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Jake S.

Jake S.

Jake Sherman is a professional writer with a background in journalism. He is fascinated by home appliances and how they work. He enjoys breaking down complex topics and explaining them in interesting ways. He has been a Puls staff writer for two years. When he's not writing, he enjoys trotting around the globe, trying unfamiliar foods, and testing unmarked doors to see if they're locked.

Recent Posts:

Best Samsung Smart TVs of 2019

Whether or not you’ve been following the latest developments when it comes to Samsung smart TVs, you may have heard of Samsung’s latest creation, The Wall, which they’ve announced they’ll be scaling down to a mere 75” come 2019 for home viewers.

How Far Should You Sit from Your TV?

For those of you old enough to have enjoyed Disney’s 101 Dalmatians, you may remember the classic image of little Lucky sitting with his nose practically glued to the TV screen. Unfortunately, it turns out, this means that Lucky wasn’t viewing his favorite shows in optimal angular resolution (in addition to his natural inability to access the full color spectrum).

Full Motion vs. Tilted vs. Fixed TV Mounts: Which Is Best?

Not only does mounting your TV on the wall save space, it also looks great – a wall-mounted TV lends a sleek and minimalistic look to your space that complements any room’s décor.

What is the Correct Height to Mount Your TV?

We get asked this question a lot – usually by people concerned about viewing angles and getting the optimal picture out of their television. Unless your screen is picking up some pretty intense glare, though, we recommend that when deciding how high to mount a TV, you take comfort into account first.

How to Choose the Right Size TV Mount

We’re all familiar with the old saying, “What goes up must come down,” but when it comes to mounting a TV to your wall, you want to make sure that your expensive new set doesn’t come down until you want it to.

What Size TV Should I Buy? Our In-Depth Guide

Sure, if your only goal is to outdo your showboat of a neighbor (who drives around in a convertible in December, anyway?!), then you probably don’t need a TV size guide – though you might need to build a bigger wall to hang your TV on.

4K vs. OLED vs. Ultra HD vs. 1080p TVs: Which is Best?

There may have been a time when the only factors going into buying a television were size and whether you wanted to spring for color or play the thrifty card and stick with good old black and white. Fortunately, that time is long gone.

TV Mounting Price: How Much Should it Cost to Mount My TV?

Good question! If you’re curious about the average TV mounting price and how much you should be paying to have your television mounted and installed, the answer isn’t always so cut and dry.

How Much Does it Cost to Repair a Garage Door?

There’s no two ways about it – garage doors have a lot of parts. From springs to sensors, keypads to remotes, the ins and outs of how to repair a garage door can be pretty mysterious.

Best TV Mounting Service: Puls vs. Competitors

When it comes to providing the best TV mounting service, Puls is head and shoulders above the competition. But don’t take our word for it – we’re sure that after checking out all the options, you’ll come to the same conclusion!

Is Your Refrigerator Warm or Not Cooling? Here's How to Fix It

Any ice cream aficionados out there probably know the old trick of taking your ice cream out of the freezer five minutes early to get that perfectly soft scoop – but if the spoon glides right in as soon as the carton hits the counter, you know you’re in trouble.

Washing Machine Repair Near Me: What Are Your Options?

If there’s one thing that folks who care about the environment and/or budget agree on, it’s that home appliances always seem to tire out before you want them to.

TV Buying Guide: How to Choose the Right TV in 2018

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday swiftly approaching, there’s no better time to get in on a great deal for a new TV. In fact, many retailers have already gotten started, with Black Friday TV sales already in full swing.

Garage Door Keypad Not Working? Here's How to Fix It

Your garage is kind of a hybrid zone – it’s a bit indoors, a bit out. You keep valuable stuff in there (like your car, for example), but you need to make sure it’s all safely secured away. When you really think about it, it’s an entryway, a shelter, and a storage space, all rolled into one.

Ring Doorbell Installation: 5 Reasons Why The DIY Struggle Is Real

When you think about all the cool stuff a Ring doorbell can do, your old standard doorbell starts to look a little silly in comparison – after all, with the Ring doorbell you can use your smartphone or tablet to see who’s at the door, talk to them, and hear their response, all from nearly anywhere on Earth. And a standard doorbell – well, it just makes a noise.

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