Archive for March 30, 2015

Mar
30

The Uses for Six Popular Types of Hose Clamps

Hose clamps types

Hose clamps are common items for those who attempt to do most of their plumbing work themselves. Designed to attach and seal a hose onto a fitting, hose clamps are ideal for sealing and attaching items with moderate pressure–making them popular in household and automotive applications. Here are descriptions and uses for six different types of hose clamps that you may come into contact with.

#1. Worm Gear Clamps

Also known as screw clamps or band clamps, worm gear clamps are made of galvanized or stainless steel with a screw thread etched into the material. The clamp tightens as it is screwed around a hose. Worm gear clamps are typically suited for hoses that have diameters greater than half an

Mar
30

Self Storage Units Can Help You Get Organized

Self storage units

Many people find their lives are much more cluttered than they would like them to be. The junk can be big or small, but when you have too much stuff and not enough space, you can very quickly begin to feel overwhelmed. But what’s important to know, is that the situation is not hopeless. As the old saying goes, “A place for everything, and everything in its place.” — organization is the key to happy home. There is a place for all of your things, even if that place may be outside of your home.

Once you’ve gone through you’re belongings and sorted out what to keep and what to get rid of, your next step is to decide where everything is to be stored. While a closet, a spare room, a basement, attic, and garage are all good options, you want to make sure your home is not still overly-cluttered.

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