2022 Home & Garden Best of the South Shore

GW toma

Appliance Store

Winner: George Washington Toma TV
& Appliance, Inc.

1353 Commercial St., Weymouth, 781-335-6435
5 Westgate Drive, Brockton, Gwtoma.com

In an age of big box appliance stores, George Washington Toma has survived and thrived since 1953 by providing old-fashioned customer service, personalized attention and a team of factory-trained, friendly technicians. With two locations in Weymouth and Brockton, this family-owned retailer is part of a large buying group, able to offer competitive pricing on a full inventory of appliances.

Runner Up: Yale Appliance

Sail Architects


Winner: SAIL Architects

289 St George St., Suite 210, Duxbury, 781-934-2150, Sailarchitects.com

SAIL Architects is a woman-owned architecture firm that specializes in contemporary coastal design with an emphasis on mindfulness, wellbeing and environmentally sound construction. By embracing WELL methods, SAIL organizes your physical environment to suit the priorities in your day.

Runner Up: Hutker Architects


Bathroom Remodeling

Winner: Renovision

150 Broadway, Hanover, 781-826-0559, Renovisionsinc.com 

Renovisions is a one-stop shop design/build company that’s able to drain most of the stress out of bathroom remodeling. Instead of time-consuming trips to hunt for fixtures, tiles and lighting, clients can select them all under one roof at Renovisions, or hire assistance with comprehensive design services, building permits and construction. 

Runner Up: the Design Studio 

Classic Tile & Stone Best Flooring #BOSS2022

Best Carpet/Flooring Store

Winner: Classic Tile and Stone

9 Whiting St., Hingham, 781-749-5230, Classictile-stone.com 

Co-owners Julie Ryan and Kristin Henaghan first met while working at the Boston Design Center, where they became experts in high-end ceramic, natural stone and glass tile available only to design professionals. They now make these exclusive materials available to homeowners and designers alike at their shop, where they guide clients through the selection process. 

Runner Up: The Rug Merchant 

Snow and Jones

Bath Fixtures

Winner: Snow and Jones

85 Accord Park Drive, Norwell, 781-878-3312 167 White’s Path, S. Yarmouth, Snowandjones.com 

Residents of the South Shore and the Cape will find inspiration for their next bathroom project just around the corner at one of the Snow and Jones showrooms. The showrooms feature magazine-worthy displays of contemporary bathrooms and offer well-trained staff that will work to create a functional and beautiful space that homeowners will enjoy for years 

Runner Up: Republic Plumbing Supplies Co

BOSS Concierge

Best Concierge

Winner: Coastal Concierge Lifestyle Management

Hingham, Coastalconciergema.com 

Coastal Concierge Lifestyle Management's mission is to give its valued clients the freedom to live their best lives. They do that by taking care of everything from everyday errands, home management, restaurant bookings, relocation assistance and much more

Runner Up: Eldredge Property Services 

BOSS Custom Home

Custom Home Builder

Winner: Oak Development & Design

30 Summer St., Hingham, Oakdd.com 

Runner Up: Lineal 

Gardener Electric #BOSS 2022


Winner: Gardner Electric

163 Candlewood Lane, Hanover, 781-831-3350, Gardnerelectricfire.com 

Proudly serving the South Shore and surrounding areas of Massachussetts

From Light fixtures to Fire Alarms. No job too BIG or SMALL.

Runner Up: M.J. Carr Electrical Services, LLC 

Best of the South Shore Boston Interiors

Best Furniture Store

Winner: Boston Interiors

200 Webster St., Hanover, 781-871-6416, Bostoninteriors.com 

In addition to their extensive and affordable inventory (hello frequent discounts and clearance area!), what makes this store a standout is their free in-house design services. Their trained interior design staff also makes fee-based home visits with part of the fee credited back with a minimum furniture order. 

Runner Up: Circle Furniture 

Gardeners Choice Best of the South Shore

Garden Center

Winner: Gardeners Choice

408 Washington St., Pembroke, 781-826-4010 https://the-gardeners-choice.myshopify.com/ 

Be prepared to get lost in the vast inventory of trees, shrubs, flowers, pottery and gifts at Gardener’s Choice. Shoppers can bring in photos of their garden site and consult with the knowledgeable staff, and go home with a whole new vision for their backyard. 

Runner Up: Kennedy’s Country Gardens 

Best of the South Shore Heating and Air

Heating / Air Conditioning Compay

Winner: Umano Air Systems

Plymouth, 508-846-7974


Veteran Owned and operated Hvac company specializing in both commercial and residential properties. We provide installation, service, and maintenance on all brands and types of HVAC equipment. Licensed and insured.

Runner Up: Melia Fuel

Welch Company

Best Home Accessories

Winner: Welch Company

132 Front St., Scituate, 781-545-1400, Welchcompany.com 

Welch Company has been a Scituate staple since 1879. Its new, two-story, harborside location offers a vast array of original artwork, linens, pillows and throws from Matouk and Sferra, tableware from Juliska and Mariposa, and so much more. Free gift wrapping is also available. 

Runner Up: Hingham Furniture & Design Home of Framing Concepts 

Home Framing

Winner: Bethoney Builders

56 Depot St., Duxbury, 781-898-8018 Bethoneybuilders.com 

2022 marks the third year in a row that Bethoney Builders has won the BOSS award for home framing. Reviews of the company frequently cite its professionalism, speed and creative solutions, with one client remarking that her new garage was framed within a week. 

Runner Up: Clean Cut Carpentry, Scott Wills 

Copia Design Build

Home Renovation Company

Winner: Copia Real Estate Design & Build

185 Lincoln St., Suite 300, Hingham, 781-875-1199 Copiarealestate.com 

At Copia Real Estate Design & Build, we strive to deliver quality service and make the process of buying, selling or building a home as simple as possible. Our ability to deliver satisfying results is something we take great pride in! Clear communication is important to us, and we will be managing your project not just for you but with you from the first meeting to completion.

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Runner Up: Mackenzie Custom Carpentry 

Laura Graziano

Best Home Staging

Winner: Laura Graziano Staging

111 French Avenue, Braintree, 781-718-1834 lauragrazianostaging.com 

Accredited Staging Professional working with Homeowners, Realtors and Contractors preparing each property to sell faster for top dollar with integrity.

Runner Up: Queen’s Garden

Kitchen Designer

Winner: The Design Studio

305A Nantasket Avenue, Hull, 781-971-5131 thedesignstudio.design 

After meeting with the team to create a vision for their dream kitchen, the lucky clients of the award-winning Design Studio are gifted with a “Design Box,” which contains a three-dimensional design board with swatches, layouts and sample materials – oh and two glasses and a bottle of wine to sip on while they review the concepts. Co-owner Judy Whalen says her proudest accomplishment to date is having been asked to create four kitchen displays for industry leader Clarke, New England’s official Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove Showrooms. 

Runner Up: Transitions Kitchens and Bath 

Seoane Landscape Design

Landscaping Services

Winner: Seoane's Landscape

551 Bedford St., Abington, 781-878-1306 Seoanelandscape.com 

With its vast 9-acre garden center and team of seasoned designers, project managers and construction workers, Seoane’s Landscape Design is able to execute every phase of a landscape project. In addition to planting gardens and specimen trees, the team at Seoane’s builds pool decks, stone walls, outdoor kitchens, water features, driveways, and more. 

Runner Up: Yardscapes by Renee & Sons 


Interior Design

Winner: Vionlandi and Warner Interiors

132 Front St., 2nd Floor, Scituate, 781-378-0121 violandiandwarnerinteriors.com 

Violandi + Warner Interiors is a true collaboration of style and sophistication with principals Robin Violandi and Caroline Warner working together to create elegant spaces customized to the needs of their clients. Conveniently located adjacent to Welch Company in Scituate, their Design Loft features a curated collection of fabrics, wallcoverings, window treatments and custom-made pillows. 

Runner Up: Hingham Furniture & Design Home of Framing Concepts 

Lighting Shop

Winner: Fleming's Lighting

24 Elm St., Cohasset, 781-383-0684, flemingslighting.com 

If you want inspiration for your next lighting project, just step into Fleming’s charming antique building in Cohasset Village and tip your head up where you’ll find hundreds of pendants and chandeliers affixed to the ceiling by such companies as Visual Comfort & Co., Thomas O’Brien and E.F. Chapman. Still not sure? Their experienced design staff have been known to bring samples to client’s homes. 

Runner Up: Granite City Electric Supply & Showroom 

Hingham Lumber BOSS 2022

Local Hardware Store

Winner: Hingham Lumber

165 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Cohasset 781-749-4200, hinghamlumber.com 

Runner Up: Curry Ace Hardware 

Best Outdoor Grills BOSS 2022 YALE

Outdoor Grills

Winner: Yale Appliance

548 Washington St., Hanover, 781-829-6914 yaleappliance.com 

Runner Up: Hingham Lumber Company 

Best Painter on the South Shore

Painting Company

Winner: James Harvey Group, LLC

Brant Rock, 781-834-4858, jamesharveygroup.com 

A professional residential painting company, James Harvey Group’s commitment to excellence has awarded them the trust and loyalty of hundreds of families in the Marshfield, MA area.  Fully licensed and insured,  JHG provides outstanding workmanship with an honest and reliable approach. Whether it’s a small, medium, or large job, you can trust the professionals at James Harvey Group.

Runner Up: Mike Hoffse Painting 

Best Plumber on the South Shore BOSS 2022

Best Plumbing Company

Winner: Carmark Plumbing

300 Corporate Park Drive, Pembroke, 781-630-3278, carmarkplumbingandheating.com 

Runner Up: Hubbard Plumbing & Heating 

Sunshine Pool Best Pool Company BOSS 2022

Best Pool Store


77 Mattakeesett St., Pembroke, 781-293-7075, sunshinepoolcompany.com 

Runner Up: Shore Pools & Services Inc Runner Up: Swim Sports Inc 

Best Roofing Company 2022 BOSS South Shore

Roofing Company

Winner: JK Garside Roofing

857-445-8356, facebook.com/Joshuakgarside 

Runner Up: Superior Exteriors 

Best Tile Store South Shore BOSS 2022

Best Tile Store

Winner: Bellew Tile & Marble

308 Hingham St., Rockland, 781-982-3030, bellewtile.com 

Runner Up: Classic Tile & Stone Inc.