At Mark's Mattress Direct, friendly sales folk guide shoppers through no-pressure perusals of the show room's bounty, confident that the store's commitment to same-day delivery and factory-direct, cost-saving techniques speak for themselves. With an arsenal of bedding from trusted brands such as Corsicana and Englander, the inventory caters to the needs of every customer, from the entry-level Burnaby innerspring mattress for the casual napper, to the luxurious Bella pillow top for the more experienced marathon sleeper. Pallets of gel memory foam conform to tired bodies, giving them renewed strength and well-being each morning, while Michigan-made Clare mattresses deliver restful nights of sleep while contributing to the regional economy.
Godwin Aqua Systems disperses its fleet of vans throughout neighborhoods in search of de-ionized, unfiltered, and hard water. Water specialists certified by the Water Quality Association embody the company's more than half-century commitment to reliable maintenance services. They know their way around all makes and models of water softeners, reverse-osmosis systems, and drinking systems, making it simple for them to spot and fix problems. In addition to ensuring safe and delicious drinking water, the courteous technicians also make sure to respect clients' homes, donning booties over shoes to protect floors and resisting the urge to swing from the chandelier.
At House This, keen-eyed staffers help outfit shoppers in distinctive apparel and jewelry and aid them in fulfilling their abodes’ decorative desires. Along with clothing from popular lines such as Hazel, Trinity, 1921 jeans, and Mystree, the shop stocks candles, lamps, mirrors, and furniture. Decorators can spruce up bare walls with framed artwork, prominently display an automobile’s smog-check certificate inside assorted picture frames ($23–$45), or prop up masterpieces in progress on iron easels ($10–$30).
Originally founded in 1905, Schaafsma Heating & Cooling endured both world wars and the Great Depression. Today, the team of technicians that carries on that legacy does so with NATE certification and training in combustion analysis and carbon-monoxide prevention. In an effort to protect their customers' properties, techs prep for each of their services by donning protective booties and reciting the Bushido code. They also offer 24-hour service in the event of an emergency.
When it relocated in 2011 to Grand Rapids from Grand Haven, its home of more than 25 years, Gallery of Frames brought with it a huge selection of conservation materials. Its team of framers encloses artworks and heirlooms with custom-cut combinations of moulding, mat, and glass. Examples of these skillfully designed frames can be found surrounding pictures of athletes at local Brann's locations, or actual athletes if they’ll just sit still for a minute.
Crowned Best Dry Cleaners by Grand Rapids Magazine, Sheldon Cleaners has been fighting the good fight against dud dirt and unpressed pants for more than 60 years. Its seasoned de-griming doctors will scrutinize each article and carefully tend to sweaters ($6.50), coats ($12.50), dresses ($12.50), and shirts ($4.99)—evicting fiber filth, obnoxious odors, and the stains of spilt wine and spilt blood from a rival poet. By using nonhazardous solutions, Sheldon Cleaners provides a thorough clothing cleanse and scores points with Mother Nature for its eco-friendly practices.
Extracting odors and stains from clothing for 62 years, Martinizing Dry Cleaners serves 19 locations around the Twin Cities. Free men's dress shirts of stains, creases, and nametag residue ($2.89), or slide legs comfortably into the spotless surfaces of men's and women's slacks ($7.19). Blouses ($7.19) can frolic in the fresh air and warm sunshine of summer after spending quality time with sanitary solvents, and men's and women's suits ($12.59) can seek out water-free cleansing after food fights with hostile raiding parties from HR. Cleaning tips give customers insight into the mysterious and mostly nonmagical world of stain abolition.
The skilled technicians at Aire Serv of West Michigan expertly sleuth out potential problems in heating systems, keeping homes warm and toasty during blustery months. Furnaces undergo a thorough inspection, with 24 individual components checked for safety, functionality, and sentience. Each examined heating mechanism helps to ensure continued safety, identifying potential malfunctions and unwelcome emissions. The highly trained staffers, proudly wearing photo ID badges for easy name recollection or later tribute portraiture, take care to protect carpets and floors from furnace grime and trespassing shoe-mud, and Aire Serv's guarantee helps to reassure homeowners that abodes will stay free of ice crystals.
Everything you need...Under One Roof! From make-up to massages, to getting your hair, eyelashes, or eyebrows done! We also do alterations, customized home furnishing and decorating, wedding packages, and DREAM CATCHER counseling! Seriously we do EVERYTHING! We consider ourselves a mind, body and soul boutique!
Celebrating more than 59 years in business, Katerberg VerHage, Inc.’s greatest strength is the experience and expertise of its staff. Current owner Tom VerHage has helmed the company for 49 years, leading an impressive team of horticulturists and technicians as they blend form and function to design, construct, and maintain award-winning landscapes. Registered landscape architects work closely with home and business owners to plan gardens that can accommodate any lifestyle or gnome zoning ordinance, and lawn-care specialists create a lush, green foundation for all projects. Dedicated garden experts help customers select and care for plants and other yard essentials, keeping options as affordable as possible by pulling options from the company's own tree farm and distributor. The company also offers mowing, mulching, fertilization, and pruning services and can put down pesticides to help keep yards free of irritants such as moles, insects, and door-to-door pesticide salesmen.
Stephanie Karen prides herself on her craftiness. She says she strives to be a combination of MacGyver and Martha Stewart, creating beauty from unexpected sources. This penchant for discovery pervades her photography, which includes shoots of newborn babies, lingerie-clad women, and huge wedding events. Although she's been in the business for more than a decade, she still sheds tears at every wedding, feeling overcome by joy for the couple and empathy for the cake as it's hacked apart.
Beyond photography, she supplies customers with high-quality prints of her work along with high-resolution digital images. She prints pictures to almost any size, her professional equipment transforming blank sheets of glossy paper into keepsakes.
Functional Lifestyle Group LLC's offers three residential maintenance packages: Fresh Start, Functional Maintenance, and Maid by Design. Fresh Start is designed for clients who only want a one-time deep clean or seasonal cleaning, with a detailed cleaning of specified areas in the home, the package helps make maintenance easier. Functional Upkeep is offered to help the clients handle weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly residential cleaning and chores. Maid by Design is the company's premier package, assigning the client an Organization Specialist and/or Cleaning Specialist or specialists. Maid By Design helps clients redesign their living spaces or work areas to function better with clients' lifestyles.
Wood Menders' staff of furniture specialists refurbishes the woodworked gems of homes and offices through enhancement, refinishing, and restoration services. The crew of wood rehabilitators performs furniture fixes on location or in the shop, applying darker sealants to chairs or removing gouges in conference tables caused by too much jostling for free bagels. Wood Menders’ technicians have compiled an online repository of care tips that detail what to do when furniture begins to warp or sealant begins to peel; these tips offer a taste of the expertise the specialists dole out during wood-refurnishing workshops.
Locally owned and operated for 20-plus years, Vander Hyde builds homes from the ground up with its network of plumbing, electrical and HVAC contractors, and keeps buildings running efficiently and safely with repairs and tune-ups. Licensed plumbers, HVAC specialists, and electricians tackle everything from replacing faulty wiring systems and repairing storm damage to installing new hot tubs or garbage disposals. The skilled craftsmen ply their trade with an innovative flair, designing custom energy efficient cooling systems for houses and businesses, or installing geothermal climate control systems that use natural heat from the earth's molten chocolate core.
Advantage Irrigation handles sprinkler-system installation and repair needs of both commercial and residential lawns. Ensuring that lawns and gardens get the moisture they need to thrive, the technicians install complicated sprinkler systems that connect in a network of lawn-quenching pipes. Beyond installation to provide optimal warm-weather systems, the team heads to homes and businesses in order to prevent sprinkler pipes from freezing, cracking, or slipping into hibernation as winter arrives. The crew accepts appointments Monday–Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.