As the skipper of Magnolia Construction Group, LLC, Darcy Schoening leads a team of commercial- and residential-construction specialists certified to work across three states—Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. Its services span the entire spectrum of construction work, from smaller scale cabinetry to repairing the damage left over after a fierce storm. Before so much as pulling a hammer out of its tool belt or peeling off a shingle, the team offers its clients free estimates of the services to be performed, preventing unwanted surprises when the bill arrives.
Dedicated to craftsmanship, creativity, and conservation-quality materials, the framing experts at Picture Frame Warehouse protect the integrity of portraits and paintings with acid-free mats and UV-blocking glass. In addition to ready-made frames, the shop stocks more than 1,500 custom mouldings, with designs to complement any diploma or certificate of lunar land ownership. Most framing jobs are completed within one week, allowing patrons just enough time to peruse the store’s entire collection of photo frames and oil paintings.
What makes your business stand out?
All of our guys are good, honest, clean-cut guys with a professional appearance and a great work ethic. We leave the home cleaner than it was before we began the work and have an eye for detail. We show up when we say we're going to and return phone calls promptly. We perform the work to the highest quality and in a short time period, as to not disturb the home owners' lives for too long.
What inspired you to start or run this business?
Working for too many companies that cut corners. I also wanted to provide a more affordable option for the same quality of work.
What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a customer?
We received a $500 tip for going above and beyond—exceeding the expectations of the homeowner. They continue to sing our praises and, like most of our customers, refer others to our company constantly.
What’s your favorite part about your job?
Being able to completely transform a major living space of a family's home in just a matter of days. I love to really be able to improve their way of life.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Free street parking
Most popular offering: Full room remodel and renovation
Pro Tip: Have an idea of what you want the final completed project to look like before work begins.
The technicians at Paul Davis Restoration help homeowners restore property and personal items from damage caused by floods, fires, and wind. Relying on a cocktail of patented detergents, ultrasonic cleaning technology, and old-fashioned elbow grease, the team mends materials ranging from upholstery and carpeting to suede and fine china. Tapping into more than 22 years of experience, the team assesses damage and predicts the cost and duration of repair work.
The bottom of the basement to the top of the roof marks the area of expertise for the licensed technicians at Green Roofing & Construction. The versatile team deploys their tools for residential repairs ranging from leaky ceilings to remodeling bathrooms to constructing custom homes. Since the team is fully insured, homeowners can rest easy during every roof shingling or garage-door repair.
Once one of Tennessee Valley Home Improvements' project managers signs on for your home-improvement project, they'll stick with you through the whole process. Rallying around this manager, the company's adept contractors also work with their clients every step of the way, from initial planning to the insurance claims process. This final step is where their other expertise comes in to play: in addition to being skilled with home remodeling and repair, many of the staff are also experienced in claim adjustments and negotiate for coverage on their clients' behalf. They apply this same process to all of their services, whether repairing flood and weather damage to foundations and roofs, completing exterior painting projects, or remodeling home interiors.