Rent a Jackhammer
Sunscreen is Important When Working Outdoors
If you’re a DIYer that does a lot of work outside, keep sunscreen in your toolbox or tool belt. A spray or stick sunscreen is quicker and easier to apply than lotion-based versions. Follow these 10 summer safety tips to stay safe and cool in the sun.
Knock Out Studs Sideways
A sledgehammer works great for busting up studs, but don’t take a whack at the middle of the studs—they’ll just wobble back and forth and probably bounce the head of the sledge right back in your direction. Hit the studs as close to the bottom plate as you can, but not so hard that you pull out the nails on the top plate—that’s a good way to catch a falling stud in the noggin. Hit the bottom of each stud just far enough to dislodge it from the nails that were holding it. Then grab hold of it and pull it off the top plate.