Professional Handyman Skills

Handyman is a term given to a person who works with improving homes and offices. A handyman can refer to a man who makes a profession of repairing and improving living and working environments. Handyman can also refer to a person who tackles D.I.Y. projects.

General Handyman

A professional handyman is required to be proficient at a wide range of home improvement skills. He is able to perform general home imrovement requirements as follows:

  • Hanging of pictures
  • Fitting bathroom accessories
  • Repairing jammed doors and windows
  • Fixing sagging hinges
  • Replacing window panes
  • Retracing cables


Carpentry is a must for a handyman and includes the following skills

  • Hanging of doors
  • Fitting of skirting boards
  • Architrave and dido rail installations
  • Building decks
  • Construction of Carports
  • Erecting pergolas

Building Projects

A professional handyman has the skills to perform general building improvements which includes:

  • Bricklaying and foundation work
  • Plastering and formwork
  • Building in of window and door frames
  • Interior and exterior tiling
  • Paving and screeding
  • Dry walling and ceiling installations