In true family style, brothers Nick and Kirby Kuklenski own and operate two “sister” Ace Hardware stores in Colorado Springs, keeping local homes beautiful with name-brand products and services. Lawns grow thick and colorful with Scotts fertilizers, plants, and seeds from the shops’ lawn departments, whereas computerized color matching in the paint aisles keeps outsides as vibrantly hued as flowers in a garden or a house fly strolling across an artist’s palette. Collections of DeWalt and Craftsman hand and power tools help homeowners assemble Weber grills, with staffers standing at the ready to build any piece bought at the store. Even autos can get in on Ace Hardware’s helpful services: keys are cut onsite, with Sidewinder keys including built-in chips that interact with car computers to ensure proper starts without feeding vehicles buckets of floppy disks.
At Urban Mattress, patrons can sprawl out on comfy, soporific mattresses from brands such as Sherwood, Tempur-Pedic, Lumina, and Urban Organics in search of firm billows. The owner-operated stores also offer sustainable options that leave little to no carbon footprint and are biodegradable, making future archaeologists' jobs easier when they go to uncover the cans of peas hidden under our beds. Two percent of all proceeds finds its way to local nonprofits, ensuring that customers can sleep better at night in more ways than one.
Armed with eco-friendly products, Dust Bunnies’ licensed and insured cleaning crews beautify interior landscapes around the Denver metro area. If they’re visiting a house for the first time, staffers chat with inhabitants about desired results before embarking on a complete cleaning. During this epic scouring, cleaners locate and exterminate every particle of dirt between the floor and the ceiling. They wipe the walls, clear the buildup in showerheads, wash floors by hand, and clean up snowmen that have been left to melt inside. After this preliminary cleanup, cleaners maintain newly gleaming spaces with a constant-care service. On these visits, they dust, take out the trash, and tear out all the unused pages from your phone book.
The bonded and insured technicians at Clean House scrub homes top to bottom, using eco-friendly cleaning techniques and biodegradable cleaners. Starting below their feet, techs clean carpets to remove trapped dust and dirt that could ruin appetites during living-room picnics. Next, they can don rubber gloves to wash all domestic surfaces or nimbly climb ladders to clean windows, skylights, and gutters. Other Clean House services include day-to-day minutiae, such as in-home cooking, errand running, ironing, and changing dirty linens.