Closets are small enclosed spaces used generally for storage or hanging clothes in a house or building. Cabinets, cupboards, pantries, wardrobes, armoires are other types of closets. Whatever their purpose, closets are personal spaces that we never seem to have enough of. But with some thought and planning storage space can be added or expanded within your building.
If you’ve never had to fix a loosely hanging cupboard door or shift a drawer handle then consider yourself lucky. Sometimes even the simplest household jobs can seem like building a house for those of us who were born minus the handyman gene.
But if you’ve reached the point where that cupboard door has hit you in the head for the last time, then you might need a power drill.
High-speed rotary tools have the ability to work at speeds of up to 30,000 rpm. Of the two main types, Cut Out tools and Basic Rotary tools, the former has the bigger motor. Cut Out tools have motors ranging from 4 to 5 amps, while rotary tools motors’ use 1 amp. Both types have cordless versions, but the corded ones are always more powerful.
Spring-cleaning time is upon us. Most homemakers are ready to embark on a cleaning spree of their entire house or parts of it. Nothing is left to chance, no corners go untouched and no surface goes unpolished. Everything is washed, wiped, dusted and/or shined from top to bottom.
If you're a house-proud homeowner, then you maintain an immaculate yard. Exteriors are just as important as interiors, and knowing this, you've eliminated all weeds from your garden, bordered the lawn with bright flowers and made sure the grass is completely level.
Everyone knows what hammers are for. Hitting things into place… right? You’d be surprised. Not only do hammers have tons of different uses but there are many different types of hammers. Using the right hammer for the job could enhance the quality of your work and can save you time.
Sometimes we know exactly what needs improvement in our homes, what items can complete a room or the part we need to fix a broken household item. Other times we just sense that something is missing or needs change but we can’t quite pinpoint anything in particular.
If you find yourself in this position here’s what you can do for inspiration:
Cooking is a necessary life skill that is easily learned when young and perhaps almost as important as learning Mathematics and English. Parents can show kids how to help themselves by involving them in cooking and encouraging their participation in meal preparation. Cooking can also be a fun activity that fosters family time and bonding. By getting children involved in the kitchen you also help them to express their creativity and become more independent.
Changing your faucets is one of the easiest ways to add drama and a sense of style to even the most drab bathroom or kitchen. They come in many sizes and styles to suit the individual’s taste. They are also sold in a variety of finishes such as chrome, brass, and copper, which often determines their durability.
If you've ever tried carving meat, you'll know it's difficult to keep the cuts straight and smooth. That is unless you're using an electrical knife.
"I would recommend that each household get one of these," quips Rapid True Value supervisor Camille McLeod who is showing Thursday Tech the electric knives the store carries.