does my pool need a pool skimmer

Does a Pool Need a Skimmer?

The last thing I ever want to do is handling yard and swimming pool maintenance. So the best solution would be to minimize the amount of time I have to spend doing the maintenance job, especially during the hot summer month. No one wants to be sweaty cleaning their pool instead of taking a dip

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how to clean a sharpening stone

How to Clean a Sharpening Stone

Sharpening stones are the most popular and oldest way to sharpen knives and tools. With their versatility, they can be used to sharpen almost any edge. But, with time, metal fillings, oil and dirt can embed in the stones, making them less effective. To ensure your sharpening stone doesn’t get clogged and that it always

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how to waterproof plywood

How to Waterproof Plywood

Plywood is a good, readily available building material, with multiple applications in your interiors and exteriors. However, unlike plastic, it is not waterproof. To protect plywood from water damage, there are many types of waterproofing available. Most are easy DIY projects that will save you time and money. Read on to learn of the effective

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How to Get Rid of Meat Bees

How to Get Rid of Meat Bees

Did you know meat bees feed on other insects hence their name? While they may be beneficial in some instances, most often than not, they usually end up being more of a pain. This is due to their aggressive and territorial behavior. Not to mention the risk of getting a when you run into a

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How to Clean Pergo Floors

How to Clean Pergo Floors

Pergo floors are the ultimate upgrade of laminate flooring. They feature a protective layer that is resistant to scratches. They tend to last longer than regular laminate flooring and are wear-resistant. They are also easier to clean and maintain. Keep reading to learn how to clean Pergo floors. Start by removing any debris or dirt

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how to neutralize muriatic acid

How to Neutralize Muriatic Acid

Muriatic acid, commonly known as hydrochloric acid, is widely used for residential and commercial purposes. It is useful for cleaning stained ceramic surfaces, cleaning pools, balancing pH levels, as well as a myriad of other functions. When not used correctly, it can be hazardous. Some muriatic acid dangers include; skin irritation, eye irritation, respiratory problems,

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How to Get Rid of Wood Mites

How to Get Rid of Wood Mites

Wood mites are tiny white bugs that often live in old, damp wood. They also infest cigar humidors and snake tanks if they contain wood-based substrates, like bark or aspen. For the sake of good hygiene, these mites need to be eradicated wherever they infest your home. While getting rid of wood mites on your

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how to heat a swimming pool fast

How to Heat a Pool Fast

There is no fun taking a dip in cold swimming pool water. It can even be a health risk. The truth, however, is that your pool won’t always be as warm as you would like it, especially during chilly mornings and cold seasons. So what do you do when you want to enjoy a swim

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How to Clear a Cloudy Pool

How to Clear a Cloudy Pool

A cloudy pool doesn’t look enticing for anyone looking to enjoy a good swim. Besides, it could signal the breeding of bacteria or damage to your pool. Knowing how to clear a cloudy pool can help you avoid potentially serious illnesses and expensive damages. While there are several ways to do so, the right solution

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