Celebrate one of the most important decisions of your life with a beautiful engagement ring. While traditionally expensive, engagement rings no longer have to break your budget. Fortunately, retailers offer a variety of unique and stunning engagement rings at a range of price points. Whether you are looking for platinum or white, rose, or yellow gold, engagement rings are available in a variety of styles and stone settings. The diamonds available for engagement rings vary in cut, color, clarity, and carat, characteristics of which all contribute to the overall beauty of the diamond and the ring itself. Shoppers also need to consider the shape of the gemstone, from traditional and popular round diamonds to the more affordable princess cut stones. While shoppers may prefer to spend time in-store shopping for the perfect diamond engagement ring, there are plenty of deals online for those who have done enough research in person and know exactly what they want. The three best places to shop for engagement rings include Kay Jewelers, Zales, and James Allen. Read on to find out who’s offering the best deals on unique engagement rings.
Kay Jewelers is another popular retailer for finding engagement rings where you can always get something beautiful at a great deal. With rings available from $250 to $10,000, there’s something for everyone. Need help choosing what she’ll love? Check out the top ten engagement rings available and see what people are buying. Build your own ring, customizing it to your exact preferences and save up to 30 percent off. Select from rose, white or yellow gold, choose a mount design and your diamond – it’s that easy. With so many classic and unique designs, finding a ring for your partner has never been more challenging nor fun. For a limited time, Kay is offering free sizing in-store. Best of all, you can find sale and clearance items throughout the year with a large enough selection that you won’t feel like you are settling for less than the best. Find sale items like the Diamond Engagement Ring 1/2 CT TW Princess-Cut 14K White Gold for as much as 47 percent off or the Diamond Solitaire Ring 1/2 carat Round-Cut 14K Yellow Gold for 30 percent off. And with thousands of clearance items available on top of that, you are bound to find something she’ll love, provided you know her well enough.
Zales is one of the most popular places to pick up engagement rings, offering a wide range of both extravagant and more affordable pieces both in-store and online. More expensive options that shoppers can find in the store can be purchased from the Zales website at a lower price. The Diamond Double Cushion Frame Split Shank Engagement Ring in 14K Two-Tone Gold, normally a $2,779 value, can be purchased for just $2,219 online – a savings of over $500. The Celebration Lux 1/2 CT. Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring in 14K White Gold is an even better deal at $1,000 off the asking price. On top of this, you can find engagement rings for as low as $219 including the Princess-Cut Lab-Created White Sapphire Three Stone Engagement Ring in 10K Rose Gold. Sitewide, Zales offers a 30 percent discount and clearance items that are even lower in price. In addition, you can get $50 off by joining Zales’s email list. When applying for the Zales credit card, you can get up to 36 months of special financing depending on how much you spend. On top of this, you’ll receive special deals nobody else can get such as $50 off on your birthday, 10 percent off of repair services and free standard shipping for online purchases.
James Allen has been in the engagement ring for over 10 years and has a lot of experience helping people find great rings for lower prices. Using their website tool, you can quickly find a ring that suits your preferences, selecting the metal, style and stone setting of your choice. With solitaire engagement rings available for as low as $180, you’ve never seen prices this low. But right now, all engagement rings are 25 percent off, so you can get something a little fancier like the Graduated Pave Swirl Engagement Ring, which is normally available for over $1,000 but now you can get for over $200 less. Other offers include up to $100 off when you join the James Allen mailing list. All rings come with free international shipping, a lifetime warranty, and a 100 percent money back guarantee - so if things don’t work out, you’re at least covered for the ring.
Sleep easy under a new roof! A high-quality roof is what keeps the elements from damaging the interior of the building, and prevents heat and air conditioning from escaping to the outside. That is why it is so important to make sure that the roof is securely in place and doesn't have leaks and gaps. One of the sure-fire ways to make sure that the roof is going to last and require minimal repairs throughout its lifetime is to hire a reputable roofing service to perform the installation and provide any maintenance over the years. To get the most out of your roof, hire a reputable roofing service. These tips can help!
When its time to add the roof to the structure or if you are wanting to replace an existing roof, you should begin your search for the right contractor in your area. The traditional method of finding a contractor is word of mouth recommendations. This is still one of the best ways to find the best roofing companies servicing the area you are located in. If you see a roof that you like in your area, it can be helpful to ask the owner about the company that performed the installation. You can also gather additional information about the company that you wouldn't otherwise have access to. This will help you decide if they are going to be a good fit for your needs.
Another way to find a great roofing company is to check out the websites of contractors in your area. Doing a simple internet search will help you find all of the potential companies located in your area. Go to the website to view some of their sample projects and to read customer reviews that are posted. Sometimes you may have to go to a review website to get a good idea about the true nature of the customer satisfaction reviews. You can also see any specials that they are running, as well as read about the services that they offer their customers. If you wish to schedule an estimate, call the office and let the representative know what your schedule and availability is, and then you can begin to gather estimated to compare.
It is always a good idea to get at least three estimates before making your final decision. You never know if you are truly getting a fair price until you compare a few different companies. Keep in mind, however, that cheaper does not always mean better. Quality is the key to having a strong roof that is going to last for many years. Having poor work done risks the structural integrity of the building and leave operating for pests, mold, and other serious problems to get into the building. This can mean damage that can cost thousands to repair. One final tip is to make sure that the company is licensed and insured in your area in case there are any issues or incidents where you may face a financial loss. Once you have your roof in place, you can rest easy knowing that you have invested in a key element of any building and that it will provide protection for years to come.
Flip phones are back! Years after behind left behind by the smartphone movement, the industry has finally come full circle with some of the year's hottest mobiles being flip models. Leading the pack are the Samsung Galaxy Z-Flip and the new Motorola Razr -- both are already popular and are outselling Samsung's Galaxy Fold. Other flip phones launching this year include the Huawei Mate X and the Royole FlexPai.
What makes these flip phones so attractive for consumers? For one, they're fun! Who doesn't love flipping open a phone to make a call or answer a text? Second, flip phones take up much less pocket space. Their screens are protected. More than anything, they're just plain cool, and they're someone nostalgic for the early generations of cell phone users.
The Motorola Razr is taking a back seat in marketing to the new Z Flip, but in many ways it's superior. For starters, the Razr's 6.2-inch screen is built with a special hinge so it doesn't crease. It features an outer display that mirrors the presentation of a standard smartphone screen, allowing users to check for messages and more without opening the phone. Battery life is impressive at more than 13 hours for some testers. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 710 processor and has 6 GB of RAM, allowing it to fly while running all of the latest apps.
The Galaxy Z flip, unfortunately, has a visible crease where its screen folds, but otherwise it has a larger screen and equal power. The Z Flip is outfitted with 256GB of storage, 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 855+ processor. There are two rear cameras on the rear, which is also the front when the phone is folded, and one in the front. The two rear cameras are 12 megapixel, and one is an ultra-wide camera. The camera in the front is a 10 megapixel. The Z Flip is powered by a 3300mAh battery, which supports wireless charging, reverse wireless charging, and 15W wired charging.
The Razr and Z Flip are the year's most exciting flip phones, but they're not going to be the last. Also, on the heels of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, it's clear that cellular companies are thinking outside the box when dreaming up new mobile devices. Who knows what the future holds for folding and flipping phones?
In the world of crossovers, this year's auto watchers have drooling eyes over two gems from the 2021 lineup: the 2021 Volvo XC90 and the 2021 Cadillac XT6. Sticker prices are nearly identical with prices with a price difference that will be negligible at purchase time when options are considered. Buyers will need to rely on features and must-haves when it comes to choosing either the 2021 Volvo XC90 over the 2021 Cadillac XT6. That is because unless hybrid is a sticking point, price point won't be an effective decision-making factor. Here's more on the differences between the 2021 Volvo XC90 and the 2021 Cadillac XT6.
Seating is a hot topic with these crossover SUVs and a primary reason for purchase. Where the seating in the Volvo comes a little short, the fully-equipped tech might make up for it. Seating is comfortable in both models, with the 2021 Cadillac XT6 offering a full-sized third row. Equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connections the tech in the XT6 ensures that every passenger on-board is a happy camper. This offers a smooth and relaxed ride with a price below some of its foreign counterparts. The third row in the XT6 enables the Cadillac to easily seat 7 adults. The Volvo is also offering a third row, but this third row is so far reputed to be for smaller passengers, and won't fit 7 adults as easily as the XT6. For tech, it offers an intuitive 12-inch display that adapts to the driver's use, and also offers navigation, phone, and road signage.
Both models are equipped with a 4-cylinder engine, but the XT6 does offer a 3.6-liter V6 upgrade. The Volvo XC90 on the other hand can be turbocharged, or supercharged, or both. When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac XT6 runs at 235 hp @ 5000 rpm which may seem a little moderate for a 7-passenger vehicle. The Volvo XC90 on the other hand bolts out of the gate at 250 hp @ 5500 rpm. Both models offer front-wheel drive in the base model, with an all-wheel-drive option. The Cadillac has a 9-speed automatic transmission, while the Volvo's transmission is 8-speed automatic. For fuel efficiency, the Cadillac XT6 offers a fuel capacity of 19 gallons, with a mileage of 399 city miles and 513 highway miles. The Volvo XC90 has an 18.8-gallon tank with an almost identical fuel economy of 394.8 city miles and is a little better on the highway with 564 highway miles on a full tank.
For safety features, both models offer state-of-the-art technology that nearly drives the vehicle for you. The Volvo XC90 offers driver-assisted tech that includes a Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) and Cross Traffic notification. Drivers enjoy City Safety Collision Avoidance Technology and pilot assist with active cruise control, in addition to Volvo's now standard rear collision warnings. A Lane Keep Aid in the Volvo also keeps the driver on track in between cities, or even neighborhoods for shorter drives. Collision protection is found in Volvo's Whiplash Protection System as well as its front, side, overhead, and knee airbags, holding up Volvo's reputation of safety. That said, the Cadillac XT6 is not short on airbags, with driver-side, passenger, front-head, rear-head, and front side airbags. The Cadillac is also equipped with child safety locks, lane departure warnings, and lane-keeping assist features similar to Volvo's lane aid.
Both models have a banquet of features and options to offer any consumer in the luxury SUV market. Neither is better than the other, it's a matter of personal taste when it comes to the final decision. The Cadillac is known for accommodating more passengers, the Volvo on the other hand offers an elegant and intuitive ride that might be slightly more elevated in features than those found in the Cadillac. Both vehicles are offering a beautiful, and safety-driven ride.