Hurling a sledgehammer at the dry wall is a handy way to add storage space for a growing collection of books, beanie babies, or sledgehammers. Explore subtler household improvements with today's Groupon: for $75, you get two hours of handyman services from Roof Toppers Home Improvement Services, which will travel to homes within the 610 Loop (a $150 value).
Roof Toppers provides fully insured roofing and general-repair needs to creaking, leaking homes. Soothe cranky walls in need of fresh paint with the soft, even brushstrokes of an experienced handyman. Basic carpentry and furniture-assembly services erase evidence of late-night base-jumping practice, and new caulking and grout inspire bathrooms and kitchens to shine. Roof Toppers' intrepid fix-it pros extend their know-how to the skies with tree trimming, perfect for aging arbors yearning for the shapely sapling physiques of their youth. Handymen can also mount flat-screen TVs, pressure-wash home exteriors, and clean foul-mouthed gutters with a heavy-duty ladder, trowel, and therapist specializing in anger management.