Wet Feet Pools' technicians tend to the cleanliness and appearance of swimming pools in hotels, health clubs, and condominiums, so they have ample know-how when it comes to keeping homeowners' basins in mint condition. The team maintains, repairs, and even remodels waterworks including swimming pools, spas, and fountains. Services range from regular swimming-pool maintenance and handrail installation to fixture replacement and barnacle removal. A quality guarantee backs the company's work—if customers aren't utterly satisfied, Wet Feet Pools refunds the first month's service costs (minus equipment fees, if applicable).
Equipped with more than 20 years of experience and a stable of highly trained technicians, Pacific Aire maintains home air-conditioning and furnace systems with a commitment to stellar workmanship and customer service. Their thorough inspection and remedial tune-up can assure the safety and efficiency of air conditioners to combat the sweltering summer months. In the 20-point service, a thermostat calibration and monitoring of the compressor help ensure proper electrical function and tip-top wiring connections. Skilled technicians also clear the condenser coil of debris and inspect the disconnect box for proper rating and installation. Bearings are inspected for wear, air filters are cleaned as needed, and up to one air filter is replaced and read a politically correct fairy tale at no additional charge. Air-conditioning systems are inspected with a fine-toothed baleen plate, including the fan motor's electrical usage, service valves, and safety devices, and up to two pounds of refrigerant can be added to AC units as necessary. Pacific Aire will also measure the temperature difference in air supply and return.
Certified personal trainer and global martial-arts competitor Zak Lee roundhouse kicks through the geographic barriers that separate him from his students. During his online courses, he pulls from 30 years of martial-arts and fitness experience—accrued at studios throughout the world—to transform newbies into kick-smart experts. The curriculum, provided through the National Council of Certified Personal Trainers, accredits and prepares users to teach kickboxing and martial arts, with a focus on leadership skills and technical proficiency. Lee’s sessions detail proper alignment for kicks and punches, discuss how to string the two together to build different combos, and outline the best maneuvers for punching a piano in half. Each class also includes guides on building drills, conditioning exercises, and sample workouts for equipment-based or equipment-free kickboxing.
Window Genie restores sullied residences to spotless states with a comprehensive array of cleaning and preventive services. The company’s experienced technicians absolve windows of dirt and smudges by hand, employing squeegees to polish out-of-reach panes and gloves to catch pies catapulted from warring neighbors’ backyards. Windows also benefit from an optically clear tint technicians can apply in a variety of shades to repel incoming UV rays and protect interiors from fading, heat, and glare.
Window Genie’s deck-cleaning and pressure-washing services help keep house exteriors pristine, and technicians seal decks, clean gutters, and install durable gutter filters to ensure year-round protection from debris, snow, and water-sliding squirrels.
A First Impression renews homes with new carpets, upholstery, and bedding and has been featured in the Los Angeles Daily News for its ability to revitalize furniture. Much like a shape-shifting silver dollar, A First Impression’s custom projects vary in price, but pricing starts at $45 per hour for labor plus the cost of materials. Line foot highways in new floor fur, choosing from more than 15 brands. The cost of carpet is $19.95 per yard, which includes installation and 7-pound padding. Homeowners can also redecorate rooms with drapes ($58 for a 2’ window including installation), reupholstered dining-room chairs ($35 each), sofas ($99/ft. plus a flat labor rate of $99), or custom sheets, comforters, and pillowcases ($45/hour for labor, material costs vary).