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Highland Park Handymen

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Power Up Electric
4.9
from 486 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 527 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julie E.
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I needed to have a ceiling fan repaired. I went into thumbtack/affordable handyman and heard from Al Rotolo within 10 minutes. He was at my house shortly thereafter. He tried to fix the existing fan, which was 10+ years old, but it kept 'shorting out.' I then ordered a new fan online and Al went to Loews, picked it up and installed it. Al is very dependable and professional. I would highly recommend him and will definitely call him when I need an electrical handyman again.

Fixer.com
4.8
from 273 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 521 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Fixer LLC is now our go to handyman service for our rentals! Quick, fast, easy, very good price and no hassle!!

Home Medic Handyman
4.6
from 132 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 179 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie P.
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Home Medic Handyman responded quickly, arrived on time and did a great job with the work items I needed completed. Highly recommend!

A Plus Decorating Inc.
4.8
from 121 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 159 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I highly recommend this company for handyman job.

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Remodeling Associates
4.9
from 111 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark D.
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Very experienced handyman with plumbing knowledge. He was able to install the vanity and faucet with out taking down the mirror that rested on the vanity top. The finished result is very nice and makes a difference.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gunja R.
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Jason provided handyman services for our TV Mounting, ceiling fan and shop light installations in basement. He was straightforward and easy to work with. He told us pitfalls and workarounds where needed, I was little confused with the pricing however i think the mix up was more on my end. I would recommend him and use him in future .

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MC’s Service and Repair
5.0
from 74 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patrick C.
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Doyle was great and not only professional and even made it early after he checked to see if that was okay. Plan on giving Doyle my handyman jobs as I know it’s done right at a reasonable price.

Bundled Property Solutions
4.0
from 95 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 184 hires on Thumbtack
Marcel M.
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Anais was great

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Chief’s Handyman Services
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robin G.
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Very knowledgeable professional. He has in-depth knowledge about what he is doing . Very fast and quick service. A humble,honest person . He gave bill for parts he purchased and charged very reasonably.I will recommend him and happy to call him again for any future handyman needs

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WB's Handyman Services
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Terry M.
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Walt is a true professional tradesman. He is honest, reliable, and does great work!

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  • 28 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Terry M.
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Jeff is outstanding. A model contractor. Will hire again.

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  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ruwan J.
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I followed after weather was warm enough to get into the roof. Brandon showed up on time and fixed the issue and I think he did a good job. He is a nice guy to work with. Planning to hire him for some more handyman work at my house.

Quality Home Remodelers
4.6
from 37 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Joe B.
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Mike and his team were fantastic. We remodeled both bathrooms. The jobs far exceeded our expectations and we will use them again. Out below neighbor in our condo saw the bathrooms and hired Mike too. Great value for ppl in the City too.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrew K.
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Great working with Drew! Really easy and honest guy to talk to with just a personality that shows that he wants to help. Drew worked on replacing an outdoor spigot that was damaged. He came by prepared with parts, assessed the problem and explained what he was going to do. Luckily everything was finished just over an hour of him coming by with no issues. Would definitely work with him again if another handyman job pops up.

Maintenance Made Easy
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Alma O.
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Out of every handyman and contractor that I have contacted, this was the most responsive and professional. The price was very reasonable and lower than anyone else. The work quality was excellent. I am very happy.

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Tonytronics
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Veronica G.
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Electrician was on time very professional got the job done I will highly recommend him and will use him again in the future.

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Homecraft
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
RAVIV N.
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A very professional, high quality handyman

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  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
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Henry S.
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Lyndell did a awesome job and his prices are very fair

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The Resolute Building Group
4.7
from 27 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie G.
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Dean is a fantastic handyman! He quickly responded to several things I needed fixed. After having some trouble trusting and finding the right expert to help, Dean was able to mount my TV and help with a few other misc. tasks quickly and efficiently. I will need help with furniture assembly and hanging wall decor in the near future so I will definitely be hiring The Resolute Building Group again. I highly recommend Dean's services!

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A Plus Handyman Services
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James C.
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The work was done quickly and on schedule. Our handyman was very pleasant and professional. Highly recommended!

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Avis The Handyman
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sally C.
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Avi did an outstanding job! I would recommend him to anyone needing handyman services.

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 an Appliance Repair Specialist

Milwaukee, WI

  • Appliance type
    Refrigerator
  • Power source
    Electric
  • Details
    will not pull cold air from freezer to the fridge part. It keeps freezing and blocks the way for the air to travel.

Need a Handyman

Glendale Heights, IL

  • Service type
    Repairs: No, Installation: Yes, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    Replace and install new Range hood and I like it install with the duct so the it exhaust the cooking smoke outside of the house.

Need a Handyman ASAP

Orland Park, IL

  • Service type
    Repairs: No, Installation: Yes, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    install a brand new garage door Drywalled garage new installation
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