design-oriented magazines, books, TV shows and websites. Simply tear out or print off the ideas you want to try and start your to-do list. Keep it simple — when remodeling on a tight budget, do-it-yourself projects are best.

Tip 5: Cut energy costs.
The amount of money you spend each month on energy costs may seem like a fixed amount, but many local utility companies provide free energy audits of their customers’ homes. They can show you how to maximize the energy efficiency of your home. An energy-efficient home will save you money now, which can be applied to other updates, and is a more valuable and marketable asset in the long run.

Home Improvements: $100-$200

Tip 1: Plant a tree.
If you aren’t planning to sell your house today, plan for the future with a landscaping improvement that will mature over time. Plant shade trees — not only will mature trees make your home more desirable but a fully grown, properly placed tree can cut your cooling costs by as much as 40 percent. Mature landscaping is also good for the environment, providing a necessary habitat for wildlife while adding valuable curb appeal to your home.

Tip 2: Low-maintenance landscaping saves you money now, adds value when you sell.
No question that shrubs and colorful plants will add curb appeal to any home, but when shopping at your local garden center, make sure that you “think green.” Purchase plants that are native to your region or plants that are drought-tolerant; these require less water and maintenance, which means more savings to you and more green in your wallet.

Tip 3: Add a money-saving luxury.
Speaking of water, here’s another way to tap into extra savings; install a water filtration system in your kitchen. Not only do these systems purify your water, they will also lower your grocery bills — no more bottled water. A water filtration system is an inexpensive addition, but it’s the sort of small luxury that homebuyers love.

Tip 4: Improve the air quality inside your home.
Air quality isn’t just about the conditions outdoors. If you have older carpets in your home, they might be hiding contaminants and allergens. The first step to determine if these need replacing is to hire a professional company to test your indoor air quality. If the results prove that your carpets should be replaced, choose environmentally friendly natural products like tile or laminate floors. Hard-surface floors are much easier to keep clean, don’t hold odors, give your home an updated look and, in general, are more appealing to buyers.

Tip 5: Save the popcorn for the movies.
Finally, what’s on your ceiling? Few structural elements date a house more than popcorn ceilings. So dedicate a weekend to ditching the dated look and adding dollar signs to the value of your home. This is a project you can tackle yourself. First, visit your local hardware store for a solution to soften the texture, then simply scrape the popcorn away. Removing a popcorn ceiling may not seem like a big change but one of the keys for adding value to your home is to repair, replace or remove anything that could turn buyers away.

Home Improvements: $200-$400

Tip 1: A messy lawn creates a bad first impression.
Overgrown or patchy lawns and outsized bushes will cause your home to stand out — in a bad way. The good news is that taming your jungle is an easy fix. For a few hundred dollars, hire a lawn service company to trim your lawn and shape your hedges. Your curb appeal will go from messy to maintained without blowing your budget.

Tip 2: Cleanliness counts.
The old adage that you only get one shot at a first impression is true. So, make the interior of you home shine from the moment someone walks through the door. For less than $400, hire a cleaning service for a thorough top-to-bottom scrubbing. Even if you clean your home regularly, there are nooks and crannies that you may miss or overlook. Let a cleaning service do the dirty work to really make your home sparkle.

Tip 3: Visually increase your home’s square footage.
The size of your home dramatically affects the value, but square footage isn’t the only space that counts. Visual space or how large a home feels also counts. The key is to make each room in your house feel larger. Replace heavy closed draperies with vertical blinds or shutters to let light in — a sunny room feels larger and more open. Also, try adding a single large mirror to a room to visually double the space. Finally, clear the clutter. The more clutter, furniture and plain old stuff you have in a room, the more cramped it will feel. For less than $400, add an attractive shelving unit to an underused space and store your clutter out of sight.

Tip 4: Small bathroom updates equal a big return.
Bathroom updates are always a smart move. Even if you can’t afford a full remodel, small changes such as replacing dated wallpaper with a faux or textured finish and replacing old lighting will update the room without denting your wallet.

Tip 5: Add new energy-efficient fixtures.
A functional, decorative ceiling fan is a beautiful thing. It provides necessary light and, in warm months, creates a soft breeze reducing the need for expensive air conditioning. But, an outdated, wobbly, loud or broken ceiling fan is a useless eyesore. Replace old fixtures with new ones to make your home more enjoyable for you now and to increase the bottom line should you decide to sell.

Home Improvements: $400-$750

Tip 1: Even small changes in the bathroom equal a big return.
A great room to update for less than $750 is the bathroom. The two rooms that benefit most from even small renovations are the kitchen and bathroom. One cost-effective change — like replacing an outdated vanity, old plumbing and lighting fixtures or adding a new tile floor — will guarantee a lot of bang for your buck and give your bath an updated, modern look.

Tip 2: Any kitchen update equals added value.
The same rule applies in the kitchen. You don’t have to start from scratch to create a winning recipe. For maximizing your home’s value, kitchen updates are key. Start by swapping out just one item, such as a stained sink or ancient microwave for shiny new stainless models. Even small kitchen updates will add big value to your home.

Tip 3: Replace any worn carpets or area rugs.
Take a look at your home’s soft flooring. Are your carpets and area rugs stained or worn? Nothing turns buyers off more than the thought that they will immediately need to replace all of the flooring in a home. Ideally, you may want to replace them all, but if a limited budget puts a snag in that plan, start by replacing the carpet in the room that shows the most wear and tear and replace the others as your finances allow.

Tip 4: Keep up with regular maintenance and repairs.
Walk around your home and make a list of all the little things that are broken or in need of repair. Individually, small repairs might not seem important, but if every room has just one thing wrong, those small things will add up to create the impression that your home has been neglected. If you don’t feel comfortable tackling the repairs yourself, hire a handyman for a day and watch your “to do” list disappear. Staying on top of maintenance today eliminates problems down the road should you decide to sell.

Tip 5: Get help with getting organized.
Hire a professional organizer for a day. They will show you how to organize various rooms in your home and teach you tricks for keeping it organized. How does this increase your home’s value? Simple — a clutter-free home appears cleaner and larger, which is more attractive to homebuyers and therefore more valuable.

Home Improvements: $750-$1,000

Tip 1: Go tankless.
Upgrade your standard water heater for a tankless model. Most old-fashioned water heaters keep 50 or so gallons of water hot, seven days a week, 24 hours a day, whether you use the water or not. Tankless water heaters heat only the water you need as you need it. Not only will they save you money now, but they’re an eco-friendly and cost-effective update that today’s homebuyers are looking for.

Tip 2: Upgrade your appliances.
Eighty-six the old-school appliances for sleek new energy-efficient ones. An appliance with an Energy Star label has been certified by the government to use 10-50 percent less energy and water than conventional appliances. Matching stainless appliances will not only look great now, but will make your home shine brighter than the competition should you decide to sell.

Tip 3: Go for the green.
Everyone loves a yard with thick, green grass. For less than $1000, in a weekend’s time, you can replace your existing patchy mix of weeds and grass with fresh new sod. You’ll be amazed at the difference this one change will make in your home’s curb appeal and value.

Home Improvements: $1,000-$1,500

Tip 1: Spruce up your ceilings.
One of a room’s most neglected spaces, the ceiling, makes up one-sixth of a room’s total area. Updating your home’s ceilings will net a lot of bang for the buck while adding architectural interest. First, if you still have popcorn ceilings, hire a contractor to scrape them smooth. To add a sophisticated custom look to a smooth ceiling, install crown molding or box beams for a coffered look. Ceiling millwork, an attractive feature prevalent in older homes, is rarely found in newer construction. Adding small touches like these will help your home stand out from the pack.

Tip 2: Update your home’s entrance.
The look of your front door and entrance play heavily into the overall curb appeal of your home. As visitors enter, the front door serves as the transition into your home and is part of their first impression. Entry doors are architectural components that should complement your home’s overall design, not detract from it. If your existing front door isn’t up to par, head down to your local home improvement store for a more energy-efficient and attractive replacement. Whether you choose a solid wood door or one with decorative stained or cut glass panels, a welcoming entrance will definitely increase your home’s bottom line.

Tip 3: Consult a design pro.
If you’re unsure of which design style or paint color to use, hire a designer. They’ll use discriminating taste and a trained eye to help with making the big decisions. Also, remodeling your home with a cohesive plan in mind makes all of your choices easier and ensures a pulled-together finished look. So, when you get the right mix of time or money, you’ll know exactly which project to take on next.

Home Improvements: $1,500-$2,000

Tip 1: Save on air conditioning costs.
Consider installing a whole-house fan. They’re a great alternative to air conditioning because they use only one-tenth the electricity of air conditioners, saving you money. Whole-house fans are considered a “green” home improvement, which is a popular selling feature with today’s homebuyers. As the cost of electricity continues to skyrocket, green energy alternatives will only gain in popularity.

Tip 2: Brighten up.
A “bright” way to increase the value of your home is to lighten up. Adequate lighting in a home makes a big difference. Not only does a bright, well-lit room feel more cheerful but it also makes spaces feel larger and cleaner. A well-lit room also shows that you have nothing to hide, so should you decide to sell, prospective buyers will feel at ease when touring your home. Hire an electrician to add recessed lights to a dim kitchen or family room or to brighten up a formal dining or living room with elegant sconces. You’ll enjoy the bright effect now and your home will feel warmer and more welcoming to homebuyers.

Tip 3: Add the right landscaping and watch your home’s value grow.
For less than $2,000, hire a landscape designer to create a plan that will make your home’s exterior really shine. For maximum impact, plant mature trees or fast growing varieties; these can be pricy but they will instantly make your home feel more established. As your landscaping grows, so will your home’s curb appeal and value.

Home Improvements: $2,000-$3,000

Tip 1: Kitchen or bath remodels are always a safe bet.
Improving your home is a solid investment at any level — but if you have up to three thousand dollars to spend, a great place to start is by upgrading either the kitchen or bath. Either room is a good choice and you don’t have to do a complete floor-to-ceiling remodel to reap financial benefits. In fact, modest kitchen or bath updates can be your best bet for a big return, netting, on average, an 80-85 percent return.

Tip 2: Protect your investment.
For most people, their home is their single largest investment, so treat it that way. Hire a financial planner to work out a strategy for protecting your investment by analyzing all of the financing options that are available. A financial whiz can tell you if you should refinance to lower your monthly payments or pull out some equity to pay for value-adding improvements.

Tip 3: Bring the outdoors in.
Consider turning two standard windows into an opening for beautiful French or sliding glass doors. Full-view glass doors really brighten up the space and a light and airy room is always more attractive. Also, with a view of the outdoors, the room will feel much larger. Another bonus is that modern doors are energy-efficient, cutting down on heating and cooling costs. That means more cash in your pocket now and a financial bonus should you decide to sell.

Home Improvements: $3,000-$5,000

Tip 1: Add closet or garage storage.
Realtors agree that top on most homeownes’ list of wants is ample storage space. For less than $5,000, consider upgrading your home’s storage by adding custom shelving systems to a closet or garage. The first step to really getting organized is de-cluttering. Start by sorting your belongings, then stash them away in your new organized closet or garage to really maximize your home’s value.

Tip 2: Green flooring choices equal more green in your wallet.
Worn, tired carpet will not only turn off homebuyers, but it can make you feel worn and tired too. Replace it with the hottest trend in flooring: renewable, environmentally friendly bamboo. Solid-surface floors are easy to keep clean and give your home an upscale look and feel. Green flooring choices, like bamboo, minimally impact the environment and are a big selling point to today’s environmentally conscious homebuyers.

Tip 3: Resurface concrete.
Replacing the cracked concrete surfaces around your home can cost a small fortune. But for a fraction of that cost, concrete can be resurfaced in a multitude of colors and finishes. Consider adding a cobblestone finish to your driveway, a brick look to an old walkway or a slate finish around the pool or patio. Whichever texture you choose, it will be a huge improvement over standard concrete and potential homebuyers will really take notice.

Home Improvements: $5,000 and up

Tip 1: Refresh the exterior paint.
The condition of your home’s exterior is key to the overall curb appeal, so refresh that facade with a coat of paint. Fresh exterior paint will not only preserve and protect your home’s exterior siding — the right paint color can make a dull home dazzling. By the same token, a house painted with an overly bright or overly bland color will make a house less appealing and hurt the value, so choose your colors wisely. Should you decide to put your house on the market and the exterior paint looks bad, a buyer will assume that the interior of the home has been neglected too and drive right past.

Tip 2: Go solar to save some green.
Save energy bill greenbacks by going green with a solar water heater. The installed price can cost up to $5,000, but these systems can slash your hot water bills by as much as 80 percent and attract energy-conscious homebuyers should you decide to sell. Install a solar water heater where there’s unobstructed southern exposure and you’ll have savings made in the shade.

Tip 3: Kitchen remodels are king.
Hands down, one of the biggest returns on investment comes from a kitchen remodel. Most experts agree that if you plan on updating only one room in your home, it should be the kitchen. Large, open kitchens have become the social hub of the modern home. High-end touches like granite countertops, richly stained custom cabinets and energy-efficient stainless appliances are the gold standard in modern kitchens. Experts agree that kitchen remodels return an average of 80 to 85 percent of every dollar spent. You can expect an even higher return if you are remodeling a really outdated kitchen.

 

Home Improvement Tips by Handy Giant

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Do It yourself with Handy Giant! Review our handy DYI tips

Handy Giant wants you to become a more successful do-it-yourselfer that’s why we post articles and helpful tips right here on our website and carefully explain the common trouble spots and real-world problems. So go ahead, enjoy the satisfaction (and the saving!) from successful do-it-yourself home improvement.

Handy Giant content creators are working hard to show you how to succeed at your projects with step-by-step photos and simple, non-technical language. If you want to do a project yourself, review our articles and learn to do it right. You’ll enjoy the savings, the confidence and the satisfaction of DIY success. And if you decide to hire a pro, you’ll be a smarter customer and more likely to get a good deal and a job well done. And we hope your phone call will be to Handy Giant.

Some of the subjects we cover regularly are home repairs, storage and organizing projects, simple weekend improvements, kitchen and bath upgrades, woodworking, garage storage, and of course how to buy and use the tools you need!

Handy Giant official website is growing every week and we Thank you for visiting handygiant.com

Handy Giant’s tribute to Handy Manny

Handy Manny (a play on the phrase “handy man”) is set in the fictional town of Sheetrock Hills where the titular character, Manny, owns a repair shop along with his tools. Here at Handy Giant we really love Handy Manny and what he does to educate children about DIY and simply helping their parents in getting handy projects done around the house.

Main tools

  • Felipe is always overconfident and popular about himself. He sometimes thinks of himself as a super hero. Sometimes, his ideas make a problem worse. He provides a lot of the Spanish language content in the show, translating for the other tools. He also loves to sing but is not very good at it. He usually gets under Turner’s skin and his headache, sometimes purposely. He bonds with Flicker and tries to bond with Turner even though they don’t like each other. He also bonds with Pat sometimes.
  • Turner is a flat-head screwdriver who appears to be sarcastic, rude, grumpy and cynical; who often fights with Felipe whom he considers a rival usually going against Felipe’s overconfidence. There are some cases where he shows a genuinely caring relationship with Felipe. In the season one episode “Supremoguy”, Felipe needs rescuing and Turner is the first to say “I’ll get ya”. Also in the episode “Breakfast of Champions”, when Felipe feels worn out, he shows genuine concern for him. He appears to have a secret soft spot for babies and animals (including birds, kittens, and butterflies) and for dancing, even crying in “Handy Manny & The 7 Tools”, although he loudly denies it. In the episode “Tools for Toys”, he is easily liked by Mr. Singh’s daughter, Leela. In the same episode, she kisses him at the top of the head and he blushes. Turner loses his patience with Pat due to his lack of intelligence and with Rusty due to his fear of many things.
Handy Manny

Handy Manny is a play on the phrase “handy man“.

  • Pat is a hammer who is talkative, extremely silly and dumb, an idealistic tool, clumsy and not so intelligent, though he does have flashes of cleverness from time to time. He sometimes finds it hard to control his strength. His catchphrase is “I’m a hammer”. He is obsessed with nails. It is hinted that he is Rusty’s best friend because he is usually the first to comfort him. His lack of intelligence annoys Turner.
  • Dusty is very smart and gives good advice. She acts as the big sister of the group and is very good with detective work by solving mysteries. She also bonds with almost all the other tools. Ironically, Dusty doesn’t have eyelashes despite the fact she is a female tool except Dusty appears to have eyelashes when she dresses as a ballerina; which consists of a bow and a tutu. Her talent is ballet.
Handy Manny name is a play on the phrase handy man

Handy Manny name is a play on the phrase handy man.

Safety and Grab Bar Installations by Commercial Handyman Services

Handicap Toilet Installation

Some elderly or disabled individuals have handicaps that can make ordinary tasks a struggle. For those with mobility problems, in particular, these struggles can encompass a number of daily tasks—among them, safe and reliable access to a toilet. Most ordinary toilets can prove problematic for people with mobility issues. If your building needs a special toilet installed to help accommodate daily needs, you can rely on a Commercial Handyman for assistance. Our handyman technicians know how to install several types of plumbing fixtures, from handicap-ready toilets and showerheads to bathroom vanities and shower railings designed for the physically impaired.

Bathroom and Shower Grab Bar Installation

Some disabled or elderly persons can have difficulty navigating due to incapacities that make mobility at home difficult. In particular, shower and toilet access can challenge seniors due to slick tiled surfaces and no fixtures to assist with balance.

For people with such difficulties who live on their own, the installation of shower and toilet grab bars can make these common, daily tasks more accessible. With a grab bar installed in a shower or near a toilet, a senior citizen or disabled person can more easily access these fixtures.

If you need grab bars installed or know of someone who could benefit from such bars, call a Commercial Handyman today. Our technicians have a wide experience in home installation projects. They can install grab bars to make living at home more convenient for those who have difficulty with certain tasks.

Stair Railing and Handrail Installation

Similar to grab bars, extra railings allow seniors or the disabled an easier time mounting stairways, whether they are inside or outside the building. The lack of basic features make buildings less suitable for senior citizens or the disabled.

For railing installations performed by a maintenance and property improvement specialist, you can count on the Commercial Handyman Services. Our technicians recognize the importance that railings can have in a home whose residents struggle with mobility. With railings installed, the mobility challenged can have the extra support.

Drywall Repair and Installation by Commercial Handyman Services

Drywall is a staple of nearly all buildings. Made from thin plaster boards derived from the mineral gypsum, drywall is lightweight and portable and found in most modern facilities across the United States. Drywall’s chemical composition is fire resistant, which makes it an ideal construction resource.

Drywall is an excellent building material, but it is subject to damage from time to time, and Commercial Handyman Services offers drywall installation and repair.

Patching Drywall and Replacement Drywall

While drywall is sturdy, it can be punctured, chipped, or dented. Drywall damage is a common occurrence in most buildings over their lifetime, whether from a doorknob striking the wall or due to holes from nails. Fortunately, most drywall holes are an easy fix for an experienced handyman.

While drywall repair kits are commonly found in most hardware stores, correctly patching a drywall hole can be a tricky and time-consuming process. The process typically involves covering the area around the hole with a thin layer of joint compound, applying a patch or mesh tape, and then re-applying and sanding several more layers of joint compound until neither the hole nor the mesh is visible. And because most pre-mixed joint compound takes a day or more to dry, professionals also generally take the extra step of blending their own joint compound using a powdered mix and water to shorten the time needed for drying between coats.

For drywall patching jobs large or small, you can contact a Commercial Handyman technician to restore your wall to its former condition. Our technician can even paint the wall for you once the patch has been completed.

Installing Drywall

Installing new drywall from scratch is somewhat more complex than simply patching a hole in existing drywall. While installing drywall is simpler than installing plaster walls, the process can still be difficult, especially for a beginner or by oneself due to the weight of the boards. Drywall installation involves measuring and installing the drywall, using correctly sized screws to keep the drywall in place, and ensuring that no electrical wiring or pipes are damaged.

For tough drywall installation jobs, you can call on the professionals at Commercial Handyman Services. Our technicians can hang and install drywall correctly to ensure your walls will be looking great once the job is finished.

Taping Drywall

Taping drywall is one of the final steps in the drywall installation process. Once the drywall boards are in place, they’ll need taped along their edges and prepped for the layers of mud, which give the wall its glossy finish. Finally, each layer of drywall mud will need to be carefully applied, smoothed, and sanded to ensure an even finish across all the walls and angles. When applied poorly, drywall mud can clump and appear rough and uneven, which would require much sanding to make level.

For drywall taping you can count on a Commercial Handyman professional to tape your drywall correctly. Our personnel have experience with drywall installation and taping projects and will be glad to assist with making your new drywall look great.

Plumbing Repairs, Including Replacing Faucets by Handy Giant

Handy Giant technicians can assist with a variety of minor plumbing repairs, including fixing a leaky faucet and installing a new toilet.

Replacing a Faucet

Faucets contain a number of working parts that deliver water, including a spout, handles, lift rod, aerator, water inlets, mixing chamber, and cartridge. From screws and washers to supply nuts and aerators, correctly installing a faucet can sometimes prove too difficult or tedious. A Commercial Handyman can help out by installing the faucet for you. Using your chosen faucet style, our technician will do the hard part of removing the old and installing the new faucet and making sure it works correctly.

Sink Installation

A new sink can dramatically affect the look and feel of a room. For the kitchen, many homeowners opt for the practicality and elegance of a stainless steel sink, which not only looks great but makes cleaning up hassle free. For bathrooms, a stylish or attractive sink can give the room a look of elegance some homeowners may have not thought possible.

While a new sink can vastly improve the look and feel of a kitchen or bathroom, a new sink can be challenging for many home owners to accomplish on their own. At times, some homeowners opt for an expensive contracting service to perform sink installation, but there’s another way. Instead of going with a costly contractor, give the technicians at Commercial Handyman a call. Our experienced craftsmen bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to every job, and they’ll be happy to assist in installing your chosen sink in your kitchen or bathroom.

For new sinks or sink repairs, count on the professionals at Commercial Handyman services to assist with your building plumbing needs.

Drain Repair

A clogged drain can make any of the plumbing fixtures inoperable. Whether you have a sink that doesn’t drain properly or a shower that holds water for too long, a Commercial Handyman can assist. Sometimes drain repair needs can be solved relatively quickly by an experienced handyman. At other times, however, portions of a drain may need to be disassembled, examined, and cleared before being replaced. In some cases, a handyman may determine that a replacement part is necessary (like a tailpiece, reducer, or PVC trap) to ensure normal operation for your drain. Call a Commercial Handyman representative today to discuss repair options.

Toilet Repair by Handy Giant

A broken or malfunctioning toilet can render your bathroom practically unusable.

Toilets have several parts and mechanisms that are essential to their effective operation, and a defect with any of these parts can make a toilet inoperative. Common toilet malfunctions include,

  • The flush handle and its chain have disconnected, making the toilet unflushable.
  • Toilet tank continuously fills with water, causing tremendous water waste.
  • A partial flush, when a toilet does not flush completely.
  • Tank fills too slowly, delaying the time it takes to flush.

There problems are quite common, and while they are certainly a nuisance for a homeowner, they can be fixed with the right tools and expertise. Commercial Handyman professionals can assist with most toilet repair needs. If you’re experiencing one of the problems listed above or a similar issue, give Commercial Handyman Services a call and a technician will be dispatched to attend to your toilet repair needs.

Toilet Installation

Sometimes, a faulty toilet cannot be repaired, and some homeowners simply prefer to update their bathroom with a new toilet. At other times, toilets, made from a combination of several types of clay, can chip and break, making them hazardous to use. Toilet removal and installation can be a laborious task for many homeowners, especially those who don’t have much knowledge of plumbing and their home’s water valves.
If you’ve chosen and acquired your new toilet but need help with the installation our technicians can assist with installing your new toilet and removing the old one. Give Commercial Handyman Services a call today and we’ll arrange a time that suits your schedule to visit your building and remove the current toilet and install the new one. That way, you won’t have to worry about shutting off your toilet’s water supply, correctly removing your current toilet, and disposing of your former toilet once the new one is installed.With Commercial Handyman Services, the hard work is taken care of and you’re left with a new and improved bathroom.