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Chris for Hire


Home Helper


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Hourly Rate

First Hour - $90.00

$90 for the first 5 - 60 mins. This rate only applies to the first hour of the first day.

Each additional hour - $45.00

I round to the nearest half hour.

Large Jobs rate - $40.00

$40 per hour for projects expected to take a week or more.


I generally purchase smaller amounts of materials with my money and get reimbursed by customer. I may ask for upfront money or ask for customer to arrange payment for larger quantities of materials.

I do not upcharge for materials. I do charge for shopping and traveling to and from the store. During multi day jobs I try to buy materials enroute to the job and only bill for actual shopping time.

I have a selection of random leftover materials that I see as "communal" and share between customers when useful. Customers are always welcome to keep any leftover materials but I find that most people dont have the space or desire. I leave returnable (unopened) materials with customers.

  • Dump Fee

    Most jobs produce a small amount of easily disposable trash/debris. Some big jobs require a dumpster rental. Some jobs fall in between and require me to haul stuff away. I may charge up to an $80 fee for each time I fill up my minivan and haul away debris.

    up to $80.00


I carry 1000s of nails, screws, washers, bits, blades etc. My customers keep my hardware replenished.

Some smaller jobs, that don't require a trip to the store, I might just "round up" my time a little to compensate for hardware used. I don't worry about a couple screws or nails here and there.

During Larger (Multi Day - Multi Week) jobs I keep my hardware replenished via the materials receipts.

EXAMPLE: I might use 27 screws, a sawzall blade, sandpaper, a nut, a bolt, and 4 washers at house and just bill the customer for a box of screws or something of equal(ish) value.

We all win if I can buy in bulk. Its a good system that saves money and trips to the store. Im honest about it. I leave with the same amount of stuff that I arrive with.

  • Blade Fee

    Certain jobs will require the purchase of a blade(s). Particularly ..... Laminate Flooring, Decks, Demolition, and Larger Tile Jobs

    $20 - $50+


Some jobs take 10 minutes some can take 10 months. Im just one guy.

I don't bite off more than I can chew and try to stay the right amount of busy. I try to not take on more than one large project at a time and try not to schedule too many projects too far into the future.

Handyman / Home Helper services might not be available to new customers if Im deep into a large project.

Connecticut License #HIC.0659897

Tool Fees

I carry enough hand tools and power tools to accomplish most jobs (Included in hourly rate). Some jobs require special tools....

  • Big Ladder Fee

    I carry a 6ft step ladder and will bring an 8ft ladder at no additional charge. If I must bring a 24ft extension ladder I charge an additional $30. If we need to get higher than that we'll need to rent something.


  • Scaffold Fee

    I can bring a set of 12ft scaffolding if needed. I charge a $60 fee (per week)


  • Cement Mixer Fee

    I charge a $50 "pain in the ass" fee per job that requires a mixer.


  • Tool Rental

    I dont upcharge to rent tools but I do charge for any time spent renting them. Customer responsible for all rental company fees. I make sure customer is aware before renting tools.

    Smaller tools Ive been known to rent: demolition saw, jackhammer, panel lift, paver saw, hammer drill etc.. Larger tools we might need include excavator, compactor, backhoe, man lift, etc.



C.O.D. - Cash or check
Credit cards accepted via paypal. Customer responsible for any fees.

I like to square up at the end of each day or as I leave smaller Handyman/ Home Helper jobs.
I like to square up every Friday for jobs lasting a week or more.


Im not a big phone-text guy. As a one man operation, I cant sit around gabbing all day. I much prefer email. Please use phone sparingly and feel free to email me anytime. Thank You.

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