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Rome Handymen

Browse these handyman services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Rome.

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Jeff evans
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristin S.
Verified review

Jeff was easy to work with and got the job done quickly. I would recommend him and use him again for handyman jobs.

Dunkley Landscape
4.9
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?

  • 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.

  • 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
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Lynne Marie R.
    Verified review

    AmyBeth refinished my hardwood floors. She did an amazing job. She was extremely professional and the floor looks beautiful.

    KC's Handyman Service
    3.0
    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.

    billinghams
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Barbara R.
    Verified review

    Bill did a great job painting my master bedroom.He even went to Home Depot & bought ceiling paint & painted my ceiling!! He was punctual,neat respectful. I would certainly use him again.& highly recommend

    handyman
    4.0
    from 1 review
    • 2 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    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

    About

    HIGH PERSONNEL DEGREE OF WORKMANSHIP. I HAVE TO SLEEP AT NIGHT SO I HAVE TO LIVE WITH MY WORK ETHICS AND QUALITY

    • 14 years in business
    About

    Prestige Property is a high-quality, honest construction and handyman company that has been in business for 10 years. We have branches in Florida and New York. We always do the right job the first time, and for a great price.

    About

    I do all handyman services including, but not limited to: painting, drywall, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and appliance repair.

    About

    I am a carpenter. I offer the following services: * Home Repair/Yard Maintenance * Exterior/Interior Painting * Window and Doors Installation * New 3-Step Gutter Cleaning Service * Power Washing of Driveways, Sidewalks, Siding and Basements * Basement Clean-Outs and Apartment Clean-Outs * Apartment Turnovers * Flooring Installations * Janitorial and Cleaning

    About

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

    About

    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:

    About

    I do all the that's in your "honey-do" list that you have no time for. My services are available for 24-hour emergency heating /plumbing issues and hot water tank installation.

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    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

    About

    I do a bit of everything, but I do know when it's the right time to call in a true professional. I specialize in flooring, but I can handle just about any task. I'm a very honest and trustworthy person, and I expect the same in return.

    About

    At smith seal we take alot of pride in our work. We are not satisfied until our customers are 110% satisfied!

    About

    I do cleaning, lawn care and appliance repair. No job is too big or small. All jobs were done right the first time. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

    About

    We do all interior and exterior repairs, painting, deck building and repair and porch building and repair. You name it, we do it.

    About

    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

    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 Concrete Floor Installation

    Syracuse, NY

    • Service type
      Replace
    • Project type
      Flooring
    • Materials
      Concrete
    • Details
      I'm rehabing my garage. I need an estimate for removing the old floor and pouring a nrw concrete slab.
    • $1
      Average price
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