Are Laser Distance Measures Worth it?

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Are you wondering if laser distance measures are worth it? In this article, I’ll share everything you need to know about laser distance measures, and how they can help you make more accurate measurements.  Laser distance measures are an effective device for measuring short and long distances. Lasers are fast and accurate, and they allow the user to make quick …

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What is the Most Accurate Measuring Tool?

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Have you been wondering about the most accurate measuring tool? In this article, we go over the nuts and bolts of accurate measuring tools. We also discuss how to make accurate measurements. No measuring tool is accurate unless it is used properly. Laser measurements tools and micrometers are two of the most accurate measuring tools available. However, not all tools …

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What’s the Difference Between Sanding Screen and Sandpaper?

Sanding screen and sandpaper

Are you wondering about the differences between sanding screen and sandpaper? Have you been trying to decide which you should use on your next project? In this article, I’ll share everything you need to know about these two sanding products.  Most people use sanding screens for rough shaping and sandpaper for finish work. However, this is just a general principle. …

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How to Dispose of Pressure-Treated Wood in California

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Are you wondering how to dispose of pressure-treated wood in California? You’re in the right place! In this article, we discuss where and how to dispose of your treated lumber in California.  In California, treated lumber is toxic waste. As such, treated lumber is regulated by the Department of Toxic Substances Control. To dispose of treated lumber in California, you …

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What is Pressure Treated Wood used For?

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Pressure-treated wood is a marvel of modern construction. But what is treated wood used for? Is pressure-treated wood good for everything? These are the questions we answer in today’s discussion.  Pressure-treated wood is used for outdoor construction, where the wood will come into contact with moisture. Sometimes, pressure-treated wood is used when contacting cement, as moisture wicks through concrete pores.  Pressure-treated wood …

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When is Pressure Treated Wood Ready to Paint?

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Are you wondering if your pressure-treated wood is ready to paint? How long should you wait before it’s ready? In this article, I’ll cover everything from when you should and shouldn’t paint pressure-treated lumber.  Pressure-treated wood needs to be dry before painting. To determine if your treated wood is paintable, drop some water on the surface of the board. If the water …

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