Removing Your Old Bathtub

How To : Fix a bathtub drain stopper with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a bathtub drain stopper. Steps: 1. Remove the two screws holding the trip lever plate to the tub wall. Put screws in safe place, so they don’t fall down the drain. 2. Grasp the trip lever plate and carefully pull out t ...more

How To : Replace bathtub sealant or caulk with Rob Hazelton

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to replace caulk on a bathtub. Begin by placing a fresh blade into a utility knife. Then use the knife to cut out the old caulk. You want to make 2 cuts. The first cut with the knife plying flat on the edge of the tub. The second cut w ...more

How To : Recaulk a bathtub or shower

There’s nothing that will brighten up your bathroom faster than re-caulking an old, mildewed bathtub or shower. You will need a utility knife, bleach, a small bucket of water, a toothbrush, a tube of caulk, a clean rag, a silicon caulk remover, a plastic caulking tool, and pai ...more

How To : Best use your space by installing pull-out shelves

If you're looking for a way to maximize the amount of space you have in your cabinets, this video tutorial may have what you need. In it, you will be shown, step-by-step the process of removing old shelves and adding pull-out shelves instead. This ensures that whatever space i ...more

How To : Prune a viburnum plant, remove sideshoots

Chris Beardshaw demonstrates how to prune an old viburnum, removing sideshoots and woody growth to reinvigorate the plant and encourage flowering. Follow these Gardeners' World step-by-step guides to garden projects from the BBC. These lovely tutorials on gardening will grow ...more

How To : Chemically strip wood

Wood can be refinished by sanding off the old stain or paint but sanding runs the risk of removing fine details on the wood. Chemical strippers are the best to remove paint, varnish and shellac. Prepare the area on and around the project, strip, scrape and scrub. You might enc ...more

How To : Insulate window weight pockets

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to insulate the window weight pockets. Removing and replacing the window trim is the only hard part of this project. Insulate window weight pockets. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com

How To : Prune a privet hedge with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to prune a privet hedge. Steps: 1 Use loppers to remove one-third of the older stems, so sunlight can penetrate the hedge's interior. 2 Find long stems that grow out of hedge, and snip them close to the ground. 3 Where one ste ...more

How To : Remove, Block & Unblock Facebook Applications

Facebook is powerful and affluential, even when it comes down to its applications. But some applications are just downright annoying! With the new layout and other changes affecting Facebook recently, you can take ease in the fact that blocking and unblocking Facebook applicat ...more

How To : Make a redneck hot tub

This is a tutorial on creating a redneck hot tub using an old bathtub, some wood for a fire , bubble bath and some snow. Get ready to heat up your back woods with this sensational invention.

How To : Clean your hard drive and reclaim memory space

Watch this video to learn how to use Windows' built in cleanup software to reclaim memory space by removing old backups of windows. 1. Go to the start search bar and type in "disc cleanup". 2. Click on disk cleanup and wait for the program to gather information about your comp ...more

How To : Replace the blower fan motor in a 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid

Are you sweating without AC on hot days? Freezing without a heater when it's cold out? Time to replace the blower fan motor in your 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid. Removing the old broken blower fan motor and installing a new one will bring your AC and heating systems back to life.

How To : Remove wallpaper

You won't know how hard—or easy—removing that old wallpaper will be until you try. Here are a few guidelines to help you tackle the job.

How To : Add memory to an iMac G5

This video demonstrates how to add more memory to an iMac G5 without damaging any of the components. The video walks you through opening the computer, removing the old RAM, and installing the new memory.

How To : Remove acrylic nails with a soak

How to remove acrylic nails with a soak To remove acrylic nails start by putting some warm water in a bowl. Put your hand in the water for about 20 minutes. After about 20 minutes the nails will become loose and you can then remove them. Take a towel and dry your hands off aft ...more

How To : String a nylon-string acoustic guitar

In this tutorial you are inside a music store. From the beginning you are told stringing a Nylon string guitar is different than other guitars. You start by removing the old string from the machine head. You thread the new string through the head towards you. You will need to ...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 : Remove and replace tile grout

Ron Hazelton from "Ron Hazelton's House Calls" brings us this quick and easy tutorial on how to take on the household project of removing and replacing our old mildewy tile grout. In under two minutes Ron shows us the tools we will need and techniques to make this do it yourse ...more

How To : Replace and install an exterior door with Lowe's

To replace a door, refer to Lowe's do-it-yourself for a step by step guide. Replacement is not very difficult. To replace just the door, tools and material required are: a new door, hammer, screw driver, tape measure, pencil, combination square, saw horses, clamps, chisel, a d ...more

How To : Change your vehicle's brake pads

In this automotive repair video, you'll learn how to change your own brakes. Throughout this process, you'll also figure out how to remove your tire, calipers and brake pads, and how to clean the brake pad area. See how to take off the rotor and reinsert everything correctly. ...more

How To : Repair a leaky faucet

This how-to video is about how to repair a leaky faucet. One of the most common problems with the faucet is the replacement of the rubber washer, which is located on the bottom of the valve unit. First, stop the water supply by turning off the stop valve at the bottom of the s ...more

How To : Remove and replace motorcycle handlebars

Is your old motorcycle's handlebar looking sadder than Mischa Barton's acting career? Then perhaps it is time to get them replaced. But don't waste your time and money on getting them fixed at a car shop. Instead, just check out this video to find out how to remove and replac ...more

How To : Upgrade a MacBook hard drive

This how-to video will walk you, step by step, through the process of upgrading the hard drive on your MacBook. More specifically, this tutorial addresses saving your old data by creating a copy, or cloning, your MacBook hard drive with SuperDuper, removing it, and installing ...more

How To : Remove and replace a door latch

In this quick yet informational video, Ron Hazelton shows us how to replace an old or malfunctioning door latch in your home. After removing the doorknob itself, use a screwdriver to remove the ring around the base of the knob and then unscrew the backing that is holding the o ...more

How To : Play Old Maid

Using only a deck of cards, this simple game can keep children entertained. You Will Need * A deck of cards * Two or more players Step 1 Remove one Queen from a standard deck, shuffle the cards, and deal them one at a time to each player. Continue dealing until you are out of ...more

News : Magic 8-Ball Booby Trapped with Camera Flash

Take $1.35 of thrift store bric-à-brac, toss in a few spare parts from your electronics drawer and mix it all up with an earnest desire to alienate your loved ones forevermore and what do you get? A booby-trapped Magic 8-Ball, that's what! Hacker arfink explains, "My idea was ...more

How To : Insulate a window with sash weights

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to insulate a window with sash weights. The hardest part of this improvement is removing and replacing the window trim. Insulate a window with sash weights. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com

How To : Remove ear hair

This video shows you that when you reach approximately 30 years old you'll now be growing up to one centimeter of ear hair a month, we will be happy to show you the most painless and quickest options for removing nasty ear hair! Remove ear hair. Click through to watch this vid ...more

How To : Create a DIY scar removing compressed face mask

Are you in your twenties but still dread looking in the mirror on some days because you still have old acne scars from when you were a teen? Learn how to fade old and new scars on your face by watching this tutorial, where you'll learn how to make a D.I.Y compressed face mask ...more

How To : Turn an old door into a small computer desk

This step by step tutorial will show you how an old door can be turned into a beautiful desk. Danny Lipford explains how an old door can be used to make a headboard, room divider or even as art. He then gives you basic instructions on revamping your door to become a desk. He s ...more

How To : Remove rear window tint

There are several ways you can remove window tinting. This video will show you how you can use a steamer and razor blade to peel and scrape of the tinting of a back window in a car. The steam heater will get the tint coat to separate from the glass. Depending on how old and th ...more

How To : Hang a bathroom mirror

Need to upgrade your bathroom's mirror? Well, first you need to take down the old one! And Eric shows you how it's all done in this video guide from GardenFork. Removing a mirror that's been glued to the wall is tricky, but it's nowhere near impossible to take down. Eric cover ...more

How To : Make a dress from multiple Bath Poufs

One of ThreadBanger's forum members, EmilyPeace reveals a great way to recycle your Bath Poufs into a cute dress! What's a bath pouf, you ask? You know those poofy thingys that act as your wash cloth or sponge in the bathtub or shower? Those things. You'll need some spare fabr ...more

How To : Change the oil on a riding lawn mower

It is very important to change the oil on your lawn mower just as important as changing the oil in your car. The oil liberates, cools and cleans the engine. It is best to check your manufacturers information to know how often to change the oil. To change the oil you will need ...more

How To : Install Laminate Flooring on Stairs

Installing Laminate Flooring on Stairs Laminate flooring can be installed on a flight of stairs, and this process can also be used when installing laminate on a floor and having to drop down a step to a sunken room. I will describe how to prepare and install laminate floorin ...more

How To : Change a car stereo system

This series shows you how to take out an old stereo deck and speakers and replace them with new ones. So it's a nice series because it takes you through the entire process, from removing the old, to putting in the new, not just assuming you're starting with a gutted car. Part ...more

How To : Install a shower head

Watch as an expert plumber demonstrates how to install a shower head, from removing the old to putting in the new, in this free online video that also addresses the issue of low flow heads. Part 1 of 15 - How to Install a shower head. Install a shower head - Part 2 of 15. Clic ...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 : Caulk a door

Repairs to doors and windows are some of the easiest home repairs you can do. Our expert will show you a simple way to fix a broken window by removing it and then installing a new piece of glass in the old frame. You will also learn how to replace exterior door trim, a repair ...more

How To : The Easy Way to Clean Up Your WhatsApp Chat Logs

One of the downsides of living in an unprecedented age of connectivity is the near-constant bombardment of information. WhatsApp, the go-to messaging app for people the world over, is just as susceptible to buildup of useless media files, thanks to awesome features that allow ...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 : Restring & Tune an Electric Guitar

Hello again, faithful readers. For today's lesson, we will be learning the correct way to restring and tune an electric guitar. I almost wasn't going to post this because it is so basic. But, as with many basic tasks, there are a lot of people who know how to do it, but can't ...more

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