Virtual Home Show

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 an expansive new showroom in order to better merchandise and promote their products to the general public. Sue said, “We…


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 to maximize your skills and take better pictures. Find a steady support. For good photos, a steady hand is crucial….


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 done hundreds of projects and we bring our expertise to each and every project we undertake. We make sure that…


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 and give the Seller a distinct advantage over other homes for sale. The home staging process begins with an initial…


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 their credit score. Increasing your credit score is important because the score determines which loans you can get, the terms…


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 and gift items. That extra touch of style and quality is found in all products you’ll find at Olive & Slate….


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 that children growing up in a home with “furred animals” —whether it’s a pet cat or dog, or on a…


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 try out new things!  Anyone who knows me knows my love of thrift shopping. I get a great bargain and…


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 devices in my house. Here are the components. Some of these, you may already have. Outdoor TV antenna and amplifier….


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 this content. Available 24/7 on your PC, tablet or smartphone. Below you will find local businesses sharing their Spring stories, products,…