Claiming a bonded-and-insured staff and a license from the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Go Green! Pest Control Services adheres to using only pesticides found on the Environmental Protection Agency's green list. Experienced in both interior and exterior applications, technicians apply earth-friendly chemicals to ward off unwanted visitors such as termites, brown recluse spiders, german cockroaches, and court jesters. The company's practices have earned it membership in Green Biz Wichita.
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.
Millers' Cleaners has been freshening fibers since 1977, and today it uses eco-friendly practices that ensure Mother Earth doesn't cry sudsy tears all over your special-instruction garments. The seven branches of the family-owned-and-operated business hang clothing on reused hangers or completely recyclable polypropylene hangers, package garments in biodegradable poly bags, and clean with petroleum-based solvents that help keep toxic waste from seeping into the groundwater and splashing dirty words at children.
The wireless wizards and service providers at AT&T Authorized Retailers equip phones with a wealth of accessories. An iGo green universal wall charger ($49.99) powers up virtually any phone at home (with corresponding cables, sold separately), and doubles as a battery backup to provide power when wall outlets run dry. Screen-protector two-packs for the Impulse 4G andd Xperia Play keep displays smudge and glare free ($15 each). Alternatively, an AGF leather-inlayed rubber case grants Samsung Galaxy S II's the protection of an iron gauntlet ensconced in a stylish velvet glove, and the Body Glove soft-shell case for Impulse 4G phones offers a smooth gel surface that stows easily without attracting pocket lint or belly-button lint masquerading as pocket lint ($30 each). Throw a party to celebrate newly acquired phone accessories with entertainment provided by an iHome mini-stereo speaker system, featuring two amplified speakers and vacuum bass expansion with a protective carrying case ($49.99).
Since opening in '97, Nelsen Painting and Restoration has transformed a lot of spaces. The company single-handedly rehabbed an old high school into a museum for famed folk musician Doc Watson, for instance. While the company's specialty is in interior and exterior painting, the service menu extends much further. Each Nelsen contractor is highly trained to refinish floors, restore tiles, and even install drywall and house siding. While awaiting a newly stained deck to dry, clients can also solicit a technician for a high power pressure washing of a house, or driveway, or dirty pressure washer.
Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning's oxygenated system is kind to both families and the environment. It breaks down stubborn stains to make them easier to purge from the carpet, evicting not only dirt and stains, but also allergens. Afterward, the carpets dry in about one hour, with no sticky residue left behind so kids and pets can play safely without worry about skin irritation. The Oxi Fresh treatment uses less water and energy than traditional carpet cleaning, making it an eco-friendly alternative.