Manhattan is a challenging place to do business, but if you can navigate the city’s notoriously challenging permitting processes and provide stellar services, you can build a small empire. Every year, NYC 2004 names five of the top local companies in Manhattan. These businesses know how to provide great customer service, have outstanding reviews, and come with the personal recommendation of the NYC 2004 team. Congratulations to our 2017 Empire Awards winners!
Looking to have new flooring installed or wanting to gut the kitchen and start over? Stop your search for a reliable NYC contractor with AIS Renovations. Based in Astoria, Queens, AIS has helped homeowners all over NYC with everything from simple home maintenance to tricky apartment renovations. Alex and his crew are reputed for being honest and easy to work with – qualities that go a long way in relieving the stress of a remodel. Our friend used AIS to retile his bathroom and said everything from getting a quote to the completion of the work itself went smoothly.
- Bathroom renovations: A new bathroom can add lots of value to your home. Work with an AIS professional to design and execute a sparkling bathroom.
- Kitchen remodels: If your kitchen isn’t cutting it, trust AIS to help with everything from cabinet installations to appliance refitting.
- Flooring: From tiling to hardwoods, AIS does amazing flooring installs.
Imperial Moving & Storage
Based out of Greenwich Village, Imperial Moving & Storage prides itself on providing professional, reliable moving services to all five boroughs of New York City. From down the street to across the country, no move is too far or too big for Imperial Movers. Our editor Aaron called them up when he moved from Brooklyn to the Upper West Side back in March. Imperial offered transparent pricing, low rates, and a two-man crew that had his relocation completed in under four hours. Talk about service!
- NYC Residential Moves: From tiny apartments to spacious brownstones, the Imperial Moving team makes relocation easy!
- Commercial Moving Services: Moving offices can be tough on business, but Imperial makes the transition smoother by getting the job done quickly and seamlessly.
- Long distance moving: Though they’re Manhattan-based, Imperial Movers offers nationwide interstate moving services too.
Pro Paint Jobs
Pro Paint Jobs is the go-to service when your place needs a fresh coat of paint. For over 15 years, this Brooklyn-based painter has completed thousands of jobs in NYC. Fully insured, these professionals will work around your schedule to beautify your home or office with premium, low VOC paint. Whether your kitchen cabinets need a facelift or your sheet rock needs some touch ups, the team from ProPaintJobs will get the job done quickly. Call or email them today to schedule services.
- Interior painting and wall repair
- Concrete staining
- Fence painting
Tucked in a cozy shop in the West Village, Porter Stable offers an array of interior design and construction services. Owner Michael Russo can do just about everything – from installing zebra wallpaper to creating a stunning rooftop garden, but he really shines when it comes to his custom carpentry. From building custom shelving to designing built-ins, Michael and team are masters of their craft. Hire Porter Stable for your next carpentry project, and we promise you won’t be disappointed.
- Carpentry: From walk-in closets to shelving systems, Mike’s team creates beautiful custom designs.
- Masonry: Porter Stable is skilled at working with a variety of stone types including marble, vintage brick, concrete, and more.
- Paint & Wallpaper: Need a hand painting or hanging wallpaper? Mike Russo is your man.
Wizard of Homes
These wizards can magically transform even the dirtiest and most unorganized of homes into sparkling, clean living spaces. Owner Kadi and her squad of cleaning wizards are the premier home cleaning service in Manhattan. Whether your apartment needs a deep clean or you need assistance organizing your closet, you can trust the Wizard of Homes team to get the job done.
- Basic clean: The wizards will dust, mop, and clean every surface of your apartment.
- Deep clean: For thorough cleaning that goes beyond just the surface, schedule a deep clean to have a professional tackle the mess.
- Organizing: Messy closets? Unruly drawers? Arrange for the wizards to work their magic for just $40/hour.