Tim the Handyman

Handyman Services
Ottawa ON
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Robyn in Toronto
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Amazing! We would hire Tim again for any other work in our home. There were a number of renovations to be done - some a little tricky - and Tim did an impeccable job. He is thoughtful and has a keen eye for detail, which is so important in this line of work. I greatly appreciated his work ethic and he stayed true to all agreed deadlines.

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Jo-Anne Oakley  in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

We purchased an Ikea kitchen which included cabinets, sink, faucet and laminate countertop. But we were unable to hang the cabinets onto the wall (which turned out to be a firewall), due to lack of proper tools and know-how. The plumbing needed to be replaced and the wiring for the hood range needed re-routing. Tim was quick to respond to my email and set up a time to do the required work within days. He did a fantastic job in record time and was very professional and knowledgeable. Our kitchen is finally wonderful.

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Scruffy45k in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Had rotting wood, and exterior painting.
Tim was very personable. He explained everything before hand.
He kept the outside clean. And I love the finished product.
Would have him back anytime I need help.
Thanks Tim

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Private User
1 review Ottawa, ON
2/10

We hired him out of desperation to complete a bathroom renovation, we fail to communicate effectively the work that was needed (leave the bathroom fully functional) if you hire him, I would be very clear and repeat several times what you expect at the end. He initially quote $900 and after he added all the additionals that he did, the final amount was $2,300 - abusive.

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Company Response

Hello and thank you for your review. We are very sorry that you feel that the level of communication was not sufficient.

We do recall this job, and after reviewing your account, we can see that emails were sent for the first stage of work (listing everything off that was to be completed and their cost).

Then a second list of things was emailed after speaking with your husband the morning of the work. In none of these emails did it list out the completion of the shower.

We usually consider the listing out of items over email to be a sufficient way of ensuring everyone is on the same page, but we appreciate your feedback and will re-evaluate our process to ensure it's more clear next time. Thank you for your compliments on the work that we did complete.

GMS OTTAWA in Toronto
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Tim is defiantly one of the best handyman services in the city. We’ve called Tim the Handyman a few times to help with some of our projects and he has always been a true pleasure to work with. He is professional and we appreciate his attention to detail. Our clients have been absolutely delighted with the quality of his work. We highly recommend Tim to anyone looking for fast, efficient and courteous service, and we look forward to working with him more in the future.

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Michelle from Ottawa
3 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

My front door needed some repairs, he answered my emails promptly, showed up the same day and I paid exactly what he quoted. He also offered some advise regarding future door replacement and answered any questions I had.
I will definitely call Tim for any future jobs!

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Company Response

Glad we could be of service Michelle!

Jane
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

I needed someone to repair dry wall in my kitchen area quickly and found Tim through Google search. I was very impressed how quickly he responded to me with a very reasonable quote and scheduled me in right away. He showed up on time and completed the job within the quote he gave me (although I know it was more complicated than the photo I showed him). Tim was extremely professional and the job site was super neat, I would definitely use his services in future and highly recommend him to anyone.

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E.S. T.
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

I found Tim online and requested a quote. He responded almost immediately with a reasonable price. He showed up on time and was extremely professional. He completed all the odd jobs (hanging a TV bracket, fixing the dishwasher and installed two lights very quickly. I also hired him to come back to fix our leaky roof. He identified the issue (that many companies did not!), bought the material and completed the work in an afternoon. I was extremely impressed with how professional and neat his work was and how efficient the entire process of working with him was. Highly recommended.

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Nadeem in Toronto
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Reasonable pricing, very reliable, great work. He sourced some barn wood to custom build us a pair of closet doors and they look great.

He also fixed a stained ceiling, replaced some badly cut bathroom tiles and a lot more odds and ends.

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Lara in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Tim knew exactly what the issue was without explaining much over the phone. He gave a very reasonable quote over the phone (much lower than previous plumbers and handymen had given us) and made time in his schedule to come as soon as possible. He was able to take down a Mahogany panel (it's a very old house) with no damage and fix the leak within a matter of one hour. Extremely efficient and accommodating. Would recommend Tim to anyone!

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We started out small with just a few customers. But we have built a business on taking pride in the work we do for other people's homes. Now we operate all over the Ottawa area. Why can we quote over the phone? When a contractor drives to your house to ...
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