Archive for June, 2016
Golf carts are some of the nation’s most used utility vehicles. These cheery, boxy utility carts can reach speeds of up to 25 miles per hour and hold between two and 10 passengers, making them truly the best designed vehicles for the purposes of golf and other leisurely country club activities. If you’re in the market for used golf carts, we want to make sure you get the most bang for your buck. To this end, here are a few things to keep in mind when shopping around for used golf carts:
1. Get a warranty.
Shopping for used golf carts is a lot like shopping for used cars. You and the dealer are usually locked in an intense negotiation, each one trying to get the best deal for themselves. Unfort
Many homeowners worry about termites. They can wreck havoc on a home because their diet is basically the main material in many American homes; wood. Each year, they do damage to about 600,000 homes around the United States. The average amount that a homeowner who finds termite damage in their home will have to spend is $3,000. It has been estimated that about $30 billion is damage is done each year to man-made structures around the country by termites and similar insects. Here is some more information about termites and the way to get rid of them.
- If you see winged termites, you have an infestation. Every year, in the spring, winged termites set out on their own to set up their own colony and mate. When you see them in your home, it is a sign that they hav
Whether you live in off campus luxury student apartments with its own pool and sauna, or share a bunk bed in a concrete box of a dorm, you’ll eventually have to live with an annoying roommate.
Unfortunately for most people who attend college, dealing with a crappy roommate is a rite of passage. Even more unfortunately, this can make it impossible to get people to understand when you have a roommate that crosses the line from really annoying to criminal negligence.
Different states have their own laws about when exactly it’s possible to evict someone, and even if you have seriously legitimate grievances, you may find it more difficult than you thought to boot someone off your lease, especially if you live in student housing.
Dealing with an awful roommate can sometimes be a normal part of
As children, our entire foundation of stability comes from our parents. Our moms and dads check for monsters under the bed and in the closet. They give us the confidence to stand on the stage during school plays and spelling bees. They knew how you prefer your meatloaf, and always prepared it just to your liking. After spending a lifetime depending on your mom and dad, sometimes it’s difficult to accept that your parents don’t have the independence that they once had.
Making the brave step to looking at assisted living facilities for your parents to live in can be overwhelming. You want to know that your parents’ care is in good hands while reviewing assisted living facilities; sometimes it’s difficult to choose the best environment for them based only on the tour that a sales representativ
If you become a parent, there’s a good chance that at some point, you’ll have to use a local daycare service. Millions of American children each year enter daycare, and the fact is that as more and more mothers begin to work full-time, that number will likely grow. Unfortunately, many parents struggle over whether or not to put their children in daycare. They may feel guilty about choosing daycare — sometimes due to the opinions of others. Certainly, no parent should feel guilty about choosing daycare. Daycare is a natural solution to the problem of childcare. Most parents who choose daycare do so because they need to make money and thus take care of their children in the lo
It’s never easy to admit you need help. Young or old, male or female, we’re all prone to struggle at the loss of independence. This struggle is only exacerbated when age-related medical conditions are involved. If your loved one needs help with daily living but can’t bear the thought of moving into an assisted living home, consider a senior home care facility instead.
Home care versus assisted living
Most are familiar with assisted living facilities. An assisted living facility often provides 24-hour supervision for seniors. The facility will provide three meals a day – – usually in a group dining room – – and a range of other services to promote quality of life, such as health and personal care, help with medications, transportation, and housekeeping assistance. Nearly 40% of assisted liv
In case you were wondering (and yes, seek confirmation from any parent who has been there), the “terrible twos” are not a myth or the stuff of legends. They are very real, and this time is full of blue-faced tantrums, baby food splatter, incoherent babbling, and of course, almost daily hunger strikes.
And while many onlookers that are outside of the parenting bubble might ask: “What’s the big deal? It’s just food. Give them food. If they’re hungry, they’ll eat!” — they really don’t understand.Have you ever met a hangry two year old? Truthfully, a toddler with a tummy full of nothing is usually more vengeful and full of vitriol than Chef Gordon Ramsay on the worst day of his life. That being said, dealing with a picky e
Construction site management used to be a concern only for large commercial construction projects. Now even homeowners are seeing the benefits of hiring a construction site manager for their renovations and remodeling projects.
As many as 35% of house remodel jobs will involve the whole home. A whole home remodel can be a hefty task to undertake. From planning the alterations to be made to subcontracting the work and acquiring the necessary materials, a lot goes into remodeling a home. Over 40% of homeowners will choose to hire a contractor to handle all of their renovations, while a quarter will opt to use a contractor and do part of the work themselves. Whether you’re planning to subcontract the entire project or keep a hand in the work, hiring someone to help with your residential construction site
Between work, school, play, and life’s everyday responsibilities, people often forget exactly how important sleep is. In fact people are sleeping less and less than ever before, with the average adult sleeping only 6 to 7 hours per night compared to an average of about 8 to 9 hours per night during the early 20th century. Why is this?
Well, it seems as though technology has a little something to do with it. In a world that’s absolutely saturated with tech, gizmos, gadgets, and appliances, people are more plugged into technology and plugged out of their body’s natural circadian rhythm. That’s because computers, mobile devices, and other kinds of tech that many people interact with on a daily basis can disrupt the body’s natural sleep cycle due to cognitive stimulation, which makes it difficult f
Are you a single person looking for a relationship? How are things going? Are you having trouble finding new ways to meet people? If so, you aren’t alone. Thousands of people everyday are looking for wants to meet potential partners outside of the standard bar scene, gym, league, or other type of organization. One of the most popular ways to meet people nowadays is online dating sites and apps. In fact, nearly 40% of people who consider themselves ?single and looking? for a partner have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps at one point or another. Here are a few things to remember when using dating websites:
1. Look For Safe Dating Sites – Although one in every ten Americans have used Continue Reading