Best Residential Professionals in Southwest Missouri

Whether you're looking for a local contractor, remodeler, interior designer or just looking for the latest in home decor trends, we've got the best in southwest Missouri.

Feb 01 2023 at 8 a.m.

Team at 888-Log-Guys
Photo by Leah StiefermannFront: Nicole Carr, Jordan White | Back: Sheilah Shortt, Dustin White, Jenn Crosby, Adam Weaver Purchase Photo


888-564-4897 | 888logguys.com6701 Selmore Rd., Ozark
From humble beginnings in the mid-1990s, 888-Log-Guys has grown to an expansive team of log home and wood craftsmen professionals serving hundreds of 417-land clients on their residential and commercial projects each year. With careful attention to detail, the experts on their team have grown this niche trade over the past few decades. As they have grown, so has their following of loyal customers across Mid-America. Their service offerings have also expanded from exclusively restoring log homes to now offering a variety of services for all types of homes with decks, privacy fences and log or wood accents.

Often their customers think that they will need to find another vendor to refinish their decks, paint their windows or maybe even refinish wood doors. The good news is that 888-Log-Guys can do those tasks, usually at the same time that they are refinishing your home.

888-Log-Guys has been in the business of log home restoration for more than 20 years, with team members who have decades of hands-on experience. Restoring log homes is their business, and when it comes to dependable services and quality workmanship, nobody does it like 888-Log-Guys. Contact them today for a hassle-free bid.

Brookline Doorworks

417-883-3667 | | 308 W. Lakewood St., Springfield

In a world where quality customer service, skilled technicians and expert installation crews with immediate availability are hard to come by, Brookline Doorworks takes pride in doing their best to get all your needs met and ready for service by the next day whenever possible. 

Brookline Doorworks has been a staple in the Ozarks for the last 30 years and counting. If you are looking for someone you can trust to install or service residential and commercial garage doors, you will want to learn more about this family-owned and -operated business. Brookline Doorworks is IDEA-certified and owned by local residents Kevin and Christine Howell.

Need a technician to fix your current overhead door? They are available 24/7 for your emergencies and offer same-day service most days.

Brookline Doorworks offers a wide variety of overhead door products from the industry’s leading manufacturers.

Visit their showroom in Springfield, where you can see your new garage door imposed over a photo of your own home or even take home samples if you would like to see them in your location’s lighting.

Cantrell Real Estate

417-414-0324 | | 1531 E. Bradford Parkway, Suite 300, Springfield

Is your Realtor recommended by business and real estate moguls like Barbara Corcoran from Shark Tank or Sean Hannity? Cantrell Real Estate right here in Springfield is! When deciding on who will be by your side throughout the entirety of your real estate transaction, it is crucial that you have someone who works for you that you trust.

For the last 30 years, Michelle Cantrell and her team have worked to become the top team and local experts in 417-land. Her team includes over 40 highly trained professionals who sell homes faster and for more money. Their large national network and presence is unmatched.

Cantrell Real Estate represents the area’s finest properties with exceptional skill using the most innovative technologies and national marketing available. They offer ultimate privacy and security, speed and efficiency. Their years of experience have given them a clear understanding of the mindset of home buyers and sellers and a thorough understanding of local and national real estate.

Michelle Cantrell and the Realtors at Cantrell Real Estate care about the communities where they serve and live. They are your neighbors and would love to help your next transition be as smooth as possible.
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Matt and Shelley of Concepts by Design
Matt and Shelley Wehner

Concepts by Design

417-725-3400 | | 4123 N. State Highway H, Springfield
Matt and Shelley Wehner opened Concepts by Design 14 years ago. They’re a remarkable company, because there’s nothing cookie cutter about what they do. When they create custom cabinets, closets and moldings for homes in 417-land, they utilize the top trends and best construction practices. Of course it helps that their entire design team is trained on spatial planning, so they truly understand how to make the best use of a home’s space.

Clients agree that Concepts by Design is easy to work with, with a friendly and talented team, and that they provide a quality product with wonderful service. They’re members of the HBA, SDA, CMA (Cabinet Makers Association) and the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association). They’re also never afraid to think outside the box and try new things.

When cabinets are designed correctly, homeowners should be able to maximize function and storage in a way that fits their lifestyle. Concepts by Design can bring a concept to creation through beautiful 3D renderings prior to production. This way, everyone involved with the project has the opportunity to visualize the final execution, understand how it will function for the homeowners and sign off on the plan with excitement.

Marin and Kyle of Dowell Custom Homes
Marin and Kyle Dowell

Dowell Custom Homes and MK Designs

417-576-2517 | | 3810 E. Knollwood Dr., Ozark

Husband and wife Kyle and Marin Dowell are renowned for creating vibrant interiors filled with character by infusing spaces with a vivid interplay of textures, styles, bold patterns and color combinations. The result is elegant and sophisticated yet comfortable and timeless. Over 25 years of experience in design, building and real estate have accelerated MK Design and Associates to a trusted name in the industry. While unique spaces are fun, they strive to create unique spaces that are also functional and beautiful to live in. They work alongside alternative builders, new construction projects, commercial interior design, exterior design and complete remodels. If you are looking for a way to ramp up your return when you decide to sell, they can help guide your spending to get the most bang for your buck.

A pride point of MK Design and Associates is that they don’t work just on what is hot right now, they forecast to work ahead of trends. When they design a project they bring big city design to the Midwest. Their goal is to help bring your vision to life. Call their team to learn more!

Products from Edge Supply
Photo courtesy of Edge Supply

Edge Supply

417-862-7082 || 1920 E. Trafficway | 5665 S. Campbell, Springfield

Edge Supply is in the business of transformation. Whether it’s a custom home or simply a new sink faucet, Edge Supply has the parts and professionalism to bring transformation to how you live. After all, they’re your go-to plumbing store!

Experience is what makes the difference. This family-owned company has been in business since 1946 serving both contractors and homeowners throughout Missouri and Northwest Arkansas. Staff at both the East Trafficway and South Campbell locations are serious about serving customers and meeting their needs. In fact, they have more than 100 combined years of experience. They’ll bridge the gap between homeowners and plumbing contractors, and even offer installation advice to do-it-yourselfers.

Find the latest styles at Edge Supply. Whatever your project style or budget may be, they have countless options to make your dream bath or kitchen a reality. Their products range everywhere from essential to astounding. Edge Supply’s showrooms spark the imagination, and their warehouses are stocked deep and high with even the hardest-to-find products—the kind of items that most places have to special order. Edge Supply is all about making customers happy and building lasting relationships. After all, at Edge Supply, it’s all about how you live.

Doug and Andrea of Five Star Painting
Doug and Andrea Windsor

Five Star Painting

417-720-2376 |

Five Star Painting’s local owners Doug and Andrea Windsor understand the importance of paint and the impact color has on your home’s exterior and interior. They believe in providing the highest quality work and professionalism to every homeowner, which includes showing respect for your home. Their eye for detail and pledge to only use premium products will bring your vision to life. 

Are your walls feeling outdated, a little worn or just dull? A fresh application of superb paint with Five Star can make all the difference and help you fall in love with your home again! That goes for both the interior and exterior. Fresh exterior paint can improve your curb appeal, while new interior paint can revitalize your personal space. 

Their expertise with exterior projects may include more than you think! Their service includes painting wood, brick, siding and garage doors, plus deck restoration. Interior projects span from walls, trim, ceilings to cabinets. You can count on Five Star Painting, as no project is complete until they’ve conducted a thorough walk-through with you. Plus, they guarantee their work with a two-year warranty. 

Five Star is happy to provide a detailed project estimate, complimentary with no obligation.

Mark and Shelly of Garage Experts
Mark and Shelly Long

Garage Experts

417-319-7070 |

Transform your plain, stained or discolored concrete garage floor into a beautiful extension of your home. Epoxy coating systems professionally installed by the Garage Experts will turn your garage, work area or patio into an instant showcase. Their high quality, “direct to concrete epoxy” product wicks deep into the concrete, forming an extremely strong bond that is guaranteed not to peel or flake. Plus, their top quality top coats leave a bright finish that is extremely durable, easy to clean and maintain.

Garage Experts also offers their own line of custom storage cabinets and organizing systems designed to match your new floor, making one of the highest traffic areas of your home both beautiful and functional.

Owners Mark and Shelly Long are passionate about turning any unattractive or cluttered garage, basement or patio into a showplace. With over 100 different custom flakes to choose from, Garage Experts can create a variety of color combinations that fit perfectly with your needs and personal style in a cost effective way.

The investment of an epoxy floor by the Garage Experts comes with a 10-year warranty. Enjoy peace of mind, knowing the epoxy coated floor you come home to 10 years from now will look as good as the day it was installed.

The Team at Great Southern Bank
Photo by: Leah StiefermannChris Zimmerman, Lorrie Kleier, Patti Bloxom, Stephanie Sweet, Chet Blackburn Purchase Photo

Great Southern Bank

417-888-4370 |
Did you know that Great Southern Bank was founded right here in 417-land in 1923? Even after expanding to a publicly traded company in 1989 and franchising throughout the midwest, Great Southern has maintained a strong mission to build winning relationships with their customers, associates, shareholders and communities. Great Southern considers it a privilege to provide services and capital to help the communities it serves grow. Great Southern is a strong community partner, committed to making communities great places to live, work and do business.

Great Southern knows when deciding to purchase a home, you want the best support you can get. Great Southern Bank associates are not only industry veterans who understand how to adapt to the times, they also maintain strong relationships with realtors and other industry professionals. Relying on Great Southern Bank’s residential lenders means you’ll have your own award-winning team of financial experts for reliable guidance, extensive resources and the best in customer service, all at your disposal. Home buying is not a journey you will walk alone!

Great Southern Bank offers an expansive banking network and online applications, allowing you to apply for a home loan when and how you prefer. Find their full team at

The team at Imber Pool and Outdoor
Photo by: Leah StiefermannFront Row: Joshua Hermans, Coltan Arentz, Michelle Hermans, Austen Smith, Chuck Hermans Back Row: Brandon Hermans, Andrew Hermans Purchase Photo

Dreaming of warm weather and the sound of water lapping at your feet? Bring that dream to fruition with Imber Pool & Outdoor. With more than 80 years of combined experience, their team is more than knowledgeable about anything outdoors, including pool builds and repair, pergola builds, outdoor fireplaces, ponds, fences, waterfalls and even outdoor kitchens. Your backyard can become an oasis with Imber’s unparalleled customer service, newest products and technology and highest quality materials. Imber Pool & Outdoor specializes in creating one-of-a-kind living spaces that make your home usable, comfortable and fun. Imagine what you can do in your backyard. If you can imagine it, Imber Pool & Outdoor can design and build it!

If you are ready for the outside living space of your dreams, call Imber to schedule your free in-home estimate at 417-771-7552. Ask about their convenient financing plans available to help build your backyard oasis sooner.

The Team at Obelisk Home
Colby Kern, Nicole Fuller, Skylar Sieger, Nathan Taylor, Maddie Sprenger, Toni Echols, Landon Enlow

Obelisk Home

417-616-6488 | obeliskhome.com214 W. Phelps Suite 101, Springfield

Designing your home to fit your standards of perfection can be stressful, so let Obelisk Home tackle the stress for you. Obelisk Home provides professional design services from initial concept planning, budgeting and construction consultation to executing all phases of the interior design process.

Whether a personally tailored residence or an inspired commercial space, the common thread through their work is the artful, sensitive approach they take to the tenets of unique design. With over 20 years of design expertise, Principal Designer Nathan Taylor and his team are known for giving architecturally traditional homes a youthful energy and sophistication by mixing periods, styles and moods, bringing an eclectic mix to their projects.

As an incubator for the designer’s genius and a showcase for style, trend and what’s new and next, Obelisk Home has become a favored community gathering spot for both retail shopping and design projects—large and small. Their dedication to the home furnishing industry is never stagnant but increasingly difficult to contain. So, they continually evolve in order to support and facilitate the way people design, plan and purchase for their homes today. Obelisk Home knows they are at their best when helping their discerning clientele do the same. They invite you to join them, if not in person, then at

The team at The Carpet Shoppe
Photo by: Leah StiefermannFront row: Bryon McBroom, Amber Okpisz, Chris Carson Back row: Josh Frank, Stacy Bullinger, Stacy Pihana, Christina Holland, Kent Schnurbusch Purchase Photo

The Carpet Shoppe

417-883-6455 | | 1827 E. Seminole St., Springfield

Since 1970, The Carpet Shoppe has been a trusted leader in Southwest Missouri’s flooring community. Established under the red and white awning at the corner of Seminole and Glenstone, their 10,000-square-foot showroom has provided quality flooring to 417-land for over 52 years. When you walk in the doors of The Carpet Shoppe, you will find a diverse selection of carpet, durable luxury vinyl plank, porcelain tile, rubber flooring and much more.

The Carpet Shoppe experience doesn’t end with quality products. Their experienced team is ready to guide you from the selection process through the installation of your new floor. They have the expertise that you’ve come to depend on, and you can trust that they’ve seen and done it all. Whether your business is a small bank or a large school, you can count on The Carpet Shoppe’s commercial team to make sure you’re getting the best quality for your budget from the moment you walk in the door. The Carpet Shoppe’s trained team members will even meet you at your place of business to measure, discuss project details or go over blueprints so there is no guesswork involved.

Your project deserves the exceptional service, attention to detail and the timeless quality the you’ve grown to count on for over 52 years!

Sam Coryell of TLC Properties
Sam M. Coryell

TLC Properties

417-869-1118 | tlcproperties.com3811 S. Weller Ave. Suite A-101, Springfield

Thirty five years ago, Sam and Carol Coryell put down their roots in 417-land and founded TLC Properties. They began with three single-family homes and a 10-unit apartment community. Now, their son Sam M. Coryell leads the team that owns and/or manages 36 properties across five cities in four states.

For the last 27 years, Sam has held many positions with the company, including COO in 2009, and he ultimately took the reins as president of the company.

Under his leadership, TLC Properties increased its portfolio from 2,800 units in 2014 to nearly 4,500 units today. He has led the organization through an economic downturn, restructuring, and national partnerships—each with positive outcomes that led to a stronger, more resilient organization able to thrive at every turn.

In 2021, TLC Properties opened Monarch, a state-of-the-art 55-plus smart community. In 2022, TLC Properties’ parent company, Coryell Collaborative Group, acquired Viceroy at Central Park, formerly Attiva at Central Park, a 130-unit 55-plus community in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

TLC Properties has four new projects in the works, including Heritage, an upscale living community located in the space formerly occupied by Heritage Cafeteria on Battlefield Road.

Sam M. Coryell takes pride in the innovative and exceptional living experiences offered to TLC Properties’ residents now and is excited for what’s to come.

Unique Tile

Unique Tile

417-725-5515 | | 1364 Kelly Ave., Nixa

Since 1988, Unique Tile has been a locally owned wholesale distributor of designer-oriented tile and stone. They strive to set the standards for style and design to meet the demands of their clients, both residential and commercial. Their expert staff travels the globe in order to personally select each tile series, which enables them to present the latest the tile industry has to offer. Unique Tile’s evolving showroom is open to the trade and features a vast array of products, with over 480 stock tile SKUs and all of the tools and installation products that are needed for installation. 

The Stone Gallery at Unique Tile is the only local full granite fabrication facility in the area that is accredited by the Natural Stone Institute. Unique Tile’s established team members have decades of experience in the stone industry and are poised to fabricate any project.

Quality products, attention to detail and exceptional customer service are all traits that have helped Unique Tile gain the loyalty of their clients over the past 32 years.

Get to know them online by browsing their website at and order through a professional near you. 

Charles and Diana of Budget Blinds
Charles and Diana Doan

Budget Blinds

417-633-7922 |

Looking to revitalize your living space without raiding your savings? Budget Blinds of SW Missouri can help. With over 30 years of experience in providing personalized customer service, unique design and expert installation—plus a no-questions-asked warranty—Budget Blinds offers the best quality products and styles to suit any budget. Budget Blinds of SW Missouri has a design team with an eye for personal style, plus access to the best in blinds, shades, shutters and more to complement any kind of interior decor. Stop by the Budget Blinds of SW Missouri design centers in Nixa and Branson, call 417-633-7922 or visit today.

The team at Jag's Lawn Service
Photo by: Leah StiefermannAaron Bridges, Harley Parker, Logan Hygh, Josh Gwennap, Wil Shrable, Cleat Harp Purchase Photo

JAG’s Lawn Service

417-844-7644 | jagslawn.com2733 E. Battlefield #339, Springfield
It’s that time of year when we all start looking to revamp our outside areas. JAG’s Lawn Service is a local business that specializes in landscape installation and maintenance. Their staff has over 40 years of combined experience creating and bringing beautiful and functional landscaping projects to life in 417-land. With ornamental and turf certifications and as authorized Belgard contractors, they have the knowledge to stand behind their work. They do it all: lawn mowing, landscape design and build, lawn chemical applications, tree and shrub treatments, backflow and irrigation service, insect control, mole removal, leaf cleanup, and snow removal. JAG’s Lawn Service strives to be the one-stop service for all your outdoor needs.

The team at Ethel Curbow
Kristi Williams, Ethel Curbow, Nick Jackson, Ashley Morrison

Ethel Curbow

417-447-4968 | |
It’s hard to outshine Ethel Curbow’s reputation for excellence in 417-land real estate. Along with her AMAX team, she’s made a name for herself in the industry, listing and selling residential and land properties over the past 30 years. She brings plenty of experience to the table, and customers are floored that she always answers her phone. Ethel keeps clients informed, markets their properties in every kind of media and has a great track record of success—that leads to many satisfied past clients. The Curbow team is knowledgeable, experienced, hard-working and ready to help you with your real estate needs!

The team at Lorenz Plumbing
Andrew Wagner, Andy Carr, Mike Lorenz Polino, Don Gardner

Lorenz Plumbing Heating and Air

417-863-1122 |

Since 1978, Lorenz Plumbing Heating and Air has proven that they know what it takes to succeed in an industry where customer satisfaction is everything. Their goal is to provide excellent workmanship, consistent service and fair prices every day.

Lorenz’s experienced technicians can help prepare your home for the upcoming season with a tune-up of your heating and cooling system and perform all the cleanings and calibrations it takes to keep your HVAC system running reliably. Just a few of the reasons why they’re your friends at Lorenz.

Call 417-863-1122 to enroll in their spring and fall maintenance plan! They’re your Trane comfort specialists.

Brandon and Tyler of Midwest Building Supply
Photo by: Leah StiefermannBrandon Bowling, Tyler Gatlin

Midwest Building Supply

417-849-0088 | midwesttimbersupply.com870 Glossip Ave., Highlandville

Midwest Building Supply was built on customer service and quality work. When building or remodeling your home, the quality of the end product relies heavily on the materials you choose. At Midwest Building Supply, their materials come from the best mills in the world from Austria, Germany, Canada and the USA. They focus on high grade and quality materials such as Roughsawn Timbers and Beams in Pine and Douglas Fir. A large stock of products readily available means you get materials and speciality order items sooner. From custom mantels and corbels to a variety of texturing options, your project will truly stand out with Midwest Building Supply. 

The team at Roblin Real Estate
Photo by: Leah StiefermannFront row: Jan Cleveland, Cheryl McClease | Back Row: Jennifer Westhoff, Gina Roblin, Ashley Dasal, Kendra Hoyt Purchase Photo

Roblin Real Estate Team, Murney Associates

417-575-1288 | ginaroblinrealestateteam.com1625 E. Primrose St., Springfield

Their combined 100-plus years of experience in real estate, title work, property management, banking and construction can give you confidence in the Roblin Real Estate Team’s knowledge.

They recognize that the world of buying and selling real estate can be stressful, especially in today’s climate. Their team works to help buyers secure the best property and the best financing at the lowest cost while getting them into the home of their dreams or increasing their investment portfolio.
If you are looking to sell or buy your home at the best possible price with as little stress as possible, give their team a call today!

Niangua Furniture

Niangua Furniture

417-993-1625 | nianguafurniture.com344 State Road E, Tunas

Discover the unique handcrafted dining tables, chairs, bedrooms and more of Niangua Furniture. Take a scenic drive in fresh country air to a place where they still believe in making furniture using only solid hardwoods with time tested craftsmanship. 

Heirloom quality Niangua Furniture is made from carefully kiln-dried native hardwoods and then crafted into beautiful, functional and sustainable furniture. In their 4,000-square- foot showroom, you can choose from their design options, both rustic and classic, or have them create unique custom furniture just for you. Niangua Furniture is something different, something better.

Jonathan of Spring-Green Trimworks
Jonathan Thurman

Spring-Green Lawn Care and Trimworks Lawncare & Irrigation

417-368-0591 | 417-886-5740 | | trimworkslawncare.com3328 E. Linwood St., Springfield

Spring-Green Lawn Care and partner Trimworks Lawncare & Irrigation, both locally owned by Jonathan Thurman, take care of your lawn the way that you would… if only you had the time!

They are the neighborhood lawn care professionals, providing healthy, weed-free lawns, landscapes and irrigation services since 1997. Caring for lawns in 417-land requires skill, knowledge and experience, as well as reliable, regular attention. They provide a personalized service plan that is unique to each customer, so that your individual lawn goals can be met. Forget the hassle during the hottest parts of the year. For a lush and healthy lawn, contact them today!