Find a handyman service in Richardson, TX

Find handyman services in Richardson, TX

Find handyman services in Richardson, TX

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Top 10 handyman services in Richardson, TX

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Canvas Pros

Canvas Pros

New on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Richardson, TX
Welcome to Canvas Pros, a dedicated team of three expert craftsmen in Dallas, TX. We specialize in a broad range of services including drywall installation and repair, interior painting, home remodeling, and finish carpentry. Whether you need deck or porch repairs, door installations, or fence and gate services, we ensure top-quality workmanship and customer satisfaction. Choose Canvas Pros for your next home improvement project and experience the difference our skilled, reliable, and versatile team can make.
Lopez Services

Lopez Services

New on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves Richardson, TX
Welcome to Lopez Services, your trusted partner in Highland Village, TX for all your home improvement needs. With a focus on quality and customer satisfaction, our small but dedicated team of experts specializes in drywall installation and repair, exterior painting, demolition, and carpentry. We also offer comprehensive handyman services, including door installation and repair, basement finishing, and fence and gate repair. Whether it's a minor fix or a major remodel, we bring expertise and care to every project. Let Lopez Services transform your space with precision and professionalism.


New on HomeGuide
Serves Richardson, TX
¡Transforma tu espacio con artesanía experta con 15 años de experiencia! ¡Nuestro equipo se especializa en enmarcado comercial, instalación precisa de paneles de yeso, diseños innovadores de techos acústicos, reparaciones impecables de paneles de yeso, texturizado de paredes personalizado y mucho más! Eleva tu proyecto con nuestras habilidades de primer nivel y atención al detalle. Contamos con experiencia y nos comprometemos a mejorar cualquier detalle que no sea del completo agrado¡Contáctanos hoy para dar vida a tu visión! Transform your space with expert craftsmanship and 15 years of experience! Our team specializes in commercial framin

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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