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.

CarpetOceanside 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.