Protecting Yourself from Miter Saw Hazards

Written by Kaitlin Carruth

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6) Use miter saw safety guards. The miter saw should come with an upper hood that coversrepparttar top half ofrepparttar 145823 blade along with a lower blade guard. Do not operate machinery without these guards.

7) Make sure that blade is securely fastened. Loose blades haverepparttar 145824 ability to fall off. Take care to make sure thatrepparttar 145825 miter saw blade is securely fastened and aligned correctly. To do this, unplugrepparttar 145826 miter saw and carefully spin blade with finger. The blade should not hit any ofrepparttar 145827 other components ofrepparttar 145828 saw.

8) Keep work material secure. Do not attempt to cutrepparttar 145829 material freehand. Always make sure thatrepparttar 145830 material being cut is secure againstrepparttar 145831 fence ofrepparttar 145832 miter saw. Ifrepparttar 145833 work piece is unstable, then use a clamp to hold it in place. Also, remember to check thatrepparttar 145834 miter saw is on a smooth and stable surface before beginning a project.

9) Leave miter saw unplugged and inrepparttar 145835 off position when not in use. Following this guideline will protect you from any accidents that could occur when turning on your miter saw. Never leave a power tool on while unattended. It is also advisable to wait until your miter saw is completely warmed up and come up to speed before starting a project.

10) Be Alert! Always be alert when operating a power tool. Ifrepparttar 145836 work becomes monotonous, take a short break. Accidents are prone to happen to those who are not paying attention.

Be sure to follow these miter saw safety tips in order to keep yourself safe. Remember that these are only general guidelines and that you should stop operation of a miter saw at any sign of abnormality. Always be cautious while operating a miter saw in order to avoid any possible accidents.

Kaitlin Carruth is a client account specialist with 10xMarketing - More Visitors. More Buyers. More Revenue. For more information about miter saws, please visit Tool America.

10 Things To Consider Before Planning And Installing A New Bathroom

Written by Bridget Mwape

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6. Build in utilities such as heating, ventilation and lighting. These are important to ensure that your bathroom has enough light and works efficiently.

7. Make provisions for future plumbing and allow for access to potential trouble spots such asrepparttar shower pump and boxed-in toilet cisterns. If possible, fit removable panels instead of sealing these utilities behind fixed walls.

8. Find out exactly what sort of fittings you require and whether they will be suitable forrepparttar 145712 intended location.

9. Think about your style preferences in terms ofrepparttar 145713 fit and flow withrepparttar 145714 rest ofrepparttar 145715 house. There are products to meet most requirements or designs. Considerrepparttar 145716 trade off between price and good quality, and look out for longer warranties and guarantees.

10. Consider traffic patterns in terms of how many people will be usingrepparttar 145717 bathroom and how often. Also, if people of varying ages userepparttar 145718 bathroom, you may need to choose fittings that cater for different age groups in your household such as a slide shower so you can adjustrepparttar 145719 height ofrepparttar 145720 spray.

Taking time to plan ahead can help to translate your ideas into reality and ensure that you end up with your ideal bathroom.

Copyright 2005. Bridget Mwape writes for DIY Tips UK: which features how-to articles and products to help you with your DIY and home improvement projects. This article may be reprinted as long as all the above links are active and clickable.

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