Line Dry your Clothes. Whether you use a clothing line outdoors, hangers on hooks or a drying rack, line drying your garments is the way to go. Not only will they smell wonderful, and preserve their appearance but whites become whiter in the sunshine and you don’t use any energy from your dryer. On a hot summer day your clothes can dry in about an hour! What’s more is you’ll save the cost of dryer sheets too, they won’t be needed as your clothes won’t be tumbling together creating static!
Explore green activities with your children. Take them apple picking, sledding in the winter, go hiking and swimming. Remind them not to leave any garbage behind. Teach them to appreciate and care for nature by nurturing their love of the natural world.
A portable battery charger is one of the newest products on the market these days. The mobile phone charger will simply require just 2 AA batteries in order to operate and can be used anywhere at anytime. This is a great tool to have around if you are traveling out of the country and will have to purchase adapters to use in the electrical outlets. If you ever have an emergency and have no electricity, you will want to have the portable mobile phone charger.
Residential burglary, 1600 block N. Harding Ave. between 8:10 a.m. and 5:35 p.m. Suspect(s) entered residence through the kitchen door. Loss: grey Dell laptop, grey Dynex 22″ television, gold emerald ring.
In the US, there are detergents that are created for cold water use, whereas a few of the European makes call for hot water. What works well is to start your wash with cold water, add some of the soap as it fills up, and then lastly put the clothes in. A few of the laundry detergents can be replaced with a quantity of baking soda, without adversely affective the quality of your wash. It’s a common but mistaken belief that agitating the detergent, instead of the water, is what affects the majority of the cleaning. There are natural soaps that do not harm the environment, but you will need to search them out.
Inspect thoroughly the coolant system for any signs of wear or leaks. Check carefully the hoses and connections around the coolant and engine. Take a clean soft cloth and wipe out the engine, brake and oil system, filler cap and coolant to make sure that there are no leaks. Look for damaged or loose wiring connections. If there are any, it is best to notify your mechanic. Make sure the heater hoses, radiator hoses, fuel lines, steering and brake pipes are firmly tight. If not, immediately ask your mechanic to replace them.
Battery capacity can be significantly reduced due to low temperatures. Thoroughly check your battery, terminals and wiring for wear. Make sure there are no cracks or loose caps. You will also need to check your battery fluid by gently unscrewing the battery caps. The battery fluid has to cover the plates; if not, replace with refined water. Make sure it does not exceed the marked levels. After you are done, wipe out with a clean dry cloth and securely tight the caps.