Air Conditioners, Install

How To : Install a window air conditioner in your home

If it's hot and you need some nice, cool air in your home maybe you should look into buying a window air conditioner. They're easy to set up and require very little time to install in your home. They weigh less than regular air conditioners and can be installed in other areas ...more

How To : Install a mini air conditioner with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a mini-split air conditioner. Steps: 1. Lay pad on ground, check for level, then set condenser unit on top of pad. 2. Use 1 ½-inch hole saw to drill hole through house for refrigerant line. 3. Feed refrigerant line ...more

How To : Install an air valve for hot-water heating system

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an air valve for a hot-water heating system. Steps: 1. Turn off water leading to the boiler. 2. Mark the pipe for cutting, which allows the installation of the air valve. 3. Use reciprocating saw to cut out section ...more

How To : Install cold air intake on V6 and V8 Mustangs

A cold air intake (CAI) is a great way to improve gas mileage, increase hp and get a throatier sound from the engine. Watch this video and you can avoid common pitfalls with this install such as trying to install in one piece. Pretty soon your Mustang will be more powerful tha ...more

How To : Install a custom air intake

Learn how to install a custom air intake on your car or truck, from removing hoses to installing the silicone coupling, as our expert mechanic explains in this free auto-maintenance video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Install a custom air intake. Install a custom air intake - ...more

How To : Install the AFE Mustang cold air intake system

USMuscleMods.com brings you this video tutorial on how to install the AFE Mustang cold air intake system. The AFE Mustang Intakes are one of the best Mustang performance parts out there. See the full installation of it. US Muscle Mods is your one stop muscle car performance s ...more

How To : Install ultra violet lights in your air handler

Ultra violet lights can easily be installed in your air handler to reduce the airborne bacteria and molds in your home. Check out this instructional appliance video that shows how easy it is to install one. Just follow the step by step instructions and you'll be able to instal ...more

How To : Vent a bathroom fan with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to vent a bathroom fan. Steps:1. Screw the humidifier to a wall near the furnace. 2. Cut away insulation from the duct using a utility knife. 3. Position the hole-cutting template onto side of duct. 4. Drill pilot hole through ...more

How To : Flush your radiator and cooling panel

Learn how to flush your engine coolant and install a radiator cooling panel to help divert more air through your radiator with the help of this automotive maintenance guide. The process, though it might sound difficult, is actually so simple that this video can present a compl ...more

How To : Build a blubberbot

This video is a quick overview of the construction of a Blubberbot, an artificial "life form" that uses electronic sensors to seek out lights, sound, or cell phone signals. Blubberbots are typically sold with instructions, which should be used for detailed instructions. But i ...more

How To : Install weatherstripping on a door to save energy

There are many ways that you can save money and energy in your home. One of the most obvious takes place at the entrance of your home: doors. Weatherstripping a door is a smart and simple way to help ensure that the outside air stays out and the inside air stays in. So check ...more

How To : Install memory in a Power Mac G5

This video demonstrates how to install additional memory into a Power Mac G5 system. It is G5,1.8 single processor machine.Start by lifting up the latch on the back for the front door. Remove the front door. Remove the plastic air blocker system and remove the main fan assembl ...more

How To : Install a storm door in your home

Having a storm door in your home, is a great way to allow sun and air during summer months, but is also great when it comes to keeping the cold winter months outside. This tutorial will show you the necessary steps needed to install a storm door. It's an easy project and takes ...more

How To : Install a radiator thermostat with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a radiator thermostat. Steps: 1 Close the valve at base of radiator. 2 Turn off the room's thermostat. 3 Carefully unscrew the existing air vent from side of radiator. 4 Put Teflon tape on threads of new thermostati ...more

How To : Improve the efficiency of your air conditioner

Window and portable air conditioners use a lot of power to do their work. Make sure you're getting what you pay for by cleaning your air conditioner out periodically. The cleaning costs are negligible and can save you a lot of money. In this two-part tutorial series, you'll le ...more

How To : Dust-proof your home

Some homes are more prone to dust than others and just dusting doesn't always work. Arm yourself with these proven strategies in the battle to banish dust from your home. You Will Need: • A mattress and pillow covers • A vacuum cleaner • A damp mop • Product to spray rags ...more

How To : Have an allergy-free home

If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies, there are some simple ways to make your home more hospitable. Step 1: Lower the pollen count Use high-efficiency particulate air, or HEPA, filters to capture airborne particles such as pollen. Use one filter in your bedr ...more

How To : Drywall your attic & loft with Fermacell

In this tutorial, we learn how to drywall your attic & loft with Fermacell. First, you need to consider the nature of your build and how much you will need to drywall. It is recommended that you install a film to ensure air tightness. You can place this down with a staple gun ...more

How To : Install a program on your Android phone

The Android Market makes it easy to install programs on your Android phone right "over-the-air." One of the salient advantages of a Google Android smartphone over, say, an Apple iPhone, is the inherent extendibility of the open-source Android mobile OS. There are a seemingly i ...more

How To : Easily install a ceiling fan

A ceiling fan is a cheap, economical way to add some nice air into your home during the hot summer months. They're easy to install and can actually save some money. So in these videos, you'll find out how to easily install a ceiling fan in your home today. Remember, you will b ...more

How To : Install an RV fan when wires aren't close by

If you're new to the RV world, then this next tutorial might help explain a problem you may experience. Installing an RV fan is a great idea, especially if it's able to take out the old air in your car and bring in new air. This tutorial talks about the issue with trying to i ...more

How To : Install window insulation in your basement

Just like a garage, basements can become areas where you're saying hello cold air, good-bye money! This is because when cold air fills a basement, the floor above it becomes cold and can actually lower the tempature in that room. To avoid this, you need to install proper insul ...more

How To : Install an attic soffit vent

Distorted and curled up shingles are often a sign of insufficient or complete lack of attic ventilation. Attic ventilation is crucial in keeping your home’s roof sound and your interior comfortable. Installing soffit vents will increase the airflow under your roof. This will e ...more

How To : Install a cone filter intake

Learn how to replace the factor airbox with a cone filter intake - this should flow more air through your engine to add a bit of horsepower and better performance.

How To : Install a replacement window in your home

Renovating your home can bring new life into an old space. There are many areas to focus on when you're renovating your home. One of the best areas involves the windows. Many windows from the past, aren't as energy efficient and don't hold as much cold or warm air as the new o ...more

How To : Install a Minecraft 1.5_01 mod so you can fly

Want to be able to fly in Minecraft? Visit this link and follow the instructions in the video to learn how to install this Minecraft mod. Once you've downloaded and installed the mod, you'll be able to explore your Minecraft world in a whole new way- from the air.

How To : Install foam gaskets under light switch plates

To install foam gaskets under light switch plates and outlet covers you will need a screwdriver. Installing foam gaskets under light switch plates or outlet covers on an outer wall is a great way to stop air leaks in your home. First, use your screwdriver to remove the light s ...more

How To : Install a range hood roof vent

Range hoods are a necessity in any kitchen. A properly installed range hood will vent hot air and cooking odors outside as well as help keep kitchen surfaces free of grease. The trickiest part of installing a range hood is determining how to run the ventilation ducts. Dependin ...more

How To : Install a range hood wall vent

Range hoods are a necessity in any kitchen. A properly installed range hood will vent hot air and cooking odors outside as well as help keep kitchen surfaces free of grease. The trickiest part of installing a range hood is determining how to run the ventilation ducts. Dependin ...more

How To : Install a water cooling system on a PC

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more

How To : Install Windows in Your Classic VW Beetle Bug

Windows are an important part of a car that everyone should have. Sure feeling the wind against your face is great and all, but what happens if the wind is carrying bugs, water, or even other foreign objects in the air? The windows are there to protect you from anything that m ...more

How To : Install solar window screens

Hub Kirkpatrick teaches the viewers how to save handyman bills by installing solar window screens by yourself. This video describes the step-by-step process of installing solar screens on windows. According to Hub, these screens are not only very easy to install using tools fo ...more

How To : Install a ridge vent

Roof ventilation principles are very straightforward -- a cool attic is a happy attic! You need to create a flow of air that enters the overhang of your roof through soffit vents, then flows straight up through the rafters and out through a ridge vent. To help facilitate airfl ...more

How To : Install an instantaneous water heater

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an instantaneous water heater. Steps: 1 Use template to mark position of vent hole on exterior wall of basement. 2 Bore center pilot hole for vent using a 3/8-inch-diameter masonry bit. 3 Cut vent hole through wall u ...more

How To : Survive a nuclear terrorist attack

Although this may not be the most likely disaster you will deal with, it never hurts to be prepared. Knowing what to do and where to go after a nuclear bomb has exploded will give you the best chance of surviving the radiation . Step 1: Get potassium iodide Have potassium io ...more

How To : Remove bike handlebar grips

With a few easy steps you can remove the handlebars from your bike to change the grips, for maintenance or for whatever other reason you might want handlebars off of a bike. Now you'll never have to suffer though old handlebar grips again. Remove your handlebar grips in just ...more

News : Make Optimus Prime Papercraft

Papercraft + Transformers = Fanboy nirvana. Papercrafting is enjoying a renaissance thanks to its nerd-love. Popularity of card modeling boomed during World War II when paper was one of the few items whose use and production was not heavily regulated. Micromodels, designed an ...more

News : Legionnaires' Risk Growing in NYC as Weather Warms

The number of Legionnaires' cases in New York over the last couple weeks has led to concern and recommendations of caution for those at risk. The bacteria grows in water, especially in larger water systems like those at hotels. Conditions are improving for its growth as tempe ...more

Summer Hack : Hot Tea Can Cool You Down More Than Popsicles

Instinctively, we reach for popsicles and cold drinks when the temperatures climb, but doing something counterintuitive, like going for a hot drink or eating something spicy, is actually more effective at keeping you cool. Deutsche Well spoke with Professor Peter McNaughton, ...more

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