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Santa Ana Handymen

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Zarif
4.9
from 301 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 422 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen B.
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Zarif is not your ordinary handyman...He has many skills (electrician), and is a great problem solver. He worked efficiently and exceeded every expectation I had for my job. I would highly recommend him for projects.

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Assemble All Install
4.8
from 201 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 337 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peng S.
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Ely came and did a few handyman jobs for us. He was quick in diagnosing problems. He fixed our door, diagnosed problem with our window, installed a peep hole, installed two locks, and several towel rods, all in 2 hours. The best handyman we've had so far.

Andia Inc.
4.9
from 197 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 278 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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  • 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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American Veteran Junk Removal
4.9
from 112 reviews
  • 178 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nina E.
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Hardworking and got the job done before I even received a quote from someone else! Daniel was very competitive with pricing and pleasant to deal with. Since, he is a handyman, I will call upon him for other tasks in the future.

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G-Rex Services
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 139 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 109 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 155 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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Handyman Services
5.0
from 70 reviews
  • 89 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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Jerome Carr
4.8
from 57 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Max R.
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Jerome installed some U-Line industrial shelving units for me in an equipment garage. Jerome was very knowledgeable about the product and had everything properly installed in less than an hour. He's very skilled, knowledgeable, and personable. Would highly recommend for any handyman/installation projects.

LGO Handyman
4.4
from 62 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Jantzen B.
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Rob has been great to work with so far. Our company manages property so having a trustworthy and go to handyman like Rob has made a huge difference. Looking forward to continue working with Rob!

Top Pro
  • 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.

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J. Beach Carpentry
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris L.
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Due to extremely high wind over the weekend, our wooden fence became wobbly and highly unstable. After minutes of placing a repair request, Jamie responded promptly and was able to come over and assess the damage within a short time later. In person, he's highly professional and courteous with a big genuine smile. The quote was affordable, reasonable and highly competitive. The work was successfully and professionally completed in just a few hours the following day. He also nicely cleaned up the work space and its close vicinity. Overall, we are greatly impressed with his high quality of work, his punctuality and dependability, his affordable pricing and his professionalism. We'll definitely keep Jamie as our go-to handyman for future repair and maintenance works.

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  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kim W.
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Bruce put in 2 sheets of glass where we had none before, only burglar bars. He also sealed the entire window. It's SO much quieter now and he was super fast and responsive. Everything was as he said it would be and we will use him for all future projects! Very confident in his abilities :)

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Tony Dang
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura D.
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Tony did a wonderful job mounting my metal pegboard. He arrived promptly and had my project mounted securely to the wall in under 45 minutes. He was professional and courteous through out the installation process.The item happened to arrive with 6 screws and 6 wall anchors rather than the necessary 12 screws and 12 wall anchors. Tony was prepared and had extra screws and wall anchors in his tool kit, so it was not a problem. Should I have a need for a handyman in the future, I will give Tony a call!

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!

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RRR Handyman Services
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Deanna B.
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Ray was great! I needed a bed put together and Ray was able to do it same day. He showed up early. We didn't have the instructions anymore but we showed Ray a couple pictures and he did it perfectly. We already talked to Ray about some other projects around the house that we will be needing. Definitely recommend Ray for your handyman services!

Handy Dandy Handyman
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Angela S.
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So incredibly professional, efficient, and incredibly gifted handyman. If there's a problem he can fix it and basically any furniture he can assemble. I thought this desk would have been impossible - Amazon Assembly would have charged me double and estimated 3-4hrs of assembly just for the desk. Thank God for Thumbtack, because this guy knocked it out in an hour and as you can see it looks amazing!

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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!

Precision Handyman Services
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kurtis B.
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Awesome job. Went above and beyond!

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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Need Cabinetry Services

Irvine, CA

  • Project scope
    Other (Assemble and install ikea cabinets )
  • Cabinet location
    Kitchen
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    Island installation needed as well
  • $50
    Average price

Need a Handyman

Long Beach, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs, Maintenance
  • Project length
    Full day
  • $194
    Average price
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