Archive for August, 2018

Five Reasons to Arrange a Red Cross Pickip

Written by Family Photos. Posted in American red cross clothing donations, Red cross clothing pick up

Every year, Americans buy about 20 billion pieces of clothing. That’s 68 articles of clothing and seven pairs of shoes for each person. When we’re done with them, they tend to sit in the back of our closets and then eventually get thrown away. The EPA estimates that we throw away about 10 pounds worth of clothing per person per year. Here’s why that’s bad and why you should be thinking about a Red Cross pickup instead.

Throwing Clothes Away Is Bad for the Environment

Almost nothing you can do with your old clothes is a worse choice than throwing them away. When you toss them in the trash they end up at landfills. There, they slowly fall lower in the pile. As they do, they end up deep where there is no oxygen. Without oxygen, even clothes made of natural fibers cannot degrade properly. They let off dangerous greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming and pollution. If you donate clothes instead, you’re doing a huge favor to the environment.

Throwing Clothes Away Is

Why You Should Consider Installing a Chain Length Fence

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Building a wood picket fence, Commercial chain link fence, Vinyl fence online

Chain link fences are one of the most common and recognizable fences for Americans. We see them built around backyards, schools, playgrounds, construction sites and more. They hold value because they have such diverse functions. As the years go by, there have been more improvements on chain length fences to increase durability and longevity.
Self closing chain link gate hinges are one of the many advancements for chain length fences. These hinges allow you to walk through your gage without worrying about closing it behind you. You will never have to wonder if you closed the gate before leaving because your self closing chain link gate hinges did it for you! It will give you a peace of mind to know that your pets and small children will never be tempted to walk out of an open gate.
A chain length gate installation is the most affordable installation for fences and can even be done yourself. It’s much easier than the alternative of building a wood picket fence yourself. How

Three Things You Can Do With Storage Container Solutions

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Residential storage containers for rent, Storage trailers for rent near me, Storage trailers for sale

Sometimes you just need a little extra space. Whether you need an office or just more storage, a quick search for “container rental near me” will turn up lots of options for shipping container storage rental. Here’s why you might want to consider it.

Use Them As Office Space

When you need a climate-controlled office space that can be adjusted to your specifications, a hunt for container rental near me will almost certainly turn up something suitable. A custom container office can be adapted to whatever needs you have. It can be climate-controlled or made completely secure. It can be portable or can be anchored by rods to withstand intense winds. It can even be divided up to provide several different spaces, or combined with other containers to produce just the size and shape you need. It can also be made extra wide if necessary.

Use Them For Extra Storage

Whoever you are, you can almost certainly use some storage space. The LA Times report that the average American home c

Three Hidden Dangers of Thumb Sucking

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Anti thumb sucking devices, Plastic thumb guard, Stop sucking thumb

Regardless of whether you are your child are thumbsuckers, there’s no denying that the habit is pervasive. Studies show that 12% of adults are habitual thumbsuckers, and many children suck their thumbs and fingers past the age of four. Experts agree that before you look into thumb sucking deterrents or finger guards for kids, it’s important to have a desire to stop the habit and some knowledge of the consequences of continuing. Here are the three biggest reasons that thumbsucking can be a problem, and why you should look for a deterrent.

Tooth Problems

Perhaps the most commonly discussed problem with thumb sucking is that it can lead to overbites, underbites, or crooked teeth. In a few rare cases, it can even lead to speech impediments in small children. Dentists recommend encouraging children to stop thumb sucking around age four, but if your child is past that age (or if you are an adult thumb sucker) now is always a good time to break the habit.


Are Your Kids Starting School Tomorrow?

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Mattress, Mattress store, Sealy mattress

Getting a good night’s rest is rarely as important than on the night before starting a new school year. Whether you are a teacher or an administrator getting ready to start the school year or you are the parent of young children, it is important that everyone who is walking into school on the first day is well rested. Being ready to learn and ready to teach are both easier to accomplish if you have had a good night’s rest. Perhaps because of this reason there are many families who are looking at buying new mattresses as the new school year begins. From the top Sealy Geneva Ruby firm selection to the Tempur Pedic mattresses that are offered at mattress stores, there are many products that can help you sleep easier all night long.
Aside from the beginning of a new school year, there are lots of other reasons why it is important to get the rest that you need. In fact, your health, your