Earth Day at P.C. Richard and Son: How We Do Our Part

Happy Earth Day!

Today, we want to share with you some of the ways we make an effort to reduce our impact on the environment and kept this planet beautiful and sustainable.

1. Each of our sixty-six showrooms has been retrofitted with LED lighting, which is 80% more efficient than traditional lighting. The huge difference in energy use reduces demand from power plants and decreases greenhouse gas emissions. LED lights last much longer than traditional lights, which significantly reduces waste. Their lack of toxicity makes their disposal far less harmful to the planet.

Future electrical production2. Four of our facilities utilize solar panels. Solar energy is an alternative for fossil fuels that is renewable and does not pollute the air with harmful … Read more...

50 Songs for the Ultimate Workout Playlist!

Feeling a bit sedentary this spring? Worry not! We’ve compiled the perfect workout playlist, with contributions from our friends on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr, to get you up and moving! So grab your Fitbit, strap on your iPod or MP3 player, and go get active!

Shout-out to the following awesome people for contributing to this playlist!

@CollinPisarra on Twitter

“Gimme Some Lovin’” by Spencer Davies Group

“I Still Believe” by The Call

@Adelida2011 on Twitter

“High Class” by Eric Paslay

“Friday Night” by Eric Paslay

“Standing Outside the Fire” by Garth Brooks

@timvantime on Twitter

“C’mon C’mon” by The Von Bondies

“A Song for Ernest Hemingway” by The Wonder Years

“Morning Light” by The Dirty … Read more...

Prep Your Lawn for Spring!

Assuming the weather doesn’t have any more surprise snow for us, it’s time to jump into getting the lawn prepped for the new season. If there’s any snow still hanging around, wait for it all to thaw before you get started. Then follow these steps!

computing-480710_19201. Rake away all the debris the winter left behind. This will create a fresh and aerated foundation for your lawn to grow healthfully.

2. Stop weeds before they start by applying a natural weed killer. A lot of people have had great results using a homemade mixture of salt, vinegar, and dish soap.

3. Fill in bare patches by spreading a small layer of compost on the area and overseeding with either a cool-season … Read more...

Things Every Music Lover Needs to Own

If you are the type of person who really appreciates music, you deserve all the right gear. Here are some of the coolest things you can own as a music lover.

1. The Perfect Headphones

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Everyone is different, and the perfect headphones for me aren’t necessarily going to be the perfect headphones for you. You have to consider things like fit, style, sound, practicality, etc. So take the time to try out a variety of headphones, and find the pair you’re really going to love. Music is an entirely different experience on the right pair of headphones. It will change your life.

2. Turntable

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These are so cool, and they’re super convenient and easy to use.

3. This Gorgeous Grand

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Something for Every Kid

If there are kids in your life (whether they’re yours, your sibling’s, or a friend’s), you probably want to buy things for them. Giving kids gifts is always an adventure because if you give a child something and they don’t like it, you’ll know. So when you set the personal challenge for yourself to achieve a positive reaction from your young recipient, it’s particularly satisfying when you succeed. To help you with this task, we’ve compiled a list of gifts for children with various interests and personalities.

1. Video Games

Video games are a fun way to spend time for people of any age, and they frequently encourage imagination, strategic thinking, and teamwork. Browse our selection of Rated E gamesRead more...

What You Need to Get the Most Out of Your iPod/MP3 Player

So you just got a new iPod or MP3 Player. Awesome! Congrats on this improvement to your life. In order to get the most out of this investment, you’re going to want to make sure you have the necessary accessories.

1. Headphones

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This is obvious, and your device probably came with a pair, but I encourage you to look into what other options exist. You’ll be amazed at the possibilities, and at the incredible audio quality that comes with a really good pair of headphones. Worth it.

2. Case

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There are several options for cases, so you’ll be able to find something to work with your device and your lifestyle. You do need a case, though. It’s worth the low … Read more...

What’s in My Tutilo Tote Bag!

We are super excited about these Tutilo Tote Bags! They are so chic, spacious, and practical. Here’s what’s in mine!

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We want to know what’s in your bag! Send us pics on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (@PCRichardandSon) with the hashtag #PCRwhatsinmybag, or let us know in the comments!

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How to Spend All the Money You’ll Save with Appliance Employee Pricing

We’re offering some of our best deals right now with employee pricing on appliances, so it’s a great time to save big on the things you need. Let’s say, for example, you need a new refrigerator. So you go to our website and find one you like. How about this one? Stainless steel. Classy. Good choice.

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With employee pricing, you’ll save $600 when you purchase this fridge. That’s like getting a fridge and an opportunity at the same time! Here are some things you can do with $600:

1. You can get a nonstop, roundtrip flight from New York to Orlando for $179.71. That leaves extra money to put toward hotel and theme park costs! Spend a few days … Read more...

Springtime Campfire Playlist!

Spring is here, and we are SO ready! In preparation for nights out on the patio, cooking over the fire pit, we’ve put together a playlist of songs that perfectly set the springtime campfire mood. Enjoy!

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9 Items You Need to Host the Ultimate Basketball Party

March is upon us, which means it’s time for America to begin its annual collective freak-out over basketball tournaments. While this might seem like an exercise in insanity to an outsider, it’s actually pretty cool. People use this as an opportunity to throw parties, reunite with friends, or bond with their families. If you’re planning to host a basketball party, make it the most memorable event of the year with some of the following items:

1. LED TV

Haier TV

If you’ve already signed on to host this shindig, I assume you have a TV in your home (or your guests are going to be a bit disappointed). What you might not have is a good TV. If you want to fully … Read more...