Maintenance & Repairs : Home & Garden
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
A machinist's tool that has seen hard use may have scratches, rust, oil, or other contaminants on the metal. With a some ordinary supplies, a steady hand and a few minutes, the marks of daily wear and tear can mostly be erased.
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
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 ...
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
2d Plans are the standard, but they do not give you the same intuitive view as a 3D model, and virtually any architect or building designer will be able to tell you this. That being said, BIM surveys or Revit surveys are your best option when it comes to providing an accurate intelligent representat