Homemade Pet Odor Removal

Homemade Pet Odor Removal
There is no need to buy costly products when you can easily make homemade pet odor removers. Try any of the following and you will see how the odor and stains dissipate without much effort. Removing Urine Stains and Odor When you see pet urine, put some paper towels over the area immediately. The longer it is left there, the longer the odor will stay. Don’t wipe the area; this will cause the urine to spread. Just put the towel over it and let it dry. When the floor is dry, mix 1 part water and 1 part vinegar in a cup. Stir this mix. Pour on the spot. Use electric fans to dry it. Put baking soda over it. Leave it there overnight and vacuum the following morning. This is one of the most effective homemade pet odor removers you can try. It works not only with urine but  also with other stains. Removing Clothing Stains and Odors Cover the wet area with paper towels. Allow it to absorb all the liquids. Put some pre-stain remover on the garments. The instructions may vary. Usually, you...

Homemade Hummingbird Food

Homemade Hummingbird Food
There’s no need to purchase expensive bird food because you can create homemade hummingbird food with ease. These ingredients are widely available and can be made quickly. Nectar Recipe Ingredients Saucepan Hummingbird feeder Water Granulated sugar Instructions Put water in the pan and boil it for five minutes. Remove it from the stove. Don’t boil it too much; your goal is to just get rid of the chlorine in the water. After boiling, pour in granulated sugar (4 parts water for every 1 part sugar). Allow the sugar to melt completely. Let this mixture cool down. Put it in the feeder and wait for the birds to come. Warnings about Homemade Hummingbird Food Do not put in food coloring or artificial sweeteners in their food. Honey shouldn’t be mixed with the food either. Sugar remains the most vital component. Aside from the feeder, the birds can get sugar from flower nectar and tree sap. You also need to clean the feeder every week. Mix white vinegar (1 part) and water (4 parts). You...

Homemade Baby Shower Favors

Homemade Baby Shower Favors
There are lots of creative ideas when it comes to homemade baby shower favors that go well with the general theme of a baby shower. Parents and organizers will just have to be creative to come up with the favors that complement their specific baby shower. If you want to say thank you to your baby shower guests, you might as well say it in style. Some Simple Ideas for Homemade Baby Shower Favors Chocolates Homemade chocolates make great homemade baby shower favors because they are easy and inexpensive to make. You will just have to buy the materials that you will need from your local craft store like chocolate, cellophane bags, sticks, molds and ribbons. Since molds for baby showers are quite popular, finding one with various designs and shapes is pretty easy. You can also buy some flavored drops such as vanilla and mint flavors to add flavors to your chocolates. Chocolates also have various colors available like pink and blue and you can also get some special food coloring to add more...

Homemade Hummingbird Nectar

Homemade Hummingbird Nectar
You don’t need to buy the instant mixes in stores because making homemade hummingbird nectar is actually a simple process. Here are the basic ingredients. Required Tools and Materials Spoons Water Measuring cups Feeders Granulated Sugar Instructions Mix ¼ cup of sugar for every 1 cup of water. You can put the mixture in a saucepan or jar. Use a spoon to mix it. Boil it for a couple of minutes. Let it cool down and put in the bird feeder. Pour the rest of the nectar in a container. The nectar can be stored for up to five days. Use a measuring cup if you’re having trouble getting the measurements right. Food Coloring Putting food coloring on homemade hummingbird nectar is optional. Some believe that red food color attracts the birds. Others contend that it’s the feeder that needs to be red and not the food. Try giving the food without any coloring first. Most of the time, the birds will eat the food even without red color. Aside from being unnecessary, the additives and chemicals...

Homemade Wind Generator

Homemade Wind Generator
Using a few simple tools, you can set up a homemade wind generator. This device will help in reducing your dependence on other energy sources. This in turn means more savings down the line. Required Tools and Materials Treadmill motor Hose clamp Hacksaw 6 bottles (2 liter) 1 inch pipe Scissors Zip ties Metal bicycle frame Welding tools Instructions Use the welding tools to modify the motor so it is centered on the bicycle pedal’s axle. Before you do this, remove the pedal. Use scaffolding if necessary. Put the motor housing in place by welding a pipe. Make sure the welded material connects the frame section up to the motor housing. To ensure this homemade wind generator works, double check the motor housing. Make certain the motor is fastened. If it isn’t, the housing will spin along with the axle. Create the Blades Get the bottles and secure plastic with the zip ties. Set the spokes so the wheel will spin when the wind blows. Make a cut on the bottle (2 inches) in a spiral manner....
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