Monthly Archives: March 2015

  • DIY Install PVC Fencing

    Posted on March 29, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Outdoors Projects.

    Step 1 Before you begin, check the local building code office and see if you need a permit to install fencing. Check with the utility companies to see if there are any underground wire or gas lines buried in your yard. Check your survey to make sure you are planning your fence inside your property […]

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  • Impact Wrenches

    Posted on March 29, 2015 by DIY Guide in DIY Automotive, Hand Tools, Power Tools, Workshop.

    An impact wrench is also known as an air gun, air wrench, or torque gun. They are designed to deliver high torque output, with minimal exertion by the user. Impact wrenches are widely used in many industries, including auto repair, heavy equipment maintenance, product assembly, and major construction projects. Anywhere high torque output is needed. Impact wrenches […]

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  • Product Review: Leatherman Charge TTi

    Posted on March 29, 2015 by DIY Guide in Hand Tools, Product Reviews, Workshop.

    You may or may not already know that there are three Leatherman Charge models in the Leatherman range; the AL, ALX and TTI. The Leatherman Charge TTi multitool is Leatherman’s premium, top of the range model. It’s basically an up-market Leatherman Wave in that it has titanium scales (handles). These are lighter than stainless steel. It also […]

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  • Product Review: Makita 7-Piece Combo Kit

    Posted on March 29, 2015 by DIY Guide in Hand Tools, Power Tools, Product Reviews.

    I’ve wanted a good set of cordless tools for about a year. I figured there are so many little side projects around my house, one of my biggest deterents is set up, making sure the extension cord is long enought or sometimes requireing two, finding the right plug; then there is the packing up. In all the […]

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  • Replacing a Water Heater

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Repairs and Maintenance.

    Water heaters are supposed to have periodic maintenance but all too often they are just a forgotten appliance that works, and works for you until one day it’s had enough, and it quits due to rust and corrosion. The quickest and easiest way to replace a water heater is to have it done by a […]

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  • Build an Outdoor Water Garden

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Outdoors Projects.

    Now that it is Spring Time we are all getting the urge to get outdside and spruce up the yard or patio. Here is a simple yet attractive idea for a small Water Garden that can be placed on the patio. Water Garden Materials  Wood  Water sealant  Plastic liner  Water plants (Suggestions:  Japanese sweet flag, […]

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  • Slab Door Installation DIY

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Demolition, Home Improvement Projects.

    First of all determine if the entire jamb and door needs to be replaced or just the actual slab. If only the slab needs to be replaced determine the size of the door. Measuring just the slab of the door from side to side will give you an accurate measurement. Most interior doors are all […]

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  • Garbage Disposal Replacement

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Kitchen DIY Projects, Repairs and Maintenance.

    Whether you’re replacing an old garbage disposer or installing a new one, it’s an easy job. You don’t need to be a master plumber or a licensed electrician to complete the job effectively. It does help if you know a little bit of each, however these instructions should help even if you don’t. Always shut […]

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  • DIY Cabinet Installation

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in DIY Cabinets, Home Improvement Projects, Kitchen DIY Projects.

    Would you like to update your kitchen or laundry room by installing new cabinets? It doesn’t necessarily mean you need to hire a professional–but it does take a fair amount of do-it-yourself skills and basic tools. Installing them level, plumb, and flush with each other is critical to ensuring that they work properly and look great. The […]

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  • DIY Shower Faucet Install

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Repairs and Maintenance.

    Purchasing and Installing new Bathtub Faucets and Shower Heads can be a daunting task. There are several things to consider before purchasing. The style, the finish, and the flow. Traditional, modern, art deco, or with decorative elements, faucets come in a variety of shapes and styles. Chrome, brushed nickel, brass, copper, oil rubbed bronze are […]

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