Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Welcome to Spring

Spring or vernal equinox officially starts on the 21st of September if you go by the astronomical calendar. Vernal Equinox is a Latin word meaning “time of equal days and nights,” meaning there should be 12 hours of daylight and 12 of night. A new season generally gets people excited about the weather ahead, which triggers house makeovers and improvements.

Those of you who have the spring bug and feel like re-organising your house, improving your ability to enjoy your home or re-imagining the state of the garden may be looking for quicker and easier ways to get the job done. Today’s hacks contain tips and tricks on how to improve your feel good factor about your home.


Vegetable Patches in 35 Degrees Weather

If this is the first year that you are going to attempt growing vegetables in your garden this video will be especially helpful. Those revisiting the idea and looking for new vegetables to grow successfully through out the rest of spring and summer may be pleasantly surprised to learn the following vegetable hacks for growth in over 35 degree temperatures.

[Source: Learn Organic Gardening at GrowingYourGreens]


Hot Weather Hacks

Nobody deals with the hot weather the same, so helping you manage with the heat can make an important difference to feeling comfortable or not. As we venture deeper into the season of spring here are some tips you can use to keep yourself cool around the house or in the office. Use hacks such as placing a bucket of ice in front of a fan to mimic the effects of an air-conditioner or how to build a DIY cool-box for $3.

[Source: HouseHoldHacker]


Eradicate Flies

Hotter weather brings happiness to many people across the country, but it also offers numerous opportunities for flies to spawn also. If you prefer to eat outside whilst the weather is good rather than being cooped up indoors then you’re likely to become agitated at some point with flies. The video below will help you fight the battle against annoying flies in a fun, Rambo style fashion, using a nurf gun.

[Source: HouseHoldHacker]


Garage Clutter

Those of you, who spend a fair amount of time in your garage working on your projects, may sometimes let the clutter become a distraction or hurdle to work around. If you think you have run out of space or need to spend more money redesigning your garage to utilise the space better might be able to save money by watching this hacks video on the best ways to de-clutter your garage whilst saving money.

[Source: HouseHoldHacker]


House Cleaning Hacks

Whether it’s your job or not to clean the house this spring, its something that feels great once the work is complete. However, don’t feel the need to use the same mundane processes that you saw your parents or friends use over the years. Try these 25 genius-cleaning hacks to get your house looking new and spotless in no time.

[Source: list25]

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