Toby’s Best & Brightest

People, products, companies, & services we all can trust!

For over 40 years Toby has built his reputation on helping people find the very best advice and services. These are the people, products, and services Toby, and all of us here at tobytobin.com use in our lives and homes.

We have compiled a directory of the finest people in the industry that Toby recommends. These are the Best & Brightest in the industry.

We work very hard to make sure we guide you to the very best. If you ever have compliments or complaints … please don’t hesitate to let us know!

    • The Appliance Care Company 

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      The Best in Appliance Care

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      The Appliance Care Company 
        Website:  http://www.TheApplianceCareCompany.com
        Phone: (816) 331-1515
        Email: info@TheApplianceCareCompany.com
        Address: 706 N. Scott Ave.
      Belton
      , mo 64012

      Toby is Proud to Recommend his friends at The Appliance Care Company. Brien Pippen and his team of pros can help you with all your needs. The Appliance Care Company, LLC offers in-home appliance repair services. Whether it's your dryer, washer, fridge or stove Kansas City's number one appliance company has you covered. They are the company Toby uses for all his appliance service and cleaning.

    • American Pest Management 

      American Pest Management

      Toby's Favorite Pest Getters!

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      American Pest Management 
        Website:  http://americanpestkc.com
        Phone: (913) 390-1115
        Address: 307 West Cedar
      Olathe, ks 66061

      These guys are simply the finest pros in the business. They are far and away the most advanced pest management company in the area. Utilizing the latest technology and working to avoid putting chemicals in your home - you will be happy and confident you chose American Pest Management.

    • Anthony Plumbing Heating & Cooling 

      Anthony Plumbing Heating & Cooling

      Technicians You Can Trust with Your House Keys

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      Anthony Plumbing Heating & Cooling 
        Website:  www.anthonyphc.com
        Phone: (913) 384-4440 or (816) 285-4440
        Address: 15203 West 99th Street
      Lenexa, ks 66219

      Their slogan, "Technicians You Can TRUST with your House Keys" is far from lip service. You won't believe the quality of technicians or performance compared to your current company. This is the only Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Company Toby has used at his own home for over 20 years - and the only one he ever will!

    • Atlantis Drainage Solutions 

      Atlantis Drainage Solutions

      Dry is Good!

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      Atlantis Drainage Solutions 
        Website:  www.atlantisdrainage.com
        Phone: (816) 960-1552
        Address: 4618 Wyoming
      Overland Park, 64112

      Did you know that according to most engineers and home inspectors 85 to 95% of wet basements can be made dry by improving the exterior drainage around your house? Atlantis Drainage Solutions, Inc. is a licensed and insured full service provider of exterior drainage and foundation repair solutions. There are tons of opinions out there about drainage, but Toby believes in the people at Atlantis and trusts them fully. Don’t take chances or waste money on foundation repair. Turn to the only company Toby would trust for his home!

    • Ball Power Equipment 

      Ball Power Equipment

      Honda Powered in the Northland!

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      Ball Power Equipment 
        Phone: (816) 891-8700
        Address: 7603 N.W. Riverpark Drive
      Parkville, mo 64152

      If you need power lawn and garden equipment in the Northland - there is simply no other choice than Ball Power Equipment. Owner Bob Ball still man's the shop every day and his team of technicians are some of the best in town. From Honda Mowers and Snow Blowers to large professional equipment, see Bob Ball at Ball Power Equipment before you see anyone else!

    • Buck Roofing 

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      Buck Roofing. The only Roofing Company Toby Trusts!

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      Buck Roofing 
        Website:  www.rbuckroofing.com
        Phone: (913) 384-2680
        Email: ron@rbuckroofing.com
        Address: 1122 Merriam Lane
      Kansas City, ks 66103

      It’s taken Toby years to find a new roofing company that he could trust to recommend to you. The old roofing company owner retired... and there’s so many bad roofing companies out there that Toby really did his research. Buck Roofing is made up of great people with nothing but integrity. If you need roofing repairs - or a whole new roof - these are the people that you should call! A Rated by the Better Business Bureau and tops on Angie’s List. The Best Roofing Company you can Trust!

    • City Wide Remodelers 

      City Wide Remodelers

      Kansas City’s First Remodeling Company since 1953!

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      City Wide Remodelers 
        Website:  www.citywideremodelers.com
        Phone: (816) 942-1993
        Email: Mike@CityWideRemodelers.com
        Address: 9736 Wornall Rd
      Kansas City, mo 64114

      Toby has been close with the Brocato family for over 20 years. City Wide is the only remodeling company that Toby recommends. From updating a bathroom to the kitchen of your dreams you can believe in the quality and service you will get from City Wide Remodelers. City Wide Remodelers specializes in room additions, kitchens, bathrooms, basements and master suites. Trust them to do the job right for you!

    • Medicare Gap Insurance 

      MHP Medicare Health Plans

      Is Your Medicare Plan Working for You?

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      Medicare Gap Insurance 
        Website:  www.MedicareGapInsurance.com
        Phone: (913) 232-2006
        Ask For: Call David Brown or Brandon Ritchey
        Email: dbrown@MedicareGapInsurance.com
        Address: 7600 W. 110th Street,  Suite 208
      Overland Park, ks 66210

      You don't have to live with a less than desirable Medicare plan. If you are paying high monthly medication bills or just aren't sure if you are getting the right benefits that you deserve for your money - call our Friend David Brown. David does not sell for just one insurance company. He will help you find the best plan with the doctors and network you desire at a price you can best afford. As we get older our insurance is more important than ever. Medical care is one of our most expensive budget items as we get older - make sure your plan is working for you and that David is helping you do the work!

    • Earth Right 

      Earth Right

      All Natural - All Beautiful - All Quality!

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      Earth Right 
      Sold at Hummert Dealer's of KC
        Website:  www.superlawnstuff.com

      Two of Toby’s favorite products that he has been recommending for over ten years now are Mushroom Stuff and Earth Right. Both products help provide essential nutrients to your lawn, plants and trees. They work by breaking down the clay content in soil and turning bad dirt into nutritional soil that helps with proper drainage, root development and plant growth. Toby recommends Mushroom stuff for planting of trees and shrubs and Earth Right for your whole lawn. Check out a full line of great products including Pond Clear and Sure Bloom. Sure Bloom will help your garden, indoor plants, landscape plants and much more grow to their full potential and beauty. 

    • Four Seasons Sunrooms 

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      Stunning Nature and Beauty Every Day of the Year!

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      Four Seasons Sunrooms 
        Website:  www.fourseasonssunroomskc.com
        Phone: (816) 524-2770
        Address: 821 SW Oldham Pkwy
      Lees Summit, mo 64081

      Adding the most beautiful living space to your home is just a phone call away with Four Seasons Sunrooms. Toby and his wife EJ love to bask in the beauty of their sunroom and enjoy nature 360 days of the year. Bring the outdoors - in, and add incredible space and beauty to your home! Also check out the very finest in quality windows and bath systems from our Friends at Four Seasons. The people and service at Four Seasons is second to none. From the very finest installation to helping you understand every aspect of your new sunroom, windows or bath - you will be very pleased with the people and products at Four Seasons!

    • HearthMasters, Inc. 

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      Hearthmasters - Right on Point!

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      HearthMasters, Inc. 
        Website:  www.chimkc.com
        Phone: (816) 461-3665
        Address: P.O. Box 1166
      Independence, mo 64051

      Trusting people with the kind of work done by Padgitt Chimney and Fireplace is essential because many times you are dealing with life & death issues. From proper venting of furnace gasses, dryer vent cleaning to chimney sweeping and even stunning back yard Pizza and Bake Ovens - Toby trusts Marge Padgitt and her husband Gene to do the job right for you! Award winning and certified in every category you can count on Padgitt!

    • Hummert 

      Hummert

      Better Ingredients - Better Lawn, Landscape and Garden!

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      Great lawns don’t happen by accident. Toby has trusted Hummert Products for his lawn and thousands across Kansas City for many years. This is the only brand Toby uses on his own lawn. Hummert fertilizers are mixed for Kansas City’s conditions and make a huge difference in quality. If you follow Toby’s Kansas City area lawn and garden program you will find that he recommends Hummert products every month. Choose the products that Toby uses on his own lawn. Use Hummert for the best lawn on the block!

    • Lawn Masters Systems, LLC 

      Lawn Masters Systems, LLC

      Stop Dragging the Hose!

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      Lawn Masters Systems, LLC 
        Website:  www.lawnmastersystems.com
        Phone: (913) 967-6910
        Ask For: Mike Rollf
        Address: 8030 W 74th Terrace
      Overland Park, 66204

      Today, most homeowners are concerned about water conservation and reducing water bills. Maybe you've spent hours hauling hoses to water your entire lawn, you've probably under watered or over watered areas. Or your system was installed over the last 20 years and now it is considered obsolete by wasting water with inefficient sprinkler heads, poor uniformity and poorly managed timer controls. Mike Rollf and his team are the best in the area at new system installation or getting your old system up to modern standards. If it's time to turn on a switch instead of dragging around the hose, it's time to call our Friends at Lawn Master Systems. Pure integrity and quality work await you!

    • Loch Lloyd 

      Loch Lloyd

      Finest Resort Lifestyle Community

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      Loch Lloyd 
        Website:  www.lochlloyd.com
        Phone: (816) 331-9500
        Address: 16750 S. Country Club Drive
      Village of Loch Lloyd, mo 64012

      The Village of Loch Lloyd is simply Kansas City's Finest Resort Lifestyle Community. Once you drive through the private, secure gated entry - you will experience a sense of relaxation and beauty that is breathtaking. From the Tom Watson Signature Design Golf Course to swimming, tennis, incredible dining and the most stunning homesites in the Midwest. Schedule your visit to Loch Lloyd today.

    • Louisburg Ford 

      Louisburg Ford

      Toby Drives Louisburg Ford!

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      Louisburg Ford 
        Website:  www.louisburgford.com
        Phone: (888) 864-9808
        Address: 111 Fairlane Dr.
      Louisburg, ks 66053

      Family owned & operated Toby has been talking about the great everyday price and extensive customer service at Louisburg Ford for years. Louisburg Ford is the home of $50 over Ford Factory invoice. See their beautiful showroom and state-of-the-art service center... just 20 minutes from I-435 & Metcalf. A Great Price Everyday!

      Louisburg Ford... Since 1979....A great small town tradition and always $50 over Ford Factory Invoice.

    • Online Life Insurance Quotes 

      DBR Insurance

      Get the Best Rates and Policies Online

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      Online Life Insurance Quotes 
        Website:  http://www.onlinelifeinsurancequotes.com
        Phone: (913) 871-3606
        Ask For: call David Brown or Brandon Ritchey
        Address: 7600 W. 110th Street,  Suite 208
      Overland Park, ks 66210

      Online Life Insurance Quotes is the easiest way to learn about life insurance, get quotes from multiple top rated companies, and apply for the insurance that will protect your family and their future. Everything you need for Life insurance is right here in one place! Call today for your FREE quote! We work with top-rated carriers for all of your insurance needs. Let us shop the market to find you the best coverage at the lowest prices. These are the people that Toby trusts with a very important issue in your life.

    • MidAmerica Window Tint 

      MidAmerica Window Tint

      Tinted to Perfection!

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      MidAmerica Window Tint 
        Website:  www.midamericatint.com
        Phone: (913) 381-3533  Ext. 2
        Ask For: Tri Nguyen
        Address: 9158 West 135th Street
      Overland Park, ks 66221

      UV rays that enter through our windows each day fade furniture and can increase your energy bills. Our Friends at Mid American Window Tint provide the very finest installation and quality products for window tinting. From your car interior to huge windows in your home you will immediately notice a difference in comfort, energy savings and light entering your home. No bubbles, DIY mistakes or hassles. Call our Friends at Mid America Window Tint Specialists today to tint your way to seeing great savings and quality

    • ProH2O Inc. 

      ProH2O Inc.

      Keep Watering Well & Wisely!

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      ProH2O Inc. 
        Website:  www.proh2oinc.net
        Phone: (913) 681-2798
        Ask For: Steve Ryals
        Address: 8067 West 263 Street
      Louisburg, ks 66053

      Did you know that your sprinkler heads move up to an inch each season as the ground expands and contracts? This is enough to change your water patterns to where you can be watering your street more than the lawn! Our Friends at ProH2O Sprinkler Service will help you with everything from winterizing your system to seasonal upkeep. Your sprinkler system can be very complicated to maintain and you need a service company you can truly trust. Water is expensive and not to be wasted. Make sure your sprinkler system is running efficiently with a yearly tune up. Call the pros at ProH2O today!

    • Richard Clayton Barrett 

      Richard Clayton Barrett

      Plan Before You Plant!

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      Richard Clayton Barrett 
      Landscape Architect
        Website:  www.richardclaytonbarrett.com/
        Phone: (913) 362-1200
        Email: rick@richardclaytonbarrett.com

      Plan before you plant! It may sound like a simple idea, but most of us don't have the background or expertise to understand how to construct a beautiful landscape. From a simple plan you can follow to do the work yourself to helping you with every detail - Rick is one of the country's top landscape architects. Simple plans start at just a couple of hundred dollars and Rick can help you choose plants that require less maintenance, will perform well under your conditions and last for decades. If it's time to rehab that ugly landscape, build a new project or start from scratch - Plan before you plant with Rick Barrett!

    • SealMaxx 

      SealMaxx

      Sealed and Delivered!

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      SealMaxx 
        Website:  www.sealmaxxofkc.com
        Phone: (816) 942-8384
        Address: P.O. Box 8031
      , 66208

      Don’t be fooled by all those other “new” companies out there. Toby has been talking about SealMaxx of Kansas City for years now. These are the only people with a 25 year guarantee, and they only people who will be here to back it up!

      No you won’t have to worry about that driveway cracking or spilling all over the place. You can get your deck sealed and never worry about it again. Seal it up and kiss your maintenance goodbye with Sealmaxx!

    • Suburban Lawn & Garden 

      Suburban Lawn & Garden

      Planted to Perfection!

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      Suburban Lawn & Garden 
      Three Area Locations
        Website:  http://www.suburbanlg.com/

      Our Friends at Suburban Lawn & Garden offer Kansas City's finest selection of trees, plants, supplies, advice and much more. Grown locally in our soils and conditions you will find the best customer service experience with the broadest selection in the midwest. If you've never been to Suburban Lawn and Garden you are simply in for a treat. The people are incredibly knowledgeable and helpful and you will find just about every plant or tree that can grow in our climate. Don't settle for those stores with everything delivered by truck from all over the country - stick with the best and your green thumb will stay that way!

    • Teague Electric 

      Teague Electric

      Wired to Your Needs!

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      Teague Electric 
        Website:  www.teagueelectric.com
        Phone: (913) 529-4600
        Address: 12425 W. 92 Street
      Lenexa, ks 66215

      It's easy to ignore your electric system. It's dangerous and confusing and most of us wait till there is a problem to call for help. Our friends at Teague Electric offer a Toby $99 System Tune Up that will keep you safe and sound. From tightening connections to cleaning and changing the batteries in your smoke detectors - they will help keep your system at peak performance. One loose wire can burn the whole house down. Have your system checked each year and rely on our friends at Teague for top quality people and service for all your electric system needs

    • The Hayes Company 

      The Hayes Company

      Energy Savings & Home Comfort Now!

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      The Hayes Company 
        Website:  http://www.thehayesco.com/
        Phone: 816-985-8333
        Ask For: Mike O'Connell
        Address: 1000 E 11th Street
      Kansas City, mo 64106

      We first met Mike O'Connell from Hayes Company about 20 years ago. He is one of the most knowledgeable individuals on the planet when it comes to your home's energy comfort and efficiency. We've done tips with Mike on everything from aligning your duct vents properly to a whole home energy audit. Have Mike come out to your home and he'll help you save money, add more energy efficiency to your home and save big bucks. Plus he's simply one heck of a person! The best energy saving advice and home comfort are a visit away with our Friend Mike O'Connell and Hayes Company for your entire insulation and home energy efficiency.

    • The National Golf Club 

      The National Golf Club

      Kansas City's Finest Community!

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      The National Golf Club 
        Website:  www.thenationalgolfclub.com
        Phone: Real Estate: (816) 587-HOME
             Golf Club: (816) 746-0200
        Address: 6700 North National Drive
      Kansas City, ks 64152

      For over 35 years Toby has been telling you how to have the best lawn on the block - now he's telling you where you can have the best home and community in the Midwest. The National is one of the most beautiful communities in the country. From the Tom Watson Signature Design golf course to every lifestyle amenity you could imagine - you will experience the finest life has to offer right at your doorstep. Home prices start in the low $200's. Choose from Maintenance Provided Townhomes to Luxury Estates all centered in historic Parkville, Missouri. The most charming community, award winning education and stunning beauty await you at The National.

    • Tobin Lawn & Landscape 

      Tobin Lawn & Landscape

      He Aint Heavy - He’s Toby’s Brother!

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      Tobin Lawn & Landscape 
        Phone: (816) 765-5565
        Ask For: Mark Tobin
        Address: 12 Zumwalt Avenue
      Grandview, mo 64030

      The company that Toby and his brother, Mark, started over 30 years ago is one of the finest Lawn & Landscape Companies in Kansas City. Following the true roots of success from years of expertise you can count on integrity, excellent service and quite simply a great lawn. For your lawn care, landscaping and much more you can count on Mark Tobin and the great Tobin family tradition. 

    • Tree Management Company 

      Tree Management Company

      Professor Dougherty is the Tree Man!

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      Tree Management Company 
        Phone: (913) 894-8733
        Ask For: Mike Dougherty

      Our very dear friend, Mike Dougherty, is one of the finest individuals you will ever meet. The fact that he is one of the best arborists in the country means he can help you with everything from tree fertilization to identifying disease problems. As a regular on Toby's radio show for the past 15 years, Mike is fortunate to truly love what he does and the insight he brings to our website tips and radio show is unparalleled. If you'd like a plan for planting trees that will survive and thrive at your home to avoid loss - call Mike today to help you with your tree needs. You'll be happy you did.

    • Urban Tree Specialists 

      Urban Tree Specialists

      Trees Pruned, Pampered and Proper!

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      Urban Tree Specialists 
        Website:  www.urbantreekc.com
        Phone: (816)214-8327
        Ask For: Brett Cleveland
        Address: 7119 Northwest Lamar Drive
      Kansas City, ks 64152

      One of the main reasons trees die, break apart or fall down in a storm is that they haven't been pruned and maintained. Our friends at Urban Tree Specialists can help you with every aspect of pruning, check tree roots for girdling or issues, help you identify and cure disease issues and provide solutions or just help remove an old tree that has seen better days - in a respectful and highly professional manner. A lot of tree people can be a little "shady" at times. The crew at Urban Tree Specialists are fully insured, bonded, certified and advanced in education on the latest issues and techniques. Trees can last for literally hundreds of years if planted properly and maintained. Don't lose your valuable lawn assets - keep your trees thriving with Urban Tree Specialists.

    • Weber Flooring & Joe’s Carpet 

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      The People You Can Trust!

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      Weber Flooring & Joe’s Carpet 
      Lenexa • Independence • KCK • KC North • Grandview
        Website:  www.weberflooring.com

      Toby has been recommending our Friends at Weber Flooring and Joe's Carpet since they opened in 1976. This is a true Kansas City family owned operation. The first family of flooring is the number one choice by the finest home builders in Kansas City and highest rated in service by our customers. You can buy carpet anywhere - it's the service, installation and customer satisfaction that sets Weber & Joe's apart. From vinyl flooring to hardwood floors, ceramic tile, backsplashes, baths and of course carpet - you can count on Weber and Joe's to help you with everything from design to computer diagramed, pre-seamed installation. Weber is focused on selection, design, service and installation. Our Joe's side is dedicated to saving you money with wholesale prices on some of the top brands in the country - every day of the week. Whether it's a remnant for a college dorm room or helping you with selection and installation for your entire home - Weber & Joe's are the people you can trust since 1976!

    • Wood Savers Incorporated 

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      Tired of Ugly Cabinets? - Call Woodsavers!

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      Wood Savers Incorporated 
        Website:  www.woodsaverskc.com
        Phone: (816) 741-3553
        Ask For: Todd Sloan • (816) 741-3553
        Address: 5904 W. 157th Pl
      Overland Park, ks 66223

      Good quality cabinets don't necessarily wear out - they ugly out! Our Friends at Woodsavers have a patented process which features old finish rejuvenation, damage repair and much more. At about 15% the cost of cabinet refacing or replacement - your old cabinets will look stunning again. Our kitchens are one of the most used rooms in our homes and can add a ton of value to our home. Don't start at those "ugly", old cabinets any longer. Call the Todd Sloan and his team at Woodsavers today and your kitchen will look like new again.