How to Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly

We’ve found that an excellent way to defrost upright freezer quickly, is to use a heat gun or blow dryer.  The blowing warm air really speeds up how fast an upright freezer defrosts, whether it be frost free or manual defrost. How to Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly, Intro Have rented a few apartments equipped with … Continue reading How to Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly





Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages, Cons, Issues

There are many tankless water heater disadvantages to think about before plunging in.  So, use caution before buying tankless.  We discuss most of these issues below. Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages High Startup Costs These so-called instant hot water, on demand units indeed offer “fast and endless” hot water.  Plus, they save you on your fuel bill. But … Continue reading Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages, Cons, Issues





Waterpik NSP 853 Power Spray Shower Head Review

We received the Waterpik NSP-853 Power Spray Plus massaging shower head for Christmas some years back. So far, this adjustable handheld bathroom accessory is great.  It’s a far cry above our old, few-settings, fixed position shower head. The Waterpic is medium to light weight. It has many different sprayer settings, is virtually self-cleaning, and saves … Continue reading Waterpik NSP 853 Power Spray Shower Head Review





Honeywell RLV310A Line Voltage Thermostat Review

We purchased two of these Honeywell line voltage digital thermostat RLV310A  units for the electric baseboard heaters around our home. At a cost of about $30 from Lowe’s home improvement center, the price seemed okay.  Indeed, the RLV310A has proven highly reliable and trouble-free.  It’s an excellent electric heating thermostat (t-stat). The RLV310A is lots quieter. That is, it … Continue reading Honeywell RLV310A Line Voltage Thermostat Review





Honeywell RLV430A 5-2 Digital Thermostat Review

We purchased for review, the   Honeywell RLV430A 5-2 programmable digital thermostat for the   electric baseboard heaters used around the house. At a cost of approximately $53 from Lowe’s home improvement center, they priced this programmable thermostat fairly. The RLV430A is much quieter (no clicking sounds as it operates the heaters), as this digital thermostat like its non programmable … Continue reading Honeywell RLV430A 5-2 Digital Thermostat Review









Danze D469020 Brass Interlock Shower Hose Review

We bought many replacement shower heads over the years.  We find that we are usually disappointed at how short their hoses are between the handheld shower head and the water pipe. The Danze D469020 brass interlock shower hose is different however. Harder to completely rinse out bigger tub / shower combos with hoses much shorter … Continue reading Danze D469020 Brass Interlock Shower Hose Review





Weiman Glass Cook Top Cleaner & Polish Review

We’ve used  Weiman Glass Cook Top Heavy Duty Cleaner & Polish for several years, and have found it to be fairly decent at cleaning the glass stove top of Amana and Whirlpool flat surface electric stoves. Weiman Glass Cook Top Cleaner Introduction Weiman is an effective but non abrasive liquid cleaner designed to clean glass / ceramic … Continue reading Weiman Glass Cook Top Cleaner & Polish Review





Soft Scrub Antibacterial Cleanser Review

We’ve used the various versions of   Soft Scrub Antibacterial Cleanser   for some years, and have found it the versatile, effective but not terribly abrasive antibacterial liquid cleanser. Soft Scrub Antibacterial Cleanser Review Here are our detailed thoughts about this handy household cleaning product. Benefits, Features, Advantages, and Pros of Soft Scrub Antibacterial Cleanser Cleaner Not … Continue reading Soft Scrub Antibacterial Cleanser Review





Soft Scrub Original Cleanser Review

We’ve used the various versions of   Soft Scrub Original Cleanser   for decades, and have found it to be quite the versatile, effective but not terribly abrasive liquid cleaner. It’s easy on the skin, emits virtually no odors or fumes, and a single bottle has enough product to keep a bathtub clean for a year … Continue reading Soft Scrub Original Cleanser Review