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Where should I install carbon monoxide detectors in the home?

The safest recommendation is to put one in every room, but most people are not willing to do this. The simplest rule is to mount one between the...

 
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What do the marks on the head of a bolt mean?

No marks is the least hard. Three marks is a medium hardness. Six marks is the hardest...

 

Is there a quick way to fill a crack in my cement block foundation?

One of the easiest ways is to use expanding...

 

What is the difference between concrete mix and sand mix?

Concrete mix has gravel in it, which makes it stronger and more durable. Sand mix is used mainly for patching or where you want a particularly...

 

I have a tarp that I want to tie down. What should I use?

The easiest way is to use a grommet tool and...

 

How strong should the chain be I buy?

Chains are all rated to their working loads. Welded chains have links that are welded to form a continuous loop, and are the strongest. Weldless...

 

I am building a swing. What type of chain do you recommend?

Passing link allows the links to pass each other easily, which helps prevent kinking and...

 

Is nylon rope worth its extra cost?

Twisted nylon rope is the most versatile because of its strength. Additionally it has good shock resistance, which means sudden jerks are less...

 

What type of rope should I buy?

Working strength is the most important...

 

Should I use 3 mil visqueen or 4 mil visqueen?

The 4 mil is thicker, which makes it more durable. The 3 mil is not as good, but if it’s for a short one-time use, it is a little less expensive....

 
 
 


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