Are You & Your handyman Breaking The Law?
Did you know there is a fine for getting caught hiring a handyman to do jobs that are considered regulated under Florida law? There is a $250 fine for homeowners and also for the contractor. Worse, there is no way the handyman’s insurance will ever cover the handyman if he is doing illegal work.
Here is the prime reference of the jobs a handyman in any Volusia County city like Daytona Beach can and cannot do:
A Daytona Beach handyman can't install ceiling fans?
As a professional handyman for more than 20 years I can say that this is good and bad. Handymen really differ in that none are formally trained and to be really good they have to be driven.
Personally I have installed a hundreds of water heaters and thousands of faucets but that was in a different locality. Here in Florida they require extensive testing to become a licensed contractor. Above you can see the types of industry that are restricted.
What can a handyman do in Daytona Beach?
Here is a partial list of what a handyman can and can’t do specifically in Volusia County Florida. Cabinetry, carpet, caulking, drywall, door repair (no install/replace), fence install & brepair, finish carpentry, trim (no siding), insulation, interior doors (repair & install), landscaping (no irrigation), minor siding repairs, painting, paneling, plastering, pressure cleaning, screen repair, phone & internet lines, tile, wall paper, window repair (no install/replace) and wood repair.