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MEET YOUR

LOCAL MEET YOUR CONTRACTOR

Ramey Tile Company “The Best in Tile for over 30 years” A 3RD GENERATION TILE COMPANY

S.A. “Sam” Jernigan

Ask About Our Current Special Pricing

Interior Designer, IFDA Renaissance Design Consultations

What services do you offer? Solutions to decorating dilemmas! My by-the-hour design consultation never includes a sales pitch as I do NO selling of merchandise whatsoever. 3D renderings allow you to SEE before you buy or build; project management services for new construction/remodels; and access to my to-thetrade discounts which I uniquely give away to my clients.

CSL 683005

Richard Ramey, Owner

(530) 913-4564

What differentiates you from your competitors? Most decorators/designers are commissioned salespeople -- I know, I was too for the first five years of my career. So when establishing Renaissance in 1992, I decided to simply consult by the hour so my clients know my sole focus is instead on meeting their needs/taste. My clients shop wherever they like and can enjoy savings of 10% - 40+% using my trade discounts.

rameytilecompany.com

Tell me about your experience. This year, Renaissance celebrates 20 years of helping homeowners and businesses with every size, shape & flavor of interior (and exterior) design issues. What advice can you offer consumers about your specialty? My goal is to educate homeowners so they’re equipped to make sound long-term purchasing decisions vs. relying on “the advice” of a salesperson. After all, furnishings, flooring, etc. fall into the category labeled “durable goods,” intended to have a lifespan of 5-8+ years. Especially these days, who can afford to make a costly mistake? So what I actually provide to homeowners is “decorating insurance.” S.A. “Sam” Jernigan Renaissance Design Consultations 530.362.1339 www.RdesignConsultations.com Serving Nevada & Placer counties since 2004

Slakey Brothers 12277 Loma Rica Drive Grass Valley, CA 95945

I work for YOU – not “the store”

(530) 274-5720

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www.Slakey.com

SCL#681282

Residential/Commercial

Landscape Installation Landscape Maintenance bout our on going specia ls. Ask a Ask about ongoing specials.

530477-7956 daveslandscape.net

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100% Competitive

FOR MAKING SURE YOUR CONTRACTOR MEASURE UP

1. Hire only licensed contractors. 2. Check contractors license number at (800) 321-2752 or www.cslb.ca.gov 3. Get three references, review past work. 4. Get at least three bids. 5. Get a written contract and don’t sign anything until you completely understand the terms. 6. Pay 10% down, or $1,000, whichever is less. 7. Don’t let payments get ahead of work. Keep records of payments. 8. Don’t make final payment until you’re satisfied with the job. 9. Don’t pay cash. 10. Keep a job file of all papers relating to your project.

PLUMBING, ELECTRIC HEAT & AIR

(530) 272-9120 Lic. #798505

530.272.1658 Visit us at: bplandscapes.com SCL 736107

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Jodi Jannings

477-4204 jjannings@theunion.com

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