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Tom Rhoads

4.9

(226)

  • 4 years in business
  • 344 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 31 min

Erin C.

Verified review

We can highly recommend Tom for any of your home improvement/handyman needs. Efficient, punctual, trustworthy and professional at all times. We are completely satisfied with Tom's work this far and will continue to hire him for future projects.

Sean C.

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Tom is a fantastic handyman. He showed up on time, was prepared for the job, and knew exactly how to get the task done. Most importantly, he was incredibly friendly. Will most definitely hire him again. Thanks, Tom! The whiteboards look great.

Barbara C.

Verified review

I am very pleased with the work Tom Rhoads did hanging my mirror. He was very knowledgeable and an expert handyman.

  • 5 years in business
  • 387 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Amanda S.

Verified review

I received a fast and fair quote for the repairs I needed. John came out to my home to replace faulty pluming in my shower and to replace my leaking garbage disposal. He was on time, very pleasant, and completed the job with expert skill. I have already hired Unstoppable Handyman Services to do more work at my house and I plan on referring them to my family and friends who have homes to take care of their handyman needs.

Brittany T.

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I had several small handyman type jobs at my home that John took care of right away. He did an awesome job, was prompt, professional, and a genuinely kind and enjoyable person to have in your home. I would absolutely recommend their services - everything was done correctly, quickly and well - couldn't have asked for more. I will be using them for any future such projects and will recommend them to my friends and family.

Heather E.

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Unstoppable Handyman services was responsive and quick. They did a great job hanging an outdoor bench on our patio. It was kind of an odd job, but they did great. Thanks!

E-Z Fix

4.8

(146)

  • 7 years in business
  • 175 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Adam S.

Verified review

We recently used Jose to do some improvements on a home that we just purchased. We were very concerned about finding someone both professional and talented since this our first home purchase. Thankfully we were absolutely impressed with both Jose's talent and professionalism. Jose did an amazing job and treated our home as it if was his own. We will be using Jose now and in the future for all home improvements and repairs. We highly recommend Jose as handyman, electrician, painter etc. Please feel free to contact us for any reference.

Andrew S.

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Jose came out at exactly the time he said he would. He installed 2 ceiling fans and was very informative about each install. I definately plan on calling Jose for future handyman projects.

Robin P.

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Jose installed a kitchen sink, faucet, and disposal that I had purchased. He is knowledgable, shard worker, kind, and did an excellent job. He will be my handyman for all my projects.

  • 24 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours

Dan R.

Verified review

Not knowing what thumbtack was exactly, I put out a request for cabinet assembly/installation. Within a day I decided to use a former contractor for that work but Jose had responded quickly for the job. I noticed on his list of specialties that he also specialized in concrete so I asked him if he would bid on a patio project I had in mind. Not only was his bid 30% lower than two other licensed contractors, but he was willing to do extra work for just cost of materials. His level of communication was always good and timely, he always showed up at the time he promised, he accomplished his daily commitments and goals on time, his helpers were tenacious and diligent, he cleaned up the yard every day, he had a team of workers who each knew their required tasks at hand, everyone worked long hours until their duties were completed, and needless to say, the patio slab came out perfect as I can tell. I am a retired handyman and I have never seen a better performance at a job site. After the job was completed, Jose came back the next day to power wash the concrete and because I couldn't be available for the next couple of days, Jose waited patiently and trusted me to pay him his balance owed him when we could finally get together. Jose has obviously impressed me with his professional demeanor, sincerity in his desire to satisfy his customers, and conscientious strive for perfection. I found his work ethic second to none. I will use his service again in the future. I am a difficult person to please and many contractors have found me to be too demanding but with Jose he was always at least one step ahead of me. Jose knows concrete. Signed, Dan Ross

Preeti S.

Verified review

Jose, promptly responded to my request within an hour or less...late in the evening too! He showed up promptly in the morning to asses our small school carpentry problem at no fee for looking at the problem. He gave a thorough explanation to all of our questions and several options of how to best handle our problem. He was not pushy, fair, and professional. Scripps Montessori school will be sure to call on him in the future for carpentry needs! We highly recommend him.

Josh B.

Verified review

Jose helped with everything for our "fixer-upper" from demolition to beautiful craft ceiling woodwork. He and his crew are honest, hard-working and extremely knowledgable about a wide-range of projects. Would highly recommend.

JC Handyman

4.9

(64)

  • 7 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 31 min

Jason R.

Verified review

Hired JC handyman to build and install two new fence gates on each side of my house. My gates were pretty beat up and the posts were broken. He came out to take measurements and we decided on a day for him to come back to do the job. I had something come up the day we decided on. So I messaged JC handyman to reschedule. He kindly said it wasn't a problem and we decided on another day he could come by. The gates he installed are just what I asked for. I had the posts replaced one gate widened and the other gate made taller. They seem sturdy and open and close with ease. I am happy with the work JC handyman did at my home. I'll keep him in mind if anything else comes up that needs fixing. Thanks again

Lauretta J.

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Juan showed up on time and did a great job. He measured everything when he hung the curtain rods. We then had him hang a bi-fold door for a closet. We will definitely use him again. He clearly knows how to do a lot of stuff...a real handyman.

Miriam C.

Verified review

Juan fixed some electrical outlets that had been overlooked by a previous handyman. His rate was fair and he arrived on time. Would recommend 100%

TOP PRO
  • 21 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 21 min

Charittey S.

Verified review

He responded to my inquiry 10 minutes after I requested quotes. We received next day service in which he was prompt and charged a reasonable price to install my door viewer compared to most locksmith.

Elizabeth F.

Verified review

Great service. Arrived 5 minutes early, professional, quick and did a great job repairing the sliding doors in my house.

Tina G.

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Courteous professional and a very good handyman.

TOP PRO
  • 33 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 19 min

Jamie A.

Verified review

We had an emergency situation, NO WATER at all in our home. Elmer was very helpful, prompt and price was very reasonable. He was my “life saver” when the water was back on and we could take showers and use the bathroom!! You take for granted those little daily things until you’re unable to do them!! Thanks Elmer. I️ would definitely refer him for plumbing issues!

Scott B.

Verified review

Quick response to job request. Performed the job efficiently. Will use Elmer again for my next plumbing job. thanks

Maria D.

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Elmer was professional, fast and thorough. High integrity and very knowledgeable. I'd definitely use him again.

TOP PRO
  • 3 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Cara H.

Verified review

After having two TERRIBLE Experiences with the first 3 people I hired off of thumbtack, I was literally desperate to find someone I could trust to not rip me off and could get the job done. Then Steven came to my rescue! I'm so thankful that I found him and I simply cannot say enough good things about him! He's a man of many trades. The original job was repairing all of my interior doors and my interior baseboards/casings- so he took all the doors home with him on the same day as our consultation to be sanded down, repaired and re sprayed. He removed and replaced about 40 feet of baseboard in the condo (which turned out great!). Not only did he do a fantastic job with those initial jobs, but he ended up being able to do many other jobs for me while he was here too! He replaced my showerhead and tub spout, added a handheld shower fixture, repaired a broken Tv stand, retextured multiple areas of damaged wall, switched out some of my outlet receptacles with new USB receptacles, fixed two other outlets that weren't working at all for the last couple years, replaced my smoke detectors, and helped me repaint my bedroom, living room, and kitchen. He was FAST, efficient, friendly, and his overall work was done very well. This guy knows exactly what he's doing and will not leave until he knows the job is done- and done right! Even if that means he ends up losing money in the end- he isn't one of those contractors who quotes you a price and it ends up being double. He stands by his initial quote and that is something that very few contractors do! My only mistake was not hiring him to do the entire job. I thought that hiring two different contractors would help in getting what I needed done completed in a shorter amount of time. Well, I was wrong. The other guy did a half-assed job on his part, which resulted in me needing to hire Steven to come back and repair the other guys work in the end. Thanks again, Steven! You're awesome!!!

David B.

Verified review

Steve did an amazing job hanging over 60 items in our office space! Some of these items weighed over 40lbs and he got them on the wall with no problem at all, bringing all the nessecary materials for the job. I was also impressed with Steve's work ethic to finish the job in one day, taking no breaks to finish the job! Steve will always be my number one contact for handyman work of any sort.

Fred B.

Verified review

Steven, the handyman, was on time and brought some supplies I didn't have. The job was done quickly and very well. The rate was very affordable. I will be calling him for all my home maintenance needs.

TOP PRO
  • 1 year in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 39 min

Gaby J.

Verified review

Mike is awesome! His work is high quality and is extremely professional. He helped my office with a leaky sink that had potential to be an HR issue. After speaking to a contractor (who had no desire to help) and other handymen, I decided to go with Mike Drayden because of his quick response and experience. I called him in the morning and he fixed the sink and countertop in a matter of a few hours. He's our office handyman now!

Richard F.

Verified review

He communicates well, has his own tools, is confident and knowledgeable with respect to the task assigned, he made no mess during the repair, followed thru to complete the job with no supervision or debate. His fee was very fair and reasonable. I'm planning to use him again for all my handyman work around the house.

Bill B.

Verified review

On time and fantastic job! Super nice guy as well as a total professional...couldn't be happier with the job or Mike!

TOP PRO
  • 21 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Christy T.

Verified review

I have a few rental houses, I can always depend on David to give me quality work and a fair price. What I appreciate most is his diversity, it is rare to find an individual that I would trust in my personal home as well as my rentals. I need to rely on someone who can do many things, electrical, plumbing, drywall, building decks, & roofing you name it he can do it. I've had a working relationship with David for over 20 years. He does a great job! I've posted a large tile job he did for me a few years back and it still is in Great shape. David laid a wood floor in my home as well. I've received many compliments on how beautiful it is. Strongly recommend him!

Kathleen M.

Verified review

David did a great job installing my new master bath vanity & tile backsplash. He re-did a plumbing issue & never made anything seem impossible. I live in an older mobile home & they are not constructed as traditional homes so David improvised on the tile backsplash confidently. He made decor suggestions that turned out great. I’m very happy with the results. Thanks again David! Before & After

Thumbtack Customer

Verified review

As a handyman, Dave is right on. He is versatile and knows what he is doing. If he doesn't, he figures it out given his innate ability to problem solve. His work is clean and he works efficiently. I will recommend Dave to my friends and family. Also, he is timely. When he says he'll be there, he is there. And if not, he will call. Larry National City.

  • 15 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 48 min

Brooke B.

Verified review

Sean is amazing! He's upfront and honest, friendly and motivated. I am a pretty particular person in expectations and Sean meets and exceeds them every time. He is thorough and thoughtful in his work and fair in his pricing. I feel lucky to have found Sean to help me get my new little house just the way I want it- I only hesitate to write this review for fear he becomes even busier! So far Sean has completed tasks requiring expertise in tile (bathroom and front porch), plumbing (toilet and bathroom sink), he's matched a specific baseboard and installed it, he fixed my rusted outlet, and we are in progress of planning a kitchen refacing to include the installation of a range hood fan, dishwasher, new countertops and backsplash, and updating our cabinets. He's easy to talk to and understand- he's quick and reliable. You can tell he takes pride in his work. I don't know how you find better.

Ronald T.

Verified review

While some contractors like to be diligent and safe without providing an initial quote, Sean was very confident in the picture I provided and in the work needed to help me fix my problem. He and I went back and forth on texts and emails to iron out details but at the end of the day his quote was spot on regarding labor. He knew exactly what type of material to purchase before his first and only visit. Upon first meet, he was very professional. He took the time to assess the situation, prep his work area, and got started as soon as possible. My wife really likes the way it turned out and is very satisfied with the effort Sean put in toward his work. Will be reaching out to Sean for other "handyman" requests. See pics for before, during, and after.

Theresa M.

Verified review

Sean installed two new bathroom ceiling vent fans for me, and removed the old existing fans that were not working any more. Sean is a superb craftsman and takes pride in his work! He has the utmost concern for his customers' satisfaction, and I can say he went above and beyond my expectations. He arrived promptly, communicated extremely well with me before, during and after the work was completed. He is honest and does not push you for any unnecessary work. Sean is a total professional and extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of electrical, drywall, and carpentry repairs. I am extremely happy with the job Sean did and I highly recommend him for any work you need done!!!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Jennifer W.

Verified review

Marco Figueroa and his family were amazing! They did a fantastic job drywalling our garage, were very responsive, polite, did fantastic work, were affordable, trustworthy, and they cleaned up the work site when they were done. We will definitely use them again!

Jeremy C.

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These guy's did an amazing job with scraping, texturing, and painting the ceilings of my condo. They were extremely flexible even with a late closing. I will hire them again for future jobs!

Balaji S.

Verified review

Except for 35 mins late arrival , workmanship was awesome & professional. Thanks to Marcos & his helper. Will use them for future needs.

TOP PRO
  • 11 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Amy M.

Verified review

I was so impressed with everything about joes home service, joe is absolutely nice, punctual, affordable (which was important for being a single mom), professional!! It’s been years to find a handyman like joe!! I will be referring him and I will personally be using him for all my home needs!!! I recommend joe!!!!

Mary B.

Verified review

Joe picked up phone on a holiday, gathered & installed an outdoor TV & had it up & running. Also great tech guy too! GIVE JOE A TRY AND YOU’LL KNOW WHY 😀

Dawn R.

Verified review

Very nice and professional, and very prompt. I always appreciate someone who values my time!

TOP PRO
Ryan Reilly

4.8

(17)

  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 56 min

Janice K.

Verified review

Ryan has worked on everything on my long list, including electrical, sprinkler system repair, making screens, installing a dishwasher, painting, etc. He completes these tasks rapidly and with courtesy. I highly recommend him for your handyman jobs.

Elizabeth L.

Verified review

03/18/17 Fast, friendly service, costed about what I expected. Top notch communication, quick appointments. I will use again for future projects that require a professional hand.

Douglas D.

Verified review

Finally a real handyman.

  • 39 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Antoinette T.

Verified review

I hired Hugh to paint my Living & Dining rooms. I discovered that he is an artist with a designer's eye! He helped me select a classic color and the rooms look beautiful! Being experienced in the business, he helped me organize my projects and recommended an outstanding Electrician & Carpenter team who installed recessed lighting, hardwood floors, crown moulding and baseboards. In addition, he has painted my kitchen & bathroom, transforming their appearance! I am so pleased with his work! He pays attention to detail and insures that jobs are done right the first time! He is trustworthy and demonstrated leadership qualities when the teams were coordinating their work. Hugh is also a Handyman and I have a few more projects I'd like completed around the house. Of course he'll be the one I hire! His prices are very fair for the quality of work.

Tamara G.

Verified review

I hired Hugh to retexture and paint my bathroom. He did that and so much more. He has so many skill sets. He was able to install my fan and light fixture, cleaned the grout, hung doors, installed my toilet, and fixed a plumbing leak. He is thoughtful, on-time and an all around good guy. Hugh is trustworthy and I highly recommend him. He is a stickler for detail and does quality work. Hooray!

Renee K.

Verified review

Hugh was great. He was fast and did a great job. Would highly recommend him to anyone needing a painter

TOP PRO
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • La Mesa, CA

Victoria T.

Verified review

Mayo and Daniel arrived right on time. The work was done quickly and well. Installing a sink seemed to be all I needed but A bad valve had to be replaced and all the mistakes from the previous worker's installation were corrected. I will certainly call upon Mayo's Handyman Service again. Their were very reasonable in price and didn't add on when they had to go to the home improvement store.

MartaElena D.

Verified review

They installed a new kitchen faucet and new kitchen sink. Should have been an easy job, however, surprise: stopped up pipe. Not only did they install the sink and faucet, did pipe work (cutting and replacing pipe), replaced shut-off valve, and trips to obtain needed parts and clean up. In short, did what was necessary to make everything work efficiently and last. Thank you Mayo Handyman!!!

John W.

Verified review

Mayo's Handyman showed up at the arranged time on a Sunday and completed the job professionally and without any issues.

TOP PRO
  • 16 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min

Wally V.

Verified review

My irrigation pipes burst and caused water to drain from underneath my driveway next to my lawn. Mateo Pedro (MP) was quick to respond when I posted the job and he met with me the same day at 5pm. He dug up part of the lawn and provided a preliminary assessment on his own time. MP was kind, courteous, and professional. He quoted me a flat price that was very fair considering the work that had to be done without knowing the entirety of the problem. He took the time to evaluate my irrigation system and provided tips on improving lawn maintenance. I contracted with MP and he showed up a 7am the next morning and fixed the problem that day and after completing the repair he did a great job of cleaning up. I would definitely recommend MP if I have any additional handyman work in the future. Great Job Mateo!

Wendy H.

Verified review

Matthew was very hardworking and easy to work with. We have .6 acres that had been neglected for over 5 months, so to say it was a big job would be an understatement! Our yard looks amazing! I would definitely recommend him (and already have) to anyone looking for a superb landscaper!

Molly A.

Verified review

Mateo was able to come to my house, give me an acturate and affordable estimate, and fix my issue the same day! Very nice and professional and did great work.

TOP PRO
  • 3 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Brian L.

Verified review

Jade is a very nice and easy guy to work with. I had an assortment of 4-5 small projects - which required skills in woodwork, drywall and tiling. He did great work, wrapped up quickly and was meticulous in cleaning up. Be happy to have him back again

Annette P.

Verified review

Just a knowledgeable handy man that won’t try to get over on you. Professional, kind, and accommodating. He was able to fit us in the same day by moving some stuff around. I’ll be referring him as well as calling him again!

Toni S.

Verified review

Best handyman I have ever hired. Showed up 30 mins early,clean and professional looking. Explained how he was going to do the repair. Cleaned up the mess as well. I will definitely use his services again.

  • 13 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Bill K.

Verified review

We got five different handyman quotes and Fernando was the most reliable/responsive/Professional one of them all. He didn’t just give a quote, he actually came out to look at the jobs needed and then gave a written estimate. There’s was no guessing involved with his quote or what he was going to do. His work was great and he communicated every step of the way. The repairs he did was of great quality. In fact, I’m having him come out to now do some upgrades for me.

Margaret H.

Verified review

It was a pleasure having Fernando, The Builder Handyman, do work for us. He replaced a posi-temp cartridge in a shower/bath, replaced a faucet and drain in a laundry room tub, repaired a soft-close kitchen drawer and anchored a toilet tank to the commode. His price was very reasonable and he arrived exactly when he said he would; he is very easy to communicate with. We would definitely hire him again.

Amanda S.

Verified review

Fernando arrived at my house on time and had all the necessary tools with him to hang large storage racks in my garage. He gave me a reasonable quote on the job and the total cost ended up being very close to his original quote. I am very happy with Fernando's work.

  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 28 min

Charles S.

Verified review

He arrived on time, reviewed the job and provided a reasonable estimate. Completed the job in less than 2 hours. Cleaned up the jobsite and removed all debris. Lloyd did an excellent job on my front door and was a complete professional for the entire experience and I would highly recommend him.

Billie R.

Verified review

Lloyd is magnificent! Thorough in his work, reasonably priced, helpful suggestions, pleasant to work with. He is definitely someone I hope to have a long-term relationship for my home maintenance. Recommend highly!

Dale A.

Verified review

Put a request for repair late evening and Lloyd responded immediately with a quote and available schedule ...i highly recommend using his services !! Excellent work very friendly and above all A+ professionalism !

  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Thumbtack Customer

Verified review

Drywall turned out ok. Texture did not match and some bumps in the wall. I ended up sanding it and re-texturing myself.

Thumbtack Customer

Verified review

hE WAS WONDEERFUL, HOWEVER THE PERSON HE RECCOMMENED WAS AWFUL!

Nouf A.

Verified review

Great guy! Got the job done perfectly and in no time!

  • 16 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 hours

Sara R.

Verified review

Stephan was quick to quote the work and perfectly complete the work within 1 week. We will definitely use Stephan for future projects and recommend him to our peers for their construction needs.

Tiffanie L.

Verified review

Stephan patched some stucco on the side of our house. Quick and efficient, and he was great about ensuring even if he couldn't be there, he got an excellent employee to replace him.

Chris E.

Verified review

Stephan was able to come over in the evening after dinner and complete the job promptly with quality and care.

  • 21 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 min

Lori O.

Verified review

David was excellent - he came quickly and thoroughly evaluated the issue we had to see if it required a repair or replacement. He completed the repair and made sure we were satisfied with the fix. He also explained to us what caused the issue to begin with so that we can better maintain it in the future. We would definitely hire him again for another handyman job!

Danielle K.

Verified review

David came to fix our door on a Sunday, the day after we contacted him. We appreciated the quick service and his work quality was great.

Randy S.

Verified review

Professional in every way.

  • 15 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Amy P.

Verified review

Carlos was really awesome! He responded quickly, did great work, and even helped with an extra item!

Sly K.

Verified review

Great job!!! Perfection!!

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