Tuesday, 14 July, 2020
The DIYer's Combo Deal - Save $9.90
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3388 [post_author] => 638 [post_date] => 2018-04-01 17:09:40 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-04-01 07:09:40 [post_content] => Three essential tools for every handyman or woman. Includes our magnetic WristBuddy, an extendable, flexible magnetic flashlight and our three function COB headlamp!

1 - Magnetic WristBuddy:

The magnetic WristBuddy keeps everything within easy reach whether you’re under the hood, squeezing into a bathroom cabinet, up a ladder or just nailing a few 4×2’s together! Designed to hold lots of screws, nails, nuts and washers, the magnets are amply strong enough to also hold drill bits, hex keys, bolts, screwdrivers and even spanners. Made from extremely durable 1680D Oxford cloth, your WristBuddy will be with you for years to come.

2 - Magnetic, Extendable, Flexible Flashlight

  The perfect tool for finding that lost screw that rolled under your workbench or the pins that dropped onto the carpet! This bright, COB LED flashlight extends to a full 60cm (2ft), has a flexible neck and a strong magnet in the lens surround. It's also a wonderful aid for anyone with bad knees.

3 - Three Function COB LED Headlamp

How often have you wished for better lighting while doing a job? All you needed was a third hand with a flashlight, right? This tough, fully adjustable headlamp uses the latest Chip On Board LED technology for maximum performance. Set it for bright, normal or strobe function with a click of the switch. Weighing just 65 grams (2.25 oz), including the three AAA batteries, our headlamp can be worn hour after hour. And because it's both shock and water resistant, it's great for camping and fishing as well as in the home and workshop.

Special offer:

Bought separately, these three items are currently selling for a combined total of $27.40. For this week only, we have packaged all three for just $17.50 including free delivery. Please note that there is a limit of three combo packs per customer. [add_to_cart id="3388"]   [post_title] => The DIYer's Combo Deal [post_excerpt] => Three essential tools for every handyman or woman. Includes our magnetic WristBuddy, an extendable, flexible magnetic flashlight and our high-powered COB headlamp! The perfect gift for any DIYer! Maximum of three combo packs per customer. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => the-diyers-combo-deal [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://deals.thediy.market/?post_type=product&p=3388 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => product [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 11 [filter] => raw )
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Self-Cleaning clothes anyone?
Laundry - the daily chore!

Self-Cleaning clothes anyone?

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Innovation has bought massive changes to our lives and to Earth itself in the last century. But none has caught my enthusiasm more than the invention of self-cleaning clothes! If this goes mainstream, it seems the day has come when we can finally be free from the bondage of laundry.

If there is one task that has been the bane of my existence – it’s doing the laundry. It is a tedious task despite advances in washing machine technology. Even if you don’t have to hand wash clothes, you still have to sort, check each item, and wait for each cycle. You have to do the washing in bulk, otherwise you would be wasting water, energy, and time. Unfortunately for us, we don’t have a choice but to do it. That or go naked, or worse, endure the stink. Bottom line is, somebody’s gotta do it.

The never ending chore - laundry!
The never ending chore – laundry!

But wait! Australian researchers at the Ian Potter NanoBioSensing Facility and NanoBiotechnology Research Lab at RMIT University have recently developed self-cleaning textiles! Yes, you read it right, they found a way to make clothes that wash themselves. The method involves growing special nanostructures, which can degrade organic matter (read: dirt) once they are exposed to sunlight.

These copper and silver-based nanostructures  are known for their ability to absorb visible light. The structures can rid your clothes of all that visible and invisible grime when they’re exposed to light – artificial or (thank you Universe), sunlight. And the best part? They clean fast. The fabric spontaneously cleaned itself in under 6 minutes after exposure to the sun.

According to Dr. Rajesh Ramanthan, ‘The advantage of the textiles is they already have a 3D structure so they are great at absorbing light, which in turn speeds up the process of degrading organic matter.’

Although the self-cleaning textiles are still in the development phase, the results look promising. Their main challenge now is how to build, integrate and permanently attach these nanostructures into fabrics on an industrial scale.

I can’t wait for the day when we can buy self cleaning clothes off the rack! When that happens, a little sunshine every day won’t hurt us, let alone our clothes.

In the meantime, me and my washing machine have a lot of washing to do. For now.

How about you? Have you heard about new inventions that could be a game changer in your life? Tell us about it, we’d love to hear from you.

Want to know more about this wonderful innovation? Read the full report here

 

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