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Choosing the Perfect Lighting for Art Décor

Lighting - by Alex Schoenbeck - updated on 5/20/2016

If you're confused about what lighting to choose to highlight your artwork in the home, you wouldn't be the first. Perusing the array of lighting options available can be overwhelming, and we're guessing you probably have a few questions about what to get...


Enter the Drone Zone – Infographic

Tech - by Chris - updated on 3/4/2016

Drones are significant investments, whether one opts for the DIY route or a "ready to fly" kit and there are a number of things users must consider before and after purchasing a drone. The Importance of Using a High-Quality Battery...


Broken Phone? Repair Instead of Replace!

Tech - by Angela Christopherson - updated on 2/4/2016

Studies say about 30% of iPhone users will damage their phones within the first year. If your device is less than a couple of years old, it will be much less expensive to repair it than replace it...


Lighting Tips for a Media Room

Lighting - by Chris - updated on 1/29/2016

Excitement is building in advance of one of the biggest sporting events in America. Now is the time to start prepping your media room for the perfect championship party. You've planned out the dips, snacks, beverages, and seating arrangements for optimal viewing pleasure, but have you thought about the lighting?...


Channel Your Inner Craftsman: Garage to Workshop Transformation

Lighting - by Irina Becker - updated on 8/14/2015

The garage is an often cramped and dusty mess, filled with last year's Christmas decorations and random boxes labeled, "1989." With the maker movement in full swing, folks everywhere are channeling their inner craftsman and trying their hands at 'making' instead of buying...


April is National Car Care Month

Power - by Angela Christopherson - updated on 4/24/2015

We want to shed light on why it's important to have your car battery cared for and tested before it dies. As such, we went ahead and compiled a few simple-to-execute tips on battery care from our experts...


Crank It Up

Power - by David Neubert - updated on 1/16/2015

It is important that our car batteries possess the starting power needed to rev up our engines under any condition, cold or hot. Understanding the terminology that describes these vital battery properties could mean the difference between being stranded in the cold, or wasting money on a battery you don't need...


If It's Broke, Fix It

Tech - by David Neubert - updated on 12/26/2014

And although many of us already have functioning smartphones and tablets, it's natural to want to upgrade to the latest and greatest versions and models available. Especially if we have a cracked screen or a volume button that doesn't work, it's convenient to justify "needing" a replacement...


LED There Be Light

Lighting - by David Neubert - updated on 11/21/2014

The technology behind LED light bulbs continues to improve. Not only are these bulbs incredibly energy-efficient and long-lasting, but their many variable characteristics allow lighting environments in homes and businesses to be customized unlike ever before...


Being Smart About Smartphone Batteries

Power - by David Neubert - updated on 11/14/2014

The technology behind today's smartphones is remarkable. With the ability to talk, listen to music, take photos and download, upload and store huge amounts of data, all at the same time, there is virtually no limit to the access of information these devices provide...