Homemade Air Conditioner

How To : Beat the Heat with an $8 Homemade Air Conditioner

If you're breaking a sweat in the summer heat, but not trying to break the bank, this dead simple trick will show you how to make your own air conditioner for under ten bucks. Video: . What You'll Need 1 styrofoam cooler 2 dryer vents 1 small fan you've probably got lying aro ...more

How To : Make a homemade eco-friendly air conditioning

Fans do a pretty good job of cooling you down in the summer but sometimes only an air conditioning can do the job right. In this tutorial, SuChin Pak and Daniel Sieberg demonstrate how to make a homemade air conditioning system with a fan, coil and ice water. Save the environm ...more

How To : Make homemade deep hair conditioners

In this Beauty and Style video tutorial you will learn how to make homemade deep hair conditioners. Robert Steinken, hair stylist from Los Angeles presents this video. Take mayonnaise; depending on the length of your hair take half a cup to up to a cup. Take two eggs, add to t ...more

HowTo : Beat the Heat for Cheap- DIY Air Conditioner

Here in Los Angeles, weather is perfect as usual. But on the other side of America, summer is in its sweltering peak. I've spent plenty of unconditioned summers on the east coast, so I know firsthand just how miserable it can get. For the penny pinchers out there, here's a DI ...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 : Check and charge car air conditioner properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to check and charge car air conditioner properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly venti ...more

How To : Repair a car air conditioner

In this series of diy car repair videos, our expert auto mechanic demonstrates the steps in repairing and maintaining the air conditioning system in your car. Part 1 of 16 - How to Repair a car air conditioner. Repair a car air conditioner - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watc ...more

How To : Bench check a central air-conditioner blower motor

If you're air-conditioner is acting a little funny, it's probably not just strain from excessive summertime usage. To prevent further damage or greater repairs, or even the purchase of a new A/C, regularly inspect an air-conditioner for any possible malfunctions. Watch this vi ...more

How To : Improve the efficiency of your air conditioner

Window and portable air conditioners use a lot of power to do their work. Make sure you're getting what you pay for by cleaning your air conditioner out periodically. The cleaning costs are negligible and can save you a lot of money. In this two-part tutorial series, you'll le ...more

How To : Install a mini air conditioner with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a mini-split air conditioner. Steps: 1. Lay pad on ground, check for level, then set condenser unit on top of pad. 2. Use 1 ½-inch hole saw to drill hole through house for refrigerant line. 3. Feed refrigerant line ...more

How To : Service your vehicle's air conditioner

This video is regarding air conditioner services. Leaks are a major cause of problems. Water and air can leak into the system. Water damage, rust and refrigerant leaking all make the unti ineffiecient. You should evaluate the unit regularly and also run it periodically to keep ...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 : Check an air-conditioner capacitor

As the efficiency and capacitance of a capacitor can decrease over time, it's important to check them from time to time. Make sure your air-conditioner is running optimally, and prevent larger malfunctions or repairs. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to bench check a si ...more

How To : Save energy by maintaining your air conditioner

Maintaining your air conditioning can take up some of your time, but once you get it done you an save a lot of money. This how to video demonstrates how to maintain your air conditioning unit for big energy savings. You wont only be saving your bank, but you will also be savin ...more

How To : Make a homemade air horn

This video teaches you how to make an air horn out of two medicine bottles, a glove and a rubber band. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

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

News : Make your own Air Conditioner

Time to prepare for that upcoming insufferable summer heat. For real. This tutorial actually works. Instead of freon, you will be using cold water from an ice bucket to run through copper tubing. As Rube Goldberg as this appears, this very principle of cooling is employed, ...more

How To : Make a homemade hot air balloon

Think a hot air balloon is something you can only read about in books? Think again. In this six-part science based tutorial, learn how to make your very own hot air balloon using science & the following easy to find materials: plastic bags, plastic drinking straws, thin candle ...more

How To : Make a full functioning A/C and heater

This video tutorial shows how to make a homemade air conditioner with cool/hot function. No need to buy both a heater and an a/c, this home-made device does both jobs. Watch this video circuitry tutorial and learn how to modify and build a full functioning air-conditioning and ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (07/18 - 07/24)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the commu ...more

How To : Make homemade Redneck freon reclaimer

If you are concerned about the environment, you would want to recover freon in your old car or air-conditioner before getting rid of them. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a homemade freon reclaimer.

How To : Repair air conditioning leaks in your car

If the air conditioner in your car has stopped pumping cold air out, you probably have a refrigerant leak somewhere in the system. In this video you will learn how to find the leak in your A/C and fix it, keeping yourself cool and comfortable.

How To : Use audio filters in Final Cut Express

Audio filters help you create a credible soundtrack. They can remove distracting noises, like the hum of an air conditioner, and add atmosphere, like an echo. Filters are accessed in the effects tab of the browser and organized into two categories: those provided by Apple and ...more

How To : Disassemble the AC dryer from a car

The air conditioner is one of the least practical but most desirable parts of most modern cars. This video teaches you how to disassemble one important part of any car's air conditioner, the dryer. If yours isn't working properly and acid is getting into your AC as a result, t ...more

How To : Learn about package air conditioning units

Check out this instructional appliance video that shows you what a package air conditioner looks like, inside and out. This tutorial explains what exactly the package unit is composed of. Learn how the package air conditioning unit runs and everything else you needed to know a ...more

How To : Stop the AC from blowing hot on Chevy Colorado pickup

The air conditioner in your car is supposed to keep your cool, so if yours is blowing hot air all the time you're probably pretty pissed. If you own a Chevy Colorado and your condenser is good, watch this video to learn a fix that may get your AC working again.

How To : Replace a bad expansion valve in your car AC

One of the many thing that can go wrong with the air conditioner on your car is a bad expansion valve. In this video you'll learn how to replace the expansion valve yourself, assuming that you've already drained the refrigerant from the system professionally.

How To : Detect a leak in the AC on your car

A leaking air conditioner in your car costs you power and money. Finding the leak can be tricky, but if you have a specially designed audio amplifier it's really easy, and this video will show you how to use it.

News : 60+ Hours of Sweet Darkness

As a show of support for the global effort in saving the earth RI Chemical Corporation encourages it's employees to join the upcoming event this saturday March 26. This shouldn't be just a turn off your lights. I suggest we all turn off all electrical appliances (Television, R ...more

How To : Winterize your car heaters, defrosters, and wipers

This how-to video is about how to winterize the car windshield washer and windshield wiper. First winterizing a wiper is shown in this video, it includes both windshield wipers as well as windshield washers, every car has a windshield fluid reservoir which may be located in d ...more

How To : Perform RV air conditioning maintenance

Jim Twamley teaches us how to perform RV air conditioning maintenance in this tutorial. It can be expensive to replace an air conditioner, cleaning it will help give it a longer life. First, remove the top of the unit by removing the screws from the front and back. After this, ...more

How To : Get rid of sewer smell venting into A/C

If you own a RV, you basically own a home on wheels. These huge vehicles are great for travel and can accomadate a pretty large size famly. Like with any home, there are areas where you can make improvements or additions. One being an extra air conditioner. But what if you sin ...more

How To : Change your furnace and A/C filter

This next tutorial, focuses on an appliance that is one of the easiest to maintain, but is always neglected. Say hello to your furnace and air conditioner. Although there are parts that need to be checked by a professional, this can easily be done by anyone in the home. This ...more

How To : Wire a ceiling fan

Ceiling fans are great to have in your home and can sometimes be better to use than an air conditioner during summer. But installing one may be tricky for those who have no experience working with electrical wiring. In this video series, you'll find out how to wire a ceiling f ...more

How To : Sing with clarity

This video illustrate us how to sing with clarity. Here are the following steps: step 1: First of all keep in mind to sing with full confidence and in the right pitch. Step 2: Now take care not to have too many cigarettes as well as cold drinks as these can effect your voice ...more

How To : Lower your electric bill

Many ways to help the environment are costly, but using less electricity is one measure that will save you money. Learn how to lower your electric bill with this how to video. You Will Need * Awareness of how you’re wasting electricity * Self-discipline Step 1: Turn it off G ...more

How To : Remove mildew stains in your bathroom

Remove mildew as soon as you see it: not only is it gross, the longer the mold is allowed to grow, the more damage it can do to surfaces and even your health. You Will Need: * Rubber gloves * A spray bottle * A bottle of liquid chlorine bleach * A plastic-bristled scrub brus ...more

How To : Store medications

Nearly everyone has taking drugs at one point in their life, but there's a large number of people that need to take pills on a regular basis. But over time, medications can lose their oomph, and not work as well as they could. Oxygen, light, and water can break down your medic ...more

How To : Recharge an auto A/C system

A/C system charging. Learn about recharging a car's air conditioner with refrigerant in this free car maintenance video. Part 1 of 9 - How to Recharge an auto A/C system. Recharge an auto A/C system - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Recharge ...more

No SFX Necessary : 5 Real Life Iron Man Prototypes

How is it possible that Iron Man is not yet a reality? DVICE reports that super-powered exoskeletons are indeed within our grasp (if not quite as flashy as Hollywood SFX just yet). Real life exoskeletons fall into the realm of not-too-distant futuristic warfare. Below, five e ...more

How To : Take a Car Trip with Children

Planning the Trip Get lots of brochures Send for brochures of the places you will be visiting. Make a travel book with the brochures to get the grandchildren and their families excited. The best place to contact for these brochures are the Visitors Bureaus or the Chamber of ...more

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