Lots of people have leaky faucets, but most people don’t realize that their faucets could be dripping up to 3,000 gallons of wasted water each year. The teams at Roto-Rooter locations throughout the county are brimming with this type of information, absorbed over more than 75 years in business.
The company began in 1935 thanks to the ingenuity of Samuel Blanc, who patched together his first sewer-cleaning machine from a washing-machine motor and roller-skate wheels. Today, armed with much more advanced technologies, Roto-Rooter’s technicians tackle a full range of residential and commercial plumbing and drain services. The technicians are licensed, insured, and available 24/7 in case of unforeseen emergencies, such as extracting a 1,500-pound tree root from an underground pipe. And though the company dates back decades, it’s still forward thinking—its ROTOGreen initiative includes the installation of fixtures that meet or exceed EPA standards.
Now carrying the torch that has burned brightly—and lit furnaces—for more than 125 years, the fourth generation of Geilers continues the family's tradition of flexible, professional service in everything from heating and AC repair to plumbing. Fully licensed, trained technicians tinker with furnaces, boilers, and air-filtration systems to fix leaks, swap out filters, and test for hazardous gases, and photographic inspections of ducts help diagnose blockages such as built-up dust and portly secret agents. On call 24 hours a day, emergency plumbers rush to the scene to fix faucet and pipe leaks, repair water heaters or underground pipes, and combat low water pressure.
You Move Me's staff members make themselves available for nearly every part of the move, from packing belongings to loading them in the truck, delivering them to the new spot, unloading, and even bringing their clients cups of hot coffee. They come uniformed and equipped with dollies and other necessary moving equipment and take a strategic approach to packing to ensure that fragile items are protected and secured. Upon completion of each job, You Move Me's movers present the client with a small housewarming gift.
For 30 years, the home-improvement contractors at Columbia Exteriors have been installing quality windows, doors, roofing, and siding that beautify homes and bolster energy efficiency. The airtight, insulated chambers of new windows trap in escaping heat, and shingled roofing materials keep out the elements. Technicians can also robe exteriors in soffit siding or fascia roof coverings that help prevent damage by covering any gaps that could collect water.
For more than four decades, Weed Man's licensed-and-trained lawn-beautifying experts have tended to local lawns with custom blends of fertilizer, environmentally sound pest-control solutions, and knowledge gleaned from both living and working in the community. Created exclusively for Weed Man, the technicians' slow-release granular fertilizer nurtures lawns over a period of several weeks, and seeding and aeration promote continued green growth. Advice that aims to assist with local lawn problems helps inform patrons online, illuminating seasonal troubles, gardening trends, and the astrological signs of various plants.
The seasoned painters at A Stroke of Art guide students through easy-to-follow steps, encouraging them to complete colorful, original works of art. Inside the studio, paintings line the walls, and blank canvases lean against tabletops in preparation for painted flowers, landscapes, and the Mona Lisa with a mustache. A Stroke of Art also holds kid-centric summer camps and adult painting classes, as well as private events and birthday parties.