How to Reset UE Wonderboom Speaker

Here, we show how to reset UE Wonderboom speaker back to its factory default settings.  The reset routine works as listed next. Resetting UE Wonderboom speakers wipes any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from their memory. Clearing this data stops the UE from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices after the reset. Further, you might reset … Continue reading How to Reset UE Wonderboom Speaker



How to Turn Off Hold on Honeywell Thermostat

Here, we cover how to turn off hold on Honeywell thermostat.  But why would hold ever be ON in the first place? Well, the hold feature on many smart thermostats lets the user override scheduled temperature settings, and set the these manually.  When a t-stat follows its schedule, it changes its set temperature to what … Continue reading How to Turn Off Hold on Honeywell Thermostat



How to Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature Offset

In this piece, we discuss how to set Honeywell thermostat temperature offset. We also talk about the problems that may result due to wrong offset temp setting.  First we define what the indoor temperature offset adjustment on a thermostat is.  Then we show how to set it on the Honeywell RTH9580WF smart thermostat.  Finally, we … Continue reading How to Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature Offset



How to Find Internet Radio Stream URL

In this piece, we show ways for how to find an internet radio stream URL.  You may own an internet radio.  Popular models include the Sangean WFR-20, IRIS Web Radio, Denon S32, or the Logitech Squeezebox Boom. If so, you may see that their station list web sites, may not have some streams you want. … Continue reading How to Find Internet Radio Stream URL



JBL Flip 3 Reset Instructions, How to Factory Reset

These JBL Flip 3 reset instructions show you how to factory reset your JBL Flip 3 Bluetooth speaker to its default settings. Resetting restores this speaker to factory default state. Factory default resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops the Flip 3 from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices … Continue reading JBL Flip 3 Reset Instructions, How to Factory Reset



How to Fix a DVD that Skips and Freezes

We’ve played digital video discs (DVDs) for nearly two decades now. Daily watching them has been a major time filler of our spare time. Buying many used DVDs which are often scratched, we often see skipping DVDs. So, the question of how to fix a DVD that skips and freezes became important for us to … Continue reading How to Fix a DVD that Skips and Freezes



Thermostat Reads Higher than Actual Temperature

When a thermostat reads higher than actual temperature, your home can get too cold in the winter.  It can also become  too warm in summer.  Now At least several factors affect the thermostat temperature reading besides actual room temperature.  These include aging components drifting out of tolerance in older thermostats.  Or, an improperly positioned thermostat … Continue reading Thermostat Reads Higher than Actual Temperature



How to Fix Electric Baseboard Heater Noise

We’ve dealt with the problem of electric baseboard heater noise for a decade now in our second floor bedrooms.  This piece describes our experiences that show How to fix electric baseboard heater noise. Baseboard heaters are great for adding to the home’s base heating (the furnace). They can fix a room always being cold.  But … Continue reading How to Fix Electric Baseboard Heater Noise



Honeywell Thermostat Not Following Schedule

Here, we discuss a Honeywell thermostat not following schedule, and how to fix that.  If the thermostat is otherwise working as it should, it could be that its Schedule Hold   feature is activated. So switch this off, and chances are that normal schedule following returns. But why would schedule following ever be OFF? Well, this … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Not Following Schedule



How to Fix a Skipping CD Audio Disc

We’ve played compact discs (CDs) for over thirty three years now. We listen to them daily.  So they have become a mainstay of our music listening regimen.  Since we always look for deals, especially on used CDs, we find our share of CDs that skip.  So, learning how to fix a skipping CD allowed us to “save” … Continue reading How to Fix a Skipping CD Audio Disc