A Master’s Hands Wins Best of the Best 2015

Best of the BestThank you to everyone that voted for A Master’s Hands, LLC in Colorado Community Media’s Best of the Best Contest!  We are overwhelmed and truly honored by the far-reaching support that we received from our clients across the Denver Metro area, and just received word that we have been named the winner of Best of the Best in Littleton for the Home Repairs & Remodeling category.  Thank you and God Bless!

Swing Clear Offset Door Hinges – A Helpful Solution!

Narrow doorways can be a real handicap for someone using a wheelchair or walker. When it comes to making easy passage through doorways, doing so in a wheelchair or with a walker can be a challenge.  Most residential building codes, architects and home builders haven’t truly considered the needs of people using a wheelchair or walker, resulting in many homes with doorways too narrow for wheelchair access.  While it’s true that many doorways can be widened, it’s not only an inconvenience, it can also be expensive.

An alternative solution that’s relatively inexpensive and quick to implement might be replacing your existing 1-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ hinges with expandable offset door hinges.  These special “handicap” hinges are designed to swing the door completely clear of the opening when it is opened roughly 90 degrees,

Offset Hingesadding about 2 inches of additional clearance for wheelchairs and walkers.  (NOTE:  Almost another inch of extra clearance can be obtained by removing the lower portions of the door stop trim on both sides of the opening, allowing for wheelchair clearance while still leaving stops in place above chair level to keep the door from swinging too far inward.)

Installation of offset door hinges can be easily performed by some homeowners.  Those who need assistance can call our office — we will be glad to assess the situation to see if these hinges can be applied in your home, and can procure and install them for you.

A Master’s Hands Receives Talk of the Town Award 2013


Earning the highest possible customer satisfaction rating of 5 stars for a second straight year, A Master’s Hands, LLC has won the prestigious Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award in the Handyman and Remodeling Contractors category.

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A Master’s Hands Receives Ethics In Business Award 2013

ethics-in-business-2013-640The Ethics In Business Award is given each year to one for-profit company, and one non-profit organization. A Master’s Hands was one of 9 finalists, and won the award for the former category.

In the picture to the right, co-founders Jim and Michele Bartlett receive the award from Golden Rotary Club President Peggy Halderman (L), and Gold Sponsor 1st Bank President, Emily Robinson.

Each nominee was judged based on maintaining an ethical standard with integrity and conviction, as demonstrated by the treatment of customers, employees, community, and the environment.

The award is a plaque with a bronze miniature statue of Thomas Jefferson, who adhered to a principle of high integrity. Jefferson declared: “I have but one system of ethics for men and nations — to be grateful, to be faithful to all engagements and under all circumstances, to be open and generous, promoting in the long run even the interest of both; and I am sure it promotes their happiness.”

This recognition was also placed into the US Congressional Record by US Representative Ed Perlmutter.

A Master’s Hands Receives the 2012 CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award

Only the very best businesses are chosen to receive the 2012 CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award. The award was created to showcase companies that excel in serving their customers and getting their high marks. Based on research gathered during the past 12 months, A Master’s Hands LLC has earned top honors and now has its very own award page at www.talkofthetownnews.com/awards2012/7204683225.

Celebration Media U.S. (CMUS) is a co-sponsor of the award and an independent professional research and marketing company that monitors positive and negative reviews, blogs, business rating services, social networks, and other industry resources to determine the highest-rated and top-reviewed businesses in all 50 states of the country and parts of Canada.

Protect Your Home While Away

Going on vacation this winter? Be sure to turn off the main water shut-off valve where it comes into the house. Also turn off the gas (or electric) for the hot water heater.

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Carbon Monoxide – the Silent Killer

The Silent Killer: Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Most cases of Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning in residential situations happen to occur during the winter months….which is also flu season. And, thus, because mild-CO-poisoning symptoms (fatigue, dizziness, nausea, etc), tend to mimic the flu, most people

Carbon Monoxide detector.

Carbon Monoxide detector.

may not initially recognize the root cause, or the true danger of the situation.

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Energy Saving Tips for Winter Time

Now that the winter season has officially started and we’ve also rolled into a brand new year, many people on fixed / limited incomes, or those who simply want to make more frugal choices around the home, are seeking new opportunities to save money on their energy bills. Here’s some simple energy- (and money-) saving tips that you may be able to put to work in your home immediately!

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