Providing an arsenal of home-improvement tools and services, Ace Hardware arms handypersons in the war against home repairs and DIY projects. Potting soil (up to $12) gives flowers a healthy foundation in which to grow up, learn to read, and run for mayor. Uncouth kitchen floors can find refinement with BonaKemi floor cleaner ($9+), and leaky pipes can cease their hydro hemorrhaging with a Dogbone swiveling wrench set ($19.99). Provide residential access to old friends, new family members, and trustworthy street magicians with duplicate keys ($1.99), allowing them to come, go, and admire your new grill tool set ($34) at their leisure.
The Bike Shop's grease-slicked, tight-shorted technicians will tinker, tighten, and lube your bike up, down, inside, and around. Your tune-up includes service and adjustment for front and rear brakes, drive trains, wheel bearings, and truing (excludes spoke replacement or rim-wall correction), filling and topping-off of air and fluids, and a complete safety check followed by road testing if the weather is cooperating. It does not include parts. Additional charges may apply for hydraulic brakes.
As a regional manufacturer distributing products within a 500-mile radius, McCormick Paints takes a leadership position in truly green manufacturing and distribution by reducing energy, fuel and emissions in the delivery of products to the marketplace. McCormick Paints operates 24 retail store locations.
Founded by fourth-generation painter Ronald Layman Jr., Leeco Painting has colored walls with care for the past 15 years. Each of its uniformed employees has at least five years of professional painting experience and none of them are piece workers, subcontractors, or naked mole rats in human disguises. After swathing floors and furniture in protective coverings, they'll repair minor cracks and nail holes before cloaking walls in two coats of paint. They'll also paint ceilings and trim ($100) or murals of the 1987 NBA championship game for an additional fee.
Caring for houses from the inside out, Triangle Home Services keeps families safe by protecting and beautifying where they live. The technicians specialize in pest protection, providing customized, year-round plans designed to not only rid homes of existing bugs, rodents, and wildlife, but also prevent them from returning to key your car. One of Triangle Home Services’ owners will personally visit a customer's house at the beginning and end of every long-term job. Pest control may be the technicians’ specialty, but they also help homeowners by performing basic handiwork as well as more intensive home-improvement jobs, including anything from painting walls to installing insulation or new granite countertops.