Making Our Neighborhood Look Better – One House at a Time
There are many things that help to create a community rather than just a place to live. You have civic groups, local pee-wee sport teams, block parties and homegrown businesses. When you shop or use a local business you are helping to create a financially sound environment. Studies showing that locally-owned businesses generate a premium in enhanced economic impact to the community and your tax base. Where we shop, where we eat, and where we have fun is what gives us a sense of community. Local businesses have been proven, to support local nonprofit agencies (such as pee wee sports, civic associations and charity drives) more and because they invest in the community are less likely to leave.
. In the Philadelphia area there are many home grown businesses that give back to their communities and provides a community support that enables growth and stability. One such business is Anthony DeFelice and Son Roofing Contractors of Philadelphia and Delaware County.
Mr. DeFelice was born to be a contractor. DeFelice started working with contractors as a teenagein the summers while attending West Catholic High School. After learning the business, Mr. DeFelice, in 1990, started his own business. He learned that having your own business, though, was not as easy as it looked. He realized that the business wasn’t just something for him to do but his employees relied on the ability of Mr. DeFelice, to find ongoing work so that there was a paycheck every week. There are blessing though in having his own business, Mr. DeFelice stated” making customers happy with a high quality of work, is worth it all”. Mr. DeFelice knows many homeowners are DIY’s but explains there are things that should be left to a professional. “Roofing is not an easy fix”. ‘Homeowners should find a trust worthy roofers who can inspect and make recommendations as to the repair that is needed” he stated
Mr. DeFelice’s company does not stop at roofing though. As a contractor he provides many different types of home improvement jobs. Recently, his company was contracted to paint the exterior of two homes in the Highland Park section of Upper Darby that had been vacant for at least two years, and took tow eyesores and turned them into beauties. It is this type of work that gives Mr. DeFelice the most pride.
Mr. DeFelice does not stop at just commercial projects; He volunteers to feed the homeless and works with a local church to improve the quality of life here in Upper Darby. Mr. DeFelice is a businessman who knows his business isn’t just a job, but a way of sustaining a neighborhood and a wonderful quality of life.
You can reach Mr. DeFelice at 267-751-9400, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or look his company up on Facebook.