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Ann Arbor Laborers

Browse these general laborers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Ann Arbor.

  • 12 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
Gretchen B.
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Responded quickly, worked quickly. Hard workers.

Thrifty Plumbing
4.9
from 94 reviews
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Genie A.
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Mark was fantastic! He installed a new kitchen sink faucet for us. The faucet turned out to be defective but he still reinstalled the old one to compare the defect and reinstalled the new one again but it still didn't work properly. I had to return the faucet to Home Depot and order another one. It was an online-only item so we had to wait 2 days to receive it in the mail. The same day it arrived, Mark came back and within 5-10 minutes, he had it installed and working properly. Rather than charging us twice for both visits and labor, he only charged us once. He was professional, knowledgeable and courteous.

BJS Services-Mich. steve b.
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Shari S.
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I really appreciated the research that Steve did on the home water filter I wanted to install and the questions he asked about the job prior to my making a decision to hire him. He was willing to visit my home (at no cost to me) to determine whether the home filter could be installed. Because of the limited space around the water heater, there were quite a few installation challenges. He let me know that the water filter could be installed and that it would require some piping work. He also gave me labor costs and a range of piping costs from affordable to gold standard. Although I decided not to go through with this project and returned the home water filter, I hired him to install a sink and shower filter. He was willing to install on the weekend, which fit well with my schedule and installed both for a very reasonable cost and in a reasonable amount of time. He took care to make sure the filters were sufficiently flushed before he left and answered all of my questions. I would definitely hire him again.

  • 22 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Jeffrey T.
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We are in the beginning stages of any actual work being done, (still interviewing). However, I like everything regarding Blue Flakes so far! The Labor Day weekend kinda got in the way.

  • 11 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Paul H.
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It was new for them to simply provide labor for my project. Jason's crew executed my landscaping vision perfectly. They were on time very courteous, they had lunch for 30 minutes very prompt, and they cleaned up the after themselves. Happy wife happy life!

Allor Contracting, LLC
4.1
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Patty D.
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I was very impressed with how Allor professionally installed a new backspash in our kitchen. We are new to the area and didn't know what to expect but the team at Allor exceeded our expectations. They are great to work with, got the job done in a timely manner, and the backsplash looks exactly like I wanted it to.

All Point Builders
4.3
from 13 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Bryan H.
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I called Mr Martindale/All Point Builders for an estimate on a retaining wall that ran the length of my property. He promptly showed up, assessed the plans, and returned 2 days later with a bid. Out of the 3 companies I called he had the fairest price and seemed the most knowledgeable. After receiving the go ahead, his crew was there the next morning. These guys were very professional. They worked long hours until the job was done. All I can say is WOW. The wall came out beyond my expectations. It is a thing of beauty and has seriously added to my property value. I have to highly recommend these guys on their professionalism and labor skills.

Pro-Cote Construction Co.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
David S.
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From start to finish, Mike and his co-worker Nick were the ideal handymen. I had two projects: re-hanging some loose siding, and scraping/painting the front of a garage. Mike responded with a good quote for labor right away, and then he and Nick were able to start the very next morning. They showed up when promised and did both jobs efficiently and excellently. I couldn't be more happy, and I'll definitely use them on future projects.

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I am a handyman and a general laborer. I work on underground utility installation, interior light fixture installation, minor electrical pink insulation, better relations and countertop installation.

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I am self-employed and do general labor, especially cleaning. I am independent, hardworking and just trying to make an extra income. I'm honest, and since I'm new at this, you'll get me at a great price!

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We are a reliable and affordable two-man team capable of performing a vast amount of different services, from painting to weekly lawn care. We will gladly travel to customers and undercut existing pay levels and are flexible in troublesome situations.

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I will help you with cleaning homes, apartments, windows, etc. I'm willing to travel if needed. Thank you for your interest. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more details.

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I specialize in general labor/odd jobs, product assembly, carpentry, hired labor, transportation, and anything you don't want to do yourself!

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I'm always willing to do that little extra, even if it's not required. Punctual and prudent, you can always count on me to be in a good mood when I arrive on the job.

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I provide the finest lawn and labor service in Toledo. I care about your needs as well as your safety. Born and raised in Toledo, and now raising my own family, I care about what they see and learn, and that's seeing the hard work pay off. We are Toledo.

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I get the job done.

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I do general labor. I have been a fence installer for 15 years. I can drive some heavy equipment. I work well with others, and I am willing to learn and be trained if necessary.

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I have been a fence installer for 15 years and a general laborer for 19 years. I have tools and capable of some equipment experience. I am a hard worker and can work with anyone. I can drive some heavy equipment and can use most tools. I am willing and able to learn news jobs.

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I am available for housekeeping jobs or any labor jobs. I am honest, hardworking and will do an excellent job.

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I do a little bit of everything. If you got some work that needs to be done, give me a call. I can probably beat anybody's price by far and do good quality work for your money..

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We are a white glove company who will treat you family. We will go over and beyond your expectations.

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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