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REO HOME INSPECTION & REPAIRS
         
Welcome to my property preservation page, my name is Keith Groves and I am a second generation custom wood worker/carver with 45 years experience in residential homes, ranches, corporate planning, building and repairs.

My specialty is custom cabinets design/installation but I also hold a masters electrician license and have spent many years working on 3.5 million dollar homes as a lead carpenter ensuring proper code was met during installation processes. As such, you can be sure any job I perform for you will meet or surpass code and safety requirements. I am also a retired bull rider and horse trainer, you can read more about my rodeo career on my biography page
MY HISTORY can be viewed by downloading my Resume 

SAMPLES of carvings and woodworking I have done can be viewed here


CURRENT SERVICES I OFFER INCLUDE Property Cleanouts, Trash Disposal, Assets Management, Yard & Grounds Grooming, Field Inspections, House Repairs, Bank Real Estate House Winterizing, Monthly Inspection Reports.

MY TRAVEL AREA includes North Carolina, Louisiana and all points in between. I have service partners who I have worked with for 15 years in Monroe LA and Atlanta GA who help me with construction and maintenance jobs. We are available to work as field agents if needed on homes all along this area.
Carolina 919-438-5404 or Louisiana 318-608-6557
  I offer FREE CONSULTATIONS to discuss options on needed repairs and whether large scale modifications which require reading blueprints or small quick repairs I am ready to put my skills to work for you. A References packet is included at our initial meeting along with photos of the work done for those individuals and corporations.
  I use state of the art computer carving programs which allow me to add customized wood features to cabinets, mantles and other woodworking features usually found in multi-million dollar homes for a fraction of the cost. This provides a high-end look that gives you a great advantage over other similar houses that are compeeting for your home sale. SAMPLE some of the wood carvings I have done for clients.
  Cracked Toilets, Faucets and Broken Windows are little things that can become big troubles if not done quickly. As such you can expect same day fast service for these types of repairs.
  Wallpaper helps make a grand statement with entry ways and helps make a good first impression which is so important when selling a home. I am happy to offer this service if your looking for a quick inexpensive way to help sell your REO houses.
  Got a Lose or Broken Lock needing repaired? or need a lock installed on a bedroom door or kitchen cabinet? How about a keyless lock for your garage side door? These are small inexpensive fixes that might give you the edge over your competitors house for sale. A simple latch system to keep kids or pets from getting off your porch or for your trash cans to keep dogs out of them? There are a number of ways to use simple to advance latch systems around the house you may never have thought about but are quick, easy and very cheap to install and make lasting impressions on potential buyers.
  Paint Services I offer include interior and exterior drywall patching, plastering, ceiling repairs and painting. I can match the current homes colors or offer fresh new choices. Paint is also the most dramatic way to instantly improve the homes appearance for putting it on the market for sale and I can offer soft neutral color tones which appeal to the largest group of buyers for the area you are selling your home.
  REO Home For Sale? We can provide mowing maintenance, cutting tree limbs, trimming bushes and even planting flowers if requested to make the home more appealing to those looking for curb appeal. We can even provide lawn watering and taking photos for clients wanting to have up to date pictures to show clients.
  Iron or Wood Fence Repairs.  Services include portable welder for patching broken iron fencing or I can patch wooden fencing, decks and color match if painted. Old fence removal is also offered as well as installing entirely new fence around perimeter of house or fencing around porch and decks. If your selling your house decorative accent caps on your fence posts can add great curb appeal. If your on a tight budget and fence is shabby a tall wooden fence along the front of the house will give appearance of a complete update while a coat of paint on rear fence will make it look a little more modern.
  Tile Work is also offered at very reasonable rates and there are some great looking tile options to choose starting at just 75 cents per square foot. New synthetic materials are available which look and feel just like tile for even greater savings. We can create fix or build new shower stalls, cement floor pans and tiling work where needed whether in bathroom or kitchen.
  Automatic Popup Sprinkler Systems now cost only $14 per sprinkler head and four will maintain an average size front yard plus gardens. You can choose from timer systems or a simple valve handle to turn on or off manually. If you already have a sprinkler system which needs fixing or want to upgrade to the latest water conservative heads I can install for you at very reasonable hourly or per job rates. 
  GREEN FRIENDLY? Yes we are! most of the furniture and assorted items we remove from cleanouts are patched, painted and donated to assorted charities.
  Having worked most of my life as a supervisor on building sites ensuring proper code was maintained during the building process I offer upon request Mini-Inspections to spot dangerous and out of code items such as improper/dangerous deck railings, improper wiring fire hazards, potential or active mold  issues, foundation and brick water penetration causing damage and mold, insufficient insulation, improper step height trip hazards etc. If you already have gotten an official inspection this would be a good second oppinion type of look over for added piece of mind.
  If you need a manager specializing in kitchens, cabinets, bathrooms or an installation specialist feel free to call to setup a time to meet.

Carolina 919-438-5404 or Louisiana 318-608-6557