Jason Anderson started detailing cars and tending to homes when he was just 10 years old, and he never stopped. Anderson & Sons is an extension of his early work, except he now has a licensed and insured staff who are all well versed in the latest cleaning methods and technology. They offer pressure-washing and auto-detailing services, ensuring that homes and cars regain the clean, unblemished look they had when they were just a doodle on some architect’s cocktail napkin.
Snow White Specialty Cleaning can dry clean your trousers, press your shirts, or even clean your wedding dress. But to ask for only that would be to squander their expertise. That's because where the cleaners really shine are in the services you might not find anywhere else—handbag cleaning, for instance. Rather than throwing away a hefty investment when it starts looking weathered, ladies can treat their handbags to door-to-door cleaning services from Snow White's cleansing experts, who purge them of dirt and dinginess without harming the hardware or construction. This same allegiance to accessories applies to hats, shoes, and luggage, with careful attention paid to suede and other delicate materials. An atelier division, meanwhile, stands by to take on the projects an average tailor wouldn't touch, such as reweaving sweaters, redesigning fur garments, and even changing the color of a favorite leather coat.
The same part-time window cleaning experiment that Rich Panza's father opened in 1961 as a means to supplement his job as a police officer has grown into a full-time business that is still family-run. In 1972, Rich joined Expert Window Cleaning, which today consists of a team of eight window cleaners. This expert crew travels to homes and cleanses the exterior of ground- and second-floor windows. Back behind the office's spotless windows, Rich, his mother, and his father all still find passion in their work more than a half-century after they started.