Recommended Local Experts

The Alvarado Group is happy to connect you with its extensive resource center of trusted Madison Area professionals. We value working with local Madison experts in all industries and want to share that with you. Unfortunately, not all of them fit on this page. If you are looking for a contact that is not on this list, please contact The Alvarado Group or call 608.251.6600 to see if we know of someone specific to your needs.

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Arborists-Tree Care


Boiler Technicians

Carpet Cleaners


Concrete & Patios

Credit Counselors



Energy Auditors

Environmental Testing

Financial Advisors



Foundations & Structural

Handy People


Home Inspectors

Insurance Agents







Pest Control





Staging & Organizing


Title Companies

Tree Removal Companies



Kari Apel, CPA, Apel Associates, INC, 1.855.273.5272

Kathy Villard, Villard and Associates Inc., CPA and Consulting Services, 608.249.2716

Julia Arata-Fratta, Wegner LLP CPA & Consultants, 608.274.4020

Sarah Klemme, Atwood Tax, 608.467.3070


John Rock, Rock Appraisals, 608.836.4771

Christopher W. Heinzerling, Baumbach Real Estate Appraisal Services, LLC, 608.417.9806

Gary Gruenisen, Benchmark Appraisals

John Hamm, H & H Appraisal Services LLC

Arborists-Tree Care Companies:

Jeff Olson, Arbor Systems, LLC, Tree Removal, 608.575.5210

Colin and Emily Bugg, Bugg Tree Care, Tree Removal, 608.237.6340


Matthew Tills, AIA LEED AP, Tills Architecture LLC, 608.235.6240

Todd Barnett, ALA, Barnett Architecture LLC, 608.233.4538 |

Boiler Technicians:

BETHKE Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc, 608.251.2222 |

Abner Boiler & Heating Company, 608.274.3077 

Warren Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc, 608.256.2391 

E&W Heating & Air Conditioning Inc, 608.233.3434

Carpet Cleaners:

Deborah Mann, Chem Dry of Madison, 608.210.1992 |

James Lanier, Oxi Fresh of Madison, 608.709.4535


Kris Koening, Natura Clean, 608.215.6737

Kayla’s Custom Cleaning, 608.345.4549 |

Grakei Maids LLC, 608.278.2972

Samantha Rayas, Green Cleaners, LLC, 608.219.5986

Marcela Jaurez, 608.228.6241

Concrete & Patios:

D&M Concrete, 608.831.0444 |

Cliff, Cliff’s Custom Concrete, 608.219.9674

K&M Concrete, 608.833.6900 |

Eric Schmidt, Patios, 608.441.8877 |

Hermanson Concrete & Masonry, 608.228.7576

Credit Counselors:

Ellen Bernards, Financial Wellness Consultant, Certified Housing Counselor
608-576-8658 |

GreenPath Inc., 608.221.1695 |


Linda Mundt, Feng Shui, Creating Space for a Peaceful Mind, 608.255.0651 |

Cathy Wall Designs, Interior Design & Color Consultations
630.712.2929 | |

Jodie Amerell, Inner View Consult: Interior Design, 608.516.1741

Jacquelyn Patricia, Feng Shui, 608.238.6672 |


Kranz Electric, 608.845.9156

Selectric, Inc, 608.277.9090 |

Eric Fjelstad, E.F. Electric, 608.347.6058 |

Energy Auditors:

Laura Paprocki, Trinity Environmental, 608.332.5609 |

Project Home, 608.246.3737 ext. 2302 |

TDS Home Performance, Steve Pipson, 608.509.3329 |

Environmental Testing Specialists:

Richard Horan- Lead & Asbestos, Assurance Inspection Services, 608.827.6761

Robert Gruber, R.G. Environmental, Inc. (Mold), 608.764.2005,

A & A Environmental, Asbestos Removal, 608.240.1511

BPI Environmental, Air quality and mold, 608.658.1913 |

Financial Advisors:

Sandy Eichel, Northwestern Mutual
608.836.3080 |

Sue Peck, Evolution Financial, 608.229.1335 |

Carrie Waters Schmidt, MS, CFP(r), Lincoln Financial Advisors, 608.287.3027 |

Tyler Riekena, Country Financial, 608.834.2060 |

Lisa Andrews, Perk Planning, 608.628.8730 |

Fireplace / Chimney Specialists:

Dana Quigley, Bristle Chimney Sweeps, 608.249.6678 (chimney cleaning)

The Fireplace Professionals INC,
608.423.4973 |

Kyle Mielda, Top Hat Fireplace & Chimney Specialists, 608.204.7585 |

United Brick and Fireplace, Gas and Wood Burning Fireplaces, 608.241.3844 (East) or 608.270.2253 (West)

Classic Chimneys, 608.658.9619,

Hansen and Sons, 608.466.4185,


Jay Long, Arrow Floor and Sanding Co., 608.846.8650

Coyle Carpet One, 608.257.0291

Sergenian’s Flooring, Buy & Install Carpet, Carpet Reclamation Program, eco friendly hardwood refinishing, 608.271.1111

Mike’s Hardwood Floors, Refinish Hardwood Floors, 608.225.4557

Jim Larson Hardwood Floor Refinishing, 608.628.6914,

Foundations & Structural Specialists:

Dry Otter, 608.334.6044 |

Fred Pfanku, Tri State Basement Repair, 608.235.2342 |

Mike Foerster, A+ Environmental, Inc, 1.800.635.6337 

Handy People:

Doug Reeves, Handyman, 608.277.8785

Cesar Pino, Pino & Sons Remodeling, LLC, 608.513.4158

Dan Keller, Handyman/Contractor, 608.556.3968


Cardinal Heating & Air Conditioning, 608.837.9367

Hillestad Heating, 608.231.3929

Home Inspectors:

Mike Hoeser, Amerispec Home Inspection Service, 608.276.8060 

Brian Paull, Premier Inspections & Consulting LLC, 608.576.4696 or

Dennis Kruger, Southern WI home Inspection, 608.835.5395

Paul Hughet, Capitol Inspection Services, 608.515.8950

Ed Anderson, Integrity Home Inspections, 608-206-4950 |

Insurance Agents:

Jason Guttenberg, Ace Insurance Group, 608.467.5604

Ryan Waite, Neckerman Insurance Services, 608.443.4746

April Carlisle, Farmers Insurance, 608.222-2021


Matt Ballweg, Ballweg Landscaping, 608.206.0064 

Rafael Curutchet, Southern WI Landscaping, 608.698.6498

John Gishnock III, Formecology, 608.882.6656

Howard Lerner, Madison Horticultural Services, 608.274.9981

Taylor Elkins, Blue Iris Landscaping, 608.238.2464

Eric Schmidt, Landscaping, 608.219.9674


Juscha Robinson, Pines Bach, LLP, 608.251.0101 |

Jay Koritzinsky, Koritzinsky & Karis, 608.833.7799

Jason Greller, Knoll & Greller SC, 608.255.2560

Mario D. Mendoza,Murphy Desmond S.C., 608.268.5579 |


John Schroder, Great Midwest Bank, 608-827-5152
Bilingual in Spanish, 608-827-5152

Amy Fosdick, First Bank Financial, 608.834.5594

Rick McKinley, UW Credit Union, 608.232.5000, ext. 2015

Brad Sailing, UW Credit Union, 608.232.5000, ext. 2324

Mike Zilli, Fairway Independent Mortgage, 608-469-0130

Dave Clem, Old National Mortgage, 608.316.9543

Ryan Smith, Guild Mortgage, 608.234.5117

Brendon O’Shea or Linda Lindgren, Park Bank:, 608.278-2801

Monica Gonzalez, Associated Bank
Bilingual in Spanish,  608.278.2434


Madison Green Box, (608) 209-0174

Two Men and a Truck, 608.278.0800

Mad City Moving, 608.274.9855 |

LaRae Riggs Moving Consultant, Wheaton Van Lines, Capital City Transfer, 608.848.6090 |

Reynolds Transfer, Moving and Storage, 608.257.3914 |

Storage Opportunities:

AppleWood Storage, 608.442.8000 |, 4018 Marsh Road and 3017 Dairy Drive

Don Johnson, 608.273.6569 |
West Side Self Storage at 721 Forward Dr.
Pines West Self Storage at 29 Ellis Potter Ct.


Habitat ReStore, 608.661.2813

Kathryn Newhouse, Concierge Madison, 608.249.4865 |

Aspen Garage Door, Inc., 608.850.3667

UHP, Home Warranty, 608.271.7066

Kim Paulson, Handy Chick, LLC | Organizing & Storage Design 608.630.4101


Taylor Ayres, Ayres Painting, 608.836.1997 |

Jeffery Wahl, Wahl Painting, 608.630.0512

Eric Welch, 7608.70.4020 |

Eco-Painting, 608.239.8444 |

Marc Horton, Picture Perfect Painting, LLC, 608.609.4610

Mark Brechtl, EcoDec Painting, 608.222.3100

Jadon Scullion Painting, 608.444.8624 

Sage Painting and Finishing LLC, 608.286.1159 |
Lead Certified

Pest Control:

Wil-Kil Pest Control, 608.825.1000

Professional Pest Control Inc, 608.258.3136 |

Badgerland Pest Control, 608.279.2565 |


Ken or Jim Oasen, Oasen Plumbing, 608.222.3656 |

Chris Lorentz, Lorentz Plumbing, 608.577.9448 or 608.577.9438

WF Butler Plumbing Inc., 608.233.1608

Cichy Plumbing, Rob Cichy 608.438.3450

Remodelers & Contractors:

Mike Anderson, Waterstone Studio, 608.630.5480

Rob Lewis, Reliable Renovations LLC, Environmental Friendly Design and Remodeling, 608.577.9120 |

Renew-It Acrylic Bath Systems, 608.838.6556

Katherine Merical, CRPM, Cabinet Masters, Inc., 608.276.8488

Kim Paulson, Handy Chick, LLC | Project Manager, 608.630.4101


Steve Poland, Maly Roofing, 608.249.7663

Lowell “Buzz” Leitzke, Durgee Roofing Co., 608.256.3288

Brian Keller, 608.695.2576 |

Rob Dehner, R & D Exteriors LLC, 608.239.5148  |

Michael Fiore, Ridgetop Roofing Windows, 608.259.9542

Solar Solutions:

Full Spectrum Solar, 608.284.9495 |

Midwest Solar Power |

Stagers & Organizers:

Debbie Lea, Showcase Home Stagers, 608.712.0305 |

Jennifer Haley & Julie Umhoefer, Dwellings LLC, Staging and Furniture Rental, 608.827.5669 |

Lynn Behrend, Interior Designer, Applied Designs, LLC, 608.831.0249 |

Jane Antonovich (color consult, interior design, organizing and moving assistance)
608.235.9023 |


Christopher Casson, Birrenkott Surveying, 608.837.7463 |

Title Companies:

Kirsten Gunnara, First American Title, 608.236.1300 | 

Lena Kelley, Homestead Title, 608.467.4600

Kelly Eftemoff, Knight Barry Title, 608.255.2700


Window Design Center, 608.271.8002 |

Martin Glass, 608.249.0438

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