Visualizing the end result of a remodel can be difficult, so Eco Friendly Remodeling's staff creates 3-D images of clean, modern designs, including bathroom oases, kitchens with granite countertops, and complete floor plans. The 3-D designs represent the construction company's overarching aim—to bring contemporary remodeling techniques to the masses. Its services include every aspect of construction, from designing and remodeling to electrical work and roofing.
With summer spreading like a bag of spilled gravy, now is the ideal time to stock up on cookware and housewares for outdoor entertaining and to get home-care projects underway. Pick up a Stanley six-piece screwdriver set for $6.99, a VPT rip hammer for $9.49, and a whole bunch of screws, anchors, and bolts (prices vary), and you'll be ready to finally mount every buffalo nickel and steel penny in your coin collection. Illuminate the newfound décor with a 12-pack of Ace light bulbs ($21.48), the better to see by as you make use of a Purdy four-piece premium paint-tray kit ($19.99). If you need to match paint to a favorite coverlet or choose a hue that complements a pleather recliner, each store offers a paint-matching service free of charge. Get keys made for $2.29 a pop.
Sit 'n Sleep's friendly staff of sleep consultants take slumber seriously, spending months to learn the ins and outs of sleep health, mattress selection, and customer service. With their extensive expertise, these wink whisperers help snoozers find the perfect person-size pillow on which to repose or languidly mispronounce French poetry; choose from a panoply of twin, full, queen, king, and Cal king varietals. Guests can find restful vibes manifested in a bevy of mattress brands, from Sealy to Simmons, and types, from memory foam to latex.
Throughout its more than 25 years in business, Pipeline Plumbing Heating and Air has stayed abreast of the latest developments in heating systems, cooling systems, and plumbing, enabling its technicians to handle the latest models and makes with up-to-date, green technology. The business dispatches crews of licensed technicians who can handle problems both large and small, from plumbing issues with leaky pipes to clogged toilets. The experts keep perspiration at bay on muggy days by inspecting and fixing air-conditioning units, and they ensure that homes stay cozy when summer gives way to winter by repairing and installing gas furnaces, thermostats, and floor heaters.
The family behind Sam's Garage Doors makes it their business the lighten their customers' load. Through mechanical installations and repair, they help clients lift the heaviest door in their house, day after day. They provide free consultations and estimates for every job, and already carry all the necessary parts to repair doors or even brand-name openers.
"Shake it!" your headset blares as you push on the jet's throttle. Your nose tips, the ground becomes a wall, and you're diving in a last-ditch effort to lose the fighter behind you. Its shots go wide and it swoops overhead, leaving you to level out just as the radio tower ends the dogfight: "Knock it off, knock it off." With your wheels back on the ground, you step out of the simulator's cockpit and catch your friend?s eye: Missed me.
At Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, aerial battles between friends take place on the ground. The screens of nine authentic military fighter-jet simulators broadcast the same views a pilot might see while soaring at 600 knots. Though the simulators remain on the ground, all the controls, radio orders, and UFO weigh stations mirror those encountered on an actual flight. People may come in with a friend or with a party, where guests and friends target one another during virtual missions, from the introductory Fox-1 experience to the three-hour Viper-1 course, which covers advanced topics such as missile avoidance. After team-building events, participants can even receive personalized dog tags as souvenirs.
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center also has an exact replica of a Boeing 737-700 cockpit. Inside, a 180-degree wraparound screen transports pilots to airport runways from around the world. Commercial-flight drills present common challenges such as piloting through turbulence and wiping spilled coffee off the controls, testing visitors between their takeoff and landing.