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December 26, 2013 - Craftsman Direct Wins Super Service Award for Fourth Straight Year

November 20, 2013 - Craftsman Direct Covered as Man Cave Specialists

October 16, 2013 - Convert Lanai Porches into Climate-Controlled Sunrooms

June 21, 2013 - Craftsman Direct Named as Expert Deck Builders

March 23, 2013 - Craftsman Direct Adds Sunroom Enclosures to Handyman Services

February 09, 2013 - Craftsman Direct Extends Painting Services to the Triad

January 17, 2013 - Craftsman Direct can Turn Your Basement into a Great Man Cave



Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement of Durham and the Greater Raleigh Area Has Won the Super Service Award from Angie's List for the Fourth Straight Year

Local handyman home improvement contractor wins prestigious industry award


RALEIGH-DURHAM-CARY - December 26, 2013 -- /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement has again received the Super Service Award from Angie's List. This is the fourth straight year that Craftsman Direct has received this award in the Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham and Greater Raleigh area of North Carolina.

"We are always happy to receive the Super Service Award," said Lee Mendel Smoak, President of Craftsman Direct. "Our team of craftsmen understand that taking care of customers is the key to success. We do everything we can to take the stress out of your home improvement projects."

"Our expertise," continued Smoak, "is custom room remodeling, screened porches and custom deck construction, but we have received the Super Service Award in many other areas. How do we remove the stress for you? We deal with the city or county inspectors; we pull the permits and secure the various filings. We can take care of the engineering drawings as well. Let's talk about what you want, then we will get it done."

Craftsman Direct also remodels bathrooms and kitchens, installs sunrooms, and also can install vinyl siding, hardipank siding or roofing. Craftsman Direct offers a full two year labor warranty on all original installation work.

Learn more about Craftsman Direct offerings:
Shower Remodeling - Cary NC  |  BathTub to Shower Conversion - Durham NC
Bathroom Shower Makeovers - Raleigh NC

About Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement
Craftsman Direct, "Handyman Home Improvement" Inc. is a licensed home improvement contractor for home repairs and renovations in the Raleigh, Durham area and in the Winston Salem-Greensboro areas. Craftsman Direct has had an A+ rating with the Eastern North Carolina Better Business Bureau for six years, is a Super Service Award Winner in 13 Categories, is a member of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, and a member of NARI, National Association of Remodeling Industry. Craftsman Direct offers a written price guarantee and a two year warranty on all work.



Craftsman Direct Handyman of Durham Gets Media Coverage as Experts for Converting an Attic or Basement Space into a "Man Cave" in Winston Salem, Greensboro and Raleigh NC

North Carolina Homes.com interviews local contractor for attic and basement conversions

RALEIGH-DURHAM-CARY - November 20, 2013 -- /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement was highlighted by North Carolina Homes.com as a leading contractor for converting attic or basement space into a "man cave." Craftsman Direct has several man cave conversions in the Triangle and the Triad.

"Building a 'Man Cave' is fun for everyone involved," said Lee Mendel Smoak, President of Craftsman Direct in the North Carolina Homes.com interview. "...Most home improvement [projects] are very heavily influenced by the Lady of the House. Letting your Most Honorable Dude have his own place is not only very cool but allows him a sense of autonomy in 'His Place'."

"This is a great way to expand the living space in your home," continued Smoak. "Craftsman Direct will make sure that your home addition meets all local codes. We will pull the permits and secure the various filings."

Craftsman Direct also installs and performs all manner of repairs on wood decks, screened porches and sunroom additions. Craftsman Direct offers a full two year labor warranty on all original work.

Learn more about Craftsman Direct offerings:
Man Caves - Winston Salem NC
Basement Conversion - Greensboro NC
Raleigh Sunrooms-Lanai Enclosures

About Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement
Craftsman Direct, "Handyman Home Improvement" Inc. is a licensed home improvement contractor for home repairs and renovations in the Raleigh, Durham area and in the Winston Salem-Greensboro areas. Craftsman Direct has had an A+ rating with the Eastern North Carolina Better Business Bureau for six years, is a Super Service Award Winner in 13 Categories, is a member of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, and a member of NARI, National Association of Remodeling Industry. Craftsman Direct offers a written price guarantee and a two year warranty on all work.



Craftsman Direct Handyman of Durham Can Convert Your Porch or Lanai into a Four Seasons Sunroom Enclosure in Winston Salem, Greensboro, Raleigh and Cary NC

Local contractor provides full service porch and lanai conversions into four season sunrooms in the Triangle and the Triad

RALEIGH-DURHAM-CARY - October 16, 2013 -- /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement added sunrooms and lanai enclosures to their home improvement services in March of 2013. Craftsman Direct specializes in converting outdoor porches or lanais into a climate-controlled sunroom addition to your house.

"We have completed numerous porch to sunroom projects," said Lee Mendel Smoak, President of Craftsman Direct. "This is a great way to extend your living space and the official square footage of your home. You must," continued Smoak, "make sure that your home addition is done properly, meeting all codes and securing the various filings. You do not want an unofficial addition to haunt you in a home inspection. We use experienced contractors, approved engineer drawings and we pull all the necessary permits for you."

Craftsman Direct also installs and performs all manner of repairs on wood decks, screened porches and sunroom additions. Craftsman Direct offers a full two year labor warranty on all work.

Learn more about Craftsman Direct offerings:
Winston Salem Lanai Conversions
Porch and Lanai Converts to Sunrooms - Greensboro
Raleigh - Sunroom Additions
Lanai Enclosures - Cary NC


About Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement
Craftsman Direct, "Handyman Home Improvement" Inc. is a licensed home improvement contractor for home repairs and renovations in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area and in the Winston Salem area. Craftsman Direct has had an A+ rating with the Eastern North Carolina Better Business Bureau for six years, is a Super Service Award Winner in 13 Categories, is a member of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, and a member of NARI, National Association of Remodeling Industry. Craftsman Direct offers a written price guarantee and a two year warranty on all work.



Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement in Winston Salem Ready for Wood Deck, Screened Porches and Power Washing Projects in Greensboro and High Point

Local handyman contractor ready for late summer projects in the Triad

WINSTON SALEM-GREENSBORO - August 14, 2013 -- /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement of Winston Salem urges homeowners to get late summer projects scheduled: wood decks, patio conversions, screened porches and power washing vinyl siding.

"If you need an outdoor project done in the next few months we want to encourage you to get it scheduled now," said Lee Smoak, President of Craftsman Direct. "As soon as the hot weather breaks people will start calling. It always get hectic in September and you could find yourself unable to secure anyone to do your project. Get it scheduled now."

Craftsman Direct can build, install and repair almost any wood deck or screened porch. They can transform your patio into a beautiful deck, or convert your deck into a covered screened porch. Craftsman Direct offers a full two year labor warranty on all newly built Craftsman Direct projects.

Learn more about Craftsman Direct offerings:
Wood Deck Builders - Winston Salem  |  Screened Porches - Greensboro  |  Power Washing - Winston Salem

About Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement
Craftsman Direct, "Handyman Home Improvement" Inc. is a licensed home improvement contractor for home repairs and renovations in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area and in the Greensboro/Winston Salem area. Craftsman Direct has had an A+ rating with the Eastern North Carolina Better Business Bureau for six years, is an Angie's List Super Service Award Winner for 2012 in nine categories, is a member of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, and a member of NARI, National Association of Remodeling Industry. Craftsman Direct offers a written price guarantee and a two year warranty on all work.



Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement Named by the Winston Salem Journal Among Expert Deck Builders in the Greensboro and Raleigh-Durham NC Regions

Local contractor tapped among leading deck builders in the Triangle and the Triad

GREENSBORO-RALEIGH-DURHAM - June 21, 2013 -- /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement has been named among the expert deck builders in the Triad by the Winston Salem Journal in a recent article, "A New Deck: Before you build one, do your homework."

The Journal reported, "...a properly built, well-maintained deck is an economical way to add value to your home....Lee Smoak, owner and president of Craftsman Direct...recommends seeking engineering assistance at the beginning. 'Housing and inspections departments will look over plans, but they donít offer a plan....An engineer can provide a plan that is safe to qualify for the load and span involved'.Ē

Asked about the Winston Salem Journal article, Lee Smoak added, "A good deck builder is going to begin with a plan. "We work with a few good engineers and we can help you find a good design or having customized plans draw up for you."

Craftsman Direct can build, install and repair almost any wood deck or screened porch. Craftsman Direct offers a full two year labor warranty on all decks newly built by Craftsman Direct.

Learn more about Craftsman Direct offerings:
Deck Builders - Winston Salem  |  Wood Decks - Greensboro  |  Deck Builders - Raleigh  |  Wood Decks - Cary

About Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement
Craftsman Direct, "Handyman Home Improvement" Inc. is a licensed home improvement contractor for home repairs and renovations in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area and in the Greensboro/Winston Salem area. Craftsman Direct has had an A+ rating with the Eastern North Carolina Better Business Bureau for six years, is an Angie's List Super Service Award Winner for 2012 in nine categories, is a member of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, and a member of NARI, National Association of Remodeling Industry. Craftsman Direct offers a written price guarantee and a two year warranty on all work.



Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement of Durham Ready to Build Sunroom Additions or Convert Decks and Screened Porches into Lanai Enclosures in Winston Salem, Greensboro, Raleigh and Cary NC

Local contractor adds sunrooms and lanai conversions of decks and porches to services in the Triangle and the Triad
Sun Rooms in Winston Salem and Raleigh NC
WINSTON-SALEM - GREENSBORO, NC - February 09, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement has added sunrooms and lanai enclosures to their home improvement services in the Triangle and the Triad. Craftsman Direct is ready to build a sunroom addition to your house or convert your deck or screened porch into a four seasons lanai enclosure.

"Enclosing a deck or porch is a great way to extend the usable space in your home," said Lee Mendel Smoak, President of Craftsman Direct. "It is typically not difficult to convert an existing deck or screened porch into a fully climate-controlled living space. We have experienced contractors ready to give you a free consultation and quote. We can work with existing engineer drawings, or we can have some drawings customized for what you want."

Craftsman Direct also installs and performs all manner of repairs on wood decks and screened porches. Craftsman Direct offers a full two year labor warranty on all work.

Learn more about Craftsman Direct offerings:
Sunrooms in Winston Salem  |  Lanai Enclosures Greensboro NC
Sunroom Enclosures Raleigh  |  Lanai Sunroom Cary NC

About Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement
Craftsman Direct, "Handyman Home Improvement" Inc. is a licensed home improvement contractor for home repairs and renovations in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area and in the Greensboro/Winston Salem area. Craftsman Direct has had an A+ rating with the Eastern North Carolina Better Business Bureau for six years, is an Angie's List Super Service Award Winner for 2012 in nine categories, is a member of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, and a member of NARI, National Association of Remodeling Industry. Craftsman Direct offers a written price guarantee and a two year warranty on all work.



Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement Provides High-Quality Painting Contractors for Interior House Painting Projects in Winston Salem, Greensboro, High Point and Kernersville

Local painting contractor extends services in the Triad
Painting Contractors Winston Salem and Raleigh NC
WINSTON-SALEM - GREENSBORO, NC - February 09, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement is extending painting services to homeowners in the Triad. Craftsman Direct has house painting contractors ready to complete your interior painting project.

"Winter is a good time to get interior house painting projects done," said Lee Mendel Smoak, President of Craftsman Direct. "We have professional painters ready to give you a free consultation and quote. We have cash saving coupons on our web site that can be used for all painting projects of drywall, ceilings, basements or attics."

The professionals in Craftsman Direct can also do repairs on drywall, ceilings and any carpentry needed for your home for painting preparation. Craftsman Direct offers a full two year labor warranty on all work.

Learn more about Craftsman Direct offerings:
Painting Contractors - Winston Salem  |  House Painting - Greensboro  |  Painting Contractors - High Point
House Painting - Raleigh

About Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement
Craftsman Direct, "Handyman Home Improvement" Inc. is a licensed home improvement contractor for home repairs and renovations in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area and in the Greensboro/Winston Salem area. Craftsman Direct has had an A+ rating with the Eastern North Carolina Better Business Bureau for six years, is an Angie's List Super Service Award Winner for 2012 in nine categories, is a member of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, and a member of NARI, National Association of Remodeling Industry. Craftsman Direct offers a written price guarantee and a two year warranty on all work.



Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement Offers Economical Man Cave Remodeling Ideas for Basements, Attics and Unfinished Spaces in Winston Salem-Greensboro-High Point and Raleigh-Durham-Cary

Handyman company can help you turn your basement, attic or unfinished space into a great man cave
Small Basement Man Cave Ideas Raleigh NC
DURHAM-RALEIGH-CARY, NC - January 17, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement reminds homeowners that winter is a good time to get that basement, attic, or unfinished space transformed into a great man cave.

"We can help you turn your basement or attic into a fun man cave," said Lee Mendel Smoak, President of Craftsman Direct. "We will listen to what you want, give you our ideas of how to do it, and together we can produce an attractive man cave for football games, wii games, movies or whatever your man needs."

Craftsman Direct was recently awarded the Angie's List Super Service Award in Raleigh/Durham, Greensboro/Winston Salem and Wilmington for the third straight year.

Learn more about basement man caves - Triangle:
Man Caves in Raleigh NC
Small Basement Man Cave - Durham NC

Basement-Attic Remodeling - Triad
Man Cave Design Ideas - Winston Salem NC
Basement-Attic Remodeling - Greensboro NC

About Craftsman Direct Handyman Home Improvement
Craftsman Direct, "Handyman Home Improvement" Inc. is a licensed home improvement contractor for home repairs and renovations in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area and in the Greensboro/Winston Salem area. Craftsman Direct has had an A+ rating with the Eastern North Carolina Better Business Bureau for six years, is an Angie's List Super Service Award Winner for 2012 in nine categories, is a member of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, and a member of NARI, National Association of Remodeling Industry. Craftsman Direct offers a written price guarantee and a two year warranty on all work.

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