Control – On the House

All posts tagged "Control"

  • Remote Control Switching

    A little “why” background: We have a “decorator” lamp in our TV room. It’s actually a hand painted figurine of a 16th century acrobat. It is very colorful and rests atop a tall floor speaker in a...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • Everything About Bug Control

    The news nationwide warns us that El Nino will be responsible for an insect population the likes of which we have not seen for some time. A winter with overabundant amounts of warm rain will produce an...

    • Posted September 5, 2015
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    Get Rid Of Unwelcome Varmints

    When we were kids we would watch with amazement as hundreds of thousands of bats would exit from the attic of the abandoned canary across the street from our home. Once the brightness of day time had...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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    Dimmers “In The Mood”

    Bandleader Glenn Miller was born in 1904. Among his big hits was “In The Mood” — three little words that are just as important today as they were back in 1941. Lighting is increasingly a big deal,...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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    Fireplace Heat Will Never Again Be Problematic

    Did you know that once the fire has started in the fireplace, the damper should be closed down as far as possible without causing smoke to back up into the room? This is done so that the...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • Fruit Flies Don’t Bother Me

    Have pesky little flying insects arrived? You might unknowingly be breeding fruit flies. Fruit flies are attracted to ripened or fermenting fruits and vegetables. Once they get started, they breed fast. The source of the fruit flies,...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Attic Insulation and Infiltration Control

    Is it cold outside where you are? Is it cold inside where you are? Did you know the 35 percent of all heat lost occurs through holes? And you thought it was poor attic insulation. Actually, only 7...

    • Posted March 18, 2014
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  • Boric Acid Pesticide

    Many pesticide sprays and powders are dangerous, not to mention smelly, messy, and expensive. Of primary concern are highly toxic products that are effective in quickly attacking and destroying the nervous system of insects; they’re extremely harmful...

    • Posted March 3, 2014
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