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  • General Manager Bob Thurber has been with Gary Air Cooling and Heating since 1993. Call Bob on 941-957-0049 with any questions you may have about your AC or heating systems. Bob is a Whisper Bend resident. You may view their website at ​
  • ​Christopher Donnelly is president of Premium Air Solutions, which has been in business since 2006.  They specialize in service, maintenance, and replacement of heating and air condition systems.  Chris is a Whisper Bend resident.  You can reach them on  941-485-2738 or on their website,
  • Polar Bear Cooling and Heatinghas been serving the area for over 12 years.  Customers enjoy discount prices for each service or repair with no strings attached like prepaid service agreements or maintenance contracts. Contact the owner, Alex Kirichenko, in North Port at 1-866-906-2327 or 941-426-0256, or on their website,
  • Climate Design began its quest to become Florida’s number one air conditioning and heating company in 1973. They create the ultimate living or working environment by customizing solutions based on what your home or commercial building needs to run as efficiently as possible. In fact, the team maintains, repairs and replaces air conditioning systems for more than 14,000 clients each year in Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee and Sarasota counties! Visit their website at or call them at 888-571-7245.
  • Amerovent Dryer Vent Cleaning Specialists is a family-owned business with over 12 years of experience reducing the fire risk, improving dryer performance, and decreasing your energy bill.  They utilize specialized equipment to thoroughly clean the entire vent system, even in the most difficult circumstances. The Manatee/Sarasota County office is located at 2701 65th ST E, Bradenton, 34208.  Call them at 941- 705-5468 or visit their website at
  • Clean Sweep Duct Cleaning is a family owned and operated company located at 7181 SR-70, Bradenton, 34203.  They specialize in Air Duct and Dryer Vent Cleaning.  You may reach them at 941-371-3862 or on their website
  • The Dryer Vent Cleaning Experts have 20 years of experience, knowledge, and expertise in the industry.  The company offers free inspections, and they guarantee satisfaction.  The owner/operator, Michael Johnson, is a Bradenton resident.  Call Michael on     941-809-8510 or visit the company online at
AUTOMOTIVE - Jim Taylor Automotive is a family owned and operated full-service preventive maintenance and automotive repair center. They repair domestic and foreign vehicles and are an excellent choice for scheduled maintenance of your car, SUV, or truck. All of their services are competitively priced; plus, they offer additional discounts and specials.  Call 941-954-0502 or visit their website at
ELECTRICIAN: American Pride Electric, LLC, License # EC13006305, is a full service residential and commercial electrical contractor.  They are located at 2402 14th Ave West in Bradenton.  Being a locally owned company means that in any dealings you have with American Pride Electric, you will be working with an owner of the company. Call them at 941-920-0915 to schedule your appointment or contact them through their website at
  • Banko Garage Doors, Inc. has been in business since 1984, and have many satisfied customers in Whisper Bend.  They provide 24 hour emergency service for garage door and garage door opener repairs.  They replace broken garage door springs, broken cables, and broken garage door openers.  Their expert technicians have passed certified background checks. Call  941-756-7424 or visit their website at to schedule an appointment.  They provide same day garage door service and are highly recommended.
  • West Florida Overhead Doors is Bradenton’s home town overhead garage door company and is here to take care of all your garage door, operator and garage door screen needs. They are a family owned business, treating you as one of their own. They provide the utmost professional service leaving you completely satisfied, worry free and at prices you can’t resist. With professional service, comes excellent customer service. From broken torsion springs, rollers, cables, new openers or new garage doors; They provide services for all of Bradenton’s and Sarasota’s garage door needs. Give them a call at 941-773-0728, or visit their website at  and experience what you deserve when a problem at your home unexpectedly occurs.
  • The Brothers that just do Gutters of Bradenton/Sarasota are gutter contractors who prioritize investing in their employees and delivering a 5-star experience to their clients. They hold values of honesty, integrity, and transparency in high regard, evident in their commitment to posting every review, whether positive or negative. This practice not only keeps them accountable but also serves as a valuable learning tool, allowing them to continuously improve as service professionals. The result? A growing community of not just satisfied clients but also friends and neighbors, some of whom might be your very own!  They do seamless gutter installation, gutter repair, gutter cleaning, and much more. 
       Call 941-855-8020, or click on for their menu of services or to request a free quote.
  • Yoder Aluminum is based in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, and serves the Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice, Nokomis, Palmetto, Ellenton, Sun City Center, and Parrish areas of Florida with quality aluminum soffits, seamless gutters, eavestrough, spouting, porch ceilings and screen replacement. Locally owned and operated, Yoder Aluminum has the experience and expertise to correctly install your seamless gutters while upgrading the look of your property.  Visit their website at or call Dustin Yoder at 941-650-9790.
HOUSE CLEANING - Mad Hatter Services. Detailed residential cleaning services, bonded and insured, a family-owned business in Parrish.  Highly recommended.  Contact Heather Baylor at 941-524--6021 or  Visit their website at
  • Greenside Landscaping can be reached by calling Al Kersey at 941-518-6318 or by email at
  • You can reach Turf Fox at 941-304-8873 or on  They are a full-service landscaping company.
IRRIGATION - Tim's Irrigation Repair is a Bradenton company that was recommended by a Whisper Bend resident who said," They have been extremely satisfied with their service. Tim is honest, thorough, and knowledgeable.  He takes his time and makes sure the job is done right." Tim's Irrigation Repair can be reached at 941-264-3685 or via email at  
LOCKSMITH - Florida Lock & Key in Bradenton, FL,  has been servicing the Bradenton and Sarasota area for over 13 years. They offer true 24 hour service on a wide range of services.  If you are locked out of your car, home, or business, they say they can be on location in as little as 10 minutes from the time you call.  They can be reached at 941-920-1633 or via their website,  "We needed to change our locks and used Florida Lock & Key.  The locksmith did an outstanding job; and the price was very reasonable." -- Antaeus Balevre
  • Boro Professional Painters, Boro Building & Property Maintenance's Painting Division has grown from a small family operation into one of the leading painting contractors in Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice for over a decade. They focus on personalized service, competitive rates, and customer satisfaction, and are always striving to meet and exceed their high standards and their clients’ expectations. Additional services besides interior and exterior painting include pressure washing, wall repairs, and much more.  They are located at 6321 Porter Road, Suite 5, Sarasota, 34240.  Contact them for a free consultation and estimate at or 941-323-3937.
  • Coastal Paint & Design, professional performance with a personal touch. Their 30 years of experience includes interior and exterior painting of houses, pool decks, and garage floors.  The surfaces can be power washed and sealed. Call Mike Clary at 941-773-3451 for more information, or email him at Many residents of Whisper Bend have used this company and are delighted with their detailed and precise work.
  • Maslar Renovation and Design specializes in luxury residential and commercial remodeling and home renovation. For more than 25 years, Rich Maslar has been building relationships with South Florida homeowners to become one of Sarasota and Manatee County's most trusted custom home design and home remodelers. Visit their website at or call them at 941-870-2460 (office) or 941-779 4083 (cell) for a free estimate.  
  • RJM Contractors, Inc, Bradenton, does insurance restoration, certified mold remediation, and remodeling.  Whether you are looking for an addition, kitchen or bathroom remodel, new flooring, custom designed backsplash or just about anything else, RJM will make your design dream a remodeled reality.  Contact Kristin Anderson at 941-749-7660 for information or visit their website at
  • Rodent Solutions Inc is a pest control company offering services in Bradenton, Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Parrish, and the surrounding areas.  Their services include preventing and removing rats, mice, squirrels, moles, and bats.  They are also a full-service pest control company, including ants, roaches, spiders, mosquitoes, and other pests.  They can also install termite bait stations for subterranean termites.  They were awarded Nextdoor's Favorite Pest Control Company in 2021 and 2022.  They are a locally owned, 5-Star Google-rated small business. There is a 10% discount for all residents who mention Antaeus's name.       They can be contacted at 941-704-0063 or their website
  • Veritas Pest Management LLC services Manatee. Sarasota, and South Pinellas Counties, and provides the latest in pest management materials and technologies to deliver effective pest management.  Their work is guaranteed.  They have spent 20 years servicing the termite, ants, roaches, and bedbug, and other pest control needs of homeowners and businesses.   Call 941-301-5596 or 941-524-5120   or e-mail or for information.  Visit their website at
  • Westfall's Lawn Care and Pest Control Company offer a wide choice of Lawn Care and Pest Control programs in the Bradenton, Parrish and Sarasota areas. All of which are designed to work in conjunction with our local soils and hectic weather.  They offer one time, monthly and quarterly lawn pest control treatments, paying close attention to the native pests: Chinch Bugs, Sod Web Worms, Mole Crickets and Grubs. Contact them for a FREE pest inspection at or 941-761-0125.  They also offer three lawn fertilizing programs in the Bradenton, Parrish and Sarasota Areas. 
  • Howz It Flowin Agin, Inc. technicians have over 40 years of detailed plumbing experience. They specialize in Backflow Prevention Device Certification and offer "lock-in" program pricing. They have a full-service plumbing department and service leaks and clogged drains; and repair and install garbage disposals, faucets, and toilets.  Call 941-567-6220 or visit their website at www.howzitflowinagin.comCertified by Manatee County for backflow testing.   
      Manatee County has provided a list of all the service providers who are certified to test the backflows.  The list is effective   
      10/01/2020 and is attached here.
  • Countryside Plumbing Inc. is a full-service plumbing and repair company that has been serving Manatee and Sarasota Counties since 1985.  They offer a full line of plumbing services including fixture repair and installation, drain cleaning, backflow inspections, and installation of toilets, sinks, and water heaters, all at reasonable rates. For all your plumbing needs, 24 hours a day, visit their web site at or call owner Tom Wend at 941-776-2404.  Certified by Manatee County for backflow testing.
  • Perrone Plumbing LLC is dedicated to providing prompt, professional services including 24-hour emergency service for all their customers. They offer affordable pricing for your family while maintaining the highest standard of workmanship and professional courtesy.  Contact Mike Perrone for a free estimate at 941-266-6095 or
  • Damm Good Plumbing & Air is a full-service family owned and operated air conditioning and plumbing company that serves Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte counties. We have over 25 years of experience in all types of plumbing work, gas installations, HVAC work , and duct cleaning/ indoor air quality improvement. We're fully licensed and insured, and our technicians have their trucks well maintained and stocked for same-day service for most jobs. For your free estimate, call Damm Good Plumbing & Air today at 941-927-3828 or visit their website at
  • Doug's Pool Service has been working on swimming pools for over 25 years in Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch. They provide a wide range of pool services. You can schedule weekly service. In addition to pool maintenance, they perform many types of pool repairs and remodeling. Doug’s Pool Service may be contacted at 941-792-5132 or 941-321-1760 (cell), or via their website  They have been recommended by Nick Powell.
  • Pinch-a-Penny Pools and Spa at 6144 SR-70 near Caruso Road provides chemicals for your pool as well as equipment, pool cleaning service (as of May 2015), pool toys, and much more.  They will test your pool water for free.  Their motto is "The Perfect People For A Perfect Pool."  They are under new management.  Contact the new owner, Lee Goodman, at 941-758-8178.
  • MD Pressure Cleaning is family owned and operated, with over 25 years of experience.  They believe in top quality.  Professional-grade equipment and modern treatment methods make them the top-quality service provider you deserve. They provide fast project turnaround times, reasonable rates, and a flexible schedule. Services include soft roof cleaning, and cleaning of the exterior of your house, your patio, gutters, concrete, and your fence.  They also seal pavers. For a free quote, contact them at 941-268-8676, visit their website at, or email them at
  • Sarasota Pressure Cleaning provides high-quality services for their valued clients. The team goes above and beyond to cater to each project’s specific needs. Sarasota Pressure Cleaning finishes each project on schedule and with the highest level of quality, and with a focus on personalized service, competitive rates and customer satisfaction. they strive striving to meet and exceed expectations. Visit them on their website at or call 941-961-4662.
  • Gulfcoast Exterior Solutions (GES) in Lakewood Ranch will pressure wash your pavers, lanai, sidewalks, driveway, fences, and more. They also do waterproofing and sealing.  Contact Dustyn McCauley for a free estimate at 941-725-4344 or via email at Dustyn@gesfl.comTheir website is under construction.  GES has done work in Whisper Bend and is highly recommended by their customers.
  • Fleet Kleen is a local, family-owned company that has been providing quality service for over 50 years. They specialize in roof cleaning, pressure washing, and paver sealing for residential and commercial customers.  For a free estimate, call them at (941) 723-0086 or visit their website at
  • Sarasota Smart Wash offers competitive prices on high-quality solutions for power washing and pressure cleaning your pool cage and lanai, and exterior surfaces such as siding, roofs, driveways, sidewalks, and more.  Visit their website at or call them at 941-580-8465.  You can also e-mail Ted Hatch at and tell him the Smiths recommended his company.
  • Len's Roofing Inc., is a certified and fully insured roofing company serving all of Southwest and Southeast Florida since 1993 with over 30 years experience in the roofing industry. They handle every type of roofing job from prep to clean up including carpentry repair work caused by wind or water damage; and provide roof replacement, repairs, water proofing, and maintenance. Contact them at 941-896-7897 or on their website  They are located at 927 37th Ave E, Bradenton.  Bob Thurber gives them his highest recommendation.
  • Richardson Stinton Roofing has been in business over 30 years in Manatee County.  They specialize in residential re-roofs and repairs and are experts in installing solar roof panels.  You can contact them at (941) 222-1700 or at The website is  They are highly recommended by the Kessels. Tell them the Kessels sent you.
  • Roofing by Curry is a leading residential roofing contractor in Sarasota and Manatee counties, with nearly 30 years of experience in the local construction industry. They can provide any roofing service for asphalt shingle roofs, tile roofs, metal roofs and flat roofs including: complete roof replacement, re-roofing, roof repair, new construction roofing, and rotted wood replacement.  Contact them at 941-256-0990 or visit their website at
  • Contact Jesse Sauceda at 941-465-5547. All small and large roof repairs reasonably priced.
  • Alex’s Sliding Glass Door Repair is a family owned and operated business. They provide professional and affordable service for anyone that needs their patio sliding glass door repaired and secured. They’re professional, reliable and affordable! They have been servicing sliding doors for over 15 years and have lots of great reviews from their customers. Services include roller replacement, track repair, handles and pins, door alignment, and sliding door security.  Call them at 941-225-2658 or text them at 941-726-4716.  Visit their website at
  • JD's Sliding Glass Door Repair is owned by Jonathan Gamwell, a lifelong Sarasota resident. He is very familiar with the types of damage your sliding glass doors experience.  An ill-working sliding glass door can be a huge nuisance and prevent access to the outdoors and your patio. His sliding glass door repair services are designed to help you open and close your sliding door with one finger and save you money on the purchase of a completely new sliding door repair.  Call him at 941-232-8037 or visit his website at

TILE INSTALLATION - Craig Sires, LLC, does Distinctive Installations in Tile.  Joe Certo recommends Craig and says he does extremely neat tile work and is honest and trustworthy, with over 30 years of experience in tile work.  Craig is located in Sarasota and can be reached at 941-894-4717. (No website)
  • Yoder's Tree Service offers storm preparation and hurricane preparation, as well as emergency tree services. They will also be there for you after the storm to offer any storm cleanup or hurricane cleanup  services that you need. They offer palm tree trimming, oak tree trimming, tree pruning, tree removal, and hedge trimming. They were hired to trim the trees in Whisper Bend at a discounted group rate. Call them at (941) 536-7021 or visit their website at
  • Edward's Tree Service is a professional tree company providing a variety of tree services, including storm tree preparation services, tree removal, tree pruning, and more, in Sarasota.  The owner is Edward Brown. Call (941) 685-7995 or visit their website at
  • Alan's Tree Service & Stump Grinding and Removal is a fast, dependable full tree service company and has built a reputation on total professionalism, commitment to the job and 100% dedication to customer satisfaction.​ They specialize in the following services: Tree trimming, Tree removal, Tree pruning, Hurricane clean up, Stump grinding, Mulch, and Pressure cleaning. Call them at 941-312-3000 for a free estimate or visit their website at                                       
  • J & M Tree Service has done work in Whisper Bend with good results. Marco Martinez has owned his own business for the last 14 years, is fully insured, and has all of the necessary equipment for trimming Palm trees, Oak trees, etc. 
  • Native Stump Grinding offers stump removal in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.   Quality service that is prompt and reliable. For a quick estimate, text owner Chris Webster a picture of the stump you want ground and where you are located. He will give you a price and a time that he can grind it for you.  Chris may be reached on (941) 225-0665 or at  The website is
  • Mr. Bones Stump Grinding has done work in Whisper Bend with superb results. This Sarasota company is fully licensed and insured.  Call Troy on 941-927-0790 for an estimate.
  • Trim The Tree, LLC is located in Sarasota. They have done work in Whisper Bend for many residents who have recommended them highly.  Call Demetri at 952-250-1031 for an estimate.
VARIOUS HOME AND HOME WATCH SERVICES - Southern Hospitality Home Watch and Home Services LLC is owned by Whisper Bend residents Jana and Jay Hancock.  Services offered are:
Home Watch - This includes weekly or bi-weekly inspections to ensure all aspects of your property are well maintained.  Inspections consist of general security, pest control, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, pool services, and landscaping.
Concierge/Home Services - including grocery shopping, errand running, pre-arrival preparation, vendor arrangement/meetings, and much more.
In-Home Construction and Handy Services - such as remodeling projects, painting, pressure washing, gutter cleaning, minor repairs and replacements, and more.
Visit their website at, call them at 941-773-7070 or 941-773-4183, or e-mail them at or
WINDOWS AND DOORS:- Storm Shield Windows & Doors is Southwest Florida’s expert In hurricane impact windows and doors and is Southwest Florida’s leader in quality window and door replacement. Every window, custom made to fit your openings, is made of maintenance free virgin vinyl, handcrafted from the finest components, and completed with their energy saving“MIRACLE GLASS. Miracle Glass™ for super energy efficiency and safety, Hurricane Glass™ for the coastal areas requiring the effortless storm protection and readiness of Impact Glass. Visit their website at or call 239-491-7002 for a free estimate.
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