About Us

Welcome!

Hello, my name is George Brisker.

Owner & General Manager

Our operators bring years of experience to Handyman Connection of Mountain View. Many have extensive backgrounds in construction, home repair, remodeling and other handyman services. Their goal is for Handyman Connection to provide its customers with excellent workmanship and superior customer service.

About

A Little Bit About Us

When it comes to your home improvement projects our craftsmen have the expertise to get the job done and done right. Each one of our craftsmen has years of experience and have all gone through a thorough background check. Handyman Connection of Mountain View's team of professionals is passionate about taking your home improvement dreams and making them a reality.

Team

Our Members

Alex
Graham

Alex has lived in the San Francisco South Bay Area his whole life. He loves that everything is within driving driving distance and that his entire family lives here.

Alex got interested in the construction trades early on. In his own words, he got into working as a craftsman “since I was able to walk, my dad brought me to his job sites. It’s in my blood.” He enjoys seeing everything he does coming together like a puzzle. He takes pride in the details that usually are not necessary but make a difference in the finished product. Alex is always happy to explain why and how things work and why he approaches projects in a certain way.

As a hobby, whenever Alex has free time, he likes working on cars and building things. But most of all, Alex likes being a father to his 2 boys.

Andrei
Lofman

Andrei came to the Bay Area in 2015 due to it’s great economy, weather, and people. Originally from Russia, Andrei enjoys American way of life and the opportunities it provides. He has remodeling experience from two continents and brings the best of both to his projects. He really likes when customers see the fruits of his labor and appreciate the beauty of his finished projects.

When not remodeling houses, Andrei enjoys listening to music and playing his guitar.

Brian
Pitkanen

Brian has always liked building things and working with his hands. It was only natural that he started as a craftsman right out of high school. Brian’s specialty is carpentry and concrete but he has many skills ranging from painting to electrical work. Among all trades that Brian knows, he especially enjoys custom woodworking.

Brian lives in Mariposa, CA, with his family that he is extremely proud of: wife, 7 kids, and a dog. He enjoys outdoor activities like swimming, fishing, hiking, and rock climbing.

Brian want people to know that he has a passion for his work and does everything possible to leave customer happy.

Clarence
Walker

Clarence is a master remodeler. He’s done everything from new construction to large and small remodel jobs to handyman jobs. Clarence is a one-man remodel machine.

 

Clarence likes boating, fishing, hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities. He like spending time with his family traveling around the USA and world. He’s been to 6 countries. Clarence is very proud of his family and, especially, grandson who is going to a kindergarten. In addition to the humans, his other family members include a dog and a bird.

Daniel
Fuentes

Daniel has been in the trade since 1991. He started as a painter and progressed to a General Contractor. Daniel’s favorite trades are painting, decks, fences, and cabinets, although he is proficient in many other trades as well.

Daniel is proud in making sure every time that the customers are happy with the results of his work.

When not working, Daniel enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. They like going to parks, theater, and restaurants which this area offers plenty.

David (Dave)
Niehues

Dave has worked in the trade not only in California but also in Colorado, North Carolina, and Australia. He and his wife moved to the Bay Area in 2017 to be closer to the family and to a better climate. Dave came from a family of 8 kids and has 2 grown children and 4 grandchildren.

Dave’s specialty is carpentry, but he’s excelled in many trades. He has done new construction homes but prefers remodeling to make people happy in their upgraded homes. Dave began his career with trade school, carpentry and bricklaying. He also had a career in the corporate world, but always kept up to date as a craftsman because that’s what he’s always liked, finds it very creative, and likes working with his hands. He enjoys turning a drab space into an environment that’s relaxing and fun to live in. He is very proud that he’s enhanced and changed in many positive ways, how people live in their homes.

Outside work, Dave hikes a lot and builds fine furniture and jewelry boxes. He also plays around a bit with foreign languages.

Dave’s trademark is the fine detail work that reflects some beauty around us. He believes we can make a difference in this world by how we treat each other.

Diego
Solis

Diego likes repairing broken things and make them look better. He is specializing in maintenance, light remodeling, plumbing, and electrical but knows and excels in many other trades. Diego’s trademark is “always doing the job right” and leaving a smile on a customer’s face when he is done with the job.

Diego moved to the Bay Area over 10 years ago. He likes the environment in the area and the variety of good jobs, stores, and restaurants. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids on different family activities and also likes going to a gym and gaming.

The qualities people notice about Diego right away is that he respectful, hard working, honest, and always does the job right.

George
Contreras

George is a California State Certified Journeyman Painter since 1989. He was a union painter from 1989-1995. During that time he worked on such projects as Hilton Hotel in Downtown San Jose, Bay 101 Casino, Apple campus in Cupertino, and many others. Currently, George enjoys working mostly on residential projects.

George has lived in the San Francisco South Bay all his life. Currently, he calls San Jose his home where he lives with his wife and children.

In his “spare” time, George likes to work on his cardio and watch his kids play soccer.

Jakob
Lennon

Jakob grew up in Indiana and moved to California in 2017 following his girlfriend.

Jakob’s introduction to the trades was given by his father when Jakob was 14 years old. Jakob was helping his father with house improvement projects and around the shop. Later Jakob progressed to remodeling, deck work, roofing, and almost anything that needed to be done for residential construction. He likes being fair in his evaluation of projects and keep customers happy with the results of his work.

Jakob has quite a few hobbies. He is a wrestler, track runner, and collects comic books and rocks.

Jim
Cirivilleri

Jim was born and raised in San Jose, California. He likes weather, people, low crime rate, and the vibrant economy. Jim is a painter by trade but learned and became an expert in drywalling, finish carpentry, and trims and moldings. He became interested in the trade in early age having a knack to solve problems with broken things. He is mostly proud of his spraying ability and handy skills but loves customers seeing his attention to details resulting in exceptional finished work product.

When not working, Jim loves listening to music and playing bass guitar. He is a part-time bass guitar player for a couple of local bands.

John
Maes

John has lived in Sunnyvale all his life. He loves this area because there is always something to do like sporting events, outdoor activities, concerts, restaurants, museums, movies, just to name a few. Also his entire family lives here.

John started his construction trade when he was old enough to hold a hammer in his hand. His first project was building a dog house. He likes working with various tools. Despite knowing many trades, John especially likes drywalling, painting, and outdoor carpentry like fences and decks.

John’s hobbies include building custom bicycles and playing darts.

He stays true to himself and is proud of delivering high-quality work to the customers.

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