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Palm Springs Handymen

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Top Pro
from 111 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael M.
Verified review

I had plumbing work done by J.R. Electrical and handyman services. They were courteous and professional. They did the work in a timely manner and at a fraction of the cost of a big plumbing company. I will definitely be using them again

Top Pro
DMN Electrical
from 81 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nathan M.
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Doug was fast, communicative, and did the job to perfection. He performed an electrical and wiring job, but it is clear he is an experienced handyman in all major areas and he has a great personality to boot. I will definitely be utilizing his services again.

  • 16 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Julie-Ev B.
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Jerry is the BOMB....Showed up same day to replace garbage disposer. Great job...Jerry is now GO DO guy for handyman jobs....Thank You Jerry

Top Pro
ServeYou Property Services
from 53 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tina G.
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Courteous professional and a very good handyman.

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DCB Unlimited (Junk Hauling)
from 54 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Teresa R.
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Very professional and nice man. He did a great job, was on time and very polite.

  • 8 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew S.
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shown up on schedule, completed the work fast and very friendly 100% satisfied great handyman I will let everyone know.

from 50 reviews
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Emily O.
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Very nice man to talk to, very professional, works hard to please customer in what they want done. Gives options to keep costs low, and still receive quality work done.

Coastal Handyman Connection
from 34 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Chris D.
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We needed a rental unit overhauled with a number of smaller maintenance tasks and painting. Mark was able to do all of it and coordinating with one person was great. Unlike our previous handyman, he communicated his progress regularly and worked to a very tight deadline. He also estimated well which kept the work within our budget.

Top Pro
Reliable Home Repair
from 31 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nick C.
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Finally a Handyman that actually shows up and know what he is doing.

Top Pro
Mark Speldrich Handyman
from 30 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dennis M.
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Mark was very reliable and fixed the toilet plumbing issue for my tenant promptly. I would recommend Mark anytime.

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pro tech repair
from 24 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark G.
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Pro Tech did everything they promised -- and much more. Their advice was welcomed and helpful, and the work performed was first-rate. I would recommend them to anyone seeking professional help with large household projects or simple handyman chores. A joy to work with!

Sam's Granite
from 22 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Rod C.
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I really liked the work that he did for us at home. We had just planned to do a granite countertop, but we had various other things that needed to get done. He was quite the handyman and left everything clean...definitely will call again when needed.

from 19 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Anita B.
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I do believe since moving to Palm Desert 2 1/2 years ago this is the first time I have had a worker (handyman) arrive at the time he said he would be here. Both my husband and myself are Handicapped so you can imagine what a mess our garage was. This company went over and beyond what I originally had asked for. They helped us get better organized. I put away things where they belong (the last handyman we had shoved everything where he could. So when Mr. ARDILA’s coworker Came to me with brand new items in the plastic bags you pay 1.00, I was surprised. We are going to use him for our next project as well (my closet).”The Handyman” gets a thumbs up from us. Great job ! Respectfully, John and Anita Burris

Carlos Services
from 21 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea N.
Verified review

Carlos was great. His paint work was professional and came out very clean and nice. He seems to have many talents, I will definitely give him a call again for future handyman needs. Thank you Carlos!

Martinez Carpentry
from 19 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Carla R.
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Luis was extremely professional, knowledgeable, on time, and is personable! I will definitely hire him for my next project and recommend him to anyone that needs a GOOD handyman. Thanks Luis!

  • 1 year in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Janell T.
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Garnet Allen is a very easygoing professional. I felt comfortable having him work in my home because he gave me the numbers upfront- no funny business. Great guy , did a fantastic job painting the walls, fixing both bathroom toilets, and putting in carpet in the living room.

  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea N.
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Phil was great, he quickly identified the problem & got it fixed. I will definitely call on him again when I need an electrician.

Your Handyman-paulmcadams
from 10 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
T. O.
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Paul is awesome! I had a couple of projects I couldn't put off anymore, and thanks to Paul-they are done! He did an excellent job! I have a variety of other projects to do, and made my list for him. Paul had some excellent suggestions to make the projects work, and I never would have known or thought of them. He is very personable and extremely knowledgeable. In addition, his pricing is reasonable and affordable. I'm so excited that I have found the perfect handy-man! Now I can fix up my house, knowing the work is done correctly. When my friends are looking for help with their home- Paul will be the first person I recommend. He will definitely be the person I hire with all my home repairs and improvements!

Ron's Fencing
from 7 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Ben B.
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Ron , is a rare find today, a man of his word and a true professional

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
James B.
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Quickly fixed my plumbing problems; told us what to expect, and did exactly as he stated. Very reasonable.

los twins home improvement
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl J.
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Our house turned out beautiful very happy with Luis's work.

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.

Actual Requests

See other requests for handymen in Palm Springs

Need a Handyman

Indio, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs: No, Installation: No, Maintenance: Yes, Assembly: No
  • Details
    need someone who knows about misting system maintenance
  • $100
    Average price

Need Handyman Services

Laguna Woods, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs: Yes, Installation: No, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    re-install disposal & water line for ice maker
  • $162.5
    Average price

Need TV Wall Mounting and Surround System Repair Services

San Diego, CA

  • Installation location
    Wall mount above fireplace
  • TV size
    47" to 50"
  • Existing equipment
    Yes, I already have a mount/stand
  • Details
    We are moving our living room 42 inch wall mounted t.v. To our bedroom where there is a 26 inch wall mounted unit now. We have a 55 inch unit we want to install in the living room. The surround sound is not working and we would like it fixed.
  • $120
    Average price
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