Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Troubleshooting Help

This gives common Honeywell WiFi thermostat troubleshooting technics to solve common problems. We worked through some of these on our Honeywell RTH9580WF internet controlled t-stat. Note that this info works about as well to Honeywell’s other wireless models like the RTH8580WF, VisionPRO TH8320WF, VisionPRO 8000, et al. Here, we detail the answers we found. Honeywell … Continue reading Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Troubleshooting Help



How to Set Temperature Range on Honeywell Thermostat

In this post, we show how to set temperature range Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF.  Now why would you wish to change the upper and lower temp limits on a thermostat (t-stat)?  Perhaps you are a landloard wishing to control heating and fuel costs in your tenants’ dwelling. Or, you need to keep your kids from setting … Continue reading How to Set Temperature Range on Honeywell Thermostat



How to Rename JBL Xtreme 2, Change Speaker Name

When you scan for in-range Bluetooth speakers on a phone, desktop computer, or tablet, your Xtreme 2 JBL speaker appears as “JBL Xtreme 2” by default. I.e. Its default Bluetooth name is, “JBL Xtreme 2”. But you can rename this BT speaker using the JBL Connect app along with an iOS or Android mobile device. … Continue reading How to Rename JBL Xtreme 2, Change Speaker Name



Zircon Stud Sensor e50 Stud Finder Detector Review

Some years back, we  bought the Zircon Stud Sensor e50 stud finder detector. Why?  Because we needed it to ease finding the beams (studs) in the walls at home. It worked great in our electric baseboard heater upgrade project. For the cost of $25, this device saved lots of guessing where the studs were before drilling.   Besides, it … Continue reading Zircon Stud Sensor e50 Stud Finder Detector Review



How to Connect JBL Xtreme 2 to Alexa Echo

This post shows how to connect a JBL Xtreme 2 Bluetooth speaker to a common Alexa device. We will do this with the Echo Input.  But the same you could also do with an Alexa Dot, Spot, or any other Amazon Echo device that supports Bluetooth.  Since this BT connecting happens directly between the speaker … Continue reading How to Connect JBL Xtreme 2 to Alexa Echo



How to Connect Sony Speaker to Alexa

This post shows how to connect a typical Sony portable speaker to a common Alexa device. We will do this with the Echo Input.  But the same you could also do with an Alexa Dot, Spot, or any other Echo device that supports Bluetooth.  Since this BT connecting happens between the speaker and Alexa directly, … Continue reading How to Connect Sony Speaker to Alexa



How to Restart JBL Xtreme 2 Power Bank Speaker

Shows how to restart the JBL Xtreme 2 power bank Bluetooth speaker, to restore it to default factory settings. Restarting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory, and stops the JBL Xtreme from pairing to any nearby active Bluetooth devices that happen to be in range. Also, you might restart the unit to prepare … Continue reading How to Restart JBL Xtreme 2 Power Bank Speaker



How to Charge JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth Speaker

You can recharge the JBL Charge 3 wireless speakers conveniently via their hidden USB charge ports. To summarize how to charge the JBL Charge 3 : First, choose a right sized USB power adapter. Next, connect the orange micro USB cable included with the speaker between the Charge 3 and the included power adapter. Next, … Continue reading How to Charge JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth Speaker



AquaSource Bathroom Sink Faucet 0327296 Review

We bought the  AquaSource Bathroom Sink Faucet #0327296  some time back to replace a failed bathroom sink faucet.  Sort of funny now.  We experienced a geyser in the bathroom, as the cold-water knob on the existing faucet blew away from its base, with provocation from no one, and shooting water the whole way to the … Continue reading AquaSource Bathroom Sink Faucet 0327296 Review



How to Connect JBL Bluetooth Speaker to Alexa

This post shows how to connect a JBL Bluetooth speaker a typical Alexa device. We demonstrate this with a JBL Flip 5 speaker and the Alexa Input device, although just about any Alexa speaker would work here as well.  Since this Bluetooth connecting happens between the speaker and Alexa directly, you need not turn Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Connect JBL Bluetooth Speaker to Alexa