Monthly Archives: December 2012

Adding Wine Storage to Your Home

If you are a wine connoisseur, you may feel ready to move from storing your wine in simple racks in your kitchen to a more sophisticated method of storage. Installing wine refrigerators in your basement is an ideal solution. There are many considerations before you can begin the installation process, but it is often a more simple task than you may think. Quite often the task requires few tools, such as a simple hot knife or electric screwdriver.


There are 24-bottle refrigerators available, as well as wine refrigerators with both smaller and larger capacities, allowing you to find one that easily holds your entire wine collection and provides you with extra space. Wine interior lighting refrigerators are available as well

When you begin the installation process, you must first make a decision about where to place the refrigerator. You may wish to install it underneath the bar area or against a wall. Follow the instructions given by the manufacturer; however, in many cases, you can install the refrigerator with household tools like a hot soldering iron and knife.

With careful choice of product and installation, you can become the proud owner of a wine refrigerator and be the envy of friends and family. You can now store more wine and keep it at the ready to share with anyone who may drop by for a drink.

The Ultimate Coffee Break

When you want a break nothing beats a few moments spent savoring a great cup of coffee – that’s probably why the coffee makers referred to as single cup or single serve are so popular – they make it easy to enjoy an amazing cup of coffee each and every time. Even if you crave coffee shop coffee you can enjoy the same great flavor with a Starbucks® or Gloria Jean’s® K-Cup® coffee insert, along with many other popular brands like Donut House Coffee® and so on.

The benefits to a single serve or on demand coffee maker go far beyond great taste – to begin with they are easy, fast and convenient to use because there is no need to scoop and measure coffee, fuss with filters or worry about the ratio of water to coffee. On demand coffee makers feature a refillable water reservoir which dispenses a pre-determined amount of water designed to bring the most out of the coffee insert.


The coffee inserts are individually sealed so the coffee is fresh up until the moment of brewing and because it is pre-measured the flavor is consistent plus there is no waste and so mess of coffee grounds or filters to discard. Simply insert the coffee pod into the machine, place your mu or cup in position and press a button to enjoy a custom made, freshly brewed and piping hot cup of coffee in under a minute. On demand coffee makers are economical because you brew only what you need; never again will you toss a leftover pot of coffee or suffer through a cup that has been sitting in a carafe for too long. Banish bitter coffee and enjoy the ultimate coffee break with a single serve coffee maker.