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Refresh Your Roof With Paint This Spring

If your roof is looking faded or weathered, give it a fresh face this spring with paint. It isn't difficult to paint a roof, although the same roofing rules of safety apply to this project. Talk with home improvement retailers about the best paint, supplies, and tips to give your roof a fresh coat of paint. Some things to know about when painting your home's roof include: The type of paint. Read More 

Four Speciality Tools You Need To Get To Build A Stone Retaining Wall

If you're planning on building a stone retaining wall on your property, then it is important to make sure you have the right tools. Working with stone will require some special items that you might not have in your tool box. So, this list is going to help you figure out exactly what you need to get before you start work. You don't want to try and build the wall with your regular tools; you will end up with broken hammers and chisels and an poorly setup retaining wall. Read More 

Install Fire Protection

A fire is one of the most unbiased forces on the earth. A fire does not care what is in its way, it is going to consume whatever is in its path. This can be extremely bad if your home is what is in its path. Unlike a burglar, a fire is not going to go after just the valuable things in your home, it is going to destroy everything. There are many reasons that you may want to install fire protection in your home, but the all consuming nature of a fire is a very good reason to start looking into a good fire protection system. Read More 

Tips for Staying Safe When You Install DIY Roofing

If you've decided to save some money and put on a new roof yourself, you have a lot of work ahead of you. Putting on a roof is a labor intensive job and it is done in a difficult work environment. Safety should be your utmost concern, even if the precautions slow down your progress. Here are a few things to keep in mind so you stay safe while working on your roof. Read More 

3 Tips For Troubleshooting Problems While Using Your New MIG Welding Machine

If you are trying out your new MIG welding machine, you may have run into an issue either with using the machine or with your weld. If so, use the troubleshooting tips below to help correct the problem. Machine Sounds Like A Machine Gun During Use As you start to weld with the machine, you may start hearing a noise that sounds like a machine gun going off. If so, look at the grounding clamp you are using. Read More