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Boulder Transplant Guide

Elissa Tompkins

Welcome to The People's Republic of Boulder. Home of the Flatirons, a whole lot of astronauts, more bikes than humans, and now, you. We don't have to tell you how great this town is—you chose it! What you might not know is who to call to get your HVAC serviced. Or where to go when you've got a toothache. That's why we put together a handy guide of some of the best businesses and professionals in Boulder to help get you started. So you can worry less about stuff like hunting down a mechanic that won't try to swindle you and worry more about the fun stuff—like getting settled into your new community.

Boulder Transplant Guide

Welcome to The People's Republic of Boulder. Home of the Flatirons, a whole lot of astronauts, more bikes than humans, and now, you. We don't have to tell you how great this town is—you chose it! What you might not know is who to call to get your HVAC serviced. Or where to go when you've got a toothache. That's why we put together a handy guide of some of the best businesses and professionals in Boulder to help get you started. So you can worry less about stuff like hunting down a mechanic that won't try to swindle you and worry more about the fun stuff—like getting settled into your new community.

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Handyman: Berry Handy Services

1630 30th St #329, Boulder, CO 80303
Elissa Tompkins

Berry Handy Services is a must know for all homeowners in Boulder. They do everything from fencing, to decking, to shed building. They are extremely professional and have prompt communication. They are licensed and insured, and can help with the permitting process for new projects!

Berry Handy Services

HVAC: Colorado's Finest Heating and Air Conditioning

1524 Collyer St Longmont, CO 80501
Elissa Tompkins

Honestly a great company! Very professional and prompt communication. They have been in the business for years so the understand how to properly diagnose a situation and give all of the different solution options.

Colorado's Finest Heating and Air Conditioning

Painter: Cruz Chapas Painting Company

Boulder, CO
Elissa Tompkins

Hardworking and professional team! Great at working around difficult schedules and reasonably priced!

Cruz Chapas Painting Company

Plumber: Homestead Plumbing

5454 Conestoga Ct Suite A, Boulder, CO 80301
Elissa Tompkins

Excellent company! I have heard nothing but good things about this company and love that they are locally owned and operated!

Homestead Plumbing

Landscaper: Wild Earth Gardens

3970 Broadway B4, Boulder, CO 80304
Elissa Tompkins

This company does BEAUTIFUL work. I first heard of them through a friend and we have since used them on a few projects. They are very quick and knowledgeable. They made the process so easy and they really seem to enjoy what they do!

Wild Earth Gardens

Doctor: Avista Adventist Hospital

100 Health Park Dr, Louisville, CO 80027
Elissa Tompkins

Avista Health is a one stop shop for the best doctors in Boulder. They have amazing pediatrician for children, women's health doctors, and a top of the line hospital for emergency care. I highly recommend checking it out for your new primary care physician.

Avista Adventist Hospital

Dentist: Boulder Total Dentistry

4840 Riverbend Rd #200, Boulder, CO 80301
Elissa Tompkins

Great dentist! They do everything, making it a one stop shop for dental problems. Very nice staff and great customer service!

Boulder Total Dentistry

Auto Mechanic: John's Auto Care

1919 55th St #104, Boulder, CO 80303
Elissa Tompkins

John's Auto Care fixed my car after an accident and was great about their communication with the insurance company. My car came back feeling brand new!

John's Auto Care

Hair Salon: Wolfe and Mane

2660 Canyon Blvd #22, Boulder, CO 80302
Elissa Tompkins

Courtney is more magician than anything. She does NBR extensions which are my favorite of all the extensions I’ve tried!

Wolfe and Mane

Veterinarian: Happy Paws Veterinary Hospital

1285 Cimarron Dr, Lafayette, CO 80026
Elissa Tompkins

Dr. Wellman is so knowledgeable in brachycephalic (flat nosed) breeds. She performed soft pallet surgery and nasal surgery on my French Bulldog and was so committed to her recovery afterwards. She staying in constant communication with me and was readily available for an emergency surgery needed later. She truly loves animals and takes the time to hear all your concerns without rushing you out of her office.

Happy Paws Veterinary Hospital

Bakery: Boulder Baked

1911 Broadway St, Boulder, CO 80302
Elissa Tompkins

Boulder baked is a local cookie shop that bakes all of their cookies to order. Pre-COVID, they also had board games to play while you enjoyed your cookies which was a lot of fun! I mainly love them because they have wonderful gluten free and vegan options!

Boulder Baked

Eco-Friendly Boutique: Refill Revolution

3380 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80303
Elissa Tompkins

I love this place. I have a goal to one day, reduce my family’s one use plastic use by 80% and this place being so close to me in Boulder is going to be my key to doing it. The make giving up plastic easier for the everyday person, making it more sustainable for people and more cost effective.

Refill Revolution

Candy Store: Rocket Fizz Boulder

1441 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Elissa Tompkins

If you’ve got a sweet tooth and are in the mood for a walk back in time, this place is for you. It has all of the nostalgic vibes amd so many candy choices from modern day back to when you grew up.

Rocket Fizz Boulder

Kids Gym: Mountain Kids Louisville

474 S Taylor Ave, Louisville, CO 80027
Elissa Tompkins

My (now almost 3) year old has been going here for a while and he loves it! He usually wakes up and asks if we are going to see Miss Kristin. He will be transferring over to the little ninjas right near his 3rd birthday so I’m excited to see if he enjoys that as much!

Mountain Kids Louisville

Book Store: Boulder Bookstore

1107 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Elissa Tompkins

A wholesome bookstore that has a cozy vibe and the best books for any interest. It’s in the heart of Pearl Street and the staff is all super helpful! If you live in or visit Boulder, it is worth stopping in at least monthly.

Boulder Bookstore

Home Decor: Canova Home

1200 Pearl St #100, Boulder, CO 80302
Elissa Tompkins

My favorite things here are the stone lighting and mountain scales. I’m not sure if you could get anymore “Colorado” than this shop!

Canova Home