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Cedar Falls Handymen

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New Patriot Handyman LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Trista B.
    Verified review

    Matthew did a repair on my basement ceiling, you wouldn't know that I had ever had a leak and cut a hole into the ceiling, mind you it was terrible I am a single mom so I had a steak knife to cut with!! He was super and very reasonably priced!!! Would call him for anything I need repaired again!!!!

    CHMS
    3.3
    from 3 reviews
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Timothy H.
    Verified review

    They did a great job!

    Lingard handyman services
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 3 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Linda M.
    Verified review

    He is polite and willing to do whatever jobs we had

    A-1 Handyman Services
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Nanci R.
    Verified review

    They came and looked at the garage doors told me exactly what needed to be done and did a awesome

    Tammy M.
    Verified review

    Great work on the plumbing. I still call him when I need work done and is so reasonable compared to what others have charged me.

    About

    We have over 10 years of experience in construction management and apartment maintenance. We do painting, drywall repair, light plumbing and electrical, cleaning, and non-renovation carpentry.

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    I provide handyman services. I offer free estimates. I do bathrooms, bedrooms, decks, kitchens, landscaping, flooring and lighting remodeling, repairs and renovations.

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    I listen to the customers on what they want. I offer them different options, but the end result is what they want.

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    I create custom furniture, do refinishing, handyman and painting, inside and out. I can also do small moving jobs and furniture renovation.

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    Licensed Electrical Services Minors repairs for home, farm, business. Fully insured

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    I do general repairs. I can replace doors and windows. I can put steel and siding on buildings. I may do other work if needed.

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    We do: *Seamless Gutters *New Construction *Remodels *Siding *Decks *Roofing *Drywall *Framing *Additions

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    We do any remodeling, flooring, cabinetry, finish work, and new construction. We provide high-quality work with very affordable rates.

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    Just getting staeted in this area looking to provide quality work to make customers happy

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    I do general construction. I handle mainly outdoor storage sheds and fences. If you would like anything else, I am willing to look at it.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    I love helping people get fit and healthy.

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    Will take care of the smaller job that no one else will do!

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    I learned at a young age from my grandfather to do the job right the first time, keep my word, and honesty is the only way. For the last twenty five years or more, I have kept those principles primary (behind God's principles of course). I am a general handyman who can pretty much do any flooring, plumbing, electrical, automotive, or carpentry project. Please let me know what your needs are, and I will save you money, as well as exceed your expectations.

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    Contact us for majority of your home's needs, indoors and out. We do landscaping, mowing and trimming, gutter cleaning, hedge trimming, snow removal, Sheetrock repair, painting, small construction and remodeling, decks/porches, garage doors, etc.

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    We do general construction, furniture build and refurbishing, roofing, interior and exterior painting, and residential remodeling and repairs. I do house insulation of attics, basements and floors. We also do carpet installation. We come to the customers and offer one-on-one services rather than dealing with a large crew.

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    We personally care about our customer's needs! We will do everything it takes to give you what you want and need.

    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.

    Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.