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  • Lawn Mower Maintenance

    Posted on April 2, 2015 by DIY Guide in Outdoors Projects, Power Tools, Repairs and Maintenance, Safety.

    Summer is coming, and it’s time to make sure your mower is in top-top shape. As anyone who has had experience with gas engines knows, a fuel pump performs a vital function in keeping the engine running properly. Without an efficient fuel pump, your lawn mower engine will either run rough or will not run […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Troubleshooting Your Sprinkler Pump

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

    Inside each of the hose fittings are little screen filters, make sure they are clean. Remove them and run clean water through the filters until they are clean. Check to see if the pump motor is running. If it is not running, use your voltage meter to check the plug socket where it is plugged in. If […]

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  • Lawn Mower Blade Maintenance

    Posted on March 27, 2015 by DIY Guide in Outdoors Projects, Repairs and Maintenance.

    Lawn mower maintenance is a very important ingredient to the welfare of your lawn. Making sure that the blade on your mower is sharp ensures that the blade actually cuts the grass instead of ripping and pulling the grass. Your grass will be much greener and healthier. Remove the lawn mower blade using an adjustable […]

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