So I wasn't sure where to post this, but I'm looking for a handyman and I guess you could say he'd be an employee of mine and we would have a relationship when it comes to work. It's almost like I'm "Murphy Brown" since I've had quite a few handymen over the last couple of months. They start a project and never complete it or they say they'll be back to finish it and they don't. Two of the guys I hired I did blow and the last one wanted me to do him but there was just chemistry there (even as friends and I dreaded him coming over to work. He was also known to just "pop on over" to work.) I'm not mechanically inclined and I find doing things (like painting, etc.) to be very boring. If someone were around I'm more than happy to do some of the work but I'm always stuck doing it by myself or having to look for someone new. I just posted an ad for a couple of projects that need to be completed and this time I plan on interviewing them in person. A couple of years ago I did the same thing and while he does help me around the house at times when I need it, there are things I don't want to entrust him with (i.e electrical). So, for my interviews (if I get any responses) what should I ask or look for in a potential handyman? The guy who I don't get along with does have a a very good work record since he has/had his own company but when he'd take a break or after finishing we'd talk and his tone was always condenscending like I didn't know how to tun my own life and he was "perfect at everything" he touched. No, he's not one I blew but wanted me to. I'm looking for someone that I can build a trustful relationship with and feel comfortable around- like after he's done working go grab dinner or a drink. What would you ask/ look for in this situation?