REFERRAL LIST

Referral List

Dear Reader and Seeker beware, the following individuals Bob and/or RodMan and/or C.J. have known, done business with, heard about, had fights with, like, eaten lunch with, been confronted by, argued with and all the rest of it. We endorse only the companies and folks we announce as advertisers on the radio program so proceed with the caveat that if things don't work out when you use one of the following, we'd like to know for future reference � that's as far as it goes � we ain't touchen'em up for you about anyone but an advertiser. It'd probably be a good idea to review "How to Find a Good Contractor." in the "Home Improvement" section of 'dis ol' web site.

BOB & RodMan REFERRAL LIST:

Accountant
Bill Royston (770) 569-0510
Anyone who can keep Bob's finances straight is a person to be admired and retained!

Acupuncture
Swasti (404) 321-9364
I've had problems with my back on two occasions.  Not talking a little strain.  I'm talkin' about PROBLEMS!!!  C.J. took me to Swasti.  Swasti carefully explained everything she was going to do.  Did it.  My back concerns were laid to rest.  Swasti did all this for about the cost of a celebratory supper.  The woman is magic.  Believe me.  She's magic.  Plus the process doesn't hurt.  

Animal Control
Wildlife Relocators (770) 978-0117

Appliance Supplier
Howard Payne (770) 451-0136
C.J. swears by these folks.  If C.J. thinks they're O.K. chances are good you will too!!!

Appliance Repair
Appliance Doctor (770) 952-4340
Don't know any of these folks personally but do know they've proved out with C.J., Sissy and everyone I've referred them to ... what more could one ask is all I can say.

Sewell Appliance (404) 255-0640
Tony LeRoy says these folks are crackerjacks. I've known Tony a LONG time and the boy's never steered me wrong so the folks at Sewell must be O.K.

John's Repair Service (678) 354-9400
Carol says she had REAL good luck with this tradesman.  He works on the North side of town.  www.johnsrepairservice.com

Architectural Millwork
Karl Harte (770) 241-4811
Karl did some work at C.J.'s home and proved out as well as you're gon'na find in this life.

Asbestos Abatement
Envirosafe - Paul Jordan (770) 931-3339

Analytical Environmental Services, Inc. (770) 457-8177, (800) 972-4889

Attorneys
Andy Shuping (770) 991-0000
Andy's the best Real Estate attorney you're going to find. His closings are flawless and he absolutely takes care of his clients as he has us for more years than either party will own up to.

Auto Repair
RDS Automotive Service - Tom Dubbert (404) 501-0904
Betsy, who Bob loves, got broke and was generally out of sorts. We took Betsy to RDS on a referral from RodMan on the strength of his association with Brother Paul, a mechanic at RDS.  Tom, Paul and RDS did the right thing, succeeded where others had come up short and charged what we thought to be a REAL good price.  Betsy's done like she used to ever since. We'd say RDS's worth the trip to Scottdale, Georgia.

Magnum Collision Repair Center - Big Jim or Adam (770) 427-4590
Big Jim's the owner. Adam's one of his RamRods. But you can be assured ALL the crew at MAGNUM are good folks to do business with. They took Bob's trusty Taurus and made it look good enough so Sissy lets him take her places in it. That took some doin', y'all!!!

Gordy Tire - Roy Acord (404) 355-0118.
A great source for tires and they can take care of yo' car at the same time.

Bath Design & Installation
Michelle Bishop, (678) 357-1189
Michelle's a class act we've known a number of years. If all you're looking for is design, she's a pro who helps you decide what you REALLY want in your kitchen or bath. Believe us, there are designs out there nobody's going to bring to fruition ... just as well in most cases. Michelle won't do you like that.  There will be a fee for her to come out but it's WELL worth it!!!  Plus, Michelle can build what she designs.  What a deal!!!

Bath Cabinetry
Karl Harte (770) 241-4811
Karl built bookshelf cabinets for C.J. and installed store bought cabinets in her kitchen and bath. The man does pretty work and does it without a lot of hassle.

Brick

Building Materials
Randall Brothers (404) 892-6666
Redwood & Finished Cedar (Call Randall Brothers)

Rough Cedar - Norcross Supply (770) 448-2128

Burglar Alarms
Tony Fuld (770) 554-6061

Carpenter
Michelle Bishop- Nextgen, GC (678) 357-1189 
As we attest in the Contractor and Handywoman sections, Michelle's a crackerjack on whom you can rely.  Point being, she knows how it ought to go and if it ain't going that way, she can step in and do it herself.  It's a wonderful thang!!!

Chimneys
John & Lisa McKibben - Atl. Chimney Co. (404) 638-0850

Cleaning and Restoration

Concrete
Concrete Forming / Pouring / Finishing

Concrete Cutting - ABC (404) 768-0965

Contractors
Nextgen, GC - Michelle Bishop - (678) 357-1189
Michelle's a neat person to deal with and she's been doing contracting stuff long enough to know what's what.  Plus, she'll do anything from not too complex, she says she'll unstick windows, to a REALLY big deal.  I'd say you'll enjoy doing business with her!!!

Countertops
Silestone (404) 355-1441 - Silestone of Atlanta
Brother Marc Granberry is a solid straight shooter. Marc's a reliable resource for anything related to stone countertops. Call Marc or review his web site to get Chapter and Verse on the subject of stone countertops.

County Extension Services Contact Info
Seems like every week we broadcast we either get calls or e-mails from listeners seeking help with landscaping, gardening and pest control.  
24 By 7 Pest Control is a wonderful resource for abating critters but for landscaping and gardening you'll not do better than taking your concerns to the Georgia Cooperative Extension Service.  Whether your question involves flower or veggie gardening, soil analysis and amendment, trees and shrubs or putting up vegetables and fruit, your County Extension Agent is a treasure trove of helpful information ... and the price is RIGHT!!!  Listed below are contact numbers for county offices in the Atlanta area.  For additional numbers, go to: www.caes.uga/extension.
Carroll -    (770) 836-8546          Forsyth -    (770) 887-2417                      
Cherokee - (770) 479-0420          Fulton -     (404) 730-7000
Clayton -    (770) 473-3945          Gwinett -   (678) 377-4010
Cobb -        (770) 528-4070          Henry -       (770) 954-2060
DeKalb -    (404) 298-4080          Newton -    (770) 784-2010
Douglas -   (770) 290-7224          Rockdale -  (770) 785-5952    
Fayette -    (770) 460-5730           Spalding -  (770) 467-4225
Cowetta -   (770) 254-2620           Paulding - (770) 443-7616

Decks

Undercover Systems, Inc. (UCI) - Tom Stevens (770) 795-9006
We've known Tom and the patented undercover deck system he designed for a long time. It's the best unit we know about and we're honored to let you in on a cost-effective, value-added addition for your home. We say do business with Tom and enjoy your deck rain or shine.

Doctors
General / Trauma Surgeon
Dr. Bill Hardcastle, M.D., F.A.C.S., P.C. (404) 296-0148
NOTE: Bill Hardcastle is among the last of the truly great physicians in this country! He is my very good friend in whom I reside total trust and confidence. Bill's as good as they get.

Neurologist
Dr. Nancy Rampell, M.D. (404) 294-3040
NOTE: Bob will throw rocks at anyone who says this Bad Girl isn't the absolute best person to see if you've had a stroke, NO KIDDING!!!  Nancy has morphed into administration / consulting but she's STILL the finest neurologist in the country.  

Doors � Entry & Garage
Overhead Door Co. of Atlanta (404) 872-3667, (404) USA-DOOR
You'll not find better folks to do business with than the Overhead Door Company of Atlanta team run by our Buddy, John Nale. They're flat footed honest and absolutely dedicated to customer service. Since there are scoundrels out there calling themselves Overhead Door, look for the Red Ribbon to KNOW you're trading with the GENUINE Overhead Door Company.

Educator
Dr. Al Jessie (404) 752-0769
Dr. Jessie has taken Cascade Elementary from the bottom to the top of the academic totem pole. If we had elementary age children they'd be bussing or car pooling wherever Dr. Al happens to be in charge.

Electrical
Electrical Pros Inc. (770) 822-2150
This is a TRUE family operation headed up by Debbie and Jerry aided by their daughter and two sons along with various friends of long standing. Between Debbie, Jerry, Josh, Ben, Candice, Mike, Anthony and Jessica, you're gon'na get treated like you want to be.

Electrical Low Voltage
Rick Hall (770) 309-1162
If you got music, phone, security or any other low voltage concern, Brother Rick did right by us on an important project. We found he works clean, fast and gets it right the first time. Plus, he LISTENS!!!

Energy Conservation
Dennis Creech / Southface (404) 872-3549
Southface is an information resource that may be helpful.

Engineer
Bryce Hattori (770) 582-0345
C.J. found this gentleman who she says did a WONDERFUL job for her. Take my word for it, C.J. don't play so Brother Bryce is doubtless a pretty good bet.

Scott Hunter (770) 973-1611
Got acquainted with Brother Scott by way of a REAL good source which is a favorable sign, birds of a feather flocking together and all ... point being Scott's proven out as a conscientious, knowledgeable, do-you-right kind of guy.

Exercise Physiology / Weight Training
Sharon Eaton (404) 605-1968
Should you need to get in shape, join Piedmont Hospital's gym and hire Sharon.  She kicks your butt in a nice way and you feel good about yo'self.  Plus you'll like the girl as C.J. and I do.

Fencing
A&R Welding Company Inc. - www.arwelding.net - Paul McCord (770) 616-7170
Paul is Operations Mgr. at A&R.  He's honest.  He's good at what he does.  He'll put you in a heavy duty fence that'll stand the test of time.  Paul can also fabricate a security cage for your HVAC compressor that'll stand up to the best the bad guys can do.  
 paulmccord@msn.com   

Fiberglass Repair

Financial Planner

Fire Prevention

NationalFirePreventionWeek.com

Fireplace
Hearth & Patio Shop - Charlie Hanft (770) 934-8646
Charlie's one of the REAL good guys who also happens to know his stuff. He was extra nice to Bob's Momma. What else is there to say?!?!

Floor Installation & Finishing
Brother Tom Barber, O- (770) 774-1771, Cell- (404) 983-1952, is as good as they get.  Tom has a restoration technique for polyurethaned floors that'll make'em look better than original plus he and his crew can handle most any other flooring concern you might have.  Point being, Tom did a set of floors for us as well as anything I've ever had done floors or otherwise!!!

Foundation Repair

Glass / Mirrors
Drexler Shower Doors  (404) 351-4141
Speak with Cathy, Joe or David.  These guys did wonderful work for C.J. and we think a lot of'em.  They may have to work your mirror / glass removal in when their schedule permits but it'll be worth your wait.

Grading

Granite
Silestone (404) 355-1441 - Silestone of Atlanta
Like we said in the Countertop section, Marc Granberry stays ready to install gorgeous, germ resistant, solid Silestone countertops featuring quartz surfacing.  Silestone comes in any color you need,  is surprisingly affordable and involves so little mess you won't believe it. Good resource. Great product.

Gutters
William "J.R." Lawrence (404) 725-6989
As we state under "Roofing" , J.R.'s one of the good guys on whom you can rely.  I've known J.R. and his Family for over 25 years and can assert you'll be doing business with a dependable person when you contract with J.R.

Gutter Cleaning
See "Gutters".

Handywoman
Nextgen, GC - Michelle Bishop - (678) 357-1189
As we comment in the Contractor Heading, Michelle's O.K. by us.  She knows residential construction soup to nuts and she's willing to do whatever you require on your home from building you a new one to adjusting windows & doors in the one you got.  You're gon'na like doing business with Michelle.       

Hardiplank
CRSI Windows & Siding - Joe Tichenor (678) 725-3468
Joe Tichenor is yo' man.

Hardware Stores
Handy Hardware (770) 939-6842
Matthew Smith and the folks at this hardware store KNOW THEIR STUFF!!! They�ll tell you how to do it, point out the materials (take�em the parts you want to replace) and tools you�ll need, get out of your way and begrudge you not a nickel of the money you save doing it yo�self. Handy's special order department will get you anything legal you can imagine ... and it won't take long!!! The genuine article from years gone by � boys and girls you can count on.

Home Building
Nextgen, GC - Michelle Bishop - (678) 357-1189
Michelle's a neat person to deal with and she's been doing contracting stuff long enough to know what's what.  Plus, she'll do anything from not too complex, she says she'll unstick windows, to a REALLY big deal like building yo' dream.  I'd say you'll enjoy doing business with her!!!

Owner-Builder Network - Chris (404) 250-1145
This young man teaches a course on the ins and outs of construction and remodeling. The information you'll receive will save you much more in time, money and heartache than the instruction will cost. RodMan monitored the course and gives it an enthusiastic thumbs up.  This is NEED TO KNOW information, folks!!!  Finally, Chris has gathered a cadre of construction professionals on whom you can rely as we have.

Home Inspector
Heartwood Home Inspections - Steve Johnson (404) 577-2006
Steve is REAL thorough � we know from personal experience. He's one of the good guys who will, as we say, do right by you. Plus, he's got a GREAT wife who keeps the boy in line.

Home Renovation Loan Expert
Bill Letts (404) 219-6657
Bill is as knowledgeable as you're apt to find, he's painfully honest and he's got programs that'll get you pointed in the right direction. I buy lunch for the boy on occasion just so I can keep up with the latest / greatest by way of a straight shooter.

HVAC
Shumate Heating & Air Conditioning (678) 584-0880
Our main guy at Shumate is Mikhail Britt ext. 3017. When you talk with him, say something about lunch for Bob. It may or may not help.

Insulation
Shumate Heating & Air Conditioning (678) 584-0880
Shumate'll do you a jam-up insulating job.  They're conditioned air / energy conservation central!!!

Insurance Adjusters (Public)
Foy & Anita Taff (770) 565-1600  www.TaffClaimServices.com 
They work for YOU!!! Foy and Anita should be the FIRST call you make when you have an insurance claim. They're quality folks, they'll save you serious money and we believe in them 100%. Point being, we've referred these folks for years and they've gone to bat for us on two occasions where they REALLY made the difference. Plus, you'll like vistin' with'em!!!.

Insurance Agent

Kitchen Installations
Michelle Bishop, (678) 357-1189
If you're looking for design only or design-build, Michelle's your girl. Should you have already read about her under 'Bath Design,' Michelle remains a class act. She knows what's what having satisfied the taste(s) of everyone to whom we've referred her for a number of years. A poorly designed kitchen's no fun, y'all. Have Michelle spare you that unpleasantness. The girl's worth the cost of admission.  Point being, there'll be a fee for Michelle to come out.  In my opinion she's worth whatever it takes to get Michelle's input!!!  Plus she's a hands-on, get-it-done contractor you can count on.

Kitchen Cabinet Installations
Karl Harte (770) 241-4811
Karl can build and install what you want or simply install what you supply. Either way, you're gon'na be well pleased unless we seriously miss our guess.

Landscaping & Lawn Care Maintenance
Earthkind - Mae C. "Macy" Brown (404) 296-9490
Bob's little Momma and his Aunt Sally say Macy is a treasure. That's good enough for us. Macy's certainly proven out with the folks we've sent her to!!! Should she not be set up to do what you need, you can depend on Macy for a reliable referral.

Landscape Irrigation
Aqua Irrigation - Dan Young & Russell Gold (770) 424-4402
Arlene's the REAL boss. Conduct yo'self accordingly.

Leaks

Marble

Marriage Preparation and Damage Repair
Jackson, Wong & Associates (770) 935-9150
Dr. Ken Jackson and the inimitable Wilson Wong are unmatched in the business of team building. That's what marriage is all about, folks � being a team. Having an Angel like Bob's wife Sissy is gravy. If you're a team, that'll do. Dr. Ken and Wilson know how to forge teams.

Masonry

Masonry (Decorative)

Metal Fabrication
Jenkins Metal & Supply Company (404) 577-3691

Mirrors
Drexler Shower Door  (404) 351-4141.
Don't know if they'll install'em but they'll definitely take'em down if you need that done.  DO NOT try this yo'self, it'll bite 'ye.  Speak with Cathy, Joe or David.  

Mold
X-Mold (770) 616-7971
Ron Jones and his sidekick, Dwayne Mayo, know their stuff and will help you through the bewildering maze of what's out there about mold. Suffice to say, I think a WHOLE lot of the X-Mold organization in general as well as Ron and Dwayne in particular.

Painting
CRSI (770) 335-3535 
Matt McCurdy is a fine young man on whom you can absolutely rely.  He knows his stuff, closely supervises his crew and makes sure you get what you're looking for.  You'll not get a better job, you'll not find a more responsive contractor and you'll not regret doing business with Matt.  You might do well to check Matt out www.crsihome.com 

ROLLER KEEPER (V) 770-951-8355, (F) 770-951-8356 - www.rollerkeeper.com
This puppy is truly one of the slickest things since white bread.  It'll save you time, money, and aggravation on your roller painting projects and it's incredibly affordable / reusable.  Get'em at Sherwin Williams in Alpharetta, (770) 751-6580, Jon Mize is the Manager; Handy Hardware, (770) 939-6842, Alicia is the painting guru; House of Paint in Lilburn, (770) 921-8787, talk with Matt or Tim; and they're at all the Spectrum Paints outlets.
 

Parking Lots
Zach Wojohn - Executive Parking (V) 404-688-0801, (F) 404-315-9722 ZachWojohn@hotmail.com
We've watched this young man grow up into a hard working, conscientious, customer service oriented individual who won't let you down. If you've got a parking need, Zach's the man you ought'ta to call.

Paving (Asphalt)

Pest Control
24 by 7 Pest Control (Formerly Proguard) - Ron Jones (770) 734-9874
Ron is a good friend who knows pest control inside out. He has patented systems that'll outdo anything else you'll find on the market, he's flat footed honest and he'll answer the phone should you have any concern after the work is done.

DIY - Do-It-Yourself Pest Control (770) 458-5090
Note: Dow / Elanco is the new "bait" system for termite control.

Plumbing
K2 Plumbing Contractors - Kevin Squiers (404) 234-2648
Kevin is plumbing can-do central.  He stays on top of the latest developments and is, therefore, a resource on which you can rely.  Kevin knows tankless heaters, circulating systems that'll keep yo' pipes from freezing plus provide hot water without you first having to endure gallons of cold, in short, the man will troubleshoot and resolve whatever plumbing gremlin you're faced with.  

Real Estate
Elliott Robinson III (404) 373-7771 x 14, Cell: (404) 431-2117
Adams Realtors, 133 East Court Sq., Decatur, GA 30030
We've found Brother Elliott listens to determine what you're looking for then actually finds that type of R.E. Useful in any circumstance, 'SPECIALLY for a person looking to trade in property. And, by the way, not typical in our experience with so-called real estate professionals.

Remodeling
Nextgen, GC - Michelle Bishop - (678) 357-1189
Michelle's a neat person to deal with and she's been doing contracting stuff long enough to know what's what.  Plus, she'll do anything from not too complex, from unsticking windows, to taking care of as involved as it gets.  I'd say you'll enjoy doing business with her!!!

Owner-Builder Network - Chris (404) 250-1145
This young man teaches a course on the ins and outs of construction and remodeling. The information you'll receive will save you much more in time, money and heartache than the instruction will cost. RodMan monitored the course and gives it an enthusiastic thumbs up.  This is NEED TO KNOW information, folks!!!  Finally, Chris has gathered a cadre of construction professionals on whom you can rely as we have.

Renovation Loan Expert
Bill Letts (404) 219-6657
As I said under "Home Renovation ...," Bill is as knowledgeable as you're apt to find, he's painfully honest and he's got programs that'll get you pointed in the right direction. I buy lunch for the boy on occasion just so I can keep up with the latest / greatest by way of a straight shooter.

Rental
Rent-All Plaza (404) 768-3463

Restaurateur
Miss Linda Thompson (404) 636-3366
For the time being, Miss Linda has retired so Dusty's Barbeque & Catering located at the corner of Clifton Road and Briarcliff next to the Harris Teeter's Shopping Ctr. is no more.  That said,  wherever Linda is the food is wonderful, the service unparalleled. We love her!!!

Anastasio (404) 636-8240
If there's a better diner in the country, I've not been to or heard of it!!!  Anastasio runs a tight ship, maintains clean restrooms, has great cooks and the food's a phenomenal value.  On Chshirebridge Road just off Lavista.

Roofing
William "J.R." Lawrence (404) 725-6989
J.R. is as good a roofer as you're gon'na find.  Plus, he's honest to a fault.  I've known J.R. for over 20 years and I'd absolutely trust him to work on my home without me there tellin' him what to do or how to do it!!!

Roof Cleaning
See "Roofing".

Sealers � Wood/Decks/Concrete/Metal

Sheetrock Repair
Mel Hines (404) 378-7050
Mel's as good as they get but stays so busy you may not be able to wait.

Sheetrock Installation

Shower Doors
Drexler Shower Door (404) 351-4141
These guys did a phenomenal job for C.J. on an enclosure that was tricky to say the least.  They're customer conscious folks you'll enjoy doing business with.  Speak with Cathy, Joe or David.

Siding
Joe Tichenor - CRSI (678) 725-3468 
Joe's the honcho of CRSI, your goto resource for VINYL as well as HARDIPLANK siding . He's great to do business with. Joe understands what he's about, supervises his jobs closely, is happy to provide lots of referrals and doesn't want your money until your job is finished. A truly great guy in our estimation and we know'im well.  You can check Joe and the CRSI story at www.crsihome.com

Skylights
Exarc - Tariq Amir (770) 451-4352
"Tar ik Ah meer" is a good guy who has been doing business in Atlanta a LONG time. He'll shoot straight with you about the ins and outs of skylight design and installation.

Soundproofing
Wayne Lee Designs (404) 633-8590

Stucco Repair
Cleve Merritt, Office: (770) 972-2158 / Cell: (770) 823-6511
Cleve knows all there is to know about stucco of any description.

Team Building
Jackson, Wong & Associates (770) 935-9150
You really don't know how effective your team can be 'til you take time to sit down with Dr. Ken Jackson and his sidekick, Wilson Wong. Football team, Office team, Marriage team, Underwater Demolition team, Square Dance team � it just don't matter. Dr. Ken and Wilson bring a whole new dimension to the table.

Termites
24 by 7 Pest Control, formerly Proguard (Ron Jones) (770) 734-9874
Ron's a good friend who knows pest control inside out. He's patented systems that'll outdo anything else you'll find on the market, he's flat footed honest and he'll answer the phone should you have any concern after the work is done.

Tile

Tires
Gordy Tire (404) 355-0118
Bob says these folks are the absolute best at taking care of customers. If Gordy fixes a leak, it stays FIXED!! Worth the drive from anywhere. Roy will also do you a great repair or emission check.

Tree Service
Randall McCurry
Randall McCurry is a good guy, did right by Bob's Momma, C.J., her neighbors ... point being, what else you got to know but to call Mountain Tree Service - (770) 982-0204.  Check Brother Randall at MTS748@aol.com

Tub Refinishing
Stuart Green - Encore Surfacing (404) 401-4667
Our experience with Brother Stuart has been uniformly positive both in terms of referral and doing business with him,  personally. To quote Stuart, "Encore Surfacing offers reglazing of tubs, tile, countertops, vanities and kitchen cabinets. Regrouting, a critical step in recoloring floor and wall tile, has grown to be an important leg of the company. Payment is due only after the work is completed to the customer�s satisfaction (including free caulking on tubs) and all trash and paper is removed."  We've found him to be a real good guy.

Valet
Zach Wojohn - Executive Parking (V) 404-688-0801, (F) 404-315-9722 - ZachWojohn@hotmail.com
We've watched this young man grow up into a hard working, conscientious, customer service oriented individual who won't let you down. If you've got a parking need, Zach's the man you ought'ta call.

Wallpaper
Paul Bourbonnais (770) 552-9915
Can't remember how we found Brother Paul but we did and he's a good'un based on the feedback we've gotten from referrals.

Waterproofing
Murrells Waterproofing (770) 513-0355
cyndymoore@bellsouth.net 
We heard about these folks from a listener, have referred them a number of times with good result, and we think you'd do well to interview them in hopes they'll prove a good fit for your project.  

Welding
A&R Welding Company Inc. - www.arwelding.net - Paul McCord (770) 616-7170
Paul is Operations Mgr. at A&R.  He's honest.  He's good at what he does.  And he can fabricate what you need.  'Specially if you want a security cage for your HVAC compressor that'll stand up to the best the bad guys can do.  
 paulmccord@msn.com   

Windows

Joe Tichenor - CRSI (678) 725-3468 
Joe is, as we commented earlier, the vinyl window & siding branch of CRSI. The man understands windows, knows how to put'em right, won't make a mess and doesn't expect any money 'til your work's competed. You won't regret transacting business with Joe.  Check out Joe and the CRSI story at www.crsihome.com

Window Tinting & Cleaning
Matt McCurdy - (770) 335-3535
Matt's crew does a terrific job gettin' yo' windows squeaky clean then tinting those puppies to ease UV damage to your fine furniture and your precious eyes!!!