Category: Home Improvement

Cordless shop vac trick

Tip on using a shop vac to save money on filters

Rust spots on bathroom tile

Fix rust spots on bathroom tile for good with this one tip

Idling problems

How to clean your IAC valve to restore your vehicle to normal idling performance

The monster in the car

Fix wheel bearing and brake related noises in your car

9 Common Wiring Mistakes and Code Violations

Link to an excellent article at Finehomebuilding.com I have referred to several times during home projects. http://www.finehomebuilding.com/pdf/021190076.pdf

Tips for gas powered weed eaters

Get your small 2 stroke string trimmers to work flawlessly with these simple tips.

Whole home manual Generator interlock install

Installing a manual generator interlock allows your portable generator to feed power to selected appliances across your whole home safely.

Astro turf

In areas where grass just won’t grow…consider a less natural approach with immediate results.

Replacing CFL surface mount lights with LEDS

Lighting in closets is often suboptimal. You can easily replace CFLs and halogen lights with bright energy efficient LEDs using surface fixtures.

Portable Backup Home Generator project part 2. Making a connection.

In this second article we explore getting the power from a portable generator to a residential home using a manual breaker interlock.