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South Gate Handymen

Browse these handyman services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in South Gate.

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Amin
4.8
from 324 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 448 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marvin D.
Verified review

Best handyman I have ever used. GREAT JOB

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Plumber
4.9
from 119 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 129 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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House To Home
4.9
from 92 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah C.
Verified review

TJ was the best! He not only fixed the closet door issue I had, but he discovered a way to alter the closet system that allowed my doors to glide for the first time since i've owned my house. He's a great guy and I'll be calling him for all my future handyman needs.

  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
Kizzy D.
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Jesus was very tentative and professional :) A really nice guy too! There was another handyman that first reached out to me on Thumbtack and promised to stop by. But that first guy never showed up and did not respond to any of my emails as if nothing was scheduled or he no longer exists. Jesus was the one who responded right away and even showed up the same day I gave him our warehouse address. Amazing! I definitely do recommend him! He first checked out the pipe drain then later gave us feedback on what was wrong and gave a fair estimate. I thought this process would take a few days but him and his team fixed our clogged pipe within few hours. Not even half a day. Very grateful for his work: fast and good quality. Now I know who to contact for future needs in plumbing, electricity, etc. Thank you Jesus!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 77 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
4.3
from 80 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
Caron S.
Verified review

First of all, I want to point out that they installed my bathroom faucets without issue but did a terrible job at a simple baseboard replacement. They said they couldn’t find the matching size, but instead of informing us and letting us to decide how to proceed, they went ahead and installed the mismatched baseboard! It looked terrible! It looks worse now than before. It has been a week and they still haven’t contacted me to apologize or arrange to fix it. In fact they said to come back and fix it would cost us a service fee. Hence this review. They were very unprofessional and I do not recommend them at all. Note - they also did not clean up well after installing the sinks. I was very disappointed and will not be using this handyman nor thumbtack again.

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Handy Lance Services
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jason D.
Verified review

Amazing. Couldn't be happier. In comparison to another Handyman we used earlier off TaskRabbit the experience was night and day. Couldn't recommend Lance more.

Top Pro
  • 18 years in business
  • 70 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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Integrated Construct LLC
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dani B.
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Eric was personable and efficient. He hung up two curtain rods, a large clock, and chalkboard in my apartment. Not only the best price in town but also an all around great guy. If I ever need a handyman again he will be my first call.

Glenn THE Handyman
4.7
from 55 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Keya L.
Verified review

I enjoyed having Oshane THE Handyman help me with a tv Mounting project at my home. He did the sound bar and even added speakers. His work is neat and professional and the pricing I received from him for the job was great! I will use him time and time again.

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The Handyman
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joel L.
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Vahe- Was prompt in his response, excellent workmanship, courteous and a great value. I would totally recommend him & re hire him.

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Gudiel Construction
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 36 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.

  • 8 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Mary A.
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Madrid plumbing was very professional , and left the old part so I can see what was the problem .

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RRR Handyman Services
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zoe O.
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I was extremely pleased with Ray as a handyman; he arrived early, came prepared with all the necessary tools, and was very respectful. I absolutely intend on hiring him for additional projects, and will definitely recommend him to family and friends.

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Tony Dang
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura D.
Verified review

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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Handy Panda Home Services
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anna L.
Verified review

This was my first experience with Thumbtack and Mark from Handy Panda Home Services made certain that it was a great one. I needed help with a kitchen drawer that remained broken at my house for about three months. Finding a good and responsive handyman who knew how to fix it was especially difficult and nagging my husband to fix it was even more so. Mark, however, was able to repair it in less than an hour. He contacted me promptly after I posted on Thumbtack, told me he knew exactly what the problem was, gave me an estimate that was honest and more than reasonable and immediately scheduled a day and time with me. Within hours of confirming when he would come and repair the drawer, he purchased the part that was needed and texted me the estimate invoice of the agreed upon price for his services. So when he arrived, I knew exactly what to expect and how much I would have to pay. I am currently working on a list of additional repairs around my house that I need help with as he is very knowledgeable and seems to really enjoy working on these projects and helping people.

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Lawrence Briskey; Handyman
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ananda R.
Verified review

Larry did a great job. He arrived a few minutes early and worked hard and well. The Handyman work included several potential tasks and he accepted the tasks he could do well and declined a few he was uncomfortable with, which made for a very efficient and effective contribution. The job included a trip to Home Depot and his light fixture and other choices were excellent.

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 14 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!

LA Best Handyman Services
3.5
from 21 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Arturo G.
Verified review

Hudson did such a great job working on our shower tile project! I would definitely recommend LA Best Handyman to anyone looking for a handyman. He came out on time, assessed the problem, got the right materials (including some speciality waterproofing that really helped) and finished the project in no time. It even looks better than before which is saying a lot for what was essentially a patch job. I will definitely be reaching out the next time we've got to fix something around the condo.

VillaFox Innovation Builders
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Michael B.
Verified review

Edgar and his crew were pretty amazing and thorough. High quality work with great communication along the way. Our new deck is beautiful. Would definitely hire this contractor again and highly recommend this company. Quality company with an innovative approach. Was sold on the day he came out to do the estimate. By the end of the day I received not only a competitive bid, but a rendering of the proposed construction.

KR&R Handyman Services
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Bob A.
Verified review

Rick did a great job in replacing tile and installing a new toilet. In fact he went out of his way to return and get a replacement toilet, when we discovered the toilet was broken in the box. He is one handyman that I would re-hire again. Thank you Rick BobA

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.

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.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Handyman

Corona, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs
  • Project length
    I'm not sure yet
  • Details
    Need to have palapa repaired top layed came off due to winds. It is 3yrs old bottom layer plastic layer in center and top layer.

Need Handyman

Mission Viejo, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs, Installation
  • Project length
    Full day
  • Details
    Broken travertine tiles need to replaced. Need drywall repaired in garage due to a water pipe leakage. Have a few loose electrical outlets. Need to replace kitchen faucet and requires drilling through granite. Also have some cracks in granite and a few other related repairs.

Need a Handyman

San Diego, CA

  • Service type
    Installation
  • Project length
    Full day
  • Details
    We replaced the flooring in our kitchen/dining room and need the baseboards replaved
  • $20200
    Average price
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