A Southwest-based company for more than a century, Frazee Paint and its team of manufacturers are well acquainted with the unique climactic conditions of the region. Always pulling from the latest technology, their technicians design each of their paint and coating products to withstand dry heat, sparse rainfall, and showers of chewing tobacco from passing cowboys. Their quality paints, wall-coverings, wood-care products, and painter's tools stock the shelves of more than 125 retail locations throughout California, Arizona, and Nevada, as well as international dealers in Mexico, China, and Guam.
With winter settling in like carpet-spilled gravy, now is the ideal time to throw open the windows and get home-care projects underway. Pick up a Steel Grip six-piece screwdriver set for $8.49, a VPT rip hammer for $6.29, and a whole bunch of screws, anchors, and bolts (prices vary), and you'll be ready to finally mount every buffalo nickel and steel penny in your coin collection. Illuminate the newfound décor with a 12-pack of Ace light bulbs ($21.48), the better to see by as you make use of a Purdy four-piece painters kit ($23.99). If you need to match paint to a favorite coverlet or choose a hue that complements a pleather recliner, each store offers a paint-matching service free of charge.
StorageOne secures excess belongings, from seasonal furniture and spare cars to business-related filings, within individual, air-cooled storage units. Spaces range from 5'x5' (a $35 value per month), great for storing a winter wardrobe or personal library, to drive-up 10'x30' units (a $245 value per month), which can house a large vehicle or several man caves.
Ace Hardware, a nationally renowned chain, equips households and handypersons with a durable selection of tools, paints, and domiciliary goods. Helpful employees point shoppers toward the proper tools and wield their home-repair skills to cut keys, sharpen blades, and activate force fields. Homeowners tighten loose bolts with a Steel Grip six-piece combination wrench set ($8.99) or scare away infiltrating ivy tendrils with a Corona 19-inch leaf rake ($17.99). Heath hummingbird feeders ($4.49) draw nature to outdoor patios, and Off citronella candles ($8.49) keep annoyances away. Fall essentials, such as mulch and a jack-o'-lantern covered in fireworks, keep gardens bright and healthy as they transition to the coming season.
Green-thumbed florists at The Dancing Dandelion compile freshly cut blossoms and greenery to create holiday arrangements that rally seasonal spirit. Designers accessorize red roses and carnations with miniature candy canes and bedazzle fern ears with ornament earrings. Flocked pinecones augment the greenery as they display wooden petals dusted with faux snow. Within two days of placing orders, patrons receive botanic masterpieces on doorsteps. Upon delivery, customers can present the floral masterpieces as gifts to loved ones, or as snacks for peckish pet reindeer.
Furniture Direct has been elegantly furnishing homes with elegant home furnishings for more than 15 years. Throughout the store and online, shoppers will encounter discounted pieces from top furniture brands such as Bernhardt, Highland House, Lexington, and Maitland-Smith. Relax in total darkness within the confines of a comfortable sofa ($899+), stack drinks on nesting cocktail tables ($99+ each) while listening to Russian folk songs to generate a life-size game of Tetris, or sit down to board-game night at a dining room table ($399+).