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Handymen
Handyman

How much does a handyman cost?

  • R300R600 / hour
    Handyman — per hour rate
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Planning to hire a handyman but you are just not sure what to expect price-wise?

Procompare has been tracking trends in handyman prices in years and here is the latest handyman cost guide for year 2022.

What is cost data based on? Cost data is based on actual project costs as reported by our Pros and on cost data retrieved from various specialized publications and websites, governmental reports, occupational associations or guilds, and related websites in South Africa.


Handyman — per hour rate

  • R300R600 / hour

This is the per hour rate for handyman services, excluding any material costs. The cost will depend on the location and on the complexity of the job. Experienced handymen know how long it will take to do a specific job. Small jobs usually take less than two hours, while larger jobs may take anywhere between five hours to a few days. Typical handyman jobs include painting, cleaning gutters, minor plumbing jobs, etc. On average, handymen charge between R300 / hour and R600 / hour.

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Recent jobs for handymen

Regular maintenance

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Hephzibah Shareblock - Zusterstroom
  • Property type: Residential

Hi I am looking for a regular maintenance contract on a residential property at Hephzibah shareblock - located on the Zusterstroom road 44km outside of Witbank / Emahlahleni - on the Verena road. Periodic site visits to check on the property, preventative maintenance and repairs as required. Regards

One-time service

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Magaliesburg
  • Type of work needed: Flooring/tiling
  • Property type: Residential

My boss has a farm house in Magaliesberg just off the R (Koster Road). He is looking for a quote on an epoxy resin floor, its two small jobs. Job 1) sloping shower floor (is it possible to do a slopping floor?) about 3 sqm; Job 2) a flat bathroom floor about 4-5 sqm. Once we have price we can discuss colour options but it will be a standard neutral colour. Please confirm if you do this area and please send through a quote and then we can get approved and discuss finalisation please. Thank you very much for your assistance it is greatly appreciated. c@stallion.co.za-please email me quotations

One-time service

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Daspoort, Pretoria
  • Type of work needed: Small repairs, Plumbing/bathroom, Flooring/tiling, Windows/doors, Plastering/painting, Appliances, Electrical, Kitchen repairs, Other
  • Property type: Residential

My client is the owner of a property. She wants to claim damages from the person who rented the property. For that I would need quotes to access the reasonable costs of repair. Please see attached the photos. The entire place needs small work done here and there and a thorough cleaning is also required.

One-time service

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Sunnyside, Pretoria
  • Type of work needed: Small repairs, Plastering/painting, Appliances
  • Property type: Residential

Hi. In need of a handyman and electrician to: 1) Replace a tap 2) Put the cover on a hole in the wall 3) Sanding and painting small patches of water damaged walls. 4) Replace lampshade 5) Replace faulty stove plates (with a guarantee on work provided) Please feel free to contact me for more info. Thanks