2012 June 17

Article’s I’ve Starred – Keep Ants Out of Your House with Petroleum Jelly [Pest Control]

The bugs and pests section of helpful hints weblog Tips.net notes that ants find it nearly impossible to cross sticky substances so petroleum jelly makes an effective barrier when applied the cracks of your windows, on door jambs, and anywhere else you’ve noticed ants entering your home. More » (from Lifehacker http://lifehacker.com/5919048/keep-ants-out-of-your-house-with-petroleum-jelly)

Article’s I’ve Starred – Make a DIY Washing Machine from a Five-Gallon Bucket [DIY]

If you’re camping or just too broke for the laundromat you can make a dirt cheap washing machine using a five-gallon bucket and a standard bathroom toilet plunger. More » (from Lifehacker http://lifehacker.com/5918992/make-a-diy-washing-machine-from-a-five+gallon-bucket)