Habitat ReStores - Reopening UPDATE!
Continuing to follow government health guidelines, we are excited to announce that our ReStores will be reopening! Click these links for more details on our phased reopening approach and our new in-store shopping experience. To support the ReStores opening, the following programs have been reinstated: our donation pickup and drop-off services are available at the locations that are currently open. Our home salvage & Handyman programs continue to be suspended until further notice. Thank you for your support. We've missed you and look forward to welcoming you back!
What is Habitat Handyman?
We're glad you asked! Habitat Handyman is our full-suite, affordable home-repair and maintenance service for ALL families across the Halton and Peel Region. There’s no job too small or large, from upstairs to downstairs, we provide home improvement services to fit your needs.
We have one goal: To help those who are in need, to maintain, and in some instances, to remain within adequate, appropriate and affordable housing.
We serve the Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, Mississauga and Oakville communities.
How Can We Help You?
Kitchen cabinet, sink, backsplash or countertop repair or installation
Bathroom vanity, shower or toilet repair and installation
Drywall installation and repair
Installation and maintenance of attic insulation
Flooring installation and repair
Small jobs like mounting shelves and replacing faucets
Exterior property maintenance
Lawn mowing and care
Deck repair and renovation
Shed repair, maintenance and installation
Vinyl siding installation and repair
Fence repair, painting and installation
Other small jobs
Kitchen and Bathroom Removal
Need your old kitchen or bathroom gone? Leave the heavy lifting to us. We'll deconstruct and remove it for FREE, then we'll give you a tax receipt for the value of your kitchen and bathroom donations. Sound like a sweet deal?
Is your kitchen or bathroom already deconstructed, or are you able to complete the deconstruction yourself? As long as you're careful with deconstruction and the kitchen or bathroom is not damaged during the process, we'll pick it up from your garage for free and provide you with a tax receipt.
At Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, we designed Habitat Handyman so that everyone could afford our renovation and home improvement services. We believe that everyone deserves a safe and decent place to live, and we're committed to fitting everyone's budget. If you are a low-income family or senior, we have created a reduced pricing program for you. Please refer to our program chart which outlines income thresholds for reduced pricing eligibility.
Reduced Pricing Stream Eligibility
Even if you don't meet the criteria for our low-income reduced pricing, we strive to provide our services at an affordable price to everyone. On average, our services tend to cost 30% less than our competitors.
If you would like to take advantage of our affordable pricing stream, we require that you provide the previous year’s notice of tax assessment for each adult aged 18 and older (not currently attending full-time studies), in your household. This allows us to verify your eligibility and begin moving forward with the consultation process.
Please note that our team reserves the right to evaluate special situations and requests on a case-by-case basis. The figures and financial data in our 'Reduced Pricing Stream Eligibility' chart are drawn directly from the High Needs Household Income Criteria as provided by the Provincial Government under the Housing Services Act, 2011, S.O. 2011, c. 6, Sched. 1.
How Does the Handyman Program Support Habitat?
The Habitat Handyman program aims to not only provide trusted contractor's services to community members but also to enable us to build more homes. By charging modest hourly rates of service, we are able to cover our own administrative costs (travel, insurance, etc.) and any revenue generated above and beyond these costs is cycled back into our build fund, enabling more families to have the opportunity of safe, decent and affordable home ownership.
How Does the Program Work?
Get in touch with us via phone, email, or our contact form to book your FREE consultation! Be prepared to provide detailed information about your project.
Once we have completed our initial consultation together, we will schedule a time for your in-home estimate appointment. Estimates are valid for 14 days after being issued.
If you give us the thumbs up, we'll schedule your work appointment and collect a deposit.
Our trusted crew members will visit your home to complete the work. Once finished, you'll have 30 days to pay for the work completed.
Meet Our Team
Site Manager, Habitat Handyman
Jared is a carpenter with over 15 years of home renovation experience. He specializes in kitchen, bathroom, flooring, and interior and exterior home renovations. Previously owning his own business, he has lead teams on countless repair and renovation projects in the GTA, consistently completing projects with the utmost quality and care. Jared has now brought his expertise to Habitat for Humanity to assist on various Habitat build sites and now the Habitat Handyman Program.
Manager of Planning and Development
Brad has a background in Urban Planning from the University of Waterloo and has been with Habitat Halton-Mississauga in the Family Services, Construction, Planning and Administration departments since 2017. He has helped to develop Habitat's innovative build practices and has created partnerships with large government and non-profit entities such as the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and LGBTQ+ youth organizations. Most recently, Brad has been working to revitalize the Habitat Handyman program to help everyone remain in their accessible, adequate and affordable homes. Brad is passionate about DIY home renovation projects and would love to help with yours.
What they say about us...
“Everyone was really pleasant, they were here when they said they would be, did their work in a very expeditious manner and were an absolute pleasure to deal with. It was a great service and I wouldn’t hesitate to call them again.”
“We save up little projects until we have a full day's work, and the Handyman staff and volunteers come onsite and take care of everything. They are always professional and friendly and each little thing gets done well and on time. We'd be lost without them!”
“The Habitat Handyman installed my bathroom tiles, they worked with me and my budget, were on time, efficient, friendly and tidy. I highly recommend”
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Helping Our Community Is What We Do
Habitat Handyman has served hundreds of customers across the GTA since the pilot launch of our program, just over one year ago. We're privileged to share successes with homeowners who now live in appropriate and adequate living environments.
We've helped homeowners save more than $1,000 a year (in energy costs) by upgrading some of their home appliances and utilities. We have removed our neighbour's kitchens for FREE and provided a tax receipt for the kitchen products to relieve income-tax burdens. We've upgraded bathrooms, installed fences, painted walls, assembled furniture and installed appliances, all in the spirit of helping our community stay is adequate, appropriate, and affordable housing.
Together, in partnership with the Ontario Trillium Foundation, we have pledged more than $300,000 in discounted services to help low-income families stay in their homes.
We have an abundance of successes and stories to look back on, and we hope that you'll become part of that success by choosing us for your next home improvement job!