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March 30, 2023
How much weight can plywood hold? We’ve done the calculations.

What affects the strength of plywood? Not all plywood has the same amount of strength and weight it can hold, so when you begin a project it’s really important that you have a complete understanding of the structure you’re going for and the exact measurements that you’ll need. Plywood is used for a multitude of […]

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March 28, 2023
Refrigerator freon leak? Not sure if it’s freon? We’ve written a guide to help

As much as it may sound like a really cool modern sports drink, a freon leak is actually a colorless gas that is used in many older refrigerator models and some dehumidifiers. The reason a lot of the newer refrigerator models have moved away from using freon is that inhaling it does have potential adverse […]

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March 28, 2023
How to unlock the control lock on your Whirlpool dryer

What’s the point of the control lock? A common problem that we often find Whirlpool dryer owners having is control lock. How to unlock it? Now, this is a very annoying problem to experience as it completely locks all of your dryer functions and does not let you input anything until it is unlocked. If […]

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September 12, 2022
Is a ¾ h.p. garage door opener enough? Find out now!

Garage doors can be opened manually or automatically Garage door openers allow you to open and close a garage door remotely, without the effort of having to do it manually. The opener itself is an automatic mechanism that opens and closes the door using a radio signal from a remote control, meaning no more stretching […]

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August 13, 2022
16 ways to humidify a room quickly – without a humidifier

16 ways to humidify your room A Humidifier is a device that increases the humidity in a room. The natural humidity in a room can vary because of several reasons; the weather, indoor heating, people breathing, etc (did you know that the average person exhales around 200 millilitres of water vapour per hour whilst they’re […]

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August 12, 2022
Lowe’s vs Home Depot for appliances: Which is the best buy?

Shopping around Lowe’s and Home Depot Did you know that the average American spends around $13,138 on their home each year? Lowe’s and Home Depot are two of the biggest retail outlets for Appliances. Spending on home improvements has increased steadily year-on-year since the 90s, and this spending increased exponentially after COVID lockdowns saw us […]

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August 11, 2022
Why is your salt lamp leaking? Dangers and safety tips

Salt lamps are popular, but they can have problems Deep in the northern region of Pakistan, located at the foothills of the Himalayas, lies the famous Khewra Salt Mine. The mine was discovered around 320 BC by the horses of Alexander the Great’s troops, who started licking the rocks they found lying around. However, the […]

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August 10, 2022
Propane tank sizes: what size do you need?

Easily calculate your propane tank size Whether you’re firing up the grill or heating your house, most of us will use a propane tank at some point in our lives. But when it comes to propane tanks, picking the right size for your needs can be confusing, to say the least! Getting the right size […]

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July 26, 2022
How to find your water pressure regulator (and what to do with it when you do)

Save money by adjusting your regulator Water pressure regulators are specialist plumbing devices that are engineered to control the water pressure in your home. If your home is connected to water mains, the chances are you have varying pressure at different times of the day. This is especially true if you live on or near […]

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July 22, 2022
How to blackout windows – 10 easy temporary and permanent solutionsbla

Whether you’re looking how to blackout windows temporarily or permanently because you want a bit of extra privacy, to keep your room darker, or to help your little ones sleep a little bit easier, we’ve got a whole raft of solutions for you to blackout your windows. From quick blackout fixes that cost virtually nothing […]

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