Even if you don't know your light roast from your French roast, you will after a visit to Sudbury Coffee Works. That's because the staff, led by owner Daniel Kenn, is on hand to educate customers about all things coffee, from the properties in different beans to the role that acidity plays in the finished product. Customers also have a chance to see part of the coffee-making process in action thanks to the roaster, a computer-controlled machine imported from France that warms up beans to the ideal temperature, readying them for coffee making or coffee-bean swimsuit season.
After learning about their favorite caffeinated beverage, customers can select a drink from a variety of flavors, pairing it with coffee cake, Tuscan grilled-cheese sandwiches, and salads from the menu.
Keeping high windows clean was once a luxury enjoyed only by basketball players and greedy ladder collectors, but not anymore. The fully insured technicians at Luminous Shine restore vibrancy to smudgy windows during one-time and routine washing sessions. Homeowners may also solicit the company's eco-friendly methods to clean up upholstery and soiled carpets.
Simplified Designs founder Melissa Airey Perkins lends a keen eye to interior design, comfort, and functionality as she spruces up living spaces. Transparently self-conscious windows can boost self-esteem with help from Simplified Designs' Hunter Douglas line, a selection of custom window treatments that assuage ailing wall-holes. The Hunter Douglas 2-inch alternative wood blinds, in either 30"x30" ($143) or 36"x36" ($176), deliver a streamlined wooden covering that blurs the line between blinds and shutters. Airy apartments or overheated hovels can find relief with the 3/4-inch Duette honeycomb shade, which traps heat and cold in three separate internal air-pockets and is available in both 30"x30" ($230) and 36"x36" ($256). Cater to safety with the Hunter Douglas LiteRise, a cordless operation mechanism designed for children's rooms and the string-phobic. Simplified Designs’ regularly priced products include a full line of fabrics and furniture to fill out barren homes.
The specialists at Awesome Landscape Design arrange all types of earthen stones into elaborate outdoor features, such as walls, walkways, patios, pool decks, and spas. The team collaborates with the natural layout of each property, utilizing slopes and open spaces but also leveling areas when necessary to create flat patios and foundations for outdoor kitchens. Awesome Landscape Design also maintains a close relationship with local builders and architects, as staffers perform work on new custom homes, historic restoration projects, and hardscape mosaics that re-create epic scenes from This Old House.
Since 1982, The Veron Company has dispatched talented technicians to lawns and homes for professional maintenance and beautification projects. The team was assembled from a pool of experts with decades of experience in landscape design and lawn care. Summoning the power of Gamgee, the God of Outdoor Design, they magically transform outdoor areas into lush landscapes with services such as organic lawn maintenance, mulching, and irrigation. The team also handles seasonal projects such as snow removal, installation of ice-melting systems, and professional holiday lighting.
Whether the job includes repairs or cosmetic remodeling, the team members from Handy Randy Services rely on their extensive carpentry experience to keep homes in peak condition. They confidently perform odd jobs around the house?such as painting walls, repairing gutters, and fixing leaky faucets?although they can also tackle more extensive construction projects with the same sense of gusto. From kitchens to dens, the multitalented handymen are capable of sprucing up rooms throughout clients' homes by installing anything from new flooring to levitating sofas or counter tops.