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Tips For The Homeowner

March 2, 2018

The good thing about a vacation home is that it's always there when you need it. The bad thing is that you're not always there. Reputable North Bay Handyman offers several vacation property check packages that can be customized to your specific needs and property.

A che...

February 9, 2018

The collapse of a wooden deck in San Francisco in 1996 was a tragic reminder that life safety and structural inadequacies are not just earthquake-related concerns for Bay Area property owners. Dry rot was the culprit in the failure of the third-floor balcony, which col...

January 27, 2016

When the time comes to choose windows for any project, I really can't stress enough the enormous role windows will play in your overall home performance. Better windows may pay for themselves in a few years of heat savings, while also improving occupant comfort and the...

August 26, 2014

There are plenty of handymen out there, but is it possible to find one you can really rely on? The answer is yes — provided you know where to look and what projects to give him.



That might include painting, small remodeling, fence & deck repairs,...

June 3, 2014

Dry rot (Serpula lacrymans) is a wood-destroying fungus that is found in most parts of the world. Although it affects forests, dry rot has the ability to travel through building materials other than timber, giving outbreaks the potential to spread quickly through a bui...

May 21, 2014

Remodeling is a complicated process, especially for homeowners taking the DIY route. Luckily, with a little foresight you can organize your project, minimize anxiety and create a comfortable home for years to come.


Visualize your new design

Begin by envisioning your fut...

April 19, 2014

Air Conditioning Tune Up

The number one priority for your summer home maintenance checklist is to have your air conditioning (AC) unit tuned up. As important as getting your car tuned, your AC needs to be tuned to inspect and prevent unwanted emergencies. The tune up is...

February 7, 2014

An inspection of the gutter system should be a mandatory inclusion in a homeowner’s routine home maintenance schedule. Ideally, a gutter inspection should be performed twice a year, once in the fall before the cold winter months, and again before the heavy rains of spr...

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