PAVER INSTALLATION & MASONRY
Rito Rivera: (623) 221-9648; We learned about Rito from the Marvel company – they highly recommend him. He and his crew installed pavers in our entry way and driveway and it looks beautiful. Rito has 16 years of experience and he really cares about the quality of his work. He had great ideas – we implemented all of them into our design! He also built a wall next to our home to store trash cans and a trailer and he integrated it with the driveway beautifully. He and his crew are hard workers and do great work. As a reference, we met with a previous client of his who had him install pavers in their front yard and driveway and a lot of travertine on their back patio and pool area. It was beautiful. This client was extremely complimentary of Rito, his crew and their work. We will definitely use Rito again for our back patio.
WOOD FLOORING INSTALLATION
Richard’s Flooring Installations: Richard Petersen; We had wood floors installed in one room in our new home and he was the installer. We then decided to do 2 more rooms and we insisted that Richard do those floors as well. He does a wonderful job. He has 25+ yrs of experience, has great attention to detail, very professional, cares about the quality of his work, and is a pleasure to have around. If anyone is looking to install wood or laminate floors – he is definitely the right person to hire.
Scott Roofing: (602) 845-6816 – We used them several times for our previous house (fixed leaks and then a whole new roof). We had them come to our new home and review some findings from the home inspector. We have always found them to be very honest – they never try to sell us work we don’t need. In fact, they fixed a small leak for free, and discouraged us from doing some work the inspector mentioned as it was not really necessary. Their prices are competitive and their work is excellent. They are the only roofing company we will ever use.
DH Suncreens: (480) 464-4822 or (623) 465-0373. Located in Desert Hills area (near Cave Creek). We purchased external sunscreens as well as interior window coverings from them. Both the salesman and the installer were very experienced and a pleasure to work with. They did an in-home estimate (brought samples, etc) and the installer personally came to our home and double checked the measurements before the sunscreens were made.
Platinum Painting: (480) 430-5216; Owner Ed Chavez License 209545 ” He just painted our house and did a wonderful job. Prompt, courteous, and didn’t kill me when I changed the paint color mid-stream. They were very clean and the prep work was impressive. Highly recommend their painting services.
INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER
Western Wimax: Fred Dunham; (480) 575-7550. If you live in the Cave Creek, Carefree, Desert Hills area – you may not have access to Cox Cable for internet access. Century Link is slow and not the best customer service. Western Wimax satellite service is the way to go. Our daughter has happily used them for years, and we have been very happy so far. Fred is extremely knowledgable, handles the installation, answers questions, etc. The service is fast (seems as fast as Cox or better) and rarely goes down (according to my daughter who has used them for 4+ yrs), and a good price.
SPA, HOT TUB, BARBEQUE ISLAND SALES AND DESIGN
Sunset Spas: Sunset Spas in Chandler and Glendale sells spas, hot tubs and barbeque islands from top manufacturers. The team at Sunset Spas provides custom design services for spa surrounds and amenities to enhance the appearance and functionality of the products. Phone: 480-656-7267
Dallas Hartsook: Dallas Hartsook owns Boatman Boats, located in Mesa. The company specializes in pontoon boat restoration, upholstery, pontoon trailers, boat covers, custom made bimini tops and many other services.
Bill Kamboukos: (480) 219-3682; 2101 E. Broadway Rd in Tempe; Bill was referred to us by our financial planner who has referred his clients to Bill for many years. Bill has helped us with a refinance, and most recently a new mortgage. He is very knowledgable and customer focused. He is very accessible and will meet in your home or his office.
Donna Cilley with Realty Executives: (602) 799-9930; Donna has a lot of experience and knows the north Phoenix “Tatum corridor” extremely well. Donna really understands customer service. We had heard a lot of stories about other realtors (not good stories) and we are so happy we hired Donna. She is a very patient person, very accessible, very knowledgable, and always professional. She knows a lot of people in the realtor/mortgage/title co. world and those contacts proved to be very helpful when selling our home recently. Her daughter works with her and the two of them make a wonderful team.