Using blown fiberglass to insulate your home is an ideal way of saving yourself money and reducing your carbon footprint. Blown fiberglass insulation is most commonly associated with cavity wall insulation, but under the right conditions it can also be used in a loft space.
Archives for February 2008
A below ground storm shelter should be considered a necessity by anyone living in, or even near, an area prone to hurricanes or tornadoes. Obviously, if you can build your own below ground storm shelter – you’ll be able to save some money compared to buying a pre-fabricated one. However, the more important point is to have one and then, of course, not to neglect it. Like any building it will need regular maintenance to make sure it’s ready to ‘do the job’ when called on.
Bamboo plank flooring is an excellent choice for a hardwood floor. Although technically a member of the ‘Grass’ family, for flooring purposes it is seen as a woody perennial evergreen plant. Bamboo flooring comes in two options; engineered laminated strips or actual planks of Bamboo.
It’s a hot, muggy day, and your central a/c doesn’t seem to be helping as much as it used to, if at all. The air flow seems to be less than ideal, and what is flowing isn’t cooling things down much. You go down to the basement and check the air filter to see if it’s clogged, but it looks fine. So you go outside to have a look at the condenser box. Everything looks ok, until you see a big block of ice covering the junction where the pipes lead to the house. Not good. All you can think of is how can I fix that without calling a repairman?
Coping saws are used to make curvilinear cuts in wood, laminates or plastic. The hardened steel blade is quite narrow, with fine teeth pitched at 14 to the inch. It is mounted on a C-shaped metal frame, with a wooden handle. The saw’s handle is in line with the blade, like a Japanese saw, and the saw is designed to cut on the pull stroke, rather than the push.