Local Resources

Local Resources

Appliances

Absolute Appliance Repair – 415/831-1259 Mikhail Roytman – residential, commercial, kithens, washers, dryers – this is the guy I use!

Multi Pure Water Filters – Kay Karchevski (415) 225-6744 clean, safe water

Jacksons – 415-454-3740

Pacific Sales – 415.482.6439 655 Irwin St, San Rafael. Direct contact: Baron Long, Mgr., 482-6406

National Appliance Repair – no web site yet 415-479-6131

Appliance King – no web site yet 415/381-9675

Dave’s Appliances – no web site yet 415/381-9675

Bay Area Built-Ins – 415/457-2226

Tresch – 415/897-2126, 1026 Machine Ave Novato

Sears Service – PLEASE DO NOT SHOP AT SEARS. THEY ARE A BIG BOX RETAILER THAT TAKES YOUR MONEY OUT OF CIRCULATION LOCALLY. THEY OUTSOURCE A LOT OF SERVICES OUT OF THE US. THEIR CREDIT DEPT HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY CITIBANK WHO WILL GIVE YOU INVALID LATE CHARGES HOPING YOU WON’T NOTICE.PLEASE SUPPORT LOCAL SERVICES – YOU WILL GET BETTER SERVICE, BETTER PRODUCTS FOR LESS MONEY ANYWAY. THANK YOU

Martin and Harris – 415/454-2021

Appraisers

Apple Appraisal – great statistics and reports

John Stobba – no web site yet 707-823-5050 StobbaAppraisals@comcast.net

Kelley Appraisal Services – Gail Kelley 415-382-8484 Cell: 415-710-1773 email – gailk@kelleyinc.com

Market Place Appraisal – no web site yet 415-254-4983 Ron Davis ron@marketplaceappraisal.com

Nancy Vallance Certified Appraiser – 415.383.3636 Nancy – State Certified Residential Appraiser

Urban Appraisal/Planning – 415/892-5341

Arborists

Bartlett Tree Experts – 415/472-4300

Happy Tree – 415/380-8733

Marin County Arborists – no web site yet Ken Bovero 415/457-TREE (8733)

Marin Tree Service – no web site yet Bob Morey 415/472-7105

Pacific Slope Tree Company – no web site yet 258-8568 David Rivera owner

Swift Tree Care – 454-8733

Tree Masters – Tad Jacobs owner 491-1009

Architects

Land Developement Architecture – no web site yet Louis Huerto-Rojo Architecture, Engineering, Construction 415-459-3735

Mohamad Sadrieh – no web site yet 415-331-0410

Pedersen Landscape Architects & Land Planning – 415-456-2070 Pete Pedersen- landscape, land planning

Jef Pedersen – Commercial/Residential – 510-530-1475 Residential additions, outpatient clinics,medical and commercial tenant improvements are my specialty……..but will do resort hotels & airports if I have too!

Jill Tardy – Jill Tardy 415-381-1183 85 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 112 Sausalito , CA 94965

Avila Architects – 707-795-4511

Chris Craiker – 415 491-2244

Michael Heckman – no web site yet 415-435-2446

Suarez Kuehne Architects – Scott Kuehne 415-242-1400×11

TWM Architects – Paul Hartman 415-472-5770Back to top

Farrell•Faber & Associates, Inc – 1022 Mendocino Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95401 707-579-3811

iTAY Architectural Group – Ruhama Dechner 415-897-8656 122-C Grant Ave, Novato 94945 Creative international design, new homes, renovations, commercial.

Floor Plan Visualsinfo@floorplanvisuals.com professionally measured floorplans for sales and marketing, and as-built plans. As low as $149.

Ludwig Design/Builder – Lodges – David Ludwig 415-945-9410 Design and construction. Lodge designs and remodels of all scales.

Tamley Architectural Design – (415) 488-1698 Theresa Tamley – residential remodels and new construction. All projects big and small with your personal touch.

Art

Dina Farris Appel Studios – “Exquisite Art For Refined Tastes” 818-634-3378 661-972-8564

ASP Images – Nature, landscapes, travel – fine art photography. Bay area and world-wide. Featured photograghs on this web site.

Beauty of Aging – Antique Architectural Art Penni Webb 415/457-8929

Kate Salenfriend – Still Life, Landscape, Drawings, Figures

Pomm Art – Monica 877-476-6627

Banks/Savings

Circle Bank – Commercial Lending, SBA loans, user occupied commercial. John Connelly 415/526-5211, 1200 Fifth Ave, San Rafael http://www.circlebank.com/AboutUs_Lenders.aspx

Redwood Credit Union – Robyn Zach, Branch Mgr. 415-457-4612 x5760Local banking, financing for homes, cars, equity lines etc. Montecito Shopping Center, 2nd St, San Rafael

Union (Tamalpais) Bank – Sandra Camiccia – Vice President 851 Irwin Street, Suite 100 Direct Line: (415) 925-3395

Bank of Marin – Jim Hoffman Personal Banker 415/289-8708 or 707/781-2201

Bank of America –

Bank of the West – 800-488-2265

Citi Bank – PLEASE DO NOT USE CITI BANK. THEY TAKE YOUR MONEY OUT OF CIRCULATION LOCALLY. THEY OUTSOURCE A LOT OF SERVICES OUT OF THE US. THEIR CREDIT DEPT WILL GIVE YOU INVALID LATE CHARGES HOPING YOU WON’T NOTICE. PLEASE SUPPORT LOCAL SERVICES – YOU WILL GET BETTER SERVICE, BETTER PRODUCTS FOR LESS MONEY ANYWAY.

First Republic Bank – 415-485-3888

Luther Burbank Savings – 415-457-5801

Sonoma National Bank –

Union Bank – Fatima Mansour 415-784-2300, 1248 Fifth Ave, San Rafael 94901

Wells Fargo – Patricia Estebes – Business Banking Specialist. 415-507-0794 direct. 600 Las Gallinas, San Rafael 94903

Westamerica Bank – 415-289-0200

Carpet/Floors

Interior Floor Design – Kimberly Sherry and Scott Agueros 415-453-3310 “The Boutique Alternative To The Warehouse Experience” Marin Floor Company 600-B Irwin St San Rafael, CA 94901

123 Flooring – Bill Powell 415-485-1230 We efficiently bring you our expert, reliable service at a great value.

City Carpets – 415-454-4200

FloorOnLine.Com – 415-491-2255

Just Carpets – no web site yet Rick Stein 415 454-2743

Kens Carpets – 415-454-5367

Lumber Liquidator –

Chimney/Fireplace

Chim-Chimney Sweep – no web site yet 415-453-5566

Frellen’s – 415-459-6144

Hearth & Home – 415-479-2876

Nor Cal Chimney – no web site yet 415-383-5473

Shamrock – 415-455-1571

Sierra West Construction – 415-492-1411

Cleaning

The Cleaning Fairy – Kelli Juan, owner, 415-329-2991 KelliJuan@att.net weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, one time, parties (before/after), move-ins, move-outs

Dave’s Window Cleaning – Windows, frames, gutters, mini-blinds, pressure-washing Dave at 415-595-0665 cell or 415/WINDOWS (946-3697)

White Glove Cleaning – 415-453-0520 Kathy Clean carpets, upholstery, windows, granite, tile. floors, showers.

Knox Carpet Care – Commercial, residential, cleaning, painting

AJ Maintenance – 415-720-9945 Leslie Salazar 24 hr emergency service

Closets

California Closets – 800-274-6754

California Space Organizers – 415-454-2632 Patricia & Chris

Closet Crafters – 381-2099

Closet Factory – 800-999-6607 655 DuBois SR

Closet Innovations – 415-808-6677

ClosetMaid.com – design closets

Closets & More – 415-924-0889 150 Mitchell SR

Closets by Design – 800-293-3744

easyclosets.com – design a closet online

HomeClosets – 800-753-5951

Computers

Vision Marketing Associates – 831-402-1373 Mark Gordon. Marin’s premier web development resource.

TheMicroTechs – 415.264.0101 Daniel Shea, personal and business computers, web and IT. Personal local service.

Chris Rainey PC, Mac, Networks – no web site, just great service! 415-279-3552 ckrainey@gmail.com

Northbay Computer Systems – 415-456-6537

Zack Edison – Apple Consultant – 888-250-6068

Dell Computers – 800-WWW-DELL

Best Buy – 415-332-6529

Drive Savers – Recover data from your hard drive. 415-382-2000

Apple Store – 415-927-5800 1516 Redwood, Corte Madera

Mobile Tech – 415-261-3500

Comp USA – (415) 482-9199 655 Irwin Street, San Rafael

Concret

Van Midde – 415-459-2530

AJD Builders – Adam D. @ 415.342.3811- Hard work, respect, trust…. character matters! No job too big or too small.

Ghilotti Bros – Al Dalecio 415-257-6344

Contractors

Bicardo Builders – Rick Bicardo – (415) 279-9864 cell

GGHR – GGHR 415-892-3932 “Please ask how we do Design/ Build Remodeling a better way”

Diego Bros Inc – 415-472-5967 Jack Diego

AJD Builders – Adam D. @ 415.342.3811- Hard work, respect, trust… character matters! No job too big or too small.

Builders of Marin – David Mulligan – Cell 415 640-3750 david@buildersofmarin.com

Ludwig Design & Construction – David Ludwig 415-945-9410 Design and construction. Lodge designs, building, and remodels of all scales.

Chris Solberg Construction – 415.924.8190, ask for Chris. All types of construction. Specialty is windows and doors.

Clean Crawl Space – Scott Smith (415) 847-4978 – CrawlSpace moisture control and French drain experts

Azavedo Trucking – no web site 415/897-8958 land fill moving call Dan to find or place land fill

Marin Builders – 414-388-3100

Marin County Builders – 415-847-0994 – Building GREEN! ahealthy and a energy efficient environment

Goodmans Contractor Referral Service – 775 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley 415-388-6233

Debris/Removal

Got Junk – 800-468-5865 Remove almost anything: furniture, appliances, yard waste, construction debris. etc. Clean up included. Mention Mike Williamsen at RE/MAX and get 5% off!

Grange Debris Box – no web site yet 415-456-2712

Hurricane Hauling & Demolition – 415-456-3407

Marin Sanitary Services – 415-456-2601 1501 Anderson Drive, San Rafael

Dislcosures

JCP Natural Hazards Disclosure – Julie Johnson 415-302-4056

Prop ID – Natural Hazard Disclosures – Debra Speer 707-974-0387 or 800-626-0106

Electricians

Diedrik Builders Electrical – Paul Van Deusen Diedrik Builders Electrical Phone: 415-451-1916 cell: 415-328-2223 E-mail: paulvandeusen@comcast.net

Integrity Electric- no web site yet Jerry Thompson 415/577-9181

Myles Davis Electric – 415-485-2909

Summit Electrical – 415-454-4441

Engineers/Surveyors

American Land Surveying – Jozef Elemen (415) 300-7467 alsurvey@sbcglobal.net

Beckmann Engineering – Karl Beckmann 415-897-5382 Gngineering and Building Contractor

David Harp & Associates – no web site yet 415-453-7624

ILS Associates – Irv Schwartz 415-883-9200

J&L Engineering – 415-457-6647

Lawrence Doyle – no web site yet 415-388-9585

Meridian – 415-456-5450

Oberkamper & Associates – no web site yet 415-897-2800

Equipment Rentals

All Star Rents – 415-453-6940

CRESCO Equipment Rentals – 415-458-5890

Hertz Equipment Rental – 415-924-4444

Jacksons – 415-454-3740

U-Haul – 415-457-8400

Exchange Companies

Marin County Exchange Corp – 415-457-4411 851 Irwin, SR

Old Republic Echange Co – Toni Esposti 888-677-1031

OREXCO – 888-677-1031 Toni Esposti

Fences

A-1 Construction – 415-458-1816

Clough Fence Deanne & Scott – 415-444-5554

Kenwood Fence Co – 415-453-4146

Marin Fence Co – 415-457-1771

Financial Planning

College Cash Solutions – Gary Sipos knows the system! – 415.742.0717. Save money by getting your kids in better colleges for less money! 24 hr toll free workshop message & reservations 888.650.8051

Morgan Stanley – Dan Murphy, Senior Vice President 415-451-1425 1101 Fifth Ave, San Rafael 94901

O’Donnell Financial – Greg O’Donnell 415-758-6300, Full service financial planning, insurance, taxes, mortgages. 900 Larkspur Landing Cir, Larkspur 94939

Furnaces A/C

Aaero Heating – 415-897-4187

Allen Heating – 415-924-2425

Atlas Heating – 415-924-6662

Cal Bay Service – 415-456-6513

Downing – 415-485-1011

Gene Burch Plumbing & Heating – 415-479-2044

H.A.C. Control Services – 415-479-9079

Knoll Systems Corp – 415-256-8266

Ongaro & Sons – 415-454-7400

Patriot Mechanical – 415-257-2688

Trahan Bros – 415-457-5541

Furniture

Brook Furniture Rental – 415/956-6008 Trish McIntyre

Cort Furniture Rental – 650-997-1679 Gabrielle Stornaiulo

Covering Marin – Karen Meiswinkel 899-1854, 1595 Francisco Blvd, San Rafael

Eclectic Essentials – Leslie Williamson, 460 Aaron Street, Suite B San Rafael, California 94901 707-758-6481

English Garden Furniture – 415/492-1051

Ethan Allen – 415/383-3600

Flegels – 454-0502

Gardenside Outdoor Furniture – 415/380-8325

Patio World – 415-454-5855 Pat Cerkel

PM Sleep Center – 457-9900 115 Bellam Blvd., & E. Francisco Blvd S. Rafael Marin’s largest kid’s sllection

Rafael Interiors – 492-8636 150 Mitchell Blvd. S. Rafael, 94903

Sanders Furniture – 415/459-5757

Sunrise Home – 415-456-3939 831 B St, San Rafael

The Back Shop & Sleep Ctr. – 415 459-0499 917 C St. S. Rafael, 94901

Tiempo Interiors – 415/460-6388

Garage Doors

Automatic Garage Doors of Marin – no web site 415-499-0409 Ann Koelherschmidt 415-883-0725 direct

Door Mart of Marin – 800-829-9833

Northgate Garage Door, Inc – 415-472-6004

Glass/Windows

Milgard Windows & Doors – Local reps: Lisa Delay, cell 415/716-7036, LisaDelay@milgard.com  OR Kurtis Lane 916-387-0700

Glass & Sash – 415-456-2240

Anderson Windows

Window Warehouse – 10,000 sqft warehouse full of windows. 415/924-4509 fax 415/924-8300 Tristen Shannon 5776 Paradise Drive, Corte Madera

AJD Builders – Adam D. @ 415.342.3811- Hard work, respect, trust…. character matters! No job too big or too small.

Chris Solberg Construction – 415.924.8190 Window installation expert. Ask for Chris

American Window – 454-1721

Empire Shower Doors – 415-453-0236

Dotto Glass – 415-479-1274

Blinds & Designs – 415-435-8080 Preston Petty 1 Blackfield Dr., Tiburon

Window Factory – 453-2500 902 Irwin St. San Rafael

PM Sales and Installation – Window and door installations

Collier Warehouse – 457-2340 425 Irwin, San Rafael

Charles Window & Door – 459-1600 901 Francisco Blvd. East, San Rafael Lic.#840757

Window Haven – 883-2998 372 Bel Marin Keys, NovatoBack to top

Liberty Glass – 415-460-5400

Old Town Glass – 897-0088 Fax: 897-0099 700 Grant Ave., Novato

Discount Windows – 893-0043 next to Macy’s 1230 Northgate Mall “Our name says it all”

Marvin Windows

Granite-Marble

Carrera Marble Co – 415-454-4647

GMS Global – 510-352-8112

Imperial Marble & Granite – 415-925-9275

Marin Marble – 415-492-1520 122 Paul Dr, San Rafael

Gutters

Easy Flow Seamless Gutter – 415-464-0660

Gutter Helmet – 415-453-2117

Homeberg Roofing – 415-492-8850

Ken Cooper – 415-446-5500

Marin Seamless Gutters – 415-454-2002

Modern Method Roofing – 415-924-8014

Hardware Stores

Ace Building Supply Center – 415-663-1737 11280 Hwy 1, Pt Reyes

Farifax Lumber – 415-453-4410 109 Broadway, Fairfax

General Hardware Co Mill Valley – 415-383-6611 401 Miller, Mill Valley

Golden State Lumber – 415/454-2532 1100 Anderson, San Rafael ask for Mike Moore

Goodman Building Supply Mill Valley – 415-388-6233 775 Redwood, Mill Valley

Home Depot –

Jacksons’ Harware – 415-454-3740 435 DuBois, San Rafael

Jim Corbets’ Ace Hardware Larkspur – 415-461-5330 1155 Magnolia, Larkspur

Lowes

Mill Valley Lumber – 415-388-3532 129 Miller. Mill Valley

Novato Builders Supply – 800 Sweetser, Novato 415-892-1651

Orchard Supply – 415-453-7288 1151 Anderson

Pacific Lumber & Hardware – 415-492-8816 4224 Redwood, San Rafael

Pini Ace Hardware – 415-892-1577 1535 So Novato Blvd, Novato

Rafael Lumber – 415-453-3043 930 Anderson, San Rafael

Sears – PLEASE DO NOT SHOP AT SEARS. THEY ARE A BIG BOX RETAILER THAT TAKES YOUR MONEY OUT OF CIRCULATION LOCALLY. THEY OUTSOURCE A LOT OF SERVICES OUT OF THE US. THEIR CREDIT DEPT HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY CITIBANK WHO WILL GIVE YOU INVALID LATE CHARGES HOPING YOU WON’T NOTICE.PLEASE SUPPORT LOCAL SERVICES – YOU WILL GET BETTER SERVICE, BETTER PRODUCTS FOR LESS MONEY ANYWAY. THANK YOU

Water Components – Water features, drainage, piping, etc specialist. 44 Simms, San Rafael. Ask for owner Pete Stibick 451-1780.

Waterstreet Co – 415-332-4318 318 Caldonia. Sausalito

Yardbirds – 415-457-5880 1901 4th Street, San Rafael

Home Inspection

Charles Lee & Sons – Eric Lee cell 415-461-6990 26 years of service in Marin and Sonoma CaLeeandSons@yahoo.com

Amerispec – 707-576-0285

ASHI – The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), North America’s oldest and largest professional society of home inspectors.

Bay Area Property Inspections – 415/257-6373

EnviroVue Home Inspection – 707/322-6445 Steven Ramos Certified Inspector, Powered by Infrared Technology

HomeGuard – Home, Termite, Roof. Get free roof inspection with purchase of home and termite. Acct Manager: Amy Villasenor 415-883-4000 office 707-769-1900 Sonoma 707-580-5408 cell

Sterling Inspection Services – 415 459-1511 Mike Sterling Construction Defects and Water Intrusion Specialist

Home Media

Access to Music – 415/257-6373

High Definition Home – 415-499-1400

Rolling Thunder – 415-456-1681

SoundVision –

World of Sound – 415-257-6312

Home Warranties

First American Home Buyers Protection – Enrica Ramm Mobile (415) 203-7854, Area Manager – San Francisco, Marin, Napa/Sonoma

American Home Shield – 800-800-8880×6123 Shelly O’Sullivan

Old Republic Home Protection Plan – Khristina Berquist, Acct exec. 800-282-7131x 1177. KhristinaB@orhp.com

Insurance

Farmers Insurance – Home, Flood, Auto, Life, Commercial. Gil Guglielmi Cell: 415-308-2811 Office: 415-892-5289 Fax: 415-366-3338 Email: farmers2020@gmail.com

Pre-Paid Legal Services – Unlimited legal advice for as little as $16/month. Family, business, and group plans available. 415-713-2223

Identity Theft Sheild – ID theft is one of the top claims. Protect yourself! 415-713-2223

State Farm – 415-482-6686

Blair Jarcik Insurance Agency – 415-898-7114 Blair@JarcikIns.com 415/898-7114 fax 415/898-7115

O’Donnell Financial – FREE INSURANCE REVIEW $750 value Greg O’Donnell 415/758-6300

Broker – Ethelynne Bates – 415-492-0598 Health insurance, employee benefits. Ethelynne Bates, Insurance Broker

Mortgage Insurance – no web site Carmen Mercado 415-259-0265 San Rafael

Interior Design

Jona Collins – 650-344-0393 Jona is the designer that HGTV tries to copy. Get the real thing!

Penni Webb Interior Design – Penni Webb. (415) 457-8929 Local San Rafael interior designer, photographer, artist.

Home and Garden Television

Kathy Rojas – Interior design and staging 925-768-2223

Lowes Creative Ideas –

Ruth Livingston – 415-435-5264 Tiburon, CA

Stacey Lapuk – Stacey Lapuk ASID, 415/499-1228 Award winning interior designs

Yvonne Lane Interiors – Yvonne Lane 415/454-3292 Concept, Construction, Completion

Kitchens & Baths

AJD Builders – Adam D. @ 415.342.3811- Hard work, respect, trust…. character matters!

Multi Pure Water Filters – Kay Karchevski (415) 225-6744 clean, pure, and safe water

Home Selling Strategist – (415) 225-2661 Clare Michael, interior designer. national talk show host, writer, tips on selling your house quicker and for more money

Spacial Design – 415-457-3195, Susan Lund. Custom Kitchen and Bathroom Design firm featuring seven semi-custom and custom lines of cabinetry

Gillman Screens & Kitchens – 415-455-5363

Miconi Marble & Tile – 415-454-6844

Redwood Kitchen & Bath – 415-456-7100

Bruce Kranzer – 415-454-8100

Faucets.com –

EXPO (Home Depot) –

Segale Bros – 415-546-5610

Kitchens Etc. Inc – Ingrid Ramsay – 415.454.3572 quality cabinets build with eco-friendly materials that do not off-gas toxins.

Landscape

Marin Landscaping – (415) 310-5928 Marion Trau. Full service landscape and hardscape. Top service, top quality.

Green Space Grass – Synthetic turf. (415) 384-0180. Mike Pile -superior service and the best product in the industry are a healthy and growing concern today.

Chris Hill Landscape – 415-457-0506

Sunnyside Nursery – 415-453-2701

All Bay Landscaping – 415-457-8353

Gardens & Gables – 415-499-0331

Arrow – 415-453-8250

Heritage Landscapes – 415-458-8151

Legal

Pre_Paid Legal Services – Unlimited legal advice for as little as $16/month. Includes a will! Family, business, and group plans available. 415-713-2223

Identity Theft Sheild – ID theft is one of the top claims in Pre-Paid Legal. Protect your identity.

Barbara Rohan – Family law, mediation. No web site yet 1Rohan@comcast.net 459-1438

Debra Breiner – no web site yet. Estate Planning, Trusts. 415-453-0534

Neil Sorensen – Real estate law, development, planning issues. 415-499-8600 950 Northgate Dr #107, San Rafael 94903

Joann Babiak – High Conflict Mediation & Litigation – (415) 225-8540 Joann Babiak. Mediation and litigation of high-conflict disputes, bankruptcy

Tax Attorney Jeanne Pieters – 415-924-5524. Tax preparation, planning, and representation. Jeanne Pieters. jeanne.pieters@gmail.com

Legal Self Help Center of Marin – Legal Self Help Center of Marin 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903-4189 (415) 492-1111 NO WEBSITE

Marin County Landlord Tenant Agency – 415-499-7454 9am – noon, 1pm – 4pm. NO WEBSITE

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Gary T. Ragghianti – 415-453-9433 874 Fourth St San Rafael, CA 94901

Landlord Advisor

Lighting

Lamps Plus – 415-453-6912 610 DuBois, San Rafael

Lights of Rafael – 415-472-7292 4100 Redwood Hwy, San Rafael

Locksmiths

Marin Lock and Safe – 415-456-4346

Transbay Security Service – 415-257-6363

Marin Utilities

AT&T Commercial – 800-750-2355

AT&T Residential – 800-310-2355 phone service for Central, Southern and West Marin

Bay Cities Refuse (Southern) – no web site 332-3646

Comcast Cable Co – 800-226-2278 Anderson Ave., SR

Fairfax Refuse – no web site 453-3838

Marin Sanitary – 456-2601

Mill Valley Refuse – (415) 457-9760 112 Front St San Rafael, CA 94901

MMWD – Marin Municipal Water District 415-945-1500 220 Nellen Ave, CM Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

North Marin Water District – 415-897-4133 Serving Novato 999 Rush Creek Pl., Novato Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Novato Disposal – 7576 Redwood Blvd Novato, CA 94945

Novato Sanitary – (415) 892-1694 500 Davidson Street Novato, California 94945

PG&E – 800-743-5000

Verizon – web site not up yet 800-483-410 phone service serving Novato

Mortgage

Jeremy Forcier Loan Group – Jeremy Forcier-Mortgage Banker 101 2nd Street, S-140, Petaluma C – 415 717 7155

California Mortgage Advisors – Stacie Strassberg – Stacie Strassberg, Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist 415-451-4888 x238

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage – Bonita Clifton Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 415-256-2116 1020 B St, San Rafael, CA 94901

Bank of America Home Loans – Gary Moore 415-999-9710 30 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael david.stimmel@bankofamerica.com

O’Donnell Financial Group – Tony Cobb 415.758.6327 Mortgage Broker for residential, commercial, land and construction.

All Cal Mortgage – All California Mortgage. Stan Hook 415-464-8275

Sebastopol Mortgage – Terence S. Briggs, President Office: (707) 829-8387

Bank of Marin – Construction financing, direct lender 415/289-8708 Jim Hoffman jameshoffman@BankofMarin.com

Commercial Loans – Russ Trapani, Commercial Loan Consultant 510-494-7852 ex 28 (510-619-6787 (Cell) teamlebanner@gmail.com

East West Bank – Michelle Lai (510) 271-5098 VP & Business Relationship Manager fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Does Fannie Mae Own Your Mortgage? – If you are looking to do a HARP refi, Freddie or Fannie must own your loan for now

Does Freddie Mac own your loan? – https://ww3.freddiemac.com/corporate/

Moving Companies

Bekins – 415/454-5600

Luigys Moving Co. – Luis Aguilar – (415) 725-0235

Luigys Moving Company San Francisco Movers

Mayflower Earl Farnsworth Express – 415-459-6683

Van and Storage – Moving and Storage San Rafael, Novato, Sonoma 415-382-1840

Mold

Environmental Service Co – Mold Testing, Inspections, and Removal Mold Inspections & Remediation Call Toll Free 800-816-4857

Envirovue – Mold inspection and repair. Steve Ramos, 707-322-6445 HGTV House Detective Certified Home Inspector Certfied Building Science Thermographer

Envirovue Mold Inspection/Repair – Mold inspection and repair, Steve Ramos 707-322-6445, HGTV House Detective Certified Home Inspector Certfied Building Science Thermographer

Mold Remedies – Mold Removal & Water Damage Repair. Emergency Svs. Results Guaranteed.

Puro Clean Site – 24/7 Mold Removal Service Same day service available. Serving Northern CA since 1990.

Service Magic – Get matched with up to 4 Mold removal contractors. Free service.

Notary

Notary on the Road – Myrna Chamberlain Notary on the Road 415-256-0354 pager

Old Republic Title – 415/454-8300 545 Fourth St, San Rafael will do notary for $10. Please call first and bring your driver’s license!

Painters

Tom Wagner Painting – Tom Wagner (415) 571-3231 tommywag@comcast.net

Northbay Painting – Karen, 20 Galli Drive Novato 415-499-4699

Kunst Bros – 415-456-4044

Doug Neiman – no web site 415/250-8708 RDNeiman57@juno.com very dependable

Perfect Painting – Kevin Hughes no web site just an an excellent painter. 415/559-9377

Paint Suppliers

Kelly Moore – 415-258-0627 124 Belvedere, San Rafael

Marin Color Service – no web site 415-453-4065 770 Lincoln, San Rafael

Orchard Paint Dept – 415-453-7288 1151 Anderson Drive, San Rafael Judy Manzelman, Emmy Winner for Color, Paint Pro Certification

Sherman-Williams – 485-6739 444 DuBois St, San Rafael ask for Cheryl, David or Kieran

Tamalpais Paint & Color – 415-924-7321 30 Tamalpais, Corte Madera

Recyle Used Paint – www.paintcare.org 855-724-6809 Kelly Moore at 601 East Francisco, San Rafael

Pest

Clark Pest Control – 415-454-1173

Hinkley & Gordon – 415-883-8877 Lic. # PRO408 Since 196

HomeGuard – Home, Termite, Roof. Get free roof inspection with purchase of home and termite. Acct Manager: Amy Villasenor 415-883-4000 office 707-769-1900 Sonoma 707-580-5408 cell

Hydrex Pest Control – 415-499-1612

Morris Structural Pest Control – 415-898-5678 415-898-5678 fax Bob Hoffman, Inspector

Northbay Structural Services – 415-893-0257

Redwood Termite – 415-898-2293 Al Hall

Terminex – 415-499-0464 San Rafael 415-898-5708 Novato 415-381-5946 Mill Valley

The Hitmen Termite & Pest – 415-456-6777

Western Exterminator – 415-456-2581

Plumbers

Michael More Plumbing – no web site – Michael (415) 713-1617 new construction, commercial, no job too big!!

Samson Plumbing – no website yet. Owner; Clark Samson 415.407-0756 cell.

Multi Pure Water Filters – Kay Karchevski (415) 225-6744 clean, pure, and safe water

Mike Testa Plumbing – 415-479-0110

Rescue Rooter – 415-459-6762

Peter Levi – 415-454-7771

Mr Rooter – 415-457-1820

Drain Patrol – 415-457-4870

Starvng Plumbers – 415-457-1095

Property Management

Robertson Property Management – (415) 789-5952 Hannah Robertson, owner

Landlord Advisor – Lots of property management tips!

POWAR Management – 415-491-8930

Eugene Burger Management – 415-461-8860

Jackie Tom Rentals in SF – Jackie Tom 415/552-3263

EXCEL Management – 415-883-4444

Bayside Property Management – 415-383-8400

Dalmon Property Management – Joe Dalman. 997 Second Street, Suite B Novato, CA 94945 (415) 898-2370 Fax: (415) 898-2371 Leasing and managing residential property in Northern Marin and Sonoma

Prandi Property Management – 415-482-9988

Roofing

Booth & Little Roofing – 415-924-2733

Capstone Roofing – 415-453-0190

DeMello Roofing – 415-456-0741

Ken Cooper Roofing – 415-446-5500

Marin County Roofing Co – 415-453-3511

Morris Roofing – 415-454-6066 Norman Arends, owner

Wedge Roofing – 415-897-6168

Recycling

Bay Cities Refuse (Southern) – 332-3646

Habitat for Humanity – Looking for donated building materials – can pick up.

Marin Sanitary – 415-456-2601 1501 Anderson Drive, San Rafael

Mill Valley Refuse – (415) 457-9760 112 Front St, San Rafael

Novato Disposal – 7576 Redwood Blvd

Recyle Used Paint – www.paintcare.org 855-724-6809 Kelly Moore at 601 East Francisco, San Rafael

Security Systems

ACME Lock Security – 415-456-7852

ACME Security Systems – 415-355-6584

ADT – 800-238-2727

American Sentry Systems – 415-457-2622

Bay Alarm – 800-610-1000

Jefferson Security Systems – 415-459-2010

Redwood Security Systems – 415-459-1122

Septic

City Sewer Pumping Co – 415-663-1926

Roy’s Sewer Services – 415-456-2320

Solar

Go Solar Marin – Local consumers’ organizationto bring down the cost of solar power

Greenlight Solar – 415-331-2400

Marin Solar – 415-456-2800 Mick Laugs

Solar Energy – 877-228-8700

Solarcraft – 414-382-7717

Sun First – 415-458-5870

Sun Power – 415-459-4201

Spas

Northbay Spas – 415-883-0477 Jim Henderson owner/operator

Hotspring – 415-472-7727

Spa Warrior – 415-499-1313

Caledera Spas – 415-883-0477

Herbs Pool and Spa – 415-479-4040

The Hot Tub Doctor – 415-456-6844

Life Springs – 888-864-9300

Staging

CenterStage – 415-440-2910

Changing Places – 415/461-6257

Constance Bennett – 415/699-4817

Dressed to Sell – 925-887-9844 Kathy. Start with a consultation

UPSTAGE – no web site yet 415 381-7830 Rose Steiner

Victoria Keenan – 415-637-1104 cell 415-389-0661 office ASP Master (Accredited Staging Professional)

Wind Dance – no web site yet Breeze 309-1860

Storage

Bellam Self Storage & Boxes – 24 Bellam Blvd, San Rafael pay six months, get 7th free. 415-454-1983

Bridge Self Storage – 888-441-1212 Pt Richmond

Climate Control Storage – 415-453-9000 free truck and driver

Closets Mini Storage – 415-258-9922 3 locations in San Rafael

CSI Mini Storage – 800-445-1977 Richmond

HH Storage – 415-453-1144

Mini Storage – 415-472-5204

Northgate Security Storage – 415-472-3330 ground level units

Novato Self Storage – 415-898-1313

Pay Less Self Storage – 415-456-2300

Public Storage – 415-472-4413

Ross Valley Self Storage – 415-457-1300

San Rafael Self Storage – 415-453-2200 675 Anderson San Rafael

Store Quest Self Storage – 415-460-1800. Sarah Michaels, Property Manager. 55 Golden Gate Dr, San Rafael 94903

Swimming Pools

Apache Pools – 415-492-3351

Blu Dolphin Pool Service – Dick McHeney, owner 415-453-0511

Crystal Clear Pool Service – 415-258-8188

Herbs Pool and Spa – 415-479-4040

Janssen Pools – 415-488-4455

Swanpools – 415-479-7665

Tile

Miconi Marble & Tile – 415-454-6844 visit our showroom at: 600 Irwin St. San Rafael Lic. #604588

Western Tile – 415-482-TILE (8453) 1385 E. Francisco Blvd. S. Rafael Kitchen Design and emodeling Serving the north bay since 1940

JFK Marble & Granite – A Diamond Certified Company Specializing in all natural stone and ceramic tile.

AJD Builders – Adam D. @ 415.342.3811- Hard work, respect, trust…. character matters! No job too small or too big.

Italics Tile Showroom – 415-451-6150

Tile & Stone Concepts – 415-457-9422 1505 E. Francisco Blvd.S. Rafael, Purveyors of Fixtures, Tile, & Stone Also in Walnut Creek

Daltile – 415 454-8610 25 Pelican Way, S. Rafael

Ceramic Tile Design – 415-575-3785 846 W. Francisco Blvd. San Rafael

Miconi Marble & Tile – 415-454-6844

CTW Designs – 415-883-8861

Italics Tile Showroom – 415-451-6150

Ceramic Tile Design – 415-575-3785

CTW Designs – 415-883-8861 Fax 415-883-2573

Title/Escrow Companys

Fidelity National Title Insurance – 415-453-7110 750 Lindaro, San Rafael, 94901 Donna Santiago Woods direct 257-2324

First American Title – San Rafael Allison 415/382-4129

North American Title – Amy Jordan 707-763-6800

Old Republic Title – FREE CD of all escrow closing documents for your permanent records. Deborah Powell Business Development 415/454-8300 cell 415/264-6280 Greenbrae Courtney Coleman 464-9410

Stewart Title – 415-454-9323 700 Irwin St. S. Rafael, Claudine Whitney – Customer service

Window Coverings

Budget Blinds – Karen Meiswinkel 899-1854

Blinds & Designs – 453-1518

CIP Window Treatments – 415/453-2117

Marin Window Covering – 415-457-4242 Paul

Covering Marin – Karen Meiswinkel 899-1854, 1595 Francisco Blvd, San Rafael

Blinddoctors – 800-547-8982

3 Day Blinds – 415/453-0280

Island Blinds – Check pricing online. How to measure, install.

blindsgalore.com – Internet blinds and shades

Mold Testing, Inspections, and Removal – Mold Testing, Inspections, and Removal

Shades of Marin – 453-1518

Maps

Mapquest – maps, driving directions, road trip planner….

Relocation Links

San Rafael Real Estate – Yahoo! Real Estate offers a wealth of to help with every aspect of your move

Moving Center – Moving Estimates, Truck Rental, Moving Supplies and Storage

National Weather – find weather info anywhere in the US

Official City Sites – find area info sites across the world!

US State Departments of Education – see the list of all 50 states

USPS’ Movers Guide – help for planning and executing your move

Local Weather

Local Weather – forecasts, weather patterns, radars….

Schools

State dept. of education – school reports, statistics, demographics….

Tax Information

Paula Marie Bruce CPA – MS in Tax Law 415-332-6577 “BECAUSE, ITS NOT WHAT YOU EARN, ITS WHAT YOU KEEP!”

Homeowner deductions information –

First-time homeowners

Selling your home

How to report moving expenses

Area Information

Community Information – free community profiles

Local Information –research local area info, stats, and events

 

Local Building Departments

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LAND FILL To find or place land fill, call Dan at Azavedo Trucking 415/897-8958. He keeps track of dirt needed, and fill to be placed.

MARIN County of Marin Planning Department – Includes un-incorporated areas of Marin.

BELVEDERE Planning: 435-3838, 450 San Rafael Ave

CORTE MADERA Planning: 927-5057, 342 Tamalpais

FAIRFAX Planning: 453-1585, 142 Bolinas

LARKSPUR Planning: 927-5038, 400 Magnolia

MILL VALLEY Planning: 388-4033, 26 Corte Madera

NOVATO Planning: 899 8989, 75 Roland Blvd

ROSS Planning: 453-1453, 31 Sir Francis Drake

SAN ANSELMO Planning: 258-4616, 525 San Anselmo Ave 8:30 – noon

SAN RAFAEL Planning: 485-3085, 1400 Fifth Ave

SAUSALITO Planning: 289-4112, 420 Litho, M-Th

TIBURON Planning: 435-7390, 1505 Tiburon Blvd

If you have any real estate needs, please think of me.

Michael Williamsen, 415-457-7900