In true family style, brothers Nick and Kirby Kuklenski own and operate two “sister” Ace Hardware stores in Colorado Springs, keeping local homes beautiful with name-brand products and services. Lawns grow thick and colorful with Scotts fertilizers, plants, and seeds from the shops’ lawn departments, whereas computerized color matching in the paint aisles keeps outsides as vibrantly hued as flowers in a garden or a house fly strolling across an artist’s palette. Collections of DeWalt and Craftsman hand and power tools help homeowners assemble Weber grills, with staffers standing at the ready to build any piece bought at the store. Even autos can get in on Ace Hardware’s helpful services: keys are cut onsite, with Sidewinder keys including built-in chips that interact with car computers to ensure proper starts without feeding vehicles buckets of floppy disks.
Tile adds a clean, creative look to kitchens, bathrooms, and patios, but it's also an eco-friendly flooring material that requires no harsh chemicals or maintenance to keep it gleaming. Staff members at A World of Tile help clients to upgrade living spaces with this environmentally friendly alternative through in-house design consultations and a range of ceramic, stone, and specialty tiles. They amass products from across the globe, offering unique designs and SunTouch heated options that warm toes during cold winter months and prevent chihuahuas from shaking the whole year. During free hands-on workshops, staffers teach customers how to correctly install tile themselves or provide referrals to local contractors.
At Bella Glass Studios, students unleash boundless creativity during a variety of do-it-yourself craft classes including paint-your-own pottery, glass fusing, and glass ornament-making classes. The Twigs-N-Berries class equips students with the tools and necessary know-how to fashion two quirky, colorful pendants. Or they can create functional dinnerware in the Sue, She Needs a Plate! class. Students can also design key chains, letter openers, or the global currency: marbles. Throughout each class, staff members monitor students as they arrange smooth glass balls among thin vitrigraph to craft abstract compositions or wield colors as bright as their imaginations.
The Invisalign process strives to straighten crooked chompers without braces, instead opting for removable aligners that are virtually invisible to the unclothed eye. An initial exam, including x-rays, photos, and doctor consultation, is used to create a 3-D model of mouth terrain, which paves the way for a flurry of calibrated teeth sheaths designed to slowly shift walnut crackers into perfect alignment. The total cost of an Invisalign treatment varies for each customer (it can run anywhere from $4,000 to $8,000); this Groupon gets you $1,000 toward that final cost.
Brekhus Tile & Stone is a tile and stone installation contractor - a Denver based, Colorado company specializing in very high quality work, in both commercial and residential. Brekhus Marble & Granite is our state-of-the art fabrication shop delivering superior stone craftsmanship and installations throughout Colorado.
The "re" in Habitat for Humanity ReStore's name is a nod to recycling and re-use, one of the stores' main goals. Each store is stocked with a rotation of gently used and discounted home-improvement merchandise that includes furniture, appliance, cabinetry, rugs, paint, lighting, tools, plumbing, doors, and windows?100% of products selling for up to 75% off retail prices.
The stores benefit their communities by minimizing waste and rendering home improvement more affordable, but they don't stop there. The proceeds from their sales benefit local chapters of Habitat for Humanity, funding affordable housing for those who need it.