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Craftsman Direct - Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Home Improvement

Craftsman Direct Inc. is a locally-owned and operated handyman home improvement and renovation company in Durham, North Carolina. We specialize in residential home improvements and repair and commercial renovations in Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Cary, Morrisville, Raleigh and the surrounding area. We consistently beat the national handyman chain prices by 15% or more and never ask for payment until you are thoroughly satisfied with your finished project.

Give our Quote Challenge a try. We also offer you the longest warranty in the handyman industry. Check out our Two-Year Warranty.

We will give you a free quote - our Written Price Guarantee on all home improvement/remodeling and renovation projects. This price is good for 30 days, and all of our home repair work also carries a Two-Year Warranty. We are a licensed, bonded, and fully-insured home improvement contractor, as well as a member of the Better Business Bureau. We also offer several references for your review from satisfied customers who have experienced our handyman skills firsthand.

Craftsman Direct in the News:

James Hardie Plank Siding Installations and Replacement Raleigh-Durham-Cary NC
James Hardie Plank Siding Installation
Craftsman Direct Offers Installation and Replacement with James Hardie Siding in the Greater Raleigh and Winston Salem Areas

RALEIGH-CARY-DURHAM NC -- November 14, 2014 -- Craftsman Direct offers installation, replacement and repairs with James Hardie siding. For the last 10-15 years homeowners have been using Craftsman Direct to replace failing Masonite siding with James Hardie siding.

"Failing siding will eventually lead to structural failure and cannot be ignored," said Lee Smoak, Founder and CEO of Craftsman Direct LLC. "Fiber cement James Hardie siding is a far superior product to Masonite...offers vibrant colors that will make your home look amazing. The reliability and security of James Hardie is unequaled in the siding industry."   - Read the full press release...

General Contractors Raleigh-Durham-Cary NC, Patios, Decks and Screened Porch Conversions to Lanai Sunrooms
Craftsman Direct Handyman of Durham Specializes in Wood Deck, Patio and Screened Porch Conversions to Three or Four Season Lanai Sunroom Enclosures

RALEIGH-CARY-DURHAM NC -- October 28, 2014 -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement, interviewed by the Winston-Salem Journal as one of the Triad's expert deck builders offers homeowners the option of converting outdoor decks or porches into a sunroom or lanai....

Patios, Decks and Screened Porch Conversions to Lanai Sunrooms

"...We can do enclosure conversions," continued Smoak, "but we can also build a custom wood deck or screened porch if that is what you need."   - Read the full press release...

National Association of the Remodeling Industry Raleigh-Durham-Cary
Craftsman Direct Handyman Accepts Invitation to Join NARI, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry

RALEIGH-CARY-DURHAM NC -- October 1, 2014 -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement has accepted an invitation to join NARI, National Association of the Remodeling Industry.

"Not every remodeling company can cut the mustard to be a member of NARI," said Lee Mendel Smoak, President of Craftsman Direct. "We have a tremendous record of success remodeling homes in the Raleigh area for the last 14 years. It is an honor to represent such a prestigious institution such as NARI. Their commitment to the contractor code of ethics is unparalleled."

  - Read the full press release...

Marisa McCain
  Jan 2014
Excellent work...Clear estimate / invoice given in writing prior to the work, good communication throughout...price was reasonable....Work performed was of the highest quality...

Lynda Caron
  Jan 2014
From the first call the owner Lee was polite and responded quickly....After calling at least 10 Angies List A companies he was the only response that did not say my job was too small to bother. The work was done very well.... I can't say enough good about them!!!

Thomas Peck
  Dec 2013
We were hesitant to hire Lee since his quote was much lower than his competitor....we decided to give Lee a try. And he turned out to be awesome!...he even customized our IKEA corner cabinet to fit an odd angle...