How To Complete Home Projects on a Budget

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    Other than actually completing the work, budgeting your home projects can be one of the more difficult tasks which limit things you might like to get done. This is true for any size project and most contractors will tell you that on your first few projects you should add 50% to the time and 15% to the cost of any job.

    Underestimation of cost and time which can also be labor costs if you …

    How To Reduce your Electric Bill with a Water Heater Timer

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      While everyone is promoting the use of Compact Florescent and LED Light Bulbs to save money the reality is heating and cooling are the most expensive portions of our electric use.

      To reduce the cost of Electric used for heating our homes most new homes will come with a programmable thermostat allowing the owner to set on and off times throughout the day and reduce heat and air conditioning use while no one is …

      How To Select the right size and type Bed Material for your Trailer

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        The bed on your utility trailer is one of the most important options you have if you are building a kit or restoring a used trailer. There are a variety of different wood and steel options that you might uses and each material has its best use.

        Wood is a very easy option for most people because it is readily available. 4×8 sheets of plywood are available in a variety of thicknesses however most manufacturers …

        How To Prepare your Trailer’s Wiring Harness before you install it

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          If you are thinking about building a Kit Trailer you will find out that there are a number of things you really should do before you put it on the road.

          One of the more important parts of your trailer is its wiring harness. The basic harness will come with a light kit and a blade connector to attach to your car or truck’s trailer connector.

          Although most of the parts you need are included the …

          How To What you need to do before you build a Utility Trailer

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            The latest project that I got myself into is building a Utility Trailer and I am finding that there are a lot of things that you need to do and know before you get started.

            I thought I would share some tips to help other people that are thinking of building a Utility Trailer that they purchase from Harbor Freight or Northern Tools or any other kit type trailers that require assembly.

            The first thing about building …

            How To Supply 80 Percent of your Cleaning Products for Almost FREE

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              Everyone is looking for ways to save money today and this is a good practice. Whatever you save you don’t have to earn and that means you can purchase something else that you need or save some money for when we get older.

              Having a background in chemistry having attended a technical school and studied in college I can tell you that most of the chemicals we use as cleaners are just about the same product but …