Tag: DIY tips

5 Things You Can Recycle at Home to Use for Other Purposes

One of the newer websites out there right now that I’m fairly fond of is Quora. It’s really turning into a useful website full of great questions and answers from very knowledgeable contributors. One post that I recently stumbled on: “What’s something a reasonably smart person likely doesn’t know but would find incredibly useful?” was …

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4 Safety Tips Before Doing Your Own Electrical Work

Have you ever wanted to dive in and do your own household electrical work? Even though there was a voice telling you, “you can’t do it – you’ll get electrocuted!” Believe me – I’ve heard them too – and there was one time in particular, I should have listened. We had just moved into our …

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6 thrifty uses for rubber bands

I worked with a guy who used a lot of rubber bands in his job. One day, he decided he was going to start building a rubber band ball. Not just a little one. A big one. Day after day, he kept adding to the ball until – at last – it could no longer …

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A few thrifty do-it-yourself tips

Last week, while waiting for my car to get fixed, I was thumbing through the lastest edition of The Family Handman magazine. There were a few thrifty tips I came across I felt were noteworthy enough to share. I hope they help! Ever reach for the clear packaging tape and then soon find yourself fumbling to get …

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Tips for getting out those pesky stains

It seems like everyday, I’m spilling something on myself. Doesn’t matter what I eat, it somehow ends up on my lap or drooling down my shirt. If you have been blessed with this same disease, don’t fret. Here are a few tips/techniques you can use to get rid of those stains instead of trashing the …

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