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WHAT IS A HANDYMAN?

A handyman or handywoman is a skilled “jack of all trades” who can complete a wide range of repairs or home improvement jobs.

A handyman, or handyman service, usually charges clients an hourly rate, plus material costs, regardless of the task. Many homeowners compile a list of repairs and hire a handyman to complete the list in a single visit.

The term “handyman” is loosely defined. Some are self-trained, while others have formal training in various aspects of construction and home repair. A home handyman might specialize in a few types of home maintenance, such as painting, carpentry, or tiling, while others may have additional skills such as plumbing and electrical expertise.

There's no national standard or regulation for handymen. Licensing and regulation vary by state. New Jersey, for example, requires handymen who work for a profit to register with the state and carry insurance. California requires handymen to carry a license from the State Contractors License Board to work on any project that exceeds $500 in labor and material costs. Find out before you hire the handyman if he or she has the skills needed to complete your project.

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Handyman Services

Plumbing

Small Projects and Repairs

Windows

Bathroom Repair

Dryer Vent Cleaning

Electrical

Glass Repair or Install

Holiday Lights - Install or Remove

Home Maintenance

Mirrors - Install or Replace

Outdoor Play Equipment

Outdoor Services

Painting

 

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    Does it seem like there is always something at home or in your office that needs to be fixed but it never seems to get done?

    Have you found yourself saying “I will do it next week”, but another week after passes by and the problem is still there?

    Are you thinking of installing those new cabinets in your kitchen but you are afraid that it will be too expensive?

    Are you so busy that small repair jobs have piled up, left unfinished?

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Our professional team providing handyman services in Omaha are the solution to your problem. We can handle any construction, remodeling, or repair you need and will be able to schedule your service within 24 hours.

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WHY SELECT OUR PROFESSIONAL HANDYMAN FOR YOUR SERVICE IN OMAHA NEBRASKA?

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1. Warranty on all parts and services

2.  100 percent customer satisfaction – The majorities of our customers are repeat customers and are happy to refer friends and family for our services in Omaha NE…

3. 24/7 services - Yes. It is true that our handyman service team works 24 hours and 7 days a week!

4. Immediate Response - We accept service calls and inquires by email, our customer contact form and by phone. You will have an immediate response and most likely have your service completed within 24 hours.

5. Free Quote and Estimate on Handyman Repairs - Our expert team of handyman services in Omaha provide free quotes and estimates for all the handyman repairs prior to the work being started. Our quotes are 100% reliable.

6. Special Offers - Omaha Handyman at your service in Omaha has many special offers. We have special offers for senior citizens and repeat customers. Check our website for current offers and discounts.

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8. Air conditioner installation and removal in Omaha

 

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HANDYMAN SERVICE HOME REPAIR SERVICES IN OMAHA

Top handyman service in Omaha NE! Great Reviews at Yelp, Facebook and Google Maps!

We at Omaha Handyman Services offer local homeowners high quality and professional handyman services, which cover a wide range of remodeling, home repair, and home improvement services for the exterior and interior of the home. Our highly trained technicians analyze your home and project needs and complete the project in a timely manner. We use the newest home maintenance products and equipment on the market, to make our work faster. Our technicians have a high standards of the work that they do and make sure that they job is done correctly the first time.

Not all the home repairs or improvement projects need to be time-consuming, or expensive for us to help you. No matter, if you need help with a floor board being out-of-place, painting a room, or fixing a deck, we are only a phone call away from helping you. The best way to keep your home working properly is to take care of the smaller problems as they come, as many smaller problems become larger problems.

Our highly trained handyman can fix and install many items around your home. From installing flooring, to making customized items, to fixing water leaks, our staff does it all. Even if you need help hanging curtains and pictures, our staff is happy to help you.

When you are selling your home, we are your best friend. Since we work quickly, we can fix any of the last-minute repairs that are needed to pass Home Inspections. We can make your home more appealing with a fresh coat of paint, new flooring, built-ins, or just by doing small repairs around the house. Home buyers are picky when they are buying a house, and having all the work done before they see the house is important. With a competitive market, any small problems can cause home buyers to pick another home. Along with helping your home sell faster, many of the services that we offer will help your home sell for a higher price.

From the estimate to the final clean up, our handymen work to provide high-quality work and customer service. Our staff works to meet your specific requirements and minimizes the amount of disruptions for you. Our customers are very important to us, and we take your safety very seriously. We make sure that customers, their family, and pets are kept safe during the process.

Our prices are reasonable and fair for all the services that we provide. The next time that you need home repairs, improvements, or help from a handyman, give us a call. We will provide you with an estimate for all of your home repair needs. We can also answer any questions that you have about a specific service.

Call us today to get an estimate to take care of your home repair needs

OMAHA HANDYMAN SERVICES

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    Exterior rotted wood repair and replacement in Omaha NE

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OMAHA AROUND THE HOUSE REMODELING

Top handyman service in Omaha NE!

Whether it’s exterior remodeling or interior remodeling, your home needs some remodeling done to improve its look and feel. Here are some of the ‘around the house’ areas homeowners could consider when thinking of remodeling.

ADDITIONS

Our team will assess your home for best possible areas to incorporate additions such as bedrooms, kitchens, play rooms, home theaters, garages or bathrooms. Our skilled technicians will turn that empty space into something beautiful.

OMAHA NE WINDOWS SERVICES

Taking down the small traditional windows that cover only half the wall and replace them with larger, probably ones that cover three-quarters of the wall improves not only the lighting but also the aeration of the room. Natural light will save you electricity bill in future. The large windows will ‘bring’ the outside environment, inside, when you open the window, and fresh breezes penetrate the room.

OMAHA NE KITCHEN DESIGN SERVICES

The kitchen is a high traffic area, so incorporating huge pathways within the kitchen help improve the design. The dining area could also be incorporated within the kitchen to maximize on wasted space if the kitchen is big enough, though. Built-in dishwashers and fridge compartments will also increase the floor area. Beautiful tiles and marble finishing will improve the look and feel of the kitchen.

OMAHA NE FENCING SERVICES

When it comes to fencing, homeowners could either go for metal fences, wood fencing, bamboo fencing, all of which make the outside of your home look beautiful. Privacy fencing can be incorporated in your backyard to keep the outside world, outside and your loved ones safe. We offer expert fencing services for all the above kinds.

OMAHA NE ROOFING SERVICES

A good roofing ensures that your family is protected from the elements. We offer repairs and installations to our customers. Aside from repairs, adding color to your roof also improves the image of your house. Homeowners can choose from a variety of roofing methods such as metal roofing, asphalt or wood shingles, clay or concrete tiles and slate.

OMAHA NE AWNINGS SERVICES

Incorporating awnings with your back yard provides a great place for you and your family to relax during the summer. Awnings also keep your front porch dry during extreme weather conditions. They can also be used above windows to protect from direct heat and sunlight from entering the house, aside from providing shade.

OMAHA NE PAVERS SERVICES

Concrete pavers have a wide range of uses. They can be used on the driveway or a porch. They are a great substitute for traditional concrete. Pavers improve the exterior look and feel of your home as well as incorporating style to the otherwise, boring driveway or walkway.

Are you looking for any around the house remodeling services? Get in touch today and let us convert those ideas into an amazing looking home.

HANDY MAN SERVICES IN OMAHA

Service Omaha is Omaha's best handyman service, specializing in small projects, maintenance and repair jobs.  This is a partial list of the most commonly requested services. We’d like to know what other specific needs you have. If it’s not on the list just SPEAK! We handle most small home remodeling projects.

Getting Started

Once you identify your Handyman needs from our list of services, you can contact us in one of two ways:

1. Fill out the form on our “Contact Us” page and one of our representatives will call you, typically the same day to discuss your needs and how we can best help you.

2. If you prefer, you may call us directly at 402-401-7562 and speak with one of our representatives.

If your job is a small repair or installation, we can usually quote an estimate over the phone. Once you approve the estimate, we will schedule an appointment for the service installer to come to your home.

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HANDYMAN LIST

Service Omaha Handyman Services include most small repair, maintenance and installation jobs. Top handyman service in Omaha NE:

INTERIOR

Drywall repair Omaha

Trim carpentry Omaha

Doors hung or repaired

Windows installed or repaired Omaha

Weather stripping Omaha

Picture hanging Omaha

EXTERIOR

Rot repair Omaha

Gutter repairs Omaha

Siding Omaha

Deck repairs Omaha

Fence repairs Omaha

Pressure washing Omaha

Skylight installation Omaha

Windows hung or repaired

Doors hung or repaired

Locksets Omaha

 

KITCHEN AND BATH

Wall tile installed or repaired

Floor tile installed or repaired

Caulking Omaha

Grout installed or repaired

Shower doors installed Omaha

Fixtures replaced or installed

Bath accessories hung

Disposals installed Omaha

Countertop replacements

Hardware replaced

Vent fans installed Omaha

 

PLUMBING

Fixtures installed or replaced

Toilets installed or replaced

Repair simple leaks Omaha

 

ELECTRICAL

Ceiling fans installed or repaired

Light fixtures installed or repaired

Switches replaced Omaha

Outlets added Omaha

 

LIVING SPACE

Add or remove shelving

Closet doors hung or adjusted

Closet organizers Omaha

Pictures and/or mirrors hung

Handrails repaired Omaha

Blinds and/or curtain rods installed

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Pet doors Omaha

Mailboxes installed

Doghouses installed

Bird houses Omaha

Swing sets assembled

Storage sheds assembled

Furniture assembled Omaha

 

HOME OR BUSINESS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM OMAHA

Service Omaha maintenance plan is designed to perform home maintenance tasks that get pushed aside by our busy routines, as well as inspection of key areas of the home to avoid potential problems. This inspection can also help you get ready to sell your home. This maintenance plan will protect the investment in your home, maximize the resale value, and minimize potential issues when selling your home.

Each Visit:

OMAHA EXTERIOR MAINTENANCE

* Change up to eight customer supplied floodlight bulbs (two-story height restriction)

* Change all entrance door lightbulbs (lightbulbs provided by homeowner)

* Open or close (depending on season) shutoff to all outdoor water spigots

* Open or close (depending on season) exterior crawl space vents

* Lubricate garage door tracks and rollers

* Lubricate garage door opener chain (if applicable)

 

OMAHA EXTERIOR INSPECTION

* Visually inspect all windows for rot conditions, deficient caulking and/or paint failure

* Visually inspect siding, cornices (soffits/fascia) and any trim for:

rot conditions

deficient caulking

holes (missing nails, carpenter bees, woodpeckers, etc.) and paint failure(s).

 

* Inspect exterior and advise customer of any potential critter entry conditions

* Inspect and advise of any water drainage issues (loose gutters/downspouts, drainage pipes/catch basins, improper soil conditions)

* Inspect wood fencing for rot conditions

* Adjust binding gate hinges and/or lock mechanisms

* Inspect decks for rot and/or dangerous conditions

* Visually inspect roof for loose, torn, curled or missing shingles

* Inspect all exterior doors for:

* proper alignment (i.e. warped/racked, binding door)

* functioning locksets (lubricate where necessary),

* loose/failed hinges (lubricate where necessary),

* deficient weatherstripping

* rot conditions to door/jambs/threshold

 

OMAHA INTERIOR MAINTENANCE

* Change all batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors (stand alone units only - not part of alarm system equipment)

* Change water filter (refrigerator and/or faucet / customer supplies filter(s))

 

OMAHA INTERIOR INSPECTION

* Check fire extinguishers for adequate charge

* Inspect toilets for leaking between tank and bowl (using dye) and at shutoff valve and overflow tube

* Check under faucets for leaks to supply and drain lines and shutoff valves

* Fill sink with water and check sink stoppers for leaks

* Remove and clean aerators to all sink faucets

* Inspect dishwasher and garbage disposal for leaks

* Inspect tile and grout in showers and tub surrounds (advise customer of deficient conditions)

* Inspect all interior doors for loose or binding conditions (advise customer of any deficiencies)

* Adjust door knobs/hinges and lubricate

 

MISCELLANEOUS

* Change lightbulbs in chandeliers (customer supplies lightbulbs – 10’ ceiling height maximum)

* Change lightbulbs in ceiling fans (customer supplies lightbulbs – 10’ ceiling height height maximum)

* Remove bathroom exhaust fan covers and vacuum fan and cover, lubricate fan (up to 10’ ceiling height)

* Change kitchen exhaust fan charcoal filters (customer supplies filter)

 

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PRICING – NUMBER # 1 LOW COST GUARANTEE!

FOR ONE VISIT:

Up to 4 bathrooms (powder rooms are considered bathrooms): $200.00

Each addl. bathroom: $50.00

 

FOR TWO VISITS PER YEAR (full amount payable at first visit):

Up to 4 bathrooms (powder rooms are considered bathrooms): $400.00

Each addl. bathroom: $75.00

Additional Options (priced individually):

 

Seal granite countertops (annual)
Clean gutters
Pressure washing
Re-caulk bathtub and showers
Patch grout in showers and tub surrounds

Fees & Pricing

Service Omaha professional handyman services will measure up in more ways than one. Our fees are reasonable, our work top quality. Consider the time you will save by having a quality professional perform the work right the first time. Hire Service Omaha and you just might have more time to sit, play or even take your dog for longer walks.

When our Production Supervisor discusses your project with you, he or she will determine whether we can offer a fixed price contract or if the project will be billed on a time and material basis.*

Time and Material Pricing

Time:

        Hourly rates are $40.

        There is a 2 hour minimum.

 

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BEST CHOICE HANDYMAN SERVICES FOR OMAHA RETAIL SHOPS

Our Pledge to You: On Time & Done Right!

Have a hard-to-reach light bulb burned out? Holes in your drywall? Doors that need to be installed? We offer commercial handyman service for retail shops, shopping malls and shopping centers. We are the experts you can trust! Our business repair contractors are not your typical handymen for hire. All of our professionals have an average of 10 years’ experience and are highly skilled in a variety of trades. This means we deliver quality work consistently—so much so in fact that our workmanship is guaranteed.

HANDYMAN SERVICES FOR OMAHA SMALL BUSINESSES & CORPORATE OFFICES

Assemble, Install, Maintain, Repair & More!

At Service Omaha, we know the challenges of running a small business or owning large corporate offices. You have a lot on your plate—and a lot that needs your attention. The last thing that you should worry about is the various handyman work that is needed around your office space. That is where our commercial handyman services for small businesses and corporate offices come in. From assembling new furniture to performing carpentry, you can count on us to get the job done right.

 

TOP HANDYMAN SERVICES FOR OMAHA RESTAURANTS

Let Us Perform the Work So You Can Focus on the Business


At Service Omaha, we provide commercial handyman service for restaurants and businesses in the food service industry. In fact, we service restaurants that run the gamut from fine dining to fast food, as well as carry out, family, chain, health food, and more. We also offer commercial handyman service to delis, coffee houses, and donut shops. If you own a business in the culinary industry and need repairs or regular maintenance, we are the experts you can trust to get the job done—and done right the first time. We are trustworthy, locally-owned, and experienced.

HANDYMAN SERVICE FOR OMAHA MANUFACTURING PLANTS ( # 1 RATED)

Repair & Maintenance Work You Can Rely Upon

We offer commercial handyman service for manufacturing plants so you can keep your manufacturing business running smoothly. Hiring Service Omaha isn’t like hiring a regular handyman. First off, Service Omaha contractors have an average of 10 years’ experience. They ensure the work they perform is consistent—and they can get any job done right the first time.

HANDYMAN SERVICE FOR OMAHA HOSPITALS & HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

At hospitals and healthcare facilities, you are performing work that can mean life or death for your patients. The last thing you should be worried about is the repairs needed around the facility, or regular maintenance that’s getting in your way. We make hiring commercial handyman service for hospitals and healthcare facilities easy. Whether you need furniture assembled, light bulbs changed or stucco issues around your building fixed up, we get the job done right the first time.

Give our team a call if you need services such as the following performed:

Door Installation & Repair in Omaha NE

Tile Installation & Repair in Omaha NE

Drywall Installation & Repair

Restroom Repair in Omaha NE

Painting Services in Omaha NE

Commercial Carpentry

Cubicle & Furniture Assembly

Installation of Crown Molding

Fence Installation & Repair

Stucco Repair in Omaha NE

Removal of Graffiti


 

 

OMAHA DECK & PATIO REPAIR ( LOW COST)

Decks and patios need to be fixed from time to time. Service Omaha fixes failing deck boards and railings and damaged patio bricks, concrete, stones, tiles, as well as any other structural issues affecting the use, safety or looks of your patio or deck.

OMAHA DECK & PATIO CONSTRUCTION

Add a deck to your backyard with Service Omaha, and know that you’re getting a team of professional carpenters who each have at an average 10 years’ experience. In addition, all of our technicians are fully insured and highly qualified. That’s because we believe in delivering a quality, worry-free experience.

OMAHA DECK STAINING, PAINTING & FINISHING

Every three or four years, deck owners re-stain and seal their decks to protect the wood from the moisture that otherwise leads to an expensive reconstruction project. Next to power washing, staining is also the best, fastest way to improve the look of your deck. Unfortunately, it’s easy for homeowners to damage their decks with pressure washers, to stain over already-rotted wood, and to apply the stain before a deck is sufficiently dry.

OMAHA DESK ASSEMBLY

Store-bought desks, like those from IKEA™, can be especially tricky. Big or small, our expert handymen can help assemble your brand new desk or move an old desk into your office or den. One call will help you complete your to-do list.

OMAHA PICTURE HANGING

When it comes to hanging pictures, drywall is at the most risk when the frame is heavy. In some cases, a stud or special hardware should be used. For safe, secure and level pictures, contact your local Service Omaha.

• Family Photos

• Artwork

• Mirrors

• Animal Mounts

 

OMAHA SHELVING & BOOKCASE INSTALLATION

 

Proper shelving is a great way to keep your den or home officer clutter free and well organized. We believe in a convenient, one-call solution where one call schedules an appointment and delivers a safe, worry-free service completed by a professional. Talk to your local Service Omaha about installing shelves and more.

 

OMAHA BUNK BED & BED FRAME ASSEMBLY

 

Doubling up the kids? Want to free up some space? We’ll install or assemble bunk beds for safety, stability and durability. We promise to arrive on time in a nationally recognized uniform and van with all of the tools and equipment we’ll need.

 

OMAHA CLOSET DOOR INSTALLATION

 

You pick the ones you like, we install. Want to replace your mirrored doors with solid wood? No problem. Whether you want to go from hollow doors to solid door, or track doors to French-style doors, your local Service Omaha has the tools and experience to get the job done right.

 

OMAHA DRYWALL REPAIRS & FINISHING

Accidents happen. Repairing holes, cracks and nail pops in the drywall goes a long way fast in improving the look and feel of any bedroom. Read more about our drywall repair services and other wall-related projects.

OMAHA LIGHT FIXTURE INSTALLATION & REPAIR

Our home improvement professionals install dimmer switches, reading lamps, ceiling fans and light fixtures. Whatever project you have in mind, learn more about our light fixture and ceiling fan installation services.

OMAHA FENCE INSTALLATION & REPAIR ( OUR NUMBER # 1 EXPERTISE)

Whether you need one built or a store-bought solution installed, our home improvement professionals deliver guaranteed satisfaction for all outdoor fencing projects—big and small.

Fencing Is a Critical Component to Your Home

Not only is it a practical way to keep your children and pets safe, but it can also clearly mark your property lines and increase your home’s overall value. If you’re interested in having a new fence installed or if you just need to have your current fence repaired, we’re the experts who you should call. We will send experienced, fully insured fence contractors who will finish the job on time and do it right.

Types of fencing include:

    Wood Fencing

    Vinyl Fencing

    PVC Fencing

    Wrought Iron Fencing

    Chain Link Fencing

    Aluminum Fencing

 

Keeping Your Fence Looking Its Best

Despite popular belief, fences are not a set it and forget it installment to your home’s exterior. In fact, it is recommended that you have regular maintenance performed and repairs completed as soon as possible.

Consider the following tips from Service Omaha on fence repair and maintenance:

    Remove debris such as weeds and rocks from gate hinges on a regular basis.

    If you have a wood fence, ensure that no dirt is touching the bottom.

    Have termites or ants? Call an exterminator immediately!

    For vinyl and aluminum fences, clean them once per year with a mild soap solution.

OMAHA GUTTER CLEANING & GUTTER REPAIR

Expert gutter cleaning by Service Omaha removes the leaves, twigs and sediment that can redirect rain water to your home's foundation, soffits and fascia. We also repair gutters that have been damaged by the wind, ice and falling tree limbs. Another solution would be to install gutter guards. Lots of homeowners invest in gutter guards to eliminate the need for seasonal gutter cleaning. Service Omaha technicians are experienced installers of the gutter guard product of your choice. One call will help you complete that growing to-do list.

OMAHA POWER WASHING SERVICES

Your home braves the elements season after season. Service Omaha performs power washing—also known as pressure washing—that removes all of the built-up dirt and debris from decks, patios, siding, soffit, fascia, garage doors, window sills and more. Service Omaha is just one call away from power washing the outside of your home.

OMAHA SOFFIT, FASCIA & SIDING REPAIR

When storms, children or something else damages your siding, it’s not just a curb appeal issue, but a structural integrity issue. When insects, dry rot and water damage your wood, Service Omaha’s home improvement professionals repair or replace damaged boards, fascia and soffits, protecting your home and restoring visual appeal.

Our insured professionals can make the issue disappear without a trace, no matter the type of siding you have:

• Vinyl Siding

• Wood Siding

• Brick Siding

• Stucco Siding

• Stone Siding

OMAHA HOLIDAY LIGHTING & DECORATIONS

With Service Omaha, we can help you get into the holiday spirit without you having to lift a finger! No matter whether you’d like to add a festive string of lights around your roof, want to install a beautifully lit seasonal lawn display, or want to add exterior flood lights to accentuate different parts of your home, we can do it all.

OMAHA BATHROOM REPAIR

Cracked tile? Drywall holes? If so, do not hesitate to contact the professionals from Service Omaha as soon as possible. We can keep this frequently trafficked room looking and working at its best.

OMAHA CEILING FAN REPAIR

Ceiling fans are not only beautiful, but they can be incredibly useful to the comfort of your home. If your fan is not working properly, do not wait to get our team involved. We can provide fast, effective fixes.

OMAHA COUNTERTOP REPAIR

If your home’s countertop is starting to show its age—no matter whether it has become dingy, chipped, or otherwise broken—you can count on us. We will show up and make it look as good as new in no time.

OMAHA DOOR REPAIR

Doors play an overlooked but critical component to the functioning of your home. If they are struggling to open, not keeping drafts out, or are otherwise broken, contact us for the repairs that you need.

OMAHA DRYWALL REPAIR

Drywall suffer cracks from settling? Fall victim to moisture? Suffer damage from kids or mice? Give it the attention that it deserves by contacting our handymen regarding our fast drywall repair services.

OMAHA ELECTRICAL REPAIR

If you have a small repair project involving the wiring of your home or different electrical components, and you think it may be overkill to call in an electrician, contact our handymen. We can fix the problem fast!

OMAHA FAUCET REPAIR

 

Did you know that a dripping faucet could waste more than 200 gallons of water per month? If you have noticed a leak, give us a call. We can repair the faucet and help you prevent unnecessary spikes in your bills.

OMAHA FLOORING REPAIR

Damage to your floors is not only unsightly, but it can be dangerous to you and your loved ones. For this reason, you should not hesitate to get in contact with the professional handymen from our team.

OMAHA FURNITURE REPAIR

Is the wooden furniture around your home starting to show signs of damage or wear and tear? Work with the professional carpenters from the Service Omaha team to repair any problems that you see.

GARAGE DOOR REPAIR

If your garage door wakes up the neighbors every time that you open it—or if it doesn’t open up at all—it is time for you to call our professional handymen. Let us cross this item off your to-do list!

OMAHA GROUT REPAIR

Does the grout in your home look damaged? Skip the headache of trying to fix it yourself and call in our experts. We can repair grout in your bathrooms, kitchen, entryway, basement, laundry room, and more!

OMAHA GUTTER REPAIR

Broken gutters on your home can cause water to be redirected, which can cause major damage to the drywall, roof, basement, foundation, soffits, and fascia of your home. Get fast fixes from our team!

OMAHA HANDRAIL REPAIR

Keep your home beautiful—and your family safe—by getting handrails fixed in your home immediately. Our handymen guarantee our workmanship and have an average of 10 years’ experience.

OMAHA KITCHEN REPAIR

You don’t have to live with broken elements in your kitchen. With our fast, effective repair services, we can make sure that it not only looks its best, but also functions at its best too.

LIGHT FIXTURE REPAIR

Have the light fixtures in your home fallen into a state of disrepair? Make them look their best again by getting in touch with our professional handymen as soon as possible to learn about our repair services.

OMAHA PATIO REPAIR

 

If your patio has aged support posts, loose handrails, or pliant wooden boards, it is time to call the professional handymen from our team. We can fix all of these common problems and more.

OMAHA PLUMBING REPAIR

When the plumbing in your home is not working properly, it’s not only inconvenient—it can completely disrupt your everyday life. Get your routine back on track again with our plumbing repair service

OMAHA SHOWER HEAD REPAIR

If your showerhead is leaking, has pressure that is too low, or is otherwise broken, give us a call. All of our technicians have an average of 10 years’ experience and can provide repairs that you can trust.

OMAHA SINK REPAIR

Our team provides exceptional (and fast!) repair services for sinks of all kinds. From repairing leaks that could cause water damage to dealing with the resulting mold and mildew, you can trust us.

OMAHA STEPS REPAIR

Don’t let you and your loved ones live with broken steps or stairs in your home. Contact our team and rest easy knowing we guarantee our workmanship, are locally owned, and arrive on time!

OMAHA TILE REPAIR

From the bathroom to the kitchen to the entryway, our professional handymen can repair the tile in all of the different rooms of your house. The best part? Our workmanship is 100% guaranteed!

 

TOILET REPAIR & INSTALLATION OMAHA

Common Problems with Toilets in Households

The toilet’s flush is strong, but it doesn’t complete.

The toilet tank fills with water after being flushed.

The water in the toilet bowl drops.

The toilet flushes twice in a row.

The toilet whistles when the tank is filling.

The toilet takes too long to fill the tank.

The tank causes a dripping noise after filling.

The toilet takes a really long time to flush.

The tub and sink gurgle when you flush.


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If you notice any of the above or any other plumbing problems with your toilet, our team is here to help. We have an average of 10 years’ experience and guarantee we will finish the job correctly and on time.

From Repair to Installation to Full Replacement

No matter whether you need a simple fix performed on your toilet or if you need a brand new one installed, we can get the job done. We know that the job is a stinky one—and a complicated one—which is why we are here to do it for you. Cross this item off your to-do list by giving your local Service Omaha a call today!

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The Service Omaha Handyman services is a family owned business that has been operating for over two decades now, with a large customer base in and around the Rio Grande Valley Nebraska. Since 1986, we have operated under strict guidelines, and customer satisfaction has always been our first priority.

With tons of experience and passion for the job, our technicians are highly experienced in what they do. We offer professional Handyman services which include home repairs and maintenance.

Reasons Why You Should Hire Us;

1. Our professional services are extremely affordable and convenient to the type of project at hand, with no hidden costs.

2. We are locally available and familiar with the community.

3. We are always on time, work fast and are strict about deadlines.

4. Our insured, experienced technicians have a wide skill-set to tackle any project thrown at them.

5. Large customer base in our portfolio.

6. Years of experience.

7. We offer expert advice on home repairs, maintenance and improvements.

8. We have all the tools for the job.

9. We clean-up after we are done.

10. We are a licensed business operating under the law.


 

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Carpentry Omaha – Handyman Contractor

Whether it’s a broken chair, a table that needs repair, we offer carpentry services that cover all the household furniture. Other than repairs, we also design the new concepts of furniture as per your specifications.

Plumbing Omaha – Handyman Contractor

We repair water leaks in bathrooms and kitchens. We offer pipe installations and repair for old pipes. We also remodel bathrooms and advice the customer on new designs.

Electrical Omaha – Handyman Contractor

We replace light bulbs, house rewiring and any other repairs and maintenance related to electricity and electrical cables.

Backyards Omaha – Handyman Contractor

A beautiful backyard can be used for family gatherings with loved ones. It can also be used as a playground for your kids. We design and remodel backyards and backyard patios.

Basements Omaha – Handyman Contractor

We offer waterproofing services for your basement. It is important to waterproof your basement to get rid of mold and wall breakage which could ruin your houses foundation.

Yards Omaha – Handyman Contractor

We offer landscaping services to your yards. We know where to plant a tree and what kind of flowers that will turn your front yard beautiful and appealing to the eye. It is what people see first before they come inside your home.

Roofs Omaha – Handyman Contractor

Overtime, the roof tends to wear out, and it can get leaky. We repair or completely take down the old roof and replace it with a new one.

Call us today and get professional Service Omaha Handyman services for all your unique needs around your home. We are happy to also offer consultation services for your next home improvement project.

 

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HANDYMAN PRICES OMAHA, NE

Looking to hire a handyman Omaha, TX? Handyman prices vary, in some cases you can receive a flat fee for the service your requesting or you can receive an hourly wage with a minimum. You may also find some handyman professionals advertising for half days (4 hours) or full days (8 hours), with special pricing. Cost to hire a handyman will vary but this pricing table may assist you.

Flat Rate Pricing – Handyman Contractor

Handyman Omaha, TX that charge flat rates will typically charge between $100 and $200 for small jobs. Flat charges usually include materials, so you will know exactly what your paying for the job to get done.

Hourly Pricing – Handyman Contractor

Handyman Omaha, TX that charge hourly rates will typically charge $40 per hour on the low side and $70 on the high side. You’ll find varying charges. Lower than $40? Possible, however make sure to do some research!

Per Day Pricing – Handyman Contractor

Handyman Omaha, TX that have specials for full day pricing will typically charge between $250 to $500 per day. Usually handymen value their pricing on their experience.

Half Day Pricing – Handyman Contractor

Handyman Omaha, TX that have specials for half day pricing will typically charge between $130 to $250 for a half day (6 hours). The better deal is almost always the full day!

Get quality home improvements, home repairs and remodeling services at an affordable price. We do it all, we are your one call handyman professionals 24/7. Get free estimates for handyman services Omaha, Nebraska, contact Service Omaha Handyman by calling 1-402-401-7562 today!

 

Call us for : Handyman Services Renovation Concrete Leveler Concrete Repair Remodeling Painting Home Improvement Fence Installation Tv Installation Air Conditioner Install Appliance Install Attic Repair Bathroom Remodel Building Maintenance Service Cabinet Refinishing  Carpentry Carpet Installer Caulking Ceiling Fan Installation Deck Repair Deck Replacement Door Installation Door Repair Drywall Repair Electric Appliance Install Exterior Painting Falk Painting Fence Contractor Finish Carpentry Finish Trim Furniture Assembly  Garage Cleanouts Garage Floor Coating Garbage Disposal Repair Gas Fireplace Tune Up, Inspection, And Cleaning Gutter Cleaning Handrail Installation Gutter Repair  Holiday Light Installation Home Additions Home Remodeling Hardwood Floor Installation Interior Painting Indoor Flooring And Carpet Installation Kitchen Contactor Kitchen Faucet Kitchen Updating Leveling Service Microwave Installation Office Cubicle Assembly Light Fixtures Refrigerator Installation Roof Repairs Roof Rack Installation Restoration Shutters Siding Contactor Sink Replacement Sliding Door Hardware Installation Tile Contractor Tile Flooring Toilet Installation Toilet Fill Valve Replacement Tv Installation Tv To Wall Installation Vinyl Siding Wall Hanging Wall Cabinet Installation Wallpaper Contractor Window Contractor Window Installation Window Repair Winterization Wood Staining Wood Flooring

 

2017-2018 GUIDE TO HANDYMAN PRICES | HANDYMAN REPAIRS & PRICING LIST

 

Service Omaha' Handyman Cost Guide offers price information on hiring a professional handyman, as reported by Service Omaha' customers. Learn more about how size and complexity affect cost and how to find the right person.

 

The rates and services of a handyman can vary widely depending on the market and handyman. A handyman (or handywoman) is a skilled generalist. Some jurisdictions require them to be licensed, but the term applies to a jack-of-all-trades who performs minor repairs or construction tasks on residential sites.

HANDYMAN COST FACTORS

How much you pay your handyman will depend on several factors:

Size of a Handyman Job

The larger the job, the more time it will take to complete and the more it will generally cost. More experienced handymen can estimate how long a job will take before they start. Some handymen have certain jobs they charge a flat fee for as well. Discuss your project in detail with your handyman ahead of time to establish the price.

Small jobs

This includes relatively simple things such as replacing light switches and outlets. Replacing a broken garbage disposal is also considered a small job, as is repairing a leaky faucet, replacing a thermostat, or even hanging a picture. As a rule of thumb, if it requires simple hand tools and takes no more than 1 to 2 hours, it’s a small job.

Example: Fixing a water spout in the bathroom. The parts are there; they just need to be installed.

Medium jobs

These are a little more involved. Medium jobs can take more time and require a little extra expertise. For example, repairing drywall involves spackle, a putty knife and attaching support material if the damage is large enough. Hanging shelves can also be a medium job as shelves must be properly anchored into studs. These jobs can take between 2 and 4 hours to finish.

Example: Replacement installation for a mailbox

Large jobs

These are the most involved of handyman jobs and include wiring for a home theater, installing heating and cooling registers, wall repair or installing a kitchen sink with all of the elements. Generally, if you’re wondering if you need a handyman or a contractor for a particular job, it’s probably considered a large job. These jobs can take from 4 hours to a couple of days to finish depending on the complexity.

Example: Add locks to certain interior doors, install gate on stairway for kids and pets, and turn a cubby into a linen closet all in one visit.

 

    Small Jobs

        1-2 hours, $77-$154 average

    Medium Jobs

        2-4 hours, $154-$308 average

    Large Jobs

        4+ hours, $308 on up.


 

Keep in mind, that if the job is big, requiring $500 a day or more, or includes the use of heavy machinery (bobcats, front-end loaders, etc.) you may want to hire a contractor instead.

HOURLY RATES FOR A HANDYMAN

The average hourly rate of a handyman is in the $40 to $65 price range in Omaha NE. However, there are professional handyman services that may charge higher, sometimes up to $125 an hour. The benefit of these services, while more expensive, is a degree of assurance that the handyman is a competent professional and will provide a certain quality of work. The national average is about $77 an hour.

HANDYMAN'S EXPERIENCE

Experience can be a valuable commodity. The rate will be based on their level of expertise. Experienced handymen may charge a higher rate, but take half the time to do a job than a less experienced pro.

You might think that an experienced handyman could do a job faster than an inexperienced one. However, consider that some jobs don’t take that long and most don’t involve serious complications. The $60 an hour handyman who just opened his business will probably take about the same time as the $125 an hour handyman who has 30 years in the business, and both will probably have no trouble on a small job like changing cabinetry hardware. However, a more complex job -- hanging entirely new cabinets or replacing kitchen countertops -- may benefit from an experienced handyman.

Complexity of the Job

 

The more complicated the job, the longer it will probably take and the more you'll pay for labor. A good handyman will be able to tell you from the start if there are aspects of the job they can't handle well. In those cases, you'll need a contractor or licensed specialist.

Simple jobs are often small jobs, but even some larger jobs can be fairly simple. Changing an interior door knob is easy and a “small” job while sanding and re-hanging an interior door is a “medium” job, yet neither is particularly complex. Removing and replacing an old toilet, on the other hand, involves heavy lifting, plumbing knowledge and cleanup. If you aren’t sure about the complexity of the job, ask the handyman you are interviewing about what’s involved.

HOW DOES A HANDYMAN CHARGE?

Handymen normally charge by the hour, but can also charge a flat rate by the job. Some may charge for travel time, and some may charge a markup on parts they buy for your job. When gathering estimates, this is something you want to know early on.

By the Hour

A handyman who works independently will usually charge around $60 to $65 an hour on average. Depending on where you live the actual price range can run from $55 to $75 for an independent operator. A handyman who is part of a larger business can charge up to $125 an hour or more. The advantage to this is that he is expected to have a lot more expertise and meet a certain standard.

By the Job

Whether an independent handyman or part of a business, some jobs are best charged at a flat rate. These are usually larger jobs such as hanging chandeliers, mounting wall TVs, installing a toilet or a ceiling fan, or other such involved work.

COST DIFFERENCES

 

The more complex a job is, the more likely it is to have complications. Also, some jobs can take a couple of days if preparation hasn’t been done. If you break it down, billing by the job can sometimes mean you are paying higher per hour if a handyman works quickly. However, some jobs take longer and you wind up paying less by the hour. So for example:

    If a flat rate job is $150 and the handyman gets the job done in an hour, you’ve paid him $150 an hour.

    However, if the flat rate job is $150 and complications cause the job to take four hours, you’re paying $37.50 an hour.

In general, an experienced handyman knows how long a job should take and may give you a flat rate based on that. If he knows a particular job will take about an hour, he may present his hourly rate as a flat rate. If he knows it will take two hours, he may give you the rate for two hours as a flat rate. Naturally, this is incentive for the handyman to work quickly, and keeping a happy customer is an incentive to do the job well.

COMMON HANDYMAN JOB LENGTHS & PRICES

Here are examples of some of the more common services and how long they take:

    Replace thermostat, hang heavy picture, repair leaking pipe, replace a torn screen – 1-2 hours

    Drywall repair (smaller sections, not an entire room), mount shelves – 2-3 hours

    Replace window, hang a new door (includes shims, sanding, framework adjustments), woodwork repair – 3-4 hours

    Repair a wall, install heating and air registers, install carpet (small room) – 4+ hours

Some services are quite involved and charging by the hour would make the cost prohibitive. Therefore, many handymen charge more complex jobs by the job. Here are some examples of services and prices that are often billed by the job:

 

 
   Hall light installation: $40-65

    Change toilet valve: $40-75

    Bathroom faucet installation: $40-90

    Hang ceiling fan (normal height): $40-100

    Hang ceiling fan (second story height): $99-250

    Install garbage disposal: $50-150

    Install toilet bowl: $50-150

    Install kitchen sink: $150-$300


 

FINDING THE RIGHT HANDYMAN

Developing a trusting relationship with a skilled, reliable handyman is like finding that great daycare provider or doctor. Here are some tips about selecting which handyman to hire:

    Make a list of what you need done and include some detail. “Fix my sink” is a bit too general. Noting information such as “My sink is leaking at the faucet” or “My sink is leaking where the pipe goes into the wall” can tell a handyman quite a bit about what to expect and can help them give you a better estimate.

    Prioritize your to-do list. Check to see if the handyman will “bundle” tasks. For example, if your kitchen sink pipes were leaking but you wanted to replace the old faucet as well, you might be able to get both jobs done at once for less than you would pay for two separate visits.

    Get at least 3 potential handymen to choose from. This will give you a reasonable range to learn what a typical job like yours should involve and cost.

    Ask to see prior work they’ve done and check references.

    Ask about their experience. Some handymen are also licensed for certain jobs such as electrical or plumbing, so if you have a plumbing repair needed, you can be reasonably sure of a handyman’s ability to do the job.

    Ask about rates up front. Some handymen charge by the hour, often with a minimum, while others may also have jobs that they use a flat rate for. Setting a budget cap is not unreasonable,

    Get estimates in writing. While you should avoid ballpark figures, there are some jobs that may turn into something more than originally discussed. For example, a handyman hired to clean your rain gutters and downspouts may find pieces that need replacing due to corrosion. They should advise you of the need before beginning any such further work.

    Check for liability insurance. This is to protect yourself should he or she get hurt on the job.

    Check for any complaints. Be sure to read the complaints if possible. Sadly, some people can be unreasonable or expect too much from others and will file complaints out of vindictiveness.

 

WHAT JOBS SHOULD I HIRE A HANDYMAN FOR? (STEP-BY-STEP-GUIDE)

A handyman, contractor and DIYer share a lot of the same skills. However, there are times when you have to decide whether the job is one you can handle, or if you should call for help.

DIY

Many small repairs or modifications can easily be handled by anyone with a screwdriver or hammer.  DIY, however, is entirely dependent on the individual. What one person considers a simple task could be well beyond the abilities of another person. One way to decide if a project is better as a DIY project is to ask yourself what can go wrong and how badly.

    Updating your kitchen cabinets with new handles is a project with very few complications. The worst that could happen is that you might not have screwed them in tight enough and they come loose.

    Replacing an electrical outlet, however, can be very dangerous if you do it wrong. If you don’t know about electrical currents and how they work in your house, call someone who does.

Another consideration to think about is how many people it will take to do the job. A single person can build a house. However, it’s going to take a very long time and will be very difficult. Installing insulation or drywall can be handled quite easily by one person and requires little in the way of specialized skills. The actual effort of the job should be regarded as well. Installing a cinderblock wall is very labor-intensive. Moving blocks, mortar, and rebar can become tiring very quickly. 

CONTRACTOR

Some jobs may seem simple enough -- turning your attic into an office or a spare bedroom, a larger picture window in your living room -- but often require quite a bit more knowledge. If your project is going to cost over $500 a day and take more than a day or two, you might want to hire a contractor. These projects are usually fairly big. They will also be more likely to require permits and inspections, and will often require a crew of workers to accomplish.

If you project requires any of the following, you need a contractor:

    New plumbing

    Modifying existing plumbing such as replacing lines

    New electrical work

    Repairing an electrical system such as replacing a breaker box or replacing wiring in the walls or ceiling

    Installing or repairing gas lines

    Any HVAC work beyond routine maintenance

    Adding livable space such as a room addition or converting an attic or basement into a livable space

    Major remodeling

    Anything that affects the structure of your house.

 

This list is by no means exhaustive. Before beginning any project, check with your local regulations to see if your project is required to be done by a licensed contractor. Although it’s more expensive than hiring a handyman, hiring a contractor is a way to make sure that things are done safely and up to code.

HANDYMAN

 

A handyman is the happy medium between DIY or hiring a contractor. As stated above, there are some jobs a handyman isn’t allowed to do. This is why some handymen are also licensed contractors. It enables them to spread their nets wider when bidding on jobs.

    A handyman can take care of numerous small jobs and sometimes works with contractors on large projects, especially when time is of the essence.

    A handyman is quite versatile and can help with everything from replacing your thermostat to paving a new walkway.

    They can handle most jobs that you may not have the time or ability to do yourself.

    They can also do jobs that may be trickier than you might think like a toilet replacement.

To determine if you can use a handyman instead of a fully-licensed contractor, ask yourself the following:

    Could I do it myself if I only had the time?

    Could I do it myself if I only had the knowledge or ability?

    Should this take less than a day?

    Should this cost less than $500?

    Can this be done by only one or two people?

    Can this be done without a permit?

Answering “yes” to these usually means that your project can be done by a handyman. When looking for bids, be sure to give as much detail about the job as possible. An ethical handyman will tell you upfront if the job requires a contractor or if he or she isn’t comfortable with certain kinds of work.

CONTRACTOR VS. HANDYMAN

A contractor is a specialist in his or her field: electrical contractor, plumbing contractor, construction contractor, etc. They often oversee a team that may consist of subcontractors who handle specialized jobs within the larger project. They are expected to be knowledgeable about permits and other such technicalities.

Handymen specialize in odd jobs. It could be replacing a broken cabinet hinge, stopping a leaky faucet or sanding down a gouge in your wood floor. The handyman is a trained generalist, and it was probably a handyman who coined the phrase, "No job too small."

IN CONCLUSION

“Handy” is defined as “convenient” or “good with hands or tools”. A handyman is both. If you have a lot of things to take care of that don’t include the repairs your house needs, a handyman can be the most convenient way to get those tasks done and done right. Just remember these final three tips to help the job go well:

    Move furniture or other items away from where the handyman is going to be working before he or she gets there.

    Make yourself available to answer any questions.

    Keep kids and pets away from where the handyman is working.

 

 

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Tips to hire a handyman

Interview several candidates before hiring a candidate. A handyman works closely with you in your home, so you want to pick one that you feel comfortable being around. Use the following tips to help you choose the best one:

1. Define the project. Start by compiling a list of the home repairs you want completed. Remember, a handyman is best used for small jobs such as installing light fixtures, patching drywall and interior painting. If the job requires pulling a permit, or moving plumbing or electrical wiring, consider hiring a licensed contractor.

2. Shop around. Check Angie’s List reviews and interview at least three handymen. Ask how many years of experience they have and their areas of specialization. Request references from homeowners who have hired them. Make sure the potential handyman has the skills and experience to complete your project.

3. Watch out for scams. Avoid handymen who contact you with unsolicited phone calls or visits to your home. You should also avoid any handyman who refuses to guarantee the price of the job or asks for payment upfront. Reputable handymen don’t expect to get paid before the project is completed.

4. Get it in writing. Insist on a written agreement laying out the job details, costs and payment schedule. Be clear about the times you expect the work to be started and completed. It’s extremely important to get all guarantees in writing.

5. Ask for a guarantee. Many handymen will guarantee their work for up to one year. Ask about guarantees before you make a hiring decision, and of course, make sure the guarantee is in writing.

6. Inspect the work. Inspect the completed work before paying the handyman. Make sure that everything has been done to your satisfaction and at the agreed upon price. Most handymen will be happy to explain the finished work because they want you to be satisfied.

IDEAL JOBS FOR A HANDYMAN

Handymen are best utilized for small, “honey-do” types of home repair work. The following projects are ideal for most handymen:

Minor plumbing work: Many handymen are capable of completing small plumbing jobs like installing new fixtures or repairing a leaky faucet. However, complex projects that require relocating plumbing within the home should be left to a licensed plumber.

Caulking: Adding a fresh application of caulk to gaps between windows, doors and siding is a great way to improve energy efficiency and lower utility costs.

Decks and porches: Over time, weather can take a toll on wooden decks and porches. A handyman can replace broken boards, apply a finish or sealant and improve or upgrade your deck or porch’s safety and appearance.

Gutter cleaning and maintenance: It’s not a huge task, but cleaning gutters is messy and involves climbing on the roof. If you hire a professional handyman with the right equipment and experience, you won't have to risk injuring yourself. A handyman can also install gutter guards to prevent seasonal clogging.

Home exterior repairs: If you have minor damage to your home’s exterior, such as a loose piece of siding or a missing shingle, hiring a handyman to repair those items may prove to be more cost-effective than hiring a specialist.

Painting and touch-ups: If you have a small painting job, like a wall, garage door, touch-ups of scuff marks or the repair of small holes with spackle, consider a handyman. But remember, a handyman typically charges by the hour, so larger jobs are better suited for a professional painting crew.

Hanging window treatments, pictures and mirrors and installing light fixtures: These small tasks can be easily accomplished by a homeowner. But if you hire a handyman with the right tools and experience, these wall-mounted items will likely be hung correctly and without damage.

WHY HIRE A HANDYMAN?

You’ve got an ever increasing to-do list of home improvements like changing out a bathroom faucet, replacing missing shingles on the roof and painting a kitchen wall. You could hire a plumber, roofer and painter who have conflicting schedules and their own service charges, or you could hire a handyman to complete all three projects in one day for one hourly rate.

Because many handymen charge by the hour, a homeowner can save time and money on home improvement projects by hiring one to complete a wide range of projects at an hourly rate. A service charge from a plumber or roofer to come to your home could equal or even surpass the cost of hiring a handyman for a few hours.

You're also less likely to be overcharged if your hire a handyman. Unlike a general contractor or specialist who is more likely to price a job based on the estimated amount of time it will take to complete, you only have to pay a handyman for the hours he works, unless you agree on a flat rate. Handymen can keep their rates low because they don't have to pay additional workers, so they have lower overhead costs than contractors or large companies.

Although handymen have less overhead, they do supply their own tools, so there's no need to invest in extra equipment you won't use often or at all. However, you will need to supply the materials.

When you hire a contractor or specialist, they usually supply the materials, and often at a markup. If they don't provide the materials, they may not guarantee a repair, or your choices are limited to what they have in stock. When you choose your own materials, you know how much the product costs, and you can stay within your budget. You also get to choose the manufacturer, finish and register any warranty agreement.

Handymen have been known to do all types of work, from setting up playground equipment and gas grills to hanging holiday lights and decorations.

 

 

 

 

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Omaha (/ˈoʊməhɑː/ OH-mə-hah) is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.[7] Omaha is located in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. Omaha is the anchor of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area, which includes Council Bluffs, Iowa, across the Missouri River from Omaha. According to the 2010 census, Omaha's population was 408,958, making it the nation's 44th-largest city; this had increased to 446,970 as of a 2016 estimate. Including its suburbs, Omaha formed the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States in 2013, with an estimated population of 895,151 residing in eight counties. The Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, Nebraska-IA Combined Statistical Area is 931,667, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2013 estimate.[8] Nearly 1.3 million people reside within the Greater Omaha area, comprising a 50-mile (80 km) radius of Downtown Omaha, the city's center.

 

Omaha's pioneer period began in 1854, when the city was founded by speculators from neighboring Council Bluffs, Iowa. The city was founded along the Missouri River, and a crossing called Lone Tree Ferry earned the city its nickname, the "Gateway to the West". Omaha introduced this new West to the world in 1898, when it played host to the World's Fair, dubbed the Trans-Mississippi Exposition. During the 19th century, Omaha's central location in the United States spurred the city to become an important national transportation hub. Throughout the rest of the 19th century, the transportation and jobbing sectors were important in the city, along with its railroads and breweries. In the 20th century, the Omaha Stockyards, once the world's largest, and its meatpacking plants gained international prominence.

 

Today, Omaha is the home to the headquarters of four Fortune 500 companies: mega-conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway; one of the world's largest construction companies, Kiewit Corporation; insurance and financial firm Mutual of Omaha; and the United States' largest railroad operator, Union Pacific Corporation.[9] Berkshire Hathaway is headed by local investor Warren Buffett, one of the richest people in the world, according to a decade's worth of Forbes Magazine rankings, some of which have ranked him as high as No. 1.[10] Omaha is also the home to five Fortune 1000 headquarters: Green Plains Renewable Energy, TD Ameritrade, Valmont Industries, Werner Enterprises, and West Corporation. Also headquartered in Omaha are First National Bank of Omaha, the largest privately held bank in the United States; three of the nation's largest 10 architecture/engineering firms: DLR Group, HDR, Inc., and Leo A Daly;[11] the Gallup Organization, of Gallup Poll fame; and its riverfront Gallup University. Enron began in Omaha as Northern Natural Gas in 1930, before taking over a smaller Houston company in 1985 to form InterNorth, which Kenneth Lay moved permanently to Houston, in 1987.

 

The modern economy of Omaha is diverse and built on skilled knowledge jobs. In 2009, Forbes identified Omaha as the nation's number one "Best Bang-For-The Buck City" and ranked it number one on "America's Fastest-Recovering Cities" list. Tourism in Omaha benefits the city's economy greatly, with the annual College World Series and Triple Crown SlumpBuster providing important revenue and the city's Henry Doorly Zoo serving as the top attraction in Nebraska as well as being named the best zoo in the world by Trip Advisor in 2014.[12] Omaha hosted the U.S. Olympic swim trials in 2008, 2012, 2016, and will host them again in 2020.

 

Notable modern Omaha inventions include: the bobby pin and the "pink hair curler", at Omaha's Tip Top; Butter Brickle Ice Cream and the Reuben sandwich, conceived by a chef at the then-Blackstone Hotel on 36th and Farnam Streets;[13] cake mix, developed by Duncan Hines, then a division of Omaha's Nebraska Consolidated Mills, the forerunner to today's ConAgra Foods; center-pivot irrigation by the Omaha company now known as Valmont Corporation;[14] Raisin Bran, developed by Omaha's Skinner Macaroni Co.; the ski lift, in 1936, by Omaha's Union Pacific Corp;[15] the "Top 40" radio format, pioneered by Todd Storz, scion of Omaha's Storz Brewing Co., and head of Storz Broadcasting, which was the first in the U.S. to use the "Top 40" format at Omaha's KOWH Radio; and the TV dinner, developed by Omaha's Carl Swanson Co.[16]


History Omaha

Main article: History of Omaha, Nebraska

See also: History of North Omaha, Nebraska

Logan Fontenelle, an interpreter for the Omaha Tribe when it ceded the land that became the city of Omaha to the U.S. government

Various Native American tribes had lived in the land that became Omaha, including since the 17th century, the Omaha and Ponca, Dhegian-Siouan-language people who had originated in the lower Ohio River valley and migrated west by the early 17th century; Pawnee, Otoe, Missouri, and Ioway. The word Omaha (actually Umoⁿhoⁿ or Umaⁿhaⁿ) means "Dwellers on the bluff".

 

In 1804 the Lewis and Clark Expedition passed by the riverbanks where the city of Omaha would be built. Between July 30 and August 3, 1804, members of the expedition, including Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, met with Oto and Missouria tribal leaders at the Council Bluff at a point about 20 miles (30 km) north of present-day Omaha.[18] Immediately south of that area, Americans built several fur trading outposts in succeeding years, including Fort Lisa in 1812;[19] Fort Atkinson in 1819;[20] Cabanné's Trading Post, built in 1822, and Fontenelle's Post in 1823, in what became Bellevue.[21] There was fierce competition among fur traders until John Jacob Astor created the monopoly of the American Fur Company. The Mormons built a town called Cutler's Park in the area in 1846.[22] While it was temporary, the settlement provided the basis for further development in the future.[23]

 

Through 26 separate treaties with the United States federal government, Native American tribes in Nebraska gradually ceded the lands currently comprising the state. The treaty and cession involving the Omaha area occurred in 1854 when the Omaha Tribe ceded most of east-central Nebraska.[24] Logan Fontenelle, an interpreter for the Omaha and signatory to the 1854 treaty, played an essential role in those proceedings.

Pioneer Omaha

Nebraska Territory, $1 City of Omaha 1857 uniface banknote. The note is signed by Jesse Lowe, in his function as first Mayor of Omaha City. It was issued as scrip in 1857 to help fund the erection of the Territorial capitol building.
 
Before it was legal to claim land in Indian Country, William D. Brown was operating the Lone Tree Ferry to bring settlers from Council Bluffs, Iowa to the area that became Omaha. Brown is generally credited as having the first vision for a city where Omaha now sits.[26] The passage of the Kansas–Nebraska Act in 1854 was presaged by the staking out of claims around the area to become Omaha by residents from neighboring Council Bluffs. On July 4, 1854, the city was informally established at a picnic on Capital Hill, current site of Omaha Central High School.[27] Soon after, the Omaha Claim Club was formed to provide vigilante justice for claim jumpers and others who infringed on the land of many of the city's founding fathers.[28] Some of this land, which now wraps around Downtown Omaha, was later used to entice Nebraska Territorial legislators to an area called Scriptown.[29] The Territorial capitol was located in Omaha, but when Nebraska became a state in 1867, the capital was relocated to Lincoln, 53 miles (85 km) south-west of Omaha.[30] The U.S. Supreme Court later ruled against numerous landowners whose violent actions were condemned in Baker v. Morton.

 

Many of Omaha's founding figures stayed at the Douglas House or the Cozzens House Hotel.[32] Dodge Street was important early in the city's early commercial history; North 24th Street and South 24th Street developed independently as business districts, as well. Early pioneers were buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery and Cedar Hill Cemetery.[33] Cedar Hill closed in the 1860s and its graves were moved to Prospect Hill, where pioneers were later joined by soldiers from Fort Omaha, African Americans and early European immigrants.[34] There are several other historical cemeteries in Omaha, historical Jewish synagogues and historical Christian churches dating from the pioneer era, as well. The city's pioneering history is celebrated at two sculpture parks, Pioneer Courage and Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness and The Transcontinental Railroad.


19th century

The Hotel Fontenelle, formerly located in downtown Omaha.

The economy of Omaha boomed and busted through its early years. Omaha was a stopping point for settlers and prospectors heading west, either overland or via the Missouri River. The steamboat Bertrand sank north of Omaha on its way to the goldfields in 1865. Its massive collection of artifacts is on display at the nearby Desoto National Wildlife Refuge. The jobbing and wholesaling district brought new jobs, followed by the railroads and the stockyards.[36] Groundbreaking for the First Transcontinental Railroad in 1863, provided an essential developmental boom for the city.[37] The Union Pacific Railroad was authorized by the U.S. Congress to begin building westward railways in 1862;[38][39] in January 1866 it commenced construction out of Omaha.

 

Equally as important, the Union Stockyards were founded in 1883.[41] Within twenty years of the founding of the Union Stockyards in South Omaha, four of the five major meatpacking companies in the United States were located in Omaha. By the 1950s, half the city's workforce was employed in meatpacking and processing. Meatpacking, jobbing and railroads were responsible for most of the growth in the city from the late 19th century through the early decades of the 20th century.

 

Immigrants soon created ethnic enclaves throughout the city, including Irish in Sheelytown in South Omaha; Germans in the Near North Side, joined by the European Jews and black migrants from the South; Little Italy and Little Bohemia in South Omaha.[43] Beginning in the late 19th century, Omaha's upper class lived in posh enclaves throughout the city, including the south and north Gold Coast neighborhoods, Bemis Park, Kountze Place, Field Club and throughout Midtown Omaha. They traveled the city's sprawling park system on boulevards designed by renowned landscape architect Horace Cleveland.[44] The Omaha Horse Railway first carried passengers throughout the city, as did the later Omaha Cable Tramway Company and several similar companies. In 1888, the Omaha and Council Bluffs Railway and Bridge Company built the Douglas Street Bridge, the first pedestrian and wagon bridge between Omaha and Council Bluffs.[45] Gambling, drinking and prostitution were widespread in the 19th century, first rampant in the city's Burnt District and later in the Sporting District.[46] Controlled by Omaha's political boss Tom Dennison by 1890, criminal elements enjoyed support from Omaha's "perpetual" mayor, "Cowboy Jim" Dahlman, nicknamed for his eight terms as mayor.[47][48] Calamities such as the Great Flood of 1881 did not slow down the city's violence.[49] In 1882, the Camp Dump Strike pitted state militia against unionized strikers, drawing national attention to Omaha's labor troubles. The Governor of Nebraska had to call in U.S. Army troops from nearby Fort Omaha to protect strikebreakers for the Burlington Railroad, bringing along Gatling guns and a cannon for defense. When the event ended, one man was dead and several were wounded.[50] In 1891, a mob hanged Joe Coe, an African-American porter after he was accused of raping a white girl.[51] There were several other riots and civil unrest events in Omaha during this period as well.

 

In 1898, Omaha's leaders, under the guidance of Gurdon Wattles, held the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, touted as a celebration of agricultural and industrial growth throughout the Midwest.[52] The Indian Congress, which drew more than 500 American Indians from across the country, was held simultaneously. More than 2 million visitors attended these events, located at Kountze Park and the Omaha Driving Park in the Kountze Place neighborhood.

20th century

 

With dramatically increasing population in the 20th century, there was major civil unrest in Omaha, resulting from competition and fierce labor struggles.[54] In 1900, Omaha was the center of a national uproar over the kidnapping of Edward Cudahy, Jr., the son of a local meatpacking magnate.

 

The city's labor and management clashed in bitter strikes, racial tension escalated as blacks were hired as strikebreakers, and ethnic strife broke out.[56] A major riot by earlier immigrants in South Omaha destroyed the city's Greek Town in 1909, completely driving out the Greek population.

 

The civil rights movement in Omaha has roots that extend back to 1912, when the first chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People west of the Mississippi River was founded in the city.

 

The Omaha Easter Sunday Tornado of 1913 destroyed much of the city's African-American community, in addition to much of Midtown Omaha.

 

Six years later, in 1919, the city was caught up in the Red Summer riots when thousands of whites marched from South Omaha to the courthouse to lynch a black worker, Willy Brown, a suspect in an alleged rape of a white woman. The mob burned the Douglas County Courthouse to get the prisoner, causing more than $1,000,000 damage. They hanged and shot Will Brown, then burned his body.[60] Troops were called in from Fort Omaha to quell the riot, prevent more crowds gathering in South Omaha, and to protect the black community in North Omaha.

 

The culture of North Omaha thrived throughout the 1920s through 1950s, with several creative figures, including Tillie Olsen, Wallace Thurman, Lloyd Hunter, and Anna Mae Winburn emerging from the vibrant Near North Side.

 

Musicians created their own world in Omaha, and also joined national bands and groups that toured and appeared in the city.

The first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb, the Enola Gay was built at Offutt Air Force Base, located south of Omaha.

 

After the tumultuous Great Depression of the 1930s, Omaha rebounded with the development of Offutt Air Force Base just south of the city. The Glenn L. Martin Company operated a factory there in the 1940s that produced 521 B-29 Superfortresses, including the Enola Gay and Bockscar used in the atomic bombing of Japan in World War II.

 

The construction of Interstates 80, 480 and 680, along with the North Omaha Freeway, spurred development. There was also controversy, particularly in North Omaha, where several neighborhoods were bisected by new routes.[65] Creighton University hosted the DePorres Club, an early civil rights group whose sit-in strategies for integration of public facilities predated the national movement, starting in 1947.

 

Following the development of the Glenn L. Martin Company bomber manufacturing plant in Bellevue at the beginning of World War II, the relocation of the Strategic Air Command to the Omaha suburb in 1948 provided a major economic boost to the area.

 

From the 1950s through the 1960s, more than 40 insurance companies were headquartered in Omaha, including Woodmen of the World and Mutual of Omaha. By the late 1960s, the city rivaled, but never surpassed, the United States insurance centers of Hartford, Connecticut, New York City and Boston.

 

After surpassing Chicago in meat processing by the late 1950s, Omaha suffered the loss of 10,000 jobs as both the railroad and meatpacking industries restructured. The city struggled for decades to shift its economy as workers suffered. Poverty became more entrenched among families who remained in North Omaha.

 

In the 1960s, three major race riots along North 24th Street destroyed the Near North Side's economic base, with recovery slow for decades.[69] In 1969, Woodmen Tower was completed and became Omaha's tallest building and first major skyscraper at 478 feet (146 m), a sign of renewal.

Kiewit Tower, the location of Berkshire Hathaway's corporate offices

 

Since the 1970s, Omaha has continued expanding and growing, mostly to available land to the west. West Omaha has become home to the majority of the city's population. North and South Omaha's populations continue to be centers of new immigrants, with economic and racial diversity. In 1975 a major tornado, along with a major blizzard, caused more than $100 million in damages in 1975 dollars.

 

Downtown Omaha has since been rejuvenated in numerous ways, starting with the development of Gene Leahy Mall[71] and W. Dale Clark Library[72] in the late 1970s. In the 1980s, Omaha's fruit warehouses were converted into a shopping area called the Old Market.

 

The demolition of Jobber's Canyon in 1989 led to the creation of the ConAgra Foods campus.[73] Several nearby buildings, including the Nash Block, have been converted into condominiums. The stockyards were taken down; the only surviving building is the Livestock Exchange Building, which was converted to multi-use and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

A historic preservation movement in Omaha has led to a number of historic structures and districts being designated Omaha Landmarks or listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Much of the push toward preservation came after Omaha gained the notorious designation of having, in 1989, demolished the largest-ever National Register historic district in the United States, a record that still stands as of 2013. The Jobbers Canyon Historic District, along the Missouri River, was felled for a new headquarters campus for ConAgra Foods, a company which threatened to relocate if Omaha did not allow them to raze the city's historic district. The Jobber's Canyon warehouses had before then been allowed to deteriorate and were the scene of several fires set by the homeless population that had come to live in the abandoned buildings. At the time, there were no plans in place for revitalizing the buildings.

 

In the 1980s and 1990s, Omaha also saw major company headquarters leave the city, including Enron, founded in the city in 1930 and taken to Houston in 1987 by the now-notorious Kenneth Lay. First Data Corporation, a large credit-card processor, also was founded in Omaha in 1969; as of 2009, its headquarters are in Atlanta.

 

Inacom, founded in Omaha in 1991, was a technology company that customized computer systems for large businesses, and was on the Fortune 500 list from 1997 until 2000, when it filed for bankruptcy. Northwestern Bell, the Bell System affiliate for Northwestern states, had its headquarters in Omaha from its founding in 1896 until it moved to Denver in 1991 as US West. Level 3 Communications, a large Tier 1 network provider, was founded in Omaha in 1985 as Kiewit Diversified Group, a division of Kiewit Corporation, a Fortune 500 construction and mining company still headquartered in Omaha; Level 3 moved to Denver in 1998. World Com was founded by a merger with Omaha's MFS Communications, started as Metropolitan Fiber Systems in 1993. MFS, backed by Kiewit Corporation CEO Walter Scott and Warren Buffett, purchased UUNET, one of the largest Internet backbones in the world, for $2 billion in 1996. The now-infamous Bernie Ebbers purchased the much larger MFS for $14.3 billion in 1997 under his World Com. He moved headquarters of the merged company from Omaha to Mississippi.[78]

21st century

One First National Center has been the tallest building in Omaha since 2002.

 

Around the start of the 21st century, several new downtown skyscrapers and cultural institutions were built.[79] One First National Center was completed in 2002, surpassing the Woodmen Tower as the tallest building in Omaha as well as in the state at 634 feet (193 m). The creation of the city's new North Downtown included the construction of the CenturyLink Center and the Slowdown/Film Streams development at North 14th and Webster Streets.[80] Construction of the new TD Ameritrade Park began in 2009 and was completed in 2011, also in the North Downtown area, near the CenturyLink Center. TD Ameritrade Park is now the home of the College World Series, an event tourists flock to each year.

 

New construction has occurred throughout the city since the start of the 21st century. Important retail and office developments have occurred in West Omaha such as the Village Pointe shopping center and several business parks including First National Business Park and parks for Bank of the West and C&A Industries, Inc and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and several others.[81] Downtown and Midtown Omaha have both seen the development of a significant number of condominiums in recent years.[82][83] In Midtown Omaha significant mixed-use projects are underway. The site of the former Ak-Sar-Ben arena has been redeveloped into a mixed-use development Aksarben Village. In January 2009 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska announced plans to build a new 10 story, $98 million headquarters, in the Aksarben Village, completed in Spring 2011.[84] Gordmans is also currently building their new corporate headquarters in Aksarben. The other major mixed-use development is Midtown Crossing at Turner Park. Developed by Mutual of Omaha, the development includes several condominium towers and retail businesses built around Omaha's Turner Park.[85][86]



The Holland Performing Arts Center opened in 2005 near the Gene Leahy Mall and the Union Pacific Center opened in 2004.

Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge


There have also been several developments along the Missouri River waterfront in downtown. The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge was opened to foot and bicycle traffic on September 28, 2008.[87] Started in 2003,[88] RiverFront Place Condos first phase was completed in 2006 and is fully occupied and the second phase was opened in 2011. The development along Omaha's riverfront is attributed with prompting the City of Council Bluffs to move their own riverfront development time line forward

In the summers of 2008, 2012 and 2016 the United States Olympic Team swimming trials were held in Omaha, at the Qwest/Century Link Center.[90][91] The event was a highlight in the city's sports community,[92] as well as a showcase for redevelopment in the downtown area.

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