Attracting more clients is the goal of any small business. Thankfully, there are many ways to achieve it. If you're a remodeling professional who is looking to increase your customer base, check out the following tips for success.
After serving and returning home, veterans are often left with mental health symptoms as a result of depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. These conditions can make it difficult to re-acclimate to civilian life. However, there are numerous home renovations that can help make day to day living more comfortable, easing symptoms and improving mood. A skilled contractor can help ease mental health symptoms with the following renovation ideas:
Planning for an estate sale can be an intimidating task, and the emotional value we place on items can leave us feeling underprepared, overwhelmed, and sometimes re-experiencing loss. However, there are things you can do to lessen the stress and remove some of the challenges.
Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death among Americans and the second leading cause of death in the military. The statistics are shocking, but research shows that public awareness, education and treatment are crucial in the prevention of suicide.
Recent findings now document the secondary consequences of being exposed to traumatic events of your comrades, even if you never served overseas. The suicide rate of the National Guard and Reserves has more than doubled.
How can we expect men and women to return to civilian society unmarked by their experiences, by what they've seen and been a part of? And more, how can we help them heal?
The bravery of men and women who serve in the armed forces is acknowledged on holidays such as Memorial Day and Veterans Day. However, have you ever wondered how you could show your respect on a more individual level? No matter what time of year it is, you can show veterans that you care about them and are forever grateful for their service. Here are some simple actions you can take in support of veterans.
The term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, commonly referred to as PTSD, was coined in 1980 by the American Psychological Association when it formally became recognized as a diagnosable condition after the Vietnam War. However, war did not create the condition itself. For as long as humans have lived and experienced traumatic events, whether it be battle, abuse, accidents, or a natural disaster, a psychological response has followed, even if we didn’t have a name for it.
It’s time to get a new sofa! Maybe the kids have moved out and you’re ready for one that hasn’t been jumped on, or it’s just taken way too many years of wear and tear. And a new sofa is a great feeling! The average lifespan of a sofa is 7 years. Do you need to toss or replace a couch? And what’s the best way to do it? It’s important to keep old furniture out of landfills and creating more waste. Read on to learn our eco-friendly guide to enjoying your new furniture and how to best get rid of your old one:
While we are very used to recycling milk cartons, yogurt tubs and glass bottles, there are a host of things in your home that you perhaps didn’t know that you can recycle, especially as you undertake a junk cleanout. Read below about some of the things that you can recycle and put to good use instead of tossing.
Your home might seem a little crowded these days, and there's a good chance that the crowding isn't because too many people live there. Rather, clutter has probably taken over. The basement and attic are full of old belongings, and the closets are jam-packed. Collecting and storing lots of old junk eventually catches up with you and impacts your living conditions. Maybe now is the time to call on a junk removal service. If you aren't sure about doing so, here are three good reasons why.
A cluttered garage isn't always inviting to enter. Homeowners may lock the door on the garage and cringe when the time comes to go inside to dig something out. At some point, you need to do what you've been putting off. The garage requires a serious cleanup. Doing the job does require some careful thought and proper planning. After all, you want the garage cleaned out timely and thoroughly. To help your cause, here are some tips to consider: