5 Fun Designs to Consider If You Need a New Balustrade

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A stainless steel balustrade adds a classic and beautiful look to a balcony, a staircase or a variety of other places. If you decide to put in a stainless steel railing, you have a lot of design options. Consider these ideas.  1. Embrace the Traditional Look If you want a simple and traditional look, opt for a stainless steel balustrade with metal balusters. The balusters can run horizontal to the hand rail between vertical support posts, or you can orient all the balusters vertically.…

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3 Things to Know about Timber Skids versus Pallets

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If you are new to wood pallet upcycling and DIY projects, you may come across the terms timber skids and timber pallets. Though they sound like they would be the same, there are some major differences between the two items. In fact, these differences may greatly impact the DIY project you have in mind. Before you buy or order timber skids or pallets for upcycled projects, there are a few things you need to know about the differences between the two.…

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Don't Use Your Pulley Until You Read These Safety Tips

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Pulleys can be incredibly useful on work sites, but to keep your accident and emergency rate down, you need to use them carefully. Keep the following safety essentials in mind. 1. Follow the Weight Limits Before attaching anything to your pulley, check its safe working load. Note that this gives you the weight limit that the pulley can handle, but in most cases, that’s not a static weight limit. It often varies depending on the height, angle, or other factors related to the pulley.…

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