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San Clemente Local Handymen

Browse these local handyman services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Clemente.

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Zarif
4.9
from 302 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 423 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Zarif did a great job. We had a unique TV mount that required assembly and can be pulled down and twisted. I highly recommend him as he was most economical and professional handyman. He ended up spending more than 3 hrs due to the complexity of job without any complaints.

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Tom Rhoads
4.9
from 271 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 399 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelsey D.
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Tom did a wonderful job putting together my kitchen island!! Such a good job that I hired him to do work at the fitness studio I manage and now he is our "resident handyman"!! Would recommend him to anyone.

Andia Inc.
4.9
from 197 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 278 hires on Thumbtack
Steve W.
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We were very pleased with this service. He was responsive, punctual and courteous. He was able to handle a wide range of tasks around our house..The best part was that there within 24 hours. Will definitely be using them again. The long- We needed to have a number of items taken care of after the purchase of our new condo, and after several days of research I decided to reach out to A Good Handyman and one other handyman service for quotes. I heard back from Candace at A Good Handyman in less than 24 hours, and I never ended up getting a reply from the other service so I went with AGH.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 188 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Don H.
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I recently moved to a new home and needed a 60" TV and mount with shelves to be disassembled and reassembled. That said, Taylor was a pleasure to work with. Right from the beginning he responded promptly, gave me an honest quote (no surprise fees on site): then we followed up with a call; scheduled accordingly; and boom, Taylor shows up early morning ready to work. I'm happy to endorse him and glad to find a resident handyman.

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G-Rex Services
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dan N.
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Abel is great, he was so helpful with my kitchen project. He’s very professional, on time, friendly, knowledgeable, very responsive in communication, high quality work, and charges fairly. I highly recommend him for demo, junk removal hauling, and handyman services like cabinet installation and tile work.

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J..R.
4.9
from 109 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael M.
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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

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Handyman Services
5.0
from 71 reviews
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sidney C.
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Excellent worker. Good work ethics.

LGO Handyman
4.4
from 64 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
Reginald A.
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Thank you, Robert Owens, of LGO Handyman. Your prompt, professional service with the installation of my in-sink-erator garabage disposal was courteous and fast. I appreciate your straightforward communication on the estimate and the subsequent install. Your quality of customer service was spot-on!

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  • 18 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maxine H.
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I'm a real estate broker and property manager and because of that I use handyman services all the time. Eugene is fantastic! He was on-time, curtious to my client , did the job perfectly and his pricing was fair. Will definitely use his service again and highly recommend him.

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.

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Ryan's jobs
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Derek H.
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First, Ryan responded to my request for handyman service almost immediately. He gave a solid quote via phone to fix my garbage disposal which was causing my brand new dishwasher problems and made it unusable. Not only did he fix my problem but he taught me how to fix it myself in the future. He cares enough about his customers that he makes it a point to teach you how to save money. Super friendly and personable guy. Because he gave me an incredible deal I am hiring him for my next project in a couple of days. He goes out of his way to ensure his work is top notch and inexpensive.

Orange County Concierge
4.7
from 33 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 62 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!

Sam the Man Handyman
4.1
from 36 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Jean M.
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Sam was wonderful! How many handymen take off their shoes when they come in the door? He worked tirelessly in very hot conditions, professional at all times. He's a handyman I would recommend to anyone who needs someone who will do the work well at a reasonable price.

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Jerry
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 21 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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I Care Home Repair
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michele A.
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Dean showed up exactly at the arranged time. He replaced my faucets efficiently at the agreed upon fair price. Will hire him again when I need a handyman

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  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
George M.
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Eric was professional and gave me a fair quote. Had the tools he needed to complete the brick work that I required and finished the job quickly. Did a nice job of cleaning up and was always courteous. I would recommend this Friendly Neighborhood Handyman any day. Thanks Eric for a job well done!

Rob Wilkinson
4.2
from 17 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Michael K.
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Rob did an EXCELLENT job at our house and I would highly recommend his services. We a had a lot of little things we needed done around our home. They included electrical outlet installation, light switch repair, outside side gate repaired, replaced two toilets, installed hallway light, kitchen drawer repair, repair closet door and shelf, etc. He did it all and did an excellent job as well. We plan on using his services again and would highly recommend using him for any handyman service. Thank you again Rob!

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  • 23 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Natalie T.
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I hired John to help me with about 5-6 hours of handyman work: attaching bookcases to walls, hanging up big/small decor, put a bed together, etc. He got everything done, easy going personality, and a fellow Michiganer! Would definitely hire again. A++

Precision Handyman Services
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Luca R.
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Very professional. Went above and beyond. Extremely happy with the services and would hire 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
Hailey M.
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Great job!! I needed someone to install a flagpole asap when another handyman cancelled last minute. Moreno’s Handyman Service came out within an hour and did a great job at a very reasonable rate! I will be recommending them to anyone I know in need of handyman work! Thanks again!!

  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Marilyn S.
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I really appreciate Mr. Allen. He was on time, did the work we agreed upon and for a fair price. I will definitely use his services again. I see others have appreciated him as much as I did. He is friendly and gracious.

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.

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