Exterior Building Materials

Most of the time, people who build their homes focus much of their attention on what they put inside their houses. Many homeowners hire interior designers to design their homes, and most items found in home improvement stores are for the interior of the home. However, although what you put inside your house is very…

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The Secret to Perfect Solder Lines

Solder is used to hold the various pieces of stained glass together in a stained glass panel. To achieve a professional quality, solder lines need to be smooth and uniform. This can be achieved by following basic steps and using quality tools and supplies. The tools and supplies needed for soldering include a soldering iron,…

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Garage Door Rough Openings

One of the most confusing aspects of homebuilding can be the rough opening for an overhead garage door. It is one of the most frequent questions I am asked. The rough opening for a garage door, simply put, is the actual size of the door itself. For example, if the garage door is a 7’0″…

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Golf Hole In One Frames

For an avid golf player, nothing compares to a hole in one experience. If you are one of those who have sent the golf ball into the hole with a single stroke, then you must be really overwhelmed and proud. Why not? For an average golf player, the likelihood of accomplishing such a feat is…

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How to Rate a Fireproof Safe?

Do you know that natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes are often the main causes of many fire accidents that destroy a lot of houses every year? Seriously speaking, fire accidents are unpredictable and we can’t estimate our losses too. In order to avoid yourself from taking too much of financial risks, it…

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How Does An Inclinometer Work?

WHAT IS AN INCLINOMETER AND HOW DOES IT WORK? Also known as Tilt meter or Tilt sensor, the Inclinometer is a tool used for measuring angular tilt. Inclinometers are used for sensing movements, whether it’s embedded in concrete structures, attached to a dam, buried down a tunnel or even for monitoring the volcanoes the Inclinometer…

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Waterproof Shade Sails – Are They Worth It?

Waterproof shade sails are gaining popularity more and more in the United States. Many people have caught the shade sail bug and the wheels of invention keep rolling. Sunshades are usually made from polyethylene shade cloth, which is a woven porous material. Some brands of polyethylene cloth are more porous than other brands. The lack…

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