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Oct
06

Home Repair Vancouver

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Home Repair Vancouver

Ken Bradshaw has over 20 years experience in restoration and  renovation of both commercial and home renovations. Ken is able to provide total home service that you would be unable to find with most home repair people or contractors.

 Ken  is Certified in the following:

  1.     A Certified member of the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration
  2.     A member of the Carpet Cleaners Institute of North America
  3.     A member of  The World Floor Covering Association and he holds a WRT Certification
  4.     Long time member in good standing with the “BBB”

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What does this mean to Me?

Total Home Repair will provide outstanding service, hassle free, high quality home renovations, home repair and water damage restoration services. With one phone call you will reach a licensed and insured professional that can provide a full range of home services in a timely fashion.

Our “One Stop Home Service” gives you the peace of mind that you will No longer have to organize materials, schedule subcontractors, or deal with any problems that will waste your time and money.

Total Home Repair truly is a One Stop Home Service Centre.  We eliminate the stress that normally comes with home renovations ,home repair and water damage  repair and we bring a peace of mind that your project will be completed on time and within budget… this is our promise! It is safe to say we believe in old fashioned service.

Home Repairs and Renovations

Home Repairs and Renovations

Total Home services will provide the following services and much more:

 

Total Home Repair truly is a One Stop Home Service Centre.  We eliminate the stress that normally comes with home renovations ,home repair and water damage  repair and we bring a peace of mind that your project will be completed on time and within budget… this is our promise! It is safe to say we believe in old fashioned service.

 

Testimonial

“We have used the services of Total Home Restorations many times in the past few years and from the first experience we had in dealing with Ken Bradshaw, we found him to be an amiable and hard working individual. We were very pleased with the quality of work that his company did and since that time we utilized his company on many different occasions. The list of jobs they are able to perform is vast as they are able to provide such a wide range of services. This has saved me a lot of time in searching for a variety of different companies. I know I simply have to make one call and I will have the work done in the most detailed & cost efficient manner possible.”

Sam Allidina, General Manager, Western Glass & Mirrors Ltd.

Home Renovations, Home Repair Services and water damage repair areas of service include : Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, New Westminster, Surrey, Langley and Maple Ridge.

You can contact us at 604-523-2238 or contact us.


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Sep
26

Fence Repair Vancouver

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Fencing your residence has numerous benefits and it is wise to maintain a system for fence repair. Providing privacy and much needed security to your Vancouver family can be an important benefit to fence repair.

The aesthetic aspect of it, is also important in adding to the overall appeal of your home. However if you don’t maintain the fence and the repairs on time, the durability of it will be affected over time. Robert  Frost once said that “Good Fences Make Good Neighbours” and it is highly appropriate to be thinking that fence repair plays a part in that thinking.

This article will highlight a few important tips in home fence repair and fence maintenance.

Tips for Fence Repair Vancouver:

1. Inspect the fence for broken or loose boards and posts.  With this in mind you can plan your attack and move forward with the fence repair.  This visual will help you with your home repair budget and the question is always “should I repair or replace?”.

2. Staining a fence is much better than painting the fence.  It also gives more protection to the fence by penetrating more into the wood.  Staining will make future fence repairs much easier than repairing a painted fence.

3. The gate that is connecting the fence should also be kept in top condition with regular maintenance.  Oil the hinges of the gate regularly and keep them rust free always.  If not oiled on a regular basis, it would make the opening and the closing of the gate difficult after sometime. This is a minor home repair so all the more reason to get this small home repair done in a timely fashion.

4. All lose nails should be tightened to avoid further fence repair in the future.  Loose nails can be  threat to your kids as well as your pets.  You can hammer them back or else replace any rusty nails in the fence.  This is essential in maintaining a fence and it is a simple home repair that can be done in moments.

5. If you plan  on replacing the fence, this may be the time to check your property survey and also check with City Hall for height restrictions and possible architectural controls as it is related to fencing and your neighbourhood.

Fence Repair

Total Home Services doing Fence Repair

The above tips will come in handy, when maintaining or doing fence repair. Regular maintenance and repair work will guarantee a strong, durable fence and save your valuable money in the process. A sound fence may help in keeping a good relationship with your neighbours…if not… maybe it will be enough just to give some of that privacy we mentioned earlier.

Total Home Services will do Fence Repair in: Vancouver, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Burnaby, North Vancouver, New Westminster and the surrounding areas.

If you are in need of fence repair, home repair, house renovations or pretty much any project around the home call Ken today. Ken is very informative, easy to talk to and he shows up when he is supposed to. Call Ken today at 604-808-7039. More about Ken and THS services.

Fence Repair, Home Repair, Home Renovations

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Home Repair

Most people are very fearful when it comes to the topic of home improvement and home repairs. Whether the physical requirements of the job seem great or the task too complicated, many people are beaten before they begin their home repair or home improvement projects. If you are thinking about selling your home here are some simple projects to consider. If you are still uncertain about doing them call Total Home Services to give you a FREE quote on your home improvement project.

Home Repair to Consider Before Selling !

1. You should make sure to have your home power washed by professionals before you put it on the market. A potential buyer will see the outside of your home long before they see the inside of it. If you have a squeaky-clean exterior, it may make them more interested in seeing what is on the interior and it may help them overlook some of the needed small home repair jobs.

2. A great home improvement tip to use for selling your home or even improving how it looks is to add exterior lighting. Whether you’re lighting up your driveway or simply your front and/or back porch, some exterior lighting on and around your home makes a huge difference and enables your home to stand out

3. If you are trying to sell your home, make sure your house has curb appeal. Planting flowers and grooming the landscaping will help. If you can’t paint the entire house, paint the trim and the front door. Usually, these areas wear sooner than the siding, and this quick home improvement project can really give your home a welcome facelift

4. Deodorize your home before showing it to buyers. This is especially true if you are selling a house you have lived in. If you have been in the house for extended periods of time, you might not notice the way it smells. Neglecting to deodorize could turn off potential buyers.

5. A way to do some home improvements that will really add a touch of class to any room, consider doing crown moldings. Crown moldings come in a variety of different shapes and can conform to any ceiling. They will add a touch of elegance and value to any room in the home.

6. Improving the lighting in your home will increase its appeal. Take down any dark curtains you might have up, replace light bulbs with higher wattage bulbs and clean all of the windows until they shine. A bright, well-lit home, is at the top of the buyers wish list, right behind a good location, so be sure to do all that you can to illuminate your home.

These pointers are very effective measures to review before your house goes on the market. Ken Bradshaw of Total Home Services has over 20 years experience in both cosmetic home repairs and large home projects such as water damage repair, fire damage repair, and mold remediation.

 

Home Repair Service Areas

Total Home Services will will service home repair and home improvement projects in: Vancouver, North Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Burnaby, Maple Ridge, Surrey and Langley. Total Home Services is a member in good standing with the Better Business Bureau. Call Ken at 604-523-2238.

If you are Dealing with an emergency water damage or smoke damage problem call Ken at 604-808-7039.

Home Repair & Home Improvement

 

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Water Damage

Ken Bradshaw of Total Home Services has been in the water and Fire Restoration business for over 20 years. Water damage can be a quick total surprise such as a broken pipe or it can be a slow drip over time that goes unnoticed and eventually causes wood and materials to rot or mold. Either way it may take a professional team to correct your water damage problem.

A few preventative measures could prevent thousands of Dollors worth of water damage repair. So heed the following.

Always make sure to shut the water off for any kitchen or bathroom improvements. You should always know where the water shutoff valve is, and turn it off when working near water pipes or a water supply to ensure that you do not create a flood of water. Making sure to do this can prevent unnecessary water damage. It is surprising the number of times we have seen a project go bad because the location of the shut off valve was not known or planned for by the owner.
Keep your water flowing during cold weather by adding heat wraps to water pipes located in crawlspaces or under mobile homes. Acting like electric blankets for your pipes, these special wraps use electricity to create just enough heat to prevent ice from forming in the pipes. Frozen pipes can burst or split, causing costly leaks and water damage. This can happen so quickly and it can be easy to prevent.
To save money on home maintenance, check all of your faucets and pipes for leaks and have them repaired quickly. Leaking faucets can waste quite a bit of water, costing you in higher bills. Also, pipes that are leaking within your walls or under your house can lead to serious water damage. Minor Bathroom renovations can turn to major Bathroom renovations if water has dripped or leaked behind the walls. This kind of gets us back to the mold and rot situation mentioned above.
Chimneys, gutters, and downspouts can often get overlooked during our  inspections to wintierize our homes. It is important to inspect these aspects of your home to make sure they are functioning properly and make any repairs necessary.

Your chimney can catch fire if not cleaned on a regular basis and gutters and downspouts can become clogged with debris, which can lead to water damage if not addressed. Fire and water damage are not a lot of fun and they can be costly and dangerous.

Nobody likes to even think of these things but if you find your self in this kind of a situation Call Ken Bradshaw of Total Home Services. Ken has over 20 years of experience in home fire and water restoration and he put this experience to work if you require renovations or repair around the home.

Ken is a member of the Better Business Bureau, Institiute of of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration, Carpet Cleaners Institute of the Northwest, World Floor Covering Association and the Dri-EAs University.

Take advantage of Ken’s experience and call him today 604-808-7039.

Ken Services, Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Mape Ridge and Surrey.

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