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Grosse Pointe Woods Handymen

Browse these handyman services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Grosse Pointe Woods.

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Aloha Services LLC
5.0
from 117 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Richard P.
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Mike responded within minutes of my initial request for handyman work. I needed carpentry repair work done on my front-door jam & latch. Mike came over the very next day, assessed the complete problem, and gave a reasonable quote. He returned soon thereafter and finished the work. Thoroughly pleased with this entire transaction.

Thrifty Plumbing
4.9
from 94 reviews
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Terry M.
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He's more of a handyman than a full service plumber (for example, he doesn't do clogged drains). But he was prompt, friendly and capable.

Handyman Tom LLC
4.9
from 65 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Bas E.
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Tom assembled 3 pieces of furniture from IKEA. The whole project would have probably taken me 30 hours and Tom finished in 8. He updated me throughout the process and sent me pictures with the results. He was kind, understanding, flexible with time, and did a very good job with the furniture. Most important was that Tom is trustworthy and honest about his work and as a person in general. I would highly recommend Tom to anyone who needs a Handyman.

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  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dianne B.
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Great workers! This was a relatively easy job and they were quick, efficient and clean. I definitely will hire them for all the handyman jobs I have.

Alex Handyman
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Marie B.
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Alex is a wonderful electrician and person for that matter. He arrived on time and was very knowledgeable about the project. I am extremely pleased with his work and ethics. If I ever need anything else he will be the first person I will call. Thank you Alex!!

M.R. Handyman
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Dave G.
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The best builder-handyman-perfectionist in the area. Honest, smart, and caring, he really is the best combination possible. We have had Matt do multiple projects for us-assembling a shed, finishing a basement, renovating a bathroom, and even building a treehouse with a raised deck in the sky! Totally excellent work!!!

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Dans Handyman Services
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joe D.
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If you wanted to create your own ideal handyman, Dan would be him. He went above and beyond for us yesterday with electric, tile and cement work which was all done beautifully. We were very pleased and recommend him without hesitation. We will use him again. Obviously!

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JTR Home Services
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeffrey M.
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Wow! Exceptional work, attitude and knowledge. John helped me out with a variety of different projects around my home including: painting, wood repairs, drywall repairs and several handyman projects. He always showed up when he said he would and went above and beyond the call of duty. Very pleased and would highly reccomend you use him, I will be using him again this coming spring. Thanks John

Anvil Home Improvements
4.2
from 45 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Dave T.
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William has been the best handyman I've worked with. He is on time productive and gives a great value for the quality of work Thx william

Top Pro
  • 25 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jean B.
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Joe The Handyman Master Montroy did a great job installing my front porch corner post. He was punctual, prepared, professional ... very friendly and courteous. He has a strong work ethic - making sure my porch post was perfectly installed. He's a guy that loves what he does!!! I am very happy and will be calling on Joe again! :)

  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie W.
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Couldn't be more pleased. I had 2 ceiling fans put in and Mr Moon came in very profession and put both fans up in a very timely manner. Did a great job on putting the fans up. He showed up on time and I feel the cost of the job was very reasonable in fact i was expecting to pay more.. I will be calling Moons Painting and Handyman in the near future for other projects.

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  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matthew S.
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Couldn’t be happier! After working with Joe only one time, we’ve already decided he’s our guy for our next project. He was responsive and kept communication open and clear while we figured out some of the issues with the project. He was super respectful and made sure the job was done right. We needed to install a new dryer but had an old dodgy copper line that extended almost 20 ft. He installed all new pipe to extend over to where the dryer was and hooked everything up for us. He did a thorough job and we feel much safer now! Definitely a dependable Handyman.

Brick Man Services
4.6
from 23 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Venus P.
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Kody did a very nice job hanging mirror and putting up curtain rods. Very professional man

Home Remodel Services LLC
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Jen A.
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Thank you for such a great experience on thumbtack! You did a great job and are now my go to “handyman”

A. G. STOKES
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly H.
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Alex was very prompt in responding to the plumbing services I needed. He responded within minutes with a direct contact number and was available that day if needed. He was very knowledgeable about the plumbing issues I had with my toilets and came out to fix them without a wait. I would highly recommend Alex for services that you need. He is very handy and can do a lot of handyman work. I’ve already diatricitcontact information out as a referral seeing that the quality, time, and communication

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BD Handyman
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Al D.
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Bob assessed the job of replacing some aluminum siding, repairing sagging gutters, and reinstalled siding that been installed incorrectly. I did not know that but Bob explained what the prior company had done and how it was wrong and he fixed it. The price was reasonable and the work was first class. I will use BD Handyman again when the need arises. Al D. Canton, MI

Detroit Handyman Services
4.3
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Howard H.
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Terrell Marsh Done an excellent job mounting my tv on my stone fireplace and at a great price!! I'll recommend Detroit Handyman Services.

Handyman to Your Door
4.4
from 8 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Donnie H.
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Dennis and his son Dustin are great, hard working and they make sure the job is done right.

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Greg P.
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Getting our house ready to sell we had several jobs we needed done but didn’t have the time or knowledge to do. Ray looked it over and emailed us a fair and reasonable quote. We hired him and were very pleased. He was efficient, knowledgeable and honest. I would use him again for sure!

Supreme handyman services
4.1
from 8 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Richard E.
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Probably the best communication I have ever had with a contractor. Made it a point to communicate each step from purchasing the right paint to making sure the wife was happy with the color after it dried.

Hosey Home Improvement
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Claire S.
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I was a bit sceptical hiring a handyman because I've had pretty bad experiences in the past. However, his services were superb! He was very flexible, courteous and punctual with his work and time. I am a person of many questions, all of which he could answer so he is definitely knowledgable. I would highly recommend Hosey Handyman Services.

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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