Cleaning Vinyl Kitchen Floors Instructions

The following hints, tips advice, and instructions describe cleaning vinyl kitchen floors.  Following these directions cleans spills, food, grease, and stuck on messes. They apply best to vinyl, linoleum, and ceramic floor surfaces. If your floor is genuine wood however, these instructions still apply. But use less water to prevent warping and curling. Tools You’ll … Continue reading Cleaning Vinyl Kitchen Floors Instructions



Comcast Xfinity X1 DVR Service Review

We got a Comcast Xfinity X1 DVR installed in order to use their  talking TV guide features.  Well, this digital video recorder (DVR) in now near-fully accessible to blind and vision impaired users.  We like this the most out of all its many of TV viewing features. But besides the talking guide, the X1 DVR … Continue reading Comcast Xfinity X1 DVR Service Review



Husky 702200 Universal 16-Piece Socket Set Review

While fixing squeaky wooden glider rocking chairs, we needed to buy a socket set that has popular sizes, found around the house, and appear frequently in glider rockers.  Well, this Husky 702200 Universal 16-piece wrench and socket set filled the bill nicely. It cost around $30.  Plus, Husky warrants this set forever. Why?  No doubt … Continue reading Husky 702200 Universal 16-Piece Socket Set Review



Victor Reader Stream Gripes, 303 First Generation

The first gen (original) version of HumanWare’s Victor Reader Stream   portable player is great. But it has some issues that surprised us once we got ours home and started playing with it. Victor Reader Stream Gripes for the Model 303 First Generation eBook Player Very Slow USB Port First of all, its USB port … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream Gripes, 303 First Generation



Xfinity XR2 U2 Remote Review, A Comcast Remote

The Xfinity XR2 remote control (version U2) from Comcast comes with many of their newer set top boxes (STBs) and digital video recorders (DVRs). It appears to control Comcast STBs and DVRs.  But it can control the volume and power settings for a plethora of televisions and remote-enabled AV sound systems. Benefits, Features, Pros, and … Continue reading Xfinity XR2 U2 Remote Review, A Comcast Remote



iWorld iPhone iPod Wall Charger Review

We bought several of the   iWorld iPhone iPod Wall Charger   units a couple years back because we do a lot of iPod listening, on several iPod Nanos and iPod Touches. So we always have at least one (and sometimes, two) iPods charging.  Back when we had just a single iPod wall charger, being stuck … Continue reading iWorld iPhone iPod Wall Charger Review



iWorld Car Charger Review, for iPhone, iPod, and iPad

As avid mobile iPod users, we bought one of the iWorld iPhone iPod Car Charger   units.  We needed this more as our lot of mobile devices grew along with our like of playing them in the car. But not riding every day, buying a $30 vehicle charger seemed silly.  That is, until this iWorld … Continue reading iWorld Car Charger Review, for iPhone, iPod, and iPad



Discwasher D4+ Vinyl Record Cleaner Review

We’ve kept our LP and single records nearly spotless for decades, with the Discwasher D4+ record cleaning solution. We copied much of our record collection into digital format through the years. And before the digital age, copied them onto cassette tape.  This helped us avoid over-playing, and thus, prematurely wearing out, the records.  Through all … Continue reading Discwasher D4+ Vinyl Record Cleaner Review



Honeywell RTH7600D Programmable Thermostat Review

The   Honeywell RTH7600D 7 Day Programmable Thermostat   for the central heating and cooling system costs $60 at Lowe’s. Priced reasonably, this computerized touchscreen HVAC controller still clicks as it turns the HVAC system on and off.  It clicks just like the Robertshaw 9415 digital thermostat (reviewed  here ) that we replaced. But this sound is neither loud … Continue reading Honeywell RTH7600D Programmable Thermostat Review



Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review

We purchased two of the  Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat   for the electric baseboard heaters.  We detail our experiences with this line voltage yet digital thermostat here in this review. 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. E.g. No clicking … Continue reading Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review