Do-It-Yourself

20 Frugal Ways to Keep Your House Warm 

20 Frugal Ways to Keep Your House Warm

20 Frugal Ways to Keep Your House Warm  It’s a very nice tradition to present gifts to owners of a new home – a “housewarming,” but did you know that you can extend this custom anytime you significantly make a change to your home? Yes, you can, so, take the …

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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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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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The Easy Way to Make Your Own Charcoal

The Easy Way to Make Your Own Charcoal

The Easy Way to Make Your Own Charcoal It’s summertime, and you probably are using a lot of charcoal to cook on the grill and enjoy fires. Did you know that you can make your charcoal? While the process is a bit lengthy in time, the hands-on time for you …

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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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Debunking 7 Myths about Living a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle

Debunking 7 Myths about Living a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle

Debunking 7 Myths about Living a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle Living a self-sufficient lifestyle means different things to each person. Some people desire to produce everything they need, but others narrow down their goals. Their goals might be to grow all of their fruits and vegetables required for their family each year. …

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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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Collecting Rainwater in 2020: State by State Guide

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Collecting Rainwater in 2020: 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 …

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19 Crazy Secrets for Shopping at Target That You Must Try

19 Crazy Secrets for Shopping at Target That You Must Try

19 Crazy Secrets for Shopping at Target That You Must Try Everyone loves Target, how can you not? Here are some crazy secrets that Target lovers must know to get the best deals! Check Out Target’s Schedule for Marked Down Items. Use this schedule to check for marked down items …

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How To Repair A Windshield Chip For $10

How To Repair A Windshield Chip For $10

How To Repair A Windshield Chip For $10 Cracks or chips that form on your windshield are distractive and these crack and chips can cause your windscreen to weaken and break from minor stones hitting your windscreen. Windshields protect passengers from the wind and flying debris while you are driving …

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