7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

We’ve written reviews several 7 Day programmable thermostat units. 7 Day Programmable Thermostat Intro True 7-Day Thermostats 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 … Continue reading 7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews





Samsung 27 Inch Curved Monitor Review

The Samsung 27 inch curved monitor, model S27D590CS provides a noticeably more “immersive experience” due to the slight curvature of its screen. It’s not flat.  So for viewers right in front of it at two feet away, this curve gives a highly uniform image.  It’s plenty bright, even with the brightness setting at a mere … Continue reading Samsung 27 Inch Curved Monitor Review





Sharper Image LCD Atomic Alarm Clock Review

We’ve bought five of this Sharper Image atomic clock, to use in our own homes.  They also made classy Christmas gifts for family and friends too. Radio controlled clocks such as this, get broadcasts from the master atomic clocks near Fort Collins, Colorado. Then, they sync almost every night to those signals. So the time … Continue reading Sharper Image LCD Atomic Alarm Clock Review





Maytag Bravos Washer MVWB750WQ Review

We’ve laundered hundreds of loads in our Maytag Bravos MVWB750WQ  Washing Machine since we bought one at the end of 2010, and are lovin’ 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 we’ve used for decades … Continue reading Maytag Bravos Washer MVWB750WQ Review





Radio Shack Weather Radio 12-522 Review, All Hazards

We bought this Radio Shack weather alert radio 12-522, NOAA all hazards portable receiver for home use. Why?  Because with rising storm strength and other weather extremes lately, buying this weather radio seemed a wise step.  People should indeed stay abreast of quickly changing and severe weather warnings. So, this alert receiver lets them do … Continue reading Radio Shack Weather Radio 12-522 Review, All Hazards





Comet Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review

The creamy, thinner texture of Comet soft cleanser with Bleach means that you need not shake it as much as thicker preparations of other brands.  But the creamy texture is none too abrasive. In fact, they call it Scratch Free, because it’s little more abrasive than dish detergent.  But for lighter, non baked on messes, … Continue reading Comet Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review





Energizer Max Battery Review, AA, AAA, C, and D Sizes

The Energizer Max battery is a solid alkaline power cell. Many people rely on these to drive their consumer electronics. Gaming machines, Wifi thermostats, note takers, air cleaners, and LED lanterns, all like Energizer Max.  Toys, medical monitors, and memory backup in stereos, also like them.  DVRs, clock radios, and the Bose Wave Music System rely … Continue reading Energizer Max Battery Review, AA, AAA, C, and D Sizes





Soft Scrub Cleanser with Bleach Review

We’ve tested various versions of  Soft Scrub cleanser with bleach, including this Commercial Solutions potion,  for many years. What we found is that it is quite the versatile, well cleaning, but not too harsh liquid cleanser.  It works well anywhere you need gentle yet scouring powers, like in the kitchen and bathroom. But Soft Scrub cleanser … Continue reading Soft Scrub Cleanser with Bleach Review





JBL Flip 2 Review and Features of this Bluetooth Speaker

In this piece, we offer our JBL Flip 2 review, portable Bluetooth speaker, specs, features list. We cover this metal grill speaker’s performance, usability, and accessories. The Flip 2 sounds pretty nice and goes fairly loud. One drawback though is when playing at top volume, the built-in rechargeable battery lasts less than five hours per … Continue reading JBL Flip 2 Review and Features of this Bluetooth Speaker





Black & Decker Electric Kettle Review, Model JKC930C

We’ve enjoyed hot chocolate and black tea for over five decades, and so, have often kept electric kettles like the Black & Decker electric kettle  in the kitchen for rapid water boiling for these hot drinks. This water kettle a few minutes faster than stove top tea kettles. But we do miss the stove top … Continue reading Black & Decker Electric Kettle Review, Model JKC930C