Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Donations Needed Year Round

Many of us are are in the charitable giving mood through the holiday season.  Kind of hard to avoid.  Well with all the direct mailings, television advertisements and direct solicitors at the shopping mails and in our workplaces.  This charitable season starts at Thanksgiving and continues to New Years.  Even our accountants send reminders about […]

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Durham Carpeting

Our carpeting specialist Kevin was sent out to help solve this carpet mystery. This Durham homeowner had contacted us about problems with their carpeting. Although the carpeting was only about five years old, it seems that the carpeting in certain areas around the house has been bunching up. The carpet was wavy like a roller […]

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Ways To Save On Home Improvement Costs

  Being able to stretch your household budget is important to most consumers in both an up an down economy.  There is a way to save on the tools, parts and materials required to complete your household maintenance, repair, and improvement projects.  Simply apply for and use use one of several store credit card programs […]

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A New Look In That Old Bathroom

Remodeling has become a new trend that has developed into a huge part of home ownership. The kitchen is an important feature in every home and now an updated bathroom has become just as important. Bathrooms can often set the tone for a guests visit so you want one which is refreshing and relaxing even […]

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What Is Water Hammer

What is water hammer?  It seems like an unlikely name for a somewhat common plumbing problem.  It is due to a pressure withing your plumbing pipes trying to reach equilibrium.  It typically occurs when you turn off a faucet, shower, toilet or other water valve.   When you turn off running water, the pressure wave that […]

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Make Your New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home in 2013

The New Year is not without numerous resolutions for the home. If you own real estate property of value to you, it is a great place begin your renovations. Here are some of the common home improvement resolutions that can make your home safer, warmer and more secure.   Lower Your Utility Bills With Solar […]

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Raleigh Handyman

Call 919-451-9195 today to discuss your home improvement needs. Adding a breath of fresh air to this 20 year old Raleigh townhome was the goal for this renovation project.  The project included replacing a number of this aging home’s components. Please watch the video at the end of the article below for a look inside […]

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Ways To Save On Your Heating Bill

The winter brings the added expense of having to heat your house.  Being comfortable without having to wear a parka inside your home should be your goal here.  In this writing, I will explore a few tips to save on your energy bill while also keeping your family warm and comfortable. Weatherstripping The weatherstripping around […]

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Windows

The technology of today’s windows continues to improve each year.  A homeowner now can get an insulated and energy efficient window with many styling options.  These windows look good and save money by reducing the amount of energy used to heat or cool your house overtime.  Updating a homes windows, is great investment in both […]

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Keeping Your Home Heating System In Good Shape

Wondering what you can do to keep your home’s heating system in great shape so you can stay warm this winter?  There are a few things that a homeowner should do prior to the cooler months to ensure their heating system or furnace is in good working order through the colder months of the year.  […]

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