How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure

We show here how to fix Honeywell WiFi thermostat connection failure issues, as seen on man Honeywell internet controlled thermostats from time to time. How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure By this, we mean that the thermostat was connected properly prior to the failure, but has recently lost its wireless connection, and will not … Continue reading How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure





Electric Baseboard Heater Noise, How to Fix

We’ve dealt with the problem of electric baseboard heater noise for a decade now in our second floor bedrooms. Baseboard heaters are great for adding to the home’s base heating (the furnace). They can fix a room always being cold.  But unless you’ve spent extra money for quiet hydronic heaters, common electric baseboard heaters tend to … Continue reading Electric Baseboard Heater Noise, How to Fix





Fixing Noisy Window Air Conditioners, How To

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 Conditioners, How To





Fixing Blowing Fuse in ATP5 Altec Lansing Speakers

Love these Altec Lansing ATP5 amplified speakers. But after a decade, they started blowing their internal 1.6A slow-blow fuse when plugged into mains power. And, given how sweet these units sound, we couldn’t bear throwing them out without at least taking a stab at fixing this blowing fuse problem in this ATP5 Altec Lansing speaker … Continue reading Fixing Blowing Fuse in ATP5 Altec Lansing Speakers





Fixing WiFi Problems on Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat

The Honeywell RTH9580WF 1005 Smart WiFi Thermostat offers convenience and programming flexibility along with remote access and control via the  Honeywell Total Connect Comfort  website. But this thermostat relies on a solid WiFi internet connection to work, and often problems and issues arise with this link.  These can interfere with remote control of the t-stat. … Continue reading Fixing WiFi Problems on Honeywell RTH9580WF Smart Thermostat





Echo Dot Quick Fixes, Tips, Problem Solving Help

We’ve written many posts that offer Echo Dot quick fixes. These solve often seen problems on your Amazon Alexa Dot smart speakers.  We list some of these fixes here.  Plus, these posts teach Alexa basics.  They show how the speakers connect with the rest of your network, to form a complete smart home system. Echo … Continue reading Echo Dot Quick Fixes, Tips, Problem Solving Help





Fixing Noisy Portable Fan Heaters

We’ve dealt with noisy portable fan heaters for three decades in many dwellings.  We had them in our bedrooms, third floor finished attic rooms, and drafty condos.  So fixing noisy portable fan heaters became a topic of high interest for us.  We wanted to learn how to fix them  for better sleep, better mood, and higher grades … Continue reading Fixing Noisy Portable Fan Heaters





Hard Drive Clicking Noise Fix, Repair Ticking HDD

Keeping your backups up-to-date is perhaps the best hard drive making clicking noise fix for desktop and laptop computers alike. That way, when a hard disk, either internal or external, fixed or portable, starts that tick or click of death sound, swap it with a backup HDD. Sometimes though, repairing a clicking HDD is possible. … Continue reading Hard Drive Clicking Noise Fix, Repair Ticking HDD





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 better tan the spring type rocker recliners; that is, when it’s working well.  But as gliders age, and accrue hours of pacifying baby to music, and watching high-action TV shows where you just … Continue reading Fixing Squeaky Wooden Glider Rocking Chairs Tips