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Rancho Santa Margarita Handymen

Browse these handyman services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Rancho Santa Margarita.

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Zarif
4.9
from 317 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 441 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marvin D.
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Best handyman I have ever used. GREAT JOB

Andia Inc.
4.9
from 201 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 282 hires on Thumbtack
Fred M.
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Amin is an honest and friendly handyman with reasonable prices. He showed up on time and was very professional. Hard to find someone like him. 5 stars!

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G-Rex Services
4.9
from 113 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Assem B.
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Abel of G-Rex has all the qualities I was looking for in a handyman and much more. Abel has exceeded my expectation on two separate services he had performed for me. I will definitely call Abel for any future work I may need.

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J..R.
4.9
from 110 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alice S.
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J. R Electrical handyman service was excellent I would diffently hire him again. He also is polite and leaves everything clean when done with the job.

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Alexey
5.0
from 100 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelsey L.
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Alexey was fantastic. Very meticulous and did a beautiful job building 4 IKEA pieces for me. He even went above and beyond to help me level my new bookshelf on my uneven floor. He took his time to make sure the job was done right and I was pleased with the results. I will definitely be using him again for future handyman needs and reccomend him!

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Handyman Services
5.0
from 74 reviews
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Betty Y.
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Very nice man. Come in very short time

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  • 2 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lindsay R.
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We had a great experience. We had a heavy mirror and chrome kitchen shelf that needed to be hung in plaster walls. He was professional and efficient. Thanks to him our dining room and kitchen look SO much better. We will definitely be asking him to help us out in the future for all our handyman and plumbing needs :)

APP Handyman Home Repair
4.5
from 71 reviews
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Mick T.
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APP Handyman was a breath of fresh air. We have rarely been impressed with contractors work product or professionalism. Adrian was a such a pleasure to work with and his quality of work and value was beyond our expectations! We will be hiring APP for many more projects around the house!

LGO Handyman
4.4
from 74 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 118 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!

MFPRP INC. Lic. #1009291
4.8
from 49 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Robin had great carpentry skills and was a perfectionist with the details, which helped to create an aesthetically pleasing fence in a difficult location.

Top Pro
  • 7 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hugh M.
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Kevin wall mounted a 48' flat screen tv for me and did an excellent job. He was also able to assist in hanging some artwork throughout my apartment. Would recommend to anyone looking for a reasonably priced quality handyman.

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Cota Ventures
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brittany C.
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I hired Tim to install exterior window shutters after my original shutters were damaged in the rain. Tim was quick to respond to all messages and the project was scheduled that same week. Tim showed up at the scheduled time and completed the project in a timely manner. My new window shutters turned out great and I would hire Tim in the future for my handyman projects.

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Ryan's jobs
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Scott C.
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Ryan was very professional and did a great job! We are so happy we have finally found an honesty handyman that does high quality work for a reasonable price. We will definitely use Ryan for all of our future needs!

Orange County Concierge
4.6
from 36 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Silia H.
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WOW! Totally exceeded expectations! On-time, charged me EXACTLY as promised and the work was so good that I keep pinching myself that finally I’ve found a handyman and electrical/plumbing service I can trust! I realize this may sound like I know these guys but I just found them on Thumbtack on a whim and I’m now in disbelief that—after YEARS of being BURNED by incompetent, unethical, tardy or just “meh” service persons in various handyman type jobs—there does indeed exist a company that gets it RIGHT. “But wait, there’s more!” I liked so much the before-hand clear communication and the fair pricing, NO GAMES approach to cost as I was booking services, that I scheduled them to also clean my windows (they were more nit-picky that I am! They cleaned my skylight!) and a car wash: LISTEN PEOPLE: I watched them, unbidden by me, WIPING DOWN MY ENTIRE FRONT GRILL DRY, nook-by-tiny-nook in my brand new KIA Stinger (just google that history-in-the-making car to understand why it DEMANDS to be babied!) Never in my life have I had a better car wash! And they came to me?! Here is what I paid (I tipped 15% on top of what I wax charged, pricing below was what I was quoted and charged): $49 Fixed my garbage disposal $49 Fixed my broken heater $6-$8 per window (I don’t have grids) $40 car wash (3 people worked on it!) These gals and guys DESERVE to succeed! Finally somebody determined to keep their word! WAAAAY OVERDELIVERED on their promise! BRAVI to everyone who evidently cares so deeply to hire such professional, NICE, communicative, COMPETENT staff with a can-do attitude! GRAMERCY OC Consierge! Will be using you for everything I need from now on!

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ERCAN
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
LEONELA G.
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Ercan saved the day! I needed some paintings hung last minute before I had some guests arrive and he made it happen. He works so fast and had all the right materials. Definitely will recommend

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Jerry
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leon H.
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Jerry did an excellent job on tile work as well as some carpentry work. He was efficient, on time, creative and committed to doing a good job. I would highly recommend Jerry for any handyman projects. I will use him again

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flooring & handyman service
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Denise M.
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He was amazing!! I would highly recommend him and I will be using him again. He was punctual, very hard working and did an amazing job. My husband just got home and was very pleased as well. Thank you so much.

DSC Services
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Rochelle Q.
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I am having the best handyman experience of my life! We have a few properties and we've been through a few handymen and Hanssel is the best in the business. He quoted about 12 things on a punch list from building kitchen cabinet inserts to installing doggy door and he did it all on time, quality work and was cost effective. He is very professional and polite. I will hire him again and again!

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  • 23 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Danielle B.
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John is a very fair and skilled worker. He shows up when he says he will and is honest about what he can and can't do. Not only capable, but creative which is so helpful in a handyman! I have a long list for him, and I appreciate his help!

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Do it Now
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Farran R.
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I was in need or some extra play space for my two boys. We are the house on the block where all the kids come to hang out. Fun but challenging, I work often from home running WebEx meetings. Jon built me a kids "game" room in the garage. I could not be happier! He is as in time, helped me draw out how my idea would work and built quickly and exactly how I wanted. This Washington my lowest build but I wanted quality too. My boys love it and so do I!!! Excellent quality work at a price worth it! I will recomend Do It Now Handyman to friends and I will use them again.

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Moreno’s handyman service
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lee N.
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Morenos did an excellent job on a really difficult little job. High praise to Ishmael for his communication and matter of fact approach to the project. He was the most reasonable of the several quotes I received, even from a painter that had done work on this house before. I would not hesitate to call him again.

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.

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.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Handyman

Pomona, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs: Yes, Installation: Yes, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    exhaust fan duct terminates in attic - need it to terminate on the exterior per code
  • $200
    Average price

Need a Handyman

Los Angeles, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs: Yes, Installation: No, Maintenance: Yes, Assembly: No
  • Details
    Bid for the job on Sat May 11, at 5:pm or Sunday after 12:noon for interior paint for 4 x rooms

Need a Handyman for a Carpet Tacking Service

Sun City, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs: Yes, Installation: No, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    carpet tacking
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