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New Milford Handymen

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Jeff's Assembly
4.9
from 415 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 634 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nisha S.
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Jeff showed up on time and was completely professional and meticulous in his work. I am an high-end interior designer always looking for quality handyman and I finally found him!! He made sure the heavy oversized mirror and expensive 3-panel art work was perfectly balanced and properly installed. I highly recommend him and might just hire him at my company!

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  • 456 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bryant S.
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Jason did a fantastic job and we will definitely be using him in the future should the need arises. We'll also be utilizing his handyman skills for various projects that we have coming up! He was on time, professional and gave us feedback on potential issues that could come up. Thanks Jason!

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Jerome Burke
4.9
from 316 reviews
  • 501 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lealand T.
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I've used other services like this before but Jerome has been the best so far. He was very professional, did amazing work and his price was fair. I would recommend him to anyone. It rare to find people with such good work ethics. I am very pleased and I will be sure to use him again for all my handyman needs.

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Ray's Handyman Service
5.0
from 281 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 399 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Louay K.
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Ray is very responsive, punctual and professional. I needed my Murphy bed disassembled. He did all the necessary research done, can prepared with all his tools. He was efficient yet made sure that everything was completed the right way. I highly recommend him. Now that I’m moving to LA, I wish he lived there. He’d be my handyman always. Hire Ray!

Service Guys
4.5
from 265 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 461 hires on Thumbtack
Donna C.
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Prompt response to my request. Came on time. On a Sunday no less. Day after I called. Had all proper tools. Got right to work. Did great job. No muss no fuss. Pleasant professional. Would hire again. Had bad experience with another online Handyman finder last December so was a little worried but needed a.c. installed. Very glad I called

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Handyman Mel Inc
4.9
from 226 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 348 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Janine C.
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Jamel and his assistant Steve were great! Jamel was very responsive, he took the time to understand our needs and then made himself available on a day/time that worked best for us. They arrived on time and ready to help out with whatever we needed. They did everything from hang pictures, shelves and decor to helping consult on the best way to help baby proof some of our furniture etc. I'm thrilled with the way everything came out, now our apartment feels more like a home. On top of his professional and courteous manner, Jamel is an extremely nice person and it was a pleasure having him do work in our home. I should also mention that Steve, his assistant was just as nice and helpful. The price was completely fair for the time/work that was done. I would highly recommend his services and would without a doubt use him in the future.

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Platinum Moving & Installation
4.8
from 190 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 192 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Devon M.
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Travis is a great hire for handyman projects and comes with a buddy to get the job done faster. They even tackled 2 other small projects while they were here too!

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James Lightning installation
5.0
from 174 reviews
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brian M.
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Top notch handyman. Great prices, great flexibility and outstanding work. Highly recommend!!

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Pierre's Handyman Service
4.9
from 109 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 164 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Clarisse H.
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Wonderful handyman! Pierre was very patient and assembled two other pieces we hadn't discussed before. Highly recommend him and will call him next time I need some help!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer R.
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Great service and will be our go-to contact for handyman services. Greivin was incredibly timely and flexible in working on our projects. He was professional and polite and and well-spoken and the end results are high quality. I especially appreciate his attention to detail to make sure the project outcomes were as I'd intended and his thoughtful suggestions to our project list really improved the functionality for end results that were actually even better than expected.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dana D.
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Jorge changed out a light fixture in our dining room. He always stayed in contact before the job and he showed up on time, worked quickly and cleanly and was very friendly. We especially appreciated that he was able to come on a Saturday. I would definitely recommend him for handyman projects.

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Ivan Almonte
5.0
from 92 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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He did a great AND quick job mounting my two TVs (65" and 45") and I will definitely be hiring him for future handyman work around my apartment.

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Kenneth P
5.0
from 85 reviews
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Daniel R.
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I’ve used Kenneth for 2 jobs now and he was an absolute pro. From picture hanging, to tv mounting, to furniture assembly, everything was done punctuality and perfectly. Will definitely continue to use Kenneth in the future for any handyman job.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ann S.
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He did and excellent job and did not waste any time. Matt has a great attitude, nothing is too daunting for his abilities and talents. He is trustworthy and efficient. I will definitely hire him again. So happy to have found an honest, sincere good handyman. Rochelle ohrstrom

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Handyman & Remodelers Inc
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ellie S.
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I found this company at the other resourse. I hired them after unsuccessul experience with another contractor. It was a right choice! It was easy to communicate and they worked fast and did a great job! I would hire them again and recommend!

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Rick can fix it
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristen G.
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I'm glad I hired Rick to work on my projects (assemble and install two ceiling fans, replace faucet, medicine cabinet and light in the bathroom. He used his professional judgement on a few of the items rather than just getting the job done because I asked. Turns out my entire apartment is jerry-rigged and Rick spent several more hours here than he had planned. I'm glad Rick took his time to do it right. I was skeptical hiring a handyman here in NYC, but Rick was great and I'd definitely hire him again in the future.

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experience handyman
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Gino was very prompt and professional, and did a great job putting up shelves in our living room. We liked his work so much that we will think about hiring him for other jobs around our home. Thanks, Gino!

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Kezo Maintenance Management
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patricia R.
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I had a regular handy-person for years. He did excellent work and i trusted him implicitly. He retired a few years ago. My search for a replacement was unsuccessful. James installed some wall lights and provided me consultation on other projects. He suggested other professionals to use. His work is impeccable. He returned the work area to its’ pre-project state. He is very personable. I found my new handyman.

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Daniel Santos-handyman
4.8
from 54 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Daniel backed me up when the handyman I initially hired was a no-show. Even though I had already moved out, he was willing to help with repairs based on my instructions, whereas the first hire demanded I be there to show him what I wanted done. He documented everything he did and sent me photos. He even took photos of the receipts he obtained when he went to purchase materials and I paid him exactly what he paid for them, no more. Very professional. I highly recommend Daniel.

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Danny Goldstein
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Charlie L.
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I hired Danny to paint my new baby's room. His professionalism was on point and he did a great job. I have recommended him to my friends and family and he continues to impress us. I will continue to use Danny for other projects at my home and I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a professional, trustworthy handyman who will always give you a fair price.

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John Salov
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vijay J.
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John is very detailed oriented and skillful. We hired him for furniture assembly and he did the job perfectly. I will recommend him to anyone looking for a skilled handyman.

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 Welder for an Iron Fence Post

Burlington, NJ

  • Welding type
    MIG, Arc
  • Project type
    Other (Fence post)
  • Indoors or outdoors?
    Outdoors
  • Details
    I have two cast iron fence posts I need cut and plates welded to the base

Need a Handyman Service

Chatham, NJ

  • Service type
    Repairs: No, Installation: Yes, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    I need to have sub floor level or replace in kitchen/dining room approx.330sqft
  • $2400
    Average price
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