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Start & Run a Handyman Business
     

Start & Run a Handyman Business

by Sarah White, Kevin Pegg
 
With the easy-to-read tips and business strategies taught in this book, readers will learn how to make a handyman business profitable. The book provides tips for both doing the job and the skills needed to run the business. The work life of a handyman can be very rewarding. It means finding creative solutions to everyday problems, learning new things, and enjoying a

Overview

With the easy-to-read tips and business strategies taught in this book, readers will learn how to make a handyman business profitable. The book provides tips for both doing the job and the skills needed to run the business. The work life of a handyman can be very rewarding. It means finding creative solutions to everyday problems, learning new things, and enjoying a wide variety of tasks. Handymen can set their own hours and be their own bosses. But they will need the skills to make the business profitable, too, since only they will be responsible for finding customers. This book demonstrates, step-by-step, how readers can make a name for themselves as the handymen in their communities.
This book will help you to:

Use strategies to get customers calling you
Learn basic bookkeeping to keep track of your profits
Learn basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry skills
Set up an efficient home office
Provide excellent customer service
Negotiate and charge a fair price
Create clear, understandable invoices
Develop a network of tradespeople for when help is needed

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551805986
Publisher:
Self-Counsel Press, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Series:
Start & Run Business Series
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
1,335,396
Product dimensions:
8.43(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.26(d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Pegg and Sarah White together operate a successful handyman business, Handyman Services. Kevin does the hands-on work while Sarah handles the record keeping, advertising, and organization of the business. Kevin learned the tricks of the trade from his father, and he is now carrying on the family handyman business. He has more than 20 years’ experience in carpentry and renovations and has been working as a handyman for 15 years. Kevin Pegg and Sarah White together operate a successful handyman business, Handyman Services. Kevin does the hands-on work while Sarah handles the record keeping, advertising, and organization of the business. Kevin learned the tricks of the trade from his father, and he is now carrying on the family handyman business. He has more than 20 years’ experience in carpentry and renovations and has been working as a handyman for 15 years.

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