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Gainesville Handymen

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

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Help Atlanta Services LLC
4.8
from 422 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 751 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diane F.
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Handyman was very courteous and very prompt. Did an excellent job!!

  • 28 years in business
  • 457 hires on Thumbtack
Julianne F.
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We had a leak in a pipe going to the house. Service was excellent! I live out of state and Mr. Smith handled my repairs with my tenants and was extremely professional! Plan to use him for all of our future handyman services!!!

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Telenergo Service
5.0
from 253 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 274 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emily W.
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On time, friendly, quick, and fixed as requested. Great handyman!

  • 17 years in business
  • 229 hires on Thumbtack
Justin G.
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I told my husband we needed to hire someone and after putting a bookcase together for 6hrs he said ok. I called The Assembler, Mover & Handyman and he came and put together 6 piece of furniture in a shorter time frame it took my husband with 1 item. He was very efficient and affective, his work was great and my husband told me from now on we hire them to do all of our work.

"Do All" Handyman Services
4.9
from 145 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 214 hires on Thumbtack
Morgan B.
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Can't say enough good things about John. He showed up on time, was courteous, priced reasonable, and did the work and then followed up. I would recommend him for any handyman work you need done.

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  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer P.
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I can’t begin to express my gratitude for this company. I arrived at my rental home on Monday morning to find a disaster left by prior tenants. My usual handyman had bailed 20 minutes prior, and my new tenants were moving in within the week. This company went above and beyond to not only provide me with an electrician but also to provide names and contact information for other service experts to fix all of the damage. The very friendly electrician arrived on time and completed everything I needed- same day. I now have appointments scheduled with the other recommended technicians. Such a rare find and I really couldn’t be happier.

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CDJ Professional Services
4.9
from 132 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 146 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gabriel B.
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Felipe was quickly available to repair a leak as well as clean gutters at a reasonable price. We'll keep him in mind for future projects.

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Aaron's Handyman Services
5.0
from 82 reviews
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hal H.
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Aaron's price was reasonable, he stayed in contact with me, arrived when he said he would, did the job in a professional manner, was pleasant and...well what else do you want from a handyman.

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Charles Taylor
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cynthia C.
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Charles, is a professional Handyman! That had expert knowledge, on my project of hanging a complex ceiling light that came with no instructions. I will use him again.

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  • 15 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Devi M.
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He is the BEST plumber/handyman I have ever seen ! I had a plumbing issue in my master bath that 2-3 plumbers had come taken a look at and said they needed parts or some such and that I would essentially have to buy a new fixture. But Mr Johnson not only fixed the issue saving me a ton of money in buying the fixtures -- he also fixed it in 20 minutes or less! My microwave fan was sounding like a helicopter when turned on and Mr Johnson once again fixed it so I didn't have to get a new built in microwave. He is worth every penny you pay - he does the work super fast and fixes your problems coz he knows his stuff. Price is also very reasonable for the kind of experience he has. TOTALLY WILL HIRE again.

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Jim Pitts
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ava A.
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Jim was outstanding today! He arrived 20 minutes early was very professional and punctual. I have been looking for a handyman for a long time and I highly recommend him for anything you may need. I have a lot of other stuff in the future I will be using him for. He hung a very heavy mirror for me that was oddly shaped on a metal studded wall along with hiding TV cables and a cable cover and also installed some shoe drawers I had from the container store from the Elfa installation collection!! A+ work! Great value 1.5 hours he got it all done.

Nando painting and Handyman.
4.7
from 42 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Kym L.
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We had general home repairs and painting done by Nando and we are very pleased with all the services provided. We had drywall repair and interior and exterior house painting done that was of very high quality. Also had shower cleaning, re grouting and resurfacing done that was excellent. We had an exterior water faucet replaced that is working very well with no leaks. We also had some door seals and rotten would replaced around door frames. Nando employees were polite, prompt and very capable. We were very pleased with Nando handyman services. The owner is courteous and answers all calls promptly and ensures that all work is done to your satisfaction. We give Nando 5 plus stars!

James
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Munawar E.
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James is fantastic. He was punctual, honest and had the right attitude to get the job done. He helped disassemble the treadmill when it would not go through the door and also took away the electric grill that was not part of the plan. I would not hesitate to reach out to him again for any handyman, moving related work. Thanks James!

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Sustainable Home and Garden
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jill M.
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Michael was great! He was professional, friendly, knowledgeable and fair. I will definitely call him again and would highly recommend him to anyone in need of a handyman.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda C.
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Dave was so incredibly helpful. I had a wide range of projects, and he came fully prepared with the tools and expertise to take care of all of them on one day. The quality, value, and convenience is all there! I highly recommend Dave to anyone needing a handyman.

RNS Services
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Ron S.
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Good guy for general handyman services. Came right over, just a little late, but got the job done. Thanks Reymond.

Michael Johnson
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Mandie S.
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We had a nonstandard valve on a toilet that needed replacement. Michael tracked down the right part, repaired the toilet, and called later to ensure that there were no leaks and we were pleased. He was punctual and professional, and I anticipate hiring him again for other handyman-type jobs. Very pleased!

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Handyman Services
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark P.
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Jeremy is my all around handyman. He is my "Go to guy" I own rentals, and I simply ask him to go fix or repair or install what needs to be done. I know it will be quality work done on time. No stress what so ever. His prices are below what others charge for similar work. I've hired Jeremy for brick work, crown molding, linoleum and engineered flooring, wall repair and painting, wall and base cabinet installations, replacing exterior screen doors and rotted out window sills. If you want one person you can rely on to cover most all your needs, it's Jeremy.

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Sierra Handyman
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mia K.
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I recently hired Luis from Sierra Handyman to finish a project in my basement. We were putting in a kitchen for our in-laws and realized quickly that it was a task better given over to the professionals. Luis was prompt and gave us a great estimate for the work required. We had him run new plumbing for the sink, install cabinets and countertops, as well as lay flooring. He completed some drywall work and came up with a great solution in getting rid of the outdated drop tile ceiling and put in a tray ceiling for us. You can hardly tell it's a room in the basement! He was respectful of our time frame and did a great job! Exactly what we envisioned. Will work with him again on additional projects for our home.

Hawklight Handyman Services
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Thomas L.
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I hired Andy to do some electrical work with hanging a light fixture in my closet where I was not certain the breaker for that closest ceiling had been successfully disconnected from my main circuit breaker for the house. He was very personable and prefessional at diagnosing the issue, and was quite skillful in getting everything installed and tested within only a matter of minutes. While he was at my home he went beyond the service I had hired him for, and helped me with figuring out a plumbing issue I was having as well. I plan to hire him again as soon as I'm ready to upgrade my bathroom faucets! I highly recommend his services!

  • 24 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
William J.
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I hired Bob to install a couple doors and to do some miscellaneous repairs. His cost was a little bit higher than another contractor but I'm very glad that I chose him! The work turned out great and he was a super nice guy. Cleaned up everything and took it with him. He even aligned a few cabinet doors for free because he said he couldn't stand to see crooked cabinet doors. I will definitely have more work for Bob 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.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Handyman for Repairs and Installation ASAP

Marietta, GA

  • Service type
    Repairs, Installation
  • Project length
    An hour or two
  • Details
    I need to replace 2 outlets and 2 light switches. I also need a 6in x 6in hole in the ceiling drywall patched up.
  • $177.5
    Average price

Need a Handyman for Repairs

Lithia Springs, GA

  • Service type
    Repairs
  • Project length
    I'm not sure yet
  • Details
    Basic repair to include putting a drawer back on, putting a cabinet door back on, reglue rails that slid from bannister, put faux drawer cover back on bathroom sink.
  • $45
    Average price

Need a Handyman to Swap Lighting Fixtures

Douglasville, GA

  • Service type
    Repairs
  • Project length
    An hour or two
  • Details
    Need to swap lighting fixtures. Toilet takes long to fill up
  • $150
    Average price
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