Good for both humans and animals, Critter Control has been using humane wildlife-removal and management techniques since 1982.
When bats, birds, raccoons, skunks, ducks, or other creatures invade living spaces, they gently swoop them up and relocate them to their natural homesteads. The crew's experience also extends to pest control, which keeps homes and businesses free of sugar ants, spiders, wasps, box elders, earwigs, silverfish, beetles, and more.
An authorized Ace Hardware dealer, Harbor Hardgoods Company equips households and handypersons with a durable selection of tools, paints, and domiciliary goods. Peruse vibrant paint styles from Pratt & Lambert and Ralph Lauren, then apply rich layers of Ralph Lauren interior latex ($12.99/quart) on walls, trim, and doors around your home. Detergent dish soap from Cucina ($10.99) eschews harsh chemicals for all-natural cleaning agents, and purifying hand washes ($21.99) come with nose-piquing scents, blending ginger with sicilian lemon and coriander with olive.
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Average Duration of Services: 4+ hours
Parking: Parking lot
Recommended Age Group: Adults
Pro Tip: Study the course materials before coming to the course
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Liveaboard cruising course
Blue Water Sailing School's owner David Pyle spent five years as a full-time sailor, captaining massive vessels on four transatlantic crossings and countless trips throughout the Caribbean. Today, he mostly helms from his desk as he oversees the education of future captains at his school, letting his 10 expert instructors take care of hands-on education. Many of them boast a certification and recognition as top instructors from the American Sailing Association, the same governing body that certifies the school as whole. As a group, they have many areas of expertise and teach students everything from basic sailing techniques to offshore passagemaking, which involves advanced navigational techniques such as asking porpoises for directions in their language.
At South Florida Faux, founder Jennifer Sada helms a tight-knit team of professional finishers and painters. They work with an extensive network of developers and contractors, ensuring each home and business under their care receives masterful custom interior-and-exterior designs. Painters turn gates and doors into works of art with patina or rustic wood finishes, or infuse a sleek, modern look to old dressers and furniture with veneers and painting. Artisans can add plaster coatings or a marble-glaze finish for a touch of antique class on walls, or colorful murals to brighten up children's rooms.
It's much easier to feel comfortable in a room painted to match your personal sense of style, unless you enjoy dressing in wallpaper. Luckily, the licensed technicians at Cover In Paint provide the means and the know-how to spruce up your vertical surfaces with specialty room-painting sessions. Eco-friendly techniques are available to promote environmental sustainability. And, clients may also solicit a technician for a deck sealing treatment or home pressure wash.
Each technician at America's Technical Services undergoes a five-year apprenticeship before heading out into the field on their own, building a thorough knowledge of HVAC systems in the process. The staff cleans air ducts, tends to central-air systems, and inspects air conditioners and heating units for safety and efficient operation.