Meet The Best of 2022 Contest Winners
After thousands of votes, you have chosen this year’s best in home improvement. From window treatments and flooring to appliances and pest control, these businesses strive to provide you with stellar service and outstanding results. Browse the featured winners in the categories below.
Best Atlanta Home Maintenance Companies
Best Garage Door Company
Overhead Door Company of Atlanta™
Since 1935, Overhead Door Company of Atlanta™ has been trusted to display the genuine, the original red ribbon of the Overhead Door brand and is the only distributor in the metro Atlanta area. Their professional team respects your time and property while delivering outstanding customer service and high-quality products. Visit the showroom of working garage doors and openers today.
Best Gutter Company
AquaGuard Foundation Solutions
AquaGuard Foundation Solutions provides peace of mind with sensible solutions for your home. Improperly-channeled roof water is the leading cause of water and structural damage to a home’s foundation. Permanently protect your home with GutterShutter by AquaGuard. GutterShutter is the largest covered gutter system on the market—backed by a lifetime, no-clog warranty. Plus, its unique GutterStud bracket ensures that it will never pull away from your house.
Best WaterProofing – ‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing
Best Window Replacement – North Georgia Replacement Windows
Best Exterior Home Maintenance Companies
Best Landscape Maintenance
Oasis Landscapes & Irrigation
What started as an irrigation company over 30 years ago has bloomed into one of Atlanta’s most respected design-build and maintenance landscape firms. Oasis Landscapes & Irrigation creates award-winning landscapes that reflect client needs, and then seamlessly maintain them for years to come. Whether residential or commercial, clients know they can count on Oasis Landscapes & Irrigation to deliver and maintain beautiful and functional outdoor spaces. www.oasislandscape.com, 770.913.9033
Best Mosquito Control
Mosquito Shield of Downtown Atlanta
Mosquito Shield of Downtown Atlanta is an independent franchise established in 2021. Located in the Riverside neighborhood of West Atlanta, it is owned and operated by Paul and Mindy Heaton. Mosquito Shield pioneered residential mosquito control over 20 years ago to help manage mosquitoes, fleas and ticks. Mosquito Shield delivers superior results by treating more often and using a proprietary blend of mostly natural oils. Enjoy your yard all season long with the help of Mosquito Shield! www.mosquitoshielddatl.com, 678.664.3040
Best Landscape Design – Michaelangelo’s Sustainable Landscape & Design Group
Best Painter – Exterior – Bear Mountain Painting
Best Concrete – Leveling – North Georgia Concrete
Best Awnings – Peachtree Awnings
Best Fences – Pennington Fence
Best Home Inspectors – Georgia Home Pros
Best Junk Removal – Bin There Dump That
Best Moving & Storage – Charlie’s Angels Movers
Best Pest Control – Nextgen Pest Solutions
Best Tree Services – 72 Tree
Best Interior Home Services
Best Blinds/Window Treatments
Classic Blinds & Shutters
The award-winning team at Classic Blinds & Shutters prides itself on offering excellent customer service. Inside the design center, you’ll find a wide variety of Hunter Douglas products, including automated blinds, shades and more. Experienced designers and installers have extensive knowledge of all window covering options and are happy to assist clients in choosing the best product for their needs and budget. www.classicblindsandshutters.com, 770.924.0282
Kennon Heating & Air Conditioning
Kennon Heating & Air Conditioning is an award-winning, family-owned company headquartered in Forsyth county that specializes in heat and air system installation, repair and maintenance. The company also provides duct cleaning, air quality and purification services, and offers maintenance plans that help customers keep their systems running great all year round. Kennon HVAC has been in business over 15 years and is committed to providing high quality, affordable services and outstanding customer satisfaction. www.kennonhvac.com, 678.250.0331
Citrus Fresh Carpet Cleaning
This local woman-owned and -operated business is committed to going the extra mile to ensure that you have an outstanding carpet-cleaning service experience. The team at Citrus Fresh Carpet Cleaning provides five-star service and ensures faster drying times with the use of nontoxic products.
Best House Cleaning Service
Swept Away Cleaning and Janitorial, Inc.
Swept Away Cleaning is a proudly women-owned and locally operated residential and commercial cleaning company. Swept Away has been in business since 2004 and prides itself on delivering professional and friendly service. The skilled team is dedicated to ensuring clients are 100% satisfied and can customize your cleaning to fit your needs. Leave the cleaning to Swept Away so you can get back to doing what you love.
Ragsdale Heating, Air & Plumbing
Serving the Atlanta community for more than 25 years, Ragsdale Heating, Air, Plumbing & Electrical takes pride in being the name you can trust. With love for their community at their core, Ragsdale’s family atmosphere makes it the go-to company for your air conditioning, heating, plumbing, and electrical needs.
Best Air Conditioning
Coolray Heating & Cooling
Keeping homes comfortable and efficient has been Coolray Heating & Cooling’s top priority since 1966. With more than 600 knowledgeable team members, this full-service company commits itself to prompt, quality services, easy scheduling and perks, such as a Lifetime Parts & Labor Warranty. Their customer-driven dedication makes Coolray a clear choice for any air conditioning, heating, plumbing, electrical, insulation and water quality system needs.
Best Flooring – Carpet Installation
As a family-owned, Atlanta-based flooring retailer, located in Marietta, Arnold Flooring has been providing flooring services to both residential and commercial customers since 1980. They are your one-stop shop for all your flooring needs. Today, there are many new and innovative flooring options to consider. Let them help you navigate through all the latest flooring products, including hardwood, laminate, luxury vinyl, tile and natural stone. Contact them for a free estimate today!
Best Painters – Interior – Five Star Painting
Best Garage Organization – The Garage Dude
Best Home Automation – Intuitive AV
Best Air Duct Cleaning – The Honest Guys
Best Plumbers – Southern Phoenix Services
Best Atlanta Interior Designers and Remodelers
Best Interior Designers
Best Home Staging
Everly Design Company—Home Staging & Furniture Leasing
Childhood best friends and Atlanta natives Ricci and Kelley opened Everly Design in Atlanta in 2020. Since its inception, the team of two has expanded to eight and has beautified and expertly staged over 300 Atlanta homes. Everly Design offers a wide variety of services, including one-stop-shop vacant and occupied staging, walk-and-talk consultations with home-specific reports, redesign and interior design services, as well as furniture leasing for the film and real estate industries.
Artisan Custom Closets
Artisan Custom Closets’ mission is simple, to help make people’s lives more organized and save them time. Over the last 25 years, Lisa Carlquist has watched people change their views on custom closets. What was once seen as a luxury is now seen by many as a necessity. These smart, stylish spaces will start your morning off right and help you live life more efficiently.
Best Interior Design Firm
For nearly 10 years, HouseLift has provided livable-luxury design, first-class service and a virtually stress-free experience for clients. Their experienced team thinks through every detail and decision so you don’t have to. The firm’s award-winning work has been featured in Architectural Digest and on HGTV, and its commitment to excellence results in well-thought-out, personal, functional and beautiful spaces. Let HouseLift help you love the home you live in.
Best Atlanta Remodelers
The Hamlin Group, LLC
The Hamlin Group was founded on the principle of being a company “Where Craftsmanship Still Exists” and one that will not place profit before quality under any circumstance. Since its formation in 2013, Chad Hamlin has assembled a multi-talented team of the best artisans in Atlanta to create a full-service design+build firm capable of tackling any project. The Hamlin Group offers a collaborative approach, providing highly-detailed estimates while using a wide assortment of visualization tools to help guide your project from inception to your vision becoming a reality. www.hamlingroup.com, 770.674.1556
Best Custom Cabinets Company
Dove Studio Kitchen & Bath
Dove Studio Kitchen & Bath is a design firm that offers kitchen and bath products and installation expertise. They offer 12 different lines of cabinetry, ranging from fully customizable to standard cabinetry. Their designers work closely with clients, using renderings, in-home visits and more to ensure each client’s perfect design plan. Their award-winning showrooms are located in Roswell and Buckhead at ADAC.
Best Custom Home Builder
Vincent Longo Custom Builders
Vincent Longo Custom Builders is passionate about delivering high-quality custom homes that take every detail into consideration. The expert team understands that building a custom home can be overwhelming, and they’re here to walk you through the process—addressing your concerns and uncertainties each step of the way. With over 200 completed homes in the Atlanta area, Vincent Longo has the experience you demand and the commitment to bring your vision to life. Their mission is to deliver unparalleled service with an unwavering commitment to quality and value and, of course, have some fun along the way. www.longocustombuilders.com, 404.815.7224
Over the past few years, the SawHorse team has made big waves in the green remodeling industry. They recently partnered with the Southface Energy Institute to create the Earthcraft Renovation Program and have built high-performance showcase houses for the Southern Building Show. Currently, they are working on the first-ever Passive House renovation in Georgia. With over 125 awards and more than 1 million views on YouTube, this premier residential design firm is the leader in green renovations and new custom green homes in Atlanta. www.sawhorse.net, 404.256.256
Best Handyman Company
The Trusted Toolbox
When you need your home repaired or updated, it is important that you work with a trusted contractor. The team at The Trusted Toolbox can handle any job, from household repairs to bath and kitchen remodels. They have the knowledge to get the job done correctly the first time and on time. Since 2008, they have set the standard as the mark of excellence in home repair and remodeling in North Metro Atlanta. www.thetrustedtoolbox.com, 770.623.3097
Ben Hill Renovations Inc.
Ben Hill Renovations has serviced the greater Atlanta area for nearly 60 years. The third-generation, family-owned business is known for high-quality craftsmanship and jaw-dropping exterior renovations. With hundreds of five-star reviews, Atlantans praise the expert design and build team’s dedication to going above and beyond to guide client projects from renderings to completion. Not sure where to start with your next project? Visit Ben Hill’s new showroom to talk with pros and see the best materials in person.
Best Basement Remodeling Company
Atlanta Curb Appeal
You can count on Atlanta Curb Appeal to get your project done right, on time and on budget. Clients love working with the award-winning team to construct realistic timelines and budgets that work for them. Plus, efficient project management and excellent communication allow for faster remodeling turnarounds than other remodelers. Always aiming for the highest standard of excellence, Atlanta Curb Appeal has certainly earned its reputation as one of the premier remodeling companies in East Cobb, Marietta, Roswell and North Metro Atlanta.
Best Remodeling – Bathrooms
Oneida Builders Inc.
Rocco Sinisgalli, a master carpenter, has infused new life into people’s homes for the past 25 years with the mission to enhance homeowners’ lives by improving their living spaces. With Oneida Builders, you have the assurance that the highest levels of craftsmanship and customer service will be delivered, no matter whether your home is being remodeled or expanded. Offering energy-efficient, custom design solutions that deliver high quality while reducing client expenses is what they do. www.oneidabuilders.net, 770.396.1002
Best Remodeling – Whole House – Southland Development
Best Remodeling – Historical Preservation – Paces Construction
Best Atlanta Outdoor Living Companies
Artistic Pools, Inc.
Artistic Pools Inc. has served Atlanta’s pool needs for over 65 years. This third-generation, family-owned business specializes in high-end, unique, in-ground gunite swimming pools. Artistic Pools Inc. has won over 650 local, national and international awards and has over 7,000 clients who have trusted Artistic Pools to fulfill their dream of owning a pool. As Georgia’s only Master Pool Guild member, integrity will always be the cornerstone of all of their projects. www.artisticpools.com, 770.458.9177
Best Deck Design/Build Company
Decks and More
When it comes to creating your outdoor space, Decks and More puts their clients first. The skilled team listens, learns and values your input when planning your ideal outdoor space. Next, their award-winning team designs a plan that best suits your needs. Reach out to Decks and More owner Frank Pologruto to create your next deck, sunroom, porch, patio or outdoor kitchen. Decks and More creates an outdoor oasis the whole family will enjoy. www.decksandmore.biz, 770.235.6929
Best Hardscape Design/Build
Since 1997, Mark Keightley’s primary goal has been to provide superior landscapes to clients, many of which are now friends. Artistic Landscapes specializes in both hardscape and softscapes, offering state-of-the-art designs with great warranties. Keightley’s personalized commitment as project supervisor results in individualized care, easy communication and an outdoor transformation the expert team is proud to stand behind. www.artisticlandscapes.com, 770.355.1052
Best Underdeck Systems
Southeastern Underdeck has been honored for the eighth year in a row as Atlanta’s Best Underdeck Systems Company. If you’re looking for the most versatile and customizable underdeck system in the industry, look no further. With cutting-edge accessories and a wide range of lighting, sound and other options, they are sure to have what you need to optimize your underdeck space and create the ultimate outdoor haven. Their award-winning team is waiting for your call! www.southeasternunderdeck.com, 678.765.7686
Best Outdoor Furniture Company
Atlanta Teak Furniture
Atlanta Teak Furniture provides its customers with the highest-quality outdoor teak furniture and superior customer service. Open since 2005, they are exclusively focused on premium teak products for all outdoor environments such as gardens, decks, patios and pools. Atlanta Teak Furniture imports directly from their partner in Thailand, whose 40-plus years of experience shines through in the craftsmanship of each product.
Best Outdoor Kitchens
Outdoor Makeover & Living Spaces
Outdoor Makeover & Living Spaces offers an all-inclusive approach to custom landscaping and construction services with the capability to reimagine any outdoor space. Experienced designers like Chris Hamby embrace every part of the process and focus on using the best materials and methods to create long-lasting projects. The team’s commitment to exceptional service has made Outdoor Makeover & Living Spaces a leader in the design and construction field with over 200 awards collaboratively. www.outdoormakeover.net, 404.587.5656
Best Landscape Supply Company
The NG Turf team is honored to be voted 2022’s Best Landscape Supply Company. Whether growing the Atlanta area’s best premium sod, helping pros and homeowners find the right grass variety for their projects, or making farm-fresh sod deliveries, since 1985, NG Turf has made it their mission to put a smile on every customer’s face. Plus, the NG Turf team backs their grass with a one-year warranty, so you can rest assured in your investment. www.ngturf.com, 770.832.8608
Best Outdoor Lighting Company
Southern Landscape Lighting Systems
Southern Landscape Lighting Systems has been in business for 13 years, delivering the best outdoor lighting solutions for Georgia. Having won the “Best of” award six out of the last seven years, they are committed to strong customer service while offering creative ways to enhance one’s home or business. Southern does their very best to support and offer American-made products. They offer military discounts and routinely have promotions running throughout the year. www.southernlls.com, 678-324-6842
Best Solar Energy Company
Creative Solar USA
Creative Solar USA is a Georgia-based, turn-key installer of innovative solar panel systems for residential homes and commercial buildings. Creative Solar’s NABCEP Certified Installers ensure clients receive the industry’s highest quality solar energy systems and remain committed to customers long after the installation is complete. The team at Creative Solar doesn’t just build solar panel systems—they build relationships. www.creativesolarusa.com, 770.485.7438
Best Sunrooms/Screened Patios – DC Enclosures
Best Atlanta Kitchen, Bath and Lighting Showrooms
Best Fireplaces & Chimneys
Builder Specialties, Inc.
Builder Specialties, a Construction Resources Company, provides customers with a selection of home solutions, including fireplaces, mantels, appliances, garage doors, outdoor kitchens and more. There are many types of fireplaces to choose from, including wood-burning, gas-burning, electric and outdoor—it can be a little overwhelming. But don’t worry, experts at the Decatur showroom are here to help if you are looking to upgrade an existing system or add some warmth to your space. Plus, installation teams are factory-trained to ensure safe installation.
Best Appliance Showroom
For more than 50 years, Sewell Appliance has been the number-one home appliance showroom in Atlanta. Offering over 40 brand name appliances from well-known manufacturers such as KitchenAid, JennAir, Whirlpool and more. Sewell has exceeded expectations by providing customers with a truly top-notch shopping experience. From elaborate displays to the friendly and knowledgeable staff, the Sewell Appliance team is dedicated to helping you find the perfect appliance package for your home.
Best Hardwood Flooring Showroom
Enhance Floors & More
Ready for new floors, but feeling overwhelmed? Visit Enhance Floors & More in Marietta and meet with a friendly and knowledgeable Design Consultant to begin your project. The dozens of installed floor coverings in the over 6,000-square-foot showroom are sure to inspire you. While this might be your first time selecting new floors, don’t worry—their staff does this every day and is here to help you create beautiful rooms! www.enhancefloors.com, 770.565.3808
Since 1970, Construction Resources (CR) has continuously provided residential and commercial builders, designers, remodelers and homeowners with a one-of-a-kind countertop selection experience for all design styles. CR takes pride in offering a wide range of materials, including high-end natural stone, quartz, quartzites, porcelain and more. Stop by the best countertop company in Atlanta to experience an unmatched line of surfacing products and industry expertise, along with best-in-class installation and aftermarket services. www.constructionresourcesusa.com, 404.378.3132
Best Building Supply Company
Randall Brothers has served homeowners and professional contractors in the Atlanta area and surrounding markets with building materials for more than 137 years. Since its founding, Randall Brothers has been committed to offering a full and comprehensive range of superior building materials with unparalleled service to match. Their friendly sales staff is highly knowledgeable in the construction industry and eager to help you find the best building supplies for whatever your next or current project holds. www.randallbrothers.com, 404.892.6666
PDI–Kitchen, Bath & Lighting
Since 1973, PDI–Kitchen, Bath & Lighting has been the go-to design destination in the southeast. PDI’s innovative showrooms are curated with the best products from the industry’s leading manufacturers. Ever-changing displays feature appliances, plumbing fixtures and lighting accents that spotlight new technology and trends. Clients can find fresh ideas and inspiration from dozens of cohesive vignettes. Experienced PDI design consultants work alongside customers to make building their dream home smooth, easy and effortless. www.relyonpdi.com, 1.800.262.9231
Best Carpet Showroom
CR Flooring, a Construction Resources company, is thankful for recognition as the best carpet showroom in Atlanta. With over 100 brands and thousands of products, the team can easily customize every project to a homeowner’s unique desires. CR Flooring takes pride in being the turnkey provider for all your floor covering needs, including tile, carpet, wood and SPC products. Stop by the Buckhead showroom today to meet with Atlanta’s most talented team of flooring experts and designers.
Best Bath Showroom
CSI Kitchen & Bath Studio
CSI Kitchen & Bath Studio just entered its 30th year of business serving clients in the Atlanta area and surrounding neighborhoods. Its extensive showroom in Norcross is convenient to I-85 and I-285 and features a variety of products including four cabinet lines, multiple appliance lines and a wide range of plumbing fixtures. CSI Kitchen & Bath Studio is your source for all your kitchen and bath remodeling needs.
Best Furniture Store-Interiors – Miko + Boone Home
Best Home Furnishings – Casabella
Best Home Decor/Accessories – Pineapple Porch Boutique
Best Kitchen Showroom – Southern Design and Remodeling
Best Shower Enclosures – Drexler Shower Door
Best Realtor OTP – Megan & Natalie Real Estate
Best Realtor – ITP – Engel & Volkers Buckhead