Odd Jobs

local odd job man hanging a picture






What does an Odd Job man do? Generally speaking, in the UK, a person male or female who carries out small jobs needing doing in some-one’s home. So, what are examples of odd jobs? Browse our ‘Services Offered’ categories to see how potless.co.uk providers can help with jobs around the home or business. Here are 40 of the most common odd jobs you can hire someone to do…

  • Clear out attic or loft
  • Board out a loft space
  • Water plants
  • Transpant plants/re-pot
  • Paint a room
  • Strip wallpaper
  • Lay a carpet
  • Be on hand at a party
  • Return items bought online
  • Organise contacts, emails, online files
  • Edit photos, help with Photo Shop
  • Synch computers & devices
  • Set up or sort a mobile phone
  • List items online
  • House-sit or keep an eye on property when away
  • Clear out/organise sheds & garages
  • Create and make up goody bags
  • Set up events like private parties
  • Wrap parcels, ship goods
  • Poop scoop
  • Work with Excel
  • Sort receipts & invoices
  • Help with a CV
  • Help with letter writing or responding to mail
  • Clean & polish shoes and boots
  • Take shoes & boots to cobblers
  • Help pack and unpack when moving home
  • Pick up or deliver a car for service or sale
  • Assist some-one whos convalescing with daily duties
  • Runs to the tip
  • Clear gutters & downpipes
  • Clear drains & blocked toilets
  • Clear a pond or swimming pool
  • Assemble flat pack furniture
  • Mow lawns
  • Weed driveways paths & gardens
  • Hang pictures and heavy mirrors, fill holes in walls
  • Simple plumbing repairs like fixing a cistern that keeps running or stopping a dripping tap
  • Lifting and Shifting
  • Sanding & stripping

Many of these tasks can be carried out by handymen. The definition of a handyman is? Some-one with a broad range of craftsmanship & practical skills, who’s well organised and innovative when it comes to problem solving, experienced with tools, with basic knowledge of home maintenance tasks, who pays attention to detail. Hmmm, a BIG ASK you might think? The good news is, these people DO exist. Find them here on potless.co.uk. Post your odd jobs online under Odd Jobs or Property category. If you’re unsure about ‘How Much is a Handyman Per Hour in the UK?’, then the average rate for 2021 according to the consumer trade sites is £20-30 an hour. Handymen in London and the Home Counties charge more, c£50 an hour or £350 a day. Remember, potless.co.uk is a site primarily for the 53% of people in the UK classified by the Financial Conduct Authority as financially vulnerable. People save money and earn money using our platform. There’s a good chance you can find local handypeople for substantially less than the ‘average’ rates quoted by the trade portals. All you have to do is click on GET HELP. Fill out the form giving as much detail as possible, hit SUBMIT, then wait for interested handymen & odd-jobbers to respond.

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