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…

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…

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…

Clogged Kitchen Sink Drainage

Very often we get a Clogged Kitchen Sink Drainage. The kitchen sink is the place where we wash our plates and woks after cooking or after our meals. The drainage or waste pipe gets clogged after a prolonged time due to a few factors. What Causes Clogged Kitchen Sink Drainage Leftovers being discarded and wash down the Waste pipe….

How To Drill Holes In The Cement Wall To Hang A Picture

There are a few things to watch out when you want to drill holes in wall to hang pictures or whatever things that need to be hung. Taking these precautions to prevent something going wrong before drilling any holes in the wall will save you a lot of heartaches and money. This is especially so when drilling…

How To Rivet Using A Rivet Gun

Rivets are best used for joining to pieces of flat metal sheets or bars. Though there will be occasions when some will also use it on wooded sheets like plywood, the riveted joints will not be as strong as those that are used on metal sheets. Keeping some common size rivets and a rivet gun at…

Is Red Clay Bricks better Than Cement Bricks.

There are 2 types of bricks that we commonly see when we pass by some construction site. One is the cement block bricks and the other is the red clay bricks. Both are equally strong if manufactured according to specifications. The only difference is red bricks are more fire resistant. What Are Red Clay Bricks Used For It is normal practice to use red bricks for walls partitioning among link houses, that…