Ceiling Water Damage

How To : Restore water stained ceiling tiles

Are there dastardly, ugly chilling tiles in your home or business that have been rind by water damage? It happens sometimes, and the ceiling tiles will look awful, either needing replaced or fixed. Well, this video will show you how to restore water stained ceiling tiles. Hide ...more

How To : Remove water stains from walls and ceilings

Are you sick and tired of staring at that water damage on your ceiling? There’s no need to sleep staring at that annoying water spot on the ceiling when it's so easy to get rid of! Loose the spots with the easy steps listed in this video. You Will Need: • A bucket • Bleach ...more

How To : Fix a frozen iPhone or iPod with water damage

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix a frozen iPod or an iPod with water damage. Begin by shifting the iPod into hold mode. Then push back the hold switch. Now hold the center and menu button until the apple logo appears. To take care of water damage, put the iPod ...more

How To : Remove ceiling water stains with sealer

Got water stains on your ceiling? See how to get rid of them with this DIY home repair guide. Provided you don't have an active leak, the problem's easier to fix than you might think. So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the repair in just a minu ...more

How To : Grow Cold, Hardy Running Bamboo

Bamboo is easy to grow, but there are a few things you should know before starting. There are hundreds of species of bamboo and they can be roughly divided into either running or clumping bamboos. Almost all cold hardy bamboos are runners and almost all tropical bamboos are cl ...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 : Fix a cracked wood cutting board

If you have a cutting board that you made or purchased from the store, excessive exposure to water can be bad. Water can be sucked into the wood and damage the wood board, eventually leading to a crack. Instead of throwing it out, you may want to let it sit for a couple of wee ...more

How To : Remove a popcorn ceiling

Many acoustical or popcorn ceilings that were put in, in the 1970's, contained asbestos. If you are unsure about the contents of the ceiling take a piece and put it in a plastic bag and send it to a lab for testing. Once you know that the ceiling is asbestos free and you are r ...more

How To : Burn money without damaging it

Evil Dylan takes a twenty dollar bill and sets it on fire, but does not damage the money at all. Materials necessary for this experiment are distilled water, alcohol and a twenty dollar bill. He measures 45ml of distilled water into a measuring cup and then tops it off at 100m ...more

How To : Install snap tile for your bathroom floor

This is a video which shows how to install snap tile on a bathroom floor. The snam tile has plastic tabs that interlock. First he measures the lengths. Then he takes the tiles outside to be able to use the saw to cut lengths. Next a mark is drawn. The square is used to make st ...more

How To : Transplant Papaya Trees

Papaya trees are very vulnerable to transplantation shock. Seedlings tend to recover slowly and poorly after replanting in a new location under a sunny sky. Many internet articles advise that papaya trees should be transplanted without injury to their root systems. Keeping the ...more

How To : Safely clean an LCD screen

This video answers the question, how do you safely clean an LCD? Remember that LCD’s do not have glass so you have to be careful how much pressure you apply, as well as the kind of cloth you are using, or you can damage or scratch the screen. First, turn off the monitor, then ...more

How To : Fix a leaking water supply tube

Even a small leak from a water supply tube can cause significant water damage. Learn a few methods to fix a leaking water supply tube with this interactive video from Ace Hardware. Fix a leaking water supply tube. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com

How To : Fix a washer that won't stop filling

A common problem that some homeowners face is a washer that won't stop filling with water. This can be a big problem and lead to water damage for floors and can cause people to slip. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out what you need to do in order to take care of the p ...more

How To : Reseal a shower stall using silicone

Cracks in your shower, if left untreated, can wreak untold water damage. Fortunately, this video tutorial presents an easy-to-follow guide to resealing a shower stall using silicone. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started repairing your own shower, watch t ...more

How To : Fix a broken roof tile

In this how to video Darren Baensch shows us storm damage to a tiled roof. He then demonstrates a nifty quick-fix to a broken tile on the roof above the lounge room. This tip could save you thousands of dollars in water damage to your roof. Fix a broken roof tile. Click throug ...more

How To : Fill gaps in brick mortar

It is important that your mortar is not cracked so that animals and insects cannot get in. Also, it can prevent water damage and mold. Greg Lim, a professional handyman and residential property manager, shows you a do-it-yourself method for fixing your brick wall by applying m ...more

How To : Kill an Enderman while playing Minecraft 1.8

If Enderman are scarying you in Minecraft 1.8, this guide should help you realize they aren't that intimidating. For one thing, Enderman take damage from water, so you'll see in the clip that throwing a little water under them can help add some damage when you start fighting t ...more

News : DigitalRev's Hands on review of the 7D

Brought to you by digitalrev.com, the first unboxing and hands-on review video of Canon EOS 7D - the latest pro level DSLR from Canon and probably the best camera of the year. We thought it would be fun to test out the weather sealing of the camera, so we gave it a nice shower ...more

How To : Protect your basement from water

Protecting your home from water sounds like an easy enough task. It's only water, right? Well wait long enough and you'll find out that water always wins. Whether it builds up in your walls or in your basement, some sort of damage will arise due to the wet substance. But there ...more

How To : Service your vehicle's air conditioner

This video is regarding air conditioner services. Leaks are a major cause of problems. Water and air can leak into the system. Water damage, rust and refrigerant leaking all make the unti ineffiecient. You should evaluate the unit regularly and also run it periodically to keep ...more

How To : Replace your home's gutters

If you own a home with beat down and rusty gutters, it may be time to replace them with new ones. Gutters are important during the winter time by helping collect any water that can seep or leak into your home, causing water damage. They're not too difficult to replace and can ...more

How To : Replace washing machine hoses & why

This video explains to the viewer the advantages of replacing washing machine hoses. As well as, rather more importantly, explaining how to complete the process. According to the creator the rubber hoses that are standard to most washing machines are subjected to high pressure ...more

How To : Remove backer board from a shower stall

Mark Donovan is remodeling a ceramic tile shower, and shows how to remove the old backer board. First remove the old screws, starting at the bottom of each board and working your way up (leave a few screws so the board doesn't fall). Sometimes screws may be hiding under old mo ...more

How To : Cleanse Wiccan stones

The Wicca stones in question may be dried in either sunlight for a full twenty four hours, or the item may be wrapped in a dark black cloth to dry. The stones may also be cleaned in water as well. Another method would be bury the stones in a pot covered with dirt. If unsure if ...more

How To : Install a frost-free sillcock

If you live in a colder climate, your water pipes may be susceptible to freezing. For the most part, your plumbing is safely inside the heated living space of your house. However, a sillcock (spigot) on the outside wall of your house is exposed to the elements and can freeze d ...more

How To : Remove stains from wood furniture

Learn how to remove stains from wood furniture. Make your wood furniture look like new again by getting out rings and spots. You Will Need * Clean, white cloths * Baking soda * Plain white toothpaste * White sponges or cloths * White vinegar * Hydrogen peroxide * A clean to ...more

How To : Get rid of ants

Ant problem? If the ants have come marching two by two—or, God forbid, 10 by 10—it’s time to put an end to the parade. Here’s how. How to get rid of ants, a guide by Howcast: You Will Need * A kettle of boiling water * Insecticides * Soapy water * A sponge * Baited ant traps ...more

How To : Grow your hair faster

Getting a Rapunzel-like mane takes time, but you can speed things up with these valuable tips. You Will Need * A boar-bristle brush * Moisturizing shampoo and conditioner * Leave-in conditioner * A deep conditioning treatment with protein * A multivitamin * A silica supplement ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/15 - 02/21)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Care for your garden hose

Your garden hose can give you many years of good service if you treat it right. Learn how to properly care for your garden hose with this gardening how to video. You Will Need * A garden hose * A rack, old tire rim, or large trash can * New washers Step 1: Empty it every tim ...more

How To : Create a wavy hair look with extensions

Wavy hair is a classic, glamorous look, but not everyone has the exact hair for it. With this video, we learn a quick and easy way to get that timeless wavy look using extensions. It's entirely easy. Beginning with a spritz of water or your best anti heat damage spray, you the ...more

How To : Repair spalled concrete

This video illustrates us how to repair spalled concrete. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all take cement and sand'Step 2: Mix it in the ratio 1:3 that is cement one part and sand three partsStep 3: Now add water and mix the mixture well.Step 4 : Now apply this m ...more

How To : Perform First Aid on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Degree Burns

What is a burn? It's a form of injury to body tissues which is caused by heat, corrosive substances or friction. There is another form of burn, which is known as scald; it results from exposure to hot water or steam. There are three degrees of burns, explained below. First d ...more

How To : Perform First Aid on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Degree Burns

What is a burn? It's a form of injury to body tissues which is caused by heat, corrosive substances or friction. There is another form of burn, which is known as scald; it results from exposure to hot water or steam. There are three degrees of burns, explained below. First d ...more

News : Hawaiian Surfer Dudes Make Their Own DIY Waves

Anybody who surfs knows there's often plenty of downtime waiting for the perfect swell to come along. So what do you do while you're waiting around? Option 1: Nothing (boo). Option 2: Fabricate your own ready-made waves, via a makeshift current pool hooked up to the Waimea Riv ...more

How To : Remove permanent marker from Legos

Lego owners sometimes decide to personalize their Lego pieces by drawing on them with permanent marker. If you've ever needed to remove permanent marker from your Lego pieces, here's a surprisingly easy way: You'll need a toothbrush, toothpaste, and a small bowl of water (only ...more

How To : Install a shower head properly

Sometimes your old shower head just doesn't cut it anymore. Don't fret, installing a new one is a simple task. You Will Need * A cloth or rag * An adjustable wrench * Cleaning solution for calcium, lime, or rust deposits * A roll of plumber's tape * A replacement shower head ...more

News : Thousands of Gallons of Clean Water Wasted.

It was 5:30 AM when the bus I'm on passed by Gohotels when we noticed the road become like a huge river. I asked myself if it rained (Ondoy memories are still fresh) but everything was dry except the highway which was flooded with water almost knee deep. When we reached Boni A ...more

How To : Clean a marble floor

Shiny marble floors practically scream "wealth and substance"—so if you want your marble floor to scream it too, it's time to get shining. Dilute a tiny amount of the mild cleaning detergent into one of the buckets of water. Never use acidic detergents on marble surfaces—it w ...more

News : Stuck Under the Bowl

hey, here's one of my favorite pranks to do, you have to choose the right victim though, they have to be kind of obedient and gullible. First fill a bowl with water, then stand on a chair and place the rim of the bowl directly on the ceiling. Next push the broom stick on the b ...more

News : Some of My Top 10 Favorite Pranks You Can Do at Home

Tightly wrap saran wrap around the bowl of the toilet so that no folds are visible, and then lower the toilet seat. The next user will find their human waste not entering the toilet. See it in action here. Fill a bowl with water, stand on a chair, and place the bowl directly o ...more

How To : Practice good skin care for men

It's not only women that need to worry about their skin. A couple minutes a day of proper skin care will have a men's skin looking and feeling great. In this video, learn how to take good care & maintain healthy, fresh looking skin. You Will Need: • Facial cleanser • Moistu ...more

How To : Repair sheetrock from water leaks

In this video series of diy home leak repair, our construction expert and experienced handyman shows you how to do a complete and thorough job of patching that annoying hole in your ceiling. Part 1 of 14 - How to Repair sheetrock from water leaks. Repair sheetrock from water l ...more

How To : Avoid buying a “Lemon”

When it comes to used cars, it’s hard to make lemonade out of a lemon. So don’t get stuck with a piece of junk in the first place. You Will Need * A keen eye * A mechanic Step 1: Look inside Start with the interior. If there’s lots of wear-and-tear on what you can plainly see ...more

How To : Identify common shrub & tree diseases

John White (Doña Ana County Extension Agent) talks to Natalie Goldberg (Extension Plant Pathologist) about Powdery Mildew that affects many plants. They look at a Japonica that is heavily infested. Powdery Mildew is enhanced by shaded condition despite the dry climate. It star ...more

How To : Know the pros & cons of laminate flooring

In this tutorial, we learn how to know the pros & cons of laminate flooring. The difference between laminate floor and wood floor is mainly the cost and quality. Laminate flooring will withstand damage better than regular oak flooring can take. But, laminate flooring does not ...more

How To : Detect an air leak in a Nitro RC engine

In this tutorial, we learn how to detect an air leak in a Nitro RC engine. Air leaks damage your engine which will take your tuning and completely void it. Now, take some soapy water and apply it to your engine and anything that is connected in between. Block off one end of th ...more

How To : Create a hot compress for acne

In this tutorial, Jackie Silver shows us how to create a hot compress for acne. Acne can affect everyone, no matter what age they are. Using a hot compress can help treat the irritation of the pimple and speed the healing process. To make a hot compress, soak a soft wash cloth ...more

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