Slumber expert Roger Wardell staffs each of his Sleep Doctor Mattress Stores with knowledgeable employees who help to match shoppers with surfaces that complement their dozing styles. A full-size basic firm mattress by American Pedic ($219) supports stomach sleepers with memory foam, and Serta's twin-size Dura Pillowsoft ($499) cuddles tired muscles with inner springs and a 6-foot spoon.
An authorized local affiliate of Larry Janesky's home energy-conservation enterprise, Steve Rodgers' Dr. Energy Saver helps homeowners shave down their heating and cooling bills while reducing their carbon footprint. Lifetime Owosso resident Steve Rodgers leads a qualified team of professionals as they use a blower door test and thermal camera to assess home comfort issues and energy efficiency, bring frigid rooms and overheated attics to manageable temperatures, and dehumidify musty basements and crawlspaces. By treating foundations with spray foam or affixing attics with an airtight SuperAttic system, technicians block wintry drafts from sapping comfort and money from households.
For Chris Kress, home improvement runs in the family. As a second-generation builder, Chris has upheld his father's legacy as the owner and manager of Superior Interiors since 2002. He doesn't do it alone, though; Chris employs masters of the drywall, painting, and insulation trades. Techs call on this collective expertise during each and every job, the results of which can be viewed in the company's before and after gallery.
The Dirt Hunter targets grit and grime in all its likeliest places, including carpet, tile, grout, and windows. Staffers of the owner-operated, family-run business only use family-safe, eco-friendly products to scour floors and windows until they’re spotless. They also annihilate stains and odors from pets or that pesky neighbor who keeps throwing fish-flavored Jell-O molds through your dining-room window. Technicians are also available for emergency restorations if home flood damage occurs, using the latest equipment to pump out water and clear out mold, mildew, and bacteria.
By regulation, the air inside airplanes is extremely clean. The founder of North Winds Heating & Cooling, Inc. knows this because he worked on maintaining the quality of aircraft for more than 12 years. When he turned his attention to the air inside homes, his high standards for quality came with him. Today, his team of technicians keeps indoor spaces safe and comfortable by servicing heating and cooling equipment as well as expertly installing brand-new units by Trane, Mitsubishi, and Noritz.
For more than three decades, the specialists at USA Insulation have protected the walls and rooftops of Michiganders’ homes from the capricious elements outside. To make homes more comfortable and energy efficient, the team uses USA Premium Insulation foam—a water-based, eco-friendly product that can be discreetly installed without disturbing the pre-existing brick, stucco, or wood and vinyl siding. After filling out the voids left by cellulose or fiberglass insulation, the foam expands further to provide an extra layer of thermal and acoustic protection that drowns out the neighbor’s garage rock band or inexplicably terrifying laughter.