Maid to Please’s staff of experienced cleaners undergo extensive training before tackling domestic grime, working from cleaning checklists informed by patron preferences outlined via an online appointment scheduler. Wielding eco-friendly supplies upon request, cleaners infiltrate abodes to de-filth furniture and decorative trinkets, vacuum and mop grunge clinging to carpets and floors, and snag cobwebs from corners. Staffers lavish extra attention on bathrooms, bombarding tubs and toilets with purifying products before buffing sinks and mirrors so they gleam brighter than a freshly waxed diamond ring. Dust scuttles from kitchen counters while dirt destroyers haul cloths across stoves, sinks, appliance exteriors, and microwave interiors.
Since 1959, The Chessler Company has precisely centered photos, artwork, and diplomas in beautiful, custom frames and mattes. Owing to its craftsmanship, the company now receives demand in the wholesale and commercial markets, including federal and state agencies, art galleries, and top-secret supervillain coalitions, but it still maintains a strong retail business for individual projects. The company's large stock of frames and mats also suits challenging framing projects, such as mirrors, heirlooms, and memorabilia. In addition to the framing services, Chessler's professional installers help patrons achieve gallery-quality displays by hanging large or tricky pieces in the home.
Hydrocarbon, an environmentally friendly organic compound, cleans every garment that enters 77 Green Dry Cleaners, including luxury garments from brands such as Armani, Chanel, and Escada. In addition to tailoring custom clothing and altering hems and waistlines, the shop can clean, repair, and preserve delicate wedding dresses with help from Wedding Gown Preservation Co., which has cared for dresses since 1913, the year weddings first came to America.
For 50 years, the owners and staffers of Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing have encouraged the artists of their community. They visit local fairs and set up booths for kids to color and craft, and they do workshops, demos, and classes for artists of every age. As their name implies, they also outfit art makers of all skill levels with top-of-the-line materials, such as Gamblin oil paints, Prismacolor pens and markers, and custom frames perfect for saving favorite art pieces or memorializing a sibling's failure to color within the lines.
One of the largest furniture retailers in the country, RoomStore offers furnishings for all tastes and budgets. Browse elegantly practical seating for the dining room such as a Manhattan side chair with a faux leather seat ($129.99) or a Hancock bench, a classic medieval trestle form that welcomes soul sacks with dignity ($199.99), like the moon welcomes a handsome astronaut. Bedroom pieces are sturdy beauties, such as the Montpelier nightstand ($199.99), that have matching mirrors ($75+) to boast your own beauty. A selection of kids’ furniture, accent tables, and armoires proves RoomStore's forest of furnishings has the makings to feather any nest, birdhouse, or airy loft apartment. Reliable delivery teams ensure furniture is placed and assembled in the preferred spot, be it on the roof or nestled inside a kitchen cupboard.
Phina's for the Home offers a comprehensive collection that includes everything from bedding sets and decorative home accents to soap and skincare products. Declared best linens in the city by Baltimore magazine in 2007, the luxury linens are far from bulky, but garner the largest chunk of customer attention in the home-décor haven. The tranquil hues and delicate textiles found in the Bliss Living Harmony bedding collection can soften the grinchiest houseguest with peaceful slumber, while the selection of giant-sized tablecloths might help to hide the emergency card-tables erected to accommodate holiday house parties. Prices start around $10 for candles and luxury soaps and can reach into the hundreds for premium linens and bedding.