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Chevy Silverado Headlight Bulb Replacement

Chevy Silverado Headlight Bulb Replacement

  My 2008 Chevy Silverado needed a low beam, headlight bulb replacement. I did a little research and the estimated cost to have it replaced by a shop was between $60 and $80. This is a job I knew I could easily do myself, so I […]

Sharpen Your Own Chainsaw Chain

Sharpen Your Own Chainsaw Chain

Do you have a chainsaw that isn’t cutting like it should? Is it creating sawdust instead of nice little wood chips?  Maybe its time to sharpen your chainsaw. Now the question is, do you pay someone to sharpen your chainsaw or do you sharpen it […]

Ford Taurus Serpentine Belt and Pulley Replacement

Ford Taurus Serpentine Belt and Pulley Replacement

For those who would like to know how to change the serpentine belt and pulleys on a 2006 Ford Taurus, follow along. The other day I noticed my daughters car had a small intermittent squeak, or squeal, under the hood of her 2006 Ford Taurus. So […]

What is Lockout – Tagout

What is Lockout – Tagout

How many of you have heard of lockout-tagout?  Lockout-tagout (LOTO) entails removing all “potential energy sources” on anything you may be working on. This is something that can save you a lot of pain, agony or worse! If you’ve been to our “About Us” page, […]

Success Begins with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Success Begins with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

     I know what you’re thinking; what’s wrong with this guy! The fact is, this is pretty much my normal apparel, for mowing grass, on those hot, dry, sunny summer days. It includes my hat and sunscreen to protect against the sun.  I hope […]

Dewalt Cordless Power Tools for Home Projects

Dewalt Cordless Power Tools for Home Projects

Why Cordless Power Tools?   One of the keys for success to any project is having the right tools for the job. One group of tools I would like to recommend is cordless power tools. Sure, there are many “job specific” corded power tools that […]