How to Defrost Freezer with Heat Gun Quickly

We’ve found that a   heat gun  significantly speeds up   how quickly   a   freezer defrosts, whether it be frost free or manual defrost. Have rented a few apartments equipped with manual-defrost freezers. Indeed at this very moment, I have a manual-defrost Frigidaire upright freezer in the basement that requires semi-annual defrosting (two or three times per year) … Continue reading How to Defrost Freezer with Heat Gun Quickly

How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF

This post covers How to reset Honeywell thermostat RTH9580WF. This method does the following.  First of all, it clears out all custom settings.  Then, it resets the WiFi network. Last, it restores RTH9580WF back to factory default state.  So, follow the steps below, to hard reset this remote controlled thermostat. We suggest this routine when … Continue reading How to Reset Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF

XHose Expandable Garden Hose Review

This XHose expandable garden hose review covers the Xhose growing hose for lawn and garden purposes.  The X-Hose is well-built, with rigid fittings and two-ply, flexible, and of course, EXPANDING hose pipe. It has an inner rubber tube that does the bulk of the expanding and contracting, and an outer cloth (web) shell to help … Continue reading XHose Expandable Garden Hose Review

Terro Ant Baits Review, Terro Liquid Ant Baits

We’ve had carpenter and black ants in our kitchen and bathroom, particularly during mild winters.  So we have used these   Terro Ant Baits   many times for a several years now.  They combat these pesky pests quite well.  So, we offer here our experiences with this product, in this Terro Liquid Ant Baits review. Over all, Terro ant … Continue reading Terro Ant Baits Review, Terro Liquid Ant Baits

Scrubbing Bubbles Bathroom Cleaner Review

The SC Johnson company bought the rights to manufacture this Scrubbing Bubbles Bathroom Cleaner product from the Dow Chemical company in the late 1990s. But the great performance of this tub, shower, and sink cleaner did not suffer.   I’ve used various versions of Scrubbing Bubbles for over twenty years, and found it to work wonders on … Continue reading Scrubbing Bubbles Bathroom Cleaner Review

Electric Cable Ceiling Heat Pros and Cons

Many houses built during the 1960s and 1970s, in areas not served by natural gas suppliers, incorporated electric cable ceiling heat as the primary means of keeping the interiors warm during the cold months of the year.  The house builders, before installing the plaster or drywall to form the ceilings, would install electric resistance heating … Continue reading Electric Cable Ceiling Heat Pros and Cons

How to Lock Unlock Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF

Some models of the Honeywell smart thermostats including the RTH9580WF discussed in this post, feature a screen lock mode, that prevents anyone from changing thermostat settings without first entering a pass code.  You create this pass code iwhen you request to lock your thermostat.  Subsequently, the t-stat asks you to enter this password to regain … Continue reading How to Lock Unlock Honeywell Thermostat RTH9580WF

WD-40 Specialist Silicone Spray Lubricant Review

WD-40 products have adorned our workshop shelves for years.  Here, we review the WD-40 Specialist silicone spray lubricant that’s been around for some years now.  Works well on treadmills, door hinges, bike chains, and a slew of other applications. Recently I brought home an eleven-ounce can of WD-40 Specialist Silicone Lubricant Spray to  quiet my … Continue reading WD-40 Specialist Silicone Spray Lubricant Review

Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat Review

The Honeywell RTH9580WF smart thermostat represents a clear advance from the RTH8580WF model, reviewed earlier.  They upgraded the screen from the ubiquitous green with black lettering.  In this model, it’s now a full-color, brighter, higher contrast, LCD display. Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat Introduction The Full Color Touchscreen The color scheme displayed can be customized to … Continue reading Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat Review

Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat Review

The Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi thermostat is a state-of-the-art digital climate control regulator. It features extensive program attributes.  Plus, you can set it for different programs on each the seven week days. This t-stat also has battery backup, and does not forget user programs should the batteries die. Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat Introduction The RTH8580WF has … Continue reading Honeywell RTH8580WF WiFi Thermostat Review