The Best of Maintenance 2020
Maintain your home and business with these readers' choice companies
Best Carpet/Rug Cleaning Service
Bear Steam Cleaning
Bear Steam Cleaning uses truck-mounted equipment and a hot water extraction method that heats the water up to 180 degrees. The company says the process eliminates dust mites, carpet mites, bed bugs and any other live allergens by heating and then thoroughly extracting them. They use a “no hidden charges” model, and technicians confirm pricing before they begin cleaning.
Best Dry Cleaner
Dependable Cleaners has more than 20 locations across Colorado, and the company focuses on being convenient for customers. There’s free pickup and delivery, self-serve kiosks available 24/7 and a new mobile app for smartphones. For the super-busy, there’s VIP Express Service, a free service with quick and efficient check-out.
- Continental Cleaners
- Gigantic Cleaners
- Green Care Cleaners
- The Cleaners
Best Heating/AC Service
Time Plumbing, Heating & Electric
Available 24/7, Time Plumbing, Heating & Electric Inc. promises to accurately diagnose the problem, give the customer options, then fix it day or night. Time’s team of professionals can work on anything from installing a new water heater to HVAC system repair or even electrical upgrades. The company partners with the Marine Toys for Tots program to collect and donate toys to less fortunate children so they can enjoy the magic of the winter holidays. Time has been in Denver for more than 40 years.
- Applewood Plumbing, Heating & Electric
- Sunshine Plumbing Heating & Air
- The Weather Changers Heating and Air Conditioning
Best Janitorial Service
Kleen-Tech provides facility support services using the cleaning industry’s most recent proven technologies and management practices. The company works in office buildings, retail, corporate campuses and more, and promises hassle-free services and a worry-free experience.
Best Landscape/Lawn Contractor
Timberline Landscaping Inc.
Founded in 1982, award-winning Timberline Landscaping is a full-service design, installation and outdoor management provider that offers a range of services, including landscape design, construction, maintenance and outdoor lighting. The company says it has more Landscape Industry Certified team members than any landscape contractor in the country.
“Our skilled team will collaborate with you during the entire process to ensure your unique needs are met with the utmost in quality,” the company says.
Best Plumbing Service
Olson Plumbing & Heating
Olson Plumbing & Heating’s licensed, bonded and insured technicians use the latest plumbing, heating, air conditioning and utility technologies to best serve residential and commercial customers. On the residential side, it provides HVAC, plumbing and utility services. On the commercial side, it provides pre-construction services, including design-build, estimating and value engineering, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) commercial fabrication and underground utility construction. The company was among the first contractors to establish high purity and medical gas divisions, expanding its expertise into the semi-conductor, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical and dairy industries.
Best Painting Contractor
Vivax Pros is so confident its customers will be satisfied with its service that it offers a no-exclusions warranty under which workmanship and paint are 100% covered for a year. The company provides a dedicated project manager for each job and doesn’t require deposits or final payment until final inspection. In addition to interior and exterior painting services, Vivax Pros offers siding and gutter replacement. The company also offers payment plans with no interest.
“Every day we strive to change the game by creating innovative ways to provide our clients with the best possible service and wow them with the Vivax Pros experience,” the company says.
Best Roofing Contractor
J. Warren Exteriors
J. Warren Exteriors owner Jacob Hartung has extensive experience in the construction and restoration industry. In 2017, he branched out on his own to help homeowners with the restoration needs. His background includes everything from commercial builds and residential remodels to minor repairs and real estate appraising. The company specializes in exterior projects such as roofing, siding and gutters. Its professionals are certified in the application of composition/asphalt shingles; tile roofs; fabricated metal roofs; stone-coated steel roofs; and EPDM/TPO roofs.
- Pride Roofing and Construction
- Allied Roofing & Contracting
- Old World Roofing
- Simon Bros. Roofing and Restoration
Best Waste Recycling Service
Waste Management makes it easy to recycle properly. The company — North America’s largest recycler — has spent years perfecting its process to make being environmentally friendly both convenient and affordable. All recyclable materials like empty bottles, cans, paper and cardboard can be mixed together in the recycling bin, saving the company’s customers time. Waste Management handles more than 14 million tons of recycling each year and is striving to handle even more.
“Our leadership serves with a focus on maximizing resource value while minimizing — or even eliminating — environmental impact so that both our economy and environment can thrive,” the company says.