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Adhesive vs Screws for Making Repairs to Plaster

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Plaster was used in homes for many years up until drywall took over the market. Most of the reason that drywall is so much more common than plaster these days is that it is easier to work with. A couple of workers with drills can hang a sheet of drywall in a matter of minutes. On the other hand, workers have to first hang lath on the studs of a home and then smear plaster over them.…

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The Off-Grid Garage: How To Power Your Garage Door Opener With A Solar Panel

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If your garage door controller has a battery backup, it may work for a few days after your home loses power. After that, you’ll have to wait for power to be restored before you can open and close the garage door using your garage door opener. While your garage door should have a manual override that will allow you to open and close the door during a power outage, some garage doors are heavy and difficult for smaller and more frail family members to open on their own.…

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Tips For Tackling Your First Crane Operation Safely

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With so many safety hazards to face on a construction site, it’s important that you’re taking responsibility for the things that you can control. Cranes are one of the major safety hazards found on construction sites, because they pose serious concerns when not handled properly. If you’ve never worked around cranes or you’re unfamiliar with some of the best practices, you should take some time to understand them before you get started.…

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