Brighter Thermostat Display
Is your thermostat display too dim? You can make the display nearly twice as bright by removing the blue filters on the light bulbs. (This applies only to Dometic Duo-Therm Comfort Control Center five-button thermostats #310 9228 0001 “” white; and #310 9228 019 “” black.) Here’s how:
Unclip the thermostat from the holder “” top or bottom center “” and find the two small, black, round bulb holders. Remove the bulb assembly by inserting a small blade screwdriver into the center slot of the assembly and twist 1/8-turn counterclockwise. Lift the bulb assembly out and gently remove the tiny blue filter from the bulb. Reassemble and return the thermostat cover to its holder. The brightness of the display will be sharply improved.
Bill Hendrix, F761S, Erie, Colorado
Rather than lose considerable space in my clothes closet, I put in two plastic stack bins that fit under the shirts, jackets, blouses, and other clothing items that do not hang low. I left the bins on their rollers to allow the bottom drawers to clear the closet door track. These stack bins can be purchased at most mass merchandise stores.
Susan Lowe, F147205, Port Orange, Florida
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