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How To Tips For Traveling Across Country

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    Whether its the approaching holiday season, a summer vacation or a permanent move to a new home many people have the need to drive themselves or their whole family across the country. In this how to we will look at some money and sanity saving tips that should reduce the chaos and cost in most situations.

    We will go over some important things like how to plan for lodging, buying fuel and packing your vehicle …

    How To Repair Someones Failed Attempt At A Garage Door Install

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      Ok, so this is a pretty bad project but a guy was asking what he could do to seal a garage floor that was extending past the opening of the garage door.

      At first glance I thought ok someone decided that they wanted to install a wood floor in their garage and maybe it is an older home with an attached garage where they didn’t have the money to install concrete and didn’t want to …

      How To Buy a Used Riding Mower

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        If you are in the market for a Riding Mower you might be thinking about purchasing a used one to save a few hundred dollars. So, in this how to we will look at the benefits and drawbacks of a used riding mower and what you should look for when buying a used one.

        Before you jump right in and think you can deal with repairing a used riding mower you really need to understand …

        How To Lawn Tractor Grass Catching Systems

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          If you are considering buying a new or used Riding Lawn Mower then one of the most common options is a Grass Catcher System or Bagger. Depending on what brand and size Lawn Tractor you purchase the option may be included or pre-installed even though you will pay more than for one without but it does speed your ability to use it instead of purchasing one separately.

          Normally if you purchase a new lawn tractor …

          How To Pick the Right Size Riding Mower for Your Yard

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            Spring is here and we’re all a year older and a bit more busy than we were last year. It seems like a good idea to invest in a Riding Mower but there are so many choices out there. Between all of the options and manufacturers it can be difficult finding a Riding Mower that you can live with for the next five or ten years so you have to do your homework and …

            How To Paint and Restore Your Rusty Lawnmower to Almost Brand New

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              Of the tools we have around the house our lawnmowers are probably one of the more expensive items but the fact is we grow dependent on them so keeping them in good working order means they last longer and work better while we have them.

              Over time no matter how well you maintain and clean the debris from the bottom of your lawnmower deck it will begin to rust. This is because even light grass blades will …

              How To Buy a Used Car from a Local Dealer for the Best Price

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                Its that time of year and people start looking for deals on vehicles expecting to get amazing discounts. Now before you start buying into that myth that the end of they year is when dealers want to get rid of every car on their lot you have to understand that dealers want to get rid of every car on their lot every day of the year.

                This is especially true for used vehicles because …

                How To Choose an Impact Wrench / Gun – Battery, Electric or Air Pneumatic

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                  If you have some bolts that need tightening or loosening you basically have two choices.. you can use a large socket wrench or breaker bar to remove them manually or you can use an Impact Wrench to reduce the labor needed to complete the task.

                  Now there are times and I have seen it in many shops where a bolt that needs to be tightened is inappropriately tightened with an impact wrench. I have …

                  How To Prepare your Vehicle for the Winter Driving Season

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                    We are going to cover a few tips that can keep your car on the road during winter. It is always best to have a plan when things go wrong and to take care of maintenance that could leave you stranded.

                    The first thing you want to do is go through all of your standard factory maintenance suggestions. If you are behind on any of them you want to bring them up to date.

                    This …

                    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 …