Archive for October 17, 2013
Are you considering putting down new hardwood flooring? It is a lovely complement to just about any room, providing a warm and inviting appearance. You may be interested to know about the different types of hardwood flooring and other wood flooring information, or even how to go about doing an engineered hardwood flooring installation.
Originally, wood flooring came in two different varieties. There was the plank variation that consisted of boards 8 inches or wider, and then the strip variant that had board 2 to 4 inches wide. Plank floors were more commonly found in rural areas, while the strip variety was seen in higher end homes, and are currently considered the standard. These strip type planks are now used during engineered hardwood floor installation processes.
Did you know that, according to the American Psychological Association and the American Stress Institute, 73% of Americans blame high stress levels on money? Virtual Economics adds, in fact, that American families struggle with an average of $118,000 worth of debt. A monthly family budget can get you back on track, improve marital and family relationships, and keep families stress-free. What are some of the best money saving tips?
Strike Up a Budget, and Stick to It
Anticipate earnings and expenses using a simple tool, the average family budget. Calculate a monthly estimate of all earnings, including wages, tips, commission, savings, and more. From there, start accounting for expenses. Start with the big picture, calculating in monthly mortgage payments or rent, insurance payments, c
Did you know that about 3% of glasses now are bought online? It’s no surprise that people are turning to the internet to find their best options for eye wear. Unlike a store, which has limited shelf space, online stores selling eyeglasses have access to hundreds of models that you can view at the same time, including designer wear that is often difficult to come by in person.
FramesDirect.com, for example, has over 8,000 listed options, so there’s no need to settle for something that’s “sort of like” the pair you wanted. Not sure yet if buying glasses online is the right option for you? Here are three tips for making it a smooth experience.
1. What You Need to Know for Prescription Glasses
You might have heard the stories of people who bought eye wear online, only to find