What’s the Difference? (Linoleum Vs Vinyl)

So many people mistakenly think that linoleum and vinyl are the same thing. This couldn’t be further from the truth. And if you’re interested in installed resilient flooring in your home you need to know the difference. Linoleum Flooring Linoleum was the original resilient flooring invented in 1860 by an Englishman named Frederick Walton. In…

How to Transport Ladders, Safely and Legally

One of the difficulties many people face with ladders is transporting them about from A to B. Due to their need to be long, ladders can be tricky to transport, and some people often take risks in transporting ladders which can be dangerous and illegal. Different types of ladder are different lengths and so depending…

Spray Guns and Spraying For Lacquer

Dirt is the biggest bugbear of spraying. Nozzles, tubes and liquids should be spotless; soak the parts in thinners and strain your lacquers through a single thickness of nylon stocking. Having carefully prepared your surface, damp all dust and sweep up thoroughly, then disturb it no more. Practise spraying on a large piece of flat…

Sledge Hammer – Great for Demolition Jobs

A sledge-hammer is as heavy long-handled hammer used or driving pins, stakes, wedges. Their design includes a double-sided head. This tool is typically used for tasks that require more brute force that’s why it needs to be heavy. They commonly weigh at 8-16 pounds but they can be as much as 20 pounds. The handle…

Interior Design and Material Color Schemes

Balancing all of the wood tones, paint hues, tiles and stone elements can be a tough decorating challenge. You’ll also have to consider the tones of metal and the colors of fabric for a truly balanced room. You may even want to bring in artwork which will add an entirely new range of shades into…

How To Measure Yourself For A Trench Coat

Are you thinking about buying a trench coat for yourself? They’re definitely great jackets to have for so many different reasons. Before you go ahead and shop for one though, make sure you have your measurements taken down. Here’s how to properly measure yourself. Arm Length Measuring for the arm length is one of the…

Excavation Guidelines That Could Save Your Life

Open trenches are common on large construction sites. Pipe fitters of all types (fire protection, plumbing, gas lines, telephone, etc.) need to dig up the earth in order to install underground piping for future use. What most people don’t realize is how dangerous an open trench can be. For the workers, an improperly formed ditch…