In 1982, brothers Jerry and Kenny Bell headed off to Arizona's Universal Technical Institute to learn the ins and outs of the HVAC field. When they came back to Elk Grove, they earned their chops at various companies while helping out with their father's new pizza parlor, Pizza Bell. In 1991, they decided to strike out on their own—two men in a pickup truck on a mission to repair and maintain heating and air-conditioning systems. Their only advertisements were flyers pasted on top of Pizza Bell boxes and willing strangers' foreheads.
They've come a long way since pizza-based advertising, employing an experienced staff of industry certified, professionally trained, background-checked and drug-tested technicians who thoroughly tune up air-conditioning units with a 30-point cleaning, calibration, and fine-tuning process. In addition to replacing heating and air-conditioning systems, their technicians can parachute to homes to inspect, maintain, and repair entire HVAC and furnace systems.
After three decades of working for mechanical companies, engineer Doug Crowe opened Choice Mechanical. Mr. Crowe and his team draw on expertise in HVAC equipment, plumbing, and commercial refrigeration during onsite repairs and maintenance services. Depending on the service, they might clean dust from air ducts, give water heaters a tune-up, or install air conditioners just before the sun throws another one of its temper tantrums.
The licensed and bonded craftsmen at Athena Maintenance & Construction approach every repair and maintenance job with a fresh perspective. They know every home is different, which is why they take time assessing each painting project, window replacement, electrical repair, and carpentry job before quoting an estimate. The benefit of this extra care not only shows in the quality of the labor, but it also keeps expenses within the client's budget.
Toilets flush, faucets cease to squeak, and vents breathe easy after a visit from Handyman Network's crew. For more than 10 years, the fully licensed technicians have been traveling from home to home like Santa in his pre-Christmas days, fixing what needs to be fixed, building what needs to be built, and backing every service with a one-year workmanship guarantee. In addition to routine maintenance, the handymen specialize in carpentry, remodeling, painting, and other home-improvement services.