2021 Reader’s Choice Professional Services Winners

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We asked you to nominate and vote for your favorite businesses and you delivered. Congratulations to all of the winners. We’ll be publishing a special edition paper soon with all of the winners-remember to show them some love!

Professional Services

Best Funeral Home

WINNER: West/Hurtt Funeral Home, DeSoto

2nd Jaynes Memorial Chapel, Duncanville

3rd J. E. Keever Mortuary, Ennis

Best Landscaping Company

WINNER: Everett Ranch

2nd Nelly’s Tree Company, Lancaster

3rd EarthTones Greenery, Midlothian


Best Carpet Cleaning

WINNER: D & P Carpet Cleaning, Lancaster

2nd Peace Frog Specialty, Cedar Hill

3rd Cosmopolitan Carpet & Rug, Arlington


Best Pool Maintenance

WINNER: Crystal Clear Custom Pools, Midlothian

2nd Curry Pools, Red Oak

3rd Blue Diamond Pools, Midlothian


Best Veterinarian


2nd Gully Animal, Midlothian

3rd Pet Medical Center, Duncanville


Best Car Dealership

WINNER: Classic Buick GMC, Arlington

2nd Chuck Fairbanks Chevrolet, DeSoto

3rd Don Davis Nissan, Arlington


Best Nursery/Greenhouse

WINNER: The Greenery, Waxahachie

2nd EarthTones Greenery, Midlothian

3rd Nelly’s Tree Company, Lancaster


Best Pool Builder

WINNER: Crystal Clear Custom Pools

2nd Curry Pools

3rd Bright Pools


Best Tire Sales/Repair

WINNER: Discount Tire, Midlothian

2nd Shipman Tire, DeSoto

3rd Pete’s Tire & Automotive, Waxahachie


Best Pet Groomer

WINNER: All About Dogs, Midlothian

2nd VCA DeSoto

3rd Pet Village, Duncanville

Best Heating and AC

WINNER: Dial One Johnson, Cedar Hill

2nd Tie Texas Ace, Midlothian & Baker Brothers


Best Plumber

Dial One Johnson, Cedar Hill

2nd Baker Brothers

3rd Benjamin Franklin, Duncanville


Best Banker

WINNER: John Knight, First Financial, Midlothian

2nd Stephanie Starrett

3rd Patricia Coleman, Bank of DeSoto


Best Realtor

WINNER: Shelley Hemphill

2nd Dayna Rankin Henderson

3rd Century 21 Judge Fite Team


Best Nursing Home

WINNER: Park Manor Nursing Home, DeSoto

2nd Arabella of Red Oak

3rd DeSoto Nursing Home


Best Financial Institution

WINNER: PenFed Credit Union, Dallas

2nd Tie: Chase Bank, Midlothian & Plains Capital, DeSoto

3rd Citizen’s National Bank, Cedar Hill


Best Chef/Cook

WINNER: Ryan Siegler, Mija Barbecue

2nd Jeff Hargrove, Texicurean, Midlothian

3rd Conner Baxter, Texicurean, Midlothian

Best Electrician

WINNER: James Baxter, Cotton Electric

2nd Baker Brothers

3rd French Electric, LLC

Best Mortgage Company

WINNER: Total Mortgage and Lending

2nd Texas Trust Credit Union, Cedar Hill

3rd Gateway Mortgage, Waxahachie

Best Body Shop

WINNER: My Father’s Shop, Midlothian

2nd North Main Auto Painting, Duncanville

3rd Rainbow Collision

Best Church (Favorite)

WINNER: First Baptist Church, Cedar Hill

2nd FBC, Midlothian

3rd Cowboy Church of Ellis County

Best Law Firm

Hardesty Law Office, Midlothian

2nd Tie Leasor Crass, Mansfield & Scott A Barber, Cedar Hill

Best Wedding Planner

WINNER: Tamara Harris

2nd Janice Carter

Best Insurance Agent

WINNER: Andrea Walton, Red Oak

2nd Brian Certain

3rd J Patton, Cedar Hill

Best Insurance Agency

WINNER: Andrea Walton State Farm, Red Oak

2nd Jim McDonald, State Farm, Duncanville

3rd Clark Patton, Cedar Hill

Best Home Builder

WINNER: Bloomfield Homes at Autumn Run

2nd SSB Designs, Mansfield

3rd Lux Home Builders

Best Hospital

WINNER: Methodist Mansfield

2nd Methodist Midlothian

3rd Methodist Dallas


Best Emergency Room

WINNER: Methodist Mansfield

2nd Methodist Midlothian

3rd Methodist Dallas

Best Imaging Center

WINNER: Breast Center at Methodist Mansfield

2nd Center for Diagnostic Imaging, DeSoto

3rd Methodist Charlton Women’s

Best Physical Therapy

WINNER: Methodist Mansfield

2nd Metroplex Physical Therapy

3rd Therapeutic Partners of Texas

Best Maternity Facility

WINNER: Methodist Mansfield

2nd Methodist Midlothian


Best Pet Boarding

WINNER: Camp Bow Wow

2nd VCA DeSoto Animal Hospital

3rd Pet Medical Center of Duncanville

Best Security

WINNER: DAP Security and Protection


Best Printing Shop

TIE: Big D Quality Printers WITH B&B Printing

2ND American Trophy and Awards, DeSoto

Best Photographer

WINNER: Ivey Photography, Midlothian

2nd Moving Pictures, Red Oak

3rd Cody Henson Photography, Midlothian


Best Wedding Venue

WINNER: Old Bison Ranch Weddings & Events

2nd NaKayshions Wedding & Event Center, Cedar Hill

3rd Blaine Stone Lodge, Midlothian

Best Event Center

WINNER: Old Bison Ranch Weddings & Events

2nd NaKayshions Wedding & Events, Cedar Hill

3rd Firefly Gardens, Midlothian


Best Pest Control

WINNER: Pest One Pest Control, Mansfield

2nd Blue Line Pest Police, Midlothian

3rd Pestek, Midlothian


Best Storage Facility

WINNER: Access Self Storage & Truck Rental, DeSoto

2nd Max’s RV & Boat Storage, Alvarado

3rd U-Haul Moving & Storage, Cedar Hill

Best Animal Clinic

WINNER: VCA DeSoto Animal Hospital

2nd Tri-City Animal Shelter

3rd Animal Emergency Hospital of Mansfield

Best Auto Repair

WINNER: My Father’s Shop, Midlothian

2nd Pete’s Tire & Automotive Service

3rd Krueger Auto Services Center

Best Senior Living

WINNER: Champions Cove, Duncanville

2nd Arabella of Red Oak

3rd DeSoto Nursing & Rehab

Best Chiropractic Clinic

WINNER: Curious Functional Health; Chiropractic, Cedar Hill

2nd Dr. Chad Tucker, DeSoto


Best Optometrist

WINNER: Robert A Smith, O.D.

2nd Dr. Mija Jackson Lee, Duncanville

3rd Danielle Gardner

Beauty and Wellness

Best Health Club/Gym

WINNER: Crescent Yoga Studio & Eco Boutique, Midlothian

2nd Main Street Gym, Midlothian Tie with Alan E Sims, Cedar Hill Rec Center

3rd Duncanville Rec Center

Best Day Spa

WINNER: Soyokaze Massage Therapy, Midlothian

2nd Elite Foot and Body Therapeutic Massage, Midlothian

3rd Lavish Retreat Spa, Cedar Hill

Best Nail Salon

WINNER: Resort Nail Salon, Waxahachie

2nd U Need Nails, Cedar Hill

3rd 1st Solar Nails and Spa, Cedar Hill

Best Hair Salon

WINNER: Eye Candy, Midlothian

2nd A Simple Touch Day Spa and Salon, Cedar Hill

3rd Split Endings Salon, Cedar Hill

Best Yoga Studio

WINNER: Crescent Yoga Studio, Midlothian

2nd YogaFire, Midlothian