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Wireless LED Floodlight Review!

Recently, I’ve been looking for floodlight replacement for my house because the old one was breaking and didn’t work all that well.

Well, I went to Home Depot and they had a bunch of them but they all cost like over $100 plus you needed to wire them directly to your home’s AC power.

After doing some more research with solar LED lights and other floodlights, I found this great little wireless L

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DIY Web Interface Control System for Central Heating and Hot Water!

In the near future, you should be able to control all of your house heating system and even hot water via a web interface.  But for those of you who don’t want to wait for that, you can make your own like Nicholas did, a DIY web interface control system for your central heating and hot water made possible by a linux box and some relays.

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House DIY – How to Install 3-Way Dimmer Switches!

Recently I moved to a new house, finally I have more space to run my blog.  Also, I am doing a bunch of DIYs around the house, like installing this 3-way dimmer switch (to save money on energy and also looks better than old switches).

So, I’ve started a new blog called HouseDIYHowTo.com to focus on these cool House DIYs and HOWTos, you can check out my very first blog post on how to install 3-way

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Magnetic Screen Door!

Do you need an easier way to get in and out of your door to the backyard?  If so, you might want to check out this Magnetic Screen Door which automatically closes (via magnets) when you or your dog walks through it.

Instead of opening/closing your screen door (which I am sure your toddlers and pets have a hard time doing), you can install this simple magnetic screen door so you keep the bugs out but let your kids and pets freely walk in/out.

Magnetic Screen Door is available on Amazon starting at $

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How to Wash Wine Glasses in your Dishwasher!

I know every time I drink wine, cleaning your wine glasses the day after can become a time-consuming chore, especially if the wine dries out and leaves wine stains that you will have to scrub hard.

Well, what if you could wash your wine glasses in your dishwasher?

You can with this Wine Tether device, the inventor is trying to get some more people involved, you can order it on pre-sale for $12.99 at Quirky.

Washing your wine glasses can be risky business, especially when you

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DIY Remote Controlled, Dimmable LED Lamp!

Want to impress your friends when they are hanging out in your livingroom, perhaps watching football or basketball?

Build yourself one of these nifty DIY remote-controlled and dimmable LED lamps, it will probably also drive your cat nuts! (Watch video after the break.)

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Eco Plumbing DIY – How to Drain Clogs with Vinegar and Baking Soda!

Couple weeks back I told you how to clean grease off in an eco-friendly way by using baking soda.

Well, yesterday my drain was clogged and I didn’t want to use liquid plumber.  Instead I used vinegar and baking soda to unclog my drain!

It really works, check it out in action:

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How to Increase Heating Efficiency with U.S. Military Thermoelectric Fan!

For those of you with flat-pan heaters/stoves, you might want to increase the heating efficiency of your house with this U.S. Military Thermoelectric fan that works by converting heat into electrical energy.

The Fan rests on the top, and circulates air around the heater, increasing efficiency and reducing fuel consumption. Super-quiet operation requires no external power to

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Robotic Wet Dry Mop!

Many of us love having hard floors in our homes and sometimes there’s limits to what a typical iRobot Roomba can do.  For those times, there’s Robotic Wet and Dry Mop that will literally mop and dry your favorite floors.

This is the robotic wet or dry mop that navigates autonomously through a room and methodically cleans hard surface floors. The robotic cleaner uses widely available dry e

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Supiot Folding Shower!

Supiot Folding Shower is a exactly that, a shower that can be folded easily when not in use.  This could certainly be great for small apartments in Europe and Asia.

If you like million others have space issues and hate the fact that you shower cubicle takes all the space then check out the Supiot Folding Shower. Once you are done showering you can fold it and it goes back in the wall to achieve a smaller footprint.

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