Author: Chris Heider

Installing Window and Door Sensors

This video shows how to set up the wireless window and door sensors (a.k.a. contact sensors) of the JAQX Smart Home System. I show you how I installed these sensors on four doors around my house...

JAQX Smart Home Unboxing and Bench Test

This video shows how to set up the components of the JAQX Smart Home System. It includes a bench test that demonstrates the home security alarm features and a couple of included Z-Wave home...

Ghost Caught on Camera!

Surveillance footage capturing a “ghost” terrorizing the halls of a school in Ireland is going viral online. The clip, taken by security cameras in one of the hallways at Deerpark C.B.S high school, was...

LED vs Halogen Headlight Distance Test

LED vs. Halogen Headlight Distance Test

This video was sponsored by RCP. All opinions are my own. LED vs. Halogen Headlight Distance Test In this video, I conduct a head-to-head comparison of LED vs. halogen headlight bulbs measuring the brightness...

Kindergarten Block Box

Kindergarten Block Box

In this video, I make a wheeled crate to store wooden toy blocks in a kindergarten classroom. To give my Kindergarten Block Box the illusion that it’s made out of blocks, I used pine boards...

How to Secure Off-Campus Housing

When your kids want to break free from all those dorm rules and supervision and move into off-campus housing, how will you prevent their things from getting stolen? Are you going to trust their...

Vertical Pallet Herb Garden

Sure, I’ve done a few pallet projects. Who hasn’t? Anyone can disassemble a pallet, harvest the lumber, and make stuff from it. But this project was different. I challenged myself to find a way to...

Amish Pergola Kit

If you don’t have the tools, skills, or time to build your own pergola from scratch, you can buy an Amish pergola kit on the Internet and save money by assembling it yourself. In...

Smart Pool Water Chemistry Monitoring

I’ve owned a pool all my life and I know the hassle of keeping it balanced and looking good. It’s very important to continuously keep an eye on pool water chemistry or you could...

pHin smart pool monitor

pHin Smart Pool Monitor

I’ve owned a pool all my life and I know the hassle of keeping it balanced and looking good. So when I first learned about the pHin smart pool monitor in 2015 during a...