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How To : Troubleshoot central heating problems

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to troubleshoot central heating problems. Step 1: If you have no heat at all, check that the thermostat hasn't been set too low. The boiler will only work if the heating has been set higher than room temperature. There may also be a prob ...more

How To : Service a Peugeot 206 Compact Car

This video gives a step by step tutorial how to service a Peugeot 206 with the 1.4 liter engine. Please note that the video is not in English, but you can follow along by watching the video and following the written instructions below. Work under the car. Change the oil and r ...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 : Fit an external expansion vessel into a boiler

An expansion vessel is a small tank used in water heating systems that performs the important job of absorbing excessive water pressure. If the expansion vessel in your plumbing is not working, you could call up the plumber and get it fixed - for a very huge sum. Or you can w ...more

How To : Test lawn irrigation systems

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to test lawn irrigation systems. John White presents this video. This is done by a simple can test. Take a few cans of the same size with vertical walls and flat bottom. Place them around the sprinkler head at different d ...more

How To : Set up a cigar humidor

This video shows the method to do the Humidor setup. After you have unpacked the Humidor, read the instructions carefully. Attach the fasteners to a dry surface. You can use a stronger fastener or an industrial Velcro for this purpose. Now you should humidify the box to a rela ...more

How To : Install a lawn irrigation system

In this how-to video, you will learn how to install a lawn irrigation system. You must have a digital controller with an AV program. This controls the zones at which the water comes on. These can save you a lot on water use. The controller controls the valve which accesses the ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : UTILIDOR

UTILIDOR n pl. -S an insulated system of pipes for use in arctic regions 59 points (9 points without the bingo) UTILIDOR is a portmanteau word for "utility" and "corridor" used to describe a large enclosed and insulated conduit built either above or below the ground surface ...more

How To : Install drip irrigation

Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, from GardenGirltv, brings us this step-by-step video about how to install what's called a drip irrigation system in her urban sustainable garden with this square foot gardening technique. She illustrates this process in a very detailed way, descr ...more

How To : Learn the basics of home plumbing

In this how-to video, learn about the secret life of your home's plumbing system, including how water flows into your home and how the drainage system flows into the main stack. Discover tips on how to improve your water pressure as well as how to clean out clogs. Watch this v ...more

How To : Identify and control problems with pine trees

First of all whenever there is low rainfall and higher heat then there are problems.You shall notice that there are brown colored needles which dry up and then drop of. Sometimes they start at the tip and then move towards the branch. This shows drought and you need to soak in ...more

How To : Use a Hydroponic Seed Starter to produce seedlings

Learn how to make and use a hydroponic seed starter to produce seedlings with this video tutorial. This is a very easy setup to make. Start with a basic metal shelving unit. Hang florescent lights above each of the shelves on the shelving unit. Make sure the lights are balance ...more

News : The Secret Trick to Self-Watering Plants

There's no longer any need to ask your neighbor to water your plants while you're away. Craftzine's houseplant wicking system offers a very simple solution: Cut some cotton strips. Soak one end in a bowl of water. Bury the other end in the soil of each plant, which in turn kee ...more

How To : Use a drip irrigation system for your plants

Using a drip irrigation is nothing new for when it comes to watering plants. This type of system has been used for many years and is still used to this day. Using a drip irrigation system for your garden can be very helpful especially for those who are on a tight schedule. In ...more

How To : Use funny pipe when installing a sprinkler system

Installing a sprinkler system in your yard is a great way to spread water to all your plants and yard. All you need to do is turn a switch or knob and instant water. So if you're planning on installing a sprinkler system in your yard, it's important to know what each item can ...more

How To : Save energy by installing a solar water heater

Saving energy in your home is as easy as pie. There are many areas of the home that you can tackle. One area that can be helpful is the water heater. There are a couple of water heaters that you can use to not only save energy but money. One way is by using an active or passiv ...more

Ekokook : The Kitchen of the Future

ZERO WASTE. Yes, You read that right. This kitchen of the future aims to have zero waste. Ekokook the kitchen concept out of design company Faltazi gives us hope for a greener future. How is this possible you ask when in most homes 85 or 90 percent of a family's trash is gener ...more

News : Vertical gardens

Recently I've become fascinated by vertical gardens. They're cropping up all over the place, whether it's in my neighborhood's newest hair salon or in San Diego as the beginnings of a new company. Vertical gardens have several cool advantages over horizontal ones: They use le ...more

How To : Build a proper drip irrigation system

This video illustrate us how to build a drip irrigation system. Here are the following steps: 1. To build a drip irrigation system you need a pipe, hydro cyclone, screen filter, Pressure building pump and micro filter.step 2: Connect the pipe to the water source and let it pas ...more

How To : Remove the air from your boiler or heater

If you hear a lot of banging coming from your boiler or heating system, you may need to perform a little repair. The banging could be the result of not enough water in your system, but it could also mean there is too much air in your expansion tank. And expansion tank is attac ...more

How To : Protect your plants from frost

An associate from Garden Years discusses the danger frost poses to small, outdoor plants. Since you don't have a lot of control over the weather, there are a few tips you can follow to try an avoid any unwanted damage to existing plants. The host examines a peach tree to ident ...more

How To : Apply a drip irrigation system to your garden

Drip irrigation systems in your garden are centered around a long length of pressure compensating drip tubing. The tubing will also need a pressure regulator and a "Y filter" to keep it clear of impurities. When laying the tubing down in your garden, be sure to keep the kinks ...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 : Water trees and shrubs in a nursery stock

Plant nurseries have thousands of trees and shrubs in stock. To keep them from drying out and dying, it is important to water them on a regular basis. This how-to video will show you how to water thousands of trees and shrubs. Learn to test the soil around the plants and about ...more

How To : Grow a pineapple inside your home

How to grow pineapple inside your home To grow pineapple in your home start by picking the right pineapple. You want to pick one that is ripe and delicious, ready to eat. Grab the leafy top and twist and pull it off of the pineapple. What you will have is a leafy plant with a ...more

How To : Maintain the RV LP gas system

Check out this instructional RV video to learn how to maintain the LP gas system on your recreational vehicle. Open up the compartment and you will see your LP tank. There is a gauge that tells you how much is inside the tank, there is also a fill station where you fill it up, ...more

How To : Install an instantaneous water heater

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an instantaneous water heater. Steps: 1 Use template to mark position of vent hole on exterior wall of basement. 2 Bore center pilot hole for vent using a 3/8-inch-diameter masonry bit. 3 Cut vent hole through wall u ...more

How To : Use water barrels on your garden to save money

If rain is a constant weather in your city, you should check into installing rain barrels outside. These precious storage systems are great to use for watering your plants during the long summer months. Not only does it help you save money, but it helps out the environment as ...more

Make Your Own Nitrous Oxide : Hilarious Science

If you've ever had teeth removed/minor surgery, you most likely received some laughing gas, or nitrous oxide. This gas creates a happy, lightened feeling, and causes instant laughter. In this article, I'll show you how to make some. BUT BE CAREFUL!!! DO NOT proceed in this exp ...more

How To : Replace the float valve in a toilet tank

If your system keeps filling up and won't shut off, you will probably need to switch out your toilet's float valve. Make sure to turn off the water before making any plumbing repairs! Watch this video home improvememnt tutorial and learn how to replace the float valve in a toi ...more

How To : Install a water tank

First decide if you want a simple tap or a pump out system. Then you'll need to decide where the tank is going. Watch this video home plumbing tutorial and learn how to install a water tank.

How To : Harvest rainwater

P. Allen Smith talks with Shawn Hatley of Brae Water about the rain water harvesting system at the Garden Home Retreat. Begin by digging a very large hole. Simple rain tanks conveniently fit into the large dugout. This instructional landscaping video to save up to half a milli ...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 : Install and use an underground sprinkler system

Watch this video to learn the basics of installing an underground sprinkler system. The points discussed in this video are just a few of the ways a sprinkler system can be used and applied. The video covers ways to set up the system and calibrate it to effectively water your l ...more

How To : Make a tums and bums juice

Ranish Jansari shows how to make a Tums and Bums at Fushi, London - a holistic health and beauty specialist in London. This juice is designed to aid detox and slimming. Its ingredients relieve water retention and flush the system of toxins. All you need is celery sticks, beetr ...more

How To : Clean a sink drain

A clogged drain is not only an unpleasant but seems to happen at the most inconvenient time. Good thing there is a simple way to unclog most minor stoppages with a few household products. Be your own plumber and keep those drains free and flowing. Keep your sink drain flowing ...more

News : Rainwater + Solar Power = DIY Rainbow Machine

Artist Michael Jones McKean has harnessed nature with his DIY rainbow machine, a mechanism that uses reclaimed rainwater and solar power to shoot man-made rainbows across the sky at whim. High powered jets and fountain nozzles shoot a heavy wall of rainwater into the air, crea ...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

News : Would You Live in a Walking Robot House?

If you fancy yourself a nomad, check out Walking House, a mobile and modular dwelling system that is pneumatically powered, all-terrain ready. The vehicle-home crawls along at a snail's pace of 60 meters per hour, which equates to less than 1/2 a mile per hour. Akin in concept ...more

How To : Build your own hydroponics system

In this tutorial, we learn how to build your own hydroponics system. To do this, you will need: square line rain gutter, 6x end caps, 3x gutter running outlet, 1x small pond pump, 2 meters pond pump tubing, timber for framework, large plastic container, and gutter leaf guard. ...more

How To : Make your own, eco-friendly liquid dish soap

You may or may not know, but much of the cleaning products that are used today can be harmful to you, kids, or even pets. They contain a great assortment of chemicals that can cause serious illness or death. So why risk buying thse products when you can make them yourself? In ...more

News : Take it on

Take It On Many critics of Traditional Martial Arts (TMA) base their criticisms on the training methodology of the “old school.” Kata and pre-arranged partnered sets, they say, don’t prepare the trainee for anything “real.” The approach of TMA, they continue, is based on assu ...more

How To : Install an irrigation system in your backyard

Having an irrigation system installed in your back or front yard, can be an easy way to not only water your plants, but add investment to your home. Asking a professional can put you back thousands of dollars, so doing it yourself it a much better option. It will only take a f ...more

How To : Install an automatic fill valve

Having a beautiful waterfall in your outside area, is a great way to add a relaxing feature to your landscape. But a common problem with them is that during the long hot summer months, water tends to evaporate and this causes the water in waterfalls and ponds to dissapear. So ...more

How To : Remove mineral deposits in your water

Now matter what kind of filter or other advanced water system you have, mineral deposits can still lurk in your water. This is an issue because it can lead to clogged aerators and messes with your water heater. In order to fix this problem, check out the tutorial above for ste ...more

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