My best appliance repair resource is Galvin Appliance in Albany, (510) 527-2244. They are great at fixing all kinds of stuff, even if you didn't buy it there. I recently referred them to a client whose great old vintage stove needed help, and she … [Read more...] about Appliance Repair
My favorite tradespeople
Finding great tradespeople that I can stand behind is a continual challenge. If people on my list begin to lag in quality, they get removed, and others take their place. Please send me your needs, feedback, and recommendations, to help me keep my list current.
A general contractor is responsible for handling all aspects of your home project, from soup to nuts. He deals with bids, permits, subcontractors, plans, materials, labor, communication, paperwork -- he is your one-stop shop. He will coordinate all … [Read more...] about General Contractor
Nope, you can't have him. I'm not joking. A great handyman is extremely hard to find. (I have only known one handywoman over the past 25 years, Jan the Handywoman, and I miss her terribly). If you are one of my clients (we have worked together in the … [Read more...] about Handyman
My list of favorite haulers is short and sweet -- Newton's Apple Hauling. Newton is just the best. I don't think he charges enough. He will haul whatever you want, wherever you want it -- donation, recycling, yard debris, toxic waste drop-off, or … [Read more...] about Haulers
Michael Pallas, (925) 297-4202 Allstate, (510) 429-5788, Tony Huey Al Caruso - Farmer's, (510) 527-4640 Liberty Mutual - Dave Fabucci, (925) 838-6310 X58339 AAA, (510) 594-6776, Edgar de Leon Armstrong & Armstrong, … [Read more...] about Home Insurance
As with handymen, great roofers are few and far between. Oh, there are plenty of roofers out there, but not plenty of roofers that can be counted on to do the job well. Roofing is one area where you do not want to hire the "cheap" guy. Over the years … [Read more...] about Roofers