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Fitch Lumber & Hardware, located at 309 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro, NC, is a fourth generation family business.

Beginning 1907 in Mebane, N.C., Fitch Lumber Co. moved into Carrboro when rapid development occurred surrounding The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Originally a planer mill and coal depot, we transformed into a full-service retailer and building supply yard. Currently, they provide framing and finish lumber, plywood, masonry products, millwork, windows and doors, roofing, insulation, specialty products and all sorts of miscellaneous hardware. Services range from saw blade sharpening to servicing locks that need to be rekeyed or cutting wood to a custom size.

Open Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm |Sat 9:00am-12:00pm |Sun Closed.

Business Website Address: http://fitchlumber.com/
Business Phone Number: 991-942-3153
Contact Name: Steven Reaves
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Serving Fearrington Village for many years. Formerly owned and operated by Neil and Pansy Flynt. Now operated by Steven Reaves.

Business Phone Number: 919-451-2968
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Specializes in “high-end” appliance repair. Top of the Line Manufacturer Authorized Warranty Servicer. Licensed, Bonded & Insured.

Business Phone Number: 919-851-7075
Business Contact Email: applianceguy@mindspring.com
Contact Name: Lowell Galumbeck
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A fourth generation family furniture repair and restoration business located in Durham, NC, and serving Raleigh, Cary, and Chapel Hill. Lowell grew up in a furniture shop and was influenced and trained by dozens of restorers, including the Royal Cabinet Makers of Scotland. He has had the honor to service Historic Colonial Williamsburg® for over 30 years.

Services include Furniture Refinishing | Superb Hand Rubbing to Match Any Factory Finish | Furniture Repairs of All Types | Hand Carving, Inlays and Gold Leafing | Antique Restoration | On-Site Repairs | Upholstering and Upholstery Repairs | Piano Refinishing | Caning, Rush and Splint | Custom Finishing and Color Matching. No job is too big or too small. And, they back their work with a one-year written warranty.

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Comment by a Fearrington Village Resident

“Check out Furniture by Lowell in Durham. He restores fine furniture and re-cains chairs. He beautifully refinished four of our original Thonet bentwood chairs and repaired the broken cain seats. Great reputation, years of experience, clean shop, talented employees, excellent work, and very reliable.”

Business Website Address: http://www.furniturebylowell.com/
Business Phone Number: Phone: 919-886-9739
Business Contact Email: info@furniturebylowell.com
Contact Name: Steve Shafer
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A Certified Full-Service Picture Framer & Designer providing services for over twelve years in South Orange and North Chatham counties. Services include Available Consultation | Custom Framing | Conservation Services | Re-framing and Glass Replacement | Photo Restoration | Digital Imaging/Photo Editing | Art Collection Arranging. Location: 337 Whisperwood Close, Fearrington Village.

Pickup, delivery, and estimates are provided by request. He also makes house calls.

Comments from Fearrington Village Residents:

“I just used Steve Shafer aka Galleria Framing recently. The picture was large and needed dry mounting, matting, and framing. He did a great job, fast and very nicely. He also offered excellent advise on the mat color and size. Reasonably priced. He also has a great selection of frames, plus he’s a Fearringtonian!””He has framed numerous pictures and paintings for us as well as hung difficult large triptychs. His expertise is in framing, hanging and arranging as well as conservation and restoration.”

“I highly recommend Steve Shafer. He has a knack for photography and can also frame anything you wish to frame. He is friendly as well as businesslike, and will work with his customer to an affordable end.”

“Go to where the artists go to get their framing done – Steve Shafer of Galleria Arts in Fearrington Village. See previous recommendations and significant commentary regarding his work.”

“Steve Schafer is a very talented person. His framing work is detailed, and imaginative. He is also an excellent photographer.”

“I recently had a photograph framed by Steve and he did a wonderful job. He recommended exactly the right type of matting and frame for a very fair price. I will definitely use him again.”

“Steve is a meticulous professional, a true European craftsman. He is exacting in his work, a true perfectionist. He has restored a hole in a very old family oil painting and also the frame which were damaged in moving here. He is an expert art consultant. His framing design is without peer. Look no further than Steve for all your art and framing needs.”

“I highly recommend Steve Shafer at Galleria Art & Framing. He is in Fearrington Village and a member of Nextdoor.com He service is professional, personal and he works with you to meet your price range. As an artist, I am more than comfortable sending my customers to him.And no, I do not get a fee or reduced rates if I recommend his business. I just know that he pays attention to the details that many framers miss.”

Business Website Address: http://www.GalleriaArtandFraming.com
Business Phone Number: 919-533-6175
Business Contact Email: steve@GalleriaArtandFraming.com
Contact Name: George
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Started in 2005, Garage Door Services LLC is a Pittsboro-based locally owned and operated company servicing nearly all makes and models of garage doors and operators. Their services are strictly related to the repair and installation of garage doors and motors for residential and commercial properties, including rental properties. They can assist with torsion and extension spring replacement needs for all models of garage doors and with premium quality garage door parts and garage systems. For service inquiries, phone or fill out the contact form located on their website. George says he’s “right here in Pittsboro,” right close by.

Comment by a Fearrington Village Resident

“Highly recommend George of Garage Door Services in Pittsboro. Clearly knew his stuff and his fee was significantly lower than the first estimate I received. (A spring broke and door wouldn’t open.)”

Business Website Address: http://garagedoorchatham.com/index.html
Business Phone Number: 919-542-0667
Contact Name: Nim Brann
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Residential Sales, Installation, Service, & Repairs | Automatic door openers | Entrance doors & gates.

A Cary-based family-owned business providing personal garage door service throughout Fearrington Village and the RTP area for many years. They have installed almost ALL the automatic garage doors for new residential construction in the village.

Chances are they installed your garage doors.

Comments by Fearrington Village residents:

“Serving Fearrington Village for many years. Very reliable, prompt, and friendly service at very affordable rates.”

“One of our electric garage door openers was not functioning so Lee called the installer: Garage Doors unlimited. The owner, Nim, answered the phone and ” talked her through it. Problem solved. He told my wife he didn’t want to charge for a house call unless it was absolutely necessary. What a great guy.”

“We have also benefitted from his services and he really is a nice guy. He replaced the original weather seals on both of our overhead garage doors and tuned up the whole operating system. Much quieter, smoother, and no more instances of the door panels sticking to the vinyl weatherstripping! What a relief. He worked us into his very busy schedule and was very accommodating. We’re really very pleased with his work.”

Business Phone Number: 919-669-6544
Business Contact Email: garagedoorsunlimited@gmail.com
Contact Name: Gary Whitford
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Gary operates System Services (Durham) in business for the past 18 years. Owner/Operator/Technician to service primarily residential households and small businesses PC Computer Repair, peripheral setup, software integration and networking with basic setup and networking for Apple products.

Comment by Fearrington Resident:

“Gary has fixed problems for me and offered explanations that are clear and understandable to a non-geek.”

Business Phone Number: 919-323-6414
Business Contact Email: SSRDUNC@gmail.com
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Accredited appraisals & downsizing. Provides professionally conducted estate sales services and written personal property appraisals in Chapel Hill, Fearrington, Cary, Raleigh, Durham and the Triangle of North Carolina.

Comment from Fearrington Village resident:

“Gay Gasper had an estate sale at my home [in June 2019].  My experience working with Gay has been terrific.  She is professional, patient, honest and explains everything clearly.  She and her staff worked very hard to set up our estate sale.  She advertised the sale and posted photos.  There was a huge turnout and the sale was a success.  Gay took care of everything.  After the sale, she donated unsold items and anything that could not be donated she had removed from my house.  I cannot thank Gay, her son and staff enough.  Moving is very stressful, and she made it so much easier for me.”

Business Website Address: http://www.gaygasperestatesales.com
Business Phone Number: 919-824-3665
Business Contact Email: mgaygasper@gmail.com
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Originally founded in 2011 as CampusBellhops a simple, affordable way to move in and out of dorms, GetBellops has become a modern alternative to traditional moving.   Licensed and insured, GetBelllops is now a personalized, “stress-free” moving company, serving 28 cities across 13 states.  Their goal is to offer all-inclusive, hourly rates, competitive, customizable services and pricing.  They offer on-line booking on their website. Highly rated across Chatham County.

Comments by Fearrington Village Residents:

“I first learned about Bellhops through here, on a post that had mixed reviews. I decided to take a chance, as when I first moved to village last summer, I used a big-bucks mover that didn’t do the best job. Last week I moved out of my rental into a house I bought just a few streets over. The Bellhops guys were terrific! Professional, informed, nice, and willing to go above and beyond. Plus affordable. I highly recommend….and be sure to request Darren and Palmer if you have an upcoming move!’

“We, too, used them for unpacking and set up. Tuition at an average NC community college is about $4k and many Bellhops are students trying to get a higher education.”

Business Website Address: https://www.getbellhops.com/
Business Phone Number: 919-371-2271