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Category "Do-it-yourself & Construction"

A guide to drill power tools

A guide to drill power tools

For any self respecting DIY enthusiast, owning a quality drill is essential. There are, however many hundreds of different choices and depending on whether you wish to buy a specialist drill or a general purpose unit, it can be tough choice. In this guide we'll show you what to look for when purchasing your new drill and how to buy a machine that will last for years to come.
How to build a log cabin?

How to build a log cabin?

Having your own log cabin (a mobile house) in the wood or near the lake to live in during a vacation could be very cozy, especially during the summer vacation. Building one does not have to be very expensive. If you have done your study, the outcome could be very appealing.
What to consider when buying handcarts

What to consider when buying handcarts

Handcarts are needed both in domestic and commercial situations to help with carrying loads with comfort and ease. Also called hand trucks or dolly carts, handcarts may be designed to serve a range of uses or for a specific purpose. Read more for tips to consider when buying handcarts to ensure you find one which suits your requirements.
How to make a metal detector?

How to make a metal detector?

This article will assist you in making your own metal detector within 30 minutes from the comfort of your home. Moreover, the materials that you would require will be easily available within the premises of your house.
A guide to polishing aluminium

A guide to polishing aluminium

Aluminium is a common construction material for a variety of automotive, engineering, industrial and even home improvement projects. It has many benefits, including being very lightweight and corrosion- resistant. If not properly finished, aluminium can look dull. So, this guide will show you how to polish aluminum to a near mirror finish, using a few easily obtainable materials and household tools.
D batteries: The facts

D batteries: The facts

D battery is the dimension of dry cell. It resembles a cylinder and has electrical contacts in both its the ends with a bump on the positive side. D cells are used in boom boxes, transmitters, radios where there is a need for soaring current drain application. D cells were widely known as flashlight batteries sine even chargeable and rechargeable batteries can be made.
How to fix a leaky kitchen faucet?

How to fix a leaky kitchen faucet?

A leaky kitchen faucet is a common problem in every other house hold. Instead of paying heavy bills to the plumber, try doing the same yourself because all it requires is some equipments and knowledge which this article will tell you how.
How to make a home recording studio?

How to make a home recording studio?

If you produce pod casts or enjoy recording music at home then building a home studio is now a possibility thanks to falling hardware costs. In this article we'll give you a step by step guide to building your perfect studio setup.
Compare the prices of industrial carpet cleaners

Compare the prices of industrial carpet cleaners

Research is always important when comparing prices of carpet cleaners. If your office carpet is worn and dingy, a carpet cleaner can restore this and make it look new again. It is always better to consider industrial carpet cleaners if you want good results. There is a wide selection of cleaning machines available but it will be up to you to make sure that you receive the best quotation and the best deal. This article will help you to decide on the prices.
How to install a shower curtain rail

How to install a shower curtain rail

Installing new shower curtain rails or rods is a fairly east DIY task and can be achieved in a very short space of time. There are two main types of curtain rails to choose from spring loaded, or permanently installed into the wall. To learn how to install a shower curtain rod, read the guide below.
How to repair a shower door seal

How to repair a shower door seal

Shower door seals keep water inside the shower, and prevent water to damage surrounding areas. The rubber seal becomes cracked over time, and less effective at preventing water damage. Fortunately, it is easy to repair a shower door seal by simply replacing it completely. You can replace the seal within a few minutes and is an easy do it yourself project.
How to select and install shower pumps

How to select and install shower pumps

A shower pump helps to increase the pressure and flow of water in your shower. A shower pump works best on stored water compared with water coming directly from a main. If you use a shower pump, you do not have to worry about the water in your shower suddenly stopping. You can install a shower pump yourself to save yourself time and money.