Best Local Handyman, Santa Cruz Capitola, Soquel, Aptos, SLV

Our homes are our castles.  We want them nice, comfortable and functional. It’s amazing how repairs, improvements and upgrades can make us feel so great!

Frank Stockton serving the San Lorenzo Valley

Dependable, quality, conscientious home/business/marine interior/exterior handyman work & general assistance.  Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose – Low impact – Repair before replace (when possible) is my motto.

Contact me for any repairs, upgrades or odd jobs you need help with. I am open to creatively assisting with just about anything, so give me a text or call. And if you are in the market to sell a car please see below.

Santa Cruz & SLV Handyman 

Upgrades: Lighting/fixtures, Locks, Handles/hardware, shelving, lattice, fountains, flooring, decorative tiling, appliances, vanities, faucets, sinks, disposals, awnings, mirrors, organizers, blinds, curtains. Hammocks hung, SunShades installed. TV antennas mounted (=free digital TV). Cable splitters, security cameras, artwork hanging/lighting, TV/DVD/Stereo/Speakers mounted & connected. Furniture, cabinet, closet organizer assembly. Smoke/CO2 detectors, locks, earthquake bracing. Pet & Child safety locks/gates. Accessibility handrails retrofit, child/elder/handicapped. Catio’s (cat patios), security/motion lighting. etc.

Maintenance/Repair (home & rentals): Upgrades. Light plumbing, carpentry, electrical, furniture assembly, etc. Appliance repair (TBD).

Power-Washing: siding, eves, deck, driveway, patio, roof. Keep it clean with a power-wash to remove dirt, mold and rot. Restore appearance and beauty. Keep surfaces and stairs clean for safety and long life. Low rates. Fast Service.

Odd Jobs: Sailboat delivery, House/Pet/Plant sitting, ???

Just about anything you need or want done, give me a text or call, if I can’t do it I’ll help you find someone who can. ~ 

Service area: East Santa Cruz, Capitola/Soquel/Aptos, CA.
Fixin’ since 2008. Not a licensed contractor.

Housecall Rate: $85. $50 additional hours, or by quote.
Powerwashing, electrical, plumbing & other work may be more. 
Re: Materials, I can help with ideas, product selection and ordering.

——– Handyman Contact ——-
Note: I will be unavailable for new work until August, please call Frank Stockton for assistance.
Santa Cruz: Text (preferred) or call Jeff at 831-854-7306
SLV area: Text (preferred) or call Frank at (831) 331-1301
Please include location, requests and a snapshot if necessary.

Instructor for the Cabrillo College How to Be Your Own Handy-Person class. Description and sign up link.

Help-You-$ell?: Got stuff you want sold but don’t want to hassle with it? I can sell for you for a % fee. Electronics/Computers – Bicycles – Household – Garage clutter – Cars – Motorcycles – Anything ~ Stuff Large/Small. Call/txt for to inquire.

Help-You-Sell a Car:
Want to sell a car, boat or motorcycle and don’t want to hassle with it? Cars are often worth much more on the open market than trade-in or CarMax. I handle the smog check (if needed), marketing, buyer interactions and DMV release of liability to guarantee you a clean legal transaction and get you the best price. This way you don’t have to deal with the scammers. I have a 100% track record with happy sellers. Fee:$250-500 TBD.
Please contact me text or call for details 831-8 5 4 – 7 3 0 6
Example: 2012 Honda Civic, trade-in value $2,500, Carmax offer $2,900. Sold for $5,500:-)

“Jeff sold my Honda for $2,500 more than CarMax offered, and got it done in three days, awesome.” ~Angelo

“Jeff helped my sell my husbands truck after he had a stroke. Fast cash sale and much more than I would have asked.” ~Brenda


Marketing & Business Strategy Consulting
I love helping people market their business and have helped many throughout my career. I bring experience and an MBA to help develop your presence, outreach & operations. Free consultation.
Contact me via text. 8 3 1 – 8 5 4 – 7 3 0 6


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“Jeff is the most honest, helpful, talented handyman we have ever worked with…. Honest, punctual, professional. We consider ourselves fortunate to have found him.” ~Cat & Ron, Capitola

“Jeff is fantastic. He goes above and beyond. A special note is that he is incredibly creative and solved problems for me where a “standard” solution did not seem available. A broad breadth of skills. I would refer Jeff with zero reservations.” ~Kimble J., Westside

“This guy is the best!   He came when he said and did the faucet installation job so professionally I had him do a second repair.  I was impressed with his customer service can do attitude, his knowledge and his price was good!  He’d honest and his prices are honest.  Local Santa Cruz and Capitola people this is your handyman!” Charles P. Capitola

”I finally found a solid handyman! He shows up when he says he will, and does a fantastic job. Also pleasant to be around with a sense of humor.” Pat K. Soquel

“Jeff is smart, efficient and got the job done and cleans up in a timely fashion.” Lynn, Santa Cruz

“Jeff is punctual, professional, has a good attitude and lots of repair & home improvement skills. It is comforting to find reliable & honest help with the systems in my home, I highly recommend Jeff” Laura, Santa Cruz

“Jeff is professional, respectful, courteous, reliable and a hard worker. He gets the job done.” Paul, Santa Cruz

Please leave nice reviews on google handyman listings. Search: Santa Cruz Local Handyman > My listing is the one in Soquel with the headline: Santa Cruz Local HandymanServing Santa Cruz, Capitola, Soquel, Aptos, since 2008. Thank You =^..^=