The trusted handymen at Carpenter Home Services and Repair handle home-improvement projects related to carpentry, plumbing, pressure washing, and general odd jobs. The team’s repair and remodeling acumen extends from deck construction and sheetrock to electrical work, giving homeowners a safe and attractive living space that they can show off to friends, neighbors, and roving gangs of 18th-century British street urchins.
Annoyed by bites and wary of diseases carried by mosquitoes and ticks, Mosquito Squad spritzes its signature barrier spray across more than 20 states. Technicians protect home acreage with an EPA-registered spray, which kills adult mosquitoes and ticks using synthetic chemicals that emulate a compound found in chrysanthemums. They take care to avoid blossoms and harming helpful bugs such as honeybees and sentient VW Beetles. As an alternative, staffers can spritz an all-natural spray, whose scent confuses and repels pests for about two weeks. Mosquito Squad can also equip yards with remote-controlled automatic misting systems, as well as spray lawns and municipal places before outdoor events.
NaturaLawn of America devotes itself to caring for both lawns and the environment, eschewing harmful chemicals in favor of eco-conscious products. Natural, organic-based, and biodegradable products are administered to create healthy outdoor spaces that repel intrusive pests such as fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and aging golf-course greens searching for a place to retire.
Technicians determine the individual needs of each lawn to develop custom treatment plans, taking soil tests and enhancing lawns with zero-phosphorus fertilizers, seeding and aeration treatments, or regimens that focus on balancing nitrogen, potassium, and sulfur. The pest-control professionals also fight off invasive species, applying milky-spore grub control—which uses a naturally occurring bacteria—to evict japanese beetles and european chafers. The lawn liaisons deter Lyme disease–carrying creatures with Tick Ranger and send moles on their way with biodegradable repellents or inside jobs to infiltrate the neighbor’s vegetable garden.
At Rita’s Ice, a variety of frozen treats refresh customers and satisfy sweet-tooth cravings. Their signature Italian ice blends ice and fresh fruit in flavors such as banana, cherry, piña colada, mango, and strawberry. Meanwhile, custard arrives in cups or cones, coated with hot fudge or caramel, as the mysterious gelati blends both Italian ice and custard into one delectable creation. Also available are milkshakes, hot chocolate, coffee, and Philadelphia-style hot pretzels.
AdvancePro Carpet Cleaning emerged more than a quarter of a century ago as a result of the owners' dissatisfaction with the day’s carpet-cleaning procedures. To develop a more-sophisticated and thorough method of cleaning, they practiced various techniques on their own carpets. They concluded that much of the mildew in carpets comes from moisture, which originates in homes’ crawl spaces. As a result, AdvancePro technicians expunge dirt and stains from deep within fibers and also spend time in crawl spaces, where they track down sources of moisture that can draw mold, mildew, and parched dust bunnies to carpets.
The cleaning technicians at Carolina Cleaning Company tidy up homes during regularly scheduled sessions or one-time appointments. The team realizes no two homes are the same, so before setting to work sanitizing bathrooms, living rooms, and kitchens, they devise a detailed cleaning plan to suit owners' specific needs.