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GED Enterprises,LLC
from 49 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Christine L.
Verified review

George Decker was terrific. He responded promptly and went above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that everything was finished appropriately. The quality was excellent and he is very concerned about customer satisfaction....a rare quality. He did landscape/lawn work and some handyman work for us. I highly recommend him. Chris

Dunkley Landscape
from 28 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa C.
Verified review

Sam Dunkley is fantastic! He quoted a reasonable price for the job, completed the job very efficiently (same day) & most importantly my railing is finally secure enough where it's not going anywhere. I will definitely hire him again & highly recommend him to anyone looking for a handyman!! Thank you, Sam?

Wallace Handyman Services
from 5 reviews
  • 29 years in business
Barbara K.
Verified review

Tom designed and built a handicap ramp for me. It was well constructed and I was very pleased with his professionalism. He also installed a kitchen and bathroom counter and laid a laminate floor in my bathroom. I was very pleased with Tom's work and would highly recommend him,

Joe's cleaning and handyman
from 5 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jason O.
Verified review

Jo came quickly and fixed my roof right before the snow moved in. Her and her husband were friendly and informed me of exactly what they had done, the overall condition of my roof and repairs that may be necessary in the near future. The cost was reasonable and the work was good. I would use them again.

  • 28 years in business
Linda B.
Verified review

Painted my deck, excellent job, arrived on time, worked continually until job was done, then helped my daughter with a couple of plumbing problems. Would highly recommend them.

Premier handyman services
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
David J.
Verified review

5/17/18 ... We recently hired Tim to cover the wall & roof area along an exterior wall of our garage, where a brick chimney was taken down. The wall was cedar shake, so extra attention to detail was expected and provided. I could not have expected better work in the completion of the woodwork along the roof line where a wooden vent and some rotten wood complicated the project. We are very pleased with the quality of the work that was completed. I plan to offer Tim work for a future project!

  • 17 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Margey S.
Verified review

Terry is my new handyman! I am so impressed with his work and honesty. His prices are very reasonable and he is a hard fast worker. He painted a sunburst ceiling in my kitchen and it looks amazing. I get so many compliments. His partner and George and him brought plastic to cover any cabinets and furniture. They cleaned everything up. They also painted my living room and I absolutely love it.

Handy Women
from 2 reviews
    Juleen D.
    Verified review

    I have worked with AmyBeth of Handy Women many times and have always been pleased. She is professional, thorough and skilled in many home repairs. Much of our work is time sensitive and she is always quick to respond. I highly recommend the services of Handy Women.

    KC's Handyman Service
    from 2 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    Barry B.
    Verified review

    Everything about my experience with Kevin was positive and satisfactory. He is prompt, thorough, professional, and committed to his work. I had an especially tough installation that Kevin took on in an old house I had purchased. I was immediately impressed with how well he thought things through and figured out what needed to be done. He explained the process, did the work, and his pricing was fair. I've already passed his card out to a number of friends.

    from 1 review
    • 2 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack

    small-time handyman if you too busy with the everyday life and has small-time repairs or you don't live in the central New York area but you have property that you need to maintain call me

    • 25 years in business

    Work with all kind of customers. Painting, fixing ( doors,windows,floors,lights,title's)ask me what you want done.


    I specialize in lawn care, home maintenance and improvements, moving, transportation needs and general handyman needs.


    I offer quality workmanship. Services include the following: * home improvements * plumbing * painting * tile * tub surrounds * sinks * drywall and repair * light fixtures * ceiling fans * switches * receptacles * basement cleaning * painting * subpumps * hot water tanks * electric and gas * ceilings * drop tile and repair * floor repair * door handles * locks * deadbolts * outside deck staining * power washing * landscaping * driveway sealing * hedge trimming * weeding * mulching * cottage stone walls * planting

    • 13 years in business

    i work close with my clients,iam a small company,so i have the time to do the work and work with the client directly,no middle man,theres not big mark up,one stop shopping here with me.


    I have over 16 years in the manufacture and installation of kitchens. All jobs are done to owner's specifications. You could pay me by hour, or by the job .


    I have experience with painting, plumbing, electric, masonry, drywall, carpentry, and most home repairs.

    • 37 years in business

    I do all handyman repairs, roofing, plumbing, painting, siding, drywall, total room remodels, kitchen, bathrooms, etc.


    I actually like all parts of the work I do, and being as blue to know that the customer is happy with it and likes it

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack

    I cover a wide range of service, also I offer reasonable rates. * Mechanical Repairs * Chimneys * Mason work * Steps * Electrical * Heating * Installation of all appliances, Hot water heaters, Etc. * Plumbing * Doors * Windows * Insulation * Siding * Roofing * Gutters * Water proofing * Painting, Interior, Exterior. *Floors, also hardwood refinishing * Remodeling, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Etc.. *Pressure washing, Siding, Decks, Etc.. *Steam Genie work, Heavy Equipment, Trucks, Cars, Garden Tilling * Driveway sealing * Tree trimming, also some tree removal


    I have been a carpenter for 20 years and I am extremely meticulous when it comes to my work.


    Top quality professional work. Thorough, Dependable, We stand by the work we do. We quarentee upto 5 years on jobs of additions, kitchn remodels, all windows, roofing and siding, EMAIL for details:

    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 Handyman Services

    Rochester, NY

    • Service type
      Repairs, Installation, Maintenance
    • Project length
      Half day
    • Details
      Looking for someone that can install the water line to the fridge for the water/ice machine. Also would like the doorbell repaired. Maybe a kitchen drawer repaired
    • $95
      Average price
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