How to Beat the Heat this Summer 2016

Each summer thousands attempt to find new ways to beat the summer heat. A University of Leeds student, 21 year-old Tom Almond, found a relatively easy and inexpensive way to do so. He decided to build his own pool. After seeing that a Spanish man had built something similar on Facebook, Tom endeavored to do the same.

So you decide to build your own pool, how do you go about doing this on a student budget? Mr. Almond, with a modest budget of $30, purchased wooden …

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Pallets and Vertical Gardens

Pallets and Vertical Gardens

Have you been looking for something creative to do with your yard? You can have a garden anywhere even if it is a small yard or if the only space you have is a patio. For a very low cost, you can turn a pallet into a vertical garden.

First you need to gather your supplies. You will need a wooden pallet, landscape fabric, potting soil, and plants. You may need sandpaper, hammer, nails, a staple gun, and staples. You can find wooden pallets for a …

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Tropical Pallets Crucial For Transportation Of Goods

Tropical Pallets Crucial For Transportation Of Goods

The world relies on pallets for the transportation of goods. The items are rather straight forward and, often times, people don’t pay too much attention to the pallets. After all, it is often inexpensive wood constructed together in order to hold shipping containers steady and to make sure it is not touching the ground (in order to avoid dampness, should moisture and water be present). Once a shipment is complete, the pallets are discarded and, almost always, just left in stacks behind a place of …

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Break Down A Pallet In No Time

Break Down A Pallet In No Time

Pallets can be used for so many different crafts. From the construction to the wood, there is limitless potential when it comes to these items. Of course, you might not want to use the pallets for anything in particular. Maybe you just want to break it down and ditch the large stack of wood you have collecting. Whatever your reasoning or what you want to do with it in the end, it is possible to break down the pallet in no time.

First of all, if …

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Pallets For The Home and Garden

Pallets For The Home and Garden

Pallets were once considered trash. But as they often say, “one mans trash is another mans treasure”. A new trend of “pallet people” have become all the rave. They are continuously seeking pallets for craft and home decor projects. Some of the many innovative things people were up-cycling the pallets for were, wood tables, couches, shelves, patio furniture, bed frames,spice racks, cabinets, and even tiny houses. The possibilities have become endless.

Carrie Martinez of K&S Pallets of Fort Wayne states that many of these up-cycles are …

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Pallets for Emergency Floors

Pallets for Emergency Floors

Refugee camps don’t have a lot of positives to offer, but there are a ton of shipping pallets laying around that are of some value. They currently don’t see much action and often end up in the trash.

In order to make some use of them social entities are using the pallets to build floors for shelters that hold people needing it. Refugees are still using unsanitary dirt floors that cause diseases to all kinds of different individuals.

With many more refugees living in camps, the aid …

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Utilizing Wooden Pallets

Utilizing Wooden Pallets

Many people think that older wooden pallets are worthless and are something that should simply be thrown away, but the reality is that wooden pallets can be a gold mine for some individuals, especially those that make furniture out of discarded wooden pallets. Most people think that the wooden pallets they see out behind stores are trash and made out of low quality pine wood, but there are pallets that are just lying around for the taking, which are made out of high quality woods, …

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12 Pallet Perfect Projects

12 Pallet Perfect Projects

Wooden pallets are an exceptionally versatile and cheap tool to use in design, decorating, or even construction. With the market the way that it is, people are looking to save money where ever they can while still being able to show who they are stylistically. Wooden pallets help them do this with just a little time on the part of the do-it-yourself mentality person. You do not even need to be very stylish to use these versatile products considering that Pinterest has many wonderful projects …

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It’s a Hard Knock Life for Pallets

It’s a Hard Knock Life for Pallets

Pallets and packaging tend to go through a lot of rough times, as they fulfill all of their many responsibilities. They suffer scrapes, bumps, and bruises, due to all of the different equipment that they come in contact with. Although, pallets and packaging are frequently used and abused, they are not fortunate enough to reap the benefits of the labor. Unfortunately, when business is being discussed, pallets and packaging usually do not receive the credit that they are due, are often forgotten about, and are …

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Make A Pallet Swimming Pool For Under $80

Make A Pallet Swimming Pool For Under $80

Have you ever wanted your own swimming pool? I daydream about having a pool in my backyard at least once a week but whether you live in the south or in the north a pool for $80 is a steal! At that price almost all us could afford one.

How can you do it? A savvy Facebook user named Torben Jung has posted instructions on just how he built a swimming pool out of pallets and other recycled or inexpensive materials on that minuscule budget. He …

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