How to make a PVC Sprinkler Water Toy

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How to make a PVC Sprinkler Water Toy

Although this PVC Sprinkler Water Toy has been dubbed ‘Kidwash 2', it’s totally awesome for adult-types too! Inspired by Kidwash, this version uses mister jets. For supplies, you’ll need to head to your hardware store for 3/4" pipe and the following fittings:

2 ten foot lengths of PVC
3 end caps
1 threaded female chose connector (slip fit)
2 elbow joints (90 degree)
2 T connections
1 pack quarter mister jets (12 count)

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Air Conditioner Calculator (Or, how to figure out how big of an air conditioner you need to buy.)

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Air Conditioner Calculator (Or, how to figure out how big of an air conditioner you need to buy.)

Hot summer days are just around the corner. If you're thinking of investing in a new window air conditioner, you'll want to buy one big enough--but not TOO big--to cool your room. To help you figure out just what size of an air conditioner you need, Good Housekeeping has a handy air conditioner calculator. Just enter the square feet of the room that needs to be cooled, an estimate of how well insulated the room is, if it's sunny and, finally...

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