How Do I Clean My Glass Veranda?

If you own a glass veranda it can be daunting to know how to keep it clean and fresh looking. This article explains why glass verandas are made out of safety glass and the coatings which are used to protect safety glass while it is being transported and installed. It also describes the materials and…

How to Make Hypertufa Tiki Heads

I’m going to try to do this without any pictures and I hope you can understand it. The first thing to do is gather your materials for this project. You’re going to need a 5 gallon pail, your usual Hypertufa mix, some chicken wire, some contact cement, a brush to apply the hypertufa base coat,…

Bucket Truck – A Historical Perspective!

Anyone who has ever experienced an outage of their land-line telephone, cable connection or electricity when storms or high winds have hit have reaped the benefits of how a bucket truck can save time for linemen who must repair damaged lines for their company. Companies and the industries listed above that they represent are greatly…

Pressure Washing Heavy Equipment

One of the best ways to make money in the pressure washer business is to power wash heavy equipment. It is not necessarily easy work and you will get quite greasy but it is steady work and there is lots of it. You will need to know the different types of equipment and the issues…

How to Build a Cobblestone House

He huffed and he puffed and he blew the house down – certainly not if the house was built with cobblestones. Building cobblestone houses was a folk art that flourished in upstate New York from 1825 until the Civil War in 1860. Many of the 700+ cobblestone homes that were built survive today, a testament…

Replace Your RipStik Wheels – The Easy Way!

The RipStik is a popular caster-board created by the “Razor” company (known for their successful Razor Scooter.) Two separate small platforms are conjoined by a bar which rotates using a heavy duty spring. Each platform or “deck” hosts a rotating wheel identical to a roller blade wheel. The construction of the board allows a person…

What Does a Concrete Contractor Do?

A concrete contractor is a specifically trained and experienced individual or team that is able to manage concrete in its various stages from an unmixed combination to the hard finished product that is produced. A qualified Concrete Contractor can design intricate plans with expert industry knowledge and experience, allowing homeowners to create their own perfect…

Why Choose a Pier and Beam Foundation?

Building a home is an exciting venture. Homeowners get to choose wall coverings, flooring materials, up-to-date appliances, room size variances, and windows and doors. But, what most homeowners do not realize is that building a home starts from the ground up, from the foundation. The most important step to building a new home is choosing…