Find a handyman service in Brooklyn, NY

Find handyman services in Brooklyn, NY

Find handyman services in Brooklyn, NY

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Find handyman services in Brooklyn, NY

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Top 10 handyman services in Brooklyn, NY

Homeowners agree: these Brooklyn handyman services are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Nolasco Handy Services

Nolasco Handy Services

New on HomeGuide
13+ years in business
Serves Brooklyn, NY
Nolasco Handy Services, founded in 2010, is a locally owned and operated business serving The Bronx, NY, and surrounding areas. They are committed to excellence in every aspect of their work, upholding a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and responsibility. With over a decade of experience, they are ready to put their expertise to work for you, ensuring top-notch handy services.
Amanda's  Construction Group LLC

Amanda's Construction Group LLC

New on HomeGuide
18+ years in business
Serves Brooklyn, NY
Doing this work since I was 16 years old love it I will give you great work never to hard for me I will just get it done
CityPro NYC

CityPro NYC

New on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves Brooklyn, NY
New York City’s most reliable handyman, repair, and cleaning services. Affordable | Guaranteed Work | Trusted
Platinum Home Improvements

Platinum Home Improvements

New on HomeGuide
10+ years in business
Serves Brooklyn, NY
At Platinum Home Improvements we pride ourselves on customer satifaction and feedback. We are new to this platform but rest assured we come highly recommended just look at our social media platforms you will see many of our clients reviews and references. Our team is highly experienced in there trade so all work done is with high quality results. Our Services: Roofing & Guttering Masonry Asphalt Repairs & Seal Coating Plumbing General Home Repairs Junk Removal


New on HomeGuide
Serves Brooklyn, NY
Elkouri, I provide pest control among other services. I am reliable and open for any collaboration from any customer. Please feel free to reach me and tell me what service you need.

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.

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