Clean and Repair Clothes

How To : Clean and repair clothes

Cleaning and repairing clothing by hand is a great way to save money and keep clothes lasting longer. Learn how to clean clothing and sew basic clothing repairs with tips from a tailor in this free clothes care video. Part 1 of 7 - How to Clean and repair clothes. Clean and re ...more

How To : Clean a clothes dryer filter

Keeping the filter clean improves your dryer’s performance and avoids the risk of fire from lint buildup. By leaving your lint filter full, you run the risk of also breaking your dryer, leading to an expensive repair or an expensive new dryer. You Will Need: • A vacuum clean ...more

How To : Dry clean clothes

Dry cleaning is an easy and convenient way to get your clothes clean and pressed. Learn how garments are cared for from a dry cleaning specialist in this free dry cleaning video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Dry clean clothes. Dry clean clothes - Part 2 of 9. Click through to w ...more

How To : Clean and repair gutters with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to clean and repair gutters with Mike Kraft. Damaged gutters can mean leaking roofs with water dripping everywhere. To fix this, you will need: buckets, a shovel, gutter sealant, a trowel, wire hooks, garden hose, nozzle, and gloves. First, place ...more

How To : Clean your clothes dryer & make it hot again

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a dryer machine produce heat to dry clothes. Sometimes the dryer machine doesn't produce enough heat to dry clothes. To begin, users should clean the filter if it's full of dust. Check the discharge tube and make sure it is cle ...more

How To : Clean the exhaust duct on a clothes dryer

You never would have guessed, but you actually should clean your exhaust duct on your clothes dryer. Bet you didn't even know it existed! This video will show you the various steps you'll need to take to thoroughly clean and maintain your clothes dryer and its exhaust duct.

How To : Repair and seal an asphalt driveway with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to repair and seal an asphalt driveway with Lowe's. First, make sure you wear appropriate clothing and have taken all the safety precautions before starting. Now, brush off all the dirt from the driveway, then clean it and scrub off any oil spots ...more

How To : A Self-Protection Guide

A Self-Protection Guide 1) You can help protect yourself from violent crimes. Self-protection involves:Avoiding crime * Without a doubt prevention is your best prevention against crime.Knowing what to do in case of an attack* An attack can happen despite your best efforts to p ...more

How To : Refinish, maintain and waterproof a wood deck

Wood decks can be a wonderful thing, however they do require cleaning and maintainence. This DIY video gives you the info you'll need to clean, repair and refinish your wood deck, ensuring it's looking great when it's time for that backyard blow out.

How To : Repair and seal an asphalt driveway

An asphalt driveway looks good when new but over time, wear and tear will show. This video by Lowes.com shows you how to clean, repair and reseal your driveway to maintain it and make it last. Before starting the job, check the weather for a few dry days. Tools and materials n ...more

How To : Change a baby's diaper the right way

This video shows you the proper way to change a baby's diaper. First you will want to gather all of the supplies you will need before you begin. You will need a diaper, some baby wipes and some ointment. Next remove the babies clothes, raise their legs and place the clean diap ...more

How To : Clean and sharpen garden tools

John White shows how to clean and sharpen your tools by using a file and WD40. He also advises to repair the wooden handles of your tools to prevent injury. Run the file along the back and sides of the shovel. Leave the front part smooth. Make sure you remove any mud to preven ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : Fix your washer if you don't have enough suds

If you're washing your clothes and feel like there is not enough suds in the machine, adding more detergent won't make a difference. It can acutally hurt your clothes and the machine, making it work harder to clean clothes or clean up a mess. This tutorial will tell you why y ...more

How To : Get rid of bed bugs

It truly is hard to sleep tight when the bed bugs bite, since these insidious creatures are very real, and very nasty. You’ll have to be persistent to get rid of them. Step 1: Know your enemy Know your bed bugs. They’re flat, oval-shaped, wingless, brownish—but will swell and ...more

How To : Remove ink stains from clothes

Plenty of tips on removing ink stains from clothing without spending a bundle. Get clean clothes again after an accidental spill of ink. Remove ink stains from clothes. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Dry clean a suit

Dry cleaning is an easy and convenient way to get your suits and dress clothes clean. Learn how your high end garments get cleaned from a dry cleaning specialist in this free dry cleaning video series. Part 1 of 6 - How to Dry clean a suit. Dry clean a suit - Part 2 of 6. Clic ...more

How To : Decide between a top or front load washer

In this video tutorial, viewers learn the differences between a top and front loading washing machine. This video will describe the good and bad factors of each one. The front loading washing machine is energy efficient, uses only 15-18 gallons of water and cleans more efficie ...more

How To : Get rid of any bad odor from a washing machine

Originally, washing machines are designed to get rid of any ugly looking stains or smells that occupy clothing. But if you begin to notice a nasty smell coming from your washing machine, then you have a problem on your hands. A nasty odor coming from your machine can lead to ...more

How To : Fold a towel the correct way

Folding a towel might not seem that hard, but there are those out there hay have never done. Those are the type of people that throw their clean clothes directly on the ground, right next to their dirty clothes. They've never heard of "folding". But eventually, they'll need to ...more

How To : Get rid of odors in your high efficiency washer

If you're experiencing stinky clothes right after they've just been washed, you have an easy to solve problem on your hand. There are a couple of easy to follow tips that should get rid of any stinky clothes that you or others may be wearing. In this tutorial, you'll find out ...more

How To : Save money on dry cleaning

Usually those "dry clean only" tags mean one thing: dry cleaning bills. Why sacrifice wearing silk, suede, or other fine fabrics when knowing just a few clothes care tips can save you tons of money on dry cleaning. You Will Need: • Neatness • Roomy closet • Garment brush ...more

How To : Get rid of moths indoors

Moths can be destructive to stored clothing and food items. Here's how to get rid of them. Watch this video to learn how to get rid of moths indoors. You Will Need * A vacuum * Airtight containers * Moth balls, flakes, or crystals * A dry cleaner WARNING: Products like moth ...more

How To : Bathe a your gentle newborn baby

How to Bathe a Newborn Baby Patty Siegrist shares some tips on how to bathe a newborn baby on this BabyCenter video. Set up for the bath by setting the room temperature to 74 degrees 15 minutes before the bath. It is safe to bathe a newborn in a tub after the umbilical cord s ...more

How To : Clean your room

Do you win the prize for messiest room in America? That's a difficult contest, but how about messiest room in your house? It’s time to clean your room, so do a good job in the shortest amount of time and get your parents off your back. What you will need: • Organization • M ...more

How To : Conserve energy when doing laundry

Doing the laundry uses a lot of water and energy. Here’s how to wash your clothes with a clean conscience. This video will show you how to conserve energy when doing laundry. You Will Need * 1 Eco-friendly laundry detergent * 1 A laundry line * 1 An energy-efficient washing ...more

How To : Make laundry day more environmentally friendly

In this video, Eric Rochow from Real World Green gives us a simple green tip to make doing your laundry more environmentally friendly. The tip is: Don't wash your clothes! Well, actually, don't wash them until they are actually dirty. If you're wearing clothes and they're stil ...more

How To : Prevent your clothes from coming out wrinkled

When using a washer, not only are you trying to clean any filth from your clothes, but also take out any existing wrinkles or imperfections as well. But there may be times when the wrinkles stay after being in the wash for a good amount of time. This problem can be fixed by u ...more

How To : Fix a washer that stops mid-cycle

Owning a washer machine, or any other appliance, is a big responsibility. You're able to clean a whole load of clothes with just the push of a simple button or two making things much easier for you. But there are times when things can go wrong. In this video, you'll be findin ...more

How To : Hang Dry Herbs

Harvest your herbs Harvest your herbs before they flower (unless you are harvesting chamomile or any other herb flower) The best time is in the morning after the dew has evaporated Bunch your herbs by wrapping a rubber band tightly around the base of a handful of herbs Rins ...more

How To : Iron a shirt quickly and easily

Ironing a shirt is simple and easy when you follow the suggestions outlined by Matt McGuire in this tutorial. You will need an iron, wrinkled shirt, and ironing board. Lay one end of the shirt on the board. Take the iron rubbing it from side to side, pressing out the wrinkles. ...more

How To : 11 Non-Alcoholic Uses for Vodka

Who would have suspected that vodka had so many practical uses? Vodka can alleviate the sting of a jellyfish, treat poison ivy rash, and help relieve toothaches. For using vodka around the house, soak a clean rag and use it to get rid of bathroom mold, clean your kitchen and b ...more

How To : Maintain the trumpet

Trumpets are one of the most popular instruments in orchestras, jazz and blues bands. Learn how maintain and clean a trumpet with tips from a instrument repair expert in this free trumpet maintenance video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Maintain the trumpet. Maintain the trumpe ...more

How To : Keep your cowboy boots in tip-top shape

Hey there cowboy, those boots are lookin' mighty beat up, and maybe just a little old. You should be keeping those things in good repair! Watch this video to learn how to clean, dry, and maintain your boots for years to come!

How To : Make a tennis ball dog toy

Your dog doesn't care how much you spend on their toys – they just want to play! Here's how to provide some homemade fun. You Will Need * Tennis balls * A clean sock * Rope * A knife * A jingle bell * A strong needle and thread Step 1 Stuff a tennis ball inside a sweat sock a ...more

How To : Repair your credit

It’s never too late to clean up your credit record – and save yourself thousands of dollars in exorbitant interest rates in the process. Learn how to repair your credit with this guide from Howcast. You Will Need * Frugality * Self-discipline * Negotiating skills * Credit Rep ...more

How To : Patch a small hole in drywall

While drywall is an inexpensive building material, it's not the sturdiest. Luckily, repairing the inevitable holes is a quick and easy process. You Will Need * A utility knife * Sandpaper * Clean cloth * Putty knife * Spackling paste * Fiberglass mesh with adhesive backing * P ...more

How To : Shop at a thrift store

Go thrifty! Go vintage! Go second hand. With the right approach and an open mind, a trip to your local thrift store can yield some fashionable bargains. Buying used is a smart solution to this economy, and gives you a smart sense of fashion. You Will Need: * A computer with i ...more

How To : Do laundry at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to do laundry at home. To start, you will need to set your washer to the right settings. Go with the one that works the best for you and the size/color of laundry you're going to do. Turn off the extra rinse you're doing and turn on the cold rins ...more

How To : Repair a clogged garbage disposal

Is your garbage disposal clogged? Do you want to clean your garbage disposer without calling the handyman and your plumber? You can fix your garbage disposal yourself without the hefty repair costs easily just by following the instructions in this tutorial! This video will tel ...more

How To : Understand & get rid of bed bugs

Bed bug management requires many levels of attack. Prevention is very important. You should never pick up discarded items on the street. Don't buy used or refurbished mattresses or furniture. Toss out vacuum bags. Steam, cleaning, and heat are tools to use in addition to inse ...more

How To : Repair cooling fans in power supplies, video cards etc

Here's a quick and simple way to repair small cooling fans and extend their life. It's a video made with a how-to article from http://beecherbowers.com This is a delicate mr. fixit tutorial. Clean the fan so that it runs smooth and quiet. You need oil to do this repair.

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