Logan Cassell noticed an unfortunate trend: homeowners were hiring multiple contractors for large projects because they specialized in one type of service. That's why he created Outside-In Improvement. As a licensed sole proprietorship for professional services, Outside-In can tackle multiple types of projects at once. If time remains after technicians landscape lawns, clients can have them detail cars, paint rooms, install bathtubs, or reglaze especially meaningful donuts.
With a kaleidoscope of cookware, utensils, and food gadgets, Bosch Kitchen Center equips kitchen arsenals for the most daunting of alimentary ambitions. A bevy of blenders, juicers, and slicers by Waring Pro and Oxo truncates fresh ingredients into savorable portions, and professional cutting boards by Wusthof keep blades honed for chopping and fending off gangs of unwashed carrots. Meanwhile, meal gurus demonstrate a variety of gadgets and techniques that help students to save money and spend less time in the kitchen. Classes emphasize healthier eating and the benefits of preparing meals from scratch, instilling skills in making bread, forging quick meals, and crafting dishes from international recipes.
Since 1989, the staff of Zephyr Clean Air has helped maintain clean air and efficient venting systems in residential homes and commercial businesses. Through complimentary home evaluations, the technicians identify individual heating and cooling issues before dreaming up solutions to eliminate pollutants and conserve energy. With special equipment such as germicidal UV lights, electrostatic filters, and HEPA-filter negative-airflow machines, Zephyr develops maintenance plans to suit the needs of each system. In addition, the company puts homeowners at ease with a 60-day guarantee on labor, parts, and slow-cooker recipes.
At 4,500 independently owned and operated stores spread across the nation, Ace Hardware carries the tools and tips homeowners need to complete plumbing projects, electrical work, or aesthetic alterations to gardens or backyards. Celebrating 88 years in existence, the stores stock well-organized aisles with brand-name products from Craftsman, DeWalt, and Scotts perfect for simple afternoon projects or extensive overhauls to the fleet of antique rickshaws in the garage.
With more than 50 years of combined industry experience, Audio Wizard's car lovers transmogrify bland rides into chic whips with audio and visual upgrades from top brands such as Alpine, Kenwood, and Rockford Fosgate. Sleek accessories such as remote starters, keyless entries, and drop-down DVD players help cars and trucks exude style while making auto operation easy no matter the season or geological period.
MaidPro’s team makes people want to dance. “I did a little jig around my house after they left,” confessed one client, and another raved that her housecleaner “renewed my spirit as she brought order to my home.” Not only are MaidPro’s staffers efficient—they follow a 49-point cleaning checklist—but they are also trustworthy; more than 90% of clients hand over their house keys and private memoirs to the background-checked employees. As crews scour bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms, and living areas, they can dissolve dirt with a lineup of well-known products or fulfill requests to use cleansers that boast the Green Seal of eco-friendliness. If a client ever spots a spot within 24 hours of cleaning, MaidPro's staffers will return to reclean the area free of charge.