Wielding portable and truck-mounted rotary brushes, high-powered air-pressure machines, and vacuums, the technicians at RC Duct Cleaning clean air ducts, filters, dryer vents, and carpets. Since these services remove bacteria, fungi, pollen, and other allergens and irritants, they make the air in clients' homes safe to breathe even without a snorkel.
At SJ Koch Electric Boats, eager land-lubbers steer themselves along Spa Creek and National Harbor in an easy-to-steer luxury party-boat. On each voluptuous vessel, seafarers have access to a 70-quart ice chest, wine cooler, and refrigerator capable of holding the brewed booty of up to 10 spirited pirates. Other amenities on the heated and enclosed private floating paradise include a bathroom and a four-speaker stereo system complete with a radio, CD player, and iPod hookup. Piloting the electric and eco-friendly craft is breezy for first-timers and veteran captains alike, with most tourgoers likening the steering experience to driving a golf cart. Without the noise, smells, and vibrations of gas engines, the smooth ship also allows guests to coast quietly and stealthily past nearby waterfront shops and restaurants
Capital Yacht Charters' fleet of luxury yachts crisscrosses DC's waterways for corporate parties, sightseeing tours, and special events. Tours such as Monuments by Moonlight leisurely motor along the Washington Channel, affording guests the chance to ogle the capital's most famous sights. Each of their luxury yachts also comes equipped with a full bar with snacks for munching or feeding to the landmarks.
Since 1994, stationery visionary Heidi Kallett has helmed The Dandelion Patch, stocking its shelves with writing-related goods and thoughtful gifts. The shop, which has been named Best Stationer by Northern Virginia Magazine and Best of the Best by the Washingtonian, helps shoppers to tote belongings to and fro with paisley Vera Bradley bags and improve the aroma of homes with delicate candles. Heidi and her staff can engrave or monogram stationery and invitations that celebrate the birth of a baby or the ability to memorize addresses. The Dandelion Patch’s events include writing workshops—which teach young writers to master the art of the thank-you note—children’s etiquette classes, and wedding-etiquette teas.
Perched on the banks of the Potomac River, Gaylord National Resort welcomes its guests with a majestic 19-story glass atrium housing fluttering fountains and fully formed foliage. The 2,000-room hotel offers a variety of rooms and suites for all tastes and types of travelers. With this deal, guests will get a one-night stay in a one-bedroom executive suite. Each spacious suite offers sleeping accommodations for up to four people inside 850–1,000 square feet of luxurious lodging accented with marble finishes and custom furnishings. The resort fee included in this deal also grants guests access to many of the hotel's amenities, in-room high-speed Internet access, entry to the hotel's fitness center, and two bottles of water per day. Grab a bite to eat at Gaylord National Resort's Old Hickory Steakhouse, or grab cocktails with the ghost of Hannibal Hamlin at the two-story Pose Ultra Lounge & Nightclub, located on the hotel's 18th floor. Those in need of good cheer can scope out the hotel’s special events.
Don Lassiter, the CEO of ACE Multi-Cleaning & Restoration LLC, has 25 years of experience in the cleaning and restoration industry. In that time ACE has accrued a varied list of past clientele, from families struck by 2011’s Hurricane Irene to major commercial clients such as Macy’s and Sears. His licensed technicians perform a wide array of services, ranging from carpet and upholstery cleaning to air-duct cleaning and power washing. Techs do more than simply clean, though; they also offer construction rebuilds and mold-prevention services.
Alston Landscaping ramps up curb appeal with its meticulous lawn-grooming services. Highly trained techs can edge unwieldy weeds from flower beds or retract yard growth with a swift mowing session. Homeowners may also solicit the company’s debris-cleanup services to remove unwanted organic debris from yards and driveways.