Maintenance & Repairs : Home & Garden
The Honda S2000 roadster is a tough one to fit for bicycle racks. This compact convertible does not lend itself to roof racks. Instead, trunk or hitch mount racks such as the ones made by Saris or hitch racks like those offered from Thule are ideal for transporting bicycles. These racks feature one,
There is nothing more frustrating to a gardener than wandering through your beautifully planted garden, leaning over to check on a plant and not having any idea what it is that is planted there. Whether you are starting seeds or have a lot of different plants in a bed, having plant markers to let yo
One of the hottest trends in recent years has been the shift from traditional fossil fuels like oil and coal to more environmentally friendly sources of energy like wind and solar power. For most people, solar power is the most economically viable and practical solution that can be used to power a h
Understanding the materials and methods of constructing knife blades is necessary before you visit a cutlery store to buy a knife.
Sprinkler valves control the amount of water sprayed.Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesSprinkler valves control how much water is distributed to different areas of an irrigation system. Anti-siphon valves are designed to prevent back-flow and air entrance, which can contaminate...
If you have already installed a hot-water baseboard heating system and you want to upgrade your comfort and efficiency, you can take advantage of the existing hot-water system by installing radiant heating underneath your floors. Depending on the design of your flooring and lower levels or basement
When you are working in the garage, auto oil can sometimes spill onto your garage floor. Your car may even have a leak that you haven't noticed, and when you pull the car out of the garage you notice the oil stain left behind on the floor. You simply need to absorb as much oil as possible, and then
Bathrooms are one of the rooms we use pretty much the most in our everyday life. After a renovation, the bathroom looks like a dream come true - clean, polished and fresh. But over the ...
Modern plumbing brings needed water into a home through intricately designed pipes and connectors. When remodeling, or building, a home, specific connectors should be used for different plumbing areas on welded and threaded pipe.
A standard conventional septic system in the U.S. consists of a septic tank, usually concrete or fiberglass, which traps the solids, and a drain field or leach line which allows the liquid effluent to filter back into the ground through the soil. A preliminary site investigation and soil testing is
Hot water heating systems, which started as radiator-based systems and later became baseboard systems, are common in homes and businesses. They are efficient, quiet and produce a large amount of heat quickly. Aside from cleaning, they require little maintenance. One job that should be performed annu
Garage doors work tirelessly day and night. Their lifestyle is pretty simple: up and down. They follow this routine daily and people don't pay much attention towards them until they suddenly stop working the way ...