I was not expecting this when my boss called me in the office the other day, but he put me in charge of trying to figure outwit to do about this place he got stuck with down in Essex county. Apparently he signed a loan with some guy and it was secured by some property. At any rate he ended up getting stuck with the building and it has a few issues. I have to find quotes on commercial roof replacement in Essex county NJ and that is just the start of it probably. We talked to the building inspector and he thought the boss was insane to have bought this place. It was obviously not something he was thinking through. Of course we think it can be salvaged, but it is not going to be that simple and it is not going to be very easy either. Continue reading
As the new owner of an apartment building, I have had a lot of learn when it comes to being a landlord. I really thought most of it would be easy, and it is true that it is not too hard to understand. But when you are one person doing the work on your own, it just takes a lot of time and money. The roof on my building clearly looks like it needs help, roof replacement in NYC might be the way to go. But between all the other things that I need to have done to the building, I wanted the chance to see if could at least do some or even all of the roofing work myself. After all, it did not seem like the roof was too bad.
We had some trouble with one of the stairwells in the building last week. One of the steps crumbled when I was walking down the stairs. I am so happy that it did not happen when one of my tenants was walking on it. Luckily, I have a buddy who has done repair work on stairs, and he came over, gave me a discounted quote and got right to work. By the time he was done, it looked great. He even checked all the other steps to make sure they were safe. Luckily, they were.
Grateful that I saved some money, I figured I better give up on trying to complete the roof work myself. If the roof leaked, causing water to get into an apartments on the second floor and any of the tenants items were ruined, I would have really unhappy people on my hands. I worried about the cost, though. I spent the morning calling around to get as many quotes as possible. I found a business just blocks away that offered me a super low price, and I asked them to come to do the work immediately. The roof is now as good as new.
Of course I started out all along intending to build a house with a good security system and the ability to conserve energy as much as possible. I figured I would get some video cameras and some motion sensors, floodlights that come on when you need them. Of course you have to get some company to monitor it for you, a place like the one you can hire at home-security.co. In this situation it would really be essential, because our alarm could go off for days and no one would hear it unless a fisherman came off the reservoir and up the creek where the house sits. In fact I took advantage of a drought about three summers ago and built a boat ramp. Continue reading
Grandma was used to her tub, but she was getting older. She did not want one of those walk-in tubs. She said it would make her bathroom look like a place for a old person. I did not mention the obvious in that she is old. However, I did suggest a shower that had no step up and had hand rails. Grandma said she did not like her old closed in shower with the frosted door. She wanted something that was more open and had clear glass. A place that does shower doors in Union County NJ was able to meet all of her needs.
Her new shower goes all the way to the floor. The floor at the door is a narrow metal strip that is a drain. She can step on it or over it. It is smooth and level with the floor surface. It keeps water from running out into the rest of the bathroom and eliminates the step up that most showers have. Continue reading
I love to make coffee and I would say that I’m the best around when it comes to brewing a nice cup of joe. I love experimenting with new recipes and using new ingredients. I’m always looking for new ingredients to use and one that I’ve never thought of trying before was peppermint oil. It just never occurred to me to use it before. So one day I went to the grocery store and made sure to pick up a small thing of peppermint oil. By the time I got home from my errands I completely forgot about the peppermint oil so it sat in the shelf for the rest of the week.
By the weekend I vowed to try out this new ingredient in my coffee to see what I could come up with. The first batch turned out kind of strange. It was a bit bland and needed some tweaking. The next batch after that I added some sugar and it tasted amazing. I got my wife to come in and try it and she simply said wow. She said that I was onto something with this new recipe and that I should start selling it at my coffee shop. Oh, did I forget to mention that I own a coffee shop? Yes indeed, I’m no newbie when it comes to coffee. It’s safe to say I’ve been around the block when it comes to anything related to coffee. Some of my employees were a bit skeptical when I told them we’d be introducing this new drink. They made funny faces and they even flat out refused to try it. A few were adventurous and tried it and they said it was amazing. The convinced the others to try it and before I knew it, I had a real cash cow in my store.
Bankruptcy hits a lot of us hard. Most of us have no idea where to turn. If you have been in this sort of situtation then you know that I am telling the truth. Without someone helping or guiding you in the right direction it is one of the most difficult things that some of us have to do in our lives. But the thing is, you don’t have to do it alone. There are a few bankruptcy lawyer in South Bend Indiana to choose from. I don’t think that any of them are particularly bad but it is pretty obvious which ones are better than the others. Continue reading
There comes a time when you realize that you want a good cable service in your city. Let’s say perhaps your city is Tucson, Arizona. There are many options for you to choose, as there is for many different services you pay for in your day-to-day lives. Which coffee to drink, what pants to wear, and how to spend your money wisely. When comparing things such as cable services, you must look at what you are getting for your price that you are paying. You may also consider what equipment you receive. www.cable-tv.com/time-warner-cable/tucson-arizona/ does a great job of comparing Time Warner Cable with DIRECTV.
Getting upgrades and discounts when you first sign a contract with a company are great things. Many companies won’t offer this nowadays, but if a company such as DIRECTV is as generous as they are, you get free equipment, services, and discounts when you leave another company. They want you to feel like family. You are not just another person paying them for their cable services, you are a member in their community. Continue reading
I used to have a decent ranking on search engines, but all of that changed when search engines redid their algorithms. I went from being in the first few pages to being buried so deep that there was no way anyone would find my site through a search engine search. I did some research to find a way to get back on top, and that is how I found out about an SEO service on WF. The WF is Warrior Forum, and getting people higher in search engine rankings is what they excel at.
I have often been critical of services that claim this, but I couldn’t help but be impressed with some of the testimonials that I read on their site. Continue reading
After discovering Reliant Energy in Houston, I found myself in awe of the energy industry here in Texas. As a student who is only going to be here for a handful of years, I am incredibly appreciate of the amount of competition which exists within this industry. it’s easy for Texas to have this sort of quality of energy industry due to the sheer amount of natural resources that are available to their state but it also goes to show what competition is able to do for any economy and how that industry is going to be able to flourish thanks to it.
I have a budget as a college student. With the rising costs of tuition increasing every single year by roughly 5%, it’s not a surprise that students like myself are on the search for the cheapest available services that we can find. Continue reading
The roof is what protects you from whatever falls from the skies. When it is in Brooklyn, it can be snow, rain or sunlight depending on the time of the year. So, you must have an excellent roof over your home to protect you as well as your family members from the forces of nature. Again, a quality roof can reduce your heating, air conditioning and electric bills. Poor ventilation can result in sky high electric, heating and air conditioning bills. An excellent roof installation in Brooklyn NY can avoid you many of these problems.
In most cases, home owners in Brooklyn will have to undertake routine repair work to rectify the problems that come up from time to time. Continue reading
When my roommates of several years told me that they had been planning to move to Salt Lake City, I was more shocked than anything else. We all agreed that we would stick by each other for several years in the hopes that we would each, eventually, be able to save up enough money to buy our own homes or go into a place together with the idea of turning it into a community living project. One of them, Jeremy, had been doing research on Salt Lake City home insurance costs and apparently discovered that living in the SLC would provide some really killer tax breaks on property taxes and even the costs of insurance. I was skeptical; mostly because I had absolutely no desire to live in Utah where the Mormons claimed their Utopia to be. I try not to be overtly judgemental of others but religion itself has always been something of a sore subject for me.
I went to Catholic school when I was younger and due to my not being Baptised (my parents wanted me to be able to make my own decisions regarding my religion if I wanted to join one), I was treated quite differently from the rest of the student body. A lot of the teachers would make me sit in the back of the class or, even during Mass on Wednesdays, I was not allowed to sit with the rest of the student body and instead had to sit with a teacher. I wasn't even allowed to take part in the communion! Because of this, I have long been hesitant of religion and how they treat people which meant that moving to the equivalent of a religious Mecca for one group struck me as something that would challenge me every day. I'm willing to do it, though, and I suppose we'll see what happens!
One of my very favorite things about my house is my bathroom. I know that probably sounds a bit odd, but it truly is my own version of paradise thanks to the garden tub I have in there. I designed the bathroom myself, because I knew that I wanted it to be a place where I could just relax after a stressful day. I had talked with a plumber in Morris County NJ even before I decided to remodel the bathroom, because I wanted to make sure that I would be able to have everything I wanted in it.
I knew that I wanted a garden tub that was separate from the shower, and I also wanted a double vanity since my husband and I sometimes have to get ready at the same time for work or a social function. That is one of the reasons why we bought this house, was because of how large the rooms are, including the bathrooms. I showed the plumber a picture from a magazine of what I wanted, and he told me that it would be easy enough for him to do the majority of the plumbing work himself.
He would have to put in new pipes and drains since the garden tub is on the opposite wall of where the old tub was located. Also, the shower was brand new, so it needed everything. I had the carpenter who constructed the bathroom meet up with the plumber, and the two of them coordinated everything they needed for the work to be done. The final result is my favorite room, like I said. I probably spend more time in there than I do my own kitchen because of how nice it is to just soak in the tub! I have even had a few friends contact the same plumber and carpenter to help them recreate their own bathrooms too.
I just got back from my first night on my new job. It is a bit on the unusual side to put it mildly. I have the job of a sort of hired sommelier, or wine expert. Of course I am not exactly qualified for the job, but they are just hiring me to do corporate wine events in NJ. It is not like I am the wine guy at some expensive Hollywood restaurant. Of course I sort of used to be that guy, although it was hardly Hollywood. Instead when I was right out of high school I moved to Florida and lived with one of my cousins and this other guy. We worked at this fancy hotel in Boca Raton. He got me the job there, but the truth is that my cousin was a real screw up and he never got any place. Of course we were both 19 and 20 years old and we were just going around drinking all night and coming in to work hung over.
At any rate I learned enough about snooty wine lists to talk about them all day long. It is just a matter of having a good memory and that is something I have always had. Of course a lot of people know about this stuff because they care about it. I will drink a glass of wine and I know how to get a good deal on a nice bottle, but it is not as though I want to spend hours talking about the stuff. It is something I know about, but it is not something which I am particularly interested in really. It is a really broad subject which a lot of people devote vast effort in. It is not something I have done much on lately.
I have been involved in a pretty serious wreck recently and I do not know how long it will be before I am back to normal, if I am ever back to normal. Of course there has to be a lot of physical healing that goes on before I will be back to normal, but there is also the emotional toll of the accident as well, and that can't be overlooked, to be sure. So I am checking out personal injury lawyer for Chicago that will be able to represent in a court of law. I intend to sue the person who is responsible for my injuries for as much money as I can possibly get out of them.
I am not sure how much that will be and that is the biggest reason why I am anxious to go ahead and hire a lawyer, so that I can start talking to them. I need to get on the same page with my lawyer, so that I will know more about my chances of getting the type of settlement I am hoping for. But of course, I do not even know what I should expect.
I am hoping that it will be a rather large sum of money, on account of the fact that the person who crashed into me was behaving in a very reckless manner prior to the accident happening. It should have never happen, because there is no reason for stuff like this to happen or for people to drive like that. I am getting frustrated right now, because I do not want to have to deal with all of the physical rehab that is in front of me. I have had to go through it before and I know that it is going to be difficult.Click For More Information
I have a great idea for a new app and I think that it is an app that could actually make a lot of money. At least, I am pretty optimistic about that at the moment. Maybe it will turn out to not be as good of an app as I imagine, but I do not think that will be the case. Rather, I think I will be able to make a lot of money if it turns out right. So I am seeking out ios app development in chicago and I am seeking the help of a developer that has a lot of work with developing apps in this platform, and also, has a lot of creativity, and ability to think outside of the box. I think that those skill will be necessary for this app to turn out the way I want it to.
I am not sure what the budget of this project will be. I have to talk to a developer first, and ask them how much it is going to cost, I need to get a conservative estimate, and then go from there. I am concerned that it might be more than I can afford at the moment, but I am also looking into the possibility of crowdfunding the project.
I have already started the process for that, but nothing is official yet. Maybe I can get a developer to do this project for free, with a promise of splitting the revenue that the app generates. Plus, I think that it is a project that a lot of developers would be interested in for its own sake, and so I think that I will be able to get someone to work with me, and that this project will be able to get started in the right direction.Click For More Information
Most people do their shopping for the holidays on Black Friday, the Friday after the Thanksgiving holiday. This is also when the holiday season kicks off. Electronics are cheap and computer prices are insanely low. I've found that when looking for deals, waiting for Cyber Monday was the wisest choice. Cyber Monday laptop deals in particular.
Cyber Monday is the online version of Black Friday. Sites and online businesses put on some great deals for that day and many will market only with online sales. Some sites will run sales all day long while others will have hourly deals all throughout the day. The downside is that there is limited quantity, so if you want something you have to act fast!
Laptops are one of the products that are usually priced very well on Black Friday, but is better on Cyber Monday. In 2013, I was able to get a new laptop for around $200 on Cyber Monday! That same exact laptop was $500 originally and on Black Friday it was $450. I couldn't believe that the same laptop could be that cheap! In some cases, the same deals will be available on both days, but Cyber Monday might include a little extra like a USB thumb drive or special software that would make it worth the wait. Most, but not all, sales that are available on Black Friday are also available on Cyber Monday.
Cyber Monday's sales are also great if you do not want to get out that early in the morning to try and beat a crowd for a product you may or may not get. As well as the lines, parking, and all the other hassles Black Friday brings. It is worth it to wait to see what Cyber Monday sales you can get. Toys, clothes, and all sorts of electronics (especially computers, tablets, and laptops) are on sale with deep discounts.
Choosing great baby shower gifts can be a challenge but can also be a whole lot of fun. Baby showers are a really fun way to celebrate a woman bringing a new life into the world. It's very exciting and fun, especially if you are a good friend or relative of the person getting the baby shower of course. However, if you have never been to a baby shower or have never bought baby shower gifts before, than you might feel kind of in the dark about what to buy. Well, you have a ton of different options to choose from. It will be a lot of fun.
Baby shower gifts tend to be items that the new mother can really use for her baby. For example, a portable diaper changing item can make a really good baby shower gift. These items fold up and unfold so that you can just put the baby on top of it and change their diaper just about anywhere. You also don't have to worry about the cleanliness of the place because the baby is on the diaper changer, which is clean. Sometimes even buying the new mom a package of diapers can be a great gift. She is definitely going to need all the diapers she can get!
Another idea that you can try is buying baby clothes. When buying baby clothes for a newborn, don't buy the newborn size. Buy just one or two sizes up. Only a very small amount of babies actually fit in newborn sized clothes, so you don't want to buy something for the mother that the baby will never fit in. A few sizes up makes it a safe bet that they will be of use. Even if they aren't now, they will be in the future. Pacifiers and baby bottles also make great gifts.Click For More Information