Appliances

How To Understand The Best Use Of Gigabit Routers And Switches For Your Home Network

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    If you are like most people you have a variety of devices in your home that you want to connect to the internet and also connect to each other. There are many different methods for doing this from WiFi to Fiber Optic Devices but it can get a little confusing when you are trying to layout your network in the most efficient way.

    In this How To we will talk about the best practices of laying …

    How To Mix Android TV And Antenna Stations

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      There are a lot of people that are cutting the cord to save money on their cable television bill and manufacturers are starting to take notice in an important way.

      Previously if you wanted to watch Antenna TV and also make use of the Internet for shows you can’t get or specialty networks like HBO you had to use separate inputs on your television and you had to go through a number of menus just to …

      How To Unlock Your Phone And Change Providers

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        If you are looking at new phone plans you might be thinking about staying with your current provider because your phone was purchased from them when you started your service.

        This is a problem for a number of people because not only might you be missing out on better plans but you might move to a location where service isn’t available from your original provider.

        If you move to an area were cell services is no longer …

        How To Migrate From Apple To Android With All Your Stuff

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          If you are a power user of your phone then you might find that the product you purchased first is the one you stick with because you have so much invested in it. Many people and even businesses will do this. You have apple products at school or work or maybe another family member has Apple products and because you want to be compatible you don’t look at the other options you have.

          I am …

          How To Use Your Existing Cable or Dish Coax For Antenna Installs

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            If you are contemplating cutting the cord and going with an antenna and a broadband subscription for Netflix, Hulu and whatever else then one of the hardest parts is rewiring your home. In many cases homes that already have a Dish or Cable TV subscription have existing coax to each room. The quality of the install including the layout, coax type and equipment such as splitters will differ based on the age of the home …

            How To Water Company installed Larger Supply Line now my Water Heater Pressure Valve is Leaking

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              A friend of ours writes that the water company dug up their road and installed a new larger supply pipe in his street. They also installed a Check Valve to reduce Back Flow. Now his Water Heater Pressure Valve is leaking and he is wondering what he should do.

              The first thing to understand is when water is heated in your water heater it expands. This expansion can be dangerous and they can actually explode …

              How To Install a Multi Door Doorbell with Unique Chimes for each Door

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                If you own a home with a front door that is away from normal traffic and a side door that might be at your garage and used as a primary way for you and visitors to enter your home then you may want to install a doorbell that gives you the option to know which door someone is at.

                This type of doorbell is called a two tone or multi door chime and you can …

                How To Buy or Replace a Three Year Old Dishwasher?

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                  One of our friends writes…

                  We bought a nice $600 BLAHBLAH dishwasher about 3 years ago but the handle broke, we are looking to replace it and would like some advice on what brand to look at and what features to consider.

                  Ok so the first thing to understand here is that a dishwasher should last about 10 years in your home. Actually all major appliances should last a good 10 years and their warranty normally …

                  How To Evaluate Cable VS Streaming for Quality and Cost

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                    If you are considering dropping your cable tv subscription and moving to streaming as an alternative there are a number of things that you need to understand before you cut the cord.

                    Although cable justifiably gets a bad rap because it is overly expensive and the content on the 150 stations you might have in your package is normally duplicated and often shows that have been off the air for 10 years. To pay $100 …

                    How To Why are Large Antennas better than Small Amplified Antennas?

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                      If you are considering installing an antenna for OTA Broadcasts you will have a lot of choices when it comes to antennas. The first thing that you want to do is find out what type of signal you have in your area. A good site for this is www.TVFool.com because they will allow you to put in your GPS coordinates and the height of the antenna and get a pretty good reading on what …