Category Do-it-yourself

How to clean the air conditioner
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How to clean the air conditioner

Have you checked your home air conditioner? For greater system efficiency, it is always advisable to periodically clean the air filters. Here is how to clean the air conditioner without the help of a technician. as well as less waste of energy.

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Do-it-yourself remedies: natural after sun

After sun is a very popular remedy to re-hydrate and regenerate the skin after long exposure to the sun. There are many after-sun creams on the market but these are often rich in fragrances and other artificial chemistry that can irritate the most sensitive skin. In this context, why not try to make a natural after-sun with simple and easily available ingredients?
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Composting at home, here's how to do it

The practice of composting fits perfectly with the garden but can also be done at home. Of course, the larger the compost bin and the fewer the problems of those who want to produce good compost for themselves but nothing prevents us from using a few meters of our balcony or terrace. in plastic) of large dimensions but those who prefer comfort can buy composters for home use.
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Rainwater recovery system: when it's convenient, pros and cons

There are many rainwater recovery systems, on the market there are models intended to be underground and systems capable of integrating with the garden furniture, easier to install but which take up more space and have reduced storage capacity. Certainly those who live in a very rainy area can opt for a recovery system to be buried, while those looking for a system to recover rainwater destined to irrigate the small garden or vegetable garden, can choose a surface model with storage capacity. within 350 liters.
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Natural DIY recipes for toothpaste, deodorants and lotions

An excellent natural herbal toothpaste without bleaches and aggressive detergents can be prepared at home with 1 tablespoon of starch of maranta (extracted from the arundinacea variety of the plant and used in the kitchen like other starches), 1 tablespoon of fine salt, ½ tablespoon of baking soda of soda and 10 drops of peppermint essence.
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How to clean the house in an ecological way

When we clean the house, we unwittingly surround ourselves with toxic waste, not to mention the garbage that we produce with packaging and detergent packages. In addition to damaging the environment, detergents and detergents can harm our health, as they can induce allergies and dermatitis or worse yet, they can cause skin diseases caused by the chemical components of these toxic products.
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Natural detergents and degreasers

Any surface in the house can be cleaned with natural detergents and degreasers without using aggressive products that pollute the water and irritate the skin. On the market there are ecological detergents and detergents for washable surfaces based for example on coconut soap and palm oil, chalk, sea salt, chamomile and calendula extracts: they clean very well, are not abrasive and are not irritating.
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How to build a lamp

If you are about to buy a new object, think about it: can't you make it yourself? Tables, chairs, shelves… there are many objects that can be made with the DIY, an easy example is given by the construction of a lamp. Building a lamp is not at all difficult as it often happens, good will and a little experience are enough.
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How to build a mosquito bottle

Artificial repellents are not the only solution to ward off mosquitoes. These annoying insects can be eliminated with the use of DIY traps, as is the case with the very popular anti-mosquito bottle, a trap that uses natural, harmless and easy-to-find components as bait.
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Do it yourself: upholster the chairs

With the help of the American blogger Linda, today we talk about DIY and we will see how to upholster the chairs obtaining a highly professional and pleasing result. You don't need elaborate tools to upholster a chair with DIY. The materials are easy to find, cheap and sometimes even free: recycled cardboard and old fabric.
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Natural dyes, coloring with nature

Today the chemical industry is able to synthesize every shade of color but when this was not possible, artists and artisans dyed with natural paints, directly obtained from rocks, plants and the like. An example is given by the red dye, obtained mainly from madder. , a plant belonging to the Rubiaceae family - to which also the lily of the valley belongs -.
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Salt dough, the DIY recipe

A modeling paste very suitable for creating and modeling everything that our imagination can conceive is salt dough, without neglecting the fact that it is a non-toxic material and therefore very suitable for games for the whole family. With the salt dough you can create puppets, animals, decorations for any holiday, decorate the Christmas tree, decorate the table or close gift boxes.
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