Kansas’ Top Rated Local® HVAC / Heating & AC Companies Award Winner: Dunco Heating & Cooling

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Dunco Heating & Cooling is an award winner for HVAC companies in 2019!

If you are looking for an HVAC company that will keep your family comfortable all year long, look no further than this award-winning company!

Dunco Heating & Cooling has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.91 stars, earning them a stellar Rating Score™ of 97.13 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking not only as the number one HVAC company in Kansas, but as one of the top 50 businesses in the state overall!

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

“Dunco did not try to sell us more than we needed, and our new unit was installed by friendly, very competent professionals. We highly recommend them!” -Wendy H.

It is because of enthusiastic reviews like this that Dunco Heating & Cooling is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average HVAC Company

We were excited to learn all about how Dunco Heating & Cooling has been able to build such an impactful reputation, so we sat down with one of the co-owners, Diane Duncan.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Dunco Heating & Cooling stand apart from their competitors. In Diane’s words, “We are a small, family-owned business built on honesty and integrity. We treat our customers like family, take pride in the services we provide for them, and stand behind everything we do — no exceptions.”

When asked about the Dunco Heating & Cooling mission and how they make the world a better place, Diane said, “We support local high schools and charities through various sponsorships and donations. It is important for us to give back in order to help make a difference in someone else’s future.”

Beyond their spectacular online reputation, Dunco Heating & Cooling gains new business through radio and television ads, as well as social media.

Building Success Through Sharing

We asked about the Dunco Heating & Cooling secret to success, and Diane told us they tell their customers to share their experience, “We believe the best compliment you can give us is to tell others about your experience.”

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as fabulous a reputation as Dunco Heating & Cooling has managed to. We asked if Diane could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“Be honest. Give your customers a good reason to tell someone about you. Get involved in your community.”


Congratulations to Dunco Heating & Cooling for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Diane for taking the time to speak with us! Check out their website here!

Kansas’ Top Rated Local® Fitness Centers Award Winner: Athletic Strength Institute

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Athletic Strength Institute is a 2019 award winner for fitness centers in Kansas!

If you’re looking for a fitness center in Lawrence that can help you be your best self, look no further than Athletic Strength Institute.

Athletic Strength Institute has received dozens of reviews with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them a tremendous Rating Score™ of 91.20 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 fitness centers in all of Kansas!

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

“ASI has been a literal game-changer for my son’s athletic performance. I’m also impressed by how much the ASI team has taught him about nutrition!” – Andrea H.

Not Your Average Fitness Center

We wanted to learn all about Athletic Strength Institute and its impressive online reputation, so we took a few minutes to talk with the owner, Chris.

The first question we had for Chris was what is it that sets Athletic Strength Institute apart from their competition in Kansas. Here’s Chris’s response:

“We are one of the only facilities in the area with amazing, state-of-the-art knowledge. We do physical assessments on everyone, and we offer nutrition, chiropractic, physical therapy and push high school students to perform their best.”

Chris went on to tell us that he is a strength coach for a U.S. national men’s endurance track cycling team, giving him the knowledge and experience to prepare his clients for their sport of choice.

We also wanted to know what their mission is at Athletic Strength Institute and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s what Chris had to say:

“We want to help you be the best you — we want to help you get to the next level.”

Building Success Through Word of Mouth

Chris has helped to develop Athletic Strength Institute’s online reputation via online marketing, social media and Google ads, and offline, word of mouth has been their main source of growth. They also host events here and there.

There are so many business owners out there looking to build the kind of online reputation Athletic Strength Institute has. Here’s Chris’s expert advice for them:

“Be mindful of the content that you’re putting out. Make sure it’s correct and can be backed up by education. Have knowledgeable coaches!”


Congratulations to the team at Athletic Strength Institute for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Chris, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Athletic Strength Institute in Lawrence. Visit their website today!

Kansas’ Top Rated Local® Event Planners Award Winner: Along Came Abby

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Along Came Abby is an award winner for event planners in 2019.

If you are looking for an event planner that will help you to host the big event of your dreams, look no further than this award-winning company!

Along Came Abby has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across three different verified sites with an average rating of 4.93 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 95.27 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top three event planners in Kansas!

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

“It has been my pleasure to be a guest of multiple events Along Came Abby has hosted or planned. Whether a wedding, vow renewal, or community event, Abby is the missing piece your event can’t survive without! Her extensive knowledge, tips and tricks, and connections guarantee the event you have been dreaming about! Not only does she think of all the details you didn’t even know existed, but her professionalism is also unmatched, and she is an absolute pleasure to work with. Do yourself a favor the next time you are planning an event, and hire Along Came Abby.” – J.R.

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

Not Your Average Event Planner

We were excited to learn all about how Along Came Abby has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the owner, Abby Wempe.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Along Came Abby stand apart from their competitors. Abby said that they are a team of women who truly love to serve their clients and have found so much joy in the work they do. Theirs is a team with years of experience who works together towards the goal of providing gorgeous and well-planned events for people in all areas of Kansas.

Building Success Through Customer Satisfaction

Along Came Abby has managed to build such a strong reputation, so we were excited to hear about some of the ways they have marketed and grown their business. Abby said that word of mouth is their best friend, and they always ask for a review a month after every event.

Abby has also found the benefit of having a strong social media presence and is active on Facebook and Instagram.

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

“Do a great job for your clients, and growth will happen organically!”

If you have an upcoming event that could use the Along Came Abby touch, we have good news; they are now booking for their 2020 season! Give them a call today!


Congratulations to Along Came Abby for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Abby for taking the time to speak with us!

Kansas’ Top Rated Local® Eye Doctors & Optometrists Award Winner: Lawrence Family Vision Clinic

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Lawrence Family Vision Clinic is an award winner for eye doctors and optometrists in 2019.

If you are looking for an optometrist that will take care of your eyes while providing outstanding customer service, look no further than this award-winning company!

Lawrence Family Vision Clinic has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.86 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 96.63 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 eye doctors and optometrists in Kansas!

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

“Absolutely everyone there was so kind! My appointment was very informative and timely. I felt at ease and comfortable through the whole thing. The support picking out glasses was impressive. I would highly recommend [them].” – V.T.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Lawrence Family Vision Clinic is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Eye Doctor

We were excited to learn all about how Lawrence Family Vision Clinic has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the Insurance and Marketing Specialist, Jaimie Walters.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Lawrence Family Vision Clinic stand apart from their competitors. Jaimie told us that they are kind to everybody and stay on the same level as their patients so as to cater to each of their specific needs. She shared:

“We provide world-class eye care using cutting-edge technology from exceptional optometrists and a knowledgeable, attentive team.”

Building Success By Utilizing Technology

Lawrence Family Vision Clinic has managed to build a strong reputation over the years. Jaimie told us that they have utilized technology to keep in touch with their clients. They have used Facebook to promote trunk shows, sent text messages that link to online reviews, and are soon coming out with a new website!

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Lawrence Family Vision Clinic has managed to. We asked if Jaimie could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“Always be open to change, and listen to your patients; give them extra attention, and make sure you are fulfilling your needs.”

Now is a great time to stop on by! They are having a sale on June 7, and all sunglasses will be 50-percent off!


Congratulations to Lawrence Family Vision Clinic for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Jaimie for taking the time to speak with us!

Kansas’ Top Rated Local® Veterinarians Award Winner: Sisters Herndon Veterinary Clinic

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Sisters Herndon Veterinary Clinic is an award winner for veterinarians in 2019.

If you are looking for a veterinarian that will offer you and your pet compassion and excellent care, look no further than this award-winning company!

Sisters Herndon Veterinary Clinic has received hundreds of overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.97 stars, earning them a perfect Rating Score™ of 100.00 and two 2019 Top Rated Local awards for ranking as one of the top 100 businesses and one of the top five veterinarians in Kansas!

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

“I love this place! They truly truly care about each pet that is brought into them. I trust them with any of my pets. When my cat got fixed, they sent me pictures and updates throughout the day. You never have to worry about them because of that small touch. They are a 12/10 vet…” – B.C.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Sisters Herndon Veterinary Clinic is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Veterinarian

We were excited to learn all about how Sisters Herndon Veterinary Clinic has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the co-owner (with her sister), Dr. Monica Moore.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Sisters Herndon Veterinary Clinic stand apart from their competitors. Dr. Monica Moore said that it’s really cool that she can do this work together with her sister. She also shared that the most important thing they offer is a high level of compassion. She continued:

“[We follow the] golden rule: treat others the way you want to be treated. We are not selfish with our own emotions and allow our clients to be excited and frustrated and sad.”

This personal connection is certainly reflected across their many positive reviews, and their commitment to excellent communication is recognized by their clients.

Building Success Through Customer Service

With as impressive a reputation as Sisters Herndon Veterinary Clinic has, we were surprised to learn that they have not had to do much advertising outside of word of mouth. Dr. Monica Moore told us that people love to talk about their pets, so their name gets spread around quickly.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Sisters Herndon Veterinary Clinic has managed to. We asked if Dr. Monica Moore could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“The thing that people have to focus on is great customer service… Continue your education, and be willing to think outside of the box; be willing to listen to your clients.”


Congratulations to Sisters Herndon Veterinary Clinic for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Dr. Monica Moore for taking the time to speak with us!

Kansas’s Top Rated Local® Nail Salons Award Winner: The Glam Room Salon, Spa + Beauty Bar

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that The Glam Room is a 2019 award winner for Nail Salons in Kansas!

When you are searching for an amazing salon experience in Kansas, The Glam Room is who you want to go to.

The Glam Room has received over 400 review on five different review platforms, earning them an outstanding Rating Score™ of 94.61 and a spot as one of the top 10 ranked Nail Salons in Kansas!

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

“I highly recommend The Glam Room!! Christian was my stylist, and she nailed it the first time! I am extremely picky about my hair and nobody has got it right the first time until now! Give her a try, or any of the stylists! I promise and guarantee you will not be disappointed! From the time I walked in the door, to them offering drinks while they style your hair, there is a calm ambiance and the decor is gorgeous!” – Gina C.

Not Your Average Nail Salon

We wanted to learn a little more about The Glam Room and its tremendous online reputation, so we took a few minutes to talk with the owner, Carl Glorioso.

The first question we had for Carl was what is it that sets The Glam Room apart from their competition in Kansas. He pointed to their personal, one-on-one service, to the intimate experience, and the fact that they are open seven days a week, enabling them to accommodate their customers’ schedules and needs.

We also wanted to know what their mission is. Carl shared with us that their goal is:

“Elevating the industry one artist at a time is our purpose [and] leaving the industry better than we found it is our mission.”

Building Success by Providing a Comfortable, Personal, and Individual Experience

Carl attributes The Glam Room’s strong online reputation to their commitment to always providing a great experience for customers and believing that education drives a great experience for customers.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, The Glam Room has spread the word about who they are and what they do through a lot of in-house marketing and customer engagement. They put a ton of effort into communicating with their clients and the community.

As the owner of an award-winning business, Carl understands a thing or two about growing a business and building an online reputation. When we asked what advice he has for the many other businesses out there, he emphasized the importance of prioritizing the community and continual improvement:

“My advice is to do your due diligence. The reward is astronomical.”

Congratulations to the team at The Glam Room for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Carl, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend The Glam Room Salon, Spa + Beauty Bar in Kansas City, Kansas. Visit their Website today!

Kansas’ Top Rated Local® Pest Control Companies Award Winner: Jeremy Pest Control

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Jeremy Pest Control is an award winner for pest control companies in 2019!

If you are looking for a pest control company that will get rid of your unwanted visitors safely and effectively, look no further than this award-winning company!

Jeremy Pest Control 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 95.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top three pest control companies in Kansas!

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

“We have used Jeremy Pest Control several times a year for our rental houses. They are always on time for their appointments and they always do a great job. When one of our tenants say they have mice or roaches, I give Jeremy Pest Control a call and make an appointment. They are always polite and beyond expectations. We are totally satisfied with their performance.” -Ted M.

It is because of enthusiastic reviews like this that Jeremy Pest Control is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Pest Control Company

We were excited to learn all about how Jeremy Pest Control has been able to build such an outstanding reputation, so we sat down with the manager, David Barrera.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Jeremy Pest Control stand apart from their competitors. David told us, “Honestly, the reason most people call is that we do have a lot of reviews! We just try to be professional, courteous, and really work hard to build our presence. We specialize in not upselling our customers, and coming out to do the job for the price we quoted.”

When asked about the Jeremy Pest Control mission, David said that it’s all about supporting the community. In his words, “We are a local company. Everyone that works here is from this area. We’re just good people. We want to be good people to good people.”

Beyond their tremendous online reputation, Jeremy Pest Control gains most of their business through online marketing, commercials, and Facebook.

Building Success Through Professionalism

According to David, the Jeremy Pest Control secret to success is professionalism. He told us, “We just try to be as professional as possible on the job site! We do refer people over to our website so they can leave a review if they’d like.”

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

“With today’s climate, you just need to be personable. Go with one thing in mind, to make your customer happy. Treat your customers right!”


Congratulations to Jeremy Pest Control for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to David for taking the time to speak with us! Check out their website here!

Kansas’ Top Rated Local® Accounting Firms & CPA Award Winner: Chew & Lee Accounting Group

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Chew & Lee Accounting Group is an award winner for accounting firms & CPA in 2019.

If you are looking for an accounting firm that will work hard to fulfill your expectations, look no further than this award-winning company!

Chew & Lee Accounting Group has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.75 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 91.55 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 accounting firms & CPA in Kansas!

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

“We have had our accounting [done] at this group for several years now, and [we] feel [that] they always provide top-notch advice [and] service; [they] are always there to answer questions when needed. [They are] well worth the cost for not having to worry about what we consider to be a huge headache (taxes)!” – L.B.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Chew & Lee Accounting Group is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Accounting Firm

We were excited to learn all about how Chew & Lee Accounting Group has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the owner, Ron Lee.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Chew & Lee Accounting Group stand apart from their competitors. Ron told us that they are a small local business that has been in operation since 1972. This business has been several generations in the making. He said that they are small enough to keep in touch with their clients but large enough to also be involved with bigger clients. They work with both individuals and businesses. They work hard to try and out-perform expectations.

Building Success By Hiring the Right People

In addition to building their strong online reputation, Chew & Lee Accounting Group has managed to market and grow their business by being involved in a few different professional organizations. Outside of that, their business has mostly grown thanks to word of mouth.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Chew & Lee Accounting Group has managed to. We asked if Ron could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what they had to say:

“Hire good people with the same core values. Integrity is huge. Treat people right.”


Congratulations to Chew & Lee Accounting Group for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Ron for taking the time to speak with us!

Kansas’ Top Rated Local® Attorneys & Law Firms Award Winner: Law Offices of Kyle E. Krull, P.A.

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Law Offices of Kyle E. Krull, P.A. is an award winner for attorneys and law firms in 2019!

If you are looking for a law firm that will treat you with the utmost care, look no further than this award-winning company!

Law Offices of Kyle E. Krull, P.A. has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them a perfect Rating Score™ of 100.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top five law firms in Kansas!

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

“Creating an estate plan can be confusing and stressful, but Mr. Krull made the experience so easy. He advised us on our options and gave us explanations of why one choice was better than another. He and his wife are very personable and professional to work with. I’m very glad that I chose their law office for my estate needs.” -Kimberly S.

It is because of rave reviews like this that Law Offices of Kyle E. Krull, P.A. is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Law Firm

We were excited to learn all about how Law Offices of Kyle E. Krull, P.A. has been able to build such an impeccable reputation, so we sat down with the owner, Kyle E. Krull.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Law Offices of Kyle E. Krull, P.A. stand apart from their competitors. Kyle told us, “We try to do the best we can for the people God brings to us every day. Our specialty is estate planning.”

When asked about his business’ mission, Kyle said, “The question we ask our clients is, ‘If something happened to you today, are everything you have and the people you love protected?”

Building Success By Taking Care of People

We were also particularly interested in finding out what Kyle considers to be his firm’s secret to success. “We do the right thing for the right people…” he told us.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as fantastic a reputation as Law Offices of Kyle E. Krull, P.A. has managed to. We asked if Kyle could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Do the right thing every day.”


Congratulations to Law Offices of Kyle E. Krull, P.A. for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Kyle for taking the time to speak with us! Check out their website here!

Kansas’ Top Rated Local® Orthodontists Award Winner: Meschke Orthodontics

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Meschke Orthodontics is a 2019 award winner for orthodontists in Kansas!

If you’re looking for an orthodontist in Wichita that can help you achieve the smile of your dreams, look no further than Meschke Orthodontics.

Meschke Orthodontics has received more than 100 reviews on three verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them a spectacular Rating Score™ of 96.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 orthodontists in all of Kansas!

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

“We have dealt with Dr. Meschke and his staff for quite a few years, as both of our daughters had braces and went through two phases. Our younger daughter gave him a run for his money with the amount of work that needed to be done. But he developed a plan, and the results are amazing! My girls always felt like he was truly invested in them and [like[ they were more than a patient. Today, our youngest got her braces off, and the journey is finally over. He is truly one in a million! Thank you again!” – Karen S.

Not Your Average Orthodontist Office

We wanted to learn all about Meschke Orthodontics and their fantastic online reputation, so we took a few minutes to talk with the Office Manager, Nan Meschke.

The first thing we wanted to know was what is it that makes Meschke Orthodontics stand out from the crowd in Kansas. Nan told us that they get a lot of joy out of and have a lot of enthusiasm for what they do, and that they’ve been around for more than 25 years now. At Meschke Orthodontics, patients benefit from the latest technology, including Invisalign®.

We also wanted to know what their mission is at Meschke Orthodontics and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s what Nan had to say:

“Patients are the number one thing we think about. Smiles change lives, and we see so many kids gain so much confidence. With Invisalign, we see an even higher confidence boost…”

Building Success Through Customer Service

Nan attributes Meschke Orthodontics’ strong online reputation to the amazing customer service they provide day in and day out. Some of the staff members at Meschke Orthodontics have been there for more than 20 years, and Dr. Meschke is really good with his patients. They also make it a point to encourage their patients to leave them reviews.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Meschke Orthodontics has gotten their name out there strictly through word of mouth:

“We’ve been around for so long that everyone knows who we are and that we are trusted.”

There are so many business orthodontist offices our there looking to grow their business and build their online reputation. Here’s Nan’s expert advice for them:

“Keep your patients first and foremost in mind. Build a great team to work together. You have to enjoy who you’re around at work.”


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

We highly recommend Meschke Orthodontics in Wichita. Visit their website today!