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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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How To Make A Storm Glass To Predict The Weather

How To Make A Storm Glass To Predict The Weather

How To Make A Storm Glass To Predict The Weather Predict the Weather with a Storm Glass Here’s How to Make One Have you ever heard an older person complain of aching joints that accurately predict the weather? Or have you noticed that woodland creatures are busily gathering seeds and …

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Easy Way to Quickly Clean Frost Off Car Windows

Easy Way to Clean Frost Off Car Windows Quickly

Easy Way to Quickly Clean Frost Off Car Windows Picture yourself in the morning in a hurry to get your day going. Right as you step outside to leave, you noticed your windshield is covered in frost. Not only are you now going to run late but you either have …

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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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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 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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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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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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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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16 Rubber Band Uses To Help With Everyday Life

18 Rubber Band Uses To Help With Everyday Life

18 Rubber Band Uses To Help With Everyday Life The simple rubber band has to be one of those nifty little items that costs next to nothing and yet has so many uses. i always keep a bag of them in my draw just in case i need them. You already know …

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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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How to Easily Cut Glass Bottles

How to Easily Cut Glass Bottles

How to Easily Cut Glass Bottles This time, I wanted to show you how to make your own glass planters. You don’t have to be a glass-smith to be able to cut glass, Yes you can go and buy a tool to score the glass and then add a little pressure to …

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