As South Florida's home-brew supply depot, BX assists brew masters and novices alike in their fermenting endeavors. Brewing classes lecture lager lovers and ale admirers in the fundamentals of batch brewing, providing a run down of everything from ingredients and equipment to technique and bottling, and the beer experts will brew a batch on site so suds-savoring students can easily follow along. Classes can accommodate up to 30 people, increasing the chances that singles mingling around the wort cauldron may bump into their fated stout mate or start up a bromance with a fellow hops enthusiast. Both relationships can be explored further at the group-brewing session, held immediately after the class, where local home brewers and beer worshipers meet up to socialize and discuss all things grain related.
The reliable technicians of Palm Beach Property Pros Inc. wield powerful pressure washers that blast away dirt and mold from vinyl siding, brick, and concrete. While strong enough to scour off layers of grime, the pressure is kept at a safe level to prevent damaging the surface itself or leaving the house with a nasty bruise.
Boynton Beach Boat Rentals provides the means to enjoy all that the area's waterways have to offer. Guests can power through the intercostal channels or venture to Peanut Island seated in a bowrider, deckboat, or sport-cabin powerboat as the wind whips through the vessel's open top. Boat rentals facilitate aquatic activities such as water skiing, tubing, or diving and fishing expeditions, as well as the chance to find out what salt tastes like.
In Great Balls of Yarn's four boutiques, knitters and crocheters of all experience levels browse more than 20,000 balls of yarn, including luxurious fibers from Trendsetter and Noro as well as hand-dyes from Prism and Malabrigo. Talented fiber artists guide knitters and crocheters as they transform vibrant fibers into wearable works of art during beginner through advanced classes. Project-specific sessions focus on creating table runners, borders for blankets, and baby booties to keep wee ones' feet warm and steps soundless during midnight refrigerator raids. Amid the shops' soft lighting, tapestries intermix with shelves of color-coded worsted and washable yarns alongside cashmeres and silks. Great Balls of Yarn also arms textile technicians with needles, notions, and books full of inspiration and yarn-charming incantations.
Performance Films Window Tinting uses quality products to tincture the glass of cars and homes, dramatically improving life on the other side. By making windows opaque from the outside, technicians block out UV rays that overheat motorists and fade the colors of delicate interiors. When applied to home windows, tinting can dramatically reduce energy costs and help maintain consistent temperatures. The techs also enhance the cool factor from inside the car, accessorizing auto interiors with GPS systems, audio and visual components, and alarms.
South Florida Furniture Direct stocks hundreds of overstocked, closeout, and discontinued furniture from brands such as Simmons, Ashley Furniture, and Coaster Fine Furniture inside a sprawling warehouse space. Hail Mary a new television stand ($150) into a suburban rec room to frame a pigskin play-by-play before watching the game in a luxe black leather recliner ($190+). New futon beds ($199+) add extra sleep-space to bedrooms, and three-piece coffee-table sets ($199+) in myriad finishes, including dark wood, gussy up living rooms. All items include a factory warranty, and layaway is available. Since South Florida Furniture Direct is only open to the public a few times a year, call ahead or tap out a telegram to make an appointment to visit the warehouse.