Find a handyman service in Orlando, FL

Find handyman services in Orlando, FL

Find handyman services in Orlando, FL

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Find handyman services in Orlando, FL

Share a few details and we'll show you the best handyman services in your area.
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Top 10 handyman services in Orlando, FL

Homeowners agree: these Orlando handyman services are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Interior Renovations Group LLC.

Interior Renovations Group LLC.

Offers online services
12 hires on HomeGuide
14+ years in business
Serves Orlando, FL
Cindy G. says, "Thank you for great work and great customer service. I appreciate it. Definitely recommending you to everyone." Read more
Advanced Dryer Vent Cleaning

Advanced Dryer Vent Cleaning

3 hires on HomeGuide
2+ years in business
Serves Orlando, FL
Mike C. says, "Great service with almost immediate response, thanks for the assist" Read more
Life Is Sweet L.L.C.

Life Is Sweet L.L.C.

New on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Orlando, FL
We take pride in providing your needs within your budget guidelines. It's your project before its ours.
Charlie Brown’s Hauling & Demolition, Inc

Charlie Brown’s Hauling & Demolition, Inc

20+ years in business
Serves Orlando, FL
Michael H. says, "Committed and driven for the best of best in all your Demolition needs. "We Specialize in hard & dirty work". -Charlie Brown" Read more
Granpappa Construction LLC

Granpappa Construction LLC

2 hires on HomeGuide
8+ years in business
Serves Orlando, FL
Giovanna D. says, "it was an excellent experience, it wasn’t expensive at all, he didn’t left a mess behind, he cleaned everything, great work!" Read more

Your Handyman questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

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 and Google.
  • 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.

Reviews for Orlando handyman services

Recent success stories from people in the Orlando area.
Liz M.
My bathroom looks amazing! So refreshing to see how it all came out. I am happy I went with this company.
Interior Renovations Group LLC.
Michael H.
Charlie and crew did great job ..they did it fast and complete -Robert Kramah
Charlie Brown’s Hauling & Demolition, Inc
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