These local (613) area stores and some worldwide e-commerce stores gave me service that was good enough to motivate me to
list them here:
- AAA Kavtech, auto repair, 37 Edgewater Street, Kanata, Ontario K2L 1V7, 613-831-5807
- Active Tech Electronics, new electronics and hardware components, tel 613-728-7900, 1465 Merivale Rd, Ottawa
- The Appliance Parts Store, GE, Beaumark, etc, Tony & Krystyna Myre, 613-741-5552, 1485 Startop Road, Ottawa, ON K1B 3W5
- Auto Racks - Roof rack specialists, 2249 Gladwin Cr., 613-722-5759
- Bob Belvedere Autobody repairs, 831-3899, 626-15 Sweetnam Dr., Stittsville, ON., K2S 1G3
- AVIS Rent a car - Robert Durnford, 599-0510, 500 Eagleson Rd, Kanata, ON, K2M 1H4. If 599-0510 not available, call 1-800-879-2847, ref KN9 for Kanata
- Buchanan Lighting, 129 Loretta Avenue North, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 2J7 Tel 613-728-3551
- CainCo Pad carhotography Steve Cain, 111A Klondike Rd, 613-769 3297, all things photographic, publishing, art
- Cash for trash 613-831-2900 gives you money for your dead car, and they collect. Very efficient.
- Cedarlane Studio Website and graphic design by Mary Moore. Used by me. Excellent!
- Centek Electronics VCR / stereo / repairs: Proprietor Bao Nguyen, tel 738-8787. Professional Repair
Centre, C5-2285 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa,
- Class Axe Guitars - Bob, 613-258-9119, 288 Country Rd. 44, Kemptville
- Computer Onsite - Tony Tong, 1433A Woodroffe Ave, 613-599-9976
- Computer Tamers.ca - Sheila C. Brown, training, web design, 613-721-2082
- Enterprise Rent-a-car, 155 Robertson Rd, Bells Corners, tel 596-2255. Ask for Reen Ann
- Garage Repair.ca Garage Door repairs, 613-898-6865
- Gordon Doherty - computers, networks, Internet, printers, projectors, 613-596-1312
- Heritage Landscape Design Ltd (George Haddad), 2447 Page Rd, Orleans, tel 613-746-2591, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Island Inkjet, 300 Eagleson Rd (Hazeldean Mall), Kanata. Supplies to refill inkjet cartridges. Tel 613-271-8052.
- Electronique JP, 599 Rue Matte, Buckingham, QC J8L 2Y8, 819-663-4004. Repairs to guitar amplifiers
- Flight Centre - The airfare experts, R4 - 570 Kanata Ave, 613-270-9968
- Home Video Studio - David Gardiner, 613-435-4558
- Jiffy Photo & Print, 420 Hazeldean Rd, Kanata, ON., K2L 4B2, tel 831-2121.
For digital camera expertise, ask for Brent.
- Lakeside Appliance Service Ltd., 12 Byers Crt, Nepean, ON., K2R 1C7, tel 724-1303
Philip will fix your appliance with skill and experience, and he's also a very nice guy.
- LifeSource Medical Centre, Dr Ron Burman, chiropractor, tel 613-829-3580, 2130 Robertson Rd, Bell's Corners
- Loadex freight forwarding - including non-commercial. Nearest location: Montreal Dorval 514-234-3399: Siamak (great guy)
- Metro Music - Danielle Sabourin, 695 Bank St., 613-233-9688. Guitars.
- Music Tools Etc: Rental of instruments for concerts. Fred Cesare. 20 Lyall St., Nepean ON K2E 5GB. 613-733-1926. musictools_etc(at)hotmail.com
- Nepean-Kanata Lock & Door Service, tel 726-1128, 100-20 Bexley Pl., Bells Corners
- Ottawa Consumer Electronics, 1335 Carling Ave, tel 722-1964 (Elliot Finkelman)
- Sports Medicine Centre,
tel 591-3939, 1565 Maple Grove Rd, Kanata
- The Printer Doctor, 1161-2720 Queensview Drive, Ottawa, tel 613-820-3766
- Qualtec Laser products, refilled ink cartridges. 1b-190 Colonnade Rd, 613-723-8252
- The Record Centre - vinyl, audio equipment including tape decks and other earlier excellence. 613-695-4577 (John Thompson, owner)
- Rainbow Natural Foods 1487 Richmond Road, Tel 726-9200
- Inspirational Value Centre. Was Salem Storehouse, Christian Book and music store, 1558 Merivale Rd, Ottawa
- Ron's Pumping Service - Septic Pumping, 613-256-3102, serving Ottawa and the Valley
- Roy Rump & Sons, Auto repair and tires, 613-828-3213, 1037 Pinecrest Road, Ottawa.
- Smart Stitch tailoring, Hazeldean Mall, Kanata, for all your sewing needs. 613-254-8528
- Superior Security - Home security, tel. 741-1924, Stephen Jones (Prop)
- Thomas A Pegg Plumbing & Heating, Deanna, 613-728-4780, Ottawa
- Totally Techy - Mobile Phone repairs, unlocking, latest gadgets, 50 Marketplace Ave, Barrhaven, 613-825-5777.
- The Trailing Edge - computers, 107-6 Bexley Pl., Bells Corners, 613-860-2001, 877-719-3343
- Vac Shack - fixed my Fantom Lightning vacuum cleaner for $35 when others said it couldn't be done at any price.
- Watch repairs and purchases: Samir Hussain at TIGRIS, 244
Ottawa, tel 563-0493
- Wong's Palace - Chinese and Canadian food: 2961 Carling Ave, opposite Famous Players cinemas
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* Recommendations for businesses listed above from customers I know and trust.
Tony, we have our home security with a small company "Superior Security"
which is truly
spectacular. They helped to set it up intelligently so we kept the budget
low yet have
everything covered (imagine this is not an easy tack with all our doors and
The service is instant 24 hrs/day and personal. They prevented several
police charges for
a false alarm by looking at their computer and deducing that a cat
triggered it and not an
If I should name the best service of any kind over the last 5 years, it
would be them.
I have no gain in promoting them, but I can see how hard it is to compete
businesses and I think they deserve every help. Please, recommend them to
clients if the subject comes up. Perhaps you would know how to do this
I would be glad to confirm my good experience if anyone asks.
It is Step