Do-It-Yourself

Collecting Rainwater: State by State Guide

Rainwater-Harvesting-legislations

Collecting Rainwater: State by State Guide People have been collecting rainwater for thousands of years for several reasons. It provides people water to use again in their gardens, helps control stormwater runoff, reduces erosion risks and helps mitigate the threat of flooding to name a few. Harvesting rainwater can be …

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Build a Simple PVC Water Well Hand Pump

PVC Water Well Hand Pump

Build a Simple PVC Water Well Hand Pump  Parts List for Hand Pump for Water Well Using PVC Pipe and Fittings This goes with the Schematic Diagram A – 1 inch PVC Schedule 40 pipe B – 3/4 inch PVC Schedule 40 pipe C – 1 1/4 inch PVC Schedule 40 …

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Top 3 Backyard Guest House or Cabin Kits

Top 3 Amazon Backyard Guest House or Cabin Kits

Top 3 Amazon Backyard Guest House or Cabin Kits With the cost of renting and buying apartments rising everyday alongside the cost of living, it is no surprise that many people are interested in having their own tiny homes. Although, you may have to settle with a minimalist house that …

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Testing Your Drinking Water: When and How to Test Your Water

When and How to Test Your Water

Testing Your Drinking Water: When and How to Test Your Water We would like to think that all water is safe for us to drink, but evidence shows otherwise. For the last few years, we’ve watched the disaster in Flint, Michigan where residents have been drinking water that is contaminated …

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9 Creative Chicken Coop Designs

9 Creative Chicken Coop Designs

9 Creative Chicken Coop Designs Raising backyard chickens is growing in popularity. More and more people are venturing into the work of chicken raising. Your chicken coop doesn’t have to be a boring shed! There is no reason that your chicken coop cannot express your creative side. It should match …

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Modern DIY Industrial Pipe Shelving Unit

DIY Industrial Pipe Shelving Unit

Build a DIY Industrial Pipe Shelving Unit Are you looking for some kind of shelving unit to help you clear out the clutter or showcase items you take pride in around your home? If you are browsing the market, you might notice that shelves can cost a pretty penny and …

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6 Projects to Keep Your House Warm All Winter

6 Projects to Keep Your House Warm All Winter

6 Projects to Keep Your House Warm All Winter Has Jack Frost paid a visit to your neighborhood? Has the outside temperatures turned the inside of your home into a winter wonderland? Has soaring heating bills taken your mood out of the Christmas spirit? For many people, that time of …

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10 Steps To Washing Your Car Like A Pro

10 Steps To Washing Your Car Like A Pro

10 Steps To Washing Your Car Like A Pro There is a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to car care. If you really want to protect and polish your vehicle’s exterior, you should steer clear of those mechanized, “full-service” car washes which can actually damage the finish …

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20 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make

20 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make

20 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make How to Build and Install Raised Garden Beds For the experienced gardener or the novice, raised garden beds take the hassle out of horticulture. Here are tips on planning, building, protecting and irrigating raised bed gardens Source: popularmechanics.com Pallet Wood Garden Walkway Creating a pallet …

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13 Sewing Tips and Tricks

Sewing Tips and Tricks

13 Sewing Tips and Tricks Whether you’re a sewing expert, beginner or enthusiast, sewing is an activity with more than one approach to it. The truth is that while you may have been using one method to do things all this while, there’s probably an easier way to do some …

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DIY Bulk Chicken Feeder

DIY Bulk Chicken Feeder

DIY Bulk Chicken Feeder Chicken feed can cost a lot of money out of your budget, so you don’t want to waste any of it. A bulk chicken feeder makes sure nothing gets wasted. This DIY feeder is simple to make and costs less than $20. Chances are you waste …

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6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying

6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying

6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying Most people who keep a backyard flock do so for the delicious, farm-fresh eggs. It’s always concerning when the hens suddenly stop laying. In addition to the inconvenience when there suddenly aren’t eggs for breakfast, there’s the anxiety that perhaps something is …

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