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Before you get the summer parties started, take a moment and make sure there isn’t any damage, or wear & tear from past seasons that could cause you an issue in the future. 1.) Monitor your gutters and drainage. Debris naturally builds up in gutters over time, remove any blockages while looking for signs of bending, damage, and…

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We came across an article by Sal Vaglica at This Old House Magazine, and it got us thinking about the kinds of repairs we are most frequently called upon to help our homeowners with. We pretty much agree with the article and wanted to share some of the points which stood out for us and might…

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  10 Bad Habits Is your house or business ready for the seasons ahead of us?  Do you have a PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE PLAN in place?  Do certain systems and fixtures show signs of deferred maintenance?  Do you sometimes look around and wonder, how did this happen?  If you haven’t gotten around to taking care of…

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For Service a Grade Above the Rest! A+ Handyman has repaired, remodeled and renovated properties in the Shenandoah Valley for over 35 years; resulting in a wide range of technical experience and an extensive referral network.  We generally do not ask for any payment until a project is satisfactorily completed – you can have confidence…

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    Ever worry about your house while your away?  Did I turn everything off?  What if…?  Sometimes our imagination just runs amuck. Before we hit the road, what we need is a plan.  Here are some of the best things we have seen, pick and choose what suits you best,  then, hit the road…

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With 35 years of all kinds of construction, (here in the Shenandoah Valley area for about 19 years) I have seen and repaired just about every issue a homeowner could face.  Regardless of the size of the property or the financial standing there has been one issue that is present in most homes that we…

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It’s the American Dream – owning your own home…  you scrimp and save, pay off debts, clean up your credit, maybe even tighten the belt and do without for a bit… and you  save, save, save….  finally, with finances in order and pre-approval in hand the dream starts to feel like a possibility.  Shopping can…

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Winter, thankfully, is ending.  How did you fare?  We were mostly lucky, our weather was fairly mild this go ’round.  A mild winter is not a hall pass to skip your maintenance checks and move on to Spring.  This transitioning season is still a great trigger to check on your property’s preventative maintenance needs…  Mostly preventative maintenance…

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Practice Purging, Organizing and Cleaning via Schedules  Living in 2017 can be lean and clean if you purge what is no longer valuable and useful; organize what you need and want; then keep it all clean, clean, clean.  Sound overwhelming?  It needn’t be – we’ve got resources! We recommend getting rid of all that you…

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