Tools in Maitland

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Eager to assist home-improvement and upkeep projects, neatly arranged drills, garden hoses, paintbrushes, and other hardware sundries populate the shelves at family-owned Avalon Hardware. Stacks of mulch team up with rakes and watering cans to keep landscapes lush but tidy, and fluorescent light bulbs promise to emit steady, more sustainable light in homes. Customers can also swing by to grab gallons of PPG Porter paint, which staffers mix to exact specifications after a small sacrifice of crayons to a prism spirit.

425 Avalon Park South Boulevard
Orlando,
FL
US

The chromatic champions at Color Wheel Paint dispense distinctive pigmentations in more than 1,600 colors, along with providing the necessary tools to complete any painting project. Coat abashedly naked walls with a gallon of flat Hi-Hide interior paint ($19.86/gallon) or Optima Satin Supreme ($31.73/gallon), which can colorize anything from bedroom walls to the picket fence marking the boundary of your office's cubicles. Drab exteriors receive a tinting treatment with a gallon of Tropicoat 100% Acrylic Latex Paint ($30.65/gallon), primed with a coating of Quick Cure Acrylic Conditioner ($25.16/gallon), ideal for previously painted surfaces. Home tidiers can also aid the spreading process with Master Choice tools, such as the Klondike 3-inch angle sash brush ($14.72), with a soft bristle for ticklish walls, and the 12'x15' canvas drop cloth ($20.43).

5455 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Kissimmee,
FL
US

• For $7, you get $15 worth of lunch fare (11 a.m.–3 p.m.). • For $12, you get $25 worth of dinner fare. • For $70, you get a 10- to 15-person catering platter (a $150 value).

429 E Kennedy Blvd
Maitland,
FL
US

The experienced needle wielders at Perfect Fitting adjust the sizing of all manner of garments for men, women, and children. Shorten jacket sleeves ($30) and shirt sleeves ($20) to better showcase muscular wrists, and alter skirt hems to show off rare third knees ($16+). A fresh plain pants hem ($12) creates a crisp upper border for shoes, and a new zipper ($16) helps to maintain modesty. Ill-fitting slacks and legs reconcile after Perfect Fitting's staff bedeck denim with an original jeans hem ($20), and watermelon smuggling is made simpler after the alteration specialists take out skirt or dress waists ($16

220 N Orlando Ave
Winter Park,
FL
US

Technicians wield scrolls of premium tints and Custom Tint’s three decades of expertise as they deflect heat and sunbeams from windowpanes. Armed with standard, high-performance, and ceramic tints from Global Window Films, staffers trim the UV-blocking film to fit individual windows in cars as well as homes and offices, preventing heat from rendering interiors uncomfortable or sunlight from fading treasured Bayeux Tapestries. Custom Tint bolsters its work with limited and lifetime warranties with national coverage.

1183 East Altamonte Dr.
Altamonte Springs,
FL
US

The promotion professionals of A1 Balloon Rental call attention to grand openings, discounted prices, and other business happenings with large, outdoor inflatables. From standard, light-bulb-shaped balloons to character dirigibles shaped as accusatory Uncle Sams, A1 Balloon Rentals enhances special events with eye-catching publicity materials. Other products available for rental include light-up arrow signs, photo booths, and searchlights perfect for alerting Batman of deals on used Batmobiles.

5001 W Sand Lake Rd
Orlando,
FL
US