Utilitech Surge Tap Protector 0090996 Review

The Utilitech Surge Tap Protector, model 0090996 is a single-outlet device. that can absorb 900 joules of appliance-damaging surge power. It comes with a $100,000 connected equipment warranty. It’s a light-weight and rugged surge suppressor, and offers a sense of security in that when applied to equipment, you know that equipment is well-protected from power surges … Continue reading Utilitech Surge Tap Protector 0090996 Review



Honeywell T87N1026 Large Dial Thermostat for Low Vision Users Review

The Honeywell T87N1026 low-voltage thermostat represents a quick and easy-to-implement climate control solution; one that is simple to learn and operate. Done very much in the style of the vintage Honeywell mercury thermostats that were prominent in so many homes during the 60s and 70s, this unit, with its significantly improved visibility and “feel-ability” is … Continue reading Honeywell T87N1026 Large Dial Thermostat for Low Vision Users Review



CE Tech Dual Port In-Wall USB Charger 0000-160-806 Review

The CE Tech Dual Port In-Wall USB Charger, model number PC204B, SKU # 0000-160-806, is a moderately priced mobile device charger that converts 120-volt house current into the 5-volt USB format, for charging typical and high-current mobile phones, tablets, iPads, Androids, and any USB device that requires periodic charging to keep its battery full of … Continue reading CE Tech Dual Port In-Wall USB Charger 0000-160-806 Review



WD-40 Specialist Silicone Lubricant Spray Review

WD-40 products have adorned my workshop supply shelves for years. Recently I brought home an eleven-ounce can of WD-40 Specialist Silicone Lubricant Spray to  quiet my noisy baseboard heaters,  and here is what we discovered about this versatile product WD40. Benefits, Features. Pros, and Advantages Withstands high heat.  WD-40 Specialist Silicone Lubricant is a high-temperature, moisture resistant … Continue reading WD-40 Specialist Silicone Lubricant Spray Review



GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, Y14 Review

The GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, model Y14, is one of the cheapest high-current USB wall adapters we’ve encountered. At under $14 per copy, this AC USB adapter can charge even the highest demand tablet computers, and does so about as quickly as the stock chargers that come with these devices.  It’s got some … Continue reading GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, Y14 Review



CE Tech 4 Port USB Wall Charger, PC01, 166878 Review

The CE Tech 4 Port USB Wall Charger features high current charging capability from all four of its ports at the same time. This means that you can charge as many as four power hungry tablet computers simultaneously. This wall charger, made in China, is built from a thick black plastic, had clear blue plastic piece on the … Continue reading CE Tech 4 Port USB Wall Charger, PC01, 166878 Review



Electric Kettle Repair: Hamilton Beach 40891 Teapot Lid

We love our Hamilton Beach 40891 cordless kettle.  But by necessity, we learned a bit about electric kettle repair, when the lid for that kettle came apart after several years of use. So, we determined how to repair this break, with pretty good results. Electric Kettle Repair: How the Kettle Lid Should Look As pictured … Continue reading Electric Kettle Repair: Hamilton Beach 40891 Teapot Lid



Electric Baseboard Heaters Installation Help, Hints, Tips, Advice

Electric baseboard heaters installation is a fun experience.  It’s not too technical.  So, it’s not too frustrating. Plus, once done, you’ll feel a much warmer room besides. How electric heating works is easy to understand.  In fact, today’s digital thermostats hide the details of great heat control.  So, try this project if inspired.  If you … Continue reading Electric Baseboard Heaters Installation Help, Hints, Tips, Advice



Hamilton Beach Cordless Electric Kettle 40891 Review

We’ve enjoyed hot instant coffee and tea for more than a score now. So these cordless yet electric tea pots and kettles have therefore, been useful appliances in our kitchens and coffee counters over the years. One electric kettle we’ve used for several years now, multiple times per day, is the    Hamilton Beach Cordless Electric Kettle, model # 40891.  Our experiences with this … Continue reading Hamilton Beach Cordless Electric Kettle 40891 Review



Change Wireless Network on Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF

You may need to connect your Honeywell RTH8580WF Wifi Thermostat to a different wireless network than the one it was originally configured with during installation.  Perhaps you have changed the name of your home wifi network, or you want to connect the thermostat to a different access point in your home.  You can do so … Continue reading Change Wireless Network on Honeywell WiFi Thermostat RTH8580WF