When Layl McDill's daughters were little, she would carry small bricks of polymer clay in her purse for them to play with. Over the years, the pastime evolved into a serious profession for her. Forming ropes of the colorful, malleable material into millefiore canes, McDill honed her skills, creating patterns, pictures, and delicious pies from the carefully sliced clay logs. With the help and support of her husband and fellow artist, Josh Blanc, Layl founded Clay Squared to Infinity in 1996, where today she not only creates and displays her own artwork, but also leads classes for clay-curious artists of all ages.
For more than three decades, Gregory’s Carpet Cleaning's technicians have traveled to homes and businesses to gussy up rugs and upholstery using as few chemicals as possible. They kick off the fiber-cleansing procedure by spraying spots with an activated conditioner to loosen soil and stubborn residue spawned from foot traffic and greased-pig contests. They then scour surfaces with a mixture of Fabronite and ProLiminator to brighten fibers and keep odors away.
Gregory’s Carpet Cleaning For more than three decades, Gregory’s Carpet Cleaning's technicians have traveled to homes and businesses to gussy up rugs and upholstery using as few chemicals as possible. They kick off the fiber-cleansing procedure by spraying spots with an activated conditioner to loosen soil and stubborn residue spawned from foot traffic and greased-pig contests. They then scour surfaces with a mixture of Fabronite and ProLiminator to brighten fibers and keep odors away.
Harnessing the power of truck-mounted equipment, Great Guys Cleaning’s bonded and insured team thoroughly cleans everything from carpets and air ducts to chimneys, upholstery, and wood floors. When refreshing carpets, they use eco-friendly products that won’t leave any chemicals behind, while vents and chimneys get scoured free of debris and allergen-producing contaminants with a nylon rotobrush. Their skills also extend to mending tattered carpets and rugs.
After shaking hands with the homeowners who let them inside, Magic Carpets' technicians immediately drop to the ground, where, after a quick nap in a sunbeam, they tuck measuring tape into every crevice and corner. These complimentary measurement sessions exemplify Magic Carpets' devotion to meticulously cut floor coverings, including HGTV’s Home Flooring by Shaw collection, with more than 500 styles of carpets, area rugs, hardwood floors, and laminates. Highly durable carpeting, such as the Fun Event line, swathes floors in more than 30 available colors and dons a foot-pleasing texture protected by a 20-year warranty. More than 200 area rugs cover up cold floors with bold, contemporary patterns. Homesteaders can also leapfrog across Easton laminate flooring, a hearty four-layered material that suits high-tread areas, or stand tall on a hickory-hued Abilene hardwood floor, which is elegant but sturdy, like a titanium top hat.
The carpet connoisseurs at GoodFellas Cleaning degrime, destain, and restore sheen to floors via expert cleaning services. Before steam cleansing, a rigorous vacuuming inhales rogue croissant crumbs and a pretreatment gets to work on pesky stains. GoodFellas' fiber aficionados annihilate dirt, dust mites, and unsightly blotches using a truck-mounted system that has 20 times the suction of handheld carpet-cleaning machines and 2,000 times the suction of a straw. After floors are squeaky clean, a protectant is applied in high-foot-traffic areas to repel oil- and water-based stains and buttered feet and then the carpet is deodorized. The entire process is safe and nontoxic, allowing babies, pets, and baby pet rocks to roll around on the rug postprocedure. This Groupon also gives customers 20 percent off additional services, including upholstery, tile, and grout cleaning.
Helmed by the Pobuda family for more than 25 years, Village Floor & Wall's skillful services garnered the home supplier a Trillium Award in 2011 for its contributions to a Reggie Award–winning home. Skilled technicians install carpets from Shaw, Stainmaster, and Tuftex to keep uncomfortable tootsies from sneaking out for late-night dalliances on the neighbor’s memory-foam mattress. Alternatively, homeowners can opt to line their dwellings with elegant hardwood, classic tile, or durable laminate. Village Floor & Wall also bedecks domiciles above knee-level with granite and stone countertops and window treatments from Hunter Douglas and Kathy Ireland Home by Alta.