Category: Tools and Reviews

  • Dyson Root Vacuum Battery Life Stinks

    Dyson Root Vacuum Battery Life Stinks

    I bought my wife a Dyson Root vacuum last year and the battery on this handheld doesn’t last at all.  Is everyone else having this problem?  I called the Dyson company and told them that the battery runs down after about 3-6 minutes and stops operating and that told me that was “normal”.  I was…

  • Replacement for the Kidde 1275

    Replacement for the Kidde 1275

    As most readers of this blog know, the Kidde 1275 smoke detector is not a good unit. They were inexpensive and used by a ton of builders in new builds. Many folks have experienced middle of the night alarms that make it difficult to trust the units in the future. Since the alarms are hard…

  • Screen Your Tenants

    Screen Your Tenants

    If you have been a landlord for any period of time, I am certain that you have taken some vacancy loss, or had late payers that, in turn, led to a tenant skipping out on rent owed. After you have that experience, you realize the need to screen prior to allowing a tenant to sign…

  • DIY Network Site Upgrade

    The DIY Network has upgraded their web site. If you haven’t been, you should check it out at DIY Network. The DIY site has a ton of helpful project information and can provide a lot of great ideas for those of us searching for that next great project to tackle.

  • Ryobi 18V Super Combo Kit – P841 at The Home Depot

    Ryobi 18V Super Combo Kit Model P841 $159.00/EA Each $129.00/EA Each via Ryobi 18V Super Combo Kit – P841 at The Home Depot .

  • Overstock.com Coupon Code

    Overstock.com coupon code Received this in the mail today. 7% off at Overstock.com. Use coupon code: 141045