The Image Doctor restores faded, damaged, and otherwise disgruntled photographs and videos. Using a combination of handcraft, computer-imaging software, and an orbital sander, the team of skilled restorers is able to carefully update old photographs (prices vary, but typically begin around $95). The video team is also able to recover and transfer damaged video recordings from most formats, including VHS and flipbook, into DVD.
In 1993, after years as a tech in the carpet cleaning industry, Gregory Cole founded Pro Carpet as a one-stop shop providing the best carpet-cleaning practices he had learned during his career. Gregory's team, which now numbers more than 30 techs, begins each carpet-cleaning service with a thorough walk-through, during which customers can point out specific soiled areas before the techs evaluate carpets for their levels of dirt, stains, and rainbow sprinkles. As they begin to clean, they employ steam-based cleaning and stain-specific products, such as the company's proprietary enzyme-based pet-stain formula, to remove odors and soils.
Pro Carpet's expertise also extends beyond carpeting, tackling upholstery and area rugs with the same thoroughness. They can also be called upon to repair water damage, clean office cubicles, and sweep dust and allergens from inside air ducts with professional-grade tools that improve air quality.
Dual high-torque motors purr from the Rotovac and provide—in just a few strokes—hundreds of back-and-forth and side-to-side cleaning passes, each guided by Klean as a Whistle’s licensed and insured technicians. The high-powered wands effortlessly lift deep-set debris and soil from carpets, upholstery, and even tile, extending the flooring’s lifespan, freshening its appearance, and improving the air quality of the entire home. The crew does a general inspection of the room before unleashing a cleaning frenzy, complete with a pretreatment solution and a post-cleaning inspection. The company guarantees that customers will be satisfied and that no harm shall ever befall the carpet's firstborn child so long as the owner be of virtue true.
Ronnie Owings began his photographic career when Robert Kennedy hired him to snap candid photos at family parties. His ability to turn fleeting moments into professional, elegant images has led to a flourishing career, and his work has appeared in magazines including Better Homes & Gardens, Art & Antiques, and Elegant Bride.
Ronnie's reassuring demeanor relaxes subjects into natural poses— whether he's handing a toddler a favorite toy instead of a boring prop, or calming a yapping dog with a bone that tastes like a mailman's slacks. The resulting prints of families, kids, high-school seniors, or beloved pets take on an almost dream-like state, enhanced by digital effects such as text or oil painting. Shoots take place at his studio, which was built in 1899. Antique furniture and props still dot the interior, as do rustic fireplaces and a front porch that lends a visual glimpse of a more relaxing era. Outdoor paths wind through groves of waterfalls and azaleas, all leading to a barn that houses a living room and library, ideal for family portraits.
The team at Tutus and Tennis Shoes specialize in entertaining youngsters with a variety of party options. During royal-themed festivities, the civilian birthday girl and her guests transform into princesses thanks to a costume chest brimming with gowns, tiaras, and pearls. Pop-star costumes replace glamorous gowns during Diva Rock Star parties, whereas co-ed Princesses and Pirates parties allow boys to get in on the fun by donning swashbuckling outfits. Dress-up is just one facet of the themed parties, however. They can also be tailored to include activities such as karaoke, fashion shows, and spa treatments, along with tasty snacks and icy beverages. For maximum convenience, festivities can take place onsite at the decorated party venue or in the comfort of the host’s home.
In addition to parties, the staff also hosts etiquette classes where children learn the art of apologizing, sharing, and table manners. The focus turns to dining during princess-etiquette sessions, where young girls don fancy threads before learning how to correctly use utensils and bestow knighthood with a soup ladle.
The handy staff members of the family-run American Outdoor Specialists seek to provide affordable options for Henry County’s lawn-care needs, including everything from trimming to weeding. In addition to tending to greenery, they repair and install fences and vinyl siding, pressure wash homes and driveways, and clean out gutters.