How to Build Deck Stairs

A deck without a set of stairs is an incomplete project, and with a decent plan any home DIY expert can read, why not build deck stairs yourself and save some money, and give yourself another project to show off. Deck stairs can sometimes take a fair bit of wear, and at times may need to be strong enough to support the weight of several people, think family photographs on the back deck, so making sure the edge of the deck itself can support the weight of the steps is important. Begin by working out the width of the stairs, and marking out on the edge of the deck where the stringers will be attached. Consider the rise between each step, and then divide the height of the deck platform by this to get the number of steps you’re going to need. Make sure the ground is either cleared or built...

How to Install Car Audio

If you are contemplating changing out the audio system in your car, you can rest assured that it can be done. Most newer car models will come equipped with an audio system. Often these are top of the line audio systems that are built in with certain specifications. If your car audio system such as this then you may consider using a professional to make any necessary alterations. Look at the panel on your door to decide what type of audio system is currently installed in your car. If the brand is JBL, Harman, Infinity or BOSE it is likely that you will need professional assistance. Required Tools Radio Mounting Kit Screw Driver Socket Set Pliers Required Materials New Audio System Wiring Harness Antenna Adapter (optional) Instructions Purchase a radio that is made specifically for use in...

How to Add Fractions

Fractions! The sound of the name sends chills up your spine. Nothing is more sinister or devious, the bane of every school child. People have awoken in the middle of the night screaming in terror, reliving their fifth grade teacher calling on them to add… FRACTIONS! If you were as traumatized as I was with this mathematical terror, have no fear! I will show you the quick and easy steps on how to add fractions. In simple and easy steps, so you can face the fractural fear and put it back in the closet along with the monster under your bed.   Background Information There are a few key terms you need to know, love, and understand to add fractions. Numerator: When looking at a fraction 12/15 the numerator is the top number – 12. Denominator: When looking at a fraction 12/15 the...