Gun Carry

Here is a list of things that you may find out when you begin to carry your gun everyday.

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I’ve have had the opportunity to find out a lot of things about carrying a gun. Take a look below.

The typical person really doesn’t have a clue.

This is not a bad thing. You’re convinced, at first, that everyone can see the gun that you’re carrying. You learn, after a while, that people are mostly focused on their priorities.

2. Those who once thought of themselves as “anti-gun”, may find themselves being “pro-gun” in an instant.

3. A quality belt is so important.

A quality gun belt will hold the weight of your gun, keep it close to your body, and prevent the holster from flopping around due to belt flex. A good belt is key to having your holster fit properly.

4. The necessity of a good holster

There are a few things that a quality holster should do

In order to keep your gun secure, you need a good holster. The value of having your gun in a secure position is that you will know exactly where it is when you need to grab it.

A holster will protect the gun’s trigger, which is what you need if you are ever in a high stress situation. Until you are holding your gun safely, the holster will keep your trigger protected.

You stay in charge of your gun If you’re going to spend money on a holster, find one that will keep your pistol in position when you are doing things such as getting in or out of your car, doing yardwork, or anything like that.

5. Bending over can get you in trouble-in more ways than one.

You can run into a “printing” situation if you aren’t mindful of what you’re doing. Most belt holsters, inside or outside the waistband, can cause the gun grip to press against the back of your shorts or cover garment if you lean forward too much. If you carry a gun daily, you quickly learn how to reach low things by bending your knees and keeping your back straight.

6. How many other people carry concealed.

You begin to search for others who also carry when you first start to carry. A great exercise is to find those who are carrying, and determine what it was that told you they were carrying.

7. Guns are heavy.

Actually, even light guns get heavy. When you carry a loaded gun and a couple of spare magazines, you’re talking about serious pocket change!

8. Heroism is overrated.

Even after justifiable self-defense shootings, ambitious prosecutors or family members of the perpetrator can take your life savings-and freedom-in the post-event courtroom.

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9. It’s hard to beat a traditional belt holster.

No matter what kind of holster you prefer, a belt carry is the most secure. It is definitely a hassle to conceal and it isn’t alway comfortable. Another downfall is that you may need to change some clothing options, but you will not be let down by this carry method.

10. You don’t know anything.

You learn so much the longer you carry. You won’t automatically be safe if you have a gun. You don’t have a 100 percent chance of winning a fight even if you practice all the time. Always be open to learning because carrying a gun is life or death.…

Your Holiday Decorations Will Last Longer In Self-Storage

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A great place to keep your decorations is in self-storage; you will have more room in your home and the decor will stay secure.

Self-storage is a great way to keep your holiday decorations fresh and like new each and every year.

Don’t waste time trying to figure out what to do with your decorations; instead, take them directly to a storage facility. Your decorations can be stored correctly in a storage area that has enough shelves and ample space. Your self-storage of holiday decorations allows you to keep your favorite decorations like new.

Many people lack sufficient storage space in their homes and often times decorations get bent, crushed, stained and who knows what. A Storage in Madison, Sun Prairie and DeForest has a wide variety of self-storage options including climate controlled storage. To avoid clutter in your home, come see us at A Storage for an affordable storage option. And, using self storage is a lot less expensive than costly renovations to add storage.

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Correct storage is necessary to ensure that your decorations do not become damaged.

Keeping Your Belongings Organized

Self-storage with added shelving allows you to make every square inch of your storage unit useful. There are certain tasks that you must accomplish when it’s time to store your items:

Put large boxes down first, keep the items you use most in the front, label everything correctly, and always put the fragile decorations on top.

You won’t be able to find your decorations easily if they aren’t organized. The less searching and jostling around you do, the better you holiday decorations will keep. If you have a unit on the smaller side, keep boxes lined up against the wall to create a walkway.

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Decorations aren’t the only thing you can store in self-storage-you can also keep clothes or keepsakes in there too.

The best self-storage facility in Madison and surrounding areas is A Storage. You will have extra space in closets, your attic and your garage.

A Storage has a range of self-storage units and climate controlled storage units in Madison WI, Sun Prairie and DeForest facilities. We offer storage in many locations such as Dane County, Middleton, Verona, and many others.…

Wisconsin Plumbing 101

Your home’s plumbing system works tirelessly. Every time you use a sink, take a shower or bath or use your dishwasher, your plumbing in Middleton WI performs. There are no drips or leaks to ruin your day and your wastewater being taken away.

The more you use your plumbing, the faster they can be worn down. Most times it’s in the form of drains draining slower rather than a complete failure. When you run into a problem with your plumbing, we, at Sauk Plains Plumbing and Pumps, know that it’s an inconvenience. Below are some ideas to help your Middleton WI or Cross Plains plumbing continue to work at its highest level.

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In order to have the most efficient plumbing system, use the professionals. Our professionals know what it takes to keep your system working properly.

Regular Drain Cleaning For Your Plumbing

It is normal to clean out your drain here and there. When you keep your pipes clear, the chances of having clogged drains decreases greatly. a professional’s job when cleaning the drains is to look for any issues, and fix them if they find them.

While there are several different methods to clean out drains, we at Sauk Plains Plumbing, know which methods to use and when. Our Plumbers do the right thing to clear and protect your pipes.

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Keep You Plumbing Safe

Your plumbing will not work properly if you do not take good care of it. Certain things shouldn’t go down your drain. Consider the following –

It is often thought that anything goes down the sink when there is a garbage disposal. Keep things out of the disposal if you wouldn’t be able to chew them on your own.

Things that shouldn’t be put in your drain include: pits from fruit, fibrous veggies, and bones of animals.

Our plumbers have years of experience working with wide variety of problems in Cross Plains, Black Earth, Waunakee and Middleton. Call Sauk Plains Plumbing and Pumps or email us for quality drain cleaning and plumbing repair and in Middleton, WI.…

Think About Adding Vinyl to Your Wisoncsin Home

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Homes built before 1980 will notice more changes when they have vinyl siding that is insulated.

A great option for siding on your home is viny; with it being easy on the eyes, and affordable, you can’t go wrong. With fluctuating energy costs and our reliable Madison WI winters, insulated vinyl siding is an extra layer of insulation for your home. If you’re considering this siding as an option, look at these factors to see if it would be a right fit.

Here is how you can get your vinyl siding insulated:

1. The siding and the insulation are fused together.

Another way is that the insulation conforms to the back of the siding.

Both siding options perform very well. The reason that there are two options is sometimes one option allows the manufacturer to produce more product in less time than the other. Another reason to choose this type of siding, is that it can cut out the outside noise. This may be perfect for you if you live in a heavy noise area.

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Other benefits of include –

A sturdier suface

It can cover up any blemishes your home may have on its exterior.

Comfort is on of the siding’s biggest advantages when the weather gets cold.

Will it be a waste to spend some hard earned dough on this siding?

Well, depending on whether your home was built before the 1980’s, you may or may not need to do it. Homes built later don’t really benefit from this siding. Nowadays, contractors have to follow more strict standards when it comes to building a home, so that means all of the materials they use are more heavy duty, and they can save you money. Newer contruction (after 1990) will not see much of an impact from this siding.With not-so-great materials being used to frame and plaster homes in the early twentieth century, older homes will see a lot of improvement with this siding option. Along with the obvious energy savings, insulated vinyl siding will add a put together look to your older home.

The Investment For Insulated Vinyl Siding

The general price you may pay for this siding to be installed is close to thirty percent more than what you would pay for your standard vinyl siding.

The professional contractors at Sims have plenty of years of experience under their belts, whether it be window replacement or vinyl siding.

Areas we offer our services include Stoughton, DeForest, Dane County, Middleston, and other surrounding areas.…

Which Doggy Daycare is the Best Fit for You and Your Pup?

Thinking about putting your dog into daycare? Wondering what you should look for when choosing the right daycare for your beloved pooch? Here are a few things to consider:

Initial Feelings

You should not see a super messy and unorganized office when you walk in. The office space, along with the actual play and sleep area for the dogs should be well kept and airy. The yard designated for puppy play should have fresh water and provide some shade. There also should be little to no amount of waste in the yard. Can you check out the center? There are a couple ways this topic can be handled. When cleaniness and safety are very important, you definitely want to check out every part of the doggy daycare. Tours may be allowed only at certain times. Some facilities only allow tours by appointment either before or after daycare hours to keep the stress level down for the dogs. Just as one dog can get extremely excited when one person shows up, it can get very stressful for several pups to be surprised with an unexpected visitor. Any doggy daycare center would be happy to set up a time for any potential customers to tour. This will keep the stress level down for all parties involved.

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Stimulation and Calm Time

When the dogs have been out playing with their furry friends all day, they need some time to rest so they don’t become over stimulated. Will your dog have a good space to relax in the potential facility? There should be certain time frames that are set aside for resting. Your dog needs to rest even if they’re having loads of fun because, just like a cranky little tot, they need time to calm down after a long day of play.

Caretakers

You want whoever is watching your pup to care for your dog just like you do. They need to be trained and loving in order to perform their job correctly. In order to decide whether the staff will take care of your dog cprrectly, watch how the dogs act around them.Upon arrival, if the dog seems happy to see the employee, they are probably doing their job correctly. It is important to have an attentive staff so that minor disagreements between friends don’t turn into major arguments, with the potential to cause injury or stress. Employees at a doggy daycare facility should know how to diffuse stressful situations, acknowlege when a dog needs a break, and also if a pup is hurting or ill.

Does the potential center offer a dog to staff ratio that you are comfortable with? Will your dog be provided with enough supervision during playtime?

Playgroups

Playgroups can be determined in a number of ways. It is important that you are happy with the way play groups are run. It is also important to know that you can voice your concern if you are not content with how staff memebers conduct the play groups.

Screening

It is very common for these establishments to have a vetting process. A normal screening would include vet records and a word on the dog’s temperment. Screening is something you should expect of a daycare, as it can help ensure that your dog has the best, safest daycare experience possible.…

Kitchen Revamp

Kitchen renovations can make your existing home the dream home you have always imagined.

When redoing your kitchen, you can change the countertops, floors, windows, and so many other things to make it feel like a new space. Just by swapping out some small details, you can have a brand new look for a fraction of the cost of a full renovation.

The past six years have been a wild ride economically. Granite was a very economical choice for refinishing counters and backsplashes. When people decide to start a renovation now, they tend to include bigger projects such as adding islands and cabinets. No job is too big or too small for us to use granite on your counters. Any kitchen renovation can benefit from one of the many beautiful colors of granite that we have available. If you’re looking for a counter material that will keep you within your budget, granite is the right choice to make.

Kitchen Design

Granite and other natural stone adds a touch of class to any kitchen design.

Granite adds a beautiful element to kitchen renovations. In Madison WI, people are choosing to remain in their homes longer, which means you will have more time to enjoy your new renovations. In fact, many homeowners we talk to are staying in their homes and making long term changes adding universal design.

By renovating their existing home, homeowners are taking advantage of their great neighbors and the convenient locations. Creative kitchen renovations are leading the kitchen design trend focused on longevity and beauty.

Kitchen Renovations With Little Hassle

One thing that is usually on our clients’ minds is a budget friendly renovation. It’s important to many families that the most commonly seen fixtures in the kitchen be redone.

Refacing cabinets, changing up the backsplashes, and getting new counters

Our pros can update your kitchen, and give you a style that will last forever. Big or small, we will give you the design that you’ve been dreaming of.

We specialize in unique kitchen renovations.

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While we can add granite and stone to your kitchen, adding spice to any of the rooms in your home is no problem. We are happy to help you if you are located in Madison WI, McFarland, Fitchburg, Sun Prairie, and many more.

To get ahold of us, call Sims Exteriors and Remodeling at 608-825-4500 or email us.…

Is Your Plumbing Functioning Properly?

Without notice, you plumbing is always working to keep everything running smoothly. Something as simple as flushing the toilet or taking a bath takes a lot of work from your plumbing system. The water used for your everyday tasks flows through the plumbing system leaving no trace of water behind.

Just like everything else, your plumbing can wear out. Normally when there is a plumbing problem, you do not need to replace everything. Leaks and slow drainage are a source of frustration for many homeowners; Sauk Plains Plumbing and Pumps knows that. Here are some ways to keep big problems from occurring.

Let the Pros Maintain Your Plumbing

Having your plumbing maintained by a professional will ensure that you have the best plumbing system. Our Middleton WI plumbers work on pipes and drains daily and have the skill, knowledge and experience to clean and maintain your system.

Regular Drain Cleaning For Your Plumbing

Part of maintaining good plumbing is cleaning out the drain. It’s more difficult for the drains to clog when they are cleaned regularly. a professional’s job when cleaning the drains is to look for any issues, and fix them if they find them.

Methods such as high pressured water and snaking are both options when our professionals determine the best way to repair your plumbing. Our Plumbers do the right thing to clear and protect your pipes.

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Keep You Plumbing Safe

Your plumbing, like all things, must be maintained in order to have a long life. Certain things shouldn’t go down your drain. Consider the following –

It is often thought that anything goes down the sink when there is a garbage disposal. A disposal guideline to follow is if it can’t be chewed by a human, it shoudn’t go down the sink.

Things that shouldn’t be put in your drain include: pits from fruit, fibrous veggies, and bones of animals.

We can work with you in Black Earth, Waunakee, Middleton, and many more; so contact us.…

Safely Store Your Decorations

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Typically, holiday decorations take up a lot of space when they aren’t in use, so why not keep them in a storage facility?

You can save your ornaments by putting them in a self-storage unit once the holidays are over.

Your decorations will thank you for sending them straight to a self-storage facility. Your decorations can be stored correctly in a storage area that has enough shelves and ample space. Self-storage is the best way to keep your decor looking brand new.

Your holiday decorations are at risk for breaking if they are stored at your home. At any of our self-storage locations, we, at A Storage offer several different types of storage. To avoid clutter in your home, come see us at A Storage for an affordable storage option. It costs less to use self-storage than adding a storage space to your home.

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Without the right kind of storage facility, your items may not make it as long as you’d like.

How to Organize Decorations in Self-Storage

There won’t be any wasted space in your storage area if you have shelves. A shelf system can keep your decorations where they should be. Remember to do these things when preparing your treasured decor for storage.

First you want to label everything, then put the biggest boxes down so you have a sturdy base, and you need to keep your most frequently used items up front.

It’s important to keep your area clean and neat. Your holiday decorations are less likely to break if the boxes aren’t moved around as much. If you have a unit on the smaller side, keep boxes lined up against the wall to create a walkway.

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Decorations aren’t the only thing you can store in self-storage-you can also keep clothes or keepsakes in there too.

Using A Storage of Madison, Sun Prairie and DeForest for self-storage of holiday decorations opens up your home for daily living. You can use your closets and other areas for other things.

We have many different storage options at A Storage. Waunakee, Middleton, Oregon, McFarland, and other surrounding areas are some of the places we serve in Wisconsin.…

How Every Day Carry Can Open Your Eyes

Here is a list of things that you may find out when you begin to carry your gun everyday.

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Reflecting on my experiences carrying a gun daily for near a couple of decades, I figured out that I’ve learned a couple of things. Take a look below.

1. It is pretty common for the average passeryby to have no clue.

This fact is not necessarily bad. You’re convinced, at first, that everyone can see the gun that you’re carrying. After 2 or 3 weeks, you can see that the public is too focused

2. A frightening situation can alter one’s views on guns very fast.

3. Why you can’t settle for just any belt.

You want a sturdy belt that will support your gun while keeping it near you, and that won’t allow it to flop arounfd. Something to think about when you can get your holster to fit comfortable is to make sure that you’ve got a good belt on.

4. The necessity of a good holster

There are a few things that a quality holster should do

In order to keep your gun secure, you need a good holster. It can be distracting to always have to check on your gun’s location. Having your gun in a proper holster will give you the peace of mind knowing that it will be exactly where you want it in the event that you need it.

You could possibly be put in a position where you have to get your gun quickly. A safe holster keeps the trigger completely protected until you have a proper, and safe, grip.

You stay in control with your gun. If you’re going to spend money on a holster, find one that will keep your pistol in position when you are doing things such as getting in or out of your car, doing yardwork, or anything like that.

5. Bending down can cause problems

A number of carry methods can cause printing dysfunction if you’re not careful. Most belt holsters, inside or outside the waistband, can cause the gun grip to press against the back of your shorts or cover garment if you lean forward too much. If you carry a gun daily, you quickly learn how to reach low things by bending your knees and keeping your back straight.

6. The number of people who also conceal carry

You begin to search for others who also carry when you first start to carry. A good way to learn what not to do is to take those people that you spot carrying, and remember to not make those mistakes.

7. Guns are heavy.

Actually, even light guns get heavy. When you carry a loaded gun and a couple of spare magazines, you’re talking about serious pocket change!

8. Heroism is overrated.

Prosecutors and the perps’ family members will try to take your money and freedom even if the shooting is completely justifiable.

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9. It’s hard to beat a traditional belt holster.

Regardless of whether you prefer IWB or OWB holsters, on-the-belt carry is had to beat for gun security and quick accessibility. It is definitely a hassle to conceal and it isn’t alway comfortable. Another downfall is that you may need to change some clothing options, but you will not be let down by this carry method.

10. You don’t know anything.

You will always have things to learn when you start to carry a gun. Having a firearm doesn’t make you safe. Your goal should be to learn something each day so that when it comes to a life or death situation, you can be ready.…

Finding the Best Boarding Facility for Your Pet

Thinking about putting your dog into daycare? There are certain things that can help you pick the best daycare center for you dog. Take a look at the list below:

How Did You Feel Upon First Arriving?

When you first walk in, note whether the dog area is dirty or clean. This area should be ventilated very well. The yard designated for puppy play should have fresh water and provide some shade. There also should be little to no amount of waste in the yard. What is the policy on touring the property? There are two schools of thought on this issue. When cleaniness and safety are very important, you definitely want to check out every part of the doggy daycare. Tours may be allowed only at certain times. Some facilities only allow tours by appointment either before or after daycare hours to keep the stress level down for the dogs. Consider the excitement brought onto your pup by an unexpected visitor; a doggy daycare may be full of over 12 dogs, it important to respect the dogs’ needs. Visitors can also pose a security risk for the dogs, so be sure to call the facility and ask about tours before showing up!

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Stimulation and Calm Time

Pups need time to take it easy when they have had a lot of play time. Does the center you are looking at have enough rest space? Is there a certain time for the pooches to relax? Pups can get grouchy just like kids do when they don’t get a nap. That’s why, even when they’re having a wonderful time, they still need to rest.

Workers

A good boarding facility offers a staff who is well trained in taking care of canines and who loves dogs. Check out the interactions between the staff and the dogs present. Is your dog happy to see the staff upon his return to the daycare?A happy pup is the best indication of a good daycare worker.Staff needs to be able to find the minor issues that can turn into larger issues if they are not resolved quickly. You want to know that the staff can handle these situations, as well as recognize when a dog is over-tired and needing a break, or if he is sick or hurt.

Does the potential center offer a dog to staff ratio that you are comfortable with? Will your dog be provided with enough supervision during playtime?

Playgroups

The variations for creating doggy play groups are endless. It is important that you are happy with the way play groups are run. It is also important to know that you can voice your concern if you are not content with how staff memebers conduct the play groups.

Screening

Screening is important for all boarding facilities: they may be as simple as asking for a vaccination record, but they need some sort of process. It is something you should expect when signing your dog up because it can give you a piece of mind knowing that your pup will be safe around other dogs who have been screened.…