BRIDGEPORT — Priorities Residence Enchancment is devoted to creating high quality residence enchancment accessible to the general public.
“We constructed our enterprise with the concept of constructing residence enchancment extra reasonably priced for many who couldn’t usually afford it. We do all the things aside from electrical HVAC, refrigeration and plumbing. We don’t provide these providers however we do all the things else. We now have all kinds of issues that we do from inside and exterior portray to roofing to drywall, normal handyman providers,” stated Ashlee Bowen, who owns the enterprise along with her husband.
They’ve been in enterprise for shut to 2 years. Ashlee Bowen stated they determined to make this transfer after they noticed the dearth of reasonably priced residence care providers out there.
“My husband is excellent with upkeep and issues like that. We obtained our residence … he went by way of and re-drywalled the entire thing. He needed to offer again to the group and make it extra reasonably priced after wanting on the costs that have been being charged to people who find themselves residing on Social Safety or have a month-to-month revenue and might’t actually afford issues,” she stated.
“He was raised by his grandmother, who was on Social Safety and had a army pension from her husband, so she didn’t actually have an entire lot of cash, however she couldn’t get her home labored on as a consequence of not having some huge cash,” she stated.
Ashlee stated lots of their purchasers are in comparable positions.
“We do have a number of senior residents, and we provide senior residents a reduction. We additionally provide army and police reductions,” she stated, including that different reductions can be found for firefighters, EMTs and well being care staff.
She stated these reductions normally are about 10 p.c.
“Our costs are already low,” she stated. “We attempt to be reasonably priced. We are able to’t do it clearly with out turning some type of revenue, however we don’t make an enormous revenue from individuals.”
She stated that is their first enterprise into proudly owning a enterprise.
“We’re hoping to see it develop and have a number of places of work. We wish to see it in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. That’s sort of the aim at this level, to be a service to the Ohio Valley and the tri-state space,” she stated.
She additionally stated that with the altering climate, they’ve been referred to as to do extra work inside purchasers’ homes.
“We’ve been very busy with exterior portray, however as we transfer into cooler climate we’ve been getting a number of drywall jobs and flooring, principally a number of inside work is beginning to circulate by way of us, however within the hotter climate we largely do exterior portray and roofing.”
The enterprise is situated at 67889 Johnson Avenue in Bridgeport. Hours are 9 a.m. to five p.m. Monday by way of Friday, however they take “emergency calls” for points that can’t wait till morning. The telephone quantity is 740-310-7731.
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