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Handyman Services Contract Template

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This document is a legally binding contract for handyman services between the Handyman and Homeowner listed below.


[Sender.City], [Sender.State], [Sender.Zip][Sender.Phone]
City, State, ZipPhone


[Client.City], [Client.State], [Client.Zip][Client.Phone]
City, State, ZipPhone

Scope of Work

[Sender.Name] will perform handyman services at the Homeowner’s address listed above in accordance with the detailed scope of work attached to this contract. 

Change Orders

Handyman will perform only those services approved in writing by the Homeowner. If the Homeowner shall, at any time, require services not listed in the scope of work attached to this handyman services contract, a written change order shall be created and signed by both parties prior to the performance of such work.

Permits, Licensing, & Approvals

Homeowner is responsible for procuring any permits or approvals required for the completion of the projects listed in the scope of work . This includes any zoning changes or changes to applicable covenants or local building guidelines.

Handyman shall be responsible for any professional licensing required for the execution of the work outlined in the scope of work.

Insurance & Loss Coverage

Homeowner agrees to maintain adequate property insurance to protect against loss or damage due to theft, fire, vandalism, etc. 

Handyman agrees to maintain reasonable liability insurance to protect against personal injury or loss.

Both parties agree to provide copies of the insurance certificates for their respective policies to one another.

Property Access

Homeowner agrees to be present at the scheduled work time to ensure that Handyman has reasonable access to the working area, including parking space. 

Handyman agrees to contact Homeowner 72 hours prior to arrival to schedule an appropriate arrival time, and agrees to make a reasonable effort not to disturb or damage the Homeowner’s property outside of any demolition required for the project listed in the scope of work.

Site Conditions

The scope of work and pricing for this contract are based on conversations and any walkthroughs completed by the Handyman and Homeowner. Handyman has taken reasonable measures to ensure that the scope of work and pricing represent the entire project requirements, but cannot guarantee a final price due to the possibility of unforeseen complication.

In the event that unforeseen complications, including (but not limited to) mold, termites, structural damage, or building code violations are discovered after the project begins, the Handyman will cease work on the project and draft a change order listing any additionally required materials or labor. Homeowner agrees that any unforeseen complications may increase the final price of the project.

Project Costs

The pricing table below details the Homeowner’s projected costs for this project.


Payment Schedule

Homeowner agrees to make payments in accordance with the following payment schedule:

Payment DatePayment Amount
Payment 1 datePayment 1 amount
Payment 2 datePayment 2 amount
Payment 3 datePayment 3 amount
Project CompletionPayment 4 amount

Homeowner agrees to make payments via cash, check, or credit card on the dates listed above. Handyman will place a lien on the Homeowner’s property upon commencement of this project, and will fully release the lien upon receipt of final payment from the Homeowner.

Final Inspection

Prior to making final payment, Homeowner will have the opportunity to review all completed work with the Handyman. Homeowner will have the opportunity to identify any incomplete or unsatisfactory work, and is authorized to withhold final payment until such issues are addressed by the Handyman.PDF page break


Handyman does not offer or imply any warranty for materials used for the project. Any defect or failure of parts or materials used in the project shall be the sole responsibility of the Homeowner.Handyman shall extend a warranty for all labor for a period of warranty months. This warranty covers installation and workmanship. Should the Homeowner discover any incomplete, incorrect, faulty, or failed workmanship during the warranty period, Handyman shall correct such issues at their sole cost and expense.

Dispute Resolution

Homeowner and Handyman agree to make reasonable efforts to resolve any disagreements related to this contract between themselves. In the event that the two parties cannot agree on an issue, both parties agree to resolve the issue through a civil court located in [Sender.City], [Sender.State]. The decision of that court shall be considered final.

Governing Law

This handyman services contract shall be governed by the laws of [Sender.State].


The undersigned parties agree that, having read and understood the entirety of this handyman contract and it’s attachments, this contract shall commence as of contract date with the full intent that all parties involved uphold and enforce the full terms of this contract at all times.









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