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Plumbing Drain Repair
Nicholas was great, friendly, honest and very helpful. He found the problem quickly. He takes great pride in his work and I definitely recommend him for any plumbing problems anyone may haveApr 23, 2018Verified
Plumbing Drain Repair
Great work, efficiently done. Fixed two plumbing issues. Would definitely hire again.Oct 29, 2017Verified
Slow or Clogged Drain Issues
The Handyman was professional and pleasant. This will become an ongoing professional relationship. Any plumbing problems will now go to "The Handyman"!Aug 24, 2016Verified
Sink or Faucet Repair
Great job with plumbing issue & small jobs we needed done. Highly recommended!Nov 13, 2016Verified
Dryer Vent Installation or Replacement
My partner and I just moved to NJ from NC and had quite a bit of repairs and upgrades we needed to complete on the new home we purchased. One such upgrade was venting the dryer. This home was built in 1892 so needless to say, the original architectural plan did not include a dryer. The previous owners installed a gas line - but where the gas line had to run to attach to the kitchen stove, made for a really poor location in the basement in regards to venting the dryer. Before Nick came, he let me know a price for a best case scenario, which I appreciated because had he named a price over my budget, it would have given us both the opportunity to cancel the estimate so as not to waste time. Nick arrived on-time for the estimate and at first it was pretty tricky to find a solution for venting the dryer without completely tearing up the ceiling and walls. Nick was persistent in finding though and was able to devise a plan of going through an old nonfunctional window that was hidden and covered. I hired him to complete the dryer venting and also uncap the gas line and install a hose in preparation for the dryer installation. On the day of the project, Nick arrived on time (7:30am on a Saturday) It took him about 2.5 hours to complete everything. He did a fantastic job. One strength I want to highlight is that Nick not only gets the job done, and does it well, but also takes pride in the aesthetics of his work. He could have easily vented the dryer in a way that exposed the pipe all the way along the ceiling and through the window, but instead he figured out a way to fish it under the sheet rock for a cleaner look. He also cleaned his work space completely - which I have found to be rare for contractors in this area. I have had many contractors who were ready to walk out the door without cleaning up their mess and would have done so had I not asked them to clean up before they go. I also want to highlight that I had a sewage pipe issue in the basement prior to his dryer venting project. Nick also does plumbing so I called him at 4pm and he was at my house by 8pm. People who who have hired folks for sewage pipe leaks know that cleaning up the sewage is not part of the job. Nick was willing to clean and sanitize on top of snaking the pipes and clearing them of clogs for a reasonable price. Nick has been great to work with and does great work. I have already hired him to take care of some other projects around the house (installing a shower door, clearing debris in the backyard). Glad we found a go-to handyman for our new home!Dec 19, 2017
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?As long as you can provide sufficient details about the job, I should be able to give you a firm quote before starting any project.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I prefer to establish verbal communication as soon as possible. I find it to be more thorough than messaging, a lot more detail can be discussed and explained so there is no miscommunication resulting in an unfair or impractical quote for the work load.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have 5 years of school in the pipe trades as well as 10 years on the job experience. I also have 15 years of on the job training working with everything from painting to building a home working for and side by side with general contractors