Echo Dot 2 Factory Reset Instructions

Run an Echo Dot 2 factory reset to get it ready for sale. Or perhaps you just want to link your Echo Dot 2 to a different Amazon account or different wireless network.  So, to that end, to reset your Echo Dot 2 to factory default condition, follow the instructions next. Resetting unlinks the Echo Dot … Continue reading Echo Dot 2 Factory Reset Instructions





Husky Socket Ratchet Set 702200 Review

While  repairing rocking chairs and bikes, we bought this 16-piece Husky socket and ratchet set. It has popular socket sizes for fasteners found around the house. Husky Socket Ratchet Set 702200 Intro Well, this universal socket wrench set filled the bill nicely.  It cost around $30, and comes with a “forever” guarantee.  It has a … Continue reading Husky Socket Ratchet Set 702200 Review





Netgear WN2500RP Wireless Bridge Review

We bought the Netgear WN2500RP wireless Ethernet WN2500RP bridge in 2012. We did so to strengthen WiFi coverage throughout the garage and the swimming pool area in the back yard. Plus, we wanted to add more Ethernet ports to the garage network. This was located far away from the main router. So we wished to … Continue reading Netgear WN2500RP Wireless Bridge Review





Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda, How To

We’ve heated gallons upon gallons of hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with our  Hamilton Beach electric kettle.  In this post, we show how to clean electric kettle with baking soda.  We’ve cleaned ours successfully many times.  We also discuss how to keep the electric kettle clean in the first place. We’ve found that … Continue reading Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda, How To





Blaster Garage Door Lube GDL Spray Review

Blaster GDL garage door lube spray is made to reduce the noises that garage doors make as they operate.  It cuts squeaks, squeals, grinding, screeches, and rough sliding sounds. Plus, it can extend the life of parts that rub or slide together. Blaster Garage Door Lube GDL Spray Intro Spray lots of it on the … Continue reading Blaster Garage Door Lube GDL Spray Review





Sony MDR 7506 Dynamic Stereo Headphones Review

We owned the Sony dynamic stereo headphones, model MDR-7506 for over a decade. So we’ve played them with many CD players, headphone amps, iPods, mixing boards, USB audio interfaces, and stereo receivers. For the money, this is a truly affordable yet near-reference sounding headset. Sony MDR 7506 Dynamic Stereo Headphones Intro We found them exceptional audio … Continue reading Sony MDR 7506 Dynamic Stereo Headphones Review





CREE 60w LED Daylight Dimmable Light Bulb Review

We have a couple of the daylight white CREE LED dimmable daylight 60w light bulb in the A19 form factor.  Now they’re well on their way to lasting as long as CREE predicts.  If they make it, they’ll pay for themselves at least several times by the time they burn out. So far, we’ve had … Continue reading CREE 60w LED Daylight Dimmable Light Bulb Review





CREE 60w Soft White LED 2700k Light Bulb Review

We have a couple of the soft white CREE LED dimmable 60w light bulbs in the A19 form factor. So here, we detail our overall good experiences with this energy saving CREE light source. CREE 60w Soft White LED Light Bulb Intro If they last as long as CREE™ predicts, they’ll pay for themselves long … Continue reading CREE 60w Soft White LED 2700k Light Bulb Review





CREE 100w LED Soft White Dimmable Bulb Review

We have several of the soft white CREE LED dimmable 100w light bulb throughout our home. So if they last as long as CREE™ predicts, they’ll pay for themselves at least three times over. We’ve used two 18-watt (100-watt equivalent) units as nightstand lights in the bedroom for over two years now.  These bulbs have … Continue reading CREE 100w LED Soft White Dimmable Bulb Review





CREE LED Bulb 100w Review, Daylight White, 5000k

We have several of the daylight white CREE LED dimmable 100w light bulb around our home. Indeed if these last as long as other LEDs we’ve tested, they’ll pay for themselves many times. We’ve used two 18-watt (100-watt equivalent) units as nightstand lights in the bedroom for years now.  These bulbs have run in that … Continue reading CREE LED Bulb 100w Review, Daylight White, 5000k