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DIY - tips for how to do just about anything


DIY - tips for how to do just about anything

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Started by David Nuttle Sep 5, 2020.

homemade wash powder question 5 Replies

Started by Shellie A. Gades. Last reply by Penny Apr 19, 2012.

Fleece, wool, and a trailer 5 Replies

Started by Erin Mitchell. Last reply by Brenda Seader Feb 1, 2012.

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Comment by Cornelia on January 30, 2009 at 12:34pm
Many many uses for food grade hydrogen peroxide posted at Organic Garden blog
Comment by kim bennett on June 24, 2009 at 7:00pm
so much is thrown away by everyone if you become a person who makes something out of nothinfg people will automatically ask you if you want stuff be imaginative, and use it up, find an outlet and be creative
Comment by Cornelia on March 17, 2010 at 11:54am
Comment by Erin Mitchell on May 3, 2011 at 4:41pm

To whom it may concern: DON'T use Spectracide. It doesn't work!


Next step: cornstarch and plaster of paris mix...

Comment by Pat Johnson on May 4, 2011 at 8:59am
Erin, can you be more specific. Which Spectracide product didn't work for you. I use their fire-ant killer and it seems to do OK. I also use their stump remover cause it's made with 100% Saltpeter. I can't say if it does or does not kill stumps, but it does make good corned beef!
Comment by Erin Mitchell on May 4, 2011 at 9:46am
LMAO! Ok, that may have made my morning. Specifically the foggers for fleas, roaches and flies. I gave an accepatable limit for the stuff to work because I know its not going to do everything in 24 hours, but really after a couple days, I see more of the things everywhere. I messaged them (because there's no phone #) for a refund and they told me I needed to wait a couple weeks and do it again... After another note back, they gave me an address to send in the UPC code and the receipt...
Comment by Pat Johnson on May 6, 2011 at 9:10am
Ahhh, Isee, I'm boycotting that product as of this minute and ain't gonna use it to make anything to eat with!
Comment by Erin Mitchell on May 6, 2011 at 1:39pm
I just find it really stupid that they want you to re-use a product that obviously didn't take in the first place...
Comment by Pat Johnson on May 6, 2011 at 2:19pm
Erin, If you need to repeat the treatment it should have said so in the instructions and advised you that you would have to buy the product twice! Too many manufacturers count on the consumer to just roll over and buy it again, and again. Good for you for standing up for yourself. Hopefully Spectracide will give you a coupon for a free second treatment. I'd be willing to bet they don't change the product or instructions. It's more profitable to handle the few "Erins" of the world that stand up for themselves than to do right by everyone.
Comment by Karin Bosela on May 8, 2013 at 5:47pm

Hi everyone! This group is definitely right up my alley! You can never have enough tutelage and words of wisdom about doing it yourself. Hope to learn from you and share tips I've picked up along the way.


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