7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

We’ve written reviews several 7 Day programmable thermostat units. We prefer the TRUE 7 day thermostats.  Why?  Because with these, you can program each day of the week separately from the other days.  Such better models include the Honeywell  9000 wireless model, the RTH7600D wired version, and the RTH8580WF WiFi thermostat. But then others, disallow … Continue reading 7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

Husky 16-Piece Universal Socket Wrench Set 702200 Review

While fixing squeaky wooden glider rocking chairs, we needed to buy a socket wet that has popular sizes, found around the house, and appear frequently in glider rockers.  Well, this Husky 16-Piece Universal Socket Wrench Set filled the bill nicely. It cost around $30, is guaranteed forever, features nearly all metal construction, and has a hardened … Continue reading Husky 16-Piece Universal Socket Wrench Set 702200 Review

Discwasher D4+ Vinyl Record Cleaning Fluid Solution Review

We’ve kept our LP and single records nearly spotless for decades, with the Discwasher D4+ record cleaning solution. We’ve recorded much of our record collection into digital format through the years, and before digital devices, copied them onto cassette tape to avoid over-playing, and thus, prematurely wearing out, the records.  Through these experiences, it became … Continue reading Discwasher D4+ Vinyl Record Cleaning Fluid Solution Review

Blaster Spray White Lithium Grease Lubricant Lube Review

Blaster   lubricants have covered our workshop shelves for years, including this Blaster spray white lithium grease. A couple years back, we bought an 11-ounce can of  this lube to quiet the squeaky space heater fans, squawky doors, and grinding glider rocking chairs.  Our experiences with  this effective and long-lasting product follow in this review.   Benefits, Pros, Features, and Advantages Waterproof Indeed, this spray leaves little behind, except a slippery yellow-white … Continue reading Blaster Spray White Lithium Grease Lubricant Lube Review

3-In-One Professional White Lithium Grease Spray Lube Review

3-In-One   lubricants have adorned our workshop shelves for decades.  Several years back, we bought a 10.25-ounce can of   3-In-One Professional White Lithium Grease Spray   to quiet the squeaky baseboard heaters, creaky doors, and squawking glider rocking chairs.  Our impressions of this effective and long-lasting product follow. Benefits, Pros, Features, and Advantages Resists environmental extremes.  It’s a heat-resistant, moisture resistant spray-on lithium grease lubricant, which made it … Continue reading 3-In-One Professional White Lithium Grease Spray Lube Review

How to Install Hand Held Shower Head

We installed our new hand held massaging shower head, in less than fifteen minutes.  In this piece we cover the instructions on how to install hand held shower head. How to Install Hand Held Shower Head No tools or supplies were required, except for when removing the old shower head.  For that, we used a … Continue reading How to Install Hand Held Shower Head

Honeywell RTH7600D 7-Day Programmable Thermostat Review

The   Honeywell RTH7600D 7 Day Programmable Thermostat   for the central heating and cooling system, costs approximately $100 at Lowe’s home improvement center. Priced on the high side of fair, this computerized touchscreen furnace / air conditioner controller still clicks as it turns the climate control system on and off (like the Robertshaw 9415 digital thermostat I replaced with the Honeywell programmable) (reviewed here).  However, this … Continue reading Honeywell RTH7600D 7-Day Programmable Thermostat Review

Honeywell RLV310A Digital Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review

We purchased two of the  Honeywell RLV310A Digital Thermostat   for the electric baseboard heaters used around my home. At a cost of approximately $30 from Lowe’s home improvement center, the price seemed reasonable. The RLV310A Honeywell line voltage thermostat is much quieter (no clicking sounds as it turns the heaters on and off), as it utilizes an all-electronic switching mechanism (a … Continue reading Honeywell RLV310A Digital Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review

Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages, Problems, 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, Problems, Cons, Issues

Waterpik Power Spray Plus Shower Head NSP-853 Review

We received the Waterpik NSP-853 Power Spray Plus Massaging Showerhead for Christmas, and so far, it’s certainly a far cry above the stationary few-settings fixed mount showerhead we’d been using prior. The Waterpic is medium to light weight, with many different sprayer settings, is virtually self-cleaning, and saves lots of hot water compared to showerheads … Continue reading Waterpik Power Spray Plus Shower Head NSP-853 Review