Shopping for Used Safes Online: Tips to Buy or Sell

June 30, 2016 by  
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biometric-home-safeSafes can be expensive, so one way to cut your costs is to look for used safes for sale online. If you do decide to go that route, there are a couple of tips you should follow.

Make Sure it Meets Your Needs

When you are looking for a secondhand safe, it can be hard to get the information you need. If you are looking for a safe online, make sure you pick one that meets your needs. For example, if you need high security safes, make sure that is what you are getting. The same goes for a fireproof safe. You also want to make sure that the safe is the right size for your needs. If any of these aspects are not clear from the ad, ask the seller questions, and if you can’t get your questions answered satisfactorily, don’t buy.

Another commonly overlooked criteria is whether you want your safe above ground or buried in the foundation of your home. Installation costs can add up, but a floor safe offers a great deal of security.

Think of security first

If you buy used safes over the Internet, you should make sure security is your first priority. If you are buying a safe with keys, ensure the safe can be re-keyed after you buy, or, if it is a safe with a combination, make sure you have the ability to change the combination. While it’s unlikely someone would sell you a safe online and then try to track you down to break into it, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

First Security Safe specializes in high security safes. Order online, or visit their Los Angeles location for more information.

A guide to pricing and costs of Ice cream equipment and supplies

June 20, 2016 by  
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4Written by Gelato Products

If you are planning on opening an ice cream shop or adding ice cream to your current business, it will be important to estimate how much ice cream shop supplies will cost you. To plan for your pricing and costs, it is best to check your area or online, for the ice cream equipment you require.

Ice cream shop supplies will fall into three main areas. They are as follows;

Ice cream machines- There are a number of machines that will make and serve one flavour of ice cream. This will cost you about $8,600- $10,000 for a countertop soft serve machine. Floor models will cost you between $19,000 – $21,000, but can create and serve more than one flavour. Hard ice cream makers, that can be placed on a countertop, will cost from $9,000 – $10,000.

Ice cream shop display cases – Stainless steel displays with glass windows range from $18,000 – $20,000 up wards. They generally range from 46 inches by 66 inches. Used display cases will cost roughly one third the price. Smaller display cases, that are designed for selling pre packaged ice creams, will cost from $1,100 – $2,000, while used will cost $400- $600.

Ice cream suppliers for disposable items – Disposable frozen yogurt spoons and cups will need to be costed as a running cost of serving ice cream. Tasting spoons will cost $25-$30 for 3,000.


Gelato Products has everything you need for your ice cream parlor, including frozen yogurt paper cups and other ice cream shop supplies.


Upgrading Your Bed: What Smart Shoppers Need to Know

June 6, 2016 by  
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Written by: The Foam Factory

upgrading-mattressLearn the facts about buying a bed in the modern furniture market.

When you want to upgrade your bed, there is no shortage of choices. If you read blogs on furnishings, you’ll quickly discover that sleeping isn’t as simple as buying a bed frame, a box spring and a mattress. Toppers, natural and organic materials, and how you personally sleep all play a role in choosing the mattress of your dreams.

Materials Matter

Many people are opting for mattresses made of flexible polyurethane foam over the traditional spring variety. Springs aren’t as resilient as natural latex, which doesn’t degrade much over time. Springs also don’t provide the same support. Often, spring mattresses are coated in chemicals that are meant to prevent the mattress from catching fire, but actually harm your respiratory system as you sleep.

Order Online to Save

Order a mattress from Canada and save a lot over the retail price of any big-box store. You can have the pad cut to size, and shipped directly to your home for easy assembly. Shipping is often free when you order online. The only drawback is you can’t feel the mattress until it arrives, so it’s best if you do some reading on foam density before you jump in headfirst.

About Mattress Toppers

Mattress toppers are a good alternative to the natural latex mattress. While ordering online saves money, the mattress is still more expensive than a topper. Plus, toppers are great for those who are moving into a furnished domicile (like a college student). It provides comfort on-the-go, without making permanent changes to the space you’re living in.