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A handyman is a versatile Pro, with services including flat pack assembly, light switch replacement and garden maintenance. When you want your job done right, you can find a local recommended handyman through Plentific. Simply post your job to find approved handymen near you!

Featured Pros for Handyman

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Iroko Property Services Ltd
Handyman in Epsom, KT18 7HY
Vision Con Ltd
Handyman in London, HA8 0TD
Mr Fix It All
Handyman in Hounslow, TW3 3RG
Handyman in Nottingham, NG5 1AB
247/ 365 Gas & Plumbing
Handyman in Mitcham, CR4 1SU
Miropol Ltd
Handyman in London, W7 1JL
Gas Safety Group
Handyman in Hertfordshire, WD23 1FU
Trio Properties Ltd
Handyman in London, SW8 3BX
All Service 4 U
Handyman in London, W1K 5RG
Zest Property Services
Handyman in Wimbledon, SW19 2TJ
Cussens Electricial Services Ltd
Handyman in Kent, DA16 2EZ
Invest Home Building
Handyman in London, N11 1RH
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Latest Handyman Reviews

Sonny Lee Maintenance
27 Jun 2017
Excellent service. Prompt response. Great value for money. Lee was helpful, polite and explained everything he did in detail.
Cl Ticu
25 Jun 2017
Clean, efficient and conscientious worker, recommended
Hardway Services Ltd
24 Jun 2017
David was very thorough and his workmanship is excellent. I would highly recommend.
Greenfit Solutions
21 Jun 2017
Excellent job nice man

Finding a handyman

A handyman can be a jack of all trades; a tradesman that can handle everyday household tasks and DIY, such as putting up shelves, changing plugs or assembling furniture. Plentific’s directory is filled with recommended local handymen who can undertake a whole range of tasks in one visit.

Handymen are a cheap and effective way of handling your to-do list. You may be considering carrying out some DIY, but a handyman will be qualified and experienced in areas that you may not be. Remember, you are paying for their expertise as well as their time - they’ll be able to spot solutions through experience.

What do you need to think about when finding a handyman?

Consider how many tasks are going to be on your list. Think about anything that needs fixing where the task isn’t within your own remit. Then make sure you write the list in a way that specifically details what you need doing, prior to engaging with any handymen. It’s very important that you’re clear about the scale of work you’re looking for and number of tasks - it’s not helpful to wait until your local handyman arrives to reveal extra work that you need doing.

Make sure your handyman is licensed and insured. You can check this by asking for proof of their paperwork during the quoting process. As handyman is a generic title and there are no obvious barriers to entry, it’s essential that you verify the local professionals that you choose to hire.

Depending on their line of work, the handyman should be registered to bodies like NICEIC which authorises electrical work of its members. Any offers to carry out heating work should be backed by a membership with the Gas Safe Register.

An experienced professional should be able to provide all of this information. If they cannot, or are hesitant to do so, it would be wise to continue your search.

What does a handyman do?

A handyman can work across a variety of specialisms, these can include trade skills such as electrical, carpentry, masonry or plumbing work. They could carry out maintenance or repair work, across the interior and exterior of your property. Their repair work could range from a window, to pipes, doors, tiles and floorboards.

Your local handyman could also carry out cleaning of drains, re-painting walls or surfaces and they could also polish floors.

How much does a handyman cost?

Plentific advises you get at least three quotes from as many handymen in order to assess what the competitive rate is. Handymen will charge an hourly rate, which will be stipulated by the nature of the task. If the task requires trade skills, then it will cost more than the changing of lightbulbs. A tradesmen with qualifications across the board will cost more than one without a license, so it may not pay to get the cheapest tradesman.

Latest Handyman Jobs Posted

Edgar A.
Two 6x9 Terracotta Air bricks fitted to a brick out house. Need this job done as soon a possible , But need to know the cost of this job
Hello. I would like to hire a TV mount specialist to attach a TV and a long arm mount to
my wall . You will need to bring your own tools (a power drill). This is the mount: This is the tv: SONY BRAVIA 32WD752SU Smart 32" LED TV Please note the mount's weight. It will need to be securely fit.
Gail V.
repair flagpoles & install flags
Alex D.
all walls have new plastering plus new cupboards
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