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How much does it cost to hire a handyman?

16 Answers

Answered by Consider it done

20th July 2020

Consider it done answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

I charge £25 per hour for standard maintenance work eg Lawn mowing Touch up painting works inside and outside And clearing rubbish. £150 and upwards for medium job. Full gardening Edge Strimming Landscaping Leaf blowing However, if the job required more than one worker then its from £175 to £222 per day

Answered by Bear Gardens and Construction

11th January 2020

Bear Gardens and Construction answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

It all depends on the job anything from £30 call out locally (5 mile radius) unless the jobs a big job then we would do it on either day work @140 a day which we would be able to sort out with the customer when we go out to price up a job/ look at it unless it was a small job that we can do there and then

Answered by HBMG

3rd October 2019

HBMG answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

All depends on location travel ect but anything from £25 to £35 per hour. You can also book us for a day rate normally around £120 per day again all depends on location. This prices are based on jobs within the local area if we have to travel you would expect to pay more..........

Answered by Jake Matthews Property Development and Management

27th September 2019

Jake Matthews Property Development and Management answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

I usually charge £25 per hour or a day rate. However most jobs I will price on the job, rather than an hour or day rate. This is after a free site visit and meeting. A job price is usually a lot better depending on the job, for both the tradesman and the customer. If it is an emergency call out a £50 call out fee applies before work is started.

Answered by Sam The Handyman

22nd September 2019

Sam The Handyman answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

Depends on many factors, location, type of job, urgency etc. A one hour job would be charged at about £40 going up to a day rate of about £250. This is in the greater London area and for residential purposes. There are abovously always exceptions. I get a lot of last minute calls for little bits and bobs sometimes just changing a few lightbulbs etc so if I was in the area and could easily pop in then I'm usually happy to charge for a quick half hour £20 but I always remind customer that's the first hour is chargeable so best if they think of a few other little jobs to fill the time slot..... Something always pops up!

Answered by Handyman Xpress

18th September 2019

Handyman Xpress answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

We charge £35 for the first hour and £20 an hour after, we can give you a daily rate if multiple jobs needs doing or a price for the complete works. We charge for disposal of waste or if easier can arrange a skip for you at your cost. We don’t make any money on materials I will give you the receipt for any materials needed so gives you complete piece of mind as to cost.

Answered by Castle Heights Building & Maintenance

31st May 2019

Castle Heights Building & Maintenance answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

Firstly I would question whether you need a handyman or a multi-skilled builder. A handyman is a person carrying out tasks for payment that would be considered by most to be DIY type jobs, but where the customer doesn’t have the time to do it - repairing broken fences, gates etc, replacing a couple of broken paving slabs, changing a door lock, putting up shelving, assembling flat pack furniture, clearing gutters etc etc. For this kind of service expect to pay around £20 per hour plus the cost of materials. However if you need the creation of a patio area, the total replacement of a fence and posts, replacing soffits and fascias, alterations to internal spaces etc. You are actually looking for a tradesman. Expect to pay around £30 per hour or £200 per day plus the cost of any materials. Rubbish disposal is not cheap for professional trades and expect to pay between £100 and £200 for a skip depending on the size and the type of rubbish you intend to fill it with. I hope this helps, I’m always happy to provide free quotations to potential customers in the Staffordshire area.

Answered by L T Franklin property services

27th March 2019

L T Franklin property services answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

Prior free quotation is reccomended for most jobs. Some jobs come will have a fixed rate. As an hourly rate I charge £23.50 per hour with an hour minimum. Any materials used are added to the Invoice with prior knowledge from the client so they know what the costs are upfront. Rubbish Disposal is also charged at the rates of the local trade waste centre.

Answered by Pankhurst Building And Property Maintenance

24th March 2019

Pankhurst Building And Property Maintenance answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

My rate for general handyman and basic property maintenance is £35 for the first hour, £10 per half hour up to £175 for an 8 hour day. Larger jobs would require a 60% upfront deposit followed by 20% mid way and 20% on completion of job or full material cost upfront whichever is the greater.

Answered by Sunderland Property Renovations Ltd

21st March 2019

Sunderland Property Renovations Ltd answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

I normally charge £35 per hour for small jobs requiring less than a day to complete, or I can offer either a daily rate or price for the whole job, plus materials. Price depends on what is required and area covered. I will normally work Week days, but can work weekends to accommodate customers needs, however this will be at a higher price.

Answered by Hampshire Handyman Services

6th March 2019

Hampshire Handyman Services answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

We usually charge between £20ph and £25ph per man, however I am happier give a free estimate for the job, and often find the customers prefer this method. It gives both parties a clearer picture of costs and cannot be misinterpreted as with an hourly rate or day rate. All materials are itemised on estimates and charged on top of the labour rate.

Answered by L Kennedy Property

14th February 2019

L Kennedy Property answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

I normally charge £20 per hour or £100 per day based on a six hour working day. (Only because I have children to look after).Quotes can be given if that is preferable and obviously any materials need will be changed on top.Certain jobs that I do have a flat fee laminate flooring starts a £10 a square meter and internal doors start at £50 per door.

Answered by BH Property Services

14th February 2019

BH Property Services answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

Well i guess that all depends on what the job is. I normally charge a day or job rate if the job is big enough. Otherwise i would charge accordingly but don't normally like to charge by the hour. So i would say easier for the customer to have a few jobs needing doing then a date rate would be charged.

Answered by L.J.S Property Maintenance

13th February 2019

L.J.S Property Maintenance answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

We charge £30 for the first hour (not including materials) and then £15 an hour after that. This is based on completing a few jobs at the same property. If, however, you were wanting anything that would take a day or more we would charge a day rate price which would be cheaper than charging per hour for the same job.

Answered by Newport Alarm & CCTV Services

10th February 2019

Newport Alarm & CCTV Services answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

What I cost is per job not per hour as it is set for the job because each job is best and different price so I do it best for the people who are on benefits and Elderly people and I will give them the best price on the job and this is with out my company being out of pocket and get that job done and sorted so I can get on to the next one

Answered by Esspro Property Services

8th February 2019

Esspro Property Services answered the question "How much does it cost to hire a handyman?"

We would charge £38+vat for a minimum of two hours for providing a handy man service. This would not include materials required for the requested project and would only cover 1 man labour for the allotted time. If the works were deemed to be over two hour minimum, we would provide a quotation before proceeding.

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