Install Christmas Lights Safely

Come every Christmas, most household will have hell of a time sorting out their Christmas lights that they have stashed away for the past one year. A common sense tip is when you dismantle your Christmas lights this year, do make sure you roll it up neatly so it does not get tangled up. Once…

How to make an Electrical Extension Cord.

Having an electrical extension cord at home is a very handy thing especially if you are a DIY enthusiast. Of course these day you can easily buy a ready made extension cords in any hardware store or DIY outlets but the problem is all of these ready made ones comes in specified lengths. If you…

Patch Repair Wall Cracks

Wall cracks are common problems for lots of house owners, especially those who buys ready made houses that are built en mass like those in housing estates. In construction of houses like these, not much attention is paid to the foundation of the land before the houses are built. This often results in cracks appearing on…

Wiring Diagram Of A Ring Circuit For Switch Sockets

Using a ring circuit for switch sockets as compared to a normal circuit depends on how you plan and what are the purpose for the switch sockets. In a normal home, the need for a ring circuit to supply electricity to all the switch sockets do not arise as ring circuits are normally used for…

Using UV Or Ultraviolet Lights In Your Aquariums

UV or Ultraviolet lights are seldom or never used in a normal household unless you have some special purpose for it. Ultraviolet lights are commonly used as disinfectants to kill of bacteria and these lights can be harmful if one is overly exposed to it. Thus, ultraviolet lights are most commonly used in hospitals and…

Continuous Water Supply In Times Of Rationing

When installing the plumbing system for a new house, it is a normal practice for the water from the Mains to go to the storage tank and the kitchen sinks. From the storage tanks the water is then directed to all other outlets like the bathrooms and toilets thereby providing continuous water supply in times of water rationing….

Ceiling Fan Wobbling

The main cause of a ceiling fan wobbling is due to the misalignment of the fan’s blades. Just like a car tire that is out of balance which causes the tires to wobble when it reaches a certain speed, the ceiling fan also wobbles almost with similar reasons. Cause Of Ceiling Fan Wobbling The fan blades can go out of alignment due…

Metal Awnings versus Polystyrene Awnings

The most common extension to a house is the awnings that we erect in our front porch. In recent years awnings have become become more advanced and we see many different types of designs that are much more attractive than the dull metal awnings that we are so used to. The most common that we see now are the traditional metal awnings and…

How To Replace Existing Wall Sockets With USB Wall Sockets

Many years ago when you have your house wiring done and installed, none would have imagined that there will come a day when USB devices will take over our daily lives. These days so many of our household items uses USB port for our power source. Most common these days will definitely be the charging…

Protect And Prolong Iron Grills From Rust

Come end of the year we will see lots of people painting their front gates and door grills. Lot of home owners who have the means have replaced their iron gates with steel ones that does not rust or loose it’s shine, but those are pricey, so the majority of people still stick with those made of mild steel or in simple terms called iron…