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Eco Plumbing DIY – How to Drain Clogs with Vinegar and Baking Soda!

Couple weeks back I told you how to clean grease off in an eco-friendly way by using baking soda.

Well, yesterday my drain was clogged and I didn’t want to use liquid plumber.  Instead I used vinegar and baking soda to unclog my drain!

It really works, check it out in action:

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Eco DIY – How to Clean Anything (Grease) with Baking Soda!

Did you know that one of the worst-kept secrets about cleaning grease is baking soda?

Baking soda chemically bounds to grease and basically turns it into something else, making it perfect for cleaning grease off your microwave, stainless steel appliances, and even your floor.

And that’s another reason why baking soda is used in toothpastes because it can whiten your tooth.

Baking soda is also eco-friendly and safe, you don’t have to worry about polluting the ocean or having your baby lick it afterwards, it’s completely SAFE!

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Body DIY – How to Make Natural Deodorant!

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With the world moving full-speed towards more organic and natural products, you MUST learn to make your own natural deodorant, just in case you end up in a country where they sell no deodorants.  FYI, I used to grow up in South Korea, they never had deodorants as far as I can remember.  I think they have some now but still most of the population does not even know why anyone would even put some stick on their armpits.  Don’t worry, when I came to the States 20+ years ago, I thought everyone was crazy.

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Hair DIY – How to Condition Your Hair Using Everyday Kitchen Ingredients!

Looking for more eco-friendly ways to condition your hair?  1800Blogger.com has an extensive list of everyday kitchen ingredients you can use to “condition” your hair including baking soda, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, real mayonnaise, salt, and even beer!

Here’s what they had to say on using beer, which was my favorite:

Beer makes is a great rinse conditioner that leaves your hair more manageable.  Simply bring a bottle of flat warm beer into the shower with you.  Wash your hair with your regular shampoo and then rinse with beer.  Rinse again thorou

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Dog DIY – How to Get Rid of Dog Fleas Using Natural Substances!

I have to admit to being bitten by fleas for like a 6-month period while I was watching my friend’s flea-ridden dog, flea bites are nasty and they can make babies pretty quickly and take over your whole home in just matter of weeks.

Anyways, I am glad THAT is over but I found an interesting article that shows you different ways you can get rid of dog fleas, all using natural substances.  My favorite is the garlic solution, I happened to smell really bad after eating a lot of Korean BBQ, that will definitely work even on fleas.  I am sure all these methods work on cats too.

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Metal DIY – How to Remove Rust!

Removing rust can be a big headache but not if you use your brain a little and some electricity.

I used a 12V .5A power supply and attached the negative end to the pipe wrench and the positive end to a old piece of steel remesh. Both pipe wrench and remesh were put in a bucket of water that had some baking soda. After a few hours of bubbling I removed the pipe wrench and let it sit for a hour in a vinegar bath.

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Valentines DIY – How to Make your Own Edible Body Paint!

Just in time for Valentines Day, you can learn how to make your own edible body paint and go crazy on each other.  Of course, this might be great for many other uses.  That, I will leave it up to your imagination.

Homemade Edible Body Paint #1

Step 1, Create a Gel Mix:

    1/4 cup hot water 1 Packet Unflavored Gelatin (Dissolved)

In small saucepan blend and cook over low heat:

    1/2 cup cornstarch 1 1/2 c. cold water

Carefully add :

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DIY – How to Make Potato Plastic!

Here’s a fun DIY for those of you with too much time in your hands, a DIY on how to make potato plastic! (or make plastic from potatoes that’s what I meant)

I am not sure if the potato plastic itself is edible but does look like a real good alternative to our traditional air-polluting plast

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