At Mattress Closeout Center, the staff uses negotiation skills to continuously replenish a diverse inventory of brand-name mattresses—many of them culled from factory overstocks, liquidations, last-year models, and overruns. While grazing through one of the brand-name liquidation center's four locations, guests can sip a cup of complimentary Starbucks coffee or bottle of Coca Cola and research consumer reviews and retail prices on the store's iPad. Mattress Closeout Center also provides exact lists of inventory and pricing online, with a comparison of the store's discount prices beside the normal retail prices. The store's well-established rapport is also backed by myriad testimonials from satisfied sleepers and bounce-happy trampoline enthusiasts.
As one of Michigan's largest and oldest brokerage firms, Real Estate One shares nearly a century's worth of knowledge during its educational buffet of training courses. The firm's academy invites aspiring and established sales agents to sharpen their skills at classes held around the state, including a Michigan real estate licensing class for those hoping to sell property or additional locker space to gullible high school freshmen. Computer tutelage keeps students abreast of technological requisites, and continuing education programs help licensed agents meet state requirements. To ensure property apprentices graduate packed with knowledge, Real Estate One appoints experienced, respectful instructors to head each course.
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: Heating and cooling
Average Duration of Services: 30?60 minutes
Brands Used: Most brands
Pro Tip: If an emergency, you must call ahead to verify availability.
Most employees are chastised for sleeping on the job, but for the experts at US-Mattress.com, sleeping might be the job. In fact, the employees are responsible for getting to know the new beds on the market. They then assign each mattress a place on their 10-point comfort scale.
The comfort scale isn't the only tool that buyers can use to filter US-Mattress.com's catalogue. You can sort mattresses by brand to see offerings from Stearns & Foster, Sealy, and Simmons Beautyrest, among others. You might also narrow down the best mattress for your sleeping style, whether you prefer to snooze on your side, on your back, or on a hammock above the bed. There are even specialized mattresses for conditions such as arthritis. And, if you change your mind within 100 days of purchasing a mattress, you can exchange it for another under the company's guarantee.
Highlighted by Dr. Oz on The Oprah Winfrey Show, saunas like the ones found at MI Sweats prompt therapeutic results by raising the body's core temperature. Unlike traditional hot rock or steam heating systems, MI Sweats's saunas deliver safe, comfortable infrared energy, which heats the body without discomfort. The benefits of this system often come in the form of pain relief; whether clients suffer from a freshly tweaked shoulder or more chronic discomfort, the sauna's heat permeates their joints and muscles to bring about soothing comfort. In addition to their pain-busting properties, the saunas also treat bodies to a host of other positives, including everything from improved circulation and lowered blood pressure to detoxification and increased weight loss.