4 Ways to Save Some Precious Cash on Home Repair Needs

Running a household is a joy that’s practically unequaled. It, at the same time, can also be quite costly and stressful. It can be tough to budget in unanticipated home repair costs. So many things can go wrong. If you want to save money on repair work for your residence, you should pay close attention to these four smart and useful suggestions.

Try the DIY Approach

You can save money on home repair needs by getting smart and doing things on your own. There are some home repair projects that don’t require qualifications or extensive experience. They just require a little bit of attention and dedication. Fixing most drain clogs tends to be easy. Taking care of blistering and chipping interior wall paint can also be a straightforward task. Why waste your hard-earned money on unnecessary professional assistance?

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Easy DIY Tips for Sewer Blockage

Contributed by Ashley Kinsela

Drain or sewer blockage is quite a common problem. Anyone can encounter the same, but you need to know how to handle the same. Mostly people take the help of the professionals to get rid from such situations but with a little effort you can also clear the sewer blockages. The only thing you need is a little information and you can easily accomplish the purpose. In this way you will be able to save a few bucks and also find some DIY solutions to your deal with the sewer blockage as well.

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Designing a Kitchen That Works for You

Contributed by Bianca Bicheno

For people who love cooking and bonding over food, the kitchen is probably the space they consider as the heart of their home. In the kitchen, we spend memorable moments like decorating birthday cakes or simply spilling secrets while cooking the clan’s favorite dish. So, it is only natural to want to have a kitchen that looks aesthetically pleasing and yet highly functional and practical.
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DIY Spa Night! To Rejuvenate and Recharge

It’s a shame that we don’t treat ourselves to a luxurious spa night more often, but it tends to be so very expensive. You pay for the service, though, which is usually impeccable – while the soothing aromas combined with the perfect pressure of a massage leaves us dazed, relaxed, and basically softer than jelly by the end of the session.

Luckily, avid spa-goers have scrambled together a list on how you can enjoy the same luxury in the comfort of your own home, making your wallet feel a bit calmer, and helping you to find moments of peace in the middle of the week.
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A Sinking Feeling: 4 Ways to Clean Out a Clogged Drain

We’ve all experienced the day ruining, unmistakable sound of a burbling drain. You look, bridge of the nose pinched, at the wealth of dirty water sitting stagnant instead of traveling through the pipes into the sewer where it belongs. This vexing scenario is all too familiar to too many people. However, a clogged drain need not be elevated to a catastrophic event. We’ll offer four simple ways to clear a clogged drain if you find yourself in this unfortunate circumstance.

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DIY Superfood Recipes For Beautiful Skin

Guest post contributed by Diana Bailey 

Recent media in the health and fitness industry has been raving about the many benefits of adding superfoods into their diets. If this is your first time hearing about them, superfoods are basically nutritious food that promotes optimal health and well-being.
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Homemade Play Dough Recipe

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Homemade Play Dough Recipe

Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tsp Cream of Tartar
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 15 Drops Food Coloring (your preference!)

Instructions

  1. Cook all ingredients in a 1 1/2 quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly for 4 minutes or until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Remove from saucepan and allow to cool on flat surface for 5 minutes.
  3. Kneed dough for approx. 30 seconds or until it is smooth and blended.
  4. Cool completely.
  5. Use cookie cutters to cut out desired shapes. Have fun!
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DIY Taco Seasoning Mix #Recipe

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Taco Seasoning can be used in many different recipes.  It is a staple item in our home. We make beef tacos, chicken tacos, or taco soup at least once per week.  Here is a simple recipe for DIY Taco Seasoning Mix tohelp you save money!  Double or triple the recipe to keep on hand. You’ll need the following ingredients and an air tight container to store it in.

Taco Seasoning Mix

Taco Seasoning Mix

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Corn Starch
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4 tsp Oregano
  • 1/4 tsp Brown Sugar (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne (optional for more heat)

Instructions

  1. Mix
  2. Add 1/2 cup of water for 1-2 lb. of ground beef
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