Category: Reviews

Home Surveillance System Upgrade

My previous home surveillance system provided me four years of reliable service and it was still going strong. But after I helped my neighbor install a high definition Lorex system, I saw first-hand how beautiful that...

Why Upgrade your Surveillance System?

In 2012, I described my purchase of my first surveillance system as a “one-time investment”. I was, of course, referring to the fact that I wouldn’t have to pay monthly fees to a central...

Focusrite Scarlett Studio

This video is an unbiased review of the Focusrite Scarlett Studio – a professional 2-channel audio recording interface. I use a lot of voiceovers with my videos the Focusrite was a well-deserved upgrade. [kad_youtube...

Natural Mosquito Repellent

Last month, I hacked my backpack blower into a Mosquito Bazooka to wage war on New Jersey’s “unofficial state bird”. In this follow-up episode, I use my mosquito bazooka to apply a natural mosquito repellent that...

Build a Mosquito Bazooka

Watch as I hack my backpack blower into a BAZOOKA to wage war on New Jersey’s unofficial state bird, the mosquito. Professional mosquito services cost about $75 per application. A dedicated mosquito blower costs...

Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller

I recently upgraded my sprinkler controller to the Rachio 2nd Generation. If you have an automatic sprinkler system, read on. If you don’t have a sprinkler system, but aspire to have one some day,...

IKEA Dioder Cabinet Lights

IKEA Dioder Cabinet Lights

The most beautiful (and most expensive) cabinet in my kitchen had glass doors to display our nice glassware or dishes. If you’ve never remodeled a kitchen, a glass cabinet costs extra because of the glass (no...

Easiest Hardwood Floor Refinish

This is the easiest way I’ve found to give new life to your tired old hardwood floors. No kneeling, no steel wool, no sanding, no fumes, no mess. What is the secret to the...

Supermom Surveillance Installation

SuperMom Surveillance Installation

My neighbor, Jen, mentioned to a friend that she wanted to install a home surveillance system. The friend told her to watch my Home Surveillance Installation video from 2012 when I installed a Zmodo...

home surveillance system installation

Home Surveillance System Installation

A few years ago, we had a series of break-ins in my area, and some were close enough to be considered “too close for comfort.” After a number of ADT and competing security company...