The Overflow Pool Deck Drainage System

Having still water on the pool deck can be extremely dangerous. Slippery pool decks are one of the most dangerous hazards of having a pool. Besides, still water is a perfect environment for germs fast reproduction, and this can cause serious sickness and is not a pretty sight. That’s why potential pool owners should think…

Drill-Drivers – The Best of Both Worlds

Any professional craftsperson could tell you that the selection of drills and drivers is endless. Each application, it seems, requires an entirely different set of tools. Craftspeople everywhere are juggling bits, cords, and batteries in a futile attempt to make that standard drill just drive a screw a little better; they struggle with bits and…

Selling Reclaimed Lumber

My business partner and I decided to invest in a project that would provide cash flow, profitability, and ultimately an asset at the end. We decided to purchase a 115 year old bourbon barn, dismantle it, and sell the material that was dismantled. We had no previous experience in salvage, demolition, or the wood industry.…

Shuffleboard Rules (Indoor Table Game)

Standard Rules: • Before the game begins, you first must decide who gets to throw last, called The Hammer.• To decide who gets The Hammer, each player throws one puck. The puck that is furthest gets The Hammer. • Each player has 4 pucks to throw during a round. Typically, 2 player or 4 player…

Do it Yourself Scaffold Towers

The procedure for building scaffold towers used to be a complicated affair and for the ordinary DIY painter or self-employed tradesman, setting up a scaffolding structure was avoided at all costs. Scaffold of yesteryear was substantial and required a large lorry in order to move it from one site into the next. It required an…

Five Simple Steps to Install Laminate Wood Flooring

You love the look of real wood and have always dreamed of owning a home with beautiful wood floors. But, is hardwood the best choice for you? Have you considered a very attractive alternative laminate wood flooring? Laminate wood flooring is much less expensive than hardwood flooring, it’s very durable, and it comes in almost…

Finishing Your Canvas Print With Lacquer

Canvas prints are a great way to turn your favorite photos into fantastic works of art. This is mainly because canvas is very durable and can last for several years. Unfortunately, no matter how durable canvas is, it is also prone to damage. The image printed or drawn on it could fade, particularly if the…

Roofing: A Guide to Lead Valley Installation

Roof valleys are a frequent source of leaks in older houses. Installation procedures differ depending on the roof type and materials used. We will look here at the basic installation of an open lead lined roof valley. A roof valley is basically a gutter set between two meeting pitched roofs. Depending on the roof area…

How To Remove Paint Seamlessly Using A Heat Gun

Paint removal is no longer a difficult task with the advent of the heat gun. This handy tool is particularly successful at removing paint from most surfaces if proper care is taken. The temperature can be regulated to make sure that the area does not become damaged due to overheating. The instructions must be read…

Product Familiarization – Hoist and Types of Cranes

Not all people are familiar with hoists and cranes, but they are, practically, lifting equipments. Construction industries use different kinds of hoists and cranes everyday to alleviate the burden in lifting heavy materials. By using these special equipments, their ‘lifting’ tasks will be finished effortlessly, saving time and energy. To have a better understanding of…

6 Key Elements of a Contract

1. Offer. An offer can be oral or written as long as it is not required to be written by law. It is the definite expression or an overt action which begins the contract. It is simply what is offered to another for the return of that person’s promise to act. It cannot be ambiguous…