A handyman must have good problem-solving skills, the ability to use power tools, plumbing and electrical knowledge, carpentry skills, and repair, assemble, and install various items. They should also possess knowledge of painting and wallpapering, drywall installation, and basic home repair. A handyman should communicate effectively and have good customer service skills. They should have the ability to read instructions and follow safety precautions. Finally, a handyman should have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.