Virtual Home Show

Owner Sue Dalton is pictured in her office at Dalton & Company Professional Cleaning Supply. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Dalton & Company: Showroom Open To The Public

By: Mike Rhodes— For 15 years, under the direction of owner Sue Dalton, and sons Steve Lambert, David Dalton and daughter-in-law Stacey Lambert, Dalton & Company Professional Cleaning Supply has offered janitorial, paper and cleaning supplies to businesses in Delaware, Madison, Jay, Wayne Randolph and Henry counties. Even though they have always sold their products to the public, they are opening…


By practicing a few tips, you can achieve excellent photo results with a smartphone camera.

Tips for Taking Better Smartphone Pictures

By: Matt Howell & Amy Leffingwell— Your friends are posting fabulous pictures on social media, but how are they getting them? Maybe some of these pics were taken with fancy equipment, but if you know what you’re doing, you can get some high-quality results from the default camera app on your iPhone or Android device. Here are a few tips…


For over 33 years, Clean Cut Lawn and Landscape has provided annual maintenance programs and full-service design and installation of landscapes and hardscapes to local residents and commercial companies.

Clean Cut Lawn and Landscape: A Better Lawn, A Better Life!

By: Troy Harshman, President— At Clean Cut Lawn and Landscape, we have built our business on three key principles. First, we’re dependable. We are always on time, we follow through with our commitments and we are there when our customers need us. Secondly, we know landscaping. We’ve done this for over thirty-three years. We are not a here-today-gone-tomorrow company. We’ve…


"Staging" your home turns your home into a "product" and can result in a faster sale.

Home Staging Tips For An Easier Home Sale

By: Janie Allardt— As a Home Stager, my job is to transform a home that will soon be FOR SALE into a “product” that Buyers will connect with emotionally; and, as a direct result of that emotional connection, make an offer acceptable to BOTH the Seller and the Buyer.  Staging or enhancing and accessorizing the home will achieve this transformation…


Dan Ridenour is a Regional Retail Lending Manager for MutualBank directing the lending activities for thirteen branch locations covering a five county territory. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

How To Understand and Improve Your Credit Score

By: Dan Ridenour— As someone considers buying a home, the saying – “Location, Location, Location” might come to mind.  Many Realtors I have talked with indicate that location is extremely important and should be at the top of the list when deciding which property to purchase. However, before a great location and/or property should even be sought, a buyer should consider…


Olive & Slate's Jacky Johnson is very knowledgeable about the store's products and will assist you in finding something you are sure to love! Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Olive & Slate: Unique Gift and Home Decor Items For Spring

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—On April 14, 2017, Sean and Heidi Hale, owners of the highly successful downtown business, Heidi J Hale Designs, opened their newest venture: Olive & Slate. The business is located directly across the street from Heidi J Hale Designs at 304 S. Walnut, Muncie. At Olive & Slate, you’ll find a wide variety of very unique home décor…


A regular teeth-cleaning regimen can keep your dog healthy and lengthen the life-span of your pet.

Care Animal Hospital: Keeping Your Pets Healthy

By: Mike Rhodes— Family pets are a very important part of the family home. For nearly 25 years, research has shown that living with pets provides health benefits to pet owners. Simply petting an animal can reduce stress, lower blood pressure and decrease depression in pet owners among other health benefits. In fact, a growing number of studies have suggested…


Heather Crouse models the apron she made using a recycled man's shirt.

How To Make an Easy Up-Cycled Apron

Photos and story by: Heather Crouse— I was so excited when I was asked to write as a guest expert for the 2nd Annual Virtual Home Show!  I had a hard time deciding what I would write about but finally decided on this cute and very easy up-cycled apron! I am definitely no expert seamstress, but find it fun to…


HDHomeRun app as seen on a Windows10 PC. The vets are helping a cute baby reindeer.

How To Get Live Local TV Channels for FREE

By: Sean Mattingly, Woof Boom Radio’s Director of Technical Operations and longtime cord-cutter You can avoid paying the cable or satellite TV company and their monthly equipment rental charges and watch Hi-definition television for free. Here’s how I did it. I used a TV antenna, tuner with network connection, and my wired/wireless network router to bring the local channels to all the…


1st Annual Muncie Journal.com Virtual Home Show. Illustration by: Mike Rhodes

The 1st Annual Muncie Journal Virtual Home Show is Now Open!

MuncieJournal.com is proud to bring you our very 1st Annual Virtual Home Show! The last physical home show exhibit in Delaware County took place in 2013. In order to fill this gap, the Muncie Journal is hosting an online virtual home show. And THIS page is where you enter to visit the virtual home show. No tickets needed. No cost at all to view…