Month: October 2020

Nova Scotia Tourism, Travel and Resources

Welcome to Nova Scotia Canada. From sailing to surfing, hiking to scuba diving this Canadian province has it all. Discover a great diversity of food and local wines found throughout its major cities for all to enjoy, be surprised when you stumble upon little known food establishments that will leave you wanting to return for more.
There are many small coastal communities along the many populated shores of Nova Scotia for tourists to enjoy. From the picturesque beaches for you to Indulge your inner explorer, along with the many outdoor adventures available throughout the year. “Not to mention the many look-offs for all to enjoy”.
It is known that NS has over 7,600 km (4,750 mi) of coast line for you to explore, it would take many years for a person to explore all the great beaches found around Nova Scotia. It is also a surprise to many that most
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Amazon Prime Day 2020: When it is, what to know, and what’s on sale | Local News

Amazon’s sixth-annual Prime Day will be in full swing starting Tuesday, Oct. 13, marking the start of holiday shopping.

The two-day event will feature several deals throughout the day on the latest tech, clothes, school supplies and subscription boxes, among other goods.

Here’s what you should know before Amazon Prime Day.

Here's what people are buying at home goods, home improvement stores and more

What is the timeframe for Prime Day?

Prime Day will go from Tuesday, Oct. 13 at midnight, Pacific time — that’s 3 a.m. Eastern time — until 11:59 a.m. Pacific time (2:59 a.m. Eastern) Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Do I have to have an Amazon Prime membership?

Yes. The event is a members-only sale. If you’re a first-time Amazon member, you can get a 30-day free trial membership by clicking here. Otherwise it’s $119 a year.

For students, a membership is $59 a year or $6.49 a month.

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Why are Metal Roofs so Popular?

Since their inception metal roofs have slowly risen to become one of the most popular roofing choices available, and rightly so as there are quite a few benefits to using them. Although there is a considerable variety of options to choose from when selecting your roofing, a lot of people still resort to metal simply because the benefits of using metal roofing, more often than not, end up outweighing any downsides that they might have. Roofing companies like Cavalry Roofing in North Carolina have seen an upsurge in requests for metal roofing to replace traditional architectural shingles, and here’s some of the main reasons why more people are opting for metal roofs:

Durability & Longevity

First and foremost, one of the key reasons why metal roofs are so popular is the fact that they’re incredibly durable and tend to outperform most other choices in terms of longevity. If you’re among … Read More

George To The Rescue Assists Long Island Family, Nonprofit Staff, and Healthcare Heroes In New Season

Three groups of Long Islanders got surprise renovations from benevolent home improvement contractors who donated their time, materials, and efforts in the latest season of NBC’s reality show George to the Rescue.

In season 11, which debuted last month, host George Oliphant’s transformations include a Merrick family’s bedroom and bathroom, the home office of a Floral Park-based nonprofit’s telecommuting program director, and Northwell Health’s North Shore University Hospital staff break room known as the Lavender Lounge in Manhasset.

“This was the most challenging and the most meaningful George to the Rescue season to date,“ said Marni Sabia, vice president of Lifestyle Production for LX.TV, which produces the show. “Our projects were completed during the COVID pandemic and required a different approach, including social distancing, the use of PPE and other steps to ensure 

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RPM International: Painting The Town Green With Strong Earnings Growth (NYSE:RPM)

RPM International, Inc. (NYSE:RPM) is a manufacturer of specialty materials with applications in everything from industrial sealants, coatings, adhesives, roofing systems to edible coatings for the food and pharmaceutical industry. The company also offers consumer products such as paints and wood stains sold through home improvement retail channels. RPM benefits from a segment leadership position and overall solid fundamentals. Despite disruptions this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, RPM just reported its latest quarterly results highlighted by resilient growth and strong earnings. We are bullish on shares and see further upside through the next year with continued operational and financial momentum.


Earnings Recap

RPM International reported its fiscal 2021 Q1 earnings on October 7th with non-GAAP EPS of $1.44, which beat expectations by $0.26. Similarly, GAAP earnings of $1.39 per share were also ahead of estimates and climbed an impressive 69.5% compared to the period last

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Lowe’s gives hourly workers more bonuses amid COVID

Lowe’s Home Improvement employees are getting another round of bonuses amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

All full-time hourly workers will get $300 and part-time and seasonal employees will receive $150 on Oct. 16, Lowe’s Companies said Wednesday in a news release. The Mooresville-based company gave similar bonuses in March, May, July and August.

The bonuses are for “continued perseverance and commitment to our customers” during the novel coronavirus crisis, CEO Marvin Ellison said.

This $100 million in bonuses raises Lowe’s total commitment to workers and communities since the start of the health pandemic in March to $775 million, according to the company.

More than $675 million of that has included pay increases and bonuses, profit-sharing bonuses and telemedicine services to all workers and families, even those not enrolled in the company medical plans.

Lowe’s Home Improvement employees are getting another round of bonuses amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Lowe’s Companies

Lowe’s also

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