Welcome to the UHA an Association for the Handyman and the home repair consumer.

Become a member of the UNITED HANDYMAN ASSOCIATION,  become certified and display your certification proudly and know that you are backed by an organization that supports its members. Your business will benefit from the many services offered by the UHA.  Your customers will know that you care enough about them to go the extra step to make sure that your business is structured to reflect the same quality as the service you provide them. 

Join us today in the pursuit of a better handyman life!

To be certified by the UHA means more than just taking a simple test and paying a fee.  The UHA Certification is only given to businesses that prove to be within the standards of the UHA.  The slogan “Excellence Expected” refers to what customers can expect from its members.  Because the UHA offers a guarantee and stands behind its members to become certified by the UHA members must have a properly structured business, insurance and pass background qualifications. Being certified by the UHA is an honor. The UHA was created to help improve the handyman industry one handyman at a time.

 Every other trade industry has an association for businesses to come together for a common goal.  Now the Handyman has the UHA.

Fraud protection guarantee If a service professional certified by the UHA commits  fraud in any way then we will pay you (the customer) back up to $5000 for your loss. (see fraud protection for details)

 Tax deductible 

Memberships and services provided by the UHA qualify as a business tax deduction.  (Consult your tax professional for details)

Become a member today and start the first step toward certifying your handyman business.

What a full certified member should expect from the UHA.

  • Welcome email explaining benefits
  • Online profile to advertise your business and show you’re certified
  • Video Profile added to your page
  • Access to member area and all resources
  • One on One phone business coaching (scheduled 1hr included)
  • Full use of certification logos, print, web and vehicle decals
  • $5000 fraud protection included for your customers peace of mind
  • Full business support for start up or existing businesses
  • Member discounts
  • Mediation services included for minor disputes. One service per year
  • Legal services help available
  • Business Marketing
  • Business forms
  • Background and screening services
  • Payment System (optional for additional fees)
  • Earn money through our affiliate program, get paid for your referrals


Ask the Handyman home repair and handyman related questions. With over 30 years experience in the home repair trade Our handyman has witnessed the evolving of the handyman business.  Become  a member and ask your questions rather it be DIY questions or handyman business questions. Our handyman will be sure to send you in the right direction. Most questions answered within 24 hours.  Questions may be approved to be posted on site for others to benefit.


Handyman Insurance

To run a responsible business you need to carry a liability insurance policy. The amount of coverage will vary depending on your needs. We will help you determine the coverage you need and help you get insurance.  

 Memberships offered to handyman individuals and handyman businesses.


Check this link out to see the fees a Licensed Contractor pays http://www.cslb.ca.gov/generalinformation/library/fees.asp

California General Contractor requirements that can make it illegal to do some handyman work. What every home owner should know!




New or Upcoming Events and News

Introducing a new video series THE DAILY DRIVE with Flash. A  series of videos showing Flash discussing Handyman and UHA related matters. Raw uncut videos of a real handyman trying to make a difference. Videos can be seen on the United Handyman Association channel and also our face book page.

11/23/15 Two new videos uploaded to this page. One video uploaded to Facebook and You tube.

Founders Message

11/23/15 updated


Thank you for taking the time and caring enough about your business to consider become a member of the UHA.  I know we share the same dedication to the home repair industry and strive for improvement.  We currently have members in 18 different states and three countries but we are looking for more and need your help.  Word of mouth is one of the best forms of advertising.  Help us by talking about us and what we do.  Like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/United-Handyman-Association/253430868032278 and share us with your friends. Follow us on Twitter @united_handyman.  Every other trade has an association that legitimizes them in the industry.  Now the handyman has the UHA. The only way to make change to improve our business is to come together.  The UHA was formed for the Handyman by the handyman.  We just need your help to get the name out there and as we grow the more powerful the UHA will be and more benefits to the handyman.  Some states like California and Nevada don’t recognize the handyman as a trade and attempt to pressure the tradesman to become a Licensed Contractor with not so ethical sting operations.  We believe that the handyman is a special trade of its own and should be a choice of the homeowner.  We say “regulate don’t eliminate”.  We have made it our goal to represent the handyman industry giving the handyman business an association to get certified and join other handyman businesses with a common goal.  We work with our members to help improve their businesses.  If our members are successful then we are successful.  Tell your friends, customers and if you have a handyman ask them to become certified.  If you are a handyman business owner ask your workers to become an individual member to get certified.  Tell your customers that all of your handymen are screened and certified and show off your certified profile you earned it.

We can’t do it on our own, become a member today for just $50 per year and help with our efforts. Remember to deduct all fees paid each year on your taxes.


Flash Shelton H.D. (founder and handyman)

United Handyman Association



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