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San Mateo Building Maintenance Professionals

Browse these building maintenance services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Mateo.

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Sergey's Handyman Service
4.9
from 443 reviews
  • 630 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cam E.
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Very happy with Sergey's work. The wiring job turned out to be more difficult than we first expected but he took his time and made sure the job was done right. We will definitely use his services again for our next project.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 461 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melissa B.
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Steve was a huge help in building and installing a Crate and Barrel desk and hanging a piece of art for me. He showed up on time and was efficient but thorough. I look forward to hiring him again in the future!

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K&M Handyman Services
4.9
from 322 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 447 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Linda F.
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Kevin showed up on time and collaborated with the business manager on a successful solution. When the work required services from a contractor, Kevin waited until the contractor arrived and then worked quickly to resolve the problem.

  • 6 years in business
  • 378 hires on Thumbtack
Jayhea M.
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Sim did an amazing job mounting my tv, hanging art work and building furniture. He fam the same day I requested him. Would definitely use him again!

Do It Right Rodent Proofing
5.0
from 185 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 235 hires on Thumbtack
Alexandra R.
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I would highly recommend Mr. Solis for any type of electrical or handyman services at your home or business. He is very skilled, responsive, dependable and trustworthy. We were very happy with the new recessed lighting he installed in our bathroom and painting as well! Alex

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  • 5 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zack T.
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I own a bar in downtown Oakland and we have been working with Chao for about a year. He has helped us with electrical work, building projects, and general maintenance around the bar. We are always pleased with his know-how, punctuality and thoroughness.

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Matthew Kelly Construction
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cathie S.
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Matthew did a wonderful job on out basement remodel project. His customer service was excellent. He was always on time, a great communicator and easy to work with. He ran the job very smoothly, accommodating our schedules and ensuring that the project moved forward in an organized and systematic way.There were no cost over runs or mistakes. If we encountered any obstacles, he immediately handled them. His team also was diligent and efficient. The project ended up coming out much better than we expected. We would use Matthew again for any construction needs.

  • 10 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Brian T.
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I hired Gusanito to install porcelain tiles in my bathroom. He was very prompt--being the first contractor to contact me on thumbtack--and quickly responded to my text messages whenever I had a question. He takes his time and is very detailed in his work. He is also willing to help you with other problems. For example, in addition to installing the tiles, I also wanted to change my sink faucet and shower handles. He agreed to do the extra work at a reasonable price. The tile installation went smoothly, however, we ran into plumbing issues which he couldn't solve. I'm giving him four stars because I hired him on thumbtack for tile installation services, not plumbing. Nonetheless, he agreed to bring his cousin (who is an experienced plumber) over the next day to change my sink faucet at no extra cost. The total work took about two full days to complete, but I'm sure it would have been less if we didn't run into the plumbing issues. So I recommend him but make sure you talk with him thoroughly about what you want to accomplish.

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  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gigi B.
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Sandy responded promptly on a Sunday evening. He was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and highly skilled. I was most impressed with his same-day service; he completed the job done within hours after initially contacting him. I strongly recommend his services and definitely plan to hire him again for my next project. A+++ SERVICE!!!

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Mauricio's Painting
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
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Anna S.
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I recently moved into a new place and needed two rooms painted ASAP. Mauricio responded to my posting in less than 12 hours, came to my house the next morning to give me an estimate, and then started work the morning after that. Both times he came to my apartment, Mauricio was right on time, very friendly, and very responsive via text message. The walls he was painting had a fair amount of patchwork to do, and they look fantastic. Mauricio and his assistant finished the two-room job within a few hours and did great work. I would definitely recommend Mauricio and use his services again.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
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Sara A.
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Jasper did an excellent job of designing and building my computer desk and storage unit. On our first meeting he was able to translate the description of what I wanted into a drawing with measurements. On his next visit he confirmed the measurements and proposed workarounds for dealing with challenges such as the room's molding as well as taking a paint sample to match the color of the unit with the room. The results were better than I expected. The unit truly looks built-in with molding around the top that matches the molding in the room. Though it's a floor to ceiling unit, it does not feel overbearing due to the design, color and seamless attachment to walls and ceiling. He was easy to work with when making adjustments in order to accommodate placement of my computer equipment. When I specified what I wanted, I got exactly that. Jason is an extremely competent woodworker and very fast executor. I would highly recommend him.

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M.P Movers
4.8
from 42 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hasina G.
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Marquis is trustworthy, kind, and a hardworking. Our company has used his services for a couple years and we are happy with Maruis and his crew. Hasina Goniture Furniture

MG Windows
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan C.
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Melki was a pleasure to work with! He was very accommodating to my schedule and did an excellent job with my door installation. I highly recommend his services and would do business with him again. A+++

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  • 16 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vitus F.
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Very pleasant to work with. Always on time and dies good quality work. Definitely, someone I can trust and will call again for any residential work.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Helena A.
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Very professional, courteous and punctual. Really great guys that did an awesome job. I look forward to great service in the future as I will be retaining their services for ongoing maintenance and gardening.

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The Last 10%
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cady M.
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Andrew is the REAL DEAL, folks. Partnering with him to build a custom loft was so much more fun and fulfilling than I’d anticipated. I was putting out feelers looking for someone to construct (in my mind) a pretty simple thing... yet he seems to understand his job is more than building “things”. He’s helping you build your home – and he wants it to be a reflection of who you are. Throughout the process, Andrew was collaborative, thoughtful, thorough, curious, and fun. Money well spent.

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PTD
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vlad S.
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I asked the guys at the Picture This Designs to paint a car dealership in San Mateo - Bay Motors. Guys gave me a great deal. They offered to paint the interior and exterior of the building including the storage shed for a lot less then some of the competitors. The place looked like a disaster and wasn't adequately maintained under the previous ownership. Guys did a great job filling the cracks in the ceiling an walls plastering and masking and repainting the entire place. The end results exceeded my expectations!!!The place looks brighter and roomier. It looks like a brand new place. The business have picked up quite a bit. I recommend Picture This Designs to anyone who has a paint project to do. Thanx guys! Vlad S

Bryson Builders
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Aaron K.
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We had Ryan over yesterday to repair 3 interior doors in a very old and actually historic San Franciscan Victorian house. In addition to the three interior doors, Ryan painted the front door which had also just been replaced. His attention to detail was great, there were constant adjustments to make sure everything fit, latched, matched, didn't drag, looked great, etc. His response was prompt, he replied almost immediately and was available to start the very next day. He came prepared for the job, from start to finish. Ryan is very up front and fair in terms of compensation. You will have zero issue with the transparency and fairness of his bids. It should also be noted that this is a very old building. The areas where the door hinges connected to the wall/door frame were extremely dilapidated, the wood was old and and over drilled. It was like putty. But Ryan rocked it. Not only did Ryan pay close attention to the style of the Victorian building and matched the details perfectly, his finished product was seamless. You can't even tell that work had been done. There wasn't even dust on the floor. It was legit, honest good work. 100% recommend.

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Kai handyman
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kyle D.
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Jeremiah was great to work with. He went above and beyond to repair scratches and make sure our hard wood table was restored perfectly. He even honored the original proposal he gave us, even though the project ended up involving a lot more work than anticipated. He was professional and stayed in constant communication throughout the project. Great customer service. I would highly recommend working with Jeremiah.

JR Handyman Services
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Angela N.
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Abelardo has done a multitude of tasks for me. Everything from heavy lifting to light maintenance chores. He is always punctual, responsive, professional and efficient.

  • 17 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Angela S.
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Eli is FABULOUS! Very quick to respond and get project done for us ASAP. Team was professional, organized, and very tidy. Will be hiring them for monthly maintenance they were so good!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What does a property management company do?

Property management companies manage the rental of residential homes, apartments, condos, commercial spaces and retail spaces. Property managers can oversee just a single unit or many properties, whether those sites are inhabited full-time or are vacation rentals. A property management company helps a property owner or landlord find tenants; collects rent; takes care of accounting, property maintenance and repairs; handles on-site management; and manages vacation rental check-in and checkout tasks. Although many property owners or landlords successfully manage their own rental real estate, a property management company can help you handle tenant issues and maintenance problems, especially if you are not located in the same city or state. Most property management companies deal with tenants directly, and their tasks include:

  • Marketing the rental property
  • Collecting rent
  • Handling repair problems
  • Responding to tenant complaints
  • Evicting tenants  

A property management company may be a good choice for property owners who have several investment properties, live far away from the rental property, or don’t have time for hands-on management.

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.

Why is property management important?

A property management company can be a landlord’s greatest asset. As a neutral third party, the property manager handles the day-to-day operations of a real estate investment, from a single vacation home to a large apartment building or several rental properties. A property management company can be especially helpful to landlords who own several units and can’t manage each of them individually, or those who live too far from their investment properties to meet with renters and oversee maintenance. Property management is particularly important if your rentals are part of an affordable housing program. To receive financial assistance from the government, the landlord must comply with a complicated set of rules; property management companies should have both experience and expertise in complying with the rules specific to each housing program.

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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