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Union City Handymen

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Top Pro
  • 466 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sonali B.
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Most efficient handyman we ever met. Very professional, honest, reasonable and responsive! Will recommend him to all

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Jerome Burke
4.9
from 325 reviews
  • 511 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marie D.
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Jerome was on time and very efficient with the work he did for me. He was committed to doing things right and finishing tasks no matter how long it was taking. He was very nice and knew exactly what he was doing. Jerome was very professional and accomplished great services for me and I definitely will be asking him to help me with more handyman work! I highly recommend hiring him for any handyman work!

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Ray's Handyman Service
5.0
from 292 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 418 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Ray was so professional and did an excellent job assembling all of my furniture. He responded very quickly and I couldn't be more pleased with the high quality work. Further he is so friendly, I would recommend Ray to anyone who is looking for an excellent handyman!

Service Guys
4.5
from 271 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 470 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 237 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 361 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.

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Platinum Moving & Installation
4.8
from 202 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 203 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 Lighting installation
5.0
from 183 reviews
  • 254 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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Ivan Almonte
5.0
from 103 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mia L.
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He was quick and did everything properly. Smooth and efficient service. Would definitely recommend for future handyman jobs.

Top Pro
  • 2 years in business
  • 122 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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Home Tech Improvements
4.9
from 97 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda W.
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Paul from Home Tech Improvements did a great job installing our window air conditioners, making sure that they were entirely secure and insulated. He was also friendly, timely, and affordable. We would definitely reach out to him again for any handyman needs!

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Kenneth P
5.0
from 89 reviews
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ally B.
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Kenny was great! He helped my fix my tv and got here within 15 min- (first picture) is Best Buy’s geek squad set up...it wasn’t centered with my furniture and wayyyyy too high. Kenny came in and fixed it for a great price. (Second pic) It’s at the perfect height and centered with my family room furniture now. Going to use him for any other handyman work needed.

  • 5 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica T.
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Extremely collaborative and professional with great attention to detail. Also has an artistic eye so he's much more than a typical handyman. I had previously hired an interior decorator who sketched out a photo gallery with 2 rows of 8 frames. It turns out she measured incorrectly, and Abe was able to suggest something that was much better. Abe worked efficiently - much faster than I expected or was quoted by multiple people. He even offered to go to a specialty store to get the right hardware ahead of the job. I found the rate to be reasonable, and I'm really happy with the job. Plus, he's a very pleasant person. Will definitely use again.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 93 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

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Adam M.
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Pete was great, both with the communication up front and his quality of work. I plan on using him for my handyman needs going forward.

Top Pro
  • 23 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jacqueline B.
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Great experience with Darian. I use him now for all handyman duties.

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Kezo Maintenance Management
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 74 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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experience handyman
4.8
from 63 reviews
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peter Z.
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This guy is the best. He saved me from a bad installation of my murphy bed (handy.com) The collapsed and could have seriously injured me. I was actually traumatized by that prior experience. Gino listened to my concerns and did the job right. He came back and built the additional console units. He spent the time to complete everything perfectly. He is a handyman you can trust for any project. He's very reasonable and trustworthy. I have other projects in mind and this is the only person I'll be using. You'll want him coming back for more projects too once you see the quality of his work.

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Daniel Santos-handyman
4.8
from 54 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 88 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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Anthony Montgomery
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
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Amy L.
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Anthony just completed a job for me and I was super happy with his work. He removed the shower doors, repaired a broken closet rod and repaired a broken kitchen cabinet door. I am glad I ended up using his service. He was quick responsive, attentive, and he even biked himself to home depot to purchase additional items. I highly recommend him for all your handyman needs! I will def use him again in the future!

Top Pro
  • 38 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
CHIOMA U.
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Roman was very responsive and knowledgeable. He came and fixed my boiler with no issues. His partner Eddy was very handy and courteous as well. Roman reached out to me within minutes of searching for a handyman to fix my boiler. He took me to Home Depot close by in the neighborhood without charge. They were affordable for the time allotted. Fixed my boiler within an hour. Very quick and efficient. If I have any issues I will definately contact them ASAP. Reliability and efficiency are top criteria's for providing the best customer service. With that being said I would highly recommend their service to anyone who needs it. Be realistic about your budget because owning a home is not cheap. Do your research and happy findings :-)

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brea A.
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I was extremely pleased with the outcome of work done. I needed my curtain rods mounted properly and that is exactly what I received. Excellent communication. No run around about price. And insightful conversation ! I am truly happy and satisfied to have found a handyman who is prompt and thorough.Without a doubt, Hire him!

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 Picture Hanging and Art Installation Expert

New York, NY

  • Project location
    Home
  • Ease of access
    No difficulty to access
  • Special needs
    None
  • Details
    I'm hanging 20 18x24 frames in my 750 square foot one bedroom. They are mostly black and white photographs

Need a Handyman

Asbury Park, NJ

  • Service type
    Installation
  • Project length
    Half day
  • Details
    rubbermaid 7x7 back yard shed
  • $175
    Average price

Need a Window Repairman

Clifton, NJ

  • Type of property
    Home
  • Window Type
    I'm not sure
  • Details
    I have cracks in two different windows that needs to be fixed. I am looking to replace the glass.
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