Designer Rita Alexander and her team have seen home spaces transformed from hard-to use to efficient, lively, and comfortable. With her eye for design and practicality, homes become more functional and create a visually beautiful space that better fits with a homeowner's vision.
Celebrities vouch for the efficacy of Wraptured's unconventional beauty treatments, particularly its flagship service—slenderizing body wraps, provided by Victoria Morton's Suddenly Slender Body Wrap System. On television programs including Ellen and The Tyra Banks Show, hosts have praised the wraps for facilitating weight loss and smoothing out dimples in thighs.
Additional high-tech skincare treatments help the spa abate the aging process. Endermologie and Lift M6 treatments both simulate massage to boost circulation and tighten skin, whereas face taping visibly improves fine lines by smoothing skin with strategically placed pieces of surgical tape.
Dedicated to rewriting the traditional furniture-store formula, the well-edited shop eschews the sales in sales in favor of a friendly, pressure-free approach. Here, customers can bed-flop and couch-surf to their seat's content without interruptions from a sales-hungry staff. The hassle-free environment––coupled with a policy to only stock first-line releases and brand-new inventory––gives the 50,000-square-foot facility showcasing more than 350 manufacturers a comfortable, shoppable feel. With items running the gamut from recliners and lighting to the bathroom sink, Brandon Home Furnishings is a one-stop fix for any painfully plain corner, closet, nook, cranny, or dollhouse cranny.
Although the staff at 13 OneClick Cleaners is friendly, you may never see them. They travel to residences and offices for free pickup and delivery services, even when their customers aren't there. This is accomplished through a complimentary laundry bag, which clients can leave out for the OneClick team to retrieve. They also have locations across 13 states (thus the name), manned by attendants who professionally clean linens, bedding, and fabrics ranging from wool to suede. Additionally, each location keeps a dedicated alterations expert onsite, who performs such right-fitting duties as slimming down suits, hemming jeans, and shortening shirtsleeves that keep getting sucked into escalators.
For 50 years, the owners and staffers of Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing have encouraged the artists of their community. They visit local fairs and set up booths for kids to color and craft, and they workshops, demos, and classes for artists of every age. As their name implies, they also outfit art makers of all skill levels with top-of-the-line materials, such as Gamblin oil paints, Prismacolor pens and markers, and custom frames perfect for saving a favorite art pieces or memorializing a sibling's failure to color within the lines.
Birds flying over Baltimore see plenty of Allied Remodeling's handiwork—because they have replaced more than 20,000 roofs in the area. Using cutting edge roofing technology, their certified technicians safeguard homes against ice and rain, while preventing overheating with balanced ventilation. The team can also revamp homes with windows in a variety of styles from casement ones to sliders, and sturdy vinyl siding, which resists peeling in extreme weather. Their custom decks, meanwhile, provide a more pleasant venue for summertime sunbathing than the roof of a moving ice-cream truck.