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Recent Handyman reviews in Canberra

Excellent service with a tricky problem, prompt and on time. Highly recommended.

Integrated dishwasher door install

$100

Really quick and good service

Handyman needed

$80

So impressed! I’ve already rebooked him for another job.

Fix electrical socket

$100

John was incredibly communicative and patient. Would highly recommend.

Rewire two table lamps

$150

Professional and prompt

Window mesh (fly screen) replacement

$100

Good work

Fix the door net

$50

low

$100

median

$150

high

$250

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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 round 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 pulling up 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 Canberra

Panel/paint repair

$600

Gungahlin ACT, Australia

26th Feb 2024

Scraped my side panel and looking to have the damage repaired.

Garage rolller door has slipped and needs re-tensioning

$70

Richardson ACT, Australia

26th Feb 2024

Manual roller door on garage has slipped and won’t roll up properly when opening. Needs to be re-tensioned .

Retractable Washing line hooked up.

$40

Gowrie ACT, Australia

26th Feb 2024

It requires two screws with a masonry drill bit The opposite hook is already there Should be a quick job (I know they all say that but I’m sure of this!)

Robbie said he’d come on the same day. He turned up on time and with all the tools he needed. Jon done efficiently. Friendly manner and made sure everything was functional before he left. Highly recommend

Add support frames and bookshelves to a built-in tv unit

$600

Deakin ACT 2600, Australia

25th Feb 2024

My new place has this built-in painted wood TV unit. It is in a room that I want to use as a study room. I want to add bookshelves where the TV is. The dimensions of the usable space (where the TV is) are 2050mm(W)x1550mm(H). As the space is fairly wide and my books are heavy, I figured I'd need three support frames with 4 adjustable shelves each. See images for details.

Tighten headshower arm

$50

Belconnen ACT, Australia

25th Feb 2024

Head shower arm screw require tighten

Tile fixing

$100

Throsby ACT, Australia

25th Feb 2024

Hi. I have 2 broken tiles from different areas. Need it fixed. Might have one tile and might need to buy one too. Need someone to finish the job.

Make one door sound proof if anyone can help please quote your price

$100

Taylor ACT, Australia

25th Feb 2024

make the door sound proof

Lego NXT screen repair

$50

Gilmore ACT, Australia

25th Feb 2024

My son became interested in robotic lego so I bought him a Mindstorm NXT set and what they don't tell you is the screen is broken on all these things due to the design. I have opened it up myself and trid to apply heat in the affected areas but it hasn't worked. The other solutions online are out of my league but I would really like to get this thing working for him.

Fix cupboard door hinge and drawer roller

$60

Bruce ACT, Australia

18th Feb 2024

Cupboard door in kitchen broken off hinges and kitchen drawer come off roller

Prompt quick service. Thanks

Remove tv wall mount bracket from brick wall

$100

Kingston ACT, Australia

17th Feb 2024

Remove TV wall mount bracket from a brick wall, fill in screw holes so they can be painted.

The fastest man in Canberra, and a great job too.

Bedroom Door Needs Fixing

$100

Bonner ACT, Australia

15th Feb 2024

After a carpenter or handyperson to adjust / shave / fix an internal bedroom door - the door swells and becomes stuck and difficult to open in wet and humid conditions.

Punctual and prompt, thanks!

Assemble Vuly Family Quest Monkey Bars

$150

Florey ACT, Australia

14th Feb 2024

Assemble Vuly Family Quest Monkey Bars + Accessories (cargo net, gym rope, flying fox, shade cover, basketball hoop, swing).

Damien was so fantastic to deal with. Good communication and very polite, and was just a pro at installing a Vuly monkey bar system - he just knew exactly what he was doing. To top it off it was a super hot day (30+) and he still got it done. Would definitely recommend and use Damien again. Thanks Damien my daughter is really going to enjoy using the monkey bars! 😊

Help install kitchen shelves onto brick wall, need hammer drill

$200

Lyneham ACT, Australia

10th Feb 2024

Help install kitchen cabinets into brick wall, need someone with a hammer drill to drill holes, help lift cabinets and install onto wall. Total of 1 corner cabinet 3 other cabinets. - Due date: Before Friday, 9 February 2024

Awesome, friendly help when needed.

Hang Approx. 10 Frames

$100

Flynn ACT, Australia

9th Feb 2024

Hi, I need someone to come by and hang approx. 10 frames for me on my walls. I have bad luck with frames and was hoping someone might be able to help. Two frames need to be drilled into a brick wall (photos attached). One frame needs to be fixed because it’s broken from the back (photo attached). Another frame has non-standard hooks (photo attached). I’ve attached a few pieces photos to help. Would love it if someone could come by today. I have no hooks - so you’ll need to bring your own materials. Thanks!! - Due date: Before Saturday, 10 February 2024

Hao was wonderful! Such a pleasure to deal with. Very kind, knowledgeable and easy to work with. We already have plans to call him back for future jobs. Thanks Hao!!

Light bulb replacement

$200

Franklin ACT, Australia

6th Feb 2024

1. The blind itself works fine but the bottom chain links connecting the blinds are broken and must be replaced. 2. Replacing broken heater lights in the bathroom

Very quick replies and good communication. Also awesome maintenance/repairing

Fix my retractable hose

$50

Isabella Plains ACT, Australia

4th Feb 2024

I need someone to please source and fix my retractable hose. This job will need the wall fixture sourced which I am happy to cover the cost. It’s the part which attached to the wall. Pics of what needs fixing! - Due date: Flexible

Daisy was super responsive and very quick to attend to my job. Thank you!

Wall patch & door repair

$200

Kingston ACT, Australia

2nd Feb 2024

Repair small gash in wall plaster and repair door latch (has bent out of shape, meaning the door won’t close) - Due date: Before Monday, 5 February 2024

Was able to do the job very last minute and did a fantastic and efficient job

Ceiling fan installed

$180

Conder ACT 2906, Australia

1st Feb 2024

Hi, have a house in conder that i need a fan replaced in the living room. Wall height 2.4m. Happy to provide one or if the sparky has access to stock, would be happy to go that route. The current fan is a dc remote, can't recall if it has a switch on the wall, will find out. - Due date: Flexible

Was responsive, efficient and communicated clearly. Tidies up at the end, couldn't ask for more.

Mounting Awning to Van

$50

Downer ACT, Australia

1st Feb 2024

Dune 4WD 2X2 m Awning to be mounted to roof racks of van. - Due date: Flexible

10/10 would definitely recommend!! Extremely reliable, efficient and lovely to deal with. Will use again!

Fix walls

$50

Amaroo ACT, Australia

31st Jan 2024

I need someone with multitask idea how to fix these ..I use the command hanging strip to stick up photo frame on my wall but when i took them down it ripped the wall as per photo attached .It’s a paper wall.They are small one pls refer to photo attached Need this done and fix anytime this week will be great .Maybe you need to sand and paint it .If you’re professional you will know what to do Thanks - Due date: Flexible

Loved it … easy to talk to and done an excellent job totally will book him again Thanks 🙏