Local Women Launch Extra Hands Errand & Task Service

Do you ever feel like you could use an extra set of hands to get things done? As a fellow parent, I can attest of having this feeling several times!

Life can be busy and full of tedious tasks that fill up your to-do list. Launching last week in Boone, Extra Hands (The Extra Hands NC, LLC) aims to take the burden off you by offering services ranging from errands to household tasks, personal organization to pet care. Created by long-time friends, the team at Extra Hands takes on the projects that you don’t have the time or energy to do.

extra hands boone nc

“We created Extra Hands because we want our clients to spend time with the ones they love and focus on the projects that most deserve their time and energy,” says Catherine Wallace, Co-founder of Extra Hands.
In speaking to locals the team found that many people in Boone want help running errands, getting a bit more organized, with house and pet sitting, and more.  Extra Hands was born out of the opportunity to help others and simplify their lives.
“We know that you are trusting us with your most important tasks, and are committed to completing them with the utmost integrity,” said Alanna Young, Co-founder of Extra Hands. “Time is precious and we aim to make your life easier.”
Extra Hands provides a variety of task-oriented services including:
  • Errands: Need to mail some packages? Let us make the trip to the post office for you. Want us to pick up your dry cleaning, grocery shop or drop off donations? Let us help you with all of your errands.
  • Organizing: From straightening up to serious organizing – closets to junk drawers – we will help you get your life organized. We’ll work with you to get things in order and simplify your life.
  • Household: Have a full dishwasher? Clean clothes ready to be folded? Recycling that needs to be dropped off? Need to prep dinner for the week? We’ll handle that for you!
  • Event Support: Planning a wedding or baby shower, and need an extra hand? Have a child’s birthday party coming up and need help preparing food or setting up? We help prep, decorate, style, and more.
  • Summer Home Prep: Coming to the High Country for the summer and need someone to prepare your home? Let us stock your fridge, dust off the furniture, start your utilities, and welcome you back to your summer home.
  • Pet Sitting: Is your sweet pup sitting at home in need of a walk? Planning to be out of town and need someone to care for your pets? We provide pet care.
  • House Sitting: Need someone to house sit? Or look after your plants? Let us make sure everything is safe and sound while you are out of town.
Clients can sign up for a monthly membership, starting at 10 hours each month or buy a la carte hours. Don’t see something on the list, just ask! Extra Hands will consider all task-oriented requests.
“The idea for Extra Hands came to me when I had a growing to-do list and wasn’t sure how I would balance it all. I know that this is a concern for many and believe that Extra Hands was a much needed service in the High Country,” said Carolyn Clark, investor, co-founder and advisor. “I trust Catherine and Alanna with my most important tasks, and I truly believe in the business plan and their skill set. I am excited to see the impact they make in Boone.”
For more information and to set up a free consultation visit www.theextrahands.com or contact Catherine Wallace and Alanna Young at info@theextrahands.com or 407-864-5960.