Throughout the Northwest Ohio region, you may find houses from the 1870s that bear the Fraas name on the undersides of their tin roofs. That’s how long the Fraas family has been performing plumbing and heating services, making the company a staple of the region. Today, skilled technicians employ the latest technology, such as ClimateMaster’s geothermal products, helping customers reduce utility bills and greenhouse-gas emissions through the use of clean energy. Besides maintaining and installing heating and air-conditioning systems, they service and install generators, lights, and electric wiring.
Janelle Poitinger realized her life's purpose when a close family member was battling cancer. Janelle saw how much massage helped that person cope with her tremendous struggle, and wondered how rewarding it would be to help others ease physical pain and emotional stress through massage therapy. Janelle earned her massage-therapist license from the Ohio State medical board in 1997, and she?s since dedicated herself to helping clients relax from the tension and aches of everyday life.
Janelle customizes her massages to the needs of each individual. As she works, she pays close attention to clients? feedback and how their bodies respond to the treatment before adjusting her techniques accordingly. After her massages, clients leave the office feeling more relaxed, energetic, and focused. In order to stay at the top of her game, Janelle regularly attends continuing-education classes and keeps her hands strong by challenging bodybuilders to thumb wars. Outside the office, clients might spot her riding her scooter around town or trying out new hobbies, such as golf.
An offshoot of a national network, the locally based staff of Weed Man maintains alluring front-yard aesthetics with environmentally friendly products, each stamped with the EPA's seal of approval. They tweak their lawn services for specific issues: fertilizing and aerating wilting blades, nurturing grass with a rich, organic top dressing, and subduing rogue garden gnomes with chloroform. Employees unleash safe solutions on lawns teeming with white grubs or other harmful insects and tyrannical flora, such as nutsedge, dallis grass, and crabgrass.
With more than 25 years of experience in concrete laying, paving veteran Steve Sparks performs residential and commercial projects with the help of his wife, sons, and daughters. Steve and his familial team construct and repair driveways, sidewalks, and chimneys to ensure that Santa can arrive safely via parachute or monster truck. They also handle removal projects, hauling away defunct concrete and other lingering debris.
Joshua Baxter was born to move. As a child he was so entrenched in his family's auction business that when Joshua was 16, his father pulled him aside and told him it was time to take an active role. So, Joshua took his driver's test in the truck the family used to pick up merchandise, and at 19 he bought his own truck, handling the transportation of the often-valuable antiques. That skill and preternatural understanding of merchandise transportation led to the birth of Here To There Movers. Now, Joshua has trucks headquartered in five Midwest cities.
Here To There Movers' technicians know that the transport of belongings from one abode to another is one of life's most stressful affairs, even more than interviewing for a position at the local bomb diffusery. The licensed and insured staff can arrive at a moment's notice, equipped to handle bookshelves, boxes, and pianos. Here To There provides a frequently asked questions page and moving tips for the befuddled house-swapper or recreational vagrant.
Aire Serv's technicians ensure heat throughout the winter and cool air throughout the summer with a host of temperature-tweaking services, as well as a set of guarantees to back up their work. As they spelunk through the inner workings of any brand of household HVAC system, they clean coils, make repairs, and identify stress spots or cracks, which can lead to carbon-monoxide poisoning or gusts of overly sarcastic air. When they aren't maintaining existing units, installing high-efficiency upgrades, or divulging helpful tips for keeping indoor temperatures comfortable year-round, the specialists help clients to improve indoor air quality with electronic air filters.