Winter Readiness

Winter Readiness: Tips, Tricks, And Things To Do

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—MuncieJournal.com is proud to bring you our new Winter Readiness special section. As of this writing, it is 90+ degrees outside, but there’s a huge snowstorm on the west coast, so you know the cooler weather will be here before you know it. Below you will find 15 different stories from local businesses and organizations that can help you prepare for cooler temperatures, save you money, update your home furnishings, or get ready for the upcoming holiday…

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Bullock Heating and Cooling: Tips To Help Save Energy This Winter

By: Karen Bullock— Albany, IN—Weather in Indiana can be very unpredictable!  No matter what the forecast says, you can count on Bullock Heating & Cooling to keep you comfortable all winter long. At Bullock’s we have a team of trained professionals ready to help you determine the best heating, cooling, and air quality solutions for your home or business. We have been serving this area for 40 years and our dedication to our customers remains as strong as ever. We have no…


Ready for Winter? Clemens Home Solutions Can Help!

By: David Smith, Clemens Home Solutions— Muncie, IN—Whether you are in the market for windows, roofing, or gutters, we’ve got your covered…literally! Here are some tips, tricks, and hacks to beat those winter blues! Did you know 136,000 people are admitted to the ER each year from falling? Never climb a latter again with our LeafX premium gutter guards. LeafX is a premium gutter protection system constructed of 100% aluminum that requires no drilling into the roof or fascia of…


Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company: The Preservation of Family Treasures

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company offers expert design and craftsmanship for framing works of art and treasured family possessions, using the area’s largest selection of frame moldings, which includes their original hand-carved and gilded frames. Owners Carl and Barbara Schafer have spent 25 years in the museum profession. They purchased the business in 2015 from Brian and Genny Gordy, who started the company in 1989. Their clients include museums, collectors, corporations, and individuals who know…


Minnetrista Is ‘Your Year-Round Gathering Place’

By: Stephen Mortland— Muncie, IN—Minnetrista is your year-round gathering place! As summer fades to fall and fall gives way to winter, Minnetrista’s spacious campus will continue to provide activities and adventures for friends and families to enjoy. If you have enjoyed our 40 acre campus and our gardens in the summer months, just wait until you see the greenway covered in a blanket of snow, or the bare trees covered in ice, winter at Minnetrista reveals an entirely new dimension…


T&H Sweeper Company: ‘Great Prices, Even Better Service’

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—T&H Sweeper is a family-owned and operated business with a rich local history. T&H Sweeper’s early roots began in 1965 at the downtown Walnut Street store in Muncie. The company has grown to a total of 4 locations and 15 employees. Unlike a typical box store, T&H Sweeper is all-inclusive—with sales, service and repair services at each location. Customers get the opportunity to try out T&H Sweeper’s different models/brands in order to get a feel for the operation,…


Westminster Village: Tips To Help Seniors Prepare For Winter

By: Melody Scoble, Residential Admissions Coordinator— Muncie, IN—Winter is coming, and unless you live in a warm climate, there is no getting around the cold winter months.  Winter can make life challenging for everyone, especially our older adults, causing hypothermia, poor road conditions that lead to driving accidents and injuries caused by falls. Here are some tips that might help senior adults to successfully navigate winter: • Avoid walking outside when the conditions are icy. Have a neighbor bring in your…


Wright Way Automotive and Collision Repair

By: Mike Rhodes— Albany, IN—Established in 2005, Wright Way Automotive and Collision Repair is a family owned and operated business, located in Albany, IN. After working on cars since the age of 16, Wade Wright opened his own shop in 2005, initially doing collision repair. Word quickly spread and customers kept coming back, asking him to also do mechanical work. So, the following year, Wade began doing auto repair work, too. Today, Wright Way Automotive and Collision Repair deals with everything…


Jason May Insurance Agency: 7 Essential Autumn Home Maintenance Checks

Presented by: State Farm Insurance Agent, Jason May— Muncie, IN—From clearing gutters to checking heating systems, these steps will help you prepare. As the leaves change and the days get shorter, take the time this autumn to prepare for winter. Indoor Tasks Heating system checkup Be sure to change the air filter in your furnace and check its efficiency before the cold weather begins. Call in an HVAC contractor to test the heating output and give the system a tune-up. This technician can…


Sherriff-Goslin Roofing Company: Quality Roofing Since 1906

By: Pete Dall— Muncie, IN—Sherriff-Goslin Roofing Company is one of the most unique companies that you are ever going to find. Sherriff-Goslin boasts a long and trustworthy reputation that has existed for over 113 years now.  For generations people in East Central Indiana have been trusting Sherriff-Goslin Roofing Company with the task of keeping their most important investment dry from the harsh weather and multiple climates that we experience here in Indiana. The true unique advantage that Sherriff-Goslin offers is…