Testimonials

He is very friendly and came out on a Saturday to look at the project and then had the work done by Sunday

He is very friendly and came out on a Saturday to look at the project and then had the work done by Sunday. They seem to be a very honest company and their prices are competitive with other companies that I looked at hiring. I also had them come out to put in a fire door in my home recently.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
He removed dry rot out of the eves, then puddied and sanded them to look like new. They also put in a fire door for me.

CATEGORY Woodworking, Doors

COST $400

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 10/12/2012

I hired Payless to essentially re-do the work of a previous handyman

I hired Payless to essentially re-do the work of a previous handyman. Les and his sons did fantastic work that included almost 500 feet of baseboards, new door and door frame, tile and grout repair, and a few other misc tasks. The quality of work was stellar. I am very pleased with their attention to detail. Les is a great guy, personal, professional, and honest. On several occasions, he recommended less expensive alternatives than what I requested. His prices were very competitive and fair, especially when factoring in the quality of work. I will use them every opportunity I can.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Baseboard Install and Other Work

CATEGORY Ceramic Tile, Flooring, Handyman Service, Woodworking, Doors

COST $5,000

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 11/15/2012

As this was a small fast fix we agreed he would do this job soon.

As this was a small fast fix we agreed he would do this job soon.  Several days later I arrived home to see the gate was worked on.  While it wasn’t as aligned as we hoped for it was meeting much better and locking much more securely.  This was what we needed to keep our pet in and make it workable for our Dad.  When Les came by for his check he explained that when it’s perfectly aligned the gate can’t be opened all the way, due to the slight slope of the yard.  Remembering the way we open it to drive in and out he knew that wouldn’t do but adjusted it to be more secure.  I am a happy customer.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Our place came with a chain link fenced front yard.  The gate has ‘settled’ over time and also 1 post was lightly bumped by a car in the past, I believe.  The gate was barely meeting and a strong gust of wind or our dog could open it, if it wasn’t shut just so.  I now have an elderly relative living with us and over time we found he was failing at gate locking, causing several pet chases.  I called Payless Handyman to see if the gate could be improved or replaced for better control of our yard.  Les came by and looked at the issues.  He was sure we could adjust the gate to make it work better and replacement wasn’t needed at this time.  He was hoping to align it back to perfectly even.

CATEGORY Fencing, Handyman Service

COST $150

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 01/31/2013

It has been highly satisfactory and will likely be completed shortly

This is a work in progress but the developmental work (the most complicated) has been highly satisfactory and will likely be completed shortly.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
I needed assistance with a complicated installation that involved going from my first to second floors. Les was amazingly informed and had true vision as to how to complete this project.

CATEGORY Drywall, Electrician, Handyman Service, Remodeling, Woodworking, Stucco

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

This guy just gave me some really great advice and was very helpful.

This guy just gave me some really great advice and was very helpful. He is very honest. I plan to use him soon!

Rochelle M.
Riverside, CA

We are totally happy with the work performed by Les and his help

We are totally happy with the work performed by Les and his help. I called him to see if he would install a replacement bed control for my father-in-law. I live 400 miles away from my father-in-law so I was never on site. There were wiring issues to overcome since the replacement control was different than the original control. Les made two trips to complete the job after he acquired the necessary direction from the vendor. My father-in-law is able to sleep peacefully now that the bed is functional again. Les did what was necessary in order for us to be happy. Thanks.

Jeffrey E.
Roseville, CA

They replaced my old dishwasher and installed a new one without removing any tiles in my floor

They replaced my old dishwasher and installed a new one without removing any tiles in my floor. Instead they removed a few tiles from the countertop which allowed the dishwasher to be removed. Removing the travertine would have cost a lot more and potentially would have required extensive repair to my kitchen floor. I really appreciated the time they took to explain all of my options.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
My dishwasher broke and needed to be replaced. Unfortunately, the previous owner blocked the dishwasher in with travertine. I needed someone to remove several tiles to get the old dishwasher out and put a new one in.

CATEGORY Ceramic Tile, Countertops, Handyman Service, Bathroom & Kitchen Remodeling

COST $350

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 01/04/2017

I am an out-of-area Landlord, and needed some repairs done at the property

I am an out-of-area Landlord, and needed some repairs done at the property. I called Les, and he was very responsive and knowledgeable when i explained what was needed. He did not need me to be present for the repairs, and worked directly with our Tenant in scheduling a time that was convenient to come out and look at the home and then again to schedule the repairs. He even was able to coordinate …

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Replacement of 2 bathroom vent fan motors, service of 1 bathroom vent fan, installation of 4 new smoke detectors and repair of 1 toilet wax ring and flange bolts.

CATEGORY Handyman Service, Ceiling Fans

COST $480

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 05/06/2016

Spoke to Les who was very friendly and knowledgeable

Found them on Yelp.  Spoke to Les who was very friendly and knowledgeable.  I needed help with repair of water coming out of a wall in the men’s bathroom in a commercial building.  Les went out to the site and gave me his assessment of what the problem was, and given the age and decomposition of the waste lines where the water appeared to be coming from  (it was a very old building), what the range in cost to repair would be, depending on whether the waste lines were salvageable, I authorized him to proceed based on the worst-case scenario.  As he got into the repair, the waste lines were not is as bad a shape as thought, and he called me right away to tell me the “good news” and that the cost of repair was revised down.  Les is knowledgeable, honest, fast, and trustworthy.  He will be the one I go to whenever I have a problem.

Al H.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

These guys are great!

These guys are great! Les and his son are really conscientious tradesmen and they can fix anything. From plumbing leaks to paint or water remediation work, wood floors or electrical they are right on top of it. Honest and reliable as can be, too! I have hired Les many times and feel like he may be the only guy I’ll ever need for all the stuff that comes up when you least expect it!

Steve P.
Upland, CA

Thank you, Payless Handyman!

I was impressed with the friendly people and their flexibility in working with me to gey the job done. They’re very knowledgeable and willing to use various means to help you. Great communication: Available via phone, text, facetime, etc. Overall, I’m very happy with their service, and I had a great time working with their kind staff. Thank you, Payless Handyman!

June L.
Alhambra, CA

We had them paint our commercial center

We had them paint our commercial center.  They did the work during off hours.  They did a walk through and followed up every night.  The work was professional.  We are happy with the results.  Their prices are reasonable as well.  I’d recommend using Payless Handyman.  Les, one of the owners, is great.

Michael G.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

This guy was absolutely great!

This guy was absolutely great! I explained what we needed and he said he does not do it, however it walked me through how to get the item that we needed exactly! I did what he told me to do and I found the part for much less than it would have cost to have someone do it, this guy was professional and if I ever ever needed his expertise again, I would not hesitate to contact him or recommend him to…

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
I called the guy to get a quote on how much to do our tv hookup.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

COST $120

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 09/08/2015

Next time I have repair projects, they will be my first call!

Les and his team were wonderful! I had been trying to schedule some repair work at my house as I was putting it on the market for sale. No one was available, until I called Payless, and I’m glad I did! Les was very helpful as we talked through the needed work. His estimate was higher than I had hoped to pay, but it was in the ballpark and I really needed to have the work done. They came out as scheduled and did everything they could to complete the work in the amount if time I had before it went on the market. They kept me informed at all steps in the project, and made me feel like their #1 customer. I had a lot of different things that needed to be done (electrical, tile repair, painting, refinishing cabinets), and they did them all and did them well. They were extremely professional and responsive. Next time I have repair projects, they will be my first call!

Karen F.
Upland, CA

Payless Handyman was very responsive

Payless Handyman was very responsive. They replied to my request for a quote right away, and were available to begin work exactly when I needed them. They always showed up on time and thoroughly explained everything that they were doing. The people who came to work at our home were all very courteous and professional. We were preparing our home for sale and they did a lot of different small jobs within the timeline we needed them to. If I noticed something that didn’t look quite right, they corrected it immediately. I thought their prices were a bit high for some of the smaller projects, but there is no question that their work was very high-quality.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Interior painting (one room), exterior painting (front door), repaired broken tiles, installed a custom countertop, repaired/installed a ceiling light, refinished bathroom vanity and cabinet, repaired outdated plumbing.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

COST $2,100

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 08/31/2015

They do excellent work.

They do excellent work. They were friendly and professional and left everything clean when they finished the work.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Replaced and painted one support beam and two boards on a wood balcony. Patched and painted dry rot areas on the same balcony. Patched and painted a stucco crack. Repaired and painted two garage door jams and repaired and painted stucco cracks next to them. Repaired and painted two areas of dry wall inside the house.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

COST $2,000

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 07/15/2015

Once again Les did a wonderful job

Les and sons remodeled our, kitchen, bathrooms, master bedroom and family room and couple years ago and did a fantastic job.  When we needed our guest bathroom made disabled friendly there was no question who we would have do the work.  Once again Les did a wonderful job.

Sheryl S.
Bloomington, CA

Les is truly a great guy

Les is truly a great guy, his customer service is off the chart. Les is very professional and down to earth. He took the time to explain the process of what he was doing while patching a hole and texturing my wall. To top it off Les left me with a paint brush, container and tips on how to reprint the  patched hole so that It blends better with older paint. I would definitely hire him again in the future if I need any repairs. Natasha

T D.
San Jose, CA

Thank you Les

I was in need of A handyman service. We needed to finish some work that was left over from contractors that worked on the house that we were selling. I found Les, gave him a called. He answer the phone right away, I explained to him what I need it. He asked a lot of questions in regards to the job, before he even gave me a quote. We communicated back-and-forth. When it was time to do the job he was there on time. Les and his crew work fast and efficiently. I will hire them again when we have another house to sell. Or any other job that we have in any property. Thank you Les.

Angie F.
Corona, CA

Les will be the first person I call

I had a problem with a set of lights that suddenly would no longer turn on.  I called Les and before coming over he had me walk through a couple of trouble shooting tasks.  This helped me to isolate the problem to the actual wall switch.  This surprised us both, as the house is only 6 years old and light switches don’t typically malfunction.  Les asked me if I thought I was capable of replacing the switch myself.  I told him that I had done it before and could probably do it this time without burning the place down.  He told me no charge and that he was happy that he could help me save the cost of his minimum charge for a house call.

Les, thank you for your willingness to help.  Next time something beyond my minimal abilities goe

Scott T.
Costa Mesa, CA

Great experience!

Great experience! Les is friendly, courteous and professional. He didn’t tire of our endless questions and his attention to detail is amazing! He went to at least 6 flooring stores to find a match to our existing laminate floor.  We were always told what he was going to do and when. Also, if he needed anything (color selection for paint) etc., we were told well in advance. Lastly, his estimates we spot on both in regard to cost and time. Would I use their services again? Absolutely!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Demo a dry-bar, entertainment center & removed carpet Installed Laminate floor on stairs and in a media room.  Added a closet to the room. Painted the entire room (incl. ceiling) Installed TV Wall mount & drapes

CATEGORY Flooring, Handyman Service, Home Theater Design, Interior Painters

COST $5,000

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 12/04/2014

All went according to plan

All went according to plan, Les was very detailed in his repairs and his work really made a huge difference in our mold problem. He is very professional and detailed in his explanation of the needed repairs. Would highly recommend and will be using Les and his crew very soon.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Les, did a variety of things for us including replacing a water heater that was going bad, checking into an electrical issue and most importantly remediating a nasty mold issue that was under out kitchen sink.

CATEGORY Handyman Service, Plumbing, Water Heater Repair

COST $3,600

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 12/03/2013

As a business person, I get it and appreciate it

Les was honest and straightforward. Told me my job was too small and too far away to make sense. As a business person, I get it and appreciate it.

Steve L.
Walnut, CA

Thank you Les and Chad for blessing our day!!!

Less called me and explained that they were really busy!  I told him that I had huge boxes of unassembled furniture staring me in the face laying on my floor. He told me that the only day he could make it was this upcoming Wednesday. I told him thank you and got off the phone. Moments later, Les called me back and told me that he could feel my agony… My 24 year old daughter is autistic and was really uncomfortable with all the disorder in our home. Les explained to me that he had a worker who could come early this morning to put together the furniture! A nice young guy name Chad was at my door first thing this morning! He put all my furniture together as if it were no big deal!!! He knew exactly what he was doing and was very professional!  I am forever grateful to Payless Handyman and I will forever keep them in my call log for services I need in the future!  My daughter was so excited watching Chad put together her headboard! Now we are both very happy indeed!!!  Thank you Les and Chad for blessing our day!!!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Chad assembled my sectional sofa, regular sofa, headboard for my daughter’s bedroom and adjusted my kitchen chairs and screen sliding doors, which were a bit off track.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

COST $70

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 11/07/2014

Payless Handyman was prompt, professional and skilled. Good job!

Payless Handyman was prompt, professional and skilled. Good job!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Installed a new garbage disposal.

CATEGORY Handyman Service, Plumbing

COST $130

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 10/12/2014

I am puzzled as to why there was no response, as he came highly recommended.

I used this Handyman Company in June,2014, and I have since contacted them twice about some other repairs I needed. I have received no response. Perhaps my job isn’t worthy of their time. All my repair work is small. I am a widow and not able to do some small things myself. I am puzzled as to why there was no response, as he came highly recommended.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
dryrot repair and touch up paint

CATEGORY Handyman Service, Interior Painters

COST $300

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 05/31/2014

Thank you Les and your team for a great experience.

Les and his crew were very punctual throughout the entire restoration. A detailed list of repairs were given to me prior to the start of the job. I was given approximate times for the jobs to better schedule my day. I was able to schedule my days accordingly because Les was able to give me durations for each day. What Les Stated at the beginning of the work is what was done. No hidden surprises. There was great pride in the work that was performed. The work was clean and after the work day was complete, Les and his crew made sure the area was left clean. Very professional and talented team. I will definitely use Les again. One thing that I found very respectful is that when Les and his crew came in to the house, they would remove their shoes at the door so to not dirty my floors. This was awesome. Thank you Les and your team for a great experience.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Restored drywall ,paint and other repairs that were a result of a broken fire sprinkler line in the wall at my home.

CATEGORY Drywall, Handyman Service, Interior Painters

COST $1,100

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 08/28/2014

We have used Payless Handyman now 3 times.

We have used Payless Handyman now 3 times.  I would refer Les and his team to anyone.  I like that Les is honest, he is transparent with his pricing and what is included.  We had a leaky bathtub repaired, tile cleaned, grouted and sealed and Les painted and repaired one of our bedrooms.  He is extremely professional and expects his team to be extremely professional which is a big plus for me. I like when a contractor is on time and completes a job within the time frame communicated.

Lori N.
Fontana, CA

They took care of everything

They took care of everything.  They did a very nice work.  It’s absolutely gorgeous.  It’s him and his son and his son’s friends.  They did a fantastic work and they’re very conscientious.  I got what I paid for.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Payless Handyman did a whole house update and built me a patio and planted plants.  They put in new flooring and painted the inside of the house.  They put up fence and installed fans where there were no outlets.  They did a new kitchen granite counter tops and new bathroom vanities.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

COST $82,000

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 05/29/2014

I called Payless Handyman on a Tuesday morning.

I called Payless Handyman on a Tuesday morning.  Tuesday afternoon Les was there taking a look at my door and window.  By Saturday afternoon the door was replaced and the window was fixed just as promised.  Home Depot told me the door was a special order and would take three weeks to get.  Les had it in three days at a lower price.  The window springs are not sold at local stores and they had to go to Los Angeles to get them.  They were able to save me countless hours and money just trying to locate the replacement springs.   I definitely plan on using Payless Handyman for future projects.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Replaced Garage Entry Fire Door And Replaced Springs In A Window

CATEGORY Handyman Service, Replacement Windows, Doors

COST $665

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 06/20/2014

LES WAS VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT EVERYTHING WE NEED

LES WAS VERY KNOWLEDGEALBE ABOUT EVERYTHING WE NEED.HE WAS WILLING TO WORK WITHIN OUR BUDGET. HE GAVE US GREAT IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS.- EVEN THOUGH IT WOULD CUT INTO HIS PROFITS. I LIKE THE FACT HE WAS WILLING TO WORK WITH US. MOST PEOPLE ARE ALL ABOUT THE MONEY AND LES IS NOT LIKE THAT AT ALL. I WOULD RECOMMEND HIM FOR ANYJOB BIG OR SMALL. WE WILL DEFINATELY CALL HIM FOR FUTURE REPAIRS.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
I CALLED LESS TO PROVIDE ME WITH A QUOTE FOR MY NEW HOME. WE NEED  A LITTLE OF EVERYTHING DONE FROM CARPET , PAINTING ,AND HANGING CELING FANS ETC.

CATEGORY Handyman Service, Remodeling

COST $10,000

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 06/20/2014

We would definitely recommend him to friends and family.

My boyfriend and I called Les last week after our home was burglarized and side door was kicked in. The door jam, drywall and wall studs were all broken. He came out within 2 hours to secure the door shut for the night and explain the process of fixing the door and how long it would take. He then came back the next day, on time, to fix the door and wall and returned daily for two days, during Memorial Day weekend, to complete the drywall. He was knowledgable, professional and his prices were good. We would definitely recommend him to friends and family.

Ally R.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Service was excellent

Service was excellent.  Les provides quality work and is very knowledgeable overall in many repair facets.  You get what you pay for and they pride themselves on doing the job right the first time.  Les is always available and gets back to you quickly, especially if you don’t mind texting which is my preferred way to communicate.  He was efficient and cleaned up after himself.  I will use his company again for sure.  This is my first company used from Angie’s List and I was pleased with the results.  This company is top notch.  Thank you!!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
We had 2 doors replaced.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

COST $675

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 02/27/2014

Les was terrific. Showed up right on time

Les was terrific. Showed up right on time. Analyzed the situation and quickly repaired the problem. All of that was amazing by itself, but what really stunned me was he didn’t want to charge me. I insisted, and Les will be my go to guy from here on out. Thanks again Lex!!!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Trouble shot a problem I was having with a leak from my air conditioner

CATEGORY Handyman Service, Plumbing

COST $50

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 04/13/2014

Les was explained the job completely and did QUALITY work

Les was explained the job completely and did QUALITY work. Will definetly use him again.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
He replaced a portion of subflooring, repaired drywall, and installed a plug.

CATEGORY Custom Cabinets, Drywall

COST $1,700

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 03/18/2014

Les was thorough, prompt and professional

Les was thorough, prompt and professional. I asked for revisions to the quote and he promptly provided them. We opted to go with another contractor, but if we need handyman services I would definitely call Payless again. Our decision to go with another contractor had nothing to do with any lacking from Les.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Payless was one of the contractors I selected, based on the Angie’s List reviews, that I met with to provide an estimate on doing work at our rental property.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 03/02/2014

He is courteous and professional

He is courteous and professional. He is good to communicate what needs to be done prior to doing it.  He sticks to his price. I would recommend him to any one.  He was good to also let me know if something was beyond his handyman expertise.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Fixed the front door.  He did other miscellaneous projects around the house that needed to be done e.g.caulking the shower much more than this.  He fixed a lighting system in the back yard.

CATEGORY Electrician, Handyman Service, Doors

COST $1,100

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 02/05/2014

We really scored finding these guys!!

My husband and I were very pleased with the service, knowledge, and professionalism that we received from this provider in particular Les who came out and fixed two doors for us.  The prices were reasonable and this company stresses on doing business the honest way.  It was refreshing to have someone fix our doors, answer our questions, and offer any additional help we may need.  Les was a complete professional and I would not only highly recommend this business, but we will be using them again in the future.  We just bought our first house and have found the handyman we will use from now on.  Thank you Angie’s List for having this company on your site.  We really scored finding these guys!!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Ordered and installed a metal door in our garage.  Removed the jam and fixed another door

CATEGORY Handyman Service

COST $375

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 01/31/2014

Les did a great job strapping our china cabinet to the wall to prepare for an earthquake

Les did a great job strapping our china cabinet to the wall to prepare for an earthquake.  He did so using a technique that did not require drilling into the cabinet.  He cleaned up after the job was done and was very courteous.  Not 5 stars on this one because he had to cancel the first appt to finish a remodeling job that he was doing.  Took a while getting another appt with him.

David M.
Claremont, CA

Price is reasonable and customer service is excellent – highly recommended!!

Called Les about a broken garbage disposal on my rental property – he provided the estimate prior to work and clearly explain the issue.

Price is reasonable and customer service is excellent – highly recommended!!

K P.
Arcadia, CA

Les was great…

Les was great… quick response, met me at the apartment within 24 hours. Very reasonable. I will use Les again at the new house I just moved into as well as promote his service to those I know. Thank you

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Replaced a door in an apartment for me. I had just had it swapped out two month prior so I could install one with a doggie door.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

COST $65

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 12/30/2013

Showed up at the scheduled time and completed the job is a timely manner

Showed up at the scheduled time and completed the job is a timely manner. I will use his services again.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Dog Door Install.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 12/05/2013

They took their time and were very meticulous with the work

They took their time and were very meticulous with the work.  After they were done, they double checked the repairs.  They were trustworthy, did a great job, and did terrific work.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
They replaced a kitchen door frame, patched roofing, and repaired the eaves.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 10/10/2013

Les came out to review what needed to be done

Les came out to review what needed to be done. He was a wealth of knowledge, provided me with things to think about, great options, ways to save money and a lot to think about in resolving the water damage in my kitchen. He promptly provided an estimate and timeline for doing the work discussed. Appreciate his time and professionalism.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Provided an estimate.

CATEGORY Custom Cabinets, Ceramic Tile, Countertops, Flooring, Handyman Service, Water Damage Restoration, Woodworking

COST $4,000

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 09/28/2013

I’d recommend them in a heartbeat!

Ever see a garage and cringe from the exposed beams and just how dingy it looks due to being unfinished? Yeah, that was my garage!  Now it is bright and cheery (due to the sunny yellow paint I picked), but most of all it looks great because it is finished and actually has walls!  Les, the owner, and his sons came on Wednesday the 25th and were totally done with my garage and painting of my exterior trim on my house by Sunday the 29th.  Extremely professional all the way through the process, and it was actually his professionalism that made me decide to go with his company versus others we received quotes from.  Was very informative, explained the different texture options and thus price options and was still willing to negotiate prices with me before starting the work.  First day I came home and was shocked I had walls, they literally got the garage enclosed in a few hours!  As I was walking into my front door, I realized that his crew actually filled in the gaps in the wood on the trim, he was making sure it wouldn’t be just scraped and painted but look good! Very impressed!  Next day I didn’t see too much difference, but him explaining the process ahead of time, I knew not too since they needed to do the plaster in stages.  Third day, the walls were textured and the trim was starting to get some paint, was really looking good! Fourth day, the garage was painted and the trim was totally done, love how nice it came out, big difference from what it was before! Fifth and final day, the garage paint was finished off and Les’ son even helped me to move appliances back in place and then swept up. They didn’t leave any mess behind, and the work overall is just stunning.  I’d recommend them in a heartbeat!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Drywalled and painted my garage and painted my exterior trim on my house.

CATEGORY Drywall, Handyman Service, House Painters

COST $2,600

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 09/28/2013

Costumer service and professionalism means everything and that’s what I got!

Needed two fans removed and installed in Sept. 2013. Found Les here on “Yelp”, he answered my call, and penciled me right in! Once he arrived got started right away, finishing earlier than expected.  Costumer service and professionalism means everything and that’s what I got!

Matt L.
San Bernardino, CA

Very happy with Les’ customer service and expertise

Very happy with Les’ customer service and expertise. He was very easy to talk to and got the job done quickly and charged a fair price. Seems like a down-to-earth, honest and friendly kind of guy. I will definitely hire him again and recommend to others. 5 stars in my book! I have added him to my contacts as my “go-to-guy”, “fix-it-guy”, “got-a-problem-guy”, “save-my-ass-guy”….you get the gist.

Problem solved,

Steve

Brandy H.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

I would definitely recommend and will be calling again when I need repairs!

I called on a Saturday morning when I discovered one of the water lines to the water heater was spraying water all over the garage. I called several plumbers a few numbers disconnected one didn’t answer and then I found Payless. He told me how to shut the water off but our valves were really hard to turn, on his way to another job be stopped by to turn the water off for us and instructed us on what to do next and didnt charge us a dime, even after my husband told him we would do the repair ourselves. There aren’t many out there that would do that. After speaking with my husband we decided to let them make the repair. A few hours later he came back repaired the water line and we were good to go. I think the pricing is reasonable and the service is outstanding. I would definitely recommend and will be calling again when I need repairs!

Yesenia G.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

They were very good

They were very good. They are very professional. They are good with contacting you back, that type of stuff. They explain everything. They are very nice people.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
I used Payless Handyman to re-install some kitchen cabinet doors.

CATEGORY Custom Cabinets, Woodworking

COST $140

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 04/07/2013

This was a very good experience

This was a very good experience.  Les made sure everything was plumbed correctly and straight.  He made sure everything was done the right way.  Exceptional!!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
This was restoration of kitchen, living room, dining room, family room and laundry room.  My kitchen had to be completely redone.  Instead of carpeting I choose to use tile that looks like wood.  New cabinets and solid granite counter tops.  Fireplace slate hearth was replaced with granite.  Les and Sons did the greatest job.  They were exceptional at detail.  I have the most beautiful kitchen, family,living and dining rooms.  It should be in Sunset magazine.  Les did more, granite on kitchen window sil, granite on back side of cooktop hood. Pantry is amazing with build in lazy susan.  There are just so many little things Les did that now makes this house very special.  Thank you Les and Sons.

CATEGORY Custom Cabinets, Countertops, Handyman Service, Remodeling, Woodworking, Bathroom & Kitchen Remodeling, Doors

COST $45,000

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 05/10/2013

So, do I recommend Payles Handyman? ABSOLUTELY!!

I called Payless Handyman after an attempt to mount our new 60 in TV above our fireplace.  Les called me right back within minutes of leaving a message.  He was in my area buying supplies for another job he was working on, so he was nice enough to come right over.  Thank God he did, because his professional advice was a blessing.  He gave us a wealth of information on the “right” way to mount the TV over the fireplace and very important safety facts that we had not even considered.  On his way out we asked him about a cable TV connection that we were having problems with and he actually was nice enough to fix it free of charge!  We were really impressed and thankful for his willingness to help expecting no monetary compensation.  Lets face it, you just don’t see that often these days.

We felt his quote was fair and that Les would get the job done the “right” way, so we booked them for the installation.  I’m happy to say that I’m extremely happy with their work.  They did a very professional job!  There are no wires showing and they left nothing more for us to do.  Usually, holes are left in your wall for you to figure out how to repair, but Les “completed” the entire job, and that included repairing the walls too. He even touched up other places on my walls that had nothing to do with the installation of the TV.

We had another situation with our dish washer that we just couldn’t figure out what went wrong with our installation.  We called Les hoping he would be able to shed some light on the situation.  Again, Les was kind enough to come over the next day and get to the bottom of what the issue was. It took time to solve the problem (a faulty new dishwasher) but he wanted not monetary compensation for his time, advice or help.

So, do I recommend Payles Handyman?  ABSOLUTELY!!

Thanks Les!

Margo J.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

I would definitely call them in the future for estimates on other projects I have in mind.

I met with Les, he was very professional and listened thoroughly as I went through the house and showed him what I wanted to have done. He talked me through different options for saving money and other important factors I hadn’t even considered when planning this out. He also walked through the house with me and let me ramble about future repairs I might want and was very helpful with that as well. Overall the experience meeting with him was great but I did decide to go with another handyman service for the job, as the estimate cost I got from Les was more than in my budget for that particular project. It was a joy meeting with him and I would definitely call them in the future for estimates on other projects I have in mind.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
I requested an estimate to have a spare bedroom converted into a laundry room, the job required new electrical wiring, major plumbing work, drywall repair, flooring and more.

CATEGORY Drywall, Handyman Service, Plumbing, Remodeling

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 10/31/2012

Les and his team are a treasure and I am very glad I discovered them.

Les responded immediately to my Angie’s List inquiry and came promptly to provide my estimate.  The project was completed on-time and on-budget with exceptional skill and attention to detail.  The gate was not easy to do.  Les provided suggestions and used creativity to get my goal accomplished.  Despite the fact that he had to return more than one time to complete the installation, he did not over charge me or lower the quality of his work. I have a brother who is a master cabinet maker of some renown on the east coast.  This is mentioned this only to say that I have a good sense of what comprises quality workmanship.  Les and his team are a treasure and I am very glad I discovered them.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Les and his team built me a customer made insert for my raised garden to hold my tomatoes and peppers.  He also moved a gate (which was not easy to do) and installed hose racks.

CATEGORY Remodeling

COST $635

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 11/06/2012

We had a fabulous experience with this remodel!

We had a fabulous experience with this remodel!  There were no “short cuts” with this remodel! Every morning, Les would go over what projects that Skyler and he were going to accomplish that day and then in the afternoon, Les would recap what had been completed.  We always felt like we were kept “in the loop” as to what was going on.  When the kitchen was gutted, the team was able to save our old cabinets and they were repurposed. In addition, our Handyman Team were able to keep the dust down, and so we were able to stay in the house.  We found out that there was a lot of engineering that goes into hanging cabinets, and the Payless Team were very precise with their measurements, and all the cabinets were installed to perfection.  The same was true for the countertops, and tile. Payless Handyman is truly  commitment to excellence  in all aspects of this remodel.  The job was completed in a timely manner and came in under budget. We would definitely recommend the Payless Handyman Team to people who are looking for contractors who are high performing, clean and careful, personable, able to communicate, and have and excellent work ethic. We will be hiring them again in the New Year! Martin and Barbara Whitney October 30, 2012

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
We asked Payless Handyman for an estimate on the remodel of our kitchen.  This remodel included a total gut of the kitchen down to the bare walls.  Then priming and painting the walls and installing new custom cabinets, sink and faucet, granite counter tops, and glass tile for the back splashes. The time line was four weeks. We selected the Payless Handyman Team as our Handyman because of their excellent reviews and their professionalism.

CATEGORY Custom Cabinets, Countertops, Handyman Service, Remodeling, Bathroom & Kitchen Remodeling, Interior Painters

COST $19,000

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 10/29/2012

The end result is that we have an amazingly beautiful kitchen thanks to Payless Handyman!

Payless Handyman showed up when they promised and always left our home clean and in order. We were so impressed with their professionalism and honesty. We appreciated the time that was taken to make sure we understood the outcome of the choices we were making in regards to cabinets , flooring, counter tops, lighting and appliances. The end result is that we have an amazingly beautiful kitchen thanks to Payless Handyman!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Payless Handyman rescued my husband and I from an uncertain fate. We experienced water damage that destroyed our entire kitchen and downstairs flooring. After contacting Payless Handyman and discussing the necessary repairs my situation changed from disaster to opportunity. When all was said and done my kitchen is more than I could have ever imagined it to be! I would recommend Payless Handyman to anyone in need of home repairs or installations. We can’t wait to plan our next project with Payless Handyman.

CATEGORY Handyman Service, Remodeling, Water Damage Restoration, Bathroom & Kitchen Remodeling

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 08/14/2012

I wouldn’t think of using anyone else. They really went above and beyond.

I am on a fixed income and they were willing to work with my budget. Their attention to detail is just amazing. They are very meticulous, do beautiful work and are very nice to work with. They even called me when I got home from my surgery to check and see if I needed anything. I wouldn’t think of using anyone else. They really went above and beyond.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The first time we used them was summer 2011. They built a screened in patio for our home. They did such a good job that we used them for a kitchen remodel in the Fall of 2011. They put in new countertops, a new backsplash and even discovered a previous hazard created by the past owners of our home and corrected it. They even paid for a new slab of granite out of their own pocket because the orginal cut on the granite was incorrect and they didn’t want it to look bad.they most recently installed slip resistant tile and remodeled my bathroom so that it is handicap accessible. They also put in a new shower, tore down a wall, installed a double hung window and put in a new door.

CATEGORY Ceramic Tile, Replacement Windows, Bathroom & Kitchen Remodeling, Doors, Sunrooms

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 10/03/2012

Les was one of the most informative & genuine men I have ever had the pleasure to have come to my home in a time of need

Les was one of the most informative & genuine men I have ever had the pleasure to have come to my home in a time of need. Our washing machine & dishwasher were draining all over our garage floor, this was a nightmare for us. Our 22 year old son’s (he passed away quite tragically a few years ago) belongings are stored in the garage & were at risk of being destroyed. I found “Payless Handyman” on here and called, Les the owner answered & was fortunately able (because he’s in the middle of a large job, however he had a break) to come by at that time. He noticed that my water heater was leaking & told me that those types of pipes tend to do that., he also told me that my water heater should have had a drip pan installed under it, as a result the wood platform is wet, it would have cost $15. (Note to self: ALWAYS use Angie’s List!). Next the drain: he snaked it, but the clog was farther out than the 20-feet his snake would go. He cleaned everything up and when I asked him how much his charge would be, he said, “nothing.” Wow! And he gave me a great referral to a plumber to clean the drain & told me exactly what to to tell them when they came out. Les called me later to set up a time to resolve the water heater problem. Payless Handyman is a Godsend to this older disabled woman whose husband is never home long enough to do anything, and my 2 girls & I are in definite need of a good, reliable & trustworthy handyman that runs his business with integrity.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
He assessed the problem with my water heater, that when it was installed, the over-priced individual (NOT an “Angie’s List” provovider), did not put a $15.00 drip pan under the water heater & the type of tubing he used had was not the best to use & therefor had cracked & was leaking. That is an issue that will require another visit. He then snaked the clean-out for my kitchen with a 20-foot snake, after seeing that it didn’t resolve the issue, he referred me to a plumber.

CATEGORY Handyman Service, Plumbing, Water Heater Repair

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 10/14/2012

We had a very good experience and are glad that we have a handyman to call at anytime.

 We had a very good experience and are glad that we have a handyman to call at anytime.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
In stalled ADA handycap toilet, installed grip bar by toilet.  Also made minor repair to second toilet.

CATEGORY Handyman Service

COST $585

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 08/26/2012

My tenant was happier than ever with the work

My tenant called and complained about a leaking faucet and the closet door not opening. I called Payless Handyman to see if he could take a look at it. Payless Handyman gave me a “sight unseen” quote which was rather high, but I needed this done so I went for it. He arrived and called me to inform me of what needed to be changed. Of course it was more work than I thought, but the Payless Handyman took his time to explain why I needed all the extras. After the work was done, my tenant was happier than ever with the work.

The bottom line is this. Payless Handyman is not cheap. However, you get what you pay for in terms of workmanship and customer service. They are a really easy company to work with and offer some of the best customer service I have ever experienced. After the job he told me that if I ever have any questions (even if it is regarding a DIY job), to give him a call. I am going to call him for all of my handyman needs and I recommend that those who are in search of a high quality handyman do the same.

Raymond V.
Laguna Niguel, CA

Extremely detailed and professional. Gets the job done up to expectation.

Google has more positive reviews than on yelp when I was trying to look at Les’ reviews. Les came the same day to inspect and quote an estimate for a water-damaged wall. Came very quick to repair it up to standards. After completion of first job, scheduled an 2nd appointment to fix kitchen sink as I felt very satisfied with his work.

Extremely detailed and professional. Gets the job done up to expectation.

D S.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Needed some mirrors hung up and Les got it done accurately

Needed some mirrors hung up and Les got it done accurately,fast, and quietly. Very great service all around would highly recommend if you need anything done around the house.

Will F.
Moreno Valley, CA

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

I emailed into Payless Handyman to get a quote for a job, and Les called me back within minutes  He squeezed me in and had my repair done within an hour and a half of my initial email. You can also call him direct for a quote or any information you need.  They handle everything you would need for your home.  He is very professional and knowledgeable, prices are EXTREMELY fair, and he is quick and very helpful.  I will call this company for any fix it work we need done around the house HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

tara d.
Fontana, CA