Alton Handyman Services

in Alton, IL

285
Handyman Services are
in Alton

43
Handyman Services in Alton
are top rated

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Rated by
Michael R.
"Work was completed as quoted and
did a good job all the way around. He offered some good suggestions for some items I was struggling with and everything turned" out well. Would definitely recommend
and will be using him again for future projects.
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Rated by
pauline T.
"He sent out his worker Bill who was very curtious and professional. He did a awesome job repairing roof, ceiling and floor. He also had to
the room back up to" house and seal it. I think it was a bit pricey. But I guess if
want professionalism nd a good job done you have to pay for it.over all it was a great expeirance and Im very satisfied with the work that was done and would use this contractor again.
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Rated by
Brian H.
"I cannot speak highly enough of
. He is a diligent worker who consistently did everything he could to make this a successful experience. He would check with" me if he had any questions about the vision I had for the deck or the basement. If he came up with a solution that was more effective and within the budget, he would offer it as a suggestion. I had another crew working on renovations to the master bathroom and
would work around them or with them as the need arose. Having this man do work for you would be the best decision you could make. He is reliable, honest, capable and trustworthy. These are attributes that one should not take for granted in any profession.

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OK - terminology issue here. The "shower pan" is a collection liner than underlies the shower floor itself, and is designed (if built and plumbed right) to trap any leakage from the shower floor and route it to the same floor drain pipe. Example image here, copper in this case - 

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It sounds like your are saying the shower floor or base unit failed - likely a fiberglass or plastic shower, which commonly fail due to incomplete support under them. This can be repaired if fiberglass, but is not usually done unless just microcracking, as it is hard to find an expert - usually you have to have a car body fiberglass specialist or a surfboard repair expert do it, and the color will not match perfectly unless you get a new gelcoat over the entire base unit. Cost about $300-500, ASSUMING the material can be repaired - true fiberglass can, thermoplastic can sometimes be welded but anyone's guess how long it will last without cracking again, plastics like PVC can rarely be fixed so they will hold someone standing on them. Any sort of repair is likely to crack again, because you have done nothing to remove the cause of the cracking which is standing on a base that is not fully supported over its full extent. Some cheepo or desperate plumbers try injecting non-pressuring type expanding foam underneath to improve the support - this does a great job of supporting it but unfortunately supports mold, so starts stinking in short order as a rule.

The normal fix is to remove and replace it, because once it is out there is no sense in putting a damaged one back in for the small increment in cost. Removing it means taking the shower wall liners or the bottom row or two of tile out so you can get the new base unit into place (because they overlap it), then replacing them. So, the $3000 range indicated is indicative of this type of job, which typically runs from a very low of around $1500-2000 for an identical base unit, to more typically $3-5,000 depending on whether a shower enclosure or tile walls. Of course,when the new one is put in, it is CRITICAL that it be fully supported - this means rubbing plumbers rouge or similar marking substance on the bottom, test fitting it, and then lifting it out and checking that all the stiffener ribs and support pads made contact with the pan, and making adjusments as necessary until it has full contact, then standing in it and rocking back and forth to check for any points not making full contat and fixing them.

The $10,000 plus numbers you got must have been for entire shower replacement down to the joists and studs, and the $30,000 range number would be typical for a full bathroom remodel with new shower or shower/tub and doors and surround, wall finishes, vanity, sink, toilet, and flooring and door.

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I am not sure a general handyman is the right person for the skylight.  We fix quite a few skylights that were installed by handymen and that could be the problem at its origination.  You will want a roofer for that.

 

As long as you are splitting the trades at that point, might as well get a flooring contractor to look at the floor once you have figured out the skylight repair/replacement equation. 

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COOL!!!  Someone who asks a question actually responds.  Rare.  Love it.  Let us know how things work out.

Handyman reviews in Alton

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I purchased the Angie's List deal of four hours of Handyman's services for $99.
It took a while to schedule, firstly, because it was mainly outdoor work, and when we couldn't find a date in the fall, I waited until the spring.After that, the company was very unresponsive when I tried to arrange an appointment. At one point, I offered a three week window when he could pick his four hours and didn't hear from him.
I thought someone would come by ahead of time to discuss what I was looking for, maybe give me an idea of what the time frame would be for the various tasks. But I was only asked for a description of the jobs over the phone. On the scheduled morning, the company still wasn't sure what I was asking or even if they needed a ladder. (They eventually borrowed mine).
The concrete patching started cracking within days of the job. I called the company about this, but they didn't get back to me.
The carpentry work was sufficient, but the work didn't allow my door to close. The workers were in their truck and about to leave when I noticed this.
They didn't bother to cleanup the sawdust.
I don't know why
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wants to be on Angie's List, much less offer special deals, when the follow up with such mediacre work.
- Paul E.
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Everything went very well on installation day.
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was here right on time. He completed all the work in the
8 hour time frame despite running into some unexpected problems. The finished projects looked very good
and worked well.
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worked steadily all day not even stopping for lunch. The only fly in the ointment was the
fact the original date of installation had to be cancelled because his truck would not start. This cost me a vacation
day but I suppose these things happen. He made up for it on the next scheduled day. Overall, I would use them
again.
- Richard A.
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Contacted them and received a response but the date they wanted to come out and give us an estimate wouldn't work for us. So I tried contacting them again and no response. Tried again a week later and still no response. Not someone I want to deal with if they couldn't even give me a response. POOR BUSINESS.
- Richard B.
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We were expecting house guests, and needed to address several minor but obvious areas to repair.
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called promptly, came when expected, and: completed all the requested work efficiently, and pleasantly. The work looks fine, and was all ready for our guests.
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even used his own tools, and urged me to return the brushes, rollers, etc that I had bought. Will use him again.

- Judith R.
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(the owner) was very nice and helpful. I was so happy he works weekends. He spent a little under four hours, including two hardware store trips (it was long due to the rebuild and location...not him). I cannot express how horrible a spot this stairwell is to work in, and even with a normal ladder
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seemed able to handle it well. He worked to find options for us (of hinges and latches) so we could match the existing hardware. He also was the one to suggest the latch at the top of the stairwell so we could reach from the landing. He didn't just want to rush and get the job done, he wanted it right for us. So great customer consideration. The grill sits flush with the opening (my concern) when shut, and he let it hang open a couple times to make sure it would not fall from the ceiling like before...and that it would not hit the light that hangs down in the stairwell.
After: he brought and used a shopvac to clean up. He double checked and made sure there were no
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on the walls. We have pets and he was good with them, he even insisted we move the food that was nearby so no dust floated into it. Overall it was a great experience. We are already thinking of a list of new things to have him work on. We know it will cost more in the future, but it is well worth it.


- Amy P.
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iDavid did an excellent job on all of the work and his price was reasonable. He was flexible and accommodating and was even willing to make a run to the hardware store to buy some needed materials for me. I already made another appointment with him to come back and do some more work. Make sure you schedule a few weeks in advanced. He is very busy.
- Denise S.
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Not a bad start; was on time and completed the work in a reasonable period of time. I thought this was going to be great.
The problems arose a few weeks after the job was completed. The epoxy floor in the garage began to peel (they had promised that all directions were followed and we even left the car out of the garage an extra day more than recommended to be sure the epoxy was completely set). About the same time, the kitchen cabinets they had painted began to peel.
After contacting them about the problem, it took another week to get an response. A date was set for them to come and look at the garage floor with the epoxy rep. They never showed up. After several hours I called and he said he was sorry but was busy at a job. I told him I was upset and wanted some action. He gave me another date and time and I asked that he call me with a confirmation prior to coming since I had to leave work to be there and it was a big inconvenience.
I never received a call for that appointment and when I got home from work, I found out he had showed up and completed the assessment of the floor without me.
I didn't receive a call until days later and he proceeded to blame me for driving onto the floor too soon but that the rep had agreed to provide new epoxy and that he would do the labor for free (how nice!).
Now, 3 months later, I still have had no contact with this so-called professional and have decided to buy the epoxy myself and do the work myself. I frankly never want to hear this guys voice again.
The cabinets on the kitchen continue to peel and I've had to re-paint sections and then do a gloss coating to keep them from peeling.
This guy pretends to know and be an expert on everything. To me, he's the proverbial
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-of-all-trades and master of none. I was also extremely unhappy with his lack of listening skills. He pretends to listen and then does exactly the opposite. Super frustrating!
Finally, I got the feeling that he has a chip on his shoulder about anyone telling him what to do.
- Bradley L.

All Handyman Services in Alton, IL

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911 Maintenance & Home Repair

2 hansen
Glen Carbon

A New Look Remodeling, LLC

932 Chelsea Avenue

A RELIABLE HANDYMAN

1625 Charbonier Rd

A&M Urban Renewal

4318 Dewey Ave.

Affordable Handman

PO BOX 505
Hamel

Affordable Handyman

2847 Ridgeview Lane
Millstadt

Atmospheres

221 Robert Ave

Ballard Acoustics LLC

61 E. Homefield Pt. Ct.

Basements to Roofs

Collinsville

Beaty Home Improvements

562 Knob Hill Drive

BETTER GUYS E & I

2007 NOVEM DR

BJS HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC

7021 HOLLY HILLS AVE

Bourdeau Construction

3310 Woodsway Dr

Bozikis General Contracting

2715 Dalton Avenue

BRADEN ROOFING

1119 Merriam Ln

C & R Home Improvements, Inc.

1040 S. Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling

C BENNETT BUILDING SUPPLY

1700 West Terra Lane

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Cardinal Catastrophe Services Inc

214 Hillsboro Ave
Edwardsville

CARLILE CONTRACTING L.L.C.

3027 Boylston Hill Ct.

Cass Johnson

508 Autumn Ave.
Collinsville

CEDAR SPECIALIST

38 Wisdom Ct

Chris Bosslet Construction

5516 Tennessee Ave

Chrisjon Contactors

2999 Brenda Lane

Classic Carpentry Unlimited Inc

1259 Stephen Jones Ave

Classic Copper Works

9337 Spring Cypress Road

COS Construction

515 Saint Louis St
Edwardsville

Crabtree Construction, Inc

10625 Voges Rd
Lebanon

CREATIVE HOME SOLUTIONS

14525 AVOCADO LANE

Crockett Seamless Gutters

113 Palm Dr.
Fairview Heights

Crouch Remodeling

2801 Tiara Drive

DARNELL-GROUP

5 Forest Oak Ct

David Young

16 Crestwood Dr
Glen Carbon

energy shelter

13060 w. watson

Energy View Windows

7220 N Lindbergh Blvd

Equity Contracting, LLC

11911 Westline Industrial Dr.

Exquisite Homes LLC

8816 Manchester Rd

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

FERGUSON CONSTRUCTION

PO BOX 69
Glen Carbon

First Choice Service

5265 Cricket Glen Ct

Fitz's Renovation LLC

1818 Washington Ave

Fossil Flooring

104 Matrix Commons

Furtak Construction

518 N. Main st.
Freeburg

Garage Door Experts of Saint Louis

4579 Laclede Ave Ste 306

GARY SCHULTE Handyman

207 OAK CREST DR

Geissler Roofing Co Inc

612 S 3rd St
Belleville

General Construction Services

219 N Combs Ave
Collinsville

Get it Done

7045 Lena Ave

Green World Solutions

7 Count Fleet Circle

Haislar Properties Inc

1220 River Chase Dr

Hallowell Contracting

9936 Slevin Ln

HANDYMAN EXPRESS

222 MAIN ST
Alton

Handyman For Hire

9209 Hale Dr

Handymanage

6643 Sutherland

Hauling & More

191 South 7th street

Hillbilly Handyman

4907 W Pine Blvd

HMS Construction, Inc.

4820 Green Valley Drive

HOUSE DOCTORS HANDYMAN SERVICES

PO BOX 69
Glen Carbon

IHI Inc.(Integrity Home Improvement)

102 Glenridge Drive
Collinsville

Innovating Renovation

2755 East b st rd
Belleville

Inservice

200 S Henry St

Irish Construction

6115 Pershing Avenue

J & C CONSTRUCTION

3523 W A ST
Belleville

J G Construction & Painting

315 E Church St
Collinsville

J&C Construction LLC

1304 Sandalwood Dr
Belleville

J. T. MC DERMOTT REMODELING

7427 W MAIN ST
Belleville

J. Windle

8240 John McKeever Rd.

J.C.G. & Sons LLC

571 Oli Ali Dr

JC Address Signs

3351 South Norwood Ave

Jeff's Unlimited

3216 Delor St

Jerry Johnson Construction

12938 Ferntop Lane

JH Exteriors

6549 Highway 61-67

Joe Fix It Handyman Services

409 Garden St
Cahokia

JRW Services

8747 Natural Bridge Road

K & L Machine and Tool Company

705 Park Drive
Alton

Kincade Construction

37 W Acton Ave
Wood River

KLEIN DEVELOPMENTS

209 Lindburg Rd.

Knolan

5816 Briarwood Terrace Ct

KOLAR CONSTRUCTION

7109 ARSENAL ST

Lee Heating & Cooling

3105 Alby
Alton

Loughman Builders-Remodelers

1917 Scheel street
Belleville

Marciante Diversfied

1315 Missouri State Rd

Martin Door & Window

3037 N St Peters Pkwy

mary elizabeth nicholas

1286 Rockridge Pl

Mayflower Container Services

13390 Lakefront Drive

McGee's contracting

145 Union Hill Rd
Fairview Heights

McMen Services

3824 birch dr.

Mick Construction Inc

537 Buena Vista St
Edwardsville

Midstate Contractors LLC

8991A Commercial Blvd.

Mr. Handyman of Metro East

1309 Vandalia Street
Collinsville

National Duct Cleaning Services

550 W Frontage Rd Ste 3615
Northfield

ONEWAY Construction

4348 Rider Trail N

Pace Design & Construction

2419 Calico Lane
Maryville

Parity, LLC

529 Spring Meadow Crossing

Parker Contracting

304 Deep Cove Drive
Edwardsville

Parkway Contracting LLC

910 S. Florissant

PLAYNATION

190 ETOWAH INDUSTRIAL CT

Precision Restoration LLC

9538 Big Bend blvd

Prestige Contracting and Remodeling Inc

1751 Fountainbleu
Edwardsville

Pro Movers

185 Bobwhite Ln.

Promax LLC

100 Chesterfield Business Pkwy

PropertyUpkeep

3410 Brunswick Dr

Prosum Home Services

833 White Picket Ln

R&B Restorations

2490 Cedar lane

Rebello Construction LLC

840A Pennsylvania Avenue.

REC REMODELING & CONSTR

1302 ANTLER DR
Troy

Reed's Remodeling

9 North 10th Street
Belleville

REL Construction

403 brookeside drive
Caseyville

Rent A Handy Husband

420 Oakmont Cir

RICK'S GENERAL HOUSEHOLD REPAIRS

135 Twin Oaks Dr
Belleville

ROY FARLEY

4053 LOCKPORT DR

Saint Louis Closet Co

2626 S Big Bend Blvd

SECOND PAIR OF HANDS

9927 DEBENTROY ST
Lebanon

Signature Exteriors

2025 Zumbehl Rd

Skillz Construction and Home Repair

2928 Fredricka St.
Belleville

Snyder's Construction

3930 Randall St

Soldier Concrete/Construction

1304 South 4th street
Greenville

Steve's Woodworks

PO Box 63135

STL ECO ENERGY & ELECTRIC

2586 Willow Glen Park

streamline llc

5122 ville maria ln

Streit Construction

12966 BRYCE CANYON DR

SuperDave The Handyman

310 W Felton Ave.

Taylor Construction

8446 Dittmer Catawissa Rd.

The Fixologist Handyman Service, Corp.

7455 Leslie Drive
Edwardsville

The Handyman Meister

153 Rolling Oaks Drive
Collinsville

We Do It All Flooring & More, LLC

122 East Date Street
Hartford

Webb Contracting

5253 Darkmoor Ln

WEBB FAMILY CONTRACTING

1216 Ranworth Dr
Godfrey

Weilbacher Landscaping

5436 Bohleysville Rd
Millstadt

West End Services

17 Woodside Drive
Belleville

WILKE WINDOW & DOOR INC

3591 HARRY S TRUMAN BLVD

Windows R Us

384 Barcelona Ct

Womack Construction

1540 Charlotte Dr.

Young Innovations

5235 Butler Hill Estates Drive

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