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How to house guests comfortably in a small house or apartment

How to house guests comfortably in a small house or apartment

Many people who live in small houses or apartments dream of owning a bigger place. However, this dream is usually given up due to the sheer cost of upgrading. In some cases, the amount you’d save by moving to a bigger apartment wouldn’t even be enough to buy a house. If you’re living in a …

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What can I use as a substitute for a flathead screw driver?

What can I use as a substitute for a flathead screw driver?

A flathead screwdriver is one of the most common household tools, but sometimes you have to get creative. If you don’t have a flathead screwdriver handy, you might be wondering, “what can I use in its place?” Follow along to learn a few high-quality substitutes for a flathead screwdriver. Scissors Scissors are one of the …

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DIY pen remover alternatives on leather surfaces and items

DIY pen remover alternatives on leather surfaces and items

If you work with leather, you’ve likely experienced the frustration of pen marks on your beautiful leather items. The good news is that there are a number of ways you can remove these pesky marks. But which one is best? Whether you’re leatherworking or writing on a leather journal, here are some DIY pen remover …

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Natural DIY alternatives to getting rid of limescale in the kitchen and bathroom

Natural DIY alternatives to getting rid of limescale in the kitchen and bathroom

Limescale buildup is a common problem in households, where it manifests as ugly white stains on faucets, shower heads, and other places. If you’ve tried using harsher cleaners to get rid of the limescale, you’re probably aware of the damage they can cause to surfaces. Luckily, there are some natural alternatives that you can use …

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Baby safe paint for a crib, nursery and all other furniture

Baby safe paint for a crib, nursery and all other furniture

Are you having a baby? If so, you may be interested in painting a crib for their room. Unfortunately, not all paints are considered “baby safe.” While this is true, there are some non-toxic, baby-friendly options to consider. A natural or water-based paint that is labeled as “zero-VOC” and non-toxic are considered safe. However, most …

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How many of concrete in a yard

How many bags of concrete are in a yard [50, 60, 80 and 90 pounds]

When it comes to your project materials, you never want to be sitting on too much concrete. It can be heavy, bulky and is difficult to move, store and transport. Having an accurate estimate of how much of any material required for your job can save you valuable time and money as well as the …

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