Mattress Source's knowledgeable staff pairs customers with one of a wide selection of firm and flexible beds that augment deeper slumbers. Sealy luxury firm mattresses ($449.99+) allays stressful nights by supplying supple support, manufacturers' warranties, and a cache of warm kittens to rest at the end of each bed. Silk woven jersey knit surrounds a layer of memory foam on the Stearns & Foster x-firm mattress, which gently pillows joint pain and absorbs excess body heat ($1,219.99+). At 26 Charlotte-area showrooms, shoppers can take inventory of each mattress' aptitude in hypnosis or chat with affable staff members about desired levels of firmness.
An affordable and monumental selection of sofas, beds, desks, and sarcophagi mingle good-naturedly in Ashley Furniture’s wondrous warehouse. Sydney accent chairs ($199.99) command shoppers’ attention with woody legwork, while minimalistic Cubit ottoman sets ($99.99) do captivating belly dances to bedazzle bored sultans. Matrix accent chairs ($219.99), couches, and barstools anticipate increasing the comfort of various human inactivities.
From floor to ceiling, the shelves of Crack'd Pot are lined with possibilities. There, more than 500 shapes of raw ceramic bisques are ripe for the picking. Available in 10 different categories, varieties range from dinnerware and necklaces to cookie jars. The studio's collection of glazes, available in a myriad of hues, matches the depth of the selection of provided brushes, sponges, and stamps. The staff allows guests to take as much time as they'd like to use these tools in creating their pieces—guests pay a flat fee rather than an hourly or lightyearly fee. Finished products are ready in approximately a week—glazed and fired by the staff—which makes all pieces food-safe.
The professionals at MosquitoNix ensure that backyard parties, picnics, and barbecues remain human-only affairs via one-time fogging applications and custom-designed, permanent misting systems. Permanent systems mist properties three to four times a day from nozzles around the perimeter of the house that are hidden so mosquitoes can't find them and clog them with chewing gum. Their solutions effectively eliminate mosquitoes with a mix of pyrethrum, permethrin, essential oils, and other active ingredients.
Z Home Furnishings enlivens drab spaces with fashionable living-room and bedroom sets and colorful home decor. Original oil paintings and folksy, art-covered planks adorn walls with charming landscapes and slogans, and custom-upholstery services breathe new life into worn or outdated chairs. Individual pieces and complete furniture sets from renowned brands such as Coaster, Distinction Leather, and Paladin gussy up interiors, and the store’s online room planner allows customers to preplan their living arrangements without hauling heavy sofas or herding unruly flocks of ottomans.