Category Archives: a geek’s house

Time to get the lawmower ready!

    We have had an early spring this year in Virginia!  I am usually not cutting grass until the beginning of April, but we have flowers blooming and grass growing already!  I went up to Home Depot and spent … Continue reading

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Controlling the Christmas lights

Who wants to to out on a 20-degree night and unplug strings of Christmas lights that are decorating the house?   Nobody I imagine!  For this reason, I have had a project in the works to resolve that issue.  How could … Continue reading

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Air conditioners need to be de-bugged too!

This past Saturday, my Air conditioner, only 2 years old or so began making a loud buzzing noise when it came on in the morning.  Andrea woke up early, and was trying to be quiet, as not to wake me, … Continue reading

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Men and heating the home

God placed the inner instinct in man to want to heat his home and keep his female companion comfortably warm.  It was because of this desire that man first tamed fire.  When this took place, man was happy.  His instinct … Continue reading

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Emergency power: part 2

As we know look upon the ice storm season, I have realized that I have not continued my post on emergency power.  Like I mentioned in the previous article, I am going to talk about whole-house generators in this article. … Continue reading

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Adventures in moving

Well, not long after Andrea had moved in that we decided that maybe we ought to look at moving into a bigger house….Maybe it was all the boxes of her stuff sitting around, or maybe it was the fact that … Continue reading

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Emergency powe part 1: portable generators

After Hurricane Irene, I figure I should touch on the topic of emergency power, the different modes that are available, and safety for not only you and your family, but also the devices you plan to operate. The most common … Continue reading

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