When it comes to ceiling fans, there are two types of electric motors, AC (Alternating Current) motors, and DC (Direct Current) motors. Most ceiling fans, as well as most household appliances, use AC motors as AC is the type of current distributed by power companies. AC motors function by being connected directly to a power source. This power source rotates the motor’s rotor and allows your fan to spin.


Whether you’re building a house or making table, these are some basic tips to keep in mind!

  1. Ensure your cuts are square, finished product will be level and not rock etc.
  2. Measure twice, cut once
  3. For best cuts, cut behind line not on the line
  4. Clean work area and free of clutte
  5. Sharp cutting tools, e.g. saw, chisel blade,
  6. Always pre-drill a pilot hole when driving screws
  7. Always wear safety gear


  1. Measure the area for backsplash
  2. Get your supplies – thinset, tiles, tools- V-notched trowel, safety equipment, tape, tape measure, newspaper/cardboard, Rubber grout float, Tile nippers, Caulking gun with tub-and-tile caulk, Bucket and sponge, Score-and-snap tile cutter


  1. Prepare the work area – If you’re painting indoors, remove furniture, fixtures, switch plates. And use tarpaulin on the floor. For outdoor painting projects, remove items and use tarpaulin to cover work area.
  2. Clean and repair surfaces – Paint doesn’t stick to dirt or damaged area so ensure areas are clean and repaired before starting. Use a sponge or cloth to wipe down your interior walls and Sure Coat to fill in cracks.


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