AOTB Home Services Directory
         aka "Martha's List"

Have you had a valuable experience with a home service professional who provided excellent service that fit your budget and met or exceeded your expectations?

Do you need such home services but have no idea as to who could do it and how well?  

If you’ve had a great service experience, or know someone who has, we would like you to share your positive experience(s) with your neighbors via our AOTB network so we can build a directory from which others might benefit. The recommendations should be emailed to our volunteer community member, Martha McDowell, or send by filling out the form below. The recommendations will then be organized and regularly posted to our POA-AOTB website. 

Examples of categories would include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Construction
  • Landscaping
  • Carpentry
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Painting
  • Roofing
  • Water Conditioning
  • Generator Installation and Service
  • Gas Fireplace Repair Specialists
  • Carpet Cleaning (Oriental and other)

Chimney Cleaning

Name: Margaret and David D.
Business Name: Clean Sweep Of Anne Arundel County
Services Offered: Chimney (fireplace and oil burner) cleaning and repairs
Hired for: Wood stove chimney swept and relined; oil burner chimney cleaned; both chimneys repointed
Work was for: Our personal residence
How well it was done: Thorough cleaning yearly; when repairs needed they did them almost immediately, making for a safer wood burning experience.
Business Contact Info: AddressPO Box 284, Millersville, MD 21108
Phone410-590-4800
info@cleansweepaa.com

Floor Services

Name: Donna W.
Business Name: Elegant Floor Services
Services Offered: Hardwood floor replacement, repair and re-finishing, Marble floor restoration and polishing, Stone floor restoration and Grout repair and restoration.
Hired for: Re-finished our hardwood floors
Work was for: Our personal residence
How well it was done: They did a great job. My floors look fantastic. They were half the price (for more work) than another company. Arrived on time, very polite and left little to no dust for me to clean up. Couldn't be more pleased.
Business Contact Info: Phone301-608-0818
http://elegantfloorservices.com

Gutter Cleaning - Deck/Screen Repair - Trim Painting

Name: Martha M.
Business Name: Action Vacuum
Services Offered: Gutter Cleaning; now expanded to small construction projects, roofing
Hired for: Quarterly gutter cleaning, deck repair and paint/porch trim/screen repair
Work was for: Our personal residence
How well it was done: Professional, timely, quality work using quality products (price available)
Business Contact Info: Address1211 Whetstone Drive, Arnold, MD 21012
Phone410-573-1863, 877-573-1863
http://www.avguttercleaning.com

Roofing

Name: Margaret and David D.
Business Name: Denny Korrot-Home Handy Person
Services Offered: Power washing; deck waterproofing; general maintenance repairs.
Hired for: Everything (almost)
Work was for: Our personal residence
How well it was done: Denny treats your home as if it were his; excellent value
Business Contact Info: Phone410-693-4393

Electrical

Name: Margaret and David D.
Business Name: Steve Bausum, small home electrical repairs
Services Offered: Everything from new circuits to new electrical boxes and circuit breakers
Hired for: Home, garage, and pier electrical services
Work was for: Our personal residence
How well it was done: Steve has worked on our home for over a decade and has served us well; great value
Business Contact Info: Phone401-266-8112

Name: Martha M.
Business Name: Kelly Generator and Equipment, Inc
Services Offered: New Generac unit sales, service, and rentals, as well as parts and training
Hired for: Semi Annual Generator Preventative Maintenance
Work was for: Our personal residence
How well it was done: Professional, thorough, explained what was done, price exceeded former provider (price available)
Business Contact Info: Address1955 Dale Lane., Owings, MD 20736 
Phone410-257-5225
http://www.kge.com

Name: Margaret and David D.
Business Name: Patriot Electric
Services Offered: Major and minor electrical installations and repairs
Hired for: Whole house back-up generator install/servicing
Work was for: Our personal residence
How well it was done: Outstanding work; excellent price; dependable servicing
Business Contact Info:

Address717 E. Ordnance Road, Suite 203, Baltimore, MD 21226
Phone410-360-0058
http://www.patriotelectricinc.com/index.php
Craig Dickerson, CDickerson@patriotelectricinc.com

Landscaping

Name: Margaret and David D.
Business Name: Second Nature Landscaping—Jeff Graybill
Services Offered: Lawn care; full service patio design/installation
Hired for: Landscaping design and servicing
Work was for: Our personal residence
How well it was done: Jeff and crew do what needs doing and are always available for emergencies
Business Contact Info: Phone410-279-5802
http://secondnaturemd.com

Name: Peggy M.
Business Name: Johnson Lawn and Landscape
Services Offered: Grass moving and lawn care, landscaping
Hired for: Grass moving and lawn care, landscaping
Work was for: Our personal residence
How well it was done: Superb. Our lawn could take a prize, and he was wonderful with my gardens.
Business Contact Info: Phone443-971-1226
Colby Johnson, colbyjohnson74@gmail.com

Full Service Pharmacy

Name: Margaret and David D.
Business Name: Patient Care Pharmacy
Services Offered: All Rx
Hired for: Personal Rx
Work was for: Personal needs
How well it was done: Most careful, helpful, and economical pharmacy we've ever used; they also deliver if needed.
Business Contact Info:

Address2047 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 443-949-9005
http://www.patientcarepharmacy.info
wecare@patientcarepharmacy.info

Water Treatment

Name: Margaret and David D. and Martha McD.
Business Name: Mid-Atlantic Water Services
Services Offered: Water treatment system servicing, pier winterization, general plumbing
Hired for: Instal/service high-end water treatment system
Work was for: Personal residence
How well it was done: Best water quality ever and have to watch taking over-long showers. Clothes washing visibly improved. Better quality drinking water than bottled. Marty in appointments always finds time for us.
Business Contact Info:

Address14 Hudson Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-573-1020
http://www.mawaterservices.com

 

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