Do-It-Yourself

7 Ways to Deal with Slow Internet Connection

Ways to Deal with Slow Internet Connection

7 Ways to Deal with Slow Internet Connection In the ideal world, our internet connection would be fast, with no delays ever. Since we don’t live in an ideal world, sometimes we have to deal with an internet connection that moves like a snail. It’s a feeling everyone knows. You …

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How to Pick the Firewood that Puts Off the Most Heat

How to Pick the Firewood that Puts Off the Most Heat

How to Pick the Firewood that Puts Off the Most Heat As winter creeps closer, you might wonder what wood is the best for heating and burning to keep your house toasty warm. The best results and more heat per wood volume come from burning the highest density, or heaviest, …

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DIY 55 Gallon Cook Top Woodstove

DIY 55 Gallon Cook Top Woodstove

How to Build a DIY 55 Gallon Cook Top Woodstove When you embark on the self-sufficient living lifestyle, you might want to consider making your cooktop woodstove. Believe it or not, they are easy to make with the right tools and time available! A 55-gallon cooktop woodstove for heating and …

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Make Your Own Pine Scented Vinegar For Cleaning

Make Your Own Pine Scented Vinegar For Cleaning

Make Your Own Pine Scented Vinegar For Cleaning The scent of fresh pine is a smell that is often associated with a clean house, the holiday season or perhaps your childhood when your mother used to use Pine-Sol to scrub the floors. Regardless of your pine-related memories, the scent is …

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10 Simple Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

10 Simple Homemade Dog Treat Recipes I am a self proclaimed ‘dog person’, I love them, I have them, I spoil them! I want my pups to get new toys, delicious treats and high quality food on a regular basis but none of that comes cheap, especially if you have …

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How To Build A Solar Furnace for Under $50

How To Build A Solar Furnace for Under $50

How To Build A Solar Furnace for Under $50 Those who are looking for alternative ways to heat their homes are loving the idea of a solar furnace. Solar furnaces don’t have to be pricey! You can make your own for $50 or less if you have some DIY skills …

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Making an Automatic Chicken Waterer

Making an Automatic Chicken Waterer

Easy Steps To Making an Automatic Chicken Waterer Chickens don’t require a lot of complicated care steps, but they do need an abundance of water to lay the eggs we want. You will find yourself making the walk to your chicken coop several times throughout the day to ensure your chickens …

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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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Homemade Ram Pump

How to: Make a ram pump

How to: Make a ram pump If you like to do DIY projects, you can benefit from your fun hobby by applying your enjoyment to helping you outside of preoccupying your spare time. For example, some projects can help you save money on your bills or perhaps make conveniences of life …

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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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Alternative Ways To Use Tension Rods Around Your Home

15+ Alternative Ways To Use Tension Rods Around Your Home

Alternative Ways To Use Tension Rods Around Your Home The tension rod is often overlooked in it’s capabilities. While a lot of us use it for the obvious of hanging a curtain, there are so many other things that you can do with one. This post shows 15+ ideas of …

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