Entries by Robert Dickson

What Exactly is Concrete?

Concrete is an integral part of modern society. Roads and bridges to the buildings in which we live and work, everywhere around you there are structures and infrastructure comprising concrete.  With concrete being used as a vital part of our daily lives, not many know the science behind the cement that makes it so strong […]

Tips for Drilling into Drywall

Plaster walls do not present a challenge to drill into them, however, you have to be careful when drilling drywall to prevent damage or drilling in the wrong place. Posts A metal detecting device can work well on a wall with plaster, but it does not determine the location of studs behind drywall. You may […]

Cleaning Tile Grout

The maintenance and stain removal of the grout in your tile floors is a complex task and may even be exhausting, especially when you have a large area like a tiled wall or floor that have retained dirt and stains over time. To make the job of cleaning as painless as possible, you’ll need the […]

Removing Sliding Windows to Clean Them

While cleaning windows, you encounter a situation where you can’t access the window from the outside so you need to remove it. If the window is too high for you or if something obstructs it, knowing how to remove it will be very useful. Instructions Look at the window you want to remove and remove […]

Using Bamboo Fence Rolls as Wall Covering

To give an exotic touch to a room, use bamboo fence rolls instead of wallpaper to cover a wall. It is a lightweight material and the installation procedure is simpler than wallpaper. You will not have to deal with the mess created by the pulp or creases or bubbles in rolls. Another great advantage is […]

Tips to Improve the Garden of Your Home

With some inspiration and a plan suited to your budget, you can achieve a real transformation to the exterior of your home. One thing you may want to keep in mind is to install a deck. It provides an excellent area for you and your guests to relax, socialize and admire the rest of the […]

Building a Patio

For most, a patio is a small garden area covered by pavers, instead of an area filled with grass and flowers. However, a patio can be more; It can be used for many purposes, from a playground for children when the grass is too wet, to an entertainment area for barbecues during summer nights. It […]

Removing Vinyl Siding

Over time, vinyl siding in your home can become deformed, damaged or stained. Does the exterior of your house desperately need a renovation? There are many reasons why it may become necessary to remove or replace the vinyl siding on the outside of your home. The good news is that, with the right knowledge and […]