DIY projects are a great way to teach yourself new skills and add a personalized touch to your living space. One easy project you can tackle on your own is replacing your standard outlets with modern, more versatile receptacles. In this blog, we'll show you easy it is to add USB ports to your outlets!
Posted June 12, 2020 at 11:47 AM
Posted March 20, 2020 at 10:03 AM
Social Distancing Series Part 1: How to Conquer Boredom While Stuck at Home
With whole cities going on lockdown, many of us have a lot of time on our freshly washed hands. From kids to retirees, boredom can come quickly when staying at home. In part one of our three-part series, here's a list of entertainment options to keep you from going stir-crazy as you help flatten the COVID-19 curve.
Posted February 10, 2020 at 05:01 PM
If you’re a DIYer looking for a fun and easy weekend project, try adding some character to a lamp! Sprucing up an old lamp is a great way to add a pop of color to a room and truly liven up your place. Lamps are really easy projects that you can make personal to match your particular style. And these projects are incredibly cheap! You can even upcycle used goods that may have been destined for the garbage and turn them into functional pieces of art! Here are a few ideas for how to revamp your lamp!
Posted January 24, 2020 at 02:24 PM
For most of the aughts, Apple’s sleek design aesthetic focused on bright white minimalist finishes. This approach dominated the way tech giants designed and marketed products. But recently, more and more companies are realizing that consumers are clamoring for more personalized tech gadgets. Consumers want their devices to not only stand out, but to also reflect their own styles and sensibilities. Here are some of today’s most popular color trends in tech.
Posted October 14, 2019 at 10:53 AM
The best tailgate setups require more than burgers, hot dogs and a cooler full of beverages. It needs to look great, function and provide a place to have a good time. Fortunately, creating your pregame paradise is easier than you think. Covering a few key categories guarantees your team spirit stands out and makes you the talk of the tailgate.
Posted September 23, 2019 at 04:11 PM
From late May through the end of November, the National Hurricane Center works diligently to identify areas of low pressure that could turn into hurricanes or tropical storms. For many in the Caribbean and along the southern edge of North America, hurricanes or strong storms are an annual occurrence that could prove to be deadly. The damage done by Hurricanes like Sandy, Matthew, Harvey, Maria and others have proven that the best way to protect yourself is to be informed, plan ahead and take action.
Posted September 13, 2019 at 09:31 AM
Just when you get used to the latest tech, it’s replaced by something better. With each iteration, speeds are increased, memory and storage are packed into tinier spaces and the convenience with which consumers can access this new discovery is improved. Currently, the old standards of powering and charging devices are being replaced by two emerging contenders — USB-C and Qi.
But which one is right for you? Here’s a list of some of the benefits to help you decide!
Posted August 2, 2019 at 11:13 AM
Summer’s finally here, and if you’ve been cooped up indoors for months, it’s time to hit the road and go exploring. But, before you set out on your adventure, check our road trip survival list of handy tips that are sure to keep your road trip fun and enjoyable!
Posted June 24, 2019 at 04:15 PM
Although summer brings with it exciting adventures, time with family and friends and more, it also brings thunderstorms. Nothing can ruin a great day outside like a thunderstorm, especially if lightning is involved. That is why the National Weather Service conducts an annual campaign called Lightning Safety Week that has run through the first week of summer every year since 2001. The goal of Lightning Safety Week is to bring awareness to one of the most frequent, yet underrated, storm-related killers — lightning.
Each day of Lightning Safety Week shines a light on a different aspect of lightning safety. Knowledge is power, and a greater understanding of what lightning is and why it is so dangerous is key to protecting yourself and your home against it.