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Be Safe. Go Flameless

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According to the National Candle Association, More than 15,000 residential fires are caused each year by the careless or inappropriate use of candles.

Do you love the beauty and tranquility that candles bring to a room, but are afraid of knocking them over or forgetting to blow them out? Eliminate this stress and give yourself more peace-of-mind by switching to flameless candles!  Here’s some of the benefits:

  • No wax=no mess
  • Candle doesn’t run out; just simply replace the battery
  • Cost effective: some can last up to 800 hours
  • Portable
  • Some have timers: no more remembering to blow out the flame

Here are some of our favorite flameless candles:

Flipo FLA-CAN-IVR-3/4 Pacific Accents Flamless Resin Pillar Candle with 4/8 Hour Timer, 3

 

 

 

 

Flipo FLA-CAN-IVR-3/4 Pacific Accents Flamless Resin Pillar Candle with 4/8 Hour Timer, 3″ x 4″

 

 

 

 

 

 

Battery-Operated Flicker LED Bayberry Scented Candle with Timer - Mottled Cranberry, 3x4

 

 

 

 

Battery-Operated Flicker LED Bayberry Scented Candle with Timer – Mottled Cranberry, 3×4″

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flipo FLA-OVERLAY-LI Flameless Overlay Candle - Lilac

 

 

 

Flipo FLA-OVERLAY-LI Flameless Overlay Candle – Lilac

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are candles of all colors and sizes to fit any home decor! To take a look at more flameless candles, click here.

Hitting the Bars Tonight? Be Safe Before You Drive

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AlcoMate AL6000 Prestige Breathalyzer

 

 

The AlcoMate® AL6000 Prestige Breathalyzer is the original breath tester that introduced pre-calibrated replaceable sensor module technology to the market. Pre-calibrated replaceable sensor modules eliminate the need for traditional mail-back calibration service that is required of all other typical breathalyzers. The AlcoMate Prestige breathalyzer is the original device in our product line that showcases patent-pending pre-calibrated replaceable sensor module technology. The AlcoMate Prestige breathalyzer is DOT Approved for law-enforcement grade accuracy and US Coast Guard Approved to satisfy the requirements of all marine vessels in US waters to have a breathalyzer-on-board.

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Make Sure Your Thanksgiving Turkey is Cooked to Perfection with a Thermometer that Monitors Your Turkey and Gobbles when Ready

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  • Heat resistant cable up to 450°F
  • Oven safe
  • Audible gobble alerts you when pork is ready
  • Stainless steel probe
  • Design in the shape of a turkey

Chef Pals ET491A Turkey Thermometer and Timer is a fun and helpful gadget when cooking pork. It has a 36 inch heat resistant cable up to 450°F that is oven safe and connects to the timer which is in the fun shape of a turkey. Once the turkey has finished cooking the turkey will make an audible “gobble” to alert the user their food is ready. The probe which sticks into the meat is made of food-grade, FDA approved 304 stainless steel. The Turkey Thermometer and Timer is powered by 2 LR44 batteries which are included with the product. Read more

Smarthome Staff Favorites 2011

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Eliminate your cable or satellite TV service, and take advantage of free digital TV broadcasts!

November 4, 2011 2 comments

PowerHD 100 Portable Digital TV Antenna
The PowerHD-100 is a truly portable digital TV antenna that enables you to receive free off air digital broadcast stations in your area. It will receive both high definition (HDTV) and standard definition (SDTV) digital programming (channels 2-69) and send it to your existing digital TV, analog TV with converter box, or USB/PC TV tuner and laptop computer. The PowerHD -100 is an ideal antenna for your home, as it can also be used with any plasma or LCD flat panel TV with an internal ATSC tuner. It allows free viewing of HDTV 1080i broadcast signals even though you do not subscribe to HD programming via cable or satellite. Hook up the PowerHD-100 to additional TVs in your house to avoid added fees for multiple cable boxes. Everything you need to receive free TV immediately is in the box. With an ultra-compact size, it can be taken anywhere and can even be hooked up to your laptop making it the perfect solution for watching TV while traveling. The PowerHD 100 can run off the supplied AC adapter, a USB port via the included USB cable, or by the included AA batteries.

Other Features

  • Unique, sleek ergonomic pop-up element design
  • Internal low noise amplifier improves reception by boosting the weakest signals

Power
Low power design allows the PowerHD 100 to run for weeks on the same batteries under normal usage. It will also automatically determine whether an alternate power source is plugged into the mini USB connector, and will disconnect the batteries as the power source. Therefore, the batteries do not have to be removed when the unit is powered through the mini USB connector (and/or adapter). Note: Batteries are not required when using USB or AC adapter power. Battery power allows use in emergencies with portable TVs. Read more

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