The Outdoors Blog

Memory Foam Makes Sense for RV Mattresses and Cushions

September 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Memory-Foam-Makes-Sense-for-RV-Mattresses-and-CushionsRV owners spend a lot of time inside of their vehicles. Their RV cabin is their living room, kitchen and bedroom whenever they go on the road. Because of this, they need RV bedding that is comfortable and lets them get a good night’s sleep, while also being durable enough to last for years. Many RV owners have found that memory foam is the perfect choice when it comes to their motorhome’s mattress.

The main reason that people select memory foam for their RV mattresses is comfort. Despite being lightweight, memory foam offers superior comfort for a very affordable price. It’s almost impossible to sleep poorly when using a memory foam mattress, as it is soft while also providing the right amount of support to pressure points so you won’t ache when you wake up.

Camper owners use memory foam for more than just their mattresses. Memory foam also makes a great material for RV cushions. One reason this is the case is that it is easy to cut memory foam to the shape you need. Since many camper cushions and beds are smaller than normal or have unusual sizes, memory foam makes sense. All you need is an electric knife and you can get a mattress or cushion that is the perfect fit.

RV owners can choose to purchase an entire foam mattress or they may want to have a foam mattresses topper to go above their standard mattress. This allows you to add an additional level of comfort to your sleeping arrangement while keeping your current mattress.

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A Travel Guide to Amman, Jordan

September 25, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a hubbub of mosques, souqs, and art galleries. A haven for traditional Jordanian coffeehouses, if you are looking to take a peek into the Middle Eastern Culture and lifestyle, you’ve found the right city.

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When you arrive at Amman airport, you’re more than likely looking for a way to get around the city. Car rentals in Jordan are a popular option due to travelers wanting to hop from city to city. The best thing about the local roads in Jordan is that you can navigate with relative ease and not have to deal with traffic congestion. While some road signs may be difficult to read due to the language barrier, it is recommended to use an international satellite navigational device to help aid you in your drive.

If you’re planning a longer vacation that will go past a week or even a month, you can short term lease a car in Amman Jordan. Visit any car rental company and inquire about their short term leasing options. Many times they will have deals on short term leasing primarily because of the length of the rental. Speak with your travel agent for a recommended rental company around your area.

Amman has been a popular pit stop for travelers en route to destinations like the Dead Sea or Wadi Rum. While certainly flying under the radar amongst tourists, Amman offers a Middle Eastern experience as good as its’ neighboring regions. The city is split into two unique parts: Eastern and Western Amman. Eastern Amman offers a more modern approach with non-traditional malls and art galleries while Western Amman remains more conservative and cultural. If the time allows, take a stroll through both parts and experience the best that Jordan has to offer.

Like almost every popular city, there is a downtown that you can visit in Jordan. With a bustling street life, this is definitely one place that you wouldn’t want to miss out on before leaving the capital. A stereotypical Middle Eastern city, you can expect to see shop fronts actively selling their wares along with Arabian music resonating throughout the streets. Take a walk down into the narrow streets and explore the culture embedded into the buildings and people.

With so many exhilarating experiences that can be had on your visit, Amman is definitely one Middle Eastern city that you must experience. If you’re looking to make things easier, speak to a representative for a car rental company as they have drivers and guides available to assist you in where to go around the city.
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Monte Carlo Rent A Car, LLC is your number one option for car rentals or car hire in Amman Jordan. With competitive prices, look no further than your local Jordanian car rental company that’s been serving the public since 1979.

Wood Doors Never Go Out of Style

September 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

By ETO Doors

When you think of a modern home, a lot probably comes to mind. You may envision modern architecture for example. The minimalist approach and features have become more and more popular in recent years, especially for those of us who want to live without distractions.

ETODoor4That being said, you can have plenty of modern features in your home without having to go the full minimalist route. You also don’t need to stick with black and white accoutrements or other options that might feel like they lack the personal touch.

A good example of this is wooden doors. To many, exterior wood doors may seem obvious, but if you’re going for a modern look, you may mistakenly think that you need a different material.

Whether it’s wooden front doors or the kind located inside, there’s nothing wrong with using this material. There’s a reason it’s been such a popular option for so long. Amongst other things, wood can be modified to look like all kinds of things and painted countless ways to get the perfect look for your home.

So the next time you’re in the market, keep an open mind where your door options are concerned, especially when it comes to materials. You’ll most likely love the perfect choice made out of wood.

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Every homeowner needs wood doors that work for them, but they are also important for functionality too. Whether you need interior doors or exterior doors, you’ll be happiest when you look at the selection and prices found at ETO doors.

Call Chesterfield Home Today

September 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

By The Steele Group

When you’re looking for somewhere new to call home, the process ahead of you can seem quite intimidating. One of the main reasons for this is how important it is. Obviously, where you and your family call home will have a huge effect on how happy you are for years to come. You also have to consider so much, not just the architecture of the home itself.

The SteelegroupSIR2Chesterfield homes have so much to offer it would be difficult to think about any other option once you’ve seen one for yourself. Like we covered, it’s not just about how beautiful the homes are themselves or all the features they offer their owners. You’ll also love how much the education system will benefit your children, how close you are to plenty of businesses and the neighborly feel found throughout all of Virginia.

Call a Chesterfield realtor to see for yourself why so many people have moved here from all over the country and loved calling this amazing area home. Just be sure to do ASAP because this place is only becoming progressively more popular. While more and more homes are being built here to accommodate demand, you’ll definitely want to know you can still have first pick.

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When you’re looking to relocate, you’ll love all the things Chesterfield county homes have to offer. It’s no secret that Chesterfield county real estate is growing in popularity by the day. To see for yourself, let the Steele Group know you’re interested ASAP.

The Conference House of Staten Island

September 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

By Phineas Upham

Located on the southernmost tip of Staten Island is the Conference House, which was built in 1680. It’s the last standing home from that era, built in the Dutch Colonial style, and it’s become a registered landmark in the National Register of Historic Places.

The Conference House was built on Lenape land, which is widely believed to have been a burial ground. It was commissioned by Captain Christopher Billopp, who earned a 932 parcel of land for his service in the English Royal Navy.

Billopp, the legend goes, played a central role in binding Staten Island to New York. At the time, there was some debate as to which region could lay claim to Staten Island, so a bet was proposed. If Christopher Billop could circumnavigate Staten Island in a single day, then the area would belong to New York. As history shows, Billop was successful in this task.

The date that Billopp’s mansion was constructed isn’t easy to verify, as there seems to be record of an existing home already at that location. What we do know is that the house was passed down to his grandson, who led loyalists during the American Revolution. This was an important point in time for the home, as Lord Howe of the British side wanted to try and broker a deal to end the war.

He invited Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Edward Rutledge for a three hour meeting. In the end, the American’s politely declined Howe’s offer of peace. A move that would lock the two powers in war for another seven years.


Phineas Upham is an investor from NYC and SF. You may contact Phin on his Phineas Upham website or Facebook page.