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"This is ridiculously expensive. They charge you almost $300 for 2 hours for 1 person. And they only work 8 to 5, so if you are working you can't even make" an appt with them. So I thought this was all too ridiculous and a waste of time calling them. I would never use them. This only works for stay at home moms who have a lot of money to spend and can stay home and wait for the

-Harry H.

came out to do the estimate and had it to me that evening. I called
to schedule the work. I was told to expect" the worker between 8 and 8:30am.
was there and ready by 8:15am each day at the latest. The first day was the bulk of the work (replacing trap, replacing toilet, tearing out drywall, assessing the spigot) followed by a 1/2 day (installing, taping, mudding drywall and replacing the outside spigot) and a third brief visit for final sanding of the new drywall. Work was excellent. This is the 2nd time I've used this service and will continue to do so.

-Joe S.

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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 - 


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.


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. 

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

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My email request for a quote was responded to promptly. What was shocking, however, was the hourly cost for
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. services. Below you will find the portion of the email they sent in response to my query, which outlines their charges. In communicating with several other similar service providers (2 from Angie's List and 1 from another referral), I learned that
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. is charging 1.5 times the typical hourly rate; in addition, their "first hour" charges are well over 3 times the hourly rate for this type of service. It is difficult to understand how this provider remains in business.
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: "Should you hire me, our 1st hour for
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Lakes is $275.00 1 hour minimum - 10% Angie's List discount = $247.50. Additional hours at our regular additional hour rate of $115.00 - 10% Angie's = $103.50. Additional hours are charged in 5 minute increments, $8.625 per 5 minutes. Time begins upon arrival and ends when tools are put back in van. Time runs when getting materials. "
- Barbara K.

When he arrived, I did not have the materials I needed for the kitchen shelf. He told me exactly what I needed to go and purchase for him to do the job. While I was getting the materials he moved on to another project When he replaced the kitchen faucet the old water line was not long enough and he told me the size he needed to finish. After head finished the projects I had listed, he inquired if there was any thing else I needed repaired. I was very pleased with all the work that was done
- Casey P.

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was friendly and professional. The experience was stress free, thank you. I didn't see the end product but I know you got the job done well.
- Nina B.

Responded quickly and made appt for review of jobs needed. Time for project scheduled within 3 week which was within my time frame. Only hiccup is that they were late starting on the scheduled day/time and had to come back the next day. However, the work was done and done very well.
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offered options and solutions for fixing several problems which is what I was looking for. They cleaned up after themselves and took away the garbage. Everything looks great. Extremely happy with the results.
- J P.

It went very well.
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arrived one time. He was very friendly and professional and I felt very comfortable that he could do the tasks I had. Most were
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but he accomplished all efficiently and quickly. There was no job too small and I appreciated he was so willing to do them since my husband nor I are able to. Plan to use him again in the near future for other jobs.

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did a great job on our basement. I thought it was a fair price for what we required. Three room and a full bathroom was completed in ~4 weeks. We had several small modifications along the way and he was very responsive in completing the requests/changes. He only has himself and one other gentlemen working, but they are very professional and perform good work.
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has been in business in the general area for 15 years.
- Jeremy I.

I was impressed from the start by
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' communication, which was clear, prompt, and thorough. They showed up exactly on time, were friendly and professional, and completed the job; they also let me know about the state of my gutters, which is important. They impressed me so much that I'm hiring them again for more work.
- Francesca S.

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is very positive, helpful, reliable, and skilled. I need someone to help me with household tasks - large and small - and I feel like I've hit the jackpot. I'm hoping he can find time to paint some rooms for me in the fall. And help me with some other tasks before then, both large and small. I rely on and trust his advice. Look no further.
- Nancy F.

Handyman Services in Maringouin, LA

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4 Show LLC.

5282 Kincaid Ave.

A-1 Home Care

17173 Grove Dr


Baton Rouge

Absolute Construction of Louisiana

11451 Cedar Park Ave
Baton Rouge

Action Construction of La LLC

16801 Teneiya Ave
Greenwell Springs


15085 Mill Settlement Trace
Denham Springs

All Angles Carpentry

11874 Brown Rd.
Denham Springs

Alonso Construction Services

6444 Johns Creek Rd.
Baton Rouge

Alumaworx Gutters & More

9243 Amber Dr
Baton Rouge

Alvin Ballard Roofing LLC

Baton Rouge

Beau Jardin Landscaping

9864 Powell Ln
Denham Springs

Bell Mechanical Services LLC

11711 Sun Belt Ct
Baton Rouge

Berente Companies

6243 Chippendale Drive
Baton Rouge

Big Jim Construction

10615 Airline Hwy
Baton Rouge

Blake's Home Improvement LLC

431 Westhaven
Baton Rouge

Boutin's Handyman and Lawn Service, LLC

1004 Weeks Island Road
New Iberia

Brown & DeVard Painting

10134 Glen Manor Ave
Baton Rouge

Brown Residential Services

15500 Ridge Rd

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Capital City Maintenance

Denham Springs

Classic Copper Works

9337 Spring Cypress Rd

Coleman Roofing LLC

6929 S Choctaw Dr
Baton Rouge

Collins Pressure Washing

6377 Dutton Ave
Baton Rouge

Cowboy Way Construction

C137 Solar Trailer Park

D Maintenance LLC

Baton Rouge

DMaintenance LLC

Port Allen

DP Home & Office

31135 Susie Circle N
Denham Springs

ERS Building Maintenance, Inc.

40497 Cannon Road

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

Flawless Painting & Home Repair

12175 Lovett Rd
Baton Rouge

General Construction & Consultant Group

3307 convention st
Baton Rouge


14461 Frenchtown Rd
Greenwell Springs

Home Pro Construction LLC

11145 Ascension Ct
Denham Springs

Irvin H Anderson Carpentry & Repairs

17150 Rennes Rd

Joyner's Construction LLC

1321 Williamsburg Ct

M&M Construction and Remodeling

33530 Beverly Dr
Denham Springs

Mark's Maintenance Service LLC

6033 Excheuqer Drive
Baton Rouge

McDaniel Contracting LLC

427 Cockerham Rd.
Denham Springs

Michael Lee

11383 Darryl Dr
Baton Rouge

Mr. Fixit

2202 Didenedetto Ln.
Port Allen

Next Level

17546 Sharpsburg Ave
Baton Rouge

P/T Enterprizes, Inc.

37119 sue st.


18388 Hidden Ridge Court

Pepper and Company Contractors

236 Linda Ave
Baton Rouge



Pleasant Temperatures Heat & Air, LLC

2754 68th Avenue
Baton Rouge

Precision Roof Contractors

555 Sun Valley Dr

Preferred Home Renovations

1480 Willow Oak Dr
Denham Springs

Reworks Reconstruction

47042 North Cherry Street

Riverbend Home Improvements

14950 La Highway 16
French Settlement

Ronnie's Re-Leveling & Repairs

20950 LA Hwy 16 lot 20
Denham Springs

Skilled Contractors LLC

16533 Pearson Dr

Southern Home Improvement Center Inc

58431 Pearl Acres Rd
Baton Rouge

Southern Home Improvements L.L.C.

344 E. Brusly Oaks Dr.

Southpaw Home Soloutions

345 Wylie Dr
Baton Rouge

Special Projects

Denham Springs

Spencer's Contracting LLC

11820 Boylan Ave
Baton Rouge

Start Moving

2372 Old Combee Rd 103

Steve's Woodworks

PO Box 63135

Superior Services and Remodeling

12543 Parkwood Dr
Baton Rouge

Tim's Painting & Repair LLC.

4125 Sarasota Dr
Baton Rouge



Timothy Crick

5335 Sleepy Hollow Dr
Baton Rouge

TNT Enterprise

Baton Rouge


9142 ROSE PL
Baton Rouge

TRI -Threat Construction

4913 Kennesaw B
Baton Rouge

White's Remodel and Repair

24747 greenwell springs rd
Greenwell Springs

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