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Pittsburgh Household Services

Browse these household services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Pittsburgh.

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Godfrey Construction
4.8
from 112 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 172 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marcie K.
Verified review

Mr. Godfrey showed up on time and prepared to repair my screen door that fell off at the hinges. Mr. Godfrey's work is better than the original installation. I will refer him to all my friends and family.

Big Mama's Maids
4.7
from 60 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Kris K.
Verified review

She was AMAZING! My house was sparkling clean. She went above & beyond a "deep clean." We had recently moved in & w/ my hectic work schedule I was way behind on cleaning. Nikki not only cleaned, she organized some household items I didn't have a chance to. SHE IS AWESOME!!!

Dream Design Renovations
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
William T.
Verified review

Bathroom renovation. DDR completed our project in a professional manner, on time and affordable. Mr. Scanlon and his crew, Bruno and Donnie, demonstrated their expertise and care for our home while performing our complete renovation. We could not be more pleased with the outcome. We highly recommend DDR for any of your household renovation projects.

  • 11 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
April H.
Verified review

Professional attitude, complete household mold evaluation, experienced in mold removal and water cleanup and excellent customer service are the reasons why this company is superior to the others. I interviewed all the companies that were provided by thumbtack. This company respected my home and gave me a reasonable price. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND them without reservation. They will take care of the problem. My house is mold free. Thank You.

Parham Design LLC. 7am/7pm
4.6
from 25 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Linda C.
Verified review

Charles is by far the most excellent contractor we have ever used. Bar none. He designed and implemented the construction of our new kitchen. He either DID every single aspect by himself, or oversaw anyone who came into the house. Floors to ceilings! Anytime we discussed something and my husband or I would say, "is it possible to maybe do???" He found a way! When we decided it was time for a new kitchen, we never expected to get pretty much everything we wanted, and more. But we did. Not only is Charles's workmanship extraordinary, but he himself is THE most respectful and considerate of any workers of any kind we have ever had in our home. And believe me, when no one in our household is DIY, and we've lived here 30+ years, we have had to deal with lots of workmen! Our original idea was to change old cabinets, countertops and appliances. But with the questions and suggestions of Charles we ended up with a major remodel. He understood our greatest desires in a kitchen. And so we were able to get our dream kitchen. We are so very pleased with the kitchen results, we really really want to remodel our game room with the help of Charles of Parham Design. Soon.

Lawn Pros
4.4
from 22 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Robert N.
Verified review

The guys did a great job. The equipment was clean and they handled our household goods carefully. My only suggestion moving forward would be have a few Moving Blankets available to augment the customers assortment of blankets.

MG Contracting
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Lori L.
Verified review

Matt hung multiple ceiling fans, blinds, a chandelier, a vanity light. He was professional and did great work at a reasonable price. I will hire him again for our household projects. He did a good job!

Royal contracting
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
John B.
Verified review

Had new gutter guard installed, arrived on time, finished on time, cleaned up all around house. This is our 2nd job with Royal Contracting, they are are great company to work with. Very understanding of what needs to be done, excellent clean up, very professional in there approach. Could not beat the price. We have had them do screen doors, roofing and gutter guard. Would call on them again for our household needs.

  • 18 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew L.
Verified review

DJ was amazing. She was extremely flexible with her schedule and accommodated all of my cleaning needs. I was very satisfied with the clean when I moved in. On top of all this, she is really helpful, nice, and welcoming, offering extra help for me, who's moving in from out of state!

Household Helpers
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Adam S.
Verified review

My name is Adam, president of AJS Quality Services. We have used Mara from Household Helpers on several of our construction projects to clean after the completion of the projects. From start to finish she is outstanding, very professional and impeccable attention to details. We will continue to use her services on future projects. I know for a fact that some of our customers have continued to use her services. You will not be disappointed when hire Household Helpers.

Mimi Mcclelland
5.0
from 8 reviews
    Wendy N.
    Verified review

    I am extremely ocd, so handing over my cleaning responsibilities was hard for me. However, with 4 children & my heavy word schedule I knew I needed help. I interviewed a handful or professionals in the cleaning industry, I chose mimi because she was well spoken, very detailed in the way she explained her cleaning protocol. We spoke the same language about cleaning & she understood my household needs. She is extremely efficient, detailed & friendly. I can see why she has been in the business for 7 years. I have referred her out to my friends & they as well where very satisfied with her. I would highly recommend her. Wendy

    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Melissa M.
    Verified review

    Jeff and his crew did an amazing job installing my new skylight and fixing some severe water damage. Their prices are reasonable and they do quality work. Jeff is very honest, polite and courteous. He explained every step in terms I could understand. Even more importantly, he took the time to explain! He insists on using quality products to ensure piece of mind to homeowners. His craftsmanship and skill is evident in the final product. I will be using him again for other household projects!

    Dolores R.
    Verified review

    My basement floor, size approximately 435 sq. ft., needed leveled. The floor height varied up to five and six inches toward the center. It sloped downward toward the drain in the front and back upward toward the front wall. The floor was painted concrete from at least 50 years ago, and in a few spots the concrete was slightly chipped and cracked. The rear of the basement had a slight slope but was not as drastic as the front part. I had cement contractors suggesting to break up only the front half of the existing concrete and pour new concrete. I also had another flooring contractor willing to pour the leveling compound Ardex. Cost for the Ardex job would have been $3,200, but that was for using only twenty-five 50# bags of Ardex. If I needed any more bags of Ardex, I would have to assume the cost after the first 25 bags at a cost of $60.00 per bag. I was very reluctant to do this. I found Bamm Flooring and Construction with a very good rating and called them. Tony Georgevich said he could use Quikrete Concrete Mix for leveling, as long as I covered the finished floor with either slate, ceramic or porcelain tile. Tony, Adrian and Ray did an excellent job. They worked for about two weeks from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The floor still had some unevenness. However, it was 95% improved. They ended up using over 117 bags of 60# Quikrete @ $2.78/bag. I was so glad I did not use the Ardex product. After this leveling was complete, they laid the tile. This floor required 30 cartons of Brazilian Slate Porcelain. My basement floor is such an improvement that I actually love working in it now. Tony is a perfectionist and you can tell he is proud of his work. I would recommend this company for any flooring job, regardless of the difficulty. After they finished the floor, I asked if Adrian could help me unclog my gutters and insert gutter guards, which he did. Overall, I am very happy with the job that these guys did and would call on them again for flooring or other household projects.

    Duch Ez LLC
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Cox A.
      Verified review

      REQUIRED DETAIL CLEANING FOR MY HOME, AND OFFICE, AT LEAST A BIWEEKLY CLEANING. MS. CHIOCCA WAS FLEXABLE TO MY THE NEEDS OF HOUSEHOLD DUTIES THAT I REQUIRED ATTENTION ASAP. VERY IMPRESSED.

      Rent a Housewife
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 3 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Robert T.
      Verified review

      I had used Thumbtack to reach out to potential dog walkers because I was having issues with my previous hires. (not through Thumbtack) I had completed the Thumbtack form looking for service last Wednesday evening and by Thursday morning Elizabeth had reached out to me with a very decent quote for dog walking. Needless to say with her professional attitude, dog walking skills and incredible politeness, she was hired immediately. She has been my dog walker for a week now and I have not regretted it one bit! One thing I learned about her company is that she is available for any of your household needs. I can assure you I will be contacting Rent a Housewife for many of my household needs! VERY satisfied! HIGHLY recommended!! Thank you Elizabeth!

      • 1 year in business
      Deb B.
      Verified review

      We contacted Junkin Jim to help us with cleaning out my parents’ home as part of settling the estate. As you can image, the home was essentially full as my parents lived in the home their entire life. Jim provided us some options, others we contacted did not. His options allowed us to save considerable money by donating much of the furniture and other household items which Jim coordinated. Jim made the entire process very easy as it was an emotional time for us. Jim and his team did an outstanding job. It is refreshing to work with honest and competent people like Jim.

      • 12 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Thomas M.
      Verified review

      She did an excellent job, on time and completed more then I thought she was going to do. Very happy and I am staying with her for the long haul.

      About

      I offer manual labor for basic household and landscaping jobs. I am reliable and thorough. I specialize in basement and garage cleanup.

      About

      We provide quality cleaning at affordable rates. There is no job that is too big or too small. Our hours are flexible. We even have Saturday and evening hours. We have been cleaning in the Pittsburgh area for 15 years. Let us come clean for you.

      About

      We handle all areas of cleaning, including one-time clean-ups or clean-outs, junk removal, household chores, windows and wall. We organize and decorates attics, basements, pool house, garages, rentals and foreclosures. Nothing is too big. We are family owned and operated.

      About

      I offer house cleaning and window washing. We are a husband and wife team. Often for simple yard work, I bring my 16-year-old son. I do basic and everyday chores that hardworking families just run out of time to do. It's a tough decision between chores and quality time with your family. Let us make the decision easier and do the chores for you.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What is house sitting?

      A house sitter watches your house while you are away for work or vacation, or if you have to be away for an extended period. House sitters can also provide pet-sitting services, staying in your home and caring for your pet while you are away. The house sitter can say overnight in your home while you’re gone, or stop by once a day to ensure everything is in order if your pet doesn’t need overnight supervision. Reptiles and most cats are just fine with daily visits and feeding.

      House sitting provides major advantages to the homeowner. A regular presence in your house deters break-ins and theft. Home safety issues such as water leaks get noticed and dealt with right away, so you don’t come home to big problems. A house sitter can bring in your mail daily, care for your houseplants, and provide home safety and peace of mind.

      Why should you hire a contractor?

      Hiring a general contractor is a good idea for many remodeling projects. Home renovation contractors have a broad range of skills to manage, coordinate and complete a project. They should help make sure your project comes in on time and within your budget as they hire and supervise all the necessary subcontractors, including electricians and plumbers. They also handle procuring all the materials required for your job. Some homeowners look to save money by acting as their own contractor, but an experienced home renovation contractor is worth the cost. They should know local building codes, be able to pull all necessary permits, and work with inspectors to make sure the construction meets local codes. Also, because they get professional discounts, they can typically buy materials at a better price than you can; better prices on materials and labor save you money, and make up for at least a percentage of the cost of the contractor.

      How much do you pay for house cleaning?

      Hiring a professional house cleaning service is a helpful way to have a healthy home even when your work and personal schedule is packed. House cleaning prices vary based on how many square feet your home is, how dirty your house gets, and how often the cleaning service comes. Some companies charge a set amount — such as 5 cents — per square foot, with a minimum amount, such as $100. The national average cost for house cleaning ranges between $110 and $150. Prices can be lower in areas with a lower cost of living, higher in big cities or affluent regions. You may save money by increasing the frequency of your house cleaning visits. Often a company will charge you less per cleaning when you schedule more cleanings per month. The cost advantage rewards your loyalty, and also reflects the fact that more frequent cleanings make it easier to maintain a high level of cleanliness in your home. A housecleaning service may charge more for the first visit or for one-time services than for recurring cleanings.

      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.

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