David Gargan founded Eco Clean Carpet Solutions in 1993 with the customer-service values and intimate knowledge of stains he culled from more than seven years in the restaurant business. David and his team of IICRC–certified cleaners demonstrate a core commitment to customers by expediently deploying truck-mounted equipment and an arsenal of know-how to extricate stains and grime from carpeting, fabric, and abstract-expressionist paintings. The team’s eco-friendly products minimize the impact on the environment, winning the adulation of houseplants. In addition to purging fibers of assorted stains, the versatile cleaning crew also demonstrates their vast knowledge banks by renewing grout and tile, hardwood, and dryer vents.
With summer on its last legs, now is the ideal time to throw open the windows and get home-care projects underway. Pick up some spray paint for $3.49 or a utility knife for $4.99. Illuminate your bathroom with a 4-pack of Ace light bulbs ($1.79), the better to see by as you caulk ($2.29) your sink. 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. Get keys made, or clean a barnacle-encrusted carpet with the help of a carpet-cleaning machine (rental prices vary). If you need help finding anything, Ace's knowledgeable staff is available to help get you in and out and on to your next project.
Since 1981, Willow Ridge Garden Center & Landscaping's professional landscapers have tackled both residential and commercial projects, working closely with clients to help realize their visions for a dream design that fits their budget. The gardening emporium also stocks a blossoming bounty of perennials, shrubs, and trees, as well as garden decor and glazed ceramic pottery. Additionally, Willow Ridge is a certified aquascape contractor, capable of constructing ponds and waterfalls that burble as tranquilly as a mixed tape from a humpback whale.
The Bed Store keeps human forms intact and relaxed by promoting quality shut-eye time with a variety of plush, firm, memory-foam, and pillow-top mattresses. Take a running start toward a pampered bedtime and belly flop onto a queen SleepQuest Latitude firm mattress set bolstered by tempered bonnell coils and easy-to-count sheep ($298). The twin SleepQuest Canyon European pillow-top set is ideal for guest rooms ($368), and the queen Serta Natural Start Dahlia Plush set turns ordinary bedrooms into master bedrooms ($1,048). Customers may also placate tired backs with a selection of Vivon, Sterling and Thomas, and Better Homes and Gardens mattress sets such as the king Zalia memory foam ($1,148), which contours to bodies like a sleeping bag filled with Jello. Included with all sets are two premium pillows and a mattress protector.
Rather than hiring questionable subcontractors to do the work for him, A-1 Chimney Maintenance’s owner Rick Lane performs every job himself. With the help of his assistant, Rick keeps homes safe from fires by clearing chimneys of soot, debris, and magical nannies. The team goes further to keep structures sound by performing repairs and ridding dryer vents of caked-on lint and dust. Once finished, the experts make sure that a clean chimney is the only evidence of their visit by thoroughly cleaning the work site.