🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in Services! From the 🏆 2018 Readers' Choice: The best of Central Illinois! series Jul 27, 2018 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save The best in services, voted for in the 2018 Readers' Choice contest. Best Accounting Firm Second place: Hamilton & Sikora, CPAHonorable mention(s): Hjerpe & Tennison CPAS, LLC, Insight CPAs & Financial, LLC, McBeath Financial Group, Tax & Accounting Plus, Inc. Best Air Duct Cleaner Second place: Babb's Service CompanyHonorable mention(s): Chambers Services, Inc., Hermes Service and Sales, Masters Brothers Best Animal Day Care Second place: Kruger Animal HospitalHonorable mention(s): K-9 Country Club, Number 1 Pet Care, That Dapper Pet Best Apartment Rental Company Second place: Ironwood Gardens ApartmentsHonorable mention(s): Apartment Mart, Inc., Excel Real Estate Management, Redbird Property Management Best Appliance Service Second place: Sherman'sHonorable mention(s): Benson's Appliance Sales and Repair Service, Chambers Services, Inc., J T's Appliance Repair Best Auctioneer Second place: Mark Reynolds - Mark Reynolds AuctionsHonorable mention(s): Chris Fricker - Fricker Auction Center, Drew Barrett - Neighborhood Auction House, Jeff Prochnow Best Auto Body Shop Second place: Cook's Auto BodyHonorable mention(s): Bob Zook Auto Body, Inc., Mike's Collision Center, S&S Paint & Body, Inc. Best Auto Detailer Second place: Perfection Auto & DetailingHonorable mention(s): Heller Ford, Kurt's Auto Body Repair Shop, Ziebart Superstore Best Auto Repair Shop Second place: R&R Certified Tire and Auto LLCHonorable mention(s): Clay Dooley Tire and Auto Service, Don Owen Tire, Hartnell Automotive Best Bank Second place: PNC BankHonorable mention(s): Busey, Chase Bank, Commerce Bank Best Barber Shop Second place: Refined BarberHonorable mention(s): Fox & Hounds Day Spa, Shoey's Barber Shop, Shorty's Barber Shop Best Car Wash Second place: Rainstorm Car Wash - EmpireHonorable mention(s): Perfection Auto & Detailing, Rainstorm Car Wash - Main, Thorntons Best Carpet Cleaning Second place: Chem-Dry Of Central IllinoisHonorable mention(s): Go Green Commercial Cleaning and Carpet Cleaning, M&M Cleaning, Papa Bear Carpet Care Best College/University Second place: Heartland Community CollegeHonorable mention(s): Bradley University, Illinois Wesleyan University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Best Computer/Smartphone Repair Second place: Best Buy Geek SquadHonorable mention(s): Advanced Computing, Bamjac Computers, Nerds on Call Best Contractors/Remodelers Second place: Vision Ventures Construction & Remodeling, Inc.Honorable mention(s): Hoffman Ochs General Contractors, Jon Kjeldgaard Construction, Nordine Remodeling LLC Best Credit Union Second place: Illinois State Credit UnionHonorable mention(s): IAA Credit Union, Mid-Illini Credit Union, Prairieland Federal Credit Union Best Day Care Second place: Heartland Child Development LabHonorable mention(s): Katie's Kids Learning Center, Rogy's Learning Place - Main Street, Scribbles Center For Learning, YWCA Young Wonders Early Learning and Youth Development Best DJ Service Second place: Light and Sound by Josh UmmelHonorable mention(s): Absolute Light and Sound, Weddings With Wes, X-Treme Light & Sound Best Electrician Second place: Masters BrothersHonorable mention(s): Residential Electric, Inc., Weber Electric, Inc., Wilcox Electric & Service, Inc. Best Employment Service Second place: Randstad Manufacturing & Logistics and Office & Administration Honorable mention(s): Abbey Placements LLC, Children's Home + Aid, Manpower Best Estate Sale Company Second place: Harty Auction Co. Best Financial Institution Second place: CEFCUHonorable mention(s): Busey, IAA Credit Union, Illinois State Credit Union Best Financial Planning Second place: Diane Ryon - DJR Tax ServicesHonorable mention(s): Benefit Planning Associates, Mark Osnowitz - Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Thrivent Financial Best Floor Cleaning Care Second place: Go Green Commercial Cleaning and Carpet CleaningHonorable mention(s): Distinctly Clean, Steam Green Carpet Cleaning, Steamatic of Bloomington, Inc., True Clean Restoration Best Florist Second place: Forget Me Not FlowersHonorable mention(s): Platform 322, Vera & Buck Floral Studio & Farm, Viva La Flora, LLC Best Funeral Home Second place: Calvert & Metzler Memorial HomeHonorable mention(s): Duffy-Pils Memorial Homes, East Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Kibler Brady Ruestman Memorial Home Best Garage Door Company Second place: Childers Door Service of Central IllinoisHonorable mention(s): Gutwein Quality Doors, Inc., Midstate Overhead Doors, Inc., Pinnacle Door Company Best Granite/Marble Company Second place: Pontiac Granite Co.Honorable mention(s): Granite Transformations of Central Illinois, Heartland Granite & Quartz Countertops, Rich Murray Granite & Marble Best Hair Salon Second place: Jenni's Salon & SpaHonorable mention(s): Fox & Hounds Day Spa, Razorz Edge, Station 710 Salon Best Home Builder Second place: Keystone HomesHonorable mention(s): Franke Construction, Habitat for Humanity of McLean County, Trunk Bay Companies Best Home Cleaning Second place: Segobiano Cleaning ServiceHonorable mention(s): Go Green Commercial Cleaning and Carpet Cleaning, HeavenlyHomes Cleaning, Merry Maids Best Home Painter Second place: CertaPro Painters of Bloomington-Peoria, ILHonorable mention(s): Barr Painting, GT Custom Paint, MLP Painting & Power Washing - Wes Ummel Best HVAC Company Second place: Wm. Masters, Inc.Honorable mention(s): Hermes Service and Sales, LS Mechanical LLC, Masters Brothers Best Insurance Company Second place: Country FinancialHonorable mention(s): Clemens & Associates, Inc., Miller Insurance Agency, Van Grundy Insurance Best Interior Design Second place: Majestic Interior DesignHonorable mention(s): Laurie Wallace Design Services, The Well Dressed Home, Traeger Interiors Best Investment Firm Second place: Country Trust BankHonorable mention(s): Elliott Capital Management, Inc., Northwestern Mutual, Wells Fargo Advisors Best Kennel/Boarding Second place: Kruger Animal HospitalHonorable mention(s): K-9 Country Club, Number 1 Pet Care, Town & Country Animal Hospital Best Landscaper Second place: Grieder LandscapingHonorable mention(s): Advantage Lawn & Landscaping, Prairie View Landscaping & Lawn Care, Inc., Sunburst Nursery and Penn Landscaping Best Law Firm Second place: Ritchie Law OfficeHonorable mention(s): Law Office of Patrick J. O'Rourke, Attorney At Law, Ogar & Miller, Thomson & Weintraub, LLC Best Lawn Maintenance Second place: F&W Lawn Care & LandscapingHonorable mention(s): FS Custom Turf, LKM Mowing and Landscaping, Weed Man Best Learning Center Second place: Little Jewels Learning CenterHonorable mention(s): Katie's Kids Learning Center, Montessori Children's Centre, Sylvan Learning of Bloomington/Normal Best Mortgage Company Second place: Illinois State Credit UnionHonorable mention(s): Busey, IAA Credit Union, PNC Bank Best Nail Salon Second place: Twins NailHonorable mention(s): Adorn Nail Boutique, Fox & Hounds Day Spa, Solace Salon and Spa Best Oil Change Center Second place: Clay Dooley Tire and Auto ServiceHonorable mention(s): Car-X Tire & Auto/Davis Tire, Don Owen Tire, R&R Certified Tire and Auto LLC Best Pest Control Second place: Bee Line Pest Control, Inc.Honorable mention(s): Critter Control, Pontiac Pest Control, Price Pest Control Best Pharmacy Second place: CVSHonorable mention(s): Hy-Vee, Axline Pharmacy, Jewel-Osco Best Place of Worship Second place: Vale ChurchHonorable mention(s): St. Patrick Church of Merna, Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, Wesley United Methodist Church Best Plumber Second place: America's Plumbing Company, Inc.Honorable mention(s): Wm. Masters, Inc., A-1 Haney Plumbing & Drain, Covenant Plumbing, Inc. Best Pool Builder Second place: Blue Heron PoolsHonorable mention(s): Backyard Living, Backyard Pool & Patio, San Juan Pools & Spas Best Retirement Facility Second place: Luther Oaks, a Lutheran Life CommunityHonorable mention(s): Evergreen Village: Supportive Living, Heritage Health: Therapy & Senior Care, Meadows At Mercy Creek Best Roofing Company Second place: Able Roofing, Inc.Honorable mention(s): Collins Roofing, Inc., TJ's Roofing LLC, Wolf Roofing LTD. Best Siding And Window Company Second place: Renewal by Andersen of Central IllinoisHonorable mention(s): A&M Remodeling, Able Roofing, Inc., England Window & Door Best Spa Second place: Aches Away Massage SpecialistsHonorable mention(s): Beauty Brands, Skin Dimensions Day Spa, True Health Chiropractic & Massage Best Tanning Salon Second place: The Sun Room TanningHonorable mention(s): BN Tanning, Tan In-Gold, Tan N Hut Best Tax Preparation Second place: McBeath Financial GroupHonorable mention(s): Striegel Knobloch & Co LLC: John J. Belletete CPA, Insight CPAs & Financial, LLC, Tax & Accounting Plus, Inc. Best Trade School Second place: HairMasters Institute of Cosmetology, Inc.Honorable mention(s): Bloomington Area Career Center Best Travel Agency Second place: Honeymoon HeadquartersHonorable mention(s): AAA Bloomington, Magical Moments Vacations by Vanessa Stanhouse, Peoria Charter Travel Best Tree Service Second place: Oak Bros Tree Removal and Stump GrindingHonorable mention(s): Cody Tree Services, Inc., Nord Stump Removal Services, Sunburst Nursery and Penn Landscaping Best Window Treatment Second place: Drapery DecorHonorable mention(s): Great Plains Blind Factory, Window World of Bloomington Previous Next More in 🏆 2018 Readers' Choice: The best of Central Illinois! (3 of 0) 🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in People! Read more In this Series 🏆 2018 Readers' Choice: The best of Central Illinois! 1 Jul 27, 2018 collection 🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in Eat, Drink, and Play! 2 Jul 27, 2018 collection 🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in Shopping! 3 Jul 27, 2018 collection 🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in Services! 0 updates As featured on 🏆 2018 Readers' Choice: The best of Central Illinois! The results are in! Check out the winners of the 2018 Pantagraph Readers' Choice Awards! Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Most Popular 2 dead in Unit 5 bus crash on I-74; semi driver identified Normal West mourns, gives thanks after fatal crash Bloomington man, 20, fatally shot; friends mourn at vigil Public safety: Pornography, weapons, drug charges filed Bus driver in I-74 crash identified, remains in critical condition promotion The past is a click away with The Pantagraph archives Explore over 1 million historical pages from Bloomington-Normal area newspapers for just $7.95. promotion Limited: The Holiday Issue! - November 19 Plus coverage of 18 local events!