What I Regret About Starting a Handyman Business

Business regrets and mistakes

I made a lot of mistakes when starting my handyman business.

Here are just a few:

  • Quoting a painting job and getting stung by the contractor’s board.
  • Dropping a customer’s brand new 50″ TV and shattering the screen.
  • Underpricing my services on countless jobs (which cost me over $50K during my first year in business alone).
  • Being scared to recommend repairs to customers for a fear of being too salesy.
  • Being scammed for $200 by a cold-caller who was selling fake leads.
  • Scheduling jobs inefficiently which caused me to waste time and lose profits.

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Home projects You Can Accomplish in a Weekend

Summer is the season for doing everything outdoors from backyard parties to family picnics. Long summer days are meant for spending time outdoors but if your backyard is lacking in the department of fun you may be missing out! The good news is there are plenty of projects that you can start and finish in […]

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5 Home Improvement Projects for the First-Time Home Buyer

Buying a home is a big deal, it’s one of the biggest purchases and moments in a person’s life. It’s an exciting time; you finally have the freedom to make a space your own! After you get those keys in your hand, you will probably be eager to make the place feel like home. You […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Staining a Deck

Spending time outdoors on your deck or patio is a sure sign that warmer weather has arrived! Decks are exposed to harsh conditions including rain, sunlight, and the normal wear and tear of life. Staining your deck is a step you should take to keep your deck looking good for years to come. When it […]

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Outdoor Upgrades Your Home Will Thank You for Doing

Is your home ready for Spring? Now is the perfect time to take a look at your exterior and decide what repairs and improvements your home needs. Many exterior projects such as gutter cleaning, replacing rotted wood and window caulking can go a long way to improve your curb appeal and protect your home. Outdoor […]

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How The Coronavirus Will Impact Handyman Businesses And What to Do About It

Coronavirus impact on handyman business

Updated: 4/27/20

Everyone has Coronavirus on their mind, and rightly so. This could be the most important event in our lifetime. It’s already changed the world. The only question now is “how much will the world change?”

Nobody knows.

Experts are happy to share their opinions, which are likely very good opinions based on complicated economical models, cutting edge science, and a comprehensive view of history.

But ultimately, nobody knows.

Maybe one of the thousands of brilliant scientists out there will develop a vaccine or anti-viral treatment that works and we can all go on with our merry lives. Or, maybe this will drag on until well into 2021.

This likely leaves you with a lot of questions bouncing around in your head. And as a reader of this website, one of those questions is “how will this impact my handyman business?

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