How to Repair Window Blinds

With the right instructions, anyone can learn how to repair window blinds. Since these blinds are used a lot, it helps to know how to fix them in case something does go wrong. Step 1 Set the blinds down. Set the slats to open using the wand. Step 2 Take the blind from the brackets and set it aside. Now you can proceed with the repairs. Step 3 Take out the bottom rail cover and the end caps. You will see the clips that hold the lift cord ends. You will also see string ladders or ladder tape. Step 4 If the ladders are going to be replaced, disconnect first. If not, the two lift cord ends can be disconnected. They are either tied or clipped by the rail. Step 5 Now the lift cords have to be pulled from the slats. Pull as much as required so the broken slats can be removed. The new ones can be fed...

How to Build a Log Cabin

Log cabins have definitely made a comeback in today’s energy-aware world. Any design is possible and the project is easy for an experienced do-it-yourself person. The basics are simple, and the finishing touches can be left to your imagination. Required Materials/Tools Logs 2×4″ stock Insulation material Spikes Chainsaw Grabbers Sledge hammer Nails and screws Pry bar Hammer Drill with full bit set Crane Level Instructions Just as every house needs a good plan and foundation, your log cabin too needs them. You need to mark out the area of the home. Dig out the foundation and pour cement into the area. Add rebar to the mix to give it added stability and support. Make sure to place rebar about 6″-8″ out of the cement in the corners for wall supports. Affix the plumbing...

How to Hire an Employee

Hiring an employee is no longer just a matter of how good you look on paper. Employers are looking for the total package, a candidate who excels in multiple areas, has excellent interview skills and can demonstrate that their presence will benefit the company and work with the existing company dynamic. Create a job description Make a list of the necessary skills, work experience as well as preferred personality traits that will be required for the job. Do not hesitate to make this list as detailed as it needs to be so that candidates can be quickly narrowed down during the application process. Create an advertisement for the job vacancy When creating an advertisement for an employee, include a description of the company and a mission statement. The advertisement must also include mandatory...