Handy Manners

Property Tidy-Up 20 June 2018

Landlord hired Handy Manners to tidy up a tenanted property.  We had a long list of small jobs to complete including: House wash Waterblast steps Treat driveway with Wet & Forget Fix boundary fence Fix curtain rod Repair garage door Replace...

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Spouting Repair – 13 July 2018

Spouting was sagging and dripping over the edge and it was 6m up from the ground. Homeowner called Handy Manners to fix it. We pointed out that code calls for spouting to be installed with brackets every 400mm and who ever installed his spouting...

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Hanging Doors – 22 June 2018

A thrifty home-owner found some cheap doors on TradeMe to replace the broken old ones in her home. Unfortunately they were not quite the same size. She called Handy Manners and we came buy to make adjustments to fit the doors properly. Job done...

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Property Tidy-Up 15 June 2018

Landlord called Handy Manners to tidy up a property in preparation for new tenants moving in. His priority was that we had to be done by Thursday and we had to keep under a specified budget so we prioritised jobs and got as much as we could...

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Fence Repair – 11 June 2018

Bit of an oops in the driveway and the neighbours fence needs a bit of help. Not a problem for Handy Manners. We got the fence fixed before the neighbour came home from holiday. Ok, the new wooden fence palings are not as weathered as the rest of...

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Concrete Cutting – 8 June 2018

Got called to cut some concrete. The home owner wanted to put some drainage, wanted to do the work himself. But first he needed a 16m trench cut in the concrete patio so he could dig and lay the drainage pipe. Not a problem. We had that done in a...

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Sad But Sweet – 30 May 2018

An old woman called and asked us to come bury her cat. The cat had crawled under the house to die and she needed someone to get it out and bury it. Poor dear. She was really pleased that we took care of the task with respect and dignity and she...

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Prep house for sale – 5 June 2018

A lovely older lady called us to prepare her house for sale with a long list of little jobs Rebuild the spa pool enclosure Paint the front steps Waterblast pathways Clean spouting Wash the house Fix the latch on the gate Re-hang a door Install a...

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Office Fit-Out – 9 May 2018

Got a call for an urgent office fit-out in the city. Something went wrong and they needed us to get them ready to open for business in 2 weeks. We reviewed the site, drew up plans and we started work. The site was prepped, painted, wall...

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The Handy Manners Name

I wanted to do something different with my handyman business. I mean, it’s a pretty simple business to get into, but I wanted to focus on taking care of people. I believe that if you take care of people, then the business will prosper...

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