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James H

Allawah NSW

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"James was amazing really put a lot of effort to obtain the result for a very tricky situation. James was patient and spent the time we are so satisfie..."

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Hussein F

St James NSW

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"Quick, simple, no fuss. Great workmanship "

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Christos H

Templestowe Lower VIC

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"Explained in detail how the end result should be but did not get what we wanted . Will not hire again. "

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Marc L

South Yarra VIC

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"Friendly, quick and did a good job "

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"Fast and efficient thanks Josh"

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Lincoln E

Cromer NSW

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"Amazing. Would recommend "

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Craig B

Narrabeen NSW

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"Great! Service above and beyond. Highly recommended!"

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Recent Handyman reviews

"Thank you so much Anthony, Just completed my job nicely. Arrived on time. Highly recommend him, very friendly person. "

Demolish and remove 2 garden sheds

$100

"He was on time and did great job"

Setting up water fountain

$35

"Great job and arrived very quickly on short notice. Would recommend. "

Mount Framed poster

$25

"Duncan is cheery and easy going. He made sure the job was done to my satisfaction and for this reason I have no hesitation in recommending him."

Cut and Repair Cornice

$100

"Great experience, reliable and knows what he's doing. Would definitely hire again."

Mount 2 televisions and hang 6 paintings

$150

"Great job ! "

Drill holes in a metal lunch box

$30

What's the average cost of a handyman

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When you don’t have the time, tools, or know-how to do those niggling home DIY tasks, book a handyman near you. They’ll cross tasks off your to-do list for you, no matter how big or small.

The easiest way to get the handyman help you need is on Airtasker. We’ve got all the best tradies and skilled people who can help with home repair services, installations, even help build your flatpack furniture. Simply post a job and within minutes you’ll get quotes from tradesmen and local handymen near you.

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Top Handyman related questions

What skills does a handyman have?

A handyman may have one or two specialist skills - like bricklaying or plumbing - or they might offer general handyman services. So clearly explain the task you need done and you’ll get quotes from tradesmen with the right skills for your task.

What are some handyman services?

You might book a handyman to help with jobs like picture hanging, furniture assembly, plumbing repair, bricklaying, or even painting and decorating. By booking a handyman near you, they’ll be able to quickly and easily get to your property and complete your task.

What the difference between a handyman and a contractor?

Handymen tend to be skilled workmen that can help with a range of home services. A contractor, on the other hand, is someone who’s licenced and skilled in one particular profession, like a plumber or electrician.

What electrical work can a handyman do?

With electrical work, general handyman services can extend to replacing light bulbs and, in some cases, helping with electric fan repair. Jobs like installing switches or rewiring should be left to licensed electricians.

How do I find a good handyman?

Posting a job on Airtasker is the best way to find a handyman near you. Our transparent review system helps you book a local handyman with the right right tools and experience to complete your task to a high standard.

How much does a handyman cost?

The average cost of handyman services in Australia is $80-$210. Handyman quotes depend on the complexity of the task, time required, any specialist tools, and whether the handyman is near you or has to travel to reach the job.

What do handyman services include?

Handymen can tackle a wide range of indoor and outdoor home DIY tasks. Here’s some tasks you might ask a 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 completing? Hire general labour handymen to get several things done at once. They can help with pulling up carpet, hanging doors, fixing broken appliances, 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 $). For example, they can help with 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. Your handyman 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.    

 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 handyman to fit your furnishings securely and make sure they’re level. Most handmen 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.

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Recent Handyman tasks

Patch my wall

$150

Lalor VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2019

I punched a hole in the wall with the door knob. Need some help fixing it asap

Roofers Required

$5

Toronto NSW, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Pay negotiable, make me an offer, I have work for metal roofers & gutter installers, roof restorers, heaps of ongoing work for the right guys, start ASAP

I need pet grooming

$70

South Turramurra NSW, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Toy poodle needs a clip and nails cut

Wall mount my dryer

$80

Abbotsford NSW, Australia

16th Nov 2019

I have just moved to a new apartment. There are brackets already on the wall in my laundry, but they are slightly too wide for the size of my dryer. It looks as though they have been moved further apart as there are already some filled holes in the wall (see pics). Once the brackets are in the right spot I need the dryer mounted on the brackets. I also need some rubber stoppers to hold the dryer out from the wall at the bottom. These I do not have. I have circled them in a pic that I found online. I will add the cost of the stoppers to the task once I know how much they cost (if you show receipts I will reimburse you by adding that cost to the task)

A1. Fast and efficient. Well done!

I need bunnings absco shed installation

$250

Mount Martha VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Panels have been all put together. Need installer to stand the shed up, join sides etc. and roof!

Trev was fantastic assembling our shed! Very skilled and very professional! Would highly recommend him! Thanks Trev!

Hang 2 x Mirrors

$50

Quakers Hill NSW 2763, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Hang 2 x 80cm circle mirrors. Need your own tools and screws. In Quakers hill. See images for instructions on how to hang.

Worked quickly and efficiently to hang two big mirrors. Really happy with the work!

Install floating shelves

$40

Ascot Vale VIC 3032, Australia

16th Nov 2019

I need someone with a power drill to mount two floating shelves. Photo attached of what the shelves look like and what tools are required. Any time on the weekend is fine. Thanks!

Ramon is super helpful and did a fantastic job with the shelves! Definitely recommend!! Thank you!!

Need bathroom door replaced

$85

Five Dock NSW, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Need bathroom door replaced including the purchasing of the door & repainting etc. With your offer please advise if it includes the cost of the door or if you prefer me to reimburse the amount etc. Alternatively If you think the hole can be fixed properly without needing to be replaced please advise.

Concrete sanding

$300

Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Need some pebbles in concrete sanded down so it can be smooth like rest of concrete. Area is 4.5m x 1.3m. see photo.basically the ramp.

Wall hang circular mirror

$60

Clayton VIC 3168, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Wall mirror needed to be hung in the middle of the wall. Materials such as nails are needed and the costs are included in my offer

I can see why Samuel is such a popular airtasker. On time, friendly and a good standard of work.

Putting bbq cabinet door on right way

$50

Petersham NSW, Australia

16th Nov 2019

In assembling a built in bbq builders installed a door upside down. Door frame needs to be unscrewed and reinstalled

Prompt, friendly and happy to fix the other door (that I didn’t realise was also on the wrong way!). Thanks!

Secure stainless steel bird bowls to a cage

$100

Burnside VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2019

I have to large cockatoos and when they stand on the bowls to eat and drink, their weight makes the bowls sag and I’m worried they’ll eventually become unscrewed. I need a handyman that can maybe screw on some of these heavy metals that I just bought from Bunnings.

Mahdi was amazing! He did my job perfectly and actually did extra work at no extra charge to make it more sturdy. He also fixed my front door lock which no other handyman was able to fix. He’s very intelligent, capable, friendly and polite. I highly recommend him.

Wall mounting

$250

Gwelup WA 6018, Australia

16th Nov 2019

I need some one to please wall mount 3 TVs, 5 wine racks, outdoor clothes hanger and retractable hose reel. Possibly hang some picture frames.

Joseph was great! Very quick and kind.

Two new Gyprock Ceiling (terrace) Waterloo (2017)

$5

Waterloo NSW, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Quotes required from experienced gyprockers for two new ceilings in terrace. 1 x Hallway ceiling size 1700mm x 3600 mm 1 x ground floor bedroom ceiling (3600mm x 2870mm), the bedroom had a old fireplace on one wall, so there is a 1450mm by 450mm to do the ceiling around. The existing ceiling is getting removed, so just a new suspended ceiling 100mm under the beams required. Please provide price, timeframes and estimated work completion time. Terrace located in Waterloo 2017. Timeframe for job completion flexible and subject to access by tenant. Note $5 estImate placed on job to allow quotes.

I need trampoline repair

$100

Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Hi the zip is broken on a spring free square trampoline and there is a hole in the mesh beside it

Picture Hanging Service

$200

Preston VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Need someone to hang art work, canvas frames, and mirror throughout my home, as well as hang picture frames to create a large photo wall. Must be fine Fri 22nd Nov Task paid by the hour

Hang large clock and 3 wall brackets

$70

Southport QLD 4215, Australia

16th Nov 2019

I have a large clock that needs hanging. Need to drill wallmate nto wall Also need 3 brackets attached to laundry wall. More drilling. Need powerful drill my mason drill bit wont get through the wall.

Thank you I am very happy. Courteous, professional, fast and very reliable highly recommended

Replace Threaded Screw and Tighten Joints

$50

Fairfield NSW, Australia

16th Nov 2019

I have a Havana Double bed from Fantastic furniture. There is a screw that is at the head of bed which isn''t drilled in all the way and is threaded which needs to be removed and replaced. Also other screws and joints need tightening so the bed doesnt move around. I have the spanner for the bed joints of which there are 8 and I have already tightened them as much as I can. I located a few ways to remove a threaded screw on YouTube but dont have the tools.

Very good advice and quick.. My bed is fixed

Garden maintenance

$100

Bald Hills QLD 4036, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Stump and branch removal - hibiscus plant has been significantly cut down - need the remaining base removed and all branches disposed of - also have one other base of a plant that needs to be removed and disposed of - thank you!

Alan was great to deal with and got the job done fast. Very happy with his work.

Mount neon sign on concrete wall.

$100

Edgecliff NSW, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Mount a neon sign approx. 1.5m wide.

Quick, simple, no fuss. Great workmanship

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