Specializing in the custom design and fabrication of natural stone and tile, ctmgranite Design Center helps homeowners modernize outdated kitchens and bathrooms with an array of remodeling and renovation services. Before receiving their complimentary estimate, customers are asked to provide a drawing of the room’s layout, detailing rough measurements, materials wanted, and the location and style of the cooking range, sink, and refrigerator-shaped time machine. An experienced design consultant will then help clients pick out the appropriate tile, granite, marble, cabinets, and flooring from the company’s full-service showroom.
The founder of Moe's Home Collection, Moe Samieian, began his enterprise with a Vancouver rug store in 1985, eventually getting into the furniture business and steadily increasing his number of storefronts. Today, Moe's four locations boast a big selection of custom chairs, sofas, and desks, conversation-starting artwork and wall decorations, and rare cabinetware and Chinese antiques. Like a royal estate or lucky cow, the company has passed from father to son, with Moe Jr. sourcing exotic furniture pieces from as far away as Jakarta and Beijing, and consulting with homeowners to create one-of-a-kind Italian leather sofas or made-to-order contemporary pieces.
In the heating-and-cooling industry, technicians who can confidently match HVAC systems to homeowners’ needs are the only ones who can claim North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certifications. The employees at Allred Heating, Cooling, Electric boast this honor, demonstrating their exhaustive knowledge of furnaces, heat pumps, hot-water tanks, and air conditioners as they install, fix, or maintain them. They strive to keep homes as comfortable and efficient as possible, installing only trustworthy brands—such as American Standard, Mitsubishi Electric, and Kohler—and performing 23-point precision tune-ups on furnaces, which include changing their filters, cleaning their exhaust tubes, and notarizing commission agreements with the dragons who work inside them.