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The Home Services List was initially created in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina, by St. James parishioner and stellar volunteer, Nancy Jo Poirrier. This list is not intended to promote any particular business or service. It is created to help us all select from a recommended list. There no guarantee on services by providing this list.

Please review and update by recommending any additions or subtractions of categories or specific persons or businesses to npstudio@bellsouth.net. When providing recommendations, please include name of service, name of person/company and the contact info for them, as well as your own name and contact information.

HOME & LIFESTYLE COMMERCIAL SERVICES LIST

ACCOUNTING
  • Linda Gibson, TWRU CPAs and Financial Advisors, 627 E. Airport Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-6515. Ph. 225-926-1050. (Lucy McGough Bowers)

 

AIR CONDITIONING & HEATING
  • Gulf Coast Comfort Heating and Air, LLC, 225-317-2986, Shane Yates is owner. (Mickey Christensen).
  • Hughes Mechanical, air condition repair, 225-658-2147. (Jim and Katherine Van Hook).
  • Bond’s A/C and Heating. Buddy Bond. 225-266-3603. (Shane and Nicole Brien).
  • Storey Mechanical, LLC – Commercial, A/C-Heating-Refrigeration. Cliff Storey. 225-305-6067. storeymechanical@gmail.com (Jim Urdiales).
  • Tiger Air, 754-8687 Installation; repair; comfort assurance plan (Robbie Phillabaum)
  • Baton Rouge Heating and Air Conditioning – Charles O’Bryant. Competent, reasonably priced, courteous service – 926-2665 (Hickey Poirrier).
  • Peterson’s Air Conditioning – 928-0943 (Janice and Bob Evans).
  • Ram Heating and Air – 923-2677. They do everything from new construction installation to repairs of existing systems. (Emily Longnecker Kay).
  •  AAA Heating and Air Conditioning – call Stephanie – 927-2885 (June Guillory).
  • Paternostro’s – 924-1881, 766-7488, 261-1000 (Betty Berry).
  • Greg Garland, Garland Mechanical – 225.413.7962 ( Guy & Bobbie Koontz, B Phillips – 30+ yrs. Exp., reasonable, skilled.)
  • Climate Control Heating and Air – 752-7783 (Donna Saurage – competent, neat, reliable)
  • Marnix AC/Heating, Chip Marnix (Owner), 413-3438. (Fair, competitive prices, 20+ yrs. exp. -Robin & Tom DiNapoli)
  • Buddy’s Air Conditioning & Heating – 2317 American Way, Port Allen, LA 225-749-2169 (Alyce Howe).Quick response, efficient, thorough, honest, reliable.
  • Mico Mechanical. Matt Coxe, 756-0777. A+ rating Better Business Bureau. (Leah Schwartzman).
  • Rebel Heating and Air. 225-929-8944. Excellent service and reasonable pricing. (Larry Mitchum).

 

ALTERATIONS/TAILORING
  • Dominic at Fashion Tailoring (on Highland Road by French Market Bistro) 753-3004, (Betty Berry; Lazette Phillips).
  • Lori’s Tailoring & Alterations, 13253 Perkins Road, near Siegen, -767-1212 (June Guillory).
  • The Tailor Shop, 10755 Old Hammond Hwy (at Sharp) – 273-1916- reasonable prices, prompt service. (Gary Poirrier Nancy Jo Poirrier)
  • Tings, Perkins Road (A. Hays Town).
  • Carol Keto 225-387-2943 (Alyce Howe)- miracle-worker, she worked wonders on a bridesmaids dress that had been horribly altered and made it like new, reasonable, incredibly talented
APPLIANCE REPAIR
  • Hank Moody of Capitol City Appliance- 756-3024. (Jack Carmena, Charlene Kennedy). Wonderful. Repairs any appliance.
  • Stanton’s – Dick Whitehead 225-275-6220 –(Jane Shank)
ARCHITECT
  • Kelly Kerr, kkerrarchitect@hotmail.com. (Robbie Phillabaum).
  • Russell Washer, WHLC Architecture, 1744 Oakdale Dr., 70810, 225-767-1530 Comm., Medical, Residential, Resort. (Phil Foster)
  • Chuck Oliver – 931-4654.
  • Day Waguespack, Montgomery & Waguespack, 3135 Old Forge Drive, Baton Rouge, 225-929-7789. Creative, practical. (Marsha & Tom Wade).
  • Bani, Carville & Brown Architects, LLC 3718 Government Street, 225-343-2267 commercial, some residential, religious, schools, business/corporate, etc. ), (Alyce Howe)
  • James Deshotels, DDK Architects – 225.241.8422 (Lana & Hollis Venable)
ARTISTS’ MATERIALS AND FRAMING
  • Dick Blick Art Supplies. www.Dickblick.com
  • Florida Frames – 727-572-4064 or 800-878-3946 or www.floridaframes.com “Greg”. (Dixon Smith, Nancy Jo Poirrier )
  • Jerry’s at www.Jerrysartarama.com Good source of all art supplies (Nancy Jo Poirrier)
  • Elizabethan Gallery – Good local source for beautiful art works, frames & restoration of frames.. 924-6437. (Janice Evans, Nancy Jo Poirrier).
  • Studio de Chene -Framing, Marla Hoppenstedt info@studiodechene.com , cell- 225-405-6334 (Nancy Jo Poirrier).
  • Mo’s Art Supply, 711 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge 225-831-4870
  • Abat Jour – framing, lamp shades/repair, etc. (Lana Venable)
AUTOMOBILE SERVICE
  • Alfred Green up – Green up Tuneup 225-953-5993 – automotive mechanic. (Jim Van Hook)
  • Jamison’s Auto Service, 2526 North Blvd. 225-383-1711 (-gets job done right plus inspections). Mike Reesby
  • Arabie Tire & Car Care, 752-8473, 15326 George O’Neal Rd. Pick up & delivery from your home within the area. All car repairs. (Carol Arabie)
  • Tony Lee Auto repair, 11144 Cedar Park Ave. BR – off of Siegen lane by the Honda dealer, 225-751-0437. (Mickey Christensen).
  • Blaze Ragusa at Ragusa Automotive at the corner of Government and Eugene – 344-2736. He is very good. (Randy Nichols).
  • Gordon and Sandifer (Charlene Kennedy)
AUTOMOBILE WINDSHIELD GLASS REPAIR
  • On-Site Auto Glass- Denny- (225)-229-7484 – Good work; fair prices. (Caroline Ross)
AWNING CONSTRUCTION
  • Port City Tarpaulin & Supply at 356-0074 (Sylvia Rabalais).
  • Awning World at 756-3266
BAR TOOLS AND OTHER BAR ITEMS (good for gifts)
  • Tatiana East – www.tatianaeast.com; e-mail: Tatiana@tatianaeast.com; Tel: 850-238-7873 in Rosemary Beach, FL; Beautiful bar ware, cocktail recipes. (Sharon Poirrier, Nancy Jo Poirrier)
BEE REMOVAL
  • Chris Frink & Emily Taylor Frink -bee swarms and bee extractions. Chris 270-9740 cell, 216-1958 home; Emily -933-9999 cell
  • Dave Taylor (free through LSU) – (H)665-6569 (cell) 603-7645
  • Bill Freirson – Cell -241-6132 & Home- 664-6956 (rec. by City’s Mosquito Control & Hickey Poirrier)
BRICK MASON
  • Matt Pierce Masonry – (225) 445-7545 ( Beautiful Brick Work – Nancy Jo & Hillary Poirrier)
  • Donald Russell – 301-0685. experienced, beautiful work (Allen Ryan, Betty & Bernard Berry, Ed & Tricia Henderson .)
  • Vern Patin – (Bunny Hines).
  • Dewitt Bradley 225 229-2842 Very professional and a perfectionist! (Bill and Anna Lee)
CANEING (for chairs, etc.)
  • Verda Christensen – 225-272-4247. (Mickey Christensen).
  • Joseph “Bubba” Denicola for chair caneing.7821Denham Dr., Denham Springs.225 2452040. (Bill Wall).
CARPENTERS
  • Adam Hendricks – can only work weekends.290-6630. Does fabulous work – (Alison Nikitopoulos).
  • Albert Richard – Carpenter/Craftsman with brother Darrell. H 261-6413 and C 268-8481. (Elayne Keuhler).
  • Charles Milne – carpenter/small job contractor – cell 261-7849, home 937-3429. Charles can do it all. Have used for 30 years (Gary Fell ).
  • Chris Heck, 806-1988 or 218-1974. Carpentry of all sorts. ( Beverly Coates) .
  • Terry Edwards – 266-2820 (Neel Garland, Charlene Kennedy).
  • Mitch Evans – 445-1699 (Chip & BiBi Stirling)
CARPET INSTALLATION
  • John Kay – Fine carpet installer. Book him a month or two in advance. Unit Design will give the number (Manette Sammons) Mr. Kay is Emily Longnecker Kay’s uncle-in-law.
  • Best Buy 8055 Airline Hwy. 216-3254 Carissa – Dee Hamilton – installer. (Nancy Smitherman).
  • Carpet Installer, John Arnold, 985-981-4975 (Shirley Young)
CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
  • Krantz Cleaning Services – Frankie J. Krantz, 504-275-6848, Krantzcleaning@gmail.com . Upholstery, carpets, rugs, tile & grout, natural stone, wood, janitorial, air ducts, Water.Fire.Mold. (Sharon Poirrier, Nancy Jo Poirrier)
  • Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner – Chem-Dry of East Baton Rouge -Joel 0272-0044 (Donna Saurage).
  • Reggie Bordelon of Bayou Steam – (225)955-6955 – (Jack Carmena).
  • Fiber Seal of Baton Rouge – (Bobbie Broyles, Lana Venable).
  • Ryan Environmental, Norm Ryan, owner, 927- 5694. Norm evaluates the need and will get the folks that are necessary to make the home environmentally safe.
CATERERS
  • Jim Urdiales, Mestizo Louisiana Mexican Restaurant, 2323 S. Acadian Thruway, 225.387.269, mestizojim@aol.com , www.mestizorestaurant.com, (Sharon Poirrier, Nancy Jo Poirrier)
  • Chef Don Bergeron Enterprises, Jefferson Hwy. 225-927-3998. www.ChefDonB.com . Excellent service (Jennifer Anjier, Jack Hightower).
  • Margo Bouanchaud Inc — 952 9010 (Chris Harris).
  • Culinary Productions –225- 346- 4008 Culinary Productions. Jennifer Wells. 225-346-4008. Website is www.culinaryproductions-br.com (Jane Perkins, Chris Harris).
  • Heirloom Cuisine – 225-784-0535, 225-907-4429, Catering Mgr. Caryn Roland heirloomcuisine@bellsouth.net (Chris Harris, Bill Stark, Lana & Hollis Venable).
  • Simply Sandwiches – Shirley McCant, owner. (H) 225-775-2783; © 225-324-1161.
  • Drusilla Place Catering – Brad Zito, GM; 3482 Drusilla Lane, Suite D, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 , 225-927-8844 (Mickey Christensen).
  • (See also Party Helpers, also Prepared Meals)
CHIMNEY SWEEP
  • Ronald Caillias, 225-667-2648. Certified Chimney Sweep. (Cleaned chimneys, removed bird nests, and replaced a broken flue. Very good work – Allen Ryan).
  • Michael Guy. Guy’s Chimney Sweep , 225.773.3970. (Lolly & Phillip Martin)
CLEANING SERVICES (inside the house)
  • Geaux to Gals – 703-232-7622, geauxtogals@gmail.com (Amy Couvillion)
  • Thomas Ruiz and a helper-225-955-2233 (Jack Hightower).
  • Krantz Cleaning Services –Residential – Commercial. Frankie J. Krantz. 504-275-6848. Krantzcleaning@gmail.com. From Carpets to Air Ducts and all in between. (Nancy Jo Poirrier, Sharon Poirrier)
  • Janitorial and Window Cleaning Services. Tonja Stampley, tnjstampley@yahoo.com, 225-588-4485
  • Bridgett Compton, COMPTON’S CLEANING SERVICE, 225-354-5090 (Jennifer Anjier)
  • Isabel Cruz, MIK Cleaning Services, Residential and Commercial, 225-603-8554. (Phil Foster, Jerry del Rio).
COMPUTER SERVICE/REPAIR
  • Shane Carles . Advanced Computer Repair. 938-5037. Expert repair, replace and/or rebuild (Holly Strange, Nancy Jo Poirrier ).
  • Shannon Bailey 985-518-9139 ( Carole Anne Blitzer. – highly recommended. Margo Spielman, Bill Meares) price is very reasonable!
  • Chris Vickers – installation & repair – 225-772-3769 (Joe & Jennifer Anjier, Michael Poirrier, Hickey Poirrier)
  • Tim’s Computers. They will make house calls. 272-0062. (Sherry Zorić, Mickey Christensen )
  • Innovative Systems – Bill Simpson, owner, 752-5655. (Mike Falcon)
  • Study Craft – Tommy Draughn 225-288-3931. tommydraughn@studycraft.net (Jane Shank)
  • Ms Zs Concierge Computer Services. 225-266-4957, Mitzi Miller , MsZsLLC@gmail.com; www.MsZsComputers.com (Office of Drs. Minsky & Carver).
CONTRACTORS/BUILDERS/REMODELERS
  • Element Construction. Jeremy Vasquez, 225-505-9367. (Nicole and Shane Brien).
  • AJM Remodeling – Anthony Miller & Son. Licensed remodeler. 225-202-8980. Excellent work. (Gary Poirrier, Louis Minsky, MD, Hillary Poirrier)
  • Angarita Custom Fabrication, LLC, Roberto Angarita, Jr., 504-390-2073, angaritacfab@gmail.com , conscientious, attention to detail. (Kris Goodson, Hillary & Nancy Poirrier)
  • Kelly Stewart Connolly – Construction, remodeling, design, interior, landscaping, contracting -any combination f theses. (Ronald Ray, Sr.)
  • Drew Brown – Licensed Contractor, 10 yrs. exp. 225-406-0015
  • Brandon Craft –new construction & remodeling – 225-772-3769 (Joe & Jennifer Anjier)
  • Greg Garland. HVAC contractor with 30+ years’ experience. Garland Mechanical at 225.413.7962
  • Harwood Leonard – General Contractor -New construction and remodeling 225-413-1390 (Rachel Garrett, Randy, and Honey East)
  • Richard Jackson, Contractor, 225-445-2335 rpjack33@yahoo.com (Ann & Wendall Holmes, Dixon Smith)
  • Braxoco Finishes – Derek Hudnall, 225-763-1001 BraxcoFinishes@yahoo.com – residential remodels, paint, smoke/water damage. (Anya Glusman)
  • Steve Mumphry, Cell – 413-1111, remodeling and new construction (Lily Willis, Phil Foster)
  • J.W. Enterprises (General Construction) 985- 507-7644. (Alice Nelson)
  • Ken Russell 933-3416 Ken will do small and large jobs for those of us in older homes.” (Sharon Myshrall)
  • Builder, David Dansky (built our new house – Doug Garland).
  • Contractor: Randall Smith Construction, 225-335-1902. Excellent carpentry, quality materials. Experience with older homes. (Marsha & Tom Wade)
  • Robert Lynch, Custom Home Builder, and Remodeling 225-751-8898 office, 225-445-0350 cell. (Phil Foster).
  • Tim Wells, Residential and Commercial and Remodeling. 225-385-8444 (Phil Foster).
  • Ritter Contractors – General Contractor (residential & commercial) – 225-439-8437 (Sharon Bergeron).
  • FMM – Paul Harper (residential & commercial) 225-910-8757 (Lana & Hollis Venable).
COUNTER TOPS
  • Granite: American Granite: Jeremy 248-0300
  • Tile man: Dee, 247 – 1238. (Nancy Smitherman).
  • Diniz Designs 755-0114. For granite, marble, and countertops – Steve or Connie Diniz. They have done the Community Coffee building and the CC’s coffeehouses. Also, my kitchen redo. (Donna Saurage).
  • Stone – Kris Klar 225-663-6845. (Barbin Graham)
CRAFTING
  • Stampin’ Up! – Laura Collet, Demonstrator. Sells everything for making hand-made cards and scrapbooking. Classes also. 225-933-2464,
    2beaubet@gmail.com , and www.stampinlaura.stampinup.net
DRAIN /SEWER SERVICE
  • Rabalais Rooter Service – Gibson Gant – 778-1800 (Dixon Smith, Hickey Poirrier, Sharon Poirrier). Prompt, efficient, reasonable rate.
  • Roto- Rooter Sewer Service
DRAPERY, BEDDING, WINDOW TREATMENTS
  • Marta Keller, 926-7595. (Lilly Willis, Jill Slicker).
  • Kathy Rath. 225 266 2944, krdrapes@gmail.com (Donna Kleinpeter).
  • Mike Keuhler, Perfect View, Window Coverings, 17103 Caroline Court, Prairieville, LA 70769, 225-955-3407 (phone 225-673-4880 (fax) (sells and installs custom blinds, shutters, and drapery) (Elayne Kuehler).
DUCT WORK CLEANING
  • Duct Doctor – 504-450-0006 (Neel Garland)
ELECTRICAL SERVICE
  • Ronco Electric, 225-978-7833, e-mail: RonCoElectric1@gmail.com (Nancy & Hillary Poirrier, Gary & Sharon Poirrier, Kenny Paola).
  • Kent Miller, Reliable Electric LLC – 665-4416, (Alice Nelson, Jim Van Hook).
  • MH Electric, Marcus Hall, 225-287-0229, mhelectrician@yahoo.com , superiors skills, prompt, fair pricing(Ann Stansbury)
  • Andre Seghers – Andre’s Electric Co. Office – 275-9547. (Mickey Christensen, Renee Smith-Tadie, Nancy Smitherman).
  • Johnny at Global AC – 273-1037 (Doug Garland).
  • Sparky’s Electrical Service -293-0911. (Carolyn Breaux).
  • Evans Electric – Keith Evans. 225-603-8103 (Jane Perkins)
ENTERTAINERS, BANDs, trios, solo musicians (For weddings, parties)
  • Taylor-Beth Lloyd, Harpist & Pianist – for private events and celebrations, 225-229-2509, TAYLORBETH.HARPIST@gmail.com
  • Clay Boudreaux, One Man Band, vocalist , keyboard, multi instruments. All music genre . www.clayboudreaux.com
  • 225-939-9769 (Allyson Cunningham)
  • Bill Kimbrell Trio-Jazz standards at low volume for your next function. Bill Kimbrell (guitar) 225-383-4373, David Randall (upright bass) 225-284-8835, Gary Roberts (drums) 225-387-3161. (Kathleen Randall)
  • John Gray (Michael Foster Project, JGray Jazz Trio) at www.jgrayjazz.com (Lana and Hollis Venable)
    Great trumpet player. Small/large group to play. Band director at Dunham.
  • Eric Baskin, – a one-man keyboardist who also plays the trumpet… (He brings his keyboard and trumpet.) . His number is 272-8127, fax is 272-8978, and email is elbaskin@aol.com. You can visit his website too: www.ericbaskin.com . (Linda Bowsher, Sharon Poirrier, Susan Rolfs, Copper Alvarez).
  • John duPaquier, John Gerbrecht, daughter, and grandson – This group plays for Gumbo at St. James. Mostly Dixieland.
  • Randy Civello and Lenny Capello (includes others as needed) (cell 806-2169) mostly Rock and Roll
  • Kenny Kleinpeter piano (or organ) for social functions as well as church events. He has a website: http://www.kleinpetermusic.com/main/ with contact info, etc (Susan Bueche, Martha Yancey).
  • Curt and Sonny Chastain have a fabulous band (Joe and Tammy May)
  • Louis Wendt – piano, but he needs a piano, as far as I know, does not have one to take on the road. 225-343-9384. (Bettsie Miller).
  • Mike Esnault, piano, and Roland Guerin, bass, play for parties and Mike has a web page – www.clearcreeksound.com He won an Emmy and teaches at BR HIgh. (Barbara Sims).
  • Vasil Cvetkov, a Ph. D. student at LSU – a good pianist whose cell # is 439-0532. (Barbara Sims).
  • Russ Joffrion – Guitarist and Singer-songwriter. Plays solo acoustic guitar in the area for 25 years. Good for background music, etc. ( 225-572-1311) , email joffrion4@outlook.com. Website: https://thestormtrooper.wixsite.com/voodoochili (Jack and Ursula Carmena)
ESTATE SALES
  • NL Estate Sales, LLC – Noelle Lanier – 925-8695. www.nlestatesales.com (Betsy Toups).
  • Estates by Two Sisters – 225-354-9414, Website: www.estatesbytwosisters.com, Email: robin@estatesalesbytwosisters.com (Maury Hawking – I highly recommend).
  • Acadian Estate Sales/Carol Duncan, Miriam Juban/(225)572-1372. (Jack Carmena).
  • Graywood Estate Sales, Acadian Estate Sales, CN Estate Services. estatesales.net (Lana Venable)
FAUX & DECORATIVE PAINTING
  • Jennifer Poe-247-4151 & www.fleurdefini.com (Betty Berry)
FENCING
  • One Love Fence Co. – Brian Gilmore 225-636-9081 and 225-763-1294. (Brian Murphy, Hillary Poirrier, – excellent work).
  • Gonzales Gate Company, Ron Braud, owner – 571-2836. Wrought iron fences and gates. Very capable.
  • Scott Fence- Wood – (Joey Furr). Ornamental Ironworks – Iron fencing, tables, curtain rods, etc. – Frank Land –766-1433– (Joey Furr, Carolyn Breaux)
  • Reggie King Fencing – 229-7351 – (Carolyn Breaux).
  • Charles Shirley, 315-1712 -metal gates and fences; metal repairs. ( Shirley Young).
  • Forrest Scott Fencing – Wood fence . 225-326-2081 (excellent service and results) Donna Saurage.
FLOORING
  • PFC – Professional Flooring Removal Services –installation and removal of all types of flooring – Hooty Clarke (225) 926-0488. (Mickey Christensen, Hillary Poirrier. Versatile, can fix all surfaces).
  • Mark Hinson, 252-3875. Floors of all kinds. (Beverly Coates).
  • Rancher Floors –Vardie & Sheiler Rancher, 225-665-2646. (Jane Flowers). Excellent work!
  • Dirk Burton – 923-3753 or 372-1288 – Emily Frink
  • Geaux Granite, countertops and flooring, ph.295-7888 (June Guillory, Jetty Donaldson).
  • Ryan Fransen, SQUAREFOOT DESIGN LLC, 225.505.6210,313 Finchley Ave. (Jetty Donaldson. He does excellent concrete work.)
FOOD SERVICE – PREPARED MEALS
  • City Market. 225-218-4264. Preparing to go meals. www.ChefDonB.com (Jack Hightower).
  • Graham’s Kitchen, Chef Graham Smith. Gourmet, Nutritious Meals for Home Delivery, 2303 Fiero Street, 70808, (225) 250-5125). chefgrahamskitchen@gmail.com.
  • www.GrahamsKitchen.com – Ursula Carmena.
  • Canatella’s – Government St. – https://www.cannatellagrocery.com/ (Lana Venable)
FOUNDATION
  • Doug Prewitt, a Sure Foundation Co., – 272-1922 (Susan Billings)
FURNITURE REPAIR
  • Anthony Mason – 225-229-5146 – particularly good with antiques (Honey & Randy East).
GARAGE OVERHEAD DOORS & REPAIR
  • Overhead Doors 225-755-6622.
  • Southeastern Overhead Door, Inc., Stewart Tharp, 225-955-2705, stharp@seohd.com—installation and service of garage doors and commercial overhead doors. (Nancy Jo Poirrier).
GLASS REPLACEMENT
  • Bengal Glass, Cell – 413-9052, Office – 343-3819. (Margaret Rice –good prices)
  • M&M Glass Company, 13429 S. Choctaw, Baton Rouge, LA 70815, 225-320-2812 (Mickey Christensen).
GENERAL HOME REPAIRS
  • Jose’ Cervantes, cell 318 675-9182 –(Variety of handyman abilities. Highly recommended. – Bill and Anna Lee)
  • Cesar Perez Construction (334) 294-2289 –(wonderful work. Caroline Ross)
  • Greg Hebert -– carpentry, light electrical, light plumbing, fencing, various repairs, hang mirrors, anything you ask him to do. 810-1918. (Kay Lusk).
  • .Lloyd’s Home Maintenance & Repair- (c) 936-7652 – (Karen LaCour).
  • Joel Wilson – 405-1412 (handy man, small jobs) .
  • Robert Hines – household repairs. Ph. 316 – 6131. (Bunnie Hines).
  • Joshua Poole “Beaux Arts Installations” – he hangs antique mirrors and pictures – 270-8596.
  • Russell Blanchard 202-7145 (Tricia & Ed Henderson, Can do almost anything. Restores old houses, 30 years experience).
  • Millet’s Maintenance-Repairs, Home Remodeling, Granite, Marble Finisher, ph.413-3565 (June Guillory).
  • Pat Richie 225-281-9069 –, general household repairs, basic electrical, painting, etc. – (Lana Venable)
  • John Harrison – 225-445-1666, general handyman – excellent work (Sandra Adams)
GENERATORS
  • Gage – Greg Wood, Jr. 225-753-4243 or direct 225-755-8705. (Brian Murphy, Hillary Poirrier).
  • Louisiana Generators, Lance Valentine 225-753-6266-Work; 225-892-4109 Cell; valmech@charter.net
    http://louisianagenerators.net (Jane Shank, Jack Carmena).
  • Generators for Less, LLC. David 439-4138
  • GenPro, LLC, Jack Millican. Cell 571-3732.
  • K-Watt Electric, LLC, Bobby Watson, 590-3851 (Mickey Christensen).
GUTTERING
  • Mixon Patio Covers & Gutters – Ryan Mixon, (225) 614-8430, (Nancy and Hickey Poirrier, Sue Hartquist)
  • Michael’s Exteriors, LLC – Michael Gutweiler 225-335-1190. (Great service and pricing – Bettsie Miller).
  • Acadiana Gutters 225 324 3164 (Sunny McCoy)
HANDICAPPED DEVICES
  • Hearing – Clarence Freeman with Hearing Solutions Inc. 769-9530. (Beverly Coates). Excellent.
  • Stairlifts – Acorn Stairlift (in Louisiana area) 844-252-7963. Ask for Cindy. (Sally Fenet).
HOUSE (PRESSURE) & WINDOW WASHING
  • Loren Durante H225-761-4729; 907-7211 (Nancy Smitherman).
  • Watson’s Window and Pressure Washing – Sonia and D’Wayne , 753-6676, (Betty Berry, Donna West – ALSO window washing)
  • Magnolia Soft Wash – Roof, house, & window washing. Mic Capdeville. 225-205-2207. Excellent service and results. ( Donna Saurage)
  • Darren, Preaux Wash Reasonable rates! 225 305-9625 (Bill and Anna Lee)
INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Dixon Smith Interiors (Nancy Jo Poirrier).
  • Catherine Daniel – NCIDQ certified. Maryc80@yahoo.com; 225-803-2429. Interior design; space planning; organizing. (Marylyn Daniel).
  • Shelley Ogden Landry, La Registered interior designer #1053, Interior Design Group, 10641 Hillary CT, 225-802-3007 Shelley@interiordesigngroupllc.com
    Residential and commercial interior design services Project management (Genie Ogden).
IRRIGATION/SPRINKLERS
  • Doug Dutton – irrigation systems, 225-803-9091 (Mickey Christensen).
KITCHEN DESIGN
  • Richard Ourso (and other spaces) 225-291-8588 richard@oursodesigns.com (Shirley Young, Ann and Wendall Holmes, Hillary and Nancy Jo Poirrier).
LANDSCAPE (Design, implementation & maintenance)
  • Lions Lawncare Landscaping. Luis Robles (225) 221-1590. Good work. Family business. (David Dewey)
  • Greenscape Design. Josh Williams (225) 333-9680 josh@gscapedesign.com .LSU grad in Landscape Design (Nancy Smitherman)
  • Tigerscapes, Scott Bollich, owner. Licensed, degreed 225-317-0813, www.TIGERSCAPESONLINE.com
    (Louis DeAngelo, Sharon Richard)
  • Joey Furr, Landscape Architect (St. James Episcopal outside spaces design)
  • Brian Murphy 337-0612, Landscape Contractor, (Gary Poirrier)
  • Robert Seidenglanz – 275-4500 – (Janice Evans)
  • Aaron Constantine – Cypress Landscapes 955- 0934. Good work! (Nancy Smitherman)
  • Robert Hines, Landscaping & House Repairs – Robert, does landscaping and household repairs. : Robert Hines ph. 316 – 6131 (Bunnie Hines).
  • Woody’s Lawn Service & Property Maintenance – 673-1713 (June Guillory)
  • Lion’s Lawncare Landscaping. Lis Robles . 225-221-1590. Good work. Family business. (David Dewey
  • Hampton Landry, Landscape Architect, Architectural Landscape Group, Fhlandry@cox.net , 2252682310
    Residential and commercial landscape architect and contractors. (Margaret Blades, Genie Ogden, Frank and Bahan Leonard, Pat Crabtree – Did a great job!)
  • Evan’s Everything – Evan Venable (LSU mechanical engineering student & St. James parishioner) – yard work; pressure washing, odd jobs, etc. 318.267.8179; evenab4@lsu.edu (Lana & Hollis Venable)
LAWN SERVICE
  • Mike’s Mowing Service, Michael Poirrier, –Est. 1989, 926-2362 (Joy Butler, Joe May, B Phillips.)
  • Mike Boudreaux – 225-57l-9069 – good work, reasonable. Convenient to Highland Road area. (Allen Ryan)
  • Duane Huysman’s Lawn Service – 924-8744 (Janice & Bob Evans)
MASSAGE
  • Massage Envy Spa Bluebonnet – Sara Abadie, Esthetician. 761-3689 , Clinic0814@MassageEnvy.com
MOVERS
  • DAVID MOVING CO. They move residential and commercial. They are located on Harrells Ferry Road and their ph. no. is: 753-3240.
OVERHEAD DOORS
  • Southeastern Overhead Door, Inc., Stewart Tharp, owner. Installation and service of garage and commercial overhead doors. 225-955-2705.
  • Overhead Doors – 755-6220 (Jane Shank)
PAINTERS
  • Jammal’s Painting – Jammal Ashberry, 907-2153 (does sheetrock, pressure washing, and misc. odd jobs) Mickey Christensen.
  • Quality Painting , Paul Delapasse, Jr. 225-229-7385. (Generation of painters; outstanding work) Bob and Suzanne Kennon.
  • Ahrens Painting. Ab Ahrens, 944 Magnolia Woods, 767-3840. Versatile, expert painter. (Robbie Phillabaum).
  • Greg Lavergne- Tel. 225-413-9829. Excellent. (Carolyn Breaux, Jack Carmena).
  • Daryl Boyd – 261-9824 (Marsha Wade).
  • Carl Miller 324-4461 (Neel Garland).
  • Eileen & Danny Straughter – 377-0701 (Rochelle McCann).
  • Albert Wilson – 337-0195 (Ashley Casey).
  • Dan Browning, tel. 301 4808, A good reliable painter: (Betty Berry).
  • Johnny Stockton – 247-6024 Good work; fair price..( Sylvia Rabalais).
PARTY HELPERS
  • Bartender—Ralph Moton—413 3054 Great Bartender-can bring others if necessary.
  • Joyce Carter 357 7483(HOME) 317 0188(CELL) or 928 0188(WK)
  • Darren at the City Club. He is a wonderful bartender. Also, he may have other suggestions for workers. (Lynnette Frazer).
  • Bar Tender – B&B Bartenders, Billy Berger Tel: 268-1832.
  • Chris Levy Tel: 266-8996.
  • Ronald Hardy is a very experienced bartender/waiter retired from the City Club. His number is 757-5558.
PARTY EQUIPMENT RENTALS
  • Doug Olinde – 413-4945 – Tables, chairs, dance floors, bandstands, etc. (Sharon Poirrier)
PERSONAL ASSISTANTS
  • Geaux to Gals, You “to do list…done”. Eileen Lyons, Owner, 703.232.7622
PEST CONTROL
  • Baton Rouge Pest Control. Cheryl Storey, 225-751-8688. (Jack Carmena).
PET SITTERS
  • Home Buddies of Baton Rouge — 225-778-7387 (PETS); Drew and Natalie are wonderful – very professional and give lots of love to their charges! (Lana & Hollis Venable).
    Sher Creel. 225-803-2759 (Lana Venable).
PLUMBERS
  • KP Plumbing. Kenny Paola, 225-347-8931. Excellent Service. Reasonable prices. (Hillary Poirrier, Gary Poirrier).
  • Pierre Thibodeaux – A & W Plumbing – 933-1291 (John Sykes, Kelly Williams).
  • Bennett Plumbing – Glenn Bennett -225-439-1737, 10043 Mammoth Drive.
  • American Plumbing – very experienced and knowledgeable. (Honey & Randy East).
  • Scott Procell, 229-1281 or scott@procellplumbing.com (Beverly Coates, Brent Caldwell).
  • Danny Landon –225-235-9893. Coastal Plumbing is great. Very dependable. ( Libby Johnson).
  • Allan Webb – 756-5969 (Marsha Wade, Gibson Gant).
  • Tim’s Proficient Plumbing – (225) 571-7853 (Jack Carmena).
  • Capitol Plumbing – Jim Morgan – 272-3500 (Jane Henslee).
  • Ronnie Marino – 275-5890 – (Linda Bowsher).
  • Accurate Plumbing – Mike Thibodeaux 926-2916 (Linda Bowsher).
  • B & D Plumbing – 273-4300 – (Donna West & Dan West).
  • D & D Plumber – 339-8514 (Rochelle McCann).
  • Phillip at Vince Plumbing 934-0058 (Doug Garland).
  • Joe the Plumber – 225-717-8674 (Caroline Ross).
POND SUPPLIES
  • Ornamental Pond Fish – Mickey & Mike Christensen – 225-202-8908 Koi, Goldfish, and Pond Supplies, Port Allen, Ph. 343-4002 (Jane Christensen).
POOLS
  • Firmin Pools – Lucas Firmin – lucasfirminpools@yahoo.com , 225-806-6118. (Great service, very responsive – Bettsie Miller).
RESTAURANTS
  • Mestizo Louisiana Mexican Restaurant, Jim Urdiales, 2323 S. Acadian Thruway, 225.387.269, mestizojim@aol.com and www.mestizorestaurant.com, (Sharon Poirrier, Nancy Jo Poirrier).
  • Maison LaCour , N. Harrells Ferry Road, diagonally across from Billy’s Flowerland. French cookin’. Mmmm Good! (Melinda Mangham, Nancy Jo Poirrier).
ROOFING
  • Coleman Roofing. Chris Yancey-Owner. (985) 590-1673 mobile, (225) 379-7663 office. Very through, works with insurance companies, easy to work with. (David Dewey).
  • Reginald (Reggie) Farlow – Repair of existing roof only! cell 368-6907 (Tricia & Ed Henderson). Excellent, experienced, good man can handle any size/type roof.
  • Preston Gill, of Home Care, excellent. (Rene & Bill Worsley)
  • William McGraw C: 225-938-4233 Small roofing jobs. Good with flat roof repair. (Hickey Poirrier; Betty and Bernard Berry).
  • Beechy Construction – Roofers. 985-215-3180. (Alice Nelson).
  • Cribb’s Roofing, Charlie P. Coughlan, (225) 344-0422. (Donna Saurage).
  • Calvin George tel. # 766-4961. (Jennifer Anjier).
  • Gabriel Garcia (225) 756-3100. Speaks mostly Spanish; (Bettsie Miller, Katherine & Jim VanHook).
SECURITY SYSTEMS
  • Alarm Device – Mary C. & Van VanDuzee – 225-769-0469. Hillary Poirrier, Mike Poirrier (reasonable price, very quick to respond).
  • Custom Security. 225-927-5535. Camera system, doorbell camera and security system. Excellent service and results. (Donna Saurage).

 

SEWING
  • Heirloom Sewing by Elizabeth – Elizabeth Libbers,
  • (H) 225-769-2397, C- 225-937-3440, 727 Mossy Oak Avenues. Smocking, embroidery, lace work, draw thread, – Christening, First Communion, Custom Orders
SHEET ROCK FLOATER
  • Jammal Asberry – 225-907-2153. Painting, pressure washing, general home remodeling work. Sheet rock. (Mickey Christensen).
  • Paul Taylor – cell 936-4556 (David Courtney)
  • Painting with Pride = Joe Ramagos, Jr. (Nancy Smitherman)
SITTERS FOR ILLNESS
  • Carter’s Referral Service. Stephanie Carter. Phone 678-477-2264. (Rosalyn Cordel).
  • Baton Rouge Sitters Registry (for the sick and elderly) ph. 924-6098 or 667-0480/
  • Tanya Gorham 315-2341 C or 357-7906 (Brent Caldwell).
  • Cecelia “Bea” Gorham 200-4670 C or 356-3995 H (Brent Caldwell).
  • Donna Bailey 383-5602 (Randy and Honey East).
  • Mary’s sitter service. Mary Cresswell and her sister. -278-8074 or 337-566-1443. (Laura Clark ).
  • Caring Companions Caregivers – 225-767-5111
SLIPCOVERS
  • The Raub Daughters
    • Diane Cobell 664-7106
    • Carroll Vorhoff 275-3495 (Tricia Henderson)
STUCCO
  • A&G Stucco. Andy Giuliano-Owner. (225) 288-6733 mobile. Quality work. Cleans up daily. (David Dewey).
STUMP REMOVAL
  • Chris’ Professional Stump Removal. Chris Rushing, owner. (225) 223-2258. Fully insured. (Darlene Aguillard)
TILE SETTERS
  • Leo Johnson – Ceramic Tile Installation – Showers, Countertops, Floors. Cell – 225-362-8377, Home 225-366-3378 (Mike Poirrier, Hillary Poirrier, Chrissie Olssen, Laura Clark).
  • Hooty Clarke, 225-926-0488 (Mickey Christensen).
  • The Shower Specialist – Frank Robinson- 358-0091(Jill Slicker).
  • Jenkins Tile – 756-5969 – (Marsha Wade).
  • Rickey Pouncey – 405-4885 (Renee Smith-Tadie, Pam Cooper).
  • Stanton Taylor of Taylor Floors – 571-5427. (Ted Borie)
TRANSPORTATION
  • Riverside Limousines -928-5466, info@riversidelimos.com. Tim Robinson is a wonderful chauffeur. (Susan Rolfs, Nancy Jo Poirrier).
  • Synergy Transportation. Jonathan Moore. 225-921-6859. Drives for family events, Community Coffee board meetings, NO airport pickups, etc.. Large Mercedes van. (Donna Saurage).
TRAVEL
  • EPICUREAN JOURNEYS – Jane Perkins, info@epicureanjourneystravel.com, www.epicureanjourneystravel.com. Tel. 225-726-7034, mobile 225-456-7478
  • Gulf South Travel, Clay Boudreaux, Travel Agent, 225-939-9769 (Allyson Cunningham).
TREE SERVICES
  • BD (Pokey) Herring, Arborist, 225-667-1928 . (Jim Van Hook)
  • Ducote Tree Service – 225-229-7113, 225-627-6720, Ducotestrees@yahoo.com and Ducotestreefarm.com (Chris Harris).
  • Jim Eaves, Arborist, 225-229-772 (Pam Cooper – used him for year. He is the best!)
  • Bofinger Tree Service – 273-6168 Prompt, professional & clean up!!! Arborist, George Warren Bofinger 755-8088. (Gary Poirrier, Hillary Poirrier).
  • Ferguson’s Tree Care, LLC Carl Ferguson, Arborist 278-1774. He did a great job. (Nancy Smitherman).
  • Biggz Professional Tree Care, Zefferino von Kurnatowski. Office telephone is 456-5355, cell 205-0706 great guy – prices are very reasonable. (Ann & Wendell Holmes ).
  • The Tree Men, LLC, Todd Netherland, Owner, Licensed & Insured, 791-3981, 262-6092. (Bill Stark).
  • Ken D”Arensbourg – ABC Tree Service 927—4348, Cell – 955-4561. (Joe May).
  • Ryan’s Tree Service 225-205-5779, RyansTreeServiceBR@gmail.com Stump removal, root system removal. (Allen Ryan)
  • Mr. D’s Tree Service -. 225-292-6756 -Don Decell- License 08-0600 and Carl Babin-License 08-1364. Certified Arborist with over 40 years of service. (Larry Mitchum).
VETERINARIAN
  • Emily Taylor DVM, Capital Heights Veterinary Clinic, 927-7196 (Nancy Jo Poirrier).
  • Maria Schneider Mitchell, DVM, LSU, but does house calls for routine vet services such as shots, etc.
  • Cell # 225-205-0528. maria@mariamitchell.net (Connie Schneider)
UPHOLSTERY
  • Norman Shields – 356 N. Washington 356-4822 (Boo Profitt).
  • C&M Upholstery – Clint Murray, Sr., 4256 Plank Rd., 225-356-7763 (Leslie Carver).
  • Junior Snowden 324-0134. (Katy Stark, Lynnette LeBlanc)
WALLPAPER HANGER
  • Frank Manguno, 603-5590 or 612-6002. Many years’ experience. Honest, accountable with a good price.
  • Michael and Brenda Payne 225-291-0520 (the best there is). (Bettsie Miller, Ann Redlich)
WEDDING PAINTER
  • Nicole Cotten Callac – Nicole@callac.com (225) 938-6697, (Nancy Jo Poirrier, Wendi Coates)
    KB Cook Weddings (Kate Butler Cook); https://www.kbcookweddings.com/ (Lana Venable)