Weekly Tips

How to Build a Garage Step by Step – Part 1

The general process can be summarized as consisting of the following steps.

1. Understand your local rules and make a plan

2. Get the appropriate permits

3. Get quotes and contracts from any subcontractors

4. Order materials

5. Begin construction. Getting periodic inspections as required.

6. Get more materials

7. Continue construction

8. Curse your incompetence

9. Get more materials

10. Repeat steps 7-9


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Hanging a Door

*Remove your existing door. This can be done by removing the pins in the hinges or by completely unscrewing the hinges from the door frame.

*Measure your door and purchase the same size from your local hardware store.

*Use your existing door as a template for hinge location. Mark the areas where the hinges should go. Hollow […]

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Weeds Growing Between your Paving

Instead of getting the gardener to pick them out every week, Or using a dangerous chemical that may harm you other plant or pets, Here is something you should try: Mix salt with water & pour it between the paving, this stops the weeds from growing. It won’t harm your other plants & your pets […]

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Applying Woode Sealers

When applying wood sealers the following basics will help you achieve the best results:

• Use as large a brush as possible.

• It pays to buy a good brush with long bristles.

• Only use a brush that has been thoroughly ceaned.

• Never thin the first coat or any other coats.

• Do not overload the brush, only […]

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