From the first phone call to the wave goodbye, Demand Remodeling's trained handymen and staff work with their clients through every step of the repair process. The company operates on the idea that clients should know exactly what's going on with their homes, and so its handymen take the time to talk residents through not only job cost but also the root causes of problems, the potential procedures, and other options for fixing the issue. To further simplify the repair process, handymen also perform free estimates and initiate repair discussions. Only when homeowners are properly informed about the job do handymen install new windows, add additional rooms, or reprogram robotic butlers to speak with an authentic British accent.
At Pottery Hollow, kids and adults alike find inspiration to create ceramic works of art from a fanciful story about a potter in need of an apprentice to help him and his fairy friends adorn ceramic mugs, platters, and knickknacks with colorful paint. Guests enter the potter's enchanted hollow—complete with twisted tree trunks and brightly colored chairs—to work on the unpainted pieces stored deep beneath the forest. While guests create their masterpieces, staffers keep them supplied with paints and brushes and take finished pieces to be baked in the kiln.
In addition to walk-in sessions, Pottery Hollow's three locations host parties and events such as mommy-and-me sessions, bridal showers, and corporate events. And on Friday nights until 9 p.m., ladies can create beautiful works of art while sipping on their favorite BYOB drinks. Staffers also craft custom pieces in one to two weeks, which can be given as gifts, kept as future heirlooms, or offered as sacrifices to the home-decor gods.
Polished Edge Painting’s fully insured professionals apply even coats to walls and exterior surfaces during residential and commercial projects. Along with the traditional painting services, staff can paint faux finishes to create the appearance of texture or depth; they can even create murals of animals and Disney characters for kids or famous artworks and contemporary graphics for adopted art critics. Aside from painting, the team can refresh other parts of the home by refinishing cabinets, staining concrete surfaces, and sealing driveways.
United Volunteers' knowledgeable staff lines the shelves with a vast inventory of upscale clothing, furniture, and wares, and uses all proceeds to help disadvantaged people. Peruse well-organized racks or enlist a shop guru to help you locate properly fitting shirts or pants for casual barbecues ($3–$5) or studded leather jackets and pants for crashing casual barbecues. Younger shoppers can don kid-size clothing ($1.10–$2) or challenge their minds with a puzzle or board game ($0.50–$2). Furniture, such as sofas ($100–$150) and recliners ($35), cradles spines while supplying the adequate recumbence to take in a book ($1 for hardcovers, $0.50 for paperbacks), DVD ($3), or impromptu nap. The ever-rotating inventory, which passes through a gauntlet of highly selective sorters, brings in an assortment of other items, such as housewares and entertainment centers, and weeds out unusable items such as torn dresses and forged Declarations of Independence.
Greenside's lawncare professionals prune and nurture lackluster yards back into lush landscapes of verdant, springy grass. Core lawn aeration helps build thicker, healthier turf that can fend for itself against weeds, diseases, bugs, and ornery lawn gnomes. Aeration helps break up headlocked lawns held fast by soil compaction and thatch layers by creating holes in the soil for oxygen and water to trickle through. The treatment encourages deeper root growth and better water retention, which makes for lower sprinkler bills and extra ammunition to spray at the neighborhood watch. Post-aeration, lawns are covered with the detritus of a successful extraction session, leaving coils of soil that are easily mowed over or broken up. Although recently aerated lawns may look rough and in poor condition, if aerated during active grass growth (late spring or fall), they quickly recover, yielding a plush outdoor carpet for Lilliputian blockbuster-movie premieres.
At The Tint Guy, LLC, skilled technicians protect autos, homes, and offices from the sun’s invasive rays with layers of sleek SunTek tint. Their ultralight layers of carbon, metal, and nano-hybrid film block up to 99% of harmful UV radiation and glare. An arsenal of different films meets a wide range of darkening needs and objectives, from non-metal carbon shading that blocks UV rays without affecting cell-phone service to security film that can shield buildings from graffiti, break-ins, or water bills delivered via a note-wrapped brick. The shop's technicians can further augment newly shaded autos with paint-protection film as well as six-channel alarm and remote startup systems, which fire up parking lights and engines from up to a mile away.