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How To Self Service Your Lawn Mower and Save Money

How To Self Service Your Lawn Mower and Save Money

How To Self Service Your Lawn Mower and Save Money Around where I live the small engine retail and service stores charge $75 an hour to work on lawn mowers and ride-on tractors. Most people can do the necessary basic service themselves and keep their mower running smoothly for years. …

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8 Ways to Get Rid of Wasps and Keep Them From Returning

8 Ways to Get Rid of Wasps and Keep Them Away

8 Ways to Get Rid of Wasps and Keep Them Away As we enjoy the spring and summer seasons, we may start to notice a pesky problem arising; wasps. Wasps are aggressive, territorial insects that will leave you a painful reminder to not get too close. For some people, wasps can …

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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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How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner   Extreme hot temperatures can make your life difficult especially if you are in the desert or a place where electricity to power your air cooler is not accessible. Having an air conditioner that functions well can come in handy during …

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How to Build a Fire Pit

How to Build a Fire Pit on a Small Budget 

How to Build a Fire Pit on a Small Budget It is summertime, and everyone wants to have a fire pit where you can roast marshmallows and hot dogs in your backyard. Building a fire pit can be pricey, but there are some great ways to cut costs. Use these …

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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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14 Creative Ways To Hide Your Air Conditioner Unit

14 Creative Ways To Hide Your Air Conditioner Unit

14 Creative Ways To Hide Your Air Conditioner Unit Your air conditioner unit works hard all summer to keep us cool and most of us could not be with out it in the summer months. But if you are like me the last thing you want to do is look at it …

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Outdoor Lighting DIY’s To Brighten Up Your Summer

20 Outdoor Lighting DIY's To Brighten Up Your Summer

20 Outdoor Lighting DIY’s To Brighten Up Your Summer These creative lighting ideas are a cheap and easy way to get your backyard beautiful for summer entertaining.  So lets get creative and bring in a little more light to your outdoor space with these quick and easy DIY lighting ideas. From …

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13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden

13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden

13 Ways To Reuse Wine Bottles In Your Garden Votive Lanterns Add some atmosphere to your dining table or garden with our range of votives and lanterns. source: Votive Lanterns lined recycled glass bottles This is a great way you to separate your lawn from your borders or to create a …

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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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10 DIY Patio and Garden Swings

10 DIY Patio and Garden Swings

10 DIY Patio and Garden Swings If you have a garden, back or front yard, a vacant porch, or patio, why not decorate it with a swing. I love to sit outside in the evening, especially when the weather is good. You can hang a pallet porch swing from the ceiling …

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10 Steps for Creating Better Garden Soil

Steps for Creating Better Garden Soil

10 Steps for Creating Better Garden Soil You don’t have to accept the way your soil is right now. Creating the best garden soil takes some work and a plan, but it can drastically change the output of your vegetable garden. What you start with isn’t what you need to …

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