"G" Essentials

Below is a list of Madison WI Area Contractors that come highly recommended by us or our clients!



Michael K. McGee, CPA, 467-8950, mmcgee@mcgeecpa.com

Heather Richter, Wegner LLP, 442-1970


Pat Heffling, Clear Channel Radio, 695-0528, patheffling@clearchannel.com

Appliance Repair and Parts

Coach Z's Appliance Repair, 282-5646. 

Joseph Mooney, Mooney Appliance & Repair LLC, 206-0707.  www.mooneyappliancerepair.com

appliancepros, 271-2300

Sundberg, 257-2580, madison@appliance-parts.netwww.appliance-parts.com

Appraisals (Estate, Personal Property, Antiques, Fine Art)

Shirley Baumann, Heirloom Appraisal & Estate Service, 241-2615


Robert Bell, 255-5502

Janine Glaeser, Sustainable Design and Historic Preservation, 576-7176


Estate Planning: Bob Nennig, 661-4333, www.protectingfamilies.net

Injury: Sally Hestad, Hestad Law, 273-1600, www.hestadlaw.com

Divorce: Dan D. Gartzke, 575-5475, dan@gartzkelaw.com

Real Estate:

     Mike Luttig, 663-0888, info@luttiglaw.com, www.LuttigLaw.com

     Walter Erbach, 236-4471

     Jeff Goldman, 395-6730 

Basement Repair, Mold, Asbestos, etc

Water Cleanup:

Josh Duggan, Chem Dry of Madison, 271-5900, up to 50% off with the Stark Essentials discount

A&J Specialty Services, Inc., 846-9525, www.aandjss.com

Inspection and Repair:

Josef Botters, Airtite Environmental Services, LLC 920-979-1609, www.airtiteenvironmental.com airtiteenvironmental@gmail.com

A&J Specialty Services, Inc., 846-9525, www.aandjss.com

Ray Tierney, SCS Engineers, www.scsengineers.com, rtierney@scsengineers.com, 216-7332

Birch Environmental Maintenance, 658-1913

Fred Pfanku, Badger Basements, 235-2342 or 829-1880, www.badgerbasementsystems.com

Zander Solutions LLC, 833-6620, http://www.zandersolutions.com

Kyle Mellon, Tri-State Basement Repair, 604-1770, kmellon@tristatebasementrepair.com, www.tristatebasementrepair.com

Bathtub, Wall and Shower Liner Renewal

Jerry and Pam Gerstl, Renew-it llc, 838-6556, www.Renew-It.us

Book Keeping

Margie Zilic, Balance your Business, 661-9258, www.MargieZilic.com

Carpet Cleaning - Ask for the "Stark Essentials" discount

Nancy, Advanced Dry Carpet, 438-1517, 15% off with the Stark Essentials discount

Josh Duggan, Chem Dry of Madison, 271-5900, up to 50% off with the Stark Essentials discount

Stanley Steemer, 222-3627, 1-800-783-3637, 10% off Stark Essentials discount

Jeremy Cossman, 333-2114, Renew Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning LLC, Carpets, tile & grout, flood restoration & carpet repair, 20% off with the Stark Essentials discount 

Top Quality Carpet Cleaning & Restoration, 222-0055, 10% off with the Stark Essentials discount 

Carpet Stretching

Dan Metz, 576-9236

Chimney Service and Repair

Jayson Fox, Fox Chimney Service LLC, 215-6064, foxchimney@live.com, www.foxchimney.com

Geri Gust, Badger Masonry, 850-3414, www.Badgermasonry@tds.net

Bristle Chimney Sweeps, Inc., 249-6678


Dr Julie Wilke, Wilke Chiropractic, 238-4998, drjuliewilke@gmail.com www.shorewoodwellness.com

Clay Tiles

Linda Leighton, Higher Fire Clay Studio, 233-3050, www.higherfireclaystudio.com


Gabriela Pezua, 510-229-0677

Laura Jasiczek, 352-0441 or 215-3252, cleanandpreen@gmail.com, www.cleanandpreen.com

Closets, Garage Storage, Home Office, Pantries. Murphy Beds - Design and Build

Kim Elton, tailored living, 345-9994, kelton@tailoredliving.com, tailoredliving.com/Madison

Construction Solutions

Construction Solutions, Art Sandridge, 358-3084, art@constructionsolutionsmidwest.com, www.constructionsolutionsmidwest.com


Maggie Eckert, Mary Kay, magpie19@gmail.com

Dee Tesch, Arbonne International, www.arbonne.com/pws/deetesch/tabs/about-me.aspx

Credit Card Processing Fees Lowered and Mobile Technology

Derrick Taylor, 520-4959, Derrick.taylor@e-hps.com

Mason Tikkanen, 819-8666, mason.tikkanen@motusfinancial.com


Jay C. Hazen, D.D.S., 251-8790, www.dentistryformadison.com

Driveway repair and mudjacking - including sidewalks, pool decks, patios, etc

Nick LaBansky, Dry Otter Concrete Raising, 334-6044, NickL@DryOtterBasement.com, www.dryotterconcreteraising.com

Brett Fish, Fish Concrete Raising, 609-6875, Brett@FishConcreteRaising.com, www.FishConcreteRaising.com

Clint Johnson, MudTech, 477-2556, 262-613-9939, Mudtechworks@gmail.com


Dean Richard, Drywall Concepts Inc, 220-6074, ddrywallconcepts@aol.com


Flint Enerson, FE Electric, 574-7546 or 333-1761 (Ray Simmons), fe.electric@charter.net

John, Isthmus Electric, 512-6590 or 574-0478 (Don), www.isthmuselectric.com

Mr Sparks, LLC, 712-7759, www.mrsparkyllc.com

Mike and Heidi, E&S Electric, 235-6765, www.eandselectric.com

Rick Walstad, Hill Electric, 256-2983, rwalstad@hillelectric.tv, www.hillelectric.tv

Financial Advisors

Rodney Cupp, Cupp Financial, 220-3201 or 850-5520, cuppr@ceteranetworks.com

Craig Klaas, Registered Investment Advisor Associate, Klaas Financial Asset Advisors, LLC, 442-5637

Flooring Installation

Sergenian's 273-6309

Flooring Sales

Scott Wang, Sergenian's, 273-6300, 271-1111 ext 338, scottw@sergenians.comwww.sergenians.com

Tim Miller, ProSource, 441-0101

Floor Plan Sketching Services

John J Brzezinski, Home View Services, 469-3456, johnbrz@charter.net

Chris Komosa, Madison design House, llc, 695-1061, madisondesignhouse@sbcglobal.net

Framing and Posters

Warren Oberman, Poster Master, 257-5800, www.postermastermadison.com

Garage Door Installation, Repair, and Maintenance

Phil Flinchum, Aspen Garage Door, Inc., 279-3667

Graphic Design

Tingalls Graphic Design, 268-5525, www.tingalls.com

Mark Porter, MAP Graphic Design, 238-8205, www.map.mporterstudio.com, www.mapgraphicdesign.com


Tom Shepherd, Ace Hardware on Willy, 257-1630

Heating and Cooling

Jeff Markgraf, Hellestad, 235-3161, jeff@hillestadheating.com

Mike Moulton, Bethke Heating & Air Conditioning, llc., 251-2222 or 845-6396

Dale's Heating and Air Conditioning LLC, 845-9353

Jason Jenny Plumbing and Heating, Inc, 877-1477, www.jasonjennyplumbing.com

Home Inspection Services

Dennis Kruger, Southern Wisconsin Home Inspection, 575-0371, swhi@charter.net, www.southernwisconsinhomeinspection.com

Paul Hughet, Capitol Inspection Services, LLC, 608-515-8950 (based in Central Madison)

Bruce Statz, Statz Inspection Services, LLC, 608-212-7705, www.statzinspection.com

Dan Kruger, 516-7636, www.krugerhomeinspections.com

Joeseph Dach, Area Inspection Services, LLC, 920-988-8035, joe@areainspectionservices.com, www.areainspectionservices.com (based in Johnson Creek serving all of Southern Wisconsin)

Well and Septic Inspector - Marty Bethke, 845-6523, deanjudd.pumps@yahoo.com

Well and Septic Inspector - Ron Raduenz, 920-988-7372, www.rdrsepticandwell.com, rdr@netwurx.net (based in Watertown will travel)

Professional Pest Control, 258-3136, http://www.profpestcontrol.com/

Terminix, Chris Knutson, 294-0459, Especially for VA loan termite inspections or termite pre-treatments.

Homeowner's Insurance

Daniel Piazza, 241-9000, diazza@amfam.com

Dennis Bertz, 238-5800, www.abacusbertz.com

Thomas Dunn, 345-9566, tdunn@bgolldunn.com, www.bgolldunn.com

Janelle Higgins, 443-4737, j_higgins@neckerman.com, www.neckerman.com

Chris Walby, Universal Home Protection Home Warranty Plans, 219-7073, chris@uhpwarranty.com, www.uhpwarranty.com

Wisconsin Inventory - Provides a list of possessions on CD with pics, etc.  Hilar Marx, 520-9511, Hilarymarx1000@gmail.com, www.WIinventory.com

Home Remodeling

Rick Sherry, 575-7967, rick@buildwithrvalue.com

Jim Marx, 575-9830

DC Kammann Property Management, Doug, 225-5219, bigdog751@msn.com

Bill Duter, 695-1958, systemsandrepairs@gmail.com

Prairie Home Enhancements, 215-2579, kcv47811@gmail.com

Mike Fountain, House Doctors, 576-3163, ffountain@centurytel.net

James Westring, Westring Construction, 441-5435, www.westringconstruction.com

Tom Haver, Haver Design, 241-4297

Ray Cisewski, Choice Improvements, 558-2445, www.choiceimprovement.com


Daniel Piazza, 241-9000, diazza@amfam.com

Dennis Bertz, Abacus Bertz Insurance, 238-5800, dbertz@abacusbertz.com, www.abacusbertz.com

Thomas Dunn, 345-9566, tdunn@bgolldunn.com, www.bgolldunn.com

Janelle Higgins, 443-4737, j_higgins@neckerman.com, www.neckerman.com

Wisconsin Inventory - Provides a list of possessions on CD w/pics, etc. Hilar Marx, 520-9511, Hilarymarx1000@gmail.com, www.WIinventory.com

Interior Design

Pat Laubach, 203-5205

Chris Komosa, Madison design House, llc, 695-1061, madisondesignhouse@sbcglobal.net

Rebecca, DC Interiors, 444-0571, rebecca@debcorninginteriors.com, www.debcorninginteriors.com

Junk Removal

ReStore Habitate for Humanity East 661-2813 West 442-9919 Donations 663-1191 www.restoredane.org

City of Madison Refuse, www.cityofmadison.com, East 246-4532 West 266-4681

Clean Sweep, www.cityofmadison.com, $10 per trip, 7102 US HWY 12 Madison, WI 53718

Got Junk, www.1800gotjunk.com, 1-800-468-5865

College Hunks Hauling Junk, www.collegehunks.com, 1-888-689-5999

Landscaping Services

Kenny Schulenberg, 712-7993, kennyschulenberg@ymail.com, www.schulenbergent.com

Johan Ragner, 527-5802

Casey Miller, Nathan Rohde, Miller-Rhode llc., 235-8997, miller_rhode@yahoo.com

Tom Cleven, 844-1222, tdcleven@wisc.edu

Formecology llc., 882-6656, info@formecology.com, www.formecology.com

Lenders and Mortgage Brokers/Bankers

Joe Boyle, Wisonsin Bank and Trust, 217-9968, jboyle@wisconsinbankandtrust.com

Nate Stotlar, Prime Lending, 215-5379, nstotlar@primelending.com

Denyse Stoneman, Wells Fargo, 242-8086, denyse.stoneman@wellsfargo.com

Heather Mitchell, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, 212-5881, heatherm@fairwaymc.com

Jenni Mistretta, Johnson Bank, 203-3941, jenjohnson@johnsonbank.com

Live Music

Beth Wilson, Monroe Chamber Trio, 271-7840


Kevin Pachucki, Madison Top, 772-2338 or 277-9111, kevin@madisontop.com, www.madisontop.com

Carol Brausen, Signs By Tomorrow, 246-9663, madison@signsbytomorrow.comwww.signsbytomorrow.com/madison

Jean Austin, Send Out Cards, Cards2Share, 220-4814, jaustin8988@yahoo.com

Marketing Strategy and Planning

Victoria Jones, Victoria Jones Strategic Marketing Communications Inc, 215-7621, mail@VickyJones.com, www.VickyJones.com

Masonry and Construction 

Derek Forbes, 513-9729, forbescnstrctn@yahoo.com

Massage Therapist/ Accupunture/ Chiropractic

Elevation, 661-3636, info@elevationspa.net

Hao Wang MD, PhD, L.Ac, Dr Wang's Acupuncture Clinic, 957-9677, wanghacu@gmail.com, www.wanghacu.com

Dr Julie Wilke, drjuliewilke@gmail.com

Dr. Jamie Lenz, 274-6200, drjamielenz@gmail.com, www.springtimechiropractic.com

Mural Artist

Donna Leet, 828-9940

Outdoor Adventure

Wil Guernsey, 658-8902, wguernsey@starkhomes.com

Eric Sherman, Ice Age Trail Alliance, 798-4453, eric@iceagetrail.org, www.iceagetrail.org

Gary Stone, Isthmus Sailboards and Paddleboard Specialists, 1-800-437-1153, www.IsthusSailboards.com, www.PaddleboardSpecialists.com

Madison Area Outdoor Meetup Group, www.meetup.com/madcityoutdoors


David Noyce, 445-3249, classicconceptsllc@gmail.com

Bob Wombacher, 279-8827, bbbob@tds.net

Jeff Kjos, 320-1879 - Specializing in interior painting

Scott Odden, 220-9800, phoenixpainting@charter.net, www.phoenixpaintingmadison.com

Joel, owner of Fox-Kahl Painting and Tree Service, llc, 437-4696

Pet Sitting

Mary Hillebrand and Angie Hickerson, Capital Critter Sitters, 608-556-8146, hillerson@CapitalCritterSitters.com


Tara Camfield, www.TaraCamfield.com

John McLaughlin, www.JohnMcLaughlinPhoto.com

Hillary, owner of azena llc, 245-2797, hillary@azenaphoto.com, www.azenaphoto.com


Kevin Fredendall, All Wall Restoration, 234-1336

Theresa Farris, Artisan Plastering, llc., 215-8208


Lenny Moore, Robin Hood Plumbing, 843-9995, robinhoodplumbing@gmail.com, www.robinhoodplumbing.com

Brian, Steve Mook Plumbing, 695-1198

Peter Lichtfeld, Pete's Plumbing, llc., 843-1030, petesplumbing@charter.net

Jason Jenny Plumbing and Heating, Inc, 877-1477, www.jasonjennyplumbing.com

Property Management

Justin Dobson, 217-1547

Radon Measurement and Mitigation

Carl Francis, 920-948-1345, www.heycarl.com

Dennis Kruger, 575-0371, swhi@charter.net  


Robin Guernsey, Stark Company Realtors, 213-8778, www.RobinGuernsey.com

Wil Guernsey, Stark Company Realtors, 658-8902, www.WilGuernsey.com

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Relocation and Moving Service

Kathy Rounds, TLC Relocation, 576-1794, www.tlc-relocation.com

Tom LaChance, NextStep Senior Services, LLC, 772-5645, www.NextStepSeniorServices.com, Tom.NextStep@wi.rr.com

Roofing and Gutter Cleaning

Jim Schroeckenthaler, Budget Roofing, 347-4868

Britt Downing, 446-0954

Satellite TV Installer

Tom Johnson, 318-4446, Tom.Johnson@StarSatellite.Bizwww.StarSatellite.Biz

Snow Removal

Kenny Schulenberg, 712-7993, kennyschulenberg@ymail.com, www.schulenbergent.com

Jim Schultz, 217-9137

Joey John, Avalanche Snow Removal LLC, 438-9205

Structural Engineers

Norbert Lovata, 271-7812

Technology Consulting - Server and Desktop Support

Jeff Bitgood, Ganesha Technology Consulting, 577-3426, Jeff@GaneshaTechnologyConsulting.com

Tree Care and Removal

Sean Gere, Gere Tree Care Inc, 223-9126, sean@geretreecare.comwww.geretreecare.com

Joel, owner of Fox-Kahl Painting and Tree Service, llc, 437-4696

Video Production

Jim Stiener, light switch, inc. stiener@mac.com, 575-5769

Tweedee Productions, mac@tweedeeproductions.com

The vendors participating listed above are independent contractors and are not affiliated with Stark Company Realtors or Robin Guernsey unless otherwise indicated. Customers/Clients are responsible for the actual selection of a vendor and for determining whether a vendor's qualifications, products, and work product are satisfactory. Customers/Clients are free to use vendors who are not listed above. Stark Company Realtors and Robin Guernsey make no warranties, representations, or guarantees regarding the products, services, qualifications, work product, or business practices of vendors listed above.