LikE TruSTEd friEndS, Savannah magazine’s
savvy readers are ever-ready to recommend the local businesses
they turn to time and again for their design, decorating, renovation
and repair needs.
in this fourth annual Best of savannah hOmes poll, our readers
reaffirm steadfast favorites and fête fresh new faces.
Ready to repair, redesign or remodel? make this invaluable
local resource your guide.
Compiled by Amy Paige Condon
Photography by Beau Kester
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BEST Of SAvAnnAH HOMES
BEST AccESSOrY BEST APPLiAncE BEST ArcHiTEcTurAL
STOrE STOrE SALvAGE firM
Villa Savannah Livingood’s Pinch of the Past
(Formerly DC2 Design) The Livingood family has You can lose yourself for hours
Landing on the list for the first provided top-of-the-line appli- in this emporium filled with
time, L.a.-based owners Dean ances, value and customer antique hardware, vintage tiles,
Calderelli and Dimitri Chami service to households chipped-paint mantels and
travel the world to stock their throughout the Lowcountry of-the-period ephemera.
elegant and edgy store with since 1976. 2603 Whitaker St., 232-5563,
tasteful and trend-setting discov- 6700 Skidaway Road, 352-4392, www.pinchofthepast.com
eries—from coffee and clothing and 63 Riverwalk Blvd., Okatie, S.C., runnEr-uP: Southern Pine,
to chandeliers and chairs. (843) 379-5800, 616 E. 35th St., 236-4133,
109 W. Broughton St., 233-2870, www.livingoodsonline.com www.southerpinecompany.com
runnEr-uP: One Fish Two runnEr-uP: Ferguson Bath &
Fish, 401 Whitaker St., 447-4600, Kitchen Gallery, 1275 Chatham BEST AudiO vidEO
www.onefishstore.com Parkway, 234-2211, www.ferguson.com cOMPAnY
BEST AnTiquE STOrE BEST ArcHiTEcTurE even though owner Phillip
J.D. Weed & Co. firM Perrie has been outfitting
For more than 50 years, Lynch Associates Architects savannah’s finest cribs with
savannahians have collected making its debut on the list, this custom systems for more than
the finest american antiques at client-driven firm has left an 30 years, Perrie founded a
this family-run institution, which indelible mark on savannah’s club last year to celebrate the
offers a full-service restoration cityscape with historically virtues of vinyl.
and preservation shop. sensitive, yet decidedly urbane, 7700 Abercorn St., 354-5398,
102 W. Victory Drive, 234-8540, designs. www.theaudiovideowarehouse.com
www.jdweedco.com 102 E. Liberty St., No. 108, runnEr-uP: Custom Audio
runnEr-uP: Jere’s Antiques, 349-5116, www.lyncharch.com Video, 48 Pennington Dr., Ste.
9 N. Jefferson St., 236-2815, runnEr-uP: Hansen Architects, B, Bluffton, S.C., (843) 815-5130, BEST AccESSOrY STOrE
www.jeresantiques.com 24 Drayton St., 234-8056, www.custom-audio-video.com
BEST BATH dESiGn
P h OT O C O u R T e s Y C Oa s Ta L B aT h & K i TC h e n cOMPAnY
Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery
With three locations show-
casing the latest products,
finishes and styles, home- BEST BATH SuPPLY for home exteriors, fireplaces runnEr-uP: Coastal Bath Interiors, 9133 White Bluff Road, “Dean Calderelli and Dimitri
owners can work with profes- cOMPAnY and garden paths. & Kitchen, 133 Southern Blvd., 925-3638, www.poppellbrothers.com Chami travel the world to
sional, on-site consultants Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery 506 Bourne Ave., Garden City, 238-3400, www.coastalbath.com stock their elegant and edgy
to imagine and realize their Once you determine whether 963-1123, www.jenkinsbrick.com BEST cArPET store with tasteful and trend-
dreams for a spa-worthy bath. your tastes run beach chic or runnEr-uP: Daniel Brick, BEST cArPET/ruG cLEAninG SErvicE
1275 Chatham Parkway, 234-2211, modern, you can choose from 4919 Ogeechee Road, 232-1551, cOMPAnY Chem-Dry of Savannah
www.ferguson.com thousands of fixtures that suit www.danielbrick.com Culver Rug Co. since 1995, area homeowners
runnEr-uP: Coastal Bath your budget. Founded in 1945 as a rug and businesses have relied on
& Kitchen, 133 Southern Blvd., 1275 Chatham Parkway, 234-2211, BEST cABinET MAkEr cleaning service, this family- this firm’s unique quick-drying,
238-3400, www.coastalbath.com www.ferguson.com Peacock Cabinetry owned business expanded to environmentally friendly, carbon- BEST cHiMnEY SwEEP
runnEr-uP: Coastal Bath The custom designs and crafts- include sales and installation of ating cleaning process. Bloomquist Construction
manship of husband-and-wife the finest names in carpet and 200 E. Montgomery Crossroad, erik Bloomquist has mastered
« “Coastal’s creative & Kitchen, 133 Southern Blvd.,
238-3400, www.coastalbath.com team hunter and Terry Peacock rugs, including Karastan, shaw 352-8400, www.chemdryof the art and science of keeping
have been featured in the 2008 and Kalaty. savannah.com savannah’s historic fireplaces
make kitchen renovation and chimneys safe and sound
BEST Brick cOMPAnY hgTv green home and the 2008 408 Bonaventure Road, 236-7173, runnEr-uP: Culver Rug Co., 408
projects a treat.” Also Coastal Living holiday Cottage. 708 Mall Blvd., 354-6232, and 10 Bonaventure Road, 236-7173, 708 to warm cold feet during winter
Jenkins Brick and Tile Co.
BEST kiTcHEn dESiGn won: Best Kitchen Supply 26 Buckingham Plantation Drive, Target Road, Hilton Head Island, S.C., Mall Blvd., 354-6232, and 10 Target months.
savvy savannahians turn to this
Showroom and Best Bluffton, S.C., (843) 815-2020, (843) 785-7186, www.culverrug.com Road, Hilton Head Island, S.C., (843) 19 E. Perry St., 525-7782,
cOASTAL BATH & kiTcHEn repeat winner to invest in low-
Countertop Company. maintenance, high-end bricks www.peacockcabinetryinc.com runnEr-uP: Poppell Brothers 785-7186, www.culverrug.com www.bloomquist-construction.com
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P h OT O C O u R T e s Y T h e D e s i g n h O u s e
As Seen in
BEST Of SAvAnnAH HOMES Savannah
runnEr-uP: Anderson www.hubbardsmaidservice.com www.closetspecialist.com 1618 Dean Forest Road, 966-5230 Lynes Ave., 231-8401, www.multi BEST fEncE cOMPAnY
Chimney Sweeps, 1624 Stillwood runnEr-uP: Quality Cleaning runnEr-uP: One-Stop runnEr-uP: Elite Concrete, stonesav.com Page Fence
Drive, 877-361-7427, Contractors, 221 Executive Circle, Remodeling, 8603 Atwood St., 401 Telfair Road, Suite B, 447-0447 From aluminum to white pickets,
www.gaslogspecialties.com No. 4, 925-5472 925-7867, www.one-stopremod BEST dOck cOMPAnY Page surrounds you in security.
eling.net BEST cOunTErTOP Dockworks 2323 Rowland Ave., 355-0187
BEST cLEAninG BEST cLOSET cOMPAnY marina managers and home- runnEr-uP: Perimeters, 2321
SErvicE cOMPAnY BEST cOncrETE Coastal Bath & Kitchen owners alike depend on this Central Ave., Guyton, 772-3681,
Hubbard’s Maid and Cleaning The Closet Specialist cOMPAnY The design center and wide standard-bearer to build sturdy www.perimeters.biz
Service of Savannah it’s no wonder this storage- Mahany Construction selection of solid surfaces and structures for marsh walks, boat
This first-timer is known for its solution specialist returns to homebuilders, city planners tiles are this perennial favorite’s lifts and storage. BEST firEPLAcE
thorough, pet-friendly cleaning the list with almost 20,000 and transportation profes- selling points. 9561 Whitefield Ave., 352-7767 cOMPAnY BEST inTEriOr dESiGn
services that allow home- custom-designed closets under sionals call on this firm for solid 133 Southern Blvd., 283-3400, Coastal Fireplace and Grill firM THE dESiGn HOuSE
owners to carry on worry-free. its tool belt. and safe foundations, side- www.coastalbath.com BEST dOOr rETAiLEr The former Coastal hearth &
42 Coffee Pointe Drive, 961-9131, 7601 Waters Ave., 691-2626, walks, bridges and roads. runnEr-uP: MultiStone, 1022 Guerry Lumber Co. home has moved locations, but
stalwart readers go to guerry it remains the leader in home
for custom interior and exterior fireplace sales and installation.
doors, made from soft or hard 4513 Ogeechee Road, 443-1600,
woods, fiberglass or steel. www.savannahgaslogs.com
124 W. 44th St., 232-3128,
BEST OuTdOOr furniTurE www.guerrylumber.com BEST fLOOrinG
cOMPAnY SAvAnnAH HArdScAPES runnEr-uP: Coastal Sash and cOMPAnY
Door, 8422 Ferguson Ave., 352-3930, Culver Rug Co.
www.coastalsashanddoor.com Culver proves it’s about more
than just rugs, with flooring solu-
BEST ELEcTricAL tions including ceramic tile and
cOnTrAcTOr exotic hardwoods.
C.S. Hurd 408 Bonaventure Road, 236-7173,
This woman-owned business 708 Mall Blvd., 354-6232, and 10
offers unparalleled service and is Target Road, Hilton Head Island, S.C.,
a leader in green technology. 843-785-7186, www.culverrug.com
480 Edsel Drive, Richmond Hill, runnEr-uP: Poppell Brothers
756-5881, www.cshurd.net Interiors, 9133 White Bluff Road,
runnEr-uP: Braddy Electric, 925-3638, www.poppellbrothers.com
1104 E. 35th St., 233-1561,
www.braddyelectric.com BEST furniTurE real value to your home? “This working interior design
STOrE 129 Airport Park Drive, 964-8459, studio has three full-time
BEST fABric 24e www.overheaddoor.com designers in house to provide
cOMPAnY From industrial chic stools runnEr-uP: System Garage
top-notch personal service.”
Hancock Fabrics to sleek contemporary light Doors, 3 Chippewa Drive, 927-9511
This national retailer offers a fixtures, this eclectic down-
wide selection of patterns and town institution satisfies that BEST GEnErAL
decorative fabrics for upholstery, modernist streak running cOnTrAcTOr
drapery and quilting. through the heart of the south. J.T. Turner Construction Co. BEST GrEEn BuiLdinG
10010 Abercorn St., 921-0032, 24 E. Broughton St., 233-2274, From small remodeling jobs cOMPAnY
www.hancockfabrics.com www.24estyle.com to full custom homes, this J.T. Turner Construction Co.
runnEr-uP: David’s Décor, runnEr-uP: Whelan’s Home celebrated builder keeps expert For its commitment to the
44 Lee Blvd., 351-0322 Furnishings, 12430 White Bluff craftsmanship alive and well environment and LeeD certifica-
Road, 925-5604, throughout savannah and the tion, this venerated company
www.whelanshome.com Lowcountry. has been recognized by the u.s.
“This family-owned busi- green Council as a sustainable
2250 E. Victory Drive, 356-5611,
ness’s wide selection of all- BEST GArAGE dOOr www.jttconst.com builder.
weather furnishings makes cOMPAnY runnEr-uP: One-Stop 2250 E. Victory Drive, 356-5611,
readers wish for summer- Overhead Door Co. of Savannah Remodeling, 8603 Atwood St., www.jttconst.com
time.” Also won: Best Who knew that investing in a 925-7867, www.one-stop
Stone/Hardscape Company. garage-door upgrade could add remodeling.net
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BEST Of SAvAnnAH HOMES
BEST GrEEn dESiGn 1609 E. Montgomery Cross Road, Junction Blvd., 233-6764,
cOMPAnY 354-2045 www.byrdheatingandair.com
Greenline Architecture runnEr-uP: Ace Hardware,
From eco-conscious retrofits 318 Johnny Mercer Blvd., BEST HiSTOric
and restorations to sustainable Wilmington Island, 897-1288, and PrESErvATiOn
new-builds, the architects 2415 U.S. 17 S., Richmond Hill, cOMPAnY
and certified professionals at 756-3424, www.acehardware.com J.T. Turner Construction Co.
greenline are literally taking the Owners of stately victorian
LeeD in green design. BEST HEATinG/ townhomes and mid-century
28 E. 35th St., 447-5665, Air cOndiTiOninG ranches agree on one thing:
www.greenlinearch.com cOMPAnY J.T. Turner is the go-to
runnEr-uP: Hansen Gerrald’s Heating and contractor for historically sensi-
Architects, 24 Drayton St., 9th Air Conditioning tive restoration and preserva-
Floor, 234-8056, as a bona fide Carrier expert, tion projects.
www.hansensavannah.com gerrald’s keeps your home 2250 E. Victory Drive, 356-5611,
comfortable year-round while www.jttconst.com
BEST HArdwArE helping to reduce your heating runnEr-uP: Cowart Group,
STOrE and cooling bills. 5618 White Bluff Road, 401-0538,
Maycrest Hardware Center 100 Edsel Drive, Richmond Hill, www.cowartgroup.com
This reader favorite still feels 756-3422,
like an old general store, though www.gerraldsmechanical.com BEST inSurAncE
the shop stocks the latest and runnEr-uP: Byrd Heating and cOMPAnY
greatest in tools and yard gear. Air Conditioning Inc., 101 Central State Farm
With 15 agents serving the
P h OT O s C O u R T e s Y T h e L a n D i n g s
savannah area, state Farm is a
Various locations, (866) 283-8504,
runnEr-uP: Thomas J. BEST ArcHiTEcTurAL firM
Sheehan Insurance, 144 LYncH ASSOciATES ArcHiTEcTS
Habersham St., 650-2800,
dESiGn firM P h OT O C O u R T e s Y LY n C h a s s O C i aT e s a R C h i T e C T s
The Design House
This working interior design studio BEST kiTcHEn 133 Southern Blvd., 283-3400, BEST LAwn cArE Our readers bedazzle their “Making its debut on the
has three full-time designers dESiGn www.coastalbath.com cOMPAnY homes from Ferguson’s seem- list, this client-driven firm has
in house to provide top-notch Coastal Bath & Kitchen runnEr-uP: Savannah Kitchen Grassmasters Lawn Care Inc. ingly endless array of lighting already left an indelible mark
personal service for clients. Coastal’s creative design & Bath, 925 E. 37th St., 236-9299, From landscape design to weed choices.
on Savannah’s cityscape.”
3305 Waters Avenue, 231-2007, professionals make kitchen www.savannahkitchenandbath.com control, grassmasters leads the 1275 Chatham Parkway, 234-2211,
www.thedesignhousesav.com renovation projects a treat. field in total lawn care. www.ferguson.com
BEST PLAnnEd cOMMuniTY runnEr-uP: DDM Designs, 133 Southern Blvd., 238-3400, BEST LAndScAPE 328 E. Montgomery Crossroad, runnEr-uP: Circa Lighting,
dEvELOPMEnT THE LAndinGS 13 Huntingwood Retreat, www.coastalbath.com dESiGn cOMPAnY 354-8856 405 Whitaker St., 447-1008, Port Wentworth, Tybee Island,
598-8009, www.ddmdesigns.com runnEr-uP: Savannah Kitchen Zipperer Land Management runnErS-uP (TiE): www.circalighting.com Whitemarsh and Wilmington
& Bath, 925 E. 37th St., 236-9299, homeowners consider Cleve Farrell’s Lawn Care, 220 Ferguson islands) or 925-0041 (Southside),
www.savannahkitchenandbath.com zipperer a fine artist, with a yard Ave., 355-6699 BEST LOckSMiTH www.popalock.com/franchise/
as a blank canvas and nature as & Pop-A-Lock savannah_ga_locksmith.php
BEST kiTcHEn his medium. TruGreen, 521 Edsel Drive, With a team of certified lock- runnEr-uP: Bradley Lock and
SuPPLY SHOwrOOM 26 Hardee Drive, 691-0532, Richmond Hill, 480-0639, smiths on call 24/7, this mobile Key Shop, 24 E. State St., 232-2148
“Once again, our
Coastal Bath & Kitchen www.zippererland.com www.trugreen.com service is key to have on speed
readers rank Skidaway runnEr-uP: Hanna Landscape dial for those small emergencies BEST LuMBEr
Whether you trend traditional
Island’s premier water- Studio (Erin P. Salzer), 354-7337, BEST LiGHTinG as well as the big jobs. cOMPAnY
or transitional, you’ll find the
front resort-and-sport perfect ingredients to cook up www.hannalandscapestudio.com SHOwrOOM 234-0810 (for Bloomingdale, Guerry Lumber Co.
community No. 1.” the ideal gourmet kitchen. Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery Historic District, Garden City, Pooler, Builders and homeowners need
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BEST Of SAvAnnAH HOMES
to look no further than guerry keen attention to detail Our readers sleep easy on top-
for good wood. for savannah’s discerning of-the-line mattresses from this
123 W. 44th St., 232-3128, connoisseurs. locally owned firm, known for
www.guerrylumber.com 1899 Louisville Road, 234-8485 its diverse selection and afford- HOw THE BEST
runnEr-uP: Gaster Lumber runnEr-uP: MultiStone, 1022 able prices. Of SAvAnnAH
and Hardware, 15010 Abercorn Lynes Ave., 231-8401, www.multi 7501 Abercorn St., 352-4001, HOMES POLL
St., 925-1100 stonesav.com www.greenfrogsleepcenter.com wOrkS:
runnEr-uP: American Mattress,
BEST MArBLE/ BEST MASOnrY 5500 Abercorn St., 353-7772, Savannah magazine’s Best of
GrAniTE cOMPAnY cOMPAnY www.savannah mattress.com savannah hOmes readers’ poll
Creative Stone Accessories B & E Masonry is different from other local
since 1987, owner Ralph grady Bazemore has layered BEST METAL competitions. here’s how:
Chapman has provided and mortared bricks and stones fABricATiOn
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rior customer service and 1225 Derenne Ave., 303-9539 The region’s homebuilders stay savannah hOmes winner.
runnEr-uP: Bremer Concrete strong with Omega’s beams, We only accept one ballot
and Masonry, 1 Lansmere Place, columns, trusses and joints. per person. Duplicate or
“From industrial-chic Bluffton, S.C., 843-683-3935 3375 U.S. 80, Bloomingdale, photocopied ballots and those
stools to sleek contem- 748-6668, www.omegasteelinc.com without a verifiable name and
porary light fixtures, this BEST MATTrESS runnEr-uP: Delta Metals, address are automatically
downtown institution satis- cOMPAnY 218 E. Lathrop Ave., 234-8201, disqualified. Our online ballots
Green Frog Sleep Center www.deltametals.net allow for only one vote per email
fies our modernist streak.” address.
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Thank you for participating
in our fourth annual Best of
savannah hOmes readers’ poll.
“Owners of stately Victorian
townhomes and mid-century
ranches agree on one thing: J.T.
BEST furniTurE Turner is the go-to contractor.”
STOrE 24E Also won: Best Green Building
Company, Best General Contractor,
Best New Home Builder and Best BEST HiSTOric PrESErvATiOn cOMPAnY
Remodeling Company. J.T. TurnEr cOnSTrucTiOn cO.
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BEST MiLLwOrk BEST MOrTGAGE/ www.jttconst.com equally great resource for the
cOMPAnY LEndinG runnEr-uP: RJ Reynolds novice and master gardener.
Guerry Lumber Co. inSTiTuTiOn Construction, 429 Longwood 6719 Skidaway Road, 355-1950,
This return winner’s exquisite First Chatham Bank Drive, Richmond Hill, 663-0677, www.hesterandzipperer.com
details, like crown molding, This locally owned, full-service www.rjreynoldsconstruction.com runnEr-uP: Savannah Secret
baseboards and mantels, bank is a true community Gardens, 5657 Ogeechee Road,
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great. financial solutions and person- TO LivE in
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www.guerrylumber.com 629-2900, www.firstchatham.com Discriminating homebuyers furniTurE
runnEr-uP: HomeSouth runnEr-uP: Wells Fargo, choose this nationally registered cOMPAnY
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748-8261, www.homesoutharch.com congenial atmosphere, diverse This family-owned business’s
BEST nEw HOME architectural styles, verdant wide selection of all-weather
BuiLdEr pocket parks and walkability. furnishings makes readers wish
J.T. Turner Construction Co. runnEr-uP: Isle of Hope for summertime, when the
Cleve Zipperer a fine artist,
This award-winning builder
doesn’t just construct homes; it
creates superior communities
throughout savannah and the
Hester & Zipperer
living is easy.
64 McDowell Circle, Hardeeville,
S.C., (843) 784-6060,
A Lifestyle Worth Living!
with a yard as a blank canvas Lowcountry. This former feed-and-seed
and nature as his medium.” 2250 E. Victory Drive, 356-5611, with deep savannah roots is an (Continued on page 86)
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