How Richard Became a Plumber | Ask This Old House

How Richard Became a Plumber | Ask This Old House

How To Install A Suspended Drywall Ceiling

If you want to install a perfectly flat ceiling over old drywall that is not flat, or even over brand new framing that’s just out of whack, using a steel-frame suspende ceiling system might turn out to be easier than endlessly fussing with furring and shims trying to flatten out the ceiling. Modern suspension systems are substantially easier to install than old systems.

Buying a Replacement Manhole Cover

As manhole covers age, they tend to become brittle due to continued exposure to the elements. Eventually they will break, particularly if they are made of cast iron. A broken cover allows drain odours to escape from the underground drainage system and it poses a danger to pedestrians and vehicles, so it needs to replaced as a matter of urgency.

What I Have Learned About Building My Own Tiki Bar

Being a tiki bar owner now for over 5 years I have learned things that I wish would have done and things that I would never do again. I would like to share with you my mistakes and improvements to my tiki bar.

Things You Should Do Before Storing Your Boat for Winter

Winter is a harsh time. If you own a boat, the extreme cold and elements during winter can cause damage to it. To prolong the life of your boat there are several steps you should take to prepare it for this extreme season.

How to Measure For Window Blinds

When shopping for vertical blinds for your windows, taking measurements is one of the most important things you have to do. As tasking as it may be, measuring cannot be skipped. In shopping for blinds, there is nothing like one-blind fits all.

Why Choose Roller Blinds for Your Windows

There are a number of reasons why you may want to cover windows. Increased privacy and to block out unwanted light are just two of them.

Oil Analysis Labs

Performing a check on the composition and cleanliness of industrial lubricants will reveal how well machinery is operating. Oil analysis labs are equipped with advanced testing equipment that indicates the overall health of pumping systems, compactors, electrical motors, internal combustion engines and turbines. Every moving part in machinery that comes in contact with oils or lubricants leaves behind trace evidence.

Simple Woodworking Projects As Hobbies

Everyone needs a hobby. Whether it is something to relieve stress, wind down from work, or bring the family together, hobbies help us by bringing a little spice to the ingredients of our life. They just make our routines more enjoyable! That is why simple woodworking projects have taken a dramatic rise in the list of favorite American past-times. These fun, easy tasks help us get back to our roots and enjoy the simplistic ways of life.

DIY Roman Shades Vs Custom Roman Shades – How Do You Choose?

The DIY’er is always faced with the classic dilemma. Do I do it myself or do I have someone do it for me? When it comes to roman shades, there are several alternatives available. They will differ in quality, cost and available options. This article presents some important points that might help simplify the decision.

How to Manage Sub-Contractors and Keep Costs Down

As we all know money isn’t just growing on trees in this current financial climate. So extending, repairing or renovating your place of residency can be quite a daunting and expensive process. Ill share with you how to manage projects so you pay the absolute minimum for contractors and materials.