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Westland Home Repair Specialists

Browse these home repair services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Westland.

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Aloha Services LLC
5.0
from 117 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 142 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.

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RPM Plumbing&Heating
4.9
from 107 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brian Y.
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Quickly repaired my sewage backup that was in our basement and they needed to repair broken underground pipe in the front yard connecting to the main city sewer line

Tate's Sheetmetal
4.8
from 101 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Mike P.
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Frank was able to come out to my house next day and fix my air conditioner at a very fair price. Highly recommend Frank's services to anyone looking for AC repair. Will also be using him in the future for some skylight replacements.

Thrifty Plumbing
4.9
from 86 reviews
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Tracey S.
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Mark recaulked my tub to repair a small leak. He offered service within 24 hours, was on time and prepared with materials. He was very pleasant, and left the area clean. Would definitely work with again. Thanks Mark!

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DCEEG Plumbing Services
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nichole P.
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The plumbing repair and replacement job went great. All the work was completed in a timely manner for a reasonable price.

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Dans Handyman Services
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matt B.
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Great dry wall repair by Dan. Clean and good workmanship!

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  • 4 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Penny A.
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He was prompt, highly skilled in what I needed and well priced. He and his helper worked quickly an left my home very neat. Would definitely recommend!

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  • 14 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark E.
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Tommaso was knowledgeable and also gave good advice on the job that was needed and his price was not the deciding factor for the work it was his professional ability and response to the needs of the work that was needed. this was an older home pre-1940 build and he and his crew treated it as if it were there own home. I'm a contractor my self and would have him do other work for me in the future.

Jays Custom Creations
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Tanya C.
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Jacob did a wonderful job tiling our kitchen and landing. He was reasonably priced, showed up on time and the job was completed on time. I would definitely have him do more work on our home.

Hector Vazquez
4.8
from 42 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Marvetta H.
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I worked with this contractor for concrete repair and can not say enough great things about the experience. He was the first contractor to take the time to schedule a free consultation for my project right away. From the onset he was professional and took time to explain what the process would be in detail. The job was completed ahead of schedule and the contractor made sure to keep me informed as to the progress of the job throughout the day and provided picture during and after for my approve of the finished project. Please consider hiring this company. I assure you that you will be well pleased with the quality of his work.

  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Jeri A.
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Great job with home repairs. Will use for future home remodeling. I would definitely recommend Moons painting and hadn't man service

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SitOnIt Detroit
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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This very nice young man did all he could do to repair my door. The damage is still evident, but I think he did the best that could be done. He worked at it diligently for a LONG time.

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Pipe Surgeon
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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He answered his phone and gave me a quote right away. He took his time to repair my toilet. Did a good clean job. I just wish he would of completed the sealant all around the toilet base.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laurence C.
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Excellent job. Repaired my leaking pcv to my bathroom sink. Would highly recommend!

TriCounty Home Services
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Paul B.
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Will was very quick to respond and was fairly priced. Chipmunks were making a home in a wood pile that needed to get hauled away from my home. He took care of the problem himself. Highly recommended for any of your moving/hauling needs.

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Scott mobile divice repair
4.4
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dar J.
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I am so overjoyed that we decided to hire Scott. Scott’s prices were very competitive to say the least. The impeccable installation of our equipment, far exceeded our expectations. Scott was very prompt and flexible when working around our schedules. I am very please with his craftsmanship and will confidently recommend him to others. I hope to utilize him in the near future. My whole family thanks you!!!😊

Kk remodeling llc
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa H.
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Excellent work! He even made minor repairs! I will hire him again!

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BD Handyman
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paula C.
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Bob did excellent work. Everything he repaired was to my satisfaction. He was prompt and courteous. I would hire him again.

Home repair services
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Joy S.
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Calvin was professional and did an exceptional job. Will definitely recommend him and his services to friends. Was very pleased that he is experienced in all facets of home repair. He will be my first choice for my home projects.

Hector Vazquez
4.3
from 15 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Donald J.
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Hector and his crew were great to work with, they repaired our steps and front walk and did some extra work for us as well.

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Sentry Construction LLC
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debbie G.
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Louie asked us to leave a review. I'm delighted to do so. We met Louie before he was Sentry Construction. Skeptical, we had him paint the laundry room. He did such an outstanding job we had him paint our whole house room by room. Four years later and I have nothing bad to say. He cleaned up everything after himself on a daily basis. Honestly he left my home cleaner than I expected. We anticipated dust or something to become a problem but Louie covered everything in plastic and vacuumed more than his fair share of mess. I never had work done by anyone who has their own cordless vacuum, forever a lasting impression!! Louie is a very meticulous in everything he did. The quality of the work was beyond my 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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