Mr. Handyman tackles flatpacks
Mr. Handyman’s president has shared his useful advice for nailing flatpack assembly.
J.B. Sassano, president of furniture repair franchise Mr. Handyman, has been sharing his tips for ensuring you avoid flatpack furniture assembly turning into a nightmare.
In an article for Forbes, the head of the franchise, which offers local ‘handymen’ to complete a wide range of home repair and maintenance tasks, offered some good advice for DIY enthusiasts. He recommended that before diving in and purchasing your dream flatpack item you do your research.
He warns that, although something might look fantastic and seem like exactly the right piece of furniture for your home, the assembly process could be way too complex. By reading online reviews and testimonials before buying, Sassano says that you’ll know what’s in store by the time your item arrives.
If you do impulse buy flatpack furniture and find it’s beyond your capabilities, you can contact your local Mr. Handyman to assist you with the assembly. Its technicians will ensure that your furniture is assembled securely, so you’re not likely to have droopy wardrobes or wonky cupboards and prioritises safety, ensuring no accidents involving small children will happen by securing your units to the wall.
Other tips from other industry professionals included laying all the parts out of your flatpack clearly, so you can see exactly what you need at each moment and opening the packaging carefully to avoid taking a chunk out of your shiny new furniture.
Founded in 1996, Mr. Handyman has served almost one million customers across North America. Its franchisees are encouraged to employ experienced tradesmen and women and on average, its technicians have a decade of experience in a range of trades, as well as offering a punctual and friendly service to their customers. From carpentry to painting to plumbing to electrical services, Mr. Handyman is a franchise that can help with any of your household or commercial issues.
Sophie Cole, Point Franchise ©