A Little Bit About Us
When it comes to your home improvement projects our craftsmen have the expertise to get the job done and done right. Each one of our craftsmen has over ten years of experience and have all gone through a thorough background check. Handyman Connection of Edmonton's team of professionals is passionate about taking your home improvement dreams and making them a reality.
Karen has been working with Handyman Connection for 15 years and enjoys the relationships she’s developed with customers, craftsmen and the entire network of Handyman Connection owners and staff. Karen is married to Keith they have two boys and two dogs.
Alex has been a handyman and renovator with Handyman Connection since 2003. He has now moved in to the office to serve as a Customer & Craftsman Service Representative. Alex has over 25 years of experience in Business Management, Customer Service as well as Technical Skills in the trades. As a craftsman, he specialized in bathroom renovations.
In his spare time, Alex enjoys computer gaming, cheering for the Oilers and spending time out at his little get away in the bush with his wife an
Amanda joined Handyman Connection in 2017. She brings with her knowledge and experience working with various trades, Amanda grew up on the East Coast in a family of tradespeople and moved to Alberta after graduating from University. She is an avid concert goer and music lover, enjoys reading, cooking, baking and checking out the wide variety of events that Edmonton has to offer, including hockey and football games. Amanda married her husband, Curtis earlier this year and they have 3 cats and Bulldog puppy.
Neal has worked for Handyman Connection since 2009 doing small renovation and repair jobs. Outside of Handyman work, Neal enjoys traveling, fishing, golfing and spending time with his family. He is an avid genealogist and volunteers time with the local genealogical society.
Darren is a licensed Plumber and Gas fitter with over 35 years of experience. Darren specializes in residential plumbing systems, including fixture repair and replacement, bathroom rough ins, plumbing renovations and boiler repairs.
Tim has been a cabinet maker and carpenter for 17 years as he has always loved working with wood materials, working out of his dad’s shop, eventually deciding to go into the trade himself.
He enjoys outdoor winter sports including skiing and skating and golfing during the summer months.
Nathan has been with Handyman Connection since spring 2013. Handy work has always interested him, right from a young age. When all they boys were playing street hockey after school, he was at home watching shows like Hometime, and This Old House. Handy work quickly became a passion and a hobby of his, as various projects came up in his own home or friends places. Nathan has since found a love in mastering his craft and always takes pride in his work. Doing those small things that sets him apart from the regular DIYers.
Nathan loves what he does and has created a nice network of repeat cliental. He especially looks forward to being part of your next project or honey-do list.
Steve is a semi-retired Electrician with 40 years experience in residential work. Steve and his wife spend their summers at Island Lake by Athabasca and as much of the winter as they can at their home in Palm Springs. They recently have taken on responsibility of a rescue dog, named Ash, from Mexico.
Eric is an Electrician with over 15 years experience. He enjoys working with residential homeowners on a variety of projects from start to finish.
Outside of work Eric enjoys windsurfing and dirt biking around the Edmonton area
Bruno has been involved in renovations for over 17 years both with new builds and renovations. He is very confident in helping customers plan their projects and giving them the end result they expected, or better.
Jim has over 50 years of experience in carpentry, including finish carpentry, cabinet making and teaching mill work-cabinet making. Jim has been working with Handyman Connection since 2006 both in Edmonton and Saskatoon.
Jim his proud of his wife, 3 children and grandchildren.
Barry was raised in an Alberta farming community where he learned carpentry, plumbing and electrical repairs from his father and other tradesmen. As a teenager Barry moved to the N.W.T. and got into aviation becoming a Bush Pilot and Flight Engineer for 10 years. Moving back to Alberta he opened his own Aviation Repair Depot in the 1970’s and also built his own Aircraft hangar. After nearly 40 years in aviation Barry changed careers and became the Facility Manager at the Edmonton Humane Society (SPCA) which he did for over 7 years. During his career he has learned all aspects of construction and repair from painting to welding.
Starting in high school with a 3 year course, which included construction technology, cabinet making and drafting, Chris became very skilled, he also received an award for cabinet making, the Golden Hammer award for construction technology and outstanding achievement for award for this course. Chris enjoys the variety of jobs that are presented to him by homeowners, every day is a new adventure and a new challenge working with home improvements.
Chris has 4 grandchildren, he enjoys spending his time at the lake on the weekends in the summer, as well and fishing and hunting.
Journeyman Floor Installer
Starting out with a part time job at a flooring warehouse 32 years ago, Kevin has an incredible amount of experience and knowledge in the flooring and remodeling industry. Kevin enjoys working on projects and seeing the customer’s joy at the end of the project with the final outcome and exceeding expectations.
Kevin is married with 4 daughters.
With over 22 years experience in the trades Alain has had many life experiences, including 8 years in a boarding school, he has learned Latin and Greek languages, he has been a bartender, studied to become a dentist and worked on a military base in Germany, as a cabinet maker. Alain enjoys renovations in both commercial and residential homes he is very proud to stand back and see a completed job that he has just produced.
Alain has a black lab and two Siamese cats, he enjoys dancing or being outdoors, fishing, camping, and canoeing.
Jim has always been a hands on guy and has 33 years experience in the trades. He enjoys home renovation projects, for himself and others. Jim is a home body and loves puttering in the yard, gardening, and playing with his Bengal cat. Jim would be happy to help work through your home repair or project.
Javier was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta.
Javier has been working within construction and renovations for 15 years. This has been a trade that has been passed on from his father who has worked within the construction industry for over 40 years.
Presently, Javier works as a Maintenance Technician where he undertakes many diverse tasks on a daily basis.
With his spare time he enjoys mainly playing soccer, sports and going for long rides on his Motor Bike with his wife.
Tim began working with Handyman Connection in 2018, he brings with him 20 years of experience in carpentry. Tim has worked in both residential and commercial work with his specialty being residential renovations for the last five years.
Tim enjoys spending time with his two daughters and wife, and he can often be found cheering on the Oilers and the Eskimos.
The Journey Forward