How To Replace a Toilet Seat, Install a New One

Toilet seats today, with typical to moderate use and no abuse, rarely break or otherwise fail.  Still though, you might wish to change up the one in your bathroom, just to get a different look or style, an oak seat to replace a plastic perch, or to replace one that slams with a quieter, no … Continue reading How To Replace a Toilet Seat, Install a New One



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



Chef’s Choice 679 Cordless Glass Tea Kettle Review

We’ve been avid mint tea drinkers for nearly two decades. So,we keep cordless kettles like the   Chef’s Choice cordless glass tea kettle 679    on the kitchen counter. Chef’s Choice 679 Cordless Glass Tea Kettle 679 Intro The 679 glass kettle is not actually cordless.  A cord does exist. They attached it to the stand base. The … Continue reading Chef’s Choice 679 Cordless Glass Tea Kettle Review



Ecosmart LED 60w Daylight White Light Bulb Review

We’ve tested five of the Ecosmart LED 60w A19 daylight white light bulbs in our apartment dining room chandelier. It looks like they will last as long as CREE bulbs that we’ve used for years prior. If so,  they’ll pay for themselves at least ten times over by the time they reach end-of-life. Ecosmart LED … Continue reading Ecosmart LED 60w Daylight White Light Bulb Review



Cleaning Front Load Washer with Bleach

Bleach is probably the most effective agent to use to clean and disinfect a front loading washing machine.  Even in small quantities, chlorine bleach virtually guarantees the halt of bacterial growths that lead eventually to a smelly front loader. So this post covers cleaning front load washer with bleach instructions.  Details how to do it … Continue reading Cleaning Front Load Washer with Bleach



Blue LED Christmas Lights Decorating Outdoors

Blue LED Christmas lights offer perhaps the most vivid blue hues you can get in a highly efficient, low heat holiday light set as the pictures below show. Much more vibrant than incandescent blue Christmas lights, and cheaper to operate as well.  Since blue is our favorite color, we’ve decorated the house with blue light … Continue reading Blue LED Christmas Lights Decorating Outdoors



EZ Ancor Stud Solver Drywall and Stud Anchor Review

Buildex EZ Ancor Stud Solver drywall & stud anchors provide a quick, convenient, and strong means to hang pictures, shelves, mirrors, and equipment on most any solidly supported drywall wall. We’ve used EZ Ancor Stud Solver anchors on 1950s, 1980s, and 2008-vintage drywall installations. Our pictures thus, indeed hang true to this day.  We’ve never … Continue reading EZ Ancor Stud Solver Drywall and Stud Anchor Review



Whirlpool WMB31017AB Microwave Oven Review

The Whirlpool microwave oven model WMB31017AB fits over the range, and has a large 1.7 cubic foot chamber.  You can easily clean the white inner coatings.  The oven also features a bright blue clock / function display. It has powerful yet hidden venting, and 1,000 watts (1 kilowatt) of heating and cooking power. This built … Continue reading Whirlpool WMB31017AB Microwave Oven Review



Installing Baseboard Heaters Tips, Help, Instructions

Installing baseboard heaters can be a fun project.  Why? Because it’s not too advanced (and therefore, not too disheartening). Then after it’s done, you get a much warmer room for your winter time naps. The theory of operation is easy to understand, and even the complexities of digital thermostats has been hidden from the end … Continue reading Installing Baseboard Heaters Tips, Help, Instructions



Maytag Bravos Washer MVWB750WQ Review

We’ve laundered hundreds of loads in our Maytag Bravos MVWB750WQ washer since we bought one at the end of 2010, and are loving it. I’m ripping curtains off the windows and doilies from tables, just to get some items to wash in the MVWB750WQ. This high efficiency (HE) style  washer differs vastly from older ones … Continue reading Maytag Bravos Washer MVWB750WQ Review