"It's not old, it's mold," is the proclamation of Arkansas Roof Renew's experts, who discourage needlessly replacing a roof when it might just need a good cleaning. The company makes its cleaning process simple. Trained technicians arrive at homes armed with low-pressure applicators, which they use alongside eco-friendly detergent to stifle the growth of algae, moss, and fairytale beanstalks blocking garage doors. Aside from roof cleaning, the multifaceted team removes dirt and moss off of siding and rids downspouts of organic debris with cleaning solution followed by a soft-rinse.
The clothes-cleaning pros at Moose Cleaners, recently heralded by the Arkansas Times for their superior services, spruce up dirty duds using meticulous care and modern, high-tech equipment. The garment groomers charge a flat rate of $2.79 to dry clean any clothing item, ranging from shirts and skirts to pants and hazmat suits. Vestments revampers first scour the surface of fabrics to treat stains left by sauce and soil before subjecting begrimed threads to a full-scale cleaning regimen in the sprawling facility's modern dry-cleaning equipment. Same-day service ensures swift makeovers for grimy habiliments, and a thorough pressing de-wrinkles dresses and de-ruches bike shorts.
A locally owned and operated business, Cantrell boasts a wide selection of high-quality wood, leather, and upholstered furniture from lines such as Jessica Charles and Sam Moore. Stately bedroom sets by Largo provide elegant concert halls for dream symphonies, and Hammary dining room sets with high-backed chairs add dramatic style to any supervillain dinner party. Cantrell's trained consultants are always nearby to help you wrangle a candidate from the store's majestic herd of roaming sofas, and its upholstery experts can create custom options in case Cantrell doesn't carry an exact replica of Captain Kirk's command chair. You can also give your home a sexy foreign accent with an assortment of home decoration pieces such as candelabras, tabletop statues, vases, an elaborately patterned red pillow ($99), and shaggy area rugs ($59).
Bath Junkie’s Little Rock branch welcomes crafty visitors who aim to create their own customized bath products without welding together bathtubs or sewing shower curtains into tuxedo capes. Amid a vibrant and colorful atmosphere, the helpful staff assists customers in selecting nontinted and unscented products such as salt scrubs, bath crystals, lotions, body washes, shampoos, conditioners, oils, perfumes, and magical elf ointments that instill tree-talking abilities. After selecting the perfect product, about 200 scents await your approval. A final tint application transforms skin-soothing concoctions into aesthetically striking bathroom accessories. Surprise your mom with a hydrating body mist ($18.50, 4 oz.) that matches her bedroom décor or pick up any lotion product ($10.25+). Add pizzazz to bath time with fragrant bath crystals ($25, 32 oz.) and an exfoliating salt scrub ($35.50, 16 oz.). The fun, hands-on process provides all the child-like excitement of spontaneous soda-fountain chemistry while avoiding sugar-induced headaches and upset stomachs. Every product is suitable for sensitive skin and almost all are paraben- and SLS-free.
CWP Cleaning With Pride, Inc.’s professional cleaners perform custom residential and commercial cleaning services ranging from basic maid service to heavy-duty move-in and move-out cleanups. Their floor-waxing services have been trusted by heavily trafficked businesses such as Holiday Inn Express and can be extended to residences with hardwood, ceramic, terra cotta, slate, and marble floors. Steam and stain-lifting solutions made from citrus stand in for harsh chemicals as they kill bacteria and ward off scurvy in carpet fibers, followed by a turbo-drying process that leaves home walkways ready to be re-strut upon as quickly as possible.
CWP’s cleaners also consider client health and safety a top priority, using nontoxic cleaning products when necessary and vacuums that have been outfitted with the appropriate filters to help keep the air undefiled by dust and airborne contaminants. They also thoroughly sanitize all supplies after each use and keep all cloths, mops, and dusters separate to avoid cross-contamination or rumbles between rival gangs of singing, dancing dust mites.
Chris Olsen is a busy man. He stars in his own syndicated KTHV Channel 11 segment, “Today’s Home,” writes for Arkansas Gardener magazine, and is an active member in several not-for-profit organizations. Olsen, an Oxford University graduate with more than 25 years of experience in landscape architecture, opened Botanica Gardens in 2003. He works as the garden store’s master designer, a career that allows him to stay active in the community and share his wealth of plant-centric knowledge with the public. Visitors to his store can discover a plethora of gardening supplies including plants and shrubs, fountains and water features, and statuary. His experienced staff also flaunts their skills in landscape design, lawn maintenance, flower arranging, and inducing rain with the hokey pokey.