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How To Lay Ceramic Tiles

The Key to laying ceramic tiles is that they must be laid on a suitable mostly flat surface. Ceramic tiles no matter what type all take compressive loads well. However laying ceramic tiles on walls, floors, bathrooms, and kitchen splash backs are the most common places where ceramic tiles are laid. Laying tiles is a fairly simple process however it does require a high degree of accuracy and quality materials. Find out how!

How to Solder Copper Pipe

Soldering copper pipe is a fairly basic way to join copper pipe and is used in bathroom and kitchen installs, remodels, and renovations. If you are renovating or remodeling your home or adding an other water line to part of your yard or garden, you can run it with copper pipe. We show you how to solder copper pipe and copper to brass fittings using soft solder and silver solder. Know the differences and learn how to use then effectively.

Concrete Mix Ratio's

Concrete is made up of a ratio of mixed cement, sand, and aggregates or gravel. When mixed with water cement becomes a paste that chemically sets hard. However cement alone is not strong enough and so sand and gravel are mixed in for strength and bulk or volume.

How to Renovate a Bathroom

Bathrooms are often one of the smallest rooms in the house and also one of the most expensive to renovate. This is why many people leave their bathroom renovation to last or put it off for another day. Many houses still have tried old bathrooms in need of a full bathroom renovation, from the 50s through to the 80s that are past there used by date.

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