Rome's Landscape's winter-abating wizards remove all traces of snow from driveways, sidewalks, and steps with their seasonal or single-use snow-removal service. Once 2 inches of snow blow across the ground, technicians drive over to clear cement surfaces of the slippery crystals that inhibit strolls, drives, and three-legged marathons. Season-long services provide unlimited plowing or snowblowing for four months, keeping surfaces clear and friction-friendly all winter.
The experienced technicians at Window Washing & Mor scour residential and commercial properties with an array of services that includes window desmudging, screen cleaning, and gutter emptying. The team carefully uses lint-free towels, rubber squeegees, and razor blades to remove dirt and stains from windows, effectively enhancing the transparency of panes without leaving scratches or streaks. When working inside, they’ll cover furniture and valuables to prevent damage and preserve the modesty of bashful love seats. They can also pressure wash outdoor surfaces and polish dusty light fixtures.
For more than 50 years, the employees at Get N Go Car Wash—a division of the locally owned Get N Go fuel and convenience stations—have found ways to make people's lives easier. Not only do the automated washes render vehicles squeaky-clean in about 15 minutes, but the company's online car-wash club also lets customers buy packages and manage their accounts 24/7. Some Get N Go locations even offer fresh mixed salads and wraps for hungry, health-conscious travelers or SUVs trying to diet down to compact-car size.
Bonded and insured staffers from Absolute Gutter Solutions swiftly set up and scale ladders to clear clogs that choke household gutters. During each one-hour appointment, the cleaning team scoops out leaves, branches, and tiny monarchies to ensure that gutters drain properly and to prevent potential leaks or water damage. The crew can also install gutter guards that protect freshly cleaned gutters from collecting damaging detritus in the future.
Affordable Sanitation Inc. began as a single truck on a mission to snatch trash from Sioux Falls's curbs with impeccable customer service. As the family-owned enterprise has grown, it continues to fulfill its people-pleasing destiny as its dedicated teams purge garbage cans of their unwanted contents and inspire local raccoons to start ordering takeout.
Working with artisans in developing countries who would otherwise be underemployed, Ten Thousand Villages supplies handicraft lovers with hand-crafted jewelry, home décor, accessories, and gifts from Latin America, Africa, and Asia, while paying artisans fair wages for their products. Support marginalized women in Bangladesh with YWCA Craft Centre's bright and goosy Super Duck backpack (Bangladesh, $24), which allows school children to strut confidently into second grade and medical malpractice lawyers to swagger into the courtroom with a duck on their backs. Socially conscious crafters can take home a hand-stitched measuring-tape cat (Vietnam, $8) from Mai Vietnamese Handicrafts, while frugal fashionistas can sport dancing-girl earrings made from recycled soda cans by KICK Trading Ltd. (Kenya, $12) or a marbled bead choker from TARA Projects (India, $16). Fair-trade staples, such as Equal Exchange coffee, tea, and chocolates, make tasty gifts for Father's Day, Secretary's Day, or Father's Secretary's Day.