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A widowmaker is a large branch that can fall at any time. They can prove deadly.
The mower belt failed on my Craftsman LT 1000. I tried to take a shortcut by not completely removing the deck. I put the belt over the belt guide for the idler pulley which almost wrecked the belt instantly.
Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla
My Craftsman tractor was blowing smoke from a blown head gasket. I opted to replace it myself.
Does it make sense to clean rusty screwdriver bits?
I am in the process of spreading 4 scoops of mulch in various gardens. Shoveling it into the dump trailer was doable, but tedious. I found a better way.
A simple hack to make opening and closing a gate valve faster
Last Updated on 2 months by Christopher G Mendla
I am in the process of some serious cleanup of two Rhododendron beds at the end of my driveway. I needed a small wall between one of the beds and my neighbor’s property. The solution was to re-purpose some cinder blocks, 4×4’s and pavers that I had.
I was faced with a well worn asphalt driveway. It had not been sealed in a number of years. Was it worth trying to crack fill and seal?
Once you decide to go ahead with the resealing project, it’s time to gather materials and tools. This includes a pressure washer and cleaners, an intial supply of filler and sealer and more.
If you have a garage door that won’t close at all or fails to close periodically, try this quick fix.