Patrick Comeaux

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Homemade Laundry Detergent

<i>I’ve been using this homemade laundry detergent for almost three years now. I’ve shared it with many friends and the “recipe” has been requested</i> …

Low-cost Housing Gets a Boost

The deck is stacked against those buying low-income manufactured homes. Though these homes are cheaper in price they’re harder to finance, depreciate in value immediately, and are difficult to insure. Traditional homes offers long-term net benefit to owners; manufactured homes keep owners locked …

Man Builds Concrete 3D Printer in His Garage

[Andrey Rudenko] is building a house in his garage. Not with nails and lumber, but with concrete extruded by his 3D printer. We’ve seen concrete 3D …

How To Keep Bees - An Intro To Help Get Your Hands Dirty

A few years ago, when my husband and I had just started falling in love with the idea of homesteading, he brought up the idea of beekeeping. It was …

25 Amazing Ways to Use Epsom Salt

My grandma was a huge fan of Epsom salt—she used it for <i>everything</i>! People of her generation knew the many health benefits of Epsom salt and I’ve …

Inflammation

LED Concrete Patio Table with Built-in Beverage Cooler

Cast the tabletop and trough in one piece, then make it shine.<p>Concrete, LED lights, and a built-in beverage cooler. What more can a guy ask for? Well, a cold beverage in that cooler I’d suppose! Check out this step-by-step tutorial and video to see exactly how you can create your own LED-lit …

Hardscaping 101: Tree Stumps

It happens. Your long favored or ignored tree has to be removed. Disease, blocked views, size hazard, root damage, or just old age. The question …

10 Houses Made from Repurposed Shipping Containers

We like the idea of a shipping container as vacation getaway—it’s mobile, inexpensive, and an example of creative reuse at its best. Here, we’ve …