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Architecture is not just about building; it’s about fulfilling dreams. These top architects do just that in Oklahoma. In Tulsa, Jack Arnold has a sophisticated style for modern living. Brian Freese of Freese Architecture is renowned for commercial and residential work embodying four fundamental attributes: beauty, utility, sustainability and honesty. Michael R. Dankbar of Unique Residential Design builds “tomorrow’s historic homes,” and John Duvall of Duvall Architects is hailed as a top-ranked residential and commercial architect.

In OKC, Bruce Bockus of Bockus Payne Architecture has offered unparalleled professionalism for 30 years on residential and commercial projects. Brent Gibson of Classic Home Design has designed exquisite, unique environments for more than 30 years. Rand Elliott of Elliott & Associates Architects, who works on both residential and commercial, believes that when the idea and the architecture align, the human experience is unforgettable.

Architect, Commercial Firm

Companies seeking to expand, renovate or build fresh can turn to these firms for the best commercial work. In Tulsa, KKT Architects, Inc., is a full-service architecture, interiors and structural and civil engineering firm. Matrix Architects Engineers Planners is highly esteemed for its one-of-a-kind spaces, including the BOK Center. Selser Shaefer Architects is one of the industry’s leaders in retail design, and GH2 Architects, noted as one of the best in Tulsa and OKC, is an award-winning, international architecture and design firm with more than 45 years experience.

In OKC, FSB Architects & Engineers creates award-winning designs from in-state to Djibouti, and REES Commercial Architecture Firm delivers exceptional design solutions that are client-focused, innovative, creative and collaborative.

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Bathroom Fixtures

Finding the best faucets, sinks, showers and lighting for a bathroom brings satisfaction. In Tulsa, Heatwave Supply and Showroom’s 6,000-square-foot display space is a great way to evaluate products. Hoffman Fixtures Co. can handle your project from start to finish and provide the fixtures you desire. Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery in Tulsa and OKC is another resource for making your dream a reality with only the best products on hand.

OKC’s Designer Hardware and Plumbing by Faye has brought elegance to homes for more than 30 years, with quality products and fantastic customer service. Expressions Home Gallery has also earned a stellar reputation for trends in bathroom design.

Cabinetry

Choosing just the right style and color of cabinets should not be a daunting task. In Tulsa, readers say Mill Creek Lumber provides unsurpassed value and service. Jay Rambo Company has crafted fine cabinetry since 1953, and Sullivan’s Custom Cabinetry produces high-quality, custom cabinetry at a reasonable price.

In OKC, Northwest Building Supply crafts some of the most enviable cabinets in the state. Lowe’s offers thousands of options in an array or colors, brands and materials. David Bradley Cabinetry offers an updated look on classic design and carefully crafted cabinetry.

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Designer Home Furnishings

Our readers know where to find that perfectly placed vase or awe-inspiring wall art. In Tulsa, Richard Neel Interiors offers an in-store visual comfort gallery, art, home accessories and full-service interior design.

SR Hughes, with its spacious, streamlined showroom and studio, is a reader favorite. Hawley Design Furnishings has an excellent reputation for a distinct style in contemporary furniture design.

In OKC, 30A Home’s simple philosophy helps clients realize their design dreams, and Mister Robert Fine Furniture and Design shares a passion for fine furnishings and impeccable design with its clients. Interior Gilt has garnered a following for its in-depth, personal service.

Electrical Service

It’s important to choose a quality electrician for any home project. In Tulsa, readers say Gilley Electric has an excellent reputation among residential, industrial and commercial clients. Aspen Electrical Services LLC has a team with more than 100 years of combined experience, and Houchin Electric Company provides fast, high-quality workmanship with honesty and integrity. Harp Service Company, with its industry-leading workmanship, and Firefly Electricians, especially known for its dependability, are two more reader favorites.

In OKC, Integrated Electric offers an unlimited range of services for residential, commercial and construction projects. Innovative Electric demonstrates expertise in all facets of installations. Tom King Electric is lauded for honesty and integrity in both commercial and residential projects. Ace Electrical Services is known for its reliability and efficiency. Ritchie Electric can handle commercial, industrial and residential projects from beginning to end.

Flooring Company

Carpet, tile and other flooring are priorities in your home, and these suppliers are just the ticket. In Tulsa, Johnson Floor & Home, formerly called Carpet One, has great staffers, selections and prices. Renaissance Hardwood Floors custom designs hardwood floors so you will get just the product you want, and C&C Tile & Carpet Co. provides quality products and service. Superior Wood Floors & Tile offers hassle-free installation and excellent customer service.

In OKC, Star Flooring makes your decision-making effortless. Smith Carpet and Tile Center is your one-stop-shop for flooring, and Floor World is a full-service installation center fulfilling customers’ needs with value and effectiveness.

Furniture Store

Quality craftsmanship and excellent customer service are important considerations when shopping for furniture. In Tulsa, Bassett gives customers exceptional furniture and design help, and Luxe Furniture and Design offers beautiful, unique custom upholstery options. Mathis Brothers Furniture, a favorite in both Tulsa and OKC, carries an array of premium furniture brands and offers up helpful customer service.

Bob Mills Furniture has quality pieces and friendly customer service in OKC, and Edmond Furniture Gallery has the elegant, one-of-a-kind pieces you’re looking for.

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Heating and Air

With Oklahoma’s forever-changing weather patterns, perhaps nothing is more important than heating and air conditioning. These companies offer the best service in the state. In Tulsa and OKC, Airco Service moves quickly to address your needs with excellent customer service and workmanship. Air Comfort Solutions is also a favorite in Tulsa and OKC, with its team of friendly, knowledgeable professionals. Air Assurance, which maintains the largest full-service HVAC fleet in Greater Tulsa, is also a reader favorite.

OKC’s A-1 Heat and Air provides uncompromising customer satisfaction to the residents of OKC.

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Home Builder

Building a home is fraught with decisions, large and small, and these home builders are the most admired at bringing your dreams to fruition. In Tulsa, Barron and McClary sets the standard for quality and service. Brian D. Wiggs Homes builds significant, exceptional homes that meet your every need, and Simmons Homes helps you find peace of mind in your investment.

In OKC, Kent Hoffman Construction offers award-winning experience in residential and commercial construction. Homes by Taber takes a common sense approach to building homes with a beautiful end product, and Paul Little Construction is committed to providing quality craftsmanship at a reasonable price.

Home Improvement/Appliance Store

Shopping for appliances or materials for a do-it-yourself project doesn’t have to be a chore. In Tulsa and OKC, Lowe’s is favored for its large selection of products and friendly customer service. Tulsa’s Metro Appliances and More offers appliances that fit your lifestyle and budget every time. Also voted as one of the best in Tulsa and OKC is The Home Depot, which aspires to excel in service. Tulsa’s Hahn Appliance Warehouse is a reader favorite for its selection and pricing.

OKC’s Expressions Home Gallery helps you find the right high-end appliances.

Home Security

Keeping your home and the people inside of it safe are the priorities of home security businesses in Oklahoma. In Tulsa, Advance Alarms offers professional installations and unparalleled customer service. Guardian Security Systems has delivered comfort, peace of mind and convenience to customers for more than 40 years. Tulsa and OKC readers endorse ADT Security Services for its professional, reliable monitoring.

In OKC, Cox Communications has garnered respect for its pricing and automation package, and Integrated Security & AV Automation is known for its dynamic range of monitoring services.

Indoor/Outdoor Lighting

Lighting serves a purpose, but that’s not the only consideration. These businesses offer beauty and style along with functionality, indoors and outdoors. In Tulsa, LunaScapes creates dramatic evening environments with landscape lighting designs. Oklahoma Lighting Distributors, Inc. has more than 85 years in the industry and a vast inventory. MGM Lighting specializes in landscape lighting for pools, decks, patios and outdoor kitchens.

In OKC, Lowe’s has a wide selection of indoor and outdoor fixtures, and Hunzicker Brothers offers high standards of service and integrity. Lighting Concepts also boasts a top-notch inventory.

In-Home Video/Audio

Home theaters and audio systems must work perfectly to entertain you and your guests, and installations should be care-free. In Tulsa, Video Revolution delivers cutting-edge technology. Dynamic Audio treats your home like a castle, and Kazar Audio Video can do everything from home theaters to lighting control.

In OKC, Acoustic Designs provides smart technology throughout your home. Audio Dimensions has an exclusive selection of brands and products, and Digital Future Security & Automation helps you bring the movie theater to your home.

Interior Designer

A good designer avoids costly mistakes, saves you money in the long run, has an array of resources, and increases the value of your home. In Tulsa, Richard Neel Interiors designs spaces with impeccable taste. Christopher Murphy Designs utilizes modern and contemporary design elements that give your home the “wow factor.” Austin Bean Design Studio creates timeless, personalized spaces. Silex Interiors offers high quality and personalized services, and Leslie Elliott Interiors seamlessly blends the designer’s artistic intuition with the client’s vision.

In OKC, top designers are Carson See at Sees Design, which transforms interiors into sophisticated and elegant environments; A-Line Designs, which finds a way to integrate your style and personal treasures with their design expertise, and 30A Home, which creates dynamic interior spaces with clients’ functional needs in mind.

Kitchen Designer

Whether you’re planning to entertain special guests or just use your kitchen as a gathering space for your happy, hungry family, the layout, cabinetry and appliances must be perfect. In Tulsa, readers say Jay Rambo Company provides handcrafted, custom cabinetry with a wide selection of wood, finishes and doors. Kitchen Concepts takes clients’ ideas and turns them into reality. Kitchen Ideas breathes function and style into every home, and Carriage House Design specializes in creating tasteful, functional spaces.

OKC’s A Karen Black Company offers custom details for your kitchen. Classic Kitchens features quality service and professionalism, and Urban Kitchens thoughtfully designs kitchens to embrace your home’s unique architecture.

Landscape Designer

The exterior of your home should be just as beautiful as the interior. These landscape designers, garden centers and architects are the cream of the crop in our state. In Tulsa, Kingdom Landscape applies maximum creativity and careful attention to detail for every project. Clare Ashby Landscape Architect’s design philosophy takes cues from the land itself and the client’s lifestyle. Southwood Landscape and Garden Center, favored by home gardeners and professional designers, has impressive plants, flowers and accessories.

In OKC, Caviness Landscape Design creates enticing pools and outdoor environments that will be sure to impress your guests. TLC Garden Centers can give you a custom outdoor living space, unique garden pathways or dramatic water features. Turf Solutions helps clients achieve a healthy, beautiful, weed-free lawn.

Lawn and Garden Store

For those who love to sink their hands into freshly tilled soil and fill beds with lush plants and flowers, these businesses are just the ticket. In Tulsa, Westlake Ace Hardware carries a bevy of brands you can trust with your many projects. Southwood Landscape and Garden Center is a gardener’s paradise, and Sanders Nursery is one of Oklahoma’s largest and most diverse lawn and garden stores. Hardscape Materials carries building stone, water features and furniture for a beautiful exterior. Browse Ted & Debbie’s Flower Garden for everything from tropicals to succulents, and visit Under the Sun Garden Center for premium bedding plants, hanging baskets and unique garden, gift, home and holiday decor items.

In OKC, TLC Garden Centers has quality plants and supplies at reasonable prices. National retailers Lowe’s and The Home Depot carry an array of gardening goodies for your next project.

Lawn Maintenance

Keeping the lawn weed-free and emerald green is best done by experts. In Tulsa, readers say LawnAmerica’s “We Care More” guarantee makes it one of the best the state has to offer. Complete Lawn Care takes pride in providing a beautiful exterior for your home or property, and TruGreen Lawn Care has a plan for every lawn, from basic weed control and fertilization to total yard care.

In OKC, Turf Solutions consistently delivers quality results. Urban Lawn and Garden is an eco-friendly company with excellent customer service to boot, and Squared Away Lawns offers professional, quality care.

Lighting Store

You can pick the perfect globes to illuminate your living space at these reliable lighting stores. In Tulsa and in OKC, Andrew’s Lighting and Hardware Gallery lets you see, touch and experience the beauty and functionality of the fixtures. Garbe’s features a huge selection of fine fixtures. LifeStyles, one of the best in Tulsa and OKC, is known as the store to visit for all of your lighting fixtures, furniture and decorative hardware needs.

In OKC, Lighting Concepts is another premier store for your next lighting project, while Hunzinker Brothers has fulfilled customers’ needs since 1920.

New Development

Oklahoma developers have delivered upscale condominiums, hip neighborhoods and elegant hotels across the state. One of Tulsa’s best new developments is The Edge at East Village, a luxurious downtown apartment complex with beautiful amenities and a convenient location. Jacobs Lofts on First has a modern vibe and a location close to exciting bars and restaurants in downtown Tulsa. The newly renovated Tulsa Club Hotel should open soon as an 11-floor, boutique hotel, sure to give you a relaxing and unique night away.

The Waters, an exceptional new community in Moore, is developed by Homes by Taber. Dwellings at SoSA has entered its second phase of luxury townhomes in downtown OKC. IronStone is a new community in Edmond that offers the perfect safe haven for you and your family.

Paint Store

From pristine white to perfectly plum, choosing your interior or exterior paint is easy with these stores. In Tulsa and OKC alike, Sherwin-Williams offers a vast variety of paints, colors and tools. Spectrum Paint provides individuals and members of the paint industry with quality products, competitive prices and solid service. Elder Paint & Wallpaper stocks everything the professional or homeowner needs.

In OKC, H-I-S Coatings surpasses clients’ expectations for quality, integrity and service. Lowe’s makes picking the perfect shade enjoyable. Anchor Paint has a product for every project.

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Pool Designer

On the surface, pool design is all about beauty and luxury, but going deep into the ground demands impeccable engineering. In Tulsa, Vivion Pools and Spas, Inc. specializes in making your backyard dreams come true, and Baker Pools helps you make a pool as beautiful as you can imagine. Fiesta Pools and Spas offers award-winning design and installation, and Dolphin Pools and Spas has constructed residential and commercial swimming pools for more than 34 years.

In OKC, Caviness Landscape Design creates breathtaking pools and landscapes. Prestige Pools and Spas is highly esteemed for its creative projects, and Leisure Time Pools and Spas has delivered premium pools for more than 40 years. Blue Haven Pools and Spas incorporates cutting-edge ideas and technology. Absolute Pool & Spa can build pools from the traditional to the exotic.

Plumbing Service

Our readers know who to call when a plumbing nightmare unfolds – like a toddler flushing a teddy bear or a pipe spewing water all over the kitchen. In Tulsa and OKC, Airco Service delivers fast, reliable responses to the smallest and largest plumbing issues around. Mullin Plumbing offers a high-quality staff and honest, fair pricing in Tulsa. Allied Plumbing Service has provided quality service and expert advice to Greater Tulsa for more than 70 years. Roto-Rooter’s services are backed by a more than 80-year-old reliable reputation.

In OKC, Burrows Plumbing Company is ranked highly for its trustworthiness. Others turn to the expert staff at Hull Plumbing for friendly, fast and efficient service.

Real Estate Company

Using a professional, whether you’re buying or selling a house, makes the process easier for the seller and the buyer. In Tulsa, Walter and Associates brings its collective experience and expertise to each client for a stress-free experience. McGraw Realtors helps you buy or sell your home with confidence, and Keller Williams Realty maximizes homeowners’ buying and selling opportunities in both Tulsa and OKC.

In OKC, First Source Real Estate, Inc. comes highly recommended with quality Realtors and efficient service, and Century 21 is a much-trusted agency.

Remodeler

Bringing your home from “ho-hum” to “wow-za” is ensured with these skilled remodelers. In Tulsa, David Trebilcock Construction brings dramatic transformations to the table to get you exactly the change you desire. Powers Design and Build has the experience and resources to provide a professional, beautiful result. Jeff La Rue of La Rue Homes can give you the home you desire, by working with the home you have.

In OKC, Paul Little Construction provides high-quality craftsmanship to all projects, and Remodeling Concepts provides exceptional refurbishment and home improvement work. Trotter Construction utilizes unique talents for every project.

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Roofer

Nothing’s more dismaying than finding water on your furniture and shingles in your yard, and these roofers are among the best to handle any issue. In Tulsa, Turner Roofing has core values of experience, honesty, integrity, quality, efficiency and value. Elliott Roofing, a family-owned company committed to quality, is favored in both OKC and Tulsa for it’s impeccable work. A-Best Roofing in Tulsa has years of expertise handling all kinds of roofing issues, and Blacksmith Roofing & Construction prides itself in providing the best service possible.

In OKC, Jenco Roofing & Custom Metals believes in quality above all else, and Basey’s Roofing takes great pride in creating a professional, positive experience for customers.

Storm Shelter

Ooooooo-klahoma, where the winds come sweeping down the plain … and turn into tornadoes. Protect your loved ones with a shelter from one of these reader favorites. In Tulsa, F5 Storm Shelter has a reputation for professionalism and expertise, and TornadoSafe is known for the best installation process in the industry. FamilySAFE’s shelters exceed every standard in the United States and comes with an experienced team of installers.

In OKC, StormSafe Shelters has more than 25 years of experience keeping Oklahoma families safe. Ground Zero Storm Shelters has some of the most innovative shelter systems on the market. Central Precast’s shelters exceed the rigid standards of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Title/Escrow Company

These companies maintain commercial/residential closing, title and escrow services for Oklahomans. In Tulsa, readers like Guaranty Abstract Co., with its dedication to quality service. FirsTitle strives to make your closing as stress-free as possible. Titan Title maintains impeccable standards, and Tulsa Abstract has services that exceed your expectations.

In OKC, The Oklahoma City Abstract and Title Co. prides itself on responsive, accurate assistance. American Eagle Title Insurance Co. understands that customers expect the highest levels of service, professionalism, efficiency, and reliability, and First American Title keeps your transactions on track and brings you through the process smoothly.

Window Company

Purchasing high-quality windows should be a breeze … and it is with these companies. In Tulsa, Thermal Windows manufactures energy-efficient aluminum and vinyl windows, sliding glass doors and terrace doors. Pella Windows and Doors offers a wide variety of styles and shapes to complement your home. Window World, known for efficiency and reliability, is another statewide reader favorite.

In OKC, both Metro Glass and Champion Windows and Home Exteriors offer unparalleled customer service with the highest quality products available today.

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