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Assessing the Quality of Storm Doors and Metal Gates

Anyone who wants to protect their home knows the value of installing storm doors and metal gates. While all manufacturers will tout their products as being of the best quality, this is not always true. As such, it is important to know how what to look for when buying storm doors.

It is also important to know that cost is not necessarily an indicator of quality.

  • 20 Jun 2017

What Is A Deep Cycle Battery?

A lead-acid battery that is designed to be deeply discharged during use is called a deep cycle battery (DCB). They are re-chargable and meant to be used over and over again.

They differ from starter batteries (CS), like those in an automobile, that are designed to deliver short bursts of high current to crank an engine to start it.

  • 30 Jun 2017

Portable Air Compressor to the Rescue

Last week I decided to help my Dad power wash the cedar siding on his house. It has been about 15 years since it was last done, and it was really showing signs of needing help. The mold and darkened surface was significant. Anyway, I decided to use a regular gasoline power washer to clean the wood. It worked like a charm, and before lone, the job was done and sitting there dry.

  • 1 Jul 2017
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2 Jul 2017
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6 Mistakes Not to Make With Laser Measurement Systems

If you run any type of manufacturing process, then having your equipment properly calibrated to the right standards is absolutely necessary. You can't afford to have your equipment create anything that isn't to standard.If you do, you may end up with parts that don't fit, or products that won't work. Since laser measurement systems are the most accurate, this is where you will want to start when getting the services you need.
1 Jul 2017
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Roof Vents and Attic Vents

Roof vents and attic vents are an extremely important component of your home. Their function is to create balanced air flow and ventilation in the attic. Without proper balance, problems can occur. The right number of roof and attic vents will extend the life of your roof and help prevent expensive repairs. The Problems Resulting from Inadequate Roof and Attic Vents* Air gets rapped in the attic with improper ventilation, creating an ideal environment for mold to grow.
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2 Jul 2017
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Gutter Cleaning Tips and Tools

Gutters need to be cleaned regularly. The most common type of debris found in gutters is leaves, small twigs and branches. Debris in gutters causes corrosion and could puncture your gutters. Sixty percent of gutter clogs are caused by debris located at the top of the gutters. Cleaning your gutters properly will help you avoid costly repairs and prevent water from seeping into your home.
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Refinishing Hardwood Floors

Watch how to refinish hardwood floors instead of having to replace them. Find the detailed instructions on sanding and refinishing hardwood flooring, here: ...

9 Jun 2017
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How to Hang Drywall

Watch this video to learn about drywall installation. With a few tips, you'll know how to properly hang drywall. Find projects details and materials here: ...

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How To Prep and Tile a Shower

Before tiling a shower wall, make sure you prep the area. In this video, Lowe's walks you through the necessary steps before you install wall tile. For full project ...


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