Removing Stuck Screws

How To : Remove brake rotor screws that may be stuck

If you own a Honda, then this may be a problem that you are fully aware of. If you don't, if you need to remove anything near your brake wheels, it's important to know how to remove the rotor screws. This can be quite difficult to take out and so a special tool is needed in or ...more

How To : Remove a stuck screw

A useful tip from Ace Hardware. Learn how to remove a stuck screw without damaging a surface. This will help keep from stripping the screw and making your job tougher. Remove a stuck screw. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com

How To : Replace Your Galaxy S5 Screen

The Samsung Galaxy S5 display can be replaced by most do-it-yourselfers with some basic mechanical skills and a few inexpensive tools. The good news is that once you replace your display assembly your screen will be good as new with no bubbles or dust on the inside. The replac ...more

How To : Fix Stuck Pixels in LCD TVs, Monitors & Displays

This video will show you a few techniques for removing stuck pixels from an LCD screen. This is not a guaranteed fix. Please only use these as a last resort, as some of them can cause more damage to the LCD. Only attempt these if you are experienced and know what you are doing ...more

How To : Replace a hard drive in a 15" macbook Pro

The video starts by informing about the basic safety precautions, tools needed and backing up data prior to hard drive replacement. There are a series of screws which need to be removed in the following order.1. Removing the battery from the back and then remove three screws t ...more

How To : Remove the logic board from a G5 iMac

In this how to video, you will how to remove the logic board from the iMac G5. First, get the t6 screw driver and remove the screws in the corner. Unplug the airport card. Now, unplug all the cables connecting to the logic board. Now, unscrew the torx screws located on the log ...more

How To : Remove Super Glue

If you've ever gotten super glue stuck to your fingers, you know what a pain it can be to get it off again! Don't worry - there's a simple household item you probably already stock that can take care of your super glue super mess! Things you'll need: Nail polish remover Tiss ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a Power Mac G5

This video is about installing second serial ATA drive into a Power Mac G5 system. The video is a step by step demo starting with the removing of the door to the machine and the air pack. The first hard drive is at the top rack and you have to remove the four screws at the bot ...more

How To : Remove the power supply from a G5 iMac

Removing the power supply from the iMac G5 is a two step process. First, see where the power supply is located. Then begin the process of removing it. You can do using a very easy way described in this video. First unscrew the 4 torx screws that are located around the edges of ...more

How To : Upgrade your hard drive to an SSD on a MacBook Pro

In this video, you'll learn how to install and upgrade your hard drive to a solid state drive (SSD) on your Macbook Pro. This video walks you through each step of the way, from removing the screws to putting the drive in place. You won't believe how much better your MacBook Pr ...more

How To : Disassemble a first-generation iPod Touch

This video describes how to take apart a first generation iPod. To open the iPod, the video recommends using a putty knife or similar flat tool to gently ply open the casing. The presenter recommends being especially careful if this is the first time opening the casing. Once y ...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 : Kill bugs in wall holes with Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous Earth may be useful for killing bugs in walls. Light sockets and phone jacks provide a highway for bugs to travel from one infested room to another or one infested apartment or another. They also function as a hide-out for them during daytime hours, when they migh ...more

How To : Easily replace the pad on an orbital sander

If you, for some reason, damaged the pad on your orbital sander, it's not the end of the world. The pad can easily be replace by just locating and removing the screws on the sander. Once that's done you can easily screw a new one in without much of a fuss. So if you need some ...more

How To : Modify a Nerf Big Bad Bow to shoot farther

In this Hobbies & Toys video tutorial you will learn how to modify a Nerf Big Bad Bow to shoot farther. Open up the front part of the shell by removing the screws. Make sure the spring on the launch piece stays together and pull out the barrel. Then dismantle the white restric ...more

How To : Repair the LCD screen on the HTC Tilt

In this Electronics video tutorial you will learn how to repair the LCD screen on the HTC Tilt. Remove the stylus pen, back cover and the battery. With a T6 torque screwdriver, remove the three screws. Using a safe pry tool, pry off the top part of the cover. Take out the smal ...more

How To : Take apart your PS3 gaming console

To take apart a PS3, you will need the following tools: Phillips-head screwdriverPliersTiny Phillips-head screwdriversTiny flat-head screwdrivers On the bottom, there is a sticker that says "if you remove this sticker, you will void the warranty". Take the sticker off.Undernea ...more

How To : Remove or replace a PS3 hard drive

If you download a lot of content onto your Playstation 3, you're eventually going to have to upgrade your hard-drive for more memory to be able to keep all of your content. This video tutorial will show you step-by-step how to do this once you have the appropriate hard-drive. ...more

How To : Take apart an iPod Nano 3rd generation for repair

In this tutorial, we learn how to take apart an iPod Nano 3rd generation for repair. First remove the back casing using a guitar pick. Next, use a flat tool to lift up the battery carefully and remove it from the casing. You will see three wires that lead to the launch board, ...more

How To : Etch glass in 5 minutes

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to etch glass in 5 minutes. The materials needed for his procedure are: contact paper, Armour Etch and a paintbrush, glass and a sink. Begin by cutting the contact paper face up on a circuit mat. Cut it on medium speed and pressure. Th ...more

How To : Take apart a 1st generation iPod Nano

This video shows the correct procedure to dismantle a first generation iPod Nano. The presenter starts by using a putty knife (aka the iPod take apart tool) and separates the casing. Next, the presenter removes the battery from the internal circuit board by using a soldering i ...more

How To : Modify a Nerf Firefly toy gun

In this Hobbies & Toys video tutorial you will learn how to modify a Nerf Firefly toy gun by replacing the barrels with CPVC and adding a new spring. You start with the power blaster and open it up. Remove the turret by removing other parts as shown in the video. Remove the sc ...more

How To : Open and replace a Zune 80GB hard drive

In this how-to video, you will learn how to dismantle an 80GB Microsoft Zune and remove the hard drive. You will first remove the cap at the end. Remove the screws at the bottom. Next, unclip the sides, top, and bottom of the Zune. You can use a prying tool to help you with th ...more

How To : Build a subwoofer for a Mini Cooper

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a subwoofer for a Mini Cooper. Start off by cutting the wood so it's to the exact sizes that you need. Next, attach the walls of the subwoofer together with a screwdriver and screws. After this, apply wood glue to the inside of the wood ...more

How To : Remove the Door Panel from a 2002 Ford Explorer

By trial and error, I have found a good way to remove the door panel from a 2002 Ford Explorer (and other similar years). The first two steps can be done in either order, but doing them in the order I have listed below will prevent damage and scratches to the paneling. Remov ...more

How To : Fix and repair the LCD screen on the HTC Touch

How to fix and repair the LCD screen on the HTC Touch Start by removing the back cover and the battery. Use a t5 torx screwdriver to remove the 4 screws on the back of the phone. Once the screws are removed remove the the back plate of the phone using a pry tool to release th ...more

How To : Replace an electrical light switch

In this video we learn how to replace an electrical light switch. First, turn the power off in your home. Then, remove the screws around the switch exposing the wires. Confirm that they are dead with a tester, then you can get started removing. Wrap electrical tape around the ...more

How To : Remove a stripped out brake rotor locator bolt

When performing maintenance on your car, you may run across old bolts that have become worn out and possibly stuck. This can be a pain for anybody, especially those who on a tight schedule. So in this next tutorial, you'll learn some easy tricks for removing a stripped out bra ...more

How To : Remove a trunk applique panel

Learn how to remove a panel from the trunk lid of a Saturn. Start by removing the license plate and light holders. Remove the rear light bulbs Remove bolts from under the license plate. There are four additional screws on both edges, you'll need to remove those as well and lif ...more

How To : Make easy cornbread

Enjoy this tasty treat anytime with this fast and foolproof recipe. You Will Need * 1 c. all-purpose flour * 2/3 c. yellow cornmeal * 1 tsp. baking powder * ½ tsp. baking soda * 1 tsp. salt * 1/3 c. sugar * 1 c. well-shaken buttermilk * 2 large eggs * 1 stick unsalted butter, ...more

How To : Make banana bread & use up old bananas

Baking this loaf is a tasty way to use up those overly ripe bananas. You Will Need * 1½ c. all-purpose flour * 1 tsp. baking soda * 1 tsp. baking powder * ¼ tsp. salt * 2 large eggs * 1 c. sugar * ½ c. vegetable oil * 3 to 4 bananas, mashed (1½ cups) * 1 tsp. vanilla * A metal ...more

How To : Take apart your Xbox 360 wireless controller

You might want to take apart your Xbox for a variety of reasons. This video will walk you through the process of opening up your controller from unscrewing to the trick of lifting of the cover. You can see the different part where you might need to replace or upgrade things. S ...more

How To : Install a computer graphics card

You don’t have to be satisfied with the graphics that are on your computer. There are great graphics out there and with a little time and a screwdriver you can install killer graphics on your very own computer. Step 1: Uninstall old software Uninstall the old graphics card’s ...more

How To : Replace the Dryer's Idler Pulley

The dryer’s idler pulley provides tension to the dryer’s drum belt so the belt won’t slip when the drum is turning. It can become faulty over time due to increased friction. If your dryer is making a squeaking or squealing nose then the idler is probably faulty. Replacing this ...more

How To : Slope Your Dish Rack Pan for Perfect Draining

Let's face it, pretty much everyone has an automatic dishwasher. They are super convenient and are becoming cheaper to allow the general public better access to them. With that being said, though, dishwashers are also becoming a lot smaller. My dishwasher is so small in fact, ...more

How To : Adjust the Alignment of Cabinet Doors

Poor alignment of cabinet doors will cause a kitchen to look run-down and may be embarrassing to the homeowner. Luckily, with a single screw driver and a little ambition, the door alignment can look brand new. European-style hardware (which is pictured throughout this article ...more

How To : Remove and Replace a Door Knob.

How to remove and replace a door handle / door knob. How to install a door knob. This is a job that can be done quickly and easily without any special tools (a cordless drill with a Phillips bit or a hand held Phillips Head screw driver). Follow the steps outlined below for a ...more

How To : Replace the Dryer's High Limit Thermostat

The high limit thermostat can be found in gas and electric dryers and serves as a safety feature that helps to prevent the dryer from becoming too hot when it’s running. The thermostat is designed to shut off power to the dryer’s heater when the dryer vent is blocked or clogge ...more

Gaming : The 11 Best Free Word Games for iPhone & Android

Word games fit perfectly with the on-the-go nature of mobile gaming. They're easy to pick up whenever you feel like exercising your brain, but they're also fairly easy to put down when you need to get back to the real world. The main draw of word games is that they're great f ...more

DIY Repair : How to Fix Your Broken Smartphone Like a Pro

In my days as a hardware tech, I often came across motivated do-it-yourselfers who watched a video or two on how to repair a phone and thought that they'd give it a go. More often than not, they failed miserably and damaged their phones (and wallets) even more in the process. ...more

How To : Remove Almost Any Stain Using Alcohol

There are countless methods and cleaners aimed at eliminating stubborn stains from everything to clothing, carpet, and furniture. But completely removing every last trace of a stain doesn't require an arsenal of chemical cleaners and repeated cycles in the washing machine. Mos ...more

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