A handyman is person who basically does repairs and fixtures, skilled in maintenance work. local handyman in Canandaigua, NY include work like plumbing, cleaning and installation, carpentry, roof work, decorating, electrical work, etc. some handyman are skilled in different types of work and some in only one. They mostly work on commercial or residential places.
Salary of Handyman depends on their skills and there work performed. Usually, carpentry and easy repair and fixture skilled person earn less as compared to a worker skilled in electrical. In India, a person earns ₹15,000-₹25,000 monthly and an average of ₹2.5 lakh in a year.
Types of Jobs:
There are different types of repair and maintenance jobs.
It includes installation of new taps & sink and repairing of taps and leakages
It includes installing cameras, doorbells, alarms, etc. and repairing bulbs and sockets
Installation of Air conditioners, washing machines, televisions, etc. are usually provided by the companies in the process of purchasing
- Repair & fittings-
It includes small repairing work like window repairing, cabinets and kitchen repair
It includes installing doors, cabinets, or wood related work
It includes painting walls and decorating them at interior and exterior places
Common skills which a worker needs to have are physical strength, flexibility, problem- solving and experience of using tools, communication and cleanliness in work. Other skills are required as their work profile such as a painter has to be good with coloring, an electrician should have knowledge of electrics and a machine repair should have mechanical skills.
Working places include residential areas (house) and commercial areas (school, hospitals, factories, etc.). They work according to work requirements. Some works with different companies on contract basis and some are freelancers.
A handyman works usually from 9am to 6pm but can also change timings according to work requirement. A freelancer earns on wage system, however those who have contracts with companies earns in salaries and also have other benefits provided by the company. Sometimes they also charge hourly according to works efficiency.
To work as a handyman it does not require that much education but one should be skilled and experienced in his/her work.