50 Specific Actions of Green Living

When trying to go green at home, these 50 specific actions of green living can help you save energy, save money and save the environment. Find specific actions to take to live greener around the home, in the yard, in the kitchen, in the bathroom and in the laundry room! Let’s begin to do our … Read more50 Specific Actions of Green Living

Koi Pond – Liners vs. Professional Construction

Why is there so much talk about pond liners? Which ones are UV protected, or stronger, or last longer? I am by no means an expert on liner technology, nor have I ever used them in my 26 years of designing and building waterfalls. If you’re a “liner guy” disciple, I’m sure you’re thinking, “Oh … Read moreKoi Pond – Liners vs. Professional Construction

Recycled Craft Projects – Ideas For Making Homemade Crafts Out Of Garbage

In this day and age, landfills are becoming over filled and anything we can do to help with recycling makes a difference. One great way to recycle is to make homemade crafts using things you would normally throw away. Before throwing something away, think to yourself: can this be used again in a craft project? … Read moreRecycled Craft Projects – Ideas For Making Homemade Crafts Out Of Garbage

Repurposing for the Garden

The garden is an appreciative recipient when repurposing many household items and always provides an abundance of ways to put unwanted items to good use. Plastic milk jugs can be turned into garden cloches, plastic and scrap lumber are also great for larger scale protection of garden rows during a frost. Pop bottles and milk … Read moreRepurposing for the Garden

5 Ways to Repurpose Doors

If you have an old door you are replacing, consider giving it another use. It is possible to repurpose doors into another item. Examples such as shelves, tables, ramps and dividers are discussed below. Repurposing and Recycling The concept behind recycling is basically to give an item a new life or use. Recycling cans, paper … Read more5 Ways to Repurpose Doors

Clean Rust Stains from Porcelain with Natural Pumice

If you have stubborn rust stains in your toilet or bathtub, chances are even conventional cleaning products won’t remove them. Here is your easy, all-natural solution: rub them out with a pumice stone. Stains from rust and other deposits can form on the inner surface of your toilet, bathtub, and sink, especially if you have … Read moreClean Rust Stains from Porcelain with Natural Pumice

The Log Cabin Experience

The housing market is in a most disorganised state at the moment, moving to a bigger property is expensive and risky so you may wish to consider other options to increase the space in your home. These include conservatries, house extensions and garden buildings. Log cabins are the more elegant option from the above and … Read moreThe Log Cabin Experience

Top 10 Ways People Waste Water & How to Prevent It

The average person wastes up to 30 gallons of water every day. Learn about the top 10 ways in which people waste this valuable natural resource and how easy it is to stop wasting water. Water is one of the most important natural resources and wasting it is nothing short of a crime. According to … Read moreTop 10 Ways People Waste Water & How to Prevent It