Pretty Handy Guy

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Private User
Private User
1 review 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!

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Many thanks for the kind review Chris. It's always a pleasure to work at your home.

Private User
Private User
1 review Oakville, ON
10/10

trim, door, and ceiling repairs, patching, plastering, painting, crown moulding

John did a number of repairs to trim and bathroom ceilings in our home, including repairing drywall, plastering and painting, and adding crown moulding in the bathroom. He was great about following through and fair on his estimates of time and pricing, and very neat and detail-oriented. I was very pleased with the work he did and would have him back again.

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Many thanks for the kind review. It's very much appreciated.

LynneS
LynneS
4 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Bathroom Cabinet Painting + Miscellaneous Tasks

Once again John's overall service delivery is a sheer delight. John has completed a number of projects in my home over the last couple of years and I have total confidence in his ability to do job well at all times. His awesome sense of humour and honest judgement and advice about the viability of new projects is greatly appreciated!

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Many thanks for this review Lynne. As always it's a real pleasure to work at your home.

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

Pretty handy!

We are renovating everything, so I had a lot of work for John. Over the course of a month, he showed up on time every day and dealt with all unexpected challenges. He had a long list, and completed everything to my satisfaction:
.. added crown moulding to my dining area and kitchen
.. painted kitchen cabinets and installed new hardware (required some drilling)
.. full renovation of two powder rooms: vinyl floor, new vanities, light fixture, accessories, trim and paint, as well as an accent wallpaper wall, and switching a door to open outward, replacing transition strip ...Lots of problems in one room, and he handled every challenge like a pro
.. full interior painting 2,000 sq ft, every wall, ceiling and trim

I’ve included a before and after of the nightmare powder room that is now my favourite little room!

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Many many thanks for the thoughtful review Shelley. It's always a pleasure to work for you and am thrilled that you are so happy with the results. As well your hospitality is greatly appreciated.

summer in Mississauga
summer in Mississauga
5 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Bathroom & New Doors

I contacted John based on his great reviews and we were not disappointed! We had our bathroom fully renovated last spring (by someone else) and I was not happy with some of the finishing details. John fixed up the patchy walls, painted walls and trim, put up all of our bathroom hardware, installed a glass shelf in my shower and installed 3 interior doors (bedroom, den and bathroom), that all needed to be customized due to the irregular door frames in my 80 year old house! Great work all around - we're looking forward to having him complete some more work in the spring and have referred him to family members as well.

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I very much appreciate the kind words and the referral as well. It was a pleasure to work at your home.

Lisa in Etobicoke
Lisa in Etobicoke
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Replace plaster mouldings with new profile, paint living room

Our experience with John was great. After our initial consultation meeting with him several weeks earlier, he showed up at the house ready with a selection of Crown moulding profiles from which we would choose. The final execution was completed in a short amount of time with little mess and lots attention to detail. He was accessible with queries and trustworthy and considerate through the process. We would definitely hire John again.

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Many thanks for the thoughtful review Lisa. Working in your home was a pleasure.

Gaudios in Mississauga, Ontario Canada L5M1B7
Gaudios in Mississauga, Ontario Canada L5M1B7
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

New doors,New stairs ,New floor/Painting

We hired John (Pretty Handy Guy) after seeing his reviews here and actually recognizing a few names of previous reviewers. He did extensive work here(all interior doors /trim replacement, installed wood on the stairs, and painted the 2 story front hall). He gave us good advise about finishes but left it up to us to decide. His professionalism and pride in his work is evident in all he does. As the work proceeded, he suggested a few more improvements to make the finished project shine even more. He cleaned up everything before he left(sign of a good workman)
We looked forward to his smile and his great sense of humour every day while he was working here.
Thanks John

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Many many thanks for the kind review. I was a treat to work at your home and I thoroughly enjoyed the conversations and hospitality.

Private User
Private User
1 review Halton Hills, ON
10/10

ceiling repair

Hired John for 1st time after seeing great reviews on this site
I wasn't disappointed. Great work, no mess left, and very friendly
I have already hired John to do much more work

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Many thanks for the kind review. I enjoyed this one and look forward to future projects 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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