Marc's Recommended Vendors

 

 Air Conditioning Service:

1)  Jim Turner:  408.733.7000

 

Appliance Repair:

1)  Aloha Appliance Repair:  408.720.8080

                                     

Appliance Removal:

1)  Jaco:  800.741.0172 (removes large appliances for a small fee)

 

Appraisers:

1)  Taketa, Miller & Associates:  408.264.4032

2)  Jeff Stanton, Appraiser:  408.476.2532

3)  Channing Appraisal Service:  408.836.6744

 

Arborist:

1)  Michael with Urban Tree Management:  650.321.0202

 

 Architects:

1)  Carl Hesse, Square Three Design:  650.326.3860

2)  Pam Anderson:  408.298.1885

3)  Jim Caldwell:  650.851.3353

4)  Tom Hardy:  415.837.0489

5)  Ken Rupel:  415.575.0888

6)  Steven Pogue:  415.441.2237

 

Art & Picture Hanging by Professionals:

1)  Dale Mungaray w/ Accurate Art: 408.568.5910        

 

Asbestos Abatement/Mold Testing:

1)  Janus Corporation:  925.969.9200

2)  Ralph Guzman with Envirostar:  510.568.5996

3)  Synergy Environmental:  800.439.9610

 

Asphalt/Paving Contractors:

1)  California Paving Construction: 408.224.1889

2)  Bay Area Asphalt & Cement:  408.937.0510

 

Automatic Gates, Installation & Repair:

1)  R&S Erection:  800.660.0484

 

Accounting/Tax Services

1)  Kamrin Knight Desmond:  650.948.8737

 

Carpet Cleaning/Spot Removal

1)  Jeff with Carpet Savers:  650.964.3871

 

Chimney Sweep and Inspection Services:

1)  David Nagel:  650.593.3814

 

Closet Organizers:

1) Valet Custom Cabinets and Closets (Robert Gudanets):  650.906.7317 / 800.447.1041

 

Door Installation & Service:

1)      Jim Hallmark w/ Hallmark & Son:  650.854.1928

 

Earthquake Retrofitting:

1)       Julio Nieto with Nieto Valle Construction:  650.207.2591

 

Electricians:

1)      Foley Electric:  650.369.2878

 

2)      Anthony with Fisher Power & Data: 650.494.3560

 

Fencing:

1)    Martin Pereda:  650.468.7517

2)    Northern California Fence:  650.365.3374

3)    Diamond Fence:  408.374.4282

 

Financial Advisor:

1)      Mark Johnsen with Wealth Architects:  650.325.9044 www.wealtharchitects.com

 

2)      Mark Liu with Ardent Capital:  650.887.4318 www.ardent-capital.com

 

Finish Carpenter:

1)  Michael Meyer:  650.960.3447

 

Fireplace & Chimney Restoration & Retrofit:

1)  Gary Dean with Dean’s Designs:   650.369.6808

 

Flooring, (carpet & vinyl):

1)  Styler’s Floor Coverings:  650.961.8910

 

Furnace Service & Repair:

1)  Yoshi with Gary's Furnace:  650.967.8171

2)  Bill with B.P. Furnace:  650.967.0248

 

Garage Door Installation & Repair:

1)  Overhead Door of Santa Clara Valley:  408.734.8010

 

General Building Contractors:

1)  Mark Dowling, Dowling Builders:  408.688.7175

2)  Kavanagh Construction:  650.964.1640

3)  MJK Homes:  650.917.1472

4)  RJ Dailey Home Construction:  650.948.5196

 

General Engineering Contractors & Consultants:

1)  Larabee & Associates:  408.364.9000

 

Handymen:

1)      Glen Kauk:  510.851.0655 cell or office 650.361.1556 (THE BEST!!!)

 

Hardscape/Patio:

1)  Bridgestreet Concrete, Pavers, Hardscape & Landscape Solutions - Donovan Green:  408.605.7401

 

Hardwood Floors:

1)  Pete's Floors:  408.998.5303

2)  RB Flooring:  408.573.1144

3)  Paul with D&N Hardwood Floors:  650.207.2063

 

Hauling:

1)  Genaro:  650.714.2635

2)  Tom Anderson with Clutterboy:  650.799.4149

 

Homeowners Association Attorney:

1)  Jaquie Barry:  408.226.2437

 

Home Inspector:

1)  Eric Chapman w/ Capstone Home Insp: 408.923.2894

2)  Steve Fishman, scheduling:  650.903.9924

3)  Frank Leidt, scheduling: 650-903-9924

 

Home Computer Repair/Upgrades & More:

1)  Andrew Gosalvez with www.Fix Computers.net  408.260.1170

 

Home & Auto Insurance:

1)        AAA (Auto Club), Art Ward, Palo Alto AAA Office 650.798.3229

 

2)        David McCoy, Farmers Insurance 650.948.0223

 

3)        MacCorkle Insurance Services:  650.349.2364

 

4)        Kim Cochrane, Cohn-Reid-O’Neill Insurance Services:  650.762.0442

 

House Cleaners:

1)  Jamie and Maria Navarro:  408.730.8270

 

Janitorial/Move-out Cleaning Services:

1)  Ricardo with Pro Janitorial:  650.444.1292

 

Limousine Service / Door to Door Airport Service:

1)  Jim with United Coach Limousine:  650.558.0284

 

Marble & Stone Care (Resurfacing):

1)      Renaissance Stone Care & Waterproofing:  408.998.4700

 

Mortgage Brokers:

1)  Liz Park, Wells Fargo:  650.559.2003 (office) or 650.906.4121 (cell)

2)  Jerome Sierra, Wells Fargo:  650.996.2661

3)  Tracie Southerland, Opes Advisors:  650.319.1603

 

Movers, Recommended:

1)  All Reasons Moving & Storage:  408.240.0244

2)  The Professional Movers Inc:  650.941.4218

 

Orthodontist:

1)       Boschken Orthodontics, David Boschken:  650.948.3994

 

Painters:

1)  A-Best Painting Co.: 408.615.7700 (reasonable)

2)  Peter Held: 650.595.1036 (higher end)

3)  Tollner Painting: 650.564.9062 (very high end)

 

Pest/Rodent Abatement:

1)  Creature Catchers:  408.997.6812

2)  Animal Trapping Services:  408.229.8727

3)  Complete Pest Control:  650.839.9999

 

Pet Sitting:

1)  Kimberley Gay w/ Bowser's Buddy Pet Care:  408.218.6034 or 408.732.3789

 

Pool Repair (remodel, repair, maintenance,):

1)  Corby Gould:  650.967.7665

 

Pool Service/Maintenance:

1)  Corby Gould: 650.967.7665

2)  Excel Pool & Patio:  650.961.5888

 

Plumber:

1)  Palo Alto Plumbing, Heating, & Air: 650.856.3400

2)  ATC Plumbing:  650.968.1100

 

Pre-School:

1)      Children’s Center Pre-school, 650.941.5411

 

Property Management:

1)  Marquise Property Management:  408.354.0535

 

Rain Gutters:

1)  Bill Hamilton Roofing:  408.379.1303

 

Real Estate Attorney:

1)  Peter Brewer: 650.327.2900 

 

Roofing Installers:

1)  Bill Hamilton Roofing:  408.379.1303

2)  Cosmos Roofing:  650.969.7663

2)  Shelton Roofing:  650.961.7699

 

Roof Inspector & Roof Repairs:

1)  Bill Hamilton Roofing:  408.379.1303

 

Septic Tank Service & Inspections:

1)  Aaron's Septic Tank Service: Mike Simon 408.371.2350

 

 Septic Tank Repair & Installation:

1)  Sterling Witt:  831.429.5622

2)  Pat Dempsey: 650.851.0129

 

Stagers:

1)  I have several different stagers to recommend, please contact me for a complete list.

 

Surveyors:

1)  Lea & Brace Engineering:  510.887.4086

 

Termite Inspector & Pest Control:

1)  Jim Darling w/ J&M Pest Control: 650.969.5556

2)  Franz Termite Control: 650.493.0445

 

Termite Fumigation:

1)  Van Hooser Enterprises:  408.536.0550

 

Tile Setter:

1)      Jacek Trenkner 650.366.5025

 

2)      Peter, Custom Tile Work and Stone:  650.766.2724

 

Tile & Grout Maintenance & Repair:

1)  Hoang Nguyen 650.333.5023

 

Trust Attorney’s:

1)  Diana Dean Gendotti:  650.947.0307

2)  Liza Hanks:  650.237.7221

          

Window Washing & Complete Janitorial:

1)  Ricardo with Pro Janitorial:  650.444.1292

 

Window Coverings:

1)  The Roman Shade Company: 415.621.2777

 

Window Shutters (exterior) Plus Hardware:

1)  Timberlane:  800.250.2221