Terminix lives out its motto, “power over pests,” by providing extermination services for termites, bedbugs, and other common household insects, backed by a comprehensive money-back guarantee. In an initial inspection appointment, certified inspectors scan quarters for warning signs, such as termite-style wood damage and empty black-widow terrariums. Terminix’s primary strategy, viable for most pests, pivots on a liquid defense system applied to the soil that surrounds homes. The liquid coats passing arthropods in pesticide, which they then transmit to their peers. Baited traps supplement the liquid system, luring in bugs from strategic positions near food-filled locales, such as refrigerators and beanbag chairs stuffed with baked beans. Bug banishers can also spray bedbug-infested rooms with Rapid Freeze carbon dioxide, which ices both the bugs and their eggs.
TurfWorks is a full-care lawn service staffed by experienced professionals who live in the communities they serve, giving them valuable insider knowledge on how to best treat their clients' lawns. Wrangle wiry weeds into submission with the TurfWorks spray service, or renovate greenery with a full lawn-care maintenance package. The latter option, which is good for two lawn cuts, includes trimming, mowing, and more, all designed to get lawns into shipshape without the hassle of moving into an Astroturf-trimmed houseboat. All services are applicable for lots up to a quarter of an acre. The experts at TurfWorks know the soil and vegetation of the Oklahoma City area and utilize their wisdom to treat such area-specific issues as foreign vegetation, insects, and shifty-eyed, grass-chewing neighbors.
Brandley Inspections owner Cory Brandley works directly with clients to eradicate current pests and prevent future infestations. Fully licensed and insured, the team's bug stoppers address home invasions, finding, removing, and sternly lecturing roaches, spiders, crickets, centipedes, karma chameleons, and more. The quest takes the technicians inside interior baseboards, plumbing voids, weep holes, outside porches, and around garages to excavate creepy crawlers that may have breached the surface. After a thorough clean sweep, the crew spreads a repellant liquid perimeter, a step that deters future unwelcome housemates from inviting themselves in.
Urban Lawn and Garden founder Willie Collins focuses on leading a healthy lifestyle while maintaining the planet’s natural resources. His company’s philosophy reflects his views by making sustainable lawn and garden care possible for everyone with a fleet of electric-powered vehicles, eco-friendly mowers, and a line of organic composts. Throughout the growing season, lawn specialists summon green grass while rescinding weeds' squatters' rights. In addition to lawn care, the company installs brand-new gardens, perfect for growing fruit, veggies, and flowers. What little extra power Urban Lawn and Garden uses is offset by the business's solar panels, making its daily operations completely self-sustained, and thus exempt from paying the earth’s monthly rent.
The old west is alive and well in World Imports' spacious storeroom, where rustic leather rocking chairs rub aged wooden elbows with embroidered fabric sofas and intricately carved cupboards. Even their modern living-room and office furnishings retain an antique, southwestern aesthetic, including elegant roll-top desks and aged-wood entertainment centers capable of supporting both flat-screen TVs and vaudevillian barroom brawls. The constantly updated stock carries pieces for every room in the house, showcasing everything from stone-topped kitchen islands and rough-hewn bedroom sets to reclining leather love seats and dining-room sets made from handcrafted wood.
One of the country’s largest independent paint dealers, Spectrum Paint furnishes contractors, Fortune 500 companies, and homeowners with a vast variety of paints, stains, and specialty wall coatings from respected brands. A gallon of pastel PPG Pittsburgh Paints WallHide Ceramic ($24.28) decks nursery walls in stain-resistant hues, and 1-inch FrogTape ($7.97) protects windowsills with the music of hundreds of croaking amphibians. A wistful 2.5-inch AllPro Mako poly/nylon paintbrush ($7.97) dreams of the day it will dip its bristles into the nearby PPG Pittsburgh Paints sample quarts ($6.79). The absorbent AllPro 3/4-inch Gold Pro roller cover ($5.69) ensures the even, universal application of paint to walls, cabinets, or reprints of the Mona Lisa. The shop's staff provides excellent service, aiding customers in product selection and answering questions.