Perks of P.C. Richard & Son: It’s All About Work Well Done

Employee pricing is going on right now. You pay what we pay, not a penny more! It’s a taste of what it’s like to be a team member. But great prices aren’t our only perk… it’s an incredible place to work! Each and every one of our employees play a role in what P.C. Richard & Son is today, a team of over 2,700 dedicated and talented workers. We have 107 years of rich history and five generations of Honesty, Integrity, and Reliability to inspire us. The truest reward is the sunshine in our hearts and loving what we do. Let’s take a look at some of the greatest parts of working here:

Our Rich History

We’ve got an incredible history! P.C. Richard & … Read more...

Tri-Color Pasta Salad: A Simple Side Dish for Summer Cookouts

Hosting a cookout and not sure what to make for a side? This delicious tri-color pasta salad is an easy-to-make recipe, so you can spend more time outside with family and friends instead of in the kitchen. It’s the perfect side to complement food off the grill, and your guests will be going back for seconds! Check it out:

Servings: 8 

Preparation time: 30 minutes 

Ingredients

  • 1 box of tri-color pasta 
  • 1 can of black olives, halved 
  • 2 cups of cherry tomatoes, halved  
  • 1 can of quartered artichoke hearts 
  • 1 cup of shredded Parmesan (or mozzarella) 
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil  
  • 1 tbsp of parsley flakes 
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper 

Directions

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Bose Headphones for All Your Summer Adventures

Bose headphones are made for music lovers. In fact, many Bose engineers are also musicians with a passion for music. So, when you wear Bose headphones, you’ll experience deep bass and incredible sound made by those who love music, too. They’re lots of different options of Bose headphones to choose from, and there’s something to fit everyone’s lifestyle. Whether you’re planning on traveling or just chilling in your backyard this summer, there’s a pair of Bose headphones that’ll keep up with whatever your plans are… even if you’re running a marathon! Not sure which ones are right for you? Here are some features that might help you decide: 

SoundSport Wireless Headphones 

SoundSport® wireless, sweat-resistant headphones are designed for those on … Read more...

Grilled Corn Black Bean Salad: A Healthy & Tasty Summer Dish

Grilled corn on the cob signifies summer’s here, and it’s a total must-have at cookouts. In fact, it’s so delicious that you should mix a bunch of grilled corn pieces right into a salad… everyone will love it! This healthy recipe is perfect to serve as a side dish or pack for a picnic. Plus, it’s easy to make. Check it out: 

Preparation time: about 40 minutes

Servings: 8 

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz of romaine lettuce 
  • 3 ears of grilled corn
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper 

Directions

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P.C. Richard & Son’s Mobile Installation Centers: Take the Ultimate Road Trip This Summer

Whether it be upstate NY, Florida beaches, or you’re traveling across the country… the possibilities are endless. Wherever you’re going on a road trip, you’ll have a blast with mobile upgrades that’ll make your journey extra fun and memorable. We’ve got you covered at our Mobile Installation Centers with everything from adding new speakers to a video system. Here’s some ideas to help you plan the ultimate road trip this summer:

Car Audio 

We have car stereos, car audio accessories, car speakers, subwoofers, and many more car audio options.  

What’s a road trip without amazing music? Having an up-to-date car audio system is essential if you’re heading out on the open road. Your car stereo could make or break the … Read more...

5 Delicious Grilling Ideas for Vegetarians and Vegans

Grilling isn’t only for hamburgers and hot dogs. When you’re a vegetarian or vegan, sometimes you need to get creative when it comes to summertime cookouts. You don’t need to be left out if you don’t eat meat… there’re plenty of meatless options to cook on your grill! Plus, even if you are a carnivore, these healthy and nutrient-filled ideas are great if you just want to add some extra veggies to your diet. If you’re vegan, just read the labels on all of the ingredients you use to ensure they fit your diet restrictions. 

1.) Grilled Veggie Skewers 

Use your imagination and add all different types of vegetables to your skewers. They can be seasoned with spices like paprika, … Read more...

5 Tips for Getting Your A/C Summer-Ready

Whether you’re at the beach all day or out and about chillin’ and grillin’, you’re going to want to come back to a cool home. In order for your air conditioner to work its best, it’s important to properly maintain it. Prepping your A/C before you use it for the season could help prevent costly repairs, improve efficiency, and reduce energy consumption. Be sure to also check out your A/C’s manual for instructions before doing any maintenance work. Here’s some tips to get you started…

1.) Cleaning or replacing your A/C’s air filter is more important than you think
You should clean your A/C’s air filter and make sure there’s no build up of dust, which tends to happen over … Read more...

Splish Splash Water Park Coupons Available at P.C. Richard & Son

Summertime is almost here, and it’s starting to get hot out! What better way to cool off than with a trip to Splish Splash water park in Calverton, NY? Stop into any P.C. Richard & Son superstore and ask for your coupon toward discounted admission! There’s no purchase necessary to get this coupon.

Check out the amazing deals you’ll get: 

From 5/27/17 through 8/30/17, save $6 on each general admission at ticket windows or when purchased online for up to 6 guests.

From 7/1/17 through 9/4/17, save $4 on each general admission at ticket windows or when purchased online for up to 6 guests.

These savings are void with any other discount, and you must have our original coupon from … Read more...

5 Reasons Why an Outdoor TV Is a Summertime Must-Have

Do you use an indoor TV for your screened-in porch or patio? Do you find that it’s hard to see because of the glare? Not only are you not getting the best picture, but using an indoor TV outside allows moisture and dirt to get into the ventilation holes, which could lead the TV to short circuit. Using a SunBrite outdoor TV  not only provides a brighter picture and eliminates sun glare, but they are specifically designed for outdoor use and a much safer option for you and your family.

Without a doubt, summertime is a great time to add an outdoor TV to your backyard. Plus, having a weatherproof TV allows you to use it all year round.

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Modern Sound for a Classic Car

Spring is in the air, and lots of people are starting to take out their classic cars for some time in the spotlight! One of our customers recently restored his 1986 Chevy Monte Carlo into immaculate condition. The only thing missing was a modernized car stereo, so he came to P.C. Richard & Son. He went to our Lawrenceville Installation Center and spoke with Ernie, our mobile installer, to see what upgrades could be done.

An inspection of the vehicle revealed the car only had a cassette player, and the speakers were crackling and sounded muffled. The customer wanted modern features and satellite radio capabilities without any modifications to the dashboard, which would devalue the classic vehicle.

Ernie suggested the … Read more...