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Founded 1980 • With Angi since July 2010


(5) Verified Reviews


Active handyman service and remodeling is a family owned business that prides itself on offering first rate customer service, understanding each customers needs, and working with you to keep costs and expenses low. We have been in business since 1980, and have serviced investment properties, single family homes, and businesses/commercial. We keep our number of employees low and subcontract jobs only when needed to keep costs low. We also incorporate as many earth friendly products and techniques. George is on site each job and always works on the smaller unique handyman jobs himself....

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George and Slava did an amazing job remodeling my bathroom. They were prompt and friendly. They worked so efficiently and finished the job in a week. I would definitely hire them again. I’m already thinking of more work that I need done.

Description of Work
Bathroom remodel

Category ceramic tile,drywall,electrician,plumbing,remodeling,wallpaper removal,home remodeling,interior painters




Description of Work

Category doors



George was hired to install new handrails and bathroom grab bars for a family member in Niles, IL. George was professional, honest and very reasonable in his pricing. The basement and outside handrails look and work great! The bathroom grab bars were installed through some very old ceramic tiles without any cracking or damage to the tiles. Our entire family was happy with the quality, price and se...

Description of Work
Install basement and outside handrails; Install bathroom grab bars.

Category ceramic tile,handyman service,wallpaper removal



Active Handyman arrived on the job at the promised day. They were punctual, and they helped me with shopping for supplies and fixtures as needed. They completed the job in two-and-a-half weeks without a problem. I am an old client of Active Handyman, and from small repairs to this bathroom remodel job, the quality and value of the work has never disappointed me.

Description of Work
Active Handyman remodeled my bathroom by gutting and replacing floor, walls, and ceiling. All plumbing fixtures were replaced. Active Handyman made very good suggestions about products and materials. The workmen were courteous and very professional. Old School workmanship at a reasonable cost.

Category wallpaper removal



I've hired George for years to do odd jobs around my home. I recently hired him to do a gut rehab of my primary bathroom. He and his helper did an awesome job. The job was finished in 2 weeks. They were very neat, punctual every day and respectful of my budget. My house was built in 1957 and the bathroom was never remodeled to the extent that we did so George ran into some issues that were not exp...

Description of Work
Gut rehab of my primary bathroom

Category wallpaper removal

    Services Offered

    Handyman jobs, remodeling and general building repairs

    Services Not Offered

    Asbestos testing and removal. Snow removal

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