Frame Warehouse creates professional, custom picture frames that are designed to protect all kinds of artistic creations and memorabilia while complementing their natural charms. Customers can choose from hundreds of ready-made mats and frames that translate into thousands of frame permutations (tabletop frames average $7–$10), or they can opt for a custom design clipped from the crafty corners of their own minds. All framing products are of the highest quality—barrier papers, dust covers, acid-free products, and five kinds of UV-resistant glasses combine to permanently preserve your masterful fingerpainting from fifth grade or your collection of two-dimensional cross-sections sliced out of the world’s skyscrapers. Prices vary widely depending on how the customer navigates the flowchart from frame size to final product, but most jerseys can be framed for less than $200, diplomas for as low as $75, and posters for under $100.
Huntersville Rental gives homeowners the tools they need to manicure and maintain their home exteriors. Overseeing a cache of hedge trimmers, pressure washers, chainsaws, and pruning poles, Huntersville's staff aim to connect guests with the right tool for the job they have in mind and then provide them with basic operating instructions. This family-owned home-improvement store also lends out backpack blowers for clearing away the leaves and aliens that crash-land on driveways every autumn.
A bad window-tinting job can mean bubbles, cracks, and purple hues. So each professional installer at Sun Stoppers Window Tinting is required to have at least five years of experience. To set their customers? minds even more at ease, technicians back up their services with a lifetime performance warranty. Their window tinting keeps interiors from overheating, shields passengers from UV rays, and adds an attractive aesthetic to exteriors. Reduced glare helps drivers stay safe, and if an accident happens, the tinting holds shattered glass in place.
The technicians can also shield paint jobs from weather, rogue pebbles, and bugs with 3M paint-protection film. Beyond automotive services, the technicians also tint residential windows and install solar screen shades to protect furnishings from the damaging effects of the ball of fire that grants us life.
The insured professionals at Garage Doors & More of the Piedmont see to it that garage doors move up and down with ease. During routine tune-ups, they inspect 50 moving parts—including springs, rollers, drums, and teams of miniature draft horses—to make sure everything runs safely and efficiently. If inspections reveal damaged components or structural issues, technicians can replace parts or install brand-new doors. To help homeowners select doors that fit their aesthetics and budgets, the specialists make house calls and give free installation quotes.
The uniformed crewmembers from Proformance Turf arrive at clients’ homes armed with clean, razor sharp equipment, ready to give landscapes a neat, well-kempt appearance. In business since 1988, the company relies on more than two decades of experience as they send out trained staff to treat lawns to services such as regular mowing, pruning of shrubs, and fertilization. Their time-earned expertise even extends to mosquito control and landscape lighting – particularly useful for spotting pets trying to sneak back into the yard after curfew.
Teams money-saving savants at the home-improvement company draw from more than 20 years of construction and renovation experience to streamline energy efficiency in local homes. The handymen specialize in ferreting out sources of wasted energy—typically drafty or poorly insulated attics, roofs, and secret passages to underground bat caves. After assessing homes and energy bills, the team applies architectural science to determine how better to distribute heating or cooling. Simple procedures can dramatically reduce bills and conserve resources; an energy barrier, for instance, operates like a thermos, keeping heated rooms warm in the winter and air-conditioned rooms cool in the summer. Many of its services qualify homeowners for tax credits, which the expert staff will explain in depth.