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Thanks for considering Portage Park Handyman for your handyman services. Unfortunately, we are not taking on new customers before 2016. We recommend Jim at Punch List for his experience and expertise. Jim will also offer a 5% discount for anyone who mentions that they found him through the Portage Park Handyman Service.
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for all those worrisome jobs you need done
around the house
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A humble cottage when he purchased it, Rich transformed his 90-year- old Portage Park home into a showplace that includes a full second story addition.


As a resident of your community, Rich Escallier is available to make house calls, and his estimates are free! He is a trusted neighbor whom you can feel good about consulting. With his extensive experience in home refurbishing, he can advise you about the options open to you, as well as provide the labor required to complete the job to your satisfaction. He won't take a shortcut that he wouldn't have in his own home.

Rich's most extensive remodeling job was completed on his current residence, a 90-year-old Portage Park home he refurbished from top to bottom, including building a second story addition.

Top: A kitchen in need of help.
Bottom: Rich and his wife Judy
together in their kitchen
after Rich completely
remodeled it.