Dear Valued Customer,
Handyman Connection of Mountain View is committed to providing the highest quality services to our customers. We know that our customers have a choice, and we are grateful for your continued partnership.
For the past several years, Handyman Connection of Mountain View has been absorbing processing and transaction fees related to payments made by credit card. Unfortunately, our costs for credit card acceptance have continued to rise. Credit card rates have continued to skyrocket over the last few years, and more and more credit cards are run with the card not present (phone transactions, etc.). “Card not present” transactions also increase the rate we are charged. The use of credit cards to pay bills has also increased significantly.
Effective April 1, 2023, we will begin adding a 3% convenience fee for all credit card payments. The fee with be added to payments made with Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover to offset the fees charged by the card companies. In accordance with credit card network rules, Handyman Connection of Mountain View cannot profit from this fee, and it does not exceed our expenses associated with accepting credit card payments.
Payments made by check, electronic payment (ACH/EFT), wire, or debit card will not be charged the convenience fee.
We thank you for your understanding as we implement this fee and offset some of the increased inflationary costs we are all incurring. We are happy to work with you on alternate payment options.
Handyman Connection of Mountain View
Home Improvement / November 27, 2017
Pets are more than just our furry companions; they’re residents of our home, too, so it’s always a good idea to make parts of our home more pet-friendly for our four-legged best friends. Handyman Connection of Mountain View discusses some home ideas for a more pet-friendly interior.
Switch to More Durable Flooring
Hard-surface flooring is the best kind of flooring for dogs and cats. Not only do the surfaces withstand the pitter-patter of their clawed feet, they’re also easier to tread on. Laminate flooring is a good choice as it’s more durable than your standard wooden flooring. Other options include ceramic and painted concrete. Both are easy to maintain and clean. Plus, they stay cool during hot weather.
Invest in an Area Rug
Area rugs are great additions to any interior space as they can increase visual appeal and highlight the room. These large rugs are also great for pets, especially if you have rather slippery floors, as the rugs give your furry friends some much-needed grip. We recommend all-wool area rugs since they “naturally” resist stains, making them easy to clean.
Choose Pet-Friendly Fabrics
Furniture fabrics often suffer under their paws, but some fabrics are naturally pet-friendly. We recommend durable synthetic fabrics, such as denim or canvas, that resist common staining and tearing. Crypton super fabrics, for example, stand out because they are excellent at resisting odors, stains and moisture. They’re easy on the eyes, too.
At Handyman Connection of Mountain View, we’ll help you make your home even more pet-friendly than before. Fill out our form or call us at (650) 437-8999 for more information on our products and services.