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  • CAN I KEEP FROST OFF MY WINDOWS?

    In Canada, other than on the lower mainland of British Columbia and on Sable Island, it is impossible to maintain a comfortable level of humidity in the house and not have frost on single-pane windows most of the winter.Using two panes of glass allows the inner pane to be warmer than the outer on...
  • Getting a wobbly toilet to sit flat on the floor

    If you have a wobbly toilet because there is something uneven on the floor the ideal solution is to find a way to level the floor. If it is wood, you could shave it down to flat. If the problem is tiles, you could remove the tiles under the toilet. But often in real life, we don't want to do e...
  • Is your level level and your square square?

    How can you be sure your level is level or your square is square? Flip the levelPlace the level on any table. It doesn't even need to be a level table. Take a close look at where the bubble comes to rest. It does not need to be in the middle, just note where it really lands. Then rotate the le...
  • Self Levelling Concrete

    Kim from Victoria, B.C. pulled up a carpet and discovered that the concrete floor slab was not level with the door sill. What to do? Use Self Levelling concrete.This is an easy to find but very special type of concrete that will say 'Self-Levelling' right on the bag. It is designed to flow lik...
  • Laser light's evolution into tools

    The high tech laser lights first came into common use as pointers. School teachers use them to shine a dot or an arrow on a distant wall.Electronic tape measurers use them to indicate what surface you are measuring to.Infra Red thermometers use them to indicate what surface is being measured.Hun...
  • The Pyramid Laser Plumb Line

    Laser levels have become common place, but now there is a new one. This little pyramid projects a vertical laser line on the wall and automatically levels itself even if the floor is slightly out of level. This is great if you want to line up window or door frames, hang wallpaper or set tiles. ...
  • Lighting Dimmer details

    We all like the ability to reduce the intensity of a light, but not all dimmers work on all lights. First a really important distinction: Fan speed controls and light dimmers often look almost identical, but are radically different devices, not to be mixed up at the risk of burning out a motor or...
  • Hardwood Floors, nailing and shrinkage

    Holly in Wasi Lake, Ontario wants to know why her 1x10 pine tongue-and-groove floors are shrinking and leaving such large cracks. If you look at traditional hardwood floors you will notice that each board is rather narrow. In fact it is difficult to locate hardwood floors that are wider than 4 i...
  • Levels and more levels

    When we are working outdoors we often need to create level lines over long distances. Up to about 8 feet, we can simply tape our regular carpenter's level onto a straight board. But there are many different ways to level over dozens, even hundreds of feet. The least expensive and most common is ...
  • Lloyds of London bails out of the cell phone health debate

      “The purpose of the exclusion is to exclude cover for illnesses caused by continuous long-term non-ionising radiation exposure i.e. through mobile phone usage." CFC Underwriting LTD, London.    Radio Show on Lloyds EMF exclusion CJAD 17 April 2015 - 30 min. 2010 Lloyds compares EMF to asbe...