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Drilling in tiles
November 2019

Drilling in tiles

For example, for 6 mm Fischer dowels: (are the best ones!) You need a 6mm HSS iron drill, a 6mm stone drill and more. if possible, an electronically adjustable percussion drill. To the factory Mark...

Dowels that hold nothing
November 2019

Dowels that hold nothing

Who does not know that - you want, for example hang a shelf, you always need a lot of holes and dowels. Even when drilling you realize that the holes are larger than wanted - no problem, with a hot...

Dowels in friable plaster
November 2019

Dowels in friable plaster

Maybe some of the old people in the building know this: you are drilling a hole for a dowel; when you screw the hole breaks out, and a lot of plaster crumbles extra even with out - hole unusable! Not...

Simply remove destroyed screws
November 2019

Simply remove destroyed screws

The screw-in-turn-out twisting a screw head is sometimes claimed and loses its shape, so that the respective screwdriver no longer fits. The destroyed screw can not be turned anymore. Simple help:...

When home improvement same distances mark
November 2019

When home improvement same distances mark

If you have to attach objects to walls when it arrives at the same distance, such as. with pictures, cornices etc. one can save the exact measuring with the folding rule / spirit level: One marks the...

Drill exactly
November 2019

Drill exactly

Marking the holes with pencil is often inaccurate. Especially when drilling on tiles you can z.T. bad control. But if, for example, a bar are mounted exactly vertically, pinpoint marking is valuable....

Install curtain rods in place
November 2019

Install curtain rods in place

My first hole that I drilled into the wall had become so big that you could pierce a billiard ball. At the second hole I had broken a piece of the wall and my third attempt was for the curtain rod,...

Magnetic screwdriver
November 2019

Magnetic screwdriver

If you have to screw in hard-to-reach screws and do not touch your fingers, I have a great tip here. I once read that you can make yourself a screwdriver magnetic, and already this tip was very...

Remove screws without a wrench
November 2019

Remove screws without a wrench

So you can remove screws without a wrench. Since I recently wanted to remove a screw, but I remembered that I had borrowed my sister's wrench, I had to look for another solution. I had once seen on...

Dowels do not hold
November 2019

Dowels do not hold

Who does not know that - you want, for example hang a shelf, but you always need a lot of holes and dowels, the dowels just do not hold. Even when drilling you realize that the holes are larger than...