To make this list, you have to have had a long-standing history of excellent customer service. These are people I've known for years, and work on my own house. I highly recommend them.
Cabinets, Repairs & Cleaning - Kitchen Tune-Up - Peter Tan give you the quick fix that looks great. (760) 930-0435.
Carpet - Oceanside Abbey Carpet - Chuck Ward, long-time owner-operator, and Ken Calkin, sales manager. Both are very personable, and they have a great showroom for carpet, tile, and hardwood floors. Highly recommended. http://oceanside.abbeycarpet.com/ (760) 757-5033.
Computers - Wayne Keenan - Wayne is very patient with computer repairs (760) 685-2843.
CPA/Tax Attorney - Julie Cardin - Excellent with taxes and estate planning (760) 434-1040.
Electrician - Sabatini Electric - Dominic does excellent work, call his cell (760) 277-3879.
Eviction Attorney - Jim Burmeister - Tenant problems? Call Jim. (760) 729-3052.
Glass - D & J Paint and Glass - they repair/replace windows and install custom shower doors, samples on display too. (760) 722-0881.
Handyman - Theron Ventor - He is meticulous, and won't quit until the job is complete to his very high expectations. He's booked solid so give him some notice (760) 522-8717.
Hauling - Express Junk gets it done, used them for years. http://www.expressjunkremoval.com
Insurance - Dick Marrs - Marrs, Maddocks, and Associates handles all ins. (760) 804-0402.
Locksmith - Pro-Tec Lock and Keys - I've never had a new key not work. (760) 722-1479.
Painter - Quality Custom Painting - Dan Delhey is on-site himself, and has a small crew. (619) 787-1485.
Palm Trees - Gerry Lomax - 10+ acres of mature, exotic palms - installed. (760) 443-3003.
Piano Tuner, Technician - Richard Clark - Rick can make any piano sing! (760) 436-3322.
Plumber, Vista - CC Nelson Plumbing - Get it done right, call a pro - Curt Nelson. (760) 758-7473.
Plumber, San Diego - ASAP Plumbing - others have said that Robert is very meticulous (619) 265-8273.
Real Estate - Klinge Realty - I answer my own phone (760) 434-5000.
Roofing - Glynn Roofing - Mike Glynn does repairs and new installations (760) 758-0833.
Termite/bugs - Any-Day Termite - Mark doesn't find termites where there aren't any. (760) 757-7516.
Tree Trimming - American Arbor - Randy Lockett knows his trees. (760) 729-7540.
Wood Floor Refinishing - Floor-It - David Erbs makes those old hardwoods look like new (760) 721-7788.