Cleaning Leather

How To : Clean leather

Sometimes getting a stain on finished leather can mean the end of having a nice garment or piece of furniture, but not always. Remember to use caution when cleaning leather because cleaning it can dramatically change the color of the leather. This video shows you one of the be ...more

How To : Clean leather seats in a car

Leather seats are expensive. Keep them looking that way with a little cleaning and conditioning. You will need a hand-held vacuum (or one with an attachment nozzle), a bottle of leather cleaning solution, a soft, dry sponge, clean, dry cloths, a spray bottle of water, a bottle ...more

How To : Clean nubuck and suded leather like a pro

This video tutorial is in the Beauty & Style category which will show you how to clean Nubuck and Suede leather like a pro. For this you will need the Nubuck leather home care kit with eco protector. You will also need a couple of white terry towels and a hair dryer. Put a lit ...more

How To : Clean and condition your leather car interior

In this tutorial, Car Care Products shows us how to clean and condition leather car interior. For this you will need leather shampoo, a soft bristle brush, a clean soft microfiber clothe and leather conditioner. First, take your leather shampoo and spray it onto your seat. The ...more

How To : Clean your car leather and vinyl interior

This video demonstrates how to clean the interior of your car. You will need to thoroughly vacuum your car. Vacuum all of the surfaces, the vents, air bag, crevices, etc. Next, clean your surfaces with a good cleaner and a microfiber cloth. Spray the cleaner on your towel. Wip ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Clean your shoes with a banana

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean their shoes with a banana. The materials required are: a banana, dirty shoes and a soft cloth. Begin by peeling the banana. Users will only need the skin, so eat the banana. Rub the banana skin all around the dirty shoes. The ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...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 : Remove stains from leather furniture

Make your leather furniture look like new again by getting out spots and stains. Step 1: Clean stains immediately Blot spills immediately with a clean, white cloth, and then clean the spot as quickly as you can. The more time that elapses, the more difficult it will be to re ...more

How To : Take care of your purse

Purses are an important part of any outfit but it can be difficult and expensive to keep replacing them. Take good care of your purse now and you won’t have to be shifting through the purse racks next department store sale. Proper storage and care for your purse will keep it ...more

How To : Store your winter clothes

Make sure your winter wardrobe survives the summer by putting it away properly. Learn how to store your winter clothes. You Will Need: * Acid-free tissue paper * Plastic trash bags, plastic boxes with mesh-type lids, or cardboard boxes * Hangers with clips * A soft cotton clo ...more

How To : Use peanut butter in unusual ways

Got an urge to get that peanut butter jar out for something else other than a peanut butter & jelly sandwich? Peanut butter has many uses in addition to being a healthy treat. In this video, learn how to use peanut butter in unusual ways. What you will need: • A dog or cat ...more

How To : Remove ugly salt stains from your shoes

If you've been out in the wintertime you've probably noticed a bunch of white marks on your shoes. These are called salt stains and are caused by the chemicals used to melt the snow. Luckily, this video will show you how to remove these unsightly white marks quickly and easily ...more

How To : Remove nasty odors out of leather

If you've been having trouble keeping your leather jacket or other leather items from smelling, it's not your fault. Once an odor gets in there it's tough to get out, especially mold and other odors. In this video you will get some tips on how to remove the odors with general ...more

How To : Take care of leather hiking boots

Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV.com shows you how important it is to take care of leather hiking boots. Leather boots are expensive, and they should be treated like an investment. This means giving them proper care to extend their life and receive the greatest use and value for yo ...more

How To : Deal with cockroaches

These hearty bugs are here simply to elicit screams and revulsion – or so it seems. Apparently they can survive nuclear waste, but that doesn't mean they impossible to get rid of. Deal with them pronto with this video on how to get rid of those pesky bugs. You Will Need: • D ...more

How To : Dress to flatter a pear shape

Being pear shaped means your body is smaller on top and bigger around the hips. While this can seem like a difficult body type to dress, a few tips can make a pear-shaped woman look amazing. For example, start with a bright top that calls attention to your bust. Add more volum ...more

How To : Clean out your attic

If even the bats are intimidated by the clutter in your attic, it’s time to tackle the mess. Watch this video to learn how to clean out your attic. Step 1. Review Empty the contents of every box and bag in your attic. Put aside anything you can’t imagine you’ll ever again us ...more

How To : Polish shoes

Learn how to polish shoes. You don't have to know how to get them Army-regulation shiny, but you should have some basic training. You Will Need * Newspaper * A shoe brush * Clean rags * Shoe polish that matches your shoes * And a lighter or matches * A mild cleanser, like s ...more

How To : Prepare a car to be sold

A few quick and easy jobs could add hundreds of pounds to your car’s value before selling. Watch TV’s used car expert Jason Dawe show you how to prepare your car before selling. Cleaning the exterior: 1. Clean the car from top to bottom using a good-quality car shampoo. Don’t ...more

How To : Arrange a dozen red roses for Valentine's Day

Making a rose arrangement is not difficult, but there is some skill to it. In this video tutorial from Fresh Flower Ideas, learn the tips and tricks of creating an arrangement with a dozen red roses for Valentine's Day. In this tutorial, a dozen red Freedom roses are used, but ...more

How To : Use a banana in seven unexpected ways

Don’t throw out that banana peel—or that overly ripe banana. Put them to good use around your house instead. Step 1: Shine your shoes Rub the inside of a banana peel on anything made of leather—shoes, pocketbooks, jackets. Then wipe away the residue and buff with a lint-free ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

How To : Clean a couch

No need to go on living one more day with a dirty couch. It's a good idea to thuroughly clearn your couch to remove any seen or unseen dirt. Include a good couch cleaning on your next chore wheel and see if you notice the difference. Care for the center of your living room oa ...more

How To : Clean a golf club grip

Kevin Battersby of Battersbygold explains the proper way of cleaning rubber or leather golf club grip, important for having a having more control of the club. He starts with a rubber handle club he cleans on the spot. All that is needed is a towel. You must either dip the rubb ...more

How To : Dye leather

Dying leather is a great option to revamp or change the look of an existing leather piece. Choose a dye that provides the qualities you are looking for, be it flexibility or depth of color. The possibilities are endless. Although dyeing leather is more of an art than a scienc ...more

How To : Make a Homemade Leather Knife Sheath

Alright all, my first tutorial. The knife featured is the first one I've made, the sheath is my second. Be gentle. So, you've got a good fixed blade knife that you want to carry, but that hard plastic sheath it came in doesn't hold it well enough. With some basic materials an ...more

How To : Make Your Knife as Sharp as the Devil Himself

This article is written for those of you who are not satisfied with just having a sharp knife, and for those of you who would like to make your knife as sharp as the devil himself. There are many ways to sharpen a knife, and my method is just one of many, so before we begin, l ...more

How To : 7 Little-Known Food Hacks Starring Salt

Salt is one of my favorite ingredients, by far, and also one of the most overlooked foods in the kitchen. This is probably due to the fact that it's an essential component of almost any recipe; because salt is a necessity, it's easy to forget how dynamic and versatile it can b ...more

News : AR Sneakers Are a Thing Now

Japanese footwear brand Onitsuka Tiger and fashion label Anrealage have teamed to produce the world's first augmented reality sneakers. The shoes — called the Anrealage Monte Z — look like a regular pair of sneakers until you view them through Anrealage's new AR app. Once view ...more

News : A Free Steampunk Horror Short Story

Sometimes I forget that I'm also a fiction writer, so I thought it might be a nice change of pace to share one of my stories with you. I wrote this piece awhile ago for an anthology that never came together and I'm tired of just sitting on it. It's one of the more odd stories ...more

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