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

GoodRich Plumbing and Heating
4.6
from 278 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 355 hires on Thumbtack
Gisele M.
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I had a leak caused by a handyman's work that ran from under my kitchen sink through the sealing of my basement. Eric came on Thanksgiving Day to repair the problem. I have an older house. He even changed some of the tubes that were wearing out. It was clear from the work he did that the handyman tried to take short cuts and I payed the price. Eric stayed until the work was done. He tested the system several times to make sure there were no more leaks.. and there haven't been any. I also found his prices to be reasonable. All in all, what was a nightmare ended up being a good experience. I would definitely use him again.

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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
Shih C.
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Great job done by Johnathan from McKenna's Handyman Services. I highly recommend the company to anyone looking for gutter cleaning services.

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First in Service
5.0
from 160 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 172 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Charlene H.
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First in Service did a great job. I will use them again and recommend their service to anyone looking for a reliable handyman.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 165 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matt B.
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John was fantastic, arrived on time, carefully evaluated the project to make sure he could deliver, and executed flawlessly. Absolutely recommend him for any wiring / cable / TV installations.

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Renew Home
4.8
from 150 reviews
  • 196 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel S.
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I received same day service to hang 3 mirrors in our apartment. Shujaur was punctual. He was precise about the placement of the mirrors and made sure to ask my opinion before drilling any holes into the walls. And he was able to execute the job quickly. I would happily use Shujaur again for his handyman services and I would recommend him to others.

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Reliable Handyman Service
5.0
from 92 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Caroline G.
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Bobby was great! He took his time doing the job making sure it was done right. He also cleaned up the areas affected by his work. I am fully satisfied with his work, punctuality, professionalism and appreciate his patience with my questions. Bobby was also helpful with other minor asks I had related to other electrical outlets around my house. Needless to say he will now be my goto guy and his prices were very reasonable. P.S. He does work outside of electrical like plumbing and other handy house work!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eric C.
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Jose is the man! The wife and I bought a desk and we realized we were a little in over our heads with the assembly. I put my project on thumbtack and within minutes Jose messaged me about the job. He came out the very next day and assembled a desk for me in 1.5 hours. A job that probably would have taken me hours to complete. He was polite, professional and reasonably priced. If I ever need any handyman help in the future I will definitely be contacting Jose again.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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

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Marc's Handyman Service
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amelia E.
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Marc was friendly and knowledgeable. He was on time, responsive and reliable. Marc assembled our new Ikea wall storage unit and did a great job. I'd hire him again to work on other "handyman" type projects around our home.

Joe Bisson Handyman.
4.3
from 86 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 127 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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Steve's Handyman Service
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mireya S.
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This was the first time I worked with Steve and will hire him again whenever I need any handyman services. He's very reliable and professional. Steve came at the time we agreed and assembled a dresser with care. After he had left I noticed that one of the drawers was stuck (it appeared to be faulty, not because he had done anything wrong) and emailed him and he came immediately back to fix it. I would definitely recommend him.

  • 6 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara M.
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I hired Justin to accomplish a number of handyman projects around my house that had accumulated over time. He looked at my list & gave me a fair estimate for the work and scheduled a date for the work to occur. He showed up on correct date and time and with his assistant accomplished the projects in an efficient manner. The work was done in a professional manner and we have planned a second day for additional outside projects to be done when the weather turns warmer. I found Justin and his assistant Patrick to be pleasant and trustworthy in nature. I would recommend Justin Cameron for handyman type projects. Barbara

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Bortie Teh
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nancy P.
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I’m so thrilled to find my go-to guy for any project in my home! From the moment Bortie responded to my project request, I was impressed with his detailed questions and attentive direction in order for him to submit the most accurate quote. Bortie was a respectful, professional, skilled worker. He brought everything I never would have realized he needed in order to complete the project. His work was neat and unobtrusive and the final result was just as I’d hoped. No sooner than he finished my first project I hired him for additional work and recommended him to all of my friends. I very highly recommend Bortie for all of your handyman needs.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Abe L.
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Perfect plumbing Job!! I would highly recommend to anyone!!

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wagner
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 33 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.

Dave Crowley Services
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Charlotte B.
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Dave Crowley Services was terrific. They arrived promptly, assessed what needed to be done and went and got supplies in a timely fashion and completed the job. They will certainly be our go to Handyman in the future! Charlotte B

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Elite Handyman Services LLC
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Francisco C.
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Michael offered great suggestions for paint that worked out incredibly well. My apartment is older and the walls were dull and showed their age. However, after Michael was done with them my apartment looks like a totally different place. He knew exactly what type of paint to use for each surface. I highly recommend Elite Handyman Services.

  • 33 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Charlene M.
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Mr . Paolino has from the start been very prompt responding to my emails and answering questions. Once we settled on the first project that needed immediate attention, which was my leaking roof, he was here first thing in the morning and completed the work that day. It was just done recently but from what I can see, he has done a very thorough, neat and sound job and I'm very pleased with the results. I plan to continue using his company for several other repairs my aging home needs. It's a pleasure to have someone who can handle all repairs, upgrades and even remodeling instead of searching for individual contractors for these different areas of concern. I would say that anyone can expect to receive services from a man that takes pride in his work with the results, speaking for themselves in quality Yet he also cares that he has satisfied the expectations of his customer's request and needs.

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Auxilia Services
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!!

  • 13 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Brendan R.
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I had a great experience with Quality Quik Handyman Services! Akil was very responsive when scheduling the work. He was very easy to work with. I will definitely use him again in the future.

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.

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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