Posts Written ByTim Canter

Solid vs Engineered Flooring

When it comes to flooring battles, there is often no real winner and is usually down to personal choice. This is exactly the same, engineered and solid both have their benefits, and both have their downsides. We’re going to break them down for you in this blog today. First and foremost we’ll tell you exactly what they are. Solid Solid wood is just as it sounds, it’s a solid plank of pure wood. Its strength and durability is one of its strongest assets. Dependant on the finish it is very easy to resand and refinish if needed, and can pretty…

The Hows And Whys of Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle crashes aren’t necessarily more common than car crashes or accidents in other vehicles, but they still caused as many as 4,976 fatalities in 2015. Perhaps the most important statistic when it comes to is motorcycle accidents is that when they do happen, the potential for damage is much higher. 2015, motorcyclists were 29 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a crash per vehicle mile traveled, and almost five times more likely to be injured. Here are some things you can do to avoid getting in these accidents and mitigate damage if you do.

Avoiding prosecution for a car accident that wasn’t your fault

If you are involved in a road traffic accident that was in no way your fault, it can sometimes be a nightmare to prove that you were not culpable. With the simple installation of a camera in your car, this state of affairs will never be an issue again and will allow you to drive with confidence and with the peace of mind that if anything does occur, it will all be captured on film. Having irrefutable, independent proof of what happens during a traffic incident is only one of the benefits of having a camera in your car, there…

Tips on finding a professional job that suits you

Finding a job is difficult in itself and finding one that suits you perfectly is an even bigger challenge. Depending on what kind of job you are looking for, be it temporary or career based, you normally want it to be enjoyable, you don’t want to arrive to the office every single day and resent the eight hours that you are in there. Take a look at a couple of tips on when job or career hunting that can help you ensure you are going into the right job Check that the money is correct We all work because we…

The Best College Dorm Decorating Tips

A dorm room should be a mirror of who you are and what you are living at the time, it can be an ever-changing masterpiece but it must always reflect your loves, interest and your tendencies. The rules truly go out of the window when it comes to decorating your dorm room and you can do just about anything to make it in your own image. If you are heading to college this year and have already started thinking about what your dorm room will look like, we have some handy and cheap tips for you to turn that room…

Best Ways to Stay Entertained in the Fall

Now that September has come around, it’s soon going to be time to retire the t-shirts and flip flops, dig out that old comfy sweater, and make a cup of hot cocoa as fall is right around the corner. Just because the sunshine has gone away for a while doesn’t mean that you should stay indoors; there’s still plenty of things to do! So, sit back, relax, and let this article inspire your next entertaining fall adventure. Explore the great outdoors Get your hiking boots on and head out into some of the beautiful nature around you. You don’t need…

The Road to the 2018 Kentucky Derby Begins

(Image Credit: Flickr / Telmo32) On May 5th, 2018, twenty thoroughbred horses and their jockeys will line up at the starting gate of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. They’re there to win the roses (a symbol that their speed can’t be beat), the prize money, and America’s hearts. Each one of them has worked hard to get there, though, competing for months in qualifying races that rank them as the fastest horses, nationally. And 2018 will bring some additional international appeal as well. There are four qualifying series that comprise the Road to the 2018 Kentucky Derby. Traditionally, those qualifying…

3 Ways to Study for Your Drivers License Test

As your drivers license test nears closer, the freedom of you being out on the road becomes more and more of a reality. But without proper study habits, the late-night runs for snacks, summer road trips, or even the simple ability go meet friends is nothing more than a pipe dream. Here are three simple tricks to use before hitting the highway. Review Your Drivers Manual There is a simple reason everyone enrolled in a Drivers Education course receives the state manual: it covers everything. From interstate speeds to suburban cross walks, students will find nearly every law and mandate…

Tyre safety tips before taking a trip

If you are planning a long trip on the open road then you need to make sure that your tyres are up to the task. Many people don’t realise the importance of having their tyres in ship shape, if they aren´t, it can be a huge safety concern for everyone who is in the vehicle. Getting tyres fitted is never easier in this day and age with TyrePlus mobile fitting. Take a look at the following tyre safety tips to take into account before you take your long journey: Bring a spare tyre First and foremost it is imperative that…

Pricing Based on a Customer’s Value and Cost

Getting more and more customers isn’t the solution to bottom line woes. It’s all about getting the right customers. Do you know which ones are making you money, and which are costing you money? Determining the profitability of each of your buyers is essential for a healthy bottom line. It means looking at a range of company tasks and the overhead expended to handle each customer. Here is a closer look at cost-to-spend, how to determine it and the benefits it provides. It’s All About Cost-to-Serve Cost-to-Serve means calculating how much it really costs your company to get your product…