Mattress Direct culls a variety of mattresses in textures ranging from firm to plush from brands such as Tempur-Pedic and Serta. Serta's iComfort, for example, evenly distributes support across the body with microsupport gel capsules nestled in its memory foam; a specialized material prevents overheating and the resulting unpleasant lava-chase nightmares. Mattress Direct's stock of bed frames, bed linens, and pillows allow patrons to assemble complete bedroom sets in one trip, and an express delivery service prevents the hassle of renting a moving truck or outfitting each leg of a new bed with a rollerblade.
The friendly design experts at Hestia Luxury in Linens bestow fashionable, name-brand linens onto undressed bedrooms and bathrooms. Spruce up water closets with plush towels and rugs from Abyss and Habidecor, or embellish uncovered countertops with candles and sweet-smelling soaps. A set of soft sheets can blanket beds or double as a hammock between field-goal posts ($59+), while duvet covers cloak ordinary comforters in stylish envelopes ($125+). Snag a down-alternative pillow ($60+) and allow it to be embraced in a multihued sham for its ecological affability ($39+). A complimentary in-home consultation evaluates a room's lighting, space, and sock to floor ratio in order to determine the most dapper, customizable abode arrangements.
One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning helps clients keep their cool by maintaining and repairing air-conditioning systems so vital to summer happiness. Extensively trained, uniformed employees show up for appointments promptly—this brisk business puts a premium on timeliness, guaranteeing arrivals to the minute, or the service will be free of charge. An appointment with the Arctic experts involves 60 minutes of diagnostics, troubleshooting, and repairs to keep bodies as chilled as cucumber-humans in a giant vegetable-crisper house.
Exhausted stilt-walkers can topple dramatically onto their choice of soft surface at My Sofa Store, with hundreds of sofas, chairs, sectionals, chaises, and fabrics to select from. Replace your real family with attractively named housemates including Hoyt, Pippin, Mandy, Renata, and little Leo. The store's knowledgeable staff stands at the ready, answering questions and offering assistance with in-home design and room planning. And visit My Sofa Store’s website to take advantage of its online room planner, which lets you audition products before assigning them starring roles in living-room theater productions.
American Factory Direct Furniture’s Comeaux family elucidates the principles of style and value through a host of furnishings for every household room. Pieces from designers such as Hooker, Samuel Lawrence, and others migrate about the floor, reeling in eyes with a 60-day price guarantee. The Wisteria chairside end table by Ashley sports inlays of maple and cherry veneer over solid hardwood ($148.88), and Hillsdale Furniture's Dennery counter stools swivel from side to side, dazzling onlookers with their cherry and black finishes ($148.88). In the corner, a Lane Furniture rocker recliner ($398.88) and Lane Furniture leather stationary sofa ($898.88) quietly plot beneficent takeovers of living rooms. Dreaming of the day it will embrace a plasma television with its carved moldings, a towering Fairmont Designs wall unit ($1,498.88) proudly displays a plethora of cabinets and drawers in which to stash Blu-ray players, accessories, and the lost scrolls of ancient Alexandria.
In 1910, Harry Offner opened his first hardware shop on South Rampart Street in downtown New Orleans, setting the foundation for a local network of three retail stores with more than 27,000 items in stock and 90,000 more available through catalogs or the Ace Hardware website. Like a treasured heirloom or the gene for double-jointed elbows, the business has passed through three generations as Harry's grandkids currently mind the store to help homeowners and handy folks find cleaning and painting supplies, lawn-care implements, housewares, and tools from well-known brands. The knowledgeable staff also assists shoppers with a variety of services, from cutting keys and threading pipes to minor household repair jobs performed by licensed and insured handymen.