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What is goose down alternative

Now I’m sure that we all know what a goose down comforter and alternative comforter is, right? They’re basically two different type of materials. But what is goose down alternative comforter? To be honest, I got confused too when I first hear about it. But it’s really simple if you put some time research on it. Here, let me tell you what goose down alternative is. 

Generally 

Goose down comforterGoose down alternative comforter could be made from both natural and synthetic fill. These are not real down or feather, they just look and feel like them. They could have a small amount of natural goose down and feather but they’re not enough to be called goose down. This type of filling is often not as soft and fluffy as real down. After all, they’re just alternatives. But the down fill in this goose down alternative can be added some awesome feature like anti-allergy and anti-bacterial. Which is really cool if you’re allergy to goose down but still looking for some products that are good enough. 

Natural alternatives 

silk down comforter

A down alternative comforter doesn’t have to be made from synthetic material. It could be made from wool and silk which will give the comforter a good quality while get rid of the feeling of fake down. Wool and silk are known to be light and warm. The silk cover can also prevent dust from getting into the down fill inside. They’re ideal for people with asthma or allergy, although they can only be dry clean. 

Synthetic alternatives  

The most commonly used material for making synthetic down fill is polyester and synthetic fiber (which also come from polyester). This type of down will definitely not soft, fluffy, or comfortable as natural down. They will tend to feel stiffer, and less resilient. But they come with a much cheaper price compare to other types of down. And the synthetic material also makes them friendlier to people with asthma and allergy. So these down comforter is a really good choice if you’re planning to buy a cheap comforter. 

That’s it, if you’re thinking of buying a new comforter, you can choose from these synthetic comforter options that I’ve listed above. Or if you’re interested in natural down comforter. Click here to look for the most awesome deal. 

How to make a self-cleaning litter box

I guess that this has been the most-asked question by cat owners. And I must say that this thought has also crossed my mind many times. So I finally spent the time to research on this and I’ve come up with a few awesome ideas. After a few attempt, I’ve created a semi-automatic cleaning litter box for my kitten. I call it “semi” since you’ll still need to operate it by hands. Even though the litter box’s performance can still be improved, I’ll show you how to. And if you aren’t interested in making your own litter box. Here is the list of 6 best automatic cat litter box. But first, let see how we can make a self-cleaning one.

Preparation

Preparation

For the material, there are three parts that are essential. First, it’s the box. You can use items with all kind of shape. But I recommend you use a cylinder-shaped one since I think that it’s the most simple and suitable one. A large plastic cylinder container is great, it’s cheap and easy to find. The next part we’re going to need is a plastic net. Its size depends on your box and the amount of litter you tend to put into the box. You’ll know which size is right for you after finish reading the next article. And the last part of your litter box will be the base. Since your litter box will have a cylinder shape, it can roll away uncontrollably. I usually use two pieces of Styrofoam as the base. They can easily be glued to your litter box. After finishing preparation, let’s move on to the next steps.

How it’s made

My idea is that we’ll let the container stay in a horizontal position. And we’ll create a net inside the container and tightly seal the edge but leave a hole on it so the cat can get through. We’ll put a certain amount of litter on it for your kitten to dump its waste on. And when you want to clean it, just roll the litter box to the net’s direction. The litter will fall under the net leave all the wastes on the net itself. And we can take them out easily.

Here is my self-cleaning litter box

First, you need to apply the net onto the inner surface of your container. Make sure you give it enough glue so it can look and feel solid enough. As I was saying in the preparation part. The size of your net will depend on how much litter you want to put in the box. Make sure your net is solid, firm, and has a hole that’s large enough for the litter to go through but not the wastes. Cover the top of your container with a plastic cover. Make sure you do it tightly so the litter won’t leak out. But make a hole on the cover’s surface so your cat can go through easily. After that, you’ll need to apply the two Styrofoam as the base of your litter box. Glued them with strong glue so they won’t fall out.

Finishing

After you have made your own self-cleaning litter box, you’re going to need a cat to try it out. And I’m pretty sure that we all have more than one of them. So you need to choose the right type of litter for your kitten. Pour a certain amount of them in your litter box. The litter should always stay under the net. If you put too much litter in it, your box won’t work. It takes time for your kitten to get used to the box. And when I do, I guarantee that he/she will love it.

Basic information on reverse osmosis

Reverse osmosis water filter is one of the most popular ways to obtain clean, drinkable water. However, not many people are aware of this subject or have only a vague idea of it. But with the help of this article, we will provide you with some more info related to this. In this article, we will explain to you the origin and the overall mechanism of this machine.

Origin

Origin

This way of producing clean, drinkable water was invented by the Navy as a way to keep an entire unit hydrated. And slowly, this technology becomes available for any household.

Mechanism

First the water travels through a pre-filter process. At this stage, chlorine and other contaminants will get held back. Then what’s left from the pre-filtering process will enter into the reverse osmosis membrane or the heavy-duty filtration process. Microscopic impurities like soMechanismium, lead and arsenic that survive the first stage will stay back at this stage. During this process, the machine will also clean itself by using some of the water entering here. This water then passes straight down to the drainage system.

After that, the filtered water is then stored in a small container. Whenever you turn on the faucet, this water will pass through yet another carbon filter layer. This is to ensure that your body will take in the cleanest and best water possible.

During the process, there is also flow control to keep the amount of water going through the machine in check. In addition, an automatic shutdown can also be installed which functions like a kill-switch whenever the storage unit is full.

The origin and the mechanism can be briefly described like that. If you want to dig deeper into this field, our website is where you need to go. There you will find our reviews of some of the best RO water system currently on the market