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South El Monte Handymen

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Zarif
4.9
from 301 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 423 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marvin D.
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Best handyman I have ever used. GREAT JOB

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Assemble All Install
4.8
from 202 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 337 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Beverly Z.
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I am thrilled I made a decision to hire Assemble All. My handyman was awesome, professional, knowledgeable and provided superb service as well as made great recommendations. Notice I said "My" handyman -- I made the right choice and have someone I can trust with home repairs. Awesome on every level!

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Plumber
4.9
from 116 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Harpreet M.
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Juan was an excellent handyman. I had him come to hang a few pictures and with a few quick instructions he hung everything up with care and attention to detail. Would definitely hire him again in the future! Thanks Juan :)

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American Veteran Junk Removal
4.9
from 114 reviews
  • 179 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
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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House To Home
5.0
from 84 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pamela M.
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What a great experience! TJ is such a pro, he gave me a fair price, worked out details when the electric connection for the patio fan installation wasn't up to standard. He never charged me additionally to fix the connection or to make adjustments for the new retractable screen door to fit my weird sloping opening. The new fan was so great the he suggested we get a second for the other side and gave a good price to install it. I'd hire him again (and there is still plenty to do). So glad I used THUMBTACK at a friend's suggestion. I found an amazing, honest handyman!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lindsay R.
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We had a great experience. We had a heavy mirror and chrome kitchen shelf that needed to be hung in plaster walls. He was professional and efficient. Thanks to him our dining room and kitchen look SO much better. We will definitely be asking him to help us out in the future for all our handyman and plumbing needs :)

LGO Handyman
4.4
from 62 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
Nerissa O.
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Hired Rob to help repair a broken window. He responded quickly and worked to get our problem solved incredibly quick. He was honest and affordable. We WILL be using LGO Handyman for other future projects! Highly recommended!

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Handy Lance Services
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Linda D.
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Couldn't say enough about how great Lance is. He is on time snd finishes projects when he says he will. I have had him do small fix up items as well as building cabinets. Everything is done to perfection. He even cleans up the area st the end of the day. Best handyman you will ever find!! A+++++

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  • 18 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica N.
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Eugene is a very informative electrician who is also resourceful as at handyman. He is hardworking, passionate and thoughtful. Questions are always welcomed and answered in a timely manner. My husband and I have learned so much during this experience, we also gained a friend. We would definitely recommend Eugene! He’s our go-to man!

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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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Gudiel Construction
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shannon H.
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A nice, affordable handyman who shows up on time, keeps things clean and communicates? Yes, he exists! His name is Renato and he and his work partner just installed a screen door for me. Hire him. You won’t be sorry.

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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!

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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!

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ARB
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Richard K.
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I appreciate Mr. Baugh's responding to my Thumbtack post, but I had already selected a handyman when I received his response, so I am unable to review his work.

Handy Dandy Handyman
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Mike E.
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We had several small projects like hanging the TV on the wall without studs, installing a sliding dog door, and some wall decorations. Handy Dandy Handyman did a solid job getting the work all complete on the same day service. Very speedy, very good! I would use again for sure.

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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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  • 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!

Irrigation Handyman
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
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He showed up on time, he had a great work quality. This guy is very good and and very honest, I would definitely call him again and recommend him to friends and family.

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 a Window Screen Specialist ASAP

Long Beach, CA

  • Types of window screens
    Insect, Other (our screens keep popping off due to the wind, is there anything you can do?)
  • Screen material
    I'm not sure, Other (i would like to get a quote for a screen on our back door, it is europen size)
  • Details
    do you do retractable screens for front doors?

Need a Handyman

La Verne, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs: No, Installation: Yes, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    Install a vinyl fence, lay 100 concrete blocks, make a 4' cedar fence.
  • $1200
    Average price

Need a Refrigerator Installer

La Jolla, CA

  • Service type
    Replace
  • Refrigerator type
    Refrigerator with freezer on top, Refrigerator with freezer on bottom, Refrigerator and freezer doors side-by-side
  • Details
    sub-zero refer & freezer side-by-side units need to be moved to the garage and later moved back and reinstalled
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