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Here are several remedies for the most common warm weather problems: biting insects, weeds, and a colorless or browning…
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Not that long ago, my faithful Hoover vacuum cleaner, which had served me well for over a decade, finally broke down.…
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Solar techniques use the sun, another source of energy that is available to generate power range, which in turn can…
Running A Three Phase Motor On Single Phase Power
If you decide to build something like a bandsaw and the only thing available to you is a 3 phase motor, there are at…
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Home Improvement Articles (4975)
Ikea Kitchen Installations-5 Questions Before You Take On This Project
Have you just ordered your Ikea Kitchen or cabinets and are considering remodeling and installing them all by yourself? Do you even know how to remodel your kitchen and are just planning to use and follow the free Ikea Kitchen Planner? Though it is wonderful to install and create your…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Kitchen Improvements   Apr 07, 2011  
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How to repair Poured in place Concrete steps that have deteriorated at an Industrial Complex
About 3 years ago one of my clients called me to check out 2 sets of stairs at his industrial Complex in Albany NY. He said the stairs need a little work, well when I got there and saw the shape of the stairs I was amazed that no one…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 15, 2011  
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How to Recondition Rechargeable Batteries - Restore Your Laptop's Battery in 4 Steps
learn how to recondition rechargeable batteries, you will save yourself some money. Plus by using them longer, rather than replacing them, you will help the environment too. Almost all kinds can be restored to some extent. Below is a simple way to restore your laptop's battery in 4 steps.
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Electrical   Feb 07, 2011  
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Open-looped And Closed-loop Geothermal Systems
There are two types of loop systems to consider when installing a geothermal heating system. You can either install a closed-looped or open-looped geothermal system. The two systems follow the same concept for geothermal heating and cooling by extracting energy stored in liquids beneath the ground surface, but the two…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Heating and Air Conditioning   Apr 28, 2011  
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how to organize the garage
In this article I hope to give you some tips on how to organize the garage. A good garage is meant to perform its duty; being very functional and effective in the process. When garages are filled with piles and clutters it has gradually turned from a garage to a…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Jul 19, 2011  
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Masonry Tricks Of the Trade I Have Learned
I am sitting in my family room thinking of something to write about for an article. Although I am a Carpenter by trade when you work on large commercial construction projects you get to know about other trades that you interact with. I decided to write this article about Masonry,…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 09, 2011  
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Ikea Kitchen Cabinets Installation-sticking To A Schedule
Are you now waiting on the delivery of your Ikea Kitchen Cabinets? Or you have you kitchens right in-front of you and are ready to start creating your masterpiece kitchen Cabinets? Just before you eagerly jump right in, there are a few strict rules you MUST follow that will save…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Kitchen Improvements   Apr 08, 2011  
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Budget Tips for Your Next Diy Remodeling Project
Money always seems to be the biggest obstacle when it comes doing any construction in or around your home. I can relate to that because I myself like to save money anyway I can when I'm planning on a DIY remodeling project. Sure you can pay someone to do the…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  DIY   Mar 27, 2011  
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Radiant Heat Systems
Radiant heat systems transfer thermal energy via electromagnetic waves. Because radiant heat systems heat objects rather than heating the surrounding air they have a tendency to maintain a more comfortable environment due do the lack of air stratification (layering of air due to different densities)which gives you a nice even…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Heating and Air Conditioning   Mar 11, 2011  
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Arizona Engineering
Being an arizona engineer and after working for several arizona engineering firms I have started my own Arizona engineering company called Arizona Code Consulting and Design Engineering, LLC. My firm focuses on the smaller clients and contractors and we encourage our clients to obtain building permits. Obtaining a building permit…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   May 31, 2011  
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Ikea Cabinets Kitchen Planner-getting That Extra Help
Are you planning to use the great store that is Ikea for your kitchen remodeling project? Or have you already purchased your kitchen but do not know where to begin or how to follow the free Ikea Kitchen Planner that you can download from the Ikea sites? Most people that…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Kitchen Improvements   Apr 06, 2011  
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Color Of the Year 2011: Chirpy, Perky, Gutsy, And Simply Fantabulous!
Every year, before the month of December ends, a select group of fashion professionals presents their color palette to a company called Pantone. Pantone is the ultimate global authority on color trends. Pantone selects one carefully considered color to be presented to the entire worldwide fashion industry, and thus dubs…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Jun 24, 2011  
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How Do You Repair A Concrete Wall That is Only 3 Inches Thick
On a project that I was the OPM on a few years ago there was a problem with water leaking into the basement of the building from outside. The contractor could not come up with a proper solution so he asked my help. I just came back from my Cerlon…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 11, 2011  
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What Eduction is Needed to Become A Good Carpenter
I am sitting on my front porch and thinking about what I should write about today, when this thought came to my head that I have only been talking about construction and not talking about anything related to education needed to become a good Carpenter and Craftsperson in the trades.…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 30, 2011  
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What Are the Advantages Of Constructing A Modular Home
One of the services that I offer my clients is to find the most economical way to build a project. In the first few years that I had my consulting business I have had a lot of clients that have asked what I thought about Modular homes. In other cases…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 04, 2011  
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Alternative Energy, a Beneficial Investment?
Today, alternative energy for the home makes good sense. A low cost system to offset the rising cost of electricity. Another benefit of any alternative energy generator is the fact that there are no harmful emissions.
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  DIY   Feb 02, 2011  
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Ikea Kitchen Installation Guide
Are you about to embark on an Ikea Kitchen installation project and looking for that extra help? Do you have your Ikea Kitchen delivered but do not know where to begin? For most people who buy the Ikea Kitchen packs or the Ikea kitchen cabinet packs they have never ever…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Kitchen Improvements   Apr 08, 2011  
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How to Paint A Ceiling With A Designers Eye
What’s the most neglected wall in your house? Think about it. An average room has five walls. Can you name the fifth? Aha! Most of us can’t. That’s why it gets neglected. The fifth wall is the ceiling, of course! Most of us don’t think much about our ceilings. When…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Apr 28, 2011  
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Rivet Gun – How to Use A Rivet Gun
Using a rivet gun can be a highly effective method of attaching various materials, especially metal together in a permanent way. Though the materials can be separated by simply drilling out the rivets. This is not a difficult process, however you should take care when riveting and do not rush,…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Tools and Equipment   Aug 08, 2011  
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5 Reasons You Should Build Your Own Solar Panel
If you are looking to reduce your electricity bills, and who isn't? Then you may be considering generating energy from the sun. These systems can be very expensive, and the more you spend the longer it will take to pay back its costs in free energy. You can however reduce…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Green Living   Feb 14, 2011  
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How to Paint A Wall From Start to Finish
It’s spring. Your home needs freshening up. And you have decided to do the job yourself. But you don’t know how to paint a wall, far less the entire room. What do you do? In this article, I will outline how to paint a wall, using water base latex paint…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   May 29, 2011  
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Organizing a Kitchen
There is no place as home, it is the place you wake up from, and go back to every time. Your personal house receives much traffic from you alone on a daily basis. Some areas like the kitchen can also determine how healthy you are when it is properly kept…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Jul 19, 2011  
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Walk In Bathtubs For Your Safety And Comfort
Walk in bathtubs are in great demand. Find out why and where you can find a whole range of walk in bathtubs designed for your safety and comfort.
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Feb 03, 2011  
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How to Build Solar Panels Step by Step
The arrival of DIY solar panels is expected to change the way an average home is powered. The real hurdle with home solar panels for many years has been their prohibitive initial cost, which are difficult to recover in trickles with monthly energy savings over a number of years. DIY…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  DIY   Jun 28, 2011  
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Can A Refrigerator Cool A Room?
During a hot summer day, people try to find creative ways to cool down a room. Some people may even come up with the idea of opening their refrigerator or freezer door to help cool a room. These people may be surprised that by doing so, they will be increasing…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Heating and Air Conditioning   Apr 22, 2011  
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Choosing Man Cave Signs – Five important considerations
Once you have finally claimed your personal space for the man cave, you will need to ensure that the appropriate signage is in place. The importance of signage is often underestimated by men, but we are here to educate you so that you don’t make the same mistakes other men…
By:  in  Home Improvement   Jul 14, 2011  
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How To Organize The Closet In 4 Simple Steps
We’ve all have a least one closet in the house that frightens us every time we open it. Boxes and objects are piled on every shelf and we don’t even know what’s in them. Even if we do know what’s in them, we don’t care. If we do care, getting…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Mar 25, 2011  
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Build Your Own Solar Panel And Save Money
Who wouldn't love cheap or free electricity? It is an achievable goal. There are several options available to you. Two of the most popular choices are using the wind or the sun. Unfortunately the cost of the system can make the dream seem unattainable. Factory made solar panels for example,…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Green Living   Feb 14, 2011  
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Building Construction Estimate
Introduction We are going to talk about Building Construction Estimates to put together a budget for a residential remodeling project to see if the project is worth doing and also to make sure that you’re not putting more money into the property then you can get out of it if…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Apr 22, 2011  
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Is High Pressure Laminate Flooring A Good Production That is Easy to Install
Sitting under the awning of my Fifth wheel trailer in Lake George NY wondering what I will write about today. I came up with the idea that I would write about High Pressure Laminate flooring is it an easy product to install and is it a durable product? The first…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 10, 2011  
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