When an outbreak of bedbugs overtook New York in 2010, residents, business owners, and members of the media alike turned to Steve Free for help. The expert exterminator had been combating pests for more than 20 years, captaining a team of highly trained technicians at The Bug Stops Here, Inc. Techs went to work immediately and still journey to more than 2,000 local homes, gardens, and workplaces each month to banish unwanted insects and rodents with their comprehensive Integrated Pest Management system. The system combines current information on the lifestyles, habits, and deep-seated insecurities of pests with the sensible use of professional control products, ensuring the most effective results with the least damage to the surrounding environment.
The crew at Dorman's Power Washing can do a lot more than repair roofs. They also clean gutters, seal driveways, and use pressure washers to blast dirt and grime from home exteriors. They make over interiors as well. The team paints rooms, backing up their work with a two-year warranty.
When brothers Craig and Eric Haft founded Sunray Services in 1990, they envisioned an air-conditioning, heating, plumbing, and electrical contracting service that stood out from the crowd. “Our vision was to provide our customers with the highest level of service at a fair price, and back all of our products with incomparable warranties,” says Eric Haft. Today, their certified, factory-trained technicians are available around the clock to perform installation, maintenance, and repair services. All employees undergo a thorough background check to give customers peace of mind and to ensure that they are not in league with HVAC’s greatest enemy: Mother Nature.
Since its founding in 1946 by Louis Mancuso, a flying instructor for the British Royal Air Force, Mid Island Air Service has graduated more than 5,000 pilots from its flight school. Its flock of FAA-certified flight instructors imparts the aeronautic knowledge and pixie dust required to achieve a number of certifications, from private to commercial-instrument to sport pilot. Based out of both Brookhaven and Long Island MacArthur Airports, Mid Island boasts a combined hangar space of nearly 200,000 square feet, enough to provide FBO services to small-aircraft owners alongside its own stable of training and rental aircraft.
Concrete Knuckles it about more than just bolstering physiques. The gym?s kickboxing, Muay Thai, MMA, and CrossFit programs also focus on building self-confidence, reducing anxiety levels, and improving students? ability to focus. Clients have access to instructors who are certified fitness trainers and amateur MMA champions.
Nestled in a renovated coal barn from the 1920s, Village Gardens of Brightwaters welcomes visitors with its quaint cedar-wood interior, and lofty ceiling beams overlook myriad garden tools, decorations, and plants. Outside the building, the bright blooms of perennials and annuals soak up sunlight, the fragrance of herbs fills the air, and verdant shrubs beckon gardeners who’ve had their thumbs tattooed green. In addition to root-bearing loot, customers head home with bags of mulch and topsoil for spreading over the graves of accidentally ripped paper dolls. Elegant statues and birdbaths further personalize gardens, and custom wreaths twine together silk flowers, fruit, birds, and berries for creations that brighten front doors or the necks of prize-winning rocking horses.