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Richmond Handymen

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Sergey's Handyman Service
4.9
from 450 reviews
  • 635 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Catriona M.
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Reliable, courteous, hard working very happy with the service. Will be hiring Sergey for an future handyman work I need to get done

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  • 6 years in business
  • 477 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ben R.
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Steven did an excellent job hanging my TV, and on very short notice at that! World absolutely recommend him for any of your mounting needs.

  • 6 years in business
  • 398 hires on Thumbtack
Marie G.
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I needed door bolts installed into my doors. The cuts in the doors where measure out correctly and placed perfectly. The latch on the opposite door was perfectly positioned and the door latches in a perfect fit. Harp is punctual and professional. He introduces himself, gets to work quickly. He is meticulous about getting the woodwork perfect and astheticallly pleasing to the eye. Unlike every other handyman I called, Harp answers the phone or will call back within an hour or two. He is available, even into the late hours of the evening. He was available to help me with a 24-48 hour notice. Every other handyman I called either didn't return the call, called back several days later or just outright not available for several weeks out. His prices are reasonable. He will give you an estimate prior to the job and will keep that promised price even if the job becomes difficult. He is also generous. Although he was hired to install doorbolts, he fixed a problem that I had with my door knobs just because he wanted everything to look uniform. Harp is available for work, professional, and does really good work. I will be hiring him again.

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Brian Cooper
5.0
from 214 reviews
  • 264 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jaskirat B.
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Brian was great! Very professional, punctual and responsive. He gave a fair estimate to fix our washer and dryer. When we needed a part he was nice enough to run over to Home Depot. He also showed us how to fix our mini refrigerator even though that was not included in our quote. He likes what he does and is always looking to learn more and that’s why he’s one of the best handyman’s around the area. Thanks Brian!

Casiano's Handyman
4.5
from 166 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 260 hires on Thumbtack
Regina D.
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Straight to the point handyman, and provided the services within the least amount of disruption to my life. Thank you! Work done: 14 ft high ceiling crack needed repair.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chad S.
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I'm a real person, I work at a tech startup in SF, and just having moved to a new part of the city - didn't feel like assembling furniture AND having to unpack. I had some NON-IKEA, but similar, furniture that needed to be assembled. I had looked at some other popular task sites but they were showing me candidates that didn't exactly look "handyman-capable", and were conveniently charging ridiculous hourly rates. That's when I searched another local list and found Chao's post for "handyman services"; we easily negotiated a fair arrangement and he was able to come that SAME DAY. I was initially nervous waiting for him to arrive but when Chao showed up - I felt like I won the lottery. He brought his own tools and didn't want to waste time on small talk. THIS GUY IS SERIOUSLY A PROFESSIONAL HANDYMAN, & FURNITURE ASSEMBLY SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT. Within his first 5 minutes on site, He took that first furniture box with 1000 pieces and had methodically and systematically placed them in an orderly fashion and quickly began assembly -- paying strict accordance to instructions detail. WHEN CHAO WAS DONE, THERE WERE NO EXTRA OR MISSING PIECES!!! And, even though this furniture was "cheap", it was assembled as best as possible. Chao is an expert. I had some difficult space constraints that he had to work within but he just adapted. He had lots of tricks too, like unfolding the packaging box to protect my floor. Using a piece of cardboard to protect the furniture during hammer-assembly steps, etc... This guy is PROFESSIONAL and I highly recommend him.

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Matthew Kelly Construction
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debra S.
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oops I made a mistake... We did not hire Matthew to move junk but will hire you as a handyman ..great communication and understanding of the scope of his abilities

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  • 13 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anant S.
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Byron does excellent work and is extremely professional in all aspects of the project: coordinating, doing the work, following up.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mimi C.
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Milko was wonderful, professional and detail oriented. In fact, he was the very first person to respond to my post and within a couple of hours, at my door to give an estimate. And even though the job ended up taking an extra three hours of his time, he stuck to the original estimate which is a sign of professionalism and someone I’d hire again and again. Highly recommend Milko Yong!

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  • 5 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Scott B.
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Good communication, timely, smart and knew what he was doing. A great go-to handyman.

  • 2 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Allie S.
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Diallo was excellent! Knew just what to do and was quick. Also, very well priced compared to other folks!

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M.P Movers
4.8
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Prasad M.
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Marquis did an outstanding job moving my kids sofa, dining table and assembling bed, desk and other items. He was patient and spent extra hours when the bed needed additional unexpected assembly work. He’s on my top handyman list now!

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Salamat.Co
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Neda B.
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Salamatis the BEST!! I needed two cieling fans installed and also to put up my new chandelier with new wiring dim switch. He was quick, professional, knowledgable, very friendly and knew what he was doing. Very reliable and did an amazing job. If there were 10 stars available, I’d give Salamat ALL 10. Highly recommend him!

Davis Electric
4.7
from 37 reviews
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki R.
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Keian was amazing to work with! Fast response, great communication, and did a wonderful job! Super nice guy and overall would HIGHLY recommend him for a multitude of reasons. I'll be reaching out to him for future work 100%. Thanks so much again Keian.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen K.
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These guys rock! They do it all from landscaping to tree cutting, they do any household handyman things you need done. Trustworthy, honest, kind, prompt, knowlegable, very nice guys. No need to look further. Have nice day! Karen, Fairfield, Can.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jamie S.
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We hired Howard to wall mount a bathroom cabinet as well as a few miscellaneous items around our home. He showed up on time and well-prepared with his own tools. He was polite and respectful and made sure to ask exactly where and how we wanted the items mounted. He made quick work of the tasks and was out in a jiffy. We would definitely hire him again for any sort of handyman type work! Thanks, Howard!

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The Last 10%
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robin Q.
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Andrew was exceptional!!! He built a custom bench for us and we couldn’t love it more. The bench itself is incredible quality- and Andrew himself was a total pro - efficient, thorough, very skilled, and a delight to be around. We highly recommend him and hope to work with him again in the future!

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handyman service
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christine E.
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C plumbing was great! It took a couple tries to find a coordinating time for C to come install a kitchen faucet and soap dispenser due to my hectic work schedule but Cam was patient and accommodating. When we finally settled on a time, he and his partner showed up on time, and we're quick, efficient, and friendly. Our new kitchen faucet is exactly what we wanted and would recommend C plumbing for any plumbing jobs.

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Garcia Property Care
4.7
from 23 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deidre S.
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Ivan was the first handyman to contact me. He came out to my home on a Sunday to give me a quote. He even arrived early which never happens in this industry. I was happy about that due to my days off are only Sat and Sun. Rates were fair and reasonable. He does excellent work and very professional.

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Alfonso Gutierrez
4.6
from 22 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Helen C.
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My first try at Thumbtack so I was a little nervous and unsure what to expect. But I couldn’t be happier with Mr. Gutierrez who was responsive to my request, professional, reliable, and an absolute expert electrician. He worked quickly, had all of the necessary equipment and tools, and was extremely courteous and pleasant. He kept everything clean and tidy and that was important in my bedroom. I have +100% confidence in Mr. Gutierrez!

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GottaGuy Services
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Molly H.
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Ed is AMAZING! What an amazing, easy going, talented guy. He arrived on time, was very easy to talk to, made us laugh and got the job done in record time with the highest level of quality. If you’re looking for a talented, nice, professional handyman look know further Ed’s your guy! Thank Ed you’re the best. I will definitely recommend you to friend and family as well as use you in the future!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts 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 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.

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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Need cabinetry

Berkeley, CA

  • Project scope
    Install or build new custom cabinets, Install or build new pre-made cabinets
  • Cabinet location
    Kitchen
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    Blank walls preped for a kitchen

Need an Auto Transporter

San Pablo, CA

  • Vehicle type
    Car
  • Origin
    (city, state) (94806)
  • Destination
    (city, state) (30303)
  • Details
    would like price for open and enclosed carrier
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