Mrs. Rogers makes its signature white-chocolate popcorn to-order, using local Kentucky ingredients as part of the Kentucky Proud program, which helps keep farm products fresh by cutting transportation time. The resulting sweet, salty, crunchy, and creamy gourmet popcorn contains only all-white, nearly hull-less kernels.
PPG Porter Paints' team has dedicated 90 years to sprucing up homes with its revered brand of vivid, low-odor paints, stains, and primers. Multiple lines and sheens of interior paint offer to protect walls from presidential portraits painted in mustard ($25.79+/gal.). Eco-conscious shoppers can snag gallons of Pure Performance color, designed to thwart mold and mildew without angering Mother Nature's overprotective rottweiler ($33.39+/gal.). Peruse exterior paints if looking to prevent al fresco fortifications from cracking and peeling during super-soaker season ($25.79+/gal.). Effective on most surfaces, Porter's acrylic, synthetic, and alkyd Seal Grip primers also help house-wide paint jobs to stay put ($40+/gal.). Amicable staff members roam each locale's voluminous aisles and are eager to provide product recommendations for any home, office, or abandoned grain silo.
The Woodcraft name stretches from coast to coast with locations peppered throughout the United States, ensuring that Americans are well equipped with the brand-name tools and woodworking supplies needed to pursue handyman endeavors. At Woodcraft of Birmingham, a collection of hand tools waits patiently to hammer down nails and saw brave magician assistants in half, and a variety of power tools—including drills, sanders, and grinders—adds electric oomph to construction projects. In addition to performing in-store demonstrations of new products, the shop’s wise whittlers call upon more than 80 years of collective knowledge to lead various crafts classes, in which participants learn how to carve sophisticated pens, assemble wooden step stools, and use table saws.
With at least 10 years of experience under each of their tool belts, the licensed and insured craftsmen at Handyman Connection solve edifice enigmas and tend to the structural integrity of domiciles. After selecting from a range of services, house dwellers receive a free in-home evaluation estimating the price of fixing a leaky faucet, clearing wood rot, or gagging a singing toaster. Enlist a Handyman Connection professional to enhance your abode by replacing a drafty window with energy-saving glass or replacing a drafty window with a portal to a balmier dimension. Although prices vary by project, free estimates on pricing for home-repair work can be scheduled by phone.
Casual Living refurbishes the urbanized outdoors into open-air living space with a wide variety of aluminum, steel, and wicker patio furniture. Customers can match any outdoor aesthetic without having to drag the living-room set outside by perusing Casual Living's all-weather furnishings in more than 50 different styles and myriad materials, including fabric, metal, and more. Patios pop with pizzazz or relish in relaxation with a rainbow of market-style outdoor umbrellas ($159.95) or a 13-foot Pawleys Island rope hammock ($149.95). A wood-burning fire pit equips outdoor spaces with a kitchen, heat source, and marshmallow torture device ($229.95). Casual Living occasionally ventures indoors with a collection of brass fireplace screens and sets, counter stools from Pastel (sale price $149.95), and gas-fireplace installations.
Fashion Fit Alterations executes specialty-tailoring services to repair shirts, pants, and ensembles for a slew of occasions. At drop-off, a professional apparel adjuster inspects slacks and suit jackets with the customer to assess sizing concerns and remove any freeloading invisible men. Skilled fingers perform intricate needle choreography to hem pant legs ($10+) or waists ($12+) and straighten ragged skirt fringes ($12+). Grooms can take-in roomy jacket sides (20+) and brides rely on custom tailoring to guarantee bridal gowns command attention while walking down the aisle. Prices vary depending on the job size, type of material handled, and break-away modifications.