Supplying contractors and do-it-yourselfers for almost nine decades, the family-owned Little Hardware Company stocks a complete selection of high-quality tools, hardware, and hard-to-find items. Customers can protect fingers from jobsite hazards, home-remodeling incidents, and roving gangs of manicurists with a wealth of insulated and regular gloves ($0.99–$36.99). Carve manifestoes into tree trunks with an assortment of pocket knives ($6.99+) such as the Kershaw Oso Sweet model ($23.89), or complete toolboxes with Little Hardware's full line of Irwin vise grips ($5.99–$44.79). Timberland boots enclose feet in stylish comfort ($85.49–$99.99), and power tools from DeWalt, Bosch, Makita, Milwaukee, and Festool supply wielders with more might than the enchanted screwdriver King Arthur used to install Camelot's spice racks.
The scent of freshly popped popcorn fills the air as customers carrying complimentary paper bags of the buttery kernels meander through aisles of birding supplies, gardening tools, home décor, and eclectic gifts from around the globe. Eighty employees advise customers on home projects and purchases such as gas and charcoal grills from brands including Big Green Egg and Weber. Before new grills fire up hamburger patties or outstanding parking tickets, the kitchen department's wall of gadgets, serving ware, and party supplies completes any checklist of barbecue necessities. The home-repair and project areas include a Benjamin Moore station with custom paint-blending services to mix up sample colors to find the perfect hue. Outdoors, the garden area encloses a hand-selected assortment of leafy green plants in a natural, garden-like setting alongside birdbaths and fountains. The birding department carries more than 100 different feeders and specialty seed blends to attract tiny hummingbirds or tiny bee-riding knights.
The job of a SupaKleen technician doesn’t begin with a mop and a broom; it begins in the classroom. Before they head out on commercial assignments or residential house calls, the bonded and insured SupaKleen staffers must undergo rigorous training. Afterward, their supervisors continue to track their progress, whether the staff is scrubbing kitchens and bathrooms, steam-cleaning carpets, or pressure-washing stains and the graffiti of rival squirrel gangs from siding. SupaKleen’s commitment to training makes it a favorite helper at construction sites and a reliable source of janitorial services, including floor waxing and mold repair.
Charlotte NC Tours' experienced guides shuttle bands of merry sightseers through Uptown and its surrounding neighborhoods. The fun-loving leaders' history lessons wash over group and private tours propelled by such trusty steeds as segways, vans, and mechanical bulls. Restaurant tours delight palates with local gourmand delights, and city tours explore the history, architecture, and quirky aspects of each locale.
Planet Beach is a futuristic relaxation station where craftily engineered tanning beds carefully administer helpful UV rays to impart color to customer epidermises. Machines are carefully designed to harness the powers of the robot sun, which makes them the ultimate experts and keeps them from developing the ability to cry. A month of unlimited use of Planet Beach's nine beds, including VIP- and Platinum-level standup and horizontal tanning beds, provides ample opportunities for glowing, bronzing, and photoskinthesis.
For 30 years, Stevens Source Painting and Pressure Washing has been restoring and protecting homes and businesses throughout the greater Greenville area. Owner Steven Hazzard deploys teams of specialists skilled in the art of interior and exterior painting, pressure washing, water-stain removal, and other essential services. The specialists can perform both traditional and unconventional decorating jobs, including any assignments that require popcorn painting—a method that results in textured ceilings that decrease ambient noise as well as the lifespan of runaway birthday balloons.