Seems like it’s been “that time of year”—spring cleaning—forever. But have we gotten a solid stretch of spring-like weather yet? Not enough! And have you cleaned? I’m assuming not. Much as we would like, we can’t force warm weather to happen. But we can do something about our terrible procrastination habits: Hire professionals. Here’s a guide to get you started.
Often, a hardware store can be your one-stop-shop for all your home improvement needs. Ace Hardware has been a trusted go-to source for 89 years. With over 4,500 franchises nationwide, Ace stores offer a wide variety of home improvement products, plus niche items and services relevant to the community. And, it’s all done with that signature, friendly Ace smile. On the East End, find Ace at Shelter Island Hardware (631-749-0097); Shinnecock Hardware in Hampton Bays (631-728-4602); and Southold Hardware Corp (631-779-2676). Visit acehardware.com for more info, tips and advice.
East End World Tile and Carpet is your go-to destination for your flooring needs, offering the best in home measuring, interior design consultations, installations and more. Serving the East End since 2002, East End World Tile and Carpet carries carpets from famous mills such as Shaw and Mohawk; hardwood floors and laminates, all with expert installation. Visit the showroom at 1241 Old Country Road, Riverhead or contact them at 631-208-8488. Check out their online promotions at eastendworldtileandcarpet.com.
Has Old Man Winter torn up your roof? Enviroshake Inc. has developed a superior composite blend and formulation that’s used to create the company’s signature roofing product, the Enviroshake. Premimum quality and made from 95% recycled material, it’s the only composite on the market that looks authentically like a natural cedar shake. Enviroshake has proven durability, as it can withstand wind speeds of up to 180 mph and common East Coast conditions like salt spray and exposure to UV. “Enviroshake allows homeowners to keep the traditional cedar shake look they love, while offering them engineered performance and longevity that real cedar simply cannot offer,” says Ashley Hewko, Director of Marketing at Enviroshake, Inc. Enviroshake can be purchased exclusively through Certified Installers to maintain the highest level of installation quality. Call 1-866-423-3302 or visit enviroshake.com for additional
Maintaining your home and protecting your family from avoidable disease are two good reasons to assess the potential impact of mold on your home. Call Quest Air Mold Remediation at the first sign of a problem, as mold can often go undetected, aggravating allergies. Quest Air Mold Remediation runs the gamut of mold services, including mold and mildew remediation; mold inspections and checking for moisture intrusions; radon, oil tank, well and septic inspection; air duct and dryer vent cleaning; chimney repair and cleaning; sump pump and French drain installation; water extraction and construction cleanup. “We make sure air quality in the home is safe and that homeowners are comfortable,” says Stephen Stermer, the CEO of Quest Air Mold Remediation. Call 1-888-664-5325 for a free phone consultation, or check them out online at questairmoldremediation.com.
Or, head to a True Value store for your DIY needs. Shinnecock True Value in Southampton (631-283-2047) sells all of the essential warm-weather tools, including grills, fertilizers, rakes and Benjamin Moore paints. They also offer lawn mower repairs and screen repairs. Check out Shinnecock or any other East End True Value location to pick up the seasonal necessities: Amagansett True Value (631-267-3536); Emporium True Value Hardware in Sag Harbor (631-725-0103); Harts True Value Hardware in Southold (631-765-2122); Jamesport True Value Hardware (631-772-4414); Jacks True Value Hardware & Marine in Shelter Island (631-749-0114); Manorville True Value Hardware (631-524-5880); Orlowski True Value in Mattituck (631-298-8420); Village True Value Hardware in East Hampton (631-324-2456); and Water Mill True Value (631-726-4493). Visit truevalue.com for additional info and project tips.
Spring is here to stay! Time to get all of your cleaning done so you can kick back, relax, and enjoy the beauty of the area this time of year.