Affordable Carpet Cleaning's IICRC–certified crew coaxes dirt and blemishes from underfoot upholstery using a tag-team duo, which combines a van-mounted grime extractor with quality Prochem products. Harnessing the power of space-age detergent polymers, each dapperly dressed clean team rapidly charms spots, stripes, and pet-stain paisleys out of all covered floor coverings. The cleaning team also aids in the proliferation of gentle nylon carpet by adding a layer of protection, one that makes the fibers more resistant to future spills and food fights.
Levin Furniture has been passed down through generations of Levins since 1920, when Jessie Levin persuaded her husband to start a business to help their daughters' prospects. Since then, the business has grown, expanded, and gained a reputation for procuring and selling quality furniture. Levin Furniture's stock includes leather reclining sofas, beautifully carved dining tables, and sleigh beds from Daniel's Amish using hardwood materials from Ohio.
Museums typically showcase art in carefully curated rooms. At Mattress Factory, however, the room itself is the art. Since 1977, the museum's two buildings have housed a permanent collection of contemporary installation art—room-sized works that engulf the entire space. In Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Dots Mirrored Room, mirrored ceilings and walls infinitely reflect a trio of fluorescent dots painted on a white formica floor. In Greer Lankton's It's all about ME, Not You, astroturf lines a floor covered in artful arrangements of grotesque dolls that form shrines to artists such as Patti Smith and Candy Darling.
To further immerse guests, Mattress Factory's exhibitions are paired with educational programs that range from lectures to hands-on art projects. Along with stimulating the public, the museum stimulates the growth of artists through its residency program, which invites participants to create installations while living near the museum, a much more practical alternative to hiding a secret cot in the coatroom.
The Coury family has been adorning Pittsburgh's bedrooms since 1950, when the first Coury Furniture opened its doors. Since 1988, Mattress World has carried on the family tradition of quality with a selection of more than 20 mattress brands, including Simmons, Sealy, and Tempur-Pedic, in more than 100 styles. Factory-trained sales associates escort guests to cushions that fulfill their needs in terms of firmness, durability, size, and ability to withstand being dropped off a 10-story building. In addition to traditional innerspring and memory-foam mattresses, customers choose from a selection of waterbeds, futons, and iron and brass frames. Accessories such as bedding-protection kits help shield mattresses from bed bugs, dust mites, and allergens while preventing already-counted sheep from nibbling the sheets.
It's clear that Pro Pet Solutions owner Bruce Esterman is extremely passionate about two things: his cleaning business, and animal rights. As a lifelong pet owner, Bruce is adamant that his insured techs use nonhazardous methods to clean carpets. His eco-friendly products are derived from renewable seed and vegetable sources, all completely free of damaging solvents and phosphates. When not aiding homeowners with carpet and air-vent cleanings, Bruce is a proponent for the Animal Friends organization, whose aim is to end animal over-population and abuse.