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Rotted Wood on Enclosed Patio Structure

Here is an example of what appears to just be some cosmetic damage in the stucco panel of an enclosed porch that actually turned out to be a lot worse. Once the panels were removed we found structural damage that had to be repaired. If you see rotted wood damage like this, it should be […]

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Maintenance Free Back Steps

Published on 21 September 2017 by in Home Repair Projects

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Maintenance Free Back Steps

The Customer asked us to build a stair system off their back door in Trex to be maintenance free. The handrail they chose was a vinyl handrail with round black metal spindles. The effect is quite dramatic and is very attractive along with maintenance free.

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Attractive and Maintenance Free Decking

People today are looking for maintenance free products for their homes. This front porch deck is very attractive and maintenance free. The posts are sleeved in vinyl, the handrails have a vinyl top and bottom rail, and the spindles are a round metal spindle. The porch deck is very attractive and low maintenance.

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Vinyl Handrail is Attractive and Maintenance Free

Vinyl handrail can be an excellent replacement for the old style metal handrail. This Customer had a white metal handrail that was in bad shape and was very unattractive. We installed a white vinyl handrail that is functional, very attractive, and maintenance free.

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Fixing a Chimney Leak

Published on 02 November 2015 by in Home Repair Projects

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Fixing a Chimney Leak

When a roof slopes down to a chimney, there can be problems from the force of the rain water running down the roof and hitting the chimney. The water can run up the chimney and get under the flashing or back up under the roof shingles causing a leak. A fix for this problem is […]

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Master Bathroom Walk-in Shower

Published on 28 October 2015 by in Home Repair Projects

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Master Bathroom Walk-in Shower

We are seeing a trend in Master Bathroom remodels. Customers are asking for full size walk-in showers. This shower was converted from a bathtub with a small shower stall next to the tub. The shower was used daily and the tub was not being used at all. This arrangement is a lot more practical and […]

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Kitchen Backsplash

Published on 12 January 2015 by in Home Repair Projects

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Kitchen Backsplash

This is a natural stone mosaic kitchen back splash we installed in a recent kitchen remodel. The tile not only protects the wall, but really accents the counter top.

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Front Porch Repair and Re-configuration

This porch is built over the basement and the home owner was getting leaking into the basement from the porch deck. The home owner also wanted to get rid of the curved handrail and square off the porch. The existing handrail was exposed to the elements because it extended out beyond the roof cover. The […]

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Front Porch on Older Home was Deteriorated and Did Not Meet Current Building Codes

The front porch on this older home in downtown Cincinnati was deteriorated and had become unsafe. Because of its age, it did not meet the current building codes. One of the pictures shows the floor joists disconnected at the steps end of the porch making the porch unsafe. The decking on the porch was all […]

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New Porch Steps

Published on 08 January 2014 by in Home Repair Projects

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New Porch Steps

The steps leading from the back door to the patio of this home were not up to the building code and did not have a handrail. We replaced the platform and steps with a new set of pressure treated wood steps with a handrail on both sides of the steps. Not only is this system […]

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Entry Door Access Ramp

Published on 16 August 2013 by in Home Repair Projects

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Entry Door Access Ramp

This summer, we built an access ramp in the garage of a home where a very special little boy lives. He is handicapped and the main entry into the home used by the entire family was up a few stairs through the garage door into the kitchen. He was having a lot of trouble getting […]

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Installing a New Entry Door

Published on 19 July 2013 by in Home Repair Projects

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Installing a New Entry Door

Installing a new door to your home will not only enhance the look from the inside and out but will also benefit you in the long run. Entry doors can be an eyesore when they start to deteriorate. They can also waste a lot of energy in cooling or heating your home when the glass […]

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Repair Facing on Concrete Front Porch

What began as repair work to the stone facing on a concrete front porch, ended up a complete facelift with a beautiful finish. Our initial plan was to repair the original limestone facing that had cracked or fallen from the sides of the front porch. Once we were able to take a close look at […]

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Load Center Door to Hide Electrical Equipment

This Customer had a whole house backup generator installed and there was some additional electrical equipment added to the electrical Load Center for the generator. You can see it sticking out of the wall because it was deeper than the framed wall. We built a frame and a hinged cover to hide the equipment. The […]

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2 hours of Handyman Services for $150

Published on 28 November 2011 by in Home Repair Projects

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2 hours of Handyman Services for $150

In order to help you get your home ready for Spring, we are offering two hours of a Craftsman to take care of those nagging “to do” list items.  For $150 (a $210 value) you can get a Craftsman for two hours to take care of your “to do” list.  All our Craftsmen are Insured, […]

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Deck Access Ramp for Dogs

Published on 20 February 2011 by in Home Repair Projects

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Deck Access Ramp for Dogs

Adding a dog access ramp to an existing deck.

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Reworked Stone Fireplace and New Mantel

Stone fireplace was reworked and a new custom Mantel was installed.

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EPA Lead Certified

Home Solutions Handyman is lead paint certified! We are fully trained and certified to handle any potential lead paint hazard while working in your home. With one call we can take care of all of your home repair and improvement needs and relieve your concerns about lead-based paint!

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