U.S. Navy veteran Scott Currier and the A American Pest Control team of licensed and insured specialists offer custom extermination and protection treatments, while providing homeowners with free inspections and estimates to determine suitable services for their homes. General pest-control procedures aim to provide protection against ants, silverfish, earwigs, spiders, and cockroaches. They also perform special methods to eliminate stinging insects such as bees and hornets, as well as wood-destroying insects including termites and microscopic beavers.
On Time Electric & Air has been making mechanical house calls to feeble heating units in the Houston area for almost 20 years. Whether your system is gas or electric, the friendly technician is licensed to administer a 12-point inspection to test for efficiency and functionality in order to ensure your furnace will be in proper working order throughout the coming winter months. Both system check-ups include an inspection and test of electrical power switches, float switches, and blower motors; a check for access to the evaporator coil (essential for proper cleaning, which promotes better circulation and a lower energy bill); and a check of evaporator and flow-pan drain lines. Gas systems will be privy to an inspection of the heat exchanger for cracks, rust, damage, and evidence of small arms trade, and a check and test of gas valves, pilot light, and proper flue ventilation helps safeguard against embarrassing gremlin infestation. Electrical units will have disconnects and amperage readings looked at by the technician, as well as verification of proper wiring and overcurrent protection. Finally, an examination of thermostats will ensure chilly family members reach their desired level of doneness, and a test of carbon monoxide and smoke detectors helps guarantee a safe and stress-free holiday season.
For those who’ve locked themselves out of their iPad or lost hours of work because their computer crashed, TechOne Centre promises relief from frustration. Not only do its technicians repair Mac computers and iPads and recover data, but they also lead training classes so customers can better understand their products. Their pupils range from professional tech teams seeking Apple certifications to everyday Mac and iPad users who need a helping hand.
Color Tyme Photography’s owner John Billingsley calls himself a photojournalist, a term he borrowed from his bachelor of science degree in the subject. He aims to document life as it occurs, wherever it occurs, whether he’s snapping article-worthy shots for a newspaper, taking in the sights and sounds of nature, or memorializing someone’s wedding day. Billingsley cites his primary inspiration as Ansel Adams, a film photographer who obsessed over the interplay of light and shadow. “He was about [the] realism of the photo,” Billingsley says, “I am about the realism of the moment and catching the natural light.”
The many theme parks, golf courses, and water parks of Walt Disney World are within a short drive of the properties. At Epcot, one of Disney's earliest parks, an 11-country tour highlights international cuisine, music, and mythology, all centered around the time-travel ride of Spaceship Earth, designed in part by the acclaimed science-fiction writer Ray Bradbury. Also at Disney World, Typhoon Lagoon takes advantage of Orlando's subtropical climate with water attractions including enormous, looping slides designed for multiperson rafts or vacationing belugas.A short drive north of the popular attractions, the city of Orlando offers a lower-key outlet, removed from the bright theme-park lights. At Lake Eola in downtown Orlando, swan-shaped paddleboats float just beyond the mist of an enormous fountain. Hip restaurants, antique stores, and boutiques populate Ivanhoe Village on the outskirts of downtown, and Wall Street's bars in the center of town rage well into the night.Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.
Chicken Kitchen's savory menu stuffs succulent bird alongside healthy salads and fresh sides. Try the famed deluxe Chop-Chop with yellow rice, diced tomatoes, lettuce, and freshly chopped breast meat ($5.89 for a regular, $7.99 for large). Non-carnivorous eaters can opt for a Southwestern spin with a vegetarian Chop-Chop, stocked with black beans, sour cream, guacamole, cheddar cheese, and white or yellow rice ($4.99, $6.99). Chicken Kitchen also serves its original grilled chicken breast solo on a single- breast platter with a tomato and lettuce garnish and pita ($6.99) or as part of a two-side meal ($8.99) with fresh-faced partners in crime such as balsamic tomatoes, seasonal veggies, baked plantains, and more.
Pixel X’s photographers can just as deftly capture a beloved local landscape as they can an international tableau. Their urban photography highlights the city’s vibrant graffiti and the beauty in the repeated pattern of an area bridge’s struts. However, they also can travel to far-flung locales such as Paris and Tokyo for wedding shoots, snapping pictures of beaming newlyweds, flower girls, and wedding DJs in mid-spin. The photographers' versatility extends not only to location but also to style: they can arrange sultry boudoir shoots, family portraits, and portraits of children before they grow into freakishly tall children.