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Bunk Beds: The Minivans of Children’s Furniture, Part 2

As we discussed in Part 1, many parents know that having children too young or not coordinated enough to climb up and down a ladder to a top bunk can be hazardous, which is precisely why we carry a variety of bed-climbing options for both our bunk beds and loft beds. Many of our most popular options utilize staircases instead, which have the additional benefit of providing extra storage space via … Continue

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Wood Flooring: Answering Objections

Custom Milled Wide Plank Flooring is what we do here at Rehmeyer Flooring. We believe wood floors are the best option for your home and business and that we’re the best ones to design and create your custom wood floor. But we get it: we’re just a tad bit biased. Perhaps you read our earlier articles about the economic and environmental benefits, as well as the health, convenience, and appearance … Continue

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Post-Op Expectations After Hip Labral Repair Surgery, Part 2

On the journey toward full recovery following hip labral repair surgery, it’s important to know what to expect and how to circumvent some common post-surgery pitfalls. In Part 1, we examined two important issues: avoiding bearing weight and strengthening surrounding muscles. Now, we’ll look at three more. Lower Back and Pelvic Pain The muscular imbalance resulting from labral repair surgery … Continue

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Freshman Year: Full of New Experiences

For the first time, you will be away from your parents’ rules. You will have your own place to call home. For the first time, you will be away from your high school friends and any drama or pressure they may cause to your life. For the first time, you will leave your comfort zone and experience a new world; a world with new beginnings and new experiences. For the first time, you will be … Continue

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Parenting: Overcoming Online Obstacles, Part 3

Today’s kids — iGen, as they’re being called — are plugged in. But some are toying with the phrase “online native” that’s used to describe them, and calling them “online naïve.” They might not believe everything they see on TV, but they’re pretty likely to think everything they see online is true, or at least […]

Parenting: Overcoming Online Obstacles, Part 2

Apart from actual dangers that put kids lives at risk, even time spent innocently “hanging out” online can cause problems for kids, down the road. Today’s kids are being referred to as Generation Z, or iGen, because starting at very young ages, they’ve been online. A lot. In Part 1, we looked at how their […]

Parenting: Overcoming Online Obstacles, Part 1

Over half of those in Generation Z (kids born between the years 1996 and 2011) are getting their first cell phones before their seventh birthday. Also referred to as iGen, today’s kids ages 5-19 are considered the first true digital natives — those who don’t remember a time before social networking or smart phones — […]

Top Two X10 Wireless Controllers

If you’re new to home automation, you need to know that there are two basic components to any automation system: an X10 Receiver and an X10 Controller. (Well, theoretically, you could go with a Receiver or Controller that wasn’t X10, but why would you want to do a thing like that?) When it comes to […]

Top 3 Basic X10 Automation Lamp Modules

Here at X10 Automation, your source for home automation since 1978, we provide home automation products that send signals through your home’s existing wiring to make your home a safer, more user-friendly, and high-tech place.Visit us online at x10.com. One of the simplest places to start is with your home’s light fixtures, so let’s take […]

Wood Flooring: Answering Objections

Custom Milled Wide Plank Flooring is what we do here at Rehmeyer Flooring. We believe wood floors are the best option for your home and business and that we’re the best ones to design and create your custom wood floor. But we get it: we’re just a tad bit biased. Perhaps you read our earlier […]

Wood Flooring: Health, Convenience & Appearance

Besides the many environmental and economic benefits of quality wood flooring, there are plenty of reasons an increasing number of Americans are choosing wood over manufactured products. A few of the reasons they typically cite include health, convenience, and appearance — factors we all care about in building and choosing our homes and businesses. We’ll […]