Bathroom tile choices and bidets

Samantha just picked out our tile for the bathroom and the kitchen, I think it is going to be AWESOME! Also, we are trying to decide whether to put a bidet in our master bath. Any suggestions/thoughts from readers? I had never thought about getting one before but after seeing the info on bidet toilet seats from bidet.org I am thinking a bit more about it. They help support Weblogs.us and I would like to help support them! In other house news,

HP 23xi review (long term review w/reliablity & warranty info)

For the past two years we have been using a number of HP 23xi displays at home and the office. Overall these are some of my favorite monitors. Here are the pros: IPS Reasonable price (~$130 USD when on sale) Energy efficient External power supply (this is nice b/c if the power supply fails, you just replace it… not the entire monitor) Power supplies are readily available (I had two spare laptop/HTPC power supplies that worked fine) Nice looking and

BlackBerry Passport, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPhone 6 size comparison photo

blackberry passport size comparison iphone 6 iphone 6 plus

The Passport is a very intriguing device and it looks rather huge in most photos. For comparison, I wanted to see the size compared to two other rather popular phones So, here is a visual size comparison between the BlackBerry Passport, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple iPhone 6 *photos courtesy of BlackBerry press page and Apple press page Dimensions: BlackBerry Passport 128 x 90.3 x 9.3 mm (5.04 x 3.56 x 0.37 in) iPhone 6 Plus 158.1 x 77.8 x

Why we have to reset the low tire warning (how BMW’s TPMS works)

Very nice explanation by Barry45RPM: The way these German TPMS’s work is that when you “Reset” the system, this is the new memorized amount of air pressure that the system stores. Whatever pressure is in the tires at that moment is now considered to be the new “proper inflation pressure” comparison point. Later on if a tire pressure is no longer at that memorized pressure the system notifies you. When you reset, the then current pressures become the standard you wish

PayPal Extras Mastercard Review

The signup application for the PayPal Extras MasterCard

I saw the PayPal splash page advertising their ‘PayPal Extra MasterCard‘ and I thought I would check it out a little more. It sounds good: 3% on gas and restaurants 2% on eBay/PayPal 1% on other stuff However, a little closer reading shows some serious shortcomings: -Each ‘point’ is really only worth .83 of what you would normally think of as a point. For example, with most cards if you get a 100 points it is worth $1. With this card

Andersen 200 series windows – Hodges window list

HODGES Andersen Window List

We have out finalized window list for the house. They are Andersen 200 series windows. They are wood with vinyl clad exteriors and the majority of them are double hung. Here is the complete list: HODGES Window List 2014 Sept 15th QTY: 12 6 4 1 1 28 3050DH 3040DH 2040DH 244DH2440 2046DH 3046FX 2046DH 2030DH 2030FIXED Garage Main 3 2 Attic     0 5 Garage windows       1st Floor Kitchen   1   1 Great Room

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