Maintenance & Repairs : Home & Garden
Add a classic, timeless appeal to interiors with the charming design of these antique light fixtures.
The Stihl 025 gas chainsaw runs on an internal combustion engine and, as with all combustion engines, the crankcase and piston need constant lubrication. Unlike other combustion engines --- automobiles, lawnmowers, boats --- the Stihl chainsaw doesn't use an oil pump. The lubrication for the crankca
A wooden mailbox can add either a sophisticated or rustic element to the front of a home, depending upon its finish. Those with basic carpentry skills can make a simple wood mailbox in a short period of time. Add decorative elements such as painted patterns or decoupage pictures or give it a basic f
Central vacuum systems use 4-foot lengths of 2-inch PVC tubing. The key to sizing the piping job is planning. The pipes can be run anywhere there's space. That includes under floors; through walls and closets; behind appliances; in crawl spaces and in basements. Pipes can be cut to size and are conn
Installing heating/cooling ductwork can be a really difficult job or a fairly easy task, depending on when and where the installation is. It is obviously easier in new construction or a major remodel, when floor and wall coverings are not present, but it can be done -- even in older houses not built
Most faucets and toilets in your home have a water turn-off valve. This valve connects the house water line to the supply line of the faucet or toilet. When repairs are necessary, the turn-off valve cuts off the supply of water. However, if you have not used the turn-off valve in a long time, sedime
Do you have dirty carpets? Could your carpet use a bit of TLC? No matter how your carpet got dirty, a professional cleaning company can help. Keep reading to find out more about what you ...
Conventional septic systems utilize anaerobic treatment of waste water in a septic tank. Aerator systems, or aerobic treatment units (ATU), create an oxygen-rich environment using aerators and air compressors. ATUs are used primarily as a pretreatment device in instances where high-quality effluent
A door sill, more commonly called a threshold, is the bottom part of the door frame. Door sills, especially in older homes, are made out of wood. Over the course of time and because of exposure to weather conditions, they rot, crack and fall apart. Contractors install vinyl, aluminum or composite-ba
Bungalows are a rare find in the UK lately. A growing population means that we are often more likely to build upwards, as opposed to across, and bungalows occupy plenty of ground space, making them rather impractical to construct in this day and age. Perhaps then, this is gradually making bungalow l
Cleaning the brass, the used shell casings, is one of the first steps in reloading ammunition. The cleaning process removes oils and other contaminants associated with the powder residue after the ammunition is fired. The process involves placing the brass in a vibrating device, such as a vibratory