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Has anyone used these Costco Feit vanity LED "bulbs?"

October 31, 2014, 11:33 am

http://www.costco.com/Feit-G25-LED-Globe-%7c-40W-Replacement-%7c-Uses-8W-%7c-510-Lumens-%7c-3%2c000K-Soft-White-%7c-25%2c000-Hours-%7c-4-pack.product.100116131.html Looking at Feit's web site they m... Read more »


October 30, 2014, 11:43 pm

A friend told me a story tonight about a friend of his. He's remodeling a big old house that was too big to rent to one family, so he, or the owner before him, has broken it up into 4 or 5 apartme... Read more »

Fluorescent shop lights?

October 30, 2014, 11:27 pm

Any recommendations for ordinary 48 overhead shop lights? I've had bad luck with the cheap ones. Thanks. Read more »

OT but not "off group"

October 30, 2014, 6:12 pm

Why Old Men Don't Get Hired At Job interview: Human Resources Manager: What is your greatest weakness? Old man: Honesty. Human Resources Manager: I don't think honesty is a weakness. Old Man: I ... Read more »

Daylight savings time ends Sunday Nov 2

October 30, 2014, 1:41 pm

Here in the States, Daylight Stupid Time ends Sunday November 2, 2014 Read more »

Do LED bulbs get along with lighted switches?

October 30, 2014, 12:37 pm

Hi All, Anyone know if those new LED bulbs get along with Neon bulb lighted light switches? Do the LED's twinkle dimly like stars. (My Christmas LED lights twinkle dimly -- kind of like it. Do... Read more »

HF drill driver question

October 30, 2014, 12:23 pm

Yesterday, I had a failure of freshly charged battery for my 18 volt cordless impact driver: http://www.harborfreight.com/18-volt-cordless-14-in-hex-impact-driver-68853.html Drill was purchased... Read more »

Suggestions for Jack O' Lantern lights

October 30, 2014, 9:14 am

Every year we have a pumpkin-carving party with the grandkids. We do both real and artificial pumpkins. Every year I struggle to find the right lights to put inside. We don't like to use candles b... Read more »

What every boy should know before he has his first date with a girl

October 30, 2014, 2:01 am

What every boy should know before he has his first date with a girl http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrench Read more »

Ping Danny D.: possible rain

October 29, 2014, 8:24 pm

Hi Danny, Snow is forecast for us (Reno area) on Saturday and Saturday night. If there is enough power to overcome our Rain Shadow Effect, you should get drenched! Here is to getting wet! -T Read more »

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Owens Corning shingles

Three years ago I had a new roof put on using Owens Corning 25 year shingles and now every time we have a high wind which is all the time in West Texas shingles blow off and need to be replaced. Are ... Read more »


Circulation function in programmable thermostat

Just wondering if the circulation function in programmable thermostat means that it will turn the fan on 100% of the time when the heat or cooling is on + it will turn the fan on 35% of the time that... Read more »


Dusty house

My house here in Florida is extremely dusty. I would like to find out why. I've asked local tradesmen, but to no avail. Perhaps some of you might have some ideas. Here are some details: H... Read more »


Drilling holes in load bearing beams

I need to run wiring for my home entertainment setup thru an exterior wall. This is obviously a load bearing wall and I assume that it's 2x6 beams, I am not sure what the code is in NJ. This is th... Read more »


quiet inline fans

I've been looking at inline fans, what are the quietest ones? I'm looking at something about 250 or 300 CFM. any idea? Panasonic has really quiet ones, the only problem is that they don't want... Read more »


Faulty water meter?

Last week, when I got my water bill, it was a whopping $185.00. On checking my water meter, it was spinning at the rate of about 3 gallons per minute. I checked for anything leaking in the house a... Read more »


Your Opinion Of KVAR Energy Controller

The guy who sold us a whole house generator, a man whom I trust, is now pushing KVAR EC. He purchased two ($650 each) and has saved 3,487 kwH from March-to-March. (He sent photocopies of his electr... Read more »


Toilet quality

I just bought a new Toilet from Home Depot and would like to know what the difference is in quality. I paid $79 for Glacier Bay All in One toilet with 1.6 gallons per flush with a 2 Fully Glaced Trap... Read more »


Laminate floors that snap together and aren't nailed or glued down

I see that Costco is selling Harmonics laminate floors that aren't nailed or glued down. They basically snap together and just sit there. You leave a gap at each wall to allow for expansion, with ... Read more »


bathroom fan-light-heat

I'm going to replace my 35 year old bathroom fan-light-heater combo that has been in the house since it was built. The new one is also fan-light-heat. I haven't done this before and am looking fo... Read more »