When it comes to doing "odd jobs" of a DIY nature around the home, some folks might attempt the work themselves. It's always fun learning a new skill and trying something out for the first time. But, what if you're not cut out for DIY work?
The truth is too many people end up with results that don't meet their expectations. Even though they've put the effort in, they seldom have the skills and experience to do a perfect job.
In some cases, a poor finish can often lead to a dangerous outcome! For example, did you know a lot of folks end up at the Emergency Room because of DIY-related injuries? Things like poor electrical work and even leaking gas pipes can sometimes prove fatal.
You might think that even simple jobs like hanging a picture frame on a wall is a task anyone can do. It might surprise you to find out how even such jobs like that can turn into a nightmare!
The benefits of using handyman services
Nothing is stopping you from doing DIY work yourself. But, if you don't have the right skills or tools, you'll never achieve the desired results. That's why it makes sense to hire the services of a handyman!
I know what you're thinking: a handyman's service might cost you a lot of money, right? The good news is that hiring a handyman is more cost-effective than you might think. Here's an example of where a handyman works out better than doing the work yourself:
Let's say that you want to install some shelving in your living room. You're not too keen on pre-made products, so you wish to create a custom solution that matches your decor. As you can appreciate, you'll need to buy some materials for the job - timber and drywall screws.
You will also need the right tools to complete the project. That means you'll have to spend money buying a drill, saw, level and tape measure. The costs will soon mount up. If you're not likely to use those tools again, they'll be a waste of money. And you'll also have to find somewhere to store them too.
There's also the fact that you may not end up with the intended results. What happens if you come across a problem mid-project? For instance, there could be structural issues with the wall.
Now let's consider the prospect of using a handyman to carry out the work instead. First of all, a handyman will have all the tools at their disposal needed to complete the work. Second, they'll have the skills necessary to tackle any problems during the project.
And, third, they can also source the materials for the work cheaper than you! So, to summarize, you'll end up with the expected result, and it'll cost you less to use a handyman!
Why use us for your handyman needs?
Here at Smith Thomas & Smith we can provide a full range of handyman services. We've been serving customers in the Bethesda and Washington areas since 1960. We also have thousands of satisfied clients that have used our handyman services.
When you hire Smith Thomas & Smith, you can be sure of a professional finish. After all; the last thing you want to do is hire someone that does a bad job!
Unlike some of our competitors, no project is too big or too small. So, it doesn't matter if you want a wall painted or new baseboards fitted in your entire house. We can undertake any sized project with ease.
We are also insured and bonded for added peace of mind.
Examples of the services we can provide
Some people don't realize the variety of full handyman services that are on offer. Here is a brief example of the broad range of things we can do for you:
You can also count on us to help you tackle smaller jobs like fixing a TV to a wall.
How to get started
Are you ready to hire Smith Thomas & Smith to carry out some work in your home? Here's how to get started!
First of all, give us a call on 301-656-0141 or send us an email through our Contact page. Next, we can arrange to visit you at your home at a convenient time.
We will then assess your needs and give you a fair and competitive no-obligation quote. If you're happy to go ahead with the work, we'll agree start and completion dates with you.