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K&M Plumbing And Drain Handyman Services

K&M Plumbing And Drain Handyman Services

4.9 (16)
HELLO ....DON'T FORGET TO ALSO CHECKOUT MY PROFILE AND REVIEWS ON THUMBTACK ......I HAVE OVER 675 JOBS COMPLETED THERE  WITH OVER 514  REVIEWS !!!!!  I have over 35 years experience which primarily are centered around Plumbing and Drain Services, HVAC Services ( excluding refrigerant charging ) , and smaller electrical jobs like installing fans and lights , switches and receptacles, diagnostic work for electrical power loss and its repair or restoration . Im very reasonable with my costs for providing my services . I enjoy meeting people and providing needed services . ... View Profile
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Nick's Quick Fix

Nick's Quick Fix

5.0 (14)
Hello my name is Nicholas Marsh I am the owner of Nick's quick fix that I founded in 2014. I was lucky enough to be born here in the Bay Area and I'm very appreciative of the opportunities. I am union journeyman trained and certified and accredited . I have over 15 years experience Plumbing homes and businesses from San Francisco to San Jose. I love what I do and take satisfaction when a job is complete and the customer is smiling. My main goal is to have a good experience with the people I encounter every day. Life is too short not to be happy! ... View Profile
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Mikes Property&Building Maintenance

Mikes Property&Building Maintenance

4.5 (2)
We take on jobs that others wont. No job to big or small. We are small enough to know are customers and pay attention to there needs and wants.
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Noble Plumbing

Noble Plumbing

5.0 (1)
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Atlas Water Damage

Atlas Water Damage

5.0 (1)
Atlas Water Damage provides high quality Water Remediation Services proudly throughout the Entire Bay Area for over 20 years.  We provide water mitigation, crawl space sewage cleanup, Structual drying, toilet overflow cleanup, water cleanup, dehumidification and many other related water damage restoration services.  We work with all insurance companies and offer 10% off total invoice Satisfaction guaranteed
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Wcss Construction

Wcss Construction

5.0 (1)
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Posh Remodeling LLC

Posh Remodeling LLC

I represent a high-quality service with an affordable rate
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Mint Exterior Designs

Mint Exterior Designs

When it comes to turning your landscaping project into something you love. We take the time to sit with the customer and truly draw out the area. All customers gets a job layout PDF with an estimate. We call out all of our materials, this way the customer knows exactly what well be installing.  Home owner can choose to research the matierals installed by name and look up cost on material.  Unlike other installer's we at Mint never put and upcharge percentage on our materials to be fair to the customer.  We choose to go this route because we feel comfortable knoeikn that the customer is already oayinp top dollar for the best mat ... View Profile
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Frequently asked questions

How much does a handyman service charge?

Handyman hourly rates are $50 to $80 on average, plus the cost of materials. Most handyman work costs $150 to $600, depending on the job's size and if the handyman is self-employed or corporate. Handymen who purchase materials may have a 20% to 50% markup or a trip charge of $30 to $80.


What can a handyman legally do?

A handyman can legally do small jobs and repairs like painting a room, hanging a TV, unclogging a drain, patching a wall, replacing a ceiling fan, fixing a fence or gate, cleaning gutters, or replacing a toilet. Some states have limits on the amount handymen can legally charge before needing a license.


Can a handyman do plumbing or electrical work?

Only licensed handymen can do plumbing or electrical work. Although, a handyman may legally do small electrical and plumbing jobs in some states, like replacing a toilet. For larger projects, it's best to hire electricians or plumbers in your area.


How to find a local handyman in your area?

Start by searching our list of handyman services near you. After finding and contacting potential candidates:

  • Get at least three quotes to compare.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • Select handyman contractors that are licensed, bonded, and experienced.
  • Discuss rates and payment methods upfront.
  • Avoid selecting the lowest quote as quality may suffer.
  • Ask for at least a 1-year labor warranty.
  • Get a full breakdown of all labor and material costs involved.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Discuss job timelines, work hours, and expectations for larger projects.
  • Avoid making payments upfront. Instead, pay when the work is completed.

How do I hire a nearby handyman?

When looking to hire a local handyman, ask the following questions:

  • What type of work can you do?
  • What is your hourly rate?
  • Do you have a trip charge for getting materials?
  • How much do you mark up materials?
  • Can you provide a written estimate upfront?
  • Do you have local references or a portfolio of your work?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • What hours do you work?
  • How long will the job take?
  • How do you handle additional work that arises?
  • Do you provide a guarantee?
  • How do you handle damages that happen on the job?
  • Do you work alone, or will you use subcontractors?
  • What’s your payment schedule?

After asking questions and comparing estimates, hire the best handyman in your area.


Does a handyman need a license?

Many states have a “Handyman Exemption” that only requires a license for jobs over $500 to $10,000 or more, varying by state. In other states, a license is mandatory for all work. Many states also require worker’s compensation and liability insurance to protect against damage or accidents.


Do you tip a handyman?

Handymen don't expect a tip. If the handyman goes above and beyond or spends more time than expected, a tip is appreciated. Most homeowners tip a handyman $10 to $20 or between 10% and 15% of the total job.


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