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How To Properly Ground Your Outdoor Antenna

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    There are a number of people that are cutting the cord and moving to Antenna only or a combination of Antenna and Streaming as a lower cost solution for their home entertainment.

    With this requires the use of an antenna to pick up local or even not so local broadcasts. The farther the broadcast tower is from you and the more obstructions between you and your broadcaster’s tower will force you to choose a roof …

    How To Find The Cheapest Or Free Phone Plan For Your Cellphone Or Home

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      Today many people are giving up on home phones and going straight with a cellphone provider as their primary phone. This is great for some people especially if you are single but if you need a phone where the family can be reached or if you want to have a plan for your home so you can save money on your cellphone costs then there are a variety of options out there. If you want …

      How To Use Your Television As A Computer Monitor

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        There are many reasons that people look into using their Television as a computer monitor. The first is that they may want to play videos or streaming content on a second monitor and space considerations of having both a television and a monitor come into play. The second is wanting to perform some work at home or have a second device for other family members. Whatever your reason for using your television as a computer …

        How To Replace Your Landline Phone With VOIP And Backup Cell Service

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          Many people have or are moving to a wireless phone system in their life. There are many benefits to this but one of the more important ones is that you take your number with you when you go out so you never miss a call to your home phone. Unfortunately with mobility there are other problems such as cell tower coverage and cost.

          Since a lot of people are asking about this subject it seems like …

          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 …