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Deck Building

As a highly trusted company, we not only offer deck building but also offer deck repair, power washing, and resurfacing. Trublue Total House Care will work with you to come up with the best deck design, whether it is multi-level, composite, Trex, maintenance-free decks, wood painted, or stained decks.

Our staff of skilled carpenters are screened, bonded & insured and can discuss deck options with you, including sizing, styles, and preferred materials. Step by step, you’ll be a part of the process to ensure you get the deck you want.

Deck Repair

Our teams of professional carpenters can build decks as well as repair them. If you have significant deck repair needs, they may require that several damaged boards be removed from your deck floor and replaced. Your deck surface may need to be professionally cleaned and/or stained. Let Trublue take care of all your outside patio or deck needs.

Services available:
  • Deck Planning & Design
  • Ledger boards and installation of required posts
  • Deck frames built to code
  • Installation of pressure-treated lumber or composite decking and railing
  • Deck cleaning and staining
  • Power-washing
  • Repair of stair stringers and baluster replacement
  • Replacement of deck planks, posts, and stairs

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We operate in many different locations across the US

Deck Building

Adding a deck to your home can add enjoyment for you and your family but it also can boost the value of your home. Whether natural wood or hassle-free composite material, we can handle it all. Request an estimate from one of our Tru-Pro deck building professionals.

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Deck Repair

Weathering of decks and patios is very common. TruBlue can repair failing deck boards and railings and damaged patio bricks, concrete, stones, as well as any other cosmetic or structural issues affecting the safety or looks of your patio or deck.

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Power-washing & Staining

Have TruBlue power wash your deck, patio, or walkways to restore the natural beauty of your wood or composite decks. Safely removing dirt, mold, mildew, and old stain, pressure washing is best for cleaning your deck or porch, and with the proper use, will extend the life of your deck for many years.

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Our Tru-Pro (TM) home technicians can handle all of your local handyman needs, from toilet repairs to paint touch-ups, gutter cleaning, and so much more.

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Handyman repairs, yard maintenance, and to-do list chores like raking leaves and hanging holiday lights - we provide home maintenance services for seniors that lets them live safely in their homes longer.

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With a little preparation and support, aging in place can be a wonderful and safe experience for both seniors and their families.

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Whether you need help pulling those unsightly weeds and planting flowers, installing a fence, or staining your deck, TruBlue can help.

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From vacuuming and dusting, to cleaning windows and everything in between, our local house cleaning services are here to help. Single service and monthly plans that fit your busy life.

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From mulching flower beds in Spring to raking leaves in Fall, our trained staff can help with your all season home maintenance, year round.

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Increase curb appeal with property cleaning and maintenance for real estate properties. Open house cleaning, yard maintenance, apartment cleaning and repairs, and more.

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Property maintenance, cleaning, and accessibility improvements for businesses. Retail, office, assisted living centers and more.

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Let us help with a new complete kitchen or bathroom remodel. Our kitchen and bathroom remodeling experts can give you an updated look that you have been wanting.

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Preparing a home for an elderly family member is a big responsibility. We take the weight off your shoulders by providing comprehensive home safety for your aging-in-place loved ones.

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TruBlue’s experienced home technicians work with you to create a custom senior home modification plan that makes the home more accessible and reduces falling hazards for your aging loved one.

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From deep cleaning, handyman repairs and yard maintenance, to seasonal chores like raking leaves and hanging holiday lights - we provide home maintenance services for seniors that lets them enjoy their homes longer.

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With the summer in full swing, people are going to be spending much more time outside. Whether people are spending this time with friends or family or if they’re enjoying the outdoors alone, having a nice yard is key when it comes to enjoying your summer. We’ve already talked about ways to keep your yard safe for the summer season, read it here, but now we want to talk about fun additions to your set up. There are many different things you can add to your yard to help make it as welcoming as it can be. We decided to compile a list of some projects that you can do in your own backyard to bring some life to it. 1. Building a Paver Patio. One of the first things you can do to help make your backyard as welcoming as possible is to give yourself some outdoor space to sit down in. A custom paver patio is a great spot to sit around and just hangout with your friends and family. Paver patios are highly customizable as well. You are able to choose the type, shape, size, and color of the pavers and you’re able to customize how big you want your patio to be. Paver patios also do not require an incredible amount of materials other than the pavers themselves and some sand. 2. Building a Fire Pit/Grills. Fire Pits are a staple in summer activities, and they really tie together a backyard. Whether you're just using the fire pit for warmth on a windy summer night or making smores with the neighborhood kids, they are excellent for bringing people together. Fire pits aren’t too hard to make either, get some patio pavers and stack them on top of each other in a circle and, tada, you’ve got a fire pit. Fire pits are great for making some small treats such as smores, but making a built-in grill can be great for cooking anything else. Grills are the perfect backyard accessory for welcoming families over to a backyard grill out. Grills, although not as cheap as a fire pit, are much more useful when it comes to creating meals compared to something as simple as smores. 3. Kids Play Area. Another great project that you could do in your yard is building a dedicated kids play area. Kids play areas could be anything from a playground, a tire swing, or even a sandbox. These kids' play areas will help encourage them away from their screens, and to be outside with their friends. Involve your kids in the process, allow them to choose between two playsets, or even help you set it up. The more ownership kids get in the process the more pride they will put into their play. Getting your kids outdoors can not only be good for them, but also for you, giving yourself some precious freetime to relax. 4. Gazebo/Canopy. Depending on where you live, in the summer months you know that sometimes it can get really hot, and staying in the shade is essential. One of the best and most appealing ways of staying cool is to build a canopy over your back patio or deck. Canopies not only look great but also function amazingly in shading you from the sun. Gazebos are another great backyard project as they can provide a great shaded comfortable area to chill out and read a book. Lastly, Pergolas are also great for those who want to be even more shaded, but still have plenty of sun. All of these different options provide you with many different ways to enjoy your outdoor space and stay shaded this summer. 5. Redoing Decks. Decks are a great place to lounge and host gatherings, however many people’s decks have been neglected over the years. Decks can become worn out and lose the shine that they used to have. Whether your deck has a few holes in it, needs to be restrained or painted or just completely redone it’s a great backyard project. Decks can also have a lot of splinter pieces that could also catch on someone’s foot or paw if you aren't careful, regular sanding and maintenance of your deck could also be a good thing to do to help prevent injury. 6. Water Features. Water Features are a great way to spice up your backyard. Water features can be anything from installing a pond, a fountain, or even putting in a small pool. Ponds are a great way to make your backyard look great and come to life. Patio Pavers and decks can be built around ponds to make your yard feel like a jungle, and provide a seamless transition between the various features of your backyard. Pools are also a great way to cool off and relax during the hot summer days and above ground pools are both an affordable way to cool off as well as an efficient way to enjoy your summers. 7. Privacy Fencing and Landscaping. One of the most important projects you could do in your backyard is landscaping. Landscaping is extremely important for making sure that your yard looks inviting and beautiful. Making sure that your flowerbeds are mulched properly and that your trees are trimmed help turn a potentially ugly yard into a beautiful yard. Another great project that your yard could use is a privacy fence. Privacy fences are especially great if you have pets, however they are just as useful without them. Privacy fencing can make your backyard look so much more enclosed and safe, without privacy fencing your yard can feel like it bleeds into your neighbors and vice versa. Overall, keeping your yard well landscaped and properly fenced in truly makes your yard feel like home. Each of these many different yard projects can really just add to the feel of your backyard and make it a much more enjoyable place to be. When you combine yard projects such as a paver patio and a firepit together it can really just bring your whole yard together and give it a more cozy feel. Overall, these yard projects are the perfect to keep you occupied for this summer. TruBlue and our skilled handyman are equipped to help you out with many of these tasks, if you run into trouble completing them or want professional and helpful service from the start.
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It’s getting warmer and starting to feel like summertime. When the weather gets nicer we know that more people spend their days outside enjoying nature. Although spring and summer are beautiful, there are some inherent dangers to the outdoors that we have to remember, especially as we age. We’ve put together a list of 5 outdoor safety tips and tricks for the aging adventurer in your life. 1 Decluttering your Sheds and Garages. Decluttering your space is extremely important when trying to prevent many issues, such as cleanliness and tripping hazards. Decluttering can also help prevent the masking of potential critter and bug infestations. It can also reduce the amount of dust that builds up, for cleaner air aiding with allergies. Garages and sheds are great for storage, but if it becomes cluttered, disorganized, or if it’s bursting at the seams, the space no longer is safe and now poses a risk for items falling down and becoming tripping hazards, and making your items unusable because they’re too hard to access. 2 Proper Lighting. As we age, our eyesight deteriorates rapidly, which makes having proper lighting on both the inside and outside of the house extremely necessary. Making sure that your home is properly lit on the outside can help prevent tripping when walking over unstable ground and terrain. There are many different types of lights that you can use on the exterior of your home, but some of the best ones to use are motion sensor lights, path lights, and stair lights, all of which can help make the exterior of your home the best and safest it can be. Some lights are even solar powered so you’ll never have to worry about changing a battery or running electricity from your house to the lights. 3 Outdoor Shade Cover. One of the best things for people of all ages to do for their health is to sit outside and get some fresh air, however as we grow older there are some increased risks for doing so. As we age, we become more susceptible to contracting skin cancer from the sun's harmful UV rays. A good way to enjoy the outdoors while also staying safe from the dangerous UV is to invest in a shade cover. A fabric shade cover can block up to 98% of the sun’s harmful UV rays, along with cooling your patio by up to 20 degrees. There are many other types of covers that can protect your skin from the sun including pergolas, umbrellas, awnings, and canopies. Shade covers can help you get that freedom of enjoying the outdoors again, without putting you at risk for skin cancer. 4 SHS Monitoring Technology. One new feature offered by Seniors Home Services is their Remote Care Monitoring technology. Their Remote Care Monitoring system uses motion detectors, sensors, and AI to detect unusual behaviors in the residents home, without invasive cameras. Behaviors such as inactivity, open doors late at night, and the stove or water being on for too long are all detected through their sensors. All these different sensors paired with the AI software can help notify technicians of potentially hazardous situations. The system helps reduce the risk of falls and allows for quick responses to falls should they happen. This system also includes a necklace that has a button on it in case you run into trouble while outside of your house. 5 Enhance your Outdoor Mobility. Mobility is important for everyone, but its importance grows as you age. Ensuring that you’re able to move freely around your home and yard is an essential part to being able to Age-in-Place. If you utilize mobility devices, such as walkers, canes, or scooters, getting an outdoor ramp and widening your entrance way is extremely important to get around comfortably. Not only is being comfortable extremely important, but the safety that these ramps provide is extremely important for everyone using them. Ramps provide that extra mobility for people who need it the most. TruBlue offers services such as ramp installations and doorway widening, which can help make mobility much safer. To help with clutter, we have our maid service, which allows for customizable options as far as scheduling and what work you need done. Installation of Outdoor Shade Covers can also be done by our TruBlue Tru-Pro home technicians. TruBlue technicians can also install external motion detectable lights that can help make sure you get where you need to be in the dark. Lastly, since TruBlue is partnered with Senior Home Services we can help get the Remote Care Monitoring system up and running.
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Studies have shown that the typical homeowner has a to-do-list that they keep putting off for various reasons. If you’ve been putting off home maintenance, or small improvement projects because you didn’t have the money ready to invest, now might be the best time of the year to check everything off of your list. It’s currently the tail end of tax season, and many of us are starting to dream about how we’ll use our tax returns. Last year, in 2021, 74% of tax filers received a refund back from the IRS. The average refund hovered around $3,000. From 2021 we know that 13% of the US population who received a refund spent it on home improvement projects. This number should be higher for 2022. Many of us have adjusted to working from home, and as a result spend the majority of their day inside their house. By investing your tax return into completing your do-lists items and tasks, you can make the place that you spend most of your time more inviting. We have three ideas to get you started with spending your tax return. Clean out your dryer vent. We’re already cleaning the lint trap between every load we throw into the dryer, but how often do we clean the vent itself? Probably not very often. Many times you’ll have to unplug the machine from the wall and get a specialty attachment for your drill to clean inside the pipe. Staying on top of cleaning the dryer vent will help prevent fires, in fact, dryers and washing machines cause almost 16,000 fires each year. Install shelving in your house. If your house is starting to feel small or unorganized, take a look at the vertical space in your house. Adding shelves onto your wall in the office can give you a place to store papers and books that might have previously been housed on your deskspace. In the garage consider high shelves for the stuff that you might not need to access 24/7. This will help clear the walkways and get stuff off of the floor. Spend some time making your outdoor space feel like an extra room. Consider landscaping, making a patio, or cleaning off the old deck. Sometimes all you need is a good power wash, and don’t forget to clean the furniture too. As the weather warms up and before the bugs are out in full swing, enjoying the rest of spring is a great way to relax and make the most of your property. TruBlue can help you with your general handyman and to-do-list items around the house, find your local store and schedule your service today.

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