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The Trusted Name in Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal

Experienced

The Handy platform has been connecting customers with yard maintenance professionals for years. Doing everything from lawn maintenance to leaf removal, a yard maintenance professional hired through Handy will turn up ready to work. The professionals you hire have the skills and expertise to get the job done, using the equipment you have to restore your yard to its former glory. If there are special aspects you want taken care of, such as weeding, removal of debris, or raking those pesky leaves, you can let your professional know what you want to be done, and when.

Skilled and Capable

Whether you need someone to remove leaves from your lawn, weed the garden, or free your yard from the mess of winter and get it ready for spring, the yard maintenance professional you book through Handy will have the can-do attitude and the know-how to give your yard the facelift it deserves. From knowing which tools get the best results, to clever hacks to make your yard look better than ever, book a yard maintenance service through the Handy platform and your yard will be put in the hands of someone who has made this sort of work their livelihood.

Reliable

Whether you need a backyard maintenance service next week, or you need it next month, the yard maintenance service professionals who use Handy to find work will turn up on time. You don’t have to take our word for it; professionals you get have plenty of genuine customer reviews and ratings from Handy users who’ve already used their yard maintenance services. In addition, yard maintenance professionals who use the Handy platform are vetted, screened, and background-checked, so you know you’re dealing with reliable, friendly, and experienced cleaners.

Flexible

When you book a backyard maintenance or leaves removal service, you expect the professional to arrive when you booked them to. There’s little worse than wasting a day waiting for a cleaner to show up, which is why yard maintenance professionals on Handy will work around your schedule. However, we also know that our customers’ schedules can sometimes change. If something comes up, don’t worry – just let us know. Give us at least 24 hours’ notice and we’ll rebook your appointment for a more convenient time, without any of the fees or penalties that some of the larger yard maintenance companies charge their customers.

The Best Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal

Personalized backyard maintenance

Using Handy to find a backyard maintenance service frees you from the incredible prices and parameters set by some of the large yard cleaning companies. The cost aside, you might find that there are certain things that their cleaners just won’t do. However, when you use Handy, you’ll find cost-effective and affordable professionals who are flexible to your needs and will work with you to restore your backyard’s beauty. From weeding and raking leaves to asking them to remove light debris, you can create your own, personalized backyard maintenance service with your own friendly and reliable professional.

Yard maintenance that doesn’t break the bank

Handy gives you a time and cost-effective experience that is both affordable and won’t break the bank. Whether you’re too busy to give your lawn some attention or just can’t get away from the kids, Handy makes it easy to connect with experienced professionals local to you. Each service comes with a simple, clear, and competitive price and with no hidden fees, you pay the price you’re shown. Yard maintenance professionals who use Handy depend on their reputations to connect with more users so you’ll be sure they’ll do their best. You even get an opportunity to see their ratings and reviews before they arrive so you can rest easy, knowing the excellent service other customers have received.

A professional job, done by professionals

When you use Handy to find a yard maintenance service, you know that you’re hiring screened, background-checked, and vetted professionals. You don’t even have to be at home to let them get to work; they’ll do an amazing job cleaning your yard and you can communicate with them directly through the app or website. Come home to a pristine yard and if you love the service, you can even tip the professional. And if for any reason you’re not happy, then no worries because every job booked through Handy is covered by the Handy Happiness Guarantee, which means we’ll work hard to make things right.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Handy professional will come to my place?

Handy has a vast network of experienced, top-rated cleaners. Based on the time and date of your request, we work to assign the best professional available.  Like working with a specific pro? Add them to your Pro Team from the mobile app and they'll be requested first for all future bookings.  You will receive an email with details about your professional prior to your appointment.

Can I skip or reschedule bookings?

You can reschedule any booking for free at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled start time. If you need to skip a booking within the minimum commitment, we’ll credit the value of the booking to your account. You can use this credit on future cleanings and other Handy services.

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Meet Some of Our Top Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal Professionals

Download the app to search and book top cleaning professionals in your area. Build a pro team so that you always have a great group of go-to professionals for all your household needs.

Chris D.

Handy Premium Pro
22 jobs completed
I'm a handyman based in Mamaroneck, NY. I've been assembling furniture for several years now, and I'm very good at it.

Anthony D.

Handy Premium Pro
170 jobs completed
My name is Tony. I’ve been a handyman for 10 years. I am a loving husband to a beautiful wife and a proud daddy to a wonderful son. They are the reason I work and fight to get the job done everyday. I can do anything from plumbing to electrical and everything in between. If you have a problem that needs fixed ASAP. Please book me. - Tony D.

Daniel P.

Handy Premium Pro
21 jobs completed
At 58 I have been in construction positions for 40 years. Working as a superintendent, director of warranty & ASM for Dish network to name a few. I operated a property management & maintenance business for the past 10 years. Now I am semi retired and excepting jobs through Handy. MY INTERESTS ARE IN FURNITURE ASSEMBLY, TV MOUNTS & PLUMBING. LIMITED TO CAPE CORAL, FT MYERS, NAPLES & PUNTA GORDA.

Recent Job Requests

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Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 10, 2019
Date Start
August 13, 2019
Zipcode
44125
Base Hours
5.0
Number Providers
1
Description
Fertilize front and back yard with weed and feed. Trim back yard hedges. Weed overrun garden beds, front and back and behind garage.
Cleaner filled
Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 10, 2019
Date Start
August 26, 2019
Zipcode
60612
Base Hours
3.0
Number Providers
1
Description
Trim trees, pull weeds, spread fresh mulch, just general yard clean up for a small space in front and behind the single family house
Cleaner filled
Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 10, 2019
Date Start
August 12, 2019
Zipcode
80929
Base Hours
3.0
Number Providers
1
Description
Big yard. About # acres. With some weeding. Bring riding mower and weed eating tools
Cleaner filled
Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 10, 2019
Date Start
August 12, 2019
Zipcode
26285
Base Hours
4.0
Number Providers
1
Description
Property is about # acres, some wooded and doesn't need anything done to that. Also a house, garage and out building on it.
Cleaner filled
Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 10, 2019
Date Start
August 16, 2019
Zipcode
64048
Base Hours
3.0
Number Providers
1
Description
We have an island that needs cleaned up. A few shrubs and sapplings have over grown. I'd like it all taken out.
Cleaner filled
Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 10, 2019
Date Start
August 12, 2019
Zipcode
26285
Base Hours
3.0
Number Providers
1
Description
mowing, trimming, weed whacking, clean up back yard, front yard, down drive way #/# acre of work
Cleaner filled
Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 10, 2019
Date Start
August 15, 2019
Zipcode
06106
Base Hours
3.0
Number Providers
1
Description
I want to have the back of the garage, and all areas alongside the east, North and west sides of the back yard cleared of grass, shrubs, leaves and any debris. All debris is to be hauled away.
Cleaner filled
Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 9, 2019
Date Start
August 11, 2019
Zipcode
10465
Base Hours
3.0
Number Providers
1
Description
I have a crabapple tree and a grapevine in my small yard. Many of the apples have fallen from the tree and are rolling around on the ground. The grapevine is in the form of an overhead canopy, and many...
Cleaner filled
Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 9, 2019
Date Start
August 12, 2019
Zipcode
34746
Base Hours
4.0
Number Providers
1
Description
trim down bushes; clean up beddings of weeds/vines; fix existing edging; discuss price for mulch/stones;
Cleaner filled
Yard Maintenance and Leaf Removal
Created At
August 9, 2019
Date Start
August 15, 2019
Zipcode
85132
Base Hours
4.0
Number Providers
1
Description
I need the yard cleaned up, tiled under due to gophers, sprinkler system repaired and yard reseeded with grass.

Where Does Handy Operate?

Handy operates in hundreds of cities around the United States, Canada, and the U.K. No matter where you live, Handy has you covered.