Tallahassee Real Estate Market Outlook- 2015

​How does the real estate market look in Tallahassee in 2015?I got curious about this recently.In 2012, shortly after moving to Tallahassee, I wrote a blog post about the state of the real estate market at that time. I borrowed heavily from the brilliant work of real estate broker Joe Manausa at Manausa.com.The picture at […]

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The Myth of the Level, Square & Plumb House

In all the years I’ve been working in the remodeling and home repair industry, as a Tallahassee and Memphis handyman, kitchen installation specialist in Denver, and hardwood flooring tech in Phoenix, I’ve yet to find a house that is perfectly level, square and plumb. There is always some variation in the level of a floor, […]

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What is With all the Horror Stories?

​Prior to moving to northern Florida, I lived in the greater Memphis area of Tennessee for over 4 years. And I talked to a lot of homeowners there. What amazes me is the sheer volume of horror stories I hear from homeowners about hiring someone to work on their home, from contractors down to part-time […]

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Working out in the heat?

​Going to be working outside this summer?Here’s how to stay cool and get Your work done.This is a useful tip I discovered the hard way.Get a decent size cooler and throw in a bag of ice. Add about 3-4 inches of water and a wash cloth.Whenever it starts to get really hot and you need […]

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Tallahassee Florida Homes

​I wrote this article in 2012, shortly after moving to Tallahassee. It paints a pretty bleak picture for that time. Check out my latest article on this subject “Tallahassee Real Estate Market Outlook- 2015″ which indicates a definite improvement in the last 3 years. Just about every homeowner in Tallahassee is interested in what direction […]

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The Handyman in Tallahassee

Tallahassee, Florida is a southern college town, typical of many. However, for a Tallahassee handyman, there is a tremendous potential for work. With 3 main schools, there are a lot of college kids, and a lot of rental properties which cater to them. These properties alone can keep a professional handyman busy year-round. College students […]

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Bathroom Remodeling- Does the Schedule Work?

If you are considering a bathroom remodel, you may or may not have considered how long you can do without your bathroom.In a larger house with a number of bathrooms this obviously doesn’t have any bearing.What if you have only two and a half bathrooms? Or just Two? Then it becomes more of an issue.Here’s […]

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The Handy Man Business

For a seasoned construction worker who likes dealing with homeowners, starting a handy man business can be a very satisfying venture. The question of how to start a handy man business has probably been on the minds of many people in the construction industry for the last few years. During early and middle 2000’s many […]

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Local Handyman Services

If you live in a larger town or city there can be a number of local handyman services to choose from. The quality of work and of the customer service they deliver ultimately comes down to the individual who is in your home, be that person an employee, partner in a handyman service, or a […]

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