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TL Handyman Service
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Mary Barbara H.
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I had to cancel at the last minute, but James was courteous and professional in his communications and reasonable in his pricing. I will definitely use James in the future.

Kevin M.
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Great work great prices


We do general handyman services. We do hand digging with pick and shovel for trenches, especially work that can't be done with a machine, such as digging through sandstone or tunneling under a planting bed or porch. We do tree cutting with chainsaw, and if needed, stump removal by digging out the stump, leaving a nice planting bed. Customers must be clear on exactly what needs to be done before work commences. Labor is usually a standard hourly rate. Costs for materials needed for the job are the responsibility of the customer.


We do just about anything and don't charge an arm or a leg for it. Prices are based on the job. For any kind of work that needs done, just give us a call.


We do interior and exterior painting, handyman, honey-do lists and interior and exterior work on houses and lands. We offer cheap for bids. Just ask; we may do more than we do on our list.


I am a helper, Jack of all trades and master of a few. I do basement/grounds cleanup/repair, broken item replacement and general labor work.


On time friendly service, take pride in our work, no job to big or to small!


I am a professional handyman who strives to do the job right the first time everytime. Don't delay, let's get started on that list today.


We are a handyman with 15 years experience in construction and remodeling. Combined with 35 years experience in concrete construction.


My name is Kenneth. I started helping my father at the age of six, and I can do about anything you need done in houses, cars, and bikes. Ask and I will probably do it.


We're here for all of your handyman needs! We perform all work using an honest and upfront pricing method. You will know exactly what the repair, service or renovation will cost. All of our estimates and proposals are delivered in a detailed, easy-to-read format that outlines the work to be performed and the costs involved. There are no hidden costs or surprises. We are a professional home improvement service company. Customer satisfaction is our top priority. No job is too big or too small for us. With over 20 years of experience in servicing homes and businesses just like yours, you can be assured that you will receive superior workmanship and a customer service experience like no other! We are confident that you will enjoy working with our versatile and professional team of craftsman, and you'll find their commitment to superior workmanship and attention to detail a welcome change from business as usual.


Customers come first I will go out of my way to get your job done


I do handyman services, power washing, cleaning, hauling away of junks, painting, small concrete work, home repairs, and yard work cleaning.


I am able to provide the following types of service: - Handyman - Roofing - Drywall - Hot water heater - Miscellaneous plumbing - Capering - Tile - Flooring - Duct work


I service home repair, remodelling, and handyman. I also offer electrical, wall repair, plumbing (all materials), carpentry, and painting. etc


I work on electrical services, plumbing, carpentry, windows, doors, outbuildings and lawn mowing. I just retired, so hours and time are not really a problem with starting or quitting.


My services include fixing holes in walls, refinishing existing walls, putting in new partition walls, replacing doors, weather stripping doors, fixing or replacing leaky faucets, fixing a leaky roof from wind damage and/or etc. weatherization and insulation, painting walls, doors and ceilings.


I started working on houses when I was 18. I like making people people happy with what I do. My family calls no one but me because I do the job right the first time, and I don't charge an arm and a leg.


The Quality and Efficiency of the work performed..


I started building and fixing things with my grandfather and fell in love with the work we did. I have been doing this kind of work for 15+ years now.


I like work and I stand by my work all I have is my word and my balls and I break neither one for nothing I'll make my work stand out to you how ever you ask for it be

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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