Useful Services for Realtors and Home owners (Click on the service you need for specific list)

Recycling, Trash, Donating and Green Alternatives (I have used and vetted or colleagues) Click
Stagers and Decorators (Professionals who provide expertise in home decor, Staging for Home Sales and fine touches or Organizing systems) Click

Habitat for Humanity Reuse Store:, 1800 Appleby Line, Burlington, ON L7L 6A1, (905) 637-4446.

Freecycle: Check web site for your location to post things for reuse. Freecycle click

Community Living sites: Here is a Google page to search by area for donatable opportunities in Halton: CLICK

Diabetes: Organizations want your gently used items. Seek them out. Here is one. CLICK

Charities you can call upon for used clothing, household items etc. See my list: CLICK

Consider having a Garage Sale for Charity: Choose a local service, support group or charity that needs your help in order to selflessly continue to offer help to community members.

Halton Services Database: Check out this web site to find community information on donating and reuse opportunities in the Halton Database. Example used books: Click here:

City services: See detailed recycling and trash disposal guidelines info on any city site such as Oakville at Click here


Consignment Furniture

It's A Steal Furniture Consignment and Decor: 2530 Speers Rd, Oakville, ON L6L 6S1, Canada, 905.208.3078

Millionaire's Daughter: 427 Speers Road, Oakville, Phone: 289-837-3800,

Around The Block: 1903 Avenue Road, Toronto, M5M 3Z9, Phone: 416-546-1760, Fax: 416-546-5219, Email: located on the east side of Avenue Road, 5 lights north of Lawrence or 5 lights south HWY 401. Store Hours: 7 days a week, Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

FOC (Furniture on Consignment): 196 Wicksteed Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
M4G 2B6, Hours: Monday Closed, Tue - Sat 10 - 5, Sun 11 - 4, Closed holidays, Phone: 416 421 1500, Fax: : 416 421 1508,

Clothing Consignment Shops

Closet 112: Oakville: Jill Fioroni, 289.291.5317,

Second Chance Consignment - Ladies Designer - Nicole Jevons: 105 Dunn St., Oakville Ont. (905) 844-9397.

My Girlfriend's Closet: (905) 635-6549,

Off the Cuff Resale Designer Menswear Tel: (416) 489-4248. (Toronto)

Once Upon A Child - resell children's items, toys for babies, toddlers and older kids. 8 locations in GTA.

Repeat's Women's Resale Boutique: Tel: (416) 481-2325

Consignment Non Profit:

Double Take, (Toronto), 310 Gerrard Street East, Parliament 416-925-6069

Goodwill: (look up locations nearby. Mississauga locations: 720 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. 905-949-8660, 1224 Dundas St. E., 905-276-6879, Battleford Plaza 6435 Erin Mills Pkwy. 905-816-9990

China, Silverware and Crystal

Heirlooms Web site Estate sales and purchasing of small items china glass etc. Kim. Speers Road Oakville.

Millionaire's Daughter: Oakville 427 Speers Road, Oakville, L6K 3S8
Phone: 289-837-3800 also Hamilton.

Consignment Sports Items

Play It Again Sports - "Gently used" sports equipment: Rollerblades, hockey gear, soccer and golf equipment buy/sell.

Auction Sites and Free Classifieds,,


Estate Sellers

Sell My Stuff Canada. (416) 806-4388 647-808-3454, Fees can be up to 50% of sales.

MaxSold. Arranges on line auctions: Toronto Tel: (647) 477-4243, Toll Free: (877) 257-7799, Fax: (613) 542-6821,, Executive contact: Sushee Perumal Ext. 118: Percentage of gross commissions to be outlined. 30% to $100.00, min. take $1,000.00. Large sales only.

A.H. Wilkens:

Beverly Content Sales: (416) 925-1556, Cell: (416) 824-7076, Well organized.

The Great Estate Sale - Veronica Harding at: : (416) 431-6663. Established. o Tel: (416) 431-6663 o Fax: (416) 431-7711

Simply Downsizing: GTA: (416) 456 8555,

Michael Leipner of The Next Move (416) 234-2789 - cell: (416) 254-6683 -

Century Estate Services: Appraisers, Estate Sales, Restorations: Joseph Zidanic BA CaGa Independent Appraiser: 476 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2Y8 Tel: (905) 529-8025, Email:

Food and Desserts

Patisserie D'or - (French Bakery) 1131 Nottinghill gate, Units 4 & 5F Oakville 905.815.8999 (Jean Luc and wife Monica are artists!! THE BEST in Oakville - by far - the real thing!) (The lemon tarts will make your cheeks implode) (Yumm with two m's)

Trash Companies and Toxic Waste Drop Offs

Junk Companies 1-800-586-5878 (efficient, takes charity items as part of job)

1-800-Got-Junk: See web site for local contact.

M.A.K.A. Junk Removal: Michael Smith, (416) 516-2662 (Good fellow, Toronto to Oakville)

416-Recycle (416) 732-9253, (416) 878-7753 (Henerson Henry, Toronto to Oakville)

Disposal Bins: Junk it! - 1-886-586-5486,



Canadain Waste Management: 5425 Dixie Road, S-16, Mississauga, nt. L4W-1E625 years in business, (905) 277-4646. Matthew Dean, 5425 Dixie Rd, s-16, Mississauga, F- 905-277-5453,

Bin There: 561 Brant Street, Burlington, Ontario L7R 4K3: Speak with Barb, Tina, Henry or April. Good polite services, excellent bins.$550.00 deposit and $75.00 per ton on average. 6, 12, 18 and 30 sq Yard bins. (905) 634-0777. Or 905-679-1900 (Hamilton)

Bin There Dump That: Good franchise - smaller dumpsters: 905.823.8550.

Looking for a local place to drop toxic and hazardous household waste? Here's a great site Orange Drop: Click

Wastewise: Recycling location of interest - Georgetown are: 905-873-8122, Debbie Smart, Operations Manager;, small use fee $1.00.CLICK

Metal disposal: Thompson Metals and Disposal: 961 Zelco Drive, Burlington Ontario L7L 4Y2 (905) 681-8832, Waste Transfer: 735 Strathearne Ave, North, Hamilton, ON (905) 312-8855, Drop-off Hours: Mon – Fri, 7:00am – 6:00pm & Sat, 7:00am – 1:00pm (no Bar-B-Q tanks.


Renewed Computer Technologies; refurbishes old computers. 6150 Kennedy Road Mississauga (905) 795-5388

Paper and Document Shredding

Shred-It: Oakville (905)-855-2540 CLICK


Cleaning Services

Roto Static Cleaning: Upholstery, carpets, ceilings, walls, floors, (905) 827-9511 (Wayne Dawson) (Missi.) (905) 637-0544, (905) 279-4911 -, Roto-static Oakville 5-2333 Wyecroft Rd., Oakville, ON L6L 6L4

On The Spot Carpet Cleaning Specialists: 905) 825.4256, Dan O'Kane technician. 1446 Wallace Road Oakville. Also do oriental rugs in the shop.

Sunrise Cleaning Services: (905) 567-1199, Cell: (416) 820-4106 Tina,,

Maid's Home Services, Pat Chioua: 27 Kerr Street, Oakville (905) 845-9923. (Good teams) OPS: (905) 845-4995,,

Sergio Carmo Power Cleaners Carpet/Upholstery Cleaning 905 730 2420 powercleaners@cogeco

Specialties Chimneys

Enchanted Chimney Sweeps (905) 532-6494

Specialty rug cleaners: Amir's Rug Gallery: (905) 844-1116.

BioHazard Clean-Up/Remediation/ Medic Services Sarah Warner 905 582 6113

Lint Check Dryer Fire Prevention Joe Dell'erba 905 981 5468

Renovation specialists

Electrical Services (Oakville, Burlington)

Kennedy Electric: Karen Hatcher (905) 331-5514 or cell: (905) 308-4567. (Smart lady with good solid company)

JPR Electrical Services Doug McGinley (905) 845-1919, (Good personality, professional - knows his business)


Quality Painting - Goran Kuvac (416) 999-1287 (polite good work)

White Oaks Painting: Frank Saviour at: (905) 845-1442,

Brian Eccles: The Decorating Guy: 905.820.4423 pager: 416-406-9603
Mark Wilson: Centro Painters, Mississauga (905) 823-1857.
Mark Allard: 289-259-0351

Expressions in Paint - Patti Button, (905) 270-0009

New-Leaf Painting & Decorating 288 East 24th St., Hamilton, ON
John (905) 318-5262

Perfect Painting - Jeff Collins, (905) 631-6424

Marco's Decorating - Mark Wiley, (905) 208-0906,
Ian Ferguson 905-466-3867 or Bill Balzer: mobile 289-242-2311, Also Wall paper.

Scotchtown Painting: Ian Ferguson (905) 336-9949, Cell: (905) 466-3867 or

Bill Balzer mobile 289-242-2311,

Plumbing Services

Burloak Plumbing - Richard, Andrea Hayes (905) 339-9478 - EMAIL (Professional and easy to deal with. Good rates.) hayesint at

Master Rooter: (Blair) (905) 842-2777 (Oakville), (905) 502-5711 (Mississauga), (905) 631-3113 (Burlington)

North Halton Heating - John Vandenberg, 48 Wildwood Road, Georgetown, ON L7G 2W8,

(C) 416-768-5580, (H) 905-877-8997, 24 hour service, in Georgetown, and surrounding Halton Hills area.


Smaller Contractors and Handymen (women)

Keith Childerhose and Sarah Taylor Lakeshore Home Maintenance
289-242-8439 - Taking care of your to-do list...inside and out
visit us on the web at

DC Reno - Mark Rundle - (416) 704-7606,, Renovations: additions, bathrooms, decks, basements, doors, windows. (Smart, solid, reliable, very polite careful.) 4 hour minimums


Handyman Matters: Ted Anderson - (905) 825.5110, (905) 875.8348.

Alan Field (416) 278-8631

Keith Heppell: Dream Engineer: (647) 228-0712,
Tony Claros - good. T: (905) 572.9429. (Stony Creek area)
Tom's Handyman Services: (small) (905) 630-1266.

Ron Francoeur at: 905-339-9347.

Three Legged Handyman. (Mark) Kenninghall Crescent, Mississauga, (416) 602-9109?

URBANFIX 115 George Street , 526, Oakville, T: 905 278 2850

Gentleman Jim's: (416) 802-5447 (cell)

Mr. Handyman: Edgar Zaldivar: Oakville/Burlington:, (888) 349-8013

Specialty Services Locks:

Pop-A-Lock: Locksmith Adam Merrett 905 827 4334

Specialty Pools, Hot Tubs:

Pleasure World Pool Service Pools Kevin Turpin 905 639 3056


TJ's Fireplaces - Terry Kuzub: (905) 630-5440 -

Furniture Services

Ikea: (Looking for someone to build that Ikea furniture you bought but can't figure out - these guys do it for you: Flatpack Assembly (905) 5165-7565. (or call Ikea for details: store at 905-681-4532)

Woven furniture repars: Bill Rayner (905) 627-0665

Upholsterer: Staci Edwards (905) 337-3611

Property Management

The Well Tended Garden - Mary Trudelle - owner, Landscaping design, build and maintenance, specializing in Garden maintenance & design.
(905) 338-8036, cell: 416-529-7291, (Very professional - does excellent work and has teams)

Tree Fellers: Neal Hollick (905) 336-3878.Tree and yard cleaning.

The Tree Specialist - Dave Hedley (Arbourist) (905) 339-8322.
The Gardener (maintenance) (905) 827-8060,

Flooring (Sellers and Contractors)

Carpet Warehouse: 238 Cross Avenue.

Rob Fullerton at Speers Paint & Flooring. They have good people: (905) 845-8562. 266 Speers Road, Oakville.

Also: Kosco Flooring (Hamilton) 1186 Stone Church Road East. Hamilton, Ontario L8W 2C7 (905) 296-7586 (Ognjen "Ogi" Kosco. Diverse products. Retail kind of response but good work.)

Shane Taplay - Taplay Flooring 905 638 3535 (he sells and
installs mid-top quality flooring)

Floor tiling work: Jim Dollmont - 905-483-9327

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The Hardwood Floor Depot - Concord Ontario (info) (905) 761-0142.

Water Damage and Mold Specialists

Leda - Disaster Restoration Specialists and General Contractors: Matthew Molson--telephone 905-891-5051; cell, #416-709-4169. Port Credit. email is , website: Certified with the Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration as well as Carpet &
Fabric Care Division with the Institute of Ontario. Used by insurance companies.

MoldTech Inc. Newmarket, ON. Canada (905) 716-MOLD (6653),

Mr. Peterson Home Comfort: Certified Indoor air quality Service: (905) 870-1434


On Demand Locksmith (416) 887-6804 (24hr.)

Pop-A-Lock Adam Merrett, 905 827 4334

Water Damage and Water Proofing

RCC Waterproofing: Danny Pasquale (905) 979-0178

Pets, Pests and Wildlife

(Do you have a need to find a new home for a family pet? Senior pets especially can be a challenge. Try:)

Humane Society: All have jurisdictions; Mississauga is volunteer driven and cannot take in older animals at this time. To be sure call (905) 271-0883.
Mississauga Animal Services (905) 896-5864: Older cats will not be placed for adoption and will likely be euthanized. The cost is $107.00 per animal. Their times open for those services are Mon-Fri. 10-11:30 am and 2:30-3:30 PM. The cost of having a cat euthanized at a vet is higher and is about $300.00.
Toronto Cat Rescue (416) 538-8592. They work to find homes for senior cats. Web site:
Homes that allow several cats to roam within its property as a rescue. Example: Cats anonymous for South Central Ontario

Inquire about animal sponsoring efforts. As well placing ads on Kijiji and Craigslist may help.

Wildlife and Pest Removal Specialists

B.H.W.R. Wildlife Specialists: Shawn McCabe: (905) 966-4057

All Wildlife Removal Inc., (905) 330-7285, 1-877-221-2999,

Abell Pest Control web site: Good service.

Home organizing experts - Closets

Closet and Storage Concepts: Kim Ragbir (905) 337-2900,

KwikKloset of Burlington and Oakville: Scott Pritchard (905) 875-1145

Home organizing experts - Garages

On Wall Solutions: Ron Binder (905) 882-1060

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