Like many in their profession, the insured cleaners at All Clean & Neat, LLC would probably scour the ceiling if they had sticky-enough shoes; as it is, they make do with purging grime and dust from the floors, walls, and furniture of homes and businesses. Crews tackle rooms during by-the-hour cleaning services, scrub windows, and carry out handy tasks, such as replenishing light bulbs after they grow up and join the sun. Beyond general sluicing, they can also oust debris from floor fibers with rug- and carpet-cleaning tools.
Founded in 1928, Carr Hardware stocks more than 50,000 items that can aid in everything from DIY home-construction projects and lawn maintenance to automotive and party supplies. Shake down low-life weeds for lunch money with Roundup Pump 'N Go Weed & Grass Killer ($16.99), or surround them with positive role models by purchasing the 3.75-pound container of EZ Seed, a life-affirming combination of mulch, seed, and fertilizer ($13.99). Black or tan stack chairs ergonomically assist in lemonade consumption ($18 each), and children can wield 24-inch lawn-and-leaf rakes ($6.99) and glow LED flashlights ($3.99–$6.99) during lawn-raking raves. The 18-inch bamboo grill brush cleans cooking grates with dazzling fortitude and is amply suited to futuristic application as a robot loofah ($6.99).
Backed by more than 30 years of experience, Go Green Contracting keeps homes looking sharp and operating efficiently. The company lets its handymen loose for jobs both big and small, including remodeling ventures and lawn maintenance. But Go Green's team can handle simple fixes too such as painting and replacing windows that no longer fit after houses have sudden growth spurts.
Ulster Mattress and Dutchess Mattress prefer their customers to sleep well. While they don't go door-to-door reading bedtime stories, they do provide their shoppers with mattresses from brands such as Simmons Beautyrest and Serta. Their Tempur-pedic products conform to customers' bodies, which means sleepers suffer fewer of the back aches associated with stiff spring mattresses or boulders covered with a fitted sheet. The store also outfits beds with mattress pads, pillows, and bedframes.
As its name suggests, Whatever You Need helps homeowners tackle a wide range of carpentry, woodwork, and light-duty domestic tasks both indoors and out. Customers receive a free estimate of each project’s time and cost beforehand, giving them a clearer idea of how many shelves they wish to hang or whether the doghouse really needs a three-car garage. Fresh paint brightens walls and clogged vents breathe easy after a visit from the handy helpers, who may also be enlisted to sweep snow from roofs and sidewalks or clean debris from swimming pools. Whatever You Need! is not licensed for extensive electrical and plumbing services, but can unclog customers’ drains, or help lonely outlets revive their dating lives with a new face.
The team at Home Facelifters draws upon more than 15 years of training and experience in painting, carpentry, and other renovation services. Partners with Energy Star, these handypeople can help homes, offices, and the armies besieging them operate more efficiently. They also use a line of Sherwin-Williams paint that has no volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which can contain hazardous chemicals.