Handyman Connection of Carmel Recognized as a Top 3 Handyman Services Provider in Indianapolis

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Handyman Connection of Carmel is thrilled to announce our recognition as one of the Top 3 Handyman Services providers in the Indianapolis, IN, area by ThreeBestRated. This prestigious accolade highlights our unwavering commitment to excellence, quality craftsmanship, and outstanding customer service. Selected through a rigorous 50-point Inspection that evaluates key factors such as customer reviews, history, ratings, and overall excellence, this recognition underscores our consistent delivery of superior home maintenance and repair services in Carmel, Avon, Indianapolis, and surrounding areas.

This honor is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire team and the trust and positive feedback from our valued clients. Our wide range of services includes plumbing, electrical work, carpentry, painting, and general repairs, ensuring homeowners can rely on us for all their maintenance needs. We are committed to maintaining the high level of service that has earned us this recognition and will continue to prioritize customer satisfaction in every project. Contact us today to experience our award-winning services and see how we can help maintain and enhance your home.

Home Maintenance  /  October 16, 2015

How to Fix a Sagging Entry Door

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Because of its heavier weight and repeated use, an entry door will inevitably begin sagging and sticking. Below are some steps to fix that door. Normally, you would plane the rubbing edge of the door so that it can swing freely, but this is difficult and involves removing the door. Before you go to all that trouble, try the following steps. In most cases, this will cure your sticking door. If this project seems daunting, call on Handyman Connection of Carmel and we’ll take care of the job for you!

You’ll Need:
Drill/Screwdriver
Level
Wood Shims
2” Screws
3” Screws

  1. Open the door to 90 degrees. Place a shim under the outside corner if needed to level the door horizontally. Use a drill or screwdriver to remove the screws from the top hinge on the door.
  2. Replace the screws with 2-inch screws or screws that are at least 3/4-inch longer than the original screws. Drive them into the original screw holes using a drill or screwdriver.
  3. Remove the screws from the jamb side of the door. Insert 3-inch screws in the holes.
  4. Drive the screws in equally halfway. The screws will penetrate all the way through the jamb and into the stud framing behind the jamb.
  5. Drive the top screw in tight using force if necessary. As the screw bites into the stud, the jamb may move back slightly; that’s to be expected. Finish by driving the other two screws in tight.

Just remember, Handyman Connection of Carmel is just a phone call away when you have a sagging door or if you decide it’s time to replace that old entry door. Call us today at (317) 886-1747 or click here to request a no-obligation, free project estimate!

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