Garage Door Casing

How To : Install a garage door opener

A garage door opener has become an almost indispensable part of modern life. It offers an overwhelming number of convenience and safety features that will make you wonder how you lived without one for so long. On a rainy night, the last thing you want to do is climb out of you ...more

How To : Install exterior weatherstripping on a garage door

Learn how to install exterior weatherstripping on a garage door in this free video series on construction and home repair and maintenance. Part 1 of 22 - How to Install exterior weatherstripping on a garage door. Install exterior weatherstripping on a garage door - Part 2 of 2 ...more

How To : Undercut the door casing

This video demonstrates the proper technique for undercutting the door casing or the molding around the door. You will need to do this when you are laying a laminate floor, otherwise the laminate flooring will not seat underneath the door casing correctly. The first step is to ...more

How To : Replace your garage door torsion spring

Did your garage door torsion spring break? After 12 years, one of mine did. This DIY Clinic video shows how to replace it yourself in just a few hours. Part 1 of 3 - How to Replace your garage door torsion spring. Part 2 of 3 - How to Replace your garage door torsion spring. ...more

How To : Install your garage door safely

This video is from FusionNW and discusses Garage Door safety. First, the presenter disconnects the garage door from the lifting mechanism. He then moves the door up and down to check for balance and any rough areas. Next, the presenter moves on to test the reversing mechanism. ...more

How To : Install a door casing

The key to a great looking door casing, and a great looking door, is perfectly mitered corners. If you have just installed a new door that needs a casing around it or you have decided to replace the casing around an existing door, you can achieve professional results quite eas ...more

How To : Install a garage door and opener

Installing a new garage door and opener may seem daunting at first, but if you take your time and do the job step-by-step, it's a good weekend project. It will take from nine to 12 hours for most doors, then another two to four hours for the opener. You will need help for some ...more

How To : Easily weather seal your garage door

If you have a garage door attached to your home, it's important to know that it's a space that needs proper insulation as well. Not doing so can lead to a room that is cold to walk into and can cause other rooms in your home to become cold as well. In this next tutorial, you'l ...more

How To : Mount a garage door opener

Check out this video to learn how to install a garage door opener. Take advice from the guy with the cool accent. Mount a garage door opener. Click through to watch this video on discovery.com

How To : Install a garage door opener for your car

Having a garage door opener installed makes life much easier for you and your family members. With so many garage doors out there, opening it by hand can be difficult and result in serious injury. Having an opener installed, helps prevent any injuries from taking place and won ...more

How To : Repair a garage door opener

Electric garage doors are a great convenience -- until, of course, they break. The bad news: a dozen things could be to blame. The good news: many are easy to fix yourself. Watch this video to learn how to repair your garage door opener. # Warning Working with electricity is ...more

How To : Save energy by insulating a garage door

The garage is the largest uninsulated part of the home. Make your garage energy efficient and help cut heating and cooling bills with a little insulation. Watch this how to video and learn how easy it is to use reflective foil or foam core to keep the effects of the weather ou ...more

How To : Install an electric garage door

In this online video series learn how to install electric garage doors from licensed engineer and licensed home inspector Drew Finn as he demonstrates electrical garage door installation including: mounting the door bracket, attaching the rail to the head, installing the drive ...more

How To : Add and install a garage door opener

Locked out of your house? Well make your life easier with a code sensitive garage door opener. This is a simple step to install a garage door opener. He shows where it should go and how to just use a screwdriver to install it. Add and install a garage door opener. Click throug ...more

How To : Pick the lock on a garage door

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to pick the lock of a garage door. It is not recommended for users to learn this technique to use to open other people's garage doors to break in someone's home or steal their possessions. The tools needed for this technique are a L-ke ...more

How To : Replace a garage entry door

Watch these home remodeling instructions to help you learn how to replace a garage entry door in this free home improvement video series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Replace a garage entry door. Replace a garage entry door - Part 2 of 20. Click through to watch this video on expertv ...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 : Prevent home invasions

Keep you and your family safe by equipping your home to prevent home invasion. Discourage home invasions by being cautious and making a break-in more difficult. Have a plan in the case your home is invaded. The best defense against a home invasion is careful planning. You Wi ...more

How To : Keep Your Smartphone Charged During a Power Outage

When the power goes out, having the ability to contact others becomes extremely important, and your cell phone can be one of the most important tools to have. But if the power is out for an extended period of time, battery life becomes a constant problem. Without the ability ...more

How To : Select the ideal garage doors

Ideal garage doors have four things in common. They're beautiful, durable, easy to maintain and well insulated. To discover how to find your ideal garage door host Meghan Carter visited Clopay to get the insiders tips for selecting the best type of garage door for your home.

How To : Build a laser motion sensor mouse trap

Mice, cute as they may be, are an unwelcome visitor in many a home. This video tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to hack a wireless electronic laser mouse trap from an automatic garage door opener and a computer mouse. Find out where those little pests are goi ...more

How To : Program the HomeLink setup in a 2010 Toyota Prius

In this tutorial, we learn how to program the HomeLink setup in a 2010 Prius. This can be programmed to operate any HomeLink compatible device. Up to three devices can be operated from the vehicle. To program a garage door opener, simply press both the remote and home link but ...more

How To : Use HomeLink in the 2010 Toyota 4Runner

This video tutorial shows you how to use the HomeLink feature in the new 2010 Toyota 4Runner. HomeLink can be used to control your garage door from a remote control inside your car. Depending on the make and model of your garage door, what you have to do is take your normal re ...more

How To : Build and install a cheap dumbwaiter in your home

Home improvement expert Danny Lipford shows how to build and install a cheap dumbwaiter in your home in this video tutorial. Danny constructs a simple dumbwaiter using a garage door opener. Unlike expensive commercial models, this dumbwaiter only cost around $300, and it’s gr ...more

News : Bat Cave in San Francisco

What do you do when you desperately need to put a parking garage into the bottom floor of your Victorian apartment building, but the city's Department of Planning says "No". The simple and expensive answer: Create an elaborate secret garage door. If you own a pretty building, ...more

How To : Install laminate flooring in your home

Laminate flooring is easy to clean and is a great way to spruce up a room. With yourlist of items in hand and a little bit of elbow grease you can have new floors in no time. Don't forget: measure twice, cut one. Sidestep expensive labor costs by installing your own laminate ...more

How To : Build a garden tool shed

he age-old “shtick” about a rake handle smacking you in the face when you step on the teeth isn't funny. It's happened to me more than once. One of the problems is improperly storing rakes, hoes, shovels and other long-handled tools. They can be hung up in a garage or garden s ...more

How To : Build electronic circuits

Does this sound difficult? It probably does to most people. Don't feel overwhelmed. Iin this step by step video series it will not only be better explained but Ross Safronoff, our expert, will show you how simple it really is and how to put it to work for you. Electricity is v ...more

Oops : Some Security Doors Can Be "Picked" with Canned Air

Security researcher Samy Kamkar, best known for his MySpace Worm, and most recently for his online calculator that can help you crack any Master Lock combination, is at it again. This time he's figured out how to break into security doors that have a motion-sensing egress syst ...more

How To : Build Sawhorses. Easy, Cheap and Sturdy!

How to build a set of strong, stackable sturdy sawhorses. Let's face it, one of the most useful pieces of carpentry equipment would have to be a set of sawhorses. Every worksite, garage or workshop needs a set of sawhorses. They have numerous uses from stacking timber on, usin ...more

How To : Insulate your garage doors

This video looks at ways to insulate garage doors to help keep the shop cool in the summer, and warm in the winter. The best way to do this is to insulate the garage doors. This shows you the choices looked at, the pluses and minuses of each, and why the final option was chosen.

How To : Add details to your moldings and door casings

Sometimes when it comes to existing moldings, they tend to be dull and lack any kind of style to them. But the best way to maximize their look without breaking the bank, is to add some detail to existing moldings that are already in place. This can help with the character of t ...more

How To : Unlock A Door In Case Of An Emergency

Materials Needed! Video: Undo a door's chain lock from outside with string, yarn or shoelaces. Basically all you need is some kind of rope like material. For example, you can use the following: Yarn, Thread, Floss, Ribbon, shoe lace. Just make sure it's about 2 to 3 feet in l ...more

Expert Advice : Four Ways Doctors Keep Themselves Healthy

Staying healthy is a progressive challenge we all face throughout our lives, and figuring out just how to do that can be a challenge when it's not your job. For doctors, however, it is. Here's how they keep themselves healthy day to day. While it won't surprise you to learn t ...more

How To : Choose exterior paint schemes with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to choose exterior paint schemes. Steps: 1. For small, simple Queen Anne home, choose a three-color scheme; large, elaborate Victorians can support up to seven different colors 2. Choose paint colors for three main areas: the ...more

How To : Prepare for a hurricane or typhoon

This video on typhoon preparedness comes from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, where typhoons are common. The key to surviving a typhoon or other disaster is preparation. Stock up on enough food and supplies to last your family for about a week. Routinely check expiration date ...more

How To : Install some custom case mods on an XBox 360

Modding you XBox 360, or whatever your console of choice may be, is a fun way of making your expensive toy your own. This video will show you how to install some cool mods: a Talismoon Whisper Max fan upgrade, LED strips for your drive door, and a clear fan tunnel. This is all ...more

How To : Install a sliding glass cabinet door

Cabinets that open straight out and shut to close make so much ruckus, especially when you've got someone who's angry in the house. Sliding doors, meanwhile, are super chic, classy, and easily draw open and close without a fuss. Not to mention that most sliding cabinet doors a ...more

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