Researching For the Best Router to Buy Researching For the Best Router to Buy

September 4, 2014 by  
Filed under DIY Projects, Home Improvements

For truly fine woodworking, a router is an essential tool of the craft. It allows the fine detail that enhances your finished piece. As well as the intricate detailing work, the router also serves to create such essential elements as grooves and joints to fit even small items together perfectly. Wood routers are made in […]

The Old-Time Experience of Using Hand Planes

August 24, 2014 by  
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It was not long ago that hand planes were an everyday tool. Many of the plane’s functions have recently been taken over by powered tools. However, this simple tool still hangs on to some advantages over its powered replacements. For beginners, the hand plane is much less expensive than the power tools that perform the […]

Vented and Unvented Water Cylinders Vented and Unvented Water Cylinders

November 11, 2013 by  
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The chances are, unless you work in the plumbing and gas industry you are unlikely to come into contact with information regarding vented and unvented water cylinders. However, when the time comes to upgrade your boiler it is worth knowing the advantages and disadvantages of the two types and to make an informed decision about […]

Top Flooring Trends Of 2013

August 28, 2013 by  
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Interested in giving your home a bit of a refurb? Just bought a new property and need to do it up before you can move in? Then you will most likely be considering flooring, as it is one of the more important decisions that will affect the overall look of the room and/or property. If […]

How To Save Money On Lighting Bills

July 20, 2013 by  
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When most people think of energy saving bulbs they tend to picture the small fluorescent bulbs that flicker and takes ages to come on. While these offer one solution to saving energy on lighting bills, the light they output is far less impressive than even incandescent bulbs and this combined with the slow start-up time […]

Choosing a Local Roofing Company for Roof Repairs Choosing a Local Roofing Company for Roof Repairs

May 18, 2012 by  
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Roofing may not be what you were trained to do, but spotting a leak in the roof is not rocket science. Unfortunately, many people may believe that they suddenly sprung a leak overnight and this is simply not the case in most instances. There are a lot of different things that could cause your roof […]

Where To Start With Home Improvements Where To Start With Home Improvements

February 6, 2012 by  
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Improving ones home is an idea that is constantly spinning in homeowners minds. However, they sometimes have no idea where they should start. Should they simply start with cosmetics of the home? Or should they focus on the function of the home? The answer really depends on the future plans for the home as well […]

DIY Project: Finishing the Basement DIY Project: Finishing the Basement

January 27, 2012 by  
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One of the best ways to utilize the most out of the space that your home has to offer is to finish your basement. In most homes, the basement is much similar to dungeon. The walls are bare and most of the time just concrete, while boxes and unused items are stored there until you […]

Picking out your Living Room Furniture Picking out your Living Room Furniture

December 8, 2011 by  
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There are a lot of people out there that want to change their current furniture but aren’t quite sure what to go with. The good news is that there are a lot of places online that can help you pick out the perfect furniture for your home, or you can call in a professional designer […]

How to Plan and Estimate a Tiling Project How to Plan and Estimate a Tiling Project

November 21, 2011 by  
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Successful tiling relies on good planning. Ceramic tiles, the most popular choice for tiling, can be very expensive, especially if you opt for ornate designs or hand-decorated types, and mistakes could prove very costly. Most tiles are produced in standard sizes, so it is a simple matter to work out exactly how many you need […]