A good handyman or contractor for stuff around the house?

hammer headGretchen emails:

My husband and I are getting ready to move and need some small handyperson type jobs done around the house like fixing a small hole in the detached garage roof, putting some trim on our laminate floors (a DIY project which got waylaid), and small painting projects.

Know of a good handyperson or contractor who might be able to help Gretchen and her husband? Please share!

Comments

My husband and I recently had some minor projects done by Fast Eddie's Handyman Service. Eddie is a great guy, with fair prices, and he does outstanding work - fast.

He did new closet doors, fixed our exterior light, and installed new gutters. Highly recommended! He's in CP.

212-915-9392

Sorry, what's the location you're looking for service in?

@chris - our current house is in Colonie, but the house we are buying needs a lot of work too and that's located in West Sand Lake/Defreetsville. If we like the person we hire, we were hoping to use them at the new property too.

Ben Sela of Iosco Construction is great. Quality work,

http://ioscoconstruction.com

Sounds like you need Todd Jobs! 518-857-5602. Todd started his business because he saw people constantly getting ripped off by contractors, etc and felt there was a market for people who need little odd jobs done. You get contractor quality work at a great price - $40/hr -he can basically do anything - and if he can't he tells you and doesn't waste your time! Tell him that Dan O. sent you.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Capital Region high school graduation rates 2014

The state Department of Education released its annual collection of data about high school graduation rates around the state on Thursday. The statewide graduation rate... (more)

Holiday gifts: Daniel B.

Gifts and giving are on most everyone's mind this month. So we thought we'd ask a few people to share some thoughts on presents, past... (more)

Warmth with flair

Historical object gawking: We came across this photo of a 19th century stove in the Albany Institute collection. It was made by a Troy company... (more)

Crisp Cannoli storefront closing

The Crisp Cannoli in East Greenbush -- you know, the bakery that makes croissant donuts, including an apple cider version -- is closing its storefront... (more)

Local food gifts

We're into the stretch run for December holidays, so we asked Deanna for a few stocking stuffer-type local food gift ideas. Stockings are my favorite... (more)

Recent Comments

... I tend to ask questions that make the person think about what they just said. I ask it sweetly and in a tone that notes confusion on my part. I have been called honey in the office and asked the person, " Can I ask what you mean when you call me honey? Because you don't call John honey." It calls out that he's treating you differently for being a woman. If he still doesn't get it, you can be more direct: "I appreciate that you respect my work and treat me equally, but I wouldn't want others to think otherwise based on how you address me."

Fracking to be banned in New York

...has 3 comments, most recently from Mike

Holiday gifts: Erin Pihlaja

...has 1 comment, most recently from Jennifer

New Amsterdam State

...has 5 comments, most recently from Ellen

Local food gifts

...has 3 comments, most recently from Ellen

Where to get latkes?

...has 10 comments, most recently from E