27/7/2010· It’s easy to take flush toilets, grid-power, and fresh water on tap for granted. I can’t blame any of us for thinking that all these modern conveniences are normal… it’s the onlynormal we’ve known. Due to this most folks have a hard time imagining an off-the-grid life because it’s not clear what’s needed to make the leap. So here’s a crash course in practical and sustainable
I am doing a stained concrete project using an acetone-based stain. I plan on sealing the stained concrete with a water-based urethane. This is a large 8,000-square-foot floor in the cafeteria of a local manufacturer, and it receives heavy traffic.
Bed-liner paints are great for other things beside truck-bed liners. The bed-liner paints create a nonslip and textured surface for garage floors, boat docks, boats and wood decks. Attach your roller to the roller brush and dip the roller into the paint, getting just the
Outdoor Hot Tub Pre-Delivery Guide This guide will provide you with information you need to know about the delivery and installation of your new outdoor hot tub. 2 Introduction Congratulations on the purchase of your new hot tub! With some advance preparation
Gas line installation costs $12 to $25 per linear foot; repairs are $6 to $7 per foot. The cost to run a gas line from an existing connection is $355 to $743 while adding a pipe from the meter is $500 to $2,000. Converting to natural gas or installing a new line from street
Air permeability is controlled in the design and construction of building envelopes to manage the rate of heat loss or gain due to the exchange of air with the outside, to assist in reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Standards of air permeability are identified in the Air Tightness Testing and Measurement Association (ATTMA) guide and specifiion for air permeability.
Sakrete Sand Mix Topping & Bedding Mix is a quality mixture of sand, coarse aggregate and cementitious materials, that is perfect for mortar beds under tile or paver stones, and to create a concrete overlay on an existing patio or stoop.
When you move a solid on a hard surface, there is friction between the object and the surface. If you put wheels on it, there will be less friction. In the case of moving fluids such as water, there is even less friction but it can become significant for long pipes. Friction
About ninety-nine percent of all above ground swimming pools are built directly on the earth. So, guess what… The earth is home to all kinds of critters and bugs. Most of these things living in your backyard won’t affect an above ground’s bottom, but some will. And
25/6/2019· Best Pipe for a French Drain Pipes specified to be used on French drains pipes are normally 6-inch diameter perforated PVC SDR-35. If the job or area to be worked is small, you might want to try a four-inch pipe but remeer it will all come down to the amount of
50 ft. air hose 1 to 2 50’ chalk line 1 Concrete saw with diamond asphalt cutting blade 1 50’ tape measure 2 Asphalt breaker with chisel attachments 2 Wire Brushes 2 100 lb. LPG cylinders with hoses & fittings 3 to 4 2” wide masking/duct tape roll As
Pool #2 – The Two-Speed Approach (Cost: 19.50 per month) This 25,000 gallon pool has a two-speed 1.5 HP pool pump. It runs for 12 hours per day in low speed mode. In low speed mode it pumps about 40 gallons per minute which means that it circulates
Concrete expansion joints are important for your sidewalk or driveway. Keeping your joints watertight will prevent moisture from seeping under concrete pads and causing them to heave or sink. This post shares how to accomplish this task. The purpose of a concrete
Using the hammer drill with a 1/2" x 18" concrete drill bit, come out 2-3 inches from the foundation and drill holes every 12" into the concrete along the foundation wall. You are not only drilling through just the concrete here, but also as deep as you can into the dirt.
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Step 1 – Pick a Tree Make sure the tree you choose is healthy and shows no signs of damage. Step 2 – Prepare the Transplant Site Time is of the essence when it comes to transplanting an oak tree. As soon as you remove your tree from the ground, it needs to be
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Stop using water from your barrel as your edible crops start to ripen and mature. After you harvest them, wash fruits, herbs and vegetables and with clean water before you eat them. Rain barrels come with one or more spigots, so look for the model that best suits your needs.
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instead of using a crimping tool, a ratchet clamping tool is necessary for tightening steel rings in place on the PEX side. The ring slips over the PEX pipe, and the fitting is then inserted into
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Using shims or other pieces of wood and a level, make sure that the sleeve is plu (level on two axes) and then secure it in place. It doesn''t have to be strongly secured. Just enough that it won''t move when you add cement to the hole.
What’s Next SharkBites and PEX fittings are great options if you want to avoid soldering. Our PEX Pipe tutorial is a great if you’ve never used it.If you’re doing a bathroom remodel and want to simplify the process enroll into the Bathroom Repair Tutor Video Library
The sewer line should slope at least 1/4" per ft. from the house to the septic tank and from the tank to the leach field. Also avoid sags or sharp angles in the pipe to prevent blockage. For steep drops, a 45% slope is best. Read more
These tips and tricks for the home have been passed down from generation to generation, but do they still hold up today? You better believe it! The post 100 Vintage Home Hacks
Golden Pacific recommends using one gallon for 150 sq. ft. of concrete. Once you start pouring, make sure you and your crew are consistent in how you lay down the cement. The aggregate is not exposed until you expose it, which means it’s there, but you can’t see it until the job is nearly complete.
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