Declared a 2011 finalist for the area's Best Mattress Store by readers of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Mattress Outlet has culled an extensive arsenal of mattresses from top-brand manufacturers for more than 30 years. At eight locally owned locations throughout the Tennessee Valley, its knowledgeable staffers navigate showrooms that brim with cushy memory-foam slumbering surfaces from brands such as Serta and Tempur-Pedic. The staff procures the store's inventory from top manufacturers, who have partnered with Mattress Outlet for years, working to keep the prices affordable and to ensure no under-the-bed monsters are damaged during travel.
Service Heating & Air Conditioning's NATE-certified technicians work to keep homes temperate by inspecting and repairing HVAC systems from furnaces to air conditioners. They tune up components to extend their life and ensure crisp, allergen-free air. They also can install new systems, conducting room-by-room calculations before selecting new pieces of equipment and tossing old units off a cliff.
Mustard Seed Landscaping's roster of professional green thumbs pampers verdant lawns and sculpts residential foliage with an eco-friendly cache of natural alternatives to synthetic fertilizers. With a slew of services, Mustard Seed's gang of terrain therapists tackle basic lawn care (a $45/hour value) to keep lawns looking healthy and feeling svelte. Evan Williams, Mustard Seed's founder and symphonic soil maestro, conducts his mowing team to glide over lawns, snipping errant wisps, trimming troublesome weeds, and edging sidewalk and driveway borders to mediate warring cadres of land gnomes. In preparation for the fall, Evan also trims and prunes perennials, prompting a speedy spring return from their subterranean winter's hibernation. Check out Mustard Seed's online gallery, where it displays past projects and sentient riding mowers.
Southern Hearth and Patio celebrates the aesthetic and functional benefits of fire with a scintillating selection of gas, charcoal, and wood-burning fireplaces and grills. Alfresco chefs can heighten the sense of romance imparted by an outdoor bearskin rug with the soft glow of an outdoor gas fireplace ($1,540+) or the flame-licked flavors of a tuna casserole cooked over a Yoder charcoal grill ($699+). An attachable grill light ($12.99) fills in for the moon during unexpected eclipses, illuminating late-night grilllings while alleviating a burger's natural fear of the dark. Enhance charbroiled fare with seasonings and sauces ($6.95–$9.95) or sneak in a few extra reps with a burger press ($9.95).