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Lake Zurich Handymen

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

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Power Up Electric
4.9
from 526 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 566 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 284 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 550 hires on Thumbtack
Austin S.
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Fixer Services is great. Katy came prepared with everything she needed and did a great job. I will be using fixer for all my handyman needs.

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Reese Turbin Services
4.9
from 220 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 328 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laurie M.
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Reese was able to figure out mirrors that several Handyman couldn’t. Very nice and professional and gets the job done

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AVANTI / JACK
4.8
from 138 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 196 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brooke H.
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Jack responded quickly with a very fair estimate. He was very knowledgeable about hanging my marble shelf. And even though the shelf came with it’s own hardware, he brought better hardware that could support a heavier amount of weight. His attention to detail was beyond and I will definitely be hiring him again. I know it can personally feel very daunting to select a qualified handyman, but I would definitely recommend Jack if you’re in need.

A Plus Decorating Inc.
4.8
from 128 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 167 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I highly recommend this company for handyman job.

B.H. Handyman Services
4.7
from 120 reviews
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
Alex N.
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Everything I needed. Perfect Handyman.

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Remodeling Associates
4.9
from 115 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Azfar R.
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Ron was very helpful and friendly. He completed several handyman projects around our house including baby proofing cabinets, painting and patching a wall, fixing trim etc. We will definitely call him back if we have more work that needs to be done.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
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Addie H.
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Jason did a great job on several handyman projects for us. He was accommodating and knowledgeable. He didn’t bat an eye when I asked him to hang a square piece of art sideways like a diamond. I wasn’t sure it could be done, but he had it up perfectly in no time. He was also flexible when I asked him to rehang curtain rods that were a little low for what I wanted. He was here about 4 hours and hung a large heavy mirror, an over sized painting, art in diamond shape, smaller mirror, 2 shelves, 5 curtain rods and installed 6 cabinet pulls. Photos below. We would recommend Jason for all your handyman needs as long as he’s not back working fir us 😉

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Chief’s Handyman Services
5.0
from 79 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 85 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

UBD Handyman Services
4.7
from 47 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Elaine H.
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Ulises showed up on time and did a good job. He came prepared and was able to complete the repairs on my list. He fixed several drywall holes, re-hang a mirror on the back of a door ver securely, and fixed a cracked windowsill.

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  • 47 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.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary B.
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Jeff responded quickly to our request for a contractor. He was able to come the next day. The job was not an easy one. Working in a small attic space, dirty and dusty, he successfully accomplished the job that needed to be done. He was creative, resourceful and experienced. We will use him again!

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Homecraft
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
RAVIV N.
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A very professional, high quality handyman

Varoli Enterprises LLC
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Marie H.
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My experience with Varoli Enterprise was way beyond expectation. I've had several handymen come here since I moved to this home and he was by far the best, and his fees were very reasonable. In addition, Anselmo told me when he'd be here and he was exactly on time. He was very patient and thorough and it turned out that one of the repairs I hired him for wasn't even necessary. He explained why and said he wouldn't charge me for checking it out. He also hung some curtain rods for me and did a great job. He emphasized that if I discovered that something wasn't right after he left, to just give him a call and he'd come back. He was pleasant to talk to and I plan to hire him again the next time I need a handyman.

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  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Judson B.
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Lyndell is someone you want to know for a variety of projects. Flexible and knowledgeable. Helped us with multiple projects on rehab and Rental

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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
Joanne Z.
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Dean and his crew are wonderful to work with. They did a great job with exterior painting and also with handyman and carpenter jobs. Highly recommend.

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Avis The Handyman
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heather D.
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Avi was very nice and did a great job with the project. My 5 year old daughter was asking him questions the entire time and he patiently answered her and showed her what he was doing. Then he gave her a handyman pencil when he left. He was very kind. The price did seem a tad higher than some of the others quoted on Thumbtack. But, I had hired a “cheaper” handyman the day before who kept pushing back the time and never showed up. So, in the end I’m glad that we got Avi and I will use him again!

Chicago Local Handyman
3.8
from 33 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Virgil D.
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Chicago Local Handyman sent a contractor named Jaime Lucas and he is awesome--I give him a solid 5 stars.. Planning on using the company again as long as Jaime Lucas comes out. If that happens and things go smoothly from the start, I'll bump this up accordingly.

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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
Mike W.
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Chano came out right away and gave me an estimate and then we booked a weekend date to start the project. He and his Uncle did a nice job and took on an extra light fixture I wanted installed at the last minute. They finished everything up and cleaned up before they left. I'll hire Chano again.

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Denali Home Services
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Great handyman

Bauer Plumbing
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Tiasha S.
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Patrick was great. He removed his shoes when I asked, brought his own tools for a handyman job & had the best price. He was prompt & professional.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts 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 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.

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.

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.

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  • Service type
    Installation, Assembly
  • Project length
    An hour or two
  • Details
    switch out two chandeliers with new candeliers
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