Mr. Handyman is dedicated to providing you with excellent workmanship and customer service that exceeds your expectations. You can always count on your local Highland handyman from our team to arrive on time and in uniform to cross out all the handyman projects on your to-do list.
Not everyone has a building manager to take care of maintenance and repairs. Whether you have a residential or commercial property, you will often have to do it by yourself, and it can be tricky spotting small signs of damage or assessing the severity of it. This type of responsibility can wear every property owner down—unless they appoint a knowledgeable handyman. Highland, UT homeowners, will benefit from our expertise in spotting and treating early signs of wear or damage, from splintering wooden fences to foundation cracks.
The term maintenance is often mistaken for mere cleaning and inspection, but it is a combination of cleaning, repair, and replacement tasks that ensure existing materials will continue to perform. Our team has the skill to take care of all your property maintenance and spot early signs of issues that require more attention.
Nothing is more soothing than closing the door behind you and starting to wind down in your personal space. All that stress that has accumulated from commuting and working stops right when you enter your home. Plus, your front door also keeps you safe from harsh weather conditions and supports your HVAC system.
Unlike neighboring states, Utah has distinct seasons with transitional rainy periods, but the overall climate is fairly dry. When you are surrounded by nature and mountains, it’s natural to be a wood lover and have a hardwood door. In that case, it’s important to treat it annually with a sealant to protect it from weather damage. The fluctuating temperatures in Highland can be quite damaging to your home’s exterior materials, even if you might not notice it at first glance. That said, it’s safest to have a certified Highland handyman inspect it for wood rot and other potential weather damage before you decide to stain or paint your door.
Common Front Door Types:
- Solid wood
- Glass panel (insulated, textured, stained)
Door Maintenance Work To Expect From Your Highland Handyman:
- Sanding: removing splinters or rust
- Applying rust inhibitor
- Replacing door knobs or locks
- Recoating, restaining, repainting
- Replace rusty hinges and other corroded parts
- Replacing weather stripping
- Mild power washing service
Signs You Need Door Replacement:
- Damaged by environmental factors and lack of maintenance
- Wood rot and decay
- Warps and cracks
- Difficulty closing and opening
- Dragging along the floor
- Worn door frame
- Lack of security
- Door is reaching its maximum lifespan
Homeowners who want less door maintenance often ask for wood alternatives that won’t rot or rust. We understand that wooden doors are more time-consuming to maintain, and therefore, we recommend fiberglass doors, which have gained a lot of popularity. It’s well-insulated and weather-resistant.
Overall, taking care of your frame or casing is extremely important in supporting your door too. The frame and jambs ensure it hangs level with the floor, enabling you to open and close it properly. Over time they become weak and develop cracks and gaps because people can’t help but slam the door or damage from the weather takes hold. If you experience air leaks from the side and underneath, you may require some caulking and a sill plate inspection from a handyman in Highland, UT.
MORE HIGHLAND HANDYMAN HOME MAINTENANCE:
As a very versatile team, we pay attention to small details because they define the overall big picture of a safe home. Our service technicians are licensed handymen who care about your peace of mind and, therefore, want to ensure you are able to complete all of your essential maintenance, including tasks like:
Attic Insulation Inspections and Replacement
Good attic insulation is essential for your home’s energy efficiency. You want your home to stay cool in the heat of summer and warm in the middle of winter. When it’s clean and dry, insulation will help circulate fresh air throughout your house and provide sufficient protection, but when it’s worn down or damaged, you’ll find your energy efficiency suffering.
Warning signs of deteriorating attic insulation include:
- Overworking HVAC system
- Increased energy bills
- Cold, drafty rooms
- Pest infestation
- Water damage
- Roof damage
- Visibly worn insulation
Don’t you dread this grimy, tedious task? Not only do you have to climb up a ladder and equip yourself with gloves and a gutter scoop, but it's also a dangerous task. Not many homeowners know that all types of ladders need routine inspections every three to four months. But if you hire your Highland handyman services, you can rest easy knowing that we will inspect your gutters, clean them and offer you preventative measures to minimize the chances of clogs and ice dams.
This is probably one of our favorite spring cleaning services. While you’re busy cleaning the interior of your home, you can leave the exterior work to your handyman. Highland, UT power washing service providers will always inspect your targeted surfaces and determine if small repair jobs are needed before going ahead with either pressure or power washing. Popular areas to pressure wash include:
- Garage floors
- Hardscapes like rocks and concrete
Ceiling Fan Inspection and Replacement
Ceiling fans may look “retro” or old-fashioned to some people, but they are an ideal addition to your home because they help you use your HVAC system responsibly by controlling your indoor temperature during winter and summer. We can inspect and replace ceiling fans throughout your home, even in hard-to-reach areas. Regular checkups will help ensure the blades are on the same plane and the entire unit remains securely attached.
Aging In-Place Modifications
We have helped Highland residents with reduced mobility modify and refurbish their homes in order to make everything easily accessible. We care about your need to maintain your independence, and most of all, we care about your safety. We can help install and repair a wide variety of home accessibility modifications, including:
- Built-in shower seats
- Shower grab bars
- Threshold ramps
- Bathtub and shower conversions
- Handrail installation
- And more!
Highland Handyman: Repair Services
While preventative maintenance is designed to detect and fix early signs of wear and tear, you can’t keep your eyes on everything unless your home can speak. Eventually, you’ll start to see warning signs that you need more serious repairs, like bubbling walls or wood discoloration. If you want to find and fix the underlying issues causing those problems, rely on your local handyman. Highland, UT property owners can depend on our team for a wide range of repairs, including:
You likely spend most of your summer days on your favorite outdoor space—your deck! Decks are sensitive to weather damage, even with the modest rainfall that we get in Highland, UT. UV damage and termite damage are not uncommon. Therefore, it’s important that you use sealants to protect the surface of your deck. While pressure-treated wood contains a moisture-resistant preservative which is included with your purchase at the hardware store, it will still require some routine maintenance as well, like resealing or removing stains and blemishes. If you’d rather deal with less maintenance, you may want to consider an alternative material.
Popular Deck Types:
- Pressure-treated wood
Before you deem your deck ready for the summer, we recommend hiring your local Highland handyman to ensure the safety of your deck, especially if you have children that love to run around and lean against the rails. Your experienced Highland handyman can give you a complete diagnosis of your deck’s health and determine the severity of any damage.
Signs You Need Deck Repair:
- Worn finish showing splintery wood
- Broken boards
- Wobbly railings
- Wood rot
- Squeaky or damaged stairs
- Unstable footings and post anchors
Drywall panels are made of a soft sulfate mineral called gypsum; they are non-combustible and lighter than older types of wall materials. Drywall became popular in the mid-20th century when home builders discovered its flexibility and durability. Plus, the installation process requires less labor, making it the most cost-effective option for property owners. It has an average drywall thickness of 1/2 inch, with 5/8 inch being the thickest.
Some types, like cement boards or green boards, are water-resistant because they have a waxed surface. Wall installers like to put them behind tile installations in bathrooms. However, that drywall can still suffer water damage and will need replacement in the event of a water line leak.
Do you have small to large holes in your wall staring back at you? Drywall repair and installation are common in both homes and commercial environments. As your local highland handyman, we can meet your needs for all types of drywall damage, from small cracks and holes to large dents and widespread damage. We’ll also be sure to check for any underlying issues that may have contributed to that damage.
Signs of Drywall Damage:
- Water damage (discoloration, bubbling paint, musty smells)
- Foundation cracks
- Popped nails
- Furniture scuffs
- Holes, tears, dents
Pro Tip: Holes that are larger than six inches in diameter will likely need drywall panel replacement. If you're no fan of mudding, sanding, cutting, and painting, count on your experienced handyman. Highland, UT homeowners can lean back and relax while we get that job done for them. Plus, we leave no mess behind!
Highland Bathroom Remodeling
Any type of remodeling requires accurate planning, even if it's an isolated area like your bathroom. If this is your first time planning a bathroom remodel, there is a lot you can learn from your local handyman. Highland, UT property owners will benefit from our remodeling experience and our expert remodeling services.
We recommend that you draw a sketch or layout of how you'd like the new bathroom to look, along with a list of new things you would like, including tiles, cabinets, fixtures, and other additions. You should also put aside a portion of your budget of up to 30 percent for unexpected expenses, such as plumbing issues like an undetected water line leak. But most importantly, remember to treat yourself to a little luxury too, such as a double-vanity or in-floor heating. There is a lot that we can make happen! From replacing shower tile to a complete bathroom gut, you can rely on our team to help through every stage of your bathroom remodel.
Falling Behind with Your Seasonal Maintenance? Hire Your Local Highland Handyman to Get The Job Done Right!
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