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SRH Maintenance
from 142 reviews
  • 176 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Constance M.
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John was great! It was easy to set up the appt; in fact, we were able to get same-day service. Also he was very fair and reduced the quote price by ten bucks after the job turned out to be simpler than he imagined. He was friendly and courteous. We will definitely give him a call the next time we are in need of a handyman. Very satisfied!

  • 12 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Mike S.
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James did great job getting rid of my invading critter. I also had him do some handyman work and he did a professional job of that too. And he cleaned up!

  • 4 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Amy P.
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Terrance did a great job on my lawn. I received his message within a few minutes of entering my needs into Thumbtack and he came out the same day. He's very professional and his rate is very reasonable. I will definitely use him regularly for my lawn needs and will call him with any other "handyman" type needs as well.

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Rockwell Remodeling
from 31 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lindsey A.
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Tim and his crew were great! We had a deck that needed some carpentry work + cleaning + staining. They did it all in a timely manner. We love our revitalized space. I would definitely recommend Rockwell Remodeling!

  • 2 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Cody C.
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Highly recommend! He did exceptional work, and we were extremely impressed with how efficient he was at doing so. Also, my wife and I were both impressed and encouraged by his joyful personality and superior customer service. Overall, wonderful experience with "Honey-Do" Handyman Service!

The Finishing Touches, LLC
from 30 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Debi B.
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I was looking for a handyman and feel blessed to find The Finishing Touches on Thumbtack. Myron and his employees were very professional and did the work in completely to my satisfaction. Would highly recommend. I will be using him again in future projects around my home and have given his company name to friends and family.

  • 23 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Richard B.
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Mike was prompt, courteous and professional. He did an excellent job on my needed drywall repair and completed it in one day. His pricing was much better than other contractors that contacted me. I will look to have Mike do other handyman work in the future.

Bmoss Handyman Service
from 16 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy J.
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Amazing experience! Removed and hauled away all my junk in a timely manner. Was very professional. Very pleased with his work. Would definitely recommend to anyone needing handyman services!

Walker Company LLC
from 12 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Ron N.
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Bob showed up on time. He was knowledgeable and did quick quality work at a reasonable price. Won’t hesitate to use him again for any handyman work.

  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Dee D.
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John provided two handyman type services for me in a timely and efficient manner. He arrived on time, kept me informed, and I am loving my new pantry shelves. Thanks John!

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Molly J.
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Do What? Professional Services fixed a dilapidated storehouse that I was originally going to tear down. Tearing it down would have cost over double what it did to repair. It was refreshing to hire a handyman who showed up on time, completed the job in the agreed upon amount of time, and kept the price within the agreed upon budget. Additionally, he did not steal any of my tools. Yes, that has happened to me in the past. I highly recommend Do What? Professional Services.


I possess the Southern hospitality mindset that enamours customers to get to know me and appreciate the care and precision of my work.


we're a small just starting out family business with a personal tough of integrity and fair pricing service is second to none . We provide in a timely manner quality services like interior painting , house cleaning, clean siding, handyman services, lawn care, wooden fencing, furniture assembly, Appliance removal, junk removal, some concrete work, garage cleaning, trash removal, job site clean up etc.


The more I get out to know people and talking to them, then it gets passed around when I always completely complete in good terms and finished


I do any electrical work. I am a master electrician and do handyman jobs. I can get up to three or four people who are licensed too.


Handyman Service, Bathroom Remodeling, Drywall Repair, Window Installations, Gutter Cleaning, Painting Services, Floor Installations, New Circuit Installation


My name is Jeffrey Coffman. We install drywall, flooring, bathrooms, and light fixtures and do any home improvements. We also offer painting, house cleaning, deck building or rebuilding, and some electrical and plumbing services. This is a family-run business. My prices are per job, not per hour.


Free quotes, on time service, emergency services, without the crazy prices of those handy.an services


I am a handyman by trade. I am a retired military veteran who is looking to make it on his own. I love transforming ideas into products that others can see. Give me your idea, and I can make it a reality.


15 years experience, 24 hour service, 7 days a week, commercial and residential service, certified in all areas of repairs and installations


I offer complete home remodeling services such as interior and exterior painting, vinyl siding, and window replacement. Also, I install laminate and hardwood flooring and ceramic and porcelain tiles.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Tiling Professional to Install Ceramic Tiles

Radcliff, KY

  • Service type
  • Project length
    Half day
  • Details
    install ceramic tile

Need a Handyman for Several Repair Jobs

Shepherdsville, KY

  • Service type
  • Project length
    Half day
  • Details
    Looking to fix a leaky disposal, put up crown molding in a bathroom, replace bathroom ceiling fan

Need a Handyman to Do Various Jobs

Evansville, IN

  • Service type
    Repairs, Installation, I'm not sure yet
  • Project length
    Multiple days
  • Details
    This job would be fixing up an old condo unit. It needs new patio doors installed, some minor drywall repair, some trim work
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