Tips For Tackling Your Own Backyard Concrete Construction Project
23 January 2016
If you're planning to construct a concrete patio or walkway as part of your backyard landscaping, you need to understand the fundamentals of preparing, pouring and finishing the concrete. Once you understand the process, you'll be in a better position to do the work on your own. Here is a look at some of the basics that you need to know, including the equipment you may need to rent.
Preparing and Pouring the Concrete Mixture
7 January 2016
Water dowsing is the ancient art of finding water using a stick, rod, or pendulum. When the dowser passes over water, the tool or tools will be pulled downward. Although this method may not seem "scientific," it has been a reliable method for centuries. If you are planning to dig a well, you should consider hiring a water dowser.
Even though water dowsing is an ancient art, many skeptics of the practice exist.
Preventing Damages Caused By Friction: 3 Tips For Lubricating Overhead Doors
5 January 2016
If you ever hear an annoying squeaking sound coming from the overhead doors, it's a sign that they need to be lubricated. The fact that you can hear squeaking indicates that the lifespan of the overhead door is being shortened. The pressure and friction are quickly wearing down the parts. Don't wait until you hear sounds coming from the overhead door before you lubricate it. Be proactive and lubricate the door at least once a year.
31 December 2015
If you had just finished a remodeling project in your home, you may have a few pieces of lumber left over. You have the choice in bringing lumber back to a hardware store or lumberyard for monetary compensation, or you may want to hang on to a few pieces in case another project arises in the future. Proper storage methods need to be administered to keep this wood in the best of shape so you do not lose out on your investment.