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Repair Leather Upholstery

Repair Leather Upholstery – After many years of usage, leather sofas tend to wear and tear. It usually starts with rips, holes and accidental nicks, which can eventually lead to more serious damage. That’s why you need to repair your sofa as soon as you spot any damage. And yes, you can handle it without professional help.

First of all, you need to find all the required material for this type of repair. Get a pen and a piece of paper and write down the following: a circular leather patch (cut it from strong and flexible leather, but also thin), pair of scissors, leather-safe and water-based cleaner and adhesive, hair dryer and leather-safe dye. Don’t forget the glass jars to mix the dye and paintbrush to apply it.

Make Your Own Garage Workbench

Make Your Own Garage Workbench – A garage workbench is an essential piece of equipment in any home workshop. A workbench will allow you to complete projects easily and with greater accuracy. A variety of pre-made workbenches are available to fit your needs. If you prefer, you can make your own workbench, either with a kit or from a plan.

Choosing a garage workbench

Workbenches are available in a wide variety of sizes and styles. Benches are great for woodworking, crafts and other household projects. You can purchase a bench at most home improvement stores.

Can I Install My Window Coverings Myself?

There are a few things to consider when deciding the answer to the question: ‘Can I install my window coverings myself?’

First, what are you installing?

If you are installing horizontal blinds, such as mini blinds or 2″ blinds, you could probably do it yourself. If you are installing vertical blinds or draperies, you might want someone professional to do it. It all depends on your handing-man skills. Your time is an important thing to consider. A professional installer could do it a lot quicker than the average person. Plus, if something goes wrong, they have the knowledge to work around that and get the job done.

How To Stop Leaks In Brass Fittings?

RTF Plumbing banner 2The most important thing for plumbing systems or fixtures is the sealing performance. If any leak occurs, the whole system would result in poor performance, even in failure to work. Many factors can cause the unpleasant leakage, such as the poor installation. In most cases, brass fittings have a small, dome-shaped plastic washer inside that acts as a seal. If the washer turns sideways or doesn’t seat right when you tighten the nut, water will leak out. No matter how tight you get the fitting, the leakage is still there. At this time, it is necessary to re-fit the washer to ensure sealing performance. The following article goes to introduce a practical way to stop leaks in brass fittings.