The aisles at Napa Valley Art Supplies are as colorful as the paintings their materials help to create. Tubes of oil, acrylic, and watercolor paints, from brands such as Prismacolor and Liquitex, await to top an arsenal of Winsor & Newton brushes made to suit varying types of paint, desired brushstrokes, or canvas tickle-thresholds. Beads, jewelry, water-soluble crayons, and frames help inspire other artistic endeavors, while markers and eco-friendly Plutonium and Liquitex spray paints fuel onsite expression during BYOB events, which—in the past—have included a Spray Can Slam with local writers and street artists.
When it comes to cleaning carpets, the highly trained technicians of North Bay Affordable Carpet Care favor hot-water extraction—a powerful steam-cleaning method that effectively removes stains and dries in less than 12 hours. They journey to households throughout the North Bay, cleaning carpets and upholstery while paying special attention to valuable textiles, such as couches made from delicate fabric or rugs sewn from unicorn tails. In addition to carpet cleaning, the versatile technicians extend their expertise to a variety of handyman services, including tile and grout cleaning and water-damage repair.
Husband-and-wife team Adrianne and Alexander Izaguirre established Petal House Cleaning to perform the housecleaning work that homeowners do not have time to do themselves. Extensively trained and fully insured, Adrianne and Alexander can be directed to carry out a wide variety of cleaning tasks from dusting, vacuuming, and mopping to sanitizing bathrooms, kitchens, and pet rocks. The duo is willing to complete a background check, drug screening, or mad libs story prior to any cleaning job to maintain a comfortable level of trust between them and their clients.
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 1–2 hours
Although they may not wear top hats as the company's snappy logo suggests, Bay Area Chimney's team of expert technicians don blue uniforms as they clear out dirty chimneys. When they aren't cleaning chimneys or taking part in continuous fire-safety education courses, Bay Area Chimney's staffers free rain gutters from debris, remove lint and dust from ducts and vents, and repair fire escapes.
Hatched by five lifelong friends, Five Star Painting is now 70 franchises strong with locations in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. All 70 adhere to the five friends’ initial mission to provide first-rate painting services while remembering they are guests in their customers’ homes. Besides executing projects flawlessly, they are always courteous, on time, and clean. With the same steadfastness and commitment to the customer, they also paint the inside and outside of commercial buildings.
A smorgasbord of handcrafted ingenuity, Haus Fortuna provides an eclectic assortment of inimitable products from local and international artisans. Strap on a dual-pocketed cargo apron, constructed from yam-dried herringbone twill ($33.99), before arming hygienic hands with one of Cucina's multifragranced cleaning products ($11.99–$44.99), perfect for degunking kitchen counters, dishes, and food-strewn pets.