Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Magic House Cleaning
Maggie Tinajero, a mother of four and grandmother of six, knows firsthand how difficult it can be to keep a clean house while raising a family. Since 1995, she's lifted that stress off of her clients' shoulders through her independently owned company, Magic House Cleaning. She and her team tailor services to each client's needs and lifestyle, whether that means tackling everyday chores in a family's home or maintaining a neat, polished domicile for a busy professional. They bring along their own cleaning supplies, too, saving clients the trouble of buying new ones or staying in different hotels each night in order to collect bars of soap.