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Gutter Helmet: Never Clean Your Gutters Again!

By: Dave Francisco— From the start, our company’s goal was to provide a dependable long-lasting product and service that would solve a specific need for the community and provide it to them in an honest, straight-forward manner at fair pricing followed up with excellent customer service. Like all good ideas, “Gutter Helmet” of Central Indiana, Inc. was formed to fill a need in the marketplace. Over 35 years ago, there was no solution that could keep gutters clean and free…


Pridemark Construction: Interior Design For Your Home Or Business

By: Meagan Fisher— Since opening its doors in 2010, Pridemark Construction has established itself as a lead construction company in Muncie and its surrounding communities.  As a general contractor, Pridemark specializes in site development and construction management. With a knowledgeable staff and hard-working, experienced field employees, Pridemark can take on any project—big or small. One of the things that sets Pridemark apart from other construction businesses is its in-house design team.  Pridemark has an interior designer and architect on staff that work with clients…


Make Exercise Easy, For Health’s Sake

By: Nancy Larson— The U.S. Center of Disease states that exercise is essential for wellness and especially helpful for losing weight or managing it.  With our health rankings in Delaware County being 87 out of 92, we all have a responsibility to encourage health and wellness in our workplace, our churches, our schools, etc. Just the other day I had to take the elevator at work instead of the stairs and I was called out on it because I am…


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…