Monthly Archives:May 2015

  1. Layaway plans for customers working towards that special piece of jewelry. Let’s face it, buying the engagement ring or the wedding band that you have always dreamed of giving your special someone can be very costly, and we are not all made out of money. The majority of large jewelry shops usually have a finance consultant in the shop, someone who can either create a payment plan directly through the shop, or else who can provide the link between you and a larger financial loan center. The one thing which many jewelry stores have recently started to offer is layaway plans for their customers. Getting something of layaway is much less complicated than taking out a loan, and unlike credit is doesn’t mean you end up with a larger price tag in the end. Layaway doesn’t put the jewelry store at risk for troubles, and customers have the added advantage of being able to change their mind about a piece of jewelry in the future. More people than ever have started to buy their engagement and wedding rings on the installment plan. One last thing that layaway provides the customer is a little extra time to think over what may turn out to be the most important decision of their life. Perhaps we would all make better choices if we had a little extra time to think them over as we put money towards  are desired items.
  2. Most jewelry stores offer custom alterations for their jewelry. There is always someone on staff at a jewelry shop that is skilled in make small changes to rings and other jewelry; after all, in jewelry not all size fits one. Nowadays, the trend of further customizing jewelry has really exploded. Many jewelers offer different colors of gold or silver for the ring of choice, a whole set of extra decorative details which can be added, and engravings are among the most popular of the custom alterations being asked for today. More and more jewelry sellers have started to offer a huge selection of simple rings with almost no design at all. The customer can then look through a catalogue of possible features they can add on to the ring to make it into whatever they want. Clients prefer to mold their own ring from imagination because it means a more original design for their loved one. Probably in the future there will be few features of jewelry which cannot be customized in some way or another.
  3. Specialty boxes for their client’s jewelry. If you are going to go through all the trouble to get an amazing piece of jewelry for your loved one, you don’t want to give it to them in a boring, ugly box. In recent years there has been a lot more attention giving to the kind of jewelry boxes that stores offer. You can now get everything from wooden boxes, specialty design boxes, even boxes that themselves can be used as a jewel box. The price tag some of the more luxurious boxes bring with it can be surprising, so check the tag before you set your heart on one.

All about pipe fabrication

May 29th, 2015 / / categories: 31 /

In all of our houses, our businesses and in our greatest structures like our power plants and our oil refineries, there are millions of very specially and particularly designed pipes that help everything in that particular building work as it should. While the piping might not seem like a huge part of the whole of any building, there is actually much more to it than you might expect. After all, every bit of piping that goes into a project, no matter the size of the building or the project, must be absolutely perfect down to the last fraction of a millimeter. If there is any mistake with the length or width of the pipe, it will either not work right away or worse, it will act as a ticking time bomb until something terrible and possibly dangerous happens later unexpectedly.

pipe bendingThis is why each and every pipe bending fabrication company must work to diligently fit all of the pipe fabrication to fit the exact needs and vision of the customer. While it may seem like there is not that much to pipe fabrication, it in fact takes in all different parts of manufacturing such as project management, project procurement, material management, heat treatment, quality assurance, preparation for shipment, fabrication, surface preparation and painting and then documentation. Not to mention on top of all of this a huge degree of very technical math and specialty engineering is required to be able to configure all of the piping in the construction site to be exactly perfect and well fitting with the rest of the construction.

There are a number of different ways that pipe bending fabrication companies might choose to prepare and bend the needed piping for the project. Some pipe bending fabrication companies will have one particular form or method that they will perfect and then only engage in projects that would work well with that one particular form that they have mastered. Other companies might take a slightly wider stance and try to focus on a small handful of different methods. Generally it is just up to the preference of the company and what kind of projects they think they can engage in or what they would want to engage in. Since the training period is quite extensive for any pipe bending fabrication company to go through to learn a new method or skill, it can be long, difficult and expensive. Though of course as with anything else, the more experience and skills that you can rack up, the more likely you are going to be considered as a prime hire for any large scale construction company that is looking for your particular skill set. If you can bring a number of different pipe bending fabrication specialties and skills to the table, you are of course as with anything else, be a much higher valued option for the construction project.

If you want to know anything else about pipe bending fabrication, you can look online but I don’t think you are going to find too much general information, it is almost all quite technical.

Usually when an art historian, critic, or collector sees an object created during the Art Deco Art Deco artera, they know it right away.  There are certain features that defined the period and for good reason.  It was a turning point for the world because the war had just ended and society wanted to embrace the good things in life.  Every day life turned toward lavish life and the furniture, art, lighting, architecture, and interior design of the period reflected those changes.  In contrast to the messiness of war, the Art Deco time period of the 1920s, 1930s, and even into the 1940s embraced bright, bold, modern accessories in every avenue.  To be more specific, there are a number of trademark characteristics of Art Deco that are always the same and can be listed below.  These will always help you to determine if the piece is Art Deco, an imposter, or just a modern piece that was modeled after an authentic one.

Geometric Shapes:  These are heavily incorporated into Art Deco style because of their boldness.  They rise in high peaks and starbursts, fan out in squares, and spread in long lines.  These shapes often come in large numbers that spread out into patterns.  A good example of Art Deco shapes would be the top of the Chrystler Building.  It showcases rounded shelves with triangles pointing toward the sky and many rows or parallel lines filling in the spaces between.

Rich Colors:  These are most notably seen actual Art Deco art, which used a lot of nude models and geometric shapes of great color.  The colors, again, were in contrast to the cold and numbing bleakness of war where only black, grey, and brown were prominent.  Bright and deep yellows, reds, blues, and greens were incorporated into a great deal of sculptures and oil paintings.

Metals:  Because Art Deco was also a representation of the progression of the time, it used metals to make a connection to industry.  New and exciting changes were taking place in industry and society was following.  Many precious metals were also indicative of a glamorous lifestyle, like silver, ivory, gold, and alabaster.  Industry was taking a big leap and employing a great deal of the nation.  Things like cars and trains were in high use, and the decor followed the trend.

Bold Lines:  No matter what sort of Art Deco piece you are looking at, there are going to be strong sleek lines involved.  This holds true in the traditional paintings and sculptures but it also translates into Art Deco light fixtures, furniture, ceramics, clocks, accessories, and even tableware.  Striking, thick lines revolve around many items and cross throughout to define shapes and outline colors.  None of the colors or shapes in paintings of the time come without thick black lines in between.  Lines are used to draw attention to one area or to give an overall feeling of robustness or movement.

Art Deco style is one that sits all on its own.  It can be clearly picked out and highlights the changing mindset of a culture.


Often an emergency situation comes out of the blue. It is not something that is planned for. Luckily, however, an emergency is something that one can prepare for ahead of time. Planning and having these emergency essentials planned out will help you ensure the safety of yourself and your family members.

1) Identify the types of emergencies that may occur: Sit down with your family and friends and have a meeting about the possible types of disasters that are likely to occur in your area. The type of disasters that are likely may influence the way you proceed in the planning process. Do you live in an area that is prone to earthquakes? Floods? Are tornadoes common? Knowing this will help you plan out your emergency plan, as well as plan out the types of essentials you will need with you to survive.

2) Plan an evacuation route from various locations: When a disaster strikes, your family may be separated. For this reason, it is important to think about the various places your family goes throughout the day and plan accordingly. Here are some common places that you should discuss in your emergency preparations.

  • Your child’s school: Your child spends many hours of the day at school, so this is a place that you will want to take into careful consideration when you are making your emergency plans. It may be helpful to talk to the school and find out what types of plans they have in place, and if they don’t, encourage them to make an emergency plan
  • Your place of work: Work is another place where people spend a lot of time. You will want to have a plan in place in case you need to evacuate from your place of work.
  • After school activities: Do your kids somewhere they commonly go after school? This is another good place to have in your emergency plan.
  • Friends houses: Involve friends in the conversation. For example, if you have a friend whose house is very close to your child’s school, that is a great place for the child to go in case of emergency.

3) Have a survival kit: A survival kit will contain necessary items to help your family survive in an emergency situation. It is a good idea to have one stocked in your home, but you may also want to have a smaller kit in your car or elsewhere, in case you are unable to make it to your house. Smart survival kits is an online seller of a variety of different types of survival kits.

4) Plan a communication strategy to let people know that you are safe: Being cut off from the ones you love can be a scary thing. Having a strategy in place to check in with someone during an emergency can help you stay in touch with the ones you love even if you are separated.

Taking these tips will help you and your family have the peace of mind that if a disaster happens, you have a plan in place. It will also help in the unfortunate event that there is a disaster.



Many people will continue to go to the church that they grew up going to for the rest of their lives. A church is a great way to build community, and it makes sense that people will stay with the same church their entire life. When you have grown up with a church community you develop strong roots with the community and you may choose to bring your children there and continue on with the tradition in your family. When a person moves to a new place that is far from where they grew up, one thing that they may need to do is look for a new church. Finding a new church is no easy task, there are many things that you want to consider and for some this decision-making process may take a while.

christian churchIf you are looking for a new church in your area the first thing to do is ask around to your friends, family, and neighbors who have lived in the area for a while. They may attend a church that they would recommend, or they may have heard of a church that they feel could meet your spiritual needs. Once you have a few churches in mind the next step is to give them a try! Spend a couple of Sundays at one church, and then move on to another church for a few weeks. This allows you an opportunity to feel out a could of different places so that you can make an informed decision about where you want to plant your spiritual roots. Be sure to spend some time talking with current members of the church so that you can get a feel for what the community is like. Ask them about the pastor, the children’s programs, and the community meetings and activities that take place outside of the Sunday service. You will also want to set up a meeting with the church leader or pastor  to talk about becoming a member of the church.

When you are looking for a new church be sure to keep in mind the things that you liked, and maybe didn’t like so much about your previous church. If you are not a big fan of singing worship, you know not to choose a church that has a heavy focus on singing. If the children’s programs at the church, such as Sunday school or summer programs, are really important to you, make sure that you ask about them and get all of the information you can.

If you are looking for a Christian church in the Santa Monica area, Calvary Church of Pacific Palisades may be the place for you. Calvary Church of Pacific Palisades has a strong community of Christians with are committed to growing in their faith as a community. They have many programs for children and teens, including youth groups for middle school, high school, and college-aged kids. You can find more information about the Calvary Church or Pacific Palisades and their children’s programs on their website.


What to look for in a landscape contractor.

May 25th, 2015 / / categories: 31 /

http://www.CastlewoodLandscape.comThe recent weather across the United States is setting up this summer to be perfect for landscaping.  The vast majority of the country has been getting a substantial amount of rain for several weeks.  (Unfortunately, some parts of the country have gotten far too much and dangerous severe flooding has become a horrific issue.)  The rain has helped to loosen up the soil, making it easy to dig, pull out weeds, and shift dirt around.  With the summer right around the corner, the combination of the warmer temperatures and the loosened soil should make landscaping work much easier than in years past.  The trick is to make sure you start doing the work as soon as possible.  The longer you wait, and the more the hot summer sun dries out the soil, the more difficult the work will become.  Obviously, the faster the work can get done the less money it will cost you in terms of man hours.

With the conditions expected to be perfect over the coming weeks for landscaping, it’s time to locate a great landscape contractor in your area.  Their schedules are going to start filling up fast, so the quicker you can book one the better.  You may be one of the thousands of people that don’t know a great deal about landscaping.  Not having a lot of knowledge about the topic, you might find locating a particular contractor difficult.  The following is a list of a few things to look for in a landscape contractor.  Hopefully this will help you track down the perfect contractor your landscaping.

The first thing to look for in a landscaping contractor is experience with a variety of yard types and projects.  The more projects they have worked on, and the more those projects have differed from one another, the more capable the contractor will be of delivering on your unique project.  They should have experience with water features, ponds, container walls, porches, lighting, decks, flagstone, and more.  The more varied their experience, the more they will be able to do for you.

The second thing to look for is an outstanding portfolio.  If you come across a landscaping contractor that doesn’t have a portfolio, move onto someone else.  If they aren’t willing to show you their past work, that means they aren’t very proud of it.  In reality, however, the majority of contractors will have a portfolio for you to look over.  Take your time with it and make sure you’re able to identify a few projects they’ve done in the past that you really liked.  If it looks good on the page, odds are it will good when they’re done.

The final thing to look for in a contractor is professionalism.  Read through the bios of each of their employees to ensure they take their jobs seriously.  It should be pretty easy to identify which companies are legitimate and which are not.

Castlewood Custom Landscape & Design, a landscaping services expert, is one of the few companies in Colorado that matches the description above.  Their outstanding portfolio and professional/personable staff will be sure to deliver on your project.


Common Types of Back Surgery

May 23rd, 2015 / / categories: 31, back surgery /

Are you one of the people who fall into the 75% of the people who experience frequent back pain? This is a condition which makes it hard for people to live their normal everyday life. The pain may go upwards in your body or lower. Back surgery is something that a lot of people have the experience of getting done. Due to the fact that it is so common there are more than just one type of back surgery that a patient can have depending on the needs of that person. There are a couple of different main types of back surgery performed in the medical field. Two of the top choices are as follows:

The first type of back surgery that you will have an option to get if you are feeling any type of back pain is a spinal fusion. This is one of the most common types of back surgeries that take place due to having back pain. The way that this type of back surgery happens is that the doctors will take a different vertebrae on your spine and fuse them together. It prevents you’re back from running in certain directions which eliminates some of the types of pain that you will receive. The thing is that you will be restricted on your types of movements after a spinal fusion back surgery.

However very beneficial because you’re spying will not be causing pain because it is hitting your nerves. The nerves in your spine can signal pain in your body if they are being pinched by vertebrae that are not in proper placement. This may be a result of a thing called a herniated disc in your back. The spinal fusion back surgery will allow your nerves to be stretched down your spine. This is something to not worry about because it may sound like it would cause more pain to your body but in reality it helps tremendously with the pain that you received in your back prior to having the spinal fusion back surgery done.

The next most common type of back surgery is a laminectomy. During this type of back surgery the neurosurgeon will perform removal of one of three things on the individuals back. This will include either bones of the back, bone spurs, or some ligaments of the back. The purpose of this type of back surgery is to allow your back to be free of these things which may have been chipped or misplaced within the vertebrae on the patients back. Typically the laminectomy back surgery will resolve the issues that were causing the pain. However there is still a slight chance that there could be some people who have an unstable back as a result of this type of back surgery. In cases such as this one the individual will be required to have another Thor of back surgery called the spinal fusion. This is not always the case but it is important to know that this is something that is very possible.


Radon is a radioactive gas which occurs naturally from the decomposition of uranium in the water and earth. The air pressure in buildings are lower that the air pressure in the land your home is built on which causes the radon to be sucked up like a vacuum into your house through the small cracks and gaps under your house.

You can also find it in the water system which is released into the building’s atmosphere when you use the water (showering, laundry, dishes). But the risk in the case of radon in the water is outweighed by the radon which comes from the earth. Some homes such as those made of granite and certain concretes may emit some radon but the materials themselves do not cause a big problem. In the US, radon emitted from the earth is the culprit for high radon levels of the homes and structures.

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Radon has been the cause of over tens of thousands of deaths of lung cancer annually and it is stated to be the United State’s 2nd leading cause of lung cancer. If you are exposed to radon at your home then you are put at a risk of developing lung cancer. The air-radon levels are measured in pCi/L. With all those risks, radon mediation is imperative.

The government of the US has been aiming that the radon levels inside will not exceed that of the radon levels outside which is 0.4 pCi/L. If you have your home tested (one long-term or average of two short-term) and the tests show that the radon is higher than 4 pCi/L then the EPA recommends you to have a mitigation system. And with our advancement in technology, the radon levels can already be brought down to 2 pCi/L and lower. If the level in your home is between 2 and 4 pCi/L then think about fixing it.

Short term test go for a period of 2-90 days while a long term one goes for over 90 days. Every test has to be taken in at least 48 hours. To get a quick assessment then go for a short term test, but if you want to have a more accurate and know all about the radon levels in the house then opt for a long-term test.

There are two recommended categories by the EPA for testing of radon. The first one is for houses where the people want to test for radon and make sure the house is safe where the area is not put up for sale. This category is guided by “A Citizen’s Guide to Radon” provided by the EPA. The second one will be guided with the “Home Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Radon” where the home is put up for sale on real estate.

It is recommended by the EPA that you hire an experienced and qualified radon mitigation contractor to reduce the levels of radon inside the house. This process will need lots of knowledge and have a set of skills. The contractor also uses the needed equipment to fix your home’s radon levels.

Driving around in Denver, you can easily understand why it costs more to have insurance in a big city than in a smaller town. The number of times that you are almost hit or you almost hit someone else are too much to remind yourself of all of the near trauma. The reasons for this congestion very, but there are a few things that you can keep in mind so that you can keep your car out of the shop:

  • dent repairThe first thing that you should realize is that the time at which you drive matters. You do not need to always try and go at the thick of things. Try to go before rush hour starts in the morning. Chances are it is only the difference of fifteen minutes and by leaving early, you are making sure that not only will you be on time to work to get more done, but you will also be experiencing a little less stress.
  • Also it is necessary to be a defensive drive in Denver. There are a few streets that are situated in a way that ensures cars will bump up against each other at some point. An example of this is all of the one way streets downtown. There are just too many cars going in a single direction for there not to be some conflict at one point or another. By being a defensive driver, you will be able to monitor all of the cars around you and make smart decisions based off of their poor decision making. It is an easy thing to do and one that will help keep your car out of the collision repair shop.
  • Finally parking lots in Denver tend to vary incredibly in size. If you drive a lot in the city, you are bound to get some nicks and scratches, so one of the best things that you can do is to get a reliable dent repair. The shops in Denver tend vary in quality so make sure you can go somewhere that you trust. One of these trusted shops is called Auto Sport Collision Repair.

Auto Sport Collision Repair is a locally owned and operated repair shop in Denver. The shop has been around long enough that you know that it has a loyal customer base that continues to go there through the years.   It is that kind of promise that you want when you look at all of the options for where you take your car. Your car is your baby, at least it is for a number of people, so being able to take it somewhere that you explicitly trust is a value that you can’t put a price on. With that in mind, make some of the calls and find out how long it may take to get some of the dings in your doors popped out so that your baby can start looking brand new again. It shouldn’t take that long and they can often come to you.


There are a number of ways that the state of Colorado has been trying to boost its own manufacturing and production.  From re designing the state logo to trying to add incentives for businesses that hire specific groups of people, the state of Colorado is looking up in many ways.  We have one of the fastest growing cities in the country, as well as one of the most vibrant social and art scene in the country.  This is a great place to be for the future and one that will only continue to improve.  Nevertheless, it is important to keep in mind what has brought us here and one of those things is our industrial past.

wire edmLooking out along the I-70 corridor, you are bound to find many businesses that look similar to those you find in the industrial areas of many other cities.  However, that was how much of Denver used to be before it was transformed. Now, you look out and see many of the nicest restaurants and other amenities that you would come to expect from a top tier city.  With that in mind, it is worth looking out at some of the companies that are still doing good work in Colorado.  One of those companies is Cutter Innovations.  Cutter Innovations is a precision machine shop along the I-70 corridor. They have a number of capabilities that can help you and your company achieve all of your needs in precision manufacturing.

According to the Cutter Innovations website, they believe in making sure that their customers are receiving the absolute best in service.  They say, “Cutter Innovations strongly believes in quality work and maintaining strong working relationships with our clients. With us, you can expect nothing short of our best possible effort and we’re always willing to offer insight and recommendations to help make your products better. Whether its high-speed precision machining, wire EDM, precision CNC turning in exotic metals, or product development and prototyping, you can trust our team to get quality results”

With this in mind, it is good to know that there are still a number of high quality machining companies in the United States.  You no longer have to ship out all of your jobs out of state and that is a great tool for anyone that is looking to keep their costs at a reasonable level.  This also means that they will be able to support a local shop with local employees and not a business that is on the other side of the world.  This means that many of the dollars will stay in the state and this could have huge benefits for a state that relies on increasing tax dollars to stay afloat.  It is a great strategy and one that will allow for you to use an ISO certified manufacturing shop on top of all of the other benefits that you would receive from this.  It is a great idea and one that will also boost the profile of your company due to the other companies that partner.


Yup, you guessed it, it’s that time of year again. Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. Your best friend’s birthday. Your brother’s birthday. Valentine’s Day. Christmas. Halloween.

Okay. This is exhausting already.

Buying presents doesn’t have to be overwhelming or super stressful but for some reason it always is. What with all of these national holidays that require us to give gifts to be LDS artculturally sensitive and with everyone having birthdays all the time, I mean seriously guys enough is enough, it can feel like giving people gifts is actually the gift that keeps on giving. Except the giving part is giving you a head ache. You want to be intentional in giving your loved one a gift but you can’t be cliche. You want to give them something that they can use but will also be pretty. There are so many things to consider when getting someone a gift, it can be a really difficult task. And gift giving ends up needing to be done all the time! Can’t there be an easier way?

Everyone! Everyone!! There is an easier way! It’s called on-line shopping. What? Yes, on-line shopping. It’s a fast and easy way to get people the gifts that you are looking for. And you don’t have to sacrifice your morals to get the presents that you have been desiring for your loved one. In fact, there are many family-centered businesses on-line that are committed to offering you the best when it comes to their products and merchandise. What can be more thoughtful than getting the people that you love a present that is in line with their faith and morals. Probably not much more. That is why so many people are turning to Books and Things, a family centered businesses that sells LDS art, music, books and jewelry. They are the company that makes gift giving so easy and convenient! And with their amazing selection, you don’t have to worry for a minute about not being able to find something that will work for that special someone. You will be able to locate something for every single person and for each of those holidays that keep on coming. And if you have more than one person in a family or group that needs a gift at one time, (cough, cough, Christmas) then you can be sure to find a huge selection of gifts at Books and Things so that everyone will get a personalized and unique present.

Now there is no need for you to get stressed when you open your calendar up and see the pen marks screaming at you to get busy shopping. You can take your time by shopping on-line and finding amazing gifts that will be sure to make every single person who receives them happy as a clam. With gift giving this easy, you won’t have to stress again. Other than maybe stressing that you aren’t buying all of these pretty and meaningful LDS books for yourself. But don’t worry, they are so affordable you can do that too.


Family dentistry covers a lot.

May 19th, 2015 / / categories: 31, dentist /

When you think about all that you have to do to care for a child, the list may get a bit cumbersome.  There are quite a number of things that you must do to ensure that your family is going to remain happy and healthy.  Nevertheless, one of the best things that you can do for your family is to have them see a family dentist regularly. The reason for this is simple: It is one of the best and easiest things that you can do as a parent to prepare your kids for future success. One of the ways that this can be accomplished is through the use of a smart and intelligent dialog about the importance of oral hygiene.

Most kids do not think about what they put in their mouths, much less their teeth.  However, teeth hold the key to many opportunities because it acts as a window into someone’s personality.  Much like someone’s dress and how they are perceived in the outside world, teeth do much of that in a way that shows a person’s personality.

kids dentistA recent human resource professional survey showed a clear indication that teeth are among the most important things when it asked the question, “What is the first thing that you notice about a job candidate?” Overwhelmingly, the first thing that human resource managers noticed was someone’s teeth.  While this may be surprising, it should be noted the impact that this could have on someone that is looking for a job.  It is huge, so making sure that you and your family maintain a high level of oral hygiene is going to be crucial.

One of the best ways of making sure that your family is going to have that healthy oral hygiene foundation is by working with a family dentist to getting all of the tools and steps right.  The case for oral hygiene is a dialog.  For example, you are not going to keep kids away from sweets always.  That is never successful because a kid is going to go over to their friends’ houses and have sweets there.  Instead, the goal should be to try and limit the amount of sweets that a kid has and to make sure that they understand why it is being limited.

The sugar in the candy can have awful consequences for your teeth, so it is vital to limit the intake of sweets as much as possible.  A good way of doing that is by allowing them only on specific ties.  Only allow you kid to have a soda on the weekend or something like that.  These little tools will pay dividends in the long run because they will help to ensure that your family will have great oral health into the future.  Give is a try and consult with your dentist on future opportunities to have these kinds of dialogs.  They will have a lot of different answers for you and your family, so let them know your questions and thoughts.



Boise Mobile Equipment is one of the last custom fire apparatus manufacturers out there. They have been around for more than twenty five years serving the police, fire departments, and emergency service professionals all across the country. Boise Mobile Equipment was founded on the high standards of quality craftsmanship, custom design, and durability. They understand that each police department, fire department, and emergency service department may have unique equipment needs based on their location and the community that they serve. All of their equipment is custom built to meet the specific needs of each of their clients.

custom fire truckWhat truly sets Boise Mobile Equipment apart from the competition is their high standards in manufacturing when it comes to quality, design, and durability. They are dedicated to being the one stop shop for all of your emergency vehicle equipment needs. When the police, fire department, or other emergency service professionals are responding to an emergency situation in their community, the last thing that they want to worry about is their vehicle working properly and being able to provide them with the things that they need. Boise Mobile Equipment is here to provide reliable emergency vehicles and equipment so that you do not have to think twice about being prepared when you are responding to an emergency situation.

Boise Mobile Equipment has experience working with a broad range of different emergency responders, such as police and fire departments, all over the country. They are known as the go-to emergency vehicle and equipment provider for all government agencies as well. Boise Mobile Equipment has over twenty five years of experience working with the US Forest Service, National Park Service, US Department of the Army, US Department of the Navy, US Department of Energy, and the US Department of Fish and Wildlife. This shows that Boise Mobil Equipment is the most trusted emergency vehicle and equipment manufacturer in the country! Below is a list of some of the other reasons why Boise Mobile Equipment is the best choice for your emergency vehicle and equipment needs.

1. Custom built apparatus

Whether you need a custom fire truck, or a custom ambulance, Boise Mobile Equipment is able to provide you with exactly what you are looking for. At Boise Mobile Equipment they do not just offer you a variety of options to choose from, but they collaborate extensively with the people who are going to use the equipment to find out exactly what they need.

2. Durability

All of the vehicles and equipment that come from Boise Mobile Equipment are built to withstand even the toughest environments. They manufacture a great number of vehicles that are made specifically for off road service, so they understand how to make things last.

3. Customer service

Boise Mobile Equipment is committed to being your one stop shop for all emergency vehicle and equipment needs. They strive to exceed all of their customer’s expectations and go out of their way to ensure that your needs are met.

Come to Boise Mobile Equipment for all of your emergency vehicle and equipment needs!


With the multitude of hats that people wear in today’s busy society, there is always a need for more storage and more organization. This idea not only applies to the home and the workplace, but also to our vehicles. We have teachers who are also urban farmers, police officers who also run small screen printing businesses and a plethora of other jobs where people do more than one thing. Sometimes it is even more simple. Sometimes plumbers, electricians, first responders and other individuals just need more opportunities to carry their equipment and keep it safe and organized in their vehicles. This is where the Extendobed company comes in. Extendobed allows an individual to add storage and hauling capability to their car, SUV or truck with their patented design.

The Extendobed Company created and patented the first sliding truck bed in 1987. These professionals have been improving upon their design ever since then. Since that time, truck bed extenderExtendobed has been serving the professional community for over twenty seven years. Whether you are a Fireman, Police Officer, or Working professional, Extendobed products make you more efficient at your job. These organizational and hauling devices allow professionals of all types to stay more organized, carry more equipment, and in general be more prepared and equipped to do their job better. Extendobed takes pride in the custom designs created to fit specific needs of every profession and all of their products are proudly made in the United States of America.

The genius staff at Extendobed make every effort to ensure their product is rugged, durable, and meets the professional demands of every day use. There is absolutely not shortcuts taken when creating this product and if you read reviews from previous clients or speak to anyone that has one installed in their vehicle, you will see that these devices were built to the highest quality and built to last. The Extendobed staff is proud that their product is used in thousands of locations across the world and they know that it helps assist in saving lives, time, and money. The folks at Extendobed are committed to continued excellence in the design and fabrication of all of their products, to ensure that every unit that leaves the Extendobed facility will meet all of their customers’ needs for many years to come. In fact many of our units, including the first one built in 1987, are still in service today meeting heavy demands placed on them by clients. These devices, like the truck bed extender are built to the top of the line quality and are built to last a lifetime if maintained and treated properly.

So if you or anyone you know is a professional that is in need of a better hauling or storage/organizational option for their vehicle, Extendobed is the place for you. Get in touch with the crew at Extendobed and watch all of your hauling and organizational woes disappear. This could be the best thing you have ever done for yourself or your professional situation. Call Extendobed today!

When you’ve got a new product to introduce into the world, don’t underestimate the power of celebrity appearances.  They might seem like they have been played out completely but research shows that they still have a significant effect on consumer opinion.  All those olympians and professional athletes talking about Subway truly boosted sales and made us all think that it was a healthy food option while working out.  Truth be told, we still have no idea what goes into Subway bread and meat but it doesn’t seem to matter because Michael Phelps told us he eats it.  And if he eats it, it must be a powerful food because didn’t he win something like 1409 gold medals?  The point is, celebrity endorsements can really take a product to the next level.  For some reason we trust them like we do doctors in some instances.  Their lives seem pretty glamorous and put together, so if they are backing the best new mattress for a good night’s sleep, you better believe that mattress will make you sleep like you haven’t in years.

The first thing you need to do is be specific about who can best represent your product.  If you are selling the best organic bacon on the market, chances are you don’t want a hard-core vegan to do your advertising.  Consumers need to believe that this celebrity actually celebrity  bookinguses your product because in many cases they truly do.  A great deal of celebrities and athletes do back products because they already use them on a daily basis.  This happens a lot with restaurants and food.  Those celebrities don’t hold back on paying for the best of the best and food always falls into that category.  So find a person that matches well with what you are selling and go from there.  If you are luck you will have a celebrity come to you because they love what you produce so much, but don’t hold your breath.  Once you have a few ideas you will likely need a reputable celebrity booking agency to help you contact available faces and negotiate terms.  There are many advertising agencies that specialize in just that form of marketing so seek them out for your bidding.

Once the terms have been set and the celebrity or athlete has been locked down, the fun part begins.  You have a celebrity on your hands so don’t go cheap on the ads.  Make infomercials.  Schedule appearances.  Buy up a slot of superbowl ads if you have the money.  Make sure every person in American associates this celebrity’s face with your amazing product and the work is done.  Consumers remember these associations forever.  Nowadays, when you see George Foreman do you thinking of boxing or grilling?  If you’re under the age of 40 you will likely say grilling.  We see the images and hear the slogans over and over and never forget what they represent.  So that is another reason to be sure of who you pick and what you make the whole ad look like.  Now have fun!


There are many things in our lives that change as we get older. Things that may have seemed important when we were young may now seem trivial, and things that we cared about may seem insignificant as we get older. With age comes wisdom, knowledge, and freedom. With age also come some things that are not as great, like orthopedic shoes, hip replacements, and hearing aids. As our bodies get older there may come a time when we may need some extra assistance and support, especially around the house. It can be very difficult to maintain a home when it is difficult for someone to even get around their home comfortably.

stair liftIf someone is hoping to increase their comfort and safety within their home there are many things that they may choose to do. One of the most common things that people will do to make their home more elderly-friendly is to install a ramp outside their home. A ramp can make it easier for someone as they are coming and going, especially if they rely on assistance from a cane or walker. Another thing that someone might choose to do to increase the safety of their home is to install a hand rail in the shower. A hand rail in the shower can provide someone with some extra stability and security when they are showering. A hand rail in the shower can also come in handy if someone slips and loses there balance, as it can provide them with something to grad ahold of.

Another of the most common changes that people make to their homes as they get older is adding a stair lift in their home. A stair lift is a special type of motorize chair that is installed along the wall side of the stair way. A person sits in the chair and straps themselves in and they are able to travel up and down their stairs quickly, easily, and safely, with just the flip of a switch. A stair lift is a great addition to a home, especially for someone who has trouble getting around.

A stair lift can help to create a secure environment where someone can feel confident about their personal safety. Not only does a stair lift provide confidence and security within one’s home, but it also provides someone with a strong sense of independence. When someone is able to get around their house without needing help from another person, it can give them a sense of freedom. When someone is not able to get around their house with ease, they may start to feel trapped in their own home.

If you or a loved one could benefit from having a stair lift installed in your home, there is no reason to wait! A stair lift can not only increase the quality of one’s life, but it can also increase the value of one’s home. Check out your options by doing some research online about different stair lift retailers and gathering more information.