Archive for DIY

A New Way to Think About Home Fixes

14 Home Solutions

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Whether you are handy or not, things need to be repaired at home.  Some things are intricate and you need a licensed professional.  For everything else, here are some tips to do quick fixes, without purchasing a lot of different commercial products.

Just look in your cupboards and all your DIY projects can be fixed.

Here is a list of 14 quick-fix things to get you started.

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3 Costly Items You Can Make for Pennies

Household money

DIY Household Products

I don’t mind buying commercial products, I just hate all the chemicals they have in them.  Usually when I am making some household products, I take an hour or two and make a variety of them.

Saving money, time and chemicals is always a plus for me and worth any effort there is.  However with these 3 different projects, it is easy and they work just as well as the commercial brands, save you money and only take minutes to make and store.

 

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Save Money – Make It Easy

Saving Money with Mesh

citrus in mesh bag

I love to find ways to save money on commercial items.  Sometimes you just need to buy what you need.  I have found a few things to do with those mesh bags my grapefruit and oranges come in.  The key is not to cut the bag, but keep it in tact so you can use the draw strings.

It is a simple thing, but has so many uses.  Here are some of the ways I use them, but there so many more.

 

 

 

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Top 3 Ways to Ward Off Wasps

Wasps, Hornets and Summer

Wasp

Summer is here and so are the wasps.  I don’t like these insects hanging around as they are sure to sting me or my dog.  I have come across and used different methods to get rid of these stinging pests.   Here are my top 3 methods to get rid of wasps.

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5 Ways To Cleaner Home

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DIY Home Cleaners

Keeping a home clean is essential, but it can be costly with all the different commercial cleaners.  Here are a few you can make on your own, work as well as commercial at 1/3 the price.  The extra bonus is they are chemical-free.

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10 Minutes and No Wrinkles

Clothing Wrinkle Eliminator

wrinkled shirt

I don’t know about you, but when I can save time and money by making something myself, it is worth the try.  I hate ironing, so anytime I can just spray something on the wrinkles to make them disappear is wonderful in my life.

This recipe is easy to make, takes only 10 minutes and used many ingredients you already have at home.

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