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Can a handyman fix shelving to a stud wall?

I’d like some shelving fixed to a stud wall, reading online it looks quite complicated for me! Can a handyman do this sort of thing or do I need a more specific trade?

Answered by TrustATrader

A handyman is typically skilled at a wide range of trades. From plumbing to repair work and maintenance for a variety of jobs for both inside and out of the home. Certainly, they should be able to affix a shelf or shelves to a stud wall.

Sometimes described as an odd job man or side work, The reality is that handyman can be extremely experienced in a whole area of trades and may also be retired builders or carpenters who do some extra work to keep themselves active.

A list of some of the jobs you can expect handyman services to offer:

  • Furniture Assembly
  • Gutter Cleaning
  • Painting
  • Pressure Washing
  • Drywall repair
  • Gutter repair
  • Paint removal
  • Shelving
  • Tiling
  • Window cleaning

It is important when looking to hire a handyman to help with your home maintenance to ascertain their skills and strengths and whether they’d be the right person for the job.  You can read 1000s of verified reviews across our platform and contact all traders directly.

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