Become A Handyman - A Quick Start Guide

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CreateSpace.com, Aug 6, 2008 - New business enterprises - 140 pages
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Are you tired of working for someone else? Want more control over your time and the work that you do? Want to take more vacations? Become a handyman! Before you can make the decision to start your own handyman business there are a number of questions that need to be answered. How will you set your rates and how quickly will you be up and running? Are there licensing requirements? What type of work will you be doing and what skills are required? How will you market yourself? These questions and many more are answered in "Become a Handyman-A Quick Start Guide." The author shares his experiences starting a handyman business. He shares the secrets to earning significantly more than the average handyman and has included a Handyman Pricing Guide with pictures to help you successfully price your first jobs. "Become a Handyman - A Quick Start Guide" will help you start your own successful and profitable handyman business.
 

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Contents

Making the Decision
13
Setting Up Your Business
17
About Record Keeping and Taxes
29
About Invoicing and Billing
38
Truck and Tools
43
Setting Your Prices
57
Marketing Your Business to Earn Top Dollar for Your Services
73
Handyman Pricing Guide
85
Refrigerator Ice Maker Hookup
110
Smoke Detector Installation
111
Water Heater Strapping Installation
112
Caulk Exterior of Home
113
Chicken Coop Build
114
Doorsill Repairs
115
Exterior Trim Repairs
116
Siding Replacement
117

Window Installation
87
Bathroom
88
Closet Shelving System Installation
89
Door Pull Installation
90
Bathroom Repairs
91
Patching Holes
92
Attic Ventilator Replacement
93
Bathroom Exhaust Fan Installation
94
Ceiling Fan Installation
95
Receptacle Replacement
96
Light Fixture Replacement
97
Thermostat Room Replacement
98
Track Lighting Installation
99
Wall Switch Replacement
100
Grab Bar Installation
101
Hanging Mirrors and Shelves
102
Design and Build
103
Lockset Replacement
104
Office Furniture Assembly
105
Room
106
Refinish Furniture
107
Faucet Replacement
108
Garbage Disposer Replacement
109
Under Sink Repairs
118
Window Trim Replacement
119
Add Privacy Panels
120
Adding Sections
121
Build and Install a Gate
122
Fence Post Replacement
123
Front Door Replacement
124
Gutter Guard Installation
125
Mailbox Installation
126
Front Porch and Steps
127
ReStain Deck
128
Pressure Wash a Driveway
129
Build and Install for Spa Steps
130
Build for Garage Steps
131
Screen Door Installation
132
Shutter Installation
133
Stairway Replacement for a Deck
134
Threshold Installation
136
Trailer Bed Replacement
137
Tubular Skylight Installation
138
Build and Install
139
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