Ed's Contracting Services

Carpentery

Edís Contracting can handle any of your carpentry needs. We provide many carpentry services such as installing trim work, and hardwood flooring, replacing rotten wood, building decks, cabinetry work and more. We combine modern techniques with highly skilled carpenters to provide fine craftsmanship in all of our carpentry projects.

Trim and Molding

Trim and Molding add a unique taste to your home. It serves to accentuate the wall paint and outline the general shape of your rooms.

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Hardwood floors add a sense of elegance to a room. They provide an easily cleanable surface and can accentuate the existing areas of your home.

Use the following sites to help you pick a style of hardwood floor.
Rotten Wood Repairs

When you need to replace rotten or old wood we can help. When part of a piece of wood is rotten it makes it easier for the rest of wood to rot.

Windows & Doors

Doors and windows can have a major impact on the overall appearance of any building. Besides matching window and door styles with the architecture of your home or business, you should also consider exterior finishes and color schemes before you make a purchase. Aluminum or vinyl clad wood windows may provide a low maintenance exterior, but they are not meant to be painted. Making your finish selections at the same time you decide on windows and doors will allow you the greatest number of options. We can assist you in selecting windows and doors for your home that will add to the overall appearance of your home or business. Edís Contracting installs all sizes and styles of windows and doors, both rough - ins and pre - hung.

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Painting

On new construction or walls that have never been painted, we first apply a primer to keep the drywall from absorbing the paint. We will then apply 1 -2 coats of paint using a roller, brush or sprayer.

If the walls have previously been painted, and there is loose or chipping paint, we first scrape the walls and then sand to remove the old paint. If there are holes in the drywall, we putty using a spackling compound and sand until smooth. We will then apply 1 - 2 coats of paint using a roller, brush or sprayer.


Siding

Whether your siding is wood (boards, shakes or shingles) or man-made (steel, aluminum or vinyl), it should last at least 20-30 years and, with proper maintenance, perhaps even the life of your home. Luckily, siding is not typically a source of trouble if itís correctly installed and maintained by a professional.

The places where siding deteriorates quickest are:

  1. Where it meets a chimney
  2. Where it supports downspouts
  3. Under the eaves
  4. Around doors and windows
  5. Where holes are created to install vents or pipes
  6. At or near ground level
  7. Where it has contact with bushes and treetops

Since these areas are not as noticeable as the large planes along your home where the siding is the least vulnerable, it is easy to ignore damage to siding for a long time. Contact Ed's Contracting today and let us provide you with a free estimate!


Drywall

We use screws to fasten the drywall instead of nails. They hold better and can be removed without damaging the drywall.

The drywall sheets are placed horizontally on the wall. We hang upper panels first.

For maximum strength, we stagger the joints.

We make sure that all joints and fasteners are hidden to ensure a smooth surface for painting.

Once the drywall has been installed and finished, you will have a smooth and even appearance.

Flooring

Flooring is truly fashion underfoot and can add character and charm to your home. Ceramic tile is an appropriate choice for any floor in your home, but it's especially well suited for such areas as entryways, bathrooms, kitchens, hallways, and other areas where high traffic and exposure to water and dirt might make other materials less practical. Hardwood floors are cozy and inviting and generally are appropriate in family rooms, dining rooms and bedrooms. Call Edís Contracting today and we will install quality hardwood or ceramic tile flooring.

Carpeting

Carpet can offer more versatility, comfort and ease of maintenance than other types of flooring. It is also more "budget-friendly" than most other choices and there are styles to coordinate with every dťcor.

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Ceramic Tile brings a texture, richness and color to a room that Linoleum cannot truly mimic. Tile floors can be installed in any room, however they are most frequently seen in bathrooms and kitchens. Ceramic tile also looks great in entryways, where they serve as a transition point from the outside to large carpeted or hardwood floored rooms. They make for easy clean up and are impervious to water damage.

Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors add a sense of elegance to a room. They provide an easily cleanable surface and can accentuate the existing areas of your home.

Use the following sites to help you pick a style of hardwood floor. Vinyl

For areas exposed to heavy traffic, dirt and moisture, vinyl flooring is an affordable option compared to installing ceramic tile. Vinyl flooring is easy to keep clean and in good shape under the toughest conditions.

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Ceramic Tiling

Ceramic Tile brings a texture, richness and color to a room that Linoleum cannot truly mimic. Tile floors can be installed in any room, however they are most frequently seen in bathrooms and kitchens. Ceramic tile also looks great in entryways, where they serve as a transition point from the outside to large carpeted or hardwood floored rooms. They make for easy clean up and are impervious to water damage.


Roofing

Possible Problems with Your Roof

Repair or replacement ó The roof may have localized damage such as a few missing shingles, which can easily be replaced or it may have widespread damage or have exceeded the life expectancy of the product. In this case the whole roof may need to be replaced.

Structural problems ó The roof may appear to sag in some areas because of insufficient strength or deterioration of framing or sheathing.

Ice damming ó There may be damage to the roofing material and structure due to build-up of ice during the winter.

Flashing ó Leaks may occur at the flashing.

Moisture problems ó excess moisture in the attic area can lead to deterioration of the roof structure.

Roofing material ó The roofing material may fail due to poor installation or may not be the proper type for the specific application.

Asphalt or fiberglass shingles is the most common roofing material that we use. It is composed of asphalt impregnated paper with mineral granules coating the exposed surface. Numerous colors and styles are available to enhance the design of your home. Shingles are easy to install, require little maintenance and are easy to repair. Wind sealed shingles have an added dab of roofing cement under the bottom edge of each shingle. After these are installed and the roof is heated by the sun, the cement melts and sticks to the shingle below, increasing their effectiveness in high wind areas or on shallow sloped roofs.

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Gutters

Gutters are one of the most often forgotten maintenance areas of a home, yet are one of the most important. Faulty, overflowing gutters can lead to damaged insulation (lower energy efficiency), damaged structural lumber, termite infestations, excessive mold, and unhealthy landscaping. Edís Contracting can repair or replace your damaged gutters. We also clean your gutters as well. Most contractors use high-pressure sprays to clean gutter systems, which can damage your gutters. Edís Contracting inspects all gutters and downspouts and then removes debris by hand to ensure your gutters are left spotless and undamaged.

An alternative to gutter cleaning each season, would be to install gutter guards. Gutter guards fit over the entire gutter, allowing water to pass through freely yet preventing debris from clogging the gutters. Call us today to replace your damaged gutters or to install maintenance free gutter guards!


Decks

A deck can add to the value and appearance of your home. If your deck is in poor condition it can reduce the value to your home and become a distraction to the neighborhood. Edís Contracting can build you a beautiful deck that meets all of your familyís needs.

If you need to find design ideas for your new deck we recommend you look at the following sites. We can buy the plans directly from them and build it for you.


Sunrooms

A sunroom typically refers to an area of the home with an abundance of windows designed to receive a maximum amount of sunlight. Sunrooms are sometimes referred to as solariums, conservatories or garden rooms.

For all intents and purposes, a sunroom is a bright and airy room full of windows. It is the getaway around the corner within your own home. Adding a sunroom to your home , allows you to bring sunshine into your space while controlling the climate and weather within. The attraction of feeling close to nature while being on the comfortable side of a glass wall can be very appealing to many people. By adding a sunroom, you add value to your home and provide a calm and relaxing atmosphere for you and your family to enjoy for years to come.


Room Additions

Maybe you would like to add on to your existing home or refinish an attic turning it into a wonderful family room. List your family's needs and habits, which reflect the way you live and spend leisure time. Think of how you like to entertain, and for how many people. Then let Edís Contracting design and build your deck, sunroom or room addition. Call us today to schedule your free estimate!


Water & Fire Restoration

Whether you have fire or water damage we can help your home look like new once again. If the damage is extensive enough to require any structural repairs we can help you. Everything from minor repairs to sheetrock and paint or even major restoration to every aspect of your home or business. Fire restoration is unique in that you must always be aware of potential for residual smoke odor. We are meticulous in the search for these malodors and take care to eliminate them. We also repair and restretch carpeting, as well as deodorize and disinfect.


Windows & Doors

Doors and windows can have a major impact on the overall appearance of any building. Besides matching window and door styles with the architecture of your home or business, you should also consider exterior finishes and color schemes before you make a purchase. Aluminum or vinyl clad wood windows may provide a low maintenance exterior, but they are not meant to be painted. Making your finish selections at the same time you decide on windows and doors will allow you the greatest number of options. We can assist you in selecting windows and doors for your home that will add to the overall appearance of your home or business. Edís Contracting installs all sizes and styles of windows and doors, both rough - ins and pre - hung.

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