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Little Things To Do
4.6
from 51 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew S.
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Gary and his partner did a good Job. I needed 2 lights & 2 Faucets replaced. Gary ran into a few unforeseen issues including Plumbing & Electrical and was able deal with each issue as they arose. He was friendly and on budget even though he spent much more time than he anticipated.

Clark's Handywork
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Tom H.
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I recommend Glen Clark for all your Handyman jobs. His quality of work, great, price good, easy to communicate with , willing to go out of his way to please you. As you can tell, I'm very happy with Glen & his work.

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Roger's Maintenance Repair
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robin A.
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Roger did a fantastic job! I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs a handyman!

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Cole Property Services
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Taylor W.
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I called Travis on a Thursday after receiving a ridiculously high quote from a traditional handyman service - by noon on Thursday, I was given a SUPER reasonable quote and the drywall project was complete by Sunday. Travis was awesome, kept me informed, and was quick and clean with his work. 10/10 would recommend to others and rehire for future projects.

A and A Home Finishing
4.4
from 24 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Cara A.
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We hired Al to finish a bathroom that was essentially studs, rough plumbing, and unfinished electrical, and he did it all! He installed a window, finished a half wall, completed the plumbing, did a great job on the tile and drywall, installed fixtures, and who knows what else to make things right in there. He even painted the walls at the end! And he did it all for a great price. I recommend Al's work! But the best part about Al is that he is great to be around: Friendly, knowledgable, professional. Thanks, Al!

Quality Improvement
4.1
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Dale A.
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We did have a few issues trying to connect to do the job but they were very gracious about me having to postpone once with short notice. I will hire them back again as I develop new handyman projects. It was exterior eaves and drip boards that needed hand cleaning so their two person team was perfect for us.

Terry's Handyman Service
4.6
from 7 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn J.
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We hired Terry to do a small bathroom remodel and the work was amazing. In talking we found out that Kim offered cleaning services and for the past 6 months she is here twice a month and we have never been disappointed. They make a great team.

All Trades Handyman
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
Stacey Y.
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Mat is very thorough and detailed oriented!

Mydotcomz
5.0
from 1 review
  • 15 years in business
Michelle J.
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Perry was excellent and totally exceeded my expectations, I would highly recommend him if your looking for an honest, dependable, trustworthy person. I have recommended him to my co workers and friends and will be using his services again! Thanks Perry! Outstanding Job!

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I am willing and able to perform handyman services for an affordable price. I do home repairs. I also have references.

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We do handyman/basement/garage and property cleanup and cleanout. We do haul away service; you name it, we do it.

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I do general contracting, cleaning, painting, drywall and basic interior and exterior repairs. I have over 20 years of experience in insurance loss. I cater to wind, hail, flood and fire. I have worked side by side with insurance adjusters for over 20 years. References are available.

  • 28 years in business
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I specialize in light construction, remodeling barns. Repairs on barns, painting, structure, plumbing, electric, retaining walls, framing, building decks, decorative pavers ,firepits, sidewalks, fencing,

  • 19 years in business
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I paint, power wash, do repairs, electrical, plumbing, general remodeling, carpet cleaning, and yard cleanup.

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I offer a wide variety of services, ranging from full renovations to simple service calls. Give me a call, and we will get you taken care of. I'm licensed, bonded, and insured in St. Joe County, Indiana. No job is too big or too small.

  • 17 years in business
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We specialize in interior painting. We also do a wide verity of other jobs from Kitchen & Bath Remodels to changing a faucet to Lighting fixtures ext. Check out our facebook page to see some of our past jobs.

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My services include: • Painting • Flooring • Windows • Doors • Decks • Siding • Remodels • Gutters • Small plumbing and electrical • Chimney cleaning and repairs • Tile • Roofs • Stairs • Drywall and repairs • Drywall hanging • Drywall finishing • Countertops • Kitchens • Bathrooms I offer free estimates.

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We offer general handyman and odd job services specializing in residential concrete. Your labor is our love. We take pride in knocking out the dirty work.

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I am well-versed in electrical, drywall, painting, plumbing, HVAC and some carpentry. I am affordable and will do great quality work that won't disappoint.

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WE LOVE TO HELP PEOPLE,, WORK HARD AND WE GUARANTEE AND TAKE PRIDE IN OUR WORK

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There is no job that is too small or too personal. Give us a try if you can't handle it yourself. Let us help. Pricing is dependent on the situation.

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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