Lea’s Janitorial Services’ team of insured staffers spruces up homes and offices throughout Dallas. Technicians deep clean carpets and sanitize furniture such as armchairs and sectionals, and absolve mattresses of accumulated dust and the oily marks left by nightmares. Lea’s keeps extra-strength solvents on hand to eliminate persistent stains and odors left behind by inks and pets.
Signature service: Audio-video installation and sales
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours
Brands Used: Sony, Samsung, Onkyo, Pioneer, Nuvo, RTI, Proficient, Jamo
Thomas Volmer credits his wife, Rachel, for inspiring them to start helming boot camps. She wasn’t always a fitness guru, though. "She was a commercial banker and she was 70 pounds overweight," Volmer recalls. Once she started to reclaim her life, "she just fell in love with fitness," he says. She eventually dropped 80 pounds with proper exercise and nutrition, spurring her to earn her AFAA personal training certification and pursue a career as a full-time trainer.
Personal experience lends Rachel and the other trainers—including Sharon Monk, who lost more than 200 pounds by exercising and eating healthily—empathy and a motivating demeanor when working with campers. At each location, they get groups doing pushups, swinging kettlebells, and flipping tires in a positive environment that's focused on teamwork, rather than competition. "You start as a group, you finish as a group," says Thomas. "But the activities that you do in between might be different based on your abilities."
In addition to leading sessions, Rachel creates easy-to-use online meal plans (including a vegetarian plan), which campers can customize to help them stay on track. Options range from the simple, such as cereal with fruits, nuts, and flaxseeds, to the creative, including honey-sweetened oatmeal peanut-butter cookies. She also includes the calorie count for each recipe. Users can pick from simple meals made for one person or larger entrees designed with an entire family or pet elephant in mind.
Assured Self Storage has anything and everything necessary to safely store supplies for the short or long term. Most facilities boast climate-controlled storage spaces within larger fenced-in facilities, complete with key-coded gates, surveillance cameras, crocodile moats, and door alarms to protect your goods from vengeful ex-roommates and hopelessly lost apartment dwellers. The individual storage rooms, like summer romances, are available in month-to-month leases and range from the closet-sized 5'x5' unit ($34) to the expansive 10'x30' space ($189), which rivals a two-car garage in roominess and number of power tools.
Serving Garland and Dallas areas for more than 30 years, American Tint doesn't limit itself to darkening automotive glass. Instead, the company's SolarGard film coats everything from windshields to office buildings to windows in the home. The durable film helps ward off damage from the sun, which can fade fabrics and give carpets uneven tans. The technicians of American Tint are so confident in their handiwork that they back tinting jobs with a lifetime guarantee.