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La Crosse Handymen

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  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Charles P.
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An outstanding job. Very prompt, thorough, quick to respond to all questions, and did excellent work painting, installing a fan, and assembling a bed. I plan to hire them again.

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Bill V.
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Excellent job at cleaning up after my three dogs and I.

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I have a very broad range of knowledge and abilities. A list of the things I don't do would be much shorter. If you need assistance, just ask. I will only accept jobs that I am capable and qualified to do.

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I do about almost anything, and if I can't, I've got people who can. I'm a hard worker who is dependable and does efficient work.

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I do general construction, remodeling and handyman services. No job is too small. I am a contractor for nearly 30 years. I am approaching retirement and would prefer smaller handyman jobs for the next few years. My work is of the highest quality. I am experienced in rough and finish carpentry, plumbing, electrical, drywall, painting, custom mill work, cabinet making, and tile work.

  • 3 years in business
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I take pride in my work, and the work I do for my customers...Is the way i would do it for myself.

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I am a retired maintenance worker. I have been doing this for 25 years. Most of my experiences come from previous employment. I have experience in painting, plumbing, electrical, and general repairs.

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We have 35 years of experience! We do general house remodeling, construction and handyman work. We have an all-flooring experience.

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If you can put your mind to it, Hoss can do it. There is no job too big or too small. I aim to please. So, if you think of it, I can do it.

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I provide general handyman and lawn care services. I have worked for a general contractor for 20 years.

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Looking at more then one option before you start the ending. Gives you more then just the short cut, it gives you your answer. You want your project the way you want it done. Creating what the consumer belongs to is a fine line then done or done right I give you my opinion. Run it your way with a little modern art, putting a little Michael Angelo into it.

  • 4 years in business
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I am a handyman and a carpenter. I work on decks, roofs, trims, laminate floors, custom woodworking, and some odd jobs.

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I have 30 years of experience in construction. I do every job as if it were my own! I always go the extra mile for my customers.

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Taking in consideration these projects are the customers. Giving you ideas till projects begin then let me do the measuring cutting planing planning fixing till satisfaction experienced.

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I do general repairs of auto, auto body, home, washers and dryers, TV, landscaping, and snow removal. I do just about any type of repairs. I'm up to the task and will work with people on payment. I can also get good deals on used tires, washers and dryers.

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I repair and do custom builds to the customers' expectations of laptops, desktops, and smartphones. I'm also a quite good handyman around the house!

  • 12 years in business
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I provide landscaping and handyman services. I am specializing in yard design and installation of paver stones, retaining walls, and decks.

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I am a jack of all trades, I do landscaping, roofing, siding, cleaning, car detailing, fencing, drywall and insulating services.

Q & A

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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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