How Members Use Umbrella
Relief and Peace of Mind
“Umbrella has given us a way to move forward. It has made such a remarkable difference in my life.”
Rosemary R., 67, Valley Stream, Umbrella Member
“I’m turned off of handymen. Umbrella is different.”
Mary B.’s Umbrella Task List
Snow blowing - I’m paired with Tom each winter, he’s fabulous.
Garage clean-up - I had been avoiding doing this for so long. I’m so glad I had someone to guide me through this process.
Fence painting - The minor touch ups made such a difference in the overall appearance of my lawn.
IPhone set up session - now I know how to text pictures to friends and family!
Mary B., 73, Lynbrook
“What struck me about the Neighbor was that he was definitely a homeowner. He knew his stuff.”
Susan R., 82, Malverne
Susan R.’s Umbrella Task List
Party set up - Umbrella made hosting my annual 4th of July barbecue so much easier — I was able to really enjoy the party!
Mounting window blinds - I smile to myself with relief every time I look at my beautiful new blinds. I had been putting off changing them for so long because I didn’t know who to call to install them.
Lawn mowing - I have the same Neighbor come each week. We drink ice tea together. It’s lovely.
“It takes a little bit of weight off your shoulders… I can call Umbrella and know they are not going to rip me off.”
Frank T.’s Umbrella Task List
Bathroom renovation - This year I decided it was finally time to renovate my bathroom. Umbrella helped me find a licensed third-party specialist for that which made it very easy.
Bedroom painting - When I wanted to get by bedroom painted Umbrella provided me with a list of people they’ve worked with who gave discounts.
House cleaning - I have a Neighbor come every two weeks to make sure my house stays clean and tidy.
Frank T., 75, Massapequa
“Umbrella’s like having an extra set of hands… It feels good to know that I have someone who wants to help me.”
Marie M., 69, Hicksville
Marie M.’s Umbrella Task List
Fall maintenance - Leaf raking, gutters, painting touch ups - all the little things I need to keep my house in good shape.
Transportation - I’ve gotten rides to the hair salon and airport.
Errands - I have had Neighbors pick up groceries for me, get my dry cleaning, it all depends on how I’m feeling that day.
“I call my grandkids the ‘gonnas’ - they’re gonna do this, they’re gonna do that.”
-Member, Valley Stream