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Isle of Palms Handyman Services

As a popular beachside suburb of Charleston, Isle of Palms gives its 4,408 residents a dense suburban feel. Whether you have a family to care for or are a retiree who is now ready to indulge in beach life, owning a home in Isle of Palms is not a walk in the park. Are you one of 86 percent that own their home and find yourself dealing with a lot of maintenance work on your property’s interior and exterior? Beach life is not always as expected if you have a property to look after. That’s where your Isle of Palms handyman comes in.

Salt air corrosion is known to trigger costly damage on properties that don't take the necessary measures of maintenance and prevention, especially when you forget to book your routine inspection for your deck, siding, trim, and other salt-sensitive areas. Do you find yourself taking your car to the car wash on a bi-weekly basis to prevent rust? Your house needs a similar type of TLC to remain in good shape.

Your local Isle of Palms handyman at Mr. Handyman of Charleston and Summerville is here to help protect your property with routine maintenance, repairs, and improvements that ensure your interior and exterior living spaces are safe and comfortable. If you are aware of seasonal maintenance tasks but don't have the time or tools to execute them, you can trust our team of reliable service professionals to get it done fast and efficiently. As a locally-owned and operated business, we only hire the best service technicians, all of whom have passed their background checks and drug screens and bring many years of experience providing clients with excellent workmanship and customer care.

Popular Isle of Palms Handyman Services

Reaping the benefits of owning a coastal home is easy with the help of Isle of Palms handyman services. It is stressful to keep up with all the work around your property if you are busy with work and life in general. Your Isle of Palms handyman has a seasonal maintenance checklist and services that are designed to help homeowners easily keep up with maintenance. This way, you will be organized and can be more conscientious about what needs to be done.

Before you start your search for a "handyman near me," we invite you to learn more about our wide range of popular services, from minor home repairs to larger improvement projects like drywall replacement or bathroom remodeling. No matter how big or small, we'll prove that our skill level will exceed your expectations because we go above and beyond to get any jobs done.

Pressure Washing and Power Washing

Despite the short winters in South Carolina, Isle of Palms goes through a period of dry and wet seasons. When spring is around the corner, you want to prepare your home's exterior for a comfortable, clean living space. When you walk around your property, you might find slimy ocean sediment on your siding and trim, salt air corrosion on your deck's fasteners and screws, and possibly on the wood itself. It's in the early spring that your Isle of Palms handyman gets many pressure washing or power washing requests. Everybody is in a rush to get their spring cleaning duties out of the way, so they're all ready for the summer.

When you hire Mr. Handyman for pressure washing service, we will arrive with our high-pressure water jet that ranges between 750 and 3,000 psi. A quick inspection of the exterior surfaces will help us determine your material’s age and condition before we go ahead with professional cleaning. Depending on the stubbornness of the stain, we can also use a power washer with heated water to do a soft wash.

Benefits of Pressure Washing

  • It prevents damage by clearing clogged gutters and grime buildup on vinyl siding.
  • It promotes health by making your exterior living area more sanitary
  • It can prepare surface areas for staining, sealing, or painting
  • It increases curb appeal and keeps your home’s value up

Where Can I Use A Pressure Washer?

  • Front or backyards with hardscapes like a rock for decorations
  • Decks, porches, and patios
  • Fences
  • Siding
  • Gutters
  • Garages and driveways
  • Tile stones
  • And more!

You might find yourself staring at a number of different pressure or power washer types at the hardware store, unsure which is the optimal one. If you aren’t familiar with how to use it and how to get the settings right, we recommend contacting your local handyman. Isle of Palms, SC property owners can safely lean back while we inspect the surface material to ensure it’s strong enough to withstand our high-pressure water jet.

Door Installation and Maintenance

It's more than just an object that you open and closes every day. Your door protects you from external forces like intruders and weather conditions. Depending on what type you have, it may suffer easily from weather damage or general wear and tear unless you remember to maintain it accordingly with professional door services. If your wood door is supposed to last longer than 30 years, but it shows early signs of wear, you might want to start giving it the necessary maintenance it needs, whether that is a new coat of sealant or new hinges.

In damp coastal towns like Isle of Palms, you are probably aware of the high salinity in the air. Yet, if you are a metal door lover, you are also aware of the requirements of keeping it rust-free. The same applies to wooden doors that could swell and rot in harsh coastal environments.

If your existing door has seen better days, it might be time for an upgrade. Your Isle of Palms handyman suggests an energy-efficient and weather-resistant door type—namely—a fiberglass door, which is highly durable and requires little maintenance. It's made of compression-molded fiberglass with three major components—skin, frame, and core. The core consists of rigid insulation (i.e., polyurethane) and glass-reinforced polymer, whereas the frame is made of either wood or composite. The skin is usually a layer of artificial grains that gives the door a wooden look.

A new door after it has been installed by Mr. Handyman.

Pet Door Installation

Do you have pets that need easy access to your backyard? We offer different types of pet door installation, from screened-in porch doors to solid wood doors. Our team of licensed handymen is huge animal lovers who will make sure they accommodate your pets' specific needs accordingly. How about electronic and automatic options that work in combination with ultrasonic pet collars?

Isle of Palms Handyman: Common Repair Services

While the purpose of maintenance is damage prevention through cleaning and minor repairs, wear and tear often slips your mind when they’re not clearly visible to you. That’s why repairs are such common handyman services. When materials show signs of deterioration, you need to act fast and save what you can. If you’re lucky, only a few parts may need to be replaced, or you may only need minor repairs. But it may not always be easy to identify the root problem until you hire your local handyman. Isle of Palms, SC homeowners can expect a fast diagnosis with cost-effective repair solutions from Mr. Handyman.

Exterior Trim Repair

Unlike your interior crown molding, exterior trim isn't necessarily for aesthetic purposes. Exterior trim marks the corners and edges of your house for a reason. Without those horizontal and vertical lines, your house wouldn't just look dull; it would be extremely susceptible to weather damage and structural issues due to the lack of stability and protection against outdoor elements.

Gutters

Gutters are horizontal U-shaped metal traps attached to fascia boards. They are the essential drainage system that directs rainwater from your home. Whether you have sectional or seamless gutters, it’s important to keep them functional and clear. Clogged gutters or corrosion damage are reasons why your Isle of Palms handyman may recommend routine gutter cleaning and repair service.

Fascia Boards

These are the horizontal boards connecting to the end of your roof rafters, supporting your gutters and serving as a cover to your soffit. They can suffer from moisture damage if the sealant wears off or if your gutters frequently overflow.

Soffit

Soffit is installed underneath your fascia boards to help reduce moisture and condensation. Furthermore, soffit vents are designed to ventilate your attic and circulate fresh air throughout your home. When exposed to moisture, it will affect your attic and lead to moisture damage that could lead to rot and other issues.

Frieze Boards

Frieze boards are usually located horizontally between the soffit and the top part of your siding. They might seem like an exterior decoration, but actually, they help your soffit in keeping moisture out of your home.

Corner Boards

Your house likely has vertical boards at the corners, which are designed as an anchor for siding. Underneath, they typically touch the house wrap, which protects your house's sheathing. Corner boards are typically painted fir or pine and could suffer from rot over time that will require an experienced handyman. Isle of Palms, SC, has a fairly high salinity level that requires homeowners to be cautious when it comes to any wooden and metal material on their property. If peeling paint or splitting wood is giving you nightmares, call your Isle of Palms handyman.

Deck Repair

It may seem like the salt issue just never ends and protecting your property from salt air corrosion is such a nuisance that you'd rather not deal with. If you love your wood deck just as much as you love your beach life, we have something for you. Many homes likely have pressure-treated wood which resists moisture and bugs, but only if you remember to seal or stain it every year. When you add strong UV rays and salt to the list of problems, you might want to consider alternative materials if routine maintenance like pressure washing and staining sounds like too much hassle for you.

Your Isle of Palms handyman suggests installing a composite deck—a material made of a mix of wood fibers and plastic film to create resilience. With little maintenance, it can last up to 30 years. If you have any questions, feel free to ask your local handyman. Isle of Palms, SC homeowners can rely on us for a wide range of deck repairs, including:

  • Sanding, staining, painting, or refinishing
  • Pressure washing
  • Replacing rotten boards
  • Repairing or replacing loose railings
  • Repairing footings
  • Replacing stairs
  • Swapping out incompatible anchors, fasteners, and screws

A deck before and after it has received deck repair and refinishing services from Mr. Handyman.

Additional Isle of Palms Handyman Services:

We pride ourselves on being a versatile team and your one-stop shop for all your maintenance and repair needs, including:

  • Drywall
  • Floors
  • Tiles
  • Fences
  • Siding
  • Windows
  • Wood rot
  • Cabinets
  • Dryer vent cleaning
  • And more!

Your Isle of Palms Handyman For Commercial Spaces

Commercial property owners have more responsibilities to follow, including building codes and investing appropriately in efficiency and maintenance. If you’re a business owner with a commercial space in Isle of Palms and need reliable handyman services to keep your property safe for guests and employees, count on your local handyman. Isle of Palms, SC commercial handyman services include:

  • Commercial furniture assembly
  • Commercial door installation and replacement
  • Pressure washing and property maintenance
  • Lock and doorknob replacement
  • Flooring repairs and installation
  • And more!

Need Help With Maintenance and Repairs? Trust Your Isle of Palms Handyman to get the Job Done!

Whether you are in Isle of Palms or a nearby part of South Carolina, such as Mount Pleasant, Goose Creek, or North Charleston, you can always get reliable handyman services from the team of experienced technicians at Mr. Handyman of Charleston and Summerville. We pride ourselves on always delivering the highest standards of excellent customer service and expert workmanship, whether it's a home improvement project like a home remodel or providing commercial handyman services.

Give us a call at 843-940-7525 to schedule a convenient appointment or speak with our friendly customer service representatives to find out more about why we're considered Isle of Palms' top choice for trusted home repairs, maintenance, and improvement services, from door repairs to bathroom remodeling.

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