Should You Hire a Handyman? Check out These Pros and Cons Before Deciding

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When you’ve got repairs or construction that need doing, your two basic options (besides taking on such tasks yourself, which you shouldn’t do unless you’re quite experienced) are to hire a handyman or to look for contractors. What is a handyman? Handymen — who can also be women — are jacks of all trades, people who are qualified to take on more types of tasks than contractors, who tend to focus on a single aspect of building. If you’re not sure whether a handyman would suit your needs, weigh the pros and cons:

The Pros