Archives for August 2007

Why do paints peel on the lower portion of the wall.

Most terrace houses faces this problem. Though it is not very serious, it can be quite ugly to see paints peeling after a few months, especially at the lower ares of the walls adjacent to the bathrooms. I have attended to calls from my customers complaining that they have a leaking pipe which have caused […]

What is a magnectic contactor.

A magnetic contactor is just a switch. So don’t let the term “magnetic contactor” scare you and start thinking it is some space age electrical gadget. Magnetic contactors has been around for decades. The most common magnetic contactor which we all would have seen is the Air Con starter that we see in our house. […]

Metal Awnings versus Polystyrene Awnings

The most common extension to a house is the awnings that we erect in our front porch. In recent years awnings have become become more advanced and we see many different types of designs that are much more attractive than the dull metal awnings that we are so used to. The most common that we […]

How to add a simple light point

Say you only have a single flourescent light in your room and you want to add a wall light so you don’t have to sleep in total darkness, adding a light point is easy. Below is a self explanatory diagram. Use you imagination on how you want to run the wires. It could be up […]