A customer came into the Eatontown, NJ Installation Center to upgrade a 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee. He paid the dealership a lot extra for the premium stereo system, but it didn’t live up to his expectations. So, he came to us looking to see how it can be improved.
There was a factory amplifier and subwoofer built into the rear cargo area, but it lacked power and musical impact. The customer could turn the volume to the max, but it didn’t reach the level the customer was hoping for.
The factory radio is a touch screen with navigation, Bluetooth, and back-up camera, so he didn’t want to replace that. Understanding his needs, our mobile installer, Rich, guided him to equipment … Read more...
Whether you’re having a cookout and spending the day with friends and family, need a single comfy seat to chill out, or want to sit around a cozy fire at nighttime, there are patio furniture options for all different styles and needs. There are dining sets, conversation sets, fire pit sets, all-weather chairs and rockers, accent furniture, bar height dining sets, and more. Which patio furniture set or pieces are right for you and your home?
Barbeques & Backyard Fun: Dining Sets
A dining set will be the perfect addition to your backyard this summer, especially if you enjoy having cookouts and sitting around the table with friends and family. Dining set tables are a great place to set up a meal or … Read more...
Spring is officially here, and before you know it, you’ll be planning outdoor parties and cookouts. It’s an exciting time, but fantastic weather comes with a price.
Summertime brings heatwaves!
It’s time to start considering how you’ll cool your home this upcoming season. Sweltering hot days and uncomfortable humid nights need to be confronted with a powerful, arctic-inducing air conditioner. Traditional AC units can certainly get the job done, but recently there’s a new solution to handle your cooling needs more efficiently. The answer is Wi-Fi connected smart air conditioners.
3 benefits of Wi-Fi smart air conditioners and why you should get one this year:
1. Ultimate Convenience
Imagine controlling every aspect of your air conditioner anywhere you have a … Read more...
Adding smart LED lighting to your home is stylish, fun, and useful. You can set a party atmosphere, match lighting to fit a mood, and add layers of home security and safety. Customize lighting in any room by adding smart LED lighting to your home automation system. Create different color schemes for each room with limitless possibilities, or set schedules to brighten and dim lights to match unique routines.
What Can Smart LED Lighting Do?
Philips Hue LED bulbs work like any light bulb, and it’s easy to swap a standard bulb for an LED bulb. Once installed, you can change the color, intensity, and brightness of each bulb from a smart device. Tired of leaving a light on all … Read more...
In the years leading up to 1909, Pieter Christian “P.C.” Richard paved the way for the next 107 years. P.C. was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1880. He traveled to America when he was 18 years old in pursuit of the American Dream. It was in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, NY that P.C. laid the foundation of his family’s hardware store that his son, Alfred J. Richard (A.J.), our founder, would later transform into a regional appliance retailer and what P.C. Richard & Son is today.
On May 31, 1899, P.C. stepped off the 4,500-ton steamship, Spaarndam, and walked down the gangway in hopes of building a prosperous new life. P.C.’s older brother, Edward, arrived in America a few years earlier, … Read more...
Have you ever thought of getting a wall bed or what some call a Murphy bed? Adding a wall bed to your home will be one of the best decorating decisions you’ve ever made! From the outside, a wall bed looks as though it’s a wardrobe closet, but inside is a hidden pull-out bed that offers supreme comfort. Owning a hideaway bed can be beneficial in so many different ways, adding ultimate convenience to your life. Browse our broad selection of wall beds in many different sizes, styles, and colors.
If you live in a small apartment or want to save some space in your home, a wall bed could be the perfect solution. If sleeping in a … Read more...
The next time your washing machine isn’t working, try checking all the simple things first before you call the repair man. Troubleshooting can save you a lot of time and money. If you still can’t resolve the issue after you have done these simple checks, then it might be time to call professional help.
Whether you have a front load washer or a top load washer, here are some common problems that can occur with your machine and easy solutions to fix them:
My washer is vibrating
There are a few possible reasons your washing machine could be vibrating:
- Unbalanced load of laundry
- The washer is not level
- The washer feet may not be locked in and contacting the floor
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Weather can be unpredictable, and we need to keep ourselves and loved ones safe during a bad storm. Here are some basic things you can do to prepare your home for loss of power any time of year:
Things to do before a power outage
- Be prepared for injuries. You should have an emergency kit at your home that’s fully stocked with bandages in various sizes, sterile dressings and gloves, hand sanitizer and antibiotic towelettes, a thermometer, pain medicines, tweezers, and scissors. Make sure you purchase or build your own first aid kit that is large enough for your family.
- Make sure your generator is up and running. Review generator safety tips before using your generator for the first time
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A new headboard or upholstered bed can completely transform the overall look of your bedroom. Whether you prefer colorful and funky, sleek and modern, or rich and tufted, we’ve got a HUGE assortment to choose from. Browse our selection of headboards and upholstered beds.
1.) Transform the Look of Your Bedroom
A headboard or upholstered bed will give your bedroom a cozy and elegant vibe. Similar to a work of art hung on the wall, a headboard or upholstered bed acts as a focal point. Adding one can really complete the look and feel of your room. You can even match it to other accent pieces in your room such as artwork or furniture, creating an artistically coordinated color scheme.… Read more...