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San Francisco

Customer Feedback:

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

“The man who came was such a nice fellow and he was on time— right on the dot! Their pricing is fair. I am very satisfied, and recommended them to my neighbor around the corner who was just as pleased. Next time, I’m going to have them replace my water heater.“

Home Services (cont’d)
Hauling/Debris Removal
House Cleaning
Interior Designer
Mover
Organizer
Siding, House
Tree Service
Upholstery
Window Cleaning
Window Coverings/Drapes
Miscellaneous
Bands
Music
Parties
Professional Services
Tax & Financial Planning
Auto Services
Auto Repair
Health and Beauty
Chiropractor
Dentist
Hair Stylist
Home Improvement
Architect
Cabinets
Carpets & Floor Coverings, Retail
Concrete Contractor
Drainage
Earthquake Retrofitting
Electrical Contractor
Engineer, Structural
Flooring
Foundation Contractor
Furniture
Garage Door Repair
General Contractor
Glass Repair/Installation
Handyman
Hardwood Floors
Heating & Air Conditioning
Home Offices
Home Repair
Home Theater
Insulation
Landscape Contractor
Painter
Plumber
Remodeling Contractor
Roofing Contractor
Seismic Consulting
Skylights
Structural Solutions
Waterproofing/Leak Solving
Windows
Windowseats
Home Services
Alarm Systems
Appliance Repair
Carpet Cleaning
Chimney Cleaning
Closets
Drapery Cleaning
Gutters, Replacement/Cleaning

Oakland/Berkeley

Customer Feedback:

Larry Ackley’s Professional Painting

“I’d recommend Larry unreservedly. Our old house was a mess, covered with chipped and cracked layers of paint. Larry completely transformed it. He’s a terrific craftsman with a great sense of color.”

Home Services (cont’d)
Hauling/Debris Removal
House Cleaning
Organizer
Pest Control (Bugs, Rodents, Etc.)
Termite Control
Tree Service
Upholstery
Window Cleaning
Window Coverings/Drapes
Landscaping
Garden Maintenance
Landscaping
Miscellaneous
Bands
Music
Parties
Professional Services
Tax & Financial Planning
Auto Services
Auto Repair
Health and Beauty
Electrologist
Hair Stylist
Skin & Nail Care
Home Improvement
Architect
Bath Refinishing
Cabinets
Carpets & Floor Coverings, Retail
Concrete Contractor
Deck Builder
Drainage
Earthquake Retrofitting
Electrical Contractor
Engineer, Structural
Flooring
Foundation Contractor
Furniture
General Contractor
Handyman
Hardwood Floors
Heating & Air Conditioning
Home Offices
Home Repair
Home Theater
Insulation
Kitchen & Bath/Design & Build
Landscape Architect
Landscape Contractor
Lighting
Masonry Contractor
Painter
Plumber
Remodeling Contractor
Roofing Contractor
Seismic Consulting
Structural Solutions
Tile Contractor /Masonry
Waterproofing/Leak Solving
Windows
Windowseats
Home Services
Alarm Systems
Appliance Repair
Carpet Cleaning
Closets
Computer Repair
Computer Training
Gardening Services
Gutters, Replacement/Cleaning

Contra Costa County

Customer Feedback:

Affordable Housecleaning

“We found him 2 years ago, and he is amazing. One of the best housecleaners we’ve ever had. He is very trustworthy— he has a key to our house, and even helped us out with our dog when my wife was in the hospital expecting quadruplets! He cleans the house across the street for two police officers, and we’ve hooked him up with a few other people as well.”

Home Services (cont’d)
Pest Control (Bugs, Rodents, Etc.)
Pool, Spa, Hot Tub Service
Tailor/Alterations
Termite Control
Tree Service
Upholstery
Wall Patching & Repair
Window Cleaning
Window Coverings/Drapes
Landscaping
Garden Maintenance
Landscaping
Miscellaneous
Bands
Music
Parties
Auto Services
Auto Repair
Health and Beauty
Hair Stylist
Skin & Nail Care
Home Improvement
Bath Refinishing
Cabinets
Carpets & Floor Coverings, Retail
Concrete Contractor
Deck Builder
Drainage
Earthquake Retrofitting
Electrical Contractor
Engineer, Structural
Flooring
Foundation Contractor
Furniture
General Contractor
Handyman
Hardwood Floors
Heating & Air Conditioning
Home Repair
Insulation
Kitchen & Bath/Design & Build
Landscape Architect
Landscape Contractor
Lighting
Masonry Contractor
Painter
Plaster/Stucco
Plumber
Remodeling Contractor
Seismic Consulting
Structural Solutions
Tile Contractor /Masonry
Waterproofing/Leak Solving
Windows
Wood Refinishing
Home Services
Alarm Systems
Carpet Cleaning
Closets
Computer Repair
Computer Training
Gardening Services
Gutters, Replacement/Cleaning
Hauling/Debris Removal
House Cleaning
Interior Designer

Peninsula

Customer Feedback:

Craftcare Hardwood Floors

“I used them 2 years ago to refinish the floor in my living room, and this summer they installed a similar floor, and blended the two beautifully. The crew was very, very nice and always cleaned up after themselves. I was completely happy with them!”

Home Services (cont’d)
House Cleaning
Organizer
Pest Control (Bugs, Rodents, Etc.)
Siding, House
Termite Control
Tree Service
Upholstery
Wall Patching & Repair
Window Cleaning
Window Coverings/Drapes
Miscellaneous
Bands
Music
Parties
Health and Beauty
Dentist
Hair Stylist
Home Improvement
Asbestos/Lead Abatement
Bath Refinishing
Bath/Shower Enclosures
Cabinets
Deck Builder
Drainage
Earthquake Retrofitting
Electrical Contractor
Fence Contractor
Foundation Contractor
Furniture
Garage Door Repair
General Contractor
Glass Repair/Installation
Handyman
Hardwood Floors
Heating & Air Conditioning
Home Offices
Home Repair
Home Theater
Kitchen & Bath/Design & Build
Landscape Contractor
Lighting
Painter
Plaster/Stucco
Plumber
Roofing Contractor
Seismic Consulting
Skylights
Solar-Generated Electricity
Structural Solutions
Waterproofing/Leak Solving
Windows
Windowseats
Home Services
Carpet Cleaning
Chimney Cleaning
Closets
Drapery Cleaning
Gutters, Replacement/Cleaning
Holiday Lighting