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· Electrician
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· Garage Doors
· General Carpentry
· Home Inspector
· Home Remodeling
· Insurance
· Irrigation
· Landscape Lighting
· Landscapers
· Lighting
· Mortgage Providers
· Painters
· Pest Control
· Plumbler
· Roofers
· Tree Removal
· Utility Providers

     Lowe's Commercial Services / Jim Almand
4925 Windward Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Cell: 770-570-4028
We buy a lot of appliances from Lowe's for our rehab properties. Jim is great to work with. If you arrange your appliance purchase through us, we can offer you our contractor discount of 10%. Please contact Kathy directly for more information on this exclusive offer.
Auto Repair
     BG Autocare
6130 Atlanta Highway
Alpharetta, GA 30004
This is a GREAT shop in Alpharetta! They specialize in oil changes, emission, tune-up, tires, alignment,brakes, a/c, electrical and computer diagnostics. Very good,reputable, with reasonable prices and all work warranted and done right.Bill Gowdy has been servicing all of our cars since 2002 (before he owned his own shop.) Please mention our name when calling!
     The Origional Mattress Factory / Louis Baine
1605 Mansell Road
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Cell: 678-461-8755
Unless you are going for a Ducksbed, these guys make the next best thing. Hand made, high quality orthopedic beds that really last. We just replaced ours that has last over 16 years. Great warranty and customer support. Kathy and I highly recommend them!
     Cronan's Cabinet Shop / Jim Cronan
500 Milton Avenue
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Cell: 770-475-7388
No Website
No Email
Jim is a great custom, old time cabinet maker. He can fix your damaged ones or make your an entire new set. He has managed on many occassions to save a kitchen from complete remodeling. Works with all kinds of wood. Very reasonable prices for custom work.
Closing Attorneys
     Cobb & Hyre, Attorneys / Larry Hyre
6085 Lake Forest Drive / Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30328
Cell: 404-255-2307
The is a fabulous, no mistakes, let's get it done law firm. They are easy to work with and completely specialize in all aspects of real estate law. We have been doing business with them for over 30 years.
     The Wood Restoration Co. / Todd Truhan
1050 East Piedmont Road / Suite 108-158
Marietta, GA 30062
Cell: 770-722-8903
These guys rock. Todd and his wife Dori have been handeling all of our deck restaining needs for over 20 years. They deal with all kinds of deck, fence and wood treatments. Our deck treatments last for years!
     Carpet Restretches & Repairs / James Sanford
Atlanta, GA
Cell: 678-618-1408
No Website
Don't let the name fool you. James does unbelievable hardwood and laminate work! Also does subfloor repairs, fixes squeaks,and patch word in addition to whole house carpet installations. Call him to be wrinkle free! We use him on all our rehab jobs.
Garage Doors
     Overhead Door Company /Phillip Steckbauer
221 Armour Drive
Atlanta, GA 30324
Cell: 404-872-3667
When you need replacement doors, these are the guys to call. They have a great selection of wood, metal and panel doors. Overhead also replaces broken springs, too. If you only need garage door openers or opener service, I recommend Kaufman Door Service at 770-527-3802. We have used both companies for years.
General Carpentry
Home Inspector
     Keeling Home Inspections
605 Woodrow Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Cell: 7709622214
One of the top home inspectors in the Southeast with over 20 years of experience, is a full member of the American Society of Home Inspectors, Georgia Association of Homes Inspectors and is fully certified & licensed. Provides Residential Home Inspections, Small Commercial Business Inspecitons, Roof Inspections and Home Check-ups.
Home Remodeling
     Hester and Associates, Inc. / Maria Aligheri
6015 Southard Trace
Cumming, GA 30040
Cell: 678-679-0400
Hester and Associates handles all commercial and personal insurance needs. They are an independant agency, and shop the market for the best deal for you. We use them on almost all of our commercial/investment and redevelopment properties.
     State Farm / Russ House
6425 Powers Ferry Road / Suite 198
Atlanta, GA 30339
Cell: 770-955-1485
If you have been a State Farm customer, Russ House is your man! This man knows insurance backwards and forward. He is very personal service oriented and a pleasure to work with! In Georgia, State Farm has historically some of the best rates for residential properties when compared to other insurers.
Landscape Lighting
     The Outdoor Lights / Chris Wakefield
3335A Hutchinson Road
Cumming, GA 30040
Cell: 770-844-1760
These guys didn't install our outdoor lighting system, but I wish they had. They started in business months after our installation. Chris and his team provide all types of exterior and landscape lighting. They do great work! Very service oriented.
     KSE Landscape Consulting / Kevin Ellis
13705 New Providence Road
Milton, GA 30004
Cell: 678-410-2232
No Website
Kevin is very good at design, installation and maintenance. He is also a great go to guy for trees,plants, sod, fences, irrigation, retaining walls, drainage solutions, landscape lighting, patios and outdoor kitchens. ICPI and NCMA certified.
     Progressive Lighting / Debbie Button
11580 Alpharetta Highway
Roswell, GA 30076
Cell: 678-252-1894
This is one of two major builder supply houses for lighting. Customer friendly showroom with thousands more lights than the big box stores. Contractor discounts available when orders are placed through us. Contact Kathy directly for more information.
Mortgage Providers
     Derek Watkins / Bank of America
1355 Windward Concourse
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Cell: 770-633-6332
This guy is THE BEST of the best! Derek handles all types of loans, especially challenging ones. He is very knowledgeable and dependable and gets loans closed quickly on time, without delays. Because he is so good, Kathy uses him exclusively! He also offers in house underwriting and an EIGHT DAY, start to finish close! Two more great perks!
Pest Control
     Northwest Exterminating / Bryan Bledsoe
6715 Little Mill Road
Cumming, GA 30041
Cell: 404-456-1361
This company does a lot more than deal with Georgia's nasty termites. They are a full service pest company. Bryan is great to work with. Professional and on time. Northwest's rates are better than their competitors and their service will truly exceed your expectations.
     Findley Roofing / Alex Tymchuk
4181 JVL Industrial Park Drive
Marietta, GA 30066
Cell: 404-218-0311
There simply aren't any better roofers than these guys! Very price competitive and their service before and after the sale is spectacular. We use them on our personal homes and all rehab jobs. $ 500 discount if you let us arrange for free estimate and work. Alex gladly offers it to all our customers.
Tree Removal
     Chipper LLC Tree Service / Chris Coomer
3210 Holbrook Campground Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Cell: 678-591-7797
Great source for tree removal, stump grinding, pruning, clearing, grading, sod and demolition work. Also has dumpsters for rent. Chris has great prices on seasoned firewood, too! In winter, we use his wood for fires almost every night. Affordable, Dependable and insured.
Utility Providers
     Georgia Natural Gas
(Southstar Energy Services)
Atlanta, GA
Very dependable gas provider with good rates. Call Chip direct for our EXCLUSIVE gas promo code and receive either 20 cents off per therm or get a $ 50 Visa Reward Card when signing up. This provider is also a Delta Skymiles program participant.