Martin DeGuara       Handyman
t: 07551 837577

martinThe following are some examples of the type of work that I am well suited to doing. I want you to be happy with my work, so I've also given some idea of where you would be better off engaging a specialist.

If you have a job that is not listed and you are not sure whether I would be suitable just give me a call. I'll give you a straight answer about whether I am the right person for the job or not.

Work I am well suited to do Work better suited to a specialist
  • Changing water taps and mixers
  • Fixing leaking taps
  • Replacing ball valves
  • Fixing sink drain pipes and fittings
But not ...
  • Installing central heating systems
  • Installing boilers
  • Any Gas work - use a CORGI qualified specialist
  • Major re-plumbing work, although I can work as a plumbers mate which may help to reduce the overall costs
  • Fixing or changing wall sockets, switches and lights
  • Replacing light bulbs and fuses
  • Fixing new plugs to appliances
  • Connecting TV, video and Hi-fi systems
But not ...
  • Changes to the fuse box
  • Cabling for electric showers, cookers etc.
  • Major re-wiring work, although I can work as an electricians mate which may help to reduce the overall costs
  • Putting up shelves
  • Fitting curtain rods and rails
  • Assembling flat pack furniture
  • Changing locks and hinges
  • Repairing cupboards / wardrobes / drawers
  • Hanging pictures
But not ...
  • Installing a new kitchen
  • Major carpentry work - making cupboards from scratch etc.
Painting and Decorating
  • Painting walls and woodwork
  • Filling cracks on walls
  • Repairing plasterwork
But not ...
  • Major plastering
  • Wallpapering
  • Painting all outside of house
  • Roof repairs
  • Repairing fences and gates
  • Erecting sheds
  • Cutting the hedges (using your hedgecutter)
  • Cutting the lawn (using your lawnmower)
  • Clearing gardens
But not ...
  • Planting, pruning etc. I'm not a gardener!
  • Laying patios