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Lancaster Handymen

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Complete Home Services
4.8
from 85 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Lorin R.
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John is a good handyman. He's was on time & had s good idea for protecting my walls from my wheelchair. If I needed any work done e we again I'll b calling on John time & time again.

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Robertson handyman services
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bernadette P.
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Mark is an awesome handyman! I will definitely hire him again. I now have a garbage disposal and a new garage door opener! Thanks Mark.

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JkR SERVICES LLC
4.9
from 71 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauri M.
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I hired JKR Services for a move with only a few days notice. I have moved many times in my life and I would say they are some of the best movers I have ever worked with. The fastest, most efficient, and more importantly, the most careful. Not one thing was chipped or broken. James and his crew showed up early, and immediately set to work taking apart furniture and "wrapping" the more fragile vintage pieces and television. They used plenty of blankets, secured the items carefully and were pleasant and fun to work with. Once the stuff arrived, they quickly set it up and moved some other furniture around at my request. They also performed some handyman duties for me, taking down shelves and helping me wrap them to move to another home. I would definitely use JKR Services again and I highly recommend them.

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D R JOHNSON handyman
4.8
from 65 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maureen K.
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Danny is terrific! He did what we had asked, and will be doing a few other jobs as well. He knows what he is doing and can do ANYTHING to do with building and/or "handyman" tasks. I can't say enough about how knowledgeable he is. Fast, pleasant and willing to do (and CAN do) everything!

robert
4.7
from 52 reviews
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Fran L.
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Robert did a great job hanging overhead storage in my garage. He's definitely someone I will use for various handyman jobs around the house.

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M&M Handyman and Outdoor
4.8
from 49 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa S.
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Ralph was fantastic. Very efficient and quality of work to get the jobs done I needed went very smoothly. Would recommend to others needing handyman.

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On Time Handyman Service
4.8
from 48 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
DIANE B.
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Very knowledgeable and don't over charge like a lot of other handyman services

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  • 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

Padilla Home Improvement
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Liz D.
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We used Padilla Home Improvement for some handyman services around the house to get ready to sell our home. Emilio was prompt and professional both when coming to provide a quote and when beginning work. He came to provide a quote within 1-2 days of me contacting him here on thumbtack and began work a few days later. He completed everything I requested of him and then some. Some things he did for us I include: installing a railing to the basement and second floor, fixing and replacing a light fixture, waterproofing a cellar wall, painting and improvements on our deck, and installing smoke detectors. He worked quickly and provided high quality service. I will be recommending him to anyone who mentions to me they are looking for handyman services and also we will absolutely contact him again if we need more services during this transition!

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Michael B. Olszewski
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tom T.
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Mike showed up on time explained what needed to be done...we agreed on a price and buy the way was reasonable for the quality of the work performed he kept me updated on the project and he worked to complete the job after hours. ...mike is quite a skilled craftsman i would hire mike in the future for all types of projects he is skilled in all types of home projects.....very satisfied with all that was done.....

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Keith Handyman Service
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cory B.
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Had my 58" tv mounted . I wasn't home but my wife said he was very guy . Came right in my home took his shoes off cause I have new carpet and got to work . Just wanted to say thanks again Keith

MW VISION
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Monika M.
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Marvin did a great job for us on several odd projects involving drywall, ceiling, electrical, plumbing, trim... his prices are very fair and we certainly recommend hiring him. He is the most reliable & punctual handyman I have worked with who shows up when he says he will every time.

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Odds-N-Ends
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Teresa P.
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Ryan is the perfect handyman and more. Prompt, efficient, great communicator and pleasant to work with

Troy G. Walton
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Michele L.
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Troy did a great job! We are very pleased with the back splash he installed. He was very prompt and he stayed with the price that he quoted. Troy also helped me with suggestions considering this was the first back splash I had done. He is very professional and I will certainly use him again as a handy man. Thank you Troy!

M.S Construction Services
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
William S.
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Excellent! Prompt and very professional. He has all the necessary tools /bits/screws etc to get the job done right. Will hire again for all my handyman projects again!

Lee's Handyman Service LLC
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Stefanie P.
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Honest..Reliable.. & Excellent customer service. Chuck was extremely punctual and willing to go above and beyond. I would recommend his services to anyone needing any sort of handyman work. 5 star quality.

Cooper Services
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
D.L. P.
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Mr. Cooper responded rapidly to my work request and performed an excellent job. I plan to hire him again in the future.

The House Mechanix
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen M.
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Rich Higgins of The House Mechanix did two projects for us. The first was to install a sliding shower door that we purchased. He did a very professional job. We hired him again for a second project that included a long list of interior repairs. They included patching ceiling and wall drywall, priming and painting, and a large number of miscellaneous handyman items. We are very satisfied with his pricing and quality of work. We also found him very ethical and easy to deal with. Steve McEvoy West Chester, PA

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Naylor
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vabe W.
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Great and reasonable!!! I now have an dependable electrician!

Helping Hands LLC
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Sakina M.
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This is a great company. We first contracted for some landscaping updates and decided to continue with more handyman services. Everything turned out great at a reasonable price. Honest and hardworking. You won't regret choosing them.

  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Durre S.
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We hired Jeff to install some kitchen cabinets and build a deck under them, then trim them out. Jeff is punctual, reasonably priced, neat, personable and a real craftsman- every quality you could want in a contractor or Handyman! I am very particular and OCD, he worked with me every step of the way and really helped my vision come to fruition. Not to mention, he was wonderful with my 3 very young children and respectful of my home (taking shoes off etc). We are having Jeff back for a full bathroom remodel and cannot wait to work with him again, would highly recommend.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need Handyman Service ASAP

Washington, DC

  • Service type
    Installation
  • Project length
    Multiple days
  • Details
    flooring and remodel bathroom
  • $2500
    Average price

Need a Handyman to Repair a Stairway Handrail

Washington, DC

  • Service type
    Repairs
  • Project length
    An hour or two
  • Details
    I have a stairway handrail attached to drywall by two supports, each of which is screwed into the drywall. One of the supports is loose and can't be tightened; it appears not to have been anchored to a stud. I need to have the support moved and re-screwed into a stud to prevent the handrail from wobbling.
  • $90.71
    Average price

Need a Handyman to Fix a Bathroom Drawer Track

Falls Church, VA

  • Service type
    Repairs
  • Project length
    An hour or two
  • Details
    Problem with bathroom drawer track... Only one side needs to be fixed but may need assistance finding the part or devising an alternative solution. So maybe 1 site visit to see the problem, then another once part is received to fix the problem.
  • $90
    Average price
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