HandyMadam


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HandyMadam knows how it feels to walk into a hardware store and be treated like you don't know what you're looking for. She knows how it feels to ask for help from someone who looks down on you for not knowing how to do it yourself. She knows how it feels to worry about the safety of yourself or a loved one. She knows you want quality work from someone you can trust. HandyMadam aims to empower women and give clients the experience they deserve. HandyMadam also proudly serves LGBT individuals.HandyMadam services homes and businesses in Los Angeles and was founded by Alice Earnest, artist and all-around handy person. As a teenager, Alice assisted her mother (another handy woman!) with fixing up old houses to be sold. She graduated with a BFA in Sculpture and moved to LA to find a career in which she could use her skills. Her prior experience working as a gallery assistant/preparator, a studio assistant, and teaching art students woodworking and welding methods as shop master at her university, has helped turn her into the handy person she is today.Do you have a long list prepared of things you need done around the house? Not a problem! To learn more about some of the services offered, see below. Art HangingHandyMadam can hang your art safely and securely while following gallery standards. Do you need a custom salon-style arrangement to showcase your favorite artworks? HandyMadam will make your art look great. Paintings, sculptures, TVs, shelves, and anything else that goes on the wall (or ceiling!).PaintingThey say the least expensive way to freshen up a room is a new paint job. I don’t know many who say it’s the easiest way. I do know you want it done right. HandyMadam is here for you!Home RepairsIs your door not closing because of a loose hinge? Do you have holes in your walls that need to be patched so you can get your security deposit back? Do your windows not latch properly? HandyMadam can fix that and more! Minor Electrical/PlumbingHaving trouble wiring your surround sound? Do you need to install dimmers in your bathroom so you can enjoy soothing mood-lighting? Are you trying to modernize your shower experience with a new shower head? Not sure how to securely install that brand new chandelier you got to brighten up the dining room? HandyMadam is the service you’re searching for!Interior DecoratingSelecting the perfect furniture, artwork, paint, decorative pillows, vases, plants is a lot of fun! And when done right, it can make a house a home. Your bedroom doesn’t have to just be the room where you sleep; it can be your personal place of serenity and comfort, or a romantic getaway from the stresses of ordinary life. Whatever your taste, whatever your goals, HandyMadam turns dreams into reality!Assembling FurnitureIKEA got you down? Never fear, HandyMadam is here! All those small, oddly shaped parts are no match for HandyMadam’s spatial reasoning! Whether it’s an elaborate, custom closet organizer or a simple side table, there’s nothing she can’t build.CustomDo you have an idea for a custom item you need built? Check out the gallery to see past projects and get inspired! Even if HandyMadam does not have the resources to make what you’re looking for, she can recommend other handy women around the city. Get in touch! Let’s build it!


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