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Matthews Handymen

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

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Michael Davis
4.9
from 201 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 266 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Himanshu G.
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Great guy, great prices, knows his stuff and works hard. I will always call him for anything electrical / handyman sort of work !

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LEW to the RESCUE, LLC
5.0
from 156 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 201 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gargi A.
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What can I say about Frank Lewis - our family goto guy for ALL of our family needs for any work that I need to get done around the house - be it quick IKEA furniture assembly, or TV wall mounting, to hiding ugly cables behind walls -ALL at a very AFFORDABLE, UNBEATABLE PRICE with ZERO headache. I was so lucky to find him online and there's no going back. He takes care of everything- he's the most honest and very trustworthy gives an unbeatable quote for providing Premier Handyman services ! and he even is thoughtful enough to even clean up after he is done !! That leaves me with ZERO headache ...he takes away all the packaging , sweeps off the debris after the completion of the work ! Who else does that at an unbeatable price !

  • 3 years in business
  • 264 hires on Thumbtack
James C.
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They're good people. They actually did my kitchen twice because the first time wasn't right. I respect that and recommend them to anyone looking for handyman services.

O.T.B. TILE
4.9
from 124 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
Tonya M.
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Mr. Santos did a wonderful job installing tile in my kitchen and powder room. He was professional, ON TIME, and went above and beyond to make sure I was happy with the job. Mr. Santos IS a professional flooring installer not a fly by night handyman who does tile on the side. I've already recommended him to my friends and neighbors.

JM Home Improvements of NC
4.9
from 106 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
Retta B.
Verified review

Jose installed 4 ceiling fans for us. My husband and I are not very handy, so having Jose complete this task was the a great decision. He was very courteous, friendly and did an outstanding job! The cost for service was very reasonable.I will definitely call Jose for future handyman jobs and I recommend him to others.

  • 6 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Brenda C.
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Highly recommend Gillaspie Handyman Building & Maintenance for any project he takes on.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael H.
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From the initial contact through completion of the job we were very satisfied and would highly recommend him for any handyman project.

Renovation Pro
4.7
from 82 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
Bob T.
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Bob Blake is an excellent pro. My tile repair went just as he said it would--he and his assistant worked in tandem and with little wasted motion. Besides, he's versatile and interesting to talk with. I'd call him again for any range of "handyman-plus" tasks.

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Salazar Express Service
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Franklin P.
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Normally dont go back to leave reviews for people that i hire but these guys were great! They painted my house and did some handyman services and it was exellent. Jonathan's crew was great. I have recommended to friends already.

Small time remodeling
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Kim S.
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John is awesome to work with. He was flexible with the changes, extremely prompt, efficient and knowledgeable. I've added him as a contact for all of my project/handyman needs.

Mike's Handyman Service
4.7
from 58 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Jet T.
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Repaired the front door jamb,repaired the back door,and painted both.Also did some caulking in the foyer and a bathroom.Top notch work all around.Mike showed up at 6(right on time)and went right to work.After 2 bad experiences with contractors recently it was refreshing to have someone like Mike do great work at reasonable rates.I will be hiring him to do some other work.If you need a handyman you cannot go wrong with Mike.

Wagener Handyman Services
4.3
from 48 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Shawna W.
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Our experience with L&M Handyman Services far exceeded our expectations. We recently moved into a new home and were in need of having several jobs taken care of in a short time frame. When we called on this team they were polite, professional, thorough and went over and above anything we were hoping for. We will definitely be using L&M for all of our handyman needs in our new home.

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AEH Services Alex H.
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
C. H.
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A man of his word!

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Walter Construction
4.5
from 31 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patreece L.
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5 stars. They fixed my sunroom. Great communication. I will hire them again for more handyman jobs.

Daniel Wilson
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Daphne C.
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Professional and courteous. He is my go to person for all my handyman needs.

  • 20 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
J.A. B.
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R & V wired a 30'x 30' room addition for us and really took the time to make sure it was done to code. They didnt rush things but did it in a very reasonable time. Great work, very friendly, and rates were great. Will tell everyone who needs an electrician to use them. You wont ne disappointed.

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JAVI Ent. Inc.
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roshan B.
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Very open and did not push me like other company normally do. He did not charge for service fee. Came in and only charge parts exactly what it cost and his fee. Cannot ask for anything better than that. He is sincere. Javier keep up the integrity and ethical work you do man !! I would suggest others to give him a chance to do your work and see for yourself !

The Handy Tool Belt Company
4.3
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa F.
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all around it was a great experience. The carpenter was on time. Did the work with care. and cleaned up afterward.

HW Jones Construction
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth W.
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Best Handyman ever. Can do just about any project needed. Very professional, prompt, and friendly. Knows his stuff. I plan to use him for all my projects going forward!!! Highly recommend!!!!

Handyman solutions
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Michael P.
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Chris, coordinated his arrival time and showed up right on time. He diagnosed the problem, showed me what it was and what to watch out for in the future to avoid similar problems. He fixed my problems in a timely manner. He was personable and had good product knowledge. Satisfied customer.

  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jamie S.
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Anthony showed up _exactly_ when he said that he would. No three-hour windows. Got the work done and did a great job. Thanks!

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 Plumber

Matthews, NC

  • Toilet problems
    Broken handle
  • Duration of problem
    Recently
  • Number of toilets
    1
  • Materials provided
    No, I will need the professional to provide materials and parts
  • Sewer and water systems
    Septic tank
  • Property type
    Office / Business
  • Details
    At my place of business in Matthews, our toilet handle broke off. The toilet will flush, but we are having to take off the piece behind the toilet and flush it that way. The "cord" that connects to the handle that allows the toilet to flush, obviously separated from the handle piece.
  • $50
    Average price

Need a Window Repair Service

Charlotte, NC

  • Window Type
    Casement (pushes open on a hinge)
  • Type of property
    Home
  • Details
    broken glass
  • $235
    Average price

Need a Handyman to do Fence Repair and Ravage Disposal Repair Asap

Fayetteville, NC

  • Service type
    Repairs, Maintenance
  • Project length
    Full day
  • Details
    Ravage disposal repair, fence repair, two water spigot repair.
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