The Home Handyman Blog

  • Get More Out of Your Summer When You Hire Gillespie Handyman Services
    April 22, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Whether you’re in Barrhaven, Kanata, Nepean, Orleans or anywhere else in Ottawa, when summer comes, you want to enjoy those beautiful warm days. The last thing you want to be doing is DIY chores around the house. However, it’s essential that you keep on...

  • How Commercial Handyman Services for Retail Shops Improve Your Business
    April 22, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Like a residential home, retail properties are prone to falling into disrepair. Wiring issues, clogged toilets or exterior signs that are working improperly are among some of the common repair issues facing retail businesses.

    Failing to maintain y...

  • 10 Essential House Repair Tools Every Homeowner Should Have
    March 27, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    With homeownership comes a list of responsibilities – and taking care of home repairs is usually right at the top. Of course, there are some repairs that you probably shouldn’t do yourself. Most electrical jobs, plumbing renovations, roof work, and any ...

  • 4 DIY Home Improvement Projects for the Pet You Love
    March 27, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    In celebration of National Pet Month, we’ve put together this list of DIY home projects that you can complete on your own and give to your furry best friend. Whether you’re a dog lover, a cat person, or you adore everything on four legs, you can have fu...

  • Time to Inspect Your Yard for Hazards with the Help of a Handyman in Ottawa
    February 27, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    It’s that time of year again. Winter is (almost) winding down, and spring is around the corner. Now is the best and most important time to check the safety of your yard. After everything’s been covered up all winter, it’s good to take a keen eye to your...

  • The Benefits of a Monthly Home Maintenance Check and Hiring Household Repair Services
    February 24, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Your home is the biggest investment you’ll ever make, so safeguarding it should take top priority. Most of us handle repairs when they’ve gotten big enough to be obvious or cause damage. We’re here to show you the benefits of conducting a monthly mainte...

  • Should You Repair, Replace, or Upgrade Your Doors?
    February 7, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    One of the most important features of any home is the door. Your doors provide more than the basic function of letting you in and out of your home. Quality doors make your home more secure. They can help to insulate your home, improving your property’s ...

  • Why call a Professional Handyman for Property Maintenance?
    February 7, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    In the life of every structure, repairs will eventually be necessary. For many who have some experience and skills in maintenance and repair, the question will arise: should I do it myself, or call a business offering top handyman services near me?

  • 5 Benefits When Your Business Retains a Handyman
    January 8, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Anyone who has owned property knows that the likelihood of something eventually breaking down is strong. This especially holds true in the world of business structures, which typically experience more wear and tear than homes. No matter how old or new a...

  • Looking for a "Local Handyman Near Me?" 5 Post-Holiday Tasks to Check Off Your List
    January 8, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    With the holidays past and a new year upon us, our attention turns to resolutions and plans. Many of these include sprucing up the house or repairing cold weather and snow-related issues.

    Many people could perform these jobs on their own, were it ...

  • 4 Reasons Why You Should Search for “An Affordable Handyman Near Me” to Install Your Christmas Lights
    December 23, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    The holidays have come around again. Suddenly your busy schedule has turned hectic. You have Christmas presents to buy, kids to shuttle to school and activities, and weather challenges.

    Even worse, yours is the only house on the street still lack...

  • Use Ottawa Home Repair Services While You're Away
    December 17, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    People throughout Ottawa spend a lot of time away from their homes for multiple reasons. While some regularly work away, others dedicate a lot of time to travel. At Gillespie Handyman Services, we perform home repairs throughout the area. If you'r...

  • 5 Reasons Why You Need Commercial Maintenance, Handyman Services and Proactive Care for Your Place of Business
    November 26, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    Owning commercial property comes with obligations and responsibilities. Whether your building is used by tenants or your own business, it requires regular attention to maintain functionality and value.

    Many property owners take a reactive stance. ...

  • Introduction to Gillespie Handyman Services of Ottawa
    November 26, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    Property owners, no matter how big or small, understand the frustration and hassle associated with the upkeep of premises. Normal wear and tear, plus the degradation from the elements and natural aging, can hurt the look and function of your home or bus...

  • Common Signs for Good and Bad Contractor in Barrhaven, Ottawa
    April 8, 2019 at 12:00 AM

    Most homeowners have home improvements to do, at any given time. It can be done alone or hire a professional to do it for you. Considering the type of work that needs to be done, determines the kind of contractor to bring in. A contractor that has a lot...

  • Hiring the right contractor in Ottawa
    April 8, 2019 at 12:00 AM

    If you own a home and have a project your thinking of, you may need a contractor, to help with the design process, and then the actual work part of the project.

    The vast majority of home contractors are honest, reputable small-business owners who ...

  • How to Find the Best Contractor for Your Home Improvement Project by Gillespie Handyman Services
    April 8, 2019 at 12:00 AM

    It’s finally time to tackle that big home improvement project you’ve always wanted to do. Which leads to your first question – “Where do I start?”. The truth is some jobs are simply too big, too complicated, or require too much time to handle on your ow...

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