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

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Conceivable Conceptions
4.9
from 351 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 472 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike H.
Verified review

Trent arrived on time, did the work faster and better than expected and offered a great bid on the cost of the project. We'll be reaching out to him directly for future handyman projects. Thanks for all your help, Trent!

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1st Home Pro Services
4.8
from 272 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 348 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alexander K.
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Brandon did an excellent job! He showed up on time, did the work as expected and cleaned up after completion. I'd highly recommend him to anyone else seeking a handyman. I intend using Brandon for all my future projects!

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Rob's Handyman Service
4.8
from 225 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 300 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tracy F.
Verified review

Rob called before he arrived & showed up on-time which is important to me. I just moved here & needed help with some misc household projects; Rob wall mounted two large TV's & a cumbersome wall shelf in about 2 hours. His work was clean, high-quality & affordable. I will definitely call on him in the future & recommend him to anyone I know that may need a good handyman for just about anything.

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Tim's Assembly Service
4.8
from 206 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 324 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sebastian G.
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great handyman!

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 255 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ryan C.
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Needed a handyman to repair several items before I sold my condo, including multiple cracks in drywall and a broken faucet handle. Walter and his team not only repaired everything perfectly, but the price was more than reasonable when compared to other offers I received. Not only that, but I live out of state, and Walter was in constant communication and provided detailed before and after pictures. Very happy with the level of work and service provided.

Gifted Hands
4.7
from 159 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 204 hires on Thumbtack
Sushil S.
Verified review

He is the best handyman I have ever met. He can do multiple work and does his work neatly. I am going to recommend him to all my friends.. family..

All Season Pros.
4.6
from 133 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 176 hires on Thumbtack
Tamieko R.
Verified review

I highly recommend Stavo/ All Seasons Pro... you won't be disappointed. From my initial inquiry about needing a handyman, Stavo responded immediately and even sent pictures of previous jobs he did. He followed up and stayed in contact with me until I was ready for him to complete the job. He was punctual and came ready to work. Best of all, he was honest and up front about tasks that I thought needed to be done and saved me money by making more reasonable suggestions. I will definitely use Stavo and his team again. Thanks Stavo🤗

Antonio Gonzalez LLC
4.8
from 118 reviews
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
Maria T.
Verified review

Antonio Gonzalez is an outstanding furniture assembler and handyman. He, not only expertly assembled my office chair, but also completed a dry wall repair to patch a significant hole in my living room wall to perfection. He is extremely professional, competent and decent. He exceeded all my expectations. David

Top Pro
  • 10 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chani F.
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I highly recommend this company. David was incredible. the best handyman I have ever hired. His work was impeccable and he cleaned up every drop of mess and more. He was kind and friendly. He was helpful and suggested better ways to do the job. 5 stars!!!

PJ Handyman Services
4.9
from 85 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Shanee J.
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PJ handyman provided swift and exceptional customer service. He responded to our need and knew exactly what to do. We contacted PJ handyman about installing a closet rack that had fallen in our bedroom. He did an amazing job. It was such a pleasure doing business with PJ handyman.

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E.G.H. Services -
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
J. B.
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The electrician was very polite and extremely professional. I needed a chandelier assembled and installed rather quickly. He showed up within 1 1/2 hours. The project took several hours because the chandelier came in a million pieces. He was extremely patient and once finished, it looked exactly as it was pictured on the website. I so pleased with his work and have received many compliments on the chandelier. After finishing the project, he cleaned up after himself and even offered to dispose of the enormous box that it came in. I highly recommend E.G.H. Services!

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dawn M.
Verified review

Mr Ordonez did a lot of odd jobs for me and did them all beautifully. I have hired him to do more things that weren't on my original list. He knows everything, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, chalking, etc.....his works is excellent, punctual and priced very reasonably. I highly recommend him.

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HP Contracting, INC.
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ali K.
Verified review

Herbert was great to work with. We had work on a few things for our office, handyman tasks including building a wooden frame to cover a bunch of wires, cutting a table, fixing a door, hanging few things. Our job was 2 days long. He arrived on time both days, the first day he went to home depot to buy some supplies we didnt have, kept the receipt, he was very honest about his costs and time. Proficient with his work and is very handy, easy to communicate with, nice guy. Will definitely work with him again!

HVAC plus
4.8
from 65 reviews
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Maheen T.
Verified review

To my surprise, he actually did a great job with all the plumbing issues at my house. I think he was fair with his prices as well. Very responsive, punctual and prompt on getting the work done. I had work done a good two weeks ago, and so far everything is great. Would definitely hire again. In fact, have more work lined up for him already. Plus, he followed up on his own on one of the issues we're currently working on. Definitely worth giving him a chance if this is your first time and you're looking for a plumber\handyman.

Flores construction service
4.6
from 58 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
Ron M.
Verified review

Naun checked in several times before we met and finished the job quickly with his associate. They purchased and fixed our brick steps, banister, and area in front of the townhouse. Def recommended and a nice guy.

Carpenter
4.4
from 50 reviews
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Sara B.
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Stephen was a no show. No call, no text, no nothing. Pretty disappointed. It has been so difficult finding a reliable handyman for a variety of things around the house, I guess I shouldn't be too surprised. It seems no one wants money these days. I'll keep looking.

Captain Mover and Handyman
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
SALMA A.
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These guys did amazing job, they were very professional, punctual and helpful thoroughly the moving process. They made moving much easier & fast for me. I highly recommend captanins mover/ handyman. Thank you guys for the amazing job. You are awsome 👍

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Hands of Haggai - Remodeling
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Uzoma O.
Verified review

Where do I start? Matthew was amazing! If you have needs for a handyman, you have found one. From responsiveness to punctuality to expertise of his craft; he does it all. This guy is amazing. He asks questions and genuinely wants to please the customer. "The customer is always right" is his motto. Trust me he treats your ideas as if it's the Holy Grail of his project and even stays later to make sure you are pleased with his work. He cleaned up after the work was done making sure to leave my place as neat as possible. Pricing was more than reasonable for the amount of work that he did. So a big thank you to Matthew for making my apartment look fabulous and just being overall a great guy during the whole process. CHOOSE HIM!!!

JJ Handyman Services
4.3
from 28 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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The guys came when scheduled, and were polite and efficient. They calmly problem solved when there was a surprise complication, and made sure I was happy with their work before packing up. Also, it was a pleasure to watch these two men work together so collaboratively and respectfully. So they brought very positive energy as well as doing a great job. Even made a follow up call to make sure everything was ok. JJ is now my go-to for handyman help!

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C&E General Contractor LLC
4.7
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Josh B.
Verified review

I contacted Christian on Friday, then he was able to come on Saturday for a free estimate. He explained everything he would have to do, and then came and completed all the work on Monday. He and his assistant did a great job. I would use this contractor again.

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Eduardo Yus
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vic S.
Verified review

Eduardo was very communicative during the process, was punctual and worked around my schedule. His rates are very reasonable. I had Eduardo assemble a hard top gazebo, which weighs almost 320lbs. He worked hard and much quicker than I thought possible. I offered to help with the lifting part but he did it all except for that. The results are amazing. I highly recommend Eduardo for all your handyman needs. He also fixed a troublesome toilet roll holder.

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.

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Need Cabinet Professional

Washington, DC

  • Project scope
    Install or build new custom cabinets
  • Cabinet count
    3-5
  • Will professionals need to remove old cabinets
    No existing cabinets to remove
  • Will client provide cabinets?
    No, I will need the carpenter to provide the cabinets
  • Cabinet material
    Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
  • Cabinet location
    Other (bedroom)
  • Special features requested
    Other (cabinets under a bench , fit for a bay window)
  • Property type
    Multi-unit building
  • Details
    I need a custom bench built, with some cabinets below for storage. Built around a bay window.
  • $3500
    Average price

Need a Handyman

Falls Church, VA

  • Service type
    Installation
  • Project length
    I'm not sure yet
  • Details
    Hi, I am needing to install a back exterior door. I'm open to doing a prehung door because the house was built in 1941 so that might just be an easier option rather than dealing with the uneven molding. The house is in Falls Church. What would be an estimated cost for doing this and when would you be available? Thanks, Sam
  • $375
    Average price

Need a Handyman

Henrico, VA

  • Readiness
    Still planning or budgeting
  • Details
    Room painting basic , small bath tile floor needs repair/replace.
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