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Washers: Top Loading vs. Front Loading image

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.
Grilling vs. BBQing: What's the Difference? image

Grilling vs. BBQing: What's the Difference?

When it comes to cooking on your new grill, there's a difference between barbecuing and grilling.
The Benefits of a Curved Screen TV image

The Benefits of a Curved Screen TV

There's more to a curved TV than just how nice it looks. It improves your TV viewing experience, too!
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.
How to Fix a Refrigerator

How to Fix a Refrigerator

Many refrigerator issues can be easily fixed on your own. Here are some common refrigerator problems and their solutions!
What is Induction Cooking?

What is Induction Cooking?

Induction cooking is incredibly efficient, remarkably safe, and it may be the perfect addition to your kitchen!
The History of Television, Part 1

The History of Television, Part 1

Here's a timeline of television's early development, including P.C. Richard & Son's journey in joining the television revolution!
Surge Protectors: A Necessary Accessory

Surge Protectors: A Necessary Accessory

Everyone owns appliances that can cause a spike at any moment. Depending on your home’s wiring, the occurrence can be frequent. Computers, TVs, and washing machines are all sensitive to voltage...
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
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: 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...
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.
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
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 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
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!
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...
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...
Computers & Tablets
How to Keep Your Devices Safe in the Cold

How to Keep Your Devices Safe in the Cold

Stepping out into the bitter cold does not only have an effect on you, but the blast of arctic temperatures could put your electronics on thin ice! Smartphones, notebooks, tablets, and laptops can...
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...
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...
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.
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
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,...
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
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...
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
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
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!
Don't Let a Noisy Air Conditioner Keep You Awake: The Quietest Air Conditioners for Your Home

Don't Let a Noisy Air Conditioner Keep You Awake: The Quietest Air Conditioners for Your Home

When it's time to upgrade your air conditioner, it's crucial to understand what style and model you're purchasing. If not, you could end up buying an extremely noisy air conditioner that ruins your...
3 Simple Tips to Save Money While Running Your Air Conditioner

3 Simple Tips to Save Money While Running Your Air Conditioner

As the temperature rises, so does the electric bill. Running your air conditioner during the summer months is quite costly, but with these simple tips you won't have to sacrifice your comfort to sav
10 Ways to Beat the Heat Without an Air Conditioner

10 Ways to Beat the Heat Without an Air Conditioner

Tips and ideas on how to stay cool on hot summer days without using an air conditioner.
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!
Creating the Ultimate Backyard Tailgate

Creating the Ultimate Backyard Tailgate

Football season is here! If you follow the games or not, there is room for everyone to get involved in the excitement. Game day is a great excuse to get friends and family together for some fun and...
Top 10 Stocking Stuffers Under $50

Top 10 Stocking Stuffers Under $50

Have you been looking for some gift ideas to stuff those stockings with? Well, not only do we have great ideas, but we have great prices to match them! We've listed our top 10 favorite stocking...
Parent's Guide to a Safe & Fun Halloween

Parent's Guide to a Safe & Fun Halloween

From costumes to candy, Halloween is jam-packed with fun and treats! As parents, we want our little ones to enjoy trick-or-treating, but we also want them to be safe. Here are some great safety tip
Tri-Color Pasta Salad: A Simple Side Dish for Summer Cookouts

Tri-Color Pasta Salad: A Simple Side Dish for Summer Cookouts

Hosting a cookout and not sure what to make for a side? This delicious tri-color pasta salad is an easy-to-make recipe, so you can spend more time outside with family and friends instead of in the...
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

A.J. Richard is the "son" in P.C. Richard & Son; the man whose culture and business principles 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 principles 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!