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Allentown Handymen

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

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  • 10 years in business
  • 205 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert B.
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Tony was prompt, developed a good plan for the plumbing system modification, and completed the job efficiently with high quality workmanship. He's a good handyman to know.

Tech Wizards
4.3
from 140 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 221 hires on Thumbtack
Viral P.
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Daniel is very professional. The TV Wall mount was perfectly mounted and he walked us through whole process. He also shared few tips for new home owners :). We couldn't be more happier to use his services. We would highly recommend his services for anyone looking for handyman type of jobs.

  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
Nate S.
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Came last minute on Sunday and dos a great job for a great price. I couldn't have a stronger recommendation for a handyman. Gave him about 6 significant jobs and he got them all done in under two hours!

Gresham
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel O.
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Within 2 hours of initially bidding on my job, Sam was at my home (at 11pm on a Saturday!) assembling my bookcase/toy box! He did a great job, charged a very fair and reasonable rate, and even moved the bookcase to its designated spot, when I realized it would be too heavy for me to move myself. I will definitely reach out to Sam for any future handyman needs, and recommend him highly.

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BHS Services
4.5
from 58 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melissa D.
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I had a great experience with this project. The handyman arrived on time and finished very quickly. The office looks wonderful and my client loves their new picture rail! We are going to have them back to complete other tasks.

Man with a Bucket of Tools
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Anish K.
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Punctual, professional, good quality - want to make him my go to handyman

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Vanore Handyman Services
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lindsay D.
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Nick was great to work with! We had a handful of hanging projects including drilling into bathroom tile and he did a fantastic job on all! Very professional and thorough and I plan to hire him again in the future.

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Joe's 360 Handy Man services
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gene M.
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Joe is a great handyman. Does great work, has great judgement. Always reliable, punctual and trustworthy. Probably couldn’t find a better handyman.

Top Pro
  • 9 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sreenivas G.
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Kevin replaced my clothes washer which required some plumbing work. He did an excellent job and I am completely satisfied

WEB Construction Inc.
4.7
from 38 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Lara B.
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The pulley system on my garage door snapped one day, and Bill was able to come out and fix it the same day I put in my request on Thumbtack. He was professional and personable, did a great job, clearly knows what he's doing, and I will absolutely hire him to help around here again. His hourly rate is the same as another handyman we've used, which leads me to believe it's pretty standard around here.

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Aleksey D
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alen P.
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Wow!!! Amazing Job this guy did on multiple projects inside and outside of my house.... This guy is an engineer doing handyman work and small to large projects... quality work, advice and end result 1000x better then I was expecting. Very highly recommended.

PITBULL CONTRACTING LLC
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara L.
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Bryan did a very good job with my challenging landscape, and he is a very pleasant, polite young man.

  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly H.
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Randy thanks for fixing my Truth crank vinyl replacement window. Services planned during free estimate were no different than those rendered. Once the scheduled parts were ordered, we got exactly what we needed without being overcharged. Friendly customer service from a very professional team. When hubby doesn't have time to do the needed house repairs, we will call upon Randy--our new handyman. Thanks for our first well done job. We look forward to working with you and De again.

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Jones Bros Handyman
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leslie J.
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I would give Ian Bros 6 stars if I could. Ian was professional, friendly, answered all my questions, and did an amazing job on the crown molding in my kitchen. He had to work with angles that didn't line up, and a ceiling that wasn't perfectly level. Their price is fair and the work exceptional. I will hire them for all my handyman needs.

Bills Handyman Services
5.0
from 12 reviews
    Shirin K.
    Verified review

    Bill installed our kitchen backsplash and he did an excellent job. The tiles were a complicated pattern with a lot of cutting required, and the backsplash looks great. Bill is very professional and his quote was very reasonable. I would highly recommend Bill for any kind of handyman work because he is honest, professional, and talented-combination that’s very hard to come by.

    No Job Too Small
    4.5
    from 10 reviews
    • 10 hires on Thumbtack
    Marcie H.
    Verified review

    Bill took care of our plumbing issues immediately and was professional and extremely efficient. Marcie and Ed Hartman

    • 10 years in business
    • 12 hires on Thumbtack
    Sagar P.
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    THESE ARE THE BEST HANDYMAN CONTRACTORS PERIOD! For any millennials or young people out there with busy lives, these are the guys you want to hire. They communicate via text with you and you can send pictures and they will send you an electronic quote that breaks down each cost including all labour and materials. The whole process is quick and easy as they already have a solid reputation so you know they are established and trustworthy. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME WITH OTHER CONTRACTORS. These guys are the real deal.

    Water & Fire Response Team
    3.8
    from 10 reviews
    • 9 hires on Thumbtack
    Lili G.
    Verified review

    Steve was very quick to respond. Completed what I needed plus I had him do a few other handyman tasks. Will be contacting Steve in the near future for another task. Highly recommend.

    Jimmie's Handyman Service
    4.1
    from 8 reviews
    • 23 years in business
    • 10 hires on Thumbtack
    -Nanda S.
    Verified review

    Jimmy did an excellent job rough plumbing, fire stopping, framing and installing a sump pump. He was punctual and conscientious in his work. What I liked about him was the feedback and advice he gave us. Excellent work for reasonable price. I will not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and family. -Nanda

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Michelle D.
    Verified review

    We hired Mr. Handyman for a few projects we had around the house. They cleaned our gutters, installed a new bathroom vanity we bought and changed our kitchen faucet. He was here for approx 3 hours and everything looked great. No more “overflows” from our gutters! These guys are now our “go to”!

    CR Handyman Services
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Amy N.
    Verified review

    Excellent job!! Would recommend to anyone that needs a handyman.

    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.

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    Need an Auto Transportation Service

    Kennedyville, MD

    • Vehicle type
      RV
    • Origin
      (city, state) (kennedyville MD)
    • Destination
      (city, state) (hillsboro tx)
    • Details
      30' Airstream trailer

    Need Furniture Assembly

    Philadelphia, PA

    • Service type
      Assembly
    • Project length
      An hour or two
    • Details
      I have 2 items to assemble. A bathroom cabinet that stands over the toilet and a combination playpen, changing table, bassinette. I don't want to spend over $80 to assemble them both.
    • $72
      Average price
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