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Bobby Rishworth and Handsome Servicemen: Expert Home Repairs Performed Right the First Time

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Good things are never cheap, and cheap things are never good. And if you happen to be easy on the eyes while you’re doing the work, that never seems to be a problem either. This is especially true when you’re one of the crew of Handsome Servicemen, out of Olathe, Kansas, taking on handyman requests while presenting a sharp, clean, business appearance.

“Do it once and do it right is our philosophy while always taking care of our customers” is a familiar statement quoted by company president Bobby Rishworth. This lifelong Kansas City-metro resident founded Handsome Servicemen, offering handyman work in a 60-mile radius of Johnson County.

Experience and Expertise
“If you want to find cheap resources to allow in your home for repairs, then you can certainly do so. Handsome Servicemen is reputable, with polite, charming and easy-to-get-along-with employees offering a clean personal background,” remarked Bobby. “Our clients want to have interesting and safe people working in their homes. They want good people in their homes to fix issues.”

This third-generation entrepreneur worked for more than 20 years in the home improvement area, beginning with buying and selling properties and flipping houses. In 2010, Bobby went into the property management business. His extensive background in the real estate market has given him a wealth of experience, knowledge and valuable resources to call upon.

“In the property management business, there was a constant demand for repairs and fix-it needs from our clients,” Bobby recalled. “During that time, I developed a lot of remodeling skills, taking on projects such as flooring, kitchens, toilets, sinks and more because it was difficult to find a quality handyman. I started this business this year, and spun off the handsome man marketing angle to differentiate ourselves. My clients want a nice-looking and respectable person in their homes. My employees are clean, neat, well dressed and they know what they’re doing.”

Safe and Trustworthy Staff
A critical part of selecting that employee who visits your home is an extensive background check to ensure your safety. “We conduct broad investigations on every Handsome Serviceman, including financial checks, job history, criminal history and more,” noted Bobby. “Most of my people are those I’ve known for a long time or who came from a referral from someone I’ve known for a long time. I will do everything possible to ensure it’s someone I trust in your home.”

You can call Handsome Servicemen for repairs, painting, gutters, yard work, furniture placement, television mounting, furniture assembly, minor plumbing and much more. The company provides service for all of Olathe, Overland Park, Leawood, Lenexa, Shawnee, Johnson County and Kansas City. Handsome Servicemen is fully licensed, insured and a member of the Better Business Bureau.

Communication’s a Priority
While many service reps can take forever to respond, Bobby prides himself on answering an inquiry the same day. “Call, text, live chat or reach out through Facebook, any time day or evening, and I’ll answer to the best of my ability,” he shared. “I may not be able to give you a quote over the phone, but I’ll ask for photos or come by for a look for a free estimate. Our business hours can accommodate your busy schedule, with appointments in the evenings and weekends. And we can help you in emergencies as well. We may be a little more expensive than a regular handyman, but we’re worth the extra money.”

Another concern a homeowner might have is the promptness of the employee when an appointment is made. Bobby says a consistent stream of communication is a part of the business at Handsome Servicemen. “We call or text the day before to remind you of our appointment and then we call or text an hour before we’re on the way,” he promised. “Your time is worth just as much as mine. At Handsome Servicemen, our focus is being transparent, honest, prompt and following through on our word.”

Interior Design Skills
Another segment of business that’s growing for Bobby is interior design work. Many times he’s called upon by clients to freshen up their homes or apartments, and he’s happy to oblige. “We do a lot of interior decorating. My designs make things look sophisticated and elegant,” he noted. “You don’t expect that from this type of business, but decorating and design seem to come naturally to me.” In addition, the company is also looking to expand its services to help real estate agents address repair issues for homebuyers or sellers.

Labor rates range from $75 to $125 per hour, or Handsome Servicemen can also quote jobs on a bundle price. “Handsome Servicemen was started because finding a good, honest and reliable handyman is not easy to do,” shared Bobby. “Are our handymen all handsome? Yes, they are, and they are all background checked to make sure only reputable and high-quality people ever step foot inside your home.” ■

Call 913-219-9221 or visit Handsome Servicemen on Facebook or handsomeservicemen.com.