Stock Audio System Gets Custom-Tailored Upgrades for Less

A customer stopped into the P.C. Richard & Son NE Philly Mobile Installation Center in hopes of improving the audio system in his brand new 2016 Chevy Silverado. The vehicle only came equipped with an AM/FM radio with Bluetooth compatibility, and the ability to further upgrade was limited and quite expensive.

He was interested in enhancing three major elements: sound, safety, and security. The initial price quote from the dealership concerned him, so he turned to our mobile installer, Josh, to find out what his options were at P.C. Richard & Son and what the bottom line would be.

Josh assessed the vehicle and delivered some great news: he could choose any equipment he wanted, with the features he liked, … Read more...

Saving the Environment, One pureWash Pro at a Time

How does pureWash Pro help the environment?

The pureWash Pro is a revolutionary laundry sanitizing solution that’ll help you save time, money, and the environment, all while keeping your clothes cleaner and fresher than ever. It’s the little things that make a BIG difference… reducing your impact on the environment and helping to keep the planet beautiful and sustainable is sometimes as simple as changing the way you do your wash.

Laundry detergent contains ingredients that have a negative impact on the environment, polluting our waterways. Using the pureWash Pro is a healthier, safer, and smarter way to do laundry with little to no detergent. You’ll save hundreds of dollars per year and reduce energy costs with this environmentally-friendly, cold … Read more...

Sun Joe: a Complete Landscaping Solution

Taking care of a yard can be a difficult task. The equipment needed is expensive and requires a lot of maintenance. Lugging around heavy equipment, inhaling exhaust fumes, and buying and storing gas and oil can make you dread tackling outdoor projects.

We all want a beautiful yard and simple ways to maintain it. Sun Joe offers a complete landscaping solution that’s economical, lightweight, and virtually maintenance free!

Start the season off right with the easy-to-use Sun Joe Tiller Joe Max. Prepare soil for a plant bed or remove dirt and roots to plant a new lawn. There are no gas fumes or complicated oil mixtures. Just plug-in, press the start button, and turn soil to create a nutrient-rich … Read more...

P.C. Richard & Son Surprises the Dwight D. Eisenhower Senior Center

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Senior Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut is a state-funded, community-based recreation center for older adults. Their location sees hundreds of war veterans and seniors weekly, and the center helps to make a difference in their lives.

Considering the center has a small budget, Gregg Richard (President & CEO) and P.C. Richard & Son chose to surprise the Dwight D. Eisenhower Senior Center with a 50″ TV to add a little extra entertainment and fun to their center. The TV was installed on a wall, and they were very happy about this new addition.

…Not long after the TV was installed, Frank G. (district manager) and Mike D. (sales trainer for the state of Connecticut) visited to see … Read more...

30 Things to Do Around Your Fire Pit This Summer

Make any evening memorable with the magic of a fire pit. Picture this: you’re sitting outside with your family on a beautiful night, and the sun is beginning to set. An imaginary paintbrush creates a cotton candy sky of pink and blue that slowly morphs into vibrant streaks of magenta and orange. Soon, a vast, cobalt sky covered in twinkling stars is overhead, and a cozy, crackling fire gives off a warm glow. When night falls, the light of the fire will keep your summer gathering going even longer. With a fire pit set, you can enjoy summer nights to the fullest. You’ve got the perfect scenery, and now all you’re missing are some fun things to do!

Here’s some … Read more...

Why Should You Add a Ring Video Doorbell to Your Home?

Adding the Ring Video Doorbell to your home will deliver unsurpassed convenience and security. These doorbells are smart Wi-Fi connected devices that secure your home while you’re away and eliminate the hassle of waiting for parcel deliveries or dealing with unwanted solicitors showing up unexpectedly.

What Can the Ring Video Doorbell Do?

The Ring Video Doorbell connects to the existing wiring in a standard doorbell, or you can use the built-in rechargeable battery that can last up to a year. It easily installs, and once it’s connected to Wi-Fi and the Ring app, you’re ready to experience the benefits.

The Ring works like a regular doorbell. Once the front button is pressed, HD quality video recording and two-way communication begins. … Read more...

How an Additional Freezer Can Save You Money & Time

Are you looking to save money on groceries? We all are, and a great way to do that is with an additional freezer. It may sound silly to suggest spending money to save money, but the amount you can save is well worth the investment. Not just in it for the savings? A second freezer can also save you a lot of time!

Here are the top 5 reasons you should consider a second freezer for your family:

Buy in Bulk

One of the biggest ways to save money on groceries is buying frozen foods in bulk. With an additional freezer, you can cash in on sale items without worrying about if you have the space to store them. The … Read more...

John LaRegina, Senior Buyer, Retires from P.C. Richard & Son After 36 Years

The P.C. Richard & Son team proudly congratulates John LaRegina, senior buyer of 36 years, on his retirement. He’s been a dedicated, hardworking team member since he began his career in 1981. John has become a part of the P.C. Richard & Son family, and he always upholds our key values of Honesty, Integrity, & Reliability.

When asked what the best part about working for P.C. Richard & Son has been, he responded with, “There’s so many. There’s a sense of team spirit here that has allowed us to achieve our great successes over the years.”

John is a true inspiration and great example of how important it is to love what you do. Many of John’s fondest memories are … Read more...