Home Improvement Articles
Cordless Chainsaws - Can They Cut It?
There is a new generation of Cordless Power Tools hitting the marketplace. One of these is the new Cordless Chainsaw from Bosch. The 36 Volt Bosch AKE 30 LI But can a Battery Powered Chainsaw really cut the mustard - or those big branches? If you are a keen amateur…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Tools and Equipment   Apr 28, 2011  
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Gardening - An Interesting Vocation
This is the art and act of growing and nurturing plants for landscape beautification purposes, for food (herbs, vegetables,fruits etc.) or just as a hobby. Gardening is now a craze in many parts of the world and the desire to grow food by individuals increases by the day. Many city…
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Wiring Your Home :: Installing 3 Way Switches
You have probably found my article because you are trying to perform a wiring task in your own home. . When I set out to do my wiring, it was a challenge for me in order to save money. Basic home wiring is really pretty simple, the thing that I…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Electrical   Feb 15, 2011  
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Free Homemade Bandsaw Plans
Sometimes people don't have the finances to buy bigger tools for woodworking, such as bandsaws or polishers just to name a few. They either just think it would be nice to have one and or just wish they could have one, or look for help through the internet or other…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Tools and Equipment   May 29, 2011  
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How To Declutter Your House And Save Your Memories
Do you feel the need to declutter your house? Your home is your castle, they say. You don’t mind the clutter. Actually you don’t consider your mounds of memories and possessions clutter. You move around this mass of stuff and accept the discomfort as normal. There are stories and memories…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   Apr 29, 2011  
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Solar Panels for Your Home
How to acquire solar panels for your home. How to assemble, and connect solar panels for your home. Video instructions by a certified electrician.
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Green Living   Feb 11, 2011  
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Electric In Floor Heat Keeps You Warm With Money In Your Pocket
Electric in floor heat works by conducting electricity through cables or mats installed in the subfloor of your home. Many use this radiant floor heat to supplement their central heating and air system. Having a central heating and air system continually running during those particularly cold months usually adds up…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Flooring   Mar 09, 2011  
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Green Energy - Build A Cheap Solar Water Heater
You probably know that you can generate electricity from the sun. However electricity is not the only thing the sun can give you. The easiest green energy project, and one that will give you a great saving on your utility bills, is to supplement your current water heating system with…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Green Living   Feb 14, 2011  
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How Do I Make a Solar Panel?
So you heard you can save a serious amount of money by making your own solar panels instead of buying them from a dealer. Now you’re asking, "How Do I Make a Solar Panel?” That is a question that you only ask once. Once you think you have the answer,…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   Jun 18, 2011  
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The Joys Of DIY
If you are on this page, the chances are, you, like me enjoy having a go at diy! It may be becausethe missus has asked you to "fix that shelf" or "sort out that leaking tap", or maybe your other half doesn't like or 'get round to' doing these jobs…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  DIY   Jun 27, 2011  
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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 least 3 ways that you should be able to do this without a problem. When I built my bandsaw, I had a good 3 phase motor…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Tools and Equipment   May 24, 2011  
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10 Advantages To Having A Bandsaw In Your Shop
There are many advantages to having a shop that has a bandsaw in it, whether it's a homemade bandsaw, which is what I have, or a commercial bandsaw. After I made my bandsaw with mostly things I had sitting around my shop, I was able to do several things that…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Tools and Equipment   Jun 09, 2011  
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Radiant Heating Flooring – Stay Warm With Electric Radiant Heated Floors
Electric radiant heating flooring is usually a mat mounted onto your sub floor that has electric running through it. Working on the theory that heat rises the heat begins in the floor and rises up to keep your room nice and warm with natural circulation. This type of heating is…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Flooring   Feb 22, 2011  
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Choose a Flat Screen TV
LCD and plasma screens might seem very similar, but the fundamental technologies are really different. Having said that, a lot of customers don't know the difference. There are at the moment a very big number of flat screen Televisions models available on the market. When deciding on to buy a…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Audio Video   Apr 05, 2011  
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Building with strofoam
Building stronger, energy efficient homes
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Energy Efficiency   Jan 11, 2011  
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Garden Shed Plans! Steps From Concepts to Actual Shed Plans
Before you begin to build a garden shed you should have a complete set of shed plans that give you a detailed step by step guide to follow. This not only applies to garden sheds but also to garages, house additions, chicken coops or any other kind of buildings, even…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Feb 26, 2011  
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Backup Sump Pump – Do You Really Need One?
Are you a homeowner with a sump pump in your basement to keep it dry? Are you predicting that it will never fail especially during a heavy rainstorm? Are you banking on the fact that you have never had a power outage during a severe lighting and thunderstorm so your…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Plumbing   Mar 06, 2011  
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How To Choose The Right Glassware Sets For Your Family
Choosing the right glassware that will perfectly fit to your family's beverage needs can be a daunting task. Why? Because it is definitely not the same thing when living alone with your partner and you have to choose the glassware for your newly bought apartment; and when kids enter the…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Kitchen Improvements   Feb 26, 2015  
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The Condensing Gas Furnace In A Nutshell
If you are thinking of buying a new boiler, you will need to consider the benefits of a condensing gas furnace. This type of gas furnace is quite popular as a result of the higher efficiency as well as more energy savings associated with its use. It has become a…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Heating and Air Conditioning   Aug 07, 2014  
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Choosing An Appliance Repair Service In Oakville That Works Best for You
In certain cases you don't know which company to dial if you might need crisis device repair. Oakville residents ought to recognize that nearly all of the foremost electrical device repair firms in the municipality are actually found on the internet. All it needs is a brief search to find…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Appliances   Oct 16, 2015  
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Top Home Decor Problems (with Solutions)
Whether you are simply renting a place to call home for a few months or own it altogether, it is extremely important to feel absolutely comfortable in it. The place you call home is going to be the place you will be resting after a long day at work, or…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Oct 24, 2014  
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Sanitair - Opt for the Best Fixtures at Affordable Prices
For the proper maintenance of a house and to cover all the aspects of its upkeep scientifically, there are number of things to be taken care off. A proper sanitair system ranks among those important things. Likewise, a proper isolatie system is of great importance in this regard. Plumbing is…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Bath and Shower   Feb 04, 2016  
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Advantages Of Using Fiberglass Insulation San Jose
If you are planning to insulate your house with Fiberglass but still in a confused state on what benefits it will bring in then read on to have a better understanding of the advantages of Fiberglass Insulation San Jose. Fiberglass Insulation San Jose is popularly used in all the residential…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Interior Design and Decorating   Jan 29, 2014  
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Pest Control Frisco Tx: Pests You’ll Need Professional Help With
Spring is here and summer is coming. Everywhere in the country, that means bugs, bugs, bugs. And though we’ve gotten used to living with – and avoiding – most kinds of insects, there are still some we really need pest control in Frisco TX for. Pests that sting, bite or…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Pest Control   Jun 05, 2015  
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Does it Make Sense to Construct A House on Your Own?
“Building your own house is a primal urge, one of those universal genetic drives like the need to provide for your family.” - Kevin McCloud If you want to build your house, it symbolizes your need to protect your family. Our ancestors build houses on their own and provided a…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Concrete   Mar 16, 2016  
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How to Stream Music on A Heos Multi Room System
It really goes without saying that Denon has truly outdone itself and broken the mold with the introduction of their wireless speaker line, HEOS. The HEOS app has bridged the gap between the music streaming apps we all love so much, and our home audio systems. HEOS has also configured…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Audio Video   Mar 11, 2015  
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Here Are the Ways to Build A Storage Shed
You’ve thought it over and you want to get a shed in your backyard. Prior to building, you must pay attention on the things that go into the construction of this shed. Remember, it’s going to be a permanent structure and you have to ensure that things are in the…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Dec 10, 2015  
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Green Cleaning Tips for Your Home | Melbourne's Experts Tell
Green cleaning is famous not only for contributing to the environmental well-being but because of the positive effect it could have on our homes. Fortunately, more and more people imply sensible cleaning practices to their housekeeping, which involve natural cleaners, recyclable products and more. Besides being less expensive, natural cleaning…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Cleaning Tips and Tools   May 15, 2012  
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Gun Safety Tips for Households With Children
When you have children in your home, one of your main concerns related to gun storage is keeping your children from getting their hands on the guns and using them to harm themselves or others. Therefore, you should take some extra precautions when storing guns in your home to protect…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Security   Feb 03, 2012  
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What Are Some Of The Options Provided By An Ottawa Flooring Company?
Most of the people dream of increasing the beauty and appeal of their house, but the problem is they don't know from where to start. Maximum of the people are seen that they go out and shop for furniture's or any for any large portrait in order to hand it…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Flooring   Jul 13, 2015  
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