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13 Nov 11 SKProTool Concrete Anchor Installation Tool

The first tool on the market designed to help professional plumbers, carpenters and HVAC contractors install anchors into concrete, masonry and brick. This revolutionary tool cuts the installation process by 300% and significantly reduces the risk of injury or damage to material.
Video Rating: 5 / 5 In this HD video you can see and hear the new Lennox SLP98V gas furnace go through its start up and operating sequence, including the transition from burning gas to using the heat pump. This unit is equipped with the new iComfort controls.
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15 Sep 11 Basic Concrete Staining | RAC Stain | Decorative concrete staining how-to at its very basic. This is part 4 of an on-going series on Decorative Concrete, and is an explanation of the hand-application of RAC stains. Hand application of RAC stains, using various methods and tools, can create a nearly endless variety of effects. Alternative application tools, include rags, sea sponges and various sized brushes. The use of alternative methods of applying RAC stains to borders, accents and other small areas, are very effective and add creative touches to your projects. Brush marks can, in themselves, produce interesting effects; such as hair on a bear, or the look of texture and depth on a geometric design. Brush marks can be diminished or eliminated with multiple coats. Dabbing in colors with natural sea sponges or rags, leaves a faux, or marbling look. The twist of your wrist, during application, can create yet another different effect. Allow at least four hours for the RAC stain to fully react. You must then neutralize and scrub the floor. Use either a mix of a one pound box of baking soda and five gallons of water, or a mix of eight ounces of ammonia with five gallons of water to neutralize the surface. Either of these mixtures should be broomed into the work surface. To remove stain residue on interior floors, you may use brushes with long handles and manually scrub the floor. Or you may use a floor machine, sometimes called a buffer, with a nylon bristle brush. During and after the
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25 Feb 11 Radiant Heat Installed in Concrete

A basic overview of the steps involved in installing a hot water radiant heat system in s concrete floor.
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