Look, we know you’re not always in dire need of a new roof or a good lawyer (hopefully!), but if you need one, the City Paper has you covered. Some things are just too good to be determined by chance — or a haphazard internet search — and that’s where Best of Charleston 2021’s Services section can save the day. Not only can you find the niche professional you need right now in the following pages, but you also get valuable information at your fingertips for the next time you’re moving, sprucing up or just need to fix your favorite shoes.

Best Auto Body Shop
Fender Mender
Various locations
fendermendercollision.com

Runner-Up:
Caliber Collision

Best Auto Service
Gerald’s Tires & Brakes
1 Magnolia Road. West Ashley.
(843) 566-1910
3900 Dorchester Road. North Charleston.
(843) 747-4011
4900 Rivers Ave. North Charleston.
(843) 744-3285
5646 Rivers Ave., Suite A. North Charleston
(843) 747-2433
geraldstires.net

Runner-Up:
Hay Tire Pros

Best Cab Company
Charleston Black Cab Company
1529 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Suite 2B. West Ashley
(843) 216-2627
charlestonblackcabcompany.com

Runner-Up:
Charleston Green Taxi

Best Car Wash
In & Out Car Wash
477 St. Andrews Blvd. West Ashley.
(843) 556-3560
inandoutcarwashcharleston.com

Runner-Up:
Cactus Car Wash

Best Cell Phone Repair
iDoctor
1750 Savannah Highway. West Ashley.
(843) 766-8778
3620 Ashley Phosphate Road. North Charleston
(843) 297-8641
75 Old Trolley Road. Summerville.
(843) 419-6380
idoctorsc.com

Runner-Up:
CPR Cell Phone Repair

Best Cleaning Service
Merry Maids of Charleston
(843) 213-6742
merrymaids.com/north-charleston

Runner-Up:
The Carolina Girl

Best Criminal Defense Attorney
Andy Savage
15 Prioleau St. Downtown. (843) 720-7470
savlaw.com

Runner-Up:
Paul Thurmond

Best Disaster Recovery Company
SERVPRO of South and West Charleston
5904 Savannah Highway. Ravenel.
(843) 823-7400
servprosouthwestcharleston.com

Runner-Up:
ServiceMaster of Charleston

Best Doggie Day Care
Dog Daze
820 Dupont Road. West Ashley.
(843) 571-4433
dogdazeboarding.com

Runner-Up:
My Three Dogs

Best Dry Cleaner
Lyerly’s Cleaners
Various Locations.
(843) 377-6994
lyerlys.com

Runner-Up:
Chris’ Dry Cleaning

Best DUI Attorney
Paul Thurmond
15 Middle Atlantic Wharf. Downtown
814 N. Cedar St., Suite A. Summerville
(843) 790-0083
tktlawyers.com

Runner-Up:
Joe Good

Best Electrician/Company
Holy City Electric
(843) 670-8440

Runner-Up:
Charleston Electric

Best Family Law Attorney
Sara Turner
142 Williman St., Unit A. Downtown.
(843) 277-2431
saraturnerlaw.com

Runner-Up:
Trey Harrell

Best Financial Institution
South Carolina Federal Credit Union
Various locations.
(800) 845-0432
scfederal.org

Runner-Up:
South State Bank

Best Financial Planner
Michael Green, Apollon Wealth Management
2 Wharfside St., Suite 2-O. Downtown.
(843) 579-0018
apollonwealthmanagement.com

Runner-Up (tie):
Heath M. Johnson, Northwestern Mutual; Zach Volousky, South State

Best Flooring Installation
Carpet Baggers Flooring
3196 Marginal Road. West Ashley.
(843) 410-2680
carpetbaggerscarpetone.com

Runner-Up:
John Griffiths Hardwood Flooring

Best Heating & Air Company
Charleston Heating + Air
2201 Mechanic St. North Charleston.
(843) 258-4694
charlestonheatingandair.com

Runner-Up:
Hero Heating & Air

Best Home Builder
Crescent Homes
572 Savannah Highway. West Ashley.
(843) 256-3886
crescenthomes.net

Runner-Up:
Lennar Homes

Best Home Painter
Old Charleston Painting Company
4805 Shady Tree Lane. Summerville.
(843) 906-2272
ocpcllc.com

Runner-Up:
Palmetto Painting

Best Home Security Company
ADT
Various locations.
(855) 238-7288
adt.com

Runner-Up:
Charleston Security Systems

Best Insurance Agency
State Farm
Various locations
statefarm.com

Runner-Up:
Harrell Insurance Agency

Best Landscaper
The Greenery of Charleston
(843) 884-0084
thegreeneryinc.com

Runner-Up:
New Leaf Landscape Construction

Best Law Firm
Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes
15 Middle Atlantic Wharf. Downtown
814 N. Cedar St., Suite A. Summerville
(843) 790-0083
tktlawyers.com

Runner-Up:
Shelly Leeke Law Firm

Best Lawyer
Andy Savage
15 Prioleau St. Downtown.
(843) 720-7470
savlaw.com

Runner-Up:
Carson Parker

Best Limo/Party Bus Company
Black Cab Company/Party Bus Charleston
1529 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Suite 2B. West Ashley
(843) 216-2627
charlestonblackcabcompany.com

Runner-Up:
Coastal Limo of Charleston

Best Marketing/PR Company
Whitney McDuff Consulting
(803) 608-2386
thepowerofproteus.com

Runner-Up:
In the Black Marketing & Consulting

Best Mortgage Company
South Carolina Federal Credit Union
Various locations.
(800) 845-0432
scfederal.org

Runner-Up:
Carolina One Mortgage

Best Moving Company
Three Men and a Truck
Various locations.
(888) 908-6496
threemenandatruck.net

Runner-Up:
Professional Movers of Charleston

Best Personal Injury Attorney
Carson Parker
321 E. Bay St. Downtown.
(843) 968-0886
piercesloan.com

Runner-Up:
Shelly Leeke

Best Pest Control
Palmetto Exterminators
624 Orleans Road. West Ashley.
(800) 585-8019
720 North Gum St. Summerville.
(843) 873-7997
palmettoexterminators.net

Runner-Up:
Advanced Termite and Pest Control

Best Pet Groomer
My Three Dogs
Various locations. (843) 884-8818
mythreedogs.com

Runner-Up:
Paws in Paradise

Best Plumber/Company
Blitch Plumbing
407 Fleming Road. James Island.
(843) 795-9674
blitchplumbing.com

Runner-Up:
Preferred Home Services

Best Pool Company
Aqua Blue Pools of Charleston
5190 Towles Road. Hollywood.
(843) 202-4148
aquabluepools.net

Runner-Up:
Atkinson Pool & Spa

Best Property Management Company
Greystar
Various locations.
greystar.com

Runner-Up:
Daniel Ravenel Property Management

Best Realtor
Matt O’Neill
1349 Old Georgetown Road. Mount Pleasant
(843) 619-0401
mattoneillrealestate.com

Runner-Up:
Shana Swain

Best Realty Company
Carolina One Real Estate
Various locations.
carolinaonerealestate.com

Runner-Up:
Matt O’Neill Real Estate

Best Roofing Company
New Beginnings Construction
928 Savage Road. West Ashley.
(843) 789-4604
newbeginningsconstructioninc.com

Runner-Up:
Charleston Roofing & Windows

Best Shoe Repair Store
Peter & Sons
42 Windermere Blvd. West Ashley.
(843) 766-3277
peterandsons.com

Runner-Up:
Alex’s Shoe Repair & Sales

Best Wedding Venue
Boone Hall Plantation
1235 Long Point Road. Mount Pleasant.
(843) 884-4371
boonehallplantation.com

Runner-Up:
Lowndes Grove


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