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Best of Augusta At Home 2013

>>Best Appliance Store

First Place
Kelley Appliance Center
191 Baston Rd., Martinez
(706) 863-7098

A veteran Best of Home winner, Kelley Appliance keeps customers coming back for their customer service, convenience and selection.
They offer a range of appliances, from basic dishwashers to luxury wine coolers, that won’t bust the budget.

Second Place
Prestige Appliances & Accessories
2575 Whiskey Rd., Aiken
(803) 644-6113

The experts at Prestige Appliances will help you design the kitchen of your dreams using distinguished appliance brands such as Bosch, Viking, Wolf, Sub- Zero and Thermador.

Third Place
Howard’s Appliance Center
1926 Broad St., Augusta
(706) 736-6319

Providing sales, repair and parts, this family-owned staple of the CSRA  community has proudly helped customers select and maintain the best home appliances since 1962.

>> Best Bath Supply

First Place
Landrum Supply Co.
1440 Reynolds St., Augusta
(706) 722-2042

Consistently voted among the best in the Augusta area, Landrum Supply Company sells wholesale plumbing supplies for creating a luxury spa-like retreat.

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

A world of bath design ideas awaits at the W.A. Bragg Showroom, where customers receive expert guidance and advice.

Third Place
Lowe’s Home Improvement
4305 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 868-4112
224 Bobby Jones Expwy., Augusta
(706) 651-8600

Do-it-yourself homeowners, as well as those working with a contractor, can shop and compare basic, mid-range and upscale bath fixtures with the assistance of a knowledgeable store associate.

>> Best Cabinetmaker

First Place
Crawford Cabinets
3831 Oak Dr., Martinez
(706) 868-6329

Beautiful homes begin with beautiful cabinets. Crawford Cabinets specializes in designing and custom-building cabinets to meet each homeowner’s needs.

Second Place
Looper Cabinet Co. Inc.
418 Columbia Industrial Blvd., Evans (706) 863-1505

Concentrating on European frameless and traditional face-frame cabinetry, Looper Cabinet Company continues its 60-year commitment to designing, building and installing beautiful custom-made, solid-wood cabinets.

Third Place
Cedar Ridge Cabinet Company, Inc.
476 Flowing Wells Rd.
Suite H, Martinez
(706) 364-7866

Cedar Ridge Cabinet Company’s craftsmen, Dwayne Schultz and Montey Secord, fit cabinets to homeowners’ style and specifications, giving each client, whether the project is big or small, a unique product and look.

>> Best Carpet/Rug Company

First Place
The Carpet Shop
3114 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta
(706) 251-7581
398 Towne Park Blvd., Evans
(706) 251-7580
1530 Whiskey Rd., Aiken
(803) 649-0961

The Carpet Shop carries a  wide selection of area rug and carpet brands, styles, designs and textures. Knowledgeable
looring experts walk customers through the showroom and help them make the right selection for every room in their home.

Second Place
Hardwood Floors & More
4696 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 868-7030
550 Silver Bluff Rd., Aiken
(803) 642-3232

Locally owned by Ray and Suzanne Lilly, Hardwood Floors & More consistently provides top-rate customer service and expert design advice. Whether you’re remodeling an old home or building a new one, you’ll love the vast array of flooring materials from which to choose.

Third Place
Floors 360
476 Flowing Wells Rd., Unit B, Martinez
(706) 855-6902

Floors 360 furnishes free in-home estimates and ensures that all installation technicians are screened and certified. That’s peace of mind!

>> Best Carpet
      Cleaning Service

First Place
Stanley Steemer
2007 Westside Dr., Augusta
(706) 860-3774

When you see the yellow Stanley Steemer van, rest assured you’re going to get the red carpet treatment.

Second Place
Knight Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners
5162 Fairington Dr., Evans
(706) 860-5529

James Takacs, who established Knight Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners In 1984, has a passion for treating customers well and doing the job right. His 10-step process ensures clean carpets and customer satisfaction.

Third Place
847 Edgefield Rd., Ste. A,
North Augusta
(803) 279-8842

Homeowners going green choose DuraClean whether for basic carpet cleaning or for repair of smoke and water damage.

>> Best Countertop Company

First Place
2014 Westside Ct.
Masters Industrial Park, Augusta
(706) 828-7544

Countersync’s low-maintenance, non-porous solid surface countertops are perfect for any room in the home or office.

Second Place
Stoneworks of Augusta
1067 Franke Industrial Dr., Augusta (706) 798-3005

The durability of granite, marble, limestone, soapstone, onyx and quartz made by Mother Nature complement the décor of any home. Stoneworks of Augusta will help you choose the type of stone best suited to your purposes.

Third Place
Augusta Granite Co.
202 John Deere Pkwy., Grovetown
(706) 513-3557

Augusta Granite Co. fabricates granite, marble and limestone countertops for kitchens, bathrooms and specialty projects. Co-owners Carl Wallace and Brad Wall deliver quality slab stone craftsmanship on time with outstanding service.

>> Best Decorator
      Fabric Store

First Place
Curtain Call
320 Baston Rd., Martinez
(706) 868-5757

Taking first place honors once again, Curtain Call remains committed to delivering quality fabrics by Duralee, Fabricut, Thibaut, Beacon Hill, Lee Jofa and Kravet and a host of others either in stock or available by special order.

Second Place
Sew Swanky Interiors
4405 Evans to Locks Rd., Evans
(706) 210-3090

Not only does Sew Swanky assist in picking out home décor fabrics, but they also turn selections into beautiful window treatments, shower curtains, pillow shams and other accessories.

Third Place
Décorator’s Outlet & Interiors
615 NW Frontage Rd., Martinez
(706) 855-5070

Purchase designer fabrics priced 30-75 percent below retail. Decorator’s Outlet brings affordability to beauty.

>> Best Fence

First Place
Maner Builders Supply Co.
3717 Washington Rd.
(706) 863-6191

Call the Maner Fence and Specialties division for a free estimate on fences, custom-built gates and gate operators. With Maner Builders Supply, installation of fencing, from utilitarian chain link to ornamental aluminum, steel and vinyl, is a snap.

Second Place
East Georgia Fence and Construction
1158 Hunters Cove, Evans
(706) 220-0854

Owner Travis Cain strives for East Georgia Fence and Construction to be the very best fence company In the area; thus, the company not only builds basic fences, but also offers many specialty services as well, such as staining wood fences and installing hand rails and steel frame gates.

Third Place
Boyd Fence
1492 Atomic Rd., Beech Island
(803) 278-4420

Founded in 1992, Boyd Fence continues to build its reputation for exceptional installation of fences, gates and access control systems in a variety of finishes.

>> Best Garage Door Company

First Place
Overhead Door Company of Augusta
1529 Crescent Dr., Augusta
(706) 736-8478

Producing innovative products, Overhead Door Company uses premium materials to build residential garage door systems that withstand the elements and rigorous use, year after year.

Second Place
Southern Door & Fireplace, Inc.
3019 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta
(706) 868-8118

Customers enjoy the convenience and security of Southern Door & Fireplace’s more than 300 styles of residential garage doors, plus accessories that seamlessly blend with their homes and lifestyles.

Third Place
Access Garage Door
2083 Heckle St., Ste. 900, Augusta (706) 738-5505

Fit your garage with a lovely new garage door from Access Garage Door under the direction of owner Michael Johnson or retain their professionals to service and/or repair your existing garage door.

>> Best Heating and Air

First Place
Busby’s Heating and Air-Conditioning
1236 Gordon Park Rd., Augusta
(706) 722-8855

Busby’s skilled professionals are there when you need them and perform the job quickly to keep you and your family comfortable year-round. Join the Busby’s Comfort Club and watch your utility bills drop.

Second Place
Gold Mech Services
1559 Broad St., Augusta
(706) 724-4653

Homeowners trust the guys in the gold hats. Gold Mech installs, services and repairs all makes and models of heating and air systems.

Third Place
Sig Cox Heating and Air
1431 Greene St., Augusta
(706) 722-5304

For nearly 90 years residents of the CSRA have relied on the Sig Cox team for reliable heating and air service. They build lasting customer relationships through honest, dependable business practices.

>> Best Historic Preservation

First Place
Rex Property and Land LLC
307 11th St., Augusta
(706) 722-4962

Focusing on properties in the heart of Augusta, Rex Property & Land features lovingly restored commercial and residential buildings, cottages, homes, apartments and lofts in Augusta’s downtown, Summerville and Hill neighborhoods.

Second Place
J.H. Coleman & Associates Inc.
2614 Central Ave., Augusta
(706) 733-8411

Historic preservation and turn-of-the- century remodeling are the trademark handiwork of J.H. Coleman & Associates, who restore and renovate older properties across the greater CSRA.

Third Place
Haltermann Partners Inc.
753 Broad St. #410, Augusta
(706) 722-3961

Haltermann Partners buys, renovates, leases and manages buildings in Augusta’s historic downtown, bringing the properties back to life by preserving their elegance and charmwhile making them amenable to modern uses.

>> Best Hardwood Flooring

First Place
Hardwood Floors & More
4696 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 868-7030
550 Silver Bluff Rd.
Aiken (803)

At both the Evans and Aiken showrooms, experts in hardwood flooring educate customers on the many options and latest trends. With their professional guidance, customers feel confident about making the right choice for their home.

Second Place
Southern Wood Floors
472 Flowing Wells Rd., Augusta
(888) 488-7463

Select from an extensive array of solid and engineered wood flooring, prefinished or unfinished, in a variety of species and grades. Southern Wood Floors also provides customers with beautiful reclaimed, antique heart pine planks that add character to new
or established construction.

Third Place
The Carpet Shop
3114 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta
(706) 251-7581
398 Towne Park Blvd., Evans
(706) 251-7580
1530 Whiskey Rd., Aiken
(803) 649-0961

Not only is the The Carpet Shop readers’ top choice for area rugs and carpets, but it also delivers on excellent wood flooring options. Let the pros walk you through the process.

>> Best Kitchen
      Supply Showroom

First Place
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen
and Lighting Gallery
3610 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta
(706) 860-7677

Kitchen masterpieces are made at Ferguson’s. They make sure the products customers need arrive on time, in the right place and meet the customer’s specifications.

Second Place
Artistic Kitchens & Design
3124 Washington Rd. #C, Augusta
(706) 733-5396

Professional designers work with customers to identify their personal style and then remodel the heart of their home within their budget.

Third Place
Landrum Supply Co.
1440 Reynolds St., Augusta
(706) 722-2042

Visit Landrum’s showroom to see the latest styles in faucets, fixtures, accessories and kitchen technology to create a unique and livable kitchen. 

>> Best Landscape
     Design Architect

First Place
Southern Landscaping & Lawncare Inc.
4749 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 855-5035

From basic landscape to hardscape, such as patios, walls and walkways, and outdoor lighting, Southern Landscaping will bring your yard to life.

Second Place
Jeff Tilden Gardens & Stones
Augusta | (706) 799-6132

For Jeff Tilden, landscape design is art that moves people’s souls.

Third Place
Dalzell Design Landscaping
175 Sweetwater Rd., North Augusta
(706) 825-4572

Dalzell Landscaping performs exquisite custom landscape design with the complete picture in mind to create the outdoor living lifestyle each customer desires.

>> Best Lighting Showroom

First Place
Southern Lighting Gallery
215 Bobby Jones Exp., Martinez
(706) 868-5014

Walk through Southern Lighting Gallery’s showroom amidst their dazzling collection of chandeliers in all sizes, modern to traditional
styles of ceiling and wall mounted fixtures, and more lighting choices than the mind can imagine.

Second Place
Hardwood Floors & More
4696 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 868-7030
550 Silver Bluff Rd., Aiken
(803) 642-3232

Ah, and this is the more in Hardwood Floors & More, the so much more Certified lighting consultants help you complement your décor with the perfect lighting in every room.

Third Place
Ferguson’s Bath, Kitchen and
Lighting Gallery
3610 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta
(706) 860-7677

Ferguson’s can light up more than just kitchens and baths. Gain a wealth of ideas for the whole house.

>> Best Lumber

First Place
Mulherin Lumber Co.
705 Industrial Park Dr., Evans
(706) 863-6070

The Mulherin family treats their customers like family, supplying top-grade lumber and building materials to the CSRA since 1937. 

Second Place
Maner Builders Supply Co.
3787 Martinez Blvd., Martinez
(706) 863-6191

Whether your project is small or large, Maner Builders Supply is happy to accommodate. Get thelumber you need and above par service too.

Third Place
Pratt-Dudley Builders Supply Co.
1002 R.A. Dent Blvd., Augusta
(706) 724-7755

A CSRA fixture for over 75 years, Pratt-Dudley offers outstanding products at competitive prices.

>> Best Mortgage
      Lending Institution

First Place
Georgia Bank & Trust
(706) 739-1780

Georgia Bank & Trust’s mortgage loan officers, guided by the core principles of integrity, excellence and responsiveness, build lasting relationships with customers. Two mortgage office locations on Furys Ferry Road and Wheeler Road serve the CSRA.

Second Place
Queensborough National Bank
and Trust Co.
(706) 869-6975

Queensborough’s experienced lending staff specializes in efficient handling of loans, processing, underwriting and closing them locally. More than six convenient branches are distributed across the CSRA.

Third Place
First Bank of Georgia 
 (706) 821-6000

Recognizing that no two homebuyers are alike, First Bank’s mortgage officers tailor home loans to meet each individual borrower’s needs. A First Bank Mortgage office is located on Perimeter Parkway in Augusta.

>> Best Home Builder

First Place
Ivey Homes
7013 Evans Town Center Blvd.,
(706) 868-9363

Ivey Homes builds new houses in neighborhoods that include Crawford Creek, Canterbury Farms, Riverwood Plantation and many others. IveyWise homes are energy efficient houses built with the most progressive construction techniques so that they are good for the homeowner and the environment.

Second Place
Garren Construction
1427 Monte Sano Ave., Augusta
(706) 737-5785

Garren Construction takes the headache out of building your dream home. Count on Jimmy Garren’s experience and expertise.

Third Place
J-MAR Builders
1450 Greene St., Ste. 530, Augusta
(706) 821-3037

Custom home clients appreciate J-MAR Builders’ attention to detail and mindfulness of clients’ budgets.

>> Best Paint Store

First Place
Gerald Robinson’s Paint
and Decorating Center
3850 Washington Rd., #5A, Augusta
(706) 863-4593

Find everything you need, including quality brushes and the latest color trends, to paint a room or the whole house. Call for an in-home estimate or to schedule an in-store color consultation.

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

Ask Sherwin Williams what coating product is best for your project. An experienced consultant will educate you on selection, surface prep and application.

Third Place
Culpepper Lumber Company
and Ace Hardware
4532 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 863-7109
816 Augusta Hwy., Thomson
(706) 595-3512

Tired of keeping up with paint chips? Let Culpepper Lumber Company and Ace Hardware’s paint technicians keep up with your custom color choices room-by-room in their computer system.

>> Best Pool

First Place
Pete Alewine Pool and Spa
4470 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 863-1207
116A Pendleton St., SW, Aiken
(803) 641-3117

Pete Alewine Pool and Spa remains the area’s first choice for custom pool design and construction in vinyl or gunite.

Second Place
Carefree Pools and Spas
4467 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 650-0874

Carefree Pools & Spas creates one-of-a-kind backyard retreats to relax the body and rejuvenate the soul. 

>> Best Home Security

First Place
4210 Columbia Rd. #2B, Martinez
(706) 733-5555

Protect your home and your security with ADS’s alarm, fire, video surveillance and home control systems. Cutting edge technology enables homeowners to remotely monitor and adjust their security settings.

Second Place
Multiple locations in Augusta
(888) 418-1315

Protect the people you love with a customized home security system from ADT. ADT’s free security review evaluates your home and makes recommendations for improved safety measures.

Third Place
Security Specialists Inc.
201 Tallman Dr., Martinez
(706) 796-7084

Security Specialists’ sophisticated security systems are user friendly and highly effective.

>> Best Tile Company

First Place
Traditions in Tile
1712 North Leg Ct., Augusta
(706) 738-3960

Indoors, outdoors and all around the house, the beauty of tile makes a first class statement. Traditions in Tile can open your eyes to a world of both decorative and functional possibilities.

Second Place
Tile Center
2582 Whiskey Rd., Aiken
(803) 649-5411
1331 Reynolds St., Augusta
(706) 722-6804
3905 Washington Rd., Martinez
(706) 863-5818

With three locations, there’s always a new tile innovation to see at the Tile Center, and they usually have what you want in stock and ready to take home.

Third Place
Hardwood Floors & More
4696 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 868-7030
550 Silver Bluff Rd., Aiken
(803) 642-3232

Hardwood Floors & More has almost every finishing touch a homeowner needs, including the tile.

>> Best Home Furnishings

First Place
Consign Design
318 Baston Rd., Ste. 102, Martinez (706) 945-0176

Find everything from knick-knacks and bric-a-brac to dining room sets and sofas in Consign Design’s upscale home furnishings consignment shop. If you see something you love, buy it because the inventory turns over quickly.

Second Place
Designed for Change
139 D Davis Rd., Martinez
(706) 922-5106

Designed for Change provides an ideal way to buy and sell upscale furnishings, making it easy and affordable to freshen your home’s look or completely change the entire style.

Third Place
The Savvy Shopper
3309 Washington Rd., Augusta
(706) 814-7008

Find antiques and funky vintage furnishings to add a touch of traditional or a bit of whimsy to every space in your home.

>> Best Outdoor Furniture

First Place
Casual Furniture of Augusta
3725 Washington Rd., Augusta
(706) 504-4547

High-end casual furniture from leading manufacturers ensures comfortable, long-lasting pieces with loads of style.

Second Place
Pete Alewine Pool and Spa
4470 Washington Rd., Evans
(706) 863-1207
116A Pendleton St., S.W., Aiken
(803) 641-3117

Whether you’re seeking outdoor furniture for poolside, fireside or patio, the Pete Alewine Pool and Spa
showroom has exactly what you desire.

Third Place
The Wicker Barn
3910 Washington Rd., Augusta
(706) 364-3570

Furnish your patio, deck, sunroom or porch with the highest quality outdoor wicker in the industry.

>> Best Outdoor Lighting

First Place
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives
493 Walton Ford’s Ct., Grovetown
(706) 722-5711

Highlight your home’s architectural details, landscape and open spaces using less energy to get a big impact. Strategically placed outdoor lighting minimizes glare while maximizing security and aesthetics.

Second Place
Christmas and Nite Time Décors
3504 Saxon Rd., Martinez
(706) 860-9919

Lower your holiday stress level by letting Christmas and Nite Time Décors do the heavy lifting. Experienced, professional crews do all of the installation and timely take down.

Third Place
Southern Lighting Gallery
215 Bobby Jones Exp., Martinez
(706) 868-5014

Southern Lighting Gallery supplies lighting options in every style and finish for patios, porches, walkways, decks and landscape.

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