Going The Extra Mile

Stanley Steemer goes to great lengths to ensure properties are clean and safe
Photo by Grant L. Gursky
We’re all familiar with the bright-yellow vans and trademark “Call-1-800-Steemer” commercial jingle of Stanley Steemer, but did you know that the company has been owned and operated by one family on the Eastern Shore since 1993?
That was the year Jerry and Lisa Farrell opened their family-owned-and-operated business in Salisbury.

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Commitment to Quality

Tyler Building Company has earned its reputation for excellence
Photo by Grant L. Gursky
Wicomico County native Will Tyler didn’t wait around for his destiny to find him; he went out and captured it. Not even 23 years old, he launched Tyler Building Company 16 years ago with his indispensable wife, Nikki, following an extensive five-year apprenticeship.

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Decades of Dedication

Atlantic Millwork & Cabinetry turns 30 and values the same ideals as day one
Photo by Deny Howeth
Armed with only a business plan that called for no owner compensation for three months, the use of personal vehicles for deliveries and a living room as an office, friends Mark Woodruff and Richard Reed started Atlantic Millwork &

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Generational Talent

Burley Building Company’s Nate Reister continues a family legacy on his own terms
Photography by Grant L. Gursky
Nate Reister is as skilled and worldly as a man twice his age. The 36-year-old owner of Burley Building Company also believes truth and honesty should prevail in every builder-client relationship and that producing value, not profit, should dictate decision-making.

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