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Cleaning your house with the least (or no) water

Living in a country with no access to water let alone clean water, it is wise to use the least water when carrying out domestic chores. Water should be used when most necessary. With this in mind, it is important to first:

Make a list of all activities that may need water at home.

Rule them out on by one.

Of these activities, cleaning the house is definitely one of them. Unless you are a banana dealer that stains their floor while storing and selling their merchandise, if it’s a normal house then the biggest culprit could be dust and normal litter (paper, food bits etc.)

So you are wondering how a house can be kept clean without using water. Guess how…yes you got that right-by sweeping it!

Below are steps to follow to for the best sweep: Continue reading

Ten Ways To Keep Your Car Clean Even If You’re Lazy

1.) Keep it clean so it stays clean

Why it’s effective: The easiest way to keep your car from getting dirty is to clean it once and make sure it stays that way.

2.) Make a routine for washing

Why it’s effective: There’s no quick fix to keeping your car washed regularly. You have to either set up a schedule for taking your car to a carwash, or you need to start a routine for washing your own car.

Mark it out on your calendar and use the two-bucket method. One bucket has clean water and the other bucket is soapy. Scrub your car clean, soap it up, then wash it all off from the top down. Stay regimented and your car won’t ever stay dirty.

3.) Every time you leave, take something out

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How to Manage Your Home Waste

Having trouble keeping up with your family’s garbage output? Putting a bit more thought into the way you manage your household waste can help you get more organized. With careful planning, you’ll be able to save money and have less of an impact on the environment. See Step 1 to find out how to deal with garbage, food scraps, and recyclables.

Part 1 of 3: Reducing Your Garbage

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    Use cloth bags instead of plastic. This small measure will Continue reading

How to Make your Garden

The location of your garden, how you till your soil, and many other factors can have a dramatic impact on your soil. These tips should help you tend to your soil the right way.

  • Don’t walk on wet soils, especially clay soils. The footprints you leave are evidence of compression — packing the soil particles tightly and squeezing out vital oxygen. This is not a desirable quality in a garden. Put walkways or stepping stones in the garden for easy access and to keep your shoes clean and dry. When planting, cover the soil with Continue reading