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Tan the Handyman
from 509 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 675 hires on Thumbtack
Aric S.
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Tan the handyman and his partner performed very well. We needed some electrical and plumbing work done. He came to look things over one day and came to start working some small pieces of the job the very next day. Seems very knowledgeable and provides suggestions that he feels would be better alternatives rather than just doing things that may be unnecessary. For what he's done so far, we are very satisfied and would recommend him to others as well.

  • 5 years in business
  • 225 hires on Thumbtack
Donna P.
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John is a professional and did excellent work for me. First he replaced a kitchen faucet, then leanking hot water heater valve, then re-cabled hot water heater wires that had been incorrectly cabled. I would definitely hire him again for any kind of handyman work.

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360º Handyman
from 88 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shannon C.
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Gustavo was so amazing!! He immediately responded and came out THAT NIGHT and fixed the issue. He found another problem while fixing the leak and is coming back after the holiday. ALSO he helped me fix a broken railing on my front porch that night as well! I can't say enough good things. I am so appreciative of the speed and efficiency Gustavo has provided for me. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

Steven's Home Services
from 92 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy C.
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This is the best contractor I have ever worked with. He was on time (to the minute) and worked completely on his own to perform all the jobs I had for him. He was here for 6 hours today and did not stop. I would recommend him for any handyman or electrical work without hesitation.

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  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
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John B.
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Mr. Boiko tiled our kitchen backsplash with a difficult mosaic tile. The results were amazing. He is by far the best tiler we have ever hired. He is a very pleasant, dedicated worker, wanting to do his best. A superior work ethic. You will be glad you hired him, trust me.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shanelle D.
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Excellent experience! My boyfriend surprised me with several home projects completed with the help of Slayton Handyman Services. We did everything from hanging paintings to assembling desks to hanging a light fixture. I look forward to our next project!

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Embrose Handyman Services
from 55 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debbie B.
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Cleaned and tightened gutters. Will hire for other handyman services.

  • 18 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Trina E.
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Mr. Todd of Todd Painting does Professional work at a Reasonable price!!!!!! He painted several rooms inside my home to include two Gorgeous Accent walls that brought the decor in each room alive. He also painted the outside of my home which brought the value of my home up tremendously. Mr. Todd was Professional and on time. I was more than pleased with his work. I would and have recommended him to coworkers and friends and they were just as pleased with his work and professionalism as I was. So if your looking for a painter Mr. Todd is your man!!!!

True Handyman
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Shaw B.
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I have been using Jason Bond, HHH Handyman Services, on two homes that I have lived in here in Richmond. His service and professionalism are unsurpassed. He has always been respectful of my home and time. I will continue to use HHH Handyman Services and would recommend their work to others looking for a trustworthy person and company. Shaw Blackmon Henrico County Resident

Myers Handyman Service
from 17 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Taura W.
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He was very punctual & got the job done! He even changed a bulb that was out in our kitchen. I definitely will use him again!!

Middleton Construction
from 11 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Emily B.
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This is probably the best handyman I’ve ever seen!!! He really is great. I gladly and highly recommend him to anyone looking to tackle projects around the house. I used him for tile, painting, and deck repair. #perfect

Richmond Local Handyman
from 11 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Emilio W.
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Very happy with the work done! Hugo Castro is professional and punctual! I will keep using his services for sure! Thanks Richmond Local Handyman.

Frank Durrett
from 11 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara D.
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Mr. Durrett was punctual, professional and gave attention to detail. He was thorough and utilized his time, effectively. His prices were excellent and I will refer him to anyone needing an excellent handyman!

Mann Family Services
from 5 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Takina A.
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I needed a handyman to adjust several interior doors in my house. I was matched with five pros, and Joe was the only one to personally respond to make sure he had a clear understanding of my request. He arrived in a timely manner and immediately got to work to fix my poorly hung doors. Although I told him I was resigned to having to eventually replace the doors with prehung doors, Joe did offer additional suggestions to help me consider avoiding this future expense. Before leaving, he noticed that my exterior door was also not closing properly, so he took the time to adjust that as well. I highly recommend Joe for professionalism, attention to detail, good value for the work and he seems to be an all around nice guy.

Michael Young Handyman
from 3 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea S.
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I hired Mike to replace a bedroom door in my home. Mike was very prompt in replying to my post. I set up a phone meeting to discuss the scope of the job. Mike arrived in a timely manner, and did a very professional job. The job was a little harder than expected as my home is 104 years old. So, my measurements weren't exact, but that was no problem for Mike. He made the necessary adjustments, completed the job, and cleaned up all saw dust debris very well before leaving. I will definitely hire Mike again.

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Although my idea for the project could not be completed due to a house construction snafu, Mr. Smiley was extremely conscientious in attempting to complete the job. He was cordial, professional and had extensive knowledge as to how the project should be done.


Whether you need to make an everyday home repair or want to make a home improvement, choose the professional handyman services of Neighborhood Handyman. We take pride in helping homeowners solve problems, big and small, and whether it's a squeaky door or how to make more space for a growing family. We will leave the property as clean, if not cleaner, than we entered. If we find hidden damages or problems we could not see when we gave you the anticipated cost, we'll give you a written change order to approve before proceeding -- no surprises! All the work we do and materials we purchase are warranted for one year; any problems, and we'll come back and fix it free of charge.


We do residential handyman services. No job is too big or small. Our services include light plumbing, bathroom repair, tiling, painting, gutter replacement and cleaning, deck replacement and repair, carpet cleaning, drywall and repair, ceiling repair (popcorn ceilings included), attic cleaning, and more. All is done with 1st class service with a smile!


It's a unique bussiness. Only 4 people work with me and we probably do about 8 job a day between all of us and good money


We provide services for home improvement such as electrical, plumbing and appliances. I worked in apartment maintenance for 6 years, so I am an all around handyman.


I'm licensed and insured for the work that I do. I have done residential and commercial work. My rates are good and I do give free estimates. My jobs are not finished until you are completely satisfied.

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

Williamsburg, VA

  • Service type
    Repairs: No, Installation: Yes, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    installing a window egress (48 in by 48 in window is cut, window is picked out and being ordered) ensuring it is waterproof, etc

Need a Roofing Expert

Charlottesville, VA

  • Project type
    Leaking water, Interior water stains
  • Roof type
    Asphalt shingles
  • Building type
    Multi-level commercial building
  • Details
    I noticed about 5 different water stains on the ceiling. Roof is only 6 years old. It's a 2-story townhouse. Looking for someone to find and fix the leaks and check attic for water damage. I am thinking of having this done between now and late May / first week in June after my tenants move out and I am doing other maintenance.
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