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Troy Handymen

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

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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 95 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.

Top Pro
  • 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
Nicole B.
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Alex responded for a post I made looking for an electrician to install 4 recessed lights to replace some outdated light fixtures in my new home. He arrived as scheduled to fully assess the job and confirm his quote. He also suggested that I update the other 30+ recessed lights in my home to LED and directed to inexpensive bulk pricing on Amazon. We scheduled the job for the following week. Alex arrived with his son/assistant as scheduled and not only installed the 4 recessed lights, but corrected a switch malfunction and inserted the LED bulbs that I purchased. Everything looks and works great! I will be calling Alex for additional projects in the near future.

M.R. Handyman
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Linda D.
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M.R. Handyman is worth his weight in gold. He was on time and able to suggest ways for me to save money on projects I needed done around the house. He also kept all work areas clean and tidy. He is much more knowledgeable than other handymen I have used in the past. I would highly recommend him to all. I feel fortunate to have found him and I can assure you that you will too.

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Top Tier Craftmen
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary A.
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The project was completed perfectly! The Handyman Couple arrived promptly and exceeded our expectations in finishing the job. Would definitely recommend them and certainly will hire them again. 5 Stars!!

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Dans Handyman Services
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Liam M.
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I was reluctant when contacting thumbtack for some work at my house. Im so glad I did call Im so happy with Dans work. Im 64 years old on a pension its hard living on a fixed income, Dan was able to work with me. The young man was very professional, nice, friendly, I felt like I have know him all my.life. Dan came right out to my home to help me out.. Im planning on using Dan again, I have a lot.of work to be done around my.house and refer him too every one I know. I thank the lord that I was able to get Dan.. I give this young man TEN STARS. Thanks again Dan.I will call you again. For every one out there, request Dan the handyman, trust me you will be glad you did, This young man will go far in life. I cant say enough good things about Dan. Thank you Dan All my best to you I will be calling you soon. William McCulley wmmcculley@gmail.com

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JTR Home Services
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 39 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
4.3
from 48 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 57 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.

Top Pro
  • 25 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Renee L.
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Mr. Montroy was great to work with. He did a thorough job of explaining the work to be done. His attention to detail is outstanding and he has a great work ethic. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an excellent handyman.

  • 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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  • 24 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 Remodel Services LLC
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 27 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!

Brick Man Services
4.6
from 22 reviews
  • 18 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.

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 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 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

Tom Repair Guy, LLC
4.3
from 12 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Don T.
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I was the president of a condo association and Tom was our "on-call" handyman/plumber. He was the most reliable and cost efficient guy we have had in years...he beat all prices and came out as soon as he was needed. He handled plumbing emergencies on some late nights and/or weekends without charging us an "emergency plumber fee". He took care of odd jobs, such as re-building and painting mailbox units, took care of light fixtures, sump pumps, tuck pointing, cracks in walls and ceilings, painting, drywall...pretty much anything needed...he worked directly for the condos, as well as work the condo owners would need accordingly. They would hire him for work that needed to be done, which wasn't covered by the association. I would highly recommend Tom for this kind of work, as well as regular contractor or handyman jobs as I have always been overly satisfied with his work, as well as his price.

Detroit Handyman Services
4.3
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Cecil H.
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I had a wonderful experience with Detroit Handyman Services today. The guy went above and beyond to help me in my home!! I really appreciated. Thank you guys!

  • 8 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!

Pauls handyman service
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Donna B.
Verified review

We both are very happy with your work Paul.. And thank you very much for getting our washer hooked up for us..

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.

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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Need a Handyman for Door Installation

Wayne, MI

  • Service type
    Installation
  • Project length
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  • Details
    storm back door istallation
  • $150
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Owosso, MI

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