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Brandon F

Queanbeyan NSW

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"Brandon did a great job and went out of his way to make sure the job was done to a high standard"

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"Best handyman ever. Thank you so much"

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Andy W

Yass NSW

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"Punctual and highly efficient "

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Christian P

Capital Hill ACT

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"Very professional"

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Ivan S

Tuggeranong ACT

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"Good communication, workers were respectful with noise while I worked at home, and they cleaned up afterwards. Thanks!"

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Alex and chad P

Gungahlin ACT

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"Chad was great. Arrived on time; very thorough and tidy. Really, really happy with the job and Chad’s work. Would definitely use again."

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Richard G

Wollongong Central NSW

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"Great job - Richard put a temporary fix on our urgent job straight away and came back to secure the aerial. Very happy with his work. "

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"No complaints. Had a small issue with times/communication but I wasn’t in a hurry so no biggie for me. Would recommend "

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Recent Tradesman reviews in Canberra

"Answered all my questions. Was great."

Quote for Built in wardrobe

$5

"Excellent job, Thankyou "

Hole in drywall

$50

"Willy was simply fantastic to deal with. I would highly recommend him to family and friends. He did an amazing job on our built-ins and provided reputable recommendations for other work we needed done."

I need built in wardrobe

$1,000

"Matthew and Jane are awesome. Super professional. They did an amazing job repairing the wardrobe. Highly recommend., "

Repair built in wardrobe

$80

"Thank you Michael. Michael was patient, diligent and did a great job. "

Install prefabricated stainless steel balustrade

$800

"Willy was terrific! He did an efficient tidy job, advised for and against issues as they arose and has gone to follow up a few things to complete jobs. Will totally use him again."

Handyman tradie

$200

What's the average cost of a tradie in Canberra

$52 - $435

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$52

median

$150

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$435

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4.86

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What does hiring a tradie include?

Tradesmen (and tradeswomen!) can help you tackle the tasks that need the expertise, tools, and knowledge that only a qualified local tradie can give. You can find a tradie to help with tasks like:

Electrical & plumbing

When you hire a tradie to work with electricity, gas or water, they’ll need special qualifications, training, and equipment to keep you and your house safe from fires, flooding and property damage. You’d need to hire an electrician to install your new light fittings or electrical equipment, like ovens. And you’d need a plumbing tradie to help with plumbing tasks, like fitting new taps and pipes, or gas plumbing tasks like installing or repairing heaters and stoves. Your tradie will start by asking questions about the issues you’re having, then they’ll do a physical inspection of the area to assess the work needed. They’ll use their specialist tools and equipment to repair, install, or replace parts to get everything working properly.

Carpentry & cabinetmaking

Tradesmen are usually qualified professionals, so they’re ideally suited to tasks that need a higher skill level than a handyman. Carpenters and cabinet makers are in high demand for installing new cabinets, custom-making furniture and installing built-in robes and cupboards. They’ll measure your space to ensure the furniture and built-ins fit perfectly and match your existing decor. Then they’ll work with a range of equipment and tools (onsite or offsite) to cut and shape the wood, then assemble any parts to create your finished product.

Exteriors

Tradesmen can help provide a professional finish to your exterior building tasks. For example, installing or repairing balustrades. Your professional tradesmen will measure, fit and install glass, metal, or wood balustrades to make your balcony area or stairs safe while matching the design of your home. Once they’ve established a safe work-zone, they’ll remove the old balustrades before installing the new parts. Another popular exterior task is installing or upgrading awnings. Your tradie can pull down old, broken, or faded awnings and help you choose a new awning to match your house and surrounds. Then they’ll carefully install the new awning so that it is safe and secure.

Concrete repairs & resurfacing

When concrete is damaged, it can create trip hazards, and let in water, dirt and other pests, which can cause further damage. Concrete resurfacing can help repair damage and give your property an instant update with coloured concrete overlays and/or designs. Your tradie will first assess the damage, then repair or replace any broken areas. Then they may clean the existing area with high-pressure hoses or chemicals. Once the area is clean and prepared, they’ll mix up a thin, concrete-based surface compound that will cover the area.

Recent Tradesman tasks in Canberra

Metal roofing, walling & cladding for new house

$9,999

Denman Prospect ACT, Australia

6th May 2021

Looking for a qualified, skilled and reliable ColorBond metal roofer and metal wall cladding installer. Experience/interest with ColorBond skinned insulated panelling for walling & roofing would be highly regarded.

Prime and Paint drywall

$500

Phillip ACT, Australia

21st Apr 2021

Have just had some aircons installed and need a few areas primed and painted(white). See pics

Brandon did a great job and went out of his way to make sure the job was done to a high standard

Drilling lacework to verandah

$50

Oaks Estate ACT, Australia

4th Mar 2021

Cast aluminium lacework to be drilled into verandah frame.

Minor drywall repair

$70

Turner ACT, Australia

4th Jan 2021

Hey there, my name is Timothy. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Turner ACT, Australia. What do you need done? Repairs What is the type of property? Apartment What would you like the handyperson to work on? To patch two holes in the dry wall

Chris was great, speedy, punctual and did great work. Thoroughly recommended.

Mount an awning onto roof rack

$100

Turner ACT, Australia

30th Nov 2020

We need someone to mount our awning onto our roof rack, however there is nothing on our roof rack to drill into, so we need someone who can innovate a solution. Must be done today (30 Nov)

I need built in wardrobe

$500

Gordon ACT, Australia

17th Oct 2020

We are buying flat pack Flexi shelving from Bunnings and would like a quote for someone to install them. It's a small walk in wardrobe.

I need drywall repair and patch

$50

Greenway ACT 2900, Australia

5th Oct 2020

There has been a small hole in my wall of room that needs fixed. Picture attached.

Built in wardrobe - kids room

$800

O'Connor ACT 2602, Australia

5th May 2021

About 1.5 m to ceiling a open to designs

Quote - Cladding repair - Watson

$25

Watson ACT, Australia

28th Mar 2021

Cladding repair required for two story townhouse in Watson. It is on the second level so ladders required. First two photos are of damaged cladding, other photos are of possible replacement materials. No restriction on date, and open to all quotes.

Put cupboard doors on three built in wardrobes

$600

Gilmore ACT 2905, Australia

21st Feb 2021

I have three kids bedrooms that have cupboards with no doors. would like to purchase and put cupboards doors on

I need built in wardrobe

$1,400

Hackett ACT 2602, Australia

15th Dec 2020

Built in robes, about 1.90cm wide by 2.5 tall. I would like sliding doors with one mirrored door. Thanks

Install an IKEA built in wardrobe

$300

Ainslie ACT, Australia

18th Nov 2020

Install an IKEA Pax built in, 150cm x 58 cm deep. Hinged doors. Needs affixing to the wall, and the skirting boards need to be cut and removed. Prefer an apprentice carpenter or similar with tools. Reposting this as the last task had to be cancelled.

Good communication, workers were respectful with noise while I worked at home, and they cleaned up afterwards. Thanks!

Replace Copper Awning

$450

Hawker ACT, Australia

13th Oct 2020

Replace old copper awning with a new (maybe colourbond) swing to match gutters

I need built in wardrobe

$1,500

Calwell ACT 2905, Australia

11th May 2021

Built in wardrobe approx. 180cm wide, 50cm deep, 240cm high for boys room with sliding mirrored doors, brushed aluminium trim, hanging/shelves /few drawers.

Plastering wall and floor cvrves and painting

$3,500

Glen Waverley VIC 3150, Australia

26th Apr 2021

Setting up 28M of curves and 2 corners with our custom made cornices with your plaster then painting 120 sqm of walls and floor with your undercoat and our digital green paint. Removing current timber carpeted platform with possible floor treatment for extra. Your gas heater is preferred. .

Electrician/tradie unafraid to change lampshades

$50

Belconnen ACT, Australia

16th Mar 2021

I need to have two pendant lampshades taken down and replaced with two other pendant lampshades. For an electrician it's a 10 minute job but does require you to undo the wiring at the opening of the pendant lampshades and to rewire and affix the new pendants into place. I'm not game to do it myself:) I'm not insisting you be an electrician, but you MUST know what you are doing and complete the job with guaranteed safety. I'd like this job completed as soon as possible. Thank you:)

Excellent! Prompt, friendly, fast, professional!!

Build an outdoor awning for my back courtyard

$450

Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia

7th Jan 2021

Wooden pergola/awning attached to my townhouse has rotten. Needs replacing by a builder. Open to ideas for designs and materials.

Install a shade awning on front window

$60

Macquarie ACT, Australia

5th Dec 2020

This is the awning... https://www.bunnings.com.au/windoware-sunscreen-fixed-arm-awning-blind-3000mm-x-2100mm_p0013411 Hubby is here to assist if you need. Today will be fantastic :)

Plastering ceiling and install manhole

$50

Amaroo ACT, Australia

26th Oct 2020

Plaster 9 small square holes from removed vents as well as install an already bought man hole.

Chad has been fantastic throughout the entire process. Great communication, keeps a very clean workspace and has been respectful to our home. Would absolutely recommend.

Opening up built in wardrobes x 2

$1,500

Bonner ACT, Australia

10th Oct 2020

I have 2 built in wardrobes where the openings are too small. I need the sides cut opened and the top as well to just below the ceiling. No rubbish removal as I will do this myself. Just need a carpenter to make the wardrobe opening larger and put a timber frame around the opening so that I can get mirrored sliding doors installed. The tradesperson also needs to paint the new timber frame white. I have the paint but need your brushes, drop sheets etc. Not sure how much this costs so quote higher if necessary. I am flexible with when this can be done but need it done on a Saturday (either 10th Oct, 17th Oct, 24th Oct or 31st Oct)