Common Home Problems A Handyman Can Solve

Homeownership has its privileges, but let’s face it. It requires extensive upkeep, and as soon as you solve one problem, eventually, another one pops up. And they usually occur at the most unforgiving times. For example, I once had a problem with the kitchen just before my dinner guests arrived. One call to my handyman solved the problem, and now guests rave about my cooking.

So, call JW Home Improvement if you’ve been ignoring that leaky faucet or a circuit breaker that keeps tripping because plumbers and electricians are costly. For over 70 years, our affordable and experienced handymen have been solving many common household problems for homeowners in the Washington DC Metro area.

Plumbing and leak repair in Manassas VAPlumbing:

  • Leaky faucets: Handymen can quickly identify and repair leaks in your home, from faucets to toilets, saving you water and reducing stress.
  • Clogged drains: Hair in the shower, grease in the kitchen sink – clogged drains are no match for a handyman’s tools and expertise.
  • Running toilets: Is the never-ending toilet noise getting on your nerves? A handyman can fix faulty mechanisms and restore peace to your bathroom.
  • Installing fixtures: Need a new faucet or garbage disposal? A handyman can install new fixtures, lighting, and appliances and ensure everything works smoothly.


  • Flickering lights: Dimming or erratic lights can be a safety hazard. A handyman can troubleshoot the issue and replace faulty bulbs or switches.
  • Tripped breakers: Are you tired of constantly resetting tripped breakers? A handyman can assess the electrical load and suggest solutions to prevent future problems.
  • Installing ceiling fans: Need the ceiling fans you just purchased installed? A qualified handyman can ensure safe and proper installation.
  • Noisy appliances: A handyman and his toolbox can solve loose wires to noisy appliances and other minor electrical issues.

Carpentry and Doors/Windows:

  • Sticking doors and windows: Nothing more frustrating than doors that won’t close or windows that keep sticking. A handyman can adjust hinges, replace weatherstripping, or fix warped frames.
  • Loose hardware: Are knobs, handles, and pulls coming loose? A handyman can tighten screws, replace faulty hardware, or even update the look of your cabinets.
  • Minor furniture repairs: Cracked drawers, loose hinges, or broken legs? A handyman can breathe new life into your furniture with repairs.
  • Mounting shelves and mirrors: Need extra storage space or a decorative touch? A handyman can securely mount shelves and mirrors to any wall.

Doorknob replacement in North Potomac MDGeneral Repairs:

  • House Painting: Cracked walls, chipped paint, and nail holes are easy problems to solve for a skilled handyman. They can patch, sand, and paint, leaving your walls looking fresh and new.
  • Tile repairs: Squeaky floors, loose tiles, or minor scratches? A handyman can fix or replace damaged flooring sections, restoring your floors to their former glory.
  • Assembly and installation: A handyman can take the hassle out of assembly from furniture to grills to TV mounts and security systems, ensuring everything is set up correctly.
  • Appliance repairs: Leaky hoses on washing machines, faulty blender switches – a skilled handyman can solve many minor appliance problems.

Handyman Repair for Common Household Problems

Remember, not all handymen are created equal or are licensed. JW Home Improvement is licensed in MD, VA, and DC, giving homeowners peace of mind that a skilled professional will solve their common household problems at a price that won’t leave them hanging out to dry. To get started, contact JW Home Improvement at (703) 899-3129, and our team of experts will handle the rest.

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