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!

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Mary B., 73, Lynbrook

“What struck me about the Neighbor was that he was definitely a homeowner. He knew his stuff.”

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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.

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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.”

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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

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