Polymer science entails complex processes wherein little change can greatly affect the behavior of the material. This is clearly illustrated by two of the numerous products made of polymer, CPVC and PVC. Both items encompass the same primary components but differ a lot in their other properties. Let’s investigate and understand the difference between CPVC vs PVC more deeply.Continue reading
Formica is a plastic laminate composite material that comes in different textures, colors, and finishes. What I love about it is its durability. Also, it’s quite easy to clean. I use it to cover my personal desk and kitchen counter. However, it can also be used in cabinet doors, cupboards, drawers, flooring, and more. If you want to use it as well, it’s good if you know how to cut Formica first. It’s not that difficult. In fact, you will only need to follow easy steps to achieve a professional installation job.Continue reading
Marble is definitely an easy way to add an aesthetic element to any home. I personally used marble all over the floor area of our dining and living room. And it really does its job in making the space look extra special. The tricky part is that: although marble floors can instantly make any room more dazzling, it loses its appeal if not cleaned and maintained properly. Now, how to clean marble floors thoroughly without a glitch?Continue reading
Accidentally dripping paint on the concrete may feel like it is going to be a permanent stain– a mess that would constantly remind you of your clumsiness, especially when it is a huge blob on the floor. However, there are easy steps on how to remove paint from concrete. Although it may be a tedious task, you will be able to strip off the paint with the use of proper products.Continue reading
You are too excited about your DIY project and you’ve accidentally spilled Gorilla glue. The worst part is that it’s stuck to your skin. What do you do?
The Gorilla glue is one of the hardest adhesives to remove, especially when it sticks to your hands. Using the glue is easy, but accidents can still occur despite careful usage. Because of its quick drying quality, peeling it can be a hard task. Oftentimes, you’ll find that manual removal is unsuccessful. So how to get gorilla glue off hands exactly? You might need the answer to this question if you are to do a lot more DIY projects.Continue reading
If you have ever visited a furniture shop before, you might have heard the name Parawood. Also known as Rubberwood, Parawood is popular in the furniture industry because it is highly durable. Although common, it’s not generally available in lumber yards in the US, so only a few people actually know it. You might even have it in your house, and you just don’t know. So, exactly what is parawood?Continue reading
Last weekend, I was drilling a screw into an alder wood for my latest woodworking project. I must have drilled it too hard because the small screw broke off when it was just about in the middle of the wood. You can see what a problem it was for me. However, having worked with lots of woodworking projects in the past, I faced the same problem once or twice before. I knew a few tricks on how to remove broken screw.Continue reading
How do you store your tools at home? This is an important question you must answer when you want to preserve your tools. Though they don’t have an expiration date, tools can rust and lose their value. When a tool rusts, you are probably thinking about throwing it away. However, this is not the only option, you have Tools can last a longer time with the proper care. You can even salvage rusting tools.
So, how to get rid of rust from old tools? There are several ways to do this. If you are interested to know how, read our guide.Continue reading
Choosing the perfect type of wood for furniture making is a difficult task for someone who is not an expert in woodworking. However, it’s a trade knowledge one must acquire if he is to make quality output. The durability and the overall quality of the furniture do not only depend on how it is made but also on the type of wood used. One of the most commonly used woods in woodworking is Whitewood. But is Whitewood what you really need? What is Whitewood? Let’s explore what this type of wood can offer.Continue reading
Are you no longer happy with your old wood stain? Or is it starting to fade away? If so, then maybe it’s time that you replace it. However, before you add a new coat, you need to remove the wood stain first.
There are many ways to remove wood stain. The most common of which is sanding. You can also use strong chemicals. No matter what tool or substance you use, the most important thing is that you know the exact way on how to remove wood stain. You need to do it gently and carefully so that you will not damage the quality of the wood. When successful, you’ll end up with a rejuvenated piece of furniture.Continue reading