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Brockton Handymen

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McKenna's Handyman Services
4.9
from 204 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 268 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nick R.
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So glad to find a reliable and pleasant handyman. Stephen comes on time - works hard - and completes his job with no fuss. Look forward to hiring him for all future handyman jobs. File cabinets unpacked and moved to the 2nd floor. Materials hauled away. Great worker who does the job he was hired for.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 339 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tim P.
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Joe provided excellent service. He helped me hang a light fixture in the living room. I put in a request at 5:30pm, he responded moments later, and was at my doorstep a few hours after that. He's got the best handyman price in Boston. Great demeanor, gives tips, and was very professional. I plan on living in Boston for several more years, and he'll be a GREAT resource to have next time I need a job done.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
L. P.
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Joe is awesome! He knew exactly what to do without hesitataion. Quoted me a great price. I called him a week later to come perform the work and he arrived the next day. He installed a Ring doorbell and it works great. He doesn't know it but he is now my go-to electrician for work to be completed.

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Renew Home
4.8
from 129 reviews
  • 176 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ellen M.
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I was completely satisfied by Shujaur’s work. I plan on using his services in the future. As a single woman, I always need handyman assistance, something that I’m not good at.

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First in Service
4.9
from 112 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Armah K.
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Excellent handyman who knows a craft. He rates are very good. He’s prompt and professional and will go out of his to get the job done.

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Reliable Handyman Service
5.0
from 79 reviews
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Janice L.
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I think I've found my handyman for all my electrical and plumbing work! Bob did a fantastic job updating my very old electrical plugs and switches. And the ceiling fan he installed looks fantastic! He's a hard worker and gets the job done!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kavitha M.
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Jose is best handyman we have ever worked with. professional, very courteous and extremely knowledgeable. I would highly recommend Jose for any home project.

Joe Bisson Handyman.
4.3
from 83 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
Ed B.
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I asked Joe to remove a satellite dish from the roof (attached to the chimney) of my two family house. He arrived when he said and completed the job in less than a half hour. The job was dangerous but Joe did it without reservation and with great efficiency. Also Joe conducted himself in a friendly and courteous manner. I would definitely recommend Joe Bisson to others for handyman projects,

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  • 20 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melanie M.
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Mark was outstanding. He came on an extremely short notice, right on time--on Fourth of July weekend, no less. I had tried to assemble my couch and completely messed up the threading of the screws and bent one of the legs. That wasn't a problem, he had a set of tools ready and fixed the couch to make it even sturdier than it was constructed by the manufacturer. He did it in about less than an hour. Outstanding job, definitely calling him again for any future "handyman" services.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
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Danielle D.
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John was great! He responded quickly to my inquiry and came over the next day to address a range of electrical issues (fixed back porch light, fixed motion detection light, fixed a light switch that wasn’t sitting properly in the switch box) and other random needs ( e.g., fixing latch on backyard gate, fixed a bedroom door latch so the door could close). What I really appreciated is his explanation of everything that he was doing. He even ran out to pick up a piece I needed from Home Depot. His pricing was fair and work quality was great. I will definitely use him again as my go-to electrician/handyman. Thanks John

FW Home Improvement
4.6
from 38 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Jose B.
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Superior service. A fence and pretty soon more work. I recommend this handyman/contractor to everyone who needs a fence. Very neat work! I give him a 10+....

  • 36 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Julianna M.
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We hired a Bob to do a small job on a house that we are selling. I thought I might have a hard time finding someone to do such a small job. He responded quickly, we agreed on a very affordable price and when he showed up on time he conducted himself professionally. I was very pleased with the work that he did. We will be hiring Bob again to complete a project at our new home. If you are looking for a handyman, I would highly recommend Bob!

J Oliveira Design Build
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Kerry H.
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Fernando was great. He did alot of handyman projects for me. He is fast and professional. Nice guy. I will definitely use him again.

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Aim High Home Services
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kate G.
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Chad is polite, pleasant, accommodating, skilled, productive, hard working...he's everything we hope our handyman will be.

Handyman Advantage
4.6
from 25 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Deirdre W.
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I needed a hole made for 2 bolt locks on steel doors. Handyman Advantage answered my questions, texted to give me a very accurate ETA and did the job in less time than expected. I would definitely recommend them.

  • 8 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Janice S.
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They were completely professional and did great work at a good price. I would highly recommend them to anyone needing home repair work done. Excellent job.

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rainstone construction inc
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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Patrick R.
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Ken did some tile work in my kitchen recently as well as some repairs to my doors and caulking our kitchen cabinets. From start to finish, Ken did a fantastic job! He communicated with me from the get-go, had a fair price, and was flexible with the times that he could come. He arrived on our agreed-upon time, performed the work as promised, and did a phenomenal job. He was done quickly and my wife and I were thrilled with his work. We will definitely be utilizing his services again in the future and I recommend him to anyone who needs any type of handyman work done.

  • 5 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Laura M.
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Great work, efficient, professional. I hired them for random handyman needs for moving into a new home: installing pull-out shelves, hanging pictures & mirrors, installing a/c units, etc. I hope to use them again!

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wagner
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dena F.
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Wagner showed just when he said he would and went straight to work. He is a likeable person and easy to talk with concerning the projects I wanted him to complete which he did to my satisfaction. His number has been saved to my contacts for future jobs. I will recommend him to anyone in need of a first rate handyman.

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Webster Building Co.
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
G. C.
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A++ service from initial contact to completion! Jim responded superiorly promptly and courteously, provided needed handyman service at more than fair price, and was capable, pleasant and helpful every step of the way. Many thanks for the help!!

Skilled Hands
3.8
from 12 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Yasmine K.
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Kitchen Renovation- Alex did a wonderful job helping to custom mount my new kitchen cabinets. He also helped to modify a few cabinets we needed help with.He was very professional and pleasant to work with. I would definitely recommend Alex to anyone with carpentry needs.

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 Handyman Service

Douglas, MA

  • Service type
    Repairs
  • Project length
    Half day
  • Details
    This may take a half a day or full day
  • $312.5
    Average price

Need Handyman Services

New Boston, NH

  • Service type
    Repairs, Installation, Assembly
  • Project length
    Multiple days
  • Details
    Total Budget $1,500 (Bids over $1,500 will not be accepted) Source Selection: Fully Open and Competitive Source Selection Method: Lowest Bid Technically Acceptable Contract Type: Fixed Firm Price (FFP) Site Survey is required as part of bidding process All work must comply with FAR, NHAR, CFR and Local Codes Requirement 1: All work MUST be done within 7 days of contract start date 2.5% penalty per day for missed completion date At contract award must provide customer number or account number for work in order to accept electronic payments Requirement 2: Remove sliding doors Install new Steel Door (at site) Match exterior sliding and color with new door Interior section must also be finished Requirement 3: Install 500sqft of Flooring (at site) Install wood pole wrap arounds Requirement 4: Re-enforce door frame for dead bolt mounting and patch And exterior hole for door in garage Requirement 5: Install 3 sets of digital locks and digital dead bolts (at site) Requirement 6: Install security bar in double door in kitchen

Need a Handyman to do Installation

Cambridge, MA

  • Service type
    Installation
  • Project length
    Half day
  • $131.67
    Average price
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