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Run your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

Run your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

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Photo from by DrChill

This has to be one of the coolest DIY projects I have done in a while. Who doesn’t like FREE energy

After reading this instuctable article, I knew I  needed to do this to my dryer and make use of the solar heater I made a few years ago. The project is relatively simple and after you have done it you will start saving on your electricity bill almost instantly.

This is not for gas dryers, so if you have a gas dryer please do not attempt to do this modification. Check out the full article and get all the pictures and instructions below:

Run your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

How To Build A Micro Generator For Around $90

How To Build A Micro Generator For Around $90

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Image Credit: RoDuS1488

This easy Micro Generator project could come in very useful for camping and if the power goes out. It is small enough that it won’t get in the way and powerful enough to run a household .light bulb. If you can salvage or re-use some materials you could make this project even cheaper… maybe free if you have all of the materials listed.

How To Build A Micro Generator For Around $90

DIY Water Heater

DIY Water Heater

photo by cnathan

Have hot water when off the grid, camping, or a long term scenario without running water. I am always in awe of those who are able to take a bit of this and a bit of that and put together something extremely useful. To see the full project continue reading from the Instructables at the link below

DIY Water Heater

DIY Heavy-Duty Rocket Stove

DIY Heavy-Duty Rocket Stove

Photo by eaahnen

Everyone should have a rocket stove either purchased or DIY. Nothing works quite as well as a rocket stove for cooking and heating without power. They produce a lot of heat with very little fuel and tend to produce less smoke than do other wood burning devices. This particular design is perfect for a quaint setting in your garden or patio area for the complete instructions continue reading at the link below

DIY Heavy-Duty Rocket Stove

DIY Air Conditioner

DIY Air Conditioner

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Photo from GAJETZ.COM

Some times a fan just isn’t enough to cut the heat! Convert your fan into a DIY small air conditioner. Always use extreme caution when working with water and power together as it can be a deadly combination. Insure that this is out of reach of pets and small children. For a DIY method of beating the heat continue reading at the link below

DIY Air Conditioner

17 Homemade Spice Mixes {with Recipes & Why You Should Use Them!}

17 Homemade Spice Mixes {with Recipes & Why You Should Use Them!}

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Making your own spices is so easy and gives us the opportunity to reduce the number of additives and preservatives in our diets. To get these recipes continue reading at the link below

17 Homemade Spice Mixes {with Recipes & Why You Should Use Them!}