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the Cost of a Handyman

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$ 300
Jul 2008
Hubbard, Ohio
Handyman for three-day job  more... close row
$ 2300
May 2007
Camden, NJ
Back deck and walkway replaced  more... close row
$ 150
Jul 2008
Brookfield, IL
Nephew broke dishwasher  more... close row
$ 160
Apr 2006
Delaware, OH
Eight hours of handyman sanding down hardwood floors  more... close row
$ 120
Mar 2006
Four hours of handyman services  more... close row
$ 230
Feb 2006
Four hours of handyman work  more... close row
$ 60
Feb 2008
Tampa, Fl 33611
Ceiling fan hung in under an hour  more... close row
$ 1000
Jul 2008
anoka, minnesota
Licenced handyman cheaper than a contractor  more... close row
$ 40
Oct 2008
San Clemente, CA
Handyman unclogged kitchen sink  more... close row
$ 160
May 2008
Delaware, OH
Eight hours of handyman help for grandmother  more... close row
$ 150
May 2008
Forks, WA
15 hours of handyman labor  more... close row
$ 400
Sep 2008
Fredericksburg, VA
Handyman work on fireplace  more... close row
$ 75
May 2007
Chicago, IL
Handyman for several minor repairs  more... close row

Description of service

We had a local handyman do several minor repairs around our home. It took him about an hour and a half and the total cost was $75.00.

We needed several small things done around the home, like tightening the screws on our toilet and some touch up work on our paint job. We found a local handyman in our area who charged $50 an hour. He quoted us an hour of work based on the list we gave him of what we wanted done.

Review of Service

At first we thought the quote was a little high but when we thought of how much it would cost to have several different types of repair people come out we decided it was reasonable. He ended up taking about an hour and a half to complete the job. I was at home when he was working and I definitely felt that he took a longer time than he needed to but I didn't want to argue with him when he presented the bill.

I did not tip him, however and would recommend him to a friend.


If possible, get a quote based on the work to be done and not on the time the handyman will be in your home. This will prevent the possibility of the worker milking you for extra cash by moving slowly.

$ 320
Apr 2008
Total of 8 hours of handyman work  more... close row
$ 50
May 2007
Brighton, CO
Very shoddy work from handyman  more... close row
$ 1200
Sep 2008
Delaware, OH
Handyman house painting  more... close row