Find a handyman service in Southfield, MI

Find handyman services in Southfield, MI

Find handyman services in Southfield, MI

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Top 10 handyman services in Southfield, MI

Homeowners agree: these Southfield handyman services are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
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New on HomeGuide
20+ years in business
Serves Southfield, MI
Show up on time and call if I can not. This type of work has always been rewarding to me.
Ona&hernandez Multiservice LLC

Ona&hernandez Multiservice LLC

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Southfield, MI
Jennifer L. says, "Mr.Hernandez did a beautiful job on my bathroom. I will be hiring him for all of my home improvement jobs." Read more
5 Star Construction & Design, LLC

5 Star Construction & Design, LLC

5.0(1)
2 hires on HomeGuide
12+ years in business
Serves Southfield, MI
Betsy K. says, "Fast response." Read more
SERVICE FIRST GARAGE DOOR AND GATE

SERVICE FIRST GARAGE DOOR AND GATE

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
19+ years in business
Serves Southfield, MI
My aim is to provide my customers with an exceptional experience while saving them money
Brian's Locksmith

Brian's Locksmith

5.0(1)
16+ years in business
Serves Southfield, MI
Mary G. says, "Brian arrived on time and was very professional he finished the job in less than an hour. " Read more
NWT Services: Electrical & Home Improvements

NWT Services: Electrical & Home Improvements

4.9Exceptional(46)
51 hires on HomeGuide
15+ years in business
Serves Southfield, MI
Aaron H. says, "Nick came out and completed the job quickly and efficiently! After he was done, he made sure everything was cleaned up and if I had any questions. He also spent some time going over other potential projects that I had questions on and seeing if he would be able to do them. Definitely will be using his services in the future!" Read more
Havel Home Improvements

Havel Home Improvements

New on HomeGuide
2 hires on HomeGuide
39+ years in business
Serves Southfield, MI
We strive to provide a quality product at a fair price. We respect your home and family. We are timely and reliable. We like to see a well done project and the smiles on our customers face
E1c Works

E1c Works

New on HomeGuide
6+ years in business
Serves Southfield, MI
E1C (Everyone Counts) is a trusted company specializing in interior and exterior door installations, wood floor laminate and vinyl services, and handyman work. With our skilled team and dedication to customer satisfaction, we deliver superior craftsmanship and exceptional results. Whether you need doors, flooring, or handyman services, E1C is your reliable choice for quality workmanship and attention to detail.
Jauregui Services

Jauregui Services

New on HomeGuide
8+ years in business
Serves Southfield, MI
Over 20 years of experience in the Industry of construction restoration remodeling services Interior and exterior Friendly trustworthy and reasonable price

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 Southfield handyman services

Recent success stories from people in the Southfield area.
Judy W.
Very satisfied with service. Nick came out Sat. night (hour & half to 2 hour drive for him got lights working & diagnosed the furnace, unfortunately it was Mon. before he could get parts for furnace. He diagnosed cause & fixed it Mon. when he returned. Need more work done & will definitely use Nick.
NWT Services: Electrical & Home Improvements
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