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Acetone vs Mineral Spirits

In the paint and decoration industry, there exist various types of solvents and thinners. Some solvents may have different names but look like the same product. Some are even used on the same applications and may produce nearly identical results which brought us to Acetone vs Mineral Spirits. What are the differences you ask? Let’s take acetone and mineral spirits …

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How to Apply Sealer on Concrete

That concrete sealers lengthen the lifespans of concrete surfaces is certainly not in doubt. Why is it important to seal your concrete garage floor? Concrete that is not sealed tends to breakdown much faster than with concrete sealer. There is a lot types of concrete, however most break down if there is not something giving at a layer of protection. …

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How to Unscrew Stripped Bolt

Handling a stripped bolt is usually a hard nut to crack since it might not be an easy task unscrewing it. Nonetheless, with an appropriate approach and technique, you can effortlessly manage to unscrew stripped bolt. After you realize that a bolt has chipped and too tight, you should never force it out without the right tools as this will …

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How to Safely Dispose of old Gas and Oil Mix

We are often told to change the oil of our vehicles for its safe running. And when or before it reaches the limit of the mileage, an oil change is mandatory. However, what do you do with that old gas? How to dispose of old gas? Old oil should be disposed of very carefully and in a safe place. There …

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Guide: Types of Common & Specialty Hammers and their Use

A hammer can be defined as a mechanical tool used to deliver sudden impacts to different objects such as driving nails, forging metals, fitting parts, and breaking apart objects. This list are some of the types of hammer and their uses. The hammer comprises of three main components; the head that fits over the handle and used to whack things, …

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What is an Impact Driver and it Use

What the heck is an impact driver and the use of it? Well, have you tried to use your drill on long screws? How that work out for you? If not so good then that is because you been using the wrong tool. That is when an impact driver does the job. Its a long screw fastener. It works well …

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How to Heat Your Garage Cheaply

Your garage is one of the most important places in your home. It’s not just a place where you park your car or store your things; rather, it’s where you go when you want to create something. For the men and women who put their garages to great use in the warmer months, it can be tough when the cold …

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What the Uses of Claw Hammer

A claw hammer is one of the most essential tools that every carpenter should have. We can agree? Even if you are a repairman or a handy person, you should always have a hammer nearby. Here is some of the uses of a claw hammer. The claw hammer helps pound nails onto wood and weighs about sixteen to twenty-five ounces. …