Would you ‘Rent a husband’?

2016-12-20 06:01
Photo: supplied The founder of Rent A Husband, Zaine Di Paolo.

Photo: supplied The founder of Rent A Husband, Zaine Di Paolo.

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A NEW business in the Upper Highway area is offering women who need household help or have partners that are too lazy to get their hands dirty, the chance to hire ‘husbands’ by the hour.

Rent A Husband is a phenomenon that has taken the Upper Highway area by storm.

Founder Zaine Di Paolo said the idea of Rent A Husband came about after many years of starting at the bottom and working his way up in a number of different professions.

“I decided I didn’t want to be a corporate worker and my skills lay in my ‘own hands’. This year I started Rent A Husband Handyman services. This has been something I have thought about doing for years and now eventually I have taken the leap in May this year,” he said.

“I prefer to focus on smaller ‘handyman’ jobs, but as the slogan goes ‘for all your handyman needs and more, there is no job too small’. I offer tiling, painting, renovations, fixtures and fittings, DIY jobs, maintenance and general handy work.”

The 29-year-old said that his fathers - Warren Chislett and Toni Di Paolo - have always pushed him to strive for greatness in the things he wants.

He said that with this business venture he has also provided employment and training for the underprivileged in the community.

“I have three general workers that I employ, however I also like to be hands on. I do take on extra labourers for bigger jobs, but skill and reliability is of vital importance so they need to come highly recommended,” he added.

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