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Knoxville Home Repair Specialists

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The Good Samaritan
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joe A.
Verified review

Our home repair required peeling off old tape, re-taping, mudding and sanding. Neal also blended the ceiling mudding to match the existing texture which saved us the burden of repainting the entire ceiling. He arrived promptly, kept the work area as clean as possible, considering all the sanding that needed to be done, and completed the job in a timely manner. If and when we need further repair work done on our home, we would contact Neal without hesitation.

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Zach Thomason
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cheran E.
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Quick response to enquiry and repair complete within 1 hour.

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Guy Friday's
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gloria P.
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Mark was very helpful in figuring out a problem and suggesting how to fix it. We now need a roofer and after that repair we'll need Mark to come back and finish the project. Would recommend him to friends.

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Organic experience services
4.7
from 43 reviews
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kris W.
Verified review

Simply put, Scott is EXCELLENT! If you want value for your dollar, he's your guy. Punctual, professional, friendly, knowledgeable, everything we were looking for to help us manage our 5 acres of landscaping on a budget. And most importantly, Scott is extremely TRUSTWORTHY! I would trust this guy to watch my home and property any day of the week and would happily hand him the keys to any of my vehicles if I was out of town...yeah, he's that level of quality. Do yourself a favor and hire him. You won't regret it!

Complete Solutions
4.8
from 42 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
David B.
Verified review

J. D. finished a "small" kitchen repair--quotes added only because even the most minor adjustment can set in motion all sorts of complications, and sometimes can be harder than a bigger job. He replaced a wall that was restricting access to the refrigerator, and replaced it with a beautiful, special-order wood panel. J. D. certainly didn't treat this as a small job, and took special care to finish everything to our satisfaction. He takes his work, and his reputation, very seriously, and works very diligently to make his customers happy. I would recommend Complete Solutions without qualifications.

Brad's Home Improvements
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley A.
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Brad did an awesome job on multiple projects at my home. Repaired a leak under the kitchen sink and a full bathtub replacement. I would hire him again if needed.

Carol's Cleaning Services
4.5
from 41 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth S.
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Carolyn did a wonderful job cleaning my home yesterday. She was very friendly and efficient. She was also very fast. I look forward to having her clean again in a few weeks.

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  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andy D.
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Mark did some sheetrock repairs for our company, one part was on a 12' ceiling that had been stepped through. He did EXCELLENT work, looks great. Very professional, very detailed, very pleasant to work with. He paid a lot of attention to protecting the surroundings where he was working and cleaning up afterwards. Would HIGHLY recommend !

Mr. Mack Mowing & More
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Brandon C.
Verified review

Does great work and very affordable! I paid him and left my house. He had a issue with his mower and had to go home and get his other mower. Came back in a timely manner and finished the job. Very nice guy and trustworthy. Thanks!!

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Cibolo Construction
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tim B.
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Mike has done several jobs for me at my primary residence and our rental property. No task was too small or big for Mike and his team. The work was done quickly and at a very reasonable price. I recommend Mike for any home repair needs.

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  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Monty M.
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Alex started with a small job of gate repair - punctual on a Saturday, quite cost effective and terrific quality with multiple bags of mortar for the new fence posts. In the end, completed on time and excellent quality. This lead us to do a number of subsequent projects with Alex - Wood fence repair and paiting, wooden deck repair and paiting and driveway poqer washing and surface coating with paint. All jobs worked out quite well, with Alex providing guidance on the scope of work and completing these on time and under fluctuating weather conditions. Subsequently he also completed a job of rewiring outdoor electrical installation. Would recommend Alex for any work as he seems to know a variety of trades - carpentry, electrical, paint, etc. He is cost effective and very dependable.

Loveday Plumbing Co
4.7
from 22 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Randy O.
Verified review

Mr.lovedaywas prompt and very compassionate when he came to our home.we needed someone who could do the repairs at a price we could afford,he did not hesitate to help us.his work is great,and his personality is gentle and caring.We would recommend him to everyone who needs a professional plumber.

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Saw Dawgs
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lind M.
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I am very happy with the plumbing work that I had done with Saw Dogs. He was very professional, arrived on time, and was reasonably priced. He was very knowledgeable and had a lot of experience in all types of home repairs. I felt comfortable with him working in my home unattended. I will definitely be using Saw Dawgs for future home repairs!!

C&D Construction
4.1
from 25 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Laura M.
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C&D Construction's friendly workers exceeded my expectations with their professionalism and workmanship. I had them put in a concrete patio and tear out an existing brick patio. Their pricing was competitive and their work was unparalleled. I cannot recommend them enough. If we ever have another home improvement project, I will be calling C&D Construction again!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey H.
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Absolutely fantastic job! Josh paid attention to details & left my home sparkling & smelling amazing. I love that my condo is so clean in places that I don’t have time to get to! I’m so thankful for a job well done😊.

  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Roxanne C.
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Ivan has been working for me on multiple jobs since July of 2016. He started when I had an absolutely aweful contractor who damaged walls even in rooms they weren't supposed to be in. Ivan repaired the walls and installed crow molding and painted the walls. His work has been exceptional. I was very cautious after my terrible experience. I have found him to be a craftsman who is truly concerned about the quality of his work. He is honest in keeping track of time and materials. He also makes sure to clean up at the end of the day. He has an assistant and I have seen him supervising to make sure the quality is there in his work as well. He is a hard worker and does excellent work. He is worth every penny.

Evans Electrical Services
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Rob V.
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Couldn't have been more pleased. Submitted my request on Friday, spoke with Jeremy about the work needed, he offered a few options and was very thorough in explaining them in layman's terms. He arrived Saturday, went right to work. I was concerned with the approaching storm and if the job was going to be completed that night. Jeremy diligently worked through to completion and just in the nick of time! I would highly recommend Jeremy for your electrical work. I will be hiring him for future work at our home.

Rollins electric
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Karen N.
Verified review

Two of the sweetest men (father and son). I thought they could repair my stove overhead vent, but had to replace. Had to go to Lowe's for replacement, and they went to pick up. Would hire again, no question.

Rob's Jobs
4.3
from 9 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer O.
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Was prompt and did the repair need and did a very good job.

Perfect Touch Home Services
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kim J.
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Just purchased my home and it needed lots of love. Mark came out did a great job at a great price. Honestly feel like I robbed him. I will definitely use his services again.

Dixons flooring and more
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jay M.
Verified review

I was very pleased with the appearance, manners and professionalism of the team that arrived at my home. The job was tying a new wood floor into the existing wood floor that was installed subpar by the former crew. This team worked diligently until the job was completed. They alerted me of any concerns they had regarding fit and finish of the new flooring so that I was aware and could be apart of the solution process. I am happy with the results and would not hesitate to use them again. I trust them.

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.

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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