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Eager to assist home-improvement and upkeep projects, neatly arranged drills, garden hoses, paintbrushes, and other hardware sundries populate the shelves at family-owned Avalon Hardware. Stacks of mulch team up with rakes and watering cans to keep landscapes lush but tidy, and fluorescent light bulbs promise to emit steady, more sustainable light in homes. Customers can also swing by to grab gallons of PPG Porter paint, which staffers mix to exact specifications after a small sacrifice of crayons to a prism spirit.
For more than 30 years, the staff at the family-owned Leonard's Furniture has helped homeowners make their dwellings more livable by stocking a 14,000 sq. ft. showroom full of décor and furnishings from more than 150 vendors. The team makes the shopping process easier by delivering and assembling any in-stock items free of charge. Those items include furnishings for dining rooms, living rooms, and bedrooms from brands such as Ashley, Lane, FlexSteel, and Tempur-Pedic. The store's comprehensive stock includes home office staples including desks, chairs, and mirrors that come in varying sizes and opinions on Snow White. Shoppers can also find equipment to furnish home-entertainment rooms, such as theater seats that eject anyone who takes out their cell phone during a movie.
Wood You Furniture’s father-and-sons team furnishes customers with household accouterments crafted from high-quality woods, such as oak, alder, and maple, which customers can customize into heirloom-quality pieces with paint, wood stain, or flame decals. Bedeck a house’s many rooms with a vast selection of pieces, including dressers, murphy beds, and writing desks, that span from traditional shaker styles to modern structures. An occasional table ($44–$179) will give living-room dwellers a retina-regaling surface to set their coffee cups, fondue pots, or particle accelerators upon, and a minimalist dining chair ($52) or a cushion-sporting dining seat ($99) can befriend a lonely eating console, such a shaker-style dining table ($129). Because customers must finish the pieces themselves, the furnishing-whisperers of Wood You gladly demonstrate the how-tos of furniture finishing with step-by-step instruction.
Since their showroom debuted in 1984, Furniture Country's staffers have armed homeowners with classic southern-style furnishings from brands including Omnia, Lane, and Ashley. Their fixtures embellish every corner of your abode, from dining-room sets for the kitchen to leather chairs for the home office. They also help shoppers put finishing touches on their interior decor with lamps, rugs, pillows, and throws, and they help clients get a good night's sleep by introducing them to Serta mattresses or sandmen for hire.
Wayne's Bedding's factory-trained sleep specialists counsel customers on the optimal mattress for their specific needs, stimulating snoozing with a showcase of more than 40 models from renowned brands. Resting easy knowing that all of Wayne's mattresses are backed by a full warranty, customers can curl up on a King Koil twin ($179) or upgrade to a queen-size mattress ($299) to break falls during risky home-video stunts. A Sealy twin ($379) or queen ($499) supports extra-soft snuggling, and a Simmons twin ($349) or queen ($499) cradles weary bones. Patrons can revel in a relaxing eight hours atop a Sealy Posturepedic Pillowtop mattress ($399), which comes with a guarantee preventing nightmares of piggyback-riding porcupines. Complimentary delivery and set-up services accompany every mattress, ensuring customers can dive into their brand-new bed without back pain from lugging a giant cushion.
Let Gainesville Detailing rejuvenate your unkempt jalopy with its No. 3 full interior and exterior detailing package. Dirt and grime are quickly expelled with a hand wash and wheels are pampered and dressed to prepare them for maneuvering tight corners and awkward run-ins with an ex-hubcap. Next, auto bodies are buffed and waxed as cloth seats and carpets are vacuumed and shampooed, and leather is treated the way it always knew it deserved. Finally, one of Gainesville's friendly guzzler glamorizers will make certain all interior and exterior trim is freshly dressed, seals are conditioned to stay on command, and windows are purged both inside and out, allowing customers to take advantage of splendid views of their own carport. Washes are available seven days a week by appointment and can be scheduled outside of Alachua County for an additional charge.
Gainesville Lawnscaping's capable employees groom grassy regions with expert precision under the leadership of lawn-care specialists Justin Jackrel and Blake Smith. A whirlwind of expertly administered trimming and light weeding services spruces up unkempt lawns by evicting unwelcome foliage and pruning hedges into luxuriant handlebar mustaches. Grass gurus trim the verdant blades with symmetrical sweeps of a lawnmower and execute precise edging along sidewalks, driveways, and curbs. The efficient crews at Gainesville Lawnscaping also perform blowing and light tree trimming to preserve the physique of each client’s private grassy knoll. The team also offers additional landscaping services such as installing sod and mulch, cleaning gutters, and administering garden-gnome vaccines.
With more than 70 years of experience matching customers with domestic accouterments, Walker Furniture's staff helps patrons fill rooms and complement existing décor. Brands including Thomasville, Bernhardt, and Broyhill fill more than 96,000 square feet of display area, providing ample space to browse or clandestinely test couches' pillow-fort capabilities. Wooden end tables by Ashley ($150) supply sofa-side surface space, and circular Chase mirrors ($129) open up rooms with capacious reflections. A Discoveries martini table ($189) provides an elegant place to rest cocktails without hot-gluing a cup holder to the butler. Barcalounger recliners ($399) support a relaxing lean as patrons enjoy TV in supine comfort.
Bug Master’s crew of bug busters keeps homes from infestation and homeowners from finding refuge atop chairs with effective pest-control treatments. Armed with products such as Termidor, they oust subterranean termites eating away at homes and can rid abodes of bedbugs, fleas, roaches, and other pests.
When pests invade homes, Bug Brigade's technicians are never far behind with the latest insect-evicting baits, sprays, and traps. The specialists perform field trial studies for DuPont, Syngenta, Bayer, and other companies, helping staffers learn the latest approaches in ousting infestation. Using these methods, the company evicts annoying critters such as roaches, termites, mice, ants, and curse-word-weaving spiders from homes through services they provide in recurring or one-time visits. As a testament to its focus on the community, the locally owned company also loans its time pro bono to the Seminole County Sheriff Department's Division of Children and Family Services to ensure pest-free environments for children in need.
Turfmaster’s lawn care technicians are experts when it comes to Florida grasses. Since 1994, the flora pros have undergone extensive training to ensure they can properly diagnose yellowing blades or bald spots. They customize every bout of lawn care to target specific maladies—such as insect, weed, or minor disease control—and take into consideration the time of year and migration patterns of garden gnomes. All of their applications are backed by a 30-day guarantee and free service calls.
Ants, roaches and spiders are just a few of the pests that Drake Termite & Pest Control's technicians evict from indoor and outdoor areas. Drawing on 40 years of combined experience, they use environmentally friendly techniques and carefully hide pest-control products away from pets and children. As an added assurance, they back their work with a money-back guarantee.
Drill bits twist, measuring tape unfurls, and saws chomp through two-by-fours in ACE Hardware, where shelves dangle with scores of tools and other home-improvement essentials. Wall pigment by Ace Paint and Benjamin Moore beams across the color spectrum as faucet parts and cabinet hardware retool aging abodes and jury-rigged time machines. Large appliances, such as Honeywell space heaters, Perfect Aire air conditioners, and Cadet thermostats, keep indoor air at a comfortable temperature. Outside, bags of seed and compost join charcoal grills to brighten backyard celebrations as rolling hand trucks heft heavy lumber purchases or prefab doghouses for socialite canines. Tools, electrical tape, and other handyman essentials round out each location's array of fixative and creative supplies.
When Island Grove AG Products found that they had blueberries that weren't able to be used for fresh produce, winemaker Chase Marden stepped in and, to the delight of all, started turning the berries into "Kind of Dry" and "Sorta Sweet Wine". Now, he aids the Island Grove Wine Company at its 10,000-square-foot winery, pressing the fruit of his labor into a lineup of vinos made from blueberries, strawberries, apples, raspberries, blackberries, and peach. While visiting the winery, guests can participate in free tastings held throughout the week, tour the facility, and stock up on bottles filled with wine from tanks just steps from the cash register.