The Repairman

4.11 | 61 Verified Ratings
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616-848-0228

6026 Kalamazoo Avenue
Kentwood, MI 49508
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The Repairman


We are Kent County's premier handyman repair provider. With over 4 decades of experience in the construction trades, we specialize in all types of home and business projects. We proudly serve all of Kent County and most of Southwestern Michigan. We look forward to earning your business!

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Service Area

  • Grand Rapids
  • Wyoming
  • Ada
  • Holland
  • Jenison
  • Grandville
  • Wayland
  • Jamestown
  • Zeeland
  • Dorr
  • Hopkins
  • West Olive
  • Coopersville
  • Grand Haven
  • Allendale
  • Ferrysburg
  • Macatawa
  • Conklin
  • Belmont
  • Nunica
  • Moline
  • Spring Lake
  • Byron Center
  • Burnips
  • Bradley
  • Caledonia
  • Lamont
  • Comstock Park
  • Marne
  • Hudsonville
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Services Offered

Air Conditioning
  • Window A/C Install
Appliances
  • Major Electric Appliance Install
  • Small Appliance Install
  • Microwave Oven Install
Awnings
  • Metal Awning or Patio Cover Install
  • Metal Awning or Patio Cover Repair
  • Fabric Awning or Patio Cover Install
Brick & Stone
  • Brick & Stone Flatwork Repair
Cabinets
  • Cabinet Repair
Carpenters
  • Interior Trim & Moldings Repair
  • Wood Stairs & Railings Repair
  • Gazebo Repair
  • Exterior Shutters Install
Ceilings
  • Acoustic Ceiling Repair
Cleaning & Maid Services
  • Clean Gutters & Downspouts
  • Clean Range & Hood
  • Clean Dryer Vent
Decks
  • Deck or Porch Repair
  • Clean & Seal Deck, Fence, Patio or Porch
Disability Services
  • Disability Ramp Repair
Doors
  • Interior Door Install
  • Door Repair
  • Door Hardware Repair
  • Storm Door Install
  • Storm Door Repair
  • Sliding Door Install
  • Sliding Door or Tracks Repair
  • Exterior Doors Install
Drywall & Plaster
  • Drywall Repair
  • Plaster Repair
Fences
  • Wood Fence Repair
  • Vinyl or PVC Fence Repair
Fireplace & Wood Stoves
  • Gas Pellet or Wood Stove Repair
Flooring & Carpet
  • Vinyl or Linoleum Sheet Floor or Tile Repair
Handyman Services
  • Handyman for Multiple Small Projects
  • Weatherstripping Install
Home Inspection
  • Roofing Inspection
Landscaping
Organizers
  • Room or Closet Organizer Install
  • Garage Organizers Install
Power Washing
  • Powerwash Exterior Surface
  • Clean Roof
Roofing
  • Asphalt Shingle Roof Repair
  • Roof Sealant Application
Sheds & Enclosures
  • Sunroom or Patio Enclosure Repair
  • Shed, Barn or Playhouse Repair
Siding
  • Metal Siding Repair
  • Vinyl Siding Repair
  • Wood / Fiber-Cement Siding Repair
  • Exterior Trim Repair
Tile
  • Ceramic & Porcelain Tile Repair
  • Natural Stone Tile Repair
  • Clean Tile & Grout
  • Grout Replace or Repair
Water Treatment System
  • Water Treatment & Purification Install
Window Coverings
Windows
  • Window Well Covers Install or Repair

Areas of Expertise

  • Celebrating 41 Years of Experience and Great Customer Service!
  • Your One Call Handyman Repair Service
  • We Do It All From "A to Z"
  • Residential, Small Business & Commercial Repairs
  • New Construction, Remodeling & Repair Service

Quick Facts

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Credentials

In Business Since: 1985
State Licensing
Trade: Builder Individual License
License #: 2101086748
Expiration: 05-31-2020
Insurance
Type: General Liability
Amount: $2,000,000
Expiration: 04-15-2020
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Project: Install or Repair Tile
The job looks like it did before then they did any work, the tiles are uneven, they are popping up, the glue is coming up, is showing between the tiles
Response by The Repairman: We apologize for the adhesive manufacturer as it was defective. We were working with the manufacturer to replace the adhesive and then return to take care of her concern until the customer chose to post this rating. If you will review our 25 most recent ratings 80% of them are 4 stars or higher with 18 of them being a perfect 5 stars. If you have any questions whatsoever please call. The owner answers the phone.
5.0   |  
Review by in Grand Rapids, MI
Tim, the technician was professional and polite. He did a great job communicating what he was doing and why. Steve, the owner was helpful on the phone and I will be hiring them again soon!
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3.0   |  
Review by in Ada, MI
Project: Repair Drywall
Quick scheduling and Steve/owner was very nice, however, the quality of the drywall work was subpar at best and a project that was quoted for 1.5 days was way underestimated. Ultimately, I ended up with a drywall project half finished. Was told they could get someone out in 2.5 weeks to finish the project. I could not wait that long. Not to mention an $800 project then turned into a $1,600+ project if they would have come back to finish it. Not happy.
Response by The Repairman: We apologize to Kristi for what she considers a "subpar" drywall job! This is not the type of review we have received as attested to by the previous 13 reviews and ratings - ALL 5's except two being a 4.5! (: (NOTE: Approximately 30% of our work is drywall related.) When it came to the amount of time to perform the work, Kristi told us that all the drywall would be hung (which it wasn't) by the time we got there by her relatives whom she said had hung drywall in the past. When my tech arrived the drywall that was hung was not aligned in such a way that the taping and rough coat could be installed in as efficient time as had a professional like us installed it. Had it been installed properly we could have finished the whole job in the allotted time. When the homeowner called to set up the additional time she conveyed that she was satisfied with the work and the tech who was performing the work. When Kristi asked to schedule the additional time to finish her drywall she is correct in stating that it would be "2.5 weeks" before we could return. It is because we are committed to the schedule preset for our approximate 1,500 customers and those who call us for the first time as attested to by many of the other previous ratings to this one. Kristi stated she would probably have her relatives finish the drywall because she couldn't wait that long. When I, the owner, saw this rating I was quite surprised by it based upon our conversation. Again, I apologize to Kristi for her not being completely satisfied! We hope to have the opportunity to serve her someday again and if we do I am willing to provide her a discount. --- Sincerely, The Repairman Owner.

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Review by in Grand Rapids Mi, MI
He completed the task efficiently and timely.

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Review by in Caledonia, MI
Austin did a great job.

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4.5   |  
Review by in Grand Rapids, MI
Project: Hire a Handyman
They arrived on time and did the work in timely fashion. Work was done right and cleaned up. The process was quick and easy. I will use home advisor and the repairmen again.

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Review by in Nunica, MI
Project: Hire a Handyman
great service very helpful great prices highly recommend

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Review by in Caledonia, MI
Project: Hire a Handyman
very thorough

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4.5   |  
Review by in Grand Rapids, MI
Project: Hire a Handyman
Helpful and friendly. Hard worker.

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Review by in Grand Rapids, MI
The only snare in the project the tech arrived 20 minutes late. But used Service Provider within the week.

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