Category Do-it-yourself

Homemade candles, with natural ingredients
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Homemade candles, with natural ingredients

Homemade candles can undoubtedly exclude the use of paraffin, a very harmful substance for the environment! Although more expensive than paraffin, we can use beeswax, a natural ingredient that will ensure a much better result: a study conducted by R. Homemade candles are simple to make: all you need is the right materials as well as the ingredients at the time of the procedure.

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DIY deodorant with natural ingredients

In this guide we will show you how to prepare a DIY deodorant using only natural ingredients. To preserve our health and that of the environment, here is a recipe to create a 100% natural DIY deodorant.Diy rock alum deodorant To prepare this natural deodorant, we will need a single and simple ingredient of rock alum, a natural stone effective against bad odors; acts as a refreshing agent while allowing the neutralization of bad odors.
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Homemade composter

The composter is the most effective means for home composting; through a process of oxygenation and decomposition, it is able to transform organic waste into natural fertilizer for ornamental and fruit plants. Why not make it with your own hands? In this regard we will give you the necessary information to make a homemade composter.
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How to remove rust from iron

How to remove iron rust: iron rust is a "hot" issue, in fact it is under the action of the hot sun that the iron overheats, giving rise to cracks through which oxygen infiltrates and creates rust. Rust is nothing more than the normal oxidation process of iron and to eliminate it, it will be necessary to prevent oxidation from occurring.
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Natural products for cleaning the house

A deadly chemical arsenal is hidden in home hygiene and cleaning products. Replacing some of these products with simpler and more natural substances is good for our health and also for the environment around us.The problem obviously is not the chemistry, which in itself is neither bad nor good, but the problem. use made of it.
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Blackheads, natural remedies

Blackheads, natural remedies: blackheads are skin impurities formed due to the dilation of closed comedones, comedones are oily masses containing sebum, keratin and sometimes microorganisms, which accumulate inside the hair follicles. To favor the appearance of blackheads is a poor cleansing of the face.
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How to make a chair cover

How to make a chair cover. Making a chair cover is not a difficult task and the necessary materials are easy to find.Before explaining how to make a chair cover, we specify that on the market it is not difficult to find ready-to-use covers, capable of adapting to various formats of chair and sofas.
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Bottle sprinkler, here's how to build it

A bottle sprinkler can be very useful for automating irrigation in view of a short holiday away from home. There are some kits on the market for making bottle sprinklers or even ready-to-use plastic bottles. Those who do not intend to do extra "shopping" can build a bottle sprinkler using what they have at home.
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How to restore furniture with iron components

How to restore iron furniture: restoring furniture is not an easy task at all, especially if it is made of iron or includes metal parts.All furniture has metal or iron parts such as handles, locks, hinges ... also there are furniture and d 'elements. furniture completely made of iron.
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The thousand-uses of nettle-based decoction

An infusion of nettle can be a mild natural remedy against anemia, it can help us purify the body, fight hair dandruff, oily skin, canker sores and can make a contribution in the battle against hair loss. To prepare a purifying herbal tea based on nettle you need to put a spoonful of dried nettle leaves in 250 ml of water in decoction.
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How to build a flower shop

How to build a planter. Planters are indispensable elements in a garden, they can be built in a corner or along the entire edge, in some situations they can help us separate two areas, perhaps the one intended for children's play from the relaxation area for adults. Here's how to build a planter.
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Build an underground irrigation system

How to build an underground irrigation system. An underground irrigation system is undoubtedly the most suitable solution for irrigating a large garden while maintaining perfect order. Building an underground irrigation system means eliminating, once and for all, the visible pipes.
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DIY drip irrigation system

DIY drip irrigation system. Drip irrigation systems have many positive aspects: they allow, first of all, considerable water savings, make automated irrigation more convenient, keep the soil moist constantly and ... keep the garden in order, especially if it is in balcony or terrace!
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How to make dishwasher detergent

In supermarkets we find dishwasher detergents of all kinds: some contain substances that are harmful to the environment, others are ecological; in any case they are quite expensive! Why not make it at home? In this way we will save, we will have a natural product and we will avoid further waste between plastic and bottles.
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How to install a convector

How to install a convector. Convectors, as can be guessed from the name, are heating systems that transmit heat only by natural convection. Convectors do not have fans and do not need electricity to work, so mounting a convector is particularly simple!
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Natural do-it-yourself deodorant, in cream or spray

Natural deodorant do it yourself: on this page we will see how to prepare a do-it-yourself deodorant in cream (stick type) or liquid (spray), we will also suggest natural deodorants to buy ready to use. To prepare this natural deodorant we will need one simple ingredient: rock alum, an effective stone against bad odors that acts as a refreshing and at the same time eliminating bad odors.
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Grow sprouts indoors

Growing sprouts at home is a good solution to supplement the production of the garden and, above all, to have fresh vegetables available in the winter months when the garden goes to rest. And if you have a vegetable garden, then learning how to grow sprouts at home will be even more useful.
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Wood termites: use boric acid

Boric acid baits that you can prepare yourself are a good remedy for wood termites that reduce dust, beams, furniture and logs. Boric acid is available in pharmacies and parapharmacies, on the other hand you only need a little condensed milk. Preparation of the bait. Pour the boric acid into a container (preferably plastic and not metal) and add the condensed milk, stirring with a spoon until you get a soft and homogeneous mixture that you can manipulate with your hands.
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Homemade pesticides

When we talk about plant parasites we are referring to organisms of completely different natures, in fact there are animal, vegetable, fungal, bacterial, viral, viroidal and phytoplasmic parasites. The homemade pesticides that we propose in this article are a natural remedy for animal parasites such as aphids, scale insects, mites, cabbage ... we will also see a homemade pesticide to eliminate molds.
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How to clean the bird cage

Those who keep small rodents (hamsters, ferrets ...) or ornamental birds (parrots, canaries ...) will have to clean the cage and its accessories: perches, feeders, bowls, drinking troughs, cage bottoms ... To ensure proper hygiene, we will explain how to clean the cage for birds and other small pets.
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How to clean the microwave, natural remedies

The microwave is a widely used appliance in the kitchen; can bring any food to cooking, even frozen, in a faster way than the classic means: a lunch can be brought to the table in a few minutes, for the benefit of the time that today is an increasingly precious good! To ensure the efficiency of the microwave it is necessary to keep it clean; the best methods to degrease and clean it are those that involve the use of natural products.
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