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April 11, 2017

Hardwood Refinishing from Handy Andy Services

For superior quality and professional hardwood flooring installation or hardwood refinishing and home remodeling and renovation services, look no farther than to Handy Andy Services to meet these needs. Hardwood refinishing is a process of revitalizing your old and worn out floors giving them new life and a better than new look. Most hardwood floors are made of oak, but despite the durable nature of this wood, it only looks as good as the surface finish. Water stains, scratches, dullness and whole areas are an indication that it is time to refinish the floors. Refinishing floors is a 3 –…
February 14, 2017

Roofing Basics From Handy Andy Services

Summary: For superior quality and professional roofing installation and home remodeling and renovation services, look no farther than to Handy Andy Services to meet these needs. The major function of a roof is to protect the interior of the home and all its occupants from the elements - snow, rain, wind, ice etc. The effectiveness of a roof in keeping out the elements is proportional to the technical design quality of the roof structure and the roofing components. The type of roof you have will determine how easily water and other elements are diverted. A roof is made up of…
January 28, 2017

5 High Value Remodeling Options in Charlotte NC

Summary: Making the right choices on high impact remodeling projects can significantly increase your home value while ensuring you experience and enjoy quality improvements. As you step in to the New Year, the thoughts of spring and summer and spending quality time at home either indoors or outdoors is natural. Home renovation and improvement projects start running through your mind and the need to make decisions is addicting. However, as a home owner it is imperative you step back and evaluate some key basic decision thoughts that will enable these projects. Here are some basic questions to ponder: What is…
January 16, 2017

Nothing But Superior Basement Remodeling with Handy Andy Services

Summary: For superior quality and professional basement remodeling and HH, look no farther than to Handy Andy Services to meet these needs. Basement remodeling is one of the most important remodeling decisions any homeowner can make that can significantly and positively impact your property and home value. Knowing what to include in your remodel and picking the right selection of options will help with the budget but more importantly your improved lifestyle and home value. When embarking on a basement remodel or upgrade improvement project, always consider the following: Resale Value: Consider the resale value of your home and the amount…
January 4, 2017

Expect The Perfect Home Renovation with Handy Andy Services

Summary: For superior quality and professional home renovation services, look no farther than to Handy Andy Services to meet these needs. If you are in the market for home renovation services that may include either interior remodeling, exterior remodeling or a combination; as a customer, you will be challenged with finding a quality provider that can deliver on your needs, maintain professionalism through the delivery cycle and have competitive pricing as an integral composite of the overall experience. Key pre-factors to consider before your vendor selection process: Specifics: Understanding the needs of your project(s) and specific details. ie Roofing install…
December 9, 2016

House Preparation Checklist for Winter

Winter is a wonderful time to cozy up and spend indoors on those cold wintry days. When temperatures drop and we are about our work and activities, homeowners and individuals focus on their personal needs such as jackets, scarfs, gloves, shoes and food to address the ‘keeping warm and comfortable” aspects. But how often do homeowners look at the finer details and efficiencies of their home, the most important object that actually will keep you warm and comfortable. It is imperative that homeowners have a checklist of items to manage and maintain each year as they welcome fall and winter.…
December 9, 2016

1914 translation by H. Rackham

"But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful. Nor again is there anyone who loves or pursues or desires to obtain pain of itself, because it is pain, but because occasionally…
December 9, 2016

Where does it come from?

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source. Lorem Ipsum comes from sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 of "de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum" (The Extremes of Good and Evil) by Cicero, written in 45 BC. This book is a…
December 9, 2016

Why do we use it?

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout. The point of using Lorem Ipsum is that it has a more-or-less normal distribution of letters, as opposed to using 'Content here, content here', making it look like readable English. Many desktop publishing packages and web page editors now use Lorem Ipsum as their default model text, and a search for 'lorem ipsum' will uncover many web sites still in their infancy. Various versions have evolved over the years, sometimes by accident, sometimes on purpose (injected…