My wife and I both have cell phones. We no longer use a home phone since we're on the go all the time. Why pay for a landline you hardly use.
Step 1: Materials and Explanation:
Here is my solution:
You will need a PC with an internet connection.
Step 2: It's this simple
Google discontinued its service. Use this instead.
as seen on Gizmodo.
Open your browser and go to www.google.com/maps
Google Maps no longer has this option. Recently there was an entry on lifehacker that was pretty similar to this instructable.
Step 3: Enter a name of a business in your area
For this Instructable I used Sam's club.
Step 4: Matches to your query will be found. Here's what you do.
Step 5: Enter your phone number
Step 6: Listen intently for your ringtone
I'm sure there are other services that do this too, but this is the one I use.
This will also work for those of you with older cordless phones that were manufactured before the SEEK feature was invented.