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Saratoga Handymen

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Sergey's Handyman Service
4.9
from 435 reviews
  • 621 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley E.
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Very prompt and professional! Helped hang a large mirror for me and even quickly helped hang another project I had come up. Everything looks perfect!!! Hire Sergey for all your handyman needs!

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K&M Handyman Services
4.9
from 317 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 438 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zhongli D.
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Installed three ceiling fans, one of them is a very hard case. The job was performed perfectly and in exactly what I want. Would highly recommend K&M Handyman Services to others.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 433 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Justin R.
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I would recommend Stephen to anyone looking for a knowledgeable handyman. He's got lots of experience and it shows in the quality of his work. Stephen has installed a few different things for us and it always comes out exactly as we envisioned. He's also super pleasant and friendly!

Gomes Handyman
4.9
from 290 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 367 hires on Thumbtack
Karthiyayini C.
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Dave is an amazing professional and does a very neat job at a very reasonable price. Very responsive over texts and very versatile with the tasks. Not only did he accompany us to Home Depot and gave recommendations, but also carried the new toilets in his truck and hauled away the old one. He wore the hat of a plumber as well as a handyman, Fixed a number of minor repairs around the house. Not only that, one of our toilets had a broken part after he left and he came back to fix it free of cost. I have never had such a pleasant experience with a plumber/handyman in the past as a home owner. Thanks Dave and will hire you again!

Carlos Handyman
4.8
from 210 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 322 hires on Thumbtack
Diana G.
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Carlos did a variety of projects for us around the house, including furniture assembly, hanging cabinets/shelves, and paint touch ups. He arrived 5 minutes early for our appointment, which if you've hired a handyman before you know is unusual. He was highly professional and quickly understood the list of tasks I gave him. He worked quickly and efficiently. I wouldn't hesitate to hire him again.

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Brian Cooper Handyman
5.0
from 189 reviews
  • 229 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!

AA Cardenas Construction
4.8
from 195 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
Dan S.
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Arisel is great, offered my thorough information about what need to be done. Thank you!

Easley Done
4.6
from 124 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
Prashanth S.
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Darin did the recessed lightning in my entire apartment and it looks great. Given that we live in the middle level of a multi story building, he had makes holes in ceiling at multiple places. It was expected and Darin is one those few who patches those wall holes to perfection. Remember, most electricians would not do the patch work and you have to call a handyman, which is expensive and time consuming. He also helped fix many other small things including baseboards and exhaust fans in bathroom. I recommend his services to my network without any hesitation.

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Matthew Kelly Construction
4.9
from 73 reviews
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carrie H.
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Matt is awesome! Super personable and does great work! He follows his word and can make your vision a reality. I showed him some pictures of a wedding altar I wanted to build (in order to hold vintage doors) and he executed exactly what I was looking for! I will definitely have Matt back for my next project! I highly recommend you hiring Matt for any handyman or carpentry needs.

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Gleo's Handyman Services
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Raja S.
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Gleo responded quickly and finished the work with great quality and professionalism. Followed up the next day to see if everything is working as expected.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Garth S.
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I needed some paint and other hauling. I decided at the same time I would get a new kitchen faucet installed. Every aspect was flawless and pleasant. Good communication, fast response, first rate work, and a fraction of the price of others. I will use for my other handyman needs.

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ELECTRICAL & REPAIR
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike C.
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Electrician came in to solve our problem at unbelievable price. He was done in less than an hour. Very friendly, knows what he is doing, and professional. Could not ask for more.

Bill's Quality Tile & Marble
4.7
from 60 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Helen K.
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Bill just left after doing a terrific job clearing the clog in my kitchen sink drain. I highly recommend Bill for handyman jobs such as this. When I start working on fixing up my kitchen cabinets and counter tops, he will be the first one I call. In the meantime, Bill was amazingly responsive, punctual and professional.

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Marvelous Projects
4.8
from 49 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katheryn K.
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My husband wanted to get our closet door fixed because it was alligned correctly. Davis came within’ an hour and got it fixed. very friendly guy. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a reliable handyman.

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Handyman & Painter
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tom K.
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Mark is a great handyman with lot of experience with plumbing, electrical etc. He is very responsive and very nice to work with. We now have peace of mind that we can call Mark anytime something goes wrong and he'll be there to fix it. Thanks Mark!

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Top Cat Home Repairs
4.6
from 44 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Naomi C.
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I appreciate his diligence and integrity! He installed new laundry room cabinets and worked on a minor cabinet door alignment issue until I was satisfied. Installed a new toilet, bathroom vanity light and a 16 lb. dining room flush-mount light. When I had a issue with the new toilet he corrected it immediately. He's now my go-to handyman and I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a handyman!

Your HandyMan Friend
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Gopi C.
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Dan was responsive and reasonably priced. He was friendly, knowledgeable and showed up on time. He went out of his way to perform additional work that was not agreed for the price I have been quoted earlier. I highly recommend him as a handyman.

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Salamat
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lo J.
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Very Professional! We will use Salamat again for out electrical and handyman needs!

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GPA Construction & Handyman
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shontai C.
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A great husband and wife team!!!! They were on time and finished gutter cleaning very quick. He also cleaned the area. Adam was extremely kind and professional. While he was roof he offered some suggestions. This is great because I was concern about the job from a previous handyman. His quote was very reasonable and within budget. I will definitely hire them again future projects. I am so relieved I have a new handyman.

Berisha Handyman Services
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Dave K.
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Berisha & his crew arrived ahead of schedule and surpassed expectations with our most recent project. I would really recommend them for ANY of your needs, hands down they get the job done and do so with professionalism & quality.

JC's handyman service
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Jesse S.
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JC Handyman did a professional quality job for my vaulted ceiling master bathroom! I would definitely consider hiring him again for more painting work in the future! Thank you Justin!

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 Furniture Assembler

Alameda, CA

  • Service type
    Installation
  • Project length
    An hour or two
  • Details
    I bought a dresser and need someone to put it together for me.
  • $120
    Average price

Need a Handyman to Fix Faucet and Air Filter

Oakland, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs
  • Project length
    An hour or two
  • Details
    Fixing a loose faucet and changing an air filter in our heater.

Need a Handyman to Remove a Rooftop Deck

San Francisco, CA

  • Service type
    Maintenance
  • Project length
    I'm not sure yet
  • Details
    I need to have a rooftop deck removed so that my roofer can do repairs and then replace the deck after work is done.
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