How To Build a Workbench | Ask This Old House

How To Build a Workbench  | Ask This Old House

New Home Schedule

When building a new home, it’s extremely important to have a detailed schedule showing how the home will be built. The schedule is like the playbook for a football team. Without it, people don’t know what to do and when. Here we take a look at the schedule for building a home and dive deep into the methods for using it.

Owner Builder Projects for Savings

The owner builder has many opportunities to save big money on their building projects. But what types of projects can the typical consumer tackle that really has savings potential? From really easy to quite complicated, there are several home projects the average person can take on successfully and stretch their budget.

Many DIY Uses for a Toilet Wax Ring

An old carpenter taught me this trick a few years ago. We were installing doors in a State Police barracks remodel and he pulled out of his box a piece of wax ring used for toilets. He had melted it into a tuna can; he placed all of the screws needed for the hinges into the wax, point first. This wax helped the screws go into the solid wood doors with ease.

DIY Tips for Using Caulk

If a bad caulk job bothers you, with these tips you can learn to run a smooth bead of caulk. With advice from some pros you’ll soon be caulking all your DIY projects like a pro. “How do you get such a smooth bead of caulk?” This is a question I hear often. For me it seems almost second nature and I usually reply that it takes practice. But after talking with some pros that spend a lot of time caulking, a few techniques will cut your practice time. You can get good results right away.

Thermal Tempering Process for Tempered Glass

Tempering is a thermal or chemical treatment, to compress the surface layer of the glass, thus improving its resistance to breakage. The process entails heating the glass up to about 600° and then quickly cooling it. The result of this process is the formation of tension in the glass and this tension causes the absorption of elastic energy within it.

How to Stay Safe on a Ladder the Right Way

One tool that every homeowner needs to have is a ladder. Whether you need to clean your windows, hang up Christmas lights or just get access to something out of reach, a quality ladder is the tool for the job.

Hydraulic Log Splitters Sale

If you are looking for a decent hydraulic log splitters sale, there are some definitely some considerations that you should make before you even start your search. Once you delve into the online world, it is easy to get sidetracked and distracted by shiny deals, offers, and even some fraudulent information. It’s vital that you make sure you know exactly what you are after before starting your search.

Are You Fed Up Of Loose Cables?

These days the vast majority of us have large amounts of high-tech entertainment systems at home in our living rooms. This can lead to a plethora of loose cables trailing around the room to different pieces of electrical equipment, which often you can seemingly do nothing to tidy them up easily.

Fix RV Roof Leaks Right the First Time

A leak can be a very annoying thing to deal with on an RV roof. It can make life hard in an RV and can even cause the RV to flood after a while unless the leak is actually fixed in time. That’s why it is so important to take a look at ways how RV roof leaks can be fixed.

EPDM Rubber – A Perfect Roofing Solution for Low Slope Roofs

The material is made in such a way that it can easily stretch out even up to 3 times its usual length, making it the perfect solution for virtually any building. While it is flexible enough to install around pipes, gutter and skylights, it will not crack from severe dryness and moisture.