When it comes to keeping your home clean, there's only so much you can do alone. After the sinks have been scrubbed and the pile of laundry has been conquered, there may still be dust lurking somewhere sinister—in the vents that run through your home. Thankfully, that's where All Services Pro comes in. The family-owned company's licensed technicians have an average of 10 years of experience, so they know exactly what to do when they come across dust, mold, and ghostly apparitions. Their job only just begins inside the walls, though. After they're done removing allergens and particles, they can head outside to pressure-wash the exterior, clean the chimney, and remove leaves from gutters.
The trained technicians at My Gutter Pro aren't content to just clear a few sticks and leaves out of a clogged gutter and call it a day. As a matter of course, the team takes a wider view of the gutter system and even the roof as a whole, searching out signs of damage or leaking and making recommendations for broader repairs. This can often result in installation of leaf guards or replacement of rotted wood, or a simple replacement with entirely new gutters. Each and every service, no matter how large, is preceded by a free estimate, giving customers an idea of the scope of the work to be done as well as an idea of the costs to be incurred.
After years of working as an electro-mechanical technician and repairing trains for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Earl Washington Jr. decided to create his own business in 1986, advertising his handyman services door-to-door. Although he began by performing basic repairs and cleaning gutters, he continued to learn new home-improvement skills while he built relationships with local carpenters, masons, and industry professionals.
His company grew over time and eventually established itself as a full-service provider of maintenance and repairs for homes, commercial buildings, and rehabbed bouncy castles. Now joined by a full-time staff of technicians and tradesmen, Earl tinkers with homes from foundation to attic, helping to assuage clients' plumbing, electrical, and heating- or cooling-system concerns.
Dressed in crisp blue shirts, the technicians of AAA HVAC Services inspect and snuggle up to all brands of heating and cooling systems. The experts conduct annual inspections and listen in to the tender tinkering of each unit to diagnose problems and whisk away barriers to full efficiency. AAA HVAC's temperature tenders pay as much attention to homeowners as they do to their compressors, fans, and industrial-size electric teakettles, gladly sharing advice on proper insulation or confusing system components.
Sleek hardwood floors. An earth-toned tile backsplash. A stone fireplace that matches the stone floor of a refinished basement. These are just a few of the many customized remodeling options that Lofft Construction Inc. offers up to its customers. It does so by working directly with architects and each client to design new additions, update a kitchen, or make a basement a livable space for the family members who aren't ghosts.
The approach has paid off. In addition to making customers happy, the company has racked up awards, including the COTY Contractor of the Year Award in 2009, 2011, and 2013. It also gives back to the community, donating unused building materials to Habitat for Humanity and hosting meal nights to feed those without homes.