Designing Spaces’ Debi Marie sits down with Chad Enos, Marketing Representative with Kel-Tec CNC Industries, a leading manufacturer of firearms, to talk about having a firearm in the house to protect yourself and family. The discussion covers safety, and protecting children from firearms with safes and biometric locks. Also, Chad points out how more women are becoming more involved with firearms, so he gives pointers on how to select the handgun that is right for you. He also recommends training for all adults in the household. The conversation also covers advice on transporting a firearm. As a wrap-up, Chad gives
Electric vehicles we commonly call golf cars make for an ideal, quiet mode of transportation around a community. And, there will be no trips to the gas station. A visit to the E-Z-Go plant in Augusta Georgia, named one of the top 10 manufacturing facilities in North America, reveals “street legal” electric vehicles made to exacting standards using automotive technology and best practices. It is here the various models and styles of golf cars, utility, and personal transportation vehicles are made with a broad assortment of features and options. We see examples of basic features of E-Z-GO vehicles such as the
As the Baby Boomer generation begins to enter retirement or become empty nesters, many of these homeowners are looking to downsize. They don’t want the upkeep of a big yard and house. Senior housing has evolved quite a bit over the past decade. In many ways, this group is looking for the same experience as that of their Millennial children—they want to live in an all-inclusive place where they don’t have to worry about maintaining a home. For young professionals, married couples without children and empty-nesters in particular, the freedom, flexibility and diverse set of options make renting an apartment
The housing market is going through some changes. More Americans are turning to rental properties to call home. An increasingly global workplace requires more mobility on the part of employees and businesses, requiring many people to relocate more frequently. The Atlanta, Georgia area is one part of the country where growth is occurring, and American Residential Properties, Inc. offers many distinctive home models with 3, 4 and 5 bedroom options for families looking to rent. Designing Spaces explores the advantages of single family rental homes, including maintenance issues and location selection. ARP’s Brand new rental single-family rental homes provide an
Joining Debi Marie is Lisa Greene-Lewis, a Certified Public Accountant and Blog Editor at TurboTax®. Lisa explains to Debi how most people are intimidated by income taxes, and are afraid to do their own taxes. However, with software like TurboTax®, the process is made accurate and risk-free, and can save you money. Lisa answers the common question of “where do I begin?” TurboTax® asks simple questions about your life and does all the calculations for you. Included as part of the program are tools like ItsDeductible™ to help save money (e.g. did you de-clutter your closets last year? Track and
Smart Home Security The need for security is one of the harsh realities of our times for businesses and homeowners alike, and that need is pushing the new digital technologies into an effective solution for these problems. Cox Home Security uses the latest technology and 24/7 professional monitoring to keep your home and family safe and secure. Dedicated Professional Security Consultants come to your home to design a customized security system that fits your lifestyle. The Cox Home Security System is modular in design; meaning that as your needs grow or technologies evolve, new devices can be added without buying
Join R. Lee Ermey and an outfit of good folks from around the country as they finish one more military makeover and change the lives of the Lunt family. Designing Spaces and their allies are moving forward with a program of Military Makeovers to show our appreciation for those putting their lives on the line to keep our great nation free. Stephen Lunt had been deployed to Afghanistan, where he was attacked and hit in the head by an insurgent. After a long recuperation, he’s now married to Ashley, they are now the proud parents of a happy and healthy
American Signature Helps a Military Veteran So the last thing to go into the Lunt’s home —new furniture from American Signature. Their motto is Everyone Deserves a Well Furnished Life, and they are certainly living up to it lending a helping hand to a wounded warrior who served his country for all of us. They are providing furnishings for all the main areas of the townhouse. For the living room, American Signature is giving something both Ashley and Stephen selected; a Burnham Living Room Sofa. There will be two Grandin end tables and a cocktail table working with the sofa.