Kitchen Backsplash Preferences

There is no right or wrong answer, but our clients definitely have strong opinions on the subject and the vote seems split 50/50. Do you prefer the look of the tile backsplash when it extends all the way down to the countertop as in this picture …or….? 20140504-111019.jpg DO YOU PREFER… the look of the countertop having a four inch backsplash of the same material first and then having tile backsplash come down to meet it as in this picture? 20140504-111226.jpg

Could the Hampton Roads Home Pros Ride Again?

The popular Hampton Roads Home Pros radio show that was heard on WNIS 790AM radio was abruptly stopped when Keith Bales was stricken with terminal cancer. Quite frankly, we just didn’t want to do the show without Keith.

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20140504-092641.jpg Recently, however, the show’s producer Christie Lynn Hanchey, has started a new show of her own on WMBG 740AM in Williamsburg.

20140504-092819.jpg Jim Hicks and Christie Lynn have been kicking around the idea of another show on WMBG. Where there’s a will there is a way! Would you listen? Send us a message and let me know!

Slate Roof Leaks in Hilton Village, Newport News, Virginia

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Excerpt: This 1948 built home in Hilton, Newport News, has an original slate roof. As you can see from the pictures, a competitor of ours, using the “guess and goo” technique has tried to stop leaks on the roof with copious amounts of roof tar. This homeowner paid the other contractor for several attempts to fix the leaks which included tarring the slate and replacing some slate. Why are we different? We don’t guess, we test. We performed diagnostic water tests and located both leak sources in under 20 minutes.  WHY DIDNT ANYONE THINK OF THIS THE 1st TIME…or 2nd time…or…

Thank You For All Your Referrals to Jim Hicks Home Improvement!

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Excerpt: We’ve received some great referrals so far this year! Thank you to Anita Pozin, Diane Jones, Chuck Worley, Brad Brinke, Tim Campbell, Tracy Lewis Van Camp, Tina White, Wendy Laufer, Phil Finch, John Jarrell, Frank H Webster Jr, JoNika Yarborough, Robert R. Harper Jr., Kevin Martin, Mike Akers, Lavernne Francis, Scott Janney, Rolf Kramer, – You guys have been so great to us already in 2014! Thank you so much for your referrals, we live for them! We never take for granted the trust and confidence that you place in us at Jim Hicks Home Improvement to take care of your family and…

Very Humbled by a Recommendation from Tim Meyer

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Excerpt: A prospective client of ours asked Tim Meyer for a reference on Jim Hicks. Tim was kind enough to copy us on his response. Its quite humbling but too good not to post: Dear Kim, Thank you for inquiring about Jim Hicks.  What can I say but “top notch”.  I have known Jim for 15 years and his integrity is very important to him and his team.  You see Jim went to the US Air Force Academy and is a very focused as well as bright individual and has brought those core values to his business and his team. I have referred business…