Handyman Tips

How to Start a Stihl Gas Hedge Trimmer

Stihl gas hedge trimmers are powerful, reliable, and it takes a certain technique to have them start consistently. There are two basic types of trimmers, the compact versions and the…

How Loud is a 74db Generator?

A portable generator can be quite handy when camping, at a tailgate party, or when you need emergency power during an outage. When choosing which type of generator is right…

When to Use an Impact Driver?

An impact driver is primarily used to drive in screws quickly. It is not quite the same as a drill and the terms often get confused. While impact drivers are…

What Nails to Use for Framing?

A nail is not just a nail. Different sizes have different uses, which means that for framing you will need to choose the proper size for the job. Consider that…

What is an Impact Wrench Used for?

Impact wrenches are one of those tools that you find in many toolboxes, but their exact purpose is not as well known. That’s because an impact wrench is a tool…

What is a Bottle Jack?

If you are looking to get the best type of jack to lift your vehicle, one of the most common is the bottle jack. Named so for its similarity of…

What are the Strongest Drill Bits?

Not all drill bits are alike. While most drill bits that you may find at your local hardware store are created from quality materials, they will vary depending on their…

How to Walk on a Roof

Walking on typical roofs are dangerous. It is estimated that nearly 650 people per year die from falling off their roofs. Such accidents can be avoided for the most part…

How to Make Money Woodworking

Woodworking is a craft that is always in high demand. So, it is not surprising that so many people around the world run a business either from a shop or…

How to Prepare for a Power Outage

If you are on a power grid, then at some point your home will experience a power outage. Whether from a storm, an overload on the grid itself, or someone…

What Takes Off Gorilla Glue?

What makes Gorilla Glue so popular is that it forms a powerful, long-lasting bond that does not easily go away. Unfortunately, if you happen to get some Gorilla Glue on…

How to Use a Voltmeter

The voltmeter is a device used to measure the voltage of electricity that is present in outlets and other electrical devices and access points. Voltmeters are quite common and can…

How to Load a Brad Nailer

Brad nails are not like ordinary nails. Which is why you need to show a little care when loading them into a nail gun. For many who have never loaded…

How to Remove Krazy Glue

Krazy glue or super glue as it is commonly called is an adhesive substance designed to hold together different types of materials under stressful situations. From metal to wood to…

How to Use an Orbital Sander

An orbital sander is one of the easier power tools to use. However, just like chess, it takes very little time to understand how it works, but it does take…