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Anyone know of good Handyman for odd jobs around the house?

Postby Azza71 » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 11:49 am

Hi I am new to Singapore and need someone who comes highly recommended by expats for electrics, plumbing, building etc
Anyone have recommendations?
Thanks

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Postby taxico » Thu, 06 Dec 2012 9:50 am

i regularly use this guy:

William 9150-1952

he did some work for me less than a month ago. he helped me install a shower heater unit for my tenant's second toilet (i bought it from mustafa as he told me he was too busy to buy one on my behalf).

he had to install a new tap (which i didn't buy) and re-work the water and electrical supply for the heater to work properly.

he then re-wired/relocated a power switchbox (?) for me. this involved laying new cables and trunking - probably more but i wasn't there the whole time.

i think the bill's about $100 for more than 4 hours' non-stop fast paced work, according to my tenant. his quotes are free and almost always reasonable but he can get quite busy some time. be sure to call him regularly if it's urgent.

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Postby BedokAmerican » Wed, 20 Feb 2013 6:31 pm

Do you know if he is a permanent resident or Singaporean?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 20 Feb 2013 9:04 pm

Why? Does it matter? Both can work legally. :???:

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Postby taxico » Wed, 20 Feb 2013 9:20 pm

er, i'm not sure. i never asked to sight his ID... all i know is he does decent work for a decent price.

upon request, he gives me a receipt that tallies with the company on his name card. he can send them via email too, which is sometimes useful.


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