Fix Cracks in Drywall

How To : Fix cracks in old drywall with wire mesh tape

When you have plaster walls that are a hundred years old you are going to have a lot cracks. Thankfully this Home& Garden how to video will give you a few tips on how to fix and fill in cracks in old drywall. Watch and learn to use wire mesh tape to help keep the drywall crack ...more

How To : Repair cracks and holes in drywall with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to repair cracks and holes in drywall with Lowe's. Drywall can be damaged in a number of ways, but can be fixed easily. If you have a medium size hole in the wall, first place caulking on it and then smooth it out. If you have a larger area, you ...more

How To : Fix a small hole in your drywall

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to fix a small hole in your drywall. This video is from www.fixitfromhome.com. The cheapest way to fill a hole is to get some dry wall compound, a plastic knife, sponge and a small brush. Take a little bit of the compound ...more

How To : Fix a Hole in a Wall. The Proper Way!

How to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / Sheetrock. Everyone at some stage in their life will need to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / sheetrock. Instead of doing some dodgy patchwork, watch this video to see how simple the job is. The steps are as follow in poi ...more

How To : Patch drywall with a peel patch

Home repairs might seem foreign to some people, but it's not as hard as dealing with contractors. If you have to patch up some holes in your drywall but don't know how, let this video series be your guide. In these videos, lean how to fix a drywall hole using a lath strip piec ...more

How To : Repair corner bead on drywall

Home repairs might seem foreign to some people, but it's not as hard as dealing with contractors. If you have to patch up some holes in your drywall but don't know how, let this video series be your guide. In these videos, lean how to fix a damaged corner bead on drywall. Part ...more

How To : Cut plasterboard or dry wall

In this clip, the Ultimate Handyman teaches you exactly how to cut into plasterboard or drywall safely without ruining the entire set up. Follow along and learn the best way to fix your walls with a step by step walkthrough.

How To : Use hollow wall anchors

If you need to fix your plasterboard or drywall, you will probably need to use hollow wall anchors. In this tutorial, learn how to identify, buy and use hollow wall anchors with the Ultimate Handyman. Once you master this skill, you will be able to repair almost any wall easil ...more

How To : Fix a concrete driveway

The stress cracks in your driveway could cause serious damage to your car. This how to video shows you some ways that you can fix a damaged driveway. This is a great DIY home improvement project.

How To : Do simple home repairs

improvement and repair tips such as how to repair drywall or sheetrock, how to float drywall, how to replace door trim, and how to fix a window in this free home renovation video guide series. Part 1 of 14 - How to Do simple home repairs. Do simple home repairs - Part 2 of 14. ...more

How To : Repair nail pops

This video demonstrates how to repair nail pops. 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 repair nail pops, For Dummies. Nail pops are exposed sc ...more

How To : Patch a hole in the wall

A hole in your wall may in fact be easier to fix than is seems. After cutting a rectangular piece of drywall to patch up the hole, cut out another thin piece of drywall to use as a backing. By inflating a balloon and placing it in the back of your hole, the pressure caused by ...more

How To : Make a mini polymer clay hollow pumpkin for a doll

In this video we're shown how to make a miniature hollow pumpkin. First start with Sculpey clay, the color you want to use is sweet potato pie. Roll some out flat and wrap it around a large glass marble, cutting off the excess clay. Next cut a small opening at the bottom so yo ...more

How To : Repair Cracks in Your Asphalt Driveway

Weather - there's no escaping it! Mother Nature can be hard on asphalt: if you live in an area where there are extreme weather changes from season to season then your asphalt will eventually become damaged. As the ground freezes and thaws there is movement that flexes the asph ...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 : Drywall partition with Fermacell

Think a project is too difficult? Think again! With Fermacell, you can tackle any fix-it job, and this handy how-to gives a great description. If you want great acoustics, use Fermacell with your choice of insulation. Keep the order of upstands, roof-slope, and then ceiling. ...more

How To : 47 Baking Hacks That You Shouldn't Live Without

Right now is that magical time of year when the general public decides to embrace their inner fattie and get baking in the kitchen. Hello, pies and cakes and cookies and everything carbs. Goodbye, diets—see you in the next year, when you cripple us with unbridled guilt and lon ...more

How To : Cut Drywall

How to cut Drywall, Sheetrock, Plasterboard. THE EASY WAY! G'day Knuckleheads, Uncle Knackers here and welcome to Video Two of my ten part series titled 'My Top Ten DIY Tips' as nominated by you.. In todays video l'm going to give you the basics of cutting drywall, plasterbo ...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 : Fix a crack or gouge in your hardwood floor

Start by putting tape around the area that you want to patch. This will keep the wood filler from getting all over the rest of the floor. If there is anything down in the floor like dog hair or crumbs make sure you get that stuff out before you put the wood filler in the area. ...more

How To : Repair a drywall taped seam easily

If you have a problem with your drywall tape being exposed or possibly cracking, it could have happened for many reasons. But no matter what that reason may be, it's an ugly sight to see. In this tutorial, you're going to find out how to repair a drywall taped seam easily usi ...more

How To : Fix a carbon fiber surfboard

Fixing your Aviso Carbon Fiber surfboard is just as easy as fixing your old poly surfboard. You can remove the drain plug. Dry it out completely. There is no foam to rot or wood to break. If fixed properly Aviso surfboards will keep all of there integrity. This addresses a pun ...more

How To : Fix a split fingernail using a tea bag

Don't you hate when you get a broken nail? Broken nails can be disastrous for a manicure. Next time this happens, don't reach for the clippers right away! In this tutorial, you will learn how to use a simple tea bag to fix your broken nail. This method will seal up the crack a ...more

How To : Remove and replace the screen on iPhone 4G HD

The iPhone 4 is brand new, but accidents still happen - even right after you get it, right? So, if you have cracked or scratched up your screen and can no longer use it, check out this tutorial. Apple won't fix the damage if they think you did it, and a repair shop will charge ...more

How To : Use an electrical box extension

This is a video tutorial in the Home & Garden category where you are going to learn how to use an electrical box extension. Bob Schmidt shows how to use an electrical box extension during remodeling; when adding drywall, tile or wood over existing surfaces. For this you will n ...more

How To : Fix common rock crawling problems on an RC vehicle

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins shows how to fix common rock crawling problems such as body repair and a spun hex. Taking a remote control vehicle off road can often result in some damage, like a cracked body or a spun hex. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to ...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 : Fix a drawer that sticks

Don't let that stuck drawer aggravate you on a daily basis; find the problem and fix it once and for all. Step 1: Remove the drawer Remove the drawer. Pull it out until it stops, then lift up the end and pull it a little bit more. This should release the drawer from its glid ...more

How To : Fix a leaky toilet

FusionGuy09 tells us how to fix a leaky toilet. You should be able to hear the leaking toilet. First thing you want to do is turn the water off. You can do this by reaching behind toilet and turning a lever. Next, flush the toilet to remove the water from the tank. Remove the ...more

How To : Repair problems in a home's foundation

Vertical and horizontal cracks can mean structural problems in the foundation of your home. New carbon fiber technology can reinforce a cracked or bowing foundation cheaper and using less space than traditional methods. Watch this how to video to learn how to fix common founda ...more

How To : Mend cracked eyeshadow and blush

Did your eyeshadow or blush cracked while depotting? Sometimes the pans are well glued that you can't avoid forcing the pan to pop out causing your shadows to crack. Here's a quick tutorial on how to fix it.

How To : Clean an RC vehicle kit, engine and air filter

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

How To : Hang ceiling drywall

Drywall is a great way to easily cover the studs, electrical, and piping that hide inside your ceiling. You can even use drywall to replace cracked plastered ceilings without the technical expertise needed to smoothly cover a ceiling with plaster. Drywall is commonly availabl ...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 : 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 : Replace a toilet flapper valve

One of the most annoying things about toilets, is the equipment inside can wear out and produce weird noises. This is caused by a variety of reasons, but most of the time it's because of the toilet flapper valve. Over a period of time, this can become cracked or warped and it ...more

How To : Crack open your iPod Nano and access the inside

Apple products can be really expensive for some of us but we can’t live without them, especially the Apple iPods. For those that want to keep their iPods healthy and up to date, it may be a good idea to know the make-up of the interior to get an idea of how you can replace o ...more

How To : Lay ceramic tile with drywall spackle

Tree Climbing Man demonstrates how to lay ceramic tile with drywall spackle. You don't need to rip up your existing floor and put down plywood or a sub floor to lay down a new floor. You can put ceramic tile right over existing linoleum with less work, less heartache and less ...more

HowTo : Fix a Broken PS3...In Your Oven

If your PS3 is YLOD (flashing the Yellow/Red/Green Light Of Death), try sticking it in the oven. Why does this work? Instructables user formulajake88 explains what causes YLOD and why the oven re-flow method will (likely) work: "There are several prevailing theories, includin ...more

HowTo : Make Prison Cigarettes with Spinach

Akin to pruno, Blacktable's homemade cigarette "recipe" first originated with prison inmates: "Cigarettes in jail can cost as much as $40 a piece. (As a result), inmates have turned to common items to get their fix, crafting smokes from dried spinach, spices and even coffee g ...more

How To : Recover Passwords for Windows PCs Using Ophcrack

There are loads of reasons for somebody to want to recover a Windows password, and there are lots of different ways of doing it. My favorite of all of these ways is to use a piece of software called Ophcrack because: The free tables are suitable for almost all uses (I've neve ...more

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