Asus RT-AC87R AC2400 Wireless Dual Band Router Review

The Asus AC2400 Wireless Dual Band Router, model # RT-AC87R, has proven to be a plenty-adequate replacement / upgrade from the Netgear router that we’d been using since 2012.  In this asus wireless router review, we discuss our experiences with buying and setting up the RT-AC87R, and how pleased we are with it. That access point (WAP) … Continue reading Asus RT-AC87R AC2400 Wireless Dual Band Router Review



Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Fix

Keeping a large audio library built over fifteen years, we’re quite anal about keeping current backups.  This enables us to quickly replace clicking hard disk drives (HDD).  Our backup strategy involves six 6 TB external Seagate Backup Plus USB hard disk drives (HDDs).  We keep an up-to-date full copy of the library on each drive. … Continue reading Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Fix



Cleaning Vinyl Tiled Kitchen Floors Hints Tips Advice

The following hints, tips, and advice for cleaning kitchen floors of spills, food, grease, and stuck on messes, applies best to vinyl, linoleum, and ceramic surfaces. If your floor is genuine wood however, these instructions still apply, except that you should minimize water use to prevent wood warping and curling. Tools You’ll Need Broom Mop Bucket … Continue reading Cleaning Vinyl Tiled Kitchen Floors Hints Tips Advice



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



Denon S-32 WiFi Internet Radio Music System Review

Rich full stereo sound, over 16,000 Internet radio stations to choose from, an AM / FM radio, and full-function remote control.  These key features describe the 2007 vintage Denon S-32 Internet radio and wireless network music system. This high fidelity system is a fully self-contained unit with an easy-to-ready back lit LCD display, whose high … Continue reading Denon S-32 WiFi Internet Radio Music System Review



Atlantic Broadband Tivo Roamio T6 DVR Service Review

We subscribed to Atlantic Broadband’s Tivo DVR service in June of 2014, to utilize the expanded recording time, slave television features, as well as the smart program searching of the Tivo T6 Digital Video Recorder (DVR). This DVR is state-of-the-art in terms of time-shift television watching, allowing recording of up to six different shows at the same time … Continue reading Atlantic Broadband Tivo Roamio T6 DVR Service Review



AcuRite® Atomic Digital LCD Alarm Clock 13131 Review

Back in 2010, We’ve purchased three copies of the tabletop AcuRite® Atomic Alarm Clock 13131.  Most impressive about this time piece is that it receives radio signals from the master atomic clocks in Colorado, and synchronizes itself most every night to those signals. So the time it displays is usually accurate to within one second … Continue reading AcuRite® Atomic Digital LCD Alarm Clock 13131 Review



7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

We’ve written reviews several 7 Day programmable thermostat units. 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 the RTH8580WF WiFi thermostat. But then others, disallow … Continue reading 7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews



Farberware Electric Percolator Coffee Pot FCP280 Review

This Farberware FCP-280 Electric Percolator coffee pot well facilitates the continued tradition of fresh-perked coffee into this, the 21st century. Its durable stainless steel construction is polished to a chrome-like gleam on the outside, with a spin-style finish inside.  What it does, it does very, very well; it brews great tasting java. No bells and whistles on … Continue reading Farberware Electric Percolator Coffee Pot FCP280 Review



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