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Cairns QLD


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"I was so grateful for David’s professionalism. I was new to AirTasker and a little nervous. David’s communication settled my nerves and he was so resp..."

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Cameron A

Cairns Central QLD


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"I'm on a corner block and the job was done in 2 hours 👍🏾"

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Chris M

Cairns QLD


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"Chris is absolutely amazing done a great of my grandkids trampoline for Christmas, thanks so much Chris, if I need anything else done you will be the ..."

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David C

Bundall QLD


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"Thank you so much :) "

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Manuel F

Cairns Central QLD


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"Manuel was prompt and did a good job."

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"Very pleased with Justin's work. Justin was responsive to messages, quiet whilst working and cleaned up any mess afterwards. Would recommend and use a..."

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Recent Handyman reviews in Cairns

"Christian was super nice and prompt. Would highly recommend "

Mount mail box.


"Great job quick and done well would use again "

Drill some picture hooks up


"Damian is a lovely person and really easy to deal with. Communicating with him was prompt and reliable. He is punctual and I highly recommend him. I will surely use him again if need arises. Ursula"

Handy man tasks


"A simply fantastic job done with great attention to details. No hesitation in recommending…"

Put two Sheets of pegboard on a storage wall


"As always jason does it again perfect result , will recommend jason for his work any time. . "

1 curstain rail and one blind to be put up


"Awesome... thank you so much. "

Fix front and bathroom doors


What's the average cost of a handyman in Cairns

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What do handyman services include?

Handymen 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, 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.    

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

Please Help Me Install Two LockBoxes


Atherton QLD, Australia

14th Jan 2021

Hello, We are looking for a local handyman to service a property we have under management. We manage short term holiday rentals and as such need two lockboxes installed so our guests can easily access the property. Moving forward if there are any maintenance concerns we will also need them completed. The job consists of: Sourcing two lockboxes from bunnings (We have a preferred model) Visiting the property and installing both boxes next to the door where they will be visible but won't hurt the usability of the property in any way. Our team is looking forward to working with you. Please contact us if you are able to get this done. Regards, Ryan

Ceiling check


Cairns QLD, Australia

10th Jan 2021

To fix the ceiling underneath the roof of window glass

Fix up my unit


Trinity Beach QLD, Australia

5th Jan 2021

Hi, I am looking for someone to do a few jobs in my unit: Fix up cabinet around dishwasher Fix leaking tap Tidy up front and back gardens (small areas) Move some furniture items to Trinity Beach (Desk, tall narrow shelf, medium shelf, sml and lrg chest of drawers) Also looking to get a quote on some painting, cabinetry work, installation of dishwasher, and other jobs in another property. Thanks :)

Put up curtain rod brackets and blinds


Woree QLD, Australia

29th Dec 2020

I would like someone to come fit the blinds I have for my kitchen and 4 windows of curtain rod brackets. I have the brackets and blinds as well as a hammer drill and bits. If you have a level or laser lever that would help. Blinds are a 120x150, I also have a ladder and tape measure you can use. I also have an august smart lock that I want fitted to my front door but I don’t have a hole for a deadbolt, I can pay more if you could also fit this.

Got the job done!

Install sensor light


Smithfield QLD, Australia

4th Nov 2020

Install sensor light I brought at Bunnings. It has two globes. New installation & I put $100 because I have no clue how much to offer. I’d like it installed near my back sliding door so it lights up my clothesline area and adds extra security to my backyard. In the last image you can see a drain pipe and the is the area where I’d like the installation. I have added another picture showing the roof pitch. Sorry I’m only 5’ft tall so it is the best I can do.

OMFG Book this legend!!!! Couldn’t do enough to help me and get my light installed. Professional job completed, he had all the required tools and cleaned up everything after he was finished. Will be rebooking for more electrical and odd jobs in the future :)

Install pet door


Edmonton QLD, Australia

23rd Aug 2020

Installation of cat door on a security screen door. If possible in the next few days.

Good job, prompt service and communication.

Fix hand railing


Newstead QLD, Australia

25th Jul 2020

Hand rail next to the pool is coming loose. Looks like it is meant to be screwed into the brick

Helpful and punctual. Recommend

Fix up office planter boxes


Cairns QLD, Australia

13th Jan 2021

We have some planter boxes that need fixing up. Need someone handy to help make them look perfect. I will provide all materials. Please quote for 1 day of labour including travel to bunnings for materials.

Glue oven door


Smithfield QLD 4878, Australia

7th Jan 2021

See the pictures attached



Port Douglas QLD, Australia

4th Jan 2021

Need wall cable repaired Been pulled out of wall

Fix my door!


Cairns QLD, Australia

29th Dec 2020

Hi guys, my cat has decided to try and claw his way into our bedroom and has destroyed our door! Willing to pay someone to fix it all for us without replacing the whole thing. Thanks!

Assist grouting a tiled swimming pool


Barron QLD 4878, Australia

24th Sep 2020

I need someone to mix two pack acrylic grout and clean tiles after they are grouted.

Great worker and good person. Highly recommended for any task.

Repair Garden Bed


Palm Cove QLD, Australia

20th Aug 2020

All existing dead plants to be removed and replaced with new plants (some colour would be nice). Unit is on the 3rd floor and only way to access this area would be climbing over the balcony. Not a long job but more difficult due to access.

Outstanding, prompt and reliable. Highly recommend .

Resealing the shower toom


Freshwater QLD 4870, Australia

14th Jan 2021

Moving into the new house, I would like to someone help re sealing silicone in my shower room.

Install wardrobe doors x6


Edge Hill QLD, Australia

11th Jan 2021

Hi. I need someone to install my wardrobe doors. I don’t have tracks or wheels.

Fix or replace internal door


Cairns North QLD 4870, Australia

6th Jan 2021

Owner had to break into house via this door. Handle has been replaced but hoping area around can be repaired with steel plate or something? Also needs cat door installed. Door is cheap, not solid. No paint needed.

Very knowledgeable, knows what hes doing, does every job properly, gets it done. Highly recommend 👍 Thanks Gary

Hang two Venetian blinds


Edmonton QLD, Australia

2nd Jan 2021

Inside window mount into masonry. 1600 x 1200. Have hardware and brackets. Need your own hammer drill

Great job, thanks David 👍🏻

Party Preparation


Cairns City, Queensland, Australia

6th Nov 2020

General Labour ($25/hr) Fridge shifted outside Lights strung in the trees Tables/Chairs moved outside TV moved outside (wall-mounted) Miscellaneous decorating

David did a sensational job cleaning and decorating our trees with pink lights for my daughter's 18th birthday. Hard worker!!

Handyperson needed


Westcourt QLD 4870, Australia

20th Sep 2020

Hey there, my name is Kaity. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Westcourt QLD 4870, Australia. What do you need done? Repairs, Installation What is the type of property? Granny flat Which areas of the property need work? Two window screens, one security screen door What would you like the handyperson to work on? Job is to remesh two window screens and one security screen door. You will need to provide the mesh material and your own tools. I'd like for this job to completed between the 27th September - 2nd October.

Very pleased with Justin's work. Justin was responsive to messages, quiet whilst working and cleaned up any mess afterwards. Would recommend and use again if needed.

Drill x6 holes in outside walls


Manoora QLD, Australia

16th Aug 2020

Hi there I’m looking to Mount x3 Eufy wireless cctv cameras which come with their own screws and mounts. The ideal height for them to be mounted is 7 - 10 feet above the ground. I have a ladder. I can do all the mounting the only thing I can’t do is drill two holes (6mm) in the wall for each camera as I don’t have a drill bit to go through the wall. A pencil for making the points to drill is also needed. This video explains the full process but I’m only really needing the holes drilled and I can do the rest: Thank you!

Absolutely fantastic service. Quick, efficient and motivated. A complete blessing. Asked me questions along the way to make sure I was happy, did more than was asked and an extra task. I will be a repeat customer for sure! Thank you, Roland!