Category: Handyman Services

The 15 Most Popular Kitchen Storage Solutions

Solve common kitchen dilemmas in style with custom and ready-made organizers, drawers, shelves and more. As the home of appliances, cookware and every specialty gadget under the sun, the kitchen is and always will be a perplexing place to organize. The never-ending accessories and endless food cans, boxes and bags easily fill up every nook… Read more »

4 Prep Steps for Construction

Kitchen Workbook: 4 Prep Steps for Construction Day one of kitchen remodeling work won’t leave you in a flurry when you follow these guidelines ahead of time   Rebekah Zaveloff Houzz contributor & founder/ principal designer at KitchenLab There are two actions that come to mind as being the most important in getting ready for… Read more »

It’s Remodeling Season. Vet Your Candidates Carefully

It’s Remodeling Season. Vet Your Candidates Carefully! You’ve been dreaming of that new kitchen makeover, bathroom renovation, or addition for years, and now you’re ready to make it a reality. Selecting the right home remodeling company can be the difference between realizing your dream and ending up in a living nightmare. At first glance, all… Read more »


There have been many changes in roofing industry over the past decade especially in how they warranty their products. Most manufacturers will only warranty their shingles if they have several components of the existing roofing system included in the installation. This will include drip edge around perimeter of the roof, ice and water shield, ridge… Read more »

Entry Way Spruce Up

<!doctype html> Remodeling the entry is a fabulous way to add value and curb appeal to your existing home. Whether it be a new front door, new porch, updated foyer or changing the columns on the existing porch, these updates will provide a lasting change and improve the initial first impression for anyone who visits… Read more »

Ideas and Tips on External Siding

Here are some ideas and tips on the various types of exterior siding. I have installed hundreds if not thousands of squares of the siding products below and would like to describe the differences in each of the types of siding. I listed the products in order of cost with vinyl typically being the cheaper… Read more »

Kitchen Backsplash Tiles

  Many individuals find dressing up their kitchen backsplash to be quite overwhelming, mainly due to the endless amount of colors, materials, and layouts there are to choose from.  Websites like Pinterest and Houzz are great resources to spark creative ideas, but at the same time, people tend to get lost in the midst of… Read more »

5 Jobs for Your Northern Virginia Handyman

If you’re a homeowner, you may find yourself faced with a number of honey-do projects around the house with no honey to do them. Most often, limited time, skills and know-how prevent people from making small home repairs. Things that are broken, leaking or worn are more of an inconvenience than a major problem when… Read more »

Home Maintenance Tips to Avoid Costly Repairs

Home maintenance is not something we think about on a daily basis. We are all busy with family activities and busy work schedules. When we think of home maintenance we might be thinking about cutting the grass, raking the leaves, vacuuming or putting dishes in the dish washer. The home maintenance I am talking about… Read more »


I recently decided to explore the idea of having a contractor do some work on my own personal home. Specifically, I was interested in having a patio and some retaining walls built in my back yard. As someone who has worked in the remodeling and construction business for over 18 years you would think I… Read more »