Lower Water in a Toilet

How To : Turn your old toilet into a low flow model

Water is an important resource and it needs preservation. Older toilets suck up way more water than necessary, causing both high water bills and pain for the environment. Follow this tutorial, and learn how turn your old toilet into a newer low-flow model. You Will Need • ½-g ...more

How To : Install a toilet water inlet valve

In this video we learn how to install a toilet water inlet valve. First, turn the water off and flush the toilet to get rid of the water in the system. From here, pull out the flush valve by turning it clockwise and lifting it. Then, grab your new valve and replace it where th ...more

How To : Save water with this toilet trick

This video shares a quick toilet trick that will help to save money as well as the environment at the same time. Using a half-gallon carton, fill it with water and place it in your toilet tank. Quick and easy tip with money-saving results. Save water with this toilet trick. Cl ...more

How To : Save money & water with your toilet flush

This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category which will show you how to save money & water with your toilet flush. The first step is to turn the water off. Then remove the lid of the tank, disconnect the bowl refill supply and make sure that the overflow pipe is open. ...more

How To : Lower the risk of salmonella from water turtles

You've heard or read about Salmonella in the media, and its dangers are often blamed on reptiles. What exactly is it? Is it dangerous? Should you be concerned about it? Watch this video for a clear and balanced orientation on this often-misunderstood bacterium.

How To : Experiment with hydrostatic pressure

This how-to video explains the hydrostatic pressure. The video provider explains this effect by asking a question, "How are toilets able to flush without a pump?" To understand this, a knowledge of hydrostatic force is important. To understand the hydrostatic pressure, take t ...more

How To : Use a composting toilet

The regular toilet is a huge waste of water, and those low flow toilets don't always get rid of your "business." The Keep it Green girls discover an eco-friendly way to discard human waste and create compost for your garden. Learn how to turn your waste into compost with the c ...more

How To : Unclog a backed up toilet

This video shows you how to unclog a toilet using a plunger. Usually a toilet clog is caused by too much toilet paper. If the water runs out of the toilet, use towels on the floor to absorb excess water. You should place the plunger down into the toilet at an angle and start p ...more

How To : Conserve water indoors

W.H. Auden wrote, “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” Indeed, the average American home uses 140 to 170 gallons of water every day. Cut that in half with some water-saving tips. You Will Need: * A water-efficient toilet * A little food coloring * A lo ...more

How To : Install a toilet with ease

First, apply wax to the toilet hole so it doesn't leak. Next install the supply line. Set the bolts on the flange and attach a wax ring onto the bottom of the toilet. Set the toilet over the bolts. Next, stick the gasket to the bottom of the tank and put the tank on the toilet ...more

News : Dream Home...ummm...for Trolls and Treehuggers

This low impact woodland home in Wales is the cream of the crop. The woodland home was built entirely of natural materials, and best of all - only took 4 months and $5000 to complete. The design is ingenious, dug into a hillside for low visual impact and strong shelter. Straw ...more

How To : Remove and replace a toilet

Changing a toilet is really not the dirty and difficult job that you would imagine. Start by turning the water off using the valve that is located on the wall. Empty the tank by flushing the toilet and holding up the drain valve. Soak up the excess water with a sponge. Disconn ...more

How To : Treat hemorrhoids

ClickHelps demonstrates how to treat hemorrhoids with home remedies. Hemorrhoids are swelling and inflammation of the veins in the rectum or anus. First, sit in a bathtub full of three or four inches of warm water. Keep your knees raised. The warm water will soothe the pain wh ...more

News : Some of My Top 10 Favorite Pranks You Can Do at Home

Tightly wrap saran wrap around the bowl of the toilet so that no folds are visible, and then lower the toilet seat. The next user will find their human waste not entering the toilet. See it in action here. Fill a bowl with water, stand on a chair, and place the bowl directly o ...more

How To : Fix a leaky toilet with basic steps

Is there toilet water all over the floor and you have no idea why? It could be a leak toilet, which is pretty common if you have faulty supply lines, or the wax rings have worn out. But don't worry, you don't need to call a plumber to ease your woes, in this video you will lea ...more

How To : Unclog a toilet in 11 seconds like a pro plumber

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to unclog a toilet in 11 seconds. Users will need a plunger. It is recommended to use a pleaded plunger, instead of the regular plunger. When clogging a toilet, the rubber of the plunger is filled up with water, pushed down and squeeze ...more

How To : Make a simple rocket with film canisters

Try out this science experiment... watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a simple rocket with film canisters. This is purely educational, and demonstrates the reaction of an Alka-Seltzer tablet, toilet paper, and water. If you don't have Alka-Seltzer, you can substitu ...more

How To : Unclog Your Toilet the Right Way

Stephanie and Julie teach us how to unclog a toilet the correct way in this video. First, remember to turn the valve off on your water that goes to your toilet. This will help prevent unwanted floods in your bathroom. You will also need a plunger, making sure to take the lip o ...more

How To : Troubleshoot a toilet that won't flush

There's nothing worse than finding that your toilet won't flush, but there's no need to panic as it's easily sorted. Watch this how-to video from Homeserve for a no nonsense guide on how to get your toilet working again. Step 1: First off, lift the cistern lid and check that ...more

How To : Make fake poop for pranks

Have you ever wanted to make fake poop? Well, here's your chance. Fool your friends, gross out your girlfriend, prank your family members... it's 100% fun. brusspup has tons of ingenious tips and tricks for everybody! In this video tutorial, he shows you exactly how to make f ...more

How To : Throw a Naked Sushi Party

The Japanese know how to party. Browsing the internet for my daily fix of Weird Asian News, I stumbled across this article on Cannibal Banquets. According to Steve Levenstein, Japanese Innovations Writer, "a pinata-like 'body' is carefully crafted, then stuffed with edible go ...more

How To : Plant a condom

This how to prank video will teach you how to plant a condom that will grow when watered. Learn how to grow a plant using condoms and create a whole new vibe in your house. Condom plants are practical and do not require a lot of time watering or grooming. Grow a garden of cond ...more

How To : Make a salt crystal garden

This is a timelapse of a salt crystal garden growing on a toilet paper roll. You need salt, water, food coloring, ammonia and a dish with a pourous stiff object.

How To : Improve the Soil to Grow Healthy Plants

Every experienced gardener knows that the secret to better blooms, brilliant greens, and tastier fruits and vegetables is a healthy soil. Improving the soil before you plant is the best head start to growing healthy, hardy growth in your garden. But if you’re a beginning gard ...more

How To : Fold a Textured Origami Ball

One of the most popular and basic origami geometric shapes is the "water bomb," which is a simple inflated cube. With a few extra folds and only a minor shift in approach, a more complex geometric shape can be achieved. This 24-faced, 3-dimensional object is formed using 8 id ...more

News : Poo-nami

Alright my prank starts off with a port a potty and a fire hose. The fire hose would be attached to the port a potty through the small vent in the top of the toilet. As the victim does there "#2" the fire hose would be turned on causing the highly pressurized water to be sen ...more

How To : Make lemonade

There’s nothing like a glass of ice cold lemonade on a hot day. You Will Need * 10 lemons * A fork * A manual juicer * Water * Sugar * A strainer or cheesecloth * Lemon zester * Lemon peels Step 1: Prepare the lemons Wash the lemons, prick their skins with a fork, and micro ...more

How To : Poop in space

Phil and Charlie explain how its done in space. Each Space Shuttle has a toilet that can be used by both men and women. Designed to be as much as possible like those on Earth, the units use flowing air instead of water to move waste through the system. Solid wastes are compre ...more

How To : Chill a Beer Ice Cold in Seconds with Ice & Salt

If you've just done a beer run for a party and come back with a bunch of beer that isn't cold, forget the bathtub, toilet tank, freezer or whatever method you use to quick-chill your brews and try this super easy fix instead. You can have ice cold beers in seconds by using a ...more

How To : Use an Eco-san toilet

In this tutorial, we learn how to use an Eco-san toilet. These have been designed to protect and preserve the environment. The excrement are disposed of separately and do not use water for flushing. The structure is above the ground and has a concrete slab on the bottom. Platf ...more

How To : Perform a backside rail grab on a surfboard

Surfing: Hang Ten The ocean is a force of nature that refuses any effort to tame it. To throw one's self on the mercy of this beast is a courageous act. With the help of this trick guide, you can learn to harness that power and push your water-borne adventures to new heights. ...more

How To : Make potassium nitrate at home

Believe it or not, there are cheap ways to make potassium nitrate for your chemistry experiments. And the key ingredient… "sodium-free" salt. Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make potassium nitrate at home with Dr. Lithium. You already learned how t ...more

How To : Install a toilet for your home

To install the new toilet you will need a putty knife, hacksaw, tape measure, adjustable wrench, level, sponge, and replacement wax seal. Before you begin removing the old toilet, turn off and disconnect the water supply to the toilet. Then flush the toilet to get the water ou ...more

How To : Fix a sweating toilet tank with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a sweating toilet. Steps: 1. Turn off water and drain the pipes. 2. Cut a tee-fitting into a nearby hot-water water pipe. 3. Dry-assemble the various copper pipes and fittings to the anti-sweat valve. 4. Solder together ...more

How To : Fix a wobbly toilet with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a wobbly toilet. Steps: 1 Turn off water to toilet by closing shut-off valve. 2 Flush toilet and hold down the lever to empty tank. 3 Sop up remaining water from tank and bowl with sponge or turkey baster. 4 Use adjusta ...more

How To : Replace and install a toilet with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace and install a toilet with Lowe's. To get started, you will first need to turn off the water to your home, then take measurements around the toilet. Next, remove the top of the tank, then flush the toilet and remove excess water. After ...more

How To : Prepare squash for cooking

We start out in a large greenhouse, there are two gentlemen discussing pumpkin pies. There is an obvious expert and he states that there are pumpkins especially made for pies, but pumpkins tend to have a lot of water and he has gotten a lot of complaints that peoples pies are ...more

How To : Measure toilet flush volume

This is a how-to video about measuring the toilet flush volume. This is a handy method to find out how much water is used for flushing your toilet. Here is the step by step technique to measure the water capacity of your toilet. 1)Turn of the water supply to the tank to the f ...more

How To : Change the fill valve and stop a leaky toilet

We’ve all had the problem of a toilet that just won’t stop running. You can fix this problem yourself with a few tools from the local hardware store. The part that is causing the excess running is an old fill tube and stopper valve. You will want to shut the water off to your ...more

How To : Fix a running toilet with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a running toilet. Steps: 1 Turn off the water at toilet's shut-off valve. 2 Remove the rubber flapper from flush valve inside the tank. 3 Inspect flapper for damage or discoloration. 4 Check location of float on chain; ...more

How To : Make a compass floating in a glass of water

Check out this instructional science video to learn how to make a compass floating in glass of water. You will need a sewing needle, a standard refrigerator magnet, and a piece of toilet paper. Nestle the needle into the toilet paper and place it into a glass of water. The toi ...more

How To : Turbo charge a toilet flush

Some toilets just don't have enough flushing power. As in, when you flush the toilet not all of the, er, stuff, goes down. As a result you have to flush the toilet twice, wasting water and your time. Turbo charge your toilet flushing by checking out the tip in this video, whi ...more

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