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Hassle Free Movers
from 163 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 248 hires on Thumbtack
Jaime B.
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Hassle free movers were a great company to work with. They came out and gave me an estimate which helped cut down on impossible forms to fill out that the other companies had. Great and friendly group. Don't be misled by size because all workers were extremely strong, knowledgeable about packing/moving procedures such as furniture wrapping. All items moved expertly no casualties.

Top Pro
  • 23 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anthony V.
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Best workers ever ..punctual,best quality,responsible, respectful.

Reed Construction LLC
from 22 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Stacey S.
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I liked that the owner gave me a total price for the project and not a per hour with a huge first hour price of $180+ like the other handymen co’s. The assembly price would be more than the item itself! Since Jeff was honest and didn’t price gauge me he gets to bid on thousands of dollars of other projects I need done ASAP. Great Job!

  • 4 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
James S.
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Great service! Highly recommend this company. Although the work was more than they expected, they still honored the price quoted. I am sure it will cost more next but quality of the work will make it worth it. Thanks for a job well done!

  • 15 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
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Flávio was very responsive and him and his guys did a good job. He should provide written estimates so customers can see labor cost and supplies. Thanks for working with us.

A Man for All Seasons
from 8 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Tom B.
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Tim was just what was required for this stair building job. He was timely on the first appointment to discuss the job and prompt on the day to perform the task. In addition, Tim provided precisely what we was necessary and even came in under the projected price, which was an accurate Materials / Labor breakdown. After this good experience we are already looking for additional projects he can contribute to our whole house renovation (turned new construction). Thank you, Tim, and we look forward to seeing you again at the property or around the community. Tom (Westbrook, CT)

Kelly Design & Woodworking
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy B.
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I think that working with Kelly was good. He was prompt when we met and clarified cost of materials and labor when I asked for more details. I will continue to work with Kelly Hopefully for a long time.

Kevin D.
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Merrimack Industrial, LLC
from 1 review
  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack

We have a great attention to detail and always leave the job clean and organized. We also can accomplish many other projects on you todo list.

Mr.Mus Construction LLC
from 1 review
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack

Mr.Mus Construction LLC has over 13 years of experience in Home Improvement and General Construction .Our main focus is on quality, precision and total customer satisfaction. We specialized in interior construction but not limited to, total kitchen remodeling, bathroom, living area, and basements. We encourage a consultation to discus our services in detail.

  • 18 years in business

Cause I do what the customer likes


We are CT's #1 alternative to expensive full-service moving. Instead, you rent a truck, we come and do all of the hard labor, packing, unpacking, assembly, etc. Fair rates and professional experience.


I am a very hard worker. I can put together a good crew if needed other than me. I offer general labor, maintaintance and handyman services. I am a jack of all trades.


I offer quality workmanship at affordable prices. After working for 30 years in various positions in the machinist/maintenance and real estate positions, I have found the most rewarding work is the smile on some ones face for a job well done. Let me put a smile on yours. If I decide that the job you need done is best left to someone who is better equipped, or feel that it is beyond my expertise, I will help point you in the direction needed to start your project. I have free of charge with no strings attached. I will work within a 25-mile radius in Torrington, CT.

  • 4 years in business

We are hardworking individuals who are willing to partake in any type of general labor such as cleaning, yard work, and electrical. We are available to help with household projects that require an extra hand.


I do cleaning, landscaping, painting, demo, moving, and stone patios. Pretty much all labor work, I can do, and I am a very hard worker.


Experienced and skilled general laborer I am friendly, punctual and efficient. I adapt quickly and am capable of handling various tasks large or small.


Do you have too many projects and not enough time? Do you need a helping hand? We are here for you. No job is too big and none too small, the Labor Boys will do it all from snow removal to moving your home. We provide service that you can trust and depend on.


I won't just stop when the work is done, I'll do it until it is perfect.


I'm a general laborer who help customers with their needs. I do landscaping, mowing, groundskeeping, on-site cleaning, snow cleanup, home improvement services, basic electrical work, plumbing, framing, painting, carpentry, floor sanding, etc.


I perform general labor tasks, shoveling, cleaning, basic household chores and moving. I can also run errands.

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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