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Old 24.10.2009, 18:06
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[Aargau] Handyman @ your service

Hi Everyone, firstly I would like to thank everyone for the excellent advice given on the forum. I moved from Scotland 19 months ago and at times felt lost. The info on here is of great benefit.
That said, I turned 54 at the beginning of Oct and am finding the job I do really strenuous, so I have decided to go it alone and do what I enjoy most.
I am happy to do most jobs ie: painting, woodwork, tiling, small electrical jobs,put up lights, self assembly furniture is my speciality,
I hope that, if things take off, I can expand this to collecting and delivering from places like Ikea .
I am fully insured according to Swiss requirements.
If I can help you please PM me
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I wish you a lot of success! I am always in need of help with setting up furniture but I think I live too far from you, Basel. Anyways, I believe that you will find a lot of people needing your services, especially if you will also help with collecting stuff from Ikea and other stores!
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Old 24.10.2009, 19:21
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Good luck with your new venture.
It may help if you say how far you are willing to travel etc.
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Old 16.11.2009, 22:03
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Dear Joe,


I would like to give the members of English Forum some feedback on your work, but I cannot post, as I am not a member. If you can find a way to do so, please post this for me. Joe did some repair work for me last week. He replied to my email quickly, came the next day and finished the job within an hour. He had gotten enough information from me by phone that he was able to come with all the items needed to do the work. He was friendly, neat and competent. And at his current hourly rate, he beats every other game in town!


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Hi Joe,

Do you do any work in Zurich? I have a 20 minute hanging job to do but i cant do it myself. I thought that if you were in the area you could schedule coming to do work for me too but otherwise it would probaly be too far to come for a very small job.
Let me know.
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Hello EFers,

I just wanted to say that Joe came by and installed my coat rack and did a great job, no hassle no time at all and now I have at least 3 extra cubic feet to store my belongings. Can't ask for more than that.

Highly recommended.

Best regards,
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Old 04.01.2010, 15:05
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Just wanted to wish everyone a Good New Year...
Hope you are all refreshed and healthy after the festive season.

Just a reminder that my reduced rate of 35 chf an hour is still on until the 31st January, So if there are any jobs you need done before then, drop me a PM and I will see if I can squeeze you in. " and remember NO JOB to Small" I am happy to travel outwith Aargau.
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I would just like to recommend Joe for any D.I.Y jobs you may need doing,Joe came today and did some decorating and plastering for us. Very happy with the work and a lovely Guy too. Thanks alot Joe. See you soon. Linda..
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Shame im in Geneva

Anyway Joe you seem like a good guy Wish you loads of success
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Re: [Aargau] Handyman @ your service

Another endorsement for Joe, who came to our place in Basel this weekend and installed all of our lights as well as a few odd-jobs around the house (hanging cabinets / shelves / mirrors). He came with all the right bits and pieces, did a professional job, and left the place spotless. He understands how Swiss houses are put together and knew exactly the right tool for the job.

He's a friendly bloke as well, and was incredibly patient as we ummed-and-ahhed over "a little to the left, a little to the right, no, no, back again!"

Highly recommended -- would definitely use him again and am passing his contact details onto a few of our friends locally.
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Hi Joe

It's excellent to know of someone for these types of job.....I may have some work for you - I'll let you know....

Thanks and good luck!
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Re: [Aargau] Handyman @ your service

Thank goodness for Joe!

I had Joe round this week to wall mount our new TV, do some painting, put up some pictures and a clock.

I have to say, he was absolutely fantastic and i'm already trying to come up with other jobs that he can do just so I can have him back for a chat! (This man knows a LOT about Switzerland!)

Needless to say, he did a first class job, with a big smile on his face, and even taught me a handy 'trick of the trade' that money couldn't buy as far as i'm concerned!

I wish you mega luck on your venture Joe, you'll be my first port of call for any future work 'no matter how small'

Thanks, Laurie!
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Re: [Aargau] Handyman @ your service

well done , seems that you are on the way to success. hope you do well my friend.
have spent some time in aargau and tho i now live in vs i'm sure there are still many english speakers to keep you busy.
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Job well done joe !!!!!

Joe is the best !!! I contacted him on Friday morning, to see if he could possibly be available this weekend. I had a flat full of furniture that was coming on Saturday morning, and the help that I had arrainged had (surprise surprise ) cancelled on me...

Anyway, he PM`d me back last evening and after a couple of messages back and forth said he could make it. Now keep in mind that I live in Basel and he is about 1 hour away. He could have stayed home watching football, laying around on the couch, or just taking a day off. But he felt that he needed to help an EF`er out.

He got there and started to work and was able to get everything done I needed... and more.... He is a very plesant man who really enjoys his work. I would hire him back anytime, for any price . Kudos Joe ! And thanks again.
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Old 30.01.2010, 23:18
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New Service [Aargau] Handyman @ your service

Hi everyone:
Just a little note to say I can now provide a new additional service.
I now have a small van to do small uplifts and deliveries with. Maybe you have items from Ikea you need collecting or need help picking them up:


If Interested PM me for charges

many thanks to those who have used my services and have been good enough to post a reply

All the best
Joe The Handyman.
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Hey guys, I'd like to add my two-bit too. Great work by Joe at my place. It's also a pleasure to meet someone who speaks only English!
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Hi

We are moving to Zurich soon and we'll be up near the zoo - we will definitely need some flat pack stuff assembled at some point so if we're not too far away we'll give you a call then
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Joe did an excellent job at my place (pictures on his site) - I've nothing but praise:
Patient, Professional, Punctual. And these are only in P...

We'll definitely see more of him in the future - if he has time, as I'm sure he will be very busy very soon.
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Moving in or out of apartments ? Needing any small repairs done? Lights fitted or taken down? Furniture disassembled/reassembled etc, etc...
Call in Joe the Handyman. Quick response and reasonable prices:

"No Job too Small I do them all."
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Would just like to wish all my customers and prospective customers a

Happy Easter
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thank you for your support. As of 23 March I am now a fully registered company in the Schweiz.
Joe
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