Monthly Archives: September 2014

Real Estate Agents Reveal How To Sell Homes Fast — And Get The Most Value Out Of Them, Too

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Buying a new home isn’t exactly a walk in the park. It may, in fact, be one of the most expensive purchases you make in your life — and it’s more than understandable to tread carefully and even to hire a professional to help you along the way. Unfortunately, you have to be careful. Real estate agents can be an invaluable asset if you choose carefully, or they can be a hefty expense and one that may not be altogether necessary. Here are some ways you can team up with real estate companies to sell luxury real estate and buy a new home.

It’s All In The Details

If you are going to have an open house, do it right. Some homes can, especially if they are on (more…)

25 Sep 2014

3 Ways Churches Can Preserve an Historic Feel With Pews

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For at least 1,000 years of Church history, congregations stood during a service, free to move around and mingle with other congregants. However, the addition of a sermon as a central part of Protestant worship led to the rise of the church pew, now used in nearly every church apart from a few orthodox denominations. For many, these pews are a mainstay that appear to have always been in place. But whether your church’s pews truly are hundreds of years old or whether you’re building a brand-new worship space, you may need to think about engaging some pew-related services.

Church Pew Refinishing

Church pews used for many years are generally built out of solid wood. T (more…)

24 Sep 2014

Three Benefits of Choosing Amish Built Outbuildings

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Investing in a new outbuilding on your property can be a pretty tough decision to make. You know that it’s going to provide a secure place for storage and protect your things from the weather, but it’s also a huge investment and something that’s going to occupy your yard for the years to come. If you’ve been considering contracting the Amish to build for you (since they do make those fancy and famous Adirondack chairs), here are three benefits of choosing Amish built outbuildings.

It’s pretty eco-friendly
The environment might not be the first thing on your mind when you’re considering having a barn, garage, or shed constructed, but it is one of the benefits of buying Amish goods. The materials they use are all natural and they typically do not use any electricity to build. (more…)

23 Sep 2014

Donating Clothes? You Got Time For That!

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We are all so busy nowadays. In fact, Americans take less paid vacation time than other country in the world. We’re truly a nation of hard, dedicated workers. However, for as hard as we work, we’re also eager to show appreciation support for military families and veterans, especially in our local communities.

Between long work hours, hectic schedules, and little time off, we often struggle with what is the best way to make a charitable donation. However, charitable donations don’t have to take up too much time. In fact, there are several local and national military and veteran organizations that pick up donations, right from the cozy confines of your home.

Local donation pick ups have become increasingly popular (more…)

17 Sep 2014

Uncle Sam Wants You to Make a Clothing Donation

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School is in back in session, and the holidays are coming up just around the corner. Now is a perfect time to not only reflect on our lives and show gratitude, but also to give back to veterans and military families.

Making charitable donations is an easy way to show support for military families around the country. Veterans and military families face unique challenges that many civilians may not be able to relate to, such as frequent moves and long deployments. As such, there are several local and national that focus on not only support military families and veterans, but also providing easy and convenient ways for civilians to do so.

There are a number of ways that citizens can show their support for military families and veterans, however, clothing donations are an excellent way to give back. (more…)

14 Sep 2014

The Top Three Reasons to Get an Adjustable Bed

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It can be hard to pick out furniture and one of the biggest choices to make is about the bed. Here are three reasons you should look into getting an adjustable bed:

1. You are Also Getting a Chair

Buying any large piece of furniture is a serious investment, so it’s important to try to find one that fits your needs and your budget. Something that isn’t mentioned in the adjustable bed reviews is that you are actually getting two pieces of furniture for the price of one. The adjustable bed can be put into so many positions that it can actually fold up into a chair of sorts, which is one less piece of bedroom furniture to purchase.

2. Sleep More Healthily

Because they are so adjustable, they can actually end up being better for (more…)

06 Sep 2014

4 Questions You Should Ask About Your Sleep Habits

Best adjustable beds

The exact answer to how to sleep better at night may vary from person to person—anything from peppermint tea or a bedtime ritual to a cooler room and an adjustable bed—but there are a few common elements to consider if you’re finding yourself sleepless night after night—or waking up stiff and in pain when you are able to sleep.

  • Are you exercising enough and eating right? Exercising can help you sleep more soundly (which in turn should help you feel more alert and eager to exercise the next day). Just don’t try to do so right before bed, since it will raise your heart rate and body temperature. Also pay attention to your eating habits. In addition to promoting good health in general, eating a smaller meal in the evening helps to make sure you’re not going to bed too full and wit (more…)

03 Sep 2014