Germantown Hardware's home-necessity experts work to equip abode owners with the lawn and garden accouterments, hardware, hand tools, and painting supplies for residential projects and regular maintenance. Stay prepared for outdoor projects and solar-power outages with a 100-foot extension cord, designed with durable vinyl casing and solid molded plugs ($31.99), or enforce accuracy and restraining orders with a 25-foot Stanley tape measure ($6.99). Lock-back utility knives fold away for maximum safety and accessibility ($13.99), and gallons of Valspar interior latex paint can be purchased in packs of four ($55.96) to ensure that rooms are fully clothed. In addition to tools and supplies for dressing residential interiors, Germantown Hardware carries housewares, sporting goods, and hobby equipment, such as Sceptor snowboards for surmounting snowy hills in the winter or navigating workshops overtaken by sawdust ($23.99).
Certified kneading extraordinaire Tom Collins of New Dimensions dims the lights, infuses the air with relaxing music, and unties knots of tension with therapeutic massage techniques. Customers can hop on the gently heated, articulated table for a Swedish massage, which smothers the body in essential oils and banishes general aches and pains through long rolling strokes and percussive interpretations of classic rock ballads. Bodies with specific injuries or pains bask in the orthopedic massage, which addresses target areas to help promote natural self-healing. Using orthopedic stretches and resisted lengthening techniques, the orthopedic massage aims to release contracted muscles, decreasing recovery time after arm-wrestling the inner rods of a cotton-candy maker. For $10, customers may upgrade to cold-laser therapy or a medicupping treatment, which harnesses the vacuuming power of plastic cups for a variety of therapeutic purposes.
Spitsbergen Window and Lawn Care's technicians brave tall ladders and unsightly grime in order to keep windows clean and clear. From the inside and the outside of the building, they dutifully remove filmy residue and weather stains from the glass; while they're up high, they can also pluck twigs and debris from the gutters. In addition to cleaning and pressure washing, the technicians keep lawns looking tidy by mowing the grass, spreading mulch, trimming bushes, and neatly edging sidewalks and paths formed by nocturnal garden gnomes.
With 70,000 square feet of hands-on displays, Cole’s Home Solutions arms DIY decorators with tools and trinkets for domicile makeovers. Shoppers can pick up everything from a Majesty Bells wind chime ($22.40) to a plastic suet and seed bird feeder ($42.97) to deck out porches, as well as fine metal dishes and bowls from Beatriz Ball.
As barbecue season ignites the lawns of America, even un-aproned cooks can grill more than their suspicious enemies with hearty options from Super Suppers such as blue-cheese bacon burgers or grilled Indian chicken. Super Suppers pairs a no-nonsense, rotating menu with no-nonsense pricing. Regular-sized entrees ($14) are intended for 3–4 diners, and full-size entrees ($28) feed six or more. Start a new tradition in the kitchen with mom's marvelous meatloaf, composed of lean ground beef with savory bell peppers, onions, breadcrumbs, and a boldly spiced tomato sauce. Though known for its featured entrees, Super Suppers also carries sides, appetizers, and desserts that can fill out an otherwise-exposed dinner table.
Despite the industrious nature of their trade, the Roof Pro of Memphis, LLC team holds itself to a compassionate mission, which is to handle each project as if they are working on their own home. The GAF Master Elite–certified contractors perform both residential and commercial services, repairing and replacing roofs as well as administering inspections. During every project, the licensed and insured staff—which boasts more than a half-century of combined experience—restricts damage with careful touches, such as covering plants and shrubs to shield them from debris or nosediving weathervanes. Once service is complete, manufacturers’ warranties protect Roof Pro of Memphis, LLC’s work for anywhere from two years to a lifetime.