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Task of the Week: Last Minute Replacement

DIY projects can leave you with a great sense of accomplishment and satisfaction, but the road isn’t always so smooth.  Life happens, and sometimes you need a little assistance.  When do-it-yourself doesn’t quite pan out, TaskRabbit is there to help get the job done. Portland homeowner Desiree and her fiancé had already spent days removing vinyl siding and applying primer to the exterior of their home.  Knowing that rain was in the forecast, they had to finish painting the house before the following week or risk damaging all the work they’d already done.  Then her partner ruptured his Achilles tendon playing basketball!  When things go wrong and you’re on a deadline, what can you do? We’re glad to report that Desiree’s fiancé is feeling much better now, and that the painting project was finished on schedule thanks to Taskers Lauren E., and Alex K. Desirée said: “I was skeptical,” but, “I sent out several requests. It was late Thursday night, and I was trying to find help for the next three days, on a holiday weekend. Miraculously, I found people to help …