Why Dog-Friendly Senior Living Communities are On the Rise

A growing number of senior living communities are changing a long-standing policy against companion animals — and are now welcoming residents’ dogs into their communities. According to a feature in the December 2014 issue of Dog Fancy, independent living for seniors can often be incredibly lonely, especially for seniors living in their own apartment. This, … [Read more…]

A Brief History of the Remote Control and Where it’s Headed in the Future

TV remote controls have had a long and illustrious history over the years. The earliest television remote controls were connected to TV sets by a wire. One of the world’s first wireless remote controls was created by renowned Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla, who unveiled the device at New York City’s Madison Square Garden in 1898. … [Read more…]

Three Great Reason to Give Charity Clothing Donations in Your Community

All across the country, the cold weather is starting to hit. Some cities are even experiencing record snowfalls, and it’s not even the holidays yet! Because the winter chill can reach into even the coziest of homes, it makes the season especially difficult for those without adequate shelter. Poor and homeless families especially can have … [Read more…]

Three Fun and Easy Ways to Donate Clothes to Local Charities

When it comes to giving back to your community, there is no easier way to do so than to give to charity. Most towns and cities have their own local organizations that are always looking for help in any way they can receive it. These groups, in turn, focus on helping families in need and … [Read more…]

Ergonomic Might Not Mean What You Think It Does

The definition of ergonomics probably isn’t what you might guess based on how you’ve seen it used. The word actually refers to the study of peoples’ efficiency in their work environment. It has nothing to do with your back, spine or posture… at least, not in its plainest application. How it relates to furniture — … [Read more…]

Easy Ways to Help Military Families and Veterans During the Holiday Season

The holidays will soon be upon us, allowing the perfect opportunity to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for, and how we can give back to our community, in particular military families and veterans. Military families often face a number of challenges that civilian families are not accustomed to, including long deployments … [Read more…]

Make the Most of Your Self Storage Experience

Finding the right self storage unit to fit your needs is crucial to having a successful storage experience. The benefits of self storage units are many, and the best way to ensure you reap those benefits is to be smart during the unit-selection process, as well as the packing and moving process. First, you’re going … [Read more…]

Adjustable Beds Making Happier Couples

Can an adjustable bed mattress save your marriage? Well, probably not, but having one can certainly go a long way as far as sharing a bed and sleeping comfortably is concerned. Being annoyed by a partner’s sleep habits is an age old problem–tossing and turning, snoring, strategic placing of pillows and being a bed hog … [Read more…]

7 Furniture Maintenance Tips That Apply to Every Homeowner

The best way to keep furniture looking nice over time starts in the buying process. You should always consider investing in high quality furniture covered in durable materials (look up, for example, the typical wear of leather vs microfiber). And whether you’re buying bedroom furniture or living room furniture, solid wood will almost always last … [Read more…]

The Top Three Coolest Things You Can Add to Your Custom Luxury Home

If you’ve always dreamt of owning a home that truly stands out from the crowd, then you probably know that custom built homes are the best choice for you. By designing your own house and choosing every aspect — from the type of materials that build it to the amenities and features added on at … [Read more…]