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Do-it-4U Services
from 161 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 379 hires on Thumbtack
Maureen M.
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Steve assembled an Ikea shelving system I purchased on Craigslist with no packaging or directions other than a few pages printed from He was quick to respond and came at the agreed upon time after calling to reconfirm. His work was thorough and his labor was reasonable. Definitely will be calling him back.

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First in Service
from 116 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrea L.
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I am very happy with the service I received, the guys were very professional, on time and they were within my budget. My playset is huge and required many hours of labor. They took the time and care to build the playset. They took care of everything so I did not have to miss work, they kept me updated with pictures. They have great references. Would highly recommend!!!

Joe Bisson Handyman.
from 83 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
Dean D.
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Joe is a very affable, skilled and hard working professional. He got what was not a easy Joe done on time and on budget. Great job Joe.

MH Services Corp.
from 43 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Adam C.
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Great work with various small jobs around the house. Easy as can be to work with. Will hire again.

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S.Doyle Restoration
from 39 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nuno V.
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Put a request in for a mason to close a basement window, Steve came over the same day gave me a price for labor and material which was th best around!!!! Not only was he prompt but his finish work was amazing. Very clean and professional will definetly hire again

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  • 10 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Chris L.
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Alex, the owner, is EXTREMELY good, professional. His response time was 30 minutes on an estimate and started and completed a project 24 hours later. I was immensely happy and he went out of his way to even do some additional spot work at no cost. His labor costs where fair and he also picked up the materials. I would recommend him for any job large, medium, or small. He IS the best painter I've ever worked with (and I used to be a painter back in college myself.)

from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Harold C.
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Admir and his brother pano we're both professional and on time and did an excellent job with the work

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Hoffer Construction
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandra S.
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Joe easily took on two jobs that other workers had botched. I highly recommend him for his carpentry and painting skills. Plus, he's a nice guy!

from 12 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Benjamin C.
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Kevin is an experienced craftsmen and has a lot of charm in his way. His work was done on time and efficiently and I really enjoyed how he always had a smile on his face and was up front in all communication regarding the work. He addressed problems on the fly and had a great knowledgebase of the carpentry/labor as well as paint and other projects we wanted done that complimented the work. He was a real joy to work with. I would definitely recommend him, in fact, I have.

Galavotti electrical
from 9 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Jim P.
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Josh came when he said he would and he did the job. He left the receipt for materials and charged $60/he for labor just as he promised. Won't hesitate to hire him again!!

  • 6 years in business
Deborah V.
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I contacted Boston Home Repair Pros for a living room redesign and when I called I spoke to Ashley she was very welcoming and warm. I had a lot of questions about pricing and the materials they use and she was very helpful and honest. When the day came for the laborers to show up a very nice gentleman named Sean showed up. His work was efficient and very well done. I was very pleased with the end result. I have told all my friends to go with this company for further "home makeovers".

S + K Cart Designs
from 3 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan R.
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Shaun did an amazing job, he is super easy to work with (flexible hours) and was able to work around my schedule. He is very trustworthy, after the first day I would just leave keys for him. He also does a great job of breaking down costs to show exactly what you are paying for materials and what you are paying for labor. I highly recommend Shaun and will be hiring him for any other jobs I have in the future.

MLC Renaissance Laborers
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ben M.
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Mark cut down a 20-30 foot tree in my back yard. He arrived on time and did a terrific job. All at a very fair price. I would highly recommend him and will use again.

  • 12 years in business
Janice T.
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Chris and Bill are one-of-a-kind -- they work together so well, and approach each job as a unique challenge to be reached. They have done a whole range of jobs for us -- hauling pea stone to the garden, putting together garden furniture, installing a huge white board in our great room, moving furniture, clean-outs, and even installing a chicken coop in the back yard! I highly recommend their services.

Jeff B.
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I hired R & M Contracting to remodel our kitchen andwas totally happy with the way Rob Handled every detail from start to finish. When the hurricain hit us we had damage to our roof and ceilings and Rob dealt directly with our insurance company and had our home back to normal in 3 days and R & M Guarantees all of their work for 3 years labor and materials. I highly recomend R & M Contracting!


I offer moving help. I have no truck. I do labor, demo, clean outs, yard work and other odd jobs. Same-day service is available. I charge $15/hr. Robert


I do cleaning, landscaping, painting, demo, moving, and stone patios. Pretty much all labor work, I can do, and I am a very hard worker.


We are here to save you time and money on your next move. We have many years of experience in this business, and we do it all for your moving needs. So, if you're moving local or long distance, please give us a call and go with the pros. We also do packing, furniture assembly, pod loading-unloading, and in-house moves as well. So, call now and get our super-low rates.


We are a full-service moving company. We offer flat-rate moves in our 15-ft. truck, and we also provide labor-only moves. We can do last minute, hoisting, and tight fits anything that you have to move. We will pack your items, load/unload, and drive the truck. We will do anything that you need us to do. Our flat rate moves start at only $224. Please feel free to give us a call. Advice and quotes over the phone are always free. We are very professional and most of our business is repeat or word of mouth. We just want to help our customers have a better moving experience; we know moving is stressful. That's why you should call us to make it less stressful for yourself. Give us a call today; advice is always free.


we are available for all of your home labor needs. our service include: clean outs (foreclosures, storage units, hoarding, etc...)junk removal, demolition, residential, &commercial, moving, general home maintenance and handy man services


I am willing to work for cash to be a laborer. Prefer to be a driver's helper whether local or long distance. I am open to almost anything. I could save a trailer driver money so he/she does not have to hire someone when they reach their destination and unload.

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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