Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ten must-have apps to help you survive a storm

Use these smartphone apps to help you get prepared, remain connected and stay safe during bad weather: StopDisaster – This iPhone app walks you through preparedness checklists for hurricanes, earthquakes, blizzards and other disasters. Dropbox – Install the program on … Continue reading

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Five ways to invest in gold

In the dark about how to invest in gold? Despite gold’s increasing value and popularity, many folks don’t know where to get started. If that includes you, you’re not alone. A recent survey shows that nearly half of U.S. investors … Continue reading

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Signs that termites might be invading your house

Termites live to eat. Their hunger causes $5 billion worth of damage each year in the U.S., damage most homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover. In fact, a colony can devour a foot of 2-by-4 wood in only six months. And since … Continue reading

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Eclectic design trends breathe new life into your room

The newest interior design trends are invoking a playful vibe into rooms by mixing and matching different styles for an eclectic, fun look. According to “ELLE Decor,” home decorating is shifting toward a more theatrical and eclectic decorating style highlighting … Continue reading

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A small business owner’s guide for choosing a fast, quality print vendor

Long gone are the days when ordering business cards or banners for trade shows required multiple visits to a print shop, followed by a lengthy wait to get the job done. Digital printing technology has dramatically improved the process, and … Continue reading

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Choose a certified installer to create curb appeal with confidence

Looking for a way to improve the curb appeal of your home? Re-siding your home with vinyl siding is a great investment because it never needs painting to maintain its beauty and durability. Once you’ve made the decision to re-side … Continue reading

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