Sharon’s Recommendations

The following is a list of recommended services based on Sharon Hales‘ decades of local experience:

Accountant/Tax Specialist

Michael Milam, Partner at Milam, Knecht & Warner LLP / 818-550-9991

 

Tree Care/Pruning and Planting

Gary Knowlton, Certified Arborist / 818-957-8432

 

Architect

Demery Matthews, Matthews Design / 818-248-5966

 

Asphalt/Driveways

California Paving / 818-956-5939

 

Attorney/Estate Planning

Adam Becker, Partner at Callister, Broberg & Becker / 818-500-1890

 

Contractor/Home Builder

Kendall Hales Construction / 818-652-7871

 

Building & Safety Departments

Glendale / 818-548-2140

Permits / 818-548-3200

La Canada Flintridge / 818-790-8651

LA City / 888-524-2845 / PermitReport.com

LA County / 626-574-0941

Pasadena Housing Code Compliance / 626-744-4633

 

Cabinet Maker/Finish Carpenter

Oscar Bautista, Oscar’s Cabinets / 626-602-5820

 

Carpet

Carpet Castle / 818-957-7770

 

Carpet Cleaner

Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning / 818-956-8199

 

Chimney Inspector

Chimney Doctor / 818-352-5862

 

Chimney Repair

Boston Brick & Stone / 626-296-7700

Greg Sylvis, Earthquake Safety / 800-449-6118

 

Chimney Sweep

So. Cal Chimney Service / 323-459-9606

 

Concrete

Big K Concrete / 818-352-6643

 

Disposal/Trash Pickup

BFI / 888-742-5234

La Canada-CV Disposal / 818-790-5410

 

Electrician

Matt Rueda / 626-390-5917

 

Engineer (Structural)

Ivan Chiu / 626-798-2828

 

Escrow

Brandie Belangeri, Inter Valley Escrow / 818-952-8999

 

Estate Sales and Liquidation

Hughes Estate Sales / 626-791-9600

Flooring (Wood)

Donnie Bouchard, Wood Flooring Perfection / 818-631-3097

Garage Door

Superior Garage Doors / 626-967-3441

Gardener

Jose Castillo / 818-689-1934

 

Gas & Water Leaks

National Leak Detection / 800-444-9421

 

Glass/Mirrors

A.J. Masters / 818-352-3184, 818-790-2833

 

Glass (Decorative)

RD Gibbs & Co. / 818-249-1509

 

Handyman

Neil Ryan, Ryan’s Residential Repairs / 818-249-4119

 

Hazardous Waste

Glendale & La Canada / 818-238-3900

 

Heating & Air Conditioning

Robert Hall, Hall & Sons / 818-402-5131

 

Home Staging

Besty Wilbur, Artisan Staged Homes & Room Design / 818-935-9424

 

House Cleaner

J’s Maid Service / 818-248-2001

 

Inspector

Robert Thurman, California Gold Coast Home Inspections / 818-397-8691

Jeff Cross, Summit Inspections / 818-841-8024

 

Insurance

Eric Hamilton and Rick Dinger, Crescenta Valley Insurance / 818-248-4500

 

Landscaping

Sloan Foxe Ashley, Landscape Designer / 818-731-6015

Jose Castillo, Gardener / 818-689-1934

 

Loans/Mortgage

Floyd Walters, BWA Mortgage / 818-952-2726

 

Locksmith

Hector Estrada / 818-489-3953

 

Mold Remediation

911 Restoration / 877-488-7988

 

Moving and Storage

Andy’s Moving and Storage / 818-249-2016

 

Painter

Rich Castro / 818-521-8993

Tim Van Dyke / 818-248-1477

 

Pest Control (Rodents, Bees)

Art Psaltis, Guaranteed Pest Control / 323-665-5197

 

Plumber

Mighty Mike Plumbing / 888-205-0894

Mike, Bona Fide Plumbing / 818-822-4279

 

Police

Crescenta Valley Sheriff / 818-248-3464

Glendale (Montrose Station) / 818-249-8173

Glendale Police (Main Office) / 818-548-4840

 

Pool Maintenance

Bob Brorsen / 818-913-1008

 

Rain Gutters

Crescenta Canada Rain Gutters / 818-249-1858

 

Retrofitter (Code Compliance)

Metro Retrofitting / 818-340-3060

 

Schools

Glendale Unified School District / 818-241-3111

La Canada Unified School District / 818-952-8300

Los Angeles Unified School District / 818-755-5300

 

Security System

Review of the best home security systems

http://www.reviews.com/home-security-systems/

Stager

Besty Wilbur, Artisan Staged Homes & Room Design / 818-935-9424

 

Surveyor

Ivan Chiu (Structural Engineer) / 626-798-2828

 

Termite

Tri-Pacific Termite / 818-248-3302

 

Title

Mike DeGrandis and Lisa Matzner, Orange Coast Title / 818-523-8001

 

Window Washer

Paul’s Professional Window Washing / 818-249-7917