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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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Gabriel Maintenance
Handyman in Welwyn, AL6 9LA
Embury Property Services Limited
Handyman in Richmond, TW10 5DY
Xpressworkforce
Handyman in Croydon, CR0 4WF
A&Mc Decorators And Services Ltd
Handyman in Maidstone, ME15 8JQ
We Do Properties
Handyman in Bournemouth, BH11 8AH
Liam O'Keeffe
Handyman in London, SE9 3TH
All Service 4 U
Handyman in London, W1K 5RG
Trio Properties Ltd
Handyman in London, SW8 3BX
Adrian Uk Construction Limited
Handyman in London, NW9 5BS
Savvy Sav
Handyman in London, SW20 8QQ
Knightsbridge Painters And Decorators
Handyman in London, SW5 9TA
Force 10 Building Solutions
Handyman in Bentley, Doncaster, DN5 0AA

Latest Handyman Reviews

Steep Group
20 Sep 2017
Quick service, excellent job!
Da'Legend
20 Sep 2017
Did a really good job and was quite fast too. Thanks
Cl Ticu
17 Sep 2017
I'm very happy with the work he has done for us, very precessional and great price.
Testgas
17 Sep 2017
The engineer arrived on time. He was very professional and efficient. Job was finished on time and has brought my boiler back to life. I am very pleased with the service.

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

Hermione Y.
I have just had new glass fitted into wooden back door. Now I cant close or lock the door. The frame around the door is to tight
Sweta
hanging pictures, mirrors
Shafin
2.6m sq (3walls, 1 wall is built in cupboard) small room need to be painted. Remove the wall papers, if necessary skim the walls and paint 2 quotes, paint the doors and frame inside and outside.
Dionne W.
Trim vinyl wallpaper. Install loose panel.
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