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Garden Grove Home Repair Specialists

Browse these home repair services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Garden Grove.

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Amin
4.8
from 324 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 448 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melody S.
Verified review

We had a very positive experience with Mr. Zarif when he did some work in our house. He was very honest and explained in details what and how the repair needed to be done and the charges. We will definitely use his services again in future. Thank you Mr. zarif

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ROOTER GUY & PLUMBING
4.9
from 207 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 261 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emma S.
Verified review

Bruce quickly responded to my request for a hot water heater repair, was at my house in under 60 mins on a Saturday. After an honest assessment that the whole heater needed to be replaced (my GE model was discontinued), Bruce was able to remove and install a new heater (with new valves, pipes, insulation, sediment trap) in under 4 hours. Very impressed, he’s definitely my new go-to guy!!

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Allstar Rooter
4.8
from 210 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 321 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ninette L.
Verified review

Fast super fast response. Very detailed explanation of what exactly was found we were also provided video / visual of the issue. Originally thought there was just a blockage in the main line, after further inspection with camera it was found that main line needed to be replaced. This was done fast, professionally, and everything was cleaned up as new when they were finished. Detailed invoice received with pictures of project and detailed explanation of problem and repair. Repair included 25 year warranty. Would definitely use and recommend Manny and his company again.

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Electrical Needs
4.9
from 187 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 233 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff R.
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I have to say hiring Nima for some electrical repair and installation was one of the best ideas possible. He did an absolutely phenomenal job from beginning to end. I had personally interviewed seven other electricians to install floodlights motion detectors and a beam for home. Nima responded immediately, professionally, detailed in his process and procedure, and came in well below any of the other estimate. His work was flawless. I couldn't be happier and I promise if you hire him you will not be disappointed. He is a decent good man who does fantastic work for a low cost.

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Plumber
4.9
from 119 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bob D.
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Excellent experience with Juan. He was very responsive, punctual, quickly diagnosed the issue (I had a leak in my sprinkler system), and provided me a fair quote for the work to repair. He repaired the same day. I'll be using him on all future plumbing jobs I have. I strongly recommend.

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  • 16 years in business
  • 159 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Evangelia L.
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Javier was amazing! We will use him all the time for our repair needs. We had a washer and dryer on the fritz and he fixed both of them for a very very reasonable price. He is our new handyman for our home. So happy we found him. I recommend him to anyone!

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House To Home
4.9
from 92 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kim T.
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I'm very happy that I was connected with TJ and House to Home on Thumbtack. I recently bought a home and initially requested a quote for the installation of two new toilets. I then asked TJ about some additional work and we set up a few projects. TJ's prices are reasonable, his quality of work is excellent, he has a great attitude and he's extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of home repairs. He's helped me focus on items that need immediate attention because they affect the structure and integrity of the house and has also informed me about things to consider down the line. Things have gone so well that in addition to the toilets, he's installed a kitchen faucet, a cooktop and hood, which required extensive repairs of the venting, gas, and electric lines (former owner did a lot of shoddy stuff around the house). He's currently installing a new microwave above the wall oven and reframing the cabinet to accommodate it. The next project will involve some plumbing updates. TJ is in demand and has a busy schedule, but he's always very responsive, always shows up and leaves things cleaner than when he found them. He also goes above and beyond the call of duty when he sees a problem and fixes it just because. For example, he installed a new light fixture in the laundry room because the old one was an eyesore. Without hesitation, I highly recommend TJ for all of your home repair needs.

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MAHA GROUP/FPV
4.6
from 79 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zoe L.
Verified review

Houman did a wonderful job painting all of our bathroom cabinets and our hallway linen cabinets. He went out of his way to search for the right fitting hinges for our very old cabinets. He was also able to get the job done with very short notice. I will definitely call on him again for other home repair and project work.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sheldon J.
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Juan was very knowledgeable, efficient and compleated the repair of a broken water line in a timely manner. I would recommend utilizing his services.

LGO Handyman
4.4
from 81 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
Nerissa O.
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Hired Rob to help repair a broken window. He responded quickly and worked to get our problem solved incredibly quick. He was honest and affordable. We WILL be using LGO Handyman for other future projects! Highly recommended!

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AR Electric
5.0
from 59 reviews
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Alex did a great job, he was punctual, responsive in communication and did an excellent job repairing a hard to diagnose electrical issue with landscaping and exterior building electric. I will hire AR Electric again.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cj S.
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Who would have thought an electrical repair could be a pleasant experience. I needed a ceiling fan replacement, and Eugene accompanied me to select the appropriate fan. He exhibited a professional demeanor and his charges were very reasonable. I will certainly use him in the future and happily refer him to family and friends.

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Ocho plumbing
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Edgar did a fantastic job on our plumbing repair. Lots of great communication including pictures of the project and an outstanding price. I highly recommend him and will be using him for additional work.

  • 28 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Brian P.
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I was in a bind. My hot water heater started leaking and flooded my kitchen and laundry room. I called Jim in the afternoon about the problem and he showed up to my house first thing the next morning. He replaced the hot water heater at a fair price. He left my house spotless. He is extremely professional and knowledgeable in his field. I would recommend his services to anyone in need of home repairs.

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Handy Panda Home Services
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anna L.
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This was my first experience with Thumbtack and Mark from Handy Panda Home Services made certain that it was a great one. I needed help with a kitchen drawer that remained broken at my house for about three months. Finding a good and responsive handyman who knew how to fix it was especially difficult and nagging my husband to fix it was even more so. Mark, however, was able to repair it in less than an hour. He contacted me promptly after I posted on Thumbtack, told me he knew exactly what the problem was, gave me an estimate that was honest and more than reasonable and immediately scheduled a day and time with me. Within hours of confirming when he would come and repair the drawer, he purchased the part that was needed and texted me the estimate invoice of the agreed upon price for his services. So when he arrived, I knew exactly what to expect and how much I would have to pay. I am currently working on a list of additional repairs around my house that I need help with as he is very knowledgeable and seems to really enjoy working on these projects and helping people.

Handyman George
4.6
from 30 reviews
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Dan J.
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George was amazing! He did a fabulous job on the repairs we hrequested around the house. Thsnk you! A+

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Zee's Custom Painting
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patt L.
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Zuriel, is the best person I’ve ever had come and work on my projects. Very professional from the initial phone call, showing up on time, assessment of the project and providing constant updates to me and my sister. He had a person repair my broken water pipe, and then he drywalled the area after a few days to determine if the pipes were not leaking. Then another few days of painting and texture on the ceiling, drying and repeat. He matched the paints perfectly. Great value for the price and expertise. My schedule was chaotic and he worked around it and also with my sis to get the job completed on time. If he was running late, he sent me a text or called. I’m so pleased that I’ve walked him thru my house showing other projects. I know he is advertised as a painter but he is knowledgeable about other house maintenance projects.

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Jerry
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leslie C.
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Jerry did a fantastic job with my project. He removed a built-desk, repaired and replaced baseboards and painted. The room looks brand new again. I would recommend him to anyone.

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Lawrence Briskey; Handyman
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ananda R.
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Larry did a great job. He arrived a few minutes early and worked hard and well. The Handyman work included several potential tasks and he accepted the tasks he could do well and declined a few he was uncomfortable with, which made for a very efficient and effective contribution. The job included a trip to Home Depot and his light fixture and other choices were excellent.

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Mark Kent
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joe P.
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Mr. Kent replied promptly to my request. We made an appointment and he showed up and within ten minutes and had repaired what I had tried for several hours to do. He had the knowledge and proper tools. His charge was perfectly acceptable and I will hire him again without qualification.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike J.
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Great tech. Discovered the problem quickly and completed repair. Very reasonable price and great service. Ark is now my go to guy for HVAC and plumbing.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do you find a good handyman?

Finding a good handyman can change your life. Within days, the endless list of insurmountable tasks that were either out of your skill range or impossible to fit into your busy schedule can be completed. If you know you want help but aren’t sure how to hire the right pro, ask these questions to find the right fit:

  • What is your work experience? If you are putting in a tile backsplash, you want someone experienced with the task, not someone who generally does painting and junk removal.
  • How much do you charge? Handymen often charge hourly rates that vary based on the complexity of the task they’re hired to do, as well as flat rates for standard jobs. Be clear about what they’ll charge before you hire them.
    • On that note, discuss payment details. It’s wise not to pay all the money up front, especially for larger projects. You may be able to pay a deposit for materials and pay the remainder upon project completion.
  • How long will the job take you to complete? If the handyman is as busy as you are and a fence repair is going to take months, you should probably find another qualified handyman for the job.

Read client reviews and follow up with references to make sure you’re choosing the right handyman for your projects. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

What does a handyman do?

A handyman is a skilled laborer who provides basic home repairs. Anyone can call themselves a handyman, although most who do so are skilled with repairs and home projects. Reading reviews is a good way to determine their fitness for your job. The tasks a handyman can perform include assembling furniture, painting interiors and exteriors, repairing fences, repairing broken doors or replacing trim, hanging lights, hooking up appliances, and much more. Handymen may have flat fees for certain services, or charge an hourly rate. Handyman rates are often lower than those of a contractor, as they don’t have the same specialization. Some states have no limit on the work a handyman can perform, while others do. For example, California’s Building and Professions Code section 7048 (small operations) permits handymen to provide work similar to that of a contractor (floor installation, painting, etc.) provided the total cost of labor and materials does not exceed $500. A handyman is a great resource for minor home repairs at a lower cost than a licensed contractor, but for more complex projects, it pays to hire a specialized contractor. Fore more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

Can a handyman do plumbing?

In some states, a handyman can provide plumbing services, but it may be in your best interest to call a plumber, particularly for issues more major than unclogging a drain or attaching a new sink. Hiring a plumber is important because mishandling your water and gas lines has the potential to do great damage to your home, your family’s health, or even the safety of your neighborhood. A handyman is not legally required to have any training or licensing in plumbing matters, while a licensed plumber has undergone years of education and on-the-job training. In some cases, homeowners insurance won’t cover damage caused by plumbing repair done by an unlicensed handyman.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most plumbers learn their trade through a four- or five-year apprenticeship with 2,000 hours of paid on-the-job training. They also receive classroom education including “safety, local plumbing codes and regulations, and blueprint reading. They also study mathematics, applied physics, and chemistry. After completing an apprenticeship program, plumbers … are considered to be journey workers, qualifying them to perform duties on their own,” according to the DOL. Licensed plumbers should do continuing education to keep abreast of safety and technology changes. Poor plumbing can lead to sewage backups, a flooded home or even natural gas leaks, so it’s best to leave it in the hands of a specialized professional.

How much does a handyman charge?

The national average rate for handyman jobs is $90-$160. A handyman performs general maintenance and repairs for residential and commercial properties. A handyman may charge a flat fee for standard services that take a predictable amount of time, such as installing a new appliance, as well as an hourly rate for larger projects such as digging out and replacing a rotted fence post. A cost-saving strategy when hiring a handyman is to bundle all the tasks you want them to do into one visit to make the most of any minimum service fee. Hourly rates for a handyman can average $50-$100 per hour. Pricing will depend on skill and experience required for the job, as well as regional labor rates. Here are a few examples of average handyman flat rates.

  • Attic ladder replacement: $150.
  • Toilet replacement: $75.
  • Ceiling fan and light fixtures: $75.
  • Faucet replacement: $125.
  • Garbage disposal: $75.
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