Alabama’s Top Rated Local® Businesses: 2020

From southern hospitality to mouthwatering gulf seafood, Alabama is known for so many wonderful things. In addition to being home to a long list of famous people, like Willie Mays, Rosa Parks, Harper Lee, and Condoleezza Rice, the Heart of Dixie is also home to a number of truly incredible local businesses — from nail salons to accounting firms — that work to serve their communities and make the world a better place.

Top Rated Local® is here to recognize the many local businesses that work to make Alabama such a phenomenal place to live and visit. There are so many amazing businesses that serve the people of Alabama, but only the best of the best have made it on our list of Top Rated Local award winners for 2020. Today, we’re ecstatic to announce our 2020 award winners in Alabama.

To calculate our 2020 winners, we’ve looked at each business’ Rating Score™, which is determined by the total number of verified review sites the business is listed on, the total number of ratings/reviews the business has on those review sites, and the business’ average overall star rating. The more review sites a business is listed on, the more reviews or ratings a business has, and the higher the average star rating, the higher the Rating Score will be, with the highest being 100.00.

There are a large number of businesses that work hard to serve the people of Alabama and provide them with everything they need to thrive, and this year, we’ve identified 392 total businesses that have made the cut. These one-of-a-kind, local businesses have clearly made an impact on the customers and clients they serve each and every day, as evidenced by their impressive average Rating Score of 96.55 and average star rating of 4.87. For comparison, businesses across Top Rated Local average a 69.35 Rating Score and a 4.25 star rating. These businesses are truly the best of the best.

There are so many stand-out businesses in Alabama that deserve to be recognized for their success, but we’re especially excited to give a shoutout to the number one award-winner in Alabama for 2020 — Terrame Day Spa & Salon. A luxurious day spa, salon, and blow dry bar that is committed to the well-being, comfort, safety, and enjoyment of its clients, Terrame Day Spa & Salon is Hunstville’s premier source for pampering. Terrame Day Spa & Salon has received 3,032 reviews across six verified reviews sites with an average star rating of 4.98, which has earned it a phenomenal Rating Score of 100.00 and the bragging rights of being the number one Top Rated Local business in all of Alabama for 2020.

Congratulations to all of our award winners in Alabama for 2020, and we commend you for the outstanding service and support you provide for your community day in and day out.

Virginia’s Top Rated Local® Businesses: 2020

As the first British colony in America and the birthplace of eight presidents, including George Washington, James Madison, and Woodrow Wilson, Virginia has a rich historical past that has helped to make it such a unique, incredible state today. The home of our founding fathers is also home to numerous local businesses — from nail salons to accounting firms — that work to serve their communities and make the world a better place.

Top Rated Local® is here to recognize the many local businesses that work to make Virginia such a phenomenal place to live and visit. There are so many amazing businesses that serve the people of Virginia, but only the best of the best have made it on our list of Top Rated Local award winners for 2020. Today, we’re ecstatic to announce our 2020 award winners in Virginia.

To calculate our 2020 winners, we’ve looked at each business’ Rating Score™, which is determined by the total number of verified review sites the business is listed on, the total number of ratings/reviews the business has on those review sites, and the business’ average overall star rating. The more review sites a business is listed on, the more reviews or ratings a business has, and the higher the average star rating, the higher the Rating Score will be, with the highest being 100.00.

There are a large number of businesses that work hard to serve the people of Virginia and provide them with everything they need to thrive, and this year, we’ve identified 408 total businesses that have made the cut. These one-of-a-kind, local businesses have clearly made an impact on the customers and clients they serve each and every day, as evidenced by their impressive average Rating Score of 97.86 and average star rating of 4.91. For comparison, businesses across Top Rated Local average a 69.31 Rating Score and a 4.24 star rating. These businesses are truly the best of the best.

There are so many stand-out businesses in Virginia that deserve to be recognized for their success, but we’re especially excited to give a shoutout to the number one award-winner in Virginia for 2020 — Blue Seafood And Spirits. A chef-owned and -operated restaurant that is committed to serving the freshest seafood available, Blue Seafood And Spirits is Virginia Beach’s premier seafood restaurant. Blue Seafood And Spirits has received 2,278 reviews across seven verified reviews sites with an average star rating of 4.93, which has earned it a phenomenal Rating Score of 100.00 and the bragging rights of being the number one Top Rated Local business in all of Virginia for 2020.

Congratulations to all of our award winners in Virginia for 2020, and we commend you for the outstanding service and support you provide for your community day in and day out.

West Virginia’s Top Rated Local® Senior Living Communities Award Winner: Elmhurst House Of Friendship

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Elmhurst House Of Friendship is a 2019 award winner for senior living communities in West Virginia!

For a retirement community that is dedicated to offering its residents independence and choice, look no further than Elmhurst House of Friendship in Wheeling.

Elmhurst House Of Friendship has received dozens of reviews on two verified sites with an average rating of 4.68 stars, earning them a magnificent Rating Score™ of 90.79 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top five senior living communities in all of West Virginia!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“We are so happy with the care my father is receiving. The residents are treated like family. All the employees go above and beyond to make them feel special. It’s a great feeling to know that my dad is well cared for in friendly, safe, clean and comfortable living quarters. The food is wonderful. Couldn’t find a better place.” – C.L.

A One-of-a-Kind Senior Living Community’s Secret to a Strong Online Reputation

Elmhurst House Of Friendship has managed to build the kind of reputation any business owner would envy, and to learn a little more about that reputation and this one-of-a-kind business, we sat down with Director of Marketing Marilyn Mull.

The first thing we wanted to know was what makes Elmhurst House Of Friendship unique compared to the many other senior living communities in West Virginia. Marilyn told us that, this year, they are celebrating their 130th year in business and said:

“I think that the personal attention we provide every resident is critical. Family members want to know that they are safe and secure. We also encourage residents to enjoy life to the fullest.”

When we asked what the secret is to such a solid online reputation at Elmhurst House Of Friendship, Marilyn pointed to the quality of their product and said that the care they provide for their residents is top-notch.

Making the World a Better Place by Enriching the Lives of Their Residents

We also wanted to know what their mission is at Elmhurst House Of Friendship and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s what Marilyn had to say:

“Our mission is to provide the finest affordable living for older folks as an assisted living residence. We maintain a quality of care and lifestyle that enriches the older adults who call us home.”

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Elmhurst House Of Friendship has grown with the help of their residents and their families:

“Our best marketers are our residents and their families. The word of mouth we’ve received over the years has been one of our strongest assets.”

It’s clear that Marilyn knows a thing or two about growing a business and building an online reputation. When we asked what advice she has for the many other business owners out there, she told us that every business is unique and emphasized the importance of playing up what makes each business one of a kind.


Congratulations to the team at Elmhurst House Of Friendship for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner!

We highly recommend Elmhurst House Of Friendship in Wheeling. Visit their website today!

West Virginia’s Top Rated Local® House Cleaning Companies Award Winner: Clean Up Quality Cleaning

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Clean Up Quality Cleaning is the number one house cleaning company in all of West Virginia for 2019!

Come home to a clean, relaxing space with the help of the professionals at Clean Up Quality Cleaning in Martinsburg.

Clean Up Quality Cleaning has received dozens of reviews on three verified sites with an average rating of 4.86 stars, earning them a tremendous Rating Score™ of 95.57 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for being ranked the number one house cleaning company in all of West Virginia!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Rachel was extremely professional and prompt in all communications regarding this one-time cleaning job. I was managing this from out of state for a family member who was hospitalized. Rachel was compassionate in a difficult situation. She did an amazing job of cleaning and organizing, and it was a lot of hard work!!” – Shaunie C.

Not Your Average House Cleaning Company

We wanted to know what makes West Virginia’s number one house cleaning company so special, so we took a few minutes to talk with the owner, Rachel.

The first question we had for Rachel was what makes Clean Up Quality Cleaning unique compared to their competition in West Virginia. She pointed to the fact that they always do a thorough job and to the strong relationships they cultivate with their clients.

We also asked Rachel about Clean Up Quality Cleaning’s mission and how they work to make the world a better place. Rachel told us:

“We clean up. We help people keep a clean lifestyle.”

Building Success by Taking Pride in Their Work

When we asked Rachel what their secret is to such a strong online reputation at Clean Up Quality Cleaning, she told us that she takes pride in her work.

Apart from building the kind of online reputation any business would envy, Clean Up Quality Cleaning has spread the word about their service through word of mouth, Google, Facebook and HomeAdvisor.

Every business owner wants to grow their business and build their online reputation the way Clean Up Quality Cleaning has. Rachel’s expert advice for them is to always follow through and be consistent.


Congratulations to the team at Clean Up Quality Cleaning for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Rachel, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Clean Up Quality Cleaning in Martinsburg. Visit their website today!

Florida’s Top Rated Local® Interior Designers Award Winner: Crespo Design Group

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Crespo Design Group is a 2019 award winner for interior designers in Florida!

Make your space your own with the help of the professionals at Crespo Design Group in Tampa.

Crespo Design Group has received dozens of reviews with a perfect average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them a phenomenal Rating Score™ of 98.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top five interior designers in all of Florida!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Enrique and his team transformed my house into a gorgeous dream home! Thank you Crespo Design Group!” – Sally D.

Not Your Average Interior Design Firm

We wanted to learn all about Crespo Design Group and its impressive online reputation, so we took a few minutes to talk with the owner, Enrique Crespo.

The first question we had for Enrique was what is it that sets Crespo Design Group apart from their competition in Florida. Here’s Enrique’s response:

“We design for people, so we try to understand their aesthetics and lifestyles, and we design interiors that are custom-curated to them, their lifestyle and their taste.”

We also wanted to know what their mission is at Crespo Design Group and how they work to make the world a better place. Enrique told us about his involvement in the arts and in the community:

“I’m on the board of two museums and of Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts. I try to support the arts and support people who are trying to get a career or education in the arts.”

Building Success by Providing a High Level of Service

Enrique attributes Crespo Design Group’s strong online reputation to their commitment to going out of their way to provide a high level of service to their clients.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Crespo Design Group has gotten their name out there through SEO (search engine optimization), advertising and word of mouth.

There are so many business owners out there looking to build the kind of online reputation Crespo Design Group has. Here’s Enrique’s expert advice for them:

“Do whatever it takes to satisfy your clients’ needs.”


Congratulations to the team at Crespo Design Group for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Enrique, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Crespo Design Group in Tampa. Visit their website today!

West Virginia’s Top Rated Local® Senior Living Communities Award Winner: Bellaire at Devonshire

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Bellaire at Devonshire is the number one senior living community in all of West Virginia for 2019!

If you’re looking for an assisted living community that offers professional care, innovative technology and a comprehensive amenities package, look no further than Bellaire at Devonshire.

Bellaire at Devonshire has received dozens of reviews on three verified sites with an average rating of 4.62 stars, earning them a spectacular Rating Score™ of 92.24 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for being ranked the number one senior living community in all of West Virginia!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I think the staff and management are very friendly, and helpful. I think Devonshire is a very beautiful facility, and the PCAs there work very hard to give the best quality care possible. They love the residents like they are their own family. I highly recommend this facility for a loved one.” – Angie C.

Not Your Average Senior Living Community

We wanted to know what makes West Virginia’s number one senior living community so special, so we took a few minutes to talk with Director of Sales and Marketing Harper Gardner.

The first question we had for Harper was what makes Bellaire at Devonshire unique compared to their competition in West Virginia. Harper pointed to their top-level customer service, top-level amenities and gorgeous facility.

We also asked Harper about Bellaire at Devonshire’s mission and how they work to make the world a better place. Harper told us about a few of the ways they give back to their community, including getting involved in community events, working with local senior centers and promoting wellness in the community.

Building Success by Focusing on Customers

When we asked Harper what their secret is to such a strong online reputation at Bellaire at Devonshire, he said:

“We provide great customer service that makes them want to leave great customer reviews. We’re very customer-focused.”

Apart from building the kind of online reputation any business would envy, Bellaire at Devonshire has spread the word about their service through community involvement, including with the local chamber of commerce.

Every business owner wants to grow their business and build their online reputation the way Bellaire at Devonshire has. Here’s Harper’s advice for them:

“Everything comes when you provide a good product and good community…”


Congratulations to the team at Bellaire at Devonshire for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Harper, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Bellaire at Devonshire in Charleston. Visit their website today!

Louisiana’s Top Rated Local® Fitness Centers Award Winner: Fit Nation

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Fit Nation is an award winner for fitness centers in 2019.

If you are looking for a fitness center that will help get you feeling healthy and strong, look no further than this award-winning company!

Fit Nation has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.85 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 86.82 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top three fitness centers in Louisiana!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“This is by far the best gym that I have had a membership with! The staff is always so friendly and encouraging, the classes are phenomenal, and the equipment is very nice! I highly recommended it!!” – K.B.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Fit Nation is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Fitness Center

We were excited to learn all about Fit Nation and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the manager, Rob.

We asked Rob what it is that makes Fit Nation stand apart from its competitors. He told us:

“We are locally-owned and operated. We don’t have to mess with all the corporate things. We can tailor to our individual members. We provide group fitness, tanning, or just a basic gym membership if that’s what you’re looking for.”

Building Success, Online And Off

Fit Nation has earned a fantastic reputation, so we asked Rob how they have managed to grow their business and get such great reviews online. He said:

“We work on providing the best service we can to our members, and that will reflect in their reviews on social media and online.”

In addition to building the kind of online reputation that any small business would envy, Fit Nation has spread the word about who they are and what they do primarily through word of mouth and through social media.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Fit Nation has managed to. We asked if Rob could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Take care of your members and customers, and they will take care of you.”


Congratulations to Fit Nation for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Rob for taking the time to speak with us!

West Virginia’s Top Rated Local® Attorneys and Law Firms Award Winner: Bottner & Skillman Attorneys

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Bottner & Skillman Attorneys is an award winner for attorneys and law firms in 2019.

If you are looking for a law firm that will work diligently to help you with your case, look no further than this award-winning company!

Bottner & Skillman Attorneys has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across five different verified sites with an average rating of 4.52 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 91.24 and two 2019 Top Rated Local awards for ranking as one of the top 50 businesses and one of the top three attorneys and law firms in West Virginia!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“They are excellent attorneys. These guys have always been prepared for anything I have brought before them to handle. The office staff is great and friendly and makes visiting an attorney’s office very comfortable.” – M.B.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Bottner & Skillman Attorneys is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Law Firm

We were excited to learn all about Bottner & Skillman Attorneys and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with David Skillman.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Bottner & Skillman Attorneys stand apart from its competitors. David said that they work hard for working people and refer to themselves as ‘the peoples’ lawyers.’ They do what they can to help the people in their community, and have even been known to take on pro bono cases and referrals from legal aid corporations.

Building Success Through Hard Work

Bottner & Skillman Attorneys has earned a fantastic reputation, so we asked David how they have managed to grow their business and get such great online reviews. He told us that they simply focus on their clients’ cases and on working diligently to obtain great results, and the reviews follow naturally.

In addition to building the kind of online reputation that any small business would envy, Bottner & Skillman Attorneys has spread the word about who they are and what they do by getting their name out in local publications and on the carts in local grocery stores!

They have also found ways to give back, like by donating their time to community organizations, recycling, and giving blood.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Bottner & Skillman Attorneys has managed to. We asked if David could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Well, it all comes down to three things: customer service, customer service, and customer service!”


Congratulations to Bottner & Skillman Attorneys for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to David for taking the time to speak with us!

Louisiana’s Top Rated Local® Moving Service Companies Award Winner: AD Movers

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that AD Movers is an award winner for moving service companies in 2019.

If you are looking for a moving service company that will take the stress out of your next big move, look no further than this award-winning company!

AD Movers has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across three different verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 96.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top five moving service companies in Louisiana!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Hiring AD Movers was the best decision we could have made. They were able to get us a team at the time we wanted when we only scheduled a few days in advance. They showed up on time and ready to go…  They even figured out how to get our large furniture down the spiral staircase without damaging anything… I don’t even know what we would have done without them. Over the phone, Adonay was incredibly friendly and professional, and their prices are better than all the other similar-quality movers around. I will definitely recommend them to any friend of mine who’s looking to move.” – A.S.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that AD Movers is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Moving Service Company

We were excited to learn all about AD Movers and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the owner, Adonay Pineda.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes AD Movers stand apart from its competitors. Adonay told us that they are a family-based business, and that they believe in always providing the best possible quality.

Building Success With Excellent Communication

AD Movers has earned a fantastic reputation, so we asked Adonay how they have managed to grow their business and get such great reviews online. He told us:

“We just work hard side by side by with the customer, and we try to work as best as we possibly can. Communication is key.”

In addition to building the kind of online reputation that any small business would envy, AD Movers has spread the word about who they are and what they do in as many ways as they can!

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as AD Movers has managed to. We asked if Adonay could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Keep working hard, and do the best you can for every customer. Every customer has different needs.”


Congratulations to AD Movers for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Adonay for taking the time to speak with us!

Massachusetts’ Top Rated Local® Auto Shops Award Winner: Webster Auto Body

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Webster Auto Body is an award winner for auto shops in 2019.

If you are looking for an auto shop that will provide excellent and reliable service, look no further than this award-winning company!

Webster Auto Body has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across five different verified sites with an average rating of 4.92 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 99.17 and two 2019 Top Rated Local awards for ranking as one of the top 100 businesses and one of the top three auto shops in Massachusetts!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Webster Auto Body has repaired our vehicles on several occasions. The service has been superb, and the cost has always been fair and reasonable. They are very professional and talk straight.” – P.C.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Webster Auto Body is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Auto Shop

We were excited to learn all about Webster Auto Body and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the owner, William Siegel.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Webster Auto Body stand apart from its competitors. William told us about their incredibly experienced staff, who he described as first-class bodymen. He told us:

“We really pay attention to the details. We all have quite a bit of experience. I’ve been doing this myself for 40 years.”

In addition to their experienced staff and the high-quality work they provide, Webster Auto Body also prides themselves on their commitment to delivering exceptional customer service. William told us:

“I believe in being honest. That’s how people like to be treated, honestly and fairly.”

Building Success Through Word of Mouth and Reviews

In addition to building the kind of online reputation that any small business would envy, Webster Auto Body has spread the word about who they are and what they do through word of mouth and through all of their incredible online reviews.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Webster Auto Body has managed to. We asked if William could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“You have to be there all the time. You need experience, you need to be there, and you need to pay attention to people.”


Congratulations to Webster Auto Body for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to William for taking the time to speak with us!