25th Hour Associates focuses on simplifying the lives of its customers by providing high-quality, time-saving services and mending rifts in the space-home continuum. 25th Hour’s handymen can quickly and efficiently change light bulbs, unclog drains, dispose of garbage, hang mirrors and pictures of mirrors, and install home entertainment systems. But they can also complete larger jobs in the same timely manner, such as installing garage-door openers, laying down tile, drywall repair, door installation, and booby-trap maintenance. 25th Hour's services normally cost between $50 and $85 per hour.
The experts from Premier Cleaning and Restoration act as though homes are diamonds, each waiting to be polished and admired. Yet they understand that day-to-day life can leave floors soiled and that accidents can happen at any moment. So they constantly work to remove filth from tile and grout, kill mold in basements, rid air ducts of dust, and tackle the water damage left in the wake of floods and broken pipes. Their specialty, though, resides in returning carpets to pristine glory. Drawing on a thorough knowledge of the differences between oily, acidic, and particulate soils, they tackle floor fibers with a hot-water extraction or dry-steam cleaning.
The home protectors apply the same care and attention to detail—as well as thermal-imaging and industrial-strength equipment—as they dry and dehumidify rooms affected by water damage. After the flooded rooms drain, the experts retrieve any salvageable belongings, such as a client’s collection of miniature submarines, and start reconstructing the property.
Appropriate Janitorial LLC's dirt-demolishing staff tackles household grime with environmentally safe cleaning products and an arsenal of brushes, squeegees, and towels. Working seven days a week to remedy messiness, they roam from room to room, wiping down kitchen appliances, vacuuming living-room carpets, dusting sedentary roommates, and disinfecting bathrooms. They also tidy up the outdoors with seasonal services such as spring planting, summer landscaping, fall gutter cleaning, and winter snow removal.
For 30 years, the home-improvement contractors at Columbia Exteriors have been installing quality windows, doors, roofing, and siding that beautify homes and bolster energy efficiency. The airtight, insulated chambers of new windows trap in escaping heat, and shingled roofing materials keep out the elements. Technicians can also robe exteriors in soffit siding or fascia roof coverings that help prevent damage by covering any gaps that could collect water.
Signature service: Commercial cleaning and power washing
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 1–2 hours
Pro Tip: Having your home power washed can help retain or increase the value of your home.
Like the grown-up version of parents and children building sandcastles or scratching designs in the dirt, the family-operated Lawns By Lichtefeld beautifies yards with lawn care, fertilization, and landscaping services. They tackle tough patches of weeds, laying the seeds in newly churned and fertilized soil for the eventual emergence of trees, bushes, and flowers. Come wintertime, they prep yards to endure the chill with aeration and fertilization to help grass sprout in the spring looking as green as ever.