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Are you looking for an experienced agent to help you buy or sell a home? Contact Jim the Realtor!

Carlsbad
(760) 434-5000

Carmel Valley
(858) 560-7700
jim@jimklinge.com


Recommended Service Providers

To make this list, vendors need to have a long-standing history of excellent customer service. These are people I’ve known for years, and work on my own house. I highly recommend them.

  • CabinetsWood Interiors, Inc. - Peter Tan can refinish/tune-up your cabinets, or re-face them with new doors and drawers, making them look new without tearing the kitchen out. (760) 930-0435.
  • CarpetOceanside Abbey Carpet - Chuck Ward, long-time owner-operator, and Ken Calkin, sales manager. Both are very personable, and they have a great showroom for carpet, tile, and hardwood floors. Mention Jim the Realtor for 10% discount! www.oceanside.abbeycarpet.com (760) 757-5033.
  • CPA/Tax AttorneyJulie Cardin – Excellent (760) 434-1040.
  • Drain CleaningAffordable Drain – Reliable and friendly. (858) 689-4000. http://www.affordabledrain.com/
  • ElectricianSabatini Electric – Dominic does great work. (760) 277-3879
  • Eviction AttorneyJim Burmeister – Tenant problems. (760) 630-3052.
  • FurnitureSkylar Ireton, Skylar’s Home and Patio, huge selection at wholesale prices. http://skylarshomeandpatio.com/
  • Garage Doors/OpenersKevin Callais – Doors/openers/gates (760) 310-7822.
  • Garage Storage CabinetsDavid Ellis – All garage storage needs handled personally by David (760) 443-7787 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAtzCfQpsgc  www.garagevisionco.com
  • HandymanTheron Venter – He is meticulous. (760) 522-8717.
  • Hardwood Floor RefinishingAndrew Appleby, since 1990!  http://allamericanhardwoods.com/
  • Heating/Air ConditioningMajor League – Anthony is a great owner-operator (760) 945-0975 http://www.majorleagueac.com/contact.html
  • InsuranceDick Marrs - Marrs, Maddocks, and Associates handles all insurance, and Carla is the home insurance specialist (760) 804-0402.
  • Locksmith – Pro-Tech Lock & Key – mobile truck. (760) 722-1479.
  • MoversPriority Moving – I haven’t used them myself but multiple clients have been impressed. Bryan Bloom is the boss (858) 444-1560. www.PriorityMoving.com
  • Painter, North CountyCustom Quality Painting – Greg McKenzie is very efficient with top-notch crew. Here is video intro: http://youtu.be/rH-lQ7b22fA (619) 787-1485.
  • Palm TreesGerry Lomax – Exotic palms installed. (760) 443-3003.
  • Piano Tuner – Rick Clark is so good, he can even tune a fish! (760) 436-3322.
  • PlumberCC Nelson Plumbing – Curt Nelson is the best! (760) 758-7473.
  • Pool FencingAquaGuard Pool Fences – Did nice work for a client. (858) 776-7914 http://www.aquaguardfences.com
  • RoofingGlynn Roofing – Mike Glynn – new and repairs (760) 758-0833.
  • Sprinklers, LawnDale Rhodes, “The Sprinkler Man” – Older guy and a reasonable price. (760) 484-8563.
  • TermiteAny-Day Termite – Our termite guy since 2001. (760) 757-7516.
  • Window cleaningNew Day Windows – Great and friendly. (760) 310-2170.
  • Window screens - The Screen Lady - Nhorma  http://www.thescreenlady.net