Three Reasons You Should Consider Air Conditioning Your Basement


Whether you're installing a new central air system or just contemplating a portable air conditioner, you may run into a fairly common question: Should you air condition your basement? Many individuals boost the insulation between their basement and their home rather than air conditioning the entire area, but there are some reasons why you might want to reconsider. 1. It Cuts Down on Humidity Air conditioning cuts down drastically on humidity--and humidity is one of the major causes of damage within a basement.

10 July 2015

3 Tips For Hiring A Security Guard At A Nightclub


If you're the manager or owner of a nightclub and are thinking about hiring a security guard or a team for security guard services, you're likely familiar with the fact that a security team can help protect your business and make patrons feel safe. But how do you know what to look for in a security guard? What types of decisions will you have to make when hiring a team? Here are three tips that give you a basic idea of what to expect:

24 June 2015

Three Alternative Office Structures For Maximizing Your Productivity

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In the past, offices often consisted of a desk and two chairs for visitors. Employees were often assigned to a cubicle where bad posture and claustrophobia ruled the day. This made it easy to furnish your office, but didn't do much for productivity and creativity. Today, many office managers and CEOs are looking for other options. They're finding that non-traditional setups can often increase output and employee satisfaction at the same time.

10 June 2015

Keeping Warm: Retirement Planning And The Cost Of Electricity

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Approximately 10,000 people are eligible for retirement every day in the United States and this is expected to be the case over the next 18 to 20 years. Many of them will need to meet their living expenses solely on the retirement plans and savings they have accumulated over the years. As these persons grow older, their needs for electricity become greater especially for lighting and heat. In the meantime, there are factors such as new EPA regulations and the fluctuation of oil and natural gas supply and prices that are likely to have an effect on electric rates in the years to come.

4 June 2015

A Survivalist's Guide To Making Use Of Storage As A Prepper

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In the event that a disaster strikes, a true survivalist knows that the best way to make sure you and your family gets through is by an appropriate amount of preparation. This is why many survivalists have taken on the recognizable label as "preppers". The key to your survival will be making sure that the cache of goods that you have on hand when the time comes is enough to help you survive.

22 May 2015

Nine Nuances That Can Help You Get More Done And Stay Organized At Work

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Ever wish you could get more done during the work-day? If you feel like you spend more time distracted or hunting around for notes or materials, there are ways to improve productivity and increase organization. Nine subtle nuances that can make a difference in your productivity at work include: 1. Un-clutter your desk. There is something inherently distracting about a bunch of clutter in your face when you are trying to work.

7 May 2015

Three Tips To Use Bubble Wrap More Effectively When Storing Household Objects

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Bubble wrap is a great tool for keeping fragile household objects from getting damaged during long-term self storage. Even objects that most people wouldn't consider fragile, such as books and plastic toys, won't wear down nearly as quickly if they have bubble wrap around them. So to ensure that you use the bubble wrap you have on hand for storage as effectively as possible, follow these three tips. To Maximize Storage Space, Put Bubble Wrap In Boxes Before Objects

18 April 2015

Antique Lighting Gives Your Furniture Store Luxury Appeal

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Owning a furniture store means showcasing your furnishings in a way that draws the customer's eye. When you use antique lighting, you not only create ambiance, you make your establishment stick in the minds of consumers. Find out how you can give your furniture store a feeling of luxury by using antique lighting. Wall sconces Wall sconces in a beautiful, brash finishing add luster to your showroom without distracting consumers from the pieces they are admiring.

7 April 2015

Spruce Up Your Office Space

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While the cookie-cutter configuration for most offices can work for some, it is not conducive for everyone. If your office space requires a revamping, there are some ways to make it a more effective working environment. Your goal is to get as much accomplished during your work day as possible and your office layout can help or hinder that objective. When it comes to having the more optimal office space, there are some concepts you should consider.

26 March 2015

4 Old School Marketing Tactics You Shouldn't Forget


It's true that most demographic sectors and target audiences spend at least some time in the digital and social media space today, and that means you likely want some of your marketing efforts focused there. But you should also have some of the old-school standby tactics in your bag of outreach tricks. Direct Mail Direct mail is still a great way to get your brand and message in front of your target audience.

9 March 2015