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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does a handyman charge?

The national average fixed rate for handyman jobs ranges from $120-$175. 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.

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 fees.

What do handymen charge per hour?

On average, you can expect to pay a handy person around $55 per hour. However, this cost can range between $35 and $80 per hour, depending on a number of factors. For instance, a handyman may charge a minimum fee of $50-$100 for small jobs that won’t take much of their time. The complexity of the job will affect the price as well. Your final price will also depend upon where you live, as certain regions have higher labor rates than others. 

Get in touch with a few handy people near you, and ask for free cost estimates.

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.

Is it worth it to hire a handyman?

It’s worth it to hire a handyman in many cases. For example, you should hire a handyman when the project’s size and scope make it challenging to complete by yourself. These projects may include major home remodels or additions, foundation work or electrical/plumbing/HVAC-related tasks. However, make sure the handyman has the proper credentials or license to perform the necessary work.

You might also want to hire a handyman if a contractor’s price is too high. Handymen often charge less than general contractors, but contractors typically have the required license to perform certain tasks.

And, lastly, think about the complexity of the job and the cost of future repairs. It’s worth it to hire a handyman when the project is complex. Doing something incorrectly can wind up costing more than hiring the pro in the first place.

Does a handyman need to enter my home?

In many cases, a handyman will not need to enter your home for outdoor repairs, but they’ll likely need to enter your home for indoor repairs. With the pandemic’s associated safety guidelines, it’s important that this only occurs for absolutely essential projects. Avoid any physical contact with the handyman if this is the case. Sanitize surfaces, and conduct payment through a digital platform like PayPal or Venmo. Be sure to contact your handyman and develop a plan before the job commences.

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.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a handyman during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Setting up a safe consultation or appointment with a handyman during the COVID-19 pandemic starts with comparing local professionals online. Message or call the handyman to ask about performing a consultation over the phone or, better yet, a video call. This will allow the handyman to assess the problem without increasing the risk of transmission by visiting your home. If the service is essential and the handyman needs to enter your home, you’ll need to take stringent safety measures for the visit. Discuss temporary fixes if possible, and come up with a plan for safety and digital payment.

Can I use digital payments to pay for handyman services?

Many handymen accept digital payments for work done repairing homes. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the urgent need for social distancing, this trend is likely going to increase. Handymen often accept payment through popular platforms like Paypal, Google Pay, Zelle, Venmo, Square Cash and more. 

Consult with the handyman before you begin work to ensure you’ll be able to conduct the transaction safely and in compliance with official guidelines.

How can I find out if a handyman is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Depending on the service needed, a handyman may be considered essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can check by visiting your city or state’s government website. In addition, CISA’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19 webpage offers national guidelines for determining essential services. Their page delineates 16 essential infrastructure sectors that can continue to operate during the pandemic. But note that not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Do handymen offer remote or virtual services?

Because a handyman needs to be physically present to perform work, they have not traditionally offered remote or virtual services. However, if you come across handyman profiles that state they offer remote services, message the handymen to see what those services include.

Confer with your handyman to see if consulting over video calls is possible. The professional may be able to walk you through performing basic plumbing, electrical, HVAC and other types of repairs around the house. Compare the handymen in your area side-by-side online, and ask whether they’re willing to help remotely.

Reviews for Henderson handymen
Cory W.
Scott is a talented handyman and very professional
David A.
Leo is a really personable young man. His charges were 1/5 of another handyman company in Las Vegas. I will go to him for my handyman work from now on.
Leo SuarezLeo Suarez
S. J.
I am so glad that I found a reasonable and exceptional handyman. Finally!
MarkAnthony MaintenanceMarkAnthony Maintenance
Terri M.
Outstanding professional, excellent work! and fair prices...recommending him to anyone who needs a handyman.
MarkAnthony MaintenanceMarkAnthony Maintenance
Jessica W.
J was great! He helped us with a previous handyman's mistakes and came the next day after submitting a request! Super friendly and professional.
MCR residential maintenanceMCR residential maintenance
Justin L.
These guys are incredible! Super helpful, friendly and they worked on a variety of tasks. We highly recommend using them for any handyman services you need.
BBP Handyman ServicesBBP Handyman Services
Jeff F.
Cheers to Joe! Excellent workmanship, fair pricing, and a wonderful personality make Joe our top pick for a handyman! WE will be using Joe again in the future!!!
Thumbtack Customer
J did a fantastic job hanging up a very large whiteboard (4' x 10') for me in my office. I will not hesitate to call him for any handyman needs.
MCR residential maintenanceMCR residential maintenance
Ramon C.
Napollion was very professional and did a GREAT JOB for us! I will definitely use him again and would recommend him to anyone needing a GOOD handyman! Thank you Napollion!
Sheryl G.
Highly recommended! Very professional, delivers high quality work and was quick to respond to my job request. I am super happy with the final result! Definitely the best handyman in town.
Vic L.
Needed Tv's mounted, artwork, mirrors and shelving hung. Joe is a great handyman who is friendly knowledgeable and efficient! I'd recommend him to anyone! Will definitely call Joe for all my future projects!
Dana K.
Mark is the best handyman I have had in the last 5+ years. He and his assistant were incredibly efficient, polite. I look forward to having them complete more work. Great experience!
MarkAnthony MaintenanceMarkAnthony Maintenance
Katharine k.
Alex is very professional, nice and punctual! He does great work and is always willing to do whatever we need done. He is great to work with and I can’t recommend him enough! Great for all handyman work and electrical!
Alex's Furniture Assembly and RepairAlex's Furniture Assembly and Repair
Thumbtack Customer
Jesse was great, very friendly, on time, and got the job done fast! Our task was pretty simple (changing some bulbs in a high stairwell) but we totally appreciate the great service, I definitely recommend Jesse for your handyman needs.
Painting N' atPainting N' at
Ania B.
Really wonderful handyman. Hung our very heavy chandelier in the stairwell, replaced our garbage disposal and fixed a GFI issue. He's a man of all trades. Highly recommend. Honest. Reliable. Reasonably priced. Will definitely be calling him for future projects.
Big Sky Home/Auto EssentialsBig Sky Home/Auto Essentials
Thumbtack Customer
I needed some walls painted and pictures hung. Scott was on time, very professional and got the job done efficiently. I called him back twice to help me and he was great. I would recommend him to anyone who needed a handyman.
Tamara R.
Napollion was very responsive due to the thanksgiving holiday. Our work was not major just installing of door knobs and garbage disposal. However he was pleasant, knowledgeable and timely. Other thumbtack handyman were over priced and not professional. We will be using Napollion service in the future.
Kayleigh M.
Scott was great, he installed baseboards throughout the owner level of our home. He did a great job, pricing was very reasonable & we are planing on having him back to install the next lot of baseboards when we’re ready. We have given his contact details to friends & family that are after handyman services.
Jan M.
Jared did a great job on repairing and replacing my window screens. He also got my gas fireplace working again, so I can finally use it now! He was detailed in his work, patient and friendly. I will definitely be using him in a few weeks to install a ceiling fan and for anything that requires a handyman. Highly recommend him, thank you Jared!
Jared NishimotoJared Nishimoto
Tonya s.
Neil has been a breath a fresh air. When you have projects or tasks in every area, this is your guy. He can do it all. And if he can’t, he will be honest. This is what ruined my last handyman and so we are very thankful to have found Neil. He is meticulous, which I love and very patient and communicative. Extremely helpful! Look no further, this is your guy!
Thumbtack Customer
The handy man that was sent to my house was on time worked very meticulously and did a perfect job I have had the worst luck with handy men so this was a breath of fresh air I would highly recommend Gil Romero for any handyman services I will definitely be using him again what a great job he did he was also very courteous and very respectful Thank You Gil
Romerohandym services paint drywall flooringRomerohandym services paint drywall flooring
Larry E.
Vic is simply the best, a pro's pro. I've had him do quite a bit of work for me including hanging light fixtures, blinds, shelving, assembling furniture and more. Everything was done perfectly, quickly and with a smile. Vic shows up on time, is easy to have around the house and extremely trustworthy, comes up with great solutions and does a great job at a fair price. What more could you ask for in a handyman?
Vic's Handyman and Assembly ServicesVic's Handyman and Assembly Services
Macy n.
I found Ortiz Handyman on Thumbtack because I wanted to compare quotes for my new home renovation. Not only did Victor give me the best quote, he continued to check in and adapt with new changes and requests that I made throughout the process. He made it so easy to communicate with, especially as I was living in California. His work speaks for itself! We have a whole new home now. We love it!! Will definitely be using him again for any other work we will need and refer him to friends as well :)
Ortiz handyman & painting and drywallOrtiz handyman & painting and drywall
Thumbtack Customer
Jeff did a great job installing a doggy door for us. He showed up at the time he promised. The door came from factory with one shutter. He added a second one inside the house. This was a change in project and he did the change with no issue at all. He certainly went beyond and above the call. He had the right attitude to help us with this project. I would strongly recommend Jeff, if you need a handyman to do some work for you at your home or business. I will certainly call him again if we need any work done around our house.
All N 1 HomeworksAll N 1 Homeworks
Naysha I.
I hired him for a job, but he was unable to show up. The1 star rating is due to him poorly communicating that he wasn't going to make it for the time we set. I had to contact him after the original time he gave me had past. He then gave me a later time. He ended up cancelling again for health reasons. I'm not sure what is work is like, but he was vertu inconsiderate of my time. I had my nanny come in early just to be there and he never ended up coming that day, which was a waste of time and money for me. Ultimately, I am actually grateful because I found a very dependable handyman that responded same day and I've been working with him on various projects ever since. Best of luck, but not a good experience for me.
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