How to Use Banana Peels to Filter Water

Bananas are actually my favorite fruit but we usually just throw the peels onto the compost pile. We’ll, it seems they have another use too. According to science, banana peels can be used to remove heavy metal contamination from river water. These metals get introduced into our waterways from sources such as agricultural runoff and industrial wastes. Once they are in the water they contaminate soil as well as pose health risks to humans and…

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Putting Together a Pet Emergency Survival Kit

11 Items for Your Dog’s First Aid Kit

While many of our readers already have an emergency disaster kit for themselves packed and ready to go, quite a few of them don’t yet have an emergency kit in place for their pets. This post is specifically aimed for those with dogs but if you have other pets too, you should be able to easily put an emergency kit together for them also. It is always a smart and safe idea to be prepared…

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How to Protect Your Property from Vandals

Whether you are worried about vandalism or have already been a victim of it, we hope that the tips shown here can help to keep your property safe. By vandalism we are talking about the damage or defacement of property which also counts as criminal damage. It doesn’t matter if it is a home or business premises, the steps that can be taken are the same for all. In the UK, the most common types…

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Home Defense: Surveillance Cameras

33 Tips for a Safer Home

Your home is generally a pretty safe place to be but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t risks. People sustain serious injury and even death from accidents in and around the home each year, many of which could have been prevented. From house fires to intruders, we are going to share an amazing some great for a safer home. These tips are easy to implement and use straight away and in a lot of cases,…

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How to Break in New Walking Boots

Like almost any other footwear, you need to break in your new walking boots. This helps to soften the material and allows the boot to mould to your foot which is essential to avoid blisters and discomfort while traveling long distances. You do need to make sure you have the right boots in the first place. It isn’t a problem if they feel stiff as they will loosen up as you break in the boots….

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