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  • 476 hires on Thumbtack
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Saida S.
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I highly recommend Berry's Home Improvements Handyman Services, I would refer him to anyone in a minute, I hired Berrys' because our shower faucet was leaking and needed to be repaired. This Handyman is very prompt and very friendly. The work he did turned out perfect.

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Jerome Burke
4.9
from 329 reviews
  • 517 hires on Thumbtack
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Elizabeth O.
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Jerome was easy to schedule with and very professional. The job, installing an arm mount for a tv, was done quickly and the result was just what I wanted. I highly recommend this handyman!

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Ray's Handyman Service
5.0
from 299 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 432 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Prince H.
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Ray is an awesome handyman! He is very hardworking and quick as well. He fixed my backless shelves for me, even though the directions in the instructions were wrong he knew what to do. Is definitely recommend him

Service Guys
4.5
from 275 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 474 hires on Thumbtack
Matt D.
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Seamless process from project request to completion, and great handyman work. What else could you ask for?

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Handyman Mel Inc
4.9
from 243 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 370 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tanvi N.
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Fantastic handyman and does a job as if it's his personal problem. Very reliable.

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 291 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maurie S.
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Great worker, polite, helpful. Don't have to wait long for an appointment. He put my new bed frame together, and placed the mattress on top. Nice guy. I was very pleased with Gary. He does other kinds of handyman work, as well. He is also very affordable. Tuck his name away, somewhere, in case you need him!

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Platinum Moving & Installation
4.8
from 205 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 206 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Monnie B.
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I Made Appointments With Others But They NEVER CAME Alot Ppl Was Charging A Arm & Leg I WAISTED SO MUCH TIME WAITING ON THEM But TRAVIS Beat Eveyone pricing he came to appointment even kept me updated because he was doing another job i wanted same day Service he hook up my kid's TV Travis was very professional respectful at all times he even bought the supplies because i wasnt for sure alot ppl wouldnt go out they way but he did & of course i was very thankful and we love the set up & of course that my new HANDYMAN😀

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James Lighting installation
5.0
from 188 reviews
  • 261 hires on Thumbtack
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Aarti B.
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We needed some outdoor lights replaced, some checked as they had stopped working. James came over and right away started tackling the problem areas. James was so polite , so courteous , patient and professional at the same time. He kept finishing one project after another from a list of things that I pointed out to him. From small as changing light bulbs to checking a circuit breaker He was not satisfied till he had done each and everything perfectly I highly recommend James for any and all electrical work and will be giving his reference to friends and anyone looking for a electrician. When he left us on the second day of work he mentioned he was a handyman and painter too- my husband offered him a painting job to be done this coming week

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Floors and Things
4.8
from 185 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 239 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren W.
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Great handyman! Mr. Baptiste responded to my Thumbtack request very quickly (and was available for the job the same day!), was pleasant to talk to while he was working, and didn't charge me extra even though the lock change he did for me wound up being slightly more difficult than I'd anticipated. I will definitely be in touch with him for future projects.

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Ivan Almonte
5.0
from 115 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 119 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.

Top Pro
  • 2 years in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ron K.
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Jorge was awesome. He was on time, was able to improvise on the spot and even had time to help tackle another need that I had just learned about. He’s a very nice guy as well. Highly recommend for plumbing and other handyman work.

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Kenneth P
5.0
from 95 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zachary R.
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Kenny was great! Was available even earlier and very efficient in his work. Very knowledgeable. Would recommend him to my friends who need a handyman.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
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Melissa M.
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New go-to handyman in NYC! Matt was on time, extremely flexible with a last minute request, was friendly, and delivers quality work at a reasonable price! Will definitely be sharing with friends!!

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joyce M.
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Pete's service was excellent. From the first phone call, he was fair in his price and he called to confirm his appointment. He was on time. He explained his service and even gave me homeowners tips on how to maintain my carpet. Discovered he is a handy man and while he was repairing my carpet, he repaired 2 of my bedroom doorknobs. He will become my new handyman!!! Will definitely recommend him to my friends and neighbors!!!!

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Nicks Handyman Service LLC
4.6
from 73 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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My partner and I just moved to NJ from NC and had quite a bit of repairs and upgrades we needed to complete on the new home we purchased. One such upgrade was venting the dryer. This home was built in 1892 so needless to say, the original architectural plan did not include a dryer. The previous owners installed a gas line - but where the gas line had to run to attach to the kitchen stove, made for a really poor location in the basement in regards to venting the dryer. Before Nick came, he let me know a price for a best case scenario, which I appreciated because had he named a price over my budget, it would have given us both the opportunity to cancel the estimate so as not to waste time. Nick arrived on-time for the estimate and at first it was pretty tricky to find a solution for venting the dryer without completely tearing up the ceiling and walls. Nick was persistent in finding though and was able to devise a plan of going through an old nonfunctional window that was hidden and covered. I hired him to complete the dryer venting and also uncap the gas line and install a hose in preparation for the dryer installation. On the day of the project, Nick arrived on time (7:30am on a Saturday) It took him about 2.5 hours to complete everything. He did a fantastic job. One strength I want to highlight is that Nick not only gets the job done, and does it well, but also takes pride in the aesthetics of his work. He could have easily vented the dryer in a way that exposed the pipe all the way along the ceiling and through the window, but instead he figured out a way to fish it under the sheet rock for a cleaner look. He also cleaned his work space completely - which I have found to be rare for contractors in this area. I have had many contractors who were ready to walk out the door without cleaning up their mess and would have done so had I not asked them to clean up before they go. I also want to highlight that I had a sewage pipe issue in the basement prior to his dryer venting project. Nick also does plumbing so I called him at 4pm and he was at my house by 8pm. People who who have hired folks for sewage pipe leaks know that cleaning up the sewage is not part of the job. Nick was willing to clean and sanitize on top of snaking the pipes and clearing them of clogs for a reasonable price. Nick has been great to work with and does great work. I have already hired him to take care of some other projects around the house (installing a shower door, clearing debris in the backyard). Glad we found a go-to handyman for our new home!

Top Pro
  • 23 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lorraine U.
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I hired Darin after getting a rediculas estimate to replace a water heater from another handyman in my house. Darin installed a new water heater at almost half the cost of what the other guy wanted. I will definitely use him again.

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Kezo Maintenance Management
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Randal G.
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Jim did a couple of handyman projects for us. His pricing is fair and the quality of his work is excellent. He was easy to work with and helpful and honest about the best options to complete our projects. Highly recommended.

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Anthony Montgomery
5.0
from 54 reviews
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bettina C.
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Anthony was able to come in the day after I called him and was flexible to my schedule. He did a nice job installing my window a/c unit and was done quickly. Overall a very friendly guy I would call again for handyman work!

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Daniel Santos-handyman
4.8
from 55 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 89 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 46 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 61 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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Szar Builders LLC
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David T.
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Chris was very responsive and knew exactly what to do, came in with a case of anchors and screws like a full out hardware store. Very well prepared and neat, his helper stood with their vacuum to make sure no dust fell while drilling. They even had booties. Well priced for the quality work he provided. Will use him again.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts 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 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.

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.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Cabinet Professional

Wayne, NJ

  • Project scope
    Remove existing cabinets
  • Cabinet count
    3-5
  • Will professionals need to remove old cabinets
    Yes, I will need them removed
  • Will client provide cabinets?
    Yes, I will provide the cabinets
  • Cabinet material
    Oak
  • Cabinet location
    Other (Bedrooms)
  • Special features requested
    Other (remove bed room furniture)
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    I need removal of existing build in wall bedroom furniture or reface

Need TV Mounting

Fair Lawn, NJ

  • Installation location
    Wall mount above fireplace
  • TV size
    51" to 59"
  • Existing equipment
    Yes, I already have a mount/stand
  • Details
    We need the TV hooked up to the DirecTV equipment that is already in place. We need the TV that is currently in that room moved to another room and hooked up to DirecTV equipment already in place. Job requires hanging bracket on dry wall, hanging TV on it, moving the other TV to another room, and hooking them both up to the DTV equipment that is already installed.
  • $374.67
    Average price
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