For example, in California, you can. Thank you, this is all very useful, I want to start my own maintenance service in Columbus and I am a little concerned about the legality of things. You'll want to know if you need a maintenance personnel license and what services you can and can't legally perform until you get one. You will also need to decide if you will provide your maintenance services as a sole owner or as an LLC.
But how do you define a handyman? Handyman work generally involves small jobs, quick repairs, or jobs valued below a certain dollar amount, but laws and definitions vary from state to state. Rates depend on their specialty, experience, level of education and whether maintenance personnel are insured, require specialized equipment, or provide services in rural areas. However, for a maintenance staff to provide services in a specific niche, such as electrical maintenance, a valid license in that field is required. Now that you know where to start with the cost of maintenance labor, it's time to figure out how to attractively set maintenance personnel prices per job so that your estimates turn into real work.
Once you have calculated the number of hours you will reasonably spend doing maintenance work, dividing your living and operating costs by those hours will indicate what the minimum prices for maintenance personnel per hour should be. Dan, if you really want a challenge, try to find ANY clear answer about what is required and what services a maintenance staff can provide in FLORIDA. Whether you're starting out as a self-employed handyman or running a property management business, setting your maintenance staff prices per job is crucial to your success. I have a commercial paint license from the state of Nevada and want to advertise small painting projects and maintenance services, how would I do that?.