Imploding an In-ground Pool
Using the newest synthetic moldings and shingles as well as tried-and-true techniques to revive an old friend.
New Tools for the Tear-Down
Replacing Worn-out Wood with Low-Maintenance Composites. Decks take a lot of abuse. Due to their very nature, we expect them to withstand brutal attacks from direct sunlight and driving rainwater. And, if not properly preserved and maintained, a wood deck will eventually require a major facelift, as shown in this article. The sundeck we remodeled for this issue […]
Tearing down decks is more fun with the right demolition tools
Both professionals and DIY’ers love the reciprocating saw. These things are often used for dismantling or demolishing some sort of structure, and the primal thrill that comes with “tearing stuff up” speaks to a lot of people; recips are simply fun to use. Moreover, reciprocating saws are very versatile tools, designed for making cut-outs and cut-offs, disassembling wood framing, trimming […]
Anchoring items to concrete or masonry often requires boring a hole, inserting an anchor of some sort, then bolting or screwing the item in place. Good examples include porch piers, step railings and safety hand bars. The flashing around chimneys is another example. Three different types of tools can be used for boring these holes: a rotary drill, a rotary […]
A burglary occurs every 14.5 seconds in the U.S.*, and budget cuts have led to an average 911 response time of 10 minutes**. In response to these home security challenges, SABRE has developed a comprehensive, customizable and industry-leading Wireless Home Protection System. Designed to provide security and peace of mind to homeowners and renters alike, the 120 dB alarm system […]