Using A Carpet Stretcher: 3 Frequent Questions Answered
7 September 2016
Installing wall to wall carpeting doesn't take a rocket scientist, yet it's also not quite as simple as many people assume. Unless you're armed with the right tools--and the right knowledge--you may find yourself dealing with a giant headache. If you are considering installing new carpet in your home, read on. This article will help to prepare you by answering three questions about one of the most important tools you'll need--a carpet stretcher.
3 Tips To Minimize Water Damage From A Plumbing Leak
1 September 2016
If you find yourself dealing with a plumbing leak, there's a lot more to worry about than the cost and aggravation of fixing the leak itself. Even minor plumbing leaks can cause serious water damage in the home, and more serious leaks can be catastrophic. Luckily, there are steps that you can take to minimize water damage when dealing with this type of problem.
1. Turn Off the Water Supply
How to Train to Be a Structural Engineer
31 August 2016
Structural engineers are the people who make sure that the structures, systems, and products we use are designed safely so that they will hold up against even the most rigorous use or severe weather. Structural engineers might work on designing a building, a bridge, or even a medical device or system.
Beginning structural engineers will generally work on a single component of a system or building, like the beams or the flooring, and then move up the career ladder to be the person in charge of the entire system's integrity.
Tips For Sandblasting Brick Walls
31 August 2016
A painted brick wall may seem like a lost cause, especially if you want to reveal the old brick underneath. Fortunately, there is a way to remove layers of paint and grime from bricks so they look new again. Abrasive cleaning, better known as sandblasting, can give your brick walls a new lease on life. The following tips can help you sandblast properly.
Tip #1: Choose the right method
There are two primary types of sandblasting – wet and dry.