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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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Embury Property Services Limited
Handyman in Richmond, TW10 5DY
Metin & Co
Handyman in London, SW11 1LJ
Vision Con Ltd
Handyman in London, HA8 0TD
As Builder London Limited
Handyman in London, CR4 1GH
Byko Ltd
Handyman in Leicester, LE3 2JE
Mtx Property Pros Ltd
Handyman in London, W8 6NX
Ld Building Services Ltd
Handyman in Isleworth, TW7 6BJ
Dc Development & Maintenance
Handyman in Romford, RM5 3AT
Sonny Lee Maintenance
Handyman in South Ockendon, RM15 5LZ
Iroko Property Services Ltd
Handyman in Epsom, KT18 7HY
Plumbing Angel
Handyman in London, E17 7LH
Gas Safety Group
Handyman in Hertfordshire, WD23 1FU
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Handyman Services
Buy for
£59
/hr
Garden Maintenance
Buy for
£69
/hr
Carpet Installation
Buy for
£8
/sqm

Latest Handyman Reviews

Twenty Fifteen Handyman Services
15 Jun 2017
Completed the job on time and exactly as required. Very helpful
Kings Property Solutions
11 Jun 2017
We had a whirlpool bath and tiling fitted. They did a brilliant job and we are all very happy. The fitters
were all very friendly and really helpful. If I have any further work would definitely consider using them again. Also using plentific has been so easy taken the stress out of finding someone to do the work Brilliant
Mega Construct
1 Jun 2017
Very professional job .Highley recommend this company.
Xpressworkforce
30 May 2017
We received a very thorough and professional service from start to finish. The plumbing problems were quite complex, and the
quote was based on an extremely careful and detailed examination. Joe found better solutions than another plumber who'd been round to quote earlier. We literally could not have been happier. Highly recommended.

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

Canace W.
Fix dripping pipe- one
Virbai
One piece of tall kitchen unit flat packed from ikea (see spec in the attachment)
Giulia
Hi, I have a lamp that needs repairing. I think it could be the transform that is broken. Thanks
Robert B.
ball cock valve in cold water header tank in loft need replacing
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