How to Build a Roof

Every building needs a roof. It’s what keeps the rain out as well as other elements. The roof keeps summers cool and winters warm. Building a roof needs to be done properly, otherwise it can collapse under its own weight and hurt someone. Take care and secure yourself if you are working on replacing your own roof. Required Materials/Tools Roofing plywood Wood trusses for framing Shingles Tar paper Instructions You will first need to get the design sorted, and consult your district council for the necessary permits before you begin. Frame the Roof If you are re-building the roof you need to frame it. Order trusses for the design you made or acquired. Be sure the measurements are exact, Trusses will be expensive, and you don’t want to have an order be wasted. The information you...

How to Buy a Computer

If you’re like most people, it probably has been several years since you last bought a new personal computer. Before you wear yourself out looking at different computer makes and models, do your homework. The first thing you will notice as you start computer shopping is that the price of new computers has decreased. Many home computers start as low as $300 for a new tower, and they will out perform your current system by leaps and bounds. The primary question you need to ask yourself is, do I need a new monitor? If you can live with your old monitor, then you’ll have more cash to spend on your new computer’s speed and storage. But if you’re old monitor is big, bulky and has a small screen, it’s probably time to think about an upgrade. Most new monitors are flat...

How to Write a Business Letter

Beginning a career means producing effective written communication on a daily basis. Even college students need to write pieces of professional communication whether it may be internship applications, job applications, resumes, faxes and emails to professors. Even though most letters, memos, emails, and faxes are short pieces of writing, they still require careful prewriting and planning, drafting revising and correcting. The formal business letter is composed of five main parts the heading, date, the opening, body and closing. Required Materials Printer Paper Required Tool Printer Word Processor Software A Computer Instruction If not using a preprinted letterhead type name, title and return address four to six lines from the top of the page. Starting on the left start two to four lines...