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

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Aloha Services LLC
5.0
from 117 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Beth I.
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Mike was great! Had a couple of small installation jobs and he did it quickly and perfectly! I will definitely use his company for my handyman needs in the future!!!!

Thrifty Plumbing
4.9
from 86 reviews
  • 96 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.

Ground Up Repairs
4.6
from 86 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
Sam C.
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Excellent response time to my request for service, my repair was performed professionally efficiently and very fast thank you James look forward to doing business with you again

Handyman Tom LLC
4.9
from 65 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
DeShawn A.
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Tom is awesome!!! First off, I needed 3 pieces of furniture assembled that I purchased from Target- 2 bookcases and 1 t.v stand, all with shelves and doors. I was overwhelmed with the task of doing so myself and sought help from a professional assembler here on Thumbtack and Angies List. Out of the 5 quotes, Tom's was the most reasonable but not only that, after I finished his email, checking out his work on facebook and reading customer reviews, I believed he was the man for the job -And let me tell you, he did not disappoint. He arrived on time, very pleasant, professional, skillful and knowledgeable- plus, he cleaned up afterwards!!! I am very satisfied with how the bookcases/t.v. stand turned out- stable, solid units, all shelves line up, nothing wobbles and the doors on a 3 pieces open/close with ease. I am definitely going to be using Tom's handyman services going forward.

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  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brian R.
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Jim's team did a great job with very short notice. There were no surprises and the work was done quickly and the quality is fantastic. Would definitely recommend these guys for any handyman work you need done.

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!!

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Dans Handyman Services
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
ROCHELLE M.
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Dan was punctual and dependable. He did a great job. I highly recommend Dan's Handyman Services.👍👍

  • 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.

Top Pro
  • 25 years in business
  • 40 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! :)

Anvil Home Improvements
4.2
from 42 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
John M.
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This company was great. Called and next day they were at the house and repaired my gutters. will be my go to handyman/company.

Brick Man Services
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Macy C.
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Reply fast and has good working attitude. He is more like a good handyman. I will hire him for other house projects too.

Kk remodeling llc
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Dell D.
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Kai provided extraordinary handyman services for our home. We are in the middle of moving and need a professional to assist. The handyman service we originally hired the week before cancelled on us at the last minute. Desperate to get these todo items off my list I revisited my vendors from Thumbtack after 10:30pm. Within an hour, Kai was scheduled for the next morning. Needless to say, Kai was outstanding and completed my tasks in a little over an hour. ... I will be hiring him again to assist with installing and fixing things at our new home. He was: - Prompt and professional - Great value - Confident - Awesome work quality (and tidy) Thank you KK Remodeling! 😃

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  • 19 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.

Home repair services
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl F.
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Calvin Larsen is a very knowlegeable capable handyman, he's nice, prompt and courteous too. Would definitely hire him again!

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BD Handyman
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Timothy M.
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Good work quality, was very professional and timely Gave a time line he adhered to. Quote given was very reasonable. If I need a handyman in the future I will give Bob 1st consideration

Bliss Cleans
4.4
from 14 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Renee H.
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This company is awesome! I used the handyman service side of the company. We will definitely keep them in our contacts for future projects! Great work

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Sentry Construction LLC
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nadir Z.
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Louie has been excellent thus far! Look no further! He is the handyman your looking for!

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ken B.
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Adam was extremely professional and efficient. I will definitely request his services again.

Detroit Handyman Services
4.3
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ivan W.
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It is always a positive experience using Detroit Handyman Services. The staff is very professional and efficient and always smiling. The management is always prompt to solve any issue at any moment. Their efficiency and professionalism make it my number one choice. Thank you Detroit Handyman Services.!

  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Diana M.
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We had multiple tasks that needed to be done at our house and Joe did an excellent job. Quality work at a great price and done in a timely manner. Highly recommend!

Hosey Home Improvement
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Claire S.
Verified review

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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