6 Handyman Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Become A Handyman

Handyman offers various home repair services based on their skill set and the customer’s needs. Also known as a fixer, the handyman repairs works both on the interior and exterior.

The handyman business is a great part-time opportunity, and you can earn a high-profit margin while the overhead costs are low.

In this list, you'll find real-world handyman success stories and very profitable examples of starting a handyman that makes money.

1. Dundas Valley Pools ($96K/year)

Dan Stewart, the founder of Dundas Valley Pools, came up with the idea for his business while working part-time at a pool company. He saw an opportunity to provide personalized, on-site pool services in Southern Ontario, and after gaining experience and knowledge in the industry, he decided to start his own business. Since its inception in 2016, Dundas Valley Pools has grown to service over 350 pools and earn an average of $8,000 per month in net revenue during the on-season.

How much money it makes: $96K/year
How many people on the team: 1


How I Started A $8K/Month Pool Service And Installation Business

Learn how a third generation business owner started a profitable pool service and installation business in Southern Ontario, earning an average of $8000/month net revenue during peak season and growing from servicing 0 to 350+ pools since May 2016 by doing things that don't scale, such as manually talking to customers and focusing on the ideal customer.

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Learn more about starting a handyman:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a handyman?
-> Pros and cons of a handyman

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5. Ace HandyMan Services

Ace Handyman Services offers best-in-class repair, remodel, maintenance, and construction services to residential and commercial property owners. It is best known for quality craftsmanship, superior service, and exceeding expectations. Ace Handyman Services was founded by Andy Bell in 1998 who has taken more than 20 years of experience in home improvement services.

Where they're located: Plano, Texas, USA
Website traffic: 90K/month


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