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Bristol Handymen

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

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Lopez Home Improvement LLC
4.8
from 163 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 259 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peter R.
Verified review

Walter is polite and diligent in his work. He is a capable handyman and very easy to work with. Perhaps most importantly, he is able to diagnose a task and create simple solutions. I would recommend.

  • 9 years in business
  • 176 hires on Thumbtack
Brandon Y.
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Harry was amazing!!!! He went above and beyond to help me. I'm going to call him for any improvements or handyman work that I need done. All at a great price. Thanks again Harry!!!!

Old World Home Improvements
4.9
from 107 reviews
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Gabrielle Y.
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Marty was an excellent choice. He replaced old attic stairs for us. He was timely and professional. We intend to hire him again. If your looking for a reliable professional handyman, this is your person. Thanks thumb tack for the reference

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  • 20 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Benjamin B.
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My upstairs neighbor had there hot water heater leak causing damage to my ceiling. Nick repaired and painted. Looks great and did a great job communicating what work was to be done and when.

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VOAK LLC
5.0
from 50 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cullen M.
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I needed siding replaced and some old deck ledger board removed from my home. Kris and his team were fantastic! They were very professional, maintained great communication with me, were fair in price and did excellent work with great attention to detail. I would highly recommend for all of your handyman needs!

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Jorge Jimenez
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
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Jorge did a great job assembling my furniture and installing my screen doors. When we realized one of the doors wouldn’t work, he suggested an alternative and even helped me do the exchange. Definitely a good handyman to have around!

Right Choice Handyman
4.8
from 47 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Diane V.
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The job ended up being larger then I anticipated but Shane and his partner were diligent about completing it correctly. They were courteous, professional and knowledgeable and I would not hesitate to recommend them for handyman related work.

DRI SERVICES
4.5
from 47 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Mike L.
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Garbage disposal installation for a good price: Very polite guy with a ton of skills who worked for me on a Sunday with short notice. I learned so much from Luther as he explained what went wrong and why, and how he was going to fix it. I am excited to hire him again. Cheers to an awesome handyman!

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David struthers
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Connie P.
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Since my husband is seriously ill, I really needed to find a knowledgeable and trustworthy handyman to help me with a wide range of tasks. David started working on projects for me recently. He's extremely hardworking and reliable. I will be using him on a monthly basis or more.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Virginia P.
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Todd was responsive and was the best value for dollar of other quotes. He made time for me under time constrains that others could not meet. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a quality contractor in the area. I sell real estate for a living and will recommend him to other home owners who need his services.

  • 3 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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On a day when I needed someone to work on a moments notice, David was available. I'm not confident changing light fixtures, so a handyman was a good choice. He was on time, friendly, and very helpful with other small items that same night. I would consider him again.

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Bob the Organizer
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah L.
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There aren’t enough good things to say about Bob! He was super responsive, actually taking the time to write a personalized introduction message and returned my calls same day (usually within hours). When my handyman flaked and canceled last minute, Bob offered to do the work in his place. He did a great job! I look forward to having Bob back to help with the whole house!

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Elite Handyman Services LLC
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Francisco C.
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Michael offered great suggestions for paint that worked out incredibly well. My apartment is older and the walls were dull and showed their age. However, after Michael was done with them my apartment looks like a totally different place. He knew exactly what type of paint to use for each surface. I highly recommend Elite Handyman Services.

Handy LLC
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Reba K.
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I had a large difficult to hang picture. Andrew arrived on time and was able to hang the heavy picture securely on my wall. Was respectful with reasonable rates. I will certainly call him again for any future handyman jobs. R.K.

Angel Handyman
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Anna N.
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Angel is a very nice man and very skilled handyman. I really appreciate his work.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cristina B.
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Good quality work with a good price. Professional, punctual, and a nice man.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Camille F.
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William was excellent to work with. He is a hard working, honest and ethical man. His work was of the highest quality, he is thorough and with great attention to detail. At the end of each day he cleaned up and organized all of his materials. I have already recommended him to my friends and do so with no reservation.

Nick Jarem-Handyman
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Sam S.
Verified review

Nick did a wonderful job on the remodeling of our bathroom. My husband and I had a basic idea of what we wanted to do and Nick came up with some great ideas that really made the project 'pop'. He is meticulous in his work and easy to work with.

Newman restorations
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Michael S.
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I highly recommend Francois to anyone reading this. I've been a customer of his for several years now, and In that time, he's assisted me with: new flooring, ceiling renovations, furniture fabrication and installation, plumbing, electrical work, painting, wall and ceiling repair, and appliance repair / replacement. I hired Mr. Newman based on recommendations from friends, but I continued to use him because I have yet to meet a handyman / contractor who is as consistently responsive, honest, and fairly priced as he is. Work was completed as quoted and on budget, something that has been very hard to find in my experience. If you want quality work, at a good price, without playing phone tag for days; look no further!

Your Handyman
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Gail P.
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Tom was prompt with his response to my initial inquiry and with coming to my house to give an estimate. On the day of the assembly of garden shed, Tom and his son worked fast and well and went above and beyond what he had said he would do. once he got the instructions out, Tom realized he needed some more wood and went out to get it while his son continued to work. Would highly recommend Tom. Delightful man who does really good work.

  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Scott F.
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We hired Rob to redo the face of our fireplace. New stone veneer, hearth and mantel. Ran new wires and hung new tv. He even repaired some bad spots in oak floor. Job is beautiful. We've gotten many compliments. Awesome

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

Waterbury, CT

  • Project scope
    Repair existing cabinets, Other (Replace hinges)
  • Cabinet count
    6-10
  • Will professionals need to remove old cabinets
    No existing cabinets to remove
  • Will client provide cabinets?
    Yes, I will provide the cabinets
  • Cabinet material
    Oak
  • Cabinet location
    Kitchen
  • Special features requested
    Other (No)
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    The doors don't stay closed
  • $175
    Average price

Need a Window Repairman

Yonkers, NY

  • Location
    Home
  • Window Type
    Picture
  • Details
    seal on picture window broken
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