There are numerous projects that come up around the house are appropriate for a handyman to tackle. Sometimes home renovation or maintenance tasks require the skill of an experienced professional. Other times you may just not have the time to handle everything that needs to be done around the house. Either way these are just a few of the key home maintenance projects that call for a Greenwich area handyman.
1. Gutter Cleaning and Flashing and Roofing Repair
Clogged gutters and damaged flashing and roofing material can lead to water issues inside the house. When gutters get clogged, water can backup and work itself under roofing material, eventually moving it’s way into the house. Gunk in gutters can also attract rodents and pests and be a harbinger for mold. This is a good job for a handyman. The project is not only time consuming, it also requires getting up on high ladders, which can be dangerous and requires specific equipment.
Damaged wood, shingle, metal or slate roofing and flashing can also lead to water infiltration. Oftentimes this type of issue goes unnoticed for long periods of time. Water can get inside soffits and attic space, and soak insulation and framing while causing mildew and rot that can’t bee seen. A good handyman can provide an inspection of these spaces periodically and fix issues as needed.
2. Power Washing
Power washing is one of those tasks that requires a fair amount of time as well as specific equipment. It can be difficult to justify making the investment in a power washer, particularly when you may only use it once per year. At Duffy Home Solutions our residential property management team handles a large number of power washing jobs across Greenwich and surrounding Fairfield County towns. We send a handyman to tackle power washing of siding, driveways, patio furniture, stone surfaces and more. This is an excellent task to outsource and the results are gratifying.
3. Adjustments to Doors, Cabinets and Windows
Even the highest quality hardware tends to become misaligned over time. Hinges and doorknobs can be tricky to get just right, and It can be frustrating when doors and windows stick or when locks are hard to open or close. Bringing in a handyman from a property management team can make all the difference. When a stuck door is restored to its proper functionality, it’s a nice relief.
4. Fixing and/or Installing Fixtures
Installing or repairing a fixture, such as chandelier, kitchen sink, water filter, or shower faucet requires time and can be an intimidating task for homeowners. These are the types of jobs are perfect for the handyman crew of our property management team at Duffy Home Solutions. And when you have a professional handling the task you’ll have peace of mind that the job will be done property. That’s important because improper installation can result in flooding, electric or other issues. It can be extremely frustrating when things in the house don’t work property, particularly after spending precious time working on them. Hiring a professional in this case is always a good idea.
5. Changing Light Bulbs & Hanging Holiday Lights
Light bulb changing is the never-ending task of homeownership. And some of them are difficult, or near impossible to reach without large ladders. This is one project that’s simply a delight to outsource. Changing light bulbs is one of the more common tasks that the handyman crew at Duffy Home Solutions handles for our Greenwich clients. Just give us a call and we’ll take care of it. In addition we can string your interior and exterior holiday and decorative lights. So you’ll always have a warm and inviting property to come home to around the holidays.
Having a trusted Greenwich area handyman to reach out to can be a time saver and always ensures that projects around the house get done efficiently and correctly. When you have Duffy Home Solutions residential property management team on your side it just takes one phone call to handle any and all of your home maintenance needs.
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