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Mattress Technologies Explained

There are inner spring, memory foam, or hybrid mattresses. Which mattress technology is right for you?
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Washers: Top Loading vs. Front Loading

Are you trying to decide between a front load and top load washer? Before you choose which is right for you, there are a few things to consider.
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Grilling vs. BBQing: What's the Difference?

When it comes to cooking on your new grill, there's a difference between barbecuing and grilling.
Convenient, Cool, and Connected: A Guide to Smart Thermostats

Convenient, Cool, and Connected: A Guide to Smart Thermostats

A great addition to any home automation system is a Wi-Fi Thermostat, especially during the chilly winter months! A Smart Thermostat offers precise comfort control, it’s intuitive to your preference
Connected Home: Home Automation 101

Connected Home: Home Automation 101

Home automation is a growing family of innovated, easy to use products, designed to connect all of your electronics to a smart device so when you're out of the home, you're still connected!
5 Easy Ways to Turn Your House into a Smart Home

5 Easy Ways to Turn Your House into a Smart Home

Turning your house into a smart home has never been easier! There are many products that offer convenience, all while remaining cost-friendly. They’re easy to install, and most operate with free app
How to Use Your Outdoor Space in the Fall

How to Use Your Outdoor Space in the Fall

Crisp weather and beautiful foliage make autumn a perfect time to revel in the open air, so here are some ways to make the most of your outdoor space this fall!
25 Things to Do Around Your Fire Pit

25 Things to Do Around Your Fire Pit

A vast, cobalt sky covered in twinkling stars is overhead, and a cozy, crackling fire gives off a warm glow. You’ve got the perfect scenery, now all you’re missing are some fun things to do!
Tailgating Tips For Rookies

Tailgating Tips For Rookies

Tailgating has been a long standing tradition of Football, and having a successful tailgate takes experience and preparation. If you are about to embark on your first tailgate, you may think you...
TV Buying Guide: How to Find the Best TV for You

TV Buying Guide: How to Find the Best TV for You

There's more to finding the right TV for you and your home than you think. Here's everything to consider when purchasing a TV.
Benefits of Smart TVs

Benefits of Smart TVs

If you like to watch videos on YouTube or stream movies from online services, then a smart TV is the perfect fit for you.
The Next Phase of 4K Technology: HDR for TVs

The Next Phase of 4K Technology: HDR for TVs

HDR (High Dynamic Range) is set to be the next big shift in the quality and clarity of televisions. Bringing the director’s vision right onto your screen and offering detail that couldn’t previously
About P.C. Richard & Son
Born to Sell: The Story of Our Founder, A.J. Richard

Born to Sell: The Story of Our Founder, A.J. Richard

With sound judgment for business and love for the company, A.J. lead the charge in developing P.C. Richard & Son into what it is today. We continue to cherish and implement his key values of Honesty
Cameras & Camcorders
DSLR Cameras vs. Point-and-Shoot Digital Cameras

DSLR Cameras vs. Point-and-Shoot Digital Cameras

Not sure whether to purchase a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera or a point-and-shoot digital camera? Typically, if you’re a casual shooter, you’ll probably want a point-and-shoot. If you’re
5 Ways You Can Have Responsible, Safe Fun With Drones

5 Ways You Can Have Responsible, Safe Fun With Drones

A drone is considered an Unmanned Aircraft System, or UAS. A drone offers a first-person, aerial view of any terrain, building, and other outdoor areas and is the ideal device to capture spectacular
The Ultimate Drone Buying Guide

The Ultimate Drone Buying Guide

Drone prices vary greatly and the drone you choose will depend on the type of experience desired. Do you plan to take hundreds of aerial photographs of your neighborhood and your home?
5 Ideas for Creating a Zen Bedroom

5 Ideas for Creating a Zen Bedroom

The bedroom should be a space that helps promote rest and relaxation. If you're having trouble sleeping, then you might want to consider giving your bedroom a makeover. One way that you can do this...
Downsizing Your Home: A How-To Guide

Downsizing Your Home: A How-To Guide

Your children have moved out, leaving behind empty rooms. Or perhaps you simply aren't using the extra space in your current house. Now is the perfect time to downsize and relocate to a smaller home
Move-In Day: Five Essential Items For Your First Apartment

Move-In Day: Five Essential Items For Your First Apartment

This is it – you’re finally moving out on your own for the very first time. It’s sure to be an exciting process, but along with the sweet taste of freedom come the responsibilities of independence,...
Air Conditioner Installation: True Wall Fit

Air Conditioner Installation: True Wall Fit

Do you have a thick wall that’s greater than the standard construction size? Learn how a true wall fit air conditioner is a great solution in this video.
Air Conditioners: Through the Wall Installation

Air Conditioners: Through the Wall Installation

There are many things to consider when installing a through-the-wall air conditioner.
Air Conditioner Installation Types: Portable Air Conditioners

Air Conditioner Installation Types: Portable Air Conditioners

Live in an apartment and can’t install an A/C in a window or wall? That doesn’t mean you can’t get one. A portable air conditioner is a perfect solution.
Health & Beauty
How to Rock a 1950s Look Inspired by Vintage Appliance Ads

How to Rock a 1950s Look Inspired by Vintage Appliance Ads

Our magnified and lighted makeup mirrors, along with our tips, will help you master the precision to achieve a classic 1950s look. We've created some ideas and palettes based off of trendy kitchen...
4 Ways to Keep Up Your Resolution for a Healthier You

4 Ways to Keep Up Your Resolution for a Healthier You

With every new year comes the opportunity for a fresh start. You make your list of resolutions and imagine the new you, but did you imagine the steps and the work you will need to put into achieving
5 Home Gym Technologies to Keep You Motivated

5 Home Gym Technologies to Keep You Motivated

These 5 home gym technology advancements will deliver incredible workouts and keep you motivated to reach fitness goals from the comfort and convenience of your own home.
Connected in Connecticut: 2012 Altima Gets Audio Upgrade

Connected in Connecticut: 2012 Altima Gets Audio Upgrade

A customer visited our P.C. Richard & Son North Haven, Connecticut showroom looking to upgrade the stereo in his 2012 Nissan Altima. There was nothing wrong with the factory stereo, but it was...
Big Sound Upgrade for a 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Big Sound Upgrade for a 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

A customer paid the dealership for a premium stereo system, but it didn’t live up to his expectations. So, he came to us looking to see how it could be improved.
2016 Jeep Wrangler- In Need of Bass, But Low on Space

2016 Jeep Wrangler- In Need of Bass, But Low on Space

A customer visited our Lawrenceville NJ Mobile Installation Center looking to upgrade his 2016 Jeep Wrangler’s sound system. The vehicle was brand new, but the factory sound system was lacking some...
Seltzer vs. SodaStream and Why I Switched

Seltzer vs. SodaStream and Why I Switched

Searching for a healthy drink alternative while saving money and lessening my impact on the environment lead me to SodaStream. Find out why I'll never go back to canned drinks.
5 Must-Have Small Appliances That Will Make You Love Mornings

5 Must-Have Small Appliances That Will Make You Love Mornings

Not much of a morning person? Neither are your family members? These small appliances can help change that around by making your mornings easier and way more enjoyable.
Deep Fryer Tips for Safe and Perfect Frying

Deep Fryer Tips for Safe and Perfect Frying

Looking to use your deep fryer and cook up some delicious eats? There are tons of great recipes, but before you start experimenting with various foods you can fry, read these basic tips for safe...
Lifestyle
3 Simple Summertime Recipes

3 Simple Summertime Recipes

These delicious mixes are perfect to pack for lunch or a picnic with the family. They don't contain dairy, are vegan, and only take about 30 minutes to make... so you can spend more time outside...
3 Healthy & Hearty Autumn Recipes

3 Healthy & Hearty Autumn Recipes

Vibrant colors, golden leaves, breezy nights… and fall harvest foods, of course! Fall is a great time of year to cook up some delicious comfort foods. Check out our blog for some quick, easy, and...
How to Make Maple Sweet Potato Rice, a Savory Thanksgiving Side!

How to Make Maple Sweet Potato Rice, a Savory Thanksgiving Side!

Looking for a quick and easy side dish that’ll allow you to spend more time with family and less time in the kitchen? Check out our recipe for maple sweet potato rice!
Sonos One: Alexa for Music Lovers

Sonos One: Alexa for Music Lovers

The Sonos One combines the convenience of Amazon's Alexa with the auditory majesty of a Sonos speaker!
Sonos SUB Wireless Subwoofer Overview

Sonos SUB Wireless Subwoofer Overview

Add powerful, dramatically deeper bass to your TV and music with the Sonos SUB Wireless Subwoofer.
Sonos: The Home Sound System

Sonos: The Home Sound System

Sonos is the wireless Home Sound System that sets up quickly and makes listening easy. Enjoy all the most popular music services, internet radio, audiobooks, podcasts, music downloads, even your...
Is It Time to Upgrade Your Wireless Router?

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Wireless Router?

If you’re like me, you don’t spend a lot of time thinking about your wireless router. Once it’s set up, you forget about it… until problems arise, that is. If your internet is spotty, there’s lag...
5 Hacks That Will Make Your Study Sessions Way More Enjoyable

5 Hacks That Will Make Your Study Sessions Way More Enjoyable

College life got you feeling stressed? Between studying, projects, and classes, things can get hectic. Check out our blog for tips on turning your study sessions into gratifying “me time" or a fun...
3 Reasons NOT to Use a TV as a Computer Monitor

3 Reasons NOT to Use a TV as a Computer Monitor

While utilizing a TV as a computer monitor may sound like an ingenious way to upgrade, the fact is that sticking with a computer monitor is a much better choice. Here's why!

A.J. Richard is the "son" in P.C. Richard & Son; the man whose culture and business principals are the foundation of the company as we know it today. Our employees pass through the A.J. Richard Learning Centers at our corporate offices where they continue to strengthen and refine their principals and product knowledge to ensure you get a superior experience before, during and after the sale.

Now the same knowledge that comes out of our physical A.J. Richard Learning Centers is being brought to you here. From choosing the right air conditioner for your space to home automation 101, we want to make sure you always make confident buying decisions. Enjoy your visit to the A.J. Richard Learning Center!