New gen handyman: Going beyond plumbing and electrical repairs to setting up smart homes

Although digitalisation is the trend, some parts of the home still need the services of traditional handymen.
Although digitalisation is the trend, some parts of the home still need the services of traditional handymen.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

SINGAPORE - The notion of the "handyman" has changed in the last few years with the evolution of devices such as Google Nest and Alexa programmed to switch on the television or switch off the lights.

Today's smart-home handyman services entail synchronising all the gadgets and appliances to a Wi-Fi network to "talk" to one another wirelessly.

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