Handy and Some llc
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License Type: Construction Supervisor - Unrestricted (MA)
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
For smaller jobs which would be most that take between 1-5 days to complete, we charge a flat rate of $70 per hour per man. This would cover most of the services we provide. If a sub is required, we charge more depending on that particular trade. Those rates are posted on our web site. There are some other charges which we are upfront with such as administrative time for planning and obtaining permits when needed. Drawing time for some projects which require detailed plans. Debris removal if a job has a significant about which needs to be hauled away. And of course materials, which we do add a percentage to cost but in most cases, we buy less than the average homeowner so the end cost usually retail pricing.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Typically, I ask the customer some key questions prior to meeting in order to be fully prepared during a project site visit. Once meeting the customer in person viewing and discussing the project, I will send a written estimate which will include all materials and labor. It will also include allowances for fixtures, if relevant, so a customer knows the total cost of the project. For smaller projects we charge a flat competitive hourly rate, plus material costs. We do not require a contract and we do not require a deposit unless there are special order materials involved or the initial materials need to start are more than $500. At the end of each day, we provide an invoice for the actual hours worked and the materials provided and installed. You only pay for what service you have received. On larger projects, we help the customer come up with a budget which fits their needs and wallet. From there we invoice out weekly for labor and materials for that past week. The customer is always in a position where if they are not satisfied, they can end the project with minimal risk.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have been in the construction field for over 25 years. I have had my MA supervisors license for 20 years. I am required to complete 12 hours of continuing education each year to refresh myself on the international building codes. I also am proficient in AutoCAD, Chief Architect and other architectural software which aids in the planning, communication, visualization, and completion of the project. All of my crew are skilled experienced professionals and my subs are licensed, insured and most of all dependable.