TurfWorks is a full-care lawn service staffed by experienced professionals who live in the communities they serve, giving them valuable insider knowledge on how to best treat their clients' lawns. Wrangle wiry weeds into submission with the TurfWorks spray service, or renovate greenery with a full lawn-care maintenance package. The latter option, which is good for two lawn cuts, includes trimming, mowing, and more, all designed to get lawns into shipshape without the hassle of moving into an Astroturf-trimmed houseboat. All services are applicable for lots up to a quarter of an acre. The experts at TurfWorks know the soil and vegetation of the Oklahoma City area and utilize their wisdom to treat such area-specific issues as foreign vegetation, insects, and shifty-eyed, grass-chewing neighbors.
Terminix lives out its motto, “power over pests,” by providing extermination services for termites, bedbugs, and other common household insects, backed by a comprehensive money-back guarantee. In an initial inspection appointment, certified inspectors scan quarters for warning signs, such as termite-style wood damage and empty black-widow terrariums. Terminix’s primary strategy, viable for most pests, pivots on a liquid defense system applied to the soil that surrounds homes. The liquid coats passing arthropods in pesticide, which they then transmit to their peers. Baited traps supplement the liquid system, luring in bugs from strategic positions near food-filled locales, such as refrigerators and beanbag chairs stuffed with baked beans. Bug banishers can also spray bedbug-infested rooms with Rapid Freeze carbon dioxide, which ices both the bugs and their eggs.
Sisters Mary Shappee and Gert Shuckhart have been taming horses for most of their lives, beginning as children in 4-H club. While Gert manages Majic Stables' office and rare bookmark collection, Mary's passion for riding keeps her in the saddle, where she teaches private and group lessons that rein in riders as young as 5 years old. A 70'x198' indoor arena allows for nighttime and fair-weather rides, and the 100'x200' outdoor area is dotted with jumps and dressage letters for tricky choreography.
One of the country’s largest independent paint dealers, Spectrum Paint furnishes contractors, Fortune 500 companies, and homeowners with a vast variety of paints, stains, and specialty wall coatings from respected brands. A gallon of pastel PPG Pittsburgh Paints WallHide Ceramic ($24.28) decks nursery walls in stain-resistant hues, and 1-inch FrogTape ($7.97) protects windowsills with the music of hundreds of croaking amphibians. A wistful 2.5-inch AllPro Mako poly/nylon paintbrush ($7.97) dreams of the day it will dip its bristles into the nearby PPG Pittsburgh Paints sample quarts ($6.79). The absorbent AllPro 3/4-inch Gold Pro roller cover ($5.69) ensures the even, universal application of paint to walls, cabinets, or reprints of the Mona Lisa. The shop's staff provides excellent service, aiding customers in product selection and answering questions.
There are no cookie-cutter tables or dressers at 405 Imports. The husband-and-wife team that runs it specializes in finding distinctive pieces of furniture, art, and pottery. Many of the pieces bear the signature look of reclaimed items, which can imbue rooms with vintage charm or convince the neighbors that the time machine in the garage actually works. Other items feature repurposed wood and leather. With a main showroom as well as a fully stocked warehouse that opens to the public on the weekends, shoppers can always find an ever-changing selection of credenzas, end tables, armchairs, cabinets, dressers, and lamps.
Midwest Lawn and Landscape maintains landscapes and helps clients keep yard carpets weed-free with a range of services. Professional wild-plant stalkers arrive on golden chariots, armed with powerful weed-busting poison and a distaste for dandelion tea. Aimed at giving grass harassers the heave-ho, they travel to homes, arriving on time to treat affected areas of up to 8,000 square feet. Licensed through the Oklahoma State Department of Agriculture, the team leaves personal pastures luscious and ready to host barbecues or lawn-angel marathons.