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Category "Do-it-yourself & Construction"

The five most popular battery drills

The five most popular battery drills

Are you a professional in constructions? Do you like do-it-yourself constructions? In any case, you should have the best tools available, including drills, power saws etc. If you don’t have the time or you simply don’t want to spend your free time searching for the ideal tools, read the following article and find out a comprehensive review of the five most popular battery drills.
Where to buy kitchen faucets

Where to buy kitchen faucets

Plumbing has certainly come a long way. The first plumbing existed in Crete in the Minoan Palace of Knossos around 1700 BC and consisted of piping made of terra cotta. Lead pipes followed with silver faucets in Rome about 1000 BC to 476 BC. While silver faucets are no longer the rage, practical, easy-to-use faucets for the kitchen are. Fortunately, they are available at more than one source.
A guide to abrasive blasting

A guide to abrasive blasting

Abrasive blasting, also known as sand blasting is when a stream of abrasive material is blasted at high pressure against a surface. This turns a rough surface into a smooth surface. The process is used to remove contamination from large surfaces or to prepare outside walls for painting or repair. This article will explain the various types of abrasive blasting which range from high powered industrial to decorative.
A buying guide to double wide mobile homes

A buying guide to double wide mobile homes

Double wide mobile homes are convenient because they are easily set up, movable, and roomy. Find out which things to look out for when buying one of these mobile structures either as your permanent abode, second home or to take on vacations with you. This article provides information about mobile homes and how to buy one.
How to fit self adhesive floor tiles

How to fit self adhesive floor tiles

Laying down self adhesive tiles is a simple enough job for you to do yourself. The homeowner can take up the task and tile the entire house and stand back and admire it. Vinyl tiles are much easier to lay down as compared to carpets and vinyl sheets. Although it is easy to install, there are still steps that need to be taken when it comes to this kind of DIY flooring.
A guide to buying drywall equipment

A guide to buying drywall equipment

With growing interest in DIY jobs, one can choose to do remodeling or installation work without professional help. Drywall construction is a significant part of a project and will require you to be well-equipped with drywall tools in addition to learning the techniques. Read this guide to buying drywall equipment for information on the kinds of tools required, sources and cost saving tips.
A guide to hot tub maintenance

A guide to hot tub maintenance

A hot tub is always a source of relaxation and pleasure. It allows one to relieve tense muscles, to eliminate most aches and pains and to warm one's body on cool nights or on winter days. In order to enjoy these benefits for a long time, one must learn some basic knowledge on hot tub maintenance.
A beginners guide to cabinet making

A beginners guide to cabinet making

Have you decided to renovate your kitchen and you want to keep your budget to a minimum? One simple way of doing this is by making the furniture yourself. While used cabinets are widely available, cabinet making is not difficult and you can customise them to suit the surrounding decor. Here follows a brief guide on how to go about it.
What to buy from World of Power

What to buy from World of Power

World of Power is a store that has an online presence as well as a showroom and warehouse that is located in Buxton, Derbyshire. Founded in 1993, the business' original purpose was to "meet the demanding needs of the UK Insurance Industry with the replacement of Power tools, Garden Machinery, Workshop Equipment and Barbecues." Now, the company operates as a retailer, while still providing excellent service and quality products.
A guide to wood for sale in the UK

A guide to wood for sale in the UK

Nature plays a very important role in our day-to-day livelihood. Majorly, wood helps us in a good number of ways. Logs are generally a portion of a trunk or limb from fallen trees or simply, long pieces of tree trunk. Woods are used in many ways, from construction of houses, interior works, fire woods to furniture for woods in stoves and many more.
How to put up closet shelving

How to put up closet shelving

Closets provide storage space for everything, from clothes, tools to household products. However, you must be organised if you want to be able to use them effectively. One of the best ways to organise your closet, is to put shelves in it. In order to do this, you will need to know how to put up closet shelving. This article details out how to put up closet shelving.
How to apply tile stickers

How to apply tile stickers

Tile stickers can be a great way to spruce up your bathroom or kitchen and give them a unique and interesting look at a very affordable price. The choice of tile decals and wall transfers is huge and there are a variety of places to purchase them. It is important to apply these stickers correctly to ensure a professional finish. This article provides a guide to applying tile stickers.
How to install shower enclosure kits

How to install shower enclosure kits

If you have the necessary space in your bathroom, then installing a separate enclosure shower will give you another option if you don't have the time for a long soak. You could even have one installed in your bedroom for that en-suite luxury. Installing corner shower units is not without its obstacles, but with the help of this guide, it's a job that you can do yourself.
How to replace cupboard handles?

How to replace cupboard handles?

To begin with, the cupboard was a freestanding unit. It began as a board or two for storing cups. The next manifestation was an enclosed shelving unit that was used for storing plates as well as food. Gradually, the cupboard became the staples of our kitchens today. These heavy units can be spruced up by replacing cupboard handles. This article provides a guide on how to replace cupboard handles.