Monthly Archives: February 2015

Why Use a Professional Interior Painter?

Professional Interior PainterWhen it comes to updating the inside of your home with a fresh coat of paint, you may wonder if you need a professional interior painter.

The answer is an astounding yes! I wouldn’t ask my financial advisor to perform open-heart surgery, and I wouldn’t ask a surgeon to invest all of my money in a diversified portfolio.

While you may think you can tackle this type of project on your own, there are several reasons why you should use a professional interior painter. Continue reading

Remodeling Makes Your Home More Attractive to Potential Homebuyers

Remodeling HomebuyersWhether you’re looking to sell your house in the next few months or the next few years, remodeling makes your home more attractive to potential homebuyers.

In this economy, people are very careful when making investments, and new homebuyers are especially picky. If a house doesn’t hit everything on their checklist, they won’t settle. Remodeling your home is critical to optimize its value, as well as avoid long negotiations. Continue reading

Professional Home Improvement, Neighborly Customer Service

Home Improvement Customer ServiceEven in today’s do-it-yourself world, there are just certain projects that you cannot hope to tackle yourself: bathroom remodeling, kitchen remodeling, basement remodeling, etc. But you don’t want to deal with impersonal home improvement contractors or worse, subcontractors. Yuck! There is nothing quite as frustrating as waiting, waiting, and waiting for your contractor to show up and get to work. Then, when he finally shows up and gets to work, the project inevitably takes longer than estimated, goes over budget, and, meanwhile, your contractor disappears for hours, days, or (god forbid) weeks at a time. Worse, he is not answering his phone or email. So you are left in home improvement limbo, with your kitchen torn apart, just waiting to be finished to you can resume your normal, everyday life.

The solution: Handy Andy!

Handy Andy: Professional Home Improvement, Neighborly Customer Service

Remember the days when home improvement professionals – or any professional for that matter – cared about the work they did and took pride in their work? When you needed a job done, you didn’t have to call a faceless corporation. You picked up the phone and dialed someone you could trust. That’s Andy Lofstrand, aka Handy Andy, the perfect balance of professional quality and neighborly customer service.

With more than 27 years in the home improvement industry, Handy Andy is a remodeling contractor who specializes in light kitchen, bathroom, and basement remodeling. Andy can handle everything from crown molding and casings to drywall and plaster repair, baseboards, custom trim work, and so much more.

Click Here for a FREE quote! Handy Andy is the man for the job!

“Over the years, my business has grown because my customers appreciate my attention to detail, my quality craftsmanship, my fair prices, and my passion for my job,” said Andy.

Looking for a Home Improvement Contractor in Maryland? You’ve found him! Please contact Andy Lofstrand by calling (301) 639-6879 or email Andy.Lofstrand@gmail.com. You can also follow Handy Andy on FacebookTwitter, Google+, and Pinterest for home improvement tips and tricks.

With the Housing Market on the Rise, a Finishing Contractor is a Must

Finishing ContractorGas prices are under $2.00, Missy Elliott performed during the Super Bowl, and the housing market is stronger than it has been in the past eight years. Talk about a blast from the past. While you soak in all of the awesome-ness that has been 2015 thus far, stop and think about this one piece of advice. There is perhaps no better time to sell your home.

With the Housing Market on the Rise, a Finishing Contractor is a Must

At the end of 2014, median home prices – $208,500 – rose to their highest levels since 2007. This also represents a 5.8% increase from 2013 ($197,100), and one of the best opportunities form homeowners to sell their homes. But before you do, it is important to ensure your home looks its best. This is where a Finishing Contractor can really help.

While many homeowners take it upon themselves to start home improvement projects and remodels, the facts are that most of these homeowners do not have the experience, skills, or tools necessary to properly complete these tasks. Hiring a finishing contractor can be just what you need to complete your remodeling project without breaking the bank. You still save money and the finished product will look professionally done. That’s what we call a win-win!

Finding a Finishing Contractor in Maryland

Andy Lofstrand, better known to some as Handy Andy, is a finishing contractor who specializes in light kitchen and bathroom remodeling, as well as basement finishing.

Click Here for a FREE quote!

Andy can handle everything from crown molding and casings to drywall and plaster repair, baseboards, custom trim work, and so much more.

“Over the years, my business has grown because my customers appreciate my attention to detail, my quality craftsmanship, my fair prices, and my passion for my job,” said Andy, who has been in the home improvement industry for 27 years.

Looking for a Finishing  Contractor in Maryland? You’ve found him! Please contact Andy Lofstrand by calling (301) 639-6879 or email Andy.Lofstrand@gmail.com. You can also follow Handy Andy on FacebookTwitter, Google+, and Pinterest for home improvement tips and tricks.