Category Archives: Weekly Projects

Smoking Food without a Smoker

Ready to smoke some ribs or a brisket this weekend but don’t have a smoker? Are you in love with your grill, why wouldn’t you be, and have no desire to part ways with it? Looking for a 100% natural way to add flavor to your favorite meat? Today we bring you two chemical free options, with no additives or preservatives, to add smoke to your existing grill, the A-MAZE-N Smokers and the Smoke Chief Cold Smoke Generator. The A-MAZE-N Smokers are available in two patented styles, the original A-MAZE-N SMOKER and the A-MAZE-N-TUBE-SMOKER. Both designs fit in most grills with the original A-MAZE-N SMOKER …

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Regular Home Maintenance: Keep Compost Active, Maintain Dryer Ducts, Eliminate Pest Magnets

This week we have a few quick maintenance items around the house. We all clean the dryer lint screen between loads. Did you know that the dryer ducts should be checked and clean at least once a year? Doing so will reduce the risk of fire and increase your dryers energy efficiency. ·         Unplug the dryer and pull it gently away from the wall. You will need to get behind the dryer. ·         Detach the vent hose from the back of the dryer. ·         Using a vacuum hose, remove the built up lint from the dryer and the hose. Re-attach the vent hose. ·         Plug …

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Water Conservation Tips

There is never enough water to waste, so today we have some tips for reducing your water usage. Inside the house or workplace: ·         Only run the dishwasher and washing machine with full loads. ·         Fix leaks right away. While a leak of one drip per minute wastes about 34 gallons a year, a leak of one drip per second is almost 3000 gallons a year. ·         Shorten your shower time. Each minute in the shower uses about 75 gallons per month. ·         Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth. ·         Install low flow faucets and shower heads. Did you know that the California …

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