Blog Masonry 3 Columns

FENCE REPAIR – 11 JUNE 2018

Bit of an oops in the driveway and the neighbors’ fence needs a bit of help. Not a problem for Handy Manners. We got the fence fixed before the neighbor came home from holiday. Ok, the new wooden fence palings are not as weathered as the rest of the fence, but it’s all repaired with

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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 within budget. This was a typical list of

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CONCRETE CUTTING – 8 JUNE 2018

Got called to cut some concrete. The homeowner 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 morning, cut, broken out, and cleared,

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SAD BUT SWEET – 30 MAY 2018

An old woman called and asked us to come to 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 was so happy

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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 doorknob Install a smoke detector Re-attach a roof...

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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 modifications built and the concrete floor was polished and...

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