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avid Spall’s ingenious Fuel-loc-Box safely stores grill tanks and gas containers

Engineered to safely store gas grill propane tanks, gasoline containers and other hazardous products, the Fuel-loc-Box is the brainchild of Painesville-based designer and inventor David Spall. “I’ve spent my career engineering and designing products for other companies,” he says. “Two years ago, I decided to finally build something for...

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Getting Stronger Every Day

Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired in these COVID-19 times? The Lake County YMCA invites all in the community to participate in a free six-week Reset challenge designed to help transform spirit, mind and body. “It is time to focus on ourselves once again. Now, more than ever before we need to recharge and refocus,” said the Lake County...

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There are plenty of places to enjoy the great white outdoors

Like the song says, “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” Having just come out of a difficult 2020, we find ourselves in glorious snow season. “Seriously, this is what we live for,” says Seth Begeman, chief of outdoor education for Lake Metroparks. “Lake County is one of the snowiest spots in the state and we are blessed with...

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Refresh your Cabinets in the New Year

As someone who went through a very expensive kitchen remodel, I can tell you if I’d have had the opportunity to have my cabinets refinished instead of replaced I’d have jumped at it. That’s because cabinet refinishing, says John Neubert, owner of Neubert Painting, can save a homeowner thousands of dollars off the cost of refacing or...

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The Neighborhood Experts at Platinum Real Estate offer these tips to perfectly position your house to sell

With today’s hot real estate market, you never know when the opportunity might pop up for you to sell your home. But if it does, are you ready? “It’s exciting to put your house on the market and think of making memories in new spaces, but it helps to be prepared for the process,” says Denise Zervos, who, along with her husband, Mark,...

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