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How To : Install ceiling light fixtures

Ceiling light fixtures can be installed easily with help from an expert. In this free video series learn how to install ceiling light fixtures. Part 1 of 14 - How to Install ceiling light fixtures. Install ceiling light fixtures - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this vide ...more

How To : Replace ceiling light fixtures

This video demonstrates how to replace ceiling light fixtures. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to replace ceiling light fixtures, For Dummie ...more

How To : Repair a defective ceiling fan light switch

In this video, we learn how to repair a defective ceiling fan light switch with Richard Wright. There are two types of switches: two wire and three wire, grab the one you need and tools to help you replace your light switch. Now, disconnect the power at the breaker panel and g ...more

How To : Light up your ceiling without recess lighting

This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category which will show you how to light up your ceiling without recess lighting. Tamara Maslar shows two easy lighting projects to brighten up your living room. The first project is lanterns. You will need paper lanterns, assorted ...more

How To : Make a Drum Shade

Do you like everything about your apartment, except for that unsightly ceiling light fixture? No need to replace it, just cover it up with a DIY drum shade – it will instantly give your room a more sophisticated and personalized look. See how easy it is to make a customized dr ...more

How To : Install a ceiling fan with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to put in a ceiling fan. Steps: 1 Turn off the electricity to the ceiling light at the main panel. 2 Remove existing ceiling light fixture and fixture strap from the ceiling. 3 Unscrew the old electrical box and pull it down f ...more

How To : Wiring a light fixture

Tim Carter demonstrates how to wire a light fixture or ceiling light. This is a great video to learn how to wire up a light quickly and safely. As a precaution, don’t touch any bare copper wire except for the ground wire. Most new light fixtures come with insulation to keep th ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Work with layers in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Safely put up a real, live Christmas tree

Make sure this year’s live holiday Christmas tree is not only pretty, but safe, too. Here's how to safely put up a real, live Christmas tree. You will need: a fresh tree a tree stand water a ceiling hook a piece of wire tree lights blue masking tape LED tree lights heavy-gaug ...more

How To : Do flat bench dumbbell power press drop set

Learn how to do flat bench dumbbell power press drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Combine the difficulty of a drop set with the challenge of adding speed and power to each dumbbell press for a killer chest workout. Muscles Worked Chest Starti ...more

How To : Install recessed lighting

Installing recessed lighting into your kitchen or living room creates an immediate update to the look of your home! Recessed lighting is very low-key, makes a subtle statement, and yet is elegantly modern. If you are looking for an update to your home's lighting, think "recess ...more

How To : Install a ceiling fan with ease

Beauty and brains in one package! A ceiling fan offers many functional benefits while adding a certain decorative touch to a room. In the summer it can help cool a room (or even a porch) by helping to circulate air and by creating a slight breeze. In the winter it can be used ...more

How To : Choose wall paint colors

Looking to spruce up your living room or bedroom? Learn to combine a vivid imagination with good paint sense to choose the right colors for your walls and feel good about your surroundings. You Will Need: • Knowledge about each room • Paint • Poster board Step 1: Think about ...more

How To : Make a station wagon into a limo for prom

Save money on prom transportation by turning your parents’ station wagon into a one-of-a-kind limousine. Step 1: Attach the rope lights to the ceiling Attach the battery-operated rope lights to the inside edges of the car’s ceiling using clear packing tape. TIP: Tape the li ...more

How To : Install a tubular skylight

A tubular skylight is a fast and inexpensive way to bring natural light into your house. The tubular skylight has three parts a dome, reflective tubing, and a diffuser. First locate the ceiling joists in the area that you would like to install the skylight and mark them with t ...more

How To : Use "foofing" when shooting flash photography

This video is about the concept of "foofing" when shooting flash photography. For this, you need a camera with a flash that can be directionally adjusted. The process involves simply pointing the flash at either a wall or the ceiling, to avoid having the light from the flash s ...more

How To : Hang drywall on a ceiling with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how put drywall on a ceiling. Steps: 1 Use a drywall T-square to draw lines onto drywall sheet 16 in. on center; these lines correspond to the 1x3 strapping screwed to ceiling joists. 2 Mark onto the drywall the location of any li ...more

How To : House cleaning

In this series of informative videos you will learn new ways of cleaning your home. Watch as our expert,Paige Williams, demonstrates cleaning techniques for cleaning the bathroom sink, bathroom, and fixtures. You will also learn more about cleaning the dust from your ceiling a ...more

How To : Hang a picture with no holes

You use a bike rack that extends from floor to ceiling. Pick where you want to put your picture and place the bike rack there. Adjust the bike rack so that it is at the level you want the picture. Then take a clamp light and clamp it to the pole of the bike rack. If the light ...more

How To : Install a dimmer switch for your home

Think your stuck with your one set lighting? Think again. Get more lighting options by installing a dimmer light. In this Ron Hazleton hosted home improvement video, learn how to remove a wall switch and replace it with a dimmer in just a few minutes time! Ron Hazleton is a D ...more

How To : Simply use a flash on a Nikon DSLR

There are a lot of things that a flash can do for you when you are taking pictures. It can be used to fill shadows, light up subjects, and much more. The video demonstrates the various tilt and pan settings that the flash can be used in for bouncing light in various circumstan ...more

How To : Make the most out of any hotel stay

Hotels are anonymous and while this is a great thing, you should also be careful about the nameless folks who've used your room before you. Follow this tutorial to make the most of your hotel and ensure a great vacation experience. You Will Need: * Inquisitiveness * Knowledge ...more

How To : Maintain and inspect your RV roof

Check out this instructional RV video that illustrates how to maintain and inspect your RV or motorhome roof. What you want to look for is that all plastic components are not dry, rotted, and are in place. What happens if something on the roof is missing, like a lid to the sew ...more

News : A Rundown of the New Features in Minecraft 1.8

Here's a noncomprehensive list of current features confirmed and experienced in Minecraft 1.8. If you have anything to add, please do so in the comment section below. Biomes are MUCH larger and more uniform than before. Swamp Biomes were added to the list of existing biomes ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/11 - 04/17)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Take a group portrait

Taking a group portrait can be a pain. Here’s how to make it go as smoothly as possible. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to take a group portrait. You Will Need * A camera * An external flash * A tripod * A group of people * And a large room or space * Wide-angl ...more

How To : Make a homemade Sesame Street bean bag toss game

Have you ever had the urge to throw a ball at someone, but knew you could never do it? Regardless if for merely a gag or out of frustration, we all have that someone we would love to use as target practice, but know fully well we can't purposely try to hurt another person. Wel ...more

News : Fire Up Your Spirit at Canada's First Cold Sauna

Written By Bea Broda Nestled into the spectacular Okanagan region of British Columbia, the Sparkling Hill Resort is a 152-room resort and wellness hotel that offers traditional treatments, including reflexology, aromatherapy, soothing moor mud wraps and therapeutic massages, ...more

How To : Warm up and stretch correctly before exercise

Those stretches you learned as a kid – called "static stretching" – can actually weaken muscles before exercise. Learn how to warm up the right way, with "dynamic" stretching. Watch this video to learn how to warm up and stretch correctly before exercise. You Will Need * Wel ...more

How To : Install a ceiling fan

In these diy home improvement videos, learn how to install a ceiling fan in your home. Our expert will show you what to consider when choosing a fan, what tools you’ll need, how to turn the power off, electrical wiring tips, how to assemble the fan blades, how to add a light f ...more

How To : Install a ceiling fan

In this video series you will learn how to install your own ceiling fan from beginning to end. Our expert home inspector will walk you through the parts and tools needed as well as the wiring and even how to fix a wobble in the fan. There are multiple steps and parts but each ...more

News : Ballz go round

We will need a small dark room. In the room have a ceiling fan rigged up with so that the blades are tilted downward and automatic paintball guns are tied to the blades. Rig the light switch so that it triggers the lights, the fan, and guns. Lock cast member in the room Have ...more

News : Steve Says It's Party Time Girls!

It's Friday night, nail polish, makeup, wine and girlfriends at the ready! But what do you wear? Here's a little number for all the brunettes out there :) BTW its powder from the ceiling, not dandruff, I was changing a spot light earlier and its Sally Hanson's leg stuff on my ...more

News : Google Developer Days Sheds Some Light on ARCore

During Google Developer Days, taking place now at the ICE Congress Center in Krakow, Poland, an introductory session on ARCore provides some insights on how the platform operates. The presentation by Googler Tom Slater includes an overview on the three pillars by which ARCore ...more

How To : Make the Simplest Flash Bounce Ever for Your Camera

Sick of washed out photos? How about red eye? Or maybe you can't get the right shot because your flash is causing too much shadow in the background. That's what a flash bounce is for—it reflects the light off of the ceiling or another surface so that your photos look more bala ...more

How To : Light Up Your Walls with Stars

Everybody loves the stars. Well, I certainly do. As a child I'd spend hours outside during summer nights marveling at the seemingly endless amount of sparkling dots spanning the sky. Maybe you have children of your own and want to create a sparkle in their eyes, or in your own ...more

News : Your Desk Can Be an AR Smart Surface with Lampix

If you ever imagined turning the surface of your desk into one large augmented computer, well the future might not be far off, my friends. Lampix, the company that transforms any surface into a smart surface, is currently working on a portable and quite fashionable lamp to pro ...more

How To : 10 Ways to Open a Beer Without a Bottle Opener

As exciting as it can be to crack open a beer, there's nothing fun about wandering around a party and asking other partygoers for a bottle opener. Don't worry, we've got you covered: here are 10 crazy ways to get to drinking while impressing your friends with your ingenuity. ...more

News : The Coolest Tech to Come Out of CES 2016

There's been a whole lot going on at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, from the latest in virtual reality gear to televisions that continue to slim down while producing higher quality images. We've seen so many smart automobiles and appliances that it feels like pretty s ...more

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