Pretty Handy Guy

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Shelley in Mississauga
Shelley in Mississauga
9 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Crown moulding installation

John is a delight to work with, I’ve been using him for all my home projects for five years now and I would wait for his schedule to open before trying to find anyone else. He does a great job, has a positive attitude and is generally pleasant to be around while he works.

I had him in to take down wainscotting that was covering my entire living room. He refinished and repainted the walls and installed some gorgeous crown mouldings that I get constant compliments about. I’d highly recommend John for all your home improvement needs!

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Many thanks for the wonderful review. It's always a pleasure to work for you.

Damini in Oakville, Ontario CANADA
Damini in Oakville, Ontario CANADA
2 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Job well done!

After reading John's amazing reviews from about a year ago and then again recently, I finally contacted John to tackle our growing to do list. He was able to fit us in within a week due to a delay at another client. Definately our gain!

Jobs ranging from drywall and painting, putting up hooks, and refinishing our powder room counter. He did not disappoint. He is thoroughly communicative, approachable, professional, tidy and did a great job. He cleans up after his work and even came back to make a minor adjustment to our heat vent the very next evening.

Thank you John, we hope to have you back again at our home in the spring to tackle some outdoor fixes. Thank you again for fitting us in! Damini and Duane

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Thoroughly enjoyed working at your home on the various projects. Thank you very much for the kind review as well as the referral.

Lauren in Oakville
Lauren in Oakville
2 reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Simply the best!!

I needed a handyman so I came on Homestars and searched for one with great reviews...Pretty Handy Guy (aka John) was top of the list! In September, I emailed him to ask when he was available and he said he was booking in November...my jaw dropped. Sucks for me, but great for him...he is obviously good if he was booked solid for 6-8 weeks. I told him I needed it done sooner so I would look elsewhere. I searched high and low for a trustworthy, reliable, personable, highly skilled handyman and came up with nothing...it is now November so I went back to John and asked him to put me on his list, which was now booking into January!! I got lucky and he called the next day and said he had a cancellation so we made it happen and he came over for 5 odd jobs. He was awesome. So friendly and excellent at what he does...I wasn't sure if he'd be able to fix 2 of the 5 things, but he did and made them even better than before. I had made a coat rack for the front hallway and he installed it for me...he even told me that he screwed it into the studs so it's extra strong for coats, which I hadn't even thought to do...he is clearly the expert!! He was literally a lifesaver...he hung my bedside lamp back on the wall, he fixed my closet shelf that was coming out of the wall, he installed a set of shelves in our bathroom, a coat rack in the hallway and installed the casing around our front door that was recently replaced. He was awesome!! He is coming back in January to do some painting and build wooden steps from our garage into our laundry room (we currently have cement blocks that are not sturdy). He is simply the best!! We absolutely recommend him!!!

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Such a thoughtful review. I very much appreciate the time you took to leave this for me. Looking forward to the next project at your home.

Kimberley & Peter in Oakville
Kimberley & Peter in Oakville
1 review Oakville, ON
10/10

Installing wood ceiling

Recently John, replace our old and tired porch ceiling with cedar. John was friendly and on time, he did great work. It looks so beautiful and added warmth to the house, thank you John for the excellent work. We would recommend your work and use your services again without hesitation. Thank-you Kimberley & Peter.

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Many thanks for the wonderful review Kimberley and Peter. So happy that you were pleased with the results.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Great service

I found John through Homestars to complete a number of jobs around our home. His high reviews gave us confidence that he could complete this job up to our standards, and we were not disappointed.
He arrived on time, he works very cleanly and everything was completed exactly as we were expecting. I would definitely hire John again; highly recommended.

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Many thanks for the kind review. It is always very much appreciated.

Katie Fiebrandt in Mississauga
Katie Fiebrandt in Mississauga
0 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Lots of painting!

My husband and I had John tackle the difficult task of tearing down some very old, VERY stuck on wallpaper from our staircase hallway. I wanted someone who would be able to navigate both the difficulty of the wall height (some 16 feet over a staircase) as well as the poor shape the walls would be in post-removal. He handled it wonderfully. His patchwork is excellent and the walls look flawless.
He also painted the ceilings and walls in this area, as well as in our living room and dining room. On top of that we had lots of trim that was old school wood finish which required proper prepping and painting, and doors that needed painting as well.
Needless to say it was a transformation and worth every penny!
We will not be hesitating to call on John for any future projects as you can be sure that all work will be done on time, and with great skill and care.

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Many thanks for the thoughtful review Katie. A real pleasure to work at your home as well.

Adam in Toronto
Adam in Toronto
0 reviews Halton Hills, ON
10/10

Multiple projects

This is the 2nd time in a year that we have hired John. His work is always excellent and completed in the time allocated and at reasonable rates.
We will be hiring John again before years end to complete more projects for us.

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Many thanks Adam. Always a pleasure to work at your home and I look forward to the next project.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Large Paint Project

John has helped me out before, so happy to call on him again. Large paint project included very high ceilings and walls, dining room light fixture and drapery rods installed, doors painted. I know I can rely on John to do a great job, leaves a clean site, attention to detail, pride of work and offers a little humour along the way. I value his opinion and suggestions. I recommended him to my daughter and her husband and they were very happy with the finished project. I will definitely call on John again. Thanks

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Many many thanks for the kind review as well the referral to your daughter and her husband. It's always a pleasure to work at your home.

Darlene in Toronto
Darlene in Toronto
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Painting and floor installs

John pained our old brick 2storey wall turning into a clean current looking space. He even washed the window for me as I can’t get up to clean that window. He always goes above and beyond in any of the work he has done for me.
The floors were done with precision ensuring that the wiring was properly hidden so that the room looks amazing.
Thanks to John who has helped me many times with renovations and I am lucky that he has patience to deal with me and my dad!

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Many thanks for the wonderful review Darlene.

Chris E in Mississauga
Chris E in Mississauga
2 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Laundry Room Renovation

We have used John a second time and we are very pleased again with the results. John always comes up with great alternative solutions and excellent handy work . We look forward to using John more and more in the future. Great work again!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Many thanks for the kind review Chris. It's always a pleasure to work at your home.

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More about Pretty Handy Guy

Hi, I'm John Etheridge, the Pretty Handy Guy. The skills and services I provide as a (fully-insured) tradesperson encompass everything from painting, carpentry, small scale  renovation projects and custom finishing work to general repairs and outdoor projects.

One of the things I place utmost importance on is quality workmanship.  I provide past client references on request, with many repeat customers telling that they most appreciate the meticulous attention to detail and reliability. - painting, trim work, carpentry, renovations, drywall, custom built-ins, refinishing, decks, kitchen cabinet installations, general repairs, sink, faucet, toilet installation, handyman services, murals, bookcases, laminate flooring, custom mantles

CATEGORIES
Handyman Services and Paint & Wallpaper Contractors
SERVICES
painting, trim work, carpentry, small to medium renovations, drywall, custom built-ins, refinishing, decks, kitchen cabinet installations, general repairs, sink, faucet, toilet installation, handyman services, murals
SPECIALITIES
Small to medium job specialist
WEBSITE
http://prettyhandyguy.tumblr.com
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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