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Recent Handyman reviews in Cairns

Wonderful work. Great communication. Highly recommended!

Patch gyprock walls from curtain rods


Very friendly. Did a great job. Would highly recommend. Thanks again Dennis

Hang mirror, replace hinges of wooden gate


Helpful and punctual. Recommend

Fix hand railing


Andy is a top notch provider with such a good heart and will go over and above for you. Thanks so much mate 🙏💖🙏

Install pet door into wood door & screen door


Job done on time with a smile.

Install Pet Door (security screen window)


Dennis was reliable , relatable and did an awesome job . Definitely highly recommended him .

Build Garden Shed


What's the average cost of a handyman in Cairns

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What do handyman services include?

Handymen with good customer service can tackle a wide range of indoor and outdoor home DIY tasks. Here are some tasks you might ask a local handyman near you to pop around and help with:

General handyman services

Got a list as long as your arm of odd jobs that need a handyman to complete? Hire general labour handymen to get several things done at once. They can help with general maintenance tasks such as pulling up a carpet, hanging doors, fixing broken appliances and replacing light bulbs, garden work, and more. 

Indoor installations and repairs 

A local handyman can help install newly bought homewares or fix broken possessions (so you can hopefully save some money). For example, they can help with DIY blind installation and repairs, fitting and repairing the kitchen sink, fitting pet doors, hanging shower screens, and even wallpapering. They’ll get it done using their own specialist tools and will let you know if you need to provide or pay for any additional materials.

Outdoor installations and repairs 

Your outdoor area and belongings have to deal with a lot. So help them withstand whatever nature (or your family) throws at them for longer by getting them professionally installed or repaired. Find a handyman who can help with garden shed installation, BBQ repair, fitting outdoor blinds, window repairs, fixing your mower, putting up your clothesline, and even repairing your kids’ trampoline.  The cost of these services varies. You can learn how much letterbox replacement costs or how much window blinds installation costs with our price guides.

Bricklaying and building work

You can hire a handyman near you with bricklaying and building experience to help build garden walls, repair loose brickwork, install MDF, or even construct a chicken coop. When getting quotes from tradesmen, mention if you’ve got the building materials already, or if you’d like them to supply the materials as part of the job.   

Wall hanging

From pictures and TVs to bike racks and mirrors - if you need help with wall mounting, get a DIY handyman to fit your furnishings securely and make sure they’re level. Most handymen will bring their own tools, but you may need to supply extra materials such as screws, picture wire, or mounts for heavier electrical items like TVs and driers. 

Furniture repair

When booking a handyman for furniture repair, you’ll need to be specific about the furniture that needs fixing. For example, handymen with carpentry experience may better if it’s your wooden coffee table, wardrobe, or sofa bed that need repairing. Meanwhile, a handyman with electrical experience may be right for any ceiling fan or digital fitness equipment fixes. That’ll ensure you get the best handyman near you for the job, plus the right tools to get it done.

Recent Handyman tasks in Cairns

Remove old clothes line and install new


Bungalow QLD, Australia

18th May 2024

Remove old clothes line and install new in my backyard.

Replace the existing ceiling fan


Cairns North QLD, Australia

17th May 2024

need to install 2 X newly purchased Ceiling fan to replace the old

Help put up 1 x curtain rod


Bentley Park QLD, Australia

16th May 2024

Just need to someone to put 1 x curtain rod up today

Put together shelves


Trinity Beach QLD, Australia

15th May 2024

Kmart ladder shelf and 4x2 Bunnings cube shelf

Great work assembling shelfs. Punctuality and efficiency.

Lift dryer off wall, 16 stairs and deliver to portsmith for fixing


Woree QLD, Australia

12th May 2024

My dryer is broken. I need strong muscles to help take it off wall, walk down 2x 8 stairs and Delievery from woree to Portsmith for fixing. Monday morning between 9-12 noon preferably

Highly recommended on time great communication! Will be back!

Fix sliding door


Port Douglas QLD, Australia

9th May 2024

door bedroom to bathroom. Sliding mechanism on top is broken, needs to be fixed

Repair ceiling fan


Cairns QLD, Australia

7th May 2024

When switching ceiling fan on safety switch in mains box activates.

Splash back tiled behind electric cooktop


Clifton Beach QLD, Australia

6th May 2024

I would like to have the area behind the cooktop tiled with Matt black subway tiles

Ceiling Fan Clean


Whitfield QLD 4870, Australia

30th Apr 2024

Hi taskers, I need 3 ceiling fans cleaned as I don't have a step ladder myself.

Highly recommended, very efficient and reliable.

Screw brackets in wall


Edmonton QLD, Australia

23rd Apr 2024

Screw two brackets into concrete wall

Luke was fast and efficient.

Remove garbage and screw in bracket for curtain


Edmonton QLD 4869, Australia

23rd Apr 2024

Hi, just need someone to take away a pile of boxes and old bed, also need someone to screw in a bracket (curtain rod fell off). It's in a concrete wall, not much garbage and only 2 screws needed preferred long ones so it doesn't fall again. Very quick and easy job (must have own tools and transport).

Friendly guy, and did the job 100%. Highly recommend

Need a carpenter or handyman


Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

14th Apr 2024

I need a 2 metre mirror hung and a 1.6 Metre art work I have a few smaller item that I need hanging

Great guy The job was done perfectly. Would definitely recommend

Remove back wooden door and install new one


Holloways Beach QLD 4878, Australia

11th Apr 2024

Old wooden back door needs taking off and replacing with new one

Very professional and great communication

2 handles 1 door installation


Goldsborough QLD 4865, Australia

2nd Apr 2024

Have to replace one door and handle. And one new door install and handle to install.

Great work Max! Look forward to more work next week as discussed ! Absolute legend! 10/10

Remove TV from wall and put new one up


Smithfield QLD, Australia

26th Mar 2024

Late afternoon tomorrow if possible

Very polite and did a great job would recommend him for any jobs that you need doing

Buiding inspection


Clifton Beach QLD, Australia

17th Mar 2024

Hello, I have just noticed that the beam above my window is totally rotten and the water is leaking through it. I assume that there must be a leakage on the roof or some problem with a gutter. The water is streaming along my window post! I live on a second (top) floor of a Strata building. I am looking for someone to locate the problem and suggest the solution. I might need a sort of a written note or a report to forward it to Strata if the problem is beyond my responsibility. Thank you in advance. Kind regards, Sara

I highly recommend James & will use him in the future. Extremely thorough inspection to locate and address the problem; easy to read report with all photos labelled with defects description. Excellent Service. Thank you, Jimmy :o)

Installation of dog door in our screen door


Redlynch QLD, Australia

10th Feb 2024

We are looking at installing a dog door into our external patio screen door, which has flyscreen.

Max was friendly, on time and installed the dog door in our screen with no issues. Happy with the end result.

Put flatpacks together and floating shelves


Freshwater QLD, Australia

8th Feb 2024

I need 3 small flatpacks put together and 2 floating shelves installed. Price is $40 an hour.

Would recommend Max for handy man jobs! Great work thank you!

Plastering job, for a hole in a garage . Reference pics attached.


Cairns North QLD, Australia

4th Feb 2024

Need a whole in the garage plastered up. Medium sized hole, reference photos . $150 - Due date: Before Friday, 9 February 2024

Very happy with the job done to a higher than expected standard, much appreciated

Remove roller door opener


Edge Hill QLD, Australia

31st Jan 2024

Motorised roller door opener needs removing from the roller door - Due date: Before Tuesday, 6 February 2024

Great communication and got the job done easily