July 24, 2024


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It’s spring cleaning season. Tackle your to-do list with help from local pros


Air Vent/Register Cleaning and Chimney Sweeps

Carpet Masters Flooring 

636-532-1311, stlcarpetmasters.com

In addition to offering carpet, upholstery, air duct cleaning and mold remediation, this minority-owned business with more than 27 years in the industry also sells and installs a range of flooring options, from hardwood to vinyl and laminate. Shop-at-home option is available.  

The Mad Hatter 

314-878-7120, madhattersl.com

Family-owned and operated since 1978, The Mad Hatter offers a range of services including chimney inspection and sweeping, waterproofing and repair, chimney-cap installation, animal removal, and more. In addition to these services, the company will inspect and clean dryer vents in one- and two-story homes.  

Sparks Fireplace Restoration & Construction


“Bill is such a likable guy,” reports a local designer. “After cleaning my chimney, he recommended a new cap that he fabricated and installed at a reasonable price.” 

Bug and Rodent Exterminators

Lee’s Termite & Pest Control


A small, local business with more than 18 years in the industry, Lee’s gets kudos for getting the job done the first time. “I’ve never needed to call back for ants in the springtime,” says a local designer. “When Lee’s comes out and treats my house and yard, I’m good for the year as opposed to other companies that treat [the house] and a week later–three weeks later–I’m still having issues.”

Carpet/Rug Cleaners

Amant’s Floor Care 

636-458-2500,  floorcleaningstlouis.com

In business since 1969, Amant’s award-winning services include everything from Covid-disinfectant services to carpet, marble, wood, and stone floor cleaning. Amant’s professional cleaners are also skilled in the areas of tile, grout, and upholstery cleaning. 

Asadorian Rug Company

314-695-5209, asadorianrugco.com 

Stephen Asadorian and his family are the fourth generation to run this family business, which cleans, repairs, and sells imported handmade rugs. The company offers “no contact” rug cleaning service, pick up, and delivery. “They do a great job and are an awesome company to work with,” says a local designer. 

Woodard Carpet Cleaning 

314-961-9102, woodard247.com 

In 1946, Earl and Nancy Woodard opened an in-home rug cleaning business. At the time, such services were a novelty. Today, the couples’ grandson Justin Woodard runs the company. Woodard specializes in both residential and commercial carpet cleaning. Emergency services available. 


Scott-Lee Guttering Company 

314-756-9440, scottleeguttering.com 

Operating in St. Louis for more than 30 years, Scott-Lee specializes in gutter repair, maintenance, and cleaning. The company installs debris protection guards too, including gutter screens and leaf shelter gutter guards, among others. “They adequately size for your roof and put your outlets where they need to be. They make sure your gutters are sloped in the correct manner,” says a designer. 

Home Organizers

KIT Organization

314-973-9530, kitorganization.com

Kit Malvern launched her company KIT Organization, in June 2020, after organizing closets for her friends and family for 10 years. Malvern’s areas of expertise include packing for a move, closet makeovers, and home and workplace organization. 

Re.set St. Louis

503-915-1357, www.reset-stl.com

Mary Choquette created Re.set St. Louis in 2019 after the home organizing firm she was working for closed. In less than five years, she’s built Re.set into a full-service company that will edit, purge, and implement systems to maintain order around the house. “There’s nothing better than a before and after, but my passion lies in what happens in the space between the before and after,” says Choquette. 

Landscape Professionals 

Sherwood’s Forest Nursery

314-966-0028, sherwoods-forest.com 

A full-service landscape contractor, nursery, and retail garden center, Sherwood has been doing business in the St. Louis area for more than 40 years. They are “timely and they stand behind what they do,” reports a designer. 

Clipper Tree & Landscape

314-756-0764, clippertreeservice.com

Clipper Tree & Landscape is a full-service tree care/removal and landscaping services company with more than 22 years in business and membership in the International Society of Arboriculture and Tree Care Industry Association. Clipper offers emergency services.  

Pool and Home Spas

Chaney Pools


In business for 39 years, Chaney Pools repairs and replaces pool equipment, sells safety covers, and fixes plaster, tile, and brick pool surround. Free estimates available.  

Diamond Pool Service

314-220-4400, diamondpoolsstl.com

Family-owned Diamond Pool Service specializes in building in-ground concrete swimming pools. They will also open and close your pool, acid-wash it, install new equipment, and take care of repairs. “They’re a no-frills, trustworthy pool maintenance company that keeps your pool looking good year round,” says a local designer.

Power Washing Services 

Prestige Power Washing 

314-580-9274, prestigestl.com

Owned and operated by Chris Reinhardt, Prestige was founded in St. Louis but also takes on work in Palm Beach, Fla. The company uses eco-friendly products to clean residential exteriors, including roofs and concrete foundations. Commercial services offered as well as window and solar panel cleaning. 

Professional Dry Cleaners 

Alexander Reed Cleaners 

314-863-9660, 314-878-9542, 314-664-8600, 314-867-1900, alexanderreedcleaners.com

This family-owned business with locations in University City, Creve Coeur, St. Louis, and North County uses environmentally friendly cleaning techniques. Take your household items to them as well as any items of clothing that are in need of alterations. 

Al’s Wydown Laundry & Cleaners

314-721-2004, alswydowncleaners.com/

Operating as a family business since 1954, Al’s Wydown Laundry & Cleaners offers a variety of services from bed pillow renovation to outdoor cushion cleaning. The company incorporates environmentally friendly cleaning practices, using a gentle wash machine, biodegradable soap and conditioners, and special equipment for various types of fabric. “Not only do they handle my husband’s dress shirts, but I use them to clean down pillows, down comforters, leather, fur, and draperies,” says a designer.

Window Washers


36-686-7137, cleanprostl.com

Need cleaning services beyond your exterior windows? CleanPro’s other specialties include: rooftop cleaning, power washing, and sweeping services at both residential and commercial properties. 

Just Windows Window Cleaning 

314-574-5878, justwindowscleaning.com

As the name indicates, cleaning windows is the specialty at this 27-year-old company. Professional cleaners are dispatched to residential and commercial jobs around the bi-state area in hybrid vehicles. The company also works with local real estate agents to wash windows before an open house. Call for last-minute jobs, too.  

Shack Shine 

314-591-5515, shackshine.com

Shack Shine offers interior/exterior window washing, power washing, gutter cleaning, and Christmas light installation, with services available in Webster Groves, Ballwin, Maplewood, Chesterfield, Kirkwood, Town and Country, and St. Louis City.

Wood Floor Refinishing 

Champion Floor 

314-739-2555, championfloor.com

Champion’s Bona-certified craftsmen are hand-picked, proven professionals who have been trained to use the Bona system on hardwood floors. Craftsmen pass an online or written exam covering technique and product application for best results. 

Evans Flooring 

314-722-3047, evansflooring.business.site

Evan’s Flooring offers wood floor installation and refinishing services. They are BBB accredited with a glowing A+ rating. “They’re meticulous and their customer service is perfect. They know how detail-oriented I am, so I use them for every project,” says a local designer. 


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