Croom Construction :: Smart Moves 5

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Precision paints the town You know Precision Painting & Waterproofing as the residential painting division of Croom Construction Company. But lately Precision is branching out with additional commercial work. With contracts in progress or just completed for three large multi-family communities, Precision couldn’t be busier. Exterior painting is ongoing at Harbor Isles, a 26-building condo community on south Hutchinson Island. Work also progresses at Southwinds, a 15-unit condo building within The Moorings. And recently completed is The Fountains, oceanfront on A1A. This project consisted of 10 villas, two condo buildings, pool house and other structures.

Left: The Fountains, Vero Beach Right: Harbor Isle, Hutchinson Island

“We’ve been very happy with our decision to hire Precision. They are professional in every way,” said John Lovkey, President, The Fountains Condominium Association. Precision has been successful in bidding these projects against larger painting contractors from the Miami market. Not only is it a testament to the quality and value for money Precision delivers, but it also is an economic stimulus for our local economy. “We’ll always be available for quality residential painting,” said James Choquet, General Manager. “These larger exterior jobs help us broaden our business base and keep our crew working throughout the year.”

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smartmove #17 Do you have a photo inventory of your home’s contents? You should. In the event of a loss, a photo inventory will make the claim process with your insurance company go much more smoothly. Inventory your home’s contents yourself with a digital still or video camera, or Whitehall can assist you with a professional service. There are even software programs that can help. Whichever way you go, don’t delay.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, lint-clogged dryer vents cause more than 15,000 fires a year. If your clothes are taking too long to dry, it’s time to get your dryer vent and exhaust duct cleaned. Frequency of cleaning depends on your dryer usage; at least once a year is a good rule of thumb. Whitehall cleans dryer vents as a regular maintenance item.

Join us on Facebook Click over to Croom’s new Facebook page and join the conversation. Just click here and you’re in. It’s that easy! We look forward to taking full advantage of the opportunities to keep a pulse on what matters most to our clients and the community at large. Through our Facebook page you will be able to keep up with the latest news and happenings at Croom Construction, Whitehall Professional Property Management, and Precision Painting & Waterproofing – as well as receive periodic advice on matters concerning your home and property. Likewise, if you have anything you want to share, we invite you to engage with us and our community members through our Facebook connection.

Staff news Joe Kirby, Croom’s VP, Estimating & Purchasing, has been certified under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead-Safe Certification Program. This qualification helps him accurately estimate and supervise the cost of lead paint removal. Rick Tritt, Environmental Health & Air Quality Division Manager, Whitehall Professional Property Management, has been licensed as a Mold Assessor by the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation.

Dancing with Vero’s Stars: David Croom Steps Out for Charity Despite a foot injury incurred during practice, our President, David Croom, decided the show must go on. On March 12th, he took to the stage of the Waxlax Theatre at St. Edwards School to perform the foxtrot with professional partner, Patti Rooney. While David didn’t go home with the coveted grand prize (that honor went to local attorney Bobby Guttridge and partner Karren Walter), funds were raised to benefit the Healthy Start Coalition.

Whitehall’s Whole-House Check-up Is your home a candidate? To help more homeowners learn the true condition of their home, we are introducing a one-day inspection at a reasonable, flat fee. Sign up for our Whole-House Check-up and our technician will cover 70+ items pertaining Michael Atwood, VP to the condition of your home’s interior and exterior. Whitehall will produce a written report with photo support of trouble areas and meet with you to review every item. When was the last time your home had a check-up? We firmly believe that small problems addressed today can prevent expensive, major repairs later. To schedule your check-up, call Michael Atwood at 772.205.0184.

Whitehall Professional Property Management 772.299.4559

Outdoor living is in

Enjoying the outdoors isn’t just a trend in Florida, it’s a firmly established way of life. Does your home take full advantage of outdoor living? If you’re considering a renovation that includes an upgrade of your outdoor space, Croom can help. We’ve been pioneers in crafting versatile outdoor living environments. Whether you’re looking for an outdoor kitchen, living room, extended recreational area, or all of them, we’ll work with you on a plan that reflects your design personality and is a natural extension of your home. All that will be left for you to do is consider all the wonderful outdoor living furnishings available today—weather-proof furniture, stainless steel grills and bar fridges, fire pits, and home theatre components.

considering a new project? visit or call us at 772.562.7474 Cover: A compact, well-designed outdoor living space