Since its days of bathing powder-blue laser suits in the 1970s, Executive Cleaners has grown with each decade to keep local trendsetters and faux pas-ers sporting spot-free wear. The only GreenEarth Cleaners in Polk county, Executive Cleaners swaddles all dingy clothes with odorless, eco-friendly solvents—each piece spot-treated, pressed, and hand-finished with care. The natural, silicone-based solution gently caresses dirt and grime from fibers, helping to improve the appearance of fabrics while also boosting each garment's wavering self-esteem. Though store prices may vary, sullied pants, shirts, and blouses ($5.30 each) can be spiffened, two-piece suits ($11.20) revitalized, and spotty dresses ($10.92) transformed into the princesses that they've always wanted to be or be on.
The licensed massage therapists at Massage Therapy by Sherry evict stress and tension through a variety of muscle-molding modalities. The one-hour soothing session begins with a postural assessment, which helps personalize each massage to clients’ specific needs and favorite chemical reactions. Those seeking a light touch can opt for the Swedish massage, which expels pain with minimal pressure and strongly worded letters, and heat seekers can hunker down with the hot-stone massage, a relaxing knead that improves circulation and calms nervous-system jitters. The deep-tissue massage, meanwhile, acts more aggressively on deeper layers of muscles and connective tissues, mitigating chronic pain, osteoarthritis, and subcutaneous sweet potatoes.
The waterless sud slingers of Mango Family Cleaners clean, repair, and alter beloved frocks using environmentally friendly products. Degrease work shirts ($2) or hydrophobic pants ($5), with same-day service available even on Saturdays for surprise meetings and weddings. Ties dipped in a rainbow of condiments ($3.75) are rendered anew by the perc-free, green cleaning solutions. The righteous washers also do repairs and alterations, such as pants hemming ($12.50) in cases of accidental leg shrinkage. Free home or office pickup and delivery services bring added convenience to removing barbecue sauce from business-casual cummerbunds. Customers can feed their zip code into the pickup and delivery finder to find out if they fall within the service area.
Busy Bubbles Laundromat does what it can to make laundry feel less like a chore. 25 washers and and 23 family-size dryers await in neat rows, ready to tackle dirty duds 24 hours a day, every day of the year?even National Dirty Clothes Appreciation Day. While their sullied clothes are taking a ride in the spin cycle, clients can sip complimentary coffee, watch the shop's color TV, or even make use of the free internet and on-site printer. And, for those who don't have time to do their own washing, the attendants offer a number of services to make the job easier, including dry cleaning and a wash-n-fold service with drop-off, pick-up, and delivery.
Steve Price spent his 20-year Air Force career training dogs for scent detection. Now as the founder of Scent Detection International, he has trained more than 60 dogs that have been put to work across the globe. His five-day training program takes canines across 2 acres. That's where he teaches them to detect scents including mold, drugs, explosives, and pirated videos. Steve also conducts drug inspections in homes and businesses that rout out illegal substances, helping clients detect if their loved ones are using illicit drugs.
The relaxation mavens at Releaf Day Spa pamper visitors with a slew of sumptuous services and French, sea-based Phytomer products. Knead-needing anatomies can actualize with a one-hour relaxing and therapeutic massage, which uses an array of techniques to leave bodies stress-free, newly limber, and humming like a lawnmower over AstroTurf (a $65 value). Continued therapy can help boost circulation and immune-system security.