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How To : Replace a home air conditioner

A home air conditioner is nearly as vital as the electricity that powers it. Learn how to replace a home air conditioning unit with tips from a professional HVAC technician in this free home improvement video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Replace a home air conditioner. Replac ...more

How To : Install a window air conditioner in your home

If it's hot and you need some nice, cool air in your home maybe you should look into buying a window air conditioner. They're easy to set up and require very little time to install in your home. They weigh less than regular air conditioners and can be installed in other areas ...more

How To : Improve the air quality in your home with Lowe's

In this video, we learn how to improve the air quality in your home with Lowe's. First you need to go through your house and search to see how clean the furnace filter is. Make sure this is clean and replace it if it's dirty. Upgrade it to a high performance model if you are a ...more

How To : Get a balanced air flow in your home

This is a common problem that all homeowners have faced at some point or time: lack of air flow. There can be rooms that get way more air than others and this can be a sign of a problem. If your air system isn't working properly you can lose out on a lot of money and energy. ...more

How To : Make an air filtration system for your home

This do-it-yourself air filtration will keep the air in your house feeling fresh. All you need is a cheap box fan and an air filter (the MERV 11 is recommended). Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make an easy air filter and breathe a little deeper at home.

How To : Repair your Xbox 360 'red ring of death' at home

First of all you have to check the three red lights as shown because it indicates that the Xbox is broken and needs repair immediately. However if you open the Xbox the warranty is invalid and it takes six weeks to get it repaired. So go to eBay and buy the repair kit with pri ...more

How To : Change your air conditioner's air filter

This video demonstrates how to change the air filter in your home air conditioner or heater. Changing your air filter will help keep your furnace or air conditioner working properly and more efficiently.

How To : Seal your air ducts and save energy and money

If you take a quick look around your home, there are many areas that can be changed to help ensure that it's energy efficient. From the fridge in your kitchen to the lights outside, there are numerous possibilities. One area that is filled with possibilities is your basement, ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 2

I assume at this point you have already completed your control panel using Part 1 of this How To guide. Now, if you are anything like me, you couldn't fight the urge to play, and you have your panel sitting on saw horses in the living room. Depending on your situation, your s ...more

How To : Watch the 2011 Super Bowl Commercials Online

It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more

How To : Make your own air fresheners

Why buy chemically made or synthetic air fresheners that only mask smell or can be unhealthy? Watch this video and learn how to make safe and effective air fresheners at home using baking soda, vinegar and whatever scents you choose like cloves, cinnamon or lemon. Make your ow ...more

How To : Install weatherstripping on a door to save energy

There are many ways that you can save money and energy in your home. One of the most obvious takes place at the entrance of your home: doors. Weatherstripping a door is a smart and simple way to help ensure that the outside air stays out and the inside air stays in. So check ...more

How To : Crush metal with ice water (and air pressure)

Air. It's all around us. Put it to work with this home science how-to, which demonstrates a cool method for crushing aluminum cans with a little bit of ice water and a whole lot of air pressure. To follow along with this experiment at home, you'll need a soda or paint can, a l ...more

How To : Winterize your home to save heat

Here's how you can seal off your home so that cold air won't get in. This will help you conserve energy and money. Try using caulk, sealant, a weather strip for doors, a storm door, wrapping your hot water pipes, adding more insulation, use de-icer, use faucet protectors, chan ...more

How To : Make simple spicy Italian sausage ragu pasta

The air is cooler, the winds nipper; cheery pumpkins congregate in majestic formations outside homes; and folks everywhere are sipping hot chocolate or apple cider to warm themselves up. It's officially fall, guys and gals, which means time to start whipping up warmer, seasona ...more

How To : Make fresh nitrate-free bacon at home

Everything is better with bacon. Omelets, hot dogs, air. We love bacon, and there's really no better way to get a prime filling of the greasy goodness than by making it yourself. Yes, you can in fact make bacon at home. Check out this food video to learn how to make fresh bac ...more

How To : Install a storm door in your home

Having a storm door in your home, is a great way to allow sun and air during summer months, but is also great when it comes to keeping the cold winter months outside. This tutorial will show you the necessary steps needed to install a storm door. It's an easy project and takes ...more

How To : Renovate your home to be eco-friendly

Get tips on how to make your home more eco-friendly, especially if you plan to renovate it. Attention all brownstone daydreamers (if you're eco savvy that's a plus)! Pulse follows green builder Blake Holden as he turns a dilapidated Brooklyn brownstone into a vintage green ho ...more

How To : Paint perfect edges using painter's tape

Most home interior painters, professional and ameteur alike, rely on painter's tape to get around edges without splattering paint everywhere. But painter's tape allows for little air bubbles to form, meaning paint can easily seep below and ruin your work. Painting a clean lin ...more

How To : Practice the "Gimme an A" cheerleading cheer

Are you a first time cheerleader? Then "Gimme an A" is a great cheer to start with. You can personalize this cheer by changing the letters to spell out the name of your favorite team. Follow along with this cheerleading how-to video to learn the "Gimme an A" cheer. Instructio ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Make a homemade stirling engine

Are you looking to build a cool home science experiement? Why not try out a Stirling engine? Wait, what IS a stirling engine? Well... a Stirling engine is a heat engine operating by cyclic compression and expansion of air or other gas, the working fluid, at different temperatu ...more

How To : Use a fireplace insert to keep your home efficient

A fireplace is a great tool to use during the cold winter months. It can be used to help set a mood or just to keep you and others warm. But when the fire is out, it's important to close off the entrance to prevent any cold air from coming in and any warm air from leaving. The ...more

How To : Get the cheapest airline deals for the holidays

Going home for the holidays? Flights during this time of year can get pretty pricey because air carriers know that a lot of customers will need to fly. There are ways around the fare hikes though. In this tutorial, Rick Seaney, CEO Farecompare.com, an airfare shopping site, an ...more

How To : Plot hack Country Story on Facebook (08/22/09)

Country Story hacks, cheats, glitches. How to hack Country Story. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to plot hack Country Story on Facebook (08/22/09). Check out the full detailed instructions in the description of the original video. Description of the app on Facebook: ...more

How To : Prevent frozen pipes with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to prevent frozen pipes. Steps: 1. Seal air-leaking holes and cracks around home with expanding foam sealant or silicone caulk. 2. Use foam-rubber pipe insulation to protect exposed pipes from cold. 3. Slip foam-rubber insulat ...more

How To : Make your own pita bread

This is a video demonstration that will show you how to make pita bread at home. The first thing you have to do is dissolve the yeast in a warm water with a little sugar added to it. Let it sit until it becomes frothy. The next step is to add about half of the flour and a litt ...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 : Make "Hot Ice" with Sodium Acetate Crystals

If you've ever used a heating pad or hand warmer, you essentially know what "hot ice" is. It's supersaturated sodium acetate, and it's actually fairly easy to make at home out of sodium acetate crystals. You can also make it out of vinegar and baking soda (directions at the bo ...more

How To : Buy and store shallots

Are you tired of crying and having puffy eyes after cutting a large onion for dinner? Learn how to spice up any dish with a nice mild shallot, without the tears. Shallots are similar to onions and just as flavorful. Shallots are the mild and quiet cousin of both onions and ga ...more

How To : Make a desiccator bag for drying chemicals

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a desiccator bag for drying chemicals with Dr. Lithium. The complete guide to making a desiccator bag for thoroughly drying hygroscopic chemicals. Some chemicals are hygroscopic, meaning they absorb water from th ...more

How to Cheat Country Story : dog hack (09/26/09)

Country Story hacks, cheats, glitches. How to hack Country Story. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to cheat Country Story: dog hack (09/26/09). Needed: Adobe Flash Player 9 Cheat Engine 5.5 Mozilla Firefox Instructions: 1: Open/Accept the "Man's Best Friend" quest 2: S ...more

How To : Patch a flat tire on your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to patch a flat tire on your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. ...more

How To : Jack up a car safely

Everyone should know how to use the jack that comes with his or her car. Try this at home so if you ever get a flat, you'll know where the jack is and how to use it to fix that tire. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to jack up a car safely. Park the car on level grou ...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

Walkthrough Kane & Lynch 2 : Dog Days for the PlayStation 3

Kane and Lynch are at it again, and this time the action's in Shanghai, China. This walkthrough series will take you through the gameplay of Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days on the PlayStation 3, but it's very similar for the Xbox 360 and Windows. Follow along as two of the most twi ...more

How To : Get six pack abs in 12 weeks

In this video, Jeff Cavalier demonstrates how the viewer can obtain six pack abs in just twelve weeks while training at home. He begins by explaining that he will show the viewer five separate work outs techniques. The first exercise is called a X-man crunch. To complete this ...more

How To : Snorkel

Why the Love? Every one has a reason for loving something. Mine was that it was the only thing I had. That one sure thing. I loved it because I had nothing, and it cost me nothing. At times I had no idea what was going to happen to me, or where I was going to be. The shore is ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Keep your windows sealed to prevent loss of energy

If you live in an older home with windows that are aged, it's a smart idea to make sure they're sealed correctly. Doing so can not only result in a loss of energy in your home, but prevent cool or warm air from entering your home. It's a great and easy way to save on costs. S ...more

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