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 2021.

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
Average cost R450 / hour
Cost range 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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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
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Property type: Residential
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