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A handyman is a versatile Pro, with services including flat pack assembly, light switch replacement and garden maintenance. When you want your job done right, you can find a local recommended handyman through Plentific. Simply post your job to find approved handymen near you!

Featured Pros for Handyman

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Transylvania Ltd
Handyman in London, N4 3SF
Edilg4 London
Handyman in London, NW9 6LP
Ecobility
Handyman in Coventry, CV6 5HE
VladImir Galichyan,
Handyman in London, N10 1AN
Tctserv Ltd
Handyman in Edgware, HA8 9HP
FLR PROCUREMENT LIMITED
Handyman in London, SW15 2BF
Mjb Building Services
Handyman in Morden, SM4 4HW
Edilg4 London
Handyman in London, NW9 6LP
City Site Builders
Handyman in London, N15 3EL
VladImir Galichyan,
Handyman in London, N10 1AN
Edilg4 London
Handyman in London, NW9 6LP
Star Best Fitting Ltd
Handyman in London, N18 2TF

Latest Handyman Reviews

Reliance Property Maintenance Limited
9 Aug 2018
A MM (FM) SERVICES LIMITED
3 Aug 2018
Hodge plumbing & heating services
30 Jul 2018
Five star rating, and delighted to be the first review.Very prompt, very courteous, and very competent. Nice bloke too. Very happy to recommend him.
Ace Repairs
16 Jul 2018
Good communication over arrangements, good price, arrived on time and did excellent job. Thanks Neal

Finding a handyman

A handyman can be a jack of all trades; a tradesman that can handle everyday household tasks and DIY, such as putting up shelves, changing plugs or assembling furniture. Plentific’s directory is filled with recommended local handymen who can undertake a whole range of tasks in one visit.

Handymen are a cheap and effective way of handling your to-do list. You may be considering carrying out some DIY, but a handyman will be qualified and experienced in areas that you may not be. Remember, you are paying for their expertise as well as their time - they’ll be able to spot solutions through experience.

What do you need to think about when finding a handyman?

Consider how many tasks are going to be on your list. Think about anything that needs fixing where the task isn’t within your own remit. Then make sure you write the list in a way that specifically details what you need doing, prior to engaging with any handymen. It’s very important that you’re clear about the scale of work you’re looking for and number of tasks - it’s not helpful to wait until your local handyman arrives to reveal extra work that you need doing.

Make sure your handyman is licensed and insured. You can check this by asking for proof of their paperwork during the quoting process. As handyman is a generic title and there are no obvious barriers to entry, it’s essential that you verify the local professionals that you choose to hire.

Depending on their line of work, the handyman should be registered to bodies like NICEIC which authorises electrical work of its members. Any offers to carry out heating work should be backed by a membership with the Gas Safe Register.

An experienced professional should be able to provide all of this information. If they cannot, or are hesitant to do so, it would be wise to continue your search.

What does a handyman do?

A handyman can work across a variety of specialisms, these can include trade skills such as electrical, carpentry, masonry or plumbing work. They could carry out maintenance or repair work, across the interior and exterior of your property. Their repair work could range from a window, to pipes, doors, tiles and floorboards.

Your local handyman could also carry out cleaning of drains, re-painting walls or surfaces and they could also polish floors.

How much does a handyman cost?

Plentific advises you get at least three quotes from as many handymen in order to assess what the competitive rate is. Handymen will charge an hourly rate, which will be stipulated by the nature of the task. If the task requires trade skills, then it will cost more than the changing of lightbulbs. A tradesmen with qualifications across the board will cost more than one without a license, so it may not pay to get the cheapest tradesman.

Latest Handyman Jobs Posted

Sarah
I need an ikea daybed putting back together and some general picture hanging etc
Kim
Empty 1 bedroom flat. Some nails etc in wall and removed from wall. Requires layer of paint and fillers. All one colour, walls only.
Vicente
Assemble two wardrobes and a set of sliding doors for an existing wardrobe.
Carol
small dining table/ dining chair/ bathroom small f/standing cupboard all from Wayfair
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