Category Archives: 5S

The Application of the 5S system to the home

Cleaning the Sink

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Refrigerator Cleaning

So, it was time to tackle the fridge. It had finally got to the point that it was really bugging me.  (That is generally what’s required to get me moving on any cleaning project!)  When I started, I was really … Continue reading

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Food Storage Solution

As a man who uses dishes (as well as wash them), I have been frustrated by the food storage containers that we have been using in our house for a while. Over the last thirteen years, we have been collecting … Continue reading

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Plastic Bags

We all have them. Some of us would rather not use them, and some of us don’t care one way or another. Regardless of which camp you belong to, the plastic bag is easy to come by. I find that … Continue reading

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Using Adobe Acrobat Pro to Bulk Add a Password to my PDFs

As I have been “Going Paperless” I have decided that I want to keep some of my scanned files under password protection. The problem is that I have been generating PDFs so fast with my new ScanSnap S1500. Traditionally with … Continue reading

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