Top Dog Moving, Storage and Logistics' team specializes in careful, accident-free moves into new homes and offices. The movers are efficient, too, often streamlining the process by providing sturdy supplies such as mattress cartons and wardrobe boxes. Once moves are complete, they can make new residences feel a little more like home by installing clients' TVs and audiovisual equipment. The company also provides warehouse-style storage for individuals or businesses that need a place to put all that dot-matrix printer paper they bought in bulk in the '80s.
Signature service: Mosquito barrier yard treatments
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Average Duration of Services: 30?60 minutes
Pro Tip: We make outside fun again. Because a yard is a terrible thing to waste.
An ACE–certified personal trainer and lifestyle weight-management consultant, Jimi Varner has taken his appearances on the MTV show I Used to Be Fat and experiences as trainer to contestant Mike Morelli on NBC’s The Biggest Loser to create the Extreme Metabolic Bootcamp. Twelve sessions propel human machines through musketeer training on sandbags, land mines, dueling ropes, medicine balls, and dumbbells, with classes accommodating the sweaty needs of beginner and advanced contenders alike. The Sports Club of Novi encases a 130,000-square-foot natural fitness habitat, where go-getters are free to graze, fly solo, or form predatory collectives.
For 40 years, Weed Man Lawn Care has taken environmental stewardship seriously as they help lawns to thrive with a range of safe, eco-friendly fertilization, weed-control, and pest-management services. The company's team of landscaping specialists—whose backgrounds include degrees in turf management and biology, certifications in turf and ornamentals, and years of experience in the green industry—use an exclusive blend of slow-release, granular fertilizers to nourish lawns and to strengthen their resistance against weeds, insects, and telemarketers. Safe, naturally occurring ingredients ensure that children, pets, and lawn gnomes can romp unrestrained on newly treated lawns, and advanced equipment calibrates the proper amount of EPA–approved weed-control product to ensure each lawn gets just the right dosage.
Wielding more than a decade of experience, the professional staff of green-thumbed employees from Natural Creations Landscape Design sees homes through all phases of landscape design and implementation—from three-dimensional renderings to the final handshake. When looking into its crystal design ball, the team takes into account customers' preferences as well as existing fixtures, such as ponds, sprinklers, lighting, and that lone mannequin that just sits in the corner, watching. Once a design has been agreed upon, a member of the crew stays onsite from the beginning of the project to the end to ensure that the plans are properly carried out and the customer’s questions are answered.