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Will A US Router Work In Europe?

With fast internet connection slowly becoming a basic need for people, it makes sense to worry about your internet when traveling. You could be planning to travel to Europe for a vacation, work trip or visit a friend/family. If you want to carry your router, then it may work in Europe, but that will depend…

Will American Bought TVs Work In Europe?

With only $1000, you can get a high-quality TV with fairly bright panels and stylish designs in the US. A similar high-end budget TV might cost you £ 1,000. With the current conversion rates, you may want to take advantage and save some money. Alternatively, you could be moving or getting a present from a…

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Will My Sat Nav Work In Europe?

Standalone sat navs have made it possible for US travelers to Europe to bring their navigation systems with them. While some have pre-installed maps, you can also conveniently download these maps and routes using Wi-FI. The kit usually has a bracket and suction cup for easy attachment and transfer from one hired car to another….

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Size PEX For Shower

For a long time, copper pipes were very popular for home plumbing, mainly because they are not as corrosive as lead pipes. However, since PEX pipes were introduced in the market, their popularity has soared, especially among DIY lovers.  PEX pipes come in various sizes for different home fixtures. The sizes of PEX pipes range…

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Can You Use Heat Tape On PEX?

The cross-linked polyethylene, commonly referred to as PEX, is a pipe popular for home plumbing. It is made up of colorful rolls of plastic tubing, which makes it quite aesthetic. Since it is made of plastic, the PEX pipe is not rigid; it is pretty flexible.  As with flexible objects, the pipe is bound to…

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Can You Use PEX Pipe For Air Lines 

PEX pipes are extensively used in plumbing systems since they are the easiest and cheapest piping options. Currently, we are witnessing a steady increase in people using PEX pipes for airlines.  We can attribute this to PEX’s high burst pressure and long-term reliability. PEX pipes usually come in 1/2, 3/4, and 1-inch sizes and require…

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Are Briggs And Stratton Engines Any Good? 

Briggs and Stratton’s engines have been in the market since 1908. They are made in the United States and are among the best in the small engines category.  Also, engines made by Briggs and Stratton have the reputation of being durable, reliable, and easy to use and maintain. Thus, the Briggs and Stratton engines are…

Do You Need To Sand After Plastic Primer?

Plastic, it’s all around us. However, it isn’t always the right color. If you’ve ever tried painting on a plastic object, then you know plastic primer is a necessity, but what about sanding? Sanding is needed after applying a plastic primer. Sanding the plastic primer will help the paint adhere to the object better. After coating…

How Much Does A Roll Of Carpet Weigh?

Are you seeking to dispose of your old carpet or transport a new one to your place? You may be thinking about the carpet’s weight and how it impacts the whole process of moving it. A typical roll of carpet weighs between 0.5 to 2.2 pounds per square foot. Factors that come into play when…

How Often Do Landlords Have To Replace Carpets?

Carpets often tend to have a negative financial impact on the landlord due to the frequency at which they may need to be replaced. There are guidelines in place in the US that state that a landlord should replace carpets every 7 years, regardless of whether or not there is tenant turnover. Carpets have to…