Since equipping the world with its first wood-slat recliner in 1928, La-Z-Boy has branded itself as a well-known producer of high-quality furniture, including their signature recliner, loveseats, ottomans, upholstered sofas, accent tables, and much more. The Urbana oval end table ($249 and up) is genetically engineered to keep junk mail off the ground and blocks the couch's attempts to stretch out into the hall. A host of recliners, sofas, sectionals, the demi stationary chair and sleepers are also waiting to invade homes with their tasteful presence.
The Mattress Factory's knowledgeable, non-commissioned staff guide customers to high-quality memory-foam, hybrid and innerspring mattresses from brands such as Tempur-Pedic, Sealy, Stearns & Foster and Beautyrest. Customers can shop at ease in an atmosphere that's free of sales pressure, price haggling, and the complex conversion of U.S. currency into the steel ingots accepted by mattress-making dwarves. The Mattress Factory will also set up your new mattress and remove your old one for free.
Since opening its first location in 1990, Handyman Connection has sprouted 120 branches that include the South Jersey franchise, which opened its doors in 2008. Franchise owner Bob Grayson has spent 15 years taking on a wide variety of home-improvement projects, and all specialists under his direction have at least one decade of experience. Services they provide include installing crown molding, painting bedrooms, fixing leaky faucets, and remodeling kitchens. All team members undergo background checks before they can join the licensed, insured, and bonded team.
Squeaky Clean's diligent cleaning crews perform thorough window cleansings and home scrubbings with eco-gentle supplies. Clients select from a full menu of services for three-hour home cleanings, including bathroom tile and grout de-griming, garage sweeping, and swift evicting of deadbeat dust bunnies. Twelve-window scrub-downs transform streaky portholes into spotless panes, ushering in streams of light to perk up slouching house plants. Cleaning crews perform their tasks courteously and with extra attention paid to special instructions.
A cute and eclectic gift boutique on Main Street in Manayunk, The Little Apple stocks new, vintage and repurposed cards, jewelry and housewares that can’t be found anywhere else. Screen printed tote bags are in the company of artistic special-occasion cards, inspiring books, candles and oil diffusers with the scent of Aloha Ochis, small glass vases, lotions and perfumes with exotic aromas such as gin and rosewater. Vintage trays and chests of drawers serve as display cases for most of the merchandise, bicycle-themed glassware fills one bookshelf and a small velvet-lined case holds jewelry made by local artisans. Quirky gifts for infants and pets inhabit the back room.