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Providing groundbreaking flooring options for every home

After over 60 years of combined personal flooring installation experience, a team of three brothers founded HomeTown Floors in St. Peters in 2012. Six years later, the family owned and operated business is still bringing groundbreaking flooring expertise to make purchasing, as well as your installation experience, as fast and trouble-free as possible. HomeTown Floors offers a wide array of flooring options for every style and budget, including options for carpet, hardwood, laminate, ceramic and vinyl. Customers also can opt for hassle-free, in-house installation, and every job comes with a lifetime installation guarantee. Maintaining the highest standards of quality, HomeTown ...

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Keeping your home HIGH & DRY

HIGH & DRY foundation repair has a solution for your foundation problems. Whether it’s a leaky spot in the basement, a crack in the concrete or a leaning/settling foundation wall, HIGH & DRY can provide a cost-effective, professional repair. Co-owned by husband and wife Tom and Cindy Ely, the full-service foundation repair company has fixed tens of thousands of cracks in the St. Louis metro area. The company specializes in cost-effective crack injection, wall stabilization, settling foundations and interior drain systems. HIGH & DRY’s highly trained team members are not paid commissions, so they only recommend necessary repairs. The family-owned ...

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The finest custom-built homes for nearly 35 years

Tim Griffey has been working in the homebuilding business since he was 16 years old. He literally learned the business from the ground up. Tim made a commitment to himself and others that when he established his own business, it would reflect his personal desire for quality craftsmanship. That quality craftsmanship has been displayed now for nearly 35 years through his small, family-owned company – Griffey Homes. Griffey Homes has earned numerous awards including “Homer” awards from the Home Builders Association each consecutive year its entries have been submitted. Homer awards recognize excellence in design, workmanship and value in residential ...

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The dental solution that keeps clients smiling

Genovese Dental offers a complete dental solution that will make clients smile. Visiting the dentist can be a positive experience at Genovese Dental. The Cottleville dental practice offers patients a warm and relaxing atmosphere in a state-of-the-art facility. Whether a patient needs a basic cleaning for preventative care, endodontic treatment or teeth whitening, Dr. Michael Genovese can take care of it in a comfortable, stress-free environment. Dr. Genovese and his expertly trained staff can provide a wide range of services from restorative fillings to periodontal therapy to routine extractions. The professional staff is dedicated to providing high-quality care. Dr. Genovese ...

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‘Treating patients as we wish to be treated’

Family Dental Services in St. Peters is a general and multi-specialty group dental practice. Their motto is “dedicated to treating our patients as we wish to be treated,” which means each patient receives the highest level of caring service from everyone in the office. No patient leaves without being seen by a dentist, said Dr. Robert Rizzuti, who owns the practice along with Dr. Dan Twillmann. The dentists emphasize that they don’t find it necessary to pressure their patients into having expensive dental work done. “There’s enough work that people need, that we don’t have to go looking for things ...

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Is your child struggling to get to school?

With anxiety, depression and bullying on the rise in schools, many children are struggling to get themselves to class. A change in environments can sometimes be what is needed for a student to get back on track. EYC Academy [Empowering Youth and Communities Inc.], which opened in 2018, helps students find their way to academic achievement through a one-teacher, one-student school environment. EYC offers full- and part-time ongoing enrollment at its Town & Country location or, for students who work best at home, an online option with a live, real-time teacher. EYC was conceived by a team of local educators ...

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Evans & Dixon welcomes aboard John Nations

Evans & Dixon L.L.C., a full-service business and litigation law firm based in St. Louis, is thrilled to have welcomed John Nations to its team in 2019. Nations is a Member and Practice Chair in the firm’s Business Services Group. “The reason I chose to work for Evans & Dixon is pretty simple – it has great people and great lawyers,” Nations said. “They have a tremendous reputation and I’m delighted to be a part of Evans & Dixon.” Before this role, Nations served three terms as Mayor of Chesterfield and later as President and CEO of Bi-State Development. He ...

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Cozy atmosphere sets the table for great Italian food

The heavy, inviting scent of home-cooked, hearty Italian food greets guests upon entering Erio’s Ristorante in St. Peters. The warm and cozy atmosphere welcomes both new and long-time customers who always are treated like family. Co-owned by Pietro [Pete] Pulizzi and his wife, Joan, the small, family-owned restaurant is nestled into St. Peters Towne Center. The 80-seat restaurant offers authentic Italian pastas from lasagna and linguine to spaghetti and mostaccioli to fettuccine and rigatoni. If you’re not in the mood for pasta, Erio’s offers mouth-watering chicken, steak or veal entrèes; and also is known for its famous hand-stretched pizza with ...

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Creating warm fireplace memories for over 40 years

Fireplaces are the heart of the home where people gather on cold, snowy nights to snuggle against the warm glow of a mesmerizing fire. However, fireplaces can be a source of danger. Every house has a chimney, which expels the harmful toxins of combustion. Furnaces, water heaters and gas appliances vent carbon monoxide. Wood-burning fireplaces vent smoke and creosote. The National Fire Protection Association recommends annual evaluations for these structures. Since 1979, English Sweep has been family owned and operated by Gregg Boss, who is the only Master Certified Chimney Sweep in Missouri. English Sweep is staffed certified chimney and ...

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Timeless furniture resale boutique

Classic furniture, home décor and collectibles deserve a repeat performance. Encore Consignment Gallery is an upscale boutique specializing in gently used home furnishings too timeless to be discarded. Store owners Maureen Strobeck and Barb Lampe opened the gallery six years ago to fill a niche in the furniture resale market for West County. Their success has allowed them to expand to a second location at 10821 Manchester Road in Kirkwood, which opened in Fall 2018. “There’s been an attitude change about resale. People realize there are beautiful things out there, so why buy new?” asked Maureen. The gallery caters to ...

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