Hang a Deck Gate – How Tos and Expert Tips

GATE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: Tools Required: Power Drill/Driver Screwdriver Pencil Awl Center Hole Punch or Centering Drill Bit (optional) Plumber’s Level and/or a 24″ long Level Styrofoam block length to support gate (included) STEP 1 (Clean Working Area): Using the Gate box and/or Styrofoam packaging material as a cushion, place the deck gate on your deck…

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How to Troubleshoot a Hot Tub Heater

I have been asked this question by so many customers. Why won’t my hot tub heat up? I have talked people through this process over the phone and have sent them a list of information on how to test the spa heater themselves. I do not normally recommend that an end user try to troubleshoot…

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How to Fix a Broken Cabinet

Cabinets are meant to last for decades. However, there are circumstances that may ruin them long before they are meant to deteriorate. Certain accidents, for example, may greatly damage various parts of the cabinet. Now, when your cabinet gets broken, you are provided with two choices: to replace the cabinet with a new unit or…

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Arowana Care: Arowana 101

Popularly known as a household pet, the arowana fish is a freshwater bony fish which belongs to the Family Osteoglossidae (coming from the Greek words osteos meaning “bone” and glossa meaning “tongue”; literally bony-tongued). This name is gotten from the fact that their tongues have a “tooth” which they use to grind against the tooth…

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The Chinese Water Lantern Festival

The Chinese have designed and crafted lanterns that can float in water and glide in the air. Though sky lanterns were initially crafted as a device, to send signals, today they are used as decorative articles. Water Lanterns in Chinese festivals have its own importance. There is an interesting story to the History of Chinese…

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Gemini Twins Card Trick

The Gemini Twins card trick is a classic card trick that is completely self-working (i.e. no sleights) and yet still looks great and amazing. It always gets a good reaction from your spectator. Card Trick Performance You select two prediction cards. Your spectator then has you stop in two separate places, and you put a…

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Typical Symptoms of the Flu

Many people that have the flu actually misjudge it as being a cold since their symptoms are so tolerable so it can be confusing. What Causes the Flu It is important to understand that the influenza virus constantly changes and can mutate into a more severe or mild strain at any time. This allows it…

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Battery Cancer: How Sulfation Destroys Forklift Batteries And What You Can Do About It

Lead-acid industrial battery systems have been around for over 150 years and today’s batteries aren’t that different from the ones invented in 1859. Although these power cells are inexpensive and reliable, they eventually fall victim to a condition called sulfation. How Lead-Acid Batteries Work Lead-acid industrial battery systems are really pretty simple. Two plates are…

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