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How to practice safety in the kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most dangerous rooms in the house Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Many hazards that can cause burns, falls or fires are found in the kitchen; one of the most dangerous rooms in the house. You should know how to extinguish a grease fire and recognize the... More

How to grow bougainvillea

Bougainvillea, a brilliant flowering shrub Bougainvillea is actually a flowering vine, that is often pruned to remain shrub-like. It can also be pruned to be tree-like, or trained to grow over a frame. A special quality of this plant, is that it can withstand amazingly arid conditions. It blooms... More

How to make compost in a garbage can

Home composting Compost is a wonderful ingredient to give plants and trees a boost. It retains water, protects against temperature extremes, helps fight weeds, and feeds plants at the speed they can use the nourishment. Nearly every household produces the items to make great compost. Normally,... More

How to calculate the amount of paint you need to buy

Make sure you buy enough paint for the job There is nothing worse than having a great color for redecorating a room of your home and to run out of paint before it is finished. Not only does this mean that you have to make an extra trip to the paint or home improvement store, but unless you have... More

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