Neighborly® advances as Raleigh-Durham’s home services home team with guide to what projects NOT to do even in this national housing improvement month

As local homeowners give their space a little extra love this month, Neighborly’s community of home service experts ensures your work is done right

RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC, May 4, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Neighborly®, the world’s largest franchisee of home service brands and Raleigh-Durham’s home services hub, has just released its guide to “Top Home Improvement Projects You Should NOT Do Yourself”, just in time for National Home Improvement Month. The checklist provides Raleigh-Durham residents with a comprehensive list of cottage improvement tasks that can become unusually expensive or even dangerous when handled incorrectly by homeowners themselves.

Projects NOT for DIY

The checklist contains expert advice from Neighborly’s Raleigh-Durham network of reliable brands, behind which the local owner-operators, whose teams are surveyed in a number of specific services and backed by Neighborly’s Done Right Promise ™ to ensure the highest quality of work.

That checklist includes, but is not limited to, projects such as:

  • Cable upgrades

  • Repair of garage doors

  • Irrigation installation

  • Staining of windows

  • Mosquito control

  • House painting

  • Storage solutions

“We are often given the opportunity to follow up on do-it-yourself projects that did not succeed as intended,” he said. Bruce Foster, a local Raleigh-Durham owner of Mr. Handyman, a neighboring company. “Neighborly is a family of home service businesses here in the Raleigh-Durham area with experts committed to helping educate and help homeowners repair, maintain and improve their property. By doing so, we can help them avoid “long-term and potentially more expensive repairs while increasing the value of their homes. I’m happy to be part of this family of local business owners who are all dedicated to getting the job done right for every neighbor in our community.”

In addition to using the checklist, new customers in the Raleigh-Durham area will receive a quote on 20 USD of their first service when planning an initial appointment with one of Neighborly’s 17 brands in the area. See coupon for details. Get connected to Neighborly by visiting or by calling (833) 733-1096.

“Despite the validity of the do-it-yourself home improvement approach, there are projects that – when not handled by a licensed professional with the right education and expertise – are dangerous or can end up in the end. to cost more by inflicting additional damage on your home. ” said Mike Bidwell, President and CEO of Neighborly. “With our checklist, Neighborly not only provides homeowners with expert recommendations for home maintenance to save valuable time and possible headaches, but also connects them with trusted local home care workers whose work is supported by Neighborly’s Done Right Promise ™.”

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About Neighborly®

Neighborly® is the world’s largest home service franchisee with 29 brands and 5,000 franchise companies, serving a total of more than 10 million customers in nine countries, focusing on repair, maintenance and improvement of homes and businesses. The company operates online platforms that connect consumers with service providers in their communities that meet their strict standards as a franchisor across 18 service categories at or through the Neighborly app. More information about Neighborly® and its franchise concepts is available at To learn about franchise opportunities with Neighborly®, click here.

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