How to Reset Belkin N600 Plug In Wireless Range Extender F9K1122

Belkin has created a line of plug in wireless range extenders, including the F9K1122 Wi-Fi repeater.  These feature a hard reset button that, when pressed, erases any customized settings, and returns the extender to factory default values (restores the settings to what they were when the unit was shipped from the factory). You may also reset the … Continue reading How to Reset Belkin N600 Plug In Wireless Range Extender F9K1122



Netgear EX3700 Setup Instructions, How To

These Netgear EX3700 setup instructions for this Netgear® AC750 WiFi range extender model EX3700, show easy itself; especially when you have screen shots from an actual setup scenario, as we snapped here, while connecting our EX3700  to our existing wireless networks. The Netgear® firmware automates much of the procedure in the Genie wizard web interface at the netgear extender setup website as you’ll … Continue reading Netgear EX3700 Setup Instructions, How To



How to Clean Eyeglasses with Anti Reflective Coating

We’ve worn glasses with anti reflective coatings for over two decades.  In that time, we got advice from several optometrists. They showed us how to clean eyeglasses with anti reflective coating. Indeed, this is easy once you know how to safely handle them.  You should know which cleaners work the best and safest, and which cleaning … Continue reading How to Clean Eyeglasses with Anti Reflective Coating



Baseboard Heater Installation Tips

Installing electric baseboard heating can be a fun project, because it’s not too technically advanced (and therefore, not too disheartening), and after it’s done, you get a much warmer room for your winter time naps. The theory of operation is easy to understand, and even the complexities of digital thermostats has been hidden from the end user … Continue reading Baseboard Heater Installation Tips



How to Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda

We’ve heated gallons upon gallons of hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with our  Hamilton Beach electric kettle.  In this post, we show how to clean electric kettle with baking soda.  We’ve cleaned ours successfully many times.  We also discuss how to keep the electric kettle clean in the first place. We’ve found that … Continue reading How to Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda



How to Fix a Skipping DVD Movie Disc

We’ve played digital video discs (DVDs) for nearly twenty years now.  Daily watching them has been a major filler of our fun time hours.  Do, to get the most of our entertainment dollars, we buy lots of used DVD discs. Thus,  we’ve experienced freezing DVDs often, and learned various ways how to fix a skipping DVD movie disc while playing. No DVD … Continue reading How to Fix a Skipping DVD Movie Disc



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



Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly, How To

We’ve found that an excellent way to defrost upright freezer quickly, is to use a heat gun or blow dryer.  The blowing warm air really speeds up how fast an upright freezer defrosts, whether it be frost free or manual defrost. Have rented a few apartments equipped with manual-defrost freezers. Indeed at this very moment, … Continue reading Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly, How To



How to Change Alexa Wake Word

You want to know how to change Alexa wake word? You can indeed change the wake word that the Alexa enabled speakers respond to when you say it.  Current alexa wake word options are, “Alexa…,” “Amazon…,” “Computer…,” and “Echo…”  The Alexa wake up word is the name you say to wake up the smart speaker and to start it … Continue reading How to Change Alexa Wake Word



How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure

We’re explaining common Honeywell WiFi thermostat connection failures, as experienced on numerous Honeywell internet controlled thermostats from time to time. Addressing Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Lost Problems By this, we mean that the thermostat was connected properly prior to the failure, but has recently lost its wireless connection, and will not reconnect to your home Wi-Fi network. Typical … Continue reading How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure