The team at PPG Porter Paints has dedicated 90 years to sprucing up homes with the company's revered brand of vivid paints, stains, and primers. Silken Touch paint ($54.19+/gal.) stands ready to replace previous wall and ceiling embellishments, such as presidential murals painted in mustard. Permanizer ($67.65+/gal.), which carries a lifetime warranty against the development of flaking and other defects, helps to prevent al fresco fortifications from cracking and peeling during supersoaker season. Acri-Shield ($55.97+/gal.) lasts for long periods indoors and out, and coats outer walls easily in the hands of both professionals and casual painters. Amicable staff members roam the aisles and are eager to provide product recommendations for any home, office, or abandoned grain silo.
Magnolia Lighting's stockade illuminates living quarters with sundry lighting fixtures and home accents. Guests can peruse the expansive showroom rife with crystal chandeliers, lavish candelabras, and teardrop lights artfully suspended from the ceiling. Decorative accessories such as Light Charms magnetic crystals ($42) spruce up chandeliers and a variety of outdoor lighting options shed light on patios and walkways. Patrons can curl up with a book or ancient Greek tablet by the flame of a Lafco candle ($55)—lauded as one of Oprah's “Favorite Things”—and decorative mirrors ($89 for a 44"x32" model) spruce up empty walls and fool gullible eyes into thinking rooms are larger than they actually are.
Maid it Clean calls upon more than a decade of experience and eco-friendly products to chase grime from dusty abodes. Patrons can choose which rooms and areas they'd like the cleaner to target, directing them to problematic stains lurking in bathtubs, kitchen cabinets, or spelling-bee-trophy rooms. Mops, brooms, and vacuums annihilate underfoot filth as damp cloths hunt down dust bunnies and Windex polishes streaked mirrors and glass. Prior to cleaning, customers should declutter rooms of toys and leash up any large pooches or pet dragons living in the chimney.
Furniture Depot's collection of Ashley-brand Director-style recliners, available in three different colors, stretch nest featherers into pillow-topped decadence. Sink supinely into plush, stylish cushions while the rocking abilities of the chair sway its newly serene cargo. The camel-hued recliner swaddles sleepy legs and smarting backs in soft, tan upholstery without the spitting of its desert beast counterpart. Sage- and chocolate-colored thrones join their camel brethren in showing off earth-toned hides that complement a variety of color schemes. Though this deal does not include shipping, Furniture Depot will deliver recliners for an additional fee.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Attention to detail.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
What do you love most about your job?
The way the floor looks after my hard work.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
"My floor hasn't looked this good in 10 years."
If you have a tired room, Hues of Hughes Painting can give it a fresh coat of paint, literally and figuratively. The professionals paints houses inside and out, but also re-finish surfaces ranging from antique cabinets to fine wood. For added flourish, the team can apply faux finishes such as ragging to make walls look like they're made from marble, stone, or fresh meringue. And, for homes beset by rotting wood or damaged drywall, the workers can also handle all suitable repairs and replacements to make walls look good as new.