How To Negotiate With A Pawn Shop

A pawn shop is an excellent way to make some money for items you no longer want or need. But how do you know that you're getting the most money for your stuff? Understanding how to negotiate with pawn shop owners and employees might help you get more money for your valuables. What Not to Say Whether you're selling a fur coat, a rare painting, or a piece of jewelry, there are several things you should not tell a pawn shop. Read More 

Caring For Your Beloved Lucchese Cowboy Boots

Your Lucchese cowboy boots are like an extension of you. You love them and you wear them every chance you get. So you would be really upset if they were damaged in some way, wouldn't you? Did you know that you could be unintentionally damaging them every time you wear them by not giving them the proper care? Continue reading to learn just how you should be taking care of your Lucchese cowboy boots. Read More 

Got The Time? Tips For Setting The Most Common Pocket Watch Styles

There are several different methods for setting vintage, engraved pocket watches, so it's important to understand how your watch is set. To determine how your watch is set, look at the dial. If there's a button near the winding stem, your watch is pin set. If the watch came with one or two small keys, the watch is key set. When the winding knob on your watch will move in or out, that's a sign of a pendant-set watch. Read More 

4 Things To Keep In Mind When Renovating Your Bedroom Closet

If you're like most people, most of your clothing is kept in your bedroom closet. However, sometimes your closet needs some improvement so that you can make better use of the space. Here are four things to keep in mind as you renovate your bedroom closet. Use Proper Lighting One of the challenges with a bedroom closet is being able to see properly. Many closets have no lighting at all, and you must rely on light from your bedroom. Read More 

Same Old, Same Old: Switching To Gigabit Ethernet Shouldn’t Affect Your PoE Devices

If you're switching over to gigabit ethernet for your home's internet connection, you might be wondering what's going to happen to your long-cabled computer peripherals, like remote cameras. Previously you would have used a power-over-ethernet, or PoE, setup. However, gigabit ethernet uses all of the wiring in ethernet cables, leaving no spare paths for PoE transmission. The good news is that nothing has to change -- even though there won't be any " Read More