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B.H. Handyman Services
4.7
from 113 reviews
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Latanza P.
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Hopkins Handyman Service replaced my bathroom faucet.. The job was affordable and well done, no complaints! I would hire him again..

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Hawthorne Remodeling LLC
4.9
from 65 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carol K.
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Two porches were added onto the house. Both are well build and attractive. The work was done in a timely manner and Jeff was professional and prompt.

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Big Blue Carpentry
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chartese K.
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Brian's response time was excellent and his work was completed in a high quality manner. I look forward to Big Blue Handyman completing projects for us in the future. I'd recommend Brian to others. Thanks Cherrie

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WB's Handyman Services
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Terry M.
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Walt is a true professional tradesman. He is honest, reliable, and does great work!

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  • 21 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark K.
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I was very pleased with E&S Handyman. If you need a handyman to do your jobs look no further. The quality of work was fantastic, the job was done very quickly, and the prices are very reasonable. The next time I look for someone to complete a job, E&S will be the first place I go. Top notch and very professional.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary B.
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Jeff responded quickly to our request for a contractor. He was able to come the next day. The job was not an easy one. Working in a small attic space, dirty and dusty, he successfully accomplished the job that needed to be done. He was creative, resourceful and experienced. We will use him again!

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  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
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Bridget J.
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We hired Lyndell to patch up some spots on our bathroom ceiling where paint was chipping and surface mold was growing. We had our entire bathroom remodeled a little over a year ago but come to find many corners were cut leaving us with small issues piling up. Lyndell was prompt to respond to our initial request. When my husband and I finally met Lyndell he was very thorough and extremely knowledgeable. He provided great details. Answered all our questions. Calmed my anxieties about our mounting bathroom problems. The work was quality and a great value. I wish we had hired Lyndell for our initial remodel. He has so much expertise. My husband and I would fully recommend him.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brian D.
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La Rue was a pleasure to work with. Gives you an honest quote that he sticks too. No nickel and dimimg you with additional things here and there. He is a hard worker and does a tremendous job. He works long hours to assure he gets the job done for you in a timely manner. We loved his work. I will recommend him to all my friends and family. I will use his services for any other future jobs I have.

Dan Strong Handyman Services
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Susan L.
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Dan did a great job on installing hard wire smoke detectors and a carbon monoxide detector. He was prompt, friendly, and his price was reasonable. I would call on Dan again for handyman projects.

Roerdink Remodel
4.3
from 8 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kurt C.
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I had the good fortune of discovering Roerdink Remodel through a business associate in the spring of 2017. At the time, what I needed was a handyman for a new investment property, and Dan Roerdink quickly showed his skill, professionalism, timeliness, insight, and good humor. Since then, I've purchased another investment property, this time a 2-Family, and Dan has become my right-hand man. He's done everything from plaster repair to custom carpentry, light electrical to plumbing, custom door framing / cutting / installation, window replacement, painting and lighting. Dan is truly an excellent contractor, a cut above the rest. Several of my clients in Property Management are now hiring him as well, with equally impressive results. If you're fortunate enough to find Dan with time in his schedule for your project, I would seize the opportunity! Feel free to contact me via Facebook for my business with any questions or to confirm the veracity of this review. - Kurt P. Coffin, Owner of Summit Property Management of Sheboygan.

  • 18 years in business
Jacque L.
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I had Brian work on several projects around my house starting with the basement. The basement remodel turned out amazing. He did the basement floor, trim work and doors. A portion of my basement floor sloped to a drain and other contractors did not know how to make the flooring I wanted Work in that area. Brian was able to complete my flooring project without a problem. From there he installed the wall sconces and track lighting. After the completion of the basement project, I asked him to remodel the bathrooms and paint my kitchen cabinets. Then that led to having him install and paint new doors. What I liked most was his attention to detail. The work area was always left clean and organized. I would definitely recommend him for your next home remodel project or for any repair work needed. He also helped me with unclogging several drains in my home, and changing light fixtures.

Hadley Homes LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Joanne G.
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Paul came over to clean up my yards which were very overgrown. He did such a great job!! He also took the time to let me know some issues he saw that should be addressed. He does lots of other handyman services so I'm definitely having him back.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Laura B.
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Keith was a professional from start to finish. Quick response and kept me updated on progress. I would definitely use and recommend him and his company again.

Handyman Mark B.
1.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I clean really good. I cut grass, pick up snow, and clean about much of everything. I clean basements, garages and acids.

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I do painting, drywall, small plumbing projects, cleanouts, and some flooring. I also do carpet cleaning. I will come and give them a quote, and let them know exactly what I will be doing.

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We offer the following services: * plumbing * concrete * painting * demos * electrical * pressure washing * hot water heaters * sump pumps * drain tiles

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I make sure the job is done right and in a acceptable time and price. Nobody needs more worries on their mind than they already have.

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My services include general carpentry, trim work, installation of windows and doors. handyman services, light electrical work, kitchen remodeling and some plumbing.

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We offer handyman services. We specialize in painting, lawn care, yard work, home maintenance or up dates and home remodeling .Fast affordable repairs.

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3R HANDYMAN residential services will always stand by its motto Ready Reliable Responsible, excellent customer service and competitive pricing.

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We do all of your handyman needs as well as lawn care. We take pride in our workmanship as we feel that your home is our home.

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 Home Theater Specialist

Naperville, IL

  • Installation location
    Other (outdoor)
  • TV size
    47" to 50"
  • Existing equipment
    Yes, I already have a mount/stand
  • Details
    Outdoor living tv mounted and connected
  • $299.99
    Average price

Need a Garage Door Repairer

Glen Ellyn, IL

  • Garage size
    Two-car garage
  • Garage door type
    Aluminum
  • Details
    broken spring - want both replaced
  • $180
    Average price
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