Whether it’s one VHS tape that needs digitizing or an entire website to be built, Analog Free Media does the job with futuristic ease. Their tech-savvy team can set up live webcasts of important events to draw site traffic, produce small and large runs of duplicate CDs and DVDs, and build interactive training materials, brochures, and catalogs. Post-production services put the finishing touches on a project, adding subtitles to films or thundering laugh tracks to family videos.
Behind an unassuming exterior of white cinder blocks, a team of animal experts maintains a collection of take-home creatures, with a special spotlight on freshwater fish and reptiles. Aquariums throw teal and purple luminescence onto green walls, and shelves are packed with colorful pet accessories, such as ferret-size monocles. The boutique also boasts an extensive collection of live feed that ranges from mealworms to mice. The inventory may change from time to time, but previous customers have taken home pet flying geckos, tarantulas, and snakes, as well as chameleons and bearded dragons that are too busy guarding treasure to shave.
Brothers Brian and Mike are the fifth generation of their family to own and oversee operations at Meade Baltz, which has been transforming the hues of interiors and exteriors since 1876. Paint cans from Benjamin Moore line shelves, and friendly color experts stand ready to advise or deftly mix colors to match palette strips or new pets. Regal First Coat Primer ($35.49/gal.) rolls over surfaces to prepare for Aura Interior ($63.99) or Benjamin Moore Interior Flat ($38.99) paints. Benjamin Moore Eggshell Interior paint gives walls that ovoid touch without eating scrambled eggs for a month to acquire glue-ready shells ($41.95/gal.). For outer façades, layers of ArborCoat Premium Exterior Stain polish dwellings’ outer armor with weather-ready hues and give a deck the confidence to finally ask out the tree its always had a crush on ($44.99).
The team at ARC Insulation Inc don't just come into homes and add insulation left and right. Their approach is scientific. First, they do a visual inspection of the house, then using a blower door & infrared camera, they pinpoint cold spots where air is leaking in and warm spots where your thermos is hiding. From this information, they know exactly where to direct their super-efficient spray foam and cellulose insulation, which seals up leaks and leaves homes snug and efficient.
At seven locations throughout Chicagoland and northwest Indiana and several international sister sites, Eivan’s photographers and videographers preserve memories with a fusion of traditional, photojournalistic, and candid styles. The company's photographers capture family and engagement portraits and have earned recognition for their personalized touch at weddings.
They took home a win in the photography category of TheKnot.com's Best of Weddings competition in 2011 and 2012 and earned one of WeddingWire's 2012 Bride's Choice Awards. A crew of professional cinematographers records the details of the big day, adding soundtracks and special effects. With color-correction technology, the filmmakers can brighten up dark footage or blot the red out of the bride's cheeks during the maid of honor's toast.
True to its name, You Move We’ll Clean Up helps streamline the moving or de-cluttering process by whisking away unwanted rubbish. Technicians arrive with empty truck beds that accommodate furniture, clothes, appliances, or construction waste. Once junk is out of the way, You Move We'll Clean Up can help customers improve upon their homes with basic repair and construction services. Contractors replace carpeting, patch cannonball holes, and offer homecleaning services. The company also contributes their services to cleaning up abandoned lots and distressed properties in local communities.