Since 2001, the friendly, professional technicians at Peach Design, Inc. have installed more than 1.25 million square feet of hardwood flooring—and that's not counting how many floors they've deep cleaned, recoated to restore shine, or re-sanded to a like-new finish. To them, hardwood represents an environmentally friendly, durable choice for home flooring that helps reduce allergies and is easier to clean than carpeting. When they install new floors, they approach the project with expertise and care—they always make sure the new flooring has gone through an acclimation process, where it adjusts to the home's environment and makes small talk with baseboards for two to four days before the installation itself.
Forty varieties of bourbon and 60 beer draughts flow freely from taps into souvenir glasses, slaking thirsty throats with unlimited sips as guests tear through smoky meat concoctions at the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival's tasting stations. Once stuffed with ribs, brisket, and sausage, attendees can retire to the tasting theater to take in a seminar from pit masters and gourmet chefs on preparing fine barbecue or brewing stellar bourbon. Live rock, blues, and bluegrass bands set the airwaves quivering from the main stage with wailing tunes or announcements drawn in barbecue sauce. A cigar tent provides a smoky haven for puffing on fine tobacco products, and big-screen TVs beam the latest sports action directly into eyeballs.
Signature Service: Spanish lessons one-on-one
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours
According to the Pew Research Center, Spanish is the second most prominent language in the United States. More than 37 million people speak it, which means that knowing the difference between soy and estoy is clearly a valuable skill to have.
Luckily, Spanish Lessons 4 You's instructors can help you learn Spanish quickly with one-on-one lessons. Because these instructors are all native Spanish speakers who learned English, they know what it takes to master a second language. They draw from their experience when teaching grammar and leading conversations in Spanish. And because everyone learns differently, they try various teaching approaches. Sometimes they'll focus more on vocabulary, while other times they'll dole out a gummy bear for every successful conjugation.
The instructors also lead group lessons and teach Spanish for business. For a more in-depth and culturally oriented approach to learning, there's an immersion program in Peru that features salsa lessons, museum and city tours, and cooking lessons.
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity was established in 1983, and is now one of the biggest Habitat for Humanity affiliates in the United States. The organization serves as the largest affordable single-family housing developer in Atlanta. As part of its efforts to eliminate substandard housing and improve access to adequate, affordable housing, Atlanta Habitat partners with working families, communities, and sponsors to build affordable, quality homes that meet green-building standards. Atlanta Habitat builds energy-efficient houses using Green Advantage construction procedures to help lower costs for homeowners while also benefiting the environment.
Along with maintaining relationships with its homeowners—starting from the application process and ending when the no-interest mortgage is paid off—Atlanta Habitat helps families to complete 250 hours of sweat equity—the volunteer time required of those who buy Habitat homes—as well as classes and other homeownership requirements.
Super Soundproof Window Treatments & SP Windows mitigates outside noise in homes, businesses, recording studios, hotels, and beyond with soundproofing solutions. Customers can choose to install the soundproofing themselves or a referral can be made to a local installer who will perform the installation for an additional fee. The product makes for a minimally intrusive solution to noise that also reduces UV rays and keeps out dust, pollen, and dirt.