1. Modern Kitchen

    The Simplest Ways to Add Value to Your Home

    When it comes to house updates and projects, many homeowners will think about what will help their home increase in value. Your home is a great investment and the more work you do on your home, the more money you will invest, and the more your home will be worth when it comes time to sell. While most home improvement projects will increase the value of your home, there are some simple projects tha…Read More

  2. How a Handyman Can Help You

    Your home is a special place where you make special memories, spend time with friends and family, and live your life. Throughout the years of living life and making memories, your home will likely run into a few issues. From plumbing problems to chipped tiles, anything can happen in your home when you least expect it. These problems shouldn’t take away from enjoying your home. As the home ages, …Read More

  3. A Handyman's Intervention

    A Handyman’s Intervention

    You are probably wondering why I called you all here today. I'll tell you it has nothing to do with the price of gas in Carpinteria, even though that could use an intervention. Not to say that this is an intervention… okay, so it is an intervention. At ARC Services, we are worried about you. You have neglected all of those little things in your home until it has become overwhelming and something…Read More

  4. Handyman Services for Rental Properties

    Handyman Services For Owners of Rental Properties

    Last time, we talked a bit about a few things you could do to recoup your deposit for a rental property. This discussion was so popular that we decided to dig a little deeper into the subject. This time however we wanted to look at the landlord side of things, you know, what happens after a renter moves out and you have to fill the home with a new renter as fast a possible. Just as it is stressful…Read More

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    Need Your Deposit Back? Call ARC Services!

    The rental market in Santa Barbara is out of control, to say the least. Rents are starting to climb higher and higher every year. Now, if you have ever gotten an apartment, condo or rental house you know that just renting the place is a major investment. You have first and last months rent to pay for, utility startup fees, pizza and frosty beverages for your buddies so they will help you move, and…Read More

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    Spring is Time To Get It Done With ARC Services!

    We have been talking a lot about spring cleaning lately. OK, maybe it is a little too soon, but the time change is this weekend and March is nearing the halfway point. Most of us really enjoy spring; the weather is gorgeous, not too hot and some days here in Carpinteria, you can throw on a pair of sweatpants for your morning run. The cool mornings will soon give way to the hot days of summer and b…Read More

  7. Spring Checklist

    It is finally the end of winter, seriously, the first day of spring is only a few weeks away. We can then kick the cold weather to the curb for a while. This time of year is magical with bunnies frolicking, deer prancing in the meadows, and birds chirping in the trees. Like a Disney movie, all of these critters are getting their homes in order. Wait don't deer live in caves? Never mind. Spring is …Read More

  8. Fix Up Your Bachelor Pad With ARC

    What is it all twenty-something guys want in life? A real live girlfriend? A Ferrari? A lifetime supply of frosty beverages? Well, actually all of the above, but it really wasn't a fair question. Most guys that age want the coolest bachelor pad around. No easy feat, particularly if you are a guy that works hard and doesn't have a lot of meat left on the bone after a month of bills. So how do you m…Read More

  9. Get It Together for the Holidays!

    The holidays are the best time of the year, no matter how you celebrate. The common thread that many of us share this time of year, is that many of us either travel to see family, or family visits us. That can come with a large amount of anxiety, particularly if your mother-in-law is coming to visit. If you are going away this holiday, the stress can be all too real as well, considering the prepar…Read More

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    The LED Revolution

    Last time we touched a little about LED lighting. The time is coming when the old incandescent lights will no longer be available and LED’s will be the only choice. At American Residential and Commercial Services, we want to help you make the transition, whether that means changing out bulbs, installing more efficient fixtures, or adding lighting where needed. A Bit About LED’s LED stands for …Read More