Whether homes need an in-depth spring cleaning or a quick maintenance dusting, CLB Cleaning Services is willing to do whatever it takes to keep abodes spotless. A specialist will arrive at doorsteps toting all necessary supplies and equipment, prepared to scour every nook and cranny for signs of stubborn dust or grime. One-time appointments are always available, but CLB Cleaning Services also offers weekly, biweekly, and monthly visits.
"Never, never, never give up," is the driving mantra for David Oreck, who flew combat missions with the US Army Air Forces in World War II and returned home to build a business empire from scratch. He set out to design a machine to lighten hotel employees' load, making a lightweight vacuum cleaner as opposed to the traditional bulky, burdensome commercial cleaners. Naturally, the domestic market began clamoring for his high-powered yet easy-to-handle devices, and soon Oreck vacuums could be found in homes throughout the country.
Today, the company continues its tradition of innovation, simplifying household tasks with Steam-Glide mops for hard floors, HEPA-filter upright vacuums, and stain-killing cleaning products. Oreck's commitment to clean sends it headlong into the future, with high-tech air filters that react to their environment with automatic sensory controls, filtering odors, allergens, and curse words.
While some artists gravitate toward certain media, Ilene Layow—or “Eye” to her friends since childhood—unabashedly loves them all: glass, pencil, clay, pastel, metals, acrylic. Her body of artwork is staggeringly diverse. She has designed murals for both homes and businesses, painted family portraits, created silver jewelry, formed intricate candleholders out of clay, and fused glass to form night lights perfect for scaring off closet monsters that hate beauty. She has even developed her own art form she calls “formscapes,” which combine the gentle contours of landscapes with abstracted shapes. In flexible classes tucked into a tidy ranch house, she introduces many of the crafts she loves to teen and adult students.
Clasped between Saguaro National Park and the Ironwood Preserve, Double R Ranch appears as though it were plucked straight from the frames of an old Western movie. The windswept grounds stand as a gateway to the thousands of untouched acres that quietly stitch together the Northwest side of Tucson. The ranch gives visitors a chance to explore that land with horseback rides and birthday parties. It also offers weekend getaways and RV hookups to city-dwellers in need of an escape from the crowds and door-to-door minivan salesmen that come with urban living. Double R also accommodates guests who have their own horses with overnight stabling services.
Established in Detroit by Kurt Ziebart in 1959, Ziebart International Corporation built its business upon the founder's inventive techniques for preventing automotive rust. Today, Ziebart's international network of 400 locations across 30 countries beautifies and protects roadbound vessels with an arsenal of sophisticated products and services, including window tinting, paint protection, underbody sound barriers, and forcefields. Employees purchased the company in 1994 through an employee stock ownership plan, giving each worker a personal stake in ensuring every vehicle is buffed, polished, and cleaned to a glistening brilliance. Interior and exterior detailing packages remove stains from upholstery and grime from auto bodies, Diamond Gloss paint finish, and corrosion-control treatments shield four-wheeled friends from everyday wear and tear.