Whatever heirlooms, possessions, or cryogenically frozen pies you store at 7th Street & Dunlap Self Storage, all will be protected by a security system that includes 56 cameras and motion detectors. This storage facility takes security seriously, as it does convenience?the aisles are wide and brightly lit, the storage units are air-conditioned for preservation sake, and the facility accommodates FedEx and UPS receiving. Units range from 5'x5' to 10'x20' and come with a recommendation of what can fit inside, such as 170 standard file boxes, desks, and chairs. Month-by-month leases are offered for those with commitment issues, while people who are in it for the long run are rewarded with discounts and love poems.
Signature service: Freeze-dried flower preservation
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Pro Tip: Give stems a fresh cut. Keep flowers in water and in a cool place. Bring in to us as soon as possible.
Lighting Unlimited is the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel for its clientele, with each of its four locations beaming with endless design possibilities born of a 5,000-strong stock of light bulbs and ballasts. A hefty catalog puts shoppers in easy reach of 50,000 more such accessories from more than 30 manufacturers, including Philips, Westinghouse, and Sylvania. Tasked with wrangling the multitude of fixtures, the staff of certified lighting specialists helps shoppers pinpoint specific bulbs and design lighting layouts for landscapes using underwater, directional, and putting-green fixtures. Complementing the luminescent selection, they feature an array of parts and accessories, including light sockets, colored gel sheets, and flashlights that have the power to make or break a shadow puppet's career with the flick of a switch.:m]]
The pest police at Bug & Weed Mart outfit beleaguered homeowners with the necessary tools to beat back incursions of insects, rodents, and weeds. A regimen of Maxforce Professional Ant Bait ($23.99) removes pesky crumb-snatchers while keeping pets safe, and Gentrol Roach/Bedbug Sterilant does away with nocturnal ne'er-do-wells ($12.99). The Spray Doc Professional Pump Sprayer ($36) conjures up an anti-weed spell through its brass wand and nozzle, teleporting encroaching foliage to an extradimensional plant jail. No winged intruder goes unpunished with the Maxforce Professional Fly Killer ($14.99). To aid in the ongoing rodent resistance, the staff will provide step-by-step instructions on the proper use of all products, and will grease and clean sprayers free of charge.
Bead Bar's bead baristas guide jewelry crafters with a wealth of bauble knowledge, provisioning projects from the amply stocked store. Students can bring their own spirited refreshments to make sessions merrier, journeying past bead-bedazzled walls and cascades of clasps to reach the workshop, where they'll discover the basics of jewelry creation during basic stringing and crimping classes (click here to view the schedule). After pupils choose one of five bracelet kits—which include a clasp, four fire-ball beads, finishing beads, wire, wire guards, and a strand of firepolish beads—instructors model foundational stringing techniques and imbue new crafters with a sense of symmetry and color combinations. Bracelet makers learn how to highlight feature beads and artfully select accent beads, then take an oath to use filler beads only for fighting crimes of bare-wristedness. To bring closure to both classes and adornments, the staff imparts advice on selecting clasps to make sure bracelets can't leave wrists or ankles without asking permission first.
With more than 66 events under their belts, the organizers at the Maricopa County Home Shows have inspired countless home projects and renovations over the course of its 22 years of operation. A phalanx of experts sets up shop, leading demos and showcasing innovations in landscaping, home decor, design, and construction. They gather to show off their skills while thousands of companies entertain and enlighten visitors with a wide range of exhibitions. Guests can stroll the floor or bring along their blueprints, sketches, plans, and Play-Doh dioramas to seek advice from rehabbers, HGTV celebrities, and professional contractors.