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Solar Heating Projects You’ll Love

10 Solar Heating Projects

10 Solar Heating Projects You’ll Love Heating your home can cost a fortune if you live in a region with very cold winters. Learning how to heat your own house for free in the winter can save you hundreds of dollars each month. If you want to become more self-reliant, …

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Budget Ways to Theft-Proof Your Home

Budget Ways to Theft-Proof Your Home

Budget Ways to Theft-Proof Your Home To put in place adequate measures that will sufficiently secure your home against intending burglars might sound to be a really expensive endeavor to you, but there are ways to do so without breaking the bank.  As it’s about time you go for that …

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How to Paint a Room Like a Pro in 9 Easy Steps

How to Paint a Room Like a Pro in 9 Easy Steps

How to Paint a Room Like a Pro in 9 Easy Steps Most of us can paint a room with moderate success. We can slap some paint on the wall and, without close scrutiny, it will look okay. But we know the difference between an amateur paint job and the …

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11 Natural Home Remedies For Your Pets

Natural Home Remedies For Your Pets

11 Natural Home Remedies For Your Pets Our pets face ailments and injuries just as we might. Americans spend over $30 billion on over the counter medication for their pets as well as treatments and vet care. Having a pet can get expensive quickly if we don’t know how to …

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Dehydrating Food Guide: A Simple Guide 

Guide to Dehydrating Food From Your Garden

Dehydrating Food Guide: A Simple Guide  When your garden is overflowing with vegetables, it’s time to kick your preservation methods into overdrive. Aside from canning and freezing, dehydrating is another method for food preservation, allowing you to save all of your harvest or extra food scraps.  The great thing about …

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How To Convert An Electric Water Heater To Run Off Solar

How To Convert An Electric Water Heater To Run Off Solar Maybe you want to get off the grid, or maybe you just want to save on your power bill. Whatever your initial motivation is, once you know all the advantages, you can rest assured that converting your electric water …

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13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt

13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt

13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt Epsom salt is one thing I always have on hand at my house. Aside from being a fantastic source of magnesium, you can find dozens of other ways to use Epsom salt throughout your house. It has gardening, beauty, health and even household uses. …

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Pallet Info: How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Reuse

Pallet Info: How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Reuse

Pallet Info: How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Reuse Pallet projects are gaining in popularity as the DIY movement gains traction. Pallets constitute inexpensive, sometimes even free, lumber that, with some ingenuity, can be transformed into a table, shelves, bookcase or anything else you can think of. …

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18 Things You Should Never Compost 

18 Things You Should Never Compost 

18 Things You Should Never Compost  Composting is garden gold. Every gardener should have a compost bin where they toss their veggie scraps and grass clippings throughout the year. While you can put hundreds of items into your compost bin, you need to pay attention to the things you should …

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Bentonite Clay 101 & 12 Uses to Try

Bentonite Clay 101

Bentonite Clay 101 & 12 Uses to Try  As we become more in touch with herbal and traditional remedies, we remember that cultures throughout history have used bentonite clay and other clays to help the body get rid of toxins and other uses. Humans aren’t the only ones who use …

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17 Uses for Castile Soap

17 Uses for Castile Soap

17 Uses for Castile Soap Castile soap is an everyday, versatile product that can be used in many ways. Finding uses for Castile soap is pretty easy; it can be a replacement for dozens of items throughout your home. If you want a multi-use product, keep some on hand. Castile …

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