2021 Best of Home

From building and renovation to landscaping and design, we bring you our ninth annual list of resources you’ll need to make your home your castle as voted by the readers of Augusta Magazine.

 


 

Best Appliance Store

First Place

Kelley Appliance Center

191 Baston Rd., Martinez

(706) 863-7098
1551 Whiskey Road, Aiken
(803) 226-0091
www.kelleyappliance.com

For more than 50 years, Augusta area residents have turned to the fine folks at Kelley Appliance Center for home appliances. Known for customer satisfaction, and now with two locations to serve, it’s easy to see why Kelley tops Augustans’ list year after year.

Second Place

Ferguson

3610 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta

(706) 860-7677

www.fergusonshowrooms.com

With a wide variety of products from which to choose, the friendly staff at Ferguson is ready to assist you in selecting the perfect appliance for your home.

Third Place

Davis Appliance & Furniture

3285 Deans Bridge Rd., Augusta

(706) 796-0500

www.davisapplianceaugusta.com

Locally owned and operated in Augusta since 1972, the staff at Davis Appliance & Furniture have years of expertise in helping you find the right appliance for your home.

 


 

Best Bath Supply Showroom

First Place

W.A. Bragg & Co.

420 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans

(706) 860-9790

#4 Caldwell Ct., Aiken

(803) 642-6000

2513 Mike Padgett Hwy., Augusta

(706) 798-8257

www.wabragg.com

The W.A. Bragg showroom enables you to see not just what you can do, but also what is possible. Choose from a wide array of leading brands to update an outdated bath or design a dream retreat.


Second Place

Ferguson

3610 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta

(706) 860-7677

www.fergusonshowrooms.com

At Ferguson’s you can buy the basics in trendy or traditional styles. Then add the elements of luxury to suit your tastes and your space.

Third Place

Landrum Supply Co.

1440 Reynolds St., Augusta

(706) 722-2042

www.landrumsupply.com

Landrum’s professional design associates take the headache out of designing new or remodeling existing bathrooms. By coordinating the supplier, contractor and plumber, they guide customers from idea to finished project.

 


 

Best blind/shutter company

First Place

Summerville Shutter Company

3064 Damascus Rd., Augusta
(706) 722-9949

www.summervilleshutter.com

In need of  custom window treatments? Give       Summerville Shutter Company a call. Offering a full line of window coverings, Summerville Shutter build their shutters right here in Augusta to suit any budget.

Second Place

Plantation Shutters Augusta PLUS
120 N. Belair Rd., Evans
(706) 738-4196
www.plantationshuttersplus.com
Since 1986, the staff at Plantation Shutters Augusta PLUS have been building custom window treatments for Augusta area residents.

Third Place

Maner Builders Supply
3787 Martinez Blvd.

(706) 863-6191

www.maner.com

Maner serves most of Georgia and South Carolina with the most experienced personnel in the business. Looking for superb quality shutters or blinds at a great price, give the folks at Maner a call.

 


 

Best Cabinetmaker

First Place

Crawford Cabinets
3831 Oak Dr., Martinez
(706) 868-6329
www.crawfordcabinets.com

Since 1984, Augusta area residents have been  calling on the experts at Crawford Cabinets to offer affordable and functional cabinet designs. Craftmanship without compare goes into the construction of every project.

Second Place

Looper Cabinet Company Inc.

418 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans
(706) 863-1505

www.loopercabinet.com

Looper Cabinet Company has been crafting custom cabinetry for Augusta area homes for more than 60 years. Using only solid hardwood, the craftsman at Looper can turn your cabinet dreams into reality.

Third Place

Martinez Cabinets & Millworks
2111 Highland Ave., Augusta
(706) 736-2814
With a reputation of high quality at reasonable prices, it’s easy to see why local residents voted Martinez Cabinets & Millworks as one of the area’s best.

 


 

Best Carpet/Rug Company

First Place

Merit Flooring, Kitchen and Bath

1530 Whiskey Rd., Aiken

(803) 649-0961

3114 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta

(706) 736-1491

398 Towne Park Blvd., Evans

(706) 863-5839

www.meritfloor.com

Generations of Augustans continue to rely on Merit Flooring, formerly known as The Carpet Shop, for all their flooring needs. Merit’s reputation rests on their knowledgeable staff and large selection of quality products.

Second Place

Hardwood Floors & More

4696 Washington Rd., Evans

(706) 868-7030

www.hardwoodfloorsandmoreinc.com

For 30 years, this family-owned and operated company has been providing quality flooring at an affordable price to area residents. Looking to replace your carpet or rugs, call Hardwood Floors and More.

Third Place

Kirkland’s Flooring

657 N. Belair Rd., Evans

(706) 650-1905

www.kirklandsflooring.com

Kirkland’s is one of the most competitively priced flooring companies in the country, not just the Augusta area. Installation crews leave customers with beautiful carpets and a sense of a job well done.

 


 

Best Carpet Cleaning Service

First Place

Stanley Steemer

2013 Frankie Ct., Augusta

(706) 860-3774

www.stanleysteemer.com

Since 1947, Stanley Steemer has set the standard in the carpet cleaning industry and is a continual favorite of local residents.

Second Place

Knight Carpet &

Upholstery Cleaners

5162 Fairington Dr., Evans

(706) 860-5529

www.carpetcleaningaugusta.com

Founded in 1984 by James Takacs, Knight Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners promises customers a 10-step carpet cleaning service that begins with a visual inspection of your carpets and ends with a post-cleaning inspection and, of course, a smile.

Third Place

DuraClean
847A Edgefield Rd., North Augusta

(803) 221-0491

www.duracleancsra.com

The mission of Magic Carpet Cleaning is simple – provide quality service and customer satisfaction. Ken Courson has been serving Augusta area customers since 2002.

 


 

Best Countertop Company

First Place

Countersync

2014 Westside Ct.

Masters Industrial Park, Augusta

(706) 847-4890

www.countersync.net

Bill Phillips and his team at Countersync fabricates solid-surface counters for kitchen and bath, but believe it when they say that the uses for solid-surface counters are limited only by your imagination. The nonporous, impact-resistant surface resists bacteria, mildew, mold and stains.

Second Place

Stoneworks of Augusta

3843 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta

(706) 798-3005

www.stoneworksofaugusta.com

Stoneworks of Augusta is your source for the beauty of natural granite. Schedule a showroom consult to select the stone to suit your style.

Third Place

Augusta Granite
202 John Deere Parkway, Grovetown

(706) 513-2505

www.augustagranite.com

Quality craftmanship with exceptional customer service is what you’ll get with Augusta Granite.

 


 

Best KITCHEN Supply/Showroom

First Place

Ferguson

3610 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta

(706) 860-7677

www.ferguson.com/branch/augusta-ga-showroom

The kitchen is often the heart of the home. It’s not a surprise area residents turn to Ferguson to design their dream kitchen or update their existing one.

Second Place

W.A. Bragg & Co.

420 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans

(706) 860-9790

#4 Caldwell Ct., Aiken

(803) 642-6000

2513 Mike Padgett Hwy., Augusta

(706) 798-8257

www.wabragg.com

With three locations, W.A. Bragg’s showrooms enable customers to not only visualize their dreams. Offering a wide selection of leading brands to update an outdated kitchen or design your dream one.

Third Place

Landrum Supply Co.

1440 Reynolds St., Augusta

(706) 722-2042

www.landrumsupply.com

Landrum’s consistently ranks among the favorites of locals in this category. Let their professional design team take the headache out of any kitchen project, whether it’s a renovation or new build.

 


 

Best Decorator Fabric Store

First Place

Curtain Call

240 Davis Rd., Augusta

(706) 868-5757

www.curtaincallfabrics.com

Augustans name Curtain Call one of their favorite fabric stores year after year. With a new location and larger selection, it’s easy to see why.

Second Place

Decorator’s Outlet & Interiors

3855 Washington Rd., Augusta

(706) 855-5070

www.decoratorsoutlet.com

Decorator’s Outlet & Interiors has been catering to the decorating needs of Augusta area residents since 1988. Stop by their Washington Road showroom to see their vast collection of designer fabrics, ready-made and custom window treatments and more.

Third Place

Joann’s

3435 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta

(706) 733-7102

www.joann.com

The friendly staff at Joann’s is always ready to  assist you with your fabric needs. Whatever your need, the Joann’s staff has the knowledge to help make your home beautiful!

 


 

Best Garage Door Company

First Place

Overhead Door Company of Augusta

1529 Crescent Dr., Augusta

(706) 736-8478

www.ohdaugusta.com

When shopping for a garage door, the choice is clear – Overhead Door Company of Augusta.The company prides itself on installing dependable garage doors. They’ll walk you through the process of choosing a garage door that matches your needs and complements your home’s exterior.

Second Place

Southern Residential Installations

704 McKnight Industrial Blvd.

(706) 868-8118

www.southernresidentialinstallations.com

Family-owned and operated since 1988, the company is committed to the satisfaction and comfort of all customers, from the initial consultation to installation and ongoing warranty.

Third Place

Evans Garage Doors

(706) 855-0077
www.evansgaragedoors.net

Small and locally owned, Evans Garage Doors has been servicing the Augusta area for more than 30 years, offering quick and professional service at an affordable price.

 


 

Best Fence company

First Place

East Georgia Fence and Construction

1158 Hunters Cove, Evans

(706) 220-0854

www.eastgeorgiafence.com

When it comes to fencing, area residents turn to East Georgia Fence to install every type of fence available on the market. If you want to finish that new fence off with the security and convenience of an automatic gate operator, they can help with that too! 

Second Place

Maner Builders Supply Co.

3717 Washington Rd.

(706) 863-6191

www.maner.com

Maner serves most of Georgia and South Carolina with the most experienced personnel in the business. Whether you want an ornamental fence to set off the architecture of your home or a fence for a sense of security, Maner will install it at a competitive price.

Third Place

N&P Fence Co.

(706) 955-5586

N&P Fence promises a reliable and professional complete service guarantee with any job!

 


 

Best Heating and Air Company

First Place

Westside Heating & Air
4282 Triangle Industrial Dr., Evans
(706) 863-6122
www.westsideheatair.com

Homeowners have consistently ranked Westside Heating and Air as one of the top HVAC companies in the area for quality and service.  Servicing most major brands, Westside can take care of all your HVAC needs.

Second Place

Busby’s Heating & Air Conditioning
1236 Gordon Park Rd., Augusta

(706) 722-8855
www.busbys.com

What began as a small, rural company in 1945 takes top honors when it comes to heating & air conditioning companies in the area. With a catchy jingle – ‘Give Busby’s a buzz and we’ll be there,’ it’s easy to see why residents turn to Busby’s for their HVAC needs. 

Third Place

Cool Ray Mechanical
870 Belvedere Clearwater Rd., North Augusta

(803) 613-1080
www.coolraymechnical.com

Trusted, professional service is what you’ll get with Cool Ray Mechnical. For all your HVAC needs, give the folks at Cool Ray a call.

 


 

Best Hardwood Flooring company

First Place

Hardwood Floors & More

4696 Washington Rd., Evans

(706) 868-7030

www.hardwoodfloorsandmoreinc.com

With a name like Hardwood Floors & More, how could they not be the experts in the Augusta area? Their staff is ready to help you chose the best hardwood floors for your lifestyle, but to also ensure you get years of satisfaction out of it.


Second Place

Southern Wood Floors

472 Flowing Wells Rd., Suite D, Augusta

(706) 855-0779

www.woodfloorsaugusta.com

Offering an extensive selection of solid wood flooring and engineered wood flooring.

Third Place

Kirkland’s Flooring

657 N. Belair Rd., Evans

(706) 650-1905

www.kirklandsflooring.com

Offering a great selection on hardwoods – everything from Acacia, Burch, pine, oak and more Kirkland’s is competitively priced and ready to install your dream floors.

 


 

Best Landscaping Company

First Place

Coxwell Landscaping & Tree Farm

925 Old Louisville Rd., Harlem

(706) 863-9708

If you’re looking to brighten and fill your yard with beautiful greenery, Coxwell Landscaping & Tree Farm is the place to go. Noticing puddles in your yard during the rainy season? Coxwell Landscaping & Tree Farm also specializes in drainwork.

Second Place

Southern Landscaping Garden & Gifts
4759 Washington Rd. #5856, Evans

(706) 855-5035
www.southernlandscaping.net

A family-owned, full-service landscape company, Southern Landscaping Garden & Gifts has been serving the Augusta area since 1986.

Third Place

Pebble Creek Landscaping
2248 William Few Pkwy., Evans

(706) 869-2957

Looking for a full service landscaping company in Columbia County? Give the folks at Pebble Creek Landscaping a call. 

 


 

Best Lighting Showroom

First Place

Southern Lighting Gallery

215 Bobby Jones Exp., Martinez

(706) 868-5014

www.slgonline.com

The right lighting sets the mood. Visit Southern Lighting Gallery to shop the largest selection of lighting products in the CSRA and to experiment with fixtures in natural room settings in the gallery’s lighting lab.

Second Place

Hardwood Floors & More

4696 Washington Rd., Evans

(706) 868-7030

www.hardwoodfloorsandmoreinc.com

The “more” in Hardwood Floors & More means more to love, and their selection of lighting options proves it.

Third Place

Ferguson

3610 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta

(706) 860-7677

www.fergusonshowrooms.com

The kitchen is often the heart of the home. It’s not a surprise area residents turn to Ferguson to design their dream kitchen or update their existing one.

 


 

Best Lumber Company

First Place

Maner Builders Supply Co.

3787 Martinez Blvd., Martinez

(706) 863-6191

www.maner.com

More than just a lumber yard, Maner
Builders Supply carries everything homebuilders need to get the job done, from framing to finishing a house. Maner’s
carries 13,000 stocked items ready
for delivery in their 35 specialized
trucks.

Second Place

Howard Lumber

475 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans

(706) 868-8400

www.howardlumbercompany.com

Howard Lumber carries materials
that meet the rigorous standards
of the building industry. They strive
to be the place of choice for area
architects, builders and
homeowners.

Third Place

Mulherin Lumber Co.

705 Industrial Park Dr., Evans

(706) 863-6070

www.mulherinlumber.com

The Mulherin family has dealt in the lumber industry since the 1800s. Today the lumber sheds are stacked high with premium products, perfect for building your dream home.

 


 

Best Mortgage Lending Institution

First Place

Augusta Mortgage Company
243 Davis Rd., Augusta
(706) 860-4200

www.augustamortgage.com

With the interest rates low, now is the time to buy a home and the folks at Augusta Mortgage are ready to assist you. With more than 40 years of experience in the mortgage industry, it’s easy to see why people choose Augusta Mortgage.

Second Place

Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company

4226 Columbia Rd., Martinez

(706) 863-2000

www.qnbtrust.bank

With more than 100 years of local expertise, it’s not surprising that area residents turn to Queensborough for their mortgage needs.

Third Place

SRP Federal Credit Union
1231 Augusta West Pkwy., Augusta
(803) 278-4851

www.srpfcu.org

Great rates with personal service is what you’ll get when working with SRP Federal Credit Union.

 


 

Best Home Builder

First Place

Ivey Homes

672 Industrial Park Dr., Ste. 200, Evans

(706) 868-9363

www.iveyhomes.com

Once again, Ivey Homes takes top honors among area homebuilders. Progressive building techniques result in homes on the cutting edge of efficiency, convenience and affordability.

Second Place

First Choice Home Builders

multiple locations
(706) 210-0568
www.firstchoicehomebuilders.com

Committed to building homes around your lifestyle is the mission at First Choice Homebuilders. Whether you choose one of their plans or work to design your own, the experts at First Choice will be with you every step of the way.

Third Place

Prescott & Sons Construction
121 E. Marion Ave., North Augusta

(803) 819-4142
www.prescottandsons.com

Locally owned and operated, the folks at Prescott & Sons Construction are ready to assist you in building your dream home.

 


 

Best Paint STORE

First Place

Gerald Robinson’s Paint and
Decorating Center

3850 Washington Rd., #5A, Augusta

(706) 863-4593

www.geraldrobinsonspaint.com

Gerald Robinson’s Paint and Decorating Center remains one of the best in this category. Home improvement projects begin with Benjamin Moore paints and a Gerald Robinson’s associate.

Second Place

Sherwin Williams

3238 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta

(706) 733-9405

201 Casa Linda Dr., Martinez

(706) 863-3523

2709 Peach Orchard Rd., Augusta

(706) 796-3865

www.sherwin-williams.com

Sherwin Williams has all of the supplies you need to do-it-yourself plus experts who can guide you every step of the way. Quality brands ensure a beautiful finish.

 


 

Best Pool company

First Place

Pete Alewine Pool and Spa

4470 Washington Rd., Evans

(706) 863-1207

www.petealewinepools.com

Pete Alewine and his crew turn

humdrum backyards into staycation destinations. Serving up both standard options and custom designs, Pete Alewine applies his 35 years plus experience to provide high-quality installation using in-house specialized crews, never subbing out the work.

Second Place

Hefner Pools
3851 Evans to Locks Rd., #103

(706) 855-9900

www.hefnerpools.com

Family-owned and operated, Hefner Pools specializes in the design and construction of pools and spas, while maintaining the highest quality of products and customer service.


Third Place

Big Wave Pool & Patio

752 Horizon South Pkwy., Grovetown

(706) 832-2013

www.bigwavepoolandpatio.com

With more than 20 years of experience, this employee-owned and operated company aims to provide high-quality residential and commercial swimming pool service to area clients.

 


 

Best security system company

First Place

Cruise Security Systems

3540 Wheeler Rd., Suite 212, Augusta

(706) 736-2500

www.cruisesecuritysystemsinc.com

Your security is their top priority at Cruise Security Systems.  Family-owned, Cruise offers the most up-to-date products, conducts security evaluations and provides system estimates free of charge. It’s easy to see why they hold the top spot!

Second Place

ADT

3815 Martinez Blvd., Suite K, Martinez

(706) 993-2025

www.adt.com

A national company, ADT, known for their innovative technology, will allow you to protect your home and loved ones from your phone.

Third Place

Georgia Carolina Security

930 Stevens Creek Rd., Augusta

(706) 726-6896

www.georgiacarolinasecurity.com

Family owned, Georgia Carolina Security is ready to assist your family with all your home security needs.

 


 

Best Tile Company

First Place

Traditions in Tile

1712 North Leg Ct., Augusta

(706) 738-3960

www.traditionsintile.com

Traditions in Tile is a Best of Home tradition year after year. Walk-ins are always welcome, but an appointment assures plenty of one-on-one time with a design expert to help hammer out the details of your project. And with tile and stone from around the world, the possibilities are limitless.

Second Place

The Tile Center

2582 Whiskey Rd., Aiken

(803) 649-5411

1331 Reynolds St., Augusta

(706) 722-6804

3905 Washington Rd., Martinez

(706) 863-5818

www.tilecenter.com

Opened in 1961, the Tile Center has brought exquisite tile and stone, plus innovations in materials, to Augusta for more than 50 years. Visit the showroom to see the many uses of stone and tile in and around the home. 

Third Place

Hardwood Floors & More

4696 Washington Rd., Evans

(706) 868-7030

www.hardwoodfloorsandmoreinc.com

With a name like Hardwood Floors & More, how could they not be the experts in the Augusta area? Their staff is ready to help you chose the best hardwood floors for your lifestyle, but to also ensure you get years of satisfaction out of it.

 


 

Best Home Furnishings Consignment

First Place

The Savvy Shopper

3120 Washington Rd., Augusta

(706) 814-7008

821 E Pine Log Rd., Aiken
(803) 226-0706

3084 Whiskey Rd., Aiken
(803) 226-0706

Now with three locations, The Savvy Shopper remains a favorite of many homeowners when looking for that unique piece. Their large selection of new and used furniture in a variety of styles makes them a great place to find something to fit your taste.


Second Place

Consign Design

318 Baston Rd., Ste. 102, Martinez

(706) 945-0176

Known as Augusta’s original upscale home
décor consignment shop, Consign Design is voted the top spot for area residents when
looking for consignment home furnishings. Visit their  shop, or Facebook page, to
peruse the selection of new-to-you home décor.

Third Place

Romantic Farmhouse
218 Bobby Jones Expressway, Martinez

(706) 426-7061
www.romanticfarmhouseantiques.com

With a variety of unique vintage and
rustic furnature and goods it’s easy to
see why Romantic Farmhouse secured
third place. 

 


 

Best Outdoor Furniture

First Place

Casual Furniture of Augusta

3725 Washington Rd., Augusta

(706) 504-4547

www.casualfurnitureaugusta.com

Owner Donna Gibbs has brought quality casual furniture to the Augusta area for more than 25 years and has been voted Best of Home by our readers since 2012. The Casual Furniture showroom on Washington Road displays traditional and trendy styles to cozy up any outdoor space.

Second Place

Weinberger’s Furniture

& Mattress Showcase
3021 Riverwatch Pkwy., Augusta

(706) 860-9494

www.weinbergersfurniture.com

Family owned and operated for 86 years, Weinberger’s focuses on delivering quality furniture, design expertise and excellent customer service.


Third Place

The Wicker Barn

3910 Washington Rd., Augusta

(706) 364-3570

www.wickerbarn.com

Outdoor furniture should have a great look and require low maintenance. Wicker-resin pieces from the Wicker Barn are made of sturdy construction from easy-to-care-for material and they perform fantastically season after season.

 


 

Best plumber

First Place

Hardy Plumbing Co., Inc.

4192 Belair Frontage Rd, Augusta

(706) 863-2110

www.hardyplumbingcompany.com

Augustans turn to the experts at Hardy Plumbing for all their plumbing needs. With  more than 20 years of reliable, courteous and prompt service, the folks at Hardy are ready to help day or night.

Second Place

FlowPro Plumbing

4214 Wheeler Rd., Martinez

(706) 799-1362

www.flowproplumbers.net

Specializing in residential amd commercial, remodel and repair services, FlowPro Plumbing concentrates on providing the highest industry standard professional and quality service.

Third Place

Ricky Jay Plumbing

140 Davis Rd., Suite B, Martinez

(706) 399-5361

www.rickyjayplumbing.com

Ricky Jay handles residential and commercial work with no trip charge and rates based solely on time and materials used.

 


 

Best electrician

First Place

BZ Electric

4354 Riverwatch Pkwy, Evans

(706) 228-4488

This full-service electrical contractor has built its business on providing uncompromising quality and exceptional customer service at a competitive price.

Second Place

Rob Zapata’s Electric

639 S Old Belair Rd, Grovetown

(706) 868-8103

www.robzapataselectric.com

Founded in 1989, this contractor is headed by an Augusta native with more than 30 years’ experience as an electrician and licenses in both Georgia and South Carolina.

Third Place

Ferrell Electric

413 Vaughn Rd., Martinez

(706) 863-5129

Lite Electric rounds out the top three for electricians in the area, skilled in all types of electrical work since 1985.

 


 

Best Insurance Company

First Place

Blanchard & Calhoun

245 Davis Rd., Augusta

(706) 650-6000
www.blanchardandcalhoun.com

Founded in 1919, Blanchard & Calhoun Insurance Agency continues to operate under the same local family ownership as an Independent Insurance Agency and a Trusted Choice agency that services their clients first.


Second Place

State Farm
multiple agents/locations

www.statefarm.com
A trusted neighbor since 1922, State Farm is here to help life go right. With a wide variety of policies, local agents are ready to help with all your insurance needs.

Third Place

ACHS
multiple agents/locations
www.achsinsurance.com

Allstate ranks third for best insurance company by Augusta area residents. Regardless of the type of insurance you need, Allstate has you covered.

 


 

Best Real Estate Company

First Place

Meybohm Real Estate

3519 Wheeler Rd., Augusta

(706) 736-3375

www.meybohm.com

For years, Augusta area residents have been relying on realtors with Meybohm to help buy, sell or rent their homes. Covering more than 13 counties in Georgia and South Carolina, let the staff at Meybohm assist you in find your next home.

Second Place

Blanchard & Calhoun Real Estate Co.

699 Broad Street #400, Augusta

(706) 722-7331
www.blanchardandcalhoun.com

For more than 100 years, this third-generation company has a proven record of success. When you need a reliable real estate company, Blanchard and Calhoun is ready to help.

Third Place

VanderMorgan

3401 Washington Rd., Martinez

(706) 860-0057

www.livesoutheastern.com

Finding your dream home is a collaborative process at Southeastern. Give the experts at all your real estate needs.

 


 

Best Pest Control company

First Place

Horne’s Pest Control Company

4232 Wheeler Rd., Martinez

(706) 863-5354
www.hornespestcontrol.com

Built on a firm foundation of service, Horne’s has been keeping area homes bug free since 1966. The staff at Horne’s is ready to assist you in keeping your home, inside and out, free of pests.


Second Place

Advanced Services Pest Control

1536 Crescent Dr., Augusta

(706) 860-0116
www.bugstopper.com

Offering legendary service in pest control, it’s no wonder residents rely on the folks at Advanced Services to keep their homes free of unwanted pests.

Third Place

Borden Pest Control

4486 Columbia Rd., Martinez

(706) 868-1070
www.bordenpestcontrol.com

Since 1960 the Borden name has been synonymous with pest control. Borden specializes in nuisance pets is an industry leader in the fight against bugs.

 


 

Best remodeling company

First Place

Prescott & Sons Construction

121 E. Marion Ave., North Augusta

(803) 819-4142
www.prescottandsons.com

Need a help with a remodel? Locally owned and operated, the folks at Prescott & Sons Construction is ready to assist you.


Second Place

Keith Howard Construction

(706) 863-3070
Specializing in home renovation and expansions, Keith Howard is an excellent choice for any size remodel.

Third Place

Holmes Construction & Renovation

(706) 284-8022

Rounding out the top three in the remodeling category is Holmes Construction and Renovation. With more than 20 years experience in the Augusta market, Holmes is a reliable option for your next project.

 


 

Best Roofing company

First Place

Southpaw Roofing

1211 Summerhill Rd., North Augusta

(706) 860-6650
www.southpawroofing.com

Established in 1985 under the name Lee Remodeling, Southpaw Roofing has provided quality service and family values for more than 35 years.


Second Place

Lovelace Roofing

3850 Washington Rd., Ste. 4F, Martinez

(706) 863-5399
www.lovelaceroofing.com

Since 1986, Lovelace Roofing has been providing residential and commercial property owners with all their exterior needs. Providing quality products and service is their top priority!

Third Place

Penn Roofing
4103 Colben Blvd STE 1, Evans

(706) 421-0226

www.pennroof.com
From repairs to preventative maintenance, Penn Roofing is ready to assist with all your roofing needs..

 


 

Best Custom art framing company

First Place

Hang Ups
1377 Jones St., Augusta

(706) 733-7952

https://www.facebook.com/hangupsgallery
Established in 1980, Hang-Ups is a female owned business that guarantees competitive pricing for all your framing needs.


Second Place

The Frame Shoppe
1542 Walton Way, Augusta

(706) 738-5529

www.theframeshoppeaugusta.com
In business since 1972, The Frame Shoppe has the largest and most unique local selection of frame moldings. The Frame Shoppe is ready to meet all your framing needs.


Third Place

The Beveled Edge
528 Georgia Ave., North Augusta

(803) 441-0144

www.thebevelededgeonline.com

Offering quality framing at unbeatable prices, the experienced staff at Frame It Now is ready to help you select the right mats to match your custom frame.

 


 

Best senior living community

First Place

Brandon Wilde
4275 Owens Rd., Evans

(706) 868-9800

www.brandonwilde.com
Take a visit to Brandon Wilde and you’ll quickly see why it ranks number one in the Senior Living Community category.

Second Place

Thrive at Augusta

313 Furys Ferry Rd., Martinez

(706) 955-2275
www.thrivesl.com

Taking senior living to the next level, Thrive at Augusta is not your traditional community. Situated on 17 acres, residents have room to move and build new relationships all while receiving the best care.


Third Place

Morningside of Evans
353 N. Belair Rd., Evans

(706) 228-4709
www.fivestarseniorliving.com

Tied for third place with Benton House, Morningside of Evans is an elegantly furnished senior living community that focuses on delivering 24-hour personalized service to each resident.

 


 

Best furniture store

First Place

Weinberger’s Furniture & Mattress
Showcase
3021 Riverwatch Pkwy., Augusta

(706) 860-9494

www.weinbergersfurniture.com

Family-owned and operated for 87 years, Weinberger’s focuses on delivering quality furniture, design expertise and excellent customer service. It’s easy to see why area residents shop Weinberger’s first when looking for new furniture.


Second Place

Merry’s Home Furnishings

1236 Broad St., Augusta

(706) 722-3244
www.merryshomefurnishings.com

Formerly knowns as Merry’s Trash & Treasures, the store recently rebranded as Merry’s Home Furnishings to reflect the ever-changing home decorating trends. Whatever your furniture needs are, the Merry brothers are ready to help!

Third Place

Haverty’s
3411 Wrightsboro Rd, Augusta

(706) 738-8217

www.havertys.com

With different styles to suit any taste, the high quality pieces and furnature sets at Haverty’s will make any house feel like
a home.

 


 

Best home accessory company

First Place

Mish Mash Interiors & Gifts
536 Grand Slam Dr., Evans

(536) 814-7380
Taking the top spot in this category is Mish Mash Interiors & Gifts. When shopping for home accessories, area residents look to Mish Mash for unique pieces that will tie together any space.


Second Place

HomeGoods
2907 Washington Rd., Augusta

(706) 667-7254

www.homegoods.com

If you’re looking to add a bit more personalized stlye into your home, HomeGoods has lovely accent pieces and accessories for any room in the house!

Third Place

Southern Landscaping Garden & Gifts
4759 Washington Rd. #5856, Evans

(706) 855-5035
Rounding out the category is Southern Landscaping & Gifts. If you’re looking for that perfect home accessory or housewarming gift, the folks at Southern Landscaping Garden & Gifts can help!

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