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1137 Outdoor Power Equipment Ideabooks
More Power to You: How to Pick the Right Generator
If your home's electricity goes, don't let it take your necessities with it — keep systems running with this guide to backup power
"losing power can result in days without a heating or cooling system, frozen and broken... that will power the heater as well as our 2 refrigerators. We lose power at least 2x... generator that powers our ranch. Volvo and Detroit Diesel also make larger ones to power bigger... It will power our whole home with power to spare. I love the security of knowing we... alwasy lose power and seem to be one of the last developements to get power back on. I..."
Patio Power: 12 Ways to Energize Your Outdoor Room
From free and easy to pro skills required, we give you a range of options for boosting the look of your patio for summertime entertaining
"inviting outdoor room. Assess how much time, money and help you have, and figure out... you are outdoors. Check out these 12 patio enhancement strategies and decide which... luv the outdoor rooms at my home, open back patio off breakfast room, open upstairs... Collection outdoor table and chairs, protected by a big umbrella. Here's a link to a previous... about an outdoor entertainment space in Michigan. http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/73..."
Declutter Now: Lose That Old Sports Equipment
"fitness equipment in the back of a closet or two. Don't just throw it away. Use it... indoor and outdoor equipment out of old skis and snowboards. Athletic shoes also need... sports equipment. However, you do have the option of repairing and restoring it. If... piece of equipment that needs to be fixed up a bit, you can call in a technician from... broken equipment as well, including weight machines. Some sports stores also have..."
Power to the People: Outlets Right Where You Want Them
No more crawling and craning. With outlets in furniture, drawers and cabinets, access to power has never been easier
"access to power has never been easier... all the power! leaving little for the phone. And make sure the power strip you install... couch (the power reclined version) but has two built in usb plugs, 2 outlets and a decent... Undercounter power strip I wanted the telescoping socket when we built our house. Saw it... outlet power strip placed on the backrest. I wish this was here a few months ago... medical equipment back in the 1990s. We were like, yes we need them all, and just..."
Off the Grid: Ready to Pull the Plug on City Power?
What to consider if you want to stop relying on public utilities — or just have a more energy-efficient home
"onto the power grid as traditional vehicle equipment manufacturing. Direct environmental... nuclear power stations, gas power stations, over head lines...... everything. Some... solar power with gas generation for backup. We are striving to drop the gas generation... backup power and overall complexity. As pointed out by others there are large additional... battery power storage and delivery efficiency, etc, and not the just the hype from..."
14 Power Tools for the Home Shop
Want the thrill of building it yourself? These "big guns" help the handy homeowner tackle just about any job
"world of power tools. You'll be amazed at the professional results of your projects... only AC powered. Battery powered tools should come with li-ion batteries. Same... essentials of power tool use. @ tetoette, what a fantastic idea for the occasional DIY'er... using a power sander: many, like the one above, that have a little attached dust... first power tool I bought was the Makita drill/driver, and it was such a boost to..."
Plug Into Home Power Monitors That Pay for Themselves
Stop throwing away money on wasted electricity with help from new monitors that work with your phone or computer
"with home power. If you're able to constantly see how much power your home appliances... control this power usage — it's easy to use a lot less power. And energy monitoring systems... controlling power usage — when we think about it at all — is often a guessing game. Any... regular gas-powered cars. But the second reason is less well known. Most hybrids have... how much power they're using incentivizes them to use less. The same phenomenon works..."
Wake Up Rooms With the Power of Fresh Air
Even the trendiest interior designs can feel stale when your home is in permanent lockdown. Look to windows and doors for the solution
"family's outdoor allergies forbid it. Of course, all we houzzers have times when windows... NEVER outdoors. I will add one tip: Use your deck and railing! Take your decorative... for the outdoor living. We had to screen all our doors and windows because we are sharing... way our power prices are going doubt I will be able to afford it. We don't quite make... works outdoors in far west Texas so when he comes home he wants frigid temperatures..."
The Unparalleled Power of Trees
"That's a powerful -- and saddening -- concept. Scarbowcow- thanks for sharing the medals... indoor outdoor connection with trees, Here are a couple of houzz projects that really... into the power lines, and left the rest of it alone. It's not as beautiful as it once... custom outdoor fireplace, situated among beautiful palms, makes a great piece of... nearly as powerful a place. You could pave this driveway with any stone or modular paver..."
The Power of Plywood All Around the House
Of course you've heard of it, but you might not know all the uses and benefits of this workhorse building material
How to Prepare for and Live With a Power Outage
When electricity loss puts food, water and heat in jeopardy, don't be in the dark about how to stay as safe and comfortable as possible
"You've lost power, and experience says it could be a while before you get it back. What... until the power's back on. But generators can be prohibitively expensive, beyond the... when the power goes out because they require a powered fan to ventilate the gasses.... solar power and alternative sources. It pays off! We were without power for 17 days... two-hour power failure when the temp was over 100. No air conditioning, no problem..."
The Power of the L-Shape in Home Design
Flower Power: Pick Your Palette From Posies
Guest Picks: Stylish Rugs Upgrade Outdoor Space
"has the power to turn a regular patio into a chic outdoor room... your outdoor dining set needs sprucing up or your front entryway requires a durable... indoor/outdoor rugs represent the best of the Web. It used to be impossible to find... indoor/outdoor rug (and still is in many ways), and here I've done all the legwork... white outdoor furniture. This is a beautiful basic outdoor rug with great reviews... to any outdoor arrangement. Ikat for the outdoors? Yes, please. I'm so happy to have..."
10 Creative Fence Designs
Unique materials and imaginative applications turn this yard staple into a powerful outdoor accessory