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How to make outdoor and indoor corner shelves

Fill those unused corners Many gardeners have garden sheds that are short of storage space. Often corners are used to stand their long garden tools upright wasting valuable wall storage space for smaller gardening-related items like containers of fertilizer and nutrients. Here's some guides and... More

How to make a rain water butt

Water is a valuable resource. These days it can be in short supply in almost any country around the world. As we all make a conscious effort to protect the environment and such resources harvesting rain water seems a sensible option. In order to successfully harvest rainwater most people install... More

How to create a cozy and inviting outdoor setting

Tips for changing your outdoors into a welcoming summer spot for everyone When you have an outside area where you wish to entertain, it should become inviting, cozy and attractive. There are so many ways to do this that you are bound to think of plenty more ideas to add to this list. To make the... More

How to stop an oven fire

Smother the flames to put out an oven fire. Don't use water which will spread the fire around. An excellent way to extinguish the flames is to simply use one of the common kitchen ingredients you have on hand to smother it. Keep in mind the idea that an oven is among the least dangerous... More

How to replace the air filter on a Bolens 22-inch push mower

The air filter on a lawn mower is designed to catch impurities in the air (such as dust) and prevent them from entering the engine. Over time, the air filter can become clogged or dirty, and it will need to be cleaned or eventually replaced to keep the engine running well. Briggs & Stratton... More

How to build a sturdy landscape timber fence

The strength is in the dado Landscape timbers are widely used to build many different yard projects. From retainer walls for flower beds to outlining driveways, sidewalks and small above-ground gardens, the versatility and durability of landscape timbers may be easily seen by anyone who is... More

How to choose an area rug size

How to choose an area rug size. Rugs add a wealth of color to an otherwise bland floor. When the size is right, the overall look of the room is warm, welcoming and stylish. When you get it wrong, the room can look overcrowded, untidy or positively shabby. Getting the sizes right is half the... More

How to create a romantic bedroom

How to create a romantic bedroom setting Creating a romantic bedroom can be tricky and frustrating. At first, it sounds all too simple, but when you begin, there seems to be no specific beginning. Would he like this shade? Would she like this wine? Are these flowers used for proposals or are... More

How to make 4th of July decorations

Patriotic 4th of July decorations If you are planning on entertaining at your home for Independence Day, you might want to make some nice 4th of July decorations for your house and yard. It's easy to decorate in a way that will delight both the kids and the adults who will be attending. Holiday... More

How to transform an old bedspread into a wall hanging

Save your favorite patchwork bedspread as a wall hanging Old bedspreads can become beautiful pieces of art when the parts that are still good are used to create a wall hanging. The undamaged sections can be mounted on plywood or hung from a dowel. Mounting a portion of a patchwork quilt on a... More