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If you're tiling your home and have a lot of tile cuts to make, you may want to consider renting a wet saw, which uses a water-cooled diamond blade to easily cut tile. The saws are safe and easy to use, as long as you practice a little first with a few scrap tiles. While snap cutters will work, wet saws are better for larger jobs that require complicated cuts, like beveled...more
If you have a lawn mower, it's important to protect your investment by performing regular maintenance during the lawn mowing season and right before you put it away for the winter. This will ensure that you won't experience short or long-term issues, and you will extend the life of your mower. A sharp blade and a properly cared-for engine will ensure a good cut every time....more
You should make it a habit of checking your headlights and taillights somewhat frequently. After all, you never know when one is going to burn out, and chances are you don't want to be caught driving past a police officer with a busted bulb. During your inspection, what do you do if you discover one of them has burnt out? You could take it to an auto body store, but the...more
It's important to keep your windshield clean at all times - if you're not careful about keeping it clean, your vision could be obscured when on the road, which could potentially lead to an accident. To avoid this from happening, be diligent about keeping your windshield fluid new and topped off. Luckily, changing it is a relatively simple process that you can do on your own in...more
Properly inflated tires can help ensure the performance of a vehicle for years. Some say that tires lose about one psi (pounds per square inch) of air every month, so it's a good idea to get into the habit of checking them a few times a year to make sure everything is as it should be. Always be sure to check your pressure before heading out on a long trip as well. Luckily,...more
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Have you ever tried preparing food with a dull knife? It can be an incredibly frustrating experience. Not only is it simply more difficult to do what needs to be done, but the end result tends to be much less attractive than if you had a nicely sharpened pair of knives. Not to mention the fact that you have to use more pressure on a dull knife, which means you may be more...more
It's the sound that every driver hates to hear - you're making your way down the road when all of a sudden you hit a stick, your vehicle shakes and the telltale repetitive "thunk" of the flat tire makes itself known. If you've never changed a tire before, you may quickly start to wonder what you're going to do. Don't panic! Thousands of people have changed tires all by...more
What does your car's air filter do? Essentially, it's a way of separating good and bad ingredients inside the vehicle. It's a vital part of your vehicle, but also one that's quite simple to maintain. In fact, you don't even have to visit a mechanic to do so! According to Edmunds.com, it takes about five minutes to clean your car's air filter (which you should do either every...more