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Dad Can’t Afford a Backyard Swimming Pool, So He Built One All by Himself!

An awesome DIY project that probably saved him thousands!

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Swimming in a pool is always the best way to beat the summer heat. Like most kids, Jose Franco’s children wanted to have their own backyard swimming pool. The only obvious problem here, of course, is that such a pool usually costs tens of thousands of dollars – and Jose simply couldn’t afford that.

Still, that didn’t keep this Brazilian father from fulfilling his kids’ wishes. Using his creativity and carpentry skills, he came up with a cool DIY project that definitely made his children both happy and proud.

Like most fathers, Jose Franco was constantly bugged by his kids for their own pool.

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Since he couldn’t afford the real deal, Jose began working on a DIY project.

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First, what Jose did was to purchase a cheap above-ground pool with plastic walls. He then installed the pool in their backyard, and he began to work his carpentry magic to turn it into something unexpectedly awesome.

He got a cheap plastic walled pool and began building wooden support around it.

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He then built a wooden support around the pool.

Now here it is with its wooden deck.

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After adding a wooden deck, the project now looks more like a “real” pool.

The completed DIY backyard pool looks really awesome and fun.

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Jose even added stairs to the deck, adding beauty to the overall look of the DIY pool.

What a fantastic way to make your children happy. A round of applause for Jose Franco, everybody.

I couldn’t help but wonder how much the project cost and how long it took him to finish it. Still, there’s no doubt that this guy definitely deserves his own father of the year award.

Now imagine how jealous their neighbors probably are!

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How to Peel 12 Hard-Boiled Eggs in Just 15 Seconds

Want an easier way to peel off shells from a dozen eggs in under thirty seconds? We’ve got the best hack for that.

You’ve probably gone through so many kitchen hack videos, all telling you how to do stuff the easier or shorter way possible. Truth be told, some work and some don’t. There’s really no way of knowing unless you give it a try.

Peeling off shells from a hard-boiled egg happens to be one of them. It’s a menial task that can get a bit frustrating especially when part of the shell pricks underneath your fingernails. All the more so if you have to peel a dozen of eggs all at the same time.

Luckily, we’ve found an easier way to get all those shells peeled without the hassle. All you have to do is boil the twelve eggs with 1 teaspoon of baking soda. After the eggs have cooled, place all of them in a large container with a lid that locks them in securely. Shake the container for a good fifteen second after which, you’ll find that the egg shells have fallen off by themselves.

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Another Useful Trick To Remove A Stuck Wine Cork Inside An Empty Bottle.

A surefire hack to remove that stuck cork inside an empty wine bottle.

It's all fun and games until the corkscrew fails to work or you are left with a stuck cork inside an empty wine bottle. And you asked yourself "Where is the fun in that?" Well, this just might be the most helpful if not the best hack for you.

To put those empty wine bottles to a good use--for home decorations, recycled containers and other DIY artworks, you just need to grab a plastic shopping bag and follow these simple steps.

You don't even have to be a 'Pro' to try this.

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Here’s an Effective Way to Catch and Get Rid of Spiders Without Smashing Them

This clever item is a must have for arachnophobes who don’t have the guts (pun intended) to squish the scary critters…

If you are like many people around the world, spiders scare the hell out of you. Those gross creatures with eight scuttling prehensile legs, most of them hairy and disgusting, will often send you running out of house and home just to avoid them.

But what if you happen to be squeamish, as well, and can't bring yourself to bring your hand, foot, rolled-up newspaper, or broom down on the ghastly crawling beasts?

Where its insides could splatter all over your precious keyboard...ack!

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