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The directional heads of track lighting make it one of the most versatile fixtures that can be used in any room. We see tracks wherever lighting is needed for working at a desk, preparing food or over a workbench, places around a home where illumination is important.

Maybe it seems crazy to clean a washing machine, but the dirt that disappears from your clothes, towels and sheets has to go somewhere, which means grime can build up inside your washing machine over time. Without regular cleaning, the appliance might also harbor leftover detergent, hard-water deposits and mold or mildew around the door or lid. This can leave a residue on laundry or cause items to emerge from the wash with a funky smell.

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New vehicles boast a range of device charging options including DC, AC, USB and wireless. DC, the oldest electrical current, is still used by some radar detectors and car accessories but requires a 12-volt adapter and cable to power most smartphones. AC plugs are the same as a household wall outlet and are commonly used to charge laptops or car camping gadgets.

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Q: Tim, it's a very long story, and don't think I'm crazy. I'm building a new home and wondering if I can install all the electrical wiring myself. It's not a big home, but it's got all the things going on you'd normally have in a home, including quite a few three- and four-way switches. I've watched a bunch of online videos, I've read a few authoritative books and I'm feeling pretty confident. What am I missing? What would you do if you were me? —Margo F., Albany, Ga.

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Your washer and dryer help you with weekly cleaning, but you’re probably neglecting what’s happening underneath. Cleaning and organization TikTok creator @cleanwithnessa shows just how satisfying moving your appliances and vacuuming up the dusty mess underneath can be.

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Finally came the conclusion. This is when scientists look at their data and figure out what happened and what can be improved. Fan, Crouchley and Prawira all say they could have done things differently with more supplies and time. They were also surprised they won or came close to winning the contest.

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My son gave me a digital thermometer last year for Christmas and I've used it a thousand times since. These gadgets are highly practical and a useful addition to any kitchen. Taylor's instant-read model has a temperature range from -58 to 446-degrees Fahrenheit.

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Lastly, I’d love to add some gadgets to the truck. Things like a backup camera, a CarPlay stereo, and a tire pressure monitoring system would go a long way toward making this truck feel like a modern day vehicle.

Smart home enthusiasts love Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa, so it’s no surprise the same tech savvy set loves Echo Flex smart plugs. If you’ve ever wanted to quickly and cheaply add Alexa to a few more rooms in your home, these Echo Flex plugs will make your house a little smarter instantly.

With our phones, tablets, laptops, and portable speakers, we have more devices to charge than ever before. If you’re tired of dealing with tangled cords and running out of outlet space, the Socket Shelf will keep your devices organized and solve your charging woes.

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