How to take the perfect #Selfie

November 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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#measure2-cut1 how to take perfect selfies

Wondering how to take the perfect Selfie? Here are 7 great tips for how to make the partnership between you and your camera.

 

Seven tips for the perfect selfies:

1. Be confident.

2. Take a picture of yourself first with the front facing camera.

3. Make sure you have good lighting

4.  Make sure nothing weird is going on in the background. Also if it’s in your bathroom, put away the drying underwear.

5. Steady your arm

6. Take a couple of photo’s. Don’t be afraid to take more than one photo, so you can choose the best one.

7. Use the filters on your phone to edit.

The Benefits of The Leviton LCD Remote Control

November 9, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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remote controlWhen you have multiple devices it can be hard to control them all in a user friendly manner. If you own multiple Leviton devices and find this is the case, then you may just need the Leviton® Vizia RF+™ LCD Display Remote Control with Timer. Great for controlling up to 128 compatible devices it provides an easy and user friendly method of control for all your applications.

The Benefits of The Leviton LCD Remote Control

Benefit #1 – Optimal Control: One of the first benefits of this remote control is that is provides high control over all your Leviton Vizia RF+ devices. This remote control delivers a user friendly operation and is made with an easy to grip design which is easy to use for long term applications. It is perfect for controlling up to 128 devices and comes with a 5 year warranty.

Benefit #2 – LCD Display: Another benefit of this great remote control is that it provides an easy to read LCD display which promotes high visibility throughout the day or night. This controller features a step-by-step electronic installation checklist guide and is designed to provide enhanced programming options with the simple press of a button. The LCD screen is bright and can deliver easy operation with optimal viewing properties.

Benefit #3 – Timer Settings: One more great feature about this Leviton remote control is that it offers an astronomical clock and timer which allows you to easily create 64 different timed events. These events allow you to provide optimal programming for turning your lights on and off when needed for added convenience.

Benefit #4 – Security Feature: Another great benefit about this product is that it features a security setting which allows for it to easily secure the configurations to protect from unwanted or accidental changes when used. This can be beneficial especially when a certain setting is constantly used.

So if you own Leviton devices and want one easy method of keeping them under control then why not try the Leviton® Vizia RF+™ LCD Display Remote Control with Timer and see whether it suits your control needs.

 

Desk Outlet Tips When Buying

desk outletsWhen it comes to running your devices such as computers, desk lights, printer and more, it can be a problem when connecting them to the power especially when the main power socket is a fair distance away from the devices and your desk. One of the best solutions for this problem is the use of a desk power outlet.

What Is A Desk Power Outlet?

A desk power outlet is similar to a power board but is integrated into your office desk. This outlet is designed to be integrated and built into the desk or installed underneath the desk ready for you to use with your electrical devices.

Things To Consider When Buying A Desk Outlet

When looking to purchase a desk outlet there are a few things that you may need to take into consideration to ensure your setup will work to your advantage. Here are some tips when buying a desk outlet.

Built In or Underdesk: One of the first things to consider is choosing between the inbuilt versions of the under desk versions of desk outlets. The inbuilt desk outlets are designed to provide a permanent power solution which can be accessed in a quick and easy manner from the top of your desk. These are generally installed on or within the desk and can’t be moved once installed.

The under desk models provide a more discreet method of a power source which can be easily accessed from below your desk. Under desk power outlets free up space on your desk providing more room to work without any interference. These are great for installing anywhere underneath the desk for added versatility.

Number Of Outlets: Another thing to consider before purchasing your desk outlet is working out how many power desk outlet 2outlets are needed and whether you need any other connections. Some desk power outlets feature a number of socket ports which can cater between 2-6 outlets. Choosing the right amount of outlets can save you problems later especially when connecting multiple devices at once.

Data Outlets: Depending on your application and setup you may also need to work out whether you need any other data ports. Some of the desk outlets provide data port outlets which are great for installing different devices in the one place. These are designed to offer a more versatile solution to both power and data setup at the one place.

So when looking to purchase your own desk power outlet why not take these simple tips into consideration to make sure you purchase the one you need for your application.

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The Number 1 Reason Refrigerators are returned?

November 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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The number 1 reason refrigerator’s are returned back to the store is because it doesn’t fit the space at home.

 

How to avoid this mistake? Here are the questions you must answer before going out to buy a refrigerator

1. Measure twice, buy once

2. Mark out any restricting obstacles, larger fridges have a wider door swing while double door side-by-side refrigerators have narrower doors.

3. How much space do you need? Is Energy saving a priority? What about a Water and Ice Dispenser? Will you need door bins sized for gallon milk jugs?

4. And most importantly, an easy delivery and return option offered by the store.

The Benefits Of Using A Charging Station

November 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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We all know that sometimes in their working life your devices will eventually need charging. Although it can be difficult to charge multiple items at the onetime especially when there are minimal power points located in your room. If you find you have this problem, then look no further than the BlueLounge® Refresh Multi-Device Charging Station which is ideal for charging multiple devices at the one time to help keep you on the move.

The Benefits Of Using A Charging Station

One of the main benefits of using a charging station such as the BlueLounge® Refresh Multi-Device Charging Station is that it is able to handle up to 3 devices at the one time. This can help with charging up to 3 iPods, iPhones, cell phones, or any other smaller type of mobile devices. This is great for anyone who may be travelling and need the perfect compact way to charge all devices in a quick and easy manner.

Not only does this charging station provide easy charging of mobile devices but it is able to also include support for 2 iPod connections, micro USBs, and mini USB devices. It can also accommodate for modern portable devices for added convenience and versatility.

Another great thing about this particular charging station is that is able to offer an angled look which is perfect for allowing you to view your incoming messages as well as phone calls easily. It also provides a user friendly way of changing your playlist and provides easy access to your devices at any time.

One more great feature about the BlueLounge charging station is that is provides a rubberized top which helps to keep your devices clean and professional looking while helping to keep them in place at all times during the charging process.

So if you are in need of a user friendly and simple way of charging your devices then why not take a look at the BlueLounge® Refresh Multi-Device Charging Station and see just how user friendly this charging unit can actually be for your busy lifestyle.

Complete Configuration Guide for Wall Plate Covers

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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This wall outlet plate configuration information guide will cover light switch covers;  combination devices, receptacles, timers, USB charger devices, fan speed switches, specialty  light switch covers, anywhere switches, wall plates and wall jacks.

Wall plate covers are a vital part of a home. Determining the right configuration for your wall plates is 1 of the 3 vital steps when choosing the right wall plate for your home. Don’t worry, getting it right is pretty easy once you know what to look for.

Choosing the right wall plate covers can be done in these 3 easy steps:

1. Determine the configuration of the wall plate for the application purpose it will fill and taking stock of what is already installed..

2. Choose a style that suits your taste and budget.

3. Measure twice and cut once. Choose the right size for your outlet covers (standard, midway/midsize, oversize/jumbo) #measure2-cut1

 

Let’s get to it!

 

Complete Wall Plate Configuration Guide

definition: wall outlet plates come in a wide variety of configurations to fit the existing electrical outlet design, new applications will also require new outlets installed, switches, toggles and outlets.

Single Outlet Receptacle:

single-outlet-receptacle

 

Single Outlet Wall Plate Covers:

single-outlet single-outlet-receptacle-cover-lamp single-locking-outlet-plate
single outlet wall plate lampholder Self locking lid

 

Duplex Outlet Receptacles:

duplex-outlet-receptacle modular duplex outlet receptacle duplex light switch
Standard Modular Light Switch

 

Duplex Outlet Wall Plate Covers

duplex metal cover  screwlessduplex wall plate  duplex weather resistant wall plate
 Metal  Screwless  Weather resistant

 

Toggle Light Switches

toggle switch for ac watertight toggle switch dimmer dial
AC switch Watertight switch Dimmer dial

 

 

Rocker / Decorator Outlets Switches

 switch rocker decorator plate  slide fan rocker decorator plate  gfci rocker outlet
Switch Slide GFCI Outlet
 dimmer rocker decorator oulter cover  phone jack decorator wall plate  tv phone video audio wall plate decorator
Dimmer Phone Data
 Timer rocker plate  USB decorator wall plate cover  USB Outlet combination decorator plate
Timer USB Combination

 

 

 

Decorator and Rocker Outlet Plate Covers

standard decorator plate metal wall plate cover screwless wall plate decorator style
Standard Metal Screwless

 

Coax Outlet and Coax Wall Plate

coax wall plate cover coax wall outlet coax cable
Coax outlet Coax plate cover Coax cable

 

Phone Jack Outlet and Phone Jack Plate

phone jack decorator wall plate rj11 rj11 cable
Phone jack plate  RJ11 connector RJ11 cable

 

Blank Outlets and Blank Plates

Blank GFCI outlet blank insert toggle switch blank wall plate
Blank wall outlet Blank toggle switch Blank faceplate

Push Button Switch and Push Button Wall Plate

 push button  push button switch red
 Push button Switch Red panic button

 

Despard Wall Outlets and Despard Wall Plates

stacked toggle switch amerelle despard wall plate cover
 Stacked toggle/despard switches  Despard wall plate cover

 

Gangs

single gang wall plate cover 2 gang wall plate cover 3 gang wall plate cover
Single gang wall plate  2 gang wall plate 3 gang wall plate
4 gang wall plate cover 5 gang wall plate cover 6 gang wall plate cover
4 gang wall plate cover 5 gang wall plate cover 6 gang wall plate cover

 

Combination Wall Outlets

combination outlet - light switch and electrical outlet combination outlet - toggle switch and electrical outlet combination outlet - pilot light and electrical outlet
Switch / Outlet Toggle / Outlet Switch / Pilot Light
combination outlet - USB and electrical outlet combination outlet - Guide Light and electrical outlet combination outlet - Guide Light and light switch
USB / Outlet Guide Light / Outlet Guide Light / Switch
combination outlet - GFCI, Light Switch and electrical outlet
GFCI /Switch/ GFI Outlet

 

Combination Wall Plate Covers

 combination Wall Plate- toggle and duplex outlet  combination Wall Plate- toggle and decorative  combination Wall Plate- telephone cable and decorative
Toggle / Outlets Toggle / Decorative Phone / Decorative
combination Wall Plate- duplex outlet and Rocker-Decorative combination Wall Plate- telephone cable and toggle combination Wall Plate- duplex outlet and single
Decorative / Duplex Outlet Toggle / Telephone Cable Duplex Outlet / Single

 

Combination Blank Plate Outlet Covers

combination Blank Wall Plate- single combination Blank Wall Plate- duplex outlet combination Blank Wall Plate- toggle
Single / Blank Duplex Outlet / Blank Toggle / Blank
combination Blank Wall Plate- decorative
Decorative Rocker / Blank

 

More combinations and wall plate covers can be found here: http://www.cableorganizer.com/wall-plates/

Looking for solutions to common DIY problems: http://www.fixya.com/tags/acd1i_despard_switch/browse/leviton

 

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Please post any questions you have below about wall plate covers and I’ll be happy to help.

 

 

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