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NWT Services: Electrical & Home Improvements

NWT Services: Electrical & Home Improvements

4.9 (43)
We are clean, honest professionals that respect our clients and their homes / businesses.  We have been told we show our dedication to our job at task and that by doing so, we have been referred out to others. We have been in business since 2009 and have gathered up over 26 years experience in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, heating/cooling and lastly, appliance installs.  We constantly are updating our knowledge base by taking code update classes or classes on new products that help us in our line of work. ... View Profile
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MAG Kustomz,LLC

MAG Kustomz,LLC

4.7 (3)
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Latcha Design Group LLC

Latcha Design Group LLC

1.0 (1)
Rather than using my design taste, I strive to create what my clients envision their space to look and feel. My role is to interrupt your vision and assist in making it happen within your budget. I am available to be anything from the inspiration for a project you complete or the project manager overseeing the projection from inception to completion. I have several private label lines of furnishings (home & office) and accessories available at a deep discounts for clients only.  ... View Profile
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Professional Construction

Professional Construction

5.0 (1)
We provide great services and we will meet all dead lines or you do not pay us.  We have over twenty year experiences.  We are professional and drug free.  
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Overbuilt Construction LLC

Overbuilt Construction LLC

5.0 (1)
We pride ourselves at being excellent communicators, having well organized projects and worksites, and working with clients to ensure that their voices are heard and budgets are respected.
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Whitetail Handyman & Landscaping

Whitetail Handyman & Landscaping

Whitetail Handyman and Landscaping is family owned and operated, Whitetail Handyman and Landscaping goal is to build professional and friendly relationship with our customers, Whitetail Handyman and Landscaping is dedicated making our customers 100% satisfy. How We Got Started.   When I was a young boy at the age of 12 years old I help my Grandfather and my Father, Cant forget to mention my mother. My mother is one of the hardest worker I know build our family Cottage in Northern Michigan, My grandfather was a Handyman / Carpenter I always want to be like my Grandfather, over the years I have experience in carpentry, maintenance tech and ... View Profile
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A Plus Power Washing And Staining Specialist

A Plus Power Washing And Staining Specialist

Here at A Plus power washing , we beleave in 100 percent customer satisfaction at all times , with our detailed oriented staff provides high quality craftsmanship service  and we use the proper steps that are required to wash  , seal , stain  , our painting staff  
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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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