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Alexandria Handymen

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

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Conceivable Conceptions
4.9
from 339 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 457 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cortnay C.
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Trenton arrived early and completed the assembly in about 20 minutes with ease! Would definitely hire him again.

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1st Home Pro Services
4.8
from 238 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 317 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alexander K.
Verified review

Brandon did an excellent job! He showed up on time, did the work as expected and cleaned up after completion. I'd highly recommend him to anyone else seeking a handyman. I intend using Brandon for all my future projects!

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Rob's Handyman Service
4.9
from 212 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 285 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shirley Z.
Verified review

Great service! We would like to recommend Rob to anyone who needs handyman service

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Tim's Assembly Service
4.8
from 194 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 305 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Al L.
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Even though we had a minor disaster, Tim stuck through to make sure things were taken care of. I would use Tim again for small handyman duties.

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Westly Hart
5.0
from 111 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Madeleine L.
Verified review

Wes came after regular business hours and put up 4 heavy shelves in the kitchen, installed a ceiling fan, and assembled side arms to a sofa. He was quick, methodical, quiet, clean, and did a phenomenal job. His main concern was customer satisfaction and offered to return in the future if I found that I wanted adjustments to his work. I will definitely hire Wes again and will be sure to let my friends and family know about him for when they need a handyman. So glad I selected him!

Griss Maid Services, LLC
4.5
from 123 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 234 hires on Thumbtack
Myke B.
Verified review

Hired Marvin to fix some plaster in my ceiling. I have 100+ year old house in Baltimore city and the ceiling plaster had some water damage from a roof leak. I had the roof repaired by a roofer last year, but needed to have the plaster fixed where it had gotten wet. Marvin gave me a quick reply and estimate, came out and go the job done super quick and done right! Even more impressively, you would never know that someone had done any plaster work in the room as he cleaned up the dust/debris COMPLETELY and took all the trash with him. The repair looks great and I'm super satisfied. Definitely hire Marvin for any job, I highly recommend.

Antonio Gonzalez LLC
4.8
from 104 reviews
  • 124 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Antonio was great! He took a last-minute appointment to assemble 2 large pieces of home gym equipment, an elliptical and a weight bench. He arrived when expected and was professional throughout the process. Thanks to him, I love my new home gym. I definitely recommend him for those seeking handyman services.

All Season Pros.
4.6
from 103 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
Tamieko R.
Verified review

I highly recommend Stavo/ All Seasons Pro... you won't be disappointed. From my initial inquiry about needing a handyman, Stavo responded immediately and even sent pictures of previous jobs he did. He followed up and stayed in contact with me until I was ready for him to complete the job. He was punctual and came ready to work. Best of all, he was honest and up front about tasks that I thought needed to be done and saved me money by making more reasonable suggestions. I will definitely use Stavo and his team again. Thanks Stavo🤗

Top Pro
  • 10 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chani F.
Verified review

I highly recommend this company. David was incredible. the best handyman I have ever hired. His work was impeccable and he cleaned up every drop of mess and more. He was kind and friendly. He was helpful and suggested better ways to do the job. 5 stars!!!

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E.G.H. Services -
4.8
from 76 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
J. B.
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The electrician was very polite and extremely professional. I needed a chandelier assembled and installed rather quickly. He showed up within 1 1/2 hours. The project took several hours because the chandelier came in a million pieces. He was extremely patient and once finished, it looked exactly as it was pictured on the website. I so pleased with his work and have received many compliments on the chandelier. After finishing the project, he cleaned up after himself and even offered to dispose of the enormous box that it came in. I highly recommend E.G.H. Services!

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  • 11 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dimitar M.
Verified review

Mr. Ordained did renovation of our bathroom with excellent design work and consistency. He has very good skills and knowledge of construction, plumbing and electricity work. I always will recommend to others and will use his services. Dimitar Mavrov, Alexandria

Top Pro
  • 2 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vince J.
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I had a broken garbage disposal. Rather than tinker with it, I called Quick Fixes Handyman Services. They were nearby and affordable. I thought what the hell. This guy shows up. He was professional, and knew what he was doing. He had a new unit installed in no time flat. I'm not easily impressed, but this fellow - Scott was his name - made it look easy. I thought, Damn, that was quick! I've not had a problem since. I tacked his number on my refrigerator. If anything needs fixing in the future, he will be the one I call. He seemed really honest too about what he asked to be paid and what I paid him. That was refreshing. I recommend Quick Fixes highly.

Carpenter
4.4
from 49 reviews
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Sara B.
Verified review

Stephen was a no show. No call, no text, no nothing. Pretty disappointed. It has been so difficult finding a reliable handyman for a variety of things around the house, I guess I shouldn't be too surprised. It seems no one wants money these days. I'll keep looking.

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MACO, LLC.
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa T.
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They were great! On time and worked till the job was done. They did an excellent job and were very courteous. I’m happy to have found a go-to couple for any future handyman needs and will definitely be using them again in the future.

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Bella Pro Remodeling LLC
4.7
from 30 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Judy S.
Verified review

Could not ask for more ... The entire Team was efficient, effective, nice, great sense of humor, amazingly quiet for the work that was done, went above & beyond to help solve an issue caused by a previous contractor. Will recommend them to anyone looking for HandyMan or Contractor services!

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United Construction, LLC
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Virginia O.
Verified review

I cannot say enough good things about United Construction. I had to remodel my kitchen and, after having to suffer a bathroom remodelation with another compamy, I was very skeptical about going through this process again. But I was lucky enough to find Carlos and Ulrich. They were simply the best. Not only it was the best rate that I could find but also their work was impeccable. They did all of what they'd promissed in the given time frame. I wish I had found them before! I am sure I will call them for future works and I highly recommend their services to anyone having to remodel.

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Hands of Haggai - Remodeling
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Uzoma O.
Verified review

Where do I start? Matthew was amazing! If you have needs for a handyman, you have found one. From responsiveness to punctuality to expertise of his craft; he does it all. This guy is amazing. He asks questions and genuinely wants to please the customer. "The customer is always right" is his motto. Trust me he treats your ideas as if it's the Holy Grail of his project and even stays later to make sure you are pleased with his work. He cleaned up after the work was done making sure to leave my place as neat as possible. Pricing was more than reasonable for the amount of work that he did. So a big thank you to Matthew for making my apartment look fabulous and just being overall a great guy during the whole process. CHOOSE HIM!!!

Captain Mover and Handyman
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Cecelia H.
Verified review

Five stars! Captain Movers/Handyman negotiated an agreeable price, showed up on time, and patiently worked with me to move and organize my storage items in another unit. Although I had misjudged the amount of work, I gladly paid over the agreed price, for a job well done. The movers were professional and efficient. I will likely hire them again.

JJ Handyman Services
4.1
from 19 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
DCrayton M.
Verified review

Currently JJ HandyMan Services is scheduled to arrive on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 1400 hours to estimate cost & time completion.

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Handyman
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley F.
Verified review

Mr. Handyman is a passionate professional that performs above and beyond the bar. He responded immediately with a rough quote and came out to our home to complete an on-site estimate, paying attention to the details of the scope of work requested. He also identified some areas that we were unaware of which showed us he knew what he was doing. We decided to choose Mr. Handyman and we are very happy with our decision. Our project, which consisted of framing and installing drywall, had a tight schedule, yet Mr. Handyman and his crew were committed to completing the job. They were timely arrivers and good with communication as they updated us daily on progress. The completed outcome of the project was satisfactory and professionally done as we asked for. These guys are dedicated workers and we hope to have more projects with them in the future when new funds become available because they DO IT ALL!

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AJW
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

A wonderful handyman with great skills. Very polite and professional too!

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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Need a Handyman for Multiple Small Jobs

Brunswick, MD

  • Service type
    Repairs
  • Project length
    Half day
  • Details
    1 door jamb repaired, 2 spots in drywall repaired, 4 new locks installed, 2 deadbolts installed, install wire closet organizer, remove 3 window AC units, inspect 1 non-functioning security camera (others are okay, just need to decide if it needs rewiring or new unit- once I know I can contact electrician if needed)
  • $490
    Average price

Need a Handyman

Baltimore, MD

  • Service type
    Repairs
  • Project length
    An hour or two
  • Details
    This is just a leaking kitchen faucet
  • $125
    Average price

Need a Handyman to Install Ceiling Fan

Odenton, MD

  • Service type
    Installation, Assembly
  • Project length
    I'm not sure yet
  • Details
    install ceiling fan, but headboard on bed, hang blinds
  • $182.5
    Average price
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