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Ocala Handymen

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OTM Drywall and Paint, LLC
from 101 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
Erick M.
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I was worried hiring someone to redo the stuck texture on my ceiling. A roofer sunk his foot thru and made a huge hole that I ended up patching. Life got in the way and I kept putting it off. Damion responded and within a few days, my ceiling was back to normal. He was amazing and very fast. I seriously can't believe how quick he helped me out, given that I'm a good drive away. I would highly recommend him!!

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from 77 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura F.
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Julio was wonderful to work with and did an outstanding job on my projects. He replaced a broken sliding patio door lock, rescreened my sliding patio screen door and installed a new deadbolt lock on my front door. I plan to hire him again for another project. I highly recommend him for any handyman type work, and I appreciate that he's willing to do these very necessary smaller jobs that not everyone will bother to do.

  • 7 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine M.
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After a couple of years searching for a good, reliable handyman, I believe I have finally found him! After difficulty with getting anyone to even show up, Josh's other reviews ring true! He kept open communication with me before, during and after the project. He gave me an arrival window of 9:00-9:30, and he arrived at 8:56. He immediately got to work and the three projects we gave him: putting up wood flooring planks on a wall, mounting a TV to the wall, and installing a new dishwasher. He was neat and picked up after himself. Very polite and courteous. Checked with me a couple of times throughout the project so I could make decisions on how I wanted things done (instead of just assuming he knew what I would want or doing what he wanted). So far, so good! After I decide how I want him to proceed with my tv equipment wiring (in photo), we are excited to continue working with him on that and other various projects which we already have scheduled him for!

  • 16 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Randy M.
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Frank was a real pleasure to work with. He built a closet in my house. He even went back to the home improvement store when I purchased the wrong type of doors. He finished the project promptly. I would definitely recommend Frank to anyone looking for a handyman, or carpenter.

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Rechul Construction Co.
from 49 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Torri B.
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We had a great experience using John. We hired him to make some repairs to areas leaking in our bathroom. He regrouted and sealed our shower and tub, and even replaced a damaged tile. He also completed some drywall repairs to our damaged kitchen ceiling which was leaking from the damaged areas in the bathroom. He was quick and very flexible with our schedules ,and even came back a couple of extra days to make sure the job was completed properly. He also did some extra work for us when asked at a reasonable price. We will definitely be calling him again for future handyman services needed around the house.

Top Pro
  • 6 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Slava G.
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I wish that every handyman to be as Eddie from South Florida Home Improvements: polite, honest and knows what he is doing. He is hardworking professional and takes every customer word seriously. It was very easy work with him and we are really like the result. I would call him again to work in my small house projects.

  • 40 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Susan S.
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The service I received was outstanding. Neil was prompt, friendly, did a good job and was reasonably priced to boot! I have a new handyman!

  • 32 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Tony M.
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Did a AAA+ job for tiles and other handyman work.

  • 11 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Valerie H.
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Price was right. The gentleman doing the trimming was very courteous and did a great job. He even straightened out my fence gate that was twisted by Hurricane Irma. Cleaned up all the debris and hauled it away. Couldn't ask for more. Would hire again.

  • 12 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mariah D.
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Best DJ in Hickory, NC, had everything from lights to fog and the best music. Anything you requested he played and along with that there was karaoke! BOOK HIM HES THE BEST FROM OTHERS I'VE HIRED.

Professional Outcome LLC
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Dan M.
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Sean was very professional and showed up on time. We are very pleased with the job and would hire him again for future projects.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

Ryan's offers a wide range of home maintenance service. These services are generally minor tasks, "repair and replace". If the problem becomes major and a contractor is better suited to perform the service, as a bonus too customer, Ryan's will offer to pre-screen a contractor so that our customer feel safe and can rest assure that job or repair is done correctly. Our goal is to develop long lasting relationships and trust with our customers so that Ryan's can continue to provide professional quality service and become your choice in the handyman arena.


I will run errands, do food shopping, walk the dog, do home repairs, do clean ups, make pharmacy runs, do hauling and removals, etc.


I am a handyman with a variety of skills from the yard to the roof, and I build and fix computers and websites.


I'm an independent contractor! I am trustworthy, reliable and detailed. I have been working for a lady in Summerfield the past three years on a monthly basis and as needed. I do housecleaning and various handyman jobs for her. The following are examples of the services I did, including: * cleaned all rooms * painted the interior of her home * installed lighting fixtures * mowed her lawn * picked up limbs from yard * cut down small trees and various other jobs This lady has given me permission to provide her contact information to employers if requested.


We can fix anything, remodel motel rooms, fix anything in your house, paint, and provide lawn care and small engine repair. We have lawn mower and go-carts. We do just about anything.


Twenty years of experience. Veteran owned and operated.


I do residential and light commercial plumbing, electrical work, woodwork, roofing, windows, doors, flooring, trimming, painting, draining, some welding, some land clearing and mechanic work.


I do total home maintenance, yard cleaning, painting, carpentry and much more. I also do electrical, some plumbing and am great with painting. I have been doing this work since 1987 with my father still doing work. He's a general contractor.


We do home repair, custom decks and fencing, tile and laminate installation, exterior home repairs, windows and doors, kitchen and bathroom remodeling. We give free estimates.

  • 18 years in business

Painting, Painters, Painting Contractor

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 Window Repair

Fleming Island, FL

  • Type of property
  • Window Type
  • Details
    The window is a single hung. The single hung window's insulated glass is cracked and needs replaced and possibly the balancers. The upper sash's seals have deteriorated and should probably be replaced.

Need an Auto Transport Service

Gainesville, FL

  • Vehicle type
  • Origin
    (city, state) (Gaines FL)
  • Destination
    (city, state) (Lawrenceville GA)
  • $450
    Average price
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