Replacing the oil filter is the best routine maintenance you can do for your hot water or steam heating system.
Steps require more maintenance and repair than other concrete structures around the house because heavy use makes them more susceptible to damage. Horizontal surfaces on steps can be treated using the same products and techniques used on other masonry surfaces. For vertical surfaces, use quick-setting cement, and shape it to fit.
It is very simple to construct, however it may be necessary for you to get some professional assistance in cutting the timber sleepers.
Give your rooms texture and warmth using pine beading and plywood panels for a designer look you can do it yourself. Profiled walls are popular again but with a more modern look than the paper and panels of old.
The proper technique for replacing a broken window pane depends on the type of window you have. Traditional divided-light windows have individual panes set into a framework of wood muntin bars and are secured with glazier’s points and putty called glazing compound.
Asphalt driveways and surfaces are subjected to a great deal of abuse, both from the elements and from the traffic they support. That’s why it’s a good idea to apply a general resurfacing sealant over an asphalt driveway once a year in areas where temperatures reach freezing.
Concrete is a versatile building material. Most people are accustomed to thinking of concrete primarily as a utilitarian substance, but it can also mimic a variety of flooring types and be a colorful and beautiful addition to any morn.
A base cabinet with slide-out trays or shelves is one of those great modern conveniences that has become standard in new kitchen design. not only do slide-out trays make reaching stored items easier than with standard cabinet spaces—no more crouching and diving into the deep recesses of cavernous low shelves—they also store more items far…
Plumber’s epoxy putty may stem a leak at a fitting, at least partially or temporarily. Fiberglass tape with polyurethane resin can produce a durable patch; it’s sometimes used in conjunction with epoxy putty. A clamp and sleeve is quick and cheap.
With the home buying market in the tank and tighter lending guidelines forced upon borrowers, many people are choosing to remodel their existing homes, or add on new rooms for additional space.