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Do handymen typically charge by the job or by the hour?

Fixed fee per job
44%
By the hour (plus material cost)
46%
Not sure
9%
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Question: Do handymen typically charge by the job or by the hour?
Top Answer (46% of 65 votes): By the hour (plus material cost).

Answer: Fixed fee per job
Explanation: I like to tell customers a quote before we begin work; my prices are reasonable and I enf up receiving tips on about 80% of my projects. I also have learned to work expiditiously with the proper tools and typically most all small to medium sized projects can be done same day.
property 360
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: This is usually the cheapest way to the customer, however large jobs do benefit from fixed fees
John Darren's LLC
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: For general handyman work we charge by the hour
Dawns Handyman Services
ProMatcher
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: Some will charge a fixed rate. If the job takes more time than they thought they will start to cut corners. I like to do the job properly and to the best of my abilities.
Moran Property Inspections
Answer: Fixed fee per job
Explanation: Most jobs are a fixed rate to make it fair for the customer as we are detail oriented wouldn’t be fair to charge by the hour because it takes longer to get the perfection
A+ lawn & home services llc
Answer: Fixed fee per job
Explanation: All depend on the project that will be completed
D'S Construction
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Both depends on size and the different services we provide like our 24/7 on call service for people who have rental homes and live out of state.
G And G Service's
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It depends some jobs are so small that can't charge by the hour, then some are unpredictable where as you can't give a time table.
3D Home Repairs
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: We actually let the customers decide. We tell then an hourly rate plus materials or we can give a turnkey job estimate.
Coastline Handyman Services
ProMatcher
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: Typically you don't know what is going on when speaking over the phone , you could go out to a service call about a backed up toilet and becomes a nightmare.
Resurrection Rebuilding & Remodeling
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I believe a majority charge by the hour, but we offer flat rate pricing for most jobs as we have found a lot of customers prefer that so they know exactly what it will cost them per task.
Construct Boss
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: This turns into a fixed fee if it a typical repair. When it is not common fix the hour and material varies the cost.
Kair
ProMatcher
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: Most jobs are based on a $30/hour rate. Charges based on specific job needs.
Indy Urban Renovations, LLC
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: depending on the complexity of the job and agreement between us and the customer
ranbservices
Answer: Fixed fee per job
Explanation: Sometimes it depending on the job
Hayes handymanservices
ProMatcher
Answer: Fixed fee per job
Explanation: We charge by the job Because if we were to charge by the hour We would be losing Because the time it takes to do the average handyman job cost the same amount of gas it cost to get there
JRT Construction
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: It depends can do by the hour or I like fixed price when can
virginia call
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: We offer two quote types hourly based and flat fee for your choice.
Any Assembly
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: it can go both ways if someone wants a list of small items done like change locks, hang a pic paint a door , then I charge hourly. but if they want a bathroom remodel or newwindows I would charge by the job>
all-phaze handyman & TV install
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: Its hard to answer that one it really depends on the job.
Matt's Handyman Services
Answer: Fixed fee per job
Explanation: We charge by the job, we give individual estimates based on the size of the job.
K & S Home Services, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: Most handymen are doing small jobs. And most of the time the client adds things to their list half way through. It's just easier to do things by the hour under those circumstances.
JERON MILLER LLC
Answer: Fixed fee per job
Explanation: I use a mixture of hourly, delivery, material mark up, profit, and add a bit for Murphy in order to figure out the fixed rate.
David's Handyman Services
Answer: Fixed fee per job
Explanation: I charge a fixed fee ,you can't make any money charging time and material
Honey Do Handyman & Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: Ranges anywhere from $40-60 depending on travel
Oakcreek Construction
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: Most prefer to charge by the hour. I prefer to bid a job including materials. I think it gives the customer a firm price for their project.
Ironman Home Restoration
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: Charges are usually determined by the job, some projects are hourly and some projects are by the job.
Cowboy Customs Handyman Services
ProMatcher
Answer: By the hour (plus material cost)
Explanation: We have found the most fair way to bill for our work is by Time and Materials. The customer only pays for the actual time needed to make the repairs and the materials needed, not some bloated figure the guy came up with that depends on their evaluation of your wealth!
Handyman Matters North Houston
Answer: Fixed fee per job
Explanation: easier this way
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