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Steve Spratt Improvements

Nonprofit helps low-income homeowners with repairs

 

Originally published: December 9, 2013 | Fredericksburg Free Lance Star

 

With winter days bringing cold, rain and even some snow and ice, some area residents find that their homes do not provide the shelter that they should.

And for many elderly, disabled and low-income residents, paying for professional repair work is just not an option.

“They don’t have money,” said Steve Spratt of Steve Spratt Improvements. “They are lucky if they can keep the electricity on.”

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Home has a growth spurt

Expanded house at 303 Caroline St. has deep roots in Fredericksburg history.

Originally published: December 4, 2009 | Fredericksburg Free Lance Star

In downtown Fredericksburg, "looks like new" is not something a contractor sets out to accomplish. The goal, says Steve Spratt, is work that "looks like old."

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Goal is to create warm, dry, safe places to live

Rebuilding Together helps dozens of area residents on National Rebuilding Day

Originally published: April 26, 2009 | Fredericksburg Free Lance Star

Lucy Sneed was excited about the repairs being done to her home. A crew of volunteers was painting, laying tile and installing a front-step banister while she sat with a neighbor in her living room.

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New roof helps keep winter out.

Contractor lends a helping hand.

It's been a hard winter for Lessie Lawrence, who lives with her daughter in a small trailer home in the rural Stafford County community of Hartwood.

This article  was originally published in the Free Lance Star on February 25, 1994.

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