Best Apartments- Downtown

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Old Market Lofts

Readers’ Recommend: Tip Top, Skinner Macaroni, Kensington Tower

Readers’ Refer: Brandeis, Orpheum Tower

Best Apartments- Midtown

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Midtown Crossing

Readers’ Choice: Broadmoor Aksarben

Readers’ Recommend: Pinhook, The Austin at Midtown

Best Apartments- Uptown

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Harrison Hills

Readers’ Choice: One Pacific Place, Biltmore

Readers’ Recommend: Country Club Village, The Heights, Thomasville

Best Apartments- West

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Broadmoor Hills

Readers’ Choice: Torrey Pines, The Tradition

Readers’ Recommend: Apple Creek Apartments, Grand Legacy

Best Assisted Living Facility

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Immanuel Communities

Readers’ Choice: Quality Living Inc, Waterford- Miracle Hills

Readers’ Recommend: Hickory Villa, Lakeside Assisted Living, SilverRidge

Best Carpet/Flooring Store

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Nebraska Furniture Mart

Readers’ Choice: Kelly’s Carpets

Readers’ Refer: Carpetland, Lowe’s, Floors Etc, Mrs. B’s, Odermatt, Sherwin Williams

Best Concrete Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Watkins

Readers’ Choice: Rick Hauptman Concrete Construction, Hassenstab Concrete

Readers’ Recommend: Modern Concrete, Owens Custom Contracting

Best Condo Development

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Midtown Crossing

Best Electrician

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Miller Electric

Readers’ Choice: Hiller Electric, D & J, Nekuda Electric, Oak Hills Electric, Omaha Electric, Steve Andersen Electrical Contractors, Inc.

Best Exterminator Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Terminix

Readers’ Choice: Orkin, Presto X

Readers’ Recommend: Cody Pest Control, Rove Pest Control

Readers’ Refer: Husker Pest, Lien Pest Control

Best Furniture Store

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Nebraska Furniture Mart

Readers’ Refer: Ethan Allen, Mrs. B’s, Furniture Row Outlet, Hutch, Niche

Best Garden Center/Nursery

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Mulhall’s

Readers’ Choice: Lanoha Nurseries, Earl May

Readers’ Recommend: Indian Creek Nursery, Canoyer Garden Center, Lowe’s

Best Gutter Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: LeafGuard

Readers’ Choice: Pyramid Roofing

Readers’ Recommend: ABC Gutter, Gutterworks, H&S Contracting, The Gutter Company

Best Heating & A/C Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Fred’s Heating & Air

Readers’ Choice: Thermal Services, Aksarben Heating & Air

Readers’ Recommend: Burton Heating, Controlled Comfort, McCarthy Heating and Cooling

Readers’ Refer: A-1 Heating and Air, Standard Heating and AC

Best Hardware Store

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Westlake Ace Hardware

Readers’ Choice: Menard’s, Lowe’s

Readers’ Recommend: Home Depot

Readers’ Refer: P&M Hardware, True Value

Best Home BuilderReaders’ Choice Best of the Big O: Celebrity Homes

Readers’ Choice: Ken Oster Homes, Regency Homes, SL Jensen

Readers’ Recommend: Advance Design and Construction, Malibu Homes, Tackett Homes

Best Home Theater Store

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Nebraska Furniture Mart

Readers’ Choice: Best Buy, Stereo West

Readers’ Recommend: Custom Electronics

Readers’ Refer: Aksarben, AMC, Niver Electronics

Best Hotel

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Hilton

Readers’ Choice: Embassy Suites, Marriott, Magnolia

Readers’ Recommend: Double Tree, Holiday Inn

Best House Cleaning Service

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Merry Maids

Readers’ Choice: The Maids, James Alan Carpet Cleaning

Readers’ Recommend: O! So Clean

Best Interiors Store

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Nebraska Furniture Mart

Readers’ Recommend: Home Goods, Pier One

Readers’ Refer: Designers Touch, Interiors by Joan, Kirkland’s

Best Insulation Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Liquid Foam

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: USA Insulation

Best Kitchenware Store

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Bed Bath and Beyond

Readers’ Choice: Sur La Table, William Sonoma

Readers’ Recommend: Lowe’s, Nebraska Furniture Mart

Best Landscaper

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Mulhall’s

Readers’ Choice: Jay Moore, Lanoha’s

Readers’ Recommend: Kinghorn Gardens, Patera

Best Lawn Care Service

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: TruGreen

Readers’ Refer: Heartland Lawns, Kozy Lawn, Legendary Lawns, Pat’s Irish Green Lawn & Landscaping, Penton Enterprises, Steve’s Yard Care, Turf Care

Best Locksmith

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Carl Jarl

Readers’ Choice: Big Red Locksmith

Readers’ Recommend: Keymasters, Able Locksmith, Enterprise Locksmith

Readers’ Refer: Accurate Locksmiths, Pop A Lock

Best Painting Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Gerst Painting

Readers’ Recommend: Certa Pro, Joe Harwood Painting

Best Plumbing Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Backlund Plumbing

Readers’ Choice: Burton, Eyman Plumbing

Readers’ Recommend: Roto Rooter, Rybin Plumbing

Readers’ Refer: Tritz

Best Realty Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: CBS Home

Readers’ Choice: NP Dodge, Prudential Ambassador Real Estate

Readers’ Recommend: Deeb Realty

Readers’ Refer: Remax, Keller Williams, PJ Morgan

Best Retirement Home

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Elmwood Towers, Hillcrest, New Cassell, Sunridge Village (4-way tie)

Best Roofing Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Pyramid Roofing

Readers’ Choice: Home Pride, Last Time Roofing, Ragole Construction, Valley Brother’s Roofing

Readers’ Recommend: Thompson & Thompson 3rd Generation

Best Siding Company

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Ragole Construction

Readers’ Choice: ABC Seamless Siding, Home Pride Companies

Readers’ Recommend: Monarch Siding, Papillion Windows & Siding, Premier Affordable

Best Storage Facility

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Dino’s Storage

Readers’ Choice: Milt’s Mini Storage

Readers’ Refer: Armor Storage, U-Haul, All About Storage, Urban Storage

Best Window CompanyReaders’ Choice Best of the Big O: Pella Windows

Readers’ Choice: Omaha Door & Window, Marvin Window & Door, Renewal by Andersen

Readers’ Recommend: Window World

Readers’ Refer: Champion Window Store, Home Depot


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