Fixing Noisy Window Air Conditioner Unit Tips

Anyone living in warmer climates and seeking to cool their bedrooms, living rooms, and other small to medium-sized living spaces, has probably grappled  with the problem of noisy window air conditioners. Indeed, we’ve installed units from five to twelve thousand BTUs in our windows at various apartments, homes, trailers, and even basements, and have been frustrated by … Continue reading Fixing Noisy Window Air Conditioner Unit Tips



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 superior to the spring type rocker recliners; that is, when it’s working correctly.  However, as gliders age, and accrue hundreds of hours of pacifying baby, jamming to music, and watching suspenseful high-action television shows where … Continue reading Fixing Squeaky Wooden Glider Rocking Chairs Tips



Fixing Noisy Electric Baseboard Heaters

We’ve dealt with the problem of noisy electric baseboard heaters for a decade now in our second floor bedrooms. Electric baseboard heating systems, whether portable or permanently installed, are terrific for supplementing the primary heating system (the furnace) in the home. However, unless you’ve spent the extra money for a quiet hydronic heater, electric baseboard heaters … Continue reading Fixing Noisy Electric Baseboard Heaters



Repairing Electric Kettle Lid for Hamilton Beach 40891

We’ve enjoyed the Hamilton Beach 40891 Cordless Kettle for the past several years.  However, the lid came apart on us today.  As pictured next, the stainless steel base of this lid is metal, while the part of it that you actually grab, is made of an insulating plastic, and secured to the metal base with … Continue reading Repairing Electric Kettle Lid for Hamilton Beach 40891