The techs behind Cleaning Solutions scour carpets throughout homes and businesses with Whittaker LOMAC carpet cleaners. Equipped with two cylindrical brushes that spin at speeds of up to 480 rotations per minute, these scouring machines liberate fibers of dirt, odors, stains, and fossilized discarded french fries. While they work, the techs spray the carpets with cleansers that are safe for the environment and won't trigger allergies, headaches, or nausea. In addition to purifying carpeting, the staffers also scour tile and grout in kitchens and bathrooms.
Relying on more than 25 years of experience in the framing and art-design fields, Affordable Frame Design's seasoned staff performs a diverse bevy of services and products for homes and businesses. The artistically conscious professionals assemble elegant frames for artwork, documents, and family memorabilia in-house, using professional conservation materials to seal contents inside sleek encasings. More than 4,000 frame samples line the shop's two showrooms, where the multitalented designers also repair busted frames, cleanse and stretch canvases, proffer art appraisals, and construct borders for shadowboxes and flat-screen TVs. To ensure their custom creations don't clash with curtains or throw pillows' new shoes, Affordable Frame Design's team travels to clients' homes for personal consultations and installation services.
At more than 1,200 Mattress Firm locations around the country, shoppers sink into plush mattresses, recline on firm beds, and belly-flop onto pillow tops. Knowledgeable staffers can help customers create an ideal bedtime environment by dispensing advice based on sleep preferences and illuminating the difference between the many kinds of mattresses. And to the delight of their customers, much of Mattress Firm's bedding wears the label of a premium brand, such as Sealy, Serta, Simmons Beautyrest, or Stearns & Foster.
Sunshine Ace Hardware stockpiles more than 40,000 tools, fishing gear, housewares, and other handy items across six local storefronts. Three-piece stainless steel barbecue sets ($24.99) brave scorching flames as chefs spear, flip, and sear entrees over backyard grills. Fasten loose screws or ease bolts from lab experiments’ necks with a 21-piece drill bit set from Craftsman ($24.99), or beckon fish from the waves with a deluxe Shimano Zircos 4000 rod and reel fishing combo ($79.99). In downtown Naples, whimsical hardware-themed fixtures illuminate Sunshine Ace Hardware’s recently remodeled flagship store, whose walls are dappled with photos of the store’s 60-year history and prehistoric man’s discovery of circular saws.
The waterless wash experts at Fashion Fresh absolve clothes from stain-related sins with advanced cleansing technologies. Friendly staff takes in soiled second skins at any location or drops by homes to whisk blouses ($7.43), blazers ($8.55), and business-casual spacesuits off to their cleaning facilities. Slink into a fresh-scrubbed skirt ($9.67–$7.78) or unsettle blind dates in a gleaming white lab coat ($8.25). Pseudo-suds experts also aid comforters ($27.92–$43.77) and pillowcases ($4.16) in reconnecting with their former fluffy selves.
International Fine Art Expositions, a prestigious arts organization that has held more than 65 international art fairs, responds to the lack of winter exhibitions available to art lovers in southwest Florida with these two new fairs. The curators of Naples International Art and Antiques Fair have carefully selected 60–70 prestigious art, antique, and jewelry dealers from around the world. Visitors to the exhibition can marvel at the work of old masters and impressionist painters as well as that of contemporary sculptors, jewelers, and fashion designers. Antique aficionados can recreate the setting of any Dickens novel or Jane Austin video game as they stroll amidst sundry furnishings, decorative arts, silver crafts, and rare books.