Best electrician 2013: Robertson Electric

Robertson Electric 973-4348 robertsonelectric.com Runner-up: Design Electric (800) 476-5058 designelectric.com Human conductor Slavisa Pajkic, of Pazarevac, Serbia, can withstand a 20,000-volt current through his body without feeling a thing. He’s known as “Battery Man,” and says he can act as an insulator, conductor, and even a heater. The folks at Robertson Electric can do all […]

Best spa 2013: Oasis Day Spa

Oasis Day Spa 103 W. Water St. 244-9667 oasisspacville.com Runner-up: Spa at Boar’s Head 200 Ednam Dr. 972-2253 boarsheadinn.com/spa In the Sultan Ahmet area of Istanbul, a “spa”-like experience consists of lying on a marble slab in a sauna while a woman pours water over your body then scrubs you from head to toe. That […]

Best home repair/handyman 2013: Advantage Handyman

Advantage Handyman 817-7222 advantagehandy.com Runner-up: Charlottesville Handyman 760-4263 charlottesvillehandyman.com It’s clear that Advantage Handyman delivers when it comes to contracting, but it’s no stranger to the small stuff either. The contractor can do anything from electrical work and painting to landscaping and cleaning. Russ Melton (a.k.a. Charlottesville Handyman) takes the No. 2 spot. He opened […]