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Hire a Husband Handyman Services

Founded 1993 • With Angi since January 2009


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Stephen Houpis has been in the handyman business since 1993, when he started Hire A Husband Handyman Services in Santa Fa, NM. Upon arriving here in Asheville in 2001, he continued to provide handyman services. He has been running Hire A Husband Handyman Services successfully here in Asheville ever since and consequently has established a solid reputation in the community which is based on many referrals and returning clients. What sets him apart from the “other guys” is that Stephen will return your calls, show up for appointments and do high quality work, to your satisfaction. While Stephen Houpis is on your property you are insured for up to one million dollars. There is 1 employee. Uses subs for electrical & plumbing. Charges an hourly rate of $40. Travel charges may apply. Many references available....

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Stephen is always prepared and always arrives when planned - Does very good work, that is more than professional is quality.

Painting repair of tire, rebuilding steps, removing curtain rods, building handicap ramp, repair of door, etc.

CATEGORY handyman service,interior painters



Both men always gave me notice about their expected arrival, were always on time, and finished each item of the operation in the time period they suggested to me. Both were highly professional, easy to work with, prompt, courteous, and most importantly, VERY thorough. The power washing included the application of an anti-bacterial/fungal wash solution. The sealant was applied with a sprayer, and c...

Stephen Houpis of "Hire a Husband" and Tony Godwin applied sealer to my cedar-sided home. I offered the contract to them after attempting to secure 3 estimates. Only two contractors responded, and the bid differed a lot, Hire a Husband's bid being about 45% less than the higher bidder. I have seen such high variation among bids when getting estimates for installing a gas range and associated piping--it would seem that professionals should be able to estimate costs and profit better than that. I went with the low bidder and have not been disappointed in the least. The job began with a thorough power-washing of the entire siding and the two smallish porches. The application of the sealer required that all windows, doors, garage-doors be protected by plastic and sealed off from the sealant spray, and other, minor preparation and required a subsequent "clean-up" i.e., removing all plastic sheeting, re-installing some fixtures, etc. The operation was weather sensitive and we had to wait for an appropriately sunny and warm (more the 50 deg F series of days to allow the washing to dry, the sealer to be applied and dry) and it took a while to get the right combination. Once that happened everything went relatively fast. The house looks beautiful, though I instructed them not to worry about detailing every item, as I wanted protection more than uniform finish. It had been 6 or 8 years since I did the job myself previously, and there was some weathering.

CATEGORY house painters



Planning was poor, execution on some things was fine, on other's poor and will need to be redone. Made 5 trips to Lowe's to return items and get the right stuff.

several small jobs like shelving

CATEGORY handyman service



Stephen is very knowledgeable. He is efficient, very honest and trustworthy. I let him have the key to my home. I had no issues with that. He is a perfectionist. He is careful and qualified. He explains everything very well. Just a really good guy. When you call him he gets right back to you. He communicates each situation as it arises.

I have hired him to redue a closet, re-cauk a tub, ceiling work, refinishing my deck. His name is Stephen Houpis.

CATEGORY handyman service

Services Offered

Carpentry. Painting. Tile. Electrical. Plumbing. Fixtures. Small Remodels. Water Filtration.

Services Not Offered

Roofing. Yard Work. Additions. Hauling.

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