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March 24

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Computer and Online Tricks

Posted by on March 24, 2017 at 8:11 AM

Over the past couple of weeks we have applied a slight focus onto how to save money with your technology and tips and tricks to improve our experiences with them. To continue under this theme, today we are going to look at the hacks you can apply to your computer and online use, under the friendly form of the word hack.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Computer and Online Tricks

We are not teaching anyone how to hack a computer or website here, we simply mean how to improve your experience with your laptop, computer or online website use. We are going to look at how using certain websites can help you find money saving deals on websites like eBay or how certain tricks can improve your Wi-Fi signal strength and more.

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November 11

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Singles Day

Posted by on November 11, 2016 at 8:57 AM

People who are single will more likely be aware that it’s ‘Singles Day’ today, but for those of you more fortunate to have someone should still spare a moment for your single friends and family. Originally started in China, it’s known as singles day because of the four 1’s the date has within it i.e. 11/11/2016.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Singles Day

Therefore those of you who are a one on ‘Singles Day’ today can find out some better ways to deal with being alone, or simply enjoy it in a happier, smarter way. Whether you are a single mum, dad or bachelor/ bachelorette, we have some fun ways for you to celebrate singularity with this weeks hack post.

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August 12

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: DIY Adhesive on Different Materials at Home

Posted by on August 12, 2016 at 8:32 AM

We apologise for the absence of the hacks post last week, everything is back on track from today and you can expect more useful tips and tricks to continue as normal. The topic of our post this week will be on DIY around the house with a focus on how to use adhesive type products to aid these activities. If you have a bunch of odd jobs around the house that you have left to be sorted then today is the day you complete them.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: DIY Adhesive on Different Materials at Home

The type of work you can expect to receive assistance on this week will be things like bonding common materials such as wood, treated wood and hardwood. If there are jobs in the kitchen or bathrooms then you can also learn how to bond flooring, marble, tiles, slate and ceramic as well as a host of other odd tasks that may require some professional DIY bonding experience applied.

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July 1

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: House Cleaning Shortcuts

Posted by on July 1, 2016 at 8:23 AM

Cleaning your house is an important task that needs to be done regularly. Nobody likes coming home to a dirty home and now that winter is upon us we will most likely be spending more time indoors, which gives us more reason to keep it clean and tidy. Yes, it’s a boring mundane task but it has to be done and if you cant afford a cleaner, here are some important cleaning hacks you can use to speed the process.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: House Cleaning Shortcuts

These hacks consist of cleaning things such as the scum in your bathroom, those pet hairs on your sofa, your dish washer and most importantly, an area where you spend a third of your life, your mattress. Get these jobs done much quicker using the following more efficient cleaning hacks so that you can spend more time relaxing in a clean house.

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June 17

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: DIY Health and Beauty Products

Posted by on June 17, 2016 at 8:15 AM

This may be more applicable to the ladies of the community but the cost of health products is still a subject that should be revisited considering how expensive some can be. Whether it’s products that you use around the house or ones that you put on your skin, it’s important to know that there are money saving alternatives which you can create in your home for far less money.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: DIY Health and Beauty Products

Products that make us beautiful, or that we use to clean with, have some very basic functions and can therefore be replicated easily within your home. You simply need the recipe for creating them. In today’s post you will find a compilation of recipes in the form of videos which will show you how to create products such as skin care, stretch mark cream and ones that fight oily skin.

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June 10

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Smart Ways to Repair and Preserve Wood

Posted by on June 10, 2016 at 8:18 AM

Wood was one of the first materials that humans were able to master, building all manner of things inspired by our imaginations. Fast forward a few millenniums and this material remains as popular in today’s modern living as it was back then.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Smart Ways to Repair and Preserve Wood

Considering its prevalence around us, question is, do you know any clever ways to repair or protect wood to keep it looking newer for longer? In today’s hacks post I’ve decided to cover some insightful ways to look after and treat the wood in your home, most of which are incredibly easy to do.

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June 3

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Clever Multiple-purpose Tips for Household Items

Posted by on June 3, 2016 at 8:39 AM

House cleaning and general household maintenance is something we all need to do if we want a home to be proud of. Today I’ll be giving you a few tips that’ll improve your chore efficiency as well as reduce the amount of chemicals used in your home by showing you multiple ways to use ordinary household goods.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Clever Multiple purpose Tips for Household Items

Expect to find creative suggestions of multiple ways to use products that you’d normally find around the house. Also, if you have any hacks of your own that you would like to share, please feel free to leave comment below to help the rest of the Buckscoop community.

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May 27

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Easy Ways to Remove Bugs from Home

Posted by on May 27, 2016 at 8:36 AM

Bug problems are something which will affect all of us at some point in our lives. For me, it’s an regular occurrence where little critters make themselves comfortable at my place at different times during the year. It’s difficult to know what to do sometimes and rather than call out an extermination team, there are a variety hacks you can utilise to tackle these issue on your own.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Easy Ways to Remove Bugs from Home

Your problem might me roaches, perhaps it’s houseflies or the most annoying insects, the mosquito. They are all necessary parts of the food chain, but who really wants them constantly ruining our time at home? Well, here are some affordable, money saving hacks you can put into practice to make your home bug free. Most methods, wherever possible, use a sustainable and non chemical means to rid your house of pests and insects.

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May 13

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Not Your Average Cleaning Hacks

Posted by on May 13, 2016 at 8:11 AM

Those of you who have been putting doing a proper clean (I’m talking all corners and crevices) of the house for far too long, then you’ll want to read this post. Today I have compiled a list of some of the best cleaning hacks out there to help get every inch of your home squeaky clean.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Not Your Average Cleaning Hacks

These hacks will save you both time and money by avoiding having to spend extra on those ultra-specific cleaning products, yet still being able to achieve amazing cleaning results in all the various areas of our homes that we never seem to get around to attacking. In the lineup today you can expect to find great tips on how to effectively get rid of mould, mildew and other grubbiness around the house.

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May 6

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Helping Mums Around the House and Engaging with the Kids

Posted by on May 6, 2016 at 8:09 AM

This week’s scoop of the top life hacks revolves around Mothers Day with a focus on ways to ensure maximum enjoyment for both mums and kids. Yesterday I published an article covering Mother’s Day gifts that she will actually like. So in conjunction with today’s post, you’ve got yourself an arsenal of ideas to give mum the best Mother’s Day she’s ever had!

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Helping Mums Around the House and Engaging with the Kids

The following variety of hacks range from time spent with the kids at home playing games to helping get the house organised to reduce your mums workload in the future. If you have already bought a gift for Sunday but would like to do even more, then try utilising some of the points to make this Mother’s Day one to remember.

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April 30

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Money Saving Cleaning

Posted by on April 30, 2016 at 10:18 AM

Cleaning products can be very costly and if there is something that you can do to reduce the toxicity in your home while saving money at the same time, then everyone living in your household will benefit. This week we will focus on looking at some of the best DIY cleaning products out there which can not only speed up cleaning, but cost you less than expensive supermarket alternatives.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Money Saving Cleaning

The following DIY cleaning hacks utilise products found in most homes and tackle the common types of cleaning challenges faced by all of us. If you have any tips that you would like to share with the Buckscoop community, then please add them to the comments section below.

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January 29

Save Time and Energy at Home by Unleashing these Smart Microwave Techniques

Posted by on January 29, 2015 at 8:25 AM

It’s safe to say that the majority of kitchens across the westernised world have some form of microwave. Yours may be a standard microwave or you may have one with slightly more capabilities. Whichever type you have I can bet you don’t know all of the following microwave tricks that can actually save you both time and money.

Save Time and Energy at Home by Unleashing these Smart Microwave Techniques

Heating food and the odd drink is mainly what we use those little electromagnetic radiation waves for. Here’s how to take your your microwave skills to the next level though. These tips will help you accomplish tasks quicker, allow you to get more out of certain products and ultimately re-kindle your love for this dependable kitchen appliance.

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