Watching children grow into adults is a beautiful experience, though it can be tear-jerking at times, too, especially when they outgrow activities such as frolicking on the backyard play set. The surface specialists at The Brilliant Finish understand that a home often grows and changes along with its inhabitants, sometimes in bittersweet ways. Using eco-friendly and durable treatments, they restore the luster and functionality of decks, driveways, and play sets, ensuring that the next generation of children can play just as their parents once did.
Seven-time winner of the South Bend Tribune’s Readers’ Choice Award, Mattress Warehouse stocks more than 1,000 name-brand mattresses, offering an array of innerspring, memory-foam, latex, and adjustable beds from manufacturers such as Serta, International Bedding, Sleep Logic, and Scandinavian. Sheep-counting customers can dive into recurring barnyard dreams resting atop twin mattress sets (starting at $199), Queen Memory Foam pillowtop sets (starting at $599), and Serta Perfect Day queen sets (starting at $1,499).
The technicians at Medich Pest Control draw on 30 years of experience when ridding homes and businesses of pests, which means they've seen their share of ants, mice, bees, and spiders. Their years of experience also mean they know the best way to eliminate pests. Their pest-control approach varies with the seasons and includes tactics such as laying out bait, applying repellent, and wiping away webs.
The Hills True Value family calls upon more than 38 years of home-improvement expertise to provide customers with the proper tools and services for residential projects and regular upkeep. While exploring the menagerie of homecare necessities, customers can become inspired to tackle lawn and garden projects or get started on indoor renovations for the kitchen and bathroom. Patrons may also enlist help from the knowledgeable staffers, who can perform common maintenance services such as sharpening chainsaws, cutting keys, or memory-wiping protocol droids.
Since Russ and Dorothy Falan opened Great Lakes Heating & Air Conditioning in 1957, their team of licensed, bonded, and insured technicians has kept household heating and cooling systems running safely and efficiently. NATE-certified professionals, each with more than 5 years of experience, perform thorough inspections, installations, and repairs and advise customers against running heating and cooling systems while reading Robert Frost’s poetry. Friendly staff members wait by phones to answer questions during business hours, and a live answering service takes calls after hours to ensure customers never find themselves taking advice from sentient supercomputers.
Since 1947, Mid-City Supply Co.’s friendly staffers have helped avid home improvers to outfit their digs in premium products. Nowadays, the experienced showroom staff displays much smarter fixtures, from faucets that turn on with the tap of a hand to eco-friendly water heaters powered by domesticated dragons. Though technology has changed, the company keeps quality high, stocking name brands such as Delta, American Standard, Toto, Gerber, Brizo, and Elkay. Customers can check out items in person at one of six showrooms in two states. To give back to the communities that helped them to grow, the company regularly donates to United Way.