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Watsonville Handymen

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

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K&M Handyman Services
4.9
from 327 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 453 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevin B.
Verified review

Kevin's a six-star handyman in a four-star world. He's come out to help me twice, on several different properties, and it's been a great experience each time. He's communicative about his arrival, does each job carefully, and explains all the options available and their pluses and minuses. I'm definitely going to keep working with Kevin, and I recommend the same for others in the Thumbtack community.

Gomes Handyman
4.9
from 311 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 390 hires on Thumbtack
Kim L.
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Fantastic experience! He is going to be my go-to handyman! On time, very professional, and his work quality is terrific. He's not happy unless the project is perfectly done. I would not hesitate to hire him again.

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Brian Cooper
5.0
from 214 reviews
  • 264 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 200 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 251 hires on Thumbtack
Ack S.
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I was in urgent need for a handyman, as a large part of a wall, insulation & floor in my storage closet was damaged by my leaking water heater. I decided to try Thumbtack and was very happy to see that Arisel from AA Cardenas reached out to me and said he can start work immediately. He was very prompt in replying, and very easy to reach on phone & text before, during and after the work was completed. When he came, he assessed the work to be done, gave me a very clear outline of materials needed and the labor cost. He told me he could finish the work in 2 days, which is exactly what my deadline was, and he did finish all the work in 2 days flat! He offered to go and pick up all the material from the hardware store, and worked till late on the first day to make sure he got as much work done as possible. He was very professional in putting up new insulation, patch sheet rock, applying texture to blend with existing wall texture and paint the area. He always cleaned up before he left and was very open to me asking questions about various things he was working on. Arisel was very nice to talk to as well, and he was accommodating to all my questions. He even came back 4 days later, at my request, to put floor molding. Overall, I'm extremely satisfied with the work Arisel did, and would definitely hire him again.

Easley Done
4.6
from 125 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
Kim A.
Verified review

Friendly, Fast and Efficient! After promptly responding to my email and giving me a quote, Darin was over within a couple hours. Excellent service and very affordable. If you are looking for a knowledgeable skilled electrician/handyman that's not gonna break your budget, definitely get a quote from Darin and see for yourself. I will for sure be contacting Darin for future work and projects!

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  • 13 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anant S.
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Byron does excellent work and is extremely professional in all aspects of the project: coordinating, doing the work, following up.

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Gleo's Handyman Services
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mahesh V.
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Gleo responded very quickly and completed the work on time.

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Marvelous Projects
4.8
from 61 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 62 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.

A.R.S. Home Repairs
4.7
from 60 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Jenni W.
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I received excellent service working with A.R.S. Home Repairs. Andres is easy to get a hold of, on-time, friendly, knowledgeable, neat, and easy to work with. I changed my mind on several items midway through my bathroom remodel and he was very understanding. He is a skilled handyman and I highly recommend him!

  • 14 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Danny L.
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Dinh was professional and shows care for his business. Original project was we had a leaking kitchen faucet. He helped me replaced the broken faucet and noticed the drain was leaking also. He identified the issue and fixed that also. I am happy with his dedication and service. Thank you Dinh.

Tony's Handyman Services
4.6
from 49 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
James O.
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Tony and his crew did a great Job. This was a big job. They took down our old fence and re built is a new one. The craftsmanship was great. After I inspected everything closely. The fence looked great and was very strong and well built. I will use Tony handyman service again

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Top Cat Home Repairs
4.7
from 47 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 84 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!

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David Chen Handyman
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jason A.
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Hired David, very honest in the quote and explained what needed to be done. I needed some baseboards replaced in my foyer, and the baseboards in the living room and dining room needed to be properly installed since my HOA sent their installers and they were terrible (HOA had to replace my hardwoods and the installers laid out the floor fine but baseboards looked terrible). He made a visit and inspected the areas, gave a quote and showed up at scheduled day/time, got to work and a few hours later the place was good to go....great job. I believe he is based in Southbay but covers the entire Bay Area. Any general carpentry/handyman type stuff, that you can't handle or just want to get done, I would recommend him.

Santos Home Repairs
4.4
from 37 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Kenneth P.
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Andres was the most honest handyman that came to our house. He was realistic with estimates and timeframes and would tell you if there would be a possibility of delay or extension. The labor was reasonable and the door he installed was perfect. We would definitely hire him again. Note: a lot of people on Thumbtack hire him so he’s always on the go. But once he can squeeze your job request in, you won’t be disappointed.

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Handy Art
4.7
from 28 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sri S.
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I hired Art to hang a mirror which is pretty heavy aroung 80 pounds and 6foot tall. He came right on time. And brought the stuff required to hang it. But unfortunately, when those didnt fit in well( i forgot to tell him that its rather heavy mirror.), he rushed to home depot and got stronger one and had installed it. He knows about the stuff he is doing. Will surely going to hire him for other handyman work for our home.

Dave’s Handyman services
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Bo M.
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Dave held himself to the highest possible standard of excellence every day. His communication skills are excellent, letting us when he would be onsite, if he had to get materials, when the job would be complete. He was spot on with his quote and the job came in on time and on budget. He treated our home like his own. He was mindful and respectful of our family. His work was truly amazing. He is a true craftsman with incredible skills. Finally, he went above and beyond, while waiting for some paint to dry, he fixed a leaky faucet which was not part of the original quote. If you need a handyman, Dave is your guy! We will definitely use him again.

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Solano's handyman
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anu D.
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It's rare to find a handyman as genuine as Fernando. He painted the entire interior walls of our house, including patching up walls in a couple of areas. I was on a tight schedule, and Fernando met it by working longer hours and bringing in more people so the work completed in time. He is honest, punctual, friendly and does a great job. You can see the pride he takes in his job. I'm glad I found him through Thumbtack.

Handyman J
4.6
from 13 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Katie T.
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Such a nice man. He’s done a few jobs all perfectly!!! Have used him a few times. Always perfect.

  • 27 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Arthel C.
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Mr. Smith was punctual, professional and did a great job. He was reasonable for the amount of work he did. I would recommend him to anyone needing a handyman.

Bryan Feldscher
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Stella R.
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My husband wanted a "handyman" for our exterior plumbing issues (a water hose spigot that leaked, and a pool water valve that had a leak, also). Bryan came over and diagnosed the problem and how long it would take him to fix it. We liked that he was a professional with expertise to handle and fix the issues. He communicates well and explains everything in detail. We also appreciated that he communicated every step so that there would be no surprises, and we knew what our bill would be. Needless to say, I believe we have found our "to go guy" for future house projects and fixes.

Handyman Services
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ashish O.
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It was awesome to work with Ricardo .. he was prompt to respond. Came the same day and helped me set up my Garage shelves . He has all the tool that one would need . He is a true professional ! Great to come across an awesome handyman 👍 will definitely recommend him and also work with him in the future.

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 TV Wall Mounting

San Francisco, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs: No, Installation: Yes, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    I would like some help with mounting a 46" tv to the wall this weekend if possible.
  • $250
    Average price
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