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How To Rivet Using A Rivet Gun

Rivets are best used for joining to pieces of flat metal sheets or bars. Though there will be occasions when some will also use it on wooded sheets like plywood, the riveted joints will not be as strong as those that are used on metal sheets. Keeping some common size rivets and a rivet gun […]

How To Repair A Wall Crack

Wall cracks are common problems for lots of house owners, especially those who buys ready made houses that are built en mass like those in housing estates. In construction of houses like these, not much attention is paid to the foundation of the land before the houses are built. Cracks in the walls of the […]

How To Drill Holes In The Cement Wall To Hang A Picture

There are a few things to watch out when you want to drill holes in the wall to hang pictures or whatever things that need to be hung. Taking these precautions to prevent something going wrong before drilling any holes in the wall will save you a lot of heartaches and money. This is especially […]

How To Install A Fancy Decorative Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans have come a long way. From the humongous wrought iron fans that weighs a ton, to the lighter version after that, ceiling fans these days serves not only to cool down our homes, it also serves as a decorative item that make our home more attractive. Instead of the plain white ceiling fan […]

Lightning Arrestors

What are lightning arrestors? As the name implies, a lightning arrestor is a device to arrest lightning. It is general knowledge that lightnings are dangerous. It can cause material and physical harm and in extreme cases, lives can be lost. There are places which are prone to lightning strikes and if you are staying in […]

What Causes The Electrical Circuit Breaker To Trip.

The circuit breaker in our homes are designed to give us protection against 3 things, but this protective equipment has almost always been overlooked and taken for granted. 90% of house owners never bother to check if their circuit breaker is in good working condition regularly. Even when the breaker has tripped, most will just […]

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 […]

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 […]