#76
Junk Patrol
Commitment to the Community - Junk Patrol
Junk Patrol
ACHIEVEMENT No. 76

Interact. Engage. Connect. We live in a world of connections. Everything on the web is designed to share and link with others. Junk Patrol, the full service junk removal and hauling company, creates connections through an unwavering commitment to the community.

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#75
ARS/Rescue Rooter Raleigh
Raised the Bar - ARS/Rescue Rooter
ARS/Rescue Rooter Raleigh
ACHIEVEMENT No. 75

Face it. Your expectations and reality are never the same. When it comes to household service, those expectations are rarely reached. American Rescue Services/Rescue Rooter is changing the standard by raising the bar for service across the state of North Carolina.

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#74
ServiceMaster Restoration Cleaning
Constructed a Rapport - ServiceMaster
ServiceMaster Restoration Cleaning
ACHIEVEMENT No. 74

It’s all relative. Before a prospective customer cares about your product or service, a connection must be made. ServiceMaster Restoration Cleaning connects with customers through building a rapport.

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#73
Access Lock and Key
Personalized the Service - Access Lock & Key
Access Lock and Key
ACHIEVEMENT No. 73

John Jones is a people person. And as a native of Raleigh, NC, John knows the area and takes pride in being part of the community. In 2006, John started Access Lock & Key to provide an honest locksmith service to the Triangle (NC) and surrounding areas.

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#72
Portable Air Group
Pioneered a Solution - Portable Air Group
Portable Air Group
ACHIEVEMENT No. 72

In all weather conditions, Portable Air Group can handle any type situation that needs dehumidification, heating or cooling. The business has solved environmental control problems for hospitals, office buildings, special events, military bases and even National Football League (NFL) sidelines.

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#71
Make-A-Key Locksmith
Created A Lasting Reputation - Make-A-Key
Make-A-Key Locksmith
ACHIEVEMENT No. 71

As a business, customers want to know what you bring to the table. Matthew and Christy Reeves chose to bring quality and affordable locksmith services to Triangle (NC) area. And the reputation of Make-A-Key Locksmith speaks for itself.

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#70
Junk King Raleigh
Introduced to the Fastest & Greenest - Junk King
Junk King Raleigh
ACHIEVEMENT No. 70

Starting your own business is a challenge. Whether it’s a lemonade stand or sandwich shop, the same fundamentals apply. Customer satisfaction is a priority. And it is no different for Junk King Raleigh.

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#69
Fire Extinguisher Sales & Service Inc.
Protection Leads a Path to Satisfaction - FESS
Fire Extinguisher Sales & Service Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 69

Find what you are looking for? It is a common question we all face. The answer for customers of Fire Extinguisher Sales & Service (FESS) is a resounding yes. Plus more.

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#68
Busse’s Lock Service
Entrenched in the Trade - Busse’s Lock Service
Busse’s Lock Service
ACHIEVEMENT No. 68

A business can start anywhere. A garage, basement or back porch. Yes, even the back porch. This is exactly where Busse’s Lock Service started over 30 years ago.

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#67
All American Heating & Air Conditioning
Trained to Educate & Communicate - All American HVAC
All American Heating & Air Conditioning
ACHIEVEMENT No. 67

A customer wants to know why are you here and how you can help. As a business, your employees must be able to communicate that answer. All-American Heating & Air Conditioning takes pride in educating customers and delivering value.

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#66
Phoenix Fire Protection Inc.
Adapted to Thrive and Survive - Phoenix Fire Protection Inc.
Phoenix Fire Protection Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 66

We are living in a revolution right now. New technologies are changing business at a furious pace. Adapt or perish. As Randall Strother celebrates 25 years in business, it is clear he and his thriving company choose to adapt.

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#65
Bauman Electrical And Mechanical Company, Inc.
Found a Long-Standing Method to Success - BEAMCo
Bauman Electrical And Mechanical Company, Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 65

Never put all your eggs in one basket. The old saying can be applied to many aspects of life and business. If followed correctly, the adage can lead to success by encouraging one to look at more than a singular option or opportunity. As a long time businessman, Bob Bauman has used a diversified approach to build his company.

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#64
Alexander Exterminating Company Inc.
Inspected Why Experience Matters - Alexander Exterminating
Alexander Exterminating Company Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 64

There is no substitute for experience. And Alexander Exterminating has plenty of it. For over half a century, the family run business has provided pest control and wildlife management services to the entire state of North Carolina.

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#63
Junk Doctors
Prescribed Customer Engagement - Junk Doctors
Junk Doctors
ACHIEVEMENT No. 63

In the summer of 2011, Lee Godbold reached a crossroads. His pickup truck combined with climbing gas prices was no longer cost-effective. Either sell the truck or take advantage of it. The Cary, NC, native posted flyers offering to simply pick up and haul people’s junk. And the rest is history.

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#62
Shred Ace Inc.
Accommodated the Needs of the Customer - Shred Ace Inc.
Shred Ace Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 62

It’s not rocket science. An overused cliche, but it applies to the paper shredding industry. The end goal is the exact same for any company - to destroy your documents. Local and independent, Shred Ace differentiates itself through courteous and accessible service.

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#61
Apex Lock and Key
Embraced a Customer First Mentality - Apex Lock and Key
Apex Lock and Key
ACHIEVEMENT No. 61

There is no comparison to the satisfaction you get by serving others. Local business, Apex Lock and Key Locksmith, grabs hold of this idea by investing in the community. And that investment is worth every penny.

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#60
Phoenix Resources Recycling
Converted a Fad into a Reality - Phoenix Resources Recycling
Phoenix Resources Recycling
ACHIEVEMENT No. 60

Fads and trends. One is short-lived and the other lasts. Eventually, the ideas fade or transform into the standard. As a leading force in the industry, Phoenix Resources Recycling has helped recycling evolve into a responsibility.

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#59
Shimar Recycling
Took the Approach of an Advocate - Shimar Recycling
Shimar Recycling
ACHIEVEMENT No. 59

There is more than one way to grow a business. You can increase the sales team, offer more features or embrace social media. The easiest path? For the last 15 years, Shimar Recycling has expanded by delivering quality service to their existing customers.

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#58
Bartlett Tree Experts
Guided By A Scientific Approach - Bartlett Tree Experts
Bartlett Tree Experts
ACHIEVEMENT No. 58

A century ago, Francis A. Bartlett followed his curiosity for plant health by experimenting with trees on a private farm. The research fueled the growth of one of the largest tree care companies in the world. Bartlett Tree Experts is a scientific leader in tree and landscape management.

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#57
Safety Express Courier
Brought A Sense of Urgency - Safety Express Courier
Safety Express Courier
ACHIEVEMENT No. 57

It is nice when things easily fit into your schedule. But what happens when they don’t? A sense of urgency is required. For over 70 years, Safety Express Courier has specialized in shipping critical items anytime and anywhere.

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#56
Pro-San Maintenance Supply Inc.
Picked up on How to Maintain Consistency - Pro-San Maintenance
Pro-San Maintenance Supply Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 56

We do not like change. It’s human nature. We like things that we are used to. Things we know. We look to replicate positive experiences and avoid negative ones. Longtime business owner Michael Overby knows we like consistency.

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#55
Turftenders Landscaping Services
Transcended Industry Standards - Turftenders Landscaping Services
Turftenders Landscaping Services
ACHIEVEMENT No. 55

To view things with a different perspective often serves as a catalyst for creativity. The level of flexible thinking leads to new innovative ideas in business. With a contrasting outlook on landscaping, Steve Hill brought that vision to reality at Turftenders Landscaping Services.

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#54
B & T Expedite & Delivery Service
Driven to Go The Extra Mile - B & T Expedite & Delivery Service
B & T Expedite & Delivery Service
ACHIEVEMENT No. 54

Self-starter. Doer. Go-Getter. Enough with the buzz words. It’s about results. Bernard Thaxton is driven to deliver. After starting out of his house 12 years ago, Thaxton has transformed his vision into a thriving courier business, B & T Expedite & Delivery Service.

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#53
Fish Window Cleaning
Clarified What it Means to be Reliable - Fish Window Cleaning
Fish Window Cleaning
ACHIEVEMENT No. 53

Crystal clear. When Jamie and Lisa Hitmar relocated to the greater Raleigh-Durham area, the couple was looking for one thing. A consistent business with good values and great people. The former school teachers found an obvious choice in Fish Window Cleaning.

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#52
Triangle Custom Landscaping
Detailed Why the Little Things Matter - Triangle Custom Landscaping
Triangle Custom Landscaping
ACHIEVEMENT No. 52

Details come in all shapes and sizes. Supportive. Descriptive. Important. It is easy to focus on these types of details, but it is often the minute details that matter. Robert Echols is building his business, Triangle Custom Landscaping, on this belief.

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#51
Custdom Door & Door
Understood the Job of the Customer - Custom Door & Gate
Custdom Door & Door
ACHIEVEMENT No. 51

If you think about it, you don't actually purchase services. Instead you hire someone to complete a job. The most successful companies have a deep understanding of your job and how to accomplish the task. For the last 24 years, Custom Door & Gate has built a business on understanding the job of the customer.

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#50
Gutterglove of North Carolina
Validated that Actions Speak Louder than Words - Gutterglove of NC
Gutterglove of North Carolina
ACHIEVEMENT No. 50

Actions speak louder than words. All service companies know the right things to say to the customer. But how you back up that message with your actions is what tells the story. For a seasoned veteran in the industry, Ricky Stroup knows how to prove a high level of customer service.

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#49
Smart Courier Inc.
Delivered the Real Thing - Smart Courier Inc.
Smart Courier Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 49

The real deal. In business or life, we are always seeking it and we can usually recognize it. Nabih Kadri found it by building his business on three principles. Understand. Communicate. Deliver. This recipe has generated unmatched success for Kadri and Smart Courier Inc.

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#48
Berico Fuels
Shaped a Plan for Customer Loyalty - Berico Fuels
Berico Fuels
ACHIEVEMENT No. 48

A loyal customer is one actively using your product or service. The rest are just random customers. You never know if they are coming back, unless you have a plan. Berico Fuels has a plan for loyalty. And customers agree.

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#47
Piedmont Service Group
Set the Standard - Piedmont Service Group
Piedmont Service Group
ACHIEVEMENT No. 47

Continuous learning is a requirement for the future of any individual or business. To grow and evolve, every profession demands new skills and knowledge to perform up to industry standards. By embracing that mindset, Piedmont Service Group has set the standard in the service industry for over 42 years.

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#46
Expert Express
Recognized Experience is the Best Teacher - Expert Express
Expert Express
ACHIEVEMENT No. 46

Competition is only getting stronger. No matter the industry, the challenge of how to stand out in the crowd is daunting. Since 1922, Expert Express established itself as a go-to business in the service industry through education and experience.

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#45
Starr Service Company
Made the Right Call - Starr Service Company
Starr Service Company
ACHIEVEMENT No. 45

Decisions. We make them everyday. Good, bad, necessary or right - we are forever deciding. For a guide to making the best possible decision or the right call, look no further than Starr Service Company.

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#44
The Mad Hatter Air Duct Cleaning and Chimney Sweep Service
Prioritized the Process - The Mad Hatter Air Duct Cleaning
The Mad Hatter Air Duct Cleaning and Chimney Sweep Service
ACHIEVEMENT No. 44

Processes and priorities. After serving customers for over 18 years, Jerry and Sherry FitzGibbon know why to invest in the customer. The Mad Hatter Air Duct Cleaning and Chimney Sweep Service of North Carolina has a distinct set of processes for this priority.

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#43
L & M Transportation Services
Innovated a Model for Success – L & M Transportation Services
L & M Transportation Services
ACHIEVEMENT No. 43

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Now imagine that line is no longer straight. It can move and change daily. What is the most efficient route? For a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, L & M Transportation Services (LMTS) tests this idea each and every day.

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#42
Basic Plumbing, Inc.
Invested in the Fundamentals - Basic Plumbing, Inc.
Basic Plumbing, Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 42

Decisions are all about give and take. One trade off in exchange for another. When it comes to fundamentals, there is no such thing as give and take. Basic Plumbing operates on that mentality, reaping the benefits for over 40 years.

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#41
Allen Kelly & Company Inc.
Lived and Breathed It - Allen Kelly & Company Air Conditioning & Heating
Allen Kelly & Company Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 41

Live and Breathe it. All of us become immersed in one thing or another in our life. Work, music or serving others. Allen Kelly & Company lives and breathes one thing. An unmatched commitment to customers.

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#40
Rural Plumbing & Heating Inc.
Established what it Means to be Authentic - Rural Plumbing & Heating
Rural Plumbing & Heating Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 40

One way to measure success is to be true to yourself. On the path to achievements, let your work be a reflection of who you are as a person or business. For the last six decades, Rural Plumbing and Heating Inc., found a route to success with that philosophy. Be authentic.

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#39
Triangle Emergency Plumbing
Found What’s in a Name - Triangle Emergency Plumbing
Triangle Emergency Plumbing
ACHIEVEMENT No. 39

As much as we try to plan, we learn many things are simply out of our hands. A clogged toilet or a broken water heater can really throw a wrench into plans. When things get out of control you need someone you can count on. Triangle Emergency Plumbing.

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#38
Alamance Oil Company
Got to the Heart of a Local Business - Alamance Oil Company
Alamance Oil Company
ACHIEVEMENT No. 38

Prized possessions. We all have one or two. Well, maybe more like three of four. Alamance Oil Company has thousands and thousands of prized possessions. Each one is a loyal customer and the heart of the community-oriented company. Each one worth fighting for.

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#37
Thornton's Heating and Air Conditioning
Found the Quality Starting Line - Thornton’s Heating and Air Conditioning
Thornton's Heating and Air Conditioning
ACHIEVEMENT No. 37

Pass the Torch. Tim Thornton is a second-generation business owner. When his father relinquished the company, Thornton inherited thousands of customers and a thriving business. More importantly, he gained a guiding principle. At Thornton’s Heating and Air Conditioning, quality starts at home . . . your home.

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#36
Marshall's Locksmith
Uncovered the Key to Longevity - Marshall’s Locksmith
Marshall's Locksmith
ACHIEVEMENT No. 36

It’s the fountain of youth for business longevity and it’s a well-kept secret. The best advertising is word of mouth recommendation. Your own customers raving about your outstanding service. But as the needs of your customers change, so do their options. So how do you keep up?

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#35
Comfort Engineers
Stepped into a Comfort Zone - Comfort Engineers, Inc.
Comfort Engineers
ACHIEVEMENT No. 35

In our hectic lives we are forever on a quest for comfort. Whether shoes, clothes, chairs, a salary or our environment - we want all to be comfortable. As the seasons change, sometimes we need help to find that comfort zone. Through invaluable years experience, Comfort Engineers and Mike Garrard are here to help.

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#34
Strata Solar
Determined How to Put the Sun to Work - Strata Solar
Strata Solar
ACHIEVEMENT No. 34

There is nothing new under the sun. Hardly. For Strata Solar, a nationwide energy leader, that phrase is far from true. The Chapel Hill, NC based company is evolving into a renewable giant through fostering sustainable energy.

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#33
Catapulted into a New Year
Catapulted into a New Year - Four Dispatch
Catapulted into a New Year
ACHIEVEMENT No. 33

Welcome to 2013 and Happy New Year! What an exciting year we have ahead of us. As I was editing one of our blog posts focused on “raising the bar” I couldn’t help but be thankful and expectant with respect to Q1 of 2013.

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#32
Raleigh Heating & Air
Learned why to Take it Personally - Raleigh Heating and Air
Raleigh Heating & Air
ACHIEVEMENT No. 32

It’s personal. On the web and in television, new technologies are trending towards personalization, shifting primetime to my time. Education, healthcare and other industries are also becoming more personalized. One of our own local companies, Raleigh Heating and Air is bringing personalization to the entire service industry.

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#31
ACS/Best Pressure Cleaning Company
Found How to Perform Under Pressure - Best Pressure Cleaning
ACS/Best Pressure Cleaning Company
ACHIEVEMENT No. 31

More choices. Less time. Face it. In this day in age, you ignore most conventional advertising. But when you find true satisfaction from a service or product, you talk about it. Doug Meade has grown ACS/Best Pressure Cleaning Company through just that, word of mouth.

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#30
Precision Door Service
Discovered a Name you Can Trust - Precision Door Service
Precision Door Service
ACHIEVEMENT No. 30

In our busy lives, it is easy to take a few simple tasks for granted. For example, the average garage door opens and closes around 1500 times a year. So when that garage door is not working properly it is a rude awakening to a real problem.Precision Door Service provides permanent solutions to those problems.

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#29
Yellow Dot Heating and Air Conditioning
Connected the Dots - Yellow Dot Heating and Air Conditioning
Yellow Dot Heating and Air Conditioning
ACHIEVEMENT No. 29

Connect the dots. The needs and wants of a customer to what works to their best interest. Over a decade ago, founders Ricky Green and Gary Jacob used a combined 75 years of expertise to do just that and formed Yellow Dot Heating and Air Conditioning in the Raleigh-Durham area.

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#28
Triangle Plumbing and Backflow
Went with the Flow - Triangle Plumbing and Backflow
Triangle Plumbing and Backflow
ACHIEVEMENT No. 28

In many of life’s instances, you have to learn to just go with the flow. And sometimes, when you find yourself in a plumbing predicament, you have no other choice. Triangle Plumbing and Backflow can diagnose, repair or replace any plumbing problem. Whether above ground or below, let them control the flow.

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#27
Schwartz Plumbing
Defined Company Culture - Schwartz Plumbing
Schwartz Plumbing
ACHIEVEMENT No. 27

What defines the culture of a company? Casual Friday’s or free lunch Wednesday’s? It’s not what you think. At Schwartz Plumbing, it is a unique combination of processes and priorities that translates into unmatched customer service.

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#26
Garage Door Specialist
Found a Path to Customer Satisfaction - Garage Door Specialist
Garage Door Specialist
ACHIEVEMENT No. 26

All roads lead to Rome. Meaning there are several different methods to achieve the same goal. The goal of the Garage Door Specialist is to keep customers happy. Whether replacing, repairing or installing a garage door, Garage Door Specialist satisfies customers through quality service, technicians and equipment.

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#25
NC Green Plumbing
Learned how to Practice what you Preach - NC Green Plumbing
NC Green Plumbing
ACHIEVEMENT No. 25

Practice what you preach. The mission of NC Green Plumbing is to increase adoption of more efficient and sustainable plumbing systems. That is why owners Susan McDaniel and Pat Smith utilize green plumbing products in their home to save water, energy and money.

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#24
Kelly Window & Door
Investigated the saying “You make a better door than a window” - Kelly Window and Door
Kelly Window & Door
ACHIEVEMENT No. 24

Sometimes as a kid while playing in the living room I would unknowingly wonder between my father and the TV. Dad, joking, would say always say, “you make a better door than a window.” At Kelly Window and Door they make both.

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#23
Price's Scientific Services
Learned the Art of Niche Carving - Price’s Scientific Services
Price's Scientific Services
ACHIEVEMENT No. 23

A niche. Many business strive for that perfect fit. Where a segment of the market matches the service. Price’s Scientific Services has found their niche. For the last 33 years, Price’s Scientific has been a leader in servicing specialized refrigeration and electronic controls for the research and medical communities.

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#22
Bitting Electric
Met a Different Kind of Powerhouse - Bitting Electric
Bitting Electric
ACHIEVEMENT No. 22

Lights out. In late October as Superstorm Sandy barreled into the east coast, an estimated 8.5 million people were without power across 21 states. Organizations all over the country offered assistance, including one of our own local companies . . . Bitting Electric.

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#21
On The Double Locksmith
Unlocked the Key to Reliability - On The Double Locksmith
On The Double Locksmith
ACHIEVEMENT No. 21

Fast. Secure. Safe. Reliable. Founded in 2010, that is the type of service On The Double Locksmith offers to the Triangle and surrounding areas. David and Lee Traister, owners of On The Double Locksmith, took me behind the scenes of their Durham office to describe how the company originated.

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#20
Chem-Dry of Cary
Learned why carpets across America can breathe easy - Chem-Dry of Cary
Chem-Dry of Cary
ACHIEVEMENT No. 20

In your home’s lifetime, accidents happen. Spills, spots and stains. As the world’s largest carpet cleaning franchise, when accidents happen you can trust Chem-Dry. For over 20 years, Mike Schlink and Chem-Dry of Cary have been providing drier, cleaner and healthier service to Wake County.

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#19
Michael & Son Services
Defined the value of clean shoes & community involvement - Michael & Son Services
Michael & Son Services
ACHIEVEMENT No. 19

Michael & Son Services knows the value of a customer. Basim Mansour inherited the family business at 18 years old after his father, Michael, suddenly passed away in 1990. A couple decades later, he carried on his father’s principles and transformed Michael & Son Services.

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#18
Legacy Plumbing
Found our Favorite Tag Line - Legacy Plumbing
Legacy Plumbing
ACHIEVEMENT No. 18

“If water runs through it, we do it.” As experienced as it gets in the industry, Jamie Dickenson understands how tough it is to trust a plumber. That’s why Legacy Plumbing wants the opportunity to serve you and earn your business.

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#17
Warren-Hay Mechanical Contractors
Unearthed Geothermal Efficiency - Warren-Hay
Warren-Hay Mechanical Contractors
ACHIEVEMENT No. 17

In 1993, Larry F. Warren used decades of experience in the heating and cooling industry to start Warren-Hay Mechanical Contractors. Today, Carolinas’ Premier HVAC Company runs two operations in Hillsborough, NC and Myrtle Beach, SC.

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#15
Green Horizon
Learned how to Do More with Less - Green Horizon
Green Horizon
ACHIEVEMENT No. 15

You’ve heard the cliché do more with less. In today’s world with an ever-increasing challenge to protect our environment, many businesses put an emphasis on sustainability, but few offer simple steps for greener living.

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#14
Lee Air Conditioning
Took a Breath of Fresh Air - Lee Air Conditioning, Inc.
Lee Air Conditioning
ACHIEVEMENT No. 14

For over 60 years, customers of Lee Air have been able to breathe easy. Built on quality family service, the company is a leading provider of heating, ventilation and air conditioning since 1951.

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#13
Boer Brothers Heating & Cooling
Met a Local Band of Brothers - Boer Brothers Heating & Cooling
Boer Brothers Heating & Cooling
ACHIEVEMENT No. 13

Relationships. Some businesses are built on them. As a family business, Boer Brothers Heating & Cooling has an unparalleled competitive edge through just this. Relationships.

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#12
The Aluminum Company of North Carolina
Remodeled Customer Service - The Aluminum Company of N.C.
The Aluminum Company of North Carolina
ACHIEVEMENT No. 12

A sign of remarkable customer service is whether, after a interaction, the customer would recommend you to a friend. Since 1961, thousands of satisfied customers have been raving about the service of The Aluminum Company of North Carolina.

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#11
Clegg's Termite and Pest Control
Realized the Inspirational Influence of a Bug - Clegg's Termite and Pest Control
Clegg's Termite and Pest Control
ACHIEVEMENT No. 11

In the early 1960s, Reverend Ralph E. Clegg presided over a small church that was infested with termites. To get rid of the infestation, a local pest company proposed a plan that would cost thousands of dollars. The Reverend had a plan of his own.

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#10
The Water Specialist
Learned a Thing or Two About Shooting Straight - The Water Specialist
The Water Specialist
ACHIEVEMENT No. 10

Ray Sparrow is a straight shooter. You always know where you stand with him. It’s refreshing. And since 1972, as President of The Water Specialist, Ray has built the reputation of his business on old-fashioned honesty.

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#9
Outdoor Lighting & Energy
Proved Why the Basics Work - Outdoor Lighting & Energy
Outdoor Lighting & Energy
ACHIEVEMENT No. 9

The ‘ol Golden Rule. Treat people the way that you want to be treated. Cliff Parks has followed that adage since he started his business back in 1975 and its still paying off. Today his company, Outdoor Lighting & Energy, has highly qualified technicians to deliver quality service across the Carolinas.

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#8
Brown Brothers Plumbing and Heating
Discovered the True Value of a 1928 Gold Piece - Brown Brothers Plumbing
Brown Brothers Plumbing and Heating
ACHIEVEMENT No. 8

Nearly 80 years ago, W.L. Brown borrowed a $50 gold piece from his grandmother to open a business. Brown and his brother Charlie, started Brown Brothers Plumbing and Heating Company out of a backyard Durham, NC shop in 1928. In 1933, the State of North Carolina officially issued license No. 282 to Brown Brothers.

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#7
Bryant-Durham Electric Company, Inc.
Uncovered a Local Powerhouse -­ Bryant-Durham Electric Company
Bryant-Durham Electric Company, Inc.
ACHIEVEMENT No. 7

Bryant-Durham is not your average electrical company. For the last five decades, the full-service powerhouse has been providing specialized solutions to local customers, the United States Armed Forces and new construction projects all over of the Southeast United States.

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#6
Sparrow and Sons Plumbing and Heating
Met Our Neighborhood Plumbers - Sparrow and Sons Plumbing
Sparrow and Sons Plumbing and Heating
ACHIEVEMENT No. 6

Just blocks down the road from the Four Dispatch office we found a company that truly values quality work at a fair price. Since 1942, that is exactly what Sparrow and Sons Plumbing and Heating has provided to Carrboro, Durham, Pittsboro and entire Triangle area.

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#5
CWJ Heating and Air Conditioning
Redefined Company Loyalty - CWJ Heating and Air Conditioning
CWJ Heating and Air Conditioning
ACHIEVEMENT No. 5

David Radford started working at CWJ Heating and Air Conditioning as a summer job during high school. 40 years later, he is still committed to the company as co-owner and operations manager. Run by a family of long-term employees, CWJ attributes their success to commitment.

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#4
ACME Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning
A Durham History Lesson – ACME Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning
ACME Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning
ACHIEVEMENT No. 4

For the last 66 years, ACME Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Company of Durham has been serving the Triangle. Larry Tilley, president, explained that his grandfather started ACME Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning after returning home from World War II in 1947.

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#3
Drain Express
Old Schooled – Drain Express, a business built on honesty and integrity
Drain Express
ACHIEVEMENT No. 3

Old school. That’s how master plumber Dickie Atkinson describes his company. So old school even his mother, now 86 years young, helps as his dispatcher. With over 30 years of experience, Dickie has built Drain Express on a tradition of honesty and integrity.

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#2
Rice's Glass
Meeting our neighbors - Rice's Glass, a company that would never discourage a stone throwing contest
Rice's Glass
ACHIEVEMENT No. 2

Stepping into Rice’s Glass Company in Carrboro, NC, was unlike any experience I’ve had before. Literally just inside the main entrance, I was greeted by the President of the company.

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#1
Willie Saul & Son Plumbing
Four Dispatch helps Willie Saul & Son Plumbing continue a tradition of exceptional service
Willie Saul & Son Plumbing
ACHIEVEMENT No. 1

And here we are, a revamped website and a new blog. Exciting stuff. Even more exciting is that we’re able to post a bit about one of our longest standing partners and customers Willie Saul & Son Plumbing out of Burlington, NC.

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