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Find a Contractor -- Ailsa's Business Page

All the Services and Contractors you'll need for Your Renovation or Your Building Project.

It's always good to have a Contractor up your sleeve, so-to-speak! And it's much better to have someone in mind before an Emergency... this is a great National Service so you can find out who is available in your own Neighborhood. Plus, it's great to have a List of Contractors for the really Big Jobs, like a Major Renovation or a House Build, right??

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General Contractors

D.K. Mechanical, Ltd. Dwight (my ex-husband) owns D. K. Mechanical, so that's why they're all over the Site. They do Commercial and Residential Heating and Air Conditioning. They also do Complete Renovations or Development Packages (like a Lower Level Development...), Home Repair and Plumbing.

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D.K. Mechanical Commercial and Residential Heating and Air Conditioning.

Click Here for Pictures of Dwight's In-Floor Radiant Heat (and Dwight).

Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors

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Earthquake-Proof Your Home

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Plumbing Supplies

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House Plans

It's a great idea to check on-line for Your House Plans, first. You will save potentially thousands of dollars, and you might find a style you hadn't even though of! It's incredible what's out there, these days!


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Hey, you might like to Buy our House Plans! It's a great House -- we're madly in love with it!

Click Here to Buy Our House Plans!


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<Painters> <Find Painting and Staining Contractors>

F.B.H. Incorporated. (Mark & Brandon! These guys are great and do a really lovely job! Plus, they're very kind to animals and Home Owners -- can't top that! ha,ha,ha!) 403-607-9919


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Real & Cultured Stone Products

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Learn How to Tile -- Pop into my 'How to Tile' Page!


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Elite Drywall


Get a Free Quote for Your New Windows for Your House Build or Replacement Windows for Your Renovation.

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<Windows> <Doors> <Window Contractors> <Find Window Contractors>


Learn How to Tile -- Pop into my 'How to Tile' Page!

<Tile> <Marble Tile> <Granite Tile>


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Siding & Exterior Finish

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<Exterior House Finishes> <Stucco Contractors> <Siding Contractors>

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Sunrooms & Additions

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<Find a Contractors to Build an Addition>


Request the Endless Pools Free Information Kit complete with a DVD or Video by Clicking Here >

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Landscaping & Bobcat Work

<Landscaping> <Landscaping Contractors> <Gardening> <Bobcat Contractors>

R & R Landscaping (That's our friend, Ron! His Property is up for Sale, so click on and see the details!)

Dirt...Cheep! Enterprises, Inc. Screened Loam, Garden Mix, Bark Mulch, Compost, Gravel. Okotoks, Alberta, Canada

403-703-SOIL (403-703-7645)


For Your Driveway or Tennis Court -- or a whole Roadway, if you're a Developer!


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Crane Service & Picker Trucks

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High River Rentals 403-652-4445; Fax: 403-652-1011

High River Rentals moved our Hot Tub for us. Click Here to see them in action!

Glass & Mirrors

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Okotoks Glass Ltd. Doug Thompson, 204 Stockton Ave., Okotoks, Alberta, Canada. 403-938-2799; Fax: 403-938-5904

Window Cleaning

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Carpenters/Cabinet Installation


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Trevor Campbell Trevor is our favorite Carpenter -- he's fast and efficient, and he always shows up when he says he will -- now that's a great Contractor! Decks, Cabinetry, Trim Work (Casing, Baseboards, Crown Molding, etc.), Garages, Bars ,Islands... he's a very talented Finishing Carpenter.



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Country Rose Homes

British Building & Real Estate






Real Estate

MLS (Multiple Listing Service for Real Estate)

<FREE Home Seller Evaluation Kit™>

< Looking to buy or sell a home? >Compare REALTORS® First. It's Fast, Free, and Anonymous!> You'll need a Realtor to Find a nice Lot to Build on, too -- they always have the best connections. If you are new to an Area, they can provide information about your new Neighborhood, and if you are doing the Buy-Renovate-Sell thing, Realtors can let you know which Areas Sell well ... and that's critical to know!

I think there are still a couple of Building Lots out here in our Estate Area for Sale.

Contact Isabel Foster at or Visit .


MLS (Multiple Listing Service for Real Estate)

<FREE Home Seller Evaluation Kit™>

<Find a Realtor>

Dave Galbraith -- A good guy we know who is a Realtor.

Mortgages & Other Loans

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Insurance Quotes - Disability Insurance Quotes

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<Dentists> <Find a Dentist> <Cosmetic Dentistry>

Dr. Darcy A. Isted, D.D.S. (My favorite Dentist in Calgary, Alberta, Canada)


<Restaurants> <Chinese Restaurants> <Mexican Restaurants> <Take-Out Food> <Italian Restaurants> <Greek Restaurants> <Seafood Restaurants> <Steak Houses>

The Angler's Choice in Marina Del Ray in the Fisherman's Wharf. Whenever I'm in the Los Angeles Area, I love to swing by the Marina to have dinner at this Restaurant -- and it's important to go right up the stairs, so you can get a good view of the Water at night! Very pretty. Great Seafood... and a very nice Staff, too -- thanks to Christopher Doyle, who was our Server when I was there on my last trip to L.A. Say hello to him for me when you stop by! 310-306-5662

Okotoks Pizza & Pasta Ltd. 116 Elizabeth St., Okotoks. 403-938-8989

The Old Spaghetti Factory -- Downtown Calgary by the Euclaire Centre 403-263-7223


<Lawyers><Real Estate Lawyers><Find a Lawyer>

M. Terry Leonard Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 403-270-3556 ; Fax: 403-283-5069

We have used Terry Leonard for all our Real Estate Legal Purposes for years -- he's the only Lawyer I've ever wanted to see! He's direct, efficient, nice and very reasonably priced.

Cleaning Services

<Cleaning Services> <Find Prescreened Cleaning Contractors> <Find a Prescreened Maid Service>


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Smooth Moves. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 403-230-2390 ;Fax: 403-230-7261

We have used Smooth Moves for years, for both Business and Personal Moves. They're always nice, efficient and careful with your carpet! (We all know how important that is!)

Accountants & Taxes

<Accountants> <Find an Accountant> <Tax Information>

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I'll hook you up with a Wholesale Price so you can re-sell them to the members of your Group as a Fundraiser, or for you to hand out as Promotional Items ... or just make a good old-fashioned Profit from them! Whatever you do, just Order them through me!! ha,ha,ha!

Great Gyms

Greig's Gym. 403-938-3067, 26 Crystal Ridge Drive, Okotoks, Alberta. This is the New Gym in Okotoks where I go -- fantastic Gym!

Fitness with Ailsa - The Best 'Get Rid of Cellulite' Exercise, Ever! - The Scottish Diet

Hair Dressers Best place in L.A. for Aidan's hair cuts...

Hair Architects, 6865 La Tijera Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-338-1300

Business Cards

This is the Company I get all my Business Cards from -- they have all sorts of stuff, including Address Labels, for every time you move!

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Careers & Employees: Find a Job -- Find an Employee

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Would you like to Advertise Your House for Sale on our Site? You can put your own email address or your Realtor's address -- whichever you prefer... We can Post Photos of your House to our site -- whenever we're selling any Real Estate, we always take Pictures from the Front and Back Exterior of the House and Some Nice of Shots of the Interior of the House. If you have a feature item(s) in your Home, be sure to get a good shot of that. has lots of Site Traffic, and everyone's looking for something, so if you have something to sell, add it to my Classifieds Page.

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