Best Services

Advertising Agency

In The Black Media Consulting

intheblackchs.com

Graphic design, media placement, content marketing, photography, videography and more—there’s no creative service that the seasoned experts at In the Black don’t offer. Their passion is to help you build your brand or business in a paramount way and find lasting success. It’s time to step out of the shadows and get noticed! Be propelled to the forefront of your community, state or national stage and never look back. 

Apartment Complex

Element Carolina Bay

elementcarolinabay.com

It’s not hard to see why this West Ashley living space is a popular destination for many in the Lowcountry to call home. Situated in West Ashley near many Charleston-area sites, this complex with updated 1-2 and 3-bedroom units is pet-friendly with a number of amenities like a pool with grills, clubhouse and even bike rentals. Convenient to some the best places to eat, drink, relax, and enjoy some retail therapy, renting an apartment never seemed so alluring. 

Appliance Store

Signature Appliance Center

Signatureappliances.net 

Whether remodeling a new home or replacing an outdated or broken appliance, trust the specialists at this Charleston-based wholesale appliance dealer. Shop their online showroom or stop by their 20,000-square-foot facility and showroom in West Ashley—including an 8,400-square-foot space with appliances in full kitchen environments—to realize your exact appliance dreams. Find big name brands like Jenn-Air, Kitchenaid, Thermodor and more.

Architect

LS3P

Ls3p.com 

Transforming commercial communities across the Charleston area, throughout the state and Southeast one design project at a time. The team of skilled architects have a creative vision that helps innovatively develop schools, offices, healthcare facilities, parking decks, senior living areas and so much more, to create places of unique design excellence and quality build.

Assisted Living Center

Bishop Gadsden

bishopgadsden.com

Spend your golden years in a luxurious space near the water. Or downsize your aging parents’ home and relocate them to a quality assisted living facility you can be confident they’ll find great care. Choose this James Island living space for ages 62 and up. Residents can enjoy a number of amenities, like a fine dining facility and state-of-the-art fitness center with a pool while making friends with other “young at heart” residents. 

Attorney

Butler & College Attorneys at Law

bandclawfirm.com 

Searching for legal assistance for a real estate or estate planning matter? Look no further than Butler and College. You can be confident their attorneys will provide you, your business or family the legitimate counsel needed to properly handle the legal matter in your life. Find five locations across the Lowcountry, including three in the Tri-County region in Summerville, West Ashley and Mt. Pleasant.

Bank

South State Bank

Southstatebank.com

Whatever your current financial status, South State Bank is available to assist you with your monetary needs and goals. Speak with bank tellers and customer service representatives for guidance on several services, from business banking and mortgages to retirement savings, estate settlement and more. No matter where you are in the Lowcountry, there’s a South State Bank facility or ATM near you. 

Credit Union

SC Federal Credit Union

scfederal.org

The Holy City’s oldest bank is here to aid your every financial need. Whether you’re seeking mobile banking, a quick drive-thru service for depositing a paycheck or an ATM for fast cash, find a SC Federal Credit Union near you throughout the Charleston region. Go online or setup a meeting with a banker to learn more about investing, borrowing or other banking services for a personal or business account. 

Daycare

Cainhoy Children's Academy

cainhoyacademy.com

Finding the right daycare for your infant or toddler is a challenging mission. But Cainhoy Children's Academy make the process smooth and simple for any parent—whether part-time or full-time care needed. Rest assured your child— from six-weeks-old to kindergarten age—is educated and cared for as if it were staff’s own. Located near the Cainhoy and Daniel Island communities, this locally-owned facility will jumpstart your kids’ love for learning in a safe and nurturing environment.

Financial Advisor

Curran Financial Partners

curranfinancialpartners.com

It’s the workforce’s favorite “R” word: retirement. To ensure you’ve properly planned for the future, seek financial wisdom from the professionals who know the best holistic financial plan to meet your specific post-career goals. Experts can help with investment strategies, insurance products, annuities and more.

Funeral Home

J. Henry Stuhr

jhenrystuhr.com

The oldest continually family-owned and operated funeral home in the Palmetto State, J. Henry Stuhr prides itself on offering services and staff to guide people during life’s most sorrowful and emotional seasons. Since the mid-19th century, the Stuhr operation has been a trustworthy name to help with everything from funeral prep and obituaries to florists and grief support. 

Heating/air

AirMax

airmaxsc.com

It’s no secret the Charleston region is infamous for hot, humid weather so there’s no need to skimp on your air unit whether for use at residential or commercial facilities. AirMax services all brands including Carrier, Mitsubishi Electric and American Standard. Find comfort and refreshment with a cooling system you can count on when it matters most. And when it’s time to turn on the heat, they’re the go-to experts for that, too. Book appointments conveniently online. 

Homebuilder

Todd Christian Construction

toddchristianconstruction.com

This Charleston-based custom homebuilder has a proven track record of quality and integrity that will put you at ease with their first-class customer experience. Their team of trusted trade partners brings your domestic dream to life with beautifully-crafted, custom home remodels. From the consultation to project design to the build, the process is smooth and focused on the client’s unique vision. 

Home Cleaning Service

Castle Keepers

castle-keepers.com

There’s no need to stress over cleaning the house before vacation, ahead of a visit from the in-laws or after a big move. Trust the professional and friendly cleaners with Castle Keepers to get the job done. Also, feel at ease with these outsiders in your home; each cleaner has undergone a background check. If you’re not satisfied with a cleaning, you’re guaranteed another free visit. 

Home Security

Home Telecom

homesc.com

Protect your home and loved ones with a top-notch, reliable security system from Home Telecom. This Moncks Corner-based, independent telecommunications company offers state-of-the-art services like touchless video doorbell and smart home technology, allowing you to conveniently control appliances and other electronics in your home using a computer or smart phone. 

Insurance Provider

State Farm

Statefarm.com

State Farm associates, just like khaki-wearing Jake, understand what means the most to you. You can trust them to help you secure the home and car insurance, checking and savings accounts, and even loans you need. Each local insurance agent will make sure you get the best rate and are available if anything should come up. Go online today to get a hassle-free insurance quote or find a local agent.  

Interior Designer

Laura Jones & Co.

laurajonesandcompany.com

Transform any space in your home or office to create the perfect vibe for your family or clients. This full-service interior design firm takes you from consultation to installation, making sure you are satisfied with every step of the process. Turn your dream into a reality with enhanced window treatments, new furniture, wall art, lighting fixtures and more. No design project is too hard for Laura and her creative team! Follow her on social media @ljandc.

Kitchen/Bath Remodel

Classic Remodeling

classicremodeling.com

For more than 30 years, this Johns Island-based business has worked to wow clients with their customer service and design skills. They are Charleston’s only design-build firm specializing exclusively on residential remodeling. Allow them to transform any room or living area into a dream space you’ll marvel at for years to come. Their team of experts are there for you every step of the way, from design to construction to the big reveal!

Landscape

GrandScapes

Grandscapes.com

For more than a decade, GrandScapes has been the go-to for landscaping services in the Charleston region. They are a full-service company specializing in design and installation, along with lawn maintenance for commercial and residential properties. They also provide hardscapes, enhancements and planting services to upgrade your property to the outdoor oasis you desire. They will even install quality artificial turf to simplify your yard maintenance routine. 

Mortgage Company

Wells Fargo

www.wellsfargo.com

Buying or refinancing a home is a milestone moment; but it doesn’t have to be stressful. Wells Fargo’s customer service support is top-notch. Banking experts understand the importance of financial security and keeping loans manageable for you and your family. With multiple branches spread across the Lowcountry, you are never too far from a Wells Fargo. Wellsfargo.com

Pest Control 

Ledford’s Termite and Pest Control

ledfordspestcontrol.com

Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control was founded in Charleston in 1975 by Charles R. Ledford. He started the pest control business after retiring from Terminix and the business has been in the family ever since. They are known in the Charleston area as a reliable and experienced company for all your pest control needs with three service areas throughout the Lowcountry. 

Pet Groomer

Michael's Barkery

michaelsbarkery.com

Doggies loves Michael’s Barkery’s Pet Space and Boutique in Daniel Island, where groomers use a gentle, soothing approach to wash, fluff and cut. Come for the cut, stay for the treats! All of the dog treats—like peanut butter pumpkin biscuit—are made with high quality, nutrient rich ingredients in a state-of-the-art kitchen. The “barkery” provides employment opportunities and training to adults with cognitive disabilities in a fun and supportive environment. Everything is homemade from start to finish and your pet will taste the love.


Plumbing 

Belle Plumbing

belleplumbingllc.com

Belle Plumbing is a family-owned company that provides a wide array of plumbing services for both residential and commercial clients. They take pride in completing their jobs right the first time and no job is too big or too small. They’re available 24/7 for emergency calls, so you know your needs are their number one priority. 

Pool Company

Aqua Blue

aquabluepools.net

Serving the Charleston community since 1991, Aqua Blue’s skilled team have delivered custom swimming pools of all shapes, sizes and types across the Lowcountry. From backyards to water parks, resorts and communities, their team has done it all. Their work has earned them a spot in the Master Pools Guild, which is an accolade reserved for the best of the best pool companies.

Private School 

Palmetto Christian Academy

palmettochristianacademy.org

PCA has emerged as one of the area’s leading Christian schools, with a wide range of educational programs for more than 720 students from 18 months through twelfth grade. PCA in Mt. Pleasant offers a superior academic program, a broad array of opportunities in the fine arts, and an athletics program that consistently competes for region, district and state championships.

Real Estate

Carolina One Real Estate 

carolinaonerealestate.com

For over 50 years, Carolina One has provided a full range of real estate services to countless families in the Metro Charleston area. In both buying or selling real estate, they educate all of their clients about each area and encourage clients to explore all their real estate options from Summerville to Kiawah to Isle of Palms. Whatever you decide, they will be there every step of the process. 

Tax Prep

Veris CPA (formerly McCay Kiddy)

veriscpa.com

Veris makes things simple by setting up regular advanced planning meetings instead of only meeting once a year at tax time. Their clients are saving $13,746 more towards retirement than the national average, and an average of $4,811 more in income taxes than the average American when using their wealth building strategies. Their unparalleled attention to detail will put you at ease with all your tax needs.


Veterinarian 

Veterinary Specialty Care

bluepearlvet.com/hospital/mount-pleasant-sc/

At Veterinary Specialty Care, staff recognize that pets are part of the family. They provide the very best in advanced medical care for pets – including techniques that were once reserved exclusively for humans, like acupuncture. They have specialty and emergency pet hospitals in Mt. Pleasant and a sister vet hospital in Summerville open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Wedding Planner

Ooh! Events

oohevents.com

Ooh! Events offers full-service event and wedding production including design and coordination, curated rentals, floral and event execution. No wedding, soiree, party or gathering is too big or too small for their imaginations. They will be with you every step of the way, from design conception until the last candle is blown out.

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