Step 1:Begin by digging trenches. The typical trench depth is between 6-12 inches (8 inch being the most preferred). Take care to dig them in a V shape and keep them leveled and straight. You would be required to create tunnels below walkways. Water pressure must be used to rinse the soil. After that, cap the PVC pipe with duct tape and slide it inside the tunnel hole.Step 2:Connect the pipe to the supply line…"Installing a DIY Water Sprinkler System In a Few Simple Steps"
For many DIY enthusiasts, carrying out maintenance in the home after a pipe has sprung a leak, or even renovating an entire room according to your specific needs and requirements, is a pleasure as much as it can be a great deal of hard work. Unlike professional tradesman, you do not necessarily have access to all the products and equipment that you need to do the job easily.One of the biggest issues for many DIYers…"Where to Find Waste Pipe Products for DIYers"
Even furniture that looks like a hopeless case can be reclaimed by dissolving the cracked shellac surface with denatured alcohol. Be sure to test the piece first. Identify finish type. Most furniture made prior to 1920 had a protective shellac finish. Over time, shellac darkens, cracks and needs to be removed. Chemical strippers may be too harsh for this project, so use denatured alcohol instead. It soaks into the shellac and dissolves the finish so…"Give Your Old Wood Furniture A New Look"
Are you planning on installing a new tiled floor? If so then it is important to make it flat as possible. Tiled floors look lovely. On the other hand a sloppy job can end up looking terrible, and creating a lot more work for you. Not to mention the cost involved will more than double if you end up having to redo it.Firstly you need to make sure your floor can take the weight of…"How To Level A Floor Before Tiling – Guide"
Eco-friendly cleaning in your homeWho doesn’t want their house to look immaculately? You spend hours picking the perfect couch cushions, curtains to match the carpet and wall colors that will show the best features of your home. No wonder why you want to make it look clean and tidy. But, the truth is that chemical-based cleaning products can have various disadvantages. Not only they are often too expensive but they can also be harmful to…"Green, Eco-Friendly Home Cleaning"
“Winter is coming,” as the widely-watched Television show popularized, summer’s end tail has just left. I was sitting in my favorite chair listening to the strong pour of the rain hitting our roof and windows. Nothing can be more serene than sipping a cup of hot cocoa topped with marshmallow while reading my latest book conquest. This is until I saw the flowers me and my mom collected from the summer. It looks scared of…"Craft Project: Pressing Cut Flowers to Preserve the Blooms"
Tiki statues come in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and styles. Some may look just right the way they are, and others may be a bit rough. If you have purchased one (and certainly if you made your own) you may want to consider embellishing the appearance to make it exactly fit your personal taste. With a little effort and some simple materials, you will be able to make your tiki really pop, and…"Tiki Statue Enhancements: How to Decorate Your Tiki"
1.) Programmable Thermostat: OK, so we know that this particular home improvement project doesn’t add anything aesthetically to your home design, but let’s be honest- trimming around 5-10% a year off your heating/cooling bill, plus allowing you more control over the interior temperature, all while getting a new high-tech gadget is a win-win-win-win situation. A programmable thermostat allows you to avoid ever having to come home to a sweltering heat after a long day of…"10 Home Improvement Projects You Can Finish This Weekend – On a Budget"
To avoid disputes with neighbours, it’s important to practice good etiquette on building a fence. Closely observing zoning regulations and sharing basics with neighbours before the process of building starts, you’ll be able to erect a fence and at the same time stay in good terms with the people next door.Important Things To DoObserve property lines. Never risk having to put down your fence by going even an inch over your boundaries. Review the blueprint…"Building a Fence: How to Avoid Dispute With Your Neighbours"
Inspiration is Everywhere.Quite often you will see a piece of furniture or a bit of old copper pipe and with little prompting, know exactly what you want to do with it. But there are times when your creative side decides it wants a bit of a break and can leave you staring into to space, with no idea of what to do next. Well, fear not. Whether you are going through a creative block, or…"Upcycling Tips – Inspiration Is Everywhere"