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Chelsea Repair Professionals

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GoodRich Plumbing and Heating
4.6
from 274 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 351 hires on Thumbtack
Donna G.
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Eric is a conscientious and pleasant person in nature to deal with. I have found him professional and highly skilled. I had described the issues I was having prior to his arrival and planned on a certain scope of work to be done. After Eric reviewed the situation I had, he was honest about not feeling the need to replace something that didn't really need replacing. Not many contractors would reveal that and just replace to charge more. We had a glitch or two with scheduling and timing of appointments, but we worked it out. Eric has integrity and does the right thing. I will definitely hire Quality Repair Services again.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 159 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anna T.
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I lucked out choosing John. I think his engineering knowledge brings excellence to whatever he needs to repair and/or fix for you. He took care of a intricate Bose speaker disconnection problem and took the time to trouble shoot & straighten out cable connections for surround sound & TV picture problem. All at a reasonable price and in a timely manner.

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Renew Home
4.8
from 143 reviews
  • 190 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sharon M.
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I like that I got an immediate response. The appointment was kept as planned according to my schedule and the fee was exactly as I had been told ahead of time. Mr. Rehman was both friendly and helpful in determining placements of the lights and I will definitely request his services again as needed (great to have a handyman on call!). Quality of work and value was very good. This was a job that has been on the "to do list" for almost a year; wish I had used Thumbtack and Renew Home sooner as it was so easy!

  • 5 years in business
  • 226 hires on Thumbtack
David A.
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Andrew was great to work with. He arrived on time and had great suggestions for my repair and it was fixed quickly. I would definitely work with Andrew again.

NM Electrical & Home Services
4.8
from 112 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
Verified review

Neil did an excellent job on our ceiling fan. He is knowledgeable and professional, and could offer advice on the latest Panasonic models. He was very kind and respectful to my 80 year old mother, who supervised the project that afternoon. She felt very safe with him in the house and enjoyed his wit and personality. I recommend Neil to expedite any of your home repair needs. He is a gem!

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OSA Home Improvement
4.9
from 95 reviews
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alexandra R.
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Sayeed was wonderful! He fixed our leaking shower and saved us a lot of money since we didn't have to buy a new faucet. I will definitely hire him again if our house has an future repair needs :)

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Reliable Handyman Service
5.0
from 92 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris M.
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Provided a scheduled arrival time and adhered to it. He encountered some problems - probably not anticipated - and resolved them. Working within tight space added to the challenge. He held to the quoted price and fixed our dryer so it is now working quietly. Not a major repair, but one that was handled expeditiously. Overall quite satisfied. Would definitely consider for future work.

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Jeff's Drains
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathleen C.
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Jeff performed a minor plumbing repair. Jeff was quick, friendly, and professional. The time from first contact to completion of the job was lightning fast. Hire Jeff without hesitation. Grade A++.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Mark was an excellent choice for installing my water heater. He contacted me almost immediately when I reached out to him, came at the ageed upon time, was very courteous and professional in his work, and cleaned the work area up leaving no debris. I highly recommend him and his work for your plumbing repair.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Samantha R.
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John replied right away, stayed in communication, never dropped the ball, he cares about his work and your home, it's everything you want and need for house electrical repairs. I'm definitely keeping his information on hand for future projects. Also, just a nice, real, down-to-earth guy.

99 Handy
4.6
from 76 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica P.
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Paul was fantastic! Our communication prior to repair he was super responsive & honest. He knew exactly what to do when he arrived and helped educated me about the problem. He was also very efficient. I plan on hiring him for another project at my home soon. Very professional!

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Absolute
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrea L.
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He was a very polite and courteous young man. He was punctual and did the theee repairs without any problem. He made a helpful suggestion about one of the tasks which we had not realized and that made the project better.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nick B.
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Stella was hired to do some roof repair and fix my crumbling steps. The crew showed up on time, and got right to work. I immediately felt at ease with their friendly and knowledgeable crew. I was amazed at how great my steps came out! I would recommend Stella Construction & Home Services to anyone!

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Boston Best Construction LLC
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emiliano B.
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Eduardo made my home repair a very easy experience. During the summer I experienced a tornado that damaged my home after going through difficult times with ins co. Eduardo working staff made repairs in 3 days roof and siding. Staying in touch with him was probability the best part always available to answer any questions. Workmanship deserve an A+ they work through some bitter cold nonstop very impressing. I would highly recommend Boston Best Construction to anyone looking to make home repairs or improvements.

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wagner
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eric L.
Verified review

Wagner was very responsive during communication and punctual in keeping his appointment. The job took longer than anticipated, due to locating a part needed for the repair. He did not provide a receipt.

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Aim High Home Services
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Charlotte P.
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Extremely professional, diligent and high quality of work. Would absolutely recommend and will use Aim High Home Services again!

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Madden Home Services
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert B.
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Kyle was great! He was the first to respond to my request, gave a reasonable quote, schedule time for the repair on the same day (day after Christmas), and finished the job in 20 minutes. I highly recommend Kyle as he is skilled in many different areas.

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rainstone construction inc
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patrick R.
Verified review

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.

JL construction llc.
4.6
from 19 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Robert W.
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I hired JL Masonry to repair the front stairs of my house. Jon was prompt, professional and neat. He replaced one of the limestone treads and the bluestone on the landing. He also repointed some of the brick and repaired the walkway at no extra charge! I would definitely recommend him for your next masonry job.

  • 31 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Judith A.
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Michael Foley has been overseeing my properties for 10 years-I have found him to be on top of all issues, willing to give me full reports and explanations, pleasant to work with and conscience of expenses and cost for repairs and improvements for my units. I highly recommend working with Michael Foley for all your property needs

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Viking Waterproofing
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diane A.
Verified review

I had such a great experience with Eric and David - very quick at getting back to me about some ice dam damage. When they got up to my roof, they invited me up to check out other problematic areas that I wasn't aware of. They were very accommodating with the additional repairs, and were timely, clean, and prompt. At the very end, I received a receipt with itemized billing, and photos attached to demonstrate the work that they did. So thrilled with the result!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a general contractor?

When starting a home remodel or new construction project, you will probably hire a general contractor. A general contractor is a professional who is qualified to take a set of building plans and construct them as outlined. The general contractor may help perform the day-to-day building, or they may just hire workers and oversee all the work activities. In either case, the job of the general contractor is to see that your project gets built.

When you have a building project, ask for bids from various contractors. The bids tell you how much each will charge and what their scope of work will be. Once you have selected a bid, you sign a contract with that general contractor outlining the specifics of the project and the milestones during the project when they will receive payment installments. Once the contract is official, the general contractor will bring in their crew to begin construction. The contractor will manage the workers and subcontractors (anyone who doesn’t work directly for their company but that they need to outsource, like a marble installation pro), order all the materials, obtain work permits, and confirm that all the workers and subcontractors are completing their projects as planned. They typically handle all the payments to the workers and subcontractors, and send you invoice. For all these reasons, it’s also especially important to follow a few smart hiring practices when it comes to finding a general contractor.  If you are organized and competent to oversee construction projects, and are able to make sure everything is being built properly and meeting code, it’s possible you can be your own general contractor.  

What does a property management company do?

Property management companies manage the rental of residential homes, apartments, condos, commercial spaces and retail spaces. Property managers can oversee just a single unit or many properties, whether those sites are inhabited full-time or are vacation rentals. A property management company helps a property owner or landlord find tenants; collects rent; takes care of accounting, property maintenance and repairs; handles on-site management; and manages vacation rental check-in and checkout tasks. Although many property owners or landlords successfully manage their own rental real estate, a property management company can help you handle tenant issues and maintenance problems, especially if you are not located in the same city or state. Most property management companies deal with tenants directly, and their tasks include:

  • Marketing the rental property
  • Collecting rent
  • Handling repair problems
  • Responding to tenant complaints
  • Evicting tenants  

A property management company may be a good choice for property owners who have several investment properties, live far away from the rental property, or don’t have time for hands-on management.

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.

Why is property management important?

A property management company can be a landlord’s greatest asset. As a neutral third party, the property manager handles the day-to-day operations of a real estate investment, from a single vacation home to a large apartment building or several rental properties. A property management company can be especially helpful to landlords who own several units and can’t manage each of them individually, or those who live too far from their investment properties to meet with renters and oversee maintenance. Property management is particularly important if your rentals are part of an affordable housing program. To receive financial assistance from the government, the landlord must comply with a complicated set of rules; property management companies should have both experience and expertise in complying with the rules specific to each housing program.

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