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The Best Way to Remodel?  Hire a Handyman in Chandler

The Best Way to Remodel? Hire a Handyman in Chandler

By on Jan 15, 2016 in East Valley Kitchen Remodeling, Handyman |

Hiring a handyman in Chandler is the best way to remodel your home.  Why?  Well, because of the combination of skill, experience, and licensure. Take a look at a simple project like cabinet installation. Why You Should Have a Handyman Install Your Cabinets and Appliances You should really hire a handyman to install your cabinets.  Why?  Because so much can go wrong.  Installing cabinets can be like any project.  It has a process that must be followed implicitly. When you measure your cabinets and measure the space they’re going in, what can go wrong?  Inaccurate measurements for one.  And this is the biggest thing that can go wrong.  It’s a root cause in fact.   One slip, and you have some of your cabinets installed right and a bunch of left over materials. Most cabinets are mounted high. So miscalculating the size and height of your cabinets is one of the easiest ways to cause problems. If you’ve got high ceilings, you’re going to have a very noticeable gap if you’re installing standard sized cabinets.  Mounting them higher is not really an option as you’re going to be constantly up and down on step ladders.  In fact, you may want to install cabinets based on how short or tall you are.  And while we’re on the subject of measurements, what about replacing appliances. If you’re replacing appliances, be sure to measure them. What was standard size back in the day is not necessarily the standard size today.   A handyman contractor will go over the specs for your appliances and make sure they fit in the space you need.  And this is just part of the planning steps they will take as part of your remodeling project. Planning is Key:  Hire a Professional Handyman There is an old saying.  “Failing to plan is planning to fail.”  Let’s say you’re a free spirit.  Lovely.  Except when you are installing cabinets, that doesn’t work too well.  Using an informal design layout is a big disaster waiting to happen.  You could end up with haphazard placement of cabinets that will be jarring each and every time you set foot in the kitchen. There are even more reasons that you should consider hiring a handyman.  It’s all dependent on how you want to spend your...

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