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Meet The Friendly Team at Mr. Handyman of Oak Park & River Forest

For trusted and reliable service, hire Mr. Handyman of Oak Park & River Forest

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    Bob Horenkamp


    Bob is passionate about fulfilling his customer’s home repair and maintenance needs. Recognizing the challenge of finding experienced handymen that could provide a safe, consistent, and reliable service, he started Mr Handyman in 2008 to meet the needs of the residents of Chicago and surrounding communities.

    Bob is a passionate small business owner who likes meeting his customers, supporting his technicians and staff, and delivering great service. He enjoys the troubleshooting and creative aspects of figuring out more complex home solution challenges.

    Mr Handyman is a second career for Bob having owned a successful national computer consulting firm in the tech boom. Outside of work Bob loves spending quality time with his wife and young daughter, sailing on Lake Michigan, and renovating his own home in West Lakeview.

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    Natasa N.

    Office Manager

    Natasa N-I have attached her picture to add to the website. Natasa has been working for Mr Handyman since 2006. She’s been in customer service for over 20 yours. She’s the office manager and runs day to day operations. She likes helping others solve their home problems. She is there to handle any scheduling or questions you may have about your appointment or service. She’s lived in Chicago for 15 years. She likes to spend her free time doing yoga and cardio. She’s been married to her husband for almost 15 years. Together they share 2 very active kids together.

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    Michelle R.

    Customer Service Representative

    Michelle has been with Mr. Handyman since 2013. She’s been in customer service for over 25 years. She is a Customer Service Rep and enjoys helping out customers with their home repairs and gets them on the schedule. She is there to handle any scheduling or questions you may have about your appointment or service. Michelle likes to spend her free time with friends and family. She also enjoys shopping. She has lived in Chicago consistently for 9 years. Prior to living in Chicago she was living in the North Suburbs.

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    Patrick S.

    Senior Service Professional

    Patrick has been with Mr Handyman since 2016. His past experience is painting and restoration; framing and trim carpentry; laborer/site supervisor in residential and commercial demolition. He’s best at painting and restoration specialist; master interior carpenter specializing in all forms of door installation/troubleshooting and custom cabinetry installation/specialty fabrication. He likes best about his job is to have start-to-finish control of the results he delivers to his clients, building trust with and working one-on-one with his clients to determine the best solutions for their needs. Patrick and his wife have been married for 31 years with two beautiful grown daughters. He’s lived in Chicago all his life. He likes finding new places to explore in the city. He’s a guitarist, having played for almost 50 years and looking forward to being able to get back on a stage.

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    Benjamin B.

    Service Professional
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    Christopher R

    Service Professional

    Christopher has 15 years experience in the trades. He does carpentry, plumbing, electrical and many more jobs. He's very talented. He likes to do different jobs each day. He likes to spend his free time with his family.

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    Dennis R.

    Service Professional

    Dennis has over 20 years of carpentry experience and has also apprenticed as a plumber. He does drywall, carpentry, plumbing, painting and many more jobs. Dennis likes that he has multiple jobs in a day. He likes to stay busy. Our customer’s love him. In his free time he likes to work out at the gym and watch sports

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    Michael B.

    Service Professional

    Michael has been in the trades for over 17 years. Before working for Mr Handyman he was in marketing. Michael can do carpentry, plumbing, drywall, painting, tiling, and many other jobs. Carpentry is what he loves best. He likes best about working here is that he can have multiple jobs in a day and he’s not doing the same jobs every day. He listens to the customer needs and gives an honest opinion and gets the work done in a timely manner

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    Richard B.

    Service Professional

    Richard has over 15 years experience in home repairs. He does tiling, grouting, drywall, carpentry, painting, crown molding and remodeling and many more jobs. He is great with his hands and can do small jobs to big jobs. He likes to spend time with his kids and likes to work on cars.

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    Robert T.

    Service Professional

    Robert has been in the home repair industry for over 20 years. He enjoys helping customers solve their home repair needs. He’s great at carpentry, painting, drywall, plumbing, light electrical and many more jobs. He has a positive attitude. He enjoys his free time hanging out with friends.

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    Robert W.

    Service Professional

    Robert W. has 15 + years in the trades. He's best at carpentry but can also do plumbing, electric-such as replacing outlets, light fixtures and ceiling fans. He can replace faucets, sinks, shower heads and can replace toilets. He's a jack of all trades. He’s a hard worker and he gets great reviews from our customers.

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    Stephen Z.

    Service Professional

    Stephen has 40 years experience in home repairs. His past job he was a maintenance mechanic. He loves and does best at carpentry, painting and tiling. He likes working by himself. In his free time he likes working on his house. He also likes to spend time with his family.

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    Gregory P.

    Licensed Electrician

    Gregory is a licensed supervising Electrician. He has over 25 years of experience in the trades. He can do plumbing and electrical. He can also do handyman work. He can do small jobs like changing an outlet to as big as rewiring a home. In his free time he likes to do repairs on his home, enjoys going out to eat and hanging out with friends.

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    Licensed Electrician

    Ray has been with our company since 2014. He has a supervising electrician license. He graduated from ETI school and has an hvac license. He also went to school to the Fire Code Academy for plumbing. He has more than 30 years experience in home repair and maintenance.