Oral B Toothbrush Heads

oral b toothbrush headsYou can pay good money for Oral B toothbrush heads or you can go with a non-Oral B, compatible brand and save good money. Which is the way to go? That is the question I will answer in this review.

Oral B Toothbrush Heads Versus Compatible Brand

Do the Math

I absolutely love our Oral B Professional Care toothbrush. What I didn’t like was paying so much for the genuine-brand, Oral B toothbrush heads. We’ve been paying about $40.00 for an 8-Pack of the genuine, Oral B Toothbrush heads brand at Costco. Some quick division (40 / 8) reveals that we are paying $5.00 for just one, little toothbrush head. Even name-brand toothbrushes are less than $2.00 each at your grocery or department store. Actually, you can buy regular toothbrushes on Amazon for 0.73 cents each. So, I think we can agree the profit mark-up must be pretty high on all toothbrushes, whether they are for the Oral B electric or just not. Granted, the Oral B toothbrush head has a little more complexity to it due to the mechanics required by the electric, toothbrush motor. Still $5.00 is too much for a toothbrush that really should be replaced every month. I got to thinking, there has to be a cheaper brush and I was right. At Amazon, you can buy an entire 20-Pack of Oral B Compatible Toothbrushes for around $15.00. Doing the math once again ($15.00 /20), That comes out to just $0.75 cents per toothbrush head! That represents a savings of over 650% ($5.00 /$0 .75) . Yes, the generic Oral-B heads from Amazon are less than 1/6th the price of the genuine toothbrush heads. That kind of savings is worth looking into. The next question is, are they as good as the real thing?

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Best Cocktail Shaker

best cocktail shakerThe best cocktail shaker should be able to make your martini ice cold without giving your hands and fingers a case of frostbite.  The typical martini shaker is stainless steel. Stainless steel is a great temperature conductor and is perfectly suited for making your drink super cold very quickly. The problem, however, is that you can only shake so long before you fingers and hands are so ice cold that you can no longer hold on to the shaker. There is something to be said about stainless steel cocktail shakers. They give you the classic look, sound, and feel of a 1940’s bar where the sound of Martinis, Manhattans, Rob Roys and Cosmopolitans being shaken all around you make you feel important and sophisticated – and well, happy too. Is there any other way to make a classic cocktail? I’m here to tell you there is.

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Best iPhone 8 Case

Best iPhone 8 CaseIt took me a matter of minutes to find the best iPhone 8 case to fit my own preferences. When I looked at the many ratings on Amazon, I realized that the number of stars didn’t matter as much as what people are actually saying about the case. iPhone users have a variety of needs and so the best iPhone 8 case for one person not might be the same as for another. This is true for all of the last generation of iPhone cases I’ve purchased.

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Are Retractable Hoses any Good

Retractable hoses started showing up on, As Seen on TV, over a decade ago. Next thing you know, you could find them just about anywhere. Their portability and light-weight made them instantly appealing, but the quality of construction was questionable. I didn’t have enough confidence in their durability to replace my regular, heavy-duty, 100′ hose, and also I had questions about their water pressure and application capabilities. Since that time, the number of choices of retractable hoses has increased considerably and the level of quality has dramatically improved as well. But, like any hose, you will get what you pay for. It’s no longer a question of whether or not retractable hoses are any good. What matters most is which retractable hose you buy and how you intend to use it. While I now how have a total of three retractable hoses, I still need to have one regular hose as I will explain why in the comparison below.

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How to get Rid of a Congested Nose

How to get Rid of a Congested NoseYou and millions of others have wanted to know how to how to get rid of a congested nose since the beginning of mankind. Little did we know that there is an easy, fool-proof solution that works every time and it requires only two things: An extremely sharp pair of scissors and a very high tolerance for pain. Bad joke aside, a really congested nose can make us feel so uncomfortable that we would actually consider removing it if we could. I have tried product after product and have come to believe that there is no practical way to permanently and completely get rid of a congested nose, but there are a few remedies that provide some temporary relief. It’s a matter of choosing a solution we can live with. Antihistamines like Sudafed, over-the-counter nasal sprays, and antihistamines are not only temporary solutions, but come with side effects that most of us aren’t willing to live with. So I think most people who are asking how to get rid of a congested nose are really searching for natural remedies that provide some reasonable sense of relief without making our hearts palpitate or put us to sleep while driving or at our jobs.

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