Living in Charlotte County Florida

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Handyman services in Charlotte County, FL

If you are looking to have handyman work completed in Charlotte County, FL try Dave Beck The Handyman, LLC. He is a licensed and insured residential contractor in Florida. He performs work in Charlotte and Sarasota counties. He owns his own company and works by himself. His main focus is residential remodeling and repair.

The type of work he does is kitchen and bath remodels, ceramic tile work, drywall, texturing and painting, aluminum screen work, and all types of carpentry. He gives free estimates and stays with your job until the work is done.

He owned and operated a successful remodeling business in New York State before moving to Florida and obtaining his license here. He is also a member of the Better Business Bureau and his license number is CRC 1327942. He can provide you with references from people he has done work for.

It is very important to use a licensed and insured contractor if you need work done on your home. Contact him today at 941-766-1767.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor, Sandals Realty, Punta Gorda, FL

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Charlotte County, FL has something for everyone

If you live in Charlotte County, FL or are just planning to visit, it has a lot to offer everyone.  Here you will find parks, beaches, golfing, swimming, fishing, boating, shelling, canoeing, tennis, biking, hiking, museums, shopping, bird watching, baseball, dining, and more.  Charlotte County is located on Florida’s Southwest Gulf Coast. 

Here is a list of the some of the local attractions:

  • Babcock Wilderness Adventures
  • Charlotte County Historical Center
  • Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center
  • Fishermen’s Village
  • Port Charlotte Town Center
  • Florida Military Heritage & Aviation Museum
  • Muscle Car City Museum
  • The Visual Arts Center
  • More than 70 Parks and Recreation Areas
  • Charlotte Sports Park
  • Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center
  • Private and Public Golf Courses
  • Cultural Center of Charlotte County


For more information go to the Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands web site at:  Here are the Fast Facts from their web site:

  • Established in 1921; population approximately 152,814
  • 693.60 square miles; 448,640 acres
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute relays shoreline mileage for Charlotte County at 830 miles including river passages, mangrove-edged aquatic preserve and 28 miles of sandy beaches.
  • Approximately 84% of the Charlotte Harbor shoreline is preserved land.
  • Canoe/Kayak Blueway Trails – 53 trails for a total of 192.9 miles throughout Charlotte Harbor
  • 365 miles of canals; 190 miles of saltwater and 175 miles of freshwater
  • Charlotte Harbor, fed by the Peace and Myakka rivers, is the 17th largest estuary in the nation and the 2nd largest estuary in the state encompassing 270 square miles.
  • The 106-mile long Peace River is one of the longest rivers in Florida; it finds its terminus in Charlotte Harbor. The Spanish are credited for naming the waterway in 1544 as Rio de la Paz, “river of peace.”
  • The Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park is the 4th largest state park, of which 30,000 acres are in Charlotte County. Enjoy the vast hiking opportunities including the Old Datsun Trail.
  • Babcock/Webb Wildlife Management Area encompasses 79,013 acres or 124 square miles of the largest undisturbed pine flatwoods in SW Florida and the 7th largest management area in the state.
  • Designated as one of the “10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States by SAIL magazine.
  • Ranked “Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America” by Golf Digest; “… golf has surpassed baseball as the national pastime for a generation of Americans now more than intent on playing than watching sports.”
  • Named one of MONEY magazine’s “Best Places to Live in the South”.
  • Designated as one of America‘s Best Healthy Places to Retire” by U.S. News & World Report.
  • TripAdvisor™ TravelCast named Englewood, Florida a “Top Ten U.S. Destination for 2009”.
  • Englewood, Fla. named Best Affordable Place in America to Retire” by
  • Port Charlotte, Florida named Best Place to Retire” by Money Magazine.

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List of technology trends in homes today

Modern technology is evolving and allowing home owners to have never heard of items in their homes today.  Here is a list of some of the technology gadgets. 

  • Tap faucets and infrared faucets
  • Wall oven with touch screen
  • High tech showers – water, lighting, sound, steam, massage
  • Ewash cycle on washer – energy saving
  • Television mirror
  • Smart sound systems – change with the touch of a key pad
  • In home patient monitoring systems
  • High-definition televisions
  • Home automation – program lights, HVAC, blinds and more
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Home security  – manage from your iPhone
  • Home monitoring via computer
  • Electronic air cleaners
  • Video-conferencing
  • Automatic vacuum cleaners
  • Infrared trashcan


Watch some of these new tech trends in appliances and products at HGTV

Tammy Hayes, Sandals Realty, Punta Gorda, FL