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Carpet Styles

November 10th, 2007 · No Comments

How to be a smart carpet shopper! Common Carpet Styles For most applications the carpet style you select is a matter of preference. You can also buy varying qualities of all styles available. First, select the style of carpet you like best and then consider what quality you should buy. Rather than post pictures of […]

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Buying a Screw Gun

November 9th, 2007 · No Comments

A screw gun is used to either insert and tighten or loosen and remove screws. This is a versatile tool that finds application at home, in workshops, and in big industries as well. It encompasses a head or a tip that comes in contact with the screw. The rotating tip applies torque that inserts, tightens, […]

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Buying a Rotary Laser Level

November 9th, 2007 · No Comments

A laser Level uses a light beam to determine the even Levels of surfaces. These tools are used by skilled workers such as carpenters, masons, brick layers, concrete workers, and other building contractors. This enables a single worker to determine the correct alignment, saving both time and labor. A rotary laser levels work by shining […]

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Buying a Fein Multi-Master

November 9th, 2007 · No Comments

The Fein MultiMaster incorporates a wide array of tools useful for varied tasks, such as cutting, scraping, sawing, sanding, polishing, and even consolidating concrete. The MultiMaster has become the all-in-one tool for various workshop requirements of a skilled professional. This versatile tool integrates a set of tools such as a saw, a sander, a putty […]

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Buying a Vacuum

November 9th, 2007 · No Comments

A vacuum cleaner is a device that is used for cleaning carpeted floors or smooth tiled floors and other surfaces. Dust and dirt from the area is sucked up by a partial vacuum created by an air pump built in the device. The filtering system or a cyclone collects dirt and dust that is later […]

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How to Choose a Wet/Dry Vacuum

November 9th, 2007 · No Comments

My husband called and told me that we needed a wet/dry vacuum. Why, I asked him? Well, he said, for the new truck. We just got a brand, spankin’ new 2008 Toyota Tacoma and I guess we need a wet/dry vac for it? Hmmm, now I’m not the one who ever needs an excuse to […]

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How To Install Bamboo Flooring

November 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Not just food for pandas or the stuff of cheap picnic mats, bamboo is now being processed with modern techniques into beautiful “hardwood” flooring that beats standard wood floors in durability, hardness, and dimensional stability. An added bonus to these beautiful floors is the knowledge that bamboo, unlike wood, grows quickly and abundantly, reaching maturity […]

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Solid Strip Bamboo Floor Installation

November 8th, 2007 · No Comments

PREPARATION Prefinished solid strip flooring is best applied by nailing, stapling, or gluing planks to a wood subfloor. Gluing directly to a concrete slab may be done at or above grade. Do not install below grade. Flooring may also be applied over radiant floor heating systems. Flooring should be allowed to acclimate on the job […]

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