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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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Miropol Ltd
Handyman in London, W7 1JL
55 Murals
Handyman in London, SW5 9TA
Handyman in Croydon, CR0 6QB
Certified Gas Heating Ltd
Handyman in London, SE10 0LN
Twenty Fifteen Handyman Services
Handyman in Binfield Bracknell, RG42 4QW
Metin & Co
Handyman in London, SW11 1LJ
Gas Safety Group
Handyman in Hertfordshire, WD23 1FU
Gotbath Uk Ltd
Handyman in West Drayton, UB7 7UF
New Line Construction
Handyman in London, W5 4BL
Sonny Lee Maintenance
Handyman in South Ockendon, RM15 5LZ
We Fix And Upkeep
Handyman in London, SW12 8JB
247/ 365 Gas & Plumbing
Handyman in Mitcham, CR4 1SU
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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
55 Murals
24 May 2017
They were extremely hard working and thorough, the walls and ceilings have never looked so good. They made sure
everything was how I wanted it. Would definitely recommend them and will use them again for any other work I have in the future.
24 May 2017
Kevin and his team worked brilliantly. They were very thorough, friendly and helpful. The bathroom has been completed to a very
high standard. Kevin was easily contactable and made sure I was completely happy. I would definitely use them again. Thank you very much

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

I have a thick new carpet in a bedroom - too thick for the door to open and close over
it! My son took the door off its hinges but I would like someone professional to plane it and rehang it. THank you.
Jessica R.
Assembly of a 2 door flatpack wardrobe sometime tomorrow, Saturday or Sunday. It's too heavy for me to do on my own.
Canace W.
Fix dripping pipe- one
One piece of tall kitchen unit flat packed from ikea (see spec in the attachment)
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