Handyman services  at a reasonable price 

 Over 35 years  of experience 

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(716) 474-7168

Quality Handyman Services in Olean, NY and Nearby Areas

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The Handyman offers a line of complete residential & commercial services

  • home maintenance

  • business maintenance

  • repairs

  • improvements

  • upkeep

  • the list goes on and on!


  • Apartment restoration
  • Appliance installs
  • Assembling products
  • Attic and basements work
  • Bathroom exhaust / ventilation fan, installs & repairs
  • Caulking
  • Ceiling tiles, drop ceiling install
  • Cement patching
  • Closet work
  • Counter tops
  • Deck / Porch repair & Painting
  • Doorbell installations & repairs
  • Door repairs
  • Dryer vent installation & cleaning
  • Drywall repair
  • Electrical
  • Faucet repair & replacement
  • Fence and gate repair
  • Filter replacements
  • Fixture installs & repairs
  • Flood light installation
  • Flower boxes
  • Garage cleanup
  • Garage work
  • Garbage disposal
  • Grab rail installations
  • Gutter cleaning
  • Gutter and downspout repair
  • Handicap ramps, modifications
  • Handrails
  • Hang mirrors & pictures
  • Hauling
  • Hedge trimming
  • Home inspection
  • Kitchen & Bath drain cleaning
  • Lawn mowing
  • Light bulb replacement
  • Light fixtures
  • Lock repair and install
  • Mailbox installs
  • Moulding installation
  • Painting
  • Pet door installation
  • Plaster repairs
  • Plumbing
  • Porch repairs
  • Preparing a home for sale
  • Screen door installs & repairs
  • Senior Living Modifications
  • Shelving
  • Shower doors
  • Shutters
  • Sidewalk edging
  • Sign cleaning & replace bulbs
  • Sinks & faucet installs
  • Smoke alarm detectors, battery replace
  • Snow removal
  • Step repairs
  • Storm windows
  • Sump pump installs & repairs
  • Toilet installation
  • Towel racks
  • Tree trimming & removal
  • Trim and mouldings
  • Vanity replacement
  • Vents
  • Water purification
  • Weather-stripping
  • Window installation and cleaning


Olean, Allegany, Portville, Hinsdale and Weston Mills New York.
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The Handyman takes pride in all the work and won't leave the job until it's done right. Here are some references from our clients and we will provide you with the same great services!


Robert is a very dependable person. Whenever we called him, he responded quickly and always showed up at the scheduled time. We would highly recommend him.

Mr. and Mrs. Senuta Olean NY

Robert, The Handyman, provided with 2 outdoor steps repair and build. Prices were reasonable and repair was quality super.

Donna Monterville Olean NY

The Handyman has done several jobs for me from installing a range hood and cupboard, installing a wheelchair ramp, and painting lawn furniture. In every case he did great work, when he said he would and for a reasonable price. Know that I can call a Handyman gives me peace of mind. 

Thank you!

J. Wachob Olean NY

We have hired Mr. Bruyer 3 or 4 times for painting, repair on garage and outdoors job. He’s a very good worker and reasonable.

Patricia Tucker Olean NY

Robert-very nice person-dependable and does a great job-would recommend him highly-very pleased with work done for us.

The Wards Allegany NY

Robert has been working with us for over one year now. We are very happy with his work, manner, promptness and with the finished product. He will tackle just about any project. “Our new swing set is a god example.” He is also very affordable.

The KirKendalls Olean NY

It’s great to have a professional at my home that I can trust, and depend on.

PV Olean NY

Had some repairs on my house that needed to be done, and had no idea who to call, so I went to the phone book and came across “The Handyman” who does work for senior citizens and others. So I gave him a call and he came right up to look at what needed to be done. He did the repairs, and he explained what he was doing as he did the work. He did a very good job, and I was pleased with his work. He is dependable and reasonably priced. He is also a friendly man to have to do the job. I would call him again when needed.

Mrs. Snyder Olean NY

Very reliable and efficient in getting the work done as advised during discussion (quoting) phases. Jobs are well done. I would recommend The Handyman to those who ask.


Stan Slevinski Allegany NY

I am a senior citizen and I recommend Robert, as he is dependable and courteous.

Ms. Mykins Olean NY

We have used The Handyman for 3 or 4 projects this year. We had replacement basement windows installed, plumbing relocated, gutters cleaned and a water shut-off installed. All projects were done with high quality. His prices are very competitive with other level contractors. We will use him again.

The Kaminski’s Olean NY


I was very satisfied with the work you did for us. You were very dependable. You were reasonable priced too. I will be calling you again in the spring.

Betsey Livingston Allegany NY

Returned my call within an hour, came the same day to address my concerns and completed the work within a timely manner. Recommended Robert to my neighbors who agreed with me that he did an excellent job for a reasonable fee.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenyon Olean NY

Robert “The Handyman” has proven to be a straight-up, dependable person who does exactly what he says he will do. His price is quite reasonable and I have no reservation about recommending him based on my interactions with him. He has always done what he said he would do when he says he would do it. I recommend him highly. 

Gay Lerchen & Diana Klapakis Olean NY

I used Robert Bruyer’s services and was completely satisfied with the results. Services were tree trimming and removal, which he did an excellent job - cleaning up, etc. The price was reasonable enough to afford.

Mrs. Duggan

We first met Robert 2 ½ years ago when a debilitating illness made it impossible for my late Husband to take care of our property. Since that time, Robert has done many assorted jobs for us. He has always been dependable, efficient, and fairly priced. My Husband and I have grown to depend on Robert to be there when we need him.

Marion Olean NY

Robert “The Handyman” has mowed my lawn, cleaned roof gutters and done some repair work. Telephone calls are returned promptly, and I’ve been pleased with his work. He is dependable and rates are reasonable.

Alice Altenburg Allegany NY

Professional, on time, work well done.

Mr. and Mrs. Ried

Robert has done several things for me including carpentry, painting, gutters, new windows and garbage disposal. I find he is very dependable, finishes the work in a timely manner and cleans up. I would highly recommend him and I have to others.

M Irving Olean NY

Robert is very dependable and prompt. He is respectful and listens to your needs. I recommend him highly!

DN Olean NY

I called the Handyman because I am unable to do anything physical. I found him to be reliable, fair priced and knowledgeable. I will be calling him again in the spring for more work.

Jerry Loiacono Friendship NY 

The Handyman has given attentive response to my contacts. He is thorough in communicating work plans for any project, including price on completion. Seniors can depend on friendly service.

M. Barton Olean NY

Robert is very prompt and a wealth of knowledge. He can fix almost anything and at a reasonable price. He also follows through after the project is done to see if the customer is satisfied. We are!

Steve Milley Allegany NY

Robert is very dependable, his work is always well done, and you can depend on him being there at the time he tells you.
We are very happy we have his services.

Lois Steinbroner Olean NY

Having a few Handymen in the past 80 + years and working 2 jobs, I’ve had a lot of good Handymen to help me. The last year 1/2, I have been lucky to find one of the best. Robert has done at least 7 jobs with his professional work. He has been reliable, dependable. If you need a job well done, call Robert.

Truly: Mr. John Furey Olean NY 

Robert-, whom I have had for 4 years-removes snow, mows and does any repairs inside and out. He is dependable, fast, and thorough. All jobs are done to perfection. In my opinion, he is reliable and very good.

Joan Autera Olean NY

Robert is very dependable. He is quick to return your call and quick to do the service. He is extremely pleasant and helpful. He cleans up after his work.

Robert: Thank you for the advice about the roofer and my snow-covered roof. The roofers came and removed the snow.

Maria T. Nash Olean NY

To whom...Please be advised that Robert is very dependable and his quality of service is excellent.

Chris Henzel Olean NY

Robert is dependable-on time and calls if he'll be late. His prices are reasonable and he does good work.

Helen Ruggreri Olean NY

Robert is very prompt in responding to my needs and very dependable.

C.R. Olean NY

Robert has worked for me for many years and is reliable.

Stephanie Olean NY

I have called Robert to do plumbing work in my kitchen and also to do a small electrical repair. He did both in a professional manner. As a senior, it is reassuring to have someone to call on who is dependable with many years of experience. He is very considerate about returning my phone calls.

H.K. Olean NY

Robert has done several jobs for me in a very professional manner and cleanup was great. Very reliable.

Ron Inzana Olean NY

The Handyman has been very reliable in maintaining my property since 2011. He has reasonable prices for landscaping, lawn maintenance and snow removal. I would highly recommend him.

Dr. K.B. Olean NY

Snow plowing-prompt-aims to please/satisfy
“We really appreciate your service”

Tom & Becky Malone Olean NY

Mr. Bruyer painted a large ceiling area for us. He was neat, cleaned up his work area. He was on time, very dependable. We would hire him again.

Donna Gustafson Olean NY

We have hired Robert for tree trimming, resetting roof gutters and clean-out. The service has been excellent and prompt. We have been very pleased with the courteous and thorough job that Robert does.

Deacon Dick and Linda Matthews Olean NY

Robert Bruyer, otherwise known as THE HANDYMAN, worked for us on two occasions and both jobs were perfectly accomplished. THE HANDYMAN has knowledge, work ethic and equipment to handle most of the home maintenance-home improvement jobs and his price is quite reasonable.

Pete and Pat LaMendola Allegany NY

He came when he said, came back again to make sure all was OK. Only had him once but I will call him again.

Mrs. Obrien Olean NY

Dependable, reasonably priced in everything he does. Keeps his word on finishing things within the time he says.

Ann Martin Olean NY

I am so glad we found a Handyman who is dependable and reasonably priced. I had 2 plumbing emergencies recently and Robert was quick to respond and take care of the problems.

Susan Jurenko Olean NY

Robert is the BEST!
So very reliable and good at his work. If he can’t do a particular job, he can line up someone who can.
Highly recommended!! A Ten out of Ten

Patrick McCarthy Allegany NY

Robert has been dependable, does good work. He has been able to accomplish the tasks I have asked him to do honestly and on time. He has a pleasant attitude.

M Nice Olean NY

I would recommend “THE HANDYMAN” to anyone. I have found him to be dependable, honest and a true professional.
His prices are reasonable and the range of work that he can perform is extensive. I believe he is the best provider of Handyman services in the area.
I would recommend him without hesitation.

D.L. King Allegany NY

Robert did a small job for us and we were impressed with appearance, and his politeness.
He performed quality work quickly and efficiently.

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Smith Olean NY

The Handyman is polite, efficient and very organized. He asked questions about the problems we were experiencing and didn’t waste time or money in fixing it for us. When he was finished, he called back to see how everything was. I would definitely hire him again.

M. Gergel Olean NY

Robert has mowed my lawn for 2 years. He is a good worker and very dependable.

Joan Crisafulli Allegany NY

I have known Robert for several years and I have hired him for lawn maintenance. I needed someone who was dependable and professional. Robert has proven to be all of that and a gentleman with integrity.

Jack Degnan Allegany NY

I want to thank you for your recent plumbing work that you did for me. I was very impressed with your workmanship and your diligence to detail. I highly recommend you to others in need of a quality Handyman.

Pat Flynn

Robert is prompt to respond, thorough in performing his service; his prices are reasonable. I recommend him without reservation.


Mr. Bruyer helps our elderly Mother keep up with repairs around our house, which she is renting. He was always dependable, fair and kind to her with anything she needed. When she had to move to an adult care facility, he was extremely helpful to us in keeping up on the house, as we lived out of town. He was there for anything we needed to get the house ready for sale.

Rick and Laure Moore

Mr. Bruyer has completed many repair and maintenance projects for me. He is professional, dependable, reasonably priced and his work includes interior and exterior work. I highly recommend his services.

Carol Swanson

Reliable, efficient and honest. Keeps my lawn looking great all summer long.

Ms. Shane Olean NY

About us


Owner Robert Bruyer from Olean is a licensed professional and he performs all work himself.
His Certified license for the City of Olean requires a criminal history record background check.
We understand that you want the highest level of services and we guarantee client satisfaction. Robert began at a very young age working and learning with his Father William (a professional contractor for 60 years.) Robert is a very disciplined, friendly, reliable, professional and he completes all work "the right way." Robert has owned and operated his own business over 35 years.

He chose this profession because he enjoys it. When a person enjoys something they are normally very good at it. He communicates well, he is very patient and he takes his time to explain the why’s and how’s with clients.
If you have never tried his services, please understand that Robert is a unique man of character and trust.
Regular home repair and home improvement projects are critical to the lasting value of your home. We understand that you want them to be done right and quickly. Instead of agonizing over your next home repair project, trust an expert.
People are more likely to try a well-established business with a good reputation.
Background check, proof of insurance and license is available upon request.
Feel free to call us and ask for client references.
We will also be happy to answer any questions you might have about our expanding list of services.