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Libertyville Handymen

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

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Power Up Electric
4.9
from 490 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 531 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 274 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 522 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew C.
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After spending years trying to find a good handyman I found Fixer on Thumbtack. Matthew (I hope I'm remembering that correctly), showed up right on time and finished a job I thought would take a couple hours in less than a half hour. He knew what he was doing. I HIGHLY recommend Fixer.

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Reese Turbin Services
4.9
from 218 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 324 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

Home Medic Handyman
4.6
from 133 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 186 hires on Thumbtack
Edward R.
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Robert Weinberg handled a few jobs for us. Showed up promptly, did wonderful work which was very reasonably priced. We would highly recommend Home Medic Handyman.

A Plus Decorating Inc.
4.8
from 123 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 161 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I highly recommend this company for handyman job.

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DuPage Home Service, Inc.
4.7
from 121 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 170 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathleen L.
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Ramp replaced on yard shed & put in place a deterrent for small animals wanting to live under my shed. The handyman was punctual & professional. He understood my needs & was able to come up with solutions. Even though he underestimated the time it would take he never faltered from doing an excellent job. I highly recommend Rob for your next project!

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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.

B.H. Handyman Services
4.7
from 113 reviews
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Frances D.
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I am very pleased with the service that I received. I needed 4 Ceiling Fans hung. Benjamin arrived on time and professionally hung the fans in a few hours. I can think of a few additional projects around my house requiring a Handyman and I will definitely hire Benjamin for the job.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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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.

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Chief’s Handyman Services
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John B.
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Mathias does class A1 work! He is very responsive and easy to communicate with! Others didn’t get back to me for days and he responded in minutes! More importantly was the precision of his work!!! I am anal and every measurement was spot on! I am keeping his mobile number in my phone for future home improvements! Very pleased! 😊👍🏻

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Big Blue Carpentry
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jayson W.
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Brian did outstanding work doing a handyman job of installing some prehung doors for me. I will be having him back out for other handyman projects soon and have already talked to him about a major remodel down the road as well.

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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
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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  • 34 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Steve G.
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Jeff did a great job. He was on time, professional, and thorough. He not only installed my countertops well, he fixed some bad plumbing and got my dishwasher properly positioned in my cabinet. I highly recommend him.

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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.

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Homecraft
5.0
from 28 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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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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  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
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Bridget J.
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We hired Lyndell to patch up some spots on our bathroom ceiling where paint was chipping and surface mold was growing. We had our entire bathroom remodeled a little over a year ago but come to find many corners were cut leaving us with small issues piling up. Lyndell was prompt to respond to our initial request. When my husband and I finally met Lyndell he was very thorough and extremely knowledgeable. He provided great details. Answered all our questions. Calmed my anxieties about our mounting bathroom problems. The work was quality and a great value. I wish we had hired Lyndell for our initial remodel. He has so much expertise. My husband and I would fully recommend him.

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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
Christine A.
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Chano and his staff did an excellent job replacing my bathroom vanity top, replacing existing lighting and painting. A lot of attention given to the finer details of the job and has many good suggestions. I will hire A Plus Handyman Services again.

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Avis The Handyman
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Monica R.
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Avi was the best experience with a handyman I have ever had. He was so great - professional, helpful, pleasant, et. I am already compiling a list of things with which I need help so I can hire him again. Thank you!

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 a Cabinet Professional

Lincolnshire, IL

  • Project scope
    Install or build new custom cabinets
  • Cabinet location
    Other (basement)
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    the hallway leading to the basement is somewhat small
  • $3000
    Average price
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