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Three Good Reasons to Opt for a Wine Cooler

Posted July 22, 2014
Category Kitchen
Wine Enthusiast Silent 12 BottleHaving a wine cooler offers a lot of benefits. You can use it to store not just your wine collection but also other beverages, so you can treat it as a small fridge that can be conveniently brought to your dorm room.
 

Why you might need a wine cooler?

When you’re a wine enthusiast or collector, you know how important it is to keep the wine in an optimum temperature to allow proper aging process. This means that no matter how long you keep it, be it years or decades, the wine is still drinkable for a longer period of time. A wine cooler will also help enhance the taste of your collection.
 

Why you must opt for a wine cooler over a wine cellar?

You can always choose a wine cellar, i.e. if you have the money and space to have it in your house. Keep in mind that a wine cellar can cost more than $10,000. A wine cooler, on the other hand, can only be obtained in as little as $500. It can go higher up to $2,500, but the price depends on the size and the brand. This is an ideal storage if you’re only keeping a small wine collection.
 

What is the ideal size of this appliance?

You can go for bigger or smaller size. The ideal size will depend on the space of your house where you’ll put the cooler. If you have a huge collection, then you should consider getting a bigger size wine cooler.

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How to Shop for the Right Security Camera

Posted July 17, 2014
Foscam FI8918W WirelessWired PanInvesting in a security camera is a wise decision. But with all the models available, it can be challenging to find the unit that suits your needs and goals. To help you narrow down the choices, here are some features that you must look into when shopping for this type of equipment.

1.Opt for a unit with little wiring
It’s difficult to install all the cables to a certain location, especially if it’s outdoor. Even if you opt for a wireless model, you still need cables for power.

Thus, it’s wise to choose a unit that can deliver video images and power using a single wire.

2.Choose the one with a low-light viewing
In this way, you can easily view images in total darkness. Go for lower lux rating as it can see better when there’s no light available.

3.Know the style
Experts believed that having a security camera that’s noticeable is an effective deterrent for theft and other illegal activities. However, you can also go with a unit that has a stealthier design, if you don’t want anyone to know that you’re surveying the scene.

4.Get a recorder
Usually, unauthorized access to your home happens when you’re not around. Thus, it’s ideal to invest in a security camera that can record images and save it into your computer. In that way, you can review the images when you return from work.

5.With web access
It’s an advanced feature that’s necessary, if you want to view the scene while you’re not at home. Make sure that you choose a unit that allows you to see the images from your smartphone or laptop.

6.Pick a unit with high quality images
The quality of an image is essential. It’ll be useless to invest in a security camera if you can’t see the faces of the people in the images. Thus, you must make sure that the image quality that it can provide is of high-quality. You might need an extra equipment for this. But it’s all worth it.

7.Must be resistant to rain
This is especially true if you’ll install it outdoor. There are many models out there that offer waterproof units.

8.Opt for a unit that can be adjusted
A unit that allows you to pan, tilt and zoom will help you get a better look of the scene.

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5 Important Health Benefits of a Memory Foam Mattress

Posted July 11, 2014
Category Kitchen
Triple-Layer 12″ LUCID® Gel MattressA memory foam mattress is getting more and more popular these days, mainly because of the numerous health benefits. It’s unique and very innovative (it utilizes the technology being used in NASA) i.e. it adjusts itself to match with the person’s body.

If you’re not convinced yet as to how beneficial this foam is, let these health benefits of memory foam mattresses enlighten you.

1. Helps you get a good night’s sleep.
Isn’t that what you’ve always wanted in a foam bed? This type of foam has a temperature sensitive material that adjusts itself to the person’s body heat and weight. When the temperature rises, the mattress goes softer, thereby automatically providing you with a good night’s sleep.

2. Relieves body aches and pains
A memory foam mattress is generally considered the best mattress for bodies with back pain as it selectively displaces pressure along your body. Then, the memory foam mattress molds itself in accordance with the temperature of your body, thereby, helping you recover quickly.

3. Solves spinal problems
This foam helps you achieve an ideal sleeping posture by encouraging proper spinal alignment while you’re lying down. In this way, any type of back soreness can easily be prevented.

4. Alleviates symptoms of sleep apnea
As it provides you with proper head elevation while you’re sleeping, you can achieve a proper pattern of breathing during sleeping time. A CPAP devices may no longer be needed, but you must still consult your physician about it. Don’t attempt to remove those devices without first talking to your healthcare provider.

5. Relieves allergies
The composition of this mattress is made of inorganic fibers that can prevent dust mites from growing. This is not the same as your ordinary mattress, which is made of organic fibers that can attract dust mites.

There are other health benefits of memory foam mattress. It’s no wonder why many individuals these days opt for this type of foam, instead of getting an ordinary one.

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