Archive for August, 2013

Common Plumbing Problems Such as Clogged Toilets, Leaky Sinks, and Heat Pump Issues Can be Resolved by Plumbing Repair Services

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Clogged toilets solutions, Fixing bathroom sink, How to fix a plumbing leak

Home plumbing problems

Plumbing is not something that has always been as convenient and ubiquitous as it is today. In ancient times, water systems relied simply on gravity for their water supply. They would make pipes or channels from materials such as clay, lead, bamboo, wood, or stone. Until the growth of modern densely populated cities in the 1800s, plumbing was a very rare thing to have. Though it is now found in every household, many realize that plumbing is still a luxury to have. To resolve common plumbing problems such as fixing a sink that is leaky or for more advanced issues such as heat pump repairs, there are many plumbing repair services that can help.

Though it is commonly believed that Thomas Crapper invented the toilet, that i

Businesses that Want to Know How to Hire Sales Reps Can Get Advice on What Qualifications to Look for, Interview Tips, and Motivational Methods from Recruitment Agencies

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Careers in sales, Hire a sales rep, Sales job

Hiring a sales rep

The process of hiring a new employee can carry a lot of weight for a business. In most cases, the business will not have much in person interaction with a potential new employee before hiring them, relying only on the interview and any other brief interaction for that. This makes the process slightly more challenging because the business is essentially dealing with someone who is mostly a stranger to them. So in order to hire this person or anyone else, they will have to rely heavily on their gut instincts for the most part with nothing else to go by but their job qualifications. Because the process of acquiring a new employee entails putting a lot of trust in someone that is unfamiliar, many businesses will seek advice and tips for it. For businesses with sales jobs, there are several executive recruiting

Retirement Communities Are a Pleasant Surprise!

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Active adult communities williamsburg, Retirement communities williamsburg

Continuing care retirement communities williamsbur

The “Baby Boomers” are getting pretty old nowadays. They were the generation that was born post Second World War, between the years 1946 and 1964. Soon, it will be time that they all start to move into continuing care retirement communities, and that is not a bad thing.

Continuing care retirement communities afford senior citizens the opportunity to live independently. These are living spaces designed exclusively for seniors, generally those aged 55 and over.

However, moving from their private home to continuing care retirement communities can be a big change, so it is important that

Improving Your Home Does More Than Make It Pretty

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Home improvement deductions, Home improvement taxes

Home improvement deduction

The thought of remodeling your home can be exciting. A home remodel can turn your okay house into your dream home. Just think of what you can change when you remodel. You can replace those antiquated kitchen appliances and rearrange the counter and appliance layout for optimal kitchen usage. You can add a big window in the bathroom or skylights in the den. You can knock down a wall leading into the dining room to make the whole area more open.

Or, you can consider the more environmentally friendly home remodel options. Aside from having a far less negative impact on the environment, they also have less of an effect on your wallet as well. In fact, almost any home remodel that you do installing environmentally conscious equipment could get you a decent amount back in the form of Continue Reading 5 Comments

The Dinar versus the Dollar

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Buy iraqi dinar, Value of dinar to us dollar, Where to buy iraqi dinar

Current dinar value

A lot of people are asking the question where to buy iraqi dinars. The dinar currency value varies widely and the dinar has always had an exotic status because the only real export of Iraq is oil, which is marketed in dollars. Nonetheless, that has not prevented the dinar trade. Dinars to dollars is particularly common as people are looking to participate in Iraqi commerce.

Of course, dinar speculation can be, in many ways, fairly risky. A dinar for sale might not be nearly the value tomorrow that it is today. IN 2012, it took 1200 dinars to attain the value of 1 dollar. Weather or not this will hold up remains to be seen

DIY Debt Settlement for Small Businesses

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Do it yourself debt settlement, Good debt vs bad debt, Small business debt

Debt settlement solutions

Debt settlement solutions have been around since the beginning of commerce. While most small businesses have made internal attempts to collect debt or outsourced their debt settlement solutions, recent years have seen the beginnings of debt recovery tools that allow small businesses to engage in do it yourself debt settlement. The rising trend of do it yourself debt settlement has made bad debt recovery much easier, allowing small companies to get a better grip on their business finances.

Though most companies keep a bad debt reserve knowing that some percentage of their debtors will no

Did a Movie Influence this Teen to Disappear? Four Portland News Updates

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Homepage

Portland channel 12

Did you know that Portland was originally built at the end of the Oregon Trail? Today, Portland is a thriving city, with many local news stations reporting on local happenings. Here are four important updates from this week, via several local channels.

Movie Might have Influenced Teen to Disappear

An Arizona teenager, 18 year old Jonathan Croom, has gone missing after visiting friends in Washington, and his car was found abandoned in Southwest Oregon. He was due back home July 20th, but never showed up. According to Channel 12 Portland, his car was found not vandalized with money inside and enough gas, indicating it was willingly abandoned. His father has said that the teen watched the movie Into the Wild at least once a month, and might have been influenced by the tale of a man who

Water Damage Repair Costs are Worth It

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Cost of mold remediation, Northern indiana property preservation, Smoke mitigation

Household mold remediation

Oh no! You have just realized that you have some water damage to your home. It could have been from a leak or a small fire that caused water damage. It really does not matter what caused it. What is important is that you have it repaired as soon as possible. You will also need to know the water damage repair costs so you do not experience more stress.

You may have experienced a leak that caused unseen damaged. You may have just experienced a flood or other natural disaster. Water damage repair costs will help you alleviate the damage, as well as checking for mold. Mold is one of the most insidious results of water damage. While some types of mold, such as penicillin, are helpful, others such as black mold are extremely harmful. Breathing in the spores of black mold can cause respiratory issues su

Find Microsoft Training Near You

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Microsoft training in northern va, Sharepoint 2010 training

Pmp training northern virginia

Microsoft is one of the most used software applications in businesses and organizations all over the country. If you want to amp up your career marketability, you may want to look into Microsoft Training in northern VA. With a qualification like Comptia certification under your belt, you can apply for that big promotion.

So many businesses are using SharePoint as a way to collaborate. SharePoint was developed primarily to serve as a place where things can be shared. SharePoint Foundation 2010 is the free version of the product that anyone can have. It is a collaborations software that provides enterprise sized capabilities. It is used to meet business critical needs like managing content and business process. It works to simplify how people find and share their information, and allows the

Want to Live Easier, and Increase the Value of Your Home While You Do It?

Written by Channel 12 Portland. Posted in Walk in bathtubs, Walk in tub, Walk in tubs

Walk in bathtubs

Did you know, in 2005, as many as 3.3 million people ages 14 and up were in wheelchairs, and 10 million others needed canes, crutches, or walkers? When you have trouble getting around, day to day tasks are not easy. Bathing can be challenging, and needing assistance can be humiliating and cumbersome. How are more Americans bathing on their own, without help?

Walk In Bathtubs

Walk in tubs offer a variety of non slip features, including handrails, seats, a textured floor, and padding for users to rest their arms and head. Most tubs also include massage options with air jets, bubble jets, or whirlpool jets. Senior living homes and assisted living communities alike are embracing these tubs. Patrons or residents are just as happy as the tubs give them freedom and independence they may have lack