Corn Brooms feature natural corn fiber and corn fiber blend construction. They are suitable for everyday sweeping of fine dirt and debris on most surfaces. Brooms are multistitched to maintain broom shape and performance.

Start by digging parallel trenches 10 in. wide by 6 in. deep and centered 3 ft. 6 in. apart. If the ground is slightly sloped (like ours was), dig out any high areas between the trenches so you can (later) place a level across the sleepers.

The simple bike hook works great, actually, if for no other reason than the small wall section where I installed it.  It’s such a short section of wall next to the kitchen that the handlebars hang around the right corner into the kitchen (up high out of the way), so they only stick out from the wall half as far as normally would on an all flat section of wall.  The only issue was the rear wheel wanted to hang down off the left side sticking out beyond the corner.  So I did an easy fix by hooking the seat around the right corner, and moving a bookshelf (that I also needed space for) underneath to ensure the bike doesn’t dislodge and slide laterally past the left corner.

Our broom making equipment, technology and the use of broomcorn can now be found worldwide. Our broom industry flourished until 1994 when foreign brooms were permitted into the U.S., duty free. The remaining small factories struggle to compete with Mexican-made brooms, while individual broom makers like yours’ truly make a few thousand high quality brooms each year and tell the interesting stories of our history.

Sponge mops provide better cleaning control than the bulkier string mops. The smaller head of the sponge mop is also better for cleaning small areas. It’s also easier to wring out sponge mops than string mops, which makes sponge mops better for damp mopping surfaces that shouldn’t get too wet, such as wood floors. Sponge mops may also be used to clean walls and ceilings or apply finishes. Lightweight, easy to use, versatile and inexpensive, this mop has a place in almost any household.

On the east and west coasts of North America, common broom (Cytisus scoparius) was introduced as an ornamental plant (i.e.:California since the 1860s).[14] It is known in much of the pacific northwest as Scotch broom. It has become a naturalised invasive weed, and due to its aggressive seed dispersal broom removal has proved very difficult. Similarly, it is a major problem species in the cooler and wetter areas of southern Australia and New Zealand. Biological control for broom in New Zealand has been investigated since the mid-1980s. On the west coast of the United States, French broom (Genista monspessulana), Mediterranean broom (Genista linifolia) and Spanish broom (Spartium junceum) are also considered noxious invasives, as broom quickly crowds out native vegetation, and grow most prolifically in the least accessible areas.

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Scoparin, the other principal constituent, is a glucoside, occurring in pale-yellow crystals, colourless and tasteless, soluble in alcohol and hot water. It represents most of the direct diuretic activity of Broom.

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Twist Mop automatically adjusts for maximum cleaning effectiveness. Twist Mop automatically adjusts for maximum cleaning effectiveness. Self-wringing mop uses twist-handle ratchet to keep hands dry. Looped-end double tail-bands provide more surface coverage and prevent tangling. Lightweight design features heavy-duty ratchet an ergonomic handle and sturdy frame.  More + Product Details Close

Install 1×4 fascia along the top of the locker. Start with the back, then add the sides, then the front. Hold each piece in place to mark the angle and cut it to size, then it with 8d nails before moving on to the next piece. Then cut and install 1×3 fascia over the 1×4 fascia.

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How to make an under-eaves toolshed – Sunset Under-eaves storage shed Attached to the outside of the house, this 15 ½-inch deep structure opens to reveal a spacious storage area to keep your garden tools dry and out of site.

Nail the panels with 8d nails. Drive the nails snug with a smooth-face hammer so you won’t mar the siding. Drive nails straight, not at an angle. Keep nails 3/8 in. from panel edges and 2 in. from corners. Hold the side panels in place (don’t nail them yet) and mark them along the top of the rafters. Cut them to size and nail them into place (Photo 6).

While we don’t have an exact date for the broom’s initial invention, bundles of twigs, reeds, corn husks, and other natural fibers have almost certainly been used since ancient times to sweep up ash and embers around fires and, later, hearths. The New Testament, for example, mentions broom use in Jesus’ discussion in Luke 15:8 of the importance of even one lost soul: “Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it?”

The Quickie Cone Mop Supreme has an advanced The Quickie Cone Mop Supreme has an advanced microfiber head design that features two different types of fiber. Its soft tightly woven microfiber strings are spun from thousands of strands with millions of filaments resulting in tremendous surface area and providing unsurpassed absorption performance. The wide flat strands of microfiber …  More + Product Details Close

Detailer’s Choice 6024 Heavy-Duty 24 in. Push Broom Detailer’s Choice 6024 Heavy-Duty 24 in. Push Broom is great for any indoor or outdoor projects. The 24 in. durable brush head is constructed of recycled PET bristles which resist water oil and acid. The black interior bristles pick up heavier debris like nuts bolts mud and wet leaves while …  More + Product Details Close

Hi Matt, I’m Ken with The Home Depot, welcome and glad you joined the community. I get this type of question at least once a week. Let me say there are several types of fasteners you can use to complete this job.

We offer all-in-one sets that come complete with the handle and sponge mop head, as well as replacement head refills. By keeping extra heads in your supply closet, you’ll always be prepared if your current unit rips or tears after heavy-duty use. And, since our selection of sponge mops includes options with wider heads, you’ll be able to use them in larger areas! After you’ve finished mopping, be sure to set out wet floor signs. You may also want to check out our mop sinks and floor care chemicals. If you’re wondering where to buy sponge mops, we have a large selection of sponge mops for sale at the lowest prices.

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Now, if your shadow boxes are heavier than 5 pounds you may want to consider using Ook hooks. The nails that come with these hooks leave a small hole. There are a few different ones that have nails that are strong enough to go into brick.  

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