Sanders are very useful for a wide range of projects. They can be used to make fine adjustments to the shape and thickness of materials or achieve a perfect, smooth finish. Over time, however, even the most high-quality sanders might experience problems. While you should always trust power tool repairs to a professional if you are in doubt, there may be some problems and repairs that a practical person might easily deal with.
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Thanks to warm weather and longer hours of daylight, summer is the season of choice for many home DIY projects. When the sun comes out, people around the world get started on all those little projects they’ve been putting off both inside and outside the home. However, DIY is one of the most dangerous activities that many people are likely to undertake. There are a wide range of hazards involved.
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String trimmers, better known as strimmers, are a very useful tool to have in a garden. They allow you to trim difficult edges and tough vegetation very easily. However, sometimes strimmers are prone to problems and need to be repaired. If a repair is beyond your abilities then it is important to entrust it to a professional, but some simple repairs may be well within your scope if you know where to start.
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Spring is here and a DIY enthusiast’s fancy turns to thoughts of getting the garden whipped into shape for the summer. The ravages of winter certainly don’t do the garden any favours and, although the trees are in blossom and the spring flowers have come bursting through the soil to enthral us with their riot of colours, let’s face it; a little tender loving care won’t go amiss.
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With the warmer weather now upon us thoughts turn to the garden. The grass, shrubs, plants and flowers all need attention and in order to care properly for your garden you will need the appropriate tools, such as spades, shears and strimmers. Everyone enjoys a good looking garden and with the right garden tools you can create the perfect outdoor space to relax and entertain friends and family. For children who like to play outside during the summer months nothing is better than a well-cared for garden to give them the space to enjoy their games in comfort and safety.
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Giving your power tools a good clean every year can help them to continue to serve you well, and prolong their life. Considering how expensive good power tools are, it should be considered a great investment to spend a few hours each year working on them to get them running nice and smoothly, so that you are unlikely to have to replace them. Here is a rundown of some essential jobs that should be carried out periodically on a range of power tools.
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Here are some unusual fact about power tools
1. The U.S. space programme is to be thanked for developing the cordless power drill. It was developed so that the astronauts would be able to collect core samples from the moon’s surface. The original tool was like a hand held vacuum combined with a drill.
2. The Guinness world record for the number of rotations on a power drill that is hanging from a ceiling is 141. It was set in 2007 by a man in Germany.
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There is absolutely no need to throw away broken power tools these days, thanks to the availability of repair manuals and power tool spare parts on the internet. Power tools only usually die due to a broken switch, broken power cord, worn out brushes and snapped drive belts.
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It is very easy to fix power tools these days, thanks to online manuals, and the availability of power tool spare parts online. Power tools generally only in certain ways. Usually it is due to broken brushes, switches, drive belts and power cords. All of these are easy to get hold of and replace.
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Power tools are just as useful for DIY home renovation projects as they are for professional use. They help save time and make the task easier for the user. However, continued use, improper handling, and poor maintenance can sometimes make the tools malfunction. When this happens, you need to know how to fix the problem. Here is how you can go about it:
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