New Classic compiles a warehouse worth of retail and wholesale cookware, knives, and tableware as well as home furnishings from cabinets to chandeliers. Its expansive showroom abounds with houseware from Versace, Armani, and Swarovski to enable keeping up with the Joneses and their gold-leaf washing machine. The shop's overseas agents and buyers in Europe and Asia scout the globe to maintain a unique selection of housewares and gifts.
Tilling and planting since 1964, Tumino's Garden stocks a varied lineup of gardening, landscaping, and soil supplies. Let soilsmiths lend a knowledgeable helping hand when picking out an array of garden tools ($3.99+), or put a handheld shovel to work by bringing home colourful perennials ($2.99+) from Tumino's vast selection of perpetual petal machines. Dirt lover's dreams span both indoor and outdoor display areas, so after passing through the gravel detectors and emptying pockets of spare stones, blossom boosters can shop for horticultural accents in climate-controlled comfort all year round. Yard decor includes statuary ($25+) and a Versailles-worthy lineup of shrubs and evergreens ($16.99+), and with Tumino's family-run penchant for custom-made outdoor arrangements, shrubs can be used to decoratively mark property lines for encroaching neighbours and claim-jumping gold-hunters.
Esquire Garment Care's skilled cleaners employ waterless methods to oust stains from clothing and household fabrics. Cleansers scrub out grime and inspect threads of shirts ($2.19), pants ($5.09), and dresses ($11.99), ensuring that seams are stable, pleats are steadfast, and pockets are free of stashes of peanuts. Upon request, cleansers can grant more thorough custom inspection, stiffen collars with plastic butterflies, fasten French cuffs, and blow out lining. Cleaners may also employ organic solvents to prevent environmental impact.
There are few things more frustrating or inconvenient as getting locked out of your home or car—so Locksmith On The Way Inc.’s licensed locksmiths are always ready to spring into action. Their emergency services are available 24 hours a day throughout the year, and they aim to arrive within 30 minutes of every call they receive. In addition to lockout services, the team is skilled in all things lock and key, and can explain all of their services and products to customers interested in increasing their personal security. They can repair and replace locks, cut new keys (including master keys), and install locks in everything from filing cabinets to garage doors. Premium security services include installation of intercoms, video cameras, and even high-level measures such as vaults, iron gates, and fire-breathing dragons.
It's a concern all too familiar to homeowners: something's gone wrong, and you don't know enough about home repair to be sure that you're not being cheated by contractors who inflate their prices while cutting corners. It was to combat those worries that Harry Felton founded the Homeservice Club above a Toronto grocery store in 1961.
The Homeservice Club offers a unique double guarantee: each of their more than 300 bonded, licensed, and insured contractors will stand behind their work, and if they just can't come through, the Club will. That's why, fifty years out from their founding, the club is a trusted name in home repair of all kinds, from roofing to window repair to chasing bats out bathrooms.
Winner of the 2012 Top Choice Award for Best Heating and Cooling Company in the greater Toronto area, Cambridge Heating & Cooling commits to making homes more energy efficient using environmentally friendly products and treatments. In addition to installing air conditioners, furnaces, boilers, and thermostats, the staff perform maintenance on AC and heating systems to keep homes comfortable throughout the year. As a member of the Canadian Solar Industries Association, the business also dispatches techs to give consults about and install solar-energy systems.