BRIDGEPORT — Priorities Dwelling Enchancment is devoted to creating high quality dwelling enchancment accessible to the general public.
“We constructed our enterprise with the thought of constructing dwelling enchancment extra inexpensive for many who couldn’t usually afford it. We do every thing other than electrical HVAC, refrigeration and plumbing. We don’t provide these companies however we do every thing else. We now have all kinds of issues that we do from inside and exterior portray to roofing to drywall, basic handyman companies,” stated Ashlee Bowen, who owns the enterprise together with her husband.
They’ve been in enterprise for shut to 2 years. Ashlee Bowen stated they determined to make this transfer once they noticed the shortage of inexpensive dwelling care companies accessible.
“My husband is superb with upkeep and issues like that. We bought our dwelling … he went by and re-drywalled the entire thing. He wished to provide again to the group and make it extra inexpensive after trying 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 navy pension from her husband, so she didn’t actually have an entire lot of cash, however she couldn’t get her home labored on resulting from not having some huge cash,” she stated.
Ashlee stated lots of their purchasers are in related positions.
“We do have lots of senior residents, and we provide senior residents a reduction. We additionally provide navy and police reductions,” she stated, including that different reductions can be found for firefighters, EMTs and well being care employees.
She stated these reductions normally are about 10 %.
“Our costs are already low,” she stated. “We attempt to be inexpensive. We are able to’t do it clearly with out turning some type of revenue, however we don’t make an enormous revenue from folks.”
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 type 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 lots of drywall jobs and flooring, principally lots of inside work is beginning to move by 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 Friday, however they take “emergency calls” for points that can’t wait till morning. The cellphone quantity is 740-310-7731.
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