Add a battery backup to your garage door opener

In many cases, a power failure will preclude opening a garage door with an automatic opener. 

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Pandemic Tips #2 – Remote job opportunities.

Last Updated on 2 months by Christopher G Mendla

A focus on current remote job opportunities. This is the second in a series of tips related to the Coronavirus / Covid-19 / China Virus. 

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Virtual vacations via Google Maps

Last Updated on 2 months by Christopher G Mendla

Taking Virtual Vacations via Google Maps is a way for a  lot of people who are currently stuck in their homes due to the Coronavirus to do something uniquely entertaining.  

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Pandemic tips #11 – Mask valves, credit card chips, UV lights

Pandemic Tips #11 – Are you checking your mask valves? They are critical. Be careful disinfecting credit cards. 

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Pandemic Tips #9 – Storable food, classic cars, Home security

Pandemic tips #9 covering increasing your stock of storable foods, classic cars, home security, meat shortages and a toilet paper update. 

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Pandemic Tips #8 Toilet Paper, Finances, Second Homes

Some general thoughts including toilet paper, finances and second homes. 

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Pandemic Tips #7 – Random thoughts

Pandemic Tips #7 –  Supplies especially toilet paper, Encroaching animals update, Driving when the lockdown is over,  Kids in stores, Keep the change, Keep your gas tanks full, 

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Pandemic Tips #6 – Watch for wild animals

Last Updated on 7 months by Christopher G Mendla

Pandemic tips Watch for wild animals. With people off the streets in many areas, wild animals are venturing into the suburbs and even cities. 

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Pandemic Tips #5 – Shopping checklist

I’m trying to minimize risk when I need to go to the store. Here is a sample checklist for before and after your trip

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