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How to Install Hardie Siding Around Window


One of the best ways of giving your residence an aesthetic look is to install Hardie siding. The installation process isn’t difficult, but some rough edges like installing hardie trim around the window might come as a tricky one for the beginners.


Installation planning is the main factor to consider while designing a Hardie Board Siding exterior around your house’s windows and all other openings.

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Nail Gun Not Shooting Nails: What to Do Now?

Nail Gun Not Shooting Nails

A power tool like a nail gun is mandatory for everyone starting from contractor to a DIY user and like any other power tool it can get stuck too. It creates frustration and pushes the temper when you find yourself with a nail gun not shooting in the middle of a project.

Nothing can be more frustrating when you have a nail gun that is not shooting nails and you do not know what to do with it. So, we are here to tell you how you can detect the probable cause for this and take necessary measures to make your faulty nail gun work again. 

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How to Oil a Nail Gun (Stepwise Guide)


Nail guns are quite an investment for home users or contractors.  It provides speed accuracy and efficiency which makes it a working man’s best friend. So, it is very imperative that they should run well to keep your working life hassle free.

But like any other machine they get old and need proper maintenance to keep them running smoothly to get the desired result every time. Oiling is the major maintenance work which is mandatory to keep a nail gun working.

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Types of Wood Oils and Their Uses and Using Instructions

Types of Wood Oils

Wood is a romantic material. It ages well and gives a rustic and organic appeal. Any wood that has aged naturally will guarantee to add a touch of flair to any home.


But since wood is an organic material, it will be affected by the weather. And if it is not protected and kept in good condition, it will diminish and maybe even break apart prematurely.

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18 Different Types of Nail Guns With Their Uses

Types of Nail Guns

We discussed 10 types of nail guns based on their uses, 4 types considering their power source and 4 types based on their physical structure.



While decorating your home, inside or outside, the nail gun plays an important role in your woodworking jobs. It might be garden works, door settings, trimming works, furniture settings etc. A quality nailer not only reduces your efforts and time but also ensures quality finishing. In addition, if you properly know how a nail gun works then you could finish your nailing jobs with a professional touch.

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Pin Nailer vs Finish Nailer: Things to Know

Pin Nailer vs Finish Nailer

For all home renovation projects, finish carpentry is a major part and all the work related to it such as trimming, crown molding, attaching baseboards, window or door casing, trimming etc. can be done easily with the help of a nail gun.  Using a nail gun for all these jobs makes them relatively easy, saves your time and keeps your fingers safe from those crazy hammer blows.

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Why Owning a Small and Lightweight Chainsaw is a Good Idea


There are some power tools that are often overlooked. They often tend to be ones that are surprisingly useful, but you simply don’t think about them. While you will undoubtedly have in your shed a lawnmower, probably a drill and sander, saws of various kinds and other smaller, more common items, have you got a chainsaw? Why would you want one? You may not have considered the benefits of such a tool, but in fact, they are very useful indeed. 

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16 vs 18 Gauge Nailer: Which One To Get?

16 vs 18 Gauge Nailer

You already got the idea of the different types of nailers and their applications or usages after doing a few pieces of research over the internet. And, you’re here as you’re confused about which one should be your choice to buy based on your requirements.

Hopefully, you’ll get the proper guidance after reading this guideline that will depict the comparison, 16 vs 18 gauge nailer.

Let’s get it started.

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