On the morning of a scheduled job, Fish Window Cleaning's fully insured, licensed, and bonded team arrives at the premises in full uniform, ready to scour outdoor windows until they gleam. During indoor work, they work quietly, donning fresh shoe covers, slipping cloth pads under each window, and dressing in camouflage that matches your wallpaper. The team’s impeccable service earned their company a Better Business Bureau Torch Award in 2009. Though they're renowned for customer service, team members also benefits from more than 30 years of experience in the industry. That combination helped them balloon from a solitary office to 220 franchises across 40 states and one moon colony. Each outpost maintains rigorous standards when performing residential and commercial chores, from pressure washing to construction cleanup.
From specialty linens to statement-making pottery to fine paperie paper, Hubbuch & Co. Westport Village stocks hard-to-find gems. In addition to Cranium Glass from local artist Steve Heine and upscale paper products by Designs by Dawson, shoppers will also find the Mignon Faget collection of glassware, linens, and jewelry. Display blooms pilfered from your neighbor's garden inside a birch vase ($65), admire reflections in a convex sunburst mirror ($435), or finally motivate yourself to cook the casserole of your dreams with the square casserole dish ($95).
Summer Classics was founded in 1973 as a manufacturer of plastic umbrella bases. After the breezy craze of umbrella disco died out, the company branched out into designing and building its own line of home furnishings. Summer Classics produces high-quality products that are largely customizable via a variety of color and fabric options. Its large inventory selection includes posterior-supporting Palm collection side chairs ($477 each for frame, cushions $83–$168), and piña-colada-supporting Ocean Grande collection end tables ($496). No back porch is complete without a sturdy armchair in which to read the daily paper and lecture your sprinkler system, such as the Plaza collection arm chair ($379 for frame, cushions $70–$140). Cushion a planned fall with a set of Aqua collection large throw pillows ($97–$196 each), or opt for a smaller decorative throw in a color such as mango or blue bell ($107–$252 each). The friendly and helpful staff at Summer Classics is on hand to answer any questions you may have about fabric trims or weather patterns.
Khazai Oriental Rug Gallery imports a sweeping collection of hand- and machine-crafted rugs and runners from all over the world to satisfy a range of floor-covering needs. More than 10,500 in-stock options will complement homes, offices, or tree forts with an array of European, Southwestern, or contemporary designs, or pieces with themes ranging from coastal to music. A 5’3"x8’ geometric-circle rug ($149) complements a techno-laden spy office, and a cozy 4’2"x5’10" Kentucky blue-colored contemporary rug ($179) makes a suitable launch pad for jumping into bed. Shoppers can browse clearance items to trample upon without ignominy, or give floors a regal elegance with a 3’5"x6’5" traditional red Persian rug ($499).
In business since 1861, Heimerdinger Cutlery Company is the Louisville area’s only German cutlery store, whittling away household worries with a bevy of sharp-sided merchandise. Stock up on miniaturized swordcraft from name-brand knifesmiths such as Wusthof, Dovo, and William Henry. Victorionx's Swiss Army pocket knives (starting at $17) cut through inconvenience with a variety of colors and added accouterments, solving situational snafus with built-in bottle openers, screwdrivers, and English-newspeak dictionaries. Hunters and fish-fetchers can direct pointed questions to the Buck 105BKS Pathfinder ($71.95), an all-purpose, 5-inch outdoor knife with a phenolic black handle. Keep culinary cutlery drawers occupied with new blades from Dexter Russell, such as specialized stickers including boning knives ($19.50), petite paring pokers (starting at $10), and Japanese chef's knives ($35), built tough enough to slice through the island nation's traditional Godzilla tenderloins.
Burdorf's outfits homes, businesses, and anything in between with sturdy and eye-tickling furniture and fine art for all budgets and aesthetic aspirations. From their elegant four-story 55,000-square-foot showroom, the friendly staff and expert interior designers assist guests in selecting mattresses, sofas, end tables, headboards, foot stools, pinky rests, and more. The regal Bassett Side Chairs ($135+) make a subtle addition to any space, while the straight and stylish Lane Cocktail Table ($249) provides a cozy counter for curbing drinks, displaying magazines, or performing minor surgery on a malamute.