I live in a rural area that has a very high deer population. Anything in a garden area that is not fenced in is quickly be eaten by the neighborhood deer. I created a new garden area last year and decided to try an inexpensive deer fence sold by Lee Valley (one of my favorite […]
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Alternative way to remove white film (bloom) from Hunter rubber boots-Updated
NOTE: Please see update at end of post for another cleaning method that works equally well… My wife picked up a pair of heavily discounted Hunter rubber boots tonight. I expect they were discounted because they were covered with a white disgusting film. I did some googling and found out that this white film is […]
Modify iPhone 5 cover to fit lightning to 30 pin adapter
I picked up an iPhone 5 for my wonderful wife last week and also got a lightning to 30 pin adapter so it would work with her iHome clock radio. I had read some reports that the adapter was flimsy and made the phone stick up really high, but after using it for a couple days it […]
Remove type 1 mastic adhesive from glass block tiles
I recently was doing some tiling using blocks of glass tiles and found that using Windex and a non-metallic scrub pad worked very well to remove any excess type 1 mastic adhesive that dried onto the tiles.