In 1965, Popular Mechanics ran a small classified ad for Brookstone, a new catalog company that packed its pages with functional products and detail-oriented descriptions. Brookstone quickly expanded to meet the high demand for its collection of ?hard-to-find tools,? and opened the door to its first retail location in 1973. Today, Brookstone?s more than 300 nationwide retail locations allow customers to test-drive its ever-growing lineup of interesting products, which range from Bluetooth-enabled massage chairs to power adapters designed for international travelers and their electronic passports. Staying true to its roots as a catalog company, Brookstone houses an even larger selection of products, each waiting patiently to be shipped, on its website.
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, American Floor Care’s trained, insured specialists are ready to spring into action, ridding homes of mold, pests, and water damage with an array or routine maintenance and emergency services. They sweep out air ducts with truck-mounted equipment, attack carpet stains with powerful steam cleaners, and dry out water damage with the thermal energy system—TES—which can clear out moisture within 30 hours to expediently prevent mold and shark infestations.
Anthony Plumbing Heating and Cooling
began, like so many burgeoning businesses, out of the family basement. That's where home base was for Anthony D'Agostino when he went into business for himself in 1951. Business was good, and soon Anthony's services were sought out across all of Kansas City and more than 30 surrounding communities. These days, though the D'Agostino family is no longer on staff, Anthony's NATE-certified technicians carry on the family's tradition of repairing and installing air conditioners, furnaces, faucets, and boiler systems.