Patch and Repair Concrete

How To : Patch and repair concrete

Concrete is one of mankind's greatest inventions. Very durable, it can also be aesthetically pleasing. Concrete is also often a major building material in and around homes. Over time, however, concrete can deteriorate. Patching and repairing concrete can be easy or difficult, ...more

How To : Repair concrete steps

Do you have broken concrete along the front of your house? No need to resort to repouring the concrete. In this video hosted by DIY home guru, learn how to repair, patch or restore broken, chipped or damaged concrete steps. Ron Hazleton is a DIY home improvement master. Every ...more

How To : Repair concrete cracks

While concrete driveways look nice when they are new, over time the concrete can chip, crack and crumble. Cracks and potholes form due to the freezing and thawing of water that has seeped under the driveway through smaller cracks, weed or grass growth in small cracks, and gene ...more

How To : Repair concrete cracks in you driveway

While concrete driveways look nice when they are new, over time the concrete can chip, crack and crumble. Cracks and potholes form due to the freezing and thawing of water that has seeped under the driveway through smaller cracks, weed or grass growth in small cracks, and gene ...more

How To : Repair spalled concrete

This video illustrates us how to repair spalled concrete. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all take cement and sand'Step 2: Mix it in the ratio 1:3 that is cement one part and sand three partsStep 3: Now add water and mix the mixture well.Step 4 : Now apply this m ...more

How To : Repair cracks in concrete

Crack filler products vary in effectiveness but there are some general rules of thumb to follow. Learn how to effectively repair a crack in concrete with this interactive video from Ace Hardware. Repair cracks in concrete. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com

How To : Make a duct tape coin purse

Is there anything duct tape can't do? You can use it to temporarily repair leaking pipes, patch up broken furniture, build seaworthy boats (as proven on "Mythbusters") and so much more. But did you know you can also use it to make cheap fashion accessories? Indeed you can, and ...more

How To : Repair your own drywall

Here are some DIY drywall repair projects from Extreme How-To. Do a bullet patch or a batten patch. This is a great, and highly informative tutorial on doing it right! You'll see.

How To : Repair vinyl siding with This Old House

In this video from This Old House, you'll learn how to repair vinyl siding with General Contractor Tom Silva Steps: 1. Cut piece of faded siding from an inconspicuous spot to replace the damaged section; it'll better match the house than brand-new siding. 2. Use framing squar ...more

How To : Repair a damaged doorjamb with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a broken door jamb. Steps: 1 Remove any nails or screws from the damaged area. 2 Nail pine 1x4 guide blocks to the doorjamb around the damaged area. 3 Adjust the router's depth of cut to equal the thickness of the popla ...more

How To : Repair corner bead on drywall

Home repairs might seem foreign to some people, but it's not as hard as dealing with contractors. If you have to patch up some holes in your drywall but don't know how, let this video series be your guide. In these videos, lean how to fix a damaged corner bead on drywall. Part ...more

How To : Repair holes in plasterboard walls

Plaster walls, although popular homebuilding materials, are notoriously easy to damage. Door handles, elbows and moving furniture are all great at putting holes in plasterboard walls, holes which, thankfully, only take an hour or so to patch up. Stumped as to how to do it? Wat ...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 : Fix and repair a small hole in the wall

Do you have a small hole in your walls at home? Is it bugging you to no end? Instead of hiring someone to come and fix it, why not fix the hole yourself? In this video, learn how to repair and patch a small to medium sized hole in a wall.

How To : Patch a small drywall hole

Take a look at how to successfully repair a hole in a drywall. This video how to video demonstrates how to use a utility knife and a drywall compound to seal it all up. You wont have to call a repair guy to patch any holes in your walls.

How To : Use the patch and clone tools in Adobe Photoshop

Remove blemishes, repair damage and otherwise alter your digital images using Adobe Photoshop's patch and clone tools. Whether your new to Photoshop or just new to retouching your digital photographs, you're sure to find something of value in this free lesson. For detailed, st ...more

How To : Repair a chip in a procelain sink

You can buy a porcelain patch kit to fix chips in your porcelain sink. You used to have to take two steps to repair it starting with a filler followed by a glaze to make it shiny. The video teaches how to use patch kits that you paint on like nail polish. To apply the patch yo ...more

How To : Patch drywall with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to patch drywall. Steps: 1. For tiny holes and popped nails, use 4-inch drywall knife to apply two or three thin coats of joint compound. 2. Allow each application of compound to dry, and then sand, between coats. 3. Repair sm ...more

How To : Inflate a tubeless tire

If one of the tubeless tires on your hand truck or wheelbarrow has gone flat, sure, you could take it to a gas station and pay someone to fix it — or you could repair it yourself. For complete instructions on how to patch and inflate a flat tubeless tire, watch this free DIY g ...more

How To : Fix a hole in a flat radial tire

If you have a hole in your radial tire or a flat tire on your wheelbarrow, lawn-mower, ATV, learn how to repair it by watching this video tutorial. Instead of buying a whole new tire, which can be costly, patch the old one. Just follow the steps in this instructional video.

How To : Repair asphalt for good

Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates a really easy way to patch a bad spot of asphalt road, sidewalk, or driveway on your home property. Your blacktop will thank you!

How To : Repair cut leather on your own

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make a repair in cut leather. This is useful if you have damaged leather you would like to repair yourself. Make a knife cut in the leather, and then cut and place a sew patch into the leather. Push it underneath the leather. Now, gl ...more

News : Laminate flooring, floor preparation

There can be areas of preparation you may not have anticipated before you start your project of installing your laminate flooring. Concrete Preparation If you are installing your laminate flooring over a concrete slab, you may not notice until you remove the old carpet that ...more

How To : Repair damage around wall elements such as outlets

This Home and Garden video tutorial is going to show you how to repair damage around wall elements such as outlets. The video demonstrates how to repair a gap around a socket that was created due to a miscalculation on the part of the mason. The simplest way of repairing this ...more

How To : Fix a bike flat without a patch kit

Show the world just how resourceful you are next time you get a flat bike tire. With the help of some local plant life and some gusto you too can ride your bike to safety without the help of a standard repair kit. You’re miles from home with a flat and reach for your trusty p ...more

How To : Fix a Hole in a Wall. The Proper Way!

How to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / Sheetrock. Everyone at some stage in their life will need to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / sheetrock. Instead of doing some dodgy patchwork, watch this video to see how simple the job is. The steps are as follow in poi ...more

How To : Repair a small hole in the wall by patching it

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to repair a small hole in the wall. The materials needed for this process are drywall tape, water, patching compound, and a drywall knife. Begin by placing the drywall tape over the hole. Then mix some water with the patching compound ...more

How To : Repair bare patches on lawns

Every lawn has at least a couple brown or bare spots. In this how to video, Garden News correspondent Martin Fish demonstrates the best way to repair bare patches on lawns. With the tips from this tutorial you can get a green and healthy lawn.

How To : Patch drywall with a peel patch

Home repairs might seem foreign to some people, but it's not as hard as dealing with contractors. If you have to patch up some holes in your drywall but don't know how, let this video series be your guide. In these videos, lean how to fix a drywall hole using a lath strip piec ...more

How To : Patch around an electrical box on drywall

Home repairs might seem foreign to some people, but it's not as hard as dealing with contractors. If you have to patch up some holes in your drywall but don't know how, let this video series be your guide. In these videos, lean how to patch around an electrical box on drywall. ...more

How To : Repair and seal an asphalt driveway with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to repair and seal an asphalt driveway with Lowe's. First, make sure you wear appropriate clothing and have taken all the safety precautions before starting. Now, brush off all the dirt from the driveway, then clean it and scrub off any oil spots ...more

How To : Replace the neck seal on an OS systems dry suit

If you're a serious diver, especially anywhere cold, then your dry suit is probably a near and dear friend. If something goes wrong with it, you may think that you need to pay someone a lot of money to fix you baby. But no! They're actually pretty easy to fix yourself. This vi ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Fix a leaky basement wall with This Old House

In this video, This Old House General Contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to repair a basement wall leak around a drainpipe. Steps: 1 Spread drop cloth on floor in work area. 2 Use sledgehammer and cold chisel to chip away mortar from around the drainpipe. 3 Remove any woo ...more

How To : Play Your Kit in Battlefield Bad Company 2

Are you having problems because the game was released a long time ago and the more experienced players are better than you? Then you should be very excited to find out that I will be giving you some general tips & tricks about the different classes that I have learned the hard ...more

How To : Patch a small hole in drywall

While drywall is an inexpensive building material, it's not the sturdiest. Luckily, repairing the inevitable holes is a quick and easy process. You Will Need * A utility knife * Sandpaper * Clean cloth * Putty knife * Spackling paste * Fiberglass mesh with adhesive backing * P ...more

How To : Remove carpet to install concrete floors

Bob Harris of decorative concrete institute explains how you can remove your tiled or carpeted flooring for a concrete substitute. He suggests when your removing carpeting that it can be very heavy and advises you to hire someone who can lift and carry it out, or rent a dumpst ...more

How To : Adjust & repair sliding patio doors

Do you have a stubborn sliding door? Does it stick or get off track often? Learn how to fix your sliding door problem with help from this video which teaches how to repair and adjust a sliding patio door for smooth operation. Ron Hazleton is a DIY home improvement master. Eve ...more

How To : Sealcoat asphalt driveways

Each year, if you have an asphalt driveway, it is important that you sealcoat your driveway against the elements. Doing so regularly will prevent the cycles of melting and freezing water from destroying your driveway. After you have patched the large cracks (over ¼") and holes ...more

How To : Repair sheetrock from water leaks

In this video series of diy home leak repair, our construction expert and experienced handyman shows you how to do a complete and thorough job of patching that annoying hole in your ceiling. Part 1 of 14 - How to Repair sheetrock from water leaks. Repair sheetrock from water l ...more

How To : Fix a flat tire on a car or truck

Every driver should be able to repair a flat tire. Flats can come at any time, but you don't want to let one ruin your trip. Take charge of the situation by patching your own tire when you have a nail or some other puncture.

How To : Fill and repair holes in ceramic tile

Fixing holes in glazed ceramic tile can be very tricky. This is a solution that may not be perfect but it will provide a big improvement to your situation. You will need some polyester resin, which is often used to repair car bodies. Mix up some of the resin and apply it to th ...more

How To : Remove stubborn masking tape

Do you have a piece of stubborn masking tape stuck somewhere and you just can't get it off? Does it stare at you in the face, begging you to have a nervous breakdown? Ron Hazleton is here to save your day. In this video, learn how to remove old unwanted masking or duct tape fr ...more

How To : Fix a crack or gouge in your hardwood floor

Start by putting tape around the area that you want to patch. This will keep the wood filler from getting all over the rest of the floor. If there is anything down in the floor like dog hair or crumbs make sure you get that stuff out before you put the wood filler in the area. ...more

How To : Install blown-in insulation

Have you ever felt cold in your older home, even with the heat cranked? Ever feel drafts that seem to come from nowhere? And conversely, in the summer, is your home an oven? Many older houses are improperly insulated, if there is any insulation at all. This can have a large im ...more

News : 10 Clever Uses for Sugru

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

News : Can You Pass the Crazy Chinese Driving Test?

China is a hot mess of traffic and is stereotyped for spawning some of the craziest drivers in the world. The traffic jams are known to be so bad, drivers have been gridlocked for 9 straight days. A truck driver washes himself after waiting more than two days in the jam on an ...more

Prev Page
  • Hot
  • Latest