Marpac Dohm SleepMate 980A Review

We’ve owned several copies of the  Marpac Dohm SleepMate 980A Sound Conditioner  for roughly half a decade. We ran them close to every night in bedrooms and guest rooms.  We saw no harm either to our ears, or to these sound conditioners. Indeed, we’ve found them highly effective. They cancel or cover up distracting noises such as… TVs playing nearby. … Continue reading Marpac Dohm SleepMate 980A Review



How to Catch Fruit Flies with Red Wine

No matter where we’ve lived in the northeast and Midwest, fruit flies trouble us about every summer. But knowing that they love the scent of very ripe, fermenting, or rotting fruit, we came up with a way to quickly catch and get rid of them.  The ingredients are harmless to humans, cheap to buy, have … Continue reading How to Catch Fruit Flies with Red Wine



Cleaning Tea Kettle with Vinegar, How To

When cleaning tea kettle with vinegar, we’ve heated gallons upon gallons of hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with our Hamilton Beach tea kettle. In this post, we show how to clean tea kettle with vinegar. We’ve cleaned ours successfully many times. We also discuss how to keep the tea kettle … Continue reading Cleaning Tea Kettle with Vinegar, How To



Samsung J7 Add Memory Instructions

You can add up to 128 GB more memory to your Samsung J7 smart phone. The added space allows you to store lots of music, movies, video, or documents on this phone.  So here, we show how to add more memory.  Putting in a memory card on this phone is easy. Just don’t use too … Continue reading Samsung J7 Add Memory Instructions



Alexa App on iOS Screenshot Gallery, 2018

We’ve gathered many screenshots in this Alexa app on iOS screenshot gallery, 2018 version.  These come from the many posts we wrote about the Amazon Echo smart speakers that this app controls.  We put these photos all here in one post for easy viewing.  Indeed, viewing screenshot pics is all it takes at times, to … Continue reading Alexa App on iOS Screenshot Gallery, 2018



Samsung Galaxy J7 Picture Gallery

We collected the snapshots in this Samsung Galaxy J7 picture gallery, to convey lots of info about this phone with few words.  Enjoy! Samsung Galaxy J7 Picture Gallery Phone Packaging and Accessories             Installing the Battery         Samsung Galaxy J7 Picture Gallery: The Protective Screen Cover   … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy J7 Picture Gallery



Rinnai Tankless Water Heater Problems

In this piece we specifically examine Rinnai tankless water heater problems customers typically see.  While a tankless water heater offers many strong advantages over more traditional hot water tank units, drawbacks and disadvantages exist for them too. Rinnai water heaters Now to be sure, Rinnai tankless water heaters can be a gratifying investment in your … Continue reading Rinnai Tankless Water Heater Problems



Best Earplugs for Side Sleepers – BPI Wax Ear Plugs

For the most quiet and restful sleep in noisy environments, especially if you sleep on your side, we strongly suggest the best earplugs for side sleepers. Those are the Mighty Plugs beeswax ear plugs from Beneficial products. We’ve found these plugs the most effective aid, dollar for dollar, drastically cut conversation and sleeping sounds from … Continue reading Best Earplugs for Side Sleepers – BPI Wax Ear Plugs



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



iXCC iPhone Charger Station 30w Review

The iXCC iPhone charger station features high current (2.1 amp) charging from two of its four ports at the same time for a total of 30 watts power output. Thus, you can charge as many as two power hungry tablet computers or phones together. The other two ports can deliver medium USB charging current (1.0 … Continue reading iXCC iPhone Charger Station 30w Review