Claudia Shea

Claudia Shea was born in Colombia and is our first-class permit runner. When something needs to be delivered on time, she is the best woman for the job. Claudia has been with Carbonneau’s since 2013 and has been making sure our permit pickup/dropoff schedule has been running smoothly ever since.

Bobby Bissoon

Bobby Bissoon has been with Carbonneau’s Home Repair since 2003 as another one of our lead installers. He is a diligent installation leader with an exceedingly capable crew. Bobby is known for his love of cooking and his deeply rooted drive to complete installations as efficiently as possible, while also insuring a stunning finished product.

James “Dan” Baeshore

Dan Baeshore has been with Carbonneau’s Home Repair since 2002 as the lead installer on one of our technician teams. He is highly experienced and takes great pride in the work that he and his crew complete. Dan and his installation partner Kenny are deeply committed to providing beautiful installations and great customer service.

Gem Honeyghon

Gem Honeyghon was born in Savanna-la-mar, Jamaica and has been a member of the Carbonneau’s team for over 8 years. She is the head of our Permitting Department and is an excellent liaison between our office and the various city building departments. Gem is noted for her amazing work ethic and her long-standing commitment to exemplary customer relations.

Caroline Little

Caroline V. Little was born in New York, NY but was raised in South Florida. She has lived in the Parkland/Coral Springs area for over 20 years and is proud to call South Florida her home. She attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland and Broward College in Coconut Creek where she received her A.A. Degree in Liberal Arts. Currently, she is seeking to attend F.A.U to receive her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.

She has worked in many different career fields, from retail and service to administration, and has over 5 years experience in Office Management. She maintains that customer satisfaction is the most important part of any business and strives to provide first-class customer service to any Carbonneau’s client.

Michael P. Shea – Owner

Michael P. Shea was Born and raised in Norwalk, CT. He attended and Graduated from Central Catholic High School in Norwalk and then received a baseball scholarship to attend Valencia Junior College in Orlando. After two years at Valencia Junior College, he was offered a scholarship to transfer to Saint Thomas University in Miami where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration.

His first job out of College was with a Nationwide Trucking Company as their Operations Supervisor, after 10 years with the trucking company he decided to go into business for himself as a distributor for Arizona Ice Tea. After several years of building the soft drink distribution company, he sold it to pursue other business opportunities. While He was looking for new business opportunities he discovered a screen and window repair company “Carbonneau’s Windows and Doors”.

Carbonneau’s Windows and Doors was established in 1954 by Mr. Robert Carbonneau’s who remained the original owner until Mike purchased 100 percent of the company. Mike continued to work out of the small shop and the one work truck that Mr. Carbonneau had acquired over the years. After three years of renting at the old Carbonneau’s location and rebuilding the brand name he purchased a new office and two warehouse spaces in Margate. Mike obtained his Glass and Glazing Contractor License (Lic #SCC131151291). This license is a specialty license that allows Carbonneau’s Windows and Doors to install, repair, or replace Doors, Windows, and Screening.

With Mike’s years of experience and knowledge of products and the construction industry, he built Carbonneau’s Windows and Doors to be one of the leading window and door companies in Broward County and the Tri-County area. Carbonneau’s has grown from two employees to a crew of thirteen and it currently has six trucks on the road weekly. His business philosophy and number one priority at Carbonneau’s is customer service. Mike takes pride in providing the highest level of customer service and ensuring that every member of his team meets or exceeds these requirements. Carbonneau’s prides itself on Customer satisfaction and is committed to giving the best service and
craftsmanship to all their customers.

Reason for Window and Door Screen Installation

Your home is one of the places that you spend a lot of your time at, it can reflect your personality, and a good clean home can keep your mind at ease. Some of the reasons you should seek screening services include:

Keep Out Insects

There are many insects that can cause a lot of damage to your furniture if they get in your house. It is good to ensure no pest gets into your house since some can be disease vectors. To avoid such a scenario, you need to ensure your window and door openings are covered.

Filter UV Rays

UV rays from the sun can be very harmful to you and your family. By installing window and door screens, the screen will filter the sun and eliminate the harsh rays.

Maintain Privacy

Another benefit of having a window or door screen is due to it’s added privacy. A window or door opening without a screen enables any passer-by to look through, if you don’t already have tinted glass. There are different types of screening material which can create more privacy for you.

Improved Ventilation

When the cooler months approach, many people would like to open their windows and door systems but they do not want any dirt or pests to enter. The screen systems will prevent the dirt and pests to enter while letting you enjoy added ventilation and allowing a possible crossbreeze to your home.

 

Factors That You Should Consider While Choosing A Window Repair Company

Apart from reducing glare in our homes, windows protect people and furniture in the room from direct UV rays, shield us against extreme cold during winter, and above all make our homes aesthetically pleasing. Replacing worn out or cracked windows is a great way of improving the value, comfort and beauty of our homes but choosing the right company to do window repairs can be a daunting task. Here is a look at some of the factors that you should consider while choosing a window repair company.

1. Experience of the Technicians

When it comes to window repair and installation, experience of the technicians should be at the forefront. Consider getting the services of window technicians who have been in the industry for more than 10 years and who have handled multiple class repairs and installations in different homes. A company whose technicians have been in the industry for a very long period of time have a lot of experience and skills hence you are assured of getting excellent service.

2. Guarantee of the Company

You need to evaluate whether the company that you intend to hire to repair windows in your home has guarantee. This gives you the assurance that its field technicians will handle your expensive materials with a lot of care and in case of any mess the company should compensate you. In addition to that, the company should give you a guarantee of a certain period of time. For example, a guarantee for 3 or 4 months, any repaired window that became defective or needed additional repair, the company will come back and repair the windows for you free of charge.

3. Total Cost

Indeed, different window repair companies charge different fees for their services that they lend out to their clients. It is therefore, a prudent idea to ask the management of the company about their charges so that you will adjust your budget. Consider hiring a company whose charges are at par with your income and this will give you the assurance that your budget will not be strained up.

4. Safety Measures

When it comes to the handling of glass, safety is always paramount to all people who are near the broken glass. The company that you intend to hire should give you assurance that its technicians will carefully handle all the materials to be used in the area without causing any injury. In addition to that, there is need for the company to clear up all the broken glass after repairing them because if they are left, then the occupants in your home are exposed to injuries as a result of being cut by these small glasses.

5. Training of the Companies Technicians

Last but not the least, a company that trains its technicians continuously is concerned with their skills as well as services to its clients. A well trained technician has all of the experience and skills necessary to complete a job effectively. Therefore, search for a window repair company which ensures that its technicians undergo rigorous training now and then.

Common door repair for your entry door

Your entry door has to withstand outdoor conditions such as wind, rain, changing temperatures in addition to common wear and tear. Outside door is normally stronger than inside door because it is made from impact resistant material and finished in such a way to withstand these bad conditions. After some time, you door will need repair on dents or even weather stripping which will need to be replaced through door repair. Before you do any kind of door repair, keep in mind the material which your door is made from because there are some exotic materials which you may need to take great care of. Below are common adjustments which you may be required to do on your entry door.

Repairing and Maintaining Doors

After some time, you may find that your entry door creaks, sticks or even it does not close easily like it did when it was installed. This may be the result of wear and tear of the organic material which your house is made from as well as expansion and contraction of wood due to the changing weather. It is advisable to do simple door repair after your house has settled, to make sure that your entry door is still plumbing in the doorway and it is opening and shutting easily. In addition to ordinary changes, there are other factors which may damage your door due to use such as lot of foot traffic in your house thus requiring you to spend some time doing your door repair.

Repair of Sticking Door

Sometimes you might need to adjust the size of your door when it starts sticking so as to fit the entryway. This kind of door repair can be very easy like cleaning all the hinges of your door while you remove any buildup of filth along your door edges. The second step is to find out whether adjusting the door hinges will ease the problem by tightening them. If it continues sticking, then you may try sanding its edges.

Repairing Dents

Dents in your entry door can be repaired using different methods. For example, if your door is made of steel, you might be able to repair it using auto filler. Before you fill it, you will have to sand down the damaged place until you see the metal then you apply the auto filler in layers until your entry door is smooth. You will then do some sanding until you acquire a smooth surface and then paint it.

Squeaky Hinges

You may require lubricating your door hinges with silicon if it makes a squeak any time you shut and open it. Here you will need to remove the pin and then you scrub the pin, hinge and barrel slightly using steel wool, finally you coat them using a thin layer of silicon spray.

Stopping Air Leaks

You door will need sealing when you notice a cold breeze around your door, especially during the winter months, to ensure your house maintains steady temperature. You may cheek the caulk around your door and replace it if it is damaged or has some gaps. Weather stripping is also another good door repair option for stopping any air leaks in your house.