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Alton Handymen

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

  • 36 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
Maureen M.
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Hired for grass cutting and trimming for the upcoming season, but Robert has been amazing arranging tree removal, general yard clean up, handyman services, and possible concrete work. Im very happy and I highly recommend!

Owen Capital
4.9
from 102 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsay T.
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I hired Jerry to mount a TV to my wall, and I'd hire him again in a heartbeat. He was very communicative and helpful. He cleaned up all the brick dust from the drilling. Plus he's just a nice guy to talk to. Nice to have a quality handyman in the neighborhood.

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Tom Cunningham
4.8
from 82 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kris K.
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Tom was very helpful for our little project. We'll keep him in our rolodex for future handyman projects.

Mariconi Properties, LLC.
4.7
from 48 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Fred K.
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A new, unassembled, NordicTrack treadmill was delivered to my house in early July. NordicTrack was to arrange the assembly. The service was paid for, but never completed. I turned to Thumbtack and received a prompt response to perform the assembly along with cost from Mariconi’s Maintenance. Josh is the owner. We communicated, scheduled the time and day. Josh completed the assembly of the NordicTrack treadmill in short order, without any assistance. He set it where I asked, and he made sure it worked. Josh told me he will consider “handyman” jobs, that are no more than one day to complete. His bid was in line with two other sources.

Home Services
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Bhavesh P.
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We had Chris install a backboard and adjustable bracket above our garage. He was very thorough and professional when he did his onsite estimate assessment. Once our equipment arrived, scheduling with Chris was easy and hassle free especially with the electronic cost estimate and signature, as well as his helpful appointment reminders. He was very punctual. The job was done with exacting standards, and Chris made sure to use extra heavy duty mounting hardware to withstand the stress it will get when my boys play. I highly recommend Chris to do basketball backboard installs, and generally any other handyman projects in your home. He comes with his tools, plans his time well, does the job right, and cleans up when he is done. No surprises on the cost either.

  • 11 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Isaac was very polite and courteous! He was thorough, professional and very good at everything he did. We found ourselves a great Handyman. Thank you Thumbtack

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  • 3 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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We hired Josh to do several small projects. We would hire him again without reservations. He was professional, thorough and with great attention to detail, he finished all tasks. There are other things we need done and Josh is our handyman of choice!! Great work!

Jc Handyman Service
4.3
from 33 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Monica K.
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Joshua Coffee of Handyman Service was at the site before time and was kind enough to wait for me as I was late. He more than fulfilled the contract we had. The job was to weed a patch of land that was overgrown.

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DMH Painting & ReModeling
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John G.
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Dave installed a lot of new plumbing for me about 4 months ago. My initial listing on thumbtack was not super clear, but Dave took the time to ask me important questions about the job to give me a fair price. I cant do this type of work anymore and I found a trustworthy handyman I will hire in the future.

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Handy Dan Services
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Aaron F.
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Dan did a great job cleaning up our office basement that we were sprucing up to turn into an extra conference room. He was on time, got right to work, and was flexible about what all needed to be done. Would definitely recommend him.

Brian Harpstrite
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy C.
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Brian is a very reliable handyman, I trust him very much and definitely recommend him to my friends

REL Consruction
3.9
from 16 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Lana L.
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Please hire Rollie! We are a beauty salon located on Chippewa St. and he installed the exterior lighting for our building. The lights are all on, bright, and very energy efficient. His warranty is for 10 years for these lights. It was a pleasure to work with him and he did great work for us. The parking lot is well lit and all my employees go home happy knowing that they can see where they are walking and more safely. We are grateful for him and what he has done for us. Thank you Rollie! Excellent work!

Todo's Today!
4.2
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Bryan D.
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Gutter companies turned me down because the project wasn't big enough. These guys took care of my gutter repair and installation in a timely and professional manner. Will call on them again for future handyman work.

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Cara K.
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I needed a new kitchen faucet and sprayer. Did a handyman search and found Lenz home repair. He came and inspected the situation, gave an estimate, and installed the faucet and sprayer. The job was completed in a professional, timely manner, and was a pleasure to work with.

RWM Handyman Services LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ken E.
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Russ did an awesome job for me in correcting another's contractors work. He was extremely affordable and Professional.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Michele K.
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I was looking for a handyman that could do a wide range of things in my house and the apartment I own. He put in a backsplash in my kitchen , built a gate for my deck, stained my deck plus tons of little things that I just could not do. He is very reasonably priced and so dependable.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Stacey K.
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He does a wonderful job, and is very reliable.

Tara F.
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Good, quality work. Very friendly, and answers questions with very good explanations!

Handyman Services
5.0
from 1 review
    Stefannie M.
    Verified review

    I have hired Daniels for multiple repairs and installs in my home including crown molding installation ship lap installation and multiple light fixture installations . Daniel is on time and does quality work in a timely manner!

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      About

      I have years of experience in concrete and construction work, landscaping, and basic home repair. I am a Jack of most trades. Roofing services are included.

      The Home Dr

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        About

        We offer handyman services, custom remodeling and minor auto repair. We have over 15 years of experience in interior and exterior home repair and/or bathrooms, kitchens, basements remodeling, painting, flooring, electrical works, plumbing and trim work.

        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 Installation

        Ballwin, MO

        • Service type
          Repairs: No, Installation: Yes, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
        • Details
          3 windows installed that are being delivered from the window manufacturer. One 37 3/4 X 32 7/8, another 31 3/4 X 32 7/8, and one 31 3/4 X 26 7/8.
        • $150
          Average price

        Need a Roofer

        Saint Louis, MO

        • Project type
          Install/replace entire roof
        • Current roof material
          I'm not sure
        • Building type
          Multi-level commercial building
        • Details
          Currently leaking in one room only - was told by contractor sent by home warranty company that roof needed to be replaced.
        • $8000
          Average price
        Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.