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AIR CONDITIONING & HEATING -
 
  • 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 www.garyair.com.
 
  • 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, via e-mail at premiumairsolutions@hotmail.com, or on their website, www.premiumairsolutions.com.
 
  • 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, www.polarbearhomeservices.com.
  • 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 www.climatedesign.com/ or call them at 888-571-7245.
AIR DUCT AND DRYER VENT CLEANING -
  • 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 amerovent.net.
 
  • 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 cleansweep-ductcleaning.com/.
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 jimtaylorautorepair.com.
BABY SITTER - Olivia Thurber is a dependable babysitter of children from infants to 12-years old.  She lives in Whisper Bend and has lived here most of her life.  Please call or text her on 941-962-8746. Olivia will return your call or text after school hours, 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM.  She will provide her biography and references upon request.  Her rates are reasonable: $20/first hour, $10/each subsequent hour.
ELECTRICIANAmerican 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 http://americanprideelectricfl.com/.
GARAGE DOOR SERVICE
 
  • 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 www.bankogaragedoors.com 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 www.westfloridaoverheaddoors.com, and experience what you deserve when a problem at your home unexpectedly occurs.
 
GUTTERS - 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 www.yoderaluminum.com 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 Heather@madhatterservice.com.  Visit their website at www.madhatterservice.com.
INSTRUCTION

Express yourself with music!

Learn to play the piano

Pianist Stephen York is a Whisper Bend resident.  He is an experienced piano teacher who moved to Florida from North Carolina. He would like to continue teaching piano here.  Contact Steve at stephenyork@frontier.com or at 941-201-2777 for a musical learning experience.

LAWN SERVICE - You can reach Turf Fox at 941-304-8873 or on www.turffox.com.  They are a full-service landscaping company.
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, www.bradentonfloridalocksmith.com.  "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
 
PAINTING, REMODELING, CONTRACTORS 
 
  • 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 www.maslarrenovation.com/ or call them at 941-870-2460 (office) or 941-779 4083 (cell) for a free estimate.  They are highly recommended.
  • 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 www.rjmbuilds.com.
PEST CONTROL -
  • 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 Dongoudy@veritaspestmanagement.com or TSpyker@veritaspestmanagement.com for information.  Visit their website at www.veritaspestmanagement.com.
  • 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 www.westfallspestcontrol.com/ or 941-761-0125.  They also offer three lawn fertilizing programs in the Bradenton, Parrish and Sarasota Areas. 
PLUMBERS -
  • 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.   
 
  • 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 www.countryside-plumbing.com 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 Michael@perroneplumbing.com.
  • Apple Plumbing Service in Sarasota specializes in installation and repair of dish washers, heat pumps, heating and cooling, as well as sewer lines, and garbage disposals.  Contact plumbing contractor,  owner Ted Roberts, at 941-925-4995 for more information. Apple Plumbing Service does not currently have a website. 
Manatee County has provided a list of all the service providers who are certified to test the backflows.  The list is effective 2/7/2017 and is attached here.
 
POOL SERVICE -
 
  • 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 www.swimmingpoolservicebradenton.com.  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.
 
POWER WASHING  -  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  www.sarasotasmartwash.com or call them at 941-580-8465.  You can also e-mail Ted Hatch at TNC82217@gmail.com and tell him the Smiths recommended his company.
ROOFING REPAIRS AND SERVICE
 
  • 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 www.lensroofing.com/.  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 Ed.Richardson@outlook.com. The website is www.RichardsonStintonRoofing.com.  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 www.roofingbycurry.com/.
 
  • Contact Jesse Sauceda at 941-465-5547. All small and large roof repairs reasonably priced.
 
SLIDING GLASS DOOR REPAIR AND SECURITY 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 www.floridapatiodoorrepair.com.
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)
 
TREE TRIMMING AND/OR  REMOVAL -
  • 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 www.alanstumpgrinding.com/
  • 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. 
 
  • 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 www.shhomewatch.com, call them at 941-773-7070 or 941-773-4183, or e-mail them at jana@shhomewatch.com or jay@shhomewatch.com
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 www.stormshieldswfl.com or call 239-491-7002 for a free estimate.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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