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Avoid the Electronic Graveyard: 6 Tips to Manage Your E-Waste

E-waste is now found in landfills across the country. The damage caused by such waste is an endemic issue that is impacting the environment in significant ways, from water channel pollution to waste disposal challenges.

It’s the reason that many companies are looking into computer recycling programs and gaining insights on how to manage their e-waste more effectively so it doesn’t end up in landfills across the country. In this post, our experts provide their three tips for managing e-waste. Continue Reading

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A New Coat of Colour: 5 Painting Tips to Decorate Your Old Sheet Metal

For years, your home has pretty much looked the same since the day you moved in. You have wanted to change the complexion and update the makeup of your humble abode, but everything seems dull and dry – and everyone else is doing similar designs.

So, what’s the solution to your conundrum? Perhaps it’s time to think outside the box.

Decorative sheet metal is the interior design industry’s hidden secret. That’s right. Sheet metal is quickly becoming a decorative piece that can enhance a bathroom, living room or hallway.

With a little of elbow grease, a nice restoration and some paint, and that broken down sheet metal that sits in your garage can be utilized as a sublime decoration. The next time you have guests over, they will be wowed by the creativity and ingenuity of your decorative skills.

Here are five painting tips to decorate your old sheet metal:

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How to Stay Organized: 5 Guidelines to Manage Your Documents

Your cubicle has documents everywhere. We’re talking pages on your desk, pages on the floor, pages on top of your filing cabinet, pages on your computer monitor. They’re everywhere. This is life in an office that still deals with paperwork.

We are a long way from having a majority of paperless workplaces. Until offices somehow manage this impossible feat, cabinets will be bursting at the seams with folders and pages. Rather than becoming frustrated with documents and losing important files, you should establish a document management system. This will reduce headaches and eliminate the time you spend looking for files like you’re a chicken with its head cut off.

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Going Vintage: 4 Supplies When Packing Antiques

If you are moving, you always want to make sure everything is safe but this is especially true of valuables such as antiques. Antiques are breakable and more importantly irreplaceable so ensuring that they are safe during the moving process will prevent you the heartbreak of having to dispose of a broken piece that could hold significant sentimental value or be a family heirloom. There are certain packaging supplies that can assist you in keeping your antique collection safe and secure when you are moving to a new home.

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Want to Sell Your Products? 5 Product Packaging Tips to Boost Sales

Retail displays are both an art form and a science. Yes, you need to be immensely creative with your product packaging, but you also need to understand psychology. Once you integrate both into your retail strategy, your bottom line will get a significant boost in the coming weeks.

In today’s economy, more people are shopping online than in brick-and-mortar stores. This is a terrible time for retailers, and one that requires adaptation and innovation. This is where retail display shelving comes into play: you need to attract as much foot traffic as possible.

Should you fail to maximize your retail space, you will hardly hear the cash register ring…or your point of sale (POS) system beep. It is up to you to be artistic and scientific.

Everything from colour to placement, from designs to permanence, there is so much your store can do to ensure products are seen, a shopper’s interest is piqued and you stay open for the foreseeable future.

Here are five retail display shelving tips to boost store sales:

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Let Your Personality Dazzle: 4 Ways to Be Likable in a Job Interview

You have a job interview coming up and you feel prepared. You have an elegant outfit picked out, your resume is stellar, and you have been practicing your answers ever since the interview was scheduled. While taking all of these steps are beneficial and key to a successful job interview, the truth is interviewee likeability trumps everything. If the person interview you does not like you, the sad reality is, you probably will not be hired. Sure, you consider yourself very likeable but how do you sell yourself in this regard to the person interviewing you? Below are the three main ways to show your likeability and increase your chances of being hired.

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Bringing New Life to Old Structures: 4 Wonders of Sheet Metal Restoration

Sheet metal has long been the preferred choice for many churches and historic structures. It has also gained popularity in use for roofing shingles and for many residential homes where the owners want to add a sense of classic beauty to their houses. Skilled craftsmen are available to help restore historic churches, significant commercial properties and even heritage homes. They can also help homeowners and building operators carry out sheet metal fabrication and roofing services.

Sheet metal restoration companies help to restore historic properties and buildings. They also work with homeowners, designers and contractors to create new designs that capture the sheet metal magic of the past. That might be a set of copper garage doors or stamped and decorative sheet metal roof tiles and copper sheet metal gates. They can incorporate an architectural sheet metal element to any home or property.

Anything is possible with sheet metal restoration. Only your imagination will hold you back!

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