OMAR ANDREASEN | THE ANDREASEN GROUP
(407) 883-2989 | FB @AndreasenTelesRealEstateGroup | IG @theandreasengrouprealty | theandreasengroup.com
Honesty, customer service, and communication are paramount to Omar Andreasen and his team. Primarily serving Central Florida, Andreason has gone as far as Miami for a client and says he’ll go anywhere in the state if it means meeting his clients’ needs. He handles residential and commercial real estate as well as building and loves the challenges that come with the job. With customer satisfaction at the forefront, he hopes to see The Andreasen Group become the dominating real estate team in Polk County.
2nd: Michael Webb | Trade Winds Realty
3rd: Jenna Henderson | Century 21 Myers Realty
BEST REALTY COMPANY
CENTURY 21 MYERS REALTY
304 E. Park St Auburndale | (Additional locations in Polk County) | (863) 875-5656
FB @c21myers | century21myersrealty.com
Century 21 Myers Realty is a full-service realty and property management company specializing in single-family and commercial properties. Their team pride themselves in being highly motivated, committed to their clients and investors, honest, and professional. One Century 21 Myers Realty client wrote last year, “Excellent customer service and viewing properties followed all CDC health and safety guidelines. Great experience with knowledgeable local Realtors.”
2nd: The Andreasen Group
3rd: Trade Winds Realty
BEST MORTGAGE BROKER
COMPASS MORTGAGE LLC
2015 S Florida Ave, Lakeland | (863) 802-1242 | FB @compassmortgagellc | IG @compassmortgagelkld | compassmortgagellc.com
Helping clients navigate residential mortgages and refinancing, Compass Mortgage LLC is a locally-owned and operated Broker offering mortgage and loan products including FHA, VA, USDA, and Conventional. They’ve got the “Broker Advantage” of thousands of different loan products, which affords them the ability to find the right loan product for a specific client. “Compass Mortgage LLC offers you the latest in financial tools and expert advice, which makes the loan process easy. We can help you make sound financial choices.”
2nd: Citizens Bank & Trust
3rd: Carlos Unzueta | CrossCountry Mortgage
BEST HOME REMODELING
ALAN L. ULCH
343 Ave C SW, Winter Haven | (863) 294-7240 | FB @AlanLUlchInc | alanulch.com
Established on September 9, 1971, Alan L. Ulch, Inc. entered the commercial market in 1974, building restaurants for Burger King, Ponderosa, and Steak & Shake. Since then, the company has taken on more complex projects for the Polk County School Board, the National Guard, Mountain Lake, and industrial clients. They have received numerous accolades for craftsmanship, exceeding sales volume, “Flatness of Concrete” by the National Concrete Association, and a Building of Distinction Award. Today, Alan L. Ulch offers services including Commercial, Residential, and Industrial Construction, Pre Engineered Metal Buildings, Design Build Services, Construction Management, Industrial Maintenance, Kitchen & Bath Design Services, Remodel and Renovation, and Historical Renovation. The Polk County-based construction firm focuses on communication, craftsmanship, and customer satisfaction.
2nd: Black Marlin Construction
3rd: EMC Home Remodeling
GATOR INDUSTRIES OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
1115 6th St SW, Winter Haven | (863) 294-7917 | FB @GatorIndustries86 | IG @gatorindustries86 | gator-industries.com
Is it time for your home exterior to get a facelift? Gator Industries started as a pressure cleaning business with just one truck and a dog in 1986. Not only has their employee base grown, so too have the services they offer. Custom painting, pressure washing, commercial roofing, custom pavers, decorative concrete, and more – Gator’s got you! One customer wrote in part, “Our house was in need of a paint job and Gator’s company came highly recommended. I understand why. They did a great job from the beginning to the end. I own multiple rental properties and have used many painting contractors over the years. I will only be using Gator from here on out.”
2nd: Bill’s Painting
3rd: Kok’s Custom Painting and Coatings llc.
BEST HOME INSPECTOR
HOME SWEET HOME INSPECTION SERVICES LLC
6039 Cypress Gardens Blvd #199, Winter Haven | (863) 324-5349 | hshinspect.com
Inspector and Managing Member of Home Sweet Home Inspection Services, Thomas Wells, has over 25 years of industry experience in residential remodeling and new construction. Wells has extensive training through InterNachi, PHII, AHIT, and has completed the National Home Inspector Examination. Their inspection services include Standard Inspections, Wind Mitigations, 4 Point Inspection, and Roof Certification. Of the locally-owned family business, one customer reviewed, “Cannot rate this company highly enough. Home Sweet Inspections did an extremely detailed report and were able to complete the inspection the day after calling to inquire. The owners of the company made themselves available to answer any questions regarding the inspection report the same day the report was issued - highly efficient company!”
2nd: Ryan Bataille | White Inspection Services
3rd: Chimera Homes
BEST AC REPAIR
RIDGE ENERGY SAVERS
135 S Acuff Rd, Lake Wales | (863) 676-2665 | FB @RidgeEnergySavers | ridgeenergy.com
Did your AC give out? Don’t sweat it! Ridge Energy Savers to the rescue! Tom and Judy Harmeling established the AC and heating installation and maintenance company in 1974. Serving Polk County customers for some 47 years, Ridge Energy Savers grew from just a few employees, to now over 25 full-time employees. They offer an extensive list of residential and commercial heating and cooling services in addition to indoor air quality, duct repair and cleaning, and generators. Many reviews of the Lake Wales-based business rave about their professionalism, punctuality, quality, responsiveness, and value.
2nd: Springer Bros. Air Conditioning & Heating
3rd: United Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
BEST ROOFING COMPANY
EZ ROOFING SYSTEMS
120 W Central Ave, Winter Haven | (863) 875-1033 | FB @EZroofingsystems | IG @ezroofingsystems | ezroofingsystems.com
Roofing made EZ! The name of this 2021 Best Of Haven Roofing Company is actually in honor of beloved family dog, EZ. This family-owned and operated business backs its work with years of experience. Their family roofing legacy spans over 60 years, but EZ Roofing has been serving Florida since 2007. Best Of Haven voters trust EZ Roofing Systems with all their roofing needs including roof replacement, repairs, flat roof restoration, and insurance inspections. Call for a free estimate today!
2nd: R.I.G. Construction and Roofing
3rd: Taylor’s Roofing
CYPRESS PLUMBING INC.
1776 Executive Rd, Winter Haven | (863) 294-7319 | FB @CypressPlumbingFL
Whether you’re haunted by a phantom running toilet or a mysterious clog in your pipes, Cypress Plumbing will take a crack at it (plumber crack joke). Cypress Plumbing has been serving Polk County for over 29 years offering plumbing services in installation, repairs, repipes, and backflows for residential, commercial, and new construction. “Excellent! I called this morning to have my faucet and drain repaired and they dispatched someone later in the afternoon. He fixed both issues and did an excellent job! I would certainly use Cypress Plumbing again. Very pleased,” reviewed a Cypress Plumbing customer.
2nd: Daughtry Plumbing, Inc.
3rd: Dickens Plumbing Inc.
BEST PATIO SCREENING
MID-FLORIDA ALUMINUM & RESCREENS
(863) 289-2368 | FB @Midfloridaaluminumrescreens
Voted Best Patio Screening Company again! Mid-Florida Aluminum & Rescreens are a Licensed and Insured full-service aluminum, vinyl and screen company specializing in screen rooms, seamless gutter, vinyl siding, soffit/fascia, sliding garage screens and more. Based out of Polk County and serving all of Central Florida, Mid-Florida Aluminum is a certified dealer for LifeStyle Screens, Genius Retractable, and Rollaround Screens. This allows them to offer more than the standard type of screen enclosure for any home or business. Call or message them for more information or a free quote today!
2nd: Bobby Kelton Aluminum
3rd: Cool Screens Florida
601 6th St SW, Winter Haven | (863) 293-6473 | FB @whiteheadconstruction | whiteheadconstruction.com
Whitehead Construction has been “Building Florida since 1954.” You’ve seen the handprint of their superior workmanship and “commitment to excellence from concept to completion” on many buildings, churches, commercial, industrial, and municipality projects around Polk County and beyond including the likes of Bond Clinic, Grove Roots, RainGarden Apartments, and Heartland Church. Whitehead Construction is one of the most respected names in large-scale contracting and takes pride in three generations of family ownership. The community and clients alike give Whitehead Construction five stars across the board.
2nd: A.O. Construction Company Inc.
3rd: Alan L. Ulch
BEST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
4140 Ashton Club Dr, Lake Wales | (863) 324-8664 | FB: Lake Ashton | IG @lakeashtonresales | lakeashton.com
Set on over 1,200 acres including three lakes and nature preserves, Lake Ashton is an idyllic and secure setting to relax and enjoy retirement. Lake Ashton boasts an unending list of amenities and activities for its residents including a 26,000-square-foot clubhouse, Grand Ballroom, movie theater, bowling alley, two pet parks, a library, indoor basketball, 30,000 square foot health and fitness center, and two 18-hole privately owned golf courses – just to name a few. “Lake Ashton sets the standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, location, security and affordability for Florida retirement communities.”
2nd: Four Lakes Golf Club
3rd: Traditions at Lake Ruby
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT WINTER HAVEN
6225 Cypress Gardens Blvd SE, Winter Haven | (863) 292-3000 | FB @CourtyardWinterHaven | marriott.com
Best Of Haven voters choose Courtyard by Marriott Winter Haven when they need lodging for visiting family or a not-so-far-away get-away. This Cypress Gardens Boulevard hotel is located centrally to LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Bok Tower Gardens, and all the dining and retail Winter Haven has to offer. In their comfortable rooms and suites, Courtyard by Marriott features free Wi-Fi, flat-panel Smart TVs, mini-refrigerators, and microwaves. Their on-site Bistro offers breakfast and dinner options for purchase, a bar, and specialty beverages made with Starbucks coffee. Or, guests can pick up a snack from the 24-hour Market!
2rd: LEGOLAND Resort Hotel
3rd: Holiday Inn Winter Haven, an IHG Hotel
CARLTON ARMS OF WINTER HAVEN
7676 Carlton Arms Blvd, Winter Haven | (863) 875-1700 | FB @CarltonArmsofWinterHaven | carltonarmsofwinterhaven.com
Lakefront views, a fitness center, lakeside pools, pet-friendly, 24/7 emergency maintenance – what more could you want in an apartment community? Carlton Arms of Winter Haven is located on 122 acres with 23 spacious floor plans to fit your needs. Apartment features include valet trash removal, high-speed internet access, private patios/ balconies, Spectrum Select Cable TV, and more. Residents enjoy the community luxuries of two lakeside pools, a heated pool, social lounge, car care center, and more. “With its cascading fountains, beautifully landscaped grounds, peaceful woods and 5 freshwater lakes, this resort-style community provides every resident with professional management and maintenance that are trademarks of all Mahaffey planned properties.”
2nd: RainGarden Apartments
3rd: 20 on Second Apartments
BEST MOVING COMPANY
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK
3220 Atlantic Ave, Lakeland | (863) 594-1002 | FB @TwoMenandaTruckPolkCounty | twomenandatruck.com/movers/fl/lakeland
Two Men and a Truck have been shouldering boxes, lugging couches, and taking the stress out of moving for Polk County residents since 2007. Over the years, these “Movers Who Care” completed more than 30,000 moves offering local moving, junk removal, long-distance moving, parking services, loading and unloading services, and boxes and supplies. With no minimum charges, you only pay for the actual time Two Men and a Truck professionals spend on your move!
2nd: Daryle and Sons Moving Service
3rd: Wink’s Moving
BEST RESIDENTIAL CLEANING
ALL ABOUT THE GRIME CLEANING SERVICE
(863) 855-0546 | FB @allaboutthegrime
Your vacation rental will be spotless in no time with All About The Grime Cleaning Service! This professional cleaning company doesn’t mind getting dirty so their clients’ properties can be clean. All About The Grime is licensed, bonded, and insured, serving realtors, property management companies, and vacation rentals. You might say they’re mopping the floor with the competition!
2nd: Orchid Cleaning Service
3rd: On The Spot Cleaning Solutions LLC