After tens of thousands of votes, you have chosen this year’s best in home improvement. From window treatments and flooring to fireplaces and pools, these businesses and individuals strive to provide you with stellar service and outstanding results. Turn the page to meet the featured winners. To see all of the winners, go to www.atlantahomeimprovement.com.
Best Pool Design/Installation Company
Neptune Pools, Inc.
Neptune Pools, Inc. is an international award-winning design/build company that has been serving Atlanta and surrounding areas since 1986. The company caters to the upscale market for both residential and commercial installations of custom pools, spas, water features and their neighboring environments. The ability to provide top-notch customer service, quality products and materials is what sets Neptune Pools apart from other builders and allows them to stand behind their product for years to come. Neptune Pools – “Building dreams since 1986.”
Best Deck Design/Build Company
Decks and More
Decks and More engages its clients by listening to their needs, wants and desires. From there, the award-winning team designs a plan that best suits their clientele’s overall vision. Decks and More works to turn your dreams into a reality. Contact them to build your deck, addition, porch/patio, and outdoor kitchen. They go the extra mile to deliver a relaxing retreat and outdoor oasis you will love.
Best Garage Door Company
Overhead Door Company of Atlanta™
Since 1935, Overhead Door Company of Atlanta™ has been the trusted garage door expert in metro Atlanta. The professionals here consider it a privilege to be invited to your home. They do not use high-pressure tactics or try to sell you what you don’t need. Schedule a free estimate or same-day repair to experience the level of service that earns them outstanding customer ratings. They are the only Overhead Door™ authorized distributor in metro Atlanta. Be sure to stop by their brand-new showroom in Peachtree Corners. www.overheaddooratlanta.com, 404.872.3667
Best Building Supply Company
Randall Brothers has been the molding and millwork company that Atlanta home owners and professional contractors have relied on for more than 125 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. It’s no wonder why Randall Brothers’ tagline remains: “Trusted in three centuries!”
Best Window Treatments
Classic Blinds & Shutters
As a Hunter Douglas Gallery dealer, the award-winning team at Classic Blinds & Shutters prides themselves on offering great customer service. Inside its Design Center, you will find window coverings including automated blinds, shades, shutters, and drapery, as well as local handcrafted shutters and custom drapery. Here, experienced designers and installers offer extensive knowledge on all types of window coverings and work to assist clients in making sure that they choose the best products for their needs and budget. These experts ensure their clients are satisfied after installation.
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 Countertop Store/Company
CR Home’s vast countertop material selection includes gorgeous stone from top manufacturers. They take pride in delivering quality materials (cut at their state-of-the-art fabrication facility) for installation in your home by their certified professionals.
Best Fireplace Company: Exterior
BSI’s showrooms provide customers with a selection of home solutions, including fireplaces, mantels, appliances, garage doors, outdoor kitchens and more. They offer a large inventory and quick delivery, with highly experienced designers and installation teams.
Best Appliance Store/Company
The Sewell Appliance showroom displays kitchen design ideas and over 40 top brand appliances. Their knowledgeable staff will conduct live product demonstrations to help you choose the best indoor and outdoor appliances for your needs.
Best Flooring Store/Company
Enhance Floors & More
Enhance Floors & More was founded in 1985 by Don and Elisabeth Stubbs. Their friendly and professional sales staff, which is the most experienced flooring company in north Atlanta, is thoroughly trained in all aspects of floor covering and can offer suggestions, design advice, and education. You are sure to find the perfect floor and will see many installed floor coverings at their Marietta Design Center. According to their team, “You’re not just buying a floor, you’re buying peace of mind!” www.enhancefloors.com, 770.565.3808
Best Interior Design Company
AJW Designs, Inc.
AJW Designs, Inc. blends the creative, award-winning styles of husband-and-wife team John and Ann Wisniewski. Using John’s extensive architectural and construction knowledge along with Ann’s expertise for creating signature interiors based on their client’s vision, they offer the best design with enhanced options giving the client their dream space with increased sustainability, privacy, security, and a healthy environment in which to live, work, and thrive.
Best Bath Design Company
Bridgette Boylan Interiors
Bridgette Boylan applies her creativity and vision to more than 400 homes annually. During its more than 35 years of business, her award-winning firm has earned a reputation for providing unparalleled customer service, professional expertise and quality workmanship. In addition to serving the needs of her clients here, Boylan also serves on the board for Partners for Care, a local nonprofit. Since 2008, Boylan has traveled to Kenya annually to help create sound, sustainable solutions for those in abject poverty.
Best Remodeling Company—Kitchen
Southern Design & Remodeling
Southern Design & Remodeling is the premier destination for all of your kitchen, bath, and basement turnkey remodeling needs. The professionals at Southern Design & Remodeling handle everything from design to installation and anything in between. Plus, they can move walls to give you that open floor plan you’ve always wanted. Stop by to see Southern Design & Remodeling’s newly remodeled showroom or call to set up an appointment with one of their experienced designers. www.sdratlanta.com, 770.321.8669
Best Concrete Company
B-Level SE, Inc.
Since 1999, B-Level SE, Inc. has been providing residential, commercial, and industrial concrete lifting and leveling services throughout metro Atlanta. With every free estimate, the team offers the most cost-effective option to customers based on their needs. The company offers both grout and polyurethane lifting services and epoxy floor repair for basement and garage floors. Other concrete repair needs include sealing the cracks in poured basement walls and fixing bowing basement walls. The experts also chase and caulk cracks in driveways and sidewalks.
Best Plumbing Company
Cool Air Mechanical
Cool Air’s expert plumbing, heating, cooling, ventilation and water-heater services assist customers throughout Atlanta. They ensure your plumbing, heating or cooling system is installed or maintained properly so it runs smoothly for years to come. www.770coolair.com, 770.637.0840
Best Landscape Supply Company
Established in 1985 by Aaron McWhorter, NG Turf is a family-owned business with more than 10 varieties of premium bermuda, zoysia, and fescue sod. Homeowners and landscapers can trust their Certified Turf Professionals for exceptional quality and farm fresh sod, backed by unmatched customer service. Whether it’s a pallet or roll, NG Turf offers convenient delivery, even on Saturday or first thing Monday morning. www.ngturf.com, 770.832.8608
Best Carpet-Cleaning Company
Citrus Fresh Carpet Cleaning
This local woman-owned and operated business is committed to going the extra mile to assure that you have an outstanding carpet-cleaning service experience. The team at Citrus Fresh Carpet Cleaning provides five-star service and assures faster dry times with the use of nontoxic products.
Best Foundation Repair Company
Engineered Solutions of Georgia
Engineered Solutions of Georgia is an award-winning locally owned and operated foundation repair and basement waterproofing company. The company, which was founded in 2006, has an in-house structural engineering department with two engineers and a total of 65 employees. Noted as one of the fastest growing companies in America, the team here has extensive experience meeting Atlanta’s unique foundation needs. Turn to them to repair foundation damage or to protect your property from unexpected basement flooding. www.esogrepair.com, 678.290.1325
Best Tile Store/Company
Traditions in Tile and Stone
Traditions in Tile and Stone has been a family-owned business since 1936. Their mission is to provide an extensive collection of quality products and exceptional service in design, product knowledge, and installation guidance for any residential or commercial project. Their showrooms offer free design services and they also work alongside trade professionals for any size project.
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 everything from the punch list around the house to bathroom and kitchen remodels. They know how to get your job done correctly the first time and on time. Since 2008, the professionals at The Trusted Toolbox have set the standard as the mark of excellence in home repair and remodeling in north metro Atlanta.
Best Window Store/Company
North Georgia Replacement Windows
North Georgia Replacement Windows was hand-selected by Infinity® from Marvin® to install their premium, all-fiberglass windows in Georgia. The 2019 J.D. Power Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study ranked Infinity from Marvin #1 among window and patio door Manufacturer brands. The North Georgia Replacement Windows team provides quick, accurate proposals without pricing games or pressure. Unlike other windows that will need to be replaced again, Infinity fiberglass windows are a decision you’ll only need to make once.
Best Underdeck Systems Company
Southeastern Underdeck is proud of its hardworking team and innovative solutions for outdoor living. Their removal panels provide ease in maintenance and flexibility with future modifications, and they offer a wide selection of upgrades and accessories to make your outdoor living space more usable, more livable, and more enjoyable. Check out the company’s new additions to their top-notch line now!
Best Remodeling Company—Whole House
Southland Development Services
Whether you are looking to remodel a bath or kitchen, add a family room or build an entirely new house, Southland Development can make it happen. Their project-management expertise means a smoother process for you and your dream project. www.southlanddevelopmentservices.com, 770.560.3012
Best Cabinet/Store Company
Dove Studio Kitchen & Bath
Dove Studio Kitchen & Bath offers kitchen and bath design and installation expertise combined with high-quality cabinets. Dove offers 12 different lines of cabinetry to fit your budget, ranging from beautiful custom pieces to budget cabinets that can compete with Chinese imports. The company added outdoor kitchens to the mix several years ago. Dove also can assist with selecting appliances, plumbing, lighting and home accessories. Their award-winning showroom is located in Roswell. www.dovestudio.com, 770.552.3683
Best Outdoor Kitchen Builder
Want to take your backyard to another level? Would you love for your family and friends to relax and be entertained in an amazing new outdoor space? Transform your backyard with a new synthetic deck, screened-in porch, patio enclosure, custom pergola, or a new fireplace or firepit! Outback Deck can help create your dream outdoor living project! You can look forward to an outstanding customer experience—from the company’s initial design ideas to their industry-leading craftsmanship.
Best Siding Company
For more than 20 years, Siding Plus, a division of Painting Plus, has served metro Atlanta with quality customer service, materials, and installation. The company is fully insured and offers a warranty for completed work. Their customer-first focus provides accurate, detailed estimates, full satisfaction for all services, and fair prices for new installation, repair, or replacement. Their devotion to exceeding client expectations and providing quality workmanship has made them the leader in siding repair service.
Best Modern Interior Designer or Builder
Candice Keilin Designs and Associates
Candice Keilin Designs and Associates is a full-scale interior design and architectural design group with its own KEBO designer tile line. Their team works on residential and commercial projects, both big and small, and they pride themselves on their unique creativity and can-do approach. They have vast resources and incredible craftsmen that they align their company with. Using innovative design elements that are both beautiful and functional, they bring their clients’ dreams to reality. Their slogan is: “Creating beautiful spaces for you.” www.candicekeilindesigns.com, 404.372.1390
Best Shower Enclosure Company
Drexler Shower Door & Custom Glass
Drexler Shower Door & Custom Glass is Atlanta’s go-to source for all things glass! Its Midtown showroom features frameless shower doors, antique mirrors, glass railings, back-painted glass, and much more. The company’s attention to detail and service is unsurpassed, and the team takes pride in helping customers find “the perfect fit” for each project. Visit today to see the newest grid-pattern showers, or to learn more about how glass can transform your living or work spaces! www.drexlershowerdoor.com, 404.351.4141
Best HVAC Company
Guardian Heating, Air, Plumbing & Electrical
Guardian Heating, Air, Plumbing & Electrical offers homeowners 20-plus years of experience for all home service needs. Guardian was established as an answer to customers not receiving what they paid for. Founder Richard Eppers believes in providing great products that are installed and maintained correctly, at reasonable prices, and delivered through honest, customer-focused practices. Eppers believes that the statement “do what you promise” is key. What is his priority? You are!
Best Remodeling Company—Historical Preservation
Copper Sky Renovations
Copper Sky Renovations believes old houses are worth saving. With an eye for traditional design elements, thoughtful layout, meticulous planning and attention to detail, they preserve original architectural details where possible, and add space, function and utility where needed.
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Best Furniture Store
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Best Lighting Company: Interior
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Best Custom Bar Builder
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Best Custom Closet Company
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Best Remodeling Company—Bathroom
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Best Sustainable Builder
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Best Traditional Interior Designer or Builder
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Best Outdoor Furniture Store/Company
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Best Patio Design/Build Company
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Best Pool Design/Installation Company
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