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Lufkin Handymen

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

P.D.Q. Home Improvements
from 9 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Taylor A.
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We added a wall to separate two room and added a closet in one one. Ran into a snag on electrical, but they had a plan right away and it didn't push the project back much. Great guy and great work.

Vaughn's Custom Creations
from 2 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Cliff H.
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James painted a few rooms in our house and did an excellent job. Great communication, reliable, and cleaned up after the job was done. I highly recommend, you will not find a more reasonable and honest guy. Thanks for the great work!

Serenity Handyman Services
from 2 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lance W.
Verified review

Did a great job! On time and did a perfect job, 1st class defiantly recommend and will use again in the future.

McCulloch Handyman Services
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Danielle B.
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James has fixed multiple things for me. My bathtub, lawnmower, repaired doors, replaced sheetrock. I call him for every handyman job.Irecommend him. He does all his repairs in a professional manner and always finnishes his projects.

  • 2 years in business
Roy R.
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Mr. Buffinton was very knowledgeable about each of the items we had him fix. Outside of his work on and attention to the lawn mower, after seeing his ability to take a mower apart and replacing the items and being able to diagnose any issues we had, I felt more than confident to allow him to work on our vehicles. Very good at his work, very professional, and didn't cost an arm and a leg for his time and service, we will definitely be using him again, and highly recommend him.

C And C Handyman Services
from 1 review
  • 13 years in business
Carmen T.
Verified review

Did a excellent job. I would definitely recommend them and would use him again.


All my jobs are done right, no short cuts and at a very cheap price. My skills vary, from minor electrical to framing, flooring, interior and exterior painting, trim and baseboard, drywall, plumbing and etc. You must call me, and if I don't answer, I will return the call.


I'm basically a handyman. Everyone needs a break, so I started this with some free time on my hands. I like what I do, and as long as the homers are happy, I am happy.

  • 14 years in business

We offer affordable home repairs to fit anyone's budget

  • 28 years in business

Skilled craftsmen seem to be a dying breed. So many say they posses carpenter skills when their work proves otherwise reflected in shoddy work and less than professional behavior. We do the job right the first time with courtesy and professional assistance. We take pride in the quality of our work and want to make a homeowner proud of our improvements to their home or structure.


We do general contracting and repairs, from HVAC and electrical to new home construction; large repairs to small.

  • 26 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack

The services we provide are as follows: * Remodeling * Cabinetry * Room Additions * Deck Repairs * Garages * Pole Barns * Shops We have built a few complete houses.


We have more than 20 years experience where satisfaction is our number on goal


I don't just do the kind of work i do for the money it is something i enjoy doing i take a lot of pride in the quality of work i can do


Welding is my trade, but I worked in all other trades. I do basic electrical and carpentry work, plumbing and drywall repairs, roofing and trim work.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack

We specialize in residential, commercial and industrial construction. From changing out a door knob to building your dream home, let Chittum & Son make your housing dreams come true. We are bonded and insured and waiting for your call.


We do almost anything! We do decks, porches, cleanup, painting, pressure washing, metal roofs, and plumbing.


I have done many jobs for the past 22 years, including ceramic tile, attic and wall insulation, and carpentry. I also have experience in painting (interior and exterior), cleaning homes, remodeling kitchens and bathrooms, crown molding, trimming, kitchen cabinets, backsplashes on sinks or bathtubs, etc.


Honesty, integrity, fast response , safety minded, courteous service, fair prices. Quality work.


We, here at J & Jays, do almost any job, big or small; we do it all. We guarantee to beat any price.


We guarantee you'll like to see your home looking like new.

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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