Before taking on any big interior design project, you always want to make sure you have the right information. Especially with purchasing new drapes and curtains. This video will show you an easy way to obtain the correct measurements for different styles of curtains and drapes.
Measure Your Windows
Host Mike Kraft, a Lowe's home improvement expert, demonstrates how you measure windows and doors, so that you can properly install new window and door blinds. You will learn what tools and materials you need to complete this do-it-yourself home project, as well as how to deci ...more
Drapery panels add a decorative touch to your windows. You really can do custom draperies panels for your windows yourself. Learn how to measure for beautiful custom drapery panels in just two minutes.
Most curtain rod are adjustable in length to make sure that they can be used for many different windows. Determining what size you need is still important though, and this video will show you where and what to measure to ensure that you know what size rod to buy.
Fabric valances add a great decorative and finishing touch to any window. You really can do fabric valances yourself. Learn how to measure for beautiful custom fabric valances in just two minutes with this how to video.
Want to measure the exact dimensions of an image or window on your Microsoft Windows 7 PC's desktop? With WinRuler, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at TekZilla can present a complete overview of the process in just under two minutes. ...more
Presented by Apartments.com When looking for a new apartment, it's hard not to notice the improvements (on large and small scale) needed prior to moving in. While your landlord may be taking care of new carpeting, cleaning the central air vents, and fresh paint on the walls, ...more
Jennifer Hopkins. She's a swimmer, a cycling master and a superstar runner— she's an Ironwoman. She's also a victim of multiple sclerosis, lupus and myasthenia gravis, three rare autoimmune diseases that would ruin the best of us. But Jennifer Hopkins keeps fighting and is cu ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to lay out and plan your drywall with Myron Ferguson. First, check the wall to make sure there is proper access inside to see what layout you're dealing with. Next, plan out what kind of materials you are going to have to deal with. Measure the c ...more
Learn how to choose and care for poinsettias with Southwest Yard and Garden's John White. You will be taken through the typical height and specifications for poinsettias, as well as what to look for in the leaves and flowers. One of the most important parts of growing poinsett ...more
Learn how-to DIY your curtains with this apartment therapy! Start by measuring your windows across and down.
MedicinesOrgUK demonstrates how to properly use a Turbohaler type of inhaler. The Turbohaler delivers a measured dose of medicine to your lungs. The Turbohaler contains a cover, mouthpiece, grip, and an indicator window. A red mark at the top the indicator window means you hav ...more
This video shows the method to make a gift card holder with "Stampin' Up." First, we use the Movers and Shapers to cut a heart shape on a paper. We use the add-ons cut by the Movers and Shapers to punch windows. Next, we use the Big Shot machine. Next, put a piece of Whisper W ...more
For a fun novelty project, try making a zoetrope at home. * A plastic coffee can lid * A strip of white paper 20" x 1.5" tall * A strip of black paper 20" x 3" tall * Glue, rubber cement or tape * A craft knife * A pencil * A ruler * A plastic coffee can lid * A strip of whit ...more
This video, brought to you by Lowe's, a leader in the retail "do-it-yourself" industry, hosted by Lowe's home improvement expert Mike Kraft explains, in detail, how to install horizontal window blinds in your home. Once you've measured and obtained your window blinds, you will ...more
If your new window treatments include blinds, save the hefty installation fee by hanging them yourself. You Will Need * A stepladder * A tape measure * A pencil * New blinds * A drill * Screws (which should be included in your set) * A screwdriver * Some wax or a candle Ste ...more
Choosing Draperies for Your Home is as Easy as 1-2-3 Determine the Color Scheme and Pattern Color and Patterns are usually the first concern when choosing draperies for the home. Consider colors that are complementary to the home and reflect the look you are going for. Then ...more
Merry Christmas all! I hope you are all having a very wonderful day! Today we will be talking about further measures you can take to secure your Windows 7 logon screen. To see my previous post on how to add a username and password to your logon screen, see here. Introductio ...more
Plantation Shutters Plantation Shutters give your home a clean and contemporary look that is both stylish and functional! This particular brand EuroVue by Bali are easy to install, even for the most novice do-it-yourselfers. Tips Did you know Plantation Shutters are the onl ...more
Swag valances are great window treatments. Measuring and installation of fabric valances is easy. In this Home & Garden how to video you will see just how simple it is to install a swag valance.
Box pleated fabric valances give your windows a great clean tailored look. Measuring and installation of fabric valances is easy. In this Home & Garden how-to video you will see just how simple it is to install a box pleat valance.
Frosted glass windows are perfect for bathrooms, allowing light to pass through while giving you privacy. "Wallpaper for Windows" is a useful window film that you can use to create the frosted glass windows without having to replace or remove your windows. First, you should me ...more
Fabric roll up valances add a decorative flare to your windows. Measuring and installation of fabric valances is easy. In this short video you will see just how simple it is to install a fabric roll-up valance.
Measuring and installation of fabric valances is easy. In this short video you will see just how simple it is to install a grommet valance. Watch this how to video and you can install a grommet valance into your home.
A lot of different places have computers with controls on them for several things; some have controls for installing software, some for running software, blocking websites, opening certain file formats, etc. Obviously, not all places use the same methods, and not all of the m ...more
This tutorial describes how to backup the PST file of Outlook. All the information, like emails, contacts, calendar events, etc., that outlook manages are stored in a file with extension .pst and hence called PST file. If you want to backup all your contacts, events, emails fr ...more
Looking for a new DIY project? Follow the steps in this video to get a great view of big blooms and colorful posies with box planters hung beneath your windows. You Will Need: • 2 8’ boards of 1” x 8” lumber • Hand or table saw • Tape measure • Marking pencil • Drill • ...more
Tim Carter demonstrates how to remove insulated glass panels from either side of a front door. Replacing the sidelights on the front door is possible. Just follow these steps for glass replacement. If the insulated sidelight glass panel on your front door goes bad, it can be ...more
In these video clips you’ll learn how to make your own curtains. Expert artist and fashion designer Lindsay Sanders demonstrates the process of making window treatments composed of a valence and panels in easy to follow steps. She discusses the types and styles of valences and ...more
Download the Software Go to the Antiprism downloads page. Download and install Antiprism 0.20. Run the Programs You need a method of running programs on the command line. In Windows, that could be a DOS box, on other systems a terminal emulator (e.g. xterm). Start this up. ...more
When Windows stores a password, it is done so by hashing the password in an LM hash and putting it in the Windows SAM file. In the scary moment that you lose your password, but don't want to pay some geek to have full root access to your computer, you need to recover it using ...more
Snow fort + Star Wars = coolest dad in the world. Says Redditor jabo27 : “I actually measured out my son’s big toy AT-AT to get the different parts to the right ratio, but then that all went out the window when I actually started building it in the yard. At least you can craw ...more
Is your house heated by big clunky radiators? Are they eyesores that are taking up valuable space in each room? If so, you can build custom radiator covers that will attractively hide the metal monsters and provide you with a convenient shelf for storage or decorative pieces. ...more
Back when I was a Windows user, I know I'm not the only one who has experienced password loss—that moment where you just can't remember your password. Sometimes it happens to the best of us. So, how can we get into the system without paying a local geek or geeksquad to do it? ...more
Rovio's highly successful Angry Birds game has generated a slew of wannabe Angry Clones and dominated nearly every device and platform known to man—iPhone, Android, PSP, Xbox 360, Windows—and now, for the first time it's available for play directly on the web (for free). It wa ...more
Make simple snowflakes from paper. You can tape these snowflakes to a window for a nice winter decoration or paste them onto a piece of folded construction paper for a great winter card. Supplies needed: * White paper * Scissors * Optional: A protractor * Optional: Glitte ...more
If you’re selling your home, you’ll need to know its square footage. Why pay a professional when you can measure it yourself? You Will Need * Measuring tape * Paper * A pencil Step 1: Measure exterior Measure the exterior of the home at ground level, beginning and ending at t ...more
Computer eyestrain can hurt productivity, but it's easy to prevent if you take a few precautions. You Will Need * A properly lit workspace * An LCD monitor * A copy stand * Computer glasses * An anti-glare screen or computer hood (optional) Step 1: Turn down the lights Close ...more
Soap suds aren't just for dishwashing! Blow away your family and friends with this cool science experiment. For this experiment, you'll need the following materials: dish soap water corn syrup wire string straws measuring cup large bowl The steps for completing the science ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. In the past, we've gone over how to improve the architecture of windows, doors, walls and other such structures. In last Saturday's workshop, we looked into some specific te ...more
People ask me all the time, "Nick, what are the best blinds for my home in terms of Wood vs. Faux Wood?" Well the answer to that question is not so cut and dry. However, I can help steer you in the right direction. In this post, we will examine the pros and cons of both wood a ...more
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
This is a two-part series to locking down the computer to provide maximum protection. Even though this guide will sound intrusive, we are talking about reality here. Extreme measures must be taken to protect our computers, especially when we have confidential documentation or ...more
Lying is awesome. From a very young age, children learn that flat out denying the truth gets you out of trouble and helps keep you calm in the face of horror. But what happens when you just have to know if someone, say, used your toothbrush? You could ask them to take an expen ...more
Previously, we talked about how to secure Firefox. Today, we will talk about securing a Chromium based Browser. Why? Because Chrome recently beat Firefox in holding more customers. It is obvious that Google Chrome tracks our every move online, so what alternatives is out ther ...more
The small size of most indie game development teams is a strength, but also a weakness. It allows them to take risks and explore revolutionary ideas that a larger company could never justify to its shareholders, but also means they must navigate the game development labyrinth ...more
Wireless networks. Nowadays, everyone uses 'em, but most don't secure 'em. On average, I can drive up and down any block in my city and find at least one or two open or semi-open networks on any given day. With some changed MAC addresses for good measure, an attacker can use y ...more
Lori Nix is a photographer whose stunning work depicts curious scenes of danger and disaster: abandoned spaces, architecture in a state of extreme deterioration, natural calamities, and more. But the mysterious places she captures with her 8x10 large format camera aren't actua ...more
Unless you're a high-schooler building a nuclear fusion reactor, the hardest part of a science investigatory project often is coming up with a good idea. You want it to be cool yet feasible, novel but still useful. That's why Ai-ni Bautista's science project on making liquid ...more
INTRODUCTION The everyday PC user doesn't think much about its PC and problems that can cause critical damage to their data or other stuffs stored on Hard drive and other electronic parts until the problem actually occurs. Once a failure happens, the repairs can be costly and ...more
First measure the window to decide if you would like the blinds inside the frame or outside on the casing. In most cases inside looks the best plus it gives you the added feature of adding curtains. In the package you will find a set of clips, screws and the pieces to hold th ...more
Beautify your home and windows with these easy to install double roller blinds. This tutorial teaches you how to measure for inside mount double roller blinds. Install double roller blinds is an easy process that you can do yourself with this how to video. Install inside mount ...more
Beautify your home and windows with these easy to install Roman blinds. This tutorial teaches you how to measure for inside and outside mount Roman shades. Measuring for Roman shades is an easy process that you can do yourself with this how to video. Measure inside and outside ...more
Beautify your home and windows with these easy to install Roman blinds. This tutorial teaches you how to measure for inside mount Roman shades. Measuring for Roman shades is an easy process that you can do yourself with this how to video. Measure for inside mount Roman shades. ...more
Measuring a staircase for a Summit Stair Lift is a simple process, but it's important that it's done right. This video will outline the quick measuring process so you can start your stair lift installation with no problems. Start by measuring from the top nose to the bottom n ...more
While all of my previous Have You Seen This? posts have all focused on individual HoloLens apps in the Windows Store, this time I'll be sharing a couple at once. These holographic applications are really simple in scope, so there is not a lot to say about them, yet they are in ...more
Hola my fellow hackers! I promised you the tutorials on setting up RAT's and Botnets, but before jumping into those, i want you to know about the precautionary measures and detection of RATs which might be on the system without your prior knowledge. Of course the Anti-virus do ...more
Measuring a room has never been so easy thanks to Apple's ARKit. SmartPicture 3D is known for its quick measurements based on pictures from your smartphone. Recently, they released a video of the company measuring a room using the ARKit. The video shows SmartPicture 3D using ...more
Apple's latest mobile operating system for iPhones, iOS 12, was released to everyone Monday, Sept. 17, and it's the same exact build that developers and public beta testers received as the "golden master" on Sept. 12, the day of Apple's 2018 special event. Install it to start ...more
Airports are terrible germ-infested purgatories where people sit around for hours without Wi-Fi while they anxiously await to get wherever they really want to go. Unfortunately, there isn't much we can do about waiting, but this little Wi-Fi hack could help make the waiting a ...more