Handyman Tips

Handyman Tips

Weatherize Your Home Against Floods

Natural disasters like floods are rare, and they don’t only occur out in the country side. Urban areas can have flooding too. Runoff from buildings, parking lots, or streets can overpower the city sewers. It can back up sewage into your basement. Fortunately, you can take steps to weatherize your home against floods.  Each area […]

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Tips to Make your Trimmer String Last Longer
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Lawncare

Tips to Make your Trimmer String Last Longer

No one enjoys mowing the lawn, and trimming the yard. The worst part is having to unwind the trimmer line right before you finish, because the string has caught into the weed trimmer head. So, what can you do to make the trimmer string last longer? There are a few things to take into consideration, […]

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How to Fix a Sliding Screen Door that Sticks
Handyman Tips

How to Fix a Sliding Screen Door that Sticks

Most of us at some time or another, have experienced a screen door that is sticking. An ideally operating screen door should function easily, with a smooth gliding motion, allowing you to open and close it with one hand. You shouldn’t have to use any force. If your screen door is sticking, it’s probably more […]

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Installing Motion Sensor Lighting for Security & Safety
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How-To Guides

Installing Motion Sensor Lighting for Security & Safety

We all want our homes to be secure and safe. Chances are you have some exterior motion sensors. But what about indoor motion sensor lighting? Indoor motion sensor lighting can be ideal for the elderly, or even when you have houseguests, so that no one has to fumble for light switches. You can even install […]

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How to Clean Your Driveway with a Pressure Washer
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How-To Guides

How to Clean Your Driveway with a Pressure Washer

Take a good look at your driveway. Do you see grime, mildew, dirt, and stains? Pressure washing your driveway will increase your home’s curb appeal without spending tons of money, and restore it to its former condition. Before you run out to start pressure washing, keep in mind there are two types of driveways – […]

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saw sharpening and maintenance tips
Handyman Tips
Tools

Saw Sharpening & Maintenance Tips

Many types of saws perform different functions and are used for different purposes. However, as far as engine-less tools go, no other tool cuts through grain, bricks, and even metal as a good sharp saw. But then again, no matter what saw you are using, those sharp teeth can as well take a bite off […]

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home woodworking tips
DIY Projects
Handyman Tips
Woodworking

Home Woodworking Tips for The Home Handyman

Woodworking is one of the oldest and most rewarding skills to acquire. The plus side of this practice is that even an amateur can accomplish numerous practical things like making a garden bench or fixing a broken drawer. The secret to achieving success in woodworking is knowing the right project to work on. Plus, as […]

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working with circular saws
Handyman Tips
Tools

Home Improvement Tips for Working with a Circular Saw

Knowing the ins and outs of any power tool is a vital step when looking to use them safely and effectively. A circular saw falls in the list of power tools that are very helpful when used appropriately. However, they can also be quite dangerous machines, especially when used recklessly. That’s why we want you […]

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best ways to cut metal
DIY Projects
Handyman Tips
How-To Guides

Best Ways to Cut Metal

More often, the best ways to cut metal are not always the simplest. Cutting metal to have controlled accurate cuts while using minimum physical effort usually requires the help of professionals and appropriate tools. However, some metal methods of cutting metal may only involve the use of simple power tools and use of hands. Tips […]

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how to use a circular saw
Handyman Tips
How-To Guides
Tools

How to Use A Circular Saw

As with any other power tool, a circular saw can be quite handy in the workshop provided you know how to use it. However, these tools can also be extremely dangerous if you don’t know how to handle them. A circular saw will easily cut off your fingers or something else if you are not […]

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