Category "Do-it-yourself & Construction"
While traditionally baths tend to be fitted with the 'deck mounted' type of tap that is connected directly to the bath itself, there is a popular alternative and that is wall mounted taps. One of the more popular types here is the 'Bar Valve' type which is often found in shower units too. These wall mounted bath taps tend to have a standard configuration of hot and cold supply. Here follows a brief guide on how to fit them.
Laminate floors are a popular choice in many modern homes. They are easy to install in your home and have the pleasing appearance of polished and treated wood at a fraction of the price of actual wood. They are also very easy to clean. If you are wondering how to clean laminate floors and flooring, read on for some very easy tips.
If you are thinking of undertaking DIY projects or you are a construction builder, consider hiring or buying aluminium towers and scaffoldings. They will boost heights and make painting and repairs safer, and more efficient. Find out the prices of towers and scaffoldings for hire or sale from various sellers including Aluminium Tower and Access Hire Ltd.
Tecumseh engines are a special brand of engine used in many different types of vehicles and machines. If you have a Tecumseh engine, you will want to consider always using actual Tecumseh engine parts whenever the engine must be repaired. Using official Tecumseh parts will help to ensure that your engine functions in tip top shape. Where do you buy Tecumseh engine parts? This article will tell you.
When it becomes too cold to enjoy the garden outside, the conservatory will be the ideal alternative. A self-build conservatory is possible with the aid of some DIY kits. However, if you want to build a conservatory for year-round use, heating and cooling it in summer will be expensive. Here is a guide to planning your conservatory wisely to create an efficient space.
Making the decision to install a hole in the wall gas fire is a great way to have a comfortable home heating system without the expense and inconvenience of installing a traditional chimney. In this guide, we'll show you the benefits of a balanced flue gas fire and how to go about installing a hole in the wall gas fire.
DIY enthusiasts will find that drywalling is a great way to pursue a hobby and save money on professional services. Drywall taping and finishing are important aspects which are required to ensure a presentable appearance and good performance of the drywall installation. Read this guide to drywall taping and finishing for information on tools required and techniques used.
Are you a patriotic person, or perhaps a fanatical football fan? If the answer is yes, then you are probably interested in exhibiting a flag banner on the exterior of your house as an indication of your allegiance to your country or favourite team. However, the elements mean that the flag will need to be adequately secure. Here is how to do it.
Do you often wish you were living in the beautiful country woodlands? Perhaps you once did, and now you miss the old days when life seemed to be so much more stress-free. Why not try to recreate that longing for rustic feeling by installing some knotty pine. This can be done with some knotty pine paneling, a handsaw and a few more odd items.
If you are looking for nailers, there are many websites where you can purchase the flooring nailer you are looking for. The thing is, you want to read up on a couple of reviews to make sure you end up with the right tool for the job. Remember, there are many models out there and they all come with their pros and cons. also It is up to you to make sure to find one that will be ideal for you.
Building bookshelves is a fairly easy DIY task that most people should be able to manage. There are different types of bookshelves, such various bookcase designs, but if you are a beginner, your best bet is to simply fix the shelves to the wall, rather than going for a freestanding bookcase or a cube bookshelf. This article looks at building book shelving step-by-step.
In the world of powertools, Makita stands out for its range of table saws. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience and applying the latest technologies, Makita saws claim to have more power, less weight and be more compact and energy-efficient. Makita makes power tools like power saws, power drills and woodworking tools. Here is a review of some of the Makita tools available today.
For those who are not aware, a parts washer is an important piece of equipment used to clean and remove any form of debris including dirt, oil and grease, cutting fluids, as well as ink and paint from industrial parts and other work pieces. This is a short guide to help you understand how parts washers work.
Stucco is essentially a cement-based material and therefore, is liable to cracking. Furthermore, much like every other historic building material, stucco is very susceptible to damage from the elements, especially water (even though it usually has a protective coating). While extensive damage may require specialist Stucco contractors, there are some things that can be done yourself, here is a quick guide.
Coordinate measuring machines (CMM) are devices used to find out coordinates of a point on a specific, moving work piece. CMM come in very handy in various industrial applications. They are available in different sizes and designs and each machine might be different from the other. Some machines focus on providing solutions to a specific problem and they are also the ones most sought after.