How to Fix Electric Baseboard Heater Noise

We’ve dealt with the problem of electric baseboard heater noise for a decade now in our second floor bedrooms.  This piece describes our experiences that show How to fix electric baseboard heater noise. Baseboard heaters are great for adding to the home’s base heating (the furnace). They can fix a room always being cold.  But … Continue reading How to Fix Electric Baseboard Heater Noise



Fixing Squeaky Wooden Glider Rocking Chairs Tips

The glider rocking chair is the Cadillac of rockers, as it features a smooth and quiet, to and fro motion that is far better tan the spring type rocker recliners; that is, when it’s working well.  But as gliders age, and accrue hours of pacifying baby to music, and watching high-action TV shows where you just … Continue reading Fixing Squeaky Wooden Glider Rocking Chairs Tips



How to Repair Electric Kettle Lid, Hamilton Beach 40891

We love our Hamilton Beach 40891 cordless kettle.  But by necessity, we learned a bit about kettle repair, when the lid for that kettle came apart after several years of use.  We fixed it, and so here, we share how to repair electric kettle lid on our 40891 Hamilton Beach teapot. So, we determined how … Continue reading How to Repair Electric Kettle Lid, Hamilton Beach 40891



How to Reset Belkin N600 F9K1122 Extender Booster

Belkin offers a line of plug in wireless range extenders, including the F9K1122 Wi-Fi repeater.  These have a hard reset button. When pressed, this erases any stored settings, and returns the extender to factory default state. It restores the settings to what they were when the unit shipped from the factory. This piece shows how to … Continue reading How to Reset Belkin N600 F9K1122 Extender Booster



Belkin Extender Blinking Orange Fix, F9K1106

When you notice a Belkin extender blinking orange, on and off, this means as follows. The device has either not yet connected to the main network(s).  Or it cannot connect.  The primary WiFi may have gone down, lost power, or needs a reboot.  Or you may have interference between the router and this extender.  Radio … Continue reading Belkin Extender Blinking Orange Fix, F9K1106



How to Wipe an iPod Nano 3 Clean

In this post, we show how to wipe an iPod Nano 3 clean, and restore it to default settings.  Note though, that this routine does not delete the media files on your Nano right away.  These erase the next time you plug the Nano into a device running iTunes. How to Wipe an iPod Nano 3 … Continue reading How to Wipe an iPod Nano 3 Clean



Fixing Blowing Fuse in ATP5 Altec Lansing Speakers

Love these Altec Lansing ATP5 amplified speakers. But after a decade, they started blowing their internal 1.6A slow-blow fuse when plugged into mains power. And, given how sweet these units sound, we couldn’t bear throwing them out without at least taking a stab at fixing this blowing fuse problem in this ATP5 Altec Lansing speaker … Continue reading Fixing Blowing Fuse in ATP5 Altec Lansing Speakers



Honeywell Thermostat Says Wait, Fix, Repair, Solve

A Honeywell Thermostat says wait due to at least four different causes.  We’ll cover those here, as well as how to solve these problems. Then later, we will add more as we run into them. Honeywell Thermostat Says Wait While Booting  To fix this wait message, simply wait, like it says, until the boot / … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Says Wait, Fix, Repair, Solve



Hard Drive Clicking Noise Fix, Repair Ticking HDD

Keeping your backups up-to-date is perhaps the best hard drive making clicking noise fix for desktop and laptop computers alike. That way, when a hard disk, either internal or external, fixed or portable, starts that tick or click of death sound, swap it with a backup HDD. Sometimes though, repairing a clicking HDD is possible. … Continue reading Hard Drive Clicking Noise Fix, Repair Ticking HDD



Fixing Noisy Portable Fan Heaters

We’ve dealt with noisy portable fan heaters for three decades in many dwellings.  We had them in our bedrooms, third floor finished attic rooms, and drafty condos.  So fixing noisy portable fan heaters became a topic of high interest for us.  We wanted to learn how to fix them  for better sleep, better mood, and higher grades … Continue reading Fixing Noisy Portable Fan Heaters