Maintenance & Repairs : Home & Garden
K-Tec is the maker of the Blendtec "Total Blender," which is a high end blender with a variety of functions. The Total Blender uses a touch pad and has pre-programmed cycles for frozen yogurt, crushing ice, fondue, sauces, dressing and batter. When the cycle is completed, the blender shuts off autom
Granite is a highly attractive natural stone and makes a long-lasting incorporation to your home. As bathroom countertops, it can generate a spa-like feeling that will boost the room's ambiance. It can be installed in the kitchen for elegance and longevity.
Lets face it, if you own a home you will probably need to replace the roof at some point. As you are probably aware, this is one of the highest expenses a home owner can incur, but one of the most necessary tasks.
Resurfacing your home's garage floor is a worth while investment for any home owner who takes pride in well kept home. The 3 best garage floor finishes are polished concrete, epoxy chip coatings, and concrete staining.
Nowadays, a tool virtually exists even for the most specific of tasks. While it is good to have the correct tool for the job, it might be more practical to purchase the bare essentials first. Tools, after all, are an investment: some can be very expensive, but are a worthwhile purchase should you de
A Homelite chainsaw's clutch spins at high speeds, in excess of 10,000 rpms, which causes a lot of heat and friction. Over time, the heat and friction grinds down the clutch shoes, wear out the spring and damage the sprocket. When the clutch does not operate properly, the chain spins poorly or not a
When you cut paneling for a house or home remodeling project, you need to insure that it doesn't splinter and fray. All paneling is essentially either a thin wood veneer or plywood with sandwiched layers of pressed wood. Although sturdy and long lasting when used right, panels need to be cut with ca
This article emphasizes on the growing popularity of the designer glass doors. It also throws attention towards its varied types, usability and decorative appeal.
Non-metallic sheathed wire brings power from the circuit breaker to the load.electrical box image by jimcox40 from Fotolia.comResidential electric wiring is made of a good metal conductor, usually copper, that is insulated with plastic. More than one single wire strand is usually enclosed...
Just like any city, Tampa, Florida has its own set of rules and regulations when it comes to residential construction projects.
It is your own space, your own way and your own rules. Best of all it is your own first venture to adventure. Finding the right lite source lamps would be a great start. The right light can make your rooms more spacious or more relaxed. The lighting style is entirely up to you.
When brass turns green, it means that oxygen in the atmosphere is decaying the metal through oxidation, leaving a thin film called patina. High levels of humidity speed the process, and jewelry, fixtures or even doorknobs made of brass can turn greenish, staining skin that comes into contact with th
Stripping sealant from a driveway allows you to remove layers of old, flaking sealant that can build up over the years. This do-it-yourself project will take approximately a weekend to complete, depending upon the size of the driveway. Once you are finished, apply a new coat of sealant to guard the
Business people understand that an initial impression could make the real difference from a client and a good acquaintance. Appearance will make quite a direct impact.
Ductile cast iron is the product of years of research. For years, metallurgists sought an alloy with the strength of cast iron but without its brittleness. In 1943, at the International Nickel Company Research Laboratory, Keith Dwight Millis added a copper-magnesium alloy to traditional cast iron. T