Category Archives: Building and Remodeling

Drilling an Aluminum Pipe

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Aluminum is a versatile material and it is commonly used in almost in every industry as well as in your household. Aluminum is made out of a light material, abundant and binds very well with oxygen, plus it is found normally in medicines, packaging, home buildings, cars, trains and airplanes. That is why the spacecraft ...

Converting a Plug to a Junction Box

You need to convert an existing plug-in outlet into a junction box when the need arises for you to build new cabinets within the area. The junction box must be easily accessible and covered for safety reason.What you need:Voltage testerPhillips screwdriverLinesman pliers3 wire nuts (caps)Electrical tapeJunction box plateJunction BoxMethod:Firstly, you need to shut off the ...

Checking Continuity With an Ohmmeter

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It is very important to keep one updated with the continuity if an ohmmeter. It is an electrical instrument that technically measures electrical resistance. The electrical resistance happens to be the opposition to an electric current. For low resistance measurements, microhmmeter would be the right direction for that. For measuring large values of resistance, the ...

Cleaning wire connectors

External wire connectors tend to get dirty easily. Gardening lamps, trailer lights and other similar lighting will get dirty much faster than shielded and enclosed connectors. It is important for you to clean the connectors regularly to keep these lights working at full capacity. It also projects a cleaner look of the wire connectors thus ...

Dealing with a house flood

Deal With A House Flood Torrential rain is nice at first as it brings a fresh atmosphere into the house, but if our home is not equipped with the right security and protection measures the rain would be a mess. The result would be a house flood, which is certainly not something we look forward to.There ...

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