Empowering Women in Subic: Connected Women Subic Hosts An Innovative Meetup Experience

  Exciting news for the women of Subic!  Get ready for the first Connected Women Meetup of 2023 , happening simultaneously in different municipalities across Zambales and beyond. The Connected Women Subic Meetup will be hosted by Jen Cajucom and co-hosted by Mitch Carvalho and Lynn Singian. It will be held on February 15, 6pm at Kairos House of Blends , located at the ground floor of the Balai Subik building along National Highway, Mangan-Vaca, Subic. And that's not all. Other municipalities in Zambales will also be holding their own meetups, with Myra Concepcion hosting Connected Women Castillejos, Melissa Moscoso for Connected Women San Felipe and April Mora for Connected Women Olongapo. This will be in conjunction with Connected Women's community-led meetups held all over the Philippines and in other countries. Since 2018, Connected Women meetups in Zambales have been hosted by Jen Cajucom and held as a single meetup for the whole province every 6-weeks. This time around, a

Common household DIY projects that will require high quality tools

There are many DIY projects that you can handle at home. Projects such as making furniture, fence and doing repairs on your kitchen cabinets do not require you to hire professionals. You can just handle the job yourself. However, it is important to note that you need power tools in order to complete these projects successfully. 

household DIY projects

Although power tools are expensive to purchase when compared to hand tools, they last longer and have better results on woodworking projects - if you need help in choosing them then read here. Below, we will look at some of the home projects that will require you to use power tools. 

Installing block boards

Block board installation is very common in modern homes as it is has many applications.  First, block boards can be used to make ceiling or partitioning rooms. One of the most important tools to use in this project is a circular saw. Circular saws play many roles in this type of DIY project for they make sharp and accurate cuts on partition boards. To make things even better, they are able to create angled cuts on both wood and boards.  However, if you need to make special cuts and patterns on the board, you may require a jigsaw. 

Drilling holes on sinks, faucets and door knobs

There are many projects that require you to put screws on hard surfaces such as dense wood and plastic. However, these screws cannot run into wood by themselves and instead, you need to create pilot holes to guide the screws.  For such projects, you need to have a cordless drill at hand. A drill comes with different bits on the head that can allow you to not only pilot screws through wood but also drill holes for fixing door knobs. Also, a drill can come handy when you want to install bolts into brick or concrete. 

Installing beautiful fixtures

When beautifying your home, you may want to install some attractive fixtures. Such fixtures include ceiling boards that come with attractive patterns and shapes. To be able to make those patterns, you will need a high quality tool such as a jigsaw. Jigsaws are good for making patterns on the boards. Jigsaws are easy to use, especially since they come with an orbital action. This is because they are able to eliminate vibrations and therefore result in accurate cuts. The best jigsaws on the market should have quality blades, splinter guards and proper dust collection.  

Building the roof and ceiling structure

Building the roof and ceiling requires precisely sized pieces of wood. This is to enable the structure to come out perfectly while at the same time be able to hold either the roof and ceiling fixtures. Therefore, there is a need to have a table saw which cuts pieces of wood with a high degree of accuracy.


High quality power tools are very important in different household projects for they produce accurate and sharp results. With them, you can be able to finish your DIY home projects faster. 


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